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Simple diagnostic-therapeutic ventriculocystostomy is described. Arachnoid, intracerebral, or intraventricular cysts are permanently connected with the ventricles by a Kifa red catheter with spirally situated holes. The pressure balance and the connection with a physiological space for resorption is maintained in this simple way. Twenty patients have been operated on over a 2-year period with good results.
Key wordsIntracranial cysts Diagnostic-therapeutic ventriculocystostomy
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