Choroid Plexus Cauterization

Canada Embraces New Brain Procedure for Hydrocephalus

Dr. Jay Riva-Cambrin of Alberta Children’s Hospital is featured in Calgary Metro for his use of the Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy with Choroid Plexus Cauterization in infants born with hydrocephalus.

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Research UPDATE: HCRN Semi-Annual Investigator Meeting Summary

Summary of the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (HCRN) investigators and coordinators’ Fall meeting, November 7- 8, in Salt Lake City.

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Wanted: Partners in the Journey

Hydrocephalus Association CEO Dawn Mancuso shares her excitement and gratitude for a special event held for the Hydrocephalus Association in New York City on October 10, 2013, that moves the association mission closer to raising greater awareness of hydrocephalus and, ultimately, finding a cure.

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HCRN Investigators Venture to Africa to Learn New ETV/CPC Procedure

Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (HCRN) investigators Drs Jay Riva-Cambrin and Curtis Rozelle are in Africa learning how to do Dr. Ben Warf’s new ETV procedure that includes choroid plexus cauterization (CPC). This is an exciting step in training prior to studying the treatment in the network.

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Children’s Hospital in Houston Performs ETV/CPC Surgical Technique to Treat Hydrocephalus

Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas, introduces the surgical treatment option of endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) with choroid plexus cauterization (CPC) for hydrocephalus.

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Surgical Procedures Improves Lives for Infants with Hydrocephalus

Seattle Children’s Hospital details the successful surgical procedure, Choroid Plexus Cauterization (CPC), performed by Dr. Samuel Browd, pediatric neurosurgeon and Director of Hydrocephalus at Seattle Children’s Hospital, on Skyler Crow now 10 months old.

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HA Advisor Receives Prestigious MacArthur Award

Dr. Benjamin Warf named a 2012 MacArthur Foundation Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

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New Hydrocephalus Treatment Performed on First Seattle Infant

Dr. Samuel Browd, Director of Hydrocephalus at Seattle Children’s, performed a new procedure known as Choroid Plexus Cauterization on an infant with hydrocephalus.

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Dr. Benjamin Warf Named a 2012 MacArthur Fellow and Awarded $500,000 Genius Grant

Dr. Benjamin Warf and four other Boston colleagues have been named 2012 MacArthur Fellows and awarded $500,000 “genius grants” by the MacArthur Foundation.

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