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Endoscopic third ventriculostomy and choroid plexus cauterization in infants with hydrocephalus: a retrospective Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network study.

Authors
  • Kulkarni, Abhaya V
  • Riva-Cambrin, Jay
  • Browd, Samuel R
  • Drake, James M
  • Holubkov, Richard
  • Kestle, John R W
  • Limbrick, David D
  • Rozzelle, Curtis J
  • Simon, Tamara D
  • Tamber, Mandeep S
  • Wellons, John C 3rd
  • Whitehead, William E
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Neurosurgery Pediatrics
Publisher
Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2014
Volume
14
Issue
3
Pages
224–229
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3171/2014.6.PEDS13492
PMID: 24995823
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The early North American multicenter experience with ETV + CPC in infants demonstrates that the procedure has reasonable safety in selected cases. The degree of CPC achieved might be associated with a surgeon's learning curve and appears to affect success, suggesting that surgeon training might improve results.

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