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Transaqueductal aspiration of pontine hemorrhage with the aid of a neuroendoscope. Technical note.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12691423     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors advocate the use of a 1.7-mm fiberscope to evaluate a hypertensive bilateral tegmental pontine hemorrhage that has ruptured, in part, into the fourth ventricle. In applying this new technique, a fiberscope, which contains a guide tube in the working channel, is inserted into the aqueduct. After the endoscope has been removed, a silicone tube is slid along the guide tube. The hematoma is evacuated through the silicone tube and a potassium titanyl phosphate laser is used to achieve hemostasis.
Authors:
Hiroshi Takimoto; Kousuke Iwaisako; Shigeki Kubo; Kazunori Yamanaka; Jun Karasawa; Toshiki Yoshimine
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  98     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  2003 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-04-14     Completed Date:  2003-05-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  917-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka Neurological Institute, Toyonaka, Japan. malaica@xa2.so-net.ne.jp
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Biopsy, Needle / instrumentation,  methods
Cerebral Aqueduct / surgery*
Cerebral Hemorrhage / pathology*,  radiography,  surgery
Endoscopy / methods*
Hematoma / pathology*,  radiography,  surgery
Humans
Male
Pons / pathology*,  radiography,  surgery
Postoperative Care
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
J Neurosurg. 2003 Oct;99(4):796; author reply 796-7   [PMID:  14567621 ]

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