Hydrocephalus Research Publications from HCRN

The Journal of Neurosurgery has generously granted HCRN permission to bring you the full copyrighted texts of the following articles authored by our team:


Kestle: A standardized protocol to reduce cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection: The Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network Quality Improvement Initiative


Kulkarni: Outcomes of CSF shunting in children: comparison of Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network cohort with historical controls


Riva-Cambrin:Center effect and other factors influencing temporization and shunting of cerebrospinal fluid in preterm infants with intraventricular hemorrhage


Simon: Infection rates following initial cerebrospinal fluid shunt placement across pediatric hospitals in the United States Clinical article


Simon: Hospital care for children with hydrocephalus in the United States: utilization, charges, comorbidities, and deaths


Simon: Reinfection following initial cerebrospinal fluid shunt


Wellons: A multicenter retrospective comparison of conversion from temporary to permanent cerebrospinal fluid diversion in very low birth weight infants with posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus


Wellons: The assessment of bulging fontanel and splitting of sutures in premature infants: an interrater reliability study


Whitehead: No significant improvement in the rate of accurate ventricular catheter location using ultrasound-guided CSF shunt insertion: a prospective, controlled study


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