Evolution of Surgical Interventions for Hydrocephalus: Patient Preferences and the Need for Proper Information (Report)

Evolution of Surgical Interventions for Hydrocephalus: Patient Preferences and the Need for Proper Information (Report)

INTRODUCTION Hydrocephalus is a clinical entity characterised by excess accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles and subarachnoid pathways, usually as a result of disturbance in its formation, flow or absorption. The term “hydrocephalus” itself is derived from the Greek words hydro (water) and cephali (head) (1).

Evolution of Surgical Interventions for Hydrocephalus: Patient Preferences and the Need for Proper Information (Report)

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