Letter to the Editor. The third ventricle bowing and ETV success

Qiguang Wang MD, Si Zhang PhD and Yan Ju PhD
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  • West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
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Contributor Notes

Correspondence Yan Ju: juyan0806@126.com.

INCLUDE WHEN CITING Published online October 16, 2020; DOI: 10.3171/2020.5.JNS202016.

Disclosures The authors report no conflict of interest.

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    Wang Q, Cheng J, Zhang S, Prediction of endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) success with preoperative third ventricle floor bowing (TVFB): a supplement to ETV success score. Neurosurg Rev. Published online November 6, 2020. doi:10.1007/s10143-019-01178-1

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    Labidi M, Lavoie P, Lapointe G, Predicting success of endoscopic third ventriculostomy: validation of the ETV Success Score in a mixed population of adult and pediatric patients. J Neurosurg. 2015;123(6):14471455.

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  • 1

    Foroughi M, Wong A, Steinbok P, Third ventricular shape: a predictor of endoscopic third ventriculostomy success in pediatric patients. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011;7(4):389396.

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 2

    Dlouhy BJ, Capuano AW, Madhavan K, Preoperative third ventricular bowing as a predictor of endoscopic third ventriculostomy success. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012;9(2):182190.

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 3

    Kehler U, Regelsberger J, Gliemroth J, Westphal M. Outcome prediction of third ventriculostomy: a proposed hydrocephalus grading system. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 2006;49(4):238243.

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 4

    Wang Q, Cheng J, Zhang S, Prediction of endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) success with preoperative third ventricle floor bowing (TVFB): a supplement to ETV success score. Neurosurg Rev. Published online November 6, 2019. doi:10.1007/s10143-019-01178-1

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 5

    Singh I, Haris M, Husain M, Role of endoscopic third ventriculostomy in patients with communicating hydrocephalus: an evaluation by MR ventriculography. Neurosurg Rev. 2008;31(3):319325.

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
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  • 7

    Labidi M, Lavoie P, Lapointe G, Predicting success of endoscopic third ventriculostomy: validation of the ETV Success Score in a mixed population of adult and pediatric patients. J Neurosurg. 2015;123(6):14471455.

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation

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