Pseudotumor cerebri patients with shunts from the cisterna magna: clinical course and telemetric intracranial pressure data.


OBJECTIVE Shunting of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) to an extracranial site is the mainstay of treatment of absorptive hydrocephalus and pseudotumor cerebri. On occasion, both lateral ventricles and the lumbar space become unsuitable for placement of a functioning CSF drainage catheter. We have encountered several such patients and describe our strategy of… (More)


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