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At Boston Children’s Hospital, important advances are being made in the treatment and research of ventriculomegaly, hydrocephalus and other disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nervous system
Changing the delivery of care for children with hydrocephalus
A new approach to brain surgery for hydrocephalus offers an alternative to the risky standard treatment of installing a permanent shunt. Learn how Benjamin C. Warf, MD,director of the Neonatal and Congenital Anomaly Neurosurgery Program at Boston Children’s, is working to change the delivery of care for children with hydrocephalus.
Children’s neurosurgeon Benjamin Warf, MD, brings life-saving care to Uganda
Dr. Warf is also training pediatric neurosurgeons in Africa in hiscombined endoscopic third ventriculostomy/choroid plexus cauterization (ETV/CPC) technique. Learn more about how his innovative surgical procedure is improving hydrocephalus treatment in developing countries like Uganda.
Creating noninvasive ways to measure intracranial pressure
Thanks to a grant from the Boston-based nonprofit Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT), Boston Children's neurosurgeon Joseph Madsen, MD, is creating a system to noninvasively measure pressure inside the skulls of patients with hydrocephalus, head injuries, subarachnoid hemorrhage and other related conditions. His goal is to create a portable device that can be used by emergency technicians, as well as by medics in battlefield situations.
Learn more about scientific research at Boston Children’s.
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