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Updates on the diagnosis and management of posttraumatic hydrocephalus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2649117     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Posttraumatic hydrocephalus is a vital subject for the practitioner caring for patients with traumatic encephalopathy, as a large number of brain trauma patients develop ventricular enlargement. The managing physician should understand which ventriculomegalic patients are suffering from hydrocephalus, which have cerebral atrophy and which stand a reasonable chance of improvement on surgical placement of a ventricular shunt. This paper highlights this decision process in two patients, and offers the physician a practical overview of posttraumatic hydrocephalus and its management.
Authors:
R T Katz; V Brander; V Sahgal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation / Association of Academic Physiatrists     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0894-9115     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Phys Med Rehabil     Publication Date:  1989 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-05-12     Completed Date:  1989-05-12     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8803677     Medline TA:  Am J Phys Med Rehabil     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  91-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Brain Trauma Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, IL 60611-4496.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Atrophy
Brain Diseases / diagnosis*,  pathology
Brain Injuries / complications*
Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Hydrocephalus / diagnosis*,  etiology,  surgery
Male

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