Endoscopic Repair of Frontal Sinus Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks after Firearm Injuries: Report of Two Cases

Objectives To describe two cases of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak repair after gunshot wound to the head.Design Retrospective review of two cases.Settings A large regional tertiary care facility.Participants Two patients with gunshot wounds to the skull base.Main Outcome Measures Preoperative and p...

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Autores Principales: Reyes, Camilo, Solares, C. Arturo
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Publicado: Journal of Neurological Surgery Reports 2015
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/24705
https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0034-1387194
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spelling ir-10336-247052021-01-21T08:10:24Z Endoscopic Repair of Frontal Sinus Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks after Firearm Injuries: Report of Two Cases Reyes, Camilo Solares, C. Arturo frontal sinus skull base cerebrospinal fluid leak gunshot wounds Objectives To describe two cases of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak repair after gunshot wound to the head.Design Retrospective review of two cases.Settings A large regional tertiary care facility.Participants Two patients with gunshot wounds to the skull base.Main Outcome Measures Preoperative and postoperative physical and radiologic findings.Results Patients in this series underwent endoscopic surgery, debridement, and repair of CSF leaks after gunshot wounds to the head. To date, the patients are without CSF leak.Conclusions Endoscopic closure of anterior skull base CSF leaks in patients with gunshot wounds can be safe and effective. Treatment should be decided by the severity of neurologic deterioration throughout the emergency period and the existence or absence of associated intracranial lesions. Timing for surgery should be decided with great care and with a multidisciplinary approach. 2015-03-26 2020-06-11T13:21:03Z info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion 2193-6358 2193-6366 https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/24705 https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0034-1387194 eng info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf Journal of Neurological Surgery Reports instname:Universidad del Rosario reponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR
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topic frontal sinus
skull base
cerebrospinal fluid leak
gunshot wounds
spellingShingle frontal sinus
skull base
cerebrospinal fluid leak
gunshot wounds
Reyes, Camilo
Solares, C. Arturo
Endoscopic Repair of Frontal Sinus Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks after Firearm Injuries: Report of Two Cases
description Objectives To describe two cases of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak repair after gunshot wound to the head.Design Retrospective review of two cases.Settings A large regional tertiary care facility.Participants Two patients with gunshot wounds to the skull base.Main Outcome Measures Preoperative and postoperative physical and radiologic findings.Results Patients in this series underwent endoscopic surgery, debridement, and repair of CSF leaks after gunshot wounds to the head. To date, the patients are without CSF leak.Conclusions Endoscopic closure of anterior skull base CSF leaks in patients with gunshot wounds can be safe and effective. Treatment should be decided by the severity of neurologic deterioration throughout the emergency period and the existence or absence of associated intracranial lesions. Timing for surgery should be decided with great care and with a multidisciplinary approach.
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author Reyes, Camilo
Solares, C. Arturo
author_facet Reyes, Camilo
Solares, C. Arturo
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title Endoscopic Repair of Frontal Sinus Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks after Firearm Injuries: Report of Two Cases
title_short Endoscopic Repair of Frontal Sinus Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks after Firearm Injuries: Report of Two Cases
title_full Endoscopic Repair of Frontal Sinus Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks after Firearm Injuries: Report of Two Cases
title_fullStr Endoscopic Repair of Frontal Sinus Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks after Firearm Injuries: Report of Two Cases
title_full_unstemmed Endoscopic Repair of Frontal Sinus Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks after Firearm Injuries: Report of Two Cases
title_sort endoscopic repair of frontal sinus cerebrospinal fluid leaks after firearm injuries: report of two cases
publisher Journal of Neurological Surgery Reports
publishDate 2015
url https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/24705
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