Childs Nerv Syst (2017) 33:1509–1516 DOI 10.1007/s00381-017-3470-6 ORIGINAL PAPER Choroid plexus cauterization on treatment of hydranencephaly and maximal hydrocephalus 1,2 2 1 Hugo Abi-Saber R. Pedrosa & Sandro P. Lemos & Carolli Vieira & 2 3 3 Leandro Custódio Amaral & José Augusto Malheiros & Marcelo Magaldi Oliveira & 1,3 1,3 Renato Santiago Gomez & Alexandre Varella Giannetti Received: 5 March 2017 /Accepted: 21 May 2017 /Published online: 8 June 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract time of surgery (p = 0.648). The surgical death rate was Introduction The standard treatment for hydranencephaly and 7.14%. maximal hydrocephalus consists of inserting shunts, although Conclusion Endoscopic CPC was a valid procedure used to complications frequently occur. Choroid plexus cauterization treat hydranencephaly and maximal hydrocephaly, and it was (CPC) is an alternative, but its long-term efficacy and the effective in 70.6% of cases, with an average follow-up period factors associated with the success and failure of controlling of 32 months. When failures occurred, they occurred early. head circumference (HC) are not well defined. None of the analyzed variables interfered with the success of Objective This study aims to evaluate the long-term efficacy the treatment. and factors related to the success rate of
Child's Nervous System – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 8, 2017
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