The role of different imaging modalities: is MRI a conditio sine qua non for ETV?

@article{Lindert2006TheRO,
  title={The role of different imaging modalities: is MRI a conditio sine qua non for ETV?},
  author={Erik J. van Lindert and Tjemme Beems and J Andre Grotenhuis},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2006},
  volume={22},
  pages={1529-1536}
}
To describe the different imaging modalities used for the diagnosis and classification of hydrocephalus, their role in defining the optimal treatment of hydrocephalus and to define the optimal preoperative diagnostics for endoscopic third ventriculocisternostomy (ETV). An overview on available imaging modalities for hydrocephalus will be given and their pros and cons discussed. In addition, different aspects of the treatment of hydrocephalus by shunts and by ETV will be highlighted. The role of… CONTINUE READING

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