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Water on the Brain

Edited by Bora Gürer

University of Health Sciences, Istanbul Fatih Sultan Mehmet Education and Research Hospital

Hydrocephalus is a common manifestation of many diseases. Caring and treating a patient with hydrocephalus involve engagement and acquire a deep knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and technical details. Despite the technological developments, treatment of hydrocephalus is still a challenge for every neurological surgeon. The aim of this project is to provide a detailed and accessible information for every single discipline, not only for neurological surgeons, involved in the diagnosis and treatment of the patients with hydrocephalus.

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HydrocephalusWater on the BrainEdited by Bora Gürer

Published: August 1st 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69908

ISBN: 978-1-78923-487-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-486-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-438-0

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

15733 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

6 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: History of the Hydrocephaly

By Bora Gürer


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2. Visualization and Characterization of Cerebrospinal Fluid Motion Based on Magnetic Resonance Imaging

By Satoshi Yatsushiro, Saeko Sunohara, Hideki Atsumi, Mitsunori Matsumae and Kagayaki Kuroda


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3. Craniocervical Junction Syndrome: Anatomy of the Craniocervical and Atlantoaxial Junctions and the Effect of Misalignment on Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow

By Scott Rosa, John W. Baird, David Harshfield and Mahan Chehrenama


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4. Clinical and Cognitive Features of Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

By Elena Sinforiani, Claudio Pacchetti, Marta Picascia, Nicolò Gabriele Pozzi, Massimiliano Todisco and Paolo Vitali


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5. Hydrocephaly: Medical Treatment

By Fethi Gul, Reyhan Arslantas and Umut Sabri Kasapoglu


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6. Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy, Indications and Challenges

By Ehab Ahmed El Refaee and Ahmed A Abdullah


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7. Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy

By Tugrul Cem Unal and Aydin Aydoseli


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8. Presentation of the Success Rate of ETV in Distinct Indication Cases of Hydrocephalus

By Joachim M.K. Oertel and Akos Csokonay


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