Infant brain injury

Hydrocephalus- How Can A Surgery Help?

By Dr. Shailesh Jain, Neurosurgery, Hydrocephalus is a condition of the brain which is characterized by accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid. This results in an increase in the pressure inside the skull. It occurs predominantly in children. In case of adults, symptoms include double vision, poor balance, changes in personality, persistent and sharp…

Cerebral palsy: causes, symptoms and treatments

By Dr Lata Bhat , Pediatrics Damage caused in the child’s brain at the time of pregnancy, birth or immediately afterwards, may sometimes lead to permanent damage in motor disorders irrevocably affecting hearing, vision and learning disabilities. Though in common medical parlance this condition is known as Cerebral Palsy, in reality it…