[Localization of cerebrospinal fluid fistulas with CT cisternography].

  title={[Localization of cerebrospinal fluid fistulas with CT cisternography].},
  author={Wolfgang Steinbrich and George Friedmann and William M. Waters and M. Bischofsberger},
  journal={RoFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Rontgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin},
  volume={141 1},
Positive CT cisternography has proved a useful method for the accurate pre-operative localisation of liquor fistulae from the skull base. In this way, planning of surgery can be improved with respect to the operative approach and the area to be covered. The risk of a recurrence is also reduced. It is necessary, however, to have a clinically recognisable leak at the time of the examination, since it is otherwise difficult to indicate the flow during the examination. We regard persistent or… CONTINUE READING

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