Treatment option for arachnoid cysts

  title={Treatment option for arachnoid cysts},
  author={Kyu-Won Shim and Y A Lee and Eun-kyung Park and Young-Seok Park and J Choi and Dong-Seok Kim},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
The objective of this study is to establish which treatment is the best operative intervention for arachnoid cyst. We reviewed a series of 209 cases with arachnoid cysts focusing on the effectiveness and safety. The cysts were treated with several surgical procedures including open surgery for fenestration, endoscopic fenestration, or cystoperitoneal shunting. Follow-up imaging studies showed that 176 out of 209 arachnoid cysts (84.2%) reduced in size during a mean postoperative follow-up… CONTINUE READING


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