Consensus: long-term outcome in hydrocephalus

Childs Nerv Syst. 1994 Jan;10(1):64-9. doi: 10.1007/BF00313587.


Developments in the treatment of hydrocephalus and its outcome are traced from the time of Hippocrates up to the present day. Various factors that have been suspected of influencing the outcome are discussed and their relative importance for long-term outcome is reviewed.

Publication types

  • Consensus Development Conference
  • Historical Article
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts* / history
  • Child
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • History, 15th Century
  • History, 16th Century
  • History, 17th Century
  • History, 18th Century
  • History, 19th Century
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, Ancient
  • History, Medieval
  • Humans
  • Hydrocephalus / history
  • Hydrocephalus / physiopathology
  • Hydrocephalus / surgery*
  • Intracranial Pressure / physiology
  • Treatment Outcome