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.
Aster Medicity is one of the largest multi-specialty quaternary care hospitals with 8 Centres of excellence in Kerala, established by Aster DM Healthcare which is founded by Azad Moopen. A 670-bedded hospital with excellent outpatient and inpatient services along with critical care and emergency services, operating under highly trained and qualified medical experts and staff. This hospital has brought together most advanced technology, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and soothing surroundings along with some of the best specialist to ensure outstanding clinical care and quality treatment.