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100 Questions & Answers About Hydrocephalus

Author(s): Aaron Mohanty, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763779900
  • Paperback    250 pages      © 2012
Price: $21.95 US List
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Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient or a loved one of someone with hydrocephalus, this book offers much-needed help. 100 Questions & Answers About Hydrocephalus provides authoritative, straightforward answers to the most common questions asked by patients and parents of children with this disorder. This easy-to-read text is a comprehensive guide to understanding the causes, symptoms, and risks associated with this condition. It covers diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment follow up, and much more.

100 Questions & Answers About Hydrocephalus is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil caused by hydrocephalus.

Part One  Introduction
Part Two  Anatomy of the Brain
Part Three  Types of Hydrocephalus
Part Four  Recognizing Hydrocephalus
Part Five  Hydrocephalus Associated with Specific Conditions
Part Six  Radiological Picture of Hydrocephalus
Part Seven  Common Bedside Procedures in Hydrocephalus
Part Eight  Indications for Surgery for Hydrocephalus
Part Nine  Shunts: The Basics
Part Ten  Shunt Surgery
Part Eleven  Alternatives to Shunting
Part Twelve  Follow Up of Patients with Shunts
Part Thirteen  Follow Up of the Patients with Hydrocephalus without a Shunt
Part Fourteen  Special Circumstances with Indwelling Shunts
Part Fifteen  Hydrocephalus, Shunts, and Pregnancy
Part Sixteen  Neuropsychological Deficits in Hydrocephalus
Part Seventeen  Intraventricular Hemorrhage of the Newborn
Part Eighteen  Benign External Hydrocephalus
Part Nineteen  Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Part Twenty  Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Aaron Mohanty, MD-Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas

Dr. Aaron Mohanty completed his medical schooling and neurosurgery residency in India and subsequently completed a fellowship at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center and Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas.

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