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Intrauterine Hydrocephalus: A report of 4 cases diagnosed by ultrasound

  • Naoya Kuwayama
  • Akira Takaku
  • Nobuo Oka
  • Shin-ichirou Takahashi

Abstract

With current ultrasound techniques, it is possible to make diagnosis of hydrocephalus in utero. But it has given us a problem of how to manage the diagnosed fetuses. Four cases of intrauterine hydrocephalus were reported and current approaches to the management were discussed.

Key words

Intrauterine hydrocephalus Ultrasound Ventriculo-amniotic shunt 

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Naoya Kuwayama
    • 1
  • Akira Takaku
    • 1
  • Nobuo Oka
    • 1
  • Shin-ichirou Takahashi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryToyama Medical and Pharmaceutical UniversityToyamaJapan
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryMito National HospitalMitoJapan

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