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Hydrocephalus, a condition in which an excess of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) accumulates within the ventricles and increases pressure in the brain, resulting in a life-threatening situation.
3,5,7] The most commonly used criteria in the treatment pathways include the severity of signs and symptoms of increased intracranial pressure (ICP), the radiologic evidence of the type and severity of hydrocephalus, CSF indicators of disease burden, the presurgical condition of the patient using the Vellore and Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) scores, and sometimes, the response of the patient to trial with an external ventricular drainage (EVD).
Ahmed Zohdi, the Egyptian supervisor of the Cairo Greifswald Collaboration and professor of neurosurgery at Al-Qasr Al-Aini, estimates that the rate of hydrocephalus cases in newborns in Egypt is 1 in 5,000.
A record-based descriptive study was carried out by accessing and analysing the medical case records of women retrospectively who delivered babies with congenital hydrocephalus between Jan.
In patients with mental retardation and hydrocephalus, L1 syndrome should be considered if adducted thumbs are present.
In a statement, Dr Mohamed al-Ahlasi, paediatrician and the head of the Department of Paediatrics, Al-Sabeen Maternal Hospital, Sana'a, said: "These machines are the only treatment for hydrocephalus.
To make way for the operation for hydrocephalus which will cost P180,000, doctors have stopped the boy's weekly chemotherapy sessions.
Alfie, a trainee bricklayer, was born with hydrocephalus and treated at Birmingham Children's Hospital.
In this paper, we report two cases of transient obstructive hydrocephalus caused by mesencephalic duct obstruction, which resolved spontaneously without neurosurgical intervention.
Shine, the charity celebrating its golden anniversary year, is calling for better access to health and social services for people with spina bifida and hydrocephalus.