Ace High School Pitcher Thriving Despite Hydrocephalus

CHLA is at the forefront of research into endoscopic third ventriculostomy with choroid plexus cauterization (ETV+CPC) as part of a clinical trial funded by the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (HCRN), a network of 14 pediatric neurosurgery centers that includes Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. The trial, titled “Endoscopic Versus Shunt Treatment of Hydrocephalus in Infants,” is evaluating the effectiveness of shunts versus ETV-CPC in infants with hydrocephalus.