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Hydrocephalus is an abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles of the brain.
Antibiotic-impregnated shunt could prevent hydrocephalus infections, save millions

Antibiotic-impregnated shunt could prevent hydrocephalus infections, save millions

CNS develops evidence-based guidelines for treatment of pediatric myelomeningocele

CNS develops evidence-based guidelines for treatment of pediatric myelomeningocele

Vicon and NOC support CURE International to create first gait lab in Ethiopia

Vicon and NOC support CURE International to create first gait lab in Ethiopia

HALS study may provide new insight into the long-term brain health of astronauts

HALS study may provide new insight into the long-term brain health of astronauts

A unique study of spina Bifida shows surviving adults are more likely to live independently

A unique study of spina Bifida shows surviving adults are more likely to live independently

Multidisciplinary team successfully performs complex surgery on patient suffering from enlarged skull

Multidisciplinary team successfully performs complex surgery on patient suffering from enlarged skull

UCPH researcher receives prize for research into brain's cleaning system

UCPH researcher receives prize for research into brain's cleaning system

Penn scientists to explore new approach for predicting and treating diseases at individual level

Penn scientists to explore new approach for predicting and treating diseases at individual level

AI platform identifies acute neurological illnesses faster than human diagnosis

AI platform identifies acute neurological illnesses faster than human diagnosis

Study: Many pediatric brain tumor survivors do not achieve complete independence as adults

Study: Many pediatric brain tumor survivors do not achieve complete independence as adults

Researchers develop simple method to predict premature infants at risk for retinopathy

Researchers develop simple method to predict premature infants at risk for retinopathy

New study focuses on best, cost effective practices to bridge treatment gap for brain disorders

New study focuses on best, cost effective practices to bridge treatment gap for brain disorders

New research provides clues into development of mammalian cerebral cortex

New research provides clues into development of mammalian cerebral cortex

Fetal MRI can accurately identify holoprosencephaly by 18 weeks of gestation

Fetal MRI can accurately identify holoprosencephaly by 18 weeks of gestation

Viruses can exploit a suprising weakness of brain cells to spark hydrocephalus

Viruses can exploit a suprising weakness of brain cells to spark hydrocephalus

Two surgical procedures found to be equally effective in treating infants with hydrocephalus

Two surgical procedures found to be equally effective in treating infants with hydrocephalus

IUPUI researchers receive $1.8 million grant to develop potential treatments for hydrocephalus

IUPUI researchers receive $1.8 million grant to develop potential treatments for hydrocephalus

MUSC researchers develop ex vivo model of pressure-induced cellular injury in the brain

MUSC researchers develop ex vivo model of pressure-induced cellular injury in the brain

Low-cost upgrade of 2D ultrasound machines into 3D imaging devices

Low-cost upgrade of 2D ultrasound machines into 3D imaging devices

Study highlights association of obesity with fecal incontinence in spina bifida patients

Study highlights association of obesity with fecal incontinence in spina bifida patients