Pediatric Hydrocephalus: An Update on Signs, Solutions and Strategies

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.

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UCSF Pediatrics

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Nalin Gupta, MD, PhD

Nalin Gupta, MD, PhD

Pediatric neurosurgeon
Chief, Pediatric Neurological Surgery, San Francisco


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