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Hydrocephalus is caused by a buildup of CSF in the brain. It occurs when there is too much fluid that cannot be drained naturally. Hydrocephalus can’t be cured but it can be treated, most commonly by the insertion of a VP shunt.
APPROXIMATELY 1 IN
BABIES ARE BORN WITH HYDROCEPHALUS EACH YEAR IN AUSTRALIA
A shunt is the
MOST COMMON TO FAIL
medical device. Those with HYDRO will require multiple brain surgeries throughout THEIR LIFE.
OF SHUNTS FAIL WITHIN 2 YEARS OF PLACEMENT
Here at the Hydrocephalus Support Association (HSA), we represent those with Hydrocephalus and their families in Australia. Our mission is to support further research into medical shunts for those with the condition, and also provide other support where we can, so those affected can live long full lives.
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
There are many ways you can support a Hydro Warrior!
ENTER THE COMPETITION
During the month of September, every donation to the HSA (Hydrocephalus Support Association) gets you an entry into the competition to win a prize pack valued at $3,600!