Table of Contents
Historical Vignettes on the Medical and Surgical Treatment of Hydrocephalus
(James Tait Goodrich, Leo Davidoff Department of Neurological Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, New York, USA)
Physiology and Pathology of Cerebrospinal Fluid: Pressure, Formation, Composition, Flow and Reabsorption
(Conrad E. Johanson, Department of Neurosurgery, Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA)
Dynamics of Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow
(Richard D. Penn, Department of Neurosurgery, Rush Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Types and Components of Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
(Dimitris A. Kombogiorgas, Department of Neurosurgery, Metropolitan Hospital, Athens, Greece)
Manufacture and Function of Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
(Christoph Miethke, President and Founder of Christoph Miethke GmbH & Co. KG, Potsdam, Germany)
Cerebrospinal Shunts: Selection of Components, Techniques for Insertion and for Revision
(Rick Abbott, and Adam L. Sandler, Department of Neurological Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, New York, USA)
Imaging of Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts: Radiologist’s Perspective
(Korgun Koral, Department of Neuroradiology and Vascular/Interventional Radiology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center and Children’s Health, Dallas, USA)
Obstruction of Cerebrospinal Fluid Drainage Systems
(Carolyn A. Harris James P. McAllister II, Department of Neurosurgery, Wayne State University and the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan, USA, and others)
Complications of Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts in Childhood
(Sandip Chatterjee, Department of Neurosurgery, VIMS and Park Clinic, Kolkata, India)
Limitations, Complications and Future of Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
(J. André Grotenhuis, and Raheel Ahmed, Department of Neurosurgery, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
Neurosurgeons, Neurologist, Pediatricians, Nurses, Medical Students.
Neurosurgical and Neurological Institutions.
Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts Industry.