Three children in Singapore with chronic health conditions are raising money for other children in dire financial need so that they can receive medical treatment. One of the children is a young boy has two shunts to treat his hydrocephalus.
Angel Raynoso spent his 30th birthday in the hospital. The day before, he’d had a seizure, was rushed to intensive care and had emergency surgery to relieve pressure on his brain.
In this installment of Debby’s video blog series, she discusses pregnancy and hydrocephalus, sharing from her personal experiences with her daughter, who has hydrocephalus, and the birth of her first grandchild.
Haylea Blank shares the take-aways from attending two Hydrocephalus Association national conferences that have helped her manage her hydrocephalus into adulthood.
The Gerber Foundation recently awarded Dr. Chevis Shannon, Research Assistant Professor & Director of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Clinical Research Initiative at Vanderbilt University, and HCRN investigator, a grant to evaluate the impact of post hemorrhagic hydrocephalus (PHH) on neurodevelopmental outcomes in premature infants.
Nina is a dog lover. She brings one special French Bulldog into her life as they share a common journey with hydrocephalus. She shares her story with the Hydrocephalus Association.
The Hydrocephalus Association is pleased to announce the launch of our Shunt System page on our website. Learn more about shunt system components, valve mechanisms, most common shunt systems, overdrainage control devices, Siphon-resistive devices (SRD) and the different symptoms of malfunction and/or infection.