Microsurgical fenestration and cystoperitoneal shunt through preauricular subtemporal keyhole craniotomy for the treatment of symptomatic middle fossa arachnoid cysts in children

Silav G., Sari R., Bolukbasi F. H. , ALTAŞ M., Isik N., Elmaci I.

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, vol.31, no.1, pp.87-93, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00381-014-2530-4
  • Title of Journal : CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Page Numbers: pp.87-93


The optimal surgical treatment for symptomatic middle fossa arachnoid cyst is still controversial. The most leading therapeutic options include cyst shunting and fenestration (endoscopic, microsurgical). We present our experience on surgical treatments of arachnoid cysts.