Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 45, Issue 1–2, pp 115–121 | Cite as

Early infantile hydrocephalus assessed by the posterior fossa ratio method

  • K. G. Krogness
  • H. Nyland


The spontaneous course of hydrocephalus developing in three untreated myelomeningocele patients was followed for several weeks. The size of the posterior cranial fossa was estimated against the increase of the calvarium and expressed objectively in mathematical terms as well as diagrammatically. By this method hydrocephalus imminence could very early be shown.


Public Health Hydrocephalus Interventional Radiology Posterior Fossa Ratio Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. G. Krogness
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. Nyland
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity Hospital Haukeland SykehusBergenNorway
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyUniversity Hospital Haukeland SykehusBergenNorway

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