With a range of causes, associated disorders and presentations, childhood hydrocephalus can be challenging to diagnose. In this brief yet comprehensive talk, Nalin Gupta, MD, PhD, UCSF’s chief of pediatric neurosurgery, demystifies the condition, explaining its various patterns and how they bear on treatment decisions. Discover why a shunt isn’t always the answer and how specialists are looking at new preventive strategies that may protect against cognitive and developmental problems.
Professor, Neurological Surgery UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences
Nalin Gupta is Chief of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at UCSF, and a Professor in the Departments of Neurological Surgery and Pediatrics. His clinical and research interests are directed towards neuro-oncology and congenital anomalies.