Two cases of posttraumatic postoperative hypertensive communicating hydrocephalus have been presented. The role of rebleed, cerebral oedema and obliteration of subarachnoid space over the cerebral hemisphere has been discussed. The communicating hydrocephalus has been divided into 2 groups, namely hypertensive and normotensive, and the possible etiology of these 2 groups has been briefly discussed. The excellent result of shunt procedure in hypertensive communicating hydrocephalus has been documented.
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 1974|