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The Cerebral Fluid Center

The multidisciplinary experts at the Johns Hopkins Cerebral Fluid Center evaluate and treat patients with all forms of disorders affecting cerebral fluid (also called cerebrospinal fluid, CSF or spinal fluid) and how it accumulates within cavities called ventricles that are inside the brain.

These disorders include:

A Team-Based Approach to Cerebral Fluid Disorders

The Cerebral Fluid Center at Johns Hopkins is a unique environment where neurosurgeons, neurologists, pain experts and therapists work together on your treatment. Read more.

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus | Patricia's Story

Patricia couldn’t get a diagnosis for her problems with balance, memory and bladder function. She consulted Abhay Moghekar at the Johns Hopkins Cerebral Fluid Center, where she learned she had normal pressure hydrocephalus and underwent successful treatment.

Cerebral Spinal Fluid Disorders: Frequently Asked Questions

Neurosurgeon Mark Luciano answers commonly asked questions about normal pressure hydrocephalus, pseudotumor cerebri and cerebral spinal fluid leaks, including how these disorders are diagnosed and treated.

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