FDA – Medtronic Announces Recall of its Stratamr Adjustable Valves and Shunts

Medtronic Announces Voluntary Worldwide Recall of its Stratamr Adjustable Valves and Shunts READ MORE: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm551646.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery  DUBLIN – April 6, 2017 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that on February 22, 2017 it notified customers of a voluntary recall of all unused units of the StrataMR™ adjustable valves and shunts. These products are manufactured and marketed… Read More FDA – Medtronic Announces Recall of its Stratamr Adjustable Valves and Shunts

Restoration of sexual activity in patients with chronic hydrocephalus after shunt placement.

Restoration of sexual activity in patients with chronic hydrocephalus after shunt placement. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009. Authors Missori P1, Scollato A, Formisano R, Currà A, Mina C, Marianetti M, Polli FM, Peschillo S, Paolini S, Frati A, Miscusi M. AbstractBACKGROUND: Chronic (normotensive or low pressure) hydrocephalus is characterized clinically by gait disturbance, cognitive and urinary… Read More Restoration of sexual activity in patients with chronic hydrocephalus after shunt placement.

Factors Associated with Acute and Chronic Hydrocephalus in Nonaneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Factors Associated with Acute and Chronic Hydrocephalus in Nonaneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Peter Kang,  Amanda Raya,  Gregory J. Zipfel,  Rajat Dhar Original Article First Online: 02 July 2015 DOI: 10.1007/s12028-015-0152-7 Cite this article as: Kang, P., Raya, A., Zipfel, G.J. et al. Neurocrit Care (2016) 24: 104. doi:10.1007/s12028-015-0152-7 265Views Abstract Background Hydrocephalus requiring external ventricular drain (EVD) or shunt placement commonly… Read More Factors Associated with Acute and Chronic Hydrocephalus in Nonaneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in children: prospective, multicenter results from the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network

Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in children: prospective, multicenter results from the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network Abhaya V. KulkarniMD, PhD1, Jay Riva-CambrinMD, MSc2, Richard HolubkovPhD3, Samuel R. BrowdMD, PhD4, D. Douglas CochraneMD5, James M. DrakeFRCSC1, David D. LimbrickMD, PhD6, Curtis J. RozzelleMD10, Tamara D. SimonMD, MSPH4, Mandeep S. TamberMD, PhD7, John C. Wellons IIIMD, MSPH8, William E.… Read More Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in children: prospective, multicenter results from the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network

Patients exposed to diagnostic head and neck radiation for the management of shunted hydrocephalus have a significant risk of developing thyroid nodules

Patients exposed to diagnostic head and neck radiation for the management of shunted hydrocephalus have a significant risk of developing thyroid nodules Pediatric Surgery International June 2016, Volume 32, Issue 6, pp 565–569 Jennifer H. Aldrink, Brent Adler, Jesse Haines, Daniel Watkins, Mika Matthews, Lacey Lubeley, Wei Wang, Denis R. King Original Article First Online:… Read More Patients exposed to diagnostic head and neck radiation for the management of shunted hydrocephalus have a significant risk of developing thyroid nodules

The relationship between intracranial pressure and obesity: an ultrasonographic evaluation of the optic nerve

The relationship between intracranial pressure and obesity: an ultrasonographic evaluation of the optic nerve Surgical Endoscopy June 2016, Volume 30, Issue 6, pp 2321-2325 First online: 07 January 2016 Fernando Dip , David Nguyen , Morris Sasson , Emanuele Lo Menzo , Samuel Szomstein ,Raul Rosenthal  Abstract Background Measurements of optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) with noninvasive ocular ultrasonography have been shown to be… Read More The relationship between intracranial pressure and obesity: an ultrasonographic evaluation of the optic nerve