Child's Nervous System

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 165–168 | Cite as

Posterior fossa cysts: supratentorial shunt placement with ultrasound guidance

  • John R. Ruge
  • Robert C. Dauser
  • Bruce B. Storrs
Advances in Operative Techniques


A technique is presented for posterior fossa cyst shunt placement from a supratentorial location utilizing intraoperative ultrasonography.

Key words

Cysts Shunts Ultrasound Posterior fossa Isolated ventricle 


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© Springer-Verlag 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • John R. Ruge
    • 1
    • 2
  • Robert C. Dauser
    • 2
  • Bruce B. Storrs
    • 2
  1. 1.Pediatric Neurosurgery, Lutheran General Children's Medical CenterLutheran General HospitalPark RidgeUSA
  2. 2.Children's Memorial HospitalChicagoUSA

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