The management of cerebrospinal fluid leaks in patients at risk for high-pressure hydrocephalus.

@article{Carrau2005TheMO,
  title={The management of cerebrospinal fluid leaks in patients at risk for high-pressure hydrocephalus.},
  author={Ricardo L Carrau and Carl H. Snyderman and Amin Kassam},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2005},
  volume={115 2},
  pages={205-12}
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS The transnasal endoscopic approach has become the preferred technique for the surgical management of patients with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks of the anterior, sellar, and parasellar skull base. The literature has reported an 85% to 100% success rate for the endoscopic repair of CSF leaks, which compares favorably with that reported after transcranial repair. Despite an adequate repair, a subpopulation of patients remain at high risk for recurrence of the CSF leak… CONTINUE READING

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