Complex head deformity caused by hydrocephalus-induced macrocephaly and positional plagiocephaly repaired with reduction cranioplasty with sub-total cranial vault remodeling (slideshow).
More than 2 dozen Cleveland Clinic Children’s specialists collaborated to develop best practices in intrauterine myelomeningocele repairs. In this article, Dr. Darrell Cass and his team discuss the program’s first fetal surgeries, from anesthetizing both mother and fetus, to fetal monitoring and the first incision.
A multidisciplinary team led by Darrell Cass, MD, has repaired myelomeningocele defects in two patients prior to birth, marking the successful beginning of Cleveland Clinic’s fetal surgery program.
Identifying tumor-specific epigenetic inhibitors holds promise of enabling development of drugs with targeted effects against the most lethal type of childhood brain tumor.
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This case of a patient with congenital hydrocephalus models how pediatric neurosurgery programs can cater to the continuing needs of complex pediatric neurosurgery patients as they enter adulthood.
Even with enhanced surgical precision, resection of ill-defined pediatric brain tumors can be hindered by intraoperative brain shifts and manipulation. Discover how a new imaging suite benefits patients.