Endoscopic surgery for intraventricular brain tumors in patients without hydrocephalus.

@article{Souweidane2008EndoscopicSF,
  title={Endoscopic surgery for intraventricular brain tumors in patients without hydrocephalus.},
  author={M M Souweidane},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={62 6 Suppl 3},
  pages={1042-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Endoscopy usually is avoided in patients without hydrocephalus because of presumed difficulties with ventricular cannulation and intraventricular navigation. The feasibility of endoscopic tumor management in patients without hydrocephalus was assessed on the basis of achieving the surgical objective and assessing procedure-related morbidity. METHODS Eighty patients who underwent endoscopic management for an intraventricular brain tumor were identified from a prospective database. Of… CONTINUE READING

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