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From Patient to Progress: New insights into preventing shunt blockages

While shunt implantation is a typical treatment option for people with hydrocephalus, there have been surprisingly few advances to decrease shunt failure rates since the 1950s

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New Insights into Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

A recently published study attempts to shed light on the long term outcomes of untreated iNPH by examining mortality rates, risk of dementia, and symptom progression in individuals with ventricular enlargement.

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My Transition from Pediatric Care to Adult Care

The Dr. Seuss books and wooden “choo-choo” train in the waiting room were clear indicators that it was time for me to transition to a physician that treated adults.

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CSF Shunt Entry Site Trial

The CSF Shunt Entry Site Trial has reached the halfway mark in patient enrollment – that is 224 patients enrolled!

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Hydrocephalus and Disability Benefits

The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides support to disabled individuals through two separate disability benefit Programs: SSI and SSDI. Learn more.

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Risk Factors For Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus

Learn about how Dr. Hannah Tully is uncovering risk and protective factors associated with the development of PHH, and the results of a large retrospective study she recently presented.

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Hydrocephalus Physician's Directory

Is Your Doctor In Our Directory?

Do you have a neurosurgeon, neurologist, or neuropsychologist that you LOVE? Invite your doctor to join the Hydrocephalus Association’s Physician Directory!

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