Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy is a treatment for obstructive hydrocephalus. Hydrocephalus is a condition of increasing cerebrospinal fluid in the brain. It is an alternative procedure to shunt surgery for the treatment of hydrocephalus.
The main advantages of ETV are;
At the same time, this surgery may not be effective in all other patients with obstructive hydrocephalus.
Complications of ETV
Pain relievers can be used to get comfort
Keep your wound area dry and clean
Re-visit to clinic after a week for removal of dressings and observing progress. You might have to do regular follow-ups as per the suggestions of your doctor.
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I am a software engineer based in Hyderabad. I hail from Kerala. I had a cervical disc prolapsed and was advised to undergo surgery at Hyderabad