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Factors of endoscopic third ventriculostomy efficacy in infants with obstructive hydrocephalus under one year of age.

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Summary of "Factors of endoscopic third ventriculostomy efficacy in infants with obstructive hydrocephalus under one year of age."

Endoscopic surgery for obstructive hydrocephalus in children is an alternative to shunts. Currently, the efficacy of endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) in infants up to one year of age is increasingly discussed among neurosurgeons. To increase the efficacy of ETV, many surgeons raise the question: what factors may affect the efficacy of this procedure in the younger age group?

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Name: Zhurnal voprosy neirokhirurgii imeni N. N. Burdenko
ISSN: 0042-8817
Pages: 59-67

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