Hydrocephalus (Water on the Brain) – Top USMLE Diseases

Hydrocephalus (Water on the Brain) – Top USMLE Diseases

by Craig Canby, PhD, Carlo Raj, MD, Brian Alverson, MD u.a.

Hydrocephalus or water on the brain is a common neurologic disorder affecting all age groups. It is due to abnormal accumulation of CSF in the brain, leading to different neurological manifestations. CSF accumulation is associated with increased intracranial pressue and has a typical clinical presentation. Forms are non-communicating hydrocephalus due to anatomical obstruction to the CSF flow within the ventricles, or communicating, where there is accumulation of CSF without any structural obstruction.

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Course Details

  • Videos 6
  • Duration 0:30 h
  • Quiz questions 19
  • Articles 4

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Your Educators of course Hydrocephalus (Water on the Brain) – Top USMLE Diseases

 Craig Canby, PhD

Craig Canby, PhD

Dr. Craig Canby is a Professor of Anatomy and the Associate Dean for Academic Curriculum and Medical Programs at the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Des Moines University, Iowa, USA.
He obtained his PhD in Anatomy at the University of Iowa.
For his achievements in teaching and research, he received various awards such as the DPT Class of 2008 Teaching Excellence Award and the prestigious Hancher-Finkbine Medallion.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Canby teaches courses on Anatomy.

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

Dr. Carlo Raj is a Physician and Lecturer at Becker’s Healthcare in Illinois, USA, and the CEO and founder of Indus Intellect Virtual MedEd, a medical education consulting company.
He obtained his MD from Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and is an international lecturer and public speaker.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Raj teaches courses on Cellular Pathology, Ophthalmology, and Hepatology.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Dr. Brian Alverson is a Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medical Science at Brown University, as well as the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital, Rhode Island, USA.
He obtained his MD at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1999 and is currently also the Director of Undergraduate Pediatric Education at the Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University.
Due to his achievements in pediatric education, he has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Alverson teaches courses on Pediatrics.

 Kevin Pei, MD

Kevin Pei, MD

Dr. Kevin Pei is the Associate Chief Academic Research Officer and the Program Director of the General Surgery Residency at Parkview Health in Indiana, USA.
After his residency at George Washington University, he was the Assistant Professor of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine for several years and obtained an additional Master's Degree in Education from Yale University.
He is an experienced educator and received various teaching awards; e.g., the Association for Surgical Education granted him the prestigious Philip J. Wolfson Outstanding Educator Award in 2018.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Pei teaches courses on Surgery.

 Hetal Verma, MD

Hetal Verma, MD

Dr. Hetal Verma is a Clinical Instructor of Radiology and the Co-Director of the Radiology Cambridge Integrated Clerkship at Harvard Medical School, MA, USA.
She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and completed her Breast Imaging fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Since 2012, she is the Director of Breast Imaging at Cambridge Health Alliance Radiology, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
She is passionate about women's health and has vast experience in teaching medical students and residents at Harvard Medical School.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Verma teaches courses on Radiology.


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Excellent lecture
By med s. on 06. July 2021 for Increased Intracranial Pressure (ICP), Hydrocephalus & Dandy-Walker Variant (DWV)

Like the details about shunt problems. Amazing lecture. Thanks a lot.

 
Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 02. March 2021 for Increased Intracranial Pressure (ICP), Hydrocephalus & Dandy-Walker Variant (DWV)

Excellent lecture, this topic is well explained from physiopathology to management. Thanks!

 
Awesome Presentation
By Jennifer O. on 16. September 2020 for Hydrocephalus (Water on the Brain)

I love his presentation style and details regarding the topic. He keep you engaged and information is retained the first time.

 
good
By Marlowe D. on 24. March 2020 for Hydrocephalus: Diagnosis and Management

great lecture. I am now very clear on the differentials. Thanks