Probability of shunt independence after endoscopic third ventriculostomy

J. Baldauf, U. Dillger, J. Oertel, M.R. Gaab & H.W.S. Schroeder
Objective: Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) is an alternative approach in the treatment of different etiologies of hydrocephalus compared to procedures of ventricular shunting. Still, discrepancies exist whether shunt independence is secured for years or decades. Methods: Between 1993 and 2008[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]