Endoscopic third ventriculostomy for obstructive hydrocephalus due to intracranial hemorrhage with intraventricular extension.

@article{Oertel2009EndoscopicTV,
  title={Endoscopic third ventriculostomy for obstructive hydrocephalus due to intracranial hemorrhage with intraventricular extension.},
  author={Joachim M. K. Oertel and Yvonne Mondorf and Joerg Baldauf and Henry Werner Siegfried Schroeder and Michael Robert Gaab},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={111 6},
  pages={
          1119-26
        }
}
Object Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) is well accepted for obstructive hydrocephalus of various etiologies. Nevertheless, it is seldom considered in intracranial hemorrhage even in cases involving obstruction of the CSF circulation. Methods Between May 1993 and April 2008, 34 endoscopic procedures were performed for hemorrhage-related obstructive hydrocephalus with an intraventricular component. All patients were prospectively followed up. Special attention was paid to presurgical… CONTINUE READING

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