Minitubular transcortical microsurgical approach for gross total resection of third ventricular colloid cysts: technique and assessment.


OBJECTIVE "Open" transcortical and transcallosal approaches allow gross total colloid cyst resection but require a wider surgical corridor through normal brain tissue compared with endoscopic techniques. Although the use of tubular retractor systems has been previously reported, the minimum required diameter size for the retractor tube has been… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2011.03.045


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