Childs Nerv Syst (2017) 33:1473–1480 DOI 10.1007/s00381-017-3447-5 ORIGINAL PAPER Management of hydrocephalus in pediatric metastatic tumors of the posterior fossa at presentation 1 1 2 3 Luc Le Fournier & Matthieu Delion & Maxime Esvan & Emilie De Carli & 4 1 1 5,6 Céline Chappé & Philippe Mercier & Philippe Menei & Laurent Riffaud Received: 22 February 2017 /Accepted: 1 May 2017 /Published online: 11 May 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract PVD group were reoperated after an average time of 53 days. Purpose Presence of metastases in newly diagnosed pediatric Specific oncologic treatment was initiated earlier in the VPS posterior fossa tumors (PFT) is not a rare situation, but optimal group (11 days) compared to ETV (27 days) and PVD treatment of associated hydrocephalus in these children has (23 days) groups. remained undetermined. Conclusions ETV should be avoided in cases of multiple Methods Twenty-nine children treated between January 2005 macroscopic metastases, and children who underwent ETV and December 2015 for a metastatic PFT associated with hy- must be followed carefully when metastatic cells are present drocephalus constituted the study cohort. Patients were divid- in CSF after tumor surgery. External ventricular drainage be- ed into three groups: ventriculoperitoneal
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Published: May 11, 2017
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