ventriculocisternostomy

ventriculocisternostomy

 [ven-trik″u-lo-sis″ter-nos´-tah-me]
surgical creation of a communication between the third ventricle and the interpeduncular cistern, for drainage of cerebrospinal fluid in hydrocephalus.

ven·tric·u·lo·cis·ter·nos·to·my

(ven-trik'yū-lō-sis'tĕr-nos'tō-mē),
An artificial opening between the ventricles of the brain and the cisterna magna.
See also: shunt (2).
[ventriculo- + L. cisterna, cistern, + G. stoma, mouth]

ventriculocisternostomy

(vĕn-trĭk′yə-lō-sĭs′tər-nŏs′tə-mē)
n.
The surgical formation of an opening between the ventricles of the brain and the cerebellomedullary cistern.

ven·tric·u·lo·cis·ter·nos·to·my

(ven-trik'yū-lō-sis'tĕrn-os'tŏ-mē)
An artificial opening between the ventricles of the brain and the cisterna magna.
See also: shunt (2)
[ventriculo- + L. cisterna, cistern, + G. stoma, mouth]
References in periodicals archive ?
After preoperative preparation, endoscopic ventriculocisternostomy was performed, so that communication between third ventricle and interpeduncular cistern was created.
Once the infection is resolved, it may be prudent to consider nonshunt surgical techniques such as ventriculocisternostomy for persistent hydrocephalus [16].
Mixter performed the first endoscopic ventriculocisternostomy with the same method as it is performed today in 1923 [96].
Torkildsen, diverted CSF by passing a shunt from the lateral ventricle to the cisterna magna (ventriculocisternostomy).