Paul Maddison has taken on a year of cycling and running challenges in 2015 to raise funds and awareness for Shine. His challenges have included an 81 mile sportive, and a 21k mud Run (his first ever!) Here he tells his story. 461 more words
Tags » Hydrocephalus
Many people find it difficult or painful to absorb medical information at the emotionally traumatic time of their, or their child‘s, diagnosis of hydrocephalus and looking to the future can seem frightening when a shunt is inserted. 155 more words
This eye-catching video (below) was kindly supported by Codman. It was created for a pilot NPH awareness campaign in the Bristol area where it was shown in 37 GP surgeries. 107 more words
Our son Lofton is celebrating his One Year post Third Ventricularostomy procedure today!!!!!! It is hard to believe it has been a year ago already that we came so close to losing him and are forever thankful that we still have him with us! 480 more words
- Brain Haemorrhage: Other forms of brain haemorrhage, including those occurring in adults (“stroke”), can result in this type of post-haemorrhagic hydrocephalus.
- Tumours of the brain cause compression and swelling of surrounding tissues, resulting in poor drainage of CSF. 340 more words