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Research & Reviews  8,775 results

Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy in Infants Less than One Year of Age: A Short Series o...
https://doi.org/10.1159/000513359
Pediatric Neurosurgery; Chowdhary S, Sharma SP et. al.

Mar 2nd, 2021 - Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) is currently considered as an alternative to cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt systems in the treatment of obstructive hydrocephalus. This procedure allows the CSF to drain in the basal cisterns and reabsorbed ...

Increased plasma levels of chitinase 3-like 1 (CHI3L1) protein in patients with idiopat...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2021.117353
Journal of the Neurological Sciences; Ko PW, Lee HW et. al.

Mar 2nd, 2021 - Idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) is an uncommon neurological disorder with no known pathological hallmarks. INPH may share common degenerative pathways with other neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD). However, the...

From Cerebellar Apoplexy in 1849 to Cerebellar Stroke in the 2020s: Robert Dunn's Contr...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12311-021-01240-z 10.1016/j.ncl.2014.07.007 10.1016/B978-0-444-64189-2.00020-2 10.1212/WNL.19.11.1043 10.1159/000455229 10.1002/ana.410190312 10.1080/0964704X.2015.1043176 10.1177/095952874903200110 10.3389/fnana.2019.00040 10.1038/s41572-019-0106-z
Cerebellum (London, England); Manto M, Triarhou LC

Mar 1st, 2021 - Stroke of the cerebellum represents about 10% of strokes of the brain. Both infarction and hemorrhage manifest with symptoms related to the location and extent of the lesion(s). Bilateral cerebellar infarcts constitute up to one third of all cereb...

Shunt infection and malfunction in patients with myelomeningocele.
https://doi.org/10.3171/2020.9.PEDS20313
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; White MD, McDowell MM et. al.

Feb 26th, 2021 - Myelomeningocele (MMC) is frequently complicated by symptomatic hydrocephalus, necessitating early permanent CSF diversion and revision surgeries. Shunt infections are a common cause of shunt malfunction. This study aims to characterize long-term ...

Utility of ventriculogallbladder shunts in complex cases of hydrocephalus related to ex...
https://doi.org/10.3171/2020.9.PEDS20522
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Reisner A, Smith AD et. al.

Feb 26th, 2021 - The management of hydrocephalus resulting from intraventricular hemorrhage related to extreme prematurity remains demanding. Given the complexities of controlling hydrocephalus in this population, less commonly used procedures may be required. The...

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Guidelines  23 results

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on the...
https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyz265
Neurosurgery Blount JP, Durham SR et. al.

Aug 16th, 2019 - Myelomeningocele (MM) is the most common congenital anomaly to affect the nervous system and affects 1500-2000 newborn infants per year in the United States. It is accompanied by symptomatic hydrocephalus in approximately 70%-80% of patients. Diff...

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on the...
https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyz262
Neurosurgery Tamber MS, Flannery AM et. al.

Aug 16th, 2019 - Myelomeningocele (MM) is a condition that is responsible for considerable morbidity in the pediatric population. A significant proportion of the morbidity related to MM is attributable to hydrocephalus and the surgical management thereof. Postnata...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Acute Mental Status Change, Delirium, and New Onset Psych...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2019.02.024
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Luttrull MD et. al.

May 5th, 2019 - Acute changes in mental status represent a broad collection of symptoms used to describe disorders in mentation and level of arousal, including the more narrowly defined diagnoses of delirium and psychosis. A wide range of precipitating factors ma...

FACES Guideline: What is Hydrocephalus?
http://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/1e6e01_c2e9d94e69724fe7844a499479ca68ba.pdf
The National Craniofacial Association

Feb 11th, 2016 - Description of Hydrocephalus aimed at helping parents understand the condition and the treatment that may be required. Provides list of additional resources.

Pediatric hydrocephalus: systematic literature review and evidence-based guidelines. Pa...
https://doi.org/10.3171/2014.7.PEDS14323
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Flannery AM, Duhaime AC et. al.

May 19th, 2015 - This systematic review was undertaken to answer the following question: Do technical adjuvants such as ventricular endoscopic placement, computer-assisted electromagnetic guidance, or ultrasound guidance improve ventricular shunt function and surv...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  8,889 results

Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy in Infants Less than One Year of Age: A Short Series o...
https://doi.org/10.1159/000513359
Pediatric Neurosurgery; Chowdhary S, Sharma SP et. al.

Mar 2nd, 2021 - Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) is currently considered as an alternative to cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt systems in the treatment of obstructive hydrocephalus. This procedure allows the CSF to drain in the basal cisterns and reabsorbed ...

Increased plasma levels of chitinase 3-like 1 (CHI3L1) protein in patients with idiopat...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2021.117353
Journal of the Neurological Sciences; Ko PW, Lee HW et. al.

Mar 2nd, 2021 - Idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) is an uncommon neurological disorder with no known pathological hallmarks. INPH may share common degenerative pathways with other neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD). However, the...

From Cerebellar Apoplexy in 1849 to Cerebellar Stroke in the 2020s: Robert Dunn's Contr...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12311-021-01240-z 10.1016/j.ncl.2014.07.007 10.1016/B978-0-444-64189-2.00020-2 10.1212/WNL.19.11.1043 10.1159/000455229 10.1002/ana.410190312 10.1080/0964704X.2015.1043176 10.1177/095952874903200110 10.3389/fnana.2019.00040 10.1038/s41572-019-0106-z
Cerebellum (London, England); Manto M, Triarhou LC

Mar 1st, 2021 - Stroke of the cerebellum represents about 10% of strokes of the brain. Both infarction and hemorrhage manifest with symptoms related to the location and extent of the lesion(s). Bilateral cerebellar infarcts constitute up to one third of all cereb...

Shunt infection and malfunction in patients with myelomeningocele.
https://doi.org/10.3171/2020.9.PEDS20313
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; White MD, McDowell MM et. al.

Feb 26th, 2021 - Myelomeningocele (MMC) is frequently complicated by symptomatic hydrocephalus, necessitating early permanent CSF diversion and revision surgeries. Shunt infections are a common cause of shunt malfunction. This study aims to characterize long-term ...

Utility of ventriculogallbladder shunts in complex cases of hydrocephalus related to ex...
https://doi.org/10.3171/2020.9.PEDS20522
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Reisner A, Smith AD et. al.

Feb 26th, 2021 - The management of hydrocephalus resulting from intraventricular hemorrhage related to extreme prematurity remains demanding. Given the complexities of controlling hydrocephalus in this population, less commonly used procedures may be required. The...

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News  99 results

A 25-Year-Old Man With Diplopia and Loss of Body Control
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/867092_4

Sep 2nd, 2020 - INO can be unilateral or bilateral. The most common cause of unilateral INO in the elderly is stroke. In young patients with unilateral or more typically bilateral INO, multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most frequently implicated underlying cause, wi...

CSF Shunt Hazard With Close Proximity to Hearing Devices, FDA Warns
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/915732

Jul 16th, 2019 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning healthcare providers about potential hazards from interactions between implanted programmable cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunts and hearing implants that contain magnets. CSF shunt systems are us...

CSF Shunt Hazard With Close Proximity to Hearing Devices, FDA Warns
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/915732

Jul 16th, 2019 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning healthcare providers about potential hazards from interactions between implanted programmable cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunts and hearing implants that contain magnets. CSF shunt systems are us...

Doctors pray for sick as blackout batters Venezuelan hospitals
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-hospitals/doctors-pray-for-sick-as-blackout-batters-venezuelan-hospitals-idUSKBN1QS1SV

Mar 11th, 2019 - CARACAS (Reuters) - Maria Rodriguez’s daughter has spent a month in Caracas’s J.M. de los Rios children’s hospital with hydrocephalus, a buildup of spinal fluid in the brain, but staff there have faced an uphill battle treating the girl because of...

Hydrocephalus: New Complication of Congenital Zika Syndrome
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/905510

Nov 22nd, 2018 - Hydrocephalus may be a complication of congenital Zika syndrome, and the presenting signs and symptoms are challenging to recognize, a Brazilian group reports. Monitoring for hydrocephalus, including assessing the potential harbinger of cerebellar...

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