HYDROCEPHALUS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Neurology Expert Witness Evaluates Failure to Diagnose Brain Tumor HYDROCEPHALUS Expert Case

…  female who presented to her pediatrician with obstructive hydrocephalus due to a brainstem pilomyxoid astrocytoma. Prior to the neoplasm, …  was consistent with what would be a red flag for hydrocephalus. The mother then brought the patient back to the physician’s …

Delayed Diagnosis of Hydrocephalus in Young Child HYDROCEPHALUS Expert Case

Delayed Diagnosis of Hydrocephalus in Young Child

…  the ER physician and a head CT was performed that revealed hydrocephalus. The child was scheduled for neurosurgery within forty-eight …  had a ventriculostomy with shunt placement for obstructive hydrocephalus, dilated ventricles, and aqueductal stenosis. Postoperatively, …

Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Procedure Leaves Child Brain Dead HYDROCEPHALUS Expert Case

This child neurology case involves a two-year-old male patient who underwent a ventriculoperitoneal shunt exploration and revision procedure. The procedure was complicated by apparent injury to paraventricular white matter resulting in severe right-sided  …

Delayed diagnosis of hydrocephalus leads to significant brain damage HYDROCEPHALUS Expert Case

…  a twin pregnancy in which a prenatal ultrasound identified hydrocephalus in one of the two developing babies.  The twins were born at …  intervention due to complications from the in utero hydrocephalus. Five days after birth, the pediatric neurosurgeon inserted a …