The role of endoscopic third ventriculostomy in the management of hydrocephalus associated with cerebellopontine angle tumours

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Background. Progressive hydrocephalus secondary to cerebellopontine angle tumours has been traditionally managed with ventriculo-peritoneal shunting. Endoscopic third ventriculostomy provides an alternative treatment option and the success rate in this patient group has not previously been reported. Methods. We report a retrospective series of 11 patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00701-006-0886-2

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@article{Hayhurst2006TheRO, title={The role of endoscopic third ventriculostomy in the management of hydrocephalus associated with cerebellopontine angle tumours}, author={Caroline Hayhurst and Mohsin Javadpour and Donncha F. O’Brien and Conor Mallucci}, journal={Acta Neurochirurgica}, year={2006}, volume={148}, pages={1147-1150} }