Complete resection of posterior fossa tumors as effective first-line treatment of obstructive hydrocephalus in children

F. Volz, R. Korinthenberg & V. Van Velthoven
Objective: Children suffering from posterior fossa tumors often present with symptoms of elevated intracranial pressure like headache, vomiting, VIth nerve palsy or deterioration of consciousness. Options for treatment of hydrocephalus caused by aqueductal obstruction are endoscopic third ventriculostomy[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]