Recommend Readings on the Management of Abnormal CSF Circulation in Children

CSF Circulation and Hydrocephalus

Shunting

  • Drake JM, Saint-Rose C: The Shunt Book. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Science, 1995
  • Frim DM, Gupta N: Pediatric Neurosurgery. Georgetown: Landes Bioscience, 2006
  • Sainte-Rose C, Piatt JH, Renier D, et al: Mechanical complications in shunts. Pediatr Neurosurg 17: 2-9, 1991-92
  • Cinalli G, Maixner WJ, Saint-Rose C: Pediatric Hydrocephalus. Milano, Italy: Springer, 2004
  • Rekate HL: Shunt-related headaches: the slit ventricle syndromes. Childs Nerv Syst. 4:423-30, 2008
  • Wallenstein MB: Salomón Hakim and the discovery of normal-pressure hydrocephalus. Neurosurgery 67:155-159, 2010
  • Whitehead WE, Jea A, Vachhrajani S, et al: Accurate placement of cerebrospinal fluid shunt ventricular catheters with real-time ultrasound guidance in older children without patent fontanelles. Technical note. J Neurosurg: Pediatr 107:406-410, 2007

Third Ventriculostomy

  • Kulkarni A, Drake J, Malluci C, et al: Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in the treatment of childhood hydrocephalus. J Pediatr 155: 254-259, 2009
  • Drake JM, Chumas P, Kestle J, et al: Late rapid deterioration after endoscopic third ventriculostomy: additional cases and review of the literature J Neurosurg 105 (2 Suppl): 118-126, 2006
  • Sacko O, Boetto S, Lauwers-Cances V, et al: Endoscopic third ventriculostomy: outcome analysis in 368 procedures. J Neurosurg Pediatrics 5: 68-74, 2010
  • Bouras T, Sgouros S: Complications of endoscopic third ventriculostomy: A review. J Neurosurg Pediatrics 7: 543-649, 2011