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Post-Hemorrhagic Hydrocephalus Treated with Serial Lomber Puncture: A Case Report [Zeynep Kamil Med J]
Zeynep Kamil Med J. 2017; 48(3): 110-113 | DOI: 10.16948/zktipb.304856

Post-Hemorrhagic Hydrocephalus Treated with Serial Lomber Puncture: A Case Report

Emre Dinçer, Abdülhamit Tüten, Selahattin Akar, Handan Hakeyemez Toptan, Güner Karatekin
Zeynep Kamil Gynecology and Child Diseases Training and Research Hospital, Neonatology Clinic, Istanbul

Intra-ventricular hemorrhage and posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus come across as a serious problem as survival rates of very low birth weight preterm babies increase in neonatal intensive care units. Although ventriculo-peritoneal shunting is the accepted treatment for post-hemorrhagic hydrocephalus, it cannot be performed in early stages of premature babies because of low birth weight.

Keywords: intraventricular hemorrhage, lombar puncture, prematurity, post-hemorrhagic hydrocephalus, very low birth weight

Emre Dinçer, Abdülhamit Tüten, Selahattin Akar, Handan Hakeyemez Toptan, Güner Karatekin. Post-Hemorrhagic Hydrocephalus Treated with Serial Lomber Puncture: A Case Report. Zeynep Kamil Med J. 2017; 48(3): 110-113

Corresponding Author: Emre Dinçer, Türkiye
Manuscript Language: English
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