Cyst blocking ventricles

Sam Iannarino vtiinc at email.msn.com
Mon Aug 10 09:35:19 EST 1998


Five years ago I had a an AVM removed from the front right lobe. Now I have
been diagnosed as having a cyst applying pressure to the four ventricles in
what appears to be the center of my brain. I have heard I can have this
liquid removed and a shunt placed there---the Doctor said normally there is
a septum that is close together, mine is being spread apart by the cyst. I
have also heard that I may have to have a catheter drain? Can anyone
elaborate on these?

Sam

sam at iannarino.com





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