neuroendoscopy

Summary

Summary: PROCEDURES that use NEUROENDOSCOPES for disease diagnosis and treatment. Neuroendoscopy, generally an integration of the neuroendoscope with a computer-assisted NEURONAVIGATION system, provides guidance in NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Endoscopic opening of the foramen of magendie using transaqueductal navigation for membrane obstruction of the fourth ventricle outlets. Technical note
    Pierluigi Longatti
    Neurosurgical Unit, Treviso Hospital, Padova University, Treviso, Italy
    J Neurosurg 105:924-7. 2006
  2. ncbi Neuroendoscopic aspiration of hematocephalus totalis: technical note
    Pierluigi Longatti
    Department of Neuroscience, Treviso Hospital, Treviso, Italy
    Neurosurgery 57:E409; discussion E409. 2005
  3. ncbi Endoscopic stent placement for treatment of secondary bilateral occlusion of the Monro foramina following endoscopic third ventriculostomy in a patient with aqueductal stenosis. Case report
    Hiroshi Mori
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tsubame Rosai Hospital, Japan
    J Neurosurg 107:416-20. 2007
  4. doi Ventricular anatomy of hydrocephalus associated with myeloschisis and endoscopic third ventriculostomy
    Hiroshi Mori
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Jikei University Women s and Children s Medical Center, 3 25 8 Nishi shinbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8461, Japan
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:717-22. 2008
  5. ncbi Endocrine evaluation after endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) in children
    M J Fritsch
    Department of Neurosurgery, Universitatsklinikum Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Schittenhelmstr 10, 24105, Kiel, Germany
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:627-31. 2007
  6. ncbi Long-term complications and definition of failure of neuroendoscopic procedures
    Tjemme Beems
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Medical Centre, St Radboud, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Childs Nerv Syst 20:868-77. 2004
  7. ncbi Endoscopic third ventriculostomy: an outcome analysis of primary cases and procedures performed after ventriculoperitoneal shunt malfunction
    Donncha F O'Brien
    Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital NHS Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Neurosurg 103:393-400. 2005
  8. doi Electromagnetic-guided neuroendoscopy in the pediatric population
    Meharpal Sangra
    Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital National Health Service Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 3:325-30. 2009
  9. doi A review of neuroendoscopy and potential applications in veterinary medicine
    Michael Higginbotham
    Central Texas Veterinary Neurology, Round Rock, TX, USA
    J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 47:73-82. 2011
  10. doi Pinless frameless electromagnetic image-guided neuroendoscopy in children
    Jason L McMillen
    Royal Children s Hospital, Mater Misericordiae Children s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Childs Nerv Syst 26:871-8. 2010

Research Grants

  1. In Vivo CSF Shunt Hydrodynamics in Hydrocephalus
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. In Vivo Imaging of Post-Traumatic Cerebral Amyloid Deposition
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. In Vivo CSF Shunt Hydrodynamics in Hydrocephalus
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Purinergic control of medullary pain modulation
    Nathan Selden; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. A HEMODYNAMIC MODEL OF INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE DYNAMICS
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications196 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Endoscopic opening of the foramen of magendie using transaqueductal navigation for membrane obstruction of the fourth ventricle outlets. Technical note
    Pierluigi Longatti
    Neurosurgical Unit, Treviso Hospital, Padova University, Treviso, Italy
    J Neurosurg 105:924-7. 2006
    ..In these cases, endoscopic opening of the foramen of Magendie by transaqueductal navigation of the fourth ventricle is a suitable and feasible therapeutic option...
  2. ncbi Neuroendoscopic aspiration of hematocephalus totalis: technical note
    Pierluigi Longatti
    Department of Neuroscience, Treviso Hospital, Treviso, Italy
    Neurosurgery 57:E409; discussion E409. 2005
    ..The amount of intraventricular blood is a strong prognostic predictor, and its fast removal is a priority. Neuroendoscopy may offer some advantages over more traditional surgical approaches...
  3. ncbi Endoscopic stent placement for treatment of secondary bilateral occlusion of the Monro foramina following endoscopic third ventriculostomy in a patient with aqueductal stenosis. Case report
    Hiroshi Mori
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tsubame Rosai Hospital, Japan
    J Neurosurg 107:416-20. 2007
    ..The authors note that fiberscopes are in general more maneuverable than rigid endoscopes and conclude that they are particularly useful for the treatment of this type of hydrocephalus...
  4. doi Ventricular anatomy of hydrocephalus associated with myeloschisis and endoscopic third ventriculostomy
    Hiroshi Mori
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Jikei University Women s and Children s Medical Center, 3 25 8 Nishi shinbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8461, Japan
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:717-22. 2008
    ..To characterize the anatomical features of the ventricular regions in patients with myeloschisis and related to successful performance of endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV)...
  5. ncbi Endocrine evaluation after endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) in children
    M J Fritsch
    Department of Neurosurgery, Universitatsklinikum Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Schittenhelmstr 10, 24105, Kiel, Germany
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:627-31. 2007
    ..This structure is part of the hypothalamic-pituitary neuronal network of cerebral endocrine regulation. There are no systematic data available about the endocrine status after ETV in children...
  6. ncbi Long-term complications and definition of failure of neuroendoscopic procedures
    Tjemme Beems
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Medical Centre, St Radboud, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Childs Nerv Syst 20:868-77. 2004
    ..Less attention is paid to the effects of the endoscopic procedures in the longer term. Looking at longer terms emphasises the need for a better definition of failure...
  7. ncbi Endoscopic third ventriculostomy: an outcome analysis of primary cases and procedures performed after ventriculoperitoneal shunt malfunction
    Donncha F O'Brien
    Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital NHS Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Neurosurg 103:393-400. 2005
    ..The authors analyzed the role of endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) as a primary treatment for hydrocephalus and also as an alternative to shunt revision for malfunctioning and infected ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunts...
  8. doi Electromagnetic-guided neuroendoscopy in the pediatric population
    Meharpal Sangra
    Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital National Health Service Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 3:325-30. 2009
    Image-guided neuroendoscopy is being increasingly used in an attempt to reduce the morbidity associated with surgery and to make navigation easier...
  9. doi A review of neuroendoscopy and potential applications in veterinary medicine
    Michael Higginbotham
    Central Texas Veterinary Neurology, Round Rock, TX, USA
    J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 47:73-82. 2011
    ..Several reasons for neuroendoscopy's limited use include inadequate endoscope technology, high skill level required, the advent of the surgical ..
  10. doi Pinless frameless electromagnetic image-guided neuroendoscopy in children
    Jason L McMillen
    Royal Children s Hospital, Mater Misericordiae Children s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Childs Nerv Syst 26:871-8. 2010
    Frameless imaged-guided neuronavigation is a useful adjunct to neuroendoscopy in paediatric patients, especially those with abnormal or complex ventricular or cyst anatomy...
  11. ncbi Neuroendoscopic surgery for intracerebral haemorrhage--comparison with traditional therapies
    T Nakano
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Zaifucho 5, Hirosaki 036 8562, Japan
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 46:278-83. 2003
    ..g., thalamic haemorrhage, 3) Intraventricular haematoma, 4) High-risk patients who cannot tolerate general anaesthesia...
  12. doi Ultrasonic aspiration in neuroendoscopy: first results with a new tool
    Joachim Oertel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hannover Nordstadt Hospital, Germany
    J Neurosurg 109:908-11. 2008
    ..The use of this technique could expand the indications for endoscopic approaches to include intraventricular lesions and in minimally invasive transsphenoidal endonasal approaches...
  13. ncbi First experiences with a 2.0-microm near infrared laser system for neuroendoscopy
    H C Ludwig
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical School and University Hospital, Georg August University of Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075, Gottingen, Germany
    Neurosurg Rev 30:195-201; discussion 201. 2007
    Nd:YAG, argon and diode lasers have been used in neurosurgical procedures including neuroendoscopy. However, many neurosurgeons are reluctant to use these lasers because of their inappropriate wavelength and uncontrollable tissue ..
  14. doi Nationwide investigation of the current status of therapeutic neuroendoscopy for ventricular and paraventricular tumors in Japan
    Nakamasa Hayashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Toyama, Sugitani, Toyama 930 0194, Japan
    J Neurosurg 115:1147-57. 2011
    ..The authors report their investigation on the current status of neuroendoscopic biopsy for ventricular and paraventricular tumors as well as treatment for associated hydrocephalus in Japan...
  15. doi Emerging technology in intracranial neuroendoscopy: application of the NICO Myriad
    Brian J Dlouhy
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 30:E6. 2011
    Improvement in fiber optics and imaging paved the way for tremendous advancements in neuroendoscopy. These advancements have led to increasingly widespread use of the endoscope in neurosurgical procedures, which in turn incited a ..
  16. ncbi Optical coherence tomography for experimental neuroendoscopy
    H J Böhringer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Georg August University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 49:269-75. 2006
    ..This technology may provide an extra margin of safety by providing cross-sectional images of tissue barriers within optically opaque conditions...
  17. ncbi Endoscopic transtentorial ventriculocystostomy and cystoventriculoperitoneal shunt in a neonate with Dandy-Walker malformation and associated aqueductal obstruction
    Martin R Weinzierl
    Department of Neurosurgery, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Pediatr Neurosurg 41:272-7. 2005
    ..The high rate of complications of combined shunting stimulated the authors to search for an alternative surgical solution...
  18. ncbi The use of a head-mounted display for visualization in neuroendoscopy
    E J van Lindert
    Neurosurgical Department, University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Comput Aided Surg 9:251-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate the clinical use of a head-mounted display (HMD) for visualization in all neuroendoscopic procedures...
  19. ncbi Neuroendoscopic management of intraventricular hemorrhage
    P L Longatti
    Neurosurgery Unit, Department of Neuroscience, Treviso Hospital, Treviso, Italy
    Stroke 35:e35-8. 2004
    ..We reviewed our 7-year experience in neuroendoscopic management of severe intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) to evaluate its safety, efficiency, and efficacy...
  20. ncbi Application of neuroendoscopy in the treatment of intraventricular hemorrhage
    Zaiqiang Zhang
    Department of Neurosurgery, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan, PR China
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:91-6. 2007
    ..The objective of this article is to compare different surgical procedures in order to evaluate a method of minimally invasive treatment for intraventricular hemorrhage...
  21. ncbi Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in the treatment of hydrocephalus in pediatric patients
    C Di Rocco
    Pediatric Neurosurgical Unit, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Adv Tech Stand Neurosurg 31:119-219. 2006
    ..Finally a review of transient and permanent surgical complications is performed looking at their occurrence in different hydrocephalus etiologies...
  22. ncbi Endoscopic third ventriculostomy for patients with hydrocephalus and fourth ventricular cysticercosis: a review of five cases
    T G Psarros
    Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 8855, USA
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 47:346-9. 2004
    ..They were all successfully managed with ETV, and no patient has required subsequent surgery during a mean follow-up period of 21 months (range 12-36 months)...
  23. ncbi Neuronavigation-guided endoscopic surgery for pineal tumors with hydrocephalus
    I Y Kim
    Brain Tumor Clinic and Gamma Knife Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, 160 Ilsimri, Hwason eup, Hwasun Gun, Chonnam 519 809, Korea
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 47:365-8. 2004
    ..The optimal preoperative planning and the intraoperative guidance by neuronavigation are thought to be able to give more chances to minimize the brain injury related to movements or deviation of endoscopic device...
  24. ncbi Third ventriculostomy in communicating hydrocephalus in adult patients -- the role of lumbar and cranial cerebrospinal fluid outflow measurement
    C Trantakis
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 47:140-4. 2004
    ..To evaluate the value of CSF outflow resistance testing as a criterion for endscopic treatment in case of communicating hydrocephalus...
  25. ncbi Bruns syndrome caused by intraventricular neurocysticercosis treated using flexible endoscopy
    Jaime Torres-Corzo
    Clinic of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Foundation for Nervous Diseases Study and Treatment, University of San Luis Potosi Medical School, Potosi, Mexico
    J Neurosurg 104:746-8. 2006
    ..Sometimes the increasing intracranial pressure due to obstruction of the cerebral aqueduct (ball-valve mechanism) is intermittent, producing relapsing/remitting symptoms; this life-threatening phenomenon is called "Bruns syndrome."..
  26. ncbi A simplified endoscopic third ventriculostomy under local anesthesia
    P L Longatti
    Department of Neurosurgery, Regional Hospital, Treviso, Italy
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 47:90-2. 2004
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  27. ncbi Influence of neuroendoscopic third ventriculostomy on the size of ventricles in chronic hydrocephalus
    Emilia Nowosławska
    Department of Neurosurgery, Research Institute, Polish Mothers Memorial Hospital, Lodz, Poland
    J Child Neurol 19:579-87. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi Endoscopic third ventriculostomy for obstructive hydrocephalus
    Dieter Hellwig
    Department of Neurosurgery, Philipps University Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, 35033, Marburg, Germany
    Neurosurg Rev 28:1-34; discussion 35-8. 2005
    The indications for neuroendoscopy are not only constantly increasing, but even the currently accepted indications are constantly being adjusted and tailored...
  29. ncbi Intracranial pressure patterns after endoscopic third ventriculostomy. Preliminary experience
    A Rapanà
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Neurosurgical Division, AORN San Sebastiano Caserta, Caserta, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 146:1309-15; discussion 1315. 2004
    ..In previously unpublished data the authors observed the existence of different ICP patterns following ETV. This finding prompted the authors to search for a relationship among ICP patterns, stoma functioning and prediction of success...
  30. ncbi Endoscopic third ventriculostomy
    Azadeh Farin
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Southern California USC, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 13:763-70. 2006
    ..Additional recent data suggest the favorability of third ventriculostomy over shunt implantation in additional patient cohorts. Operative technique is discussed...
  31. ncbi Outcome of endoscopic third ventriculostomy. Results from an unselected series with noncommunicating hydrocephalus
    D Santamarta
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital Universitario de Salamanca, Virgen de la Vega, Spain
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 147:377-82; discussion 382. 2005
    ....
  32. ncbi Intracranial pressure monitoring and lumbar puncture after endoscopic third ventriculostomy in children
    Giuseppe Cinalli
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Santobono Children s Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Neurosurgery 58:126-36; discussion 126-36. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to analyze changes in intracranial pressure (ICP) after endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) performed in children affected by noncommunicating hydrocephalus...
  33. ncbi Neuroendoscopic management of hydrocephalus secondary to midline and pineal lesions
    S Cipri
    Operative Unit of Neurosurgery, Bianchi Melacrino Morelli Hospitals, Reggio Calabria, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 49:97-106. 2005
    ..Based on results of the recent literature, neuroendoscopic management of obstructive hydrocephalus, secondary to tumors of the pineal gland, has gained a preeminent role respect to shunting procedures...
  34. ncbi The International Infant Hydrocephalus Study: concept and rational
    S Sgouros
    Birmingham Children s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:338-45. 2006
    During the recent meetings of the International Study Group on Neuroendoscopy and the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, the consensus view emerged that there is a need to assess the value and efficacy of neuroendoscopic ..
  35. doi Endoscopic cyst fenestration in the treatment of multiloculated hydrocephalus in children
    Nasser M F El-Ghandour
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 1:217-22. 2008
    ..Definitive treatment is surgical, yet the approach remains controversial. The author has therefore reviewed his results with endoscopic cyst fenestration (ECF) in the management of this disease...
  36. ncbi The role of neuroendoscopy in the management of solid or solid-cystic intra- and periventricular tumours
    Wuttipong Tirakotai
    Department of Neurosurgery, Philipps University, Baldingerstrasse, 35033, Marburg, Germany
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:653-8. 2007
    ..Analysis of the postoperative histopathology and complication of neuroendoscopic interventions was also performed...
  37. doi Laser-assisted endoscopic third ventriculostomy: long-term results in a series of 202 patients
    Janneke Van Beijnum
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neurosurgery 62:437-43; discussion 443-4. 2008
    ....
  38. doi Complications of endoscopic third ventriculostomy
    Yusuf Ersahin
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:943-8. 2008
    ..Although endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) is considered as the first choice in the management of noncommunicating hydrocephalus, it is not without risk or complication...
  39. ncbi [Intratumoral hemorrhage in choriocarcinoma during neuroendoscopic third ventriculostomy: case report]
    Takahiro Murata
    Department of Neurosurgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto, Nagano 390 8621, Japan
    No Shinkei Geka 34:305-10. 2006
    ..We might infer from this case that the intratumoral hemorrhage was induced by the intracranial pressure change during neuroendoscopic surgery. Perioperative management is very important for avoiding fetal intratumoral hemorrhage...
  40. ncbi Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in post-tubercular meningitic hydrocephalus
    A A Figaji
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 49:60-1. 2006
  41. doi Neuroendoscopic foraminal plasty of foramen of Monro
    Shizuo Oi
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, The Jikei University Hospital, Women s and Children s Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:933-42. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi Late closure of the stoma by spreading of a periaqueductal glioma: an unusual failure of endoscopic third ventriculostomy. Case report
    Luca Massimi
    Pediatric Neurosurgery Unit, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg 104:197-201. 2006
    ..The authors suggest tumor extension along the diencephalic neural pathways as the possible cause of ETV failure in this patient...
  43. doi Transcavum interforniceal endoscopic surgery of the third ventricle
    Mark M Souweidane
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 2:231-6. 2008
    ..Given the common occurrence of cavum septum pellucidum (CSP) and cavum vergae (CV), the endoscopic surgeon should be familiar with that particular anatomy especially as it pertains to surgery within the third ventricle...
  44. ncbi Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in the treatment of shunt-related over-drainage: Preliminary experience with a new approach how to render ventricles navigable
    Jürgen M Boschert
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mannheim University Hospital, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 108:143-9. 2006
    ..Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) is increasingly used for the treatment of shunt-related complications in hydrocephalic patients, particularly if the etiology of the underlying hydrocephalus is of obstructive nature...
  45. ncbi Delayed endoscopic intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) removal and endoscopic third ventriculostomy may not prevent consecutive communicating hydrocephalus if IVH removal was insufficient
    T Nishikawa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Saiseikai Izuo Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 50:209-11. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether delayed endoscopic treatment of intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) can prevent consecutive communicating hydrocephalus...
  46. ncbi Robot-assisted navigated endoscopic ventriculostomy: implementation of a new technology and first clinical results
    M Zimmermann
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 146:697-704. 2004
    ..Therefore, the development of robotic systems to assist surgeons in performing complex neurosurgical procedures is a growing field of interest...
  47. ncbi Combined endoscopically guided third ventriculostomy with prepontine cistern placement of the ventricular catheter in a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt: technical note
    H Stan
    Neurosurgical Department, Emergency Clinical County Hospital, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iuliu Hatieganu, Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 50:247-50. 2007
    ..The authors present here details of the technique and short-term results...
  48. ncbi Treatment options for Dandy-Walker malformation
    Aaron Mohanty
    Department of Neurosurgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore, India
    J Neurosurg 105:348-56. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of various treatment options available for children with Dandy-Walker malformation (DWM) and to evaluate the role of endoscopic procedures in the treatment of this disorder...
  49. ncbi Endoscopic third ventriculocisternostomy for brainstem tumors
    Paul Klimo
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:271-4. 2006
    ..The authors retrospectively reviewed the charts of all patients harboring brainstem tumors treated at their institution, excluding those with tectal gliomas, who underwent an endoscopic third ventriculocisternostomy...
  50. ncbi Death in consequence of late failure of endoscopic third ventriculostomy
    Radim Lipina
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Ostrava, 17 listopadu 1790, Ostrava Poruba 708 52, Czech Republic
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:815-9. 2007
    ..Death in consequence of late ETV failure is a very rare complication, so far having been mentioned in literature in 13 patients only...
  51. ncbi Endoscopic observation of pathophysiology of ventricular diverticulum
    Satoru Osuka
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:897-900. 2007
    ..We diagnosed this cystic lesion as a unique subtype of advanced VD mimicking spontaneous ventriculostomy. Endoscopic observation of the cyst was very useful for accurate diagnosis and safe treatment...
  52. ncbi Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in the management of Chiari I malformation and syringomyelia associated with hydrocephalus
    Aaron Mohanty
    Departments of Neurosurgery and Neuroimaging and Interventional Neuroradiology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences NIMHANS, Bangalore, India
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 108:87-92. 2005
    ..Chiari malformation with syringomyelia is conventionally managed with foramen magnum decompression and duroplasty. In presence of hydrocephalus, a ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion has been the initial preferred mode of treatment...
  53. ncbi Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in children younger than 2 years of age
    Jörg Baldauf
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Sauerbruchstrasse, 17475, Greifswald, Germany
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:623-6. 2007
    ..Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) for the treatment of hydrocephalus of different etiologies is still controversial in children younger than 2 years of age. The success rate of ETV in this group of patients is analyzed in this study...
  54. ncbi Complications following endoscopic intracranial procedures in children
    Giuseppe Cinalli
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Santobono Children s Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:633-44. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, severe, sometimes life-threatening, complications may occur during neuroendoscopic surgery, and the incidence and age specificity of complications in children have been underdescribed so far...
  55. ncbi Lumbar elastance and resistance to CSF outflow correlated to patency of the cranial subarachnoid space and clinical outcome of endoscopic third ventriculostomy in obstructive hydrocephalus
    R Bech-Azeddine
    University Clinic of Neurosurgery, The Neuroscience Center, Rigshospitalet, Glostrup, Denmark
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 50:189-94. 2007
    ....
  56. ncbi Factors affecting the outcome of neuroendoscopy in patients with tuberculous meningitis hydrocephalus: a preliminary study
    Deepak Kumar Jha
    Department of Neurosurgery, St Stephens Hospital, Tishazari, Delhi 110054, India
    Surg Neurol 68:35-41; discussion 41-2. 2007
    ..In recent years, ETV has been found to be effective in patients with TBMH; however, its precise selection criteria are yet to be established. We carried out this study to identify the factors affecting the outcome of ETV in TBMH...
  57. ncbi Endoscope-assisted placement of a multiperforated shunt catheter into the fourth ventricle via a frontal transventricular approach
    Kristen Upchurch
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, UCLA Medical Center and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 7039, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 22:E8. 2007
    ..The authors report on their experience with the treatment of symptomatic adult patients by endoscope-assisted placement of a fourth ventricle shunt catheter via a frontal transventricular approach...
  58. ncbi [Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in treatment of obstructive hydrocephalus]
    Xu Yi Zong
    Department of Neurosurgery, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100050, China
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 86:2905-7. 2006
    ..To explore the effects, influencing factors, and complications of endoscopic third ventriculostomy for obstructive hydrocephalus...
  59. ncbi The role of Ommaya reservoir and endoscopic third ventriculostomy in the management of post-hemorrhagic hydrocephalus of prematurity
    Paola Peretta
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Piazza Polonia 94, Turin, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:765-71. 2007
    ....
  60. ncbi Rational management of transient obstructive hydrocephalus secondary to a cerebellar infarct
    R Ramos-Zuniga
    Departamento de Neurosciences, CUCS, Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 49:302-4. 2006
    ..A series of cases is presented and a proposal is made for adding endoscopic third ventriculostomy to the available treatment armamentarium...
  61. ncbi Chronic subdural collection after endoscopic third ventriculostomy
    E Sgaramella
    Department of Neurosurgery, Sassari University School of Medicine, Sassari, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 146:529-30. 2004
    ..This complication could be the starting point of the subdural collection. We review the literature and discuss the causes that may lead to CSDH after ETV procedure...
  62. ncbi Blood biochemistry following endoscopic third ventriculostomy
    A A El-Dawlatly
    College of Medicine, Anesthesia Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 47:47-8. 2004
    ..However, due to small sample size (20 patients), the authors could not confirm their hypothesis (8). Therefore, we have conducted the present study in order to investigate postoperative blood chemistry following ETV...
  63. ncbi Results of endoscopic third ventriculostomy
    Mark R Iantosca
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, 100 Retreat Avenue, Suite 705, Hartford, CT 06106 2565, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 15:67-75. 2004
    ..The challenge for neuro-surgeons will be to define the operative indications and outcomes, while refining techniques for safely performing these useful procedures...
  64. ncbi Techniques of endoscopic third ventriculostomy
    Douglas Brockmeyer
    Primary Children s Medical Center, 100 North Medical Drive, Suite 2400, Salt Lake City, UT 84113 1100, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 15:51-9. 2004
    ..The goal of this article is to discuss these issues in detail and to point out the relevant risks and known complications associated with them...
  65. ncbi Neuroendoscopic stent procedure in obstructive hydrocephalus due to both foramina of monro occluding craniopharyngioma: technical note
    Wuttipong Tirakotai
    Department of Neurosurgery, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Surg Neurol 61:293-6; discussion 296. 2004
    ..Not only tumor biopsy or tumor resection but also restoration of an obstructed cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) pathway can be performed using the same approach...
  66. ncbi Overdrainage after endoscopic third ventriculostomy: an unusual case of chronic subdural hematoma--case report and review of the literature
    E Sgaramella
    Department of Neurosurgery, Sassari University School of Medicine, Viale Dante 1b, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 46:354-6. 2003
    ..This situation could be the starting point of the subdural collection. We review the literature and discuss the causes that may lead to CSDH after ETV procedure...
  67. ncbi Outcomes in patients undergoing single-trajectory endoscopic third ventriculostomy and endoscopic biopsy for midline tumors presenting with obstructive hydrocephalus
    Donncha F O'Brien
    Department of Neurosurgery and Oncology, Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital NHS Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Neurosurg 105:219-26. 2006
    ..In addition, the study examined the role and value of endoscopic tumor biopsy (ETB) in the management of such cases. All surgical procedures were performed through a single-trajectory approach...
  68. ncbi Endoscopic third ventriculostomy for occlusive hydrocephalus caused by cerebellar infarction
    Jörg Baldauf
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Neurosurgery 59:539-44; discussion 539-44. 2006
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report regarding using endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) in patients with an occlusive hydrocephalus caused by cerebellar ischemic stroke. We report our experience of 10 reviewed cases...
  69. ncbi Description of endoscopic ventricular anatomy in myelomeningocele
    A Pavez
    Servicio de Neurocirugia del Hospital Van Buren Hospital, Universidad de Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 49:161-7. 2006
    ....
  70. ncbi Audits can improve neurosurgical practice--illustrated by endoscopic third ventriculostomy
    Torstein R Meling
    Department of Neurosurgery, The National Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Pediatr Neurosurg 43:482-7. 2007
    ..A single-center, retrospective study was performed to evaluate the effect of audit on the patient selection for endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV)...
  71. ncbi Laser-assisted neuroendoscopy using a neodymium-yttrium aluminum garnet or diode contact laser with pretreated fiber tips
    W P Vandertop
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosurg 88:82-92. 1998
    Although lasers have proved to be valuable in neuroendoscopy, surgeons are still not comfortable using high-energy laser endoscopic probes in proximity to vital structures such as the basilar artery in third ventriculostomy...
  72. doi Bradycardia in neurosurgery
    Amit Agrawal
    Department of Surgery, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi Meghe, Wardha, India
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 110:321-7. 2008
    ..or compressing the brain parenchyma (subdural haematoma, tumours, hydrocephalus), neurosurgical procedures (neuroendoscopy, placement of extradural drains), epileptic and non-epileptic seizures, trigemino-cardiac reflex, cerebellar ..
  73. ncbi Frameless neuronavigation in intracranial endoscopic neurosurgery
    H W Schroeder
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    J Neurosurg 94:72-9. 2001
    ..However, clear indications for the application of neuronavigation in neuroendoscopy have not yet been defined...
  74. ncbi Endoneurosonography: technique and equipment, anatomy and imaging, and clinical application
    Klaus D M Resch
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Neurosurgery 61:146-59; discussion 159-60. 2007
    ..The application and indication are discussed in the first clinical series of 75 patients...
  75. ncbi Virtual simulation of neuroendoscopic procedures: early clinical experience with ventricular lesions
    A Bussarsky
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Alexandrovska, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Zentralbl Neurochir 67:129-36. 2006
    Virtual endoscopy (VE) is a new and promising imaging technology. Applied to neuroendoscopy it allows preoperative simulation of a procedure and evaluation of the individual intraventricular anatomy in selected cases...
  76. ncbi Arachnoid cysts: case series and review of the literature
    Gustavo Pradilla
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 22:E7. 2007
    ..Significant advances have also been made in the surgical management of these lesions. The authors report on a case series that illustrates the diverse forms of presentation and the treatment modalities commonly used for arachnoid cysts...
  77. ncbi Traumatic subependymal hematoma during endoscopic third ventriculostomy in a patient with a third ventricle tumor: case report
    C Schonauer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 43:135-7. 2000
    ..However, hemorrhage in the course of neuroendoscopy is still a problem difficult to manage...
  78. ncbi Endoscopic management of arachnoid cysts: an advancing technique
    Konstantina Karabatsou
    Department of Neurosurgery, Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Neurosurg 106:455-62. 2007
    b>Neuroendoscopy is increasingly used in neurosurgery...
  79. ncbi Neuronavigational neuroendoscopic surgery. Frameless free-hand maneuvering of a handy rigid-rod neuroendoscope on visualized three-dimensional computerized image guidance: trajectory to the prepontine cistern in cadaver study
    Yuichiro Nonaka
    Department of Neurosurgery, International Neuroscience Institute, INI, Hannover, Germany
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:18-27. 2006
    Considering the separate benefits of neuronavigation and neuroendoscopy, neuroendoscopic surgery with the aid of neuronavigation systems will play an increasingly important role in the future...
  80. ncbi Neuroendoscopy based on computer assisted adjustment of the endoscope holder in the laboratory
    J Burtscher
    University Hospital Innsbruck, Department of Neurosurgery, Innsbruck, Austria
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 46:208-14. 2003
    We present our initial clinical experience with a novel technique of frameless stereotactic neuroendoscopy using a neuronavigation system, a specially designed aiming device (endoscope holder/targeting device) combined with a vacuum-..
  81. ncbi The combined use of image-guided frameless stereotaxy and neuroendoscopy for the surgical management of occlusive hydrocephalus and intracranial cysts
    V Rohde
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Technology RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Br J Neurosurg 12:531-8. 1998
    ..initial experiences with the combined use of an infrared-based frameless stereotactic navigation device and neuroendoscopy. Ten hydrocephalic patients underwent endoscopic third ventriculostomy and two patients with intracranial ..
  82. ncbi Current state and future development of intracranial neuroendoscopic surgery
    Giuseppe Cinalli
    Santobono Children s Hospital, Via Gennaro Serra n 75, 80132 Naples, Italy
    Expert Rev Med Devices 2:351-73. 2005
    Since the introduction of the modern, smaller endoscopes in the 1960s, neuroendoscopy has become an expanding field of neurosurgery...
  83. doi Endoscopic biopsy of foramen of Monro and third ventricle lesions guided by frameless neuronavigation: usefulness and limitations
    Ricardo Prat
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital La Fe Avda, Campanar 21, 46009 Valencia, Spain
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 111:579-82. 2009
    ..To describe our institution experience regarding the usefulness and limitations of frameless neuronavigation in the endoscopic biopsy of foramen of Monro and third ventricle lesions...
  84. ncbi Novel application of computer-assisted cisternal endoscopy for the biopsy of pineal region tumors: cadaveric study
    A S Youssef
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 149:399-406. 2007
    ....
  85. ncbi Cranial neuronavigation--a step forward or a step aside in modern neurosurgery
    Yavor P Enchev
    Clinic of Neurosurgery, St I Rilsky University Hospital, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Folia Med (Plovdiv) 50:5-10. 2008
    ..We studied the neuronavigation assisted interventions in tumor surgery, skull-base surgery, biopsies, neuroendoscopy, functional neurosurgery, vascular neurosurgery and surgical procedures in the proximity of functionally ..
  86. ncbi Neuroendoscopically assisted cyst-cisternal shunting for a quadrigeminal arachnoid cyst causing typical trigeminal neuralgia
    Y i Ohnishi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 50:124-7. 2007
    ..b>Neuroendoscopy is useful for treating arachnoid cysts; however, in order to safely relieve symptoms, the procedure needs to ..
  87. ncbi Pediatric neuroendoscopy in Chile. Analysis of the first 100 cases
    S Valenzuela
    Pediatric Neurosurgery Service, A Asenjo Institute of Neurosurgery, J M Infante 553 Providencia, P O Box 3717 Stgo 1, Santiago, Chile
    Childs Nerv Syst 15:457-60. 1999
    The personal series of the first 100 cases of neuroendoscopy performed at the Pediatric Neurosurgery Service of the Institute of Neurosurgery Alfonso Asenjo in Santiago-Chile is presented...
  88. ncbi Endoscopic surgical anatomy of the paediatric third ventricle studied using virtual neuroendoscopy based on 3-D ultrasonography
    Andreas Jödicke
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Medical Centre, Justus Liebig University, Klinikstrasse 29, 35385, Giessen, Germany
    Childs Nerv Syst 19:325-31. 2003
    ..Endoscopic treatment for occlusive hydrocephalus requires knowledge of individual ventricular and vascular anatomies of the ventricular system...
  89. ncbi Treatment of colloid cysts of the third ventricle through neuroendoscopic Nd: YAG laser stereotaxis
    Fernando Campos Gomes Pinto
    Division of Functional Neurosurgery, Institute of Psychiatry, Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:1082-7. 2009
    ..Colloid cysts (IIIVT CC) are benign neuroepithelial cysts located in the anterior third ventricle. The authors propose the use of Nd:YAG laser stereotactic neuroendoscopic for guided resection of the third ventricle colloid cysts...
  90. ncbi [Neuroendoscopy: diagnosis and therapeutic uses]
    J C Jiménez-Leon
    Universidad de Carabobo, Departamento de Cirugia Neurocirugia, Valencia, Venezuela
    Rev Neurol 25:941-5. 1997
    ..In this field, neuroendoscopy offers a very efficient, clear means of diagnosis and a less aggressive form of treatment of lesions on the ..
  91. ncbi Robot-assisted navigated neuroendoscopy
    Michael Zimmermann
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Neurosurgery 51:1446-51; discussion 1451-2. 2002
    Major steps in the evolution of advanced neurosurgical techniques include microneurosurgery, neuroendoscopy and its minimally invasive variations, neuronavigation, and advanced intraoperative imaging...
  92. ncbi [Image-guided neuroendoscopy]
    J J Moreau
    Service de Neurochirurgie, CHU Dupuytren, 87042 Limoges Cedex, France
    Neurochirurgie 48:92-6. 2002
    By definition, image-guided neuroendoscopy is a connection between a neuroendoscope and a neuronavigational system creating a computer-guided instrument...
  93. doi Intra-parenchymal tumor biopsy using neuroendoscopy with navigation
    T Akai
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 51:83-6. 2008
    b>Neuroendoscopy has allowed us to biopsy tumors located in the ventricle and the para-ventricle. With this technique we can obtain specimens under direct visual monitoring and examine tumor dissemination...
  94. ncbi Role of neuroendoscopy in the management of patients with tuberculous meningitis hydrocephalus
    Mazhar Husain
    Department of Neurosurgery, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    Neurosurg Rev 28:278-83. 2005
    The role of neuroendoscopy in patients of tuberculous meningitis with hydrocephalus (TBMH) is not yet established...
  95. ncbi Endoscopic aqueductoplasty through a tailored craniocervical approach
    Islam Gawish
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
    J Neurosurg 103:778-82. 2005
    b>Neuroendoscopy has an essential role in the management of occlusive hydrocephalus due to a membranous obstruction of the sylvian aqueduct...
  96. ncbi [Biportal neuroendoscopy of the prepontine cisterns]
    Robert Reisch
    Johannes Gutenberg Egyetem, Idegsebészeti Klinika, Mainz
    Ideggyogy Sz 56:76-81. 2003
    ..In this preclinical cadaver study the authors developed combinations of biportal endoneurosurgical dissections in the prepontine subarachnoid space to test the safety of this technique...
  97. doi Value of high-definition imaging in neuroendoscopy
    Henry W S Schroeder
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Sauerbruchstr, D 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    Neurosurg Rev 32:303-8; discussion 308. 2009
    ..HD imaging provides a much better image quality compared to SD imaging. Therefore, we recommend use of HD cameras in neuroendoscopic procedures...
  98. ncbi [Advantages of neuroendoscopy in the management of non-communicating hydrocephalus]
    J Aguas-Valiente
    Servicio de Neurocirugia, Hospital General de Especialidades Ciudad de Jaen, Espana
    Rev Neurol 29:193-7. 1999
    ..Usually, a ventricle peritoneal shunt with a valve is employed as treatment but this does not provide a physiological restoration on the CSF flow...
  99. ncbi The role of transventricular neuroendoscopy in the management of craniopharyngiomas: three patient reports and review of the literature
    Giuseppe Cinalli
    Departments of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Santobono Pausilipon Children s Hospital, Naples, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 19:341-54. 2006
    Management of craniopharyngiomas is problematic and often requires multimodal protocols. In the last decade neuroendoscopy has been increasingly used in the management of these lesions.
  100. ncbi Results of endoscopic septal fenestration in the treatment of isolated ventricular hydrocephalus
    Philipp R Aldana
    Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 38:286-94. 2003
    A surgical series detailing the results and complications of neuroendoscopy for the treatment of isolated lateral ventricular hydrocephalus (ILVH) has yet to be presented...
  101. ncbi Experience with an ultrasonic aspirator in neuroendoscopy
    K Oka
    Department of Neurosurgery, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Japan
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 42:32-4. 1999
    ..Preliminary experience with this aspirator has demonstrated its feasibility and safety. Clinical application of this technique is expected in other fields of neurosurgery...

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  1. In Vivo CSF Shunt Hydrodynamics in Hydrocephalus
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Documenting definitive evidence of the tuned-dynamic absorber model could have fundamental implications to all ICP disorders. ..
  2. In Vivo Imaging of Post-Traumatic Cerebral Amyloid Deposition
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results may have important public health implications in that improved understanding of the pathological consequences of cerebral amyloid deposition may lead to medical treatments that will improve outcome following TBI. ..
  3. In Vivo CSF Shunt Hydrodynamics in Hydrocephalus
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Documenting definitive evidence of the tuned-dynamic absorber model could have fundamental implications to all ICP disorders. ..
  4. Purinergic control of medullary pain modulation
    Nathan Selden; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  5. A HEMODYNAMIC MODEL OF INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE DYNAMICS
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..An improved understanding of these disorders will offer new and better treatment modalities for millions of affected patients. ..