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Cerebral infarction after neuroendoscopic third ventriculostomy: case report.
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PMID:  10764279     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: This case illustrates an unusual complication of neuroendoscopic third ventriculostomy. CLINICAL PRESENTATION: A 30-year-old man with established hydrocephalus was treated with neuroendoscopic third ventriculostomy during which bleeding occurred from a vessel deep in the floor of the third ventricle. He subsequently had a third nerve palsy and developed frontal lobe infarction. INTERVENTION: The complication was treated conservatively. The patient subsequently required shunting. CONCLUSION: The cause of the infarction is discussed. The general issue of complications of this procedure is explored with a call for more open reporting of such occurrences.
N Buxton; J Punt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgery     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0148-396X     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurgery     Publication Date:  2000 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-06-21     Completed Date:  2000-06-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802914     Medline TA:  Neurosurgery     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  999-1001; discussion 1001-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Child University of Nottingham, University Hospital, England.
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MeSH Terms
Cerebral Infarction / etiology*
Cerebral Ventricles / surgery*
Endoscopy / adverse effects*
Hydrocephalus / diagnosis,  surgery
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Oculomotor Nerve Diseases / etiology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Comment In:
Neurosurgery. 2001 Feb;48(2):453-4   [PMID:  11220397 ]

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