Whether or Not A Shunt is Placed in the Brain (Pre/Post Repair) for Patients with a Lumbar Meningocele and Hydrocephalus Undergoing a Lumbar Meningocele Procedure

Authors

  • Ali Abbas Hashim Almusawi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15565

Keywords:

: CSF , computerized ctscan, hydrocephalus, spinal dysraphisim, meningocele

Abstract

This study involves the important comparison in doing V-P shunt operation before surgical correction and
repair to the neonates born with spinal dysraphism meningocele at the lumber region versus doing V-P shunt
after repair of neural tube defect meningocele to avoid post operative (correction of neural tube defect)
leaking cerebrospinal fluid and surgical wound infection.
The study 50 newborn babies with hydrocephalus and spinal dysraphism meningocele.

Author Biography

Ali Abbas Hashim Almusawi

Consultant Neurosurgeon, FRCS Glasg, FRCSED, FACS,FIBMS, Hammurabi College of Medicine, University of
Babylon

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Ali Abbas Hashim Almusawi. (2021). Whether or Not A Shunt is Placed in the Brain (Pre/Post Repair) for Patients with a Lumbar Meningocele and Hydrocephalus Undergoing a Lumbar Meningocele Procedure . Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 1748-1751. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15565