Endoscopic third ventriculostomy for the management of Chiari I and related hydrocephalus: outcome and pathogenetic implications

Gianpiero Tamburrini, Cesare Colosimo, Luca Massimi, E Pravatà, S Gaudino, B Pettorini, F Novegno, C. Di Rocco

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Abstract

Hydrocephalus affects 7% to 10% of patients with Chiari I malformation (CIM). It can be successfully treated by endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV), possibly improving related CIM and syringomyelia.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)950-956
Number of pages7
JournalNEUROSURGERY
Volume68
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Arnold-Chiari Malformation
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Disease Management
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neuroendoscopy
  • Third Ventricle
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Ventriculostomy
  • Young Adult

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