Management of hydrocephalus associated with vestibular schwannoma and other cerebellopontine angle tumors.

@article{Pirouzmand2001ManagementOH,
  title={Management of hydrocephalus associated with vestibular schwannoma and other cerebellopontine angle tumors.},
  author={Farhad Pirouzmand and Charles Tator and James Rutka},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={1246-53; discussion 1253-4}
}
OBJECTIVE Hydrocephalus (HCP) resulting from cerebellopontine angle (CPA) tumors is not rare. This retrospective study was designed to investigate the incidence of HCP and the clinical presentations, management options, and outcomes of HCP in 284 patients with CPA tumors. METHODS A retrospective study of 284 consecutive patients with CPA tumors (mostly vestibular schwannomas) treated from 1985 to 1996 at Toronto Western Hospital managed by one surgical team consisting of a neurosurgeon and a… CONTINUE READING
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