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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Janssen, Insa; Gempt, Jens; Gerhardt, Julia; Meyer, Bernhard; Ryang, Yu-Mi 
Title:
Treatment strategy for cerebral hypotension caused by spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid leaks. 
Abstract:
Spontaneous spinal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks are rare (5 per 100,000 per year). Treatment generally consists of conservative therapy or interventional therapy with epidural blood patching. Surgical treatment is conducted rarely, usually in cases when conservative or interventional treatment has failed. The aim of our case series was to assess the clinical outcome after surgery.Our clinical database was reviewed for patients with spontaneous spinal CSF leaks who underwent surgical explorati...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
158 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
273-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0001-6268 
TUM Institution:
Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik