Ventricular failure as a cause of unsuccessful endoscopic third ventriculostomy.

Minimally invasive neurosurgery : MIN

Volume 45 - Number 2

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In spite of extensive studies on cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) dynamics, the mechanism of its circulation is still obscure. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of an insult to the brain tissue on the success or failure of an endoscopic procedure.