Hydrocephalus (Hydrocephaly)

Excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the cranium which may be associated with dilation of cerebral ventricles, INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; HEADACHE; lethargy; URINARY INCONTINENCE; and ATAXIA.
Also Known As:
Hydrocephaly; Congenital Hydrocephalus; Hydrocephalus, Obstructive; Aqueductal Stenosis; Cerebral Ventriculomegaly; Fetal Cerebral Ventriculomegaly; Hydrocephalus Ex-Vacuo; Aqueductal Stenoses; Cerebral Ventriculomegalies; Cerebral Ventriculomegalies, Fetal; Cerebral Ventriculomegaly, Fetal; Fetal Cerebral Ventriculomegalies; Hydrocephalus Ex Vacuo; Hydrocephalus Ex-Vacuos; Hydrocephalus, Communicating; Hydrocephalus, Congenital; Hydrocephalus, Post-Traumatic; Post Traumatic Hydrocephalus; Stenoses, Aqueductal; Stenosis, Aqueductal; Ventriculomegalies, Cerebral; Ventriculomegalies, Fetal Cerebral; Ventriculomegaly, Cerebral; Ventriculomegaly, Fetal Cerebral; Communicating Hydrocephalus; Obstructive Hydrocephalus; Post-Traumatic Hydrocephalus
Networked: 4073 relevant articles (171 outcomes, 295 trials/studies) for this Disease, Comments

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Hydrocephalus (Hydrocephaly)
2. Cysts
3. Meningitis
4. Infection
5. Headache (Headaches)


1. Kulkarni, Abhaya V: 23 articles (09/2014 - 11/2007)
2. McAllister, James P: 21 articles (01/2015 - 03/2006)
3. Warf, Benjamin C: 18 articles (04/2015 - 01/2005)
4. Del Bigio, Marc R: 18 articles (01/2014 - 01/2002)
5. Drake, James M: 13 articles (01/2015 - 03/2004)
6. Wellons, John C: 13 articles (09/2014 - 02/2002)
7. Di Rocco, Concezio: 12 articles (01/2014 - 04/2004)
8. Etus, Volkan: 12 articles (03/2013 - 08/2003)
9. McGirt, Matthew J: 11 articles (02/2015 - 05/2003)
10. Tubbs, R Shane: 11 articles (04/2014 - 02/2002)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Hydrocephalus:
1. cytidylyl-(3'-5')-cytidine (CpC)IBA
2. SteroidsIBA
3. SilverIBA
4. Acetazolamide (Diamox)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
6. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase)FDA Link
7. Minocycline (Cyclops)FDA LinkGeneric
8. SiliconesIBA
9. Furosemide (Lasix)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Cefotaxime (Kendrick)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Ventriculostomy
2. Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
3. Catheters
4. Decompression
5. Radiotherapy

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