Endoscopic third ventriculostomy: an outcome analysis.


Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) has gained widespread acceptance as an effective way to manage hydrocephalus in selected patients. To determine which patient groups have the highest chance of successful ETV, a retrospective case review was performed. From June 1992 to December 1996, 97 patients underwent a total of 98 ETVs at our institution. There… (More)