cerebral aqueduct


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Synonyms for cerebral aqueduct

a canal connecting the third and fourth ventricles

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In the patients with aqueductal stenosis or obstruction, intraaqueductal CSF flow is reduced or fully absent, so endoscopic fenestration of the third ventricle floor provides an alternative quasi-physiological CSF flow pathway to the subarachnoid spaces through the interpeduncular cistern and downwards, resulting in dispersed and minimized pressure gradient on midline brain structures, surrounding cerebral aqueduct [5].
Fifty eight patients (37 males and 21 females, mean age 27 years, age range from 8 to 47 years) were referred to our center for dynamic MRI examination after the ETV procedure from three different neurosurgery institutions, where they were hospitalized for the treatment of obstructive hydrocephalus due to the non-tumorous stenosis/obstruction of cerebral aqueduct.
Cellular mechanisms involved in the stenosis and obliteration of the cerebral aqueduct of hyh mutant mice developing congenital hydrocephalus," Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology, vol.
The cerebral aqueduct permits the passage of cerebrospinal fluid from the third ventricle to the fourth.
An obstruction within the ventricles of the brain at the cerebral aqueduct is known as intraventricular obstructive hydrocephalus if accompanied by an increase in head size.