Brain Tumor FAQs
Sponsored By
Cleveland Clinic Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center
Please Click On The Above Banner For More Details
Braintumor Website

  • Question: My son is hydrocephalic, has 2 VP shunts, one in an arachnoid cyst, and slit ventricle syndrome. My question is: is there enough water around his spine being he is so shunted? I wonder about his back; does a shunted person have enough spinal fluid? His spine seems concaved and rounded shoulders. He is 14 and I noticed his back is not flat?
  • Answer:09/20/2002
    Yes, he still has enough spinal fluid around his spine and also his brain, even though the ventricles are small.

DISCLAIMER
This site is designed for educational purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services. The information provided at this web site is of a general nature and is not intended to take the place of a physician's advice. We encourage individuals to discuss what they find on this site with their healthcare providers. The answer above was provided by a volunteer, based solely on their experiances and thoughts. These volunteers do not get paid and are not responsible for the accuracy of their responses. IF you disagree with a response, let us know and we will look into it.


Home | Brain Tumor Guide | FAQs | Find A Treatment
Noteworthy Treatments | News | Virtual Trial | Videos | Novocure Optune® | Newsletter
Donations | Brain Tumor Centers | Survivor Stories | Temodar®
Fundraising For Research | Unsubscribe | Contact Us

Copyright (c) 1993 - 2017 by:
The Musella Foundation For Brain Tumor Research & Information, Inc
1100 Peninsula Blvd
Hewlett, NY 11557
888-295-4740


Website Design By
World Wide Websites