Slit Like Ventricle and Isolation of the CSF Pathway as Complications of Shunt Procedure in Childhood Hydrocephalus: (Part-5) Pathogenesis of isolated fourth ventricle

  • Shizuo Oi
  • Satoshi Matsumoto


The experience with eight cases with an isolated fourth ventricle as a complication of shunt procedures was analyzed and the possible pathogenesis was discussed on the basis of intracranial pressure and hydrodynamic studies.

Key words

Hydrocephalus Isolated fourth ventricle Shunt complication Slit like ventricle 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shizuo Oi
    • 1
  • Satoshi Matsumoto
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryNational Kagawa Children’s HospitalZentsujiJapan
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryKobe University School of MedicineKobeJapan

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