Ventriculostomy

Known as: Ventriculostomies 
A therapeutic procedure that involves the creation of an opening in a cerebral ventricle for drainage purposes.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE To develop a model to predict the probability of endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) success in the treatment for… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
OBJECTIVE Mastery of the neurosurgical skill set involves many hours of supervised intraoperative training. Convergence of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECT The purpose of this prospective investigation was to determine the rate of complications associated with endoscopic third… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Abstract Introduction. Different opinions exist in the literature about the effectiveness of endoscopic third ventriculostomy… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) has been shown to be a sufficient alternative in the surgical treatment of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECT The goal of this study was to analyze the types of failure and long-term efficacy of third ventriculostomy in children… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
A series of neuroendoscopic third ventriculostomies in children less than 1 year old is reported. Twenty-seven patients underwent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The investigators undertook a retrospective analysis of ventriculostomy infections to evaluate their relationship to monitoring… (More)
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Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
We concluded a prospective epidemiologic study of ventriculostomy-related infections (ventriculitis or meningitis) in 172… (More)
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