Publications

Hydrocephalus Research Publications from HCRN

The Journal of Neurosurgery has generously granted HCRN permission to bring you the full copyrighted texts of the following articles authored by our team:

2017

Wellons Shunting outcomes in posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus: results of a Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network prospective cohort study

Whitehead: Ventricular catheter entry site and not catheter tip location predicts shunt survival: a secondary analysis of 3 large pediatric hydrocephalus studies

2016

Kestle: A new Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network protocol to reduce cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection: The Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network Quality Improvement Initiative

Kulkarni: Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in children: prospective, multicenter results from the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network

Riva-Cambrin:Risk factors for shunt malfunction in pediatric hydrocephalus: a multicenter prospective cohort study

2014

Kulkarni: Endoscopic third ventriculostomy and choroid plexus cauterization in infants with hydrocephalus: a retrospective Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network study

2013

Kulkarni: Outcomes of CSF shunting in children: comparison of Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network cohort with historical controls

Wellons: The assessment of bulging fontanel and splitting of sutures in premature infants: an interrater reliability study

Whitehead: No significant improvement in the rate of accurate ventricular catheter location using ultrasound-guided CSF shunt insertion: a prospective, controlled study

2012

Riva-Cambrin:Center effect and other factors influencing temporization and shunting of cerebrospinal fluid in preterm infants with intraventricular hemorrhage

2011

Kestle: A standardized protocol to reduce cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection: The Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network Quality Improvement Initiative

2010

Simon: Reinfection following initial cerebrospinal fluid shunt
infection

2009

Simon: Infection rates following initial cerebrospinal fluid shunt placement across pediatric hospitals in the United States Clinical article

Wellons: A multicenter retrospective comparison of conversion from temporary to permanent cerebrospinal fluid diversion in very low birth weight infants with posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus

2008

Simon: Hospital care for children with hydrocephalus in the United States: utilization, charges, comorbidities, and deaths

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