Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy for Non-communicating, Obstructive Hydrocephalus

An endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) can be a sufficient alternative to a cerebral shunt in the treatment of noncommunicating forms of hydrocephalus. Hydrocephalus can present with numerous signs and symptoms, including headache, vomiting, neck pain, macrocephaly, and vision impairment. Surgical procedure includes entrance of the lateral ventricles through a bur hole, and blunt/cautery fenestration of … Continue reading Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy for Non-communicating, Obstructive Hydrocephalus