[Endoscope-guided placement of the ventriculoperitoneal shunt: technique and applications].


INTRODUCTION The routine surgical procedure for placement of the ventricular shunt catheter is straightforward. However, the topography of the ventricular system in complex hydrocephalus is so distorted that orientation on the basis of standard external topographic points does not ensure satisfactory positioning of the drain. AIMS 1. To test the clinical… (More)