Endoscopic Ventricular Anatomy

  • Roberto Alexandre Dezena


Accurate knowledge of ventricular endoscopic anatomy is of paramount importance to the success of endoscopic neurosurgery. The lateral ventricles are the entrance door to the ventricular system, and from its opening, the foramen of Monro, the third ventricle is reached. In this complex cavity, the detailed knowledge of the anterior segment and its structures and recesses is of crucial importance for the performance of the endoscopic third ventriculostomy.


Lateral ventricle Foramen of Monro Third ventricle Mammillary bodies Tuber cinereum Infundibulum 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Alexandre Dezena
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of NeurosurgeryFederal University of Triângulo MineiroUberabaBrazil

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