, Shunt infection, Etiology.
In conjunction, the company aims to educate Hydrocephalus
patients and families about the system, treatment options and other conditions associated with the disease through its newly launched patient-oriented website, http://www.
Hence, this endeavor aimed to develop a mathematical model which will serve as an objective guide in helping the clinicians decide whether to perform surgery or not among patients with hydrocephalus
The causes of hydrocephalus
are still not well understood.
High incidence of congenital hydrocephalus
was seen in multipara females mainly of age group 21-25 years.
The most common accompanying abnormalities have been reported to be, in descending order of frequency, hydrocephalus
and Chiari type 2 malformations (2, 6).
It was suspected there was a blockage in Alfie's brain caused by a re-occurrence of the hydrocephalus
and surgery was the best option.
Both of our patients presented with altered consciousness due to IVH which caused acute obstructive hydrocephalus
by obstructing the mesencephalic duct.
Normal pressure hydrocephalus
(NPH) is characterized by gait disturbance, dementia, or urinary incontinence that is associated with dilation of the brain's ventricular system with normal opening CSF pressure (Table 1, page 68).
Neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients with ideopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
ETV is successful in about 80% of children older than 1 year of age, regardless of the cause of obstructive hydrocephalus
PEKyN (CyHAN)- A three-year-old girl with her head weighing 20 kg due to hydrocephalus
, is recovering steadily after a 3D-printed titanium alloy skull was implanted, doctors said.