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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Syed Ahsan Hussain, M.D.[2]

Overview

Regular pre-natal checkups. Proper B.P monitoring and treatment. Regular blood glucose monitoring and treatment.

Primary Prevention

  • Effective measures for the primary prevention of hydrocephalus include:[1]
    • Regular pre-natal checkups.
    • Proper B.P monitoring and treatment.
    • Regular blood glucose monitering and treatment.


References

  1. Tully HM, Capote RT, Saltzman BS (March 2015). "Maternal and infant factors associated with infancy-onset hydrocephalus in Washington State". Pediatr. Neurol. 52 (3): 320–5. doi:10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2014.10.030. PMC 4365975. PMID 25542767.



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