As a result of technological improvements, neuroendoscopy is now used in the treatment of many more patients, enabling the performance of previously unavailable operations with low complication rates and rapid patient recovery. This book presents the distilled experience of world experts in this evolving field. Current applications in a wide variety of settings are explained in detail and likely future developments are identified. In addition, the available neuroendoscopic instruments are reviewed and the results of international trials and collaborative studies, presented. This book will fully acquaint the reader with the breadth and depth of available neuroendoscopy techniques and their impressive therapeutic potential. It should serve as the reference book on neuroendoscopy for the next 10 years.
Presents the distilled experience of world expertsDiscusses the applications of neuroendoscopy in a wide variety of settings, including hydrocephalus, different tumor types, colloid and suprasellar arachnoid cysts, Chiari malformation, and craniosynostosisReviews neuroendoscopy equipment and the results of international trialsIdentifies likely future trends