The study of Hydrocephalus by using CT Scan in Sudanese population

Abstract

Hydrocephalus is the common disease which effects pediatric and elderly people. many studies are usually used to detect this disease. This research aimed to study the hydrocephalus using the computed tomography (CT) modality.

The study was carried out at Yastabshiroon Hospital and Police Central Hospital in Khartoum, during the period from October 2016 to January 2017.A random sample of 50 patients (21 males and 29 females) with different ages was included in the study. The patients selection was based on the diagnostic reports at the CT departments of both hospitals.

The study revealed the significant of CT in the diagnosis of hydrocephalus, in term of the causes determination of the ventricular block among different ages the patients under study . was congenital genetic facto . Other causes include infection (36%) and unknown cause .

The result showed the non-communicating hydrocephalus constituted 60% and the communicating type constituted 40% of the study sample .Finally, the study recommended among other things_ the utilization of MRI modality for the study of hydrocephalus of unknown cause , and conducting future study on greater sample on other places .

Subscribe to access this work and thousands more
Overall Rating

0

5 Star
(0)
4 Star
(0)
3 Star
(0)
2 Star
(0)
1 Star
(0)
APA

Moawia, M (2021). The study of Hydrocephalus by using CT Scan in Sudanese population. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-study-of-hydrocephalus-by-using-ct-scan-in-sudanese-population

MLA 8th

Moawia, Mohammed "The study of Hydrocephalus by using CT Scan in Sudanese population" Afribary. Afribary, 20 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-study-of-hydrocephalus-by-using-ct-scan-in-sudanese-population. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Moawia, Mohammed . "The study of Hydrocephalus by using CT Scan in Sudanese population". Afribary, Afribary, 20 May. 2021. Web. 22 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-study-of-hydrocephalus-by-using-ct-scan-in-sudanese-population >.

Chicago

Moawia, Mohammed . "The study of Hydrocephalus by using CT Scan in Sudanese population" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 22, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-study-of-hydrocephalus-by-using-ct-scan-in-sudanese-population