The marriage of image-guided stereotactic localization with neuroendoscopy can be used to maximize evacuation of pus from intracere-bral abscesses. However, a second procedure is often needed .
Endoscopic evacuation of intracerebral hematomas is also possible, and although one randomized study of drainage of subcortical hematomas in patients aged under 60 years with preserved consciousness suggested an advantage over best medical treatment, this is yet to be confirmed in larger trials .
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