CT-guided stereotactic aspiration of brain abscesses

  title={CT-guided stereotactic aspiration of brain abscesses},
  author={Efstathios J. Boviatsis and Andreas T. Kouyialis and George Stranjalis and Stefanos I Korfias and Damianos E. Sakas},
  journal={Neurosurgical Review},
The effective treatment of intracranial abscess remains controversial. Progress in technology, linked with the development of neuronavigational systems, has made stereotactic aspiration and drainage of intracerebral abscesses effective and valid alternatives to traditional methods, namely, conservative medical treatment or open surgical excision. Between 1995 and 2002, 12 patients at our hospital underwent drainage of intracerebral abscesses under stereotactic guidance. Ten patients had… CONTINUE READING


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