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10 Important Facts about Hydrocephalus
One out of every 1,000 babies born in the U.S. will have a form of hydrocephalus.
2009 Hydrocephalus Survey
This is the fourth survey conducted by National Hydrocephalus Foundation in its 30 year history.
When a patient or family is confronted by a chronic medical condition it is common to feel overwhelmed, helpless, and alone. Be assured that although you feel all alone – you are not. There are many resources available to you ~ and we are one of those resources.
Hydrocephalus is a chronic neurological condition which does need treatment and follow up as it is a life-long condition. However, advances in technology, diagnostic and, treatment are helping those diagnosed with this condition to live a full and near normal active life.
One of the most important things you can do as a patient or family member is to become informed ~ and stay informed. As we often tell those who contact our organization ‘our little corner of the world has been improving, almost dramatically, within the past 15 years. There has been more research, new technology, procedures…’ and the list goes on.
The National Hydrocephalus Foundation (NHF) provides knowledge, education, support, and assists in finding medical care. We’re here when you need someone to share with.
What is Hydrocephalus?
Aspects of Hydrocephalus
Causes of Hydrocephalus
Facts about Hydrocephalus
How is Hydrocephalus Diagnosed?
Signs of Hydrocephalus & Shunt Malfunctions
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus