Neurosurgical treatment of traumatic frontobasal CSF fistulae in 300 patients (1967–1989)
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- Probst, C. Acta neurochir (1990) 106: 37. doi:10.1007/BF01809331
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progress in establishing the exact anatomical diagnosis, especially neuroradiological advances
questions of the indication for surgery
the problem of the optimal surgical approach.
Both the cranial and the rhinological approach have advantages and disadvantages. Their indications only partly coincide, so that the choice of method depends especially on the individual pathology. Advances were made in recent yeras in terms of neurosurgery as well as of rhinology.
an adequate intracranial debridement
a microsurgical technique entailing as little damage to surrounding tissue as possible and various specially mentioned brain-protective measures.
An optimal collaboration between the specialties involved is the basis for further progress. More attention must be paid to endocrinological problems in the future.