Infant hydrocephalus in Africa: spreading some good news

  title={Infant hydrocephalus in Africa: spreading some good news},
  author={Adrian Burton},
  journal={The Lancet Neurology},
  • Adrian Burton
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet Neurology
  • Vol 14 August 2015 789 It’s early in the morning in Mbale. A surgical team at the CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda (CCHU) is preparing to perform surgery on Mohamed, who has hydrocephalus. He is just 18 months old, one of probably well over 100 000 children (a conservative estimate) in sub-Saharan Africa who every year develop the condition before their fi rst birthday. In most places around the world, he would be scheduled to undergo the implantation of a… CONTINUE READING
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