subtemporal decompression

sub·tem·po·ral de·com·pres·sion

decompression of the brain by temporal craniectomy and opening of the dura over the inferolateral surface of the temporal lobe.
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Subtemporal decompression (STD) was used in patients with IIH with vision loss between 1940 and 1960 before computed tomography scan and MRI.
Indications for surgical treatment such as CSF shunt insertion, optic nerve sheath fenestration, or subtemporal decompression include medical treatment failure or non- compliance, new or worsening visual field deficits, intractable headache, or fulminant IIH.