Hydrocephalus is a condition in which excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) causes the brain to swell. Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts can alleviate this condition and other similar conditions by draining the fluid from the brain into the rest of the body. In this procedure, the doctor places a catheter into the brain, a catheter into another part of body, and allows fluid to flow out from the brain. Hydrocephalus patients can also be treated with ventriculostomy, which involves drilling a small hole into the third ventricle in the brain to let fluid drain out of the brain.
Dar Al Fouad Hospital is a renowned and accredited medical facility in Egypt with a capacity of 141 beds and has an infrastructure built up to international standards. The hospital offers trustworthy clinical care and healthcare services in outpatient and inpatient facilities to patients from and outside Egypt. Dar Al Fouad Hospital has a collaboration agreement with Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF) and also with Hartmann Institute, which allows knowledge transfer and accessibility between the institutions. The hospital houses expert medical professionals and competent support staff, trained in advanced procedures and skilled in handling high-tech instruments.