Missael Munguambe

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BACKGROUND Hydrocephalus in sub-Saharan Africa, including Mozambique, is still a significant health care problem. METHODS Retrospective data from a previous study were used to determine patient provenance, referral patterns, and lost to follow-up rates. RESULTS Many children with hydrocephalus in this region are not taken to health care facilities for(More)
BACKGROUND In developed countries, the incidence of neonatal hydrocephalus ranges from 3 to 5 cases per 1000 live births, but little is known about the frequency of hydrocephalus in Africa. In Mozambique, there is no primary information related to this disorder, but using the above data, the expected incidence of neonatal hydrocephalus would range from 2900(More)
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