Review of the Treatment & Management of Hydrocephalus

Jacqueline Groat, PharmD Candidate; Joshua J. Neumiller, PharmD, CDE, CGP, FASCP


US Pharmacist. 2013;38(3):HS-8-HS-11. 

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Hydrocephalus is a complicated condition to diagnose, and treatment options are limited. Current long-term treatment options are restricted to surgical interventions, including shunt placement and ETV. Even if the underlying disease state, such as an infection or tumor, is resolved, most patients will require surgical intervention and long-term follow-up.