Hydrocephalus | Programs and Services

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Learn about the programs and services offered for hydrocephalus at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Hydrocephalus Program

Sixty years ago, Boston Children's Hospital became the first hospital in the world to treat children with hydrocephalus by rerouting excess fluid from the brain into another body cavity (in a process...

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Brain Center

Here at the Boston Children's Hospital Brain Center, our experienced clinicians treat each child as an individual — and involve the entire family in the treatment process. Our caregivers are dedicated...

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Department of Neurosurgery

Here at the Boston Children's Hospital Department of Neurosurgery, our neurosurgical specialists provide advanced clinical care with a focus on using minimally invasive techniques whenever possible...

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