Suprasellar arachnoid cysts: endoscopy versus microsurgical cyst excision and shunting

@article{Gangemi2007SuprasellarAC,
  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},
  year={2007},
  volume={21},
  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
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