Different approaches to surgical treatment of arachnoid cysts

@article{Strojnik2006DifferentAT,
  title={Different approaches to surgical treatment of arachnoid cysts},
  author={T. Strojnik},
  journal={Wiener klinische Wochenschrift},
  year={2006},
  volume={118},
  pages={85-88}
}
  • T. Strojnik
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Wiener klinische Wochenschrift
  • SummaryAlthough most arachnoid cysts remain static fluid-filled compartments throughout life, some become enlarged, exerting a mass effect on adjacent neural structures. The decision-making process for patients with arachnoid cysts still represents a challenge for the neurosurgeon. We report three cases of intracranial arachnoid cysts treated with different surgical approaches: (i) endoscopic fenestration of the cyst into the lateral ventricle; (ii) a cystoperitoneal shunt; (iii) a… CONTINUE READING
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