ventriculostomy


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ventriculostomy

 [ven-trik″u-los´tah-me]
surgical creation of a free communication between the third ventricle and the interpeduncular cistern for relief of hydrocephalus.

ven·tric·u·los·to·my

(ven-trik'yū-los'tŏ-mē),
Establishment of an opening in a ventricle, usually through the floor of the third ventricle to the subarachnoid space to relieve hydrocephalus.
See also: shunt (2).
[ventriculo- + G. stoma, mouth]

ventriculostomy

/ven·tric·u·los·to·my/ (ven-trik″u-los´tah-me) surgical creation of a free communication or shunt between the third ventricle and the interpeduncular cistern for relief of hydrocephalus.

ventriculostomy

(vĕn-trĭk′yə-lŏs′tə-mē)
n.
A surgical procedure used in treating hydrocephalus in which an opening is established in a ventricle, usually from the third ventricle to the subarachnoid space.

ventriculostomy

ven·tric·u·los·to·my

(ven-trik'yū-los'tŏ-mē)
Establishment of an opening in a ventricle, usually from the third ventricle to the subarachnoid space to relieve hydrocephalus.
See also: shunt (2)
[ventriculo- + G. stoma, mouth]

ventriculostomy

surgical creation of a free communication between the third ventricle and the interpeduncular cistern for relief of hydrocephalus.
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Neurologists, neurosurgeons, cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, and other specialists from Europe, Asia, and North America discuss its epidemiology, emergency imaging, evidence-based critical care, blood pressure control, emergency reversal strategies for anticoagulation and platelet disorders, reperfusion-related intracerebral hemorrhage, cerebral microbleeds, nonvitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants' reversal of intracerebral hemorrhage, ultra-early hemostatic therapy, ventriculostomy and lytic therapy, minimally invasive surgery, surgical strategies for acutely ruptured arteriovenous malformations, and prognosis and outcome.
An endoscopic third ventriculostomy was performed and the patient's psychiatric symptoms, cognition and functioning improved significantly after surgery.