Cerebrospinal Fluid Diversion

A process used to drain fluid that has built up around the brain and spinal cord. A shunt (a long, thin tube) is placed in a ventricle of the brain… (More)
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2014
2014
OBJECTIVE To compare visual outcomes in pseudotumour cerebri (PTC) patients who underwent either optic nerve sheath fenestration… (More)
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2011
2011
OBJECT Intraventricular and paraventricular tumors resulting in hydrocephalus commonly require a CSF diversion procedure. A tumor… (More)
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2011
2011
UNLABELLED The visual and headache outcomes in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) undergoing cerebrospinal… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND Infection is a major complication of cerebrospinal fluid shunting procedures. The present report assesses the efficacy… (More)
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2009
2009
OBJECT Progressive hydrocephalus may lead to edema of the periventricular white matter and to damage of the brain parenchyma… (More)
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2003
2003
OBJECTIVE To assess the role of cerebrospinal fluid diversion in posterior fossa tumor surgery. DESIGN Descriptive study… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE Repair of a cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak created at the time of transsphenoidal surgery typically involves placement… (More)
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1997
Review
1997
OBJECTIVE Cerebellar abscesses that are often ominously silent have a significant mortality. Sudden total occlusion of… (More)
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1996
1996
OBJECTIVE We investigated the effect of periventricular and deep white matter lesions (DWMLs) on outcome after cerebrospinal… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
Long-term extracranial shunting for hydrocephalus has numerous drawbacks related to shunt malfunction and infection. In some… (More)
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