Flexible endoscopy in neurosurgery

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Abstract

Endoscopic neurosurgery is a new and extremely promising area in surgical treatment of nervous system diseases. The advantages of the technique are associated with decreased severity of a surgical trauma due to a smaller approach, but with the preserved amount of performed manipulations. The article presents the first results of application of flexible endoscopy in the surgical treatment of diseases of the brain and spinal cord. A high efficacy of this high-tech approach and a significantly lower rate of complications compared to open surgery are demonstrated.

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A. O. Gushcha

Research Center of Neurology, Moscow

Author for correspondence.
Email: platonova@neurology.ru
Russian Federation

M. S. Semenov

Research Center of Neurology, Moscow

Email: platonova@neurology.ru
Russian Federation

A. A. Kashcheev

Research Center of Neurology, Moscow

Email: platonova@neurology.ru
Russian Federation

S. O. Arestov

Research Center of Neurology, Moscow

Email: platonova@neurology.ru
Russian Federation

L. T. Lepsveridze

Research Center of Neurology, Moscow

Email: platonova@neurology.ru
Russian Federation

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