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Transventricular Endoscopic Investigation and Treatment of Suprasellar Arachnoid Cysts
19 March 2008 (online)
Three children with a suprasellar arachnoid cyst and characteristic neuropathological signs are presented, Through the use of CT scanning and NMR imaging the location, volume and attenuation factors of these cysts can be documented.
Stereotactically guided endoscopic exploration of the third ventricle region with visualization and manipulation of the cyst have been performed. This technique should be considered a safe and accurate alternative to craniotomy.
Suprasellar arachnoid cyst - Endoscopy - Hydrocephaly - Hypopituitarism