Postoperative Results and Complications of Supratentorial, Intraventricular Tumors

  • J. Schramm
  • C. Cedzich
  • K. Bingham
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 22)


Intraventricular tumors are rare. No reports of exact incidence have been published. For ventricular papillomas Norlen [11] reported an incidence of 0.4%, and for meningiomas an incidence between 0.5% and 4.5% has been published [4–6]. The most commonly reported clinical features include symptoms of elevated intracranial pressure, and the duration of symptoms prior to hospitalization vary widely [6]. In a total series of 62 supratentorial, intraventricular processes we compared the preoperative status of patients with postoperative morbidity in terms of tumor localization, histology, radicality of surgical procedure, and the surgery itself.


Lateral Ventricle Tumor Removal Elevated Intracranial Pressure mUltiple Organ System Failure Intraventricular Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Schramm
    • 1
  • C. Cedzich
    • 1
  • K. Bingham
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurochirurgische KlinikFriedrich-Wilhelm-Universität BonnBonnGermany

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