Microsurgical excision of colloid cyst with favorable cognitive outcomes and short operative time and hospital stay: operative techniques and analyses of outcomes with review of previous studies.

@article{Sampath2010MicrosurgicalEO,
  title={Microsurgical excision of colloid cyst with favorable cognitive outcomes and short operative time and hospital stay: operative techniques and analyses of outcomes with review of previous studies.},
  author={Raghuram Sampath and Prasad Vannemreddy and Anil Nanda},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={66 2},
  pages={368-74; discussion 374-5}
}
OBJECTIVE Microsurgical and endoscopic colloid cyst excision differ with regard to operative time, length of hospital stay, and extent of resection. METHODS A retrospective review of a single surgeon's microsurgical colloid cyst resection in 10 consecutive patients was performed. Cyst size, hydrocephalus, symptoms, operative time, postoperative stay, complications, and objective testing of memory, concentration, calculation, and attention (cognition), along with performance at job, were noted… CONTINUE READING
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