This book discusses all aspects of the effects of spina bifida and hydrocephalus on the fetus, the child, and the adolescent.
Chapters review neurosurgical techniques, perinatal death and malformation, together with the effects of spina bifida and hydrocephalus on behaviour and education.
Clinics in Developmental Medicine No. 122
'There are quality sections, especially the one on orthopaedic surgery of the vertebral column containing new information well written and informatively illustrated.'
Anna-Stina Naglo, Acta Paediatr., 1993
'This new addition to the Clinics in Developmental Medicine presents a series of well-written chapters covering various aspects of spins bifida and hydrocephalus. It would be a useful addition to the libraries of those physicians and counsellors who currently manage patients with congenital hydrocephalus or spina bifida.'
James Y. Garbern, MD, Neurology, 1993