Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy in Narrow Foramen of Monro

Medical Sciences

Author's: , Mohammed Maan Al-Salihi 2 , Abdur Rahman 3 , A. H. M. Ataullah 4 , Sabrina Rahman 5 , Md Nazmul Huda Ridoy 6 , Karen Muñoz-Báez 7 and Md Moshiur Rahman 8

1 Medical and Surgical Research Center, School of Medicine , University of Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia

2 College of Medicine , University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq

3 HMO , Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh

4 Medical Officer , Sher-E-Bangla Medical College Hospital, Barishal, Bangladesh

5 Department of Public Health , Independent University-Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh

6 Final year medical student , Jahurul Islam Medical College & Hospital, Bajitpur, Bangladesh

7 Colombian Clinical Research Group in Neurocritical Care , Jahurul Islam Medical College & Hospital, University of Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia

8 Department of Neurosurgery , Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh


Study Objective: To learn how to do endoscopic third ventriculostomy in narrow foramen of Monro.
Design: Through right frontal burr hole endoscope was introduced and right foramen of Monro was identified, which was narrowed with membranous structures; ventriculoscope was introduced and third ventriculostomy was performed without injuring the surrounding vital structures.
Setting: Comfort Nursing Home, a private hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Subject/Audience: Neurosurgeons/Neurologists/Residents Intervention: Demonstration of endoscopic third ventriculostomy in narrow foramen of Monro and its steps were intervened.
Results: Avoidance of complications like intraoperative injury to the vital structures like mammillary bodies, basilar artery etc were achieved successfully.
Conclusion: The steps of endoscopic third ventriculostomy is well established. Prior anatomical concepts particularly identification of anatomical structures, surgeon's experience are key to success.

Support Links

Track Your Article

Twitter Tweets