Neurosurgery

aftermath of bacterial meningitis. The risk of hydrocephalus is greater when treatment has been delayed or is sub-therapeutic.

Purulent infections not uncommonly result in compartmentalization or trapping of parts of the ventricular system (Fig. 24.1). This can make the surgical management of these cases particularly problematic, with the need for multiple ventricular catheters. In some circumstances, neuroendoscopic techniques can be used to fenestrate gliotic septae in an attempt to unify the compartments and thus simplify the shunt configuration.

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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