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Is non-communicating hydrocephalus terminal when the patient is not a candidate for either shunt or endoscopic third ventriculostomy (etv) surgeries?

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Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery

In brief: Possibly

This depends on the chronicity of the hydrocephalus.
If it has taken a while to build up to this stage, then the patient may slowly compensate for it. If it has occurred acutely, then the patient will likely expire.

In brief: Possibly

This depends on the chronicity of the hydrocephalus.
If it has taken a while to build up to this stage, then the patient may slowly compensate for it. If it has occurred acutely, then the patient will likely expire.
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