Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in children younger than 2 years of age

@article{Baldauf2007EndoscopicTV,
  title={Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in children younger than 2 years of age},
  author={Joerg Baldauf and Joachim M. K. Oertel and Michael Robert Gaab and Henry Werner Siegfried Schroeder},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2007},
  volume={23},
  pages={623-626}
}
Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) for the treatment of hydrocephalus of different etiologies is still controversial in children younger than 2 years of age. The success rate of ETV in this group of patients is analyzed in this study. The series consisted of 21 patients treated with ETV. The mean age of the patients was 6.7 months, ranging from 9 days to 15 months (16 patients were younger than 1 year). The study included hydrocephalus due to idiopathic aqueductal stenosis (eight) and other… CONTINUE READING
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