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Hydrocephalus is an abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles of the brain.
Spina bifida surgery before birth more effective at healing neurological structure

Spina bifida surgery before birth more effective at healing neurological structure

Research could provide more effective way to treat brain swelling after stroke

Research could provide more effective way to treat brain swelling after stroke

Study: Benefits of fetal surgery to repair spina bifida continue through school age

Study: Benefits of fetal surgery to repair spina bifida continue through school age

Fetal surgery for spina bifida makes a huge difference 10 years later

Fetal surgery for spina bifida makes a huge difference 10 years later

Brain parasite makes rodents unafraid of cats, other predators

Brain parasite makes rodents unafraid of cats, other predators

Hyperfine joins with Penn Medicine to assess new device for imaging hydrocephalus patients

Hyperfine joins with Penn Medicine to assess new device for imaging hydrocephalus patients

Study: Many patients treated for iNPH also develop Alzheimer’s disease

Study: Many patients treated for iNPH also develop Alzheimer’s disease

Sustainable neurosurgery programs can be created in poor, remote locations

Sustainable neurosurgery programs can be created in poor, remote locations

Hyperfine and Yale School of Medicine team up to pioneer the use of world's first portable MRI system

Hyperfine and Yale School of Medicine team up to pioneer the use of world's first portable MRI system

Prompt treatment can lead to improved outcomes for babies with hydrocephalus caused by toxoplasmosis

Prompt treatment can lead to improved outcomes for babies with hydrocephalus caused by toxoplasmosis

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