Endoscopic treatment of loculated hydrocephalus.

  title={Endoscopic treatment of loculated hydrocephalus.},
  author={Adam I Lewis and G L Keiper and Kerry R. Crone},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={82 5},
Loculated hydrocephalus remains a difficult neurosurgical problem and endoscopes designed to navigate through the ventricular system provide a new option for treatment. The authors review their experience, during the period March 1990 to June 1993, using a steerable fiberscope in 34 cases of loculated hydrocephalus to evaluate the efficacy of endoscopic cyst fenestration. The goals of treatment were to control hydrocephalus, simplify preexisting shunt systems, and reduce operative morbidity… CONTINUE READING

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