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Boy with world's largest head has surgery to remove fluid from ...

Daily Mail - Jan 6, 2017
Indian-born Mrityunjay Das, who is just seven months old and suffers from hydrocephalus, has been relieved of nearly four litres of fluid, which inflated his face to ...

Research identifies a molecular basis for common congenital brain defect

Science Daily - Dec 15, 2016
Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have discovered a molecular cause of hydrocephalus, a common, potentially life-threatening birth defect in which the head is enlarged due to excess fluid surrounding the brain ...

Father of 3yo boy suffering from hydrocephalus uses donated money to buy car

AKIpress (press release) (subscription) - Jan 6, 2017
AKIPRESS.COM - Father of 3-year-old Rakhmanberdy Shyrdakbekov suffering from hydrocephalus, abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the brain, purchased a car on donated money earmarked for the boy's treatment, reported the Ministry of ...

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Hydrocephalus books

Newborn Surgery 3E

by: Prem Puri

Newborn Surgery, Third Edition provides a comprehensive compendium of the pathophysiology, investigation and management of neonatal disorders.

Areas covered include in this new edition include:

  • Preoperative assessment
  • Anesthesia
  • Postoperative management
  • Nutrition
  • Ethical considerations in newborn surgery
  • Head, neck, and chest surgery
  • Esophagus and gastrointestinal tract surgery
  • Liver and biliary tract surgery.
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    Adult Hydrocephalus

    Adult hydrocephalus is an insidious yet treatable condition that develops slowly, with usual onset around 60 years of age. It is poorly recognized and many cases are not diagnosed until late in the course of disease, leading to poorer patient outcomes and a high financial cost to healthcare providers. The resulting neurological symptoms include gait/balance problems, loss of bladder control, and a cognitive decline leading to dementia, which is often mistaken for Alzheimer's disease. This book - the first published on this topic since 1993 - provides comprehensive guidelines to improve the speed and accuracy of diagnosis, and covers various neurosurgical techniques used to treat the disease, including the insertion of different types of shunts and endoscopic third ventriculostomy.
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    Posterior Fossa Tumors in Children

    This book, written by experts from across the world, provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview covering all aspects of posterior fossa neoplasms in pediatric patients, including medulloblastoma, ependymoma, cerebellar astrocytoma, atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor, chordoma, brain stem tumors, and rarer entities. For each tumor type, individual chapters are devoted to genetics, radiological evaluation using advanced imaging techniques, surgery, pathology, oncology, and radiation treatment. In addition, a separate section describes the various surgical approaches that may be adopted and offers guidance on the treatment of hydrocephalus and the role of intraoperative mapping and monitoring.
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    All About Me

    by: Terri Rice Bellush

    ALL ABOUT ME (and my shunt), written and illustrated by Terri Rice Bellush, is a long-overdue educational and heartwarming book about Hydrocephalus
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    Hydrocephalus and its treatment | Boston Children’s Hospital

    Learn more about the Hydrocephalus Program: http://www.childrenshospital.org/centers-and-services/hydrocephalus-program Using live illustrations, Benjamin ...

    Hydrocephalus - Definition, treatment and complications

    Dr. Hermes Prado Jr, medical doctor and scientific artist, from the website http://www.artesmedicas.com , explains in just a few minutes in an original, concise ...

    Hydrocephalus Explained

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    Hydrocephalus (NeuroAnatomy and Physiology of CSF) for USMLE

    Discussing physiology and neuroanatomy of cerebrospinal fluid and pathophysiology of hydrocephalus for USMLE Step 1. Conditions covered are ...