Active Studies

Active Hydrocephalus Research Studies in HCRN

Study Start Study Description Status
June 2007 Standardized Protocol to Reduce Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Infection
Short Title: Shunt Infection Protocol
Principal Investigator: John Kestle, MD
Enrolling
April 2008 HCRN Core Data Project: Characterizing Patient Populations within the HCRN
Short Title: Shunt Registry
Principal Investigator: Jay Riva-Cambrin, MD
Enrolling
April 2008 HCRN Core Data Project: Characterizing Patient Populations within the HCRN: Shunt Infection Registry
Short Title: Infection Registry
Principal Investigator: Tamara Simon, MD
Enrolling
April 2008 HCRN Core Data Project: Characterizing Patient Populations within the HCRN: Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy Registry
Short Title: ETV Registry
Principal Investigator: Abhaya Kulkarni, MD
Enrolling
September 2010 Shunt Outcomes in Post-Hemorrhagic Hydrocephalus (SOPHH): A Network Pilot Study
Short Title: SOPHH
Principal Investigator: John C. Wellons, III, MD
Analysis and Manuscript Preparation
August 2011 Ventricular Size Involvement in Neuropsychological Outcomes in Pediatric Hydrocephalus
Short Title: VINOH
Principal Investigator: Jay Riva-Cambrin, MD
Enrolling
May 2012 Cerebrospinal Fluid Markers of Post-Hemorrhagic Hydrocephalus
Short Title: CSF Markers of PHH
Principal Investigator: David Limbrick, MD, PhD
Enrolling
July 2012 Understanding the Impact of PHH on Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Premature Infants
Short Title: BSID Follow-Up
Principal Investigator: Chevis N. Shannon, MBA, MPH, DrPH
Enrolling
May 2014 Perioperative Strategies Designed to Minimize the Incidence of CSF Shunt Infection Survey
Short Title: Implementation Survey
Principal Investigator: Mandeep Tamber, MD, PhD
Data Collection / Analysis
August 2014 A Multicenter Prospective Study of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy (ETV) and Choroid Plexus Cauterization (CPC) in Children with Hydrocephalus
Short Title: ETV + CPC Prospective Study
Principal Investigator: Abhaya Kulkarni, MD, PhD
Enrolling
Spring 2015 A Randomized Controlled Trial of Anterior versus Posterior Entry Site for CSF Shunt Insertion
Short Title: The Entry Site Trial
Principal Investigator: William E. Whitehead, MD
Enrolling