Hydrocephalus Treatment in Uganda
Hydrocephalus is the buildup of fluid inside the skull which can lead to cognitive problems, brain damage or death. The condition is most often identified at birth, and affects about 700,000 Americans.
Witnesses testified about treatment for hydrocephalus. Benjamin Warf spoke about his new surgical procedure that reduced the number of hydrocephalus-related deaths in Ugandan children.
Hydrocephalus is the buildup of fluid inside the skull which can lead to cognitive problems, brain damage or death. The condition is most often identified at birth, and affects about 700,000 Americans. close
People in this video
- Ann Marie Buerkle U.S. Representative [R] New York
Jim Cohick Senior Vice President CURE International
- Donald M. Payne U.S. Representative [D] New Jersey
Steven Schiff M.D. Director Pennsylvania State University->Center for Neural Engineering
- Chris Smith U.S. Representative [R] New Jersey
Benjamin Warf Director Children's Hospital - Boston->Neurosurgery
- Frank R. Wolf U.S. Representative [R] Virginia
- House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on AfricaHouse Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa
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