Traumatic basilar aneurysm after endoscopic third ventriculostomy: case report.

@article{McLaughlin1997TraumaticBA,
  title={Traumatic basilar aneurysm after endoscopic third ventriculostomy: case report.},
  author={Maribeth McLaughlin and John B. Wahlig and Anthony M. Kaufmann and Austin Albright},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={
          1400-3; discussion 1403-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE This case illustrates that although endoscopic third ventriculostomy for patients with aqueductal stenosis is successful and minimally invasive, it can have severe, life-threatening complications. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 3-year-old girl presented with hydrocephalus and aqueductal stenosis. She underwent endoscopic third ventriculostomy with laser fenestration of the third ventricular floor. During the procedure, she developed a severe intraventricular hemorrhage that… CONTINUE READING

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