Nelson Martelli

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The authors present the results of a prospective study of 20 children with congenital or acquired hydrocephalus of nontumoral etiology and submitted to ventriculo-(or cyst-) peritoneal shunting with valve. The diagnosis was established by B-mode or real-time brain sonography, in association with another neuroradiological procedure (computed tomography,(More)
Infantile hydrocephalus is a common disease. In most affected children the process starts before the age of 2 when the bregmatic fontanel is still open. Brain sonography has emerged as an effective tool in diagnosing progressive ventricle dilation and may be used for continuous follow-up. It gives such important information as: (a) cortical thickness, an(More)
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