Endoscopic intraventricular surgery for treatment of hydrocephalus and loculated CSF space in children less than one year of age.

@article{Fritsch2002EndoscopicIS,
  title={Endoscopic intraventricular surgery for treatment of hydrocephalus and loculated CSF space in children less than one year of age.},
  author={Michael J. Fritsch and Maximilian Mehdorn},
  journal={Pediatric neurosurgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={183-8}
}
Controversy exists regarding whether children under 1 year of age have a higher risk of treatment failure after neuroendoscopic procedures for the treatment of hydrocephalus than older children. We retrospectively reviewed the surgical management and clinical outcome of 15 infants who underwent neuroendoscopic surgery for the treatment of CSF space loculation and hydrocephalus. We performed 8 third ventriculostomies, 3 endoscopic arachnoid cyst fenestrations, 2 aqueductoplasties, 1 septostomy… CONTINUE READING

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