Factors affecting postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leaks after retrosigmoidal craniotomy for vestibular schwannomas.

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OBJECT The aim of this study was to identify patients likely to develop CSF leaks after vestibular schwannoma surgery using a retrospective analysis for the identification of risk factors. METHODS Between January 2001 and December 2006, 420 patients underwent retrosigmoidal microsurgical tumor removal in a standardized procedure. Of these 420 patients… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/2009.2.JNS081380

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@article{Stieglitz2009FactorsAP, title={Factors affecting postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leaks after retrosigmoidal craniotomy for vestibular schwannomas.}, author={Lennart Henning Stieglitz and Karsten Wrede and Alireza Gharabaghi and Venelin Miloslavov Gerganov and Amir Samii and Madjid Samii and Wolf Olaf L{\"u}demann}, journal={Journal of neurosurgery}, year={2009}, volume={111 4}, pages={874-83} }