Non-assisted versus neuronavigated and real-time “tracked” ventricular catheter placement: a cadaver study

P. Bijlenga, M. Kotowski, B. Schatlo, L. Slegers, T. Gerken, B. Stimec, J. Fasel & K. Schaller
Objective: Correct placement of the ventricular catheter for the treatment of acute or chronic hydrocephalus is an important issue especially if performed by our junior members. Drain insertion is associated with a risk of intracerebral hematoma with 1% mortality. Multiple attempts are often performed[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]