Knowledge

Pediatric Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) within cavities in the brain called ventricles. It occurs when there is an imbalance between the amount of CSF that is produced and the rate at which it is absorbed.

CONTINUE READING

La hidrocefalia

Se define como una acumulación anormal de líquido cefalorraquídeo (LCR) en las cavidades normales del cerebro conocidas como ventrículos. Esta acumulación de líquido puede generar presión sobre el tejido cerebral y ocasionar daños, impidiendo el funcionamiento normal.

CONTINUE READING
water on the brain is normal pressure hydrocephalus

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is an accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) that causes the ventricles in the brain to become enlarged, sometimes with little or no increase in intracranial pressure (ICP).

CONTINUE READING
Hydrocephalus Resources

Publications

Our FREE publications, webinars and videos provide current, relevant information about living with and managing hydrocephalus, medical protocols and technologies, and research.

CONTINUE READING

Hydrocephalus Resource Library (HRL)

Search our extensive library of articles, academic studies, research studies, blogs and other resources on hydrocephalus.

CONTINUE READING

Physician Directory

Our Physician Directory is an online tool that allows you to search for a neurologist, neurosurgeon, or neuropsychologist by location, specialty, and/or age served.

CONTINUE READING

Glossary

A to Z listing of key terminology and definitions relevant to hydrocephalus.

CONTINUE READING
Change this in Theme Options
Change this in Theme Options