Non-Invasive Monitor for Hydrocephalus Shunt Malfunctions

At Northwestern University a new wearable shunt monitor has been developed that may revolutionize how people with hydrocephalus are cared for. Currently, implanted shunts are typically used to drain cerebrospinal fluid into the abdomen, preventing it from building up in the brain.

Though they’re very effective, they tend to clog up and cause (Read more...)

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