Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in patients with cerebrospinal fluid infection and/or hemorrhage.

@article{Siomin2002EndoscopicTV,
  title={Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in patients with cerebrospinal fluid infection and/or hemorrhage.},
  author={Vitaly E. Siomin and Giuseppe Cinalli and Andr{\'e} J. A. Grotenhuis and Aprajay Golash and Shizuo Oi and Karl Friedrich Kothbauer and Howard J Weiner and Jonathan Roth and Liana Beni-Adani and Alain Pierre-Kahn and Yasuhiro Takahashi and Connor L. Mallucci and Rick Abbott and Jeffrey Wisoff and Shlomi Constantini},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={97 3},
  pages={519-24}
}
OBJECT In this study the authors evaluate the safety, efficacy, and indications for endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) in patients with a history of subarachnoid hemorrhage or intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) and/or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) infection. METHODS The charts of 101 patients from seven international medical centers were retrospectively reviewed; 46 patients had a history of hemorrhage, 42 had a history of CSF infection, and 13 had a history of both disorders. All patients… CONTINUE READING