Hydrocephalus prevalence and outcome in a population-based cohort of children born in 1989-1998.

@article{Persson2005HydrocephalusPA,
  title={Hydrocephalus prevalence and outcome in a population-based cohort of children born in 1989-1998.},
  author={Eva-Kavin Persson and Gudrun Hagberg and Paul Uvebrant},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2005},
  volume={94 6},
  pages={726-32}
}
AIM To determine the prevalence, aetiology and clinical outcome in children with surgically treated hydrocephalus. METHODS A population-based study of all 208 liveborn children with hydrocephalus, 124 with infantile hydrocephalus and 84 with hydrocephalus associated with myelomeningocoele, born during 1989-1998 in western Sweden. Aetiological and clinical information was collected from records. RESULTS The prevalence of hydrocephalus was 0.82 per 1000 live births, 0.49 for children with… CONTINUE READING

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