Neuroendoscopic treatment of cystic craniopharyngioma in the third ventricle

A. Nakamizo, T. Inamura, S. Nishio, S. Inoha, H. Ishibashi, M. Fukui

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The third ventricle is a relatively uncommon location for craniopharyngiomas. Generally, craniotomy has been considered the procedure of choice in such cases. We describe a girl in whom a cystic third ventricular craniopharyngioma was successfully treated by evacuation of the cyst contents via a flexible neuroendoscope and precise placement of an Ommaya reservoir catheter within the tumor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-87
Number of pages3
JournalMinimally Invasive Neurosurgery
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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