Endoscopic excision of ventricular tumour

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Endoscopic excision of ventricular tumour

Diagnosis: Ventricular subependymoma
  • 35-year-old male
  • Headaches,¬†vomiting, papilloedema
  • MR scan: tumour in RT lateral ventricle and hydrocephalus
  • Emergency EVD at first, recovered
  • Endoscopic excision of the tumour at second operation
  • Histology: low grade subependymoma
  • Complete recovery
EQUIPMENT USED
  • Storz Gaab endoscope
  • Soring endoscopic CUSA
SURGICAL TIPS
  • Approach to the lateral ventricle using neuronavigation
  • Near total tumour removal using the endoscopic CUSA
  • Septostomy
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Post op
CONTRIBUTOR

Jonathan Roth

Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel

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