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Hearing Loss in Patients with Shunt-Treated Hydrocephalus

References 1. Löppönen H, Sorri M, Serlo W, von Wendt L. Audiological findings of shunt-treated hydrocephalus in children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 1989;18(1):21-30. 2. Edwards CG, Durieux-Smith A, Picton TW. Auditory brainstem response audiometry in neonatal hydrocephalus. J Otolaryngol Suppl 1985;14:40-6. 3. Satzer D, Guillaume DJ. Hearing loss in hydrocephalus: a review, with focus on mechanisms. Neurosurg Rev 2016;39(1):13-25. 4. Bao X, Wong V. Brainstem auditory-evoked potential

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging as a Useful Tool for the Selection of Pharmacological and Surgical Treatment Options for Canine Hydrocephalus

References 1. Adamiak Z., Pomianowski A., Kwiatkowska M., Majchrowski A., Matyjasik H., Holak P.: Laparoscopyassisted ventriculo-peritoneal shunt implantation in a dog: a case report. Vet Med (Praha) 2011, 56 , 577-580. 2. De Stefani A., De Risio L., Platt S.R., Matiasek L., Lujan-Feliu-Pascual A., Garosi L.S.: Surgical technique, postoperative complications and outcome in 14 dogs treated for hydrocephalus by ventriculoperitoneal shunting. Vet Surg 2011, 40 , 183-101. 3. Esteve-Ratsch B., Kneissl S

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Congenital Hydrocephalus and Hemivertebrae Associated With De NOVO Partial Monosomy 6q (6q25.3→qter)

, Krapels IP, de Die-Smulders CE, van Lint FH, Willekes C, et al. Congenital hydrocephalus in clinical practice: A genetic diagnostic approach. Eur J Med Genet. 2011; 54(6): e542-e547. 16. Davis GH. Fetal hydrocephalus. Clin Perinatol. 2003; 30(3): 531-539. 17. Garne E, Loane M, Addor MC, Boyd PA, Barisic I, Dolk H. Congenital hydrocephalus ‒ prevalence, prenatal diagnosis and outcome of pregnancy in four European regions. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2010; 14(2): 150-155. 18. Li P, Pomianowski P, DiMaio MS, Florio JR, Rossi MR

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Assessment of hydrocephalus in children based on digital image processing and analysis

in Biology Society, Osaka, Japan , pp. 5263–5266. Boykov, Y. and Jolly, M.P. (2001). Interactive graph cuts for optimal boundary & region segmentation of objects in N-D images, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision, Vancouver, Canada , Vol. 1, pp. 105–112. Butman, J.A. and Linguraru, M.G. (2008). Assessment of ventricle volume from serial MRI scans in communicating hydrocephalus, Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, Paris, France, pp. 49–52. DICOM (n.d.). DICOM specification

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Mathematical Modelling of the Infusion Test

Zoon. (1984). Baleastri M, Czosnyka M, Steiner L A, Schmidt E, Smielewski P, Matta B, Pickard JD. Intracranial hypertension: what additional information can be derived from ICP waveform after head injury? Acta Neurochir. (Wien) 2004; 146: 131-141. Boon AJW, Tans JTh, Delwel EJ, Egeler-Peerdeman SM, Hermans J. The Dutch Normal-Pressure Hydrocephalus Study How to select patients for shunting? An analysis of four diagnostic criteria. Surg Neurol 2000; 53: 201-207. Bearing HA. Choroid

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Prenatal Microcephaly and Hydrocephalus and Normal Heart Anatomy, Postnatal Diagnosis of Nijmegen Syndrome - Case Report

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Nijmengen breakage syndrome is a rare autosomal condition mainly characterized by microcephaly. Patients are predisposed to malignancies due to combined immunodeficiency. The presented patient had prenatally diagnosed microcephaly with atypical ventriculomegaly of occipital horns. Fetal echocardiography showed a normal fetal heart anatomy. Diagnosis of Nijmengen syndrome was confirmed postnatally. The differential diagnosis of fetal microcephaly should take into account intrauterine infections, perinatal brain injury, congenital malformations or biological variants.

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Interhemispheric Transcallosal Transforaminal Approach and Microscopic Third Ventriculostomy for Intraventricular Craniopharyngioma Associated with Asymmetric Hydrocephalus: Case Report and Literature Review

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We report on a case of a solid adamantinomatous variant of craniopharyngioma located entirely within the third ventricle causing asymmetric obstructive hydrocephalus in a 43-year-old male patient. The patient complaints included intermittent severe headache and progressive bilateral visual field loss. Initially, the lesion was accessed via the bifrontal interhemispheric translamina terminalis approach but total removal was not possible due to short anterior communicating artery which limited the exposure. In the second stage, we used the right interhemispheric transcallosal transforaminal approach and achieved total tumor removal followed by microscopic third ventriculostomy. The present article discusses the selection of appropriate surgical approach based on concise literature review that provides favorable surgical management of these rare lesions.

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Non-ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Associated with Multiple Comorbidities in a Patient with a Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt for Obstructive Hydrocephalus Following Traumatic Brain Injury

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Non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) has the highest long-term mortality rates of all acute coronary syndromes. Usually, NSTEMI occurs in elderly patients (>75 years of age) with multiple associated diseases. The complication rate for NSTEMI, including heart failure or hemorrhages, is significantly higher than that in ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients. The case reported is of a 70 year-old male, with a history of ventriculoperitoneal shunt for obstructive hydrocephalus following a traumatic brain injury, who presented with NSTEMI.

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Survey of Modern Image Segmentation Algorithms on CT Scans of Hydrocephalic Brains

.S. Kahn, Automatic segmentation of the ventricular system from MR images of the human brain, NeuroImage, Vol. 14, pp. 95-104, 2001 [6] T.H. Lee, M.F.A. Fauzi, R. Komiya, Segmentation of CT brain images using K-means and EM cluster ing, In Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualisation, CGIV’08. Fifth International Conference on IEEE, pp. 339-344, 2008 [7] W. Halberstadt, T.S. Douglas, Fuzzy clustering of CT images for the measurement of hydrocephalus associated with tuberculous meningitis, In Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

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Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis Type 1 Secondary to an Infected Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt: a Case Report

References 1. Blount JP, Campbell JA, Haines SJ. Complications in ventricular cerebrospinal fluid shunting. Nuerosurg Clin North Am 1993; 4: 633-656. 2. Weprin BE, Swift DM. Complications of ventricular shunts. Techniques in Neurosurgery 2002; 3: 224-242. 3. Fernell E, von Wendt L, Serlo W, et al . Ventriculoatrial or ventriculoperitoneal shunts in the treatment of hydrocephalus in children? Z Kinderchir 1985; 40(Suppl 1): 12-14. 4. Borgbjerg BM, Gjerris F, Albeck MJ, et al . A comparison between ventriculo-peritoneal and

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