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ladynthbeach California
I am 40, and will turn 41 in February. My husband and I met later in life and very much want to... More
EBreedlove Fayetteville, Georgia
I'm Erin, a college student and an undergraduate music therapy major. I also have cerebral palsy... More
Hydrocephalus Association San Francisco, California
wheeliegirl Crewe, UK
I am a 43 year old single Mum from Cheshire,England.I have Idiopathic Intercranial Hypertension... More
momamatlock California
My son has Cf, Hydrocephalus, Epilepsy, and Cfrd. I am a stay at home mom.

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Ventriculo-epiplooic shunt for Hydrocephalus by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook of hydrocephalus. In ventriculo-epiplooic shunt the distal end of the catheter can be placed between the layers...-epiplooic shunt Main indications for ventriculo-epiplooic shunt are hydrocephalus in patients with history...
Hydrocephalus and Treatment: Shunts and Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook treatment of hydrocephalus is the surgical placement of a shunt. A shunt is a soft, flexible tube... are the same as the signs of hydrocephalus, listed above. Your child may have the same signs as before their shunt was put...
What is a shunt? by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook What Is a Hydrocephalus Shunt? A hydrocephalus shunt is a flexible but sturdy Silastic® (a type of silicone rubber) tube. A hydrocephalus shunt system consists of the shunt, a catheter, and a valve. One end...
Shunt types by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook One of the first questions anyone with hydrocephalus ask another person with hydrocephalus is what type of shunt you have. I have a list of shunt types and their web sites on the right. But the most common...
Some hydrocephalus information by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook in the US for hydrocephalus—that averages out to one every 13 minutes and over 100 every day. ■Shunt operations for hydrocephalus cost over $1 billion a year in the US. ■50% of shunted individuals require a revising operation...
Hydrocephalus around the World by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook I found this story in one of my hydrocephalus groups. This one reminded me about my own doctor. In 2003 Dr. McLanahan replaced a very faulty shunt for me shunt for me. I think I have blogged...
Can you remove your shunt? by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook In very rare cases does hydrocephalus ever get to the point where it no longer needs a shunt or... I still did not know I had a condition. I had never heard of the word hydrocephalus. I was shunted in 1983 nine...
3 Year Shunt Anniversary by Sarah Patient Expert her shunt revised. Hydrocephalus is such an awful condition, I have lots of people say to me ”well... Today is Violet's 3 Year Shunt Anniversary! I know when I make these posts celebrating Violet...
What is Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert diagnosed correctly--he suffered from Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH). See When Alzheimer's isn't... about Alzheimer's Disease Subscribe to The Alzheimer's Reading Room What is Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus...
What is Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert diagnosed correctly--he suffered from Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH). See When Alzheimer's isn't... about Alzheimer's Disease Subscribe to The Alzheimer's Reading Room What is Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus...

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Treatment The main aim of any treatment for hydrocephalus is to release the pressure on the brain caused by ... » Read on
Prevention ... e a cochlear implant fitted, or have a CSF shunt fitted (drains fluid around your brain). ... » Read on