Advances in Surgical Sciences

Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2016

  • Hydrocephalus and Danty Walker Cyst, a Study of 33 Cases in Friendship Hospital Sino-Guinea of Kipe in Guinea

    Ibrahima Sory Souare, Luc Kezely Beavogui, Soriba Naby Camara, Sneha Ballah, Naby Daouda Camara, Amara Cisse

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2016
    Pages: 18-22
    Received: 11 July 2016
    Accepted: 28 July 2016
    Published: 2 September 2016
    Abstract: Dandy-Walker Malformations (or cysts) are developmental malformations in which the Cerebellar Vermis may be partially or completely absent, with resulting dilation of the 4th Ventricle forming a "Cyst". It is thought that the defect arises from abnormal embryogenesis of the roof of the 4th Ventricle. A milder form is termed the "Dandy-Walker Varian... Show More