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We evaluated the effectiveness of isolated choroid plexus coagulation (CPC) as a treatment for hydrocephalus in various clinical settings and the variables associated with its success. We found that Choroid Plexus Coagulation (CPC) is a viable treatment alternative in the management of hydranencephaly, choroid plexus hyperplasia (CPH), and in selected cases of hydrocephalus without the aforementioned characteristics. However, studies are needed to compare CPC with shunt therapies before qualifying it as the first line of treatment.

Currently, endoscopic third ventriculostomy with choroid plexus coagulation (ETV / CPC) has been positioned as a reasonable alternative to cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt in the treatment of hydrocephalus, both in developing countries and in non-limited settings of resources. The results show that the short-term outcomes strongly depend on the age of the patient at the time of the procedure, the etiology of the hydrocephalus, anatomical characteristics, and previous procedures.

The complexity of an intracranial aneurysm is defined by its location, size, previous treatment, presence or absence of collateral circulation, intraluminal thrombus, or calcification of the aneurysm wall. The treatment of these aneurysms must be based on the balance between the associated risks and the benefit for the patient; Within microsurgical techniques, the extradural minipterional approach is described.

The treatment of arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) of the basal ganglia, the thalamus, and the insula is complex, due to the eloquence of the neural structures involved. They constitute between 4.3% and 11% of all AVMs and are associated with a high rate of morbidity and mortality due to the high risk of bleeding due to their inaccessible location. Recent advances in endovascular therapy have allowed obtaining good results with curative potential.

McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS) is a rare and complex genetic disease that affects the skin, skeleton, and endocrine system. The clinical triad described is composed of polyostotic fibrous bone dysplasia, café-au-lait skin pigmentation, and precocious puberty. The variable constellation of symptoms arises from a somatic activating mutation of the GNAS gene, which is present in many types of tissues

Epidural hematomas are one of the most frequent complications of head injuries. Bifrontal epidural hematomas (BEH) are rare, are associated with high-intensity trauma, and are associated with high mortality. We present the clinical case of a patient with bifrontal epidural hematoma with a Glasgow Coma Scale of 6/15 on admission.

The morbidity of anterior cervical fusion surgery is low and one of the least frequent is an esophageal perforation, but this can bring severe complications such as sepsis, mediastinitis, or death. Optimal treatment is multidisciplinary, although it remains controversial; This consists of primary closure or closure by means of a muscle flap, accompanied by rest of the esophagus and a high protein diet.

Intracerebral (ICH) and intraventricular (IVH) hemorrhage cause severe morbidity and a high mortality rate. Early surgical evacuation with minimal damage to brain tissue is essential. Endoscopic evacuation using an Endoport system is a promising technique. We present the results of the endoscopic evacuation of ICH and IVH in patients operated from 2010-2019 at the Almenara Hospital in Lima-Peru.

Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) due to rupture of a cerebral aneurysm continues to be a disease with high morbidity and mortality in our setting, despite advances in microsurgery and endovascular therapy. The objective of the present study was to determine the demography, vascular territory, and complications that occur in the perioperative management of patients with ruptured cerebral aneurysms treated at the Cayetano Heredia Hospital.

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Embolization of ruptured giant aneurysm of the medium cerebral artery followed by surgical evacuation of intracerebral hematoma
JOSÉ LUIS URQUIZO R, RODOLFO RODRÍGUEZ V, WALTER DURAND C, RICARDO VALLEJOS T, DANTE VALER G, JESÚS FLORES Q, GIANCARLO SAAL Z.
Apr-Jun 2020, Volume 2, Issue 2, Featured Article
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Experience in diagnostic and treatment of central nervous system tumors in children less than 2 years at the Baca Ortiz Pediatric Hospital, Quito-Ecuador, 2016-2019
CARLOS FLORES E, ALICIA TORRES M, JOSE BERNAL C, JESUS CASTRO V.
Jan-Mar 2020, Volume 2, Issue 1, Featured Article
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Use of social media networks in Neurosurgery
EMIL ZHALMUKHAMEDOV
Jan-Mar 2020, Volume 2, Issue 1, Featured Article
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Isolated intracranial Rosai-Dorfman disease: case report
JORGE ZUMAETA S, FERNANDO PALACIOS S, WILLIAM ANICAMA L, CLAUDIA BURGOS J.
Jan-Mar 2020, Volume 2, Issue 1, Featured Article
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Minipterional interfascial approach for microquirurgical treatment of ruptured and unruptured anterior circulation aneurysms. Initial experience in the Dos de Mayo National Hospital in Lima - Peru
JOSÉ L. ACHA S, HÉCTOR YAYA-LOO, DAVID YABAR B, RITA LOPEZ C
Oct-Dec 2019, Volume 1, Issue 4, Featured Article
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Aqueductoplasty with stent placement by neuroendoscopy for the management of a cyst of the IV ventricle in a case of neurocisticercosis
JOHN VARGAS U, JERSON FLORES C, JAIME ROJAS V, FERNANDO PALACIOS S.
Oct-Dec 2019, Volume 1, Issue 4, Featured Article
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Endovascular management of non-ruptured intracranial aneurysms with flow diverter devices. First experience in Peru.
GIANCARLO SAAL-ZAPATA, WALTER DURAND S, RICARDO VALLEJOS T, DANTE VALER G, JESÚS FLORES Q, RODOLFO RODRIGUEZ V.
Jul-sep 2019, Volume 1, Issue 3, Featured Article
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Curative transvenous embolization of a challenging ruptured thalamic arteriovenous malformation using Onyx: Case report.
PAUL CARRANZA V, WALTER DURAND C, RICARDO VALLEJOS T, DANTE VALER G, JESÚS FLORES Q, GIANCARLO SAAL-ZAPATA, RODOLFO RODRÍGUEZ V.
Jul-sep 2019, Volume 1, Issue 3, Featured Article
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Case Report
Revascularization with first generation bypass plus carotid reconstruction with tandem clipping of complex paraclinoid aneurysm. First case in the Dos de Mayo National Hospital in Lima - Peru.
JOSÉ LUIS ACHA S, HÉCTOR YAYA-LOO, PEDRO SOTO P, JORGE MURA C, JOAQUÍN CORREA, DAVID YABAR B.
Jul-sep 2019, Volume 1, Issue 3, Featured Article
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Mini-pterional craniotomy for clipping of anterior circulation Aneurysms
JERSON FLORES C, ALFREDO FUENTES-DAVILA M †, WESLEY ALABA G.
Apr-Jun 2019, Volume 1, Issue 2, Featured Article
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Epidemiological, clinical and laboratory profile of patients submitted to micro-surgical treatment by multiple aneurysms at the Guillermo Almenara Hospital
JOHN F. VARGAS U, FERNANDO PALACIOS S, ALFREDO TUMI F, DANIEL FLORES S, JOSÉ GARCÍA V, JORGE ROMERO V, JORGE ZUMAETA S, JOSÉ URQUIZO R.
Apr-Jun 2019, Volume 1, Issue 2, Featured Article
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Case Report
Severe intracranial hypertension treated with 7.5% hypertonic solution in a subarachnoid hemorrhage case by rupture of aneurysm
OSCAR SALDARRIAGA R, ELAR CARI C, GRACIELA NUÑEZ Z.
Apr-Jun 2019, Volume 1, Issue 2, Featured Article
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Aneurysm associated with fenestration of Basilar artery treated by embolization with coils
ZINDYA G. BARRIENTOS M, RODOLFO RODRIGUEZ V, WALTER DURAND C, RICARDO VALLEJOS T, DANTE VALER G, JESUS FLORES Q.
Apr-Jun 2019, Volume 1, Issue 2, Featured Article
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Case Report
Endovascular treatment with coil Penumbra of a large aneurysm of the right ophthalmic segment
GONZALO ROJAS D, RODOLFO RODRÍGUEZ V, WALTER DURAND C, RICARDO VALLEJOS T, DANTE VALER G, JESÚS FLORES Q, GIANCARLO SAAL-ZAPATA
Jan-Mar 2019, Volume 1, Issue 1, Featured Article
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Case Report
CSF leakage and bone erosion caused by cysts in basal cistern neurocysticercosis treated by endoscopy
JOHN MALCA B, JOSE-DANIEL FLORES S.
Jan-Mar 2019, Volume 1, Issue 1, Featured Article
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