Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in treatment of hydrocephalus

  title={Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in treatment of hydrocephalus},
  author={Paweł Sokal and Marcin Birski and Marcin Rusinek and Darek Paczkowski and Piotr Zielinski and Aleksandra Harat},
  booktitle={Wideochirurgia i inne techniki maloinwazyjne = Videosurgery and other miniinvasive techniques},
INTRODUCTION Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) is a minimally invasive method of treatment of obstructive hydrocephalus (HCP). AIM To investigate perioperative and intraoperative difficulties, failures and complications of ETV. MATERIAL AND METHODS Seventy-three procedures of ETV were conducted in our department in the last 5 years on 69 patients with HCP of different etiology. In 4 patients we performed ETV twice. In 4 cases we used neuronavigation. In 6 cases ETV was performed in… CONTINUE READING


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