Treatment of occlusive hydrocephalus in patients with tumours of the pineal region

P. Emami & M. Westphal
From 1981 to 2007 we treated 95 patients suffering from tumours of the pineal region by surgery. In 71 cases, an occlusive hydrocephalus was one of the initial clinical findings. We focused retrospectively on the treatment of this specific symptom. 68 patients were treated by some kind of drainage[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]