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CT SCAN EVALUATION IN HYDROCEPHALUS
*Dr. Hameed Thabet Hameed Al-Jubori, Dr. Hassein Khalaf Hussein and Dr. Ghanim Younis Hassan
Objective: To analyze hydrocephalus among patients in our city. Design: Role of CT scan evaluation in hydrocephalus. Setting: Study was conducted in the spiral CT scan in Ibn-Sena Teaching Hospital between October 2005 and October 2006. Subjects: One hundred hydrocephalus patients covering all age groups. Methods: All patients were examined by spiral CT scan (Siemens Somatom plus4). Main results: I- The more peak incidence of hydrocephalus is below one year of age 45%. II- 53 cases (53%) male and 47 cases (47%) female. III- 60 cases (60%) congenital hydrocephalus and 40 cases (40%) acquired hydrocephalus. IV- 81 cases (81%) obstructive hydrocephalus and 19 cases (19%) non-obstructive hydrocephalus. Conclusion: CT scan provides complete information for diagnosing hydrocephalus, which needs no special preparation and usually takes many seconds or just few minutes to perform, therefore it is the method of choice for diagnosis of hydrocephalus.[Full Text Article]