Adult patients with "asymptomatic" and "compensated" hydrocephalus benefit from surgery.

OBJECTIVES There exists no consensus regarding the appropriate treatment of the group of adult hydrocephalus patients often denoted as "arrested"/ "compensated", "asymptomatic" or "symptomatic congenital". Our case series describes the results of CSF diversion in these patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS During the period of 1984 to 1994, 23 consecutive adult… (More)