Novel approach to the treatment of a cerebral abscess using the Apollo vibration/suction device.

TitleNovel approach to the treatment of a cerebral abscess using the Apollo vibration/suction device.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
JournalJournal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
Date Published2018 Jul 3
ISSN0967-5868
AbstractIntracerebral abscess is a very serious condition associated with significant morbidity and mortality. This article describes a novel treatment for a cerebral abscess, using the Penumbra Apollo suction/vibration aspiration system (Penumbra, Almeda, CA, USA). This article represents the first reported case of the device's use for treatment of an intracerebral abscess.
URLhttps://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0967-5868(18)30498-3
DOI10.1016/j.jocn.2018.06.036
PubMed Linkhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29980473?dopt=Abstract
Short TitleJ Clin Neurosci