The Treatment of Hydrocephalus in Spina Bifida — Endoscopy
Birth rates several times those in developed countries, the lack of preventive measures, and the rarity of prenatal diagnosis all contribute to the fact that spina bifida is a very common condition among children of developing countries. At the CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda (CCHU), a center for pediatric neurosurgery established in 2001, 75–100 new infants with myelomeningocele (MMC) present for treatment annually.
KeywordsBasilar Artery Spina Bifida Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy Shunt Revision Shunt Malfunction
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