Endoscopic third ventriculostomy for obstructive hydrocephalus in children younger than 6 months of age

@article{Ogiwara2009EndoscopicTV,
  title={Endoscopic third ventriculostomy for obstructive hydrocephalus in children younger than 6 months of age},
  author={Hideki Ogiwara and Arthur J. Dipatri and Tord D Alden and Robin M. Bowman and Tadanori Tomita},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2009},
  volume={26},
  pages={343-347}
}
The outcome of endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) is worse in children younger than 2 years old and especially in infants, and controversies still exist whether ETV might be superior to shunt placement in this age group. We retrospectively analyzed the data of 23 patients younger than 6 months of age treated with ETV and assessed its feasibility as a first choice of treatment for hydrocephalus. Between 1994 and 2008 in our clinic, 23 patients younger than 6 months having presented with… CONTINUE READING
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