The changing panorama of infantile hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy over forty years--a Swedish survey.

@article{Hagberg1989TheCP,
  title={The changing panorama of infantile hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy over forty years--a Swedish survey.},
  author={Bengt A Hagberg and Gudrun Hagberg},
  journal={Brain & development},
  year={1989},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={368-73}
}
The time trends and background of infantile hydrocephalus (IH) and cerebral palsy (CP) are surveyed. The changes in live birth prevalence, disability patterns, associated neuroimpairments and distribution of etiologies are analysed. Both the risk of IH and that of CP sharply increase with decreasing birth weight and gestational age. It is concluded that the… CONTINUE READING