Is an ETV an option after shunt failure? A recent review of 15 studies reported on the effectiveness of endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) after shunt failure in children. Dr. Jenna Koschnitzky, National Director of Research Programs, summarizes the findings.
May 4th, 2017, the Chattanooga Lookouts will host their annual Star Wars Night at AT&T Field, this year in partnership with the Hydrocephalus Association.
World Birth Defects Day: Global Alliance calls for better prevention, care and research for Neural Tube Defects (NTDs) and Hydrocephalus
The PUSH! Global Alliance joins forces with over 70 participating organizations in promoting and increasing global awareness of birth defects on World Birth Defects Day.
Fiona kicks off a new blog series with words of advice and tips for those entering college next year. Join the blog series and be a part of the conversation!
By filling out our online surveys, participating in the clinical research networks, and making donations, we are moving hydrocephalus research forward!
Ever aspired to run a half or full marathon? Ever thought of running in honor of your loved one living with hydrocephalus? Do you have hydrocephalus and love to run?
Elizabeth, a Teens Take Charge guest blogger, shares how making a video about her journey with hydrocephalus has impacted her life and helped others.
The FDA notification regarding Medtronic Strata shunts have led to a number of questions from patients. Here’s what you need to know.
Four. That is how many different hospitals I visited trying to transition from a pediatric to an adult neurosurgery program in the midst of a shunt malfunction.
Hydrocephalus has been shown to have multiple causes, including numerous genetic origins. Dr. Jenna Koschnitzky explores genetic mutations in a three blog series.
The HA Transition Summit will discuss ways of improving the transition from pediatric to adult-centered medical care for patients with hydrocephalus.
We have the chance to raise $80K in one day to support hydrocephalus research as well as programs and resources to support individuals and their families. #GivingTuesday is BIG this year!
The incoming Administration and Congressional Members will take office with new policy priorities. On healthcare, some will remain the same, while others will change.
Dr. Michael A. Williams received the Leadership Award by the Hydrocephalus Association to honor his career dedicated to caring for patients with hydrocephalus.
The Hydrocephalus Association (HA) is pleased and honored to announce our 2016 Hydrocephalus Association Teens Take Charge Scholarship Recipients.
The Hydrocephalus Association’s annual Vision Dinner will serve as the catalyst for a focused research initiative that aims to prevent or minimize the development of hydrocephalus after a brain bleed.
Donate now through October 31st and your gift will be matched dollar for dollar by a generous donor who will give up to $100,000 to further research into adult hydrocephalus!
Abby Cahil has hydrocephalus. Despite the many daily challenges hydrocephalus can place on a child, Abby finds freedom through running. Read her story posted on Minnesota’s StarTribune. Click here to read the article.