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Neurosurgery Coding Alert

Learn the Basics of Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus is a condition caused by disturbance of formation, flow, or absorption of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). This leads to the fluid in the central nervous system (CNS) to buildup. “This can cause somnolence and brain injury from increased intracranial pressure,” says Gregory Przybylski, MD, director of neurosurgery at the New Jersey Neuroscience Institute, JFK Medical Center, Edison. “Historically, hydrocephalus has [...]