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Visual function and ocular morphology in children with surgically treated hydrocephalus

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Title: Visual function and ocular morphology in children with surgically treated hydrocephalus
Authors: Andersson, Susann
Issue Date: 30-Sep-2011
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation
Parts of work: I. Vision in children with hydrocephalus. Andersson S, Persson EK, Aring E, Lindquist B, Dutton GN, Hellström A. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2006 Oct;48(10):836-41.

II. Abnormal optic disc and retinal vessels in children with surgically treated hydrocephalus. Andersson S, Hellström A. Br J Ophthalmol. 2009 Apr;93(4):526-30. Epub 2008 Dec 23.

III. Hydrocephalus in children born in 1999-2002: epidemiology, outcome and ophthalmological findings. Persson EK, Anderson S, Wiklund LM, Uvebrant P. Childs Nerv Syst. 2007 Oct;23(10):1111-8. Epub 2007 Apr 12.

Date of Defence: 2011-10-21
Disputation: Fredagen den 21 oktober, kl 9.00, Föreläsningssal 1 (Tallen), Drottning Silvias barn och ungdomssjukhus
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: vision
ocular morphology
Abstract: Abstract Aims To investigate the frequency of ophthalmological abnormalities, the need and timing of eye-care interventions as well as incidence, aetiology and neurological/neuropsychological outcomes in children with hydrocephalus needing surgical treatment during the first year of life. Patients and Methods Papers I & II: Seventy-five school-aged children (34 girls and 41 boys) with surgically treated hydrocephalus and 140 age and sex matched control participants underwent a comprehensive ... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8330-0
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