Pediatric Hydrocephalus

In the last ten years the pediatric neurosurgeon has witnessed a real revolution in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric hydrocephalus, the most frequently encountered condition in everyday clinical practice. The evolution of MRI and the advent of neuroendoscopic surgery have resuscitated the in...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Cinalli, Giuseppe., Sainte-Rose, Christian., Maixner, Wirginia June.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Milano : Springer Milan : 2005.
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-88-470-2121-1
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Table of Contents:
  • 1 Genetics of Hydrocephalus
  • 2 Development of the Cerebrospinal Fluid Pathways During Embryonic and Fetal Life in Humans
  • 3 Cerebrospinal Fluid Dynamics
  • 4 Pathophysiology of Hydrocephalus
  • 5 Modern Imaging of Pediatric Hydrocephalus
  • 6 Classification and Definition of Hydrocephalus: Origin, Controversy, and Assignment of the Terminology
  • 7 Hydrocephalus: Intracranial Pressure, Myelination, and Neurodevelopment
  • 8 Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus of Prematurity
  • 9 Hydrocephalus with Myelomeningocele
  • 10 Benign Pericerebral Collections in Children
  • 11 Hydrocephalus in Pediatric Patients with Posterior Fossa Tumours 155
  • 12 Treatment of Hydrocephalus in Suprasellar Lesions
  • 13 Hydrocephalus and Colloid Cysts 171
  • 14 Hydrocephalus and Spinal Tumors
  • 15 Postinfectious Hydrocephalus in Children
  • 16 Multiloculated Hydrocephalus
  • 17 Hydrocephalus in Neurocysticercosis and Other Parasitic and Infectious Diseases
  • 18 Hydrocephalus and the Dandy-Walker Malformation
  • 19 Hydrocephalus and Aqueductal Stenosis
  • 20 Shunt Hardware and Surgical Technique
  • 21 Abdominal Complications of Peritoneal Shunts
  • 22 Patterns of Shunt Failure According to the Hydrodynamic Features of the Valve: Lessons from the Shunt Design Trial
  • 23 Slit Ventricle Syndrome or Syndromes: Diagnosis and Management
  • 24 Endoscopic Anatomy of the Ventricles
  • 25 Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
  • 26 Third Ventriculostomy in Shunt Malfunction
  • 27 Dynamic MRI of Cerebrospinal Fluid in Children
  • 28 The CISS Sequence in the Preoperative MRI Assessment of Neuroendoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
  • 29 Complications of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
  • 30 Repeat Third Ventriculostomy
  • 31 Economic Analysis of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy and Ventricular Shunts
  • 32 Growth and Puberty in Hydrocephalus
  • 33 Epilepsy in Childhood Shunted Hydrocephalus.