Suprasellar arachnoid cysts: endoscopy versus microsurgical cyst excision and shunting

  title={Suprasellar arachnoid cysts: endoscopy versus microsurgical cyst excision and shunting},
  author={M. Gangemi and G. Colella and F. Magro and F. Maiuri},
  journal={British Journal of Neurosurgery},
  pages={276 - 280}
  • M. Gangemi, G. Colella, +1 author F. Maiuri
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Neurosurgery
  • The aim of this study is to define the indications to endoscopy versus other surgical procedures in the management of suprasellar arachnoid cysts from a personal series and an extensive literature review. Five symptomatic patients (two children and three adults) with suprasellar arachnoid cysts were treated by endoscopic fenestration in our neurosurgical unit. The endoscopic procedure consisted of ventricle-cyst-cisternostomy in three cases and ventricle-cystostomy in two. Four patients were… CONTINUE READING
    49 Citations
    Endoscopic treatment of the suprasellar arachnoid cyst.
    • 29
    • Highly Influenced
    Treatment option for arachnoid cysts
    • 84
    Pediatric intracranial arachnoid cysts: comparative effectiveness of surgical treatment options
    • 26
    Endoscopic treatment of suprasellar cysts without hydrocephalus.
    • 10
    • PDF


    Endoscopic approach to arachnoid cyst
    • 115
    The role of endoscopic fenestration procedures for cerebral arachnoid cysts.
    • M. Kim
    • Medicine
    • Journal of Korean medical science
    • 1999
    • 34
    • PDF
    Neuroendoscopic approach to arachnoid cysts.
    • 189
    • PDF
    Endoscopic treatment of prepontine arachnoid cysts
    • 39
    Suprasellar arachnoid cysts: Options in operative management
    • 49