Branislav Kolarovszki, Juraj Šutovský, Peter Ďurdík, Július De Riggo
In the last years the amount of knowledge about paediatric hydrocephalus has been increasing. An improvement of our knowledge about the mechanisms of development of neonatal and paediatric hydrocephalus makes the conditions for adequate management of child with hydrocephalus. The article presents a review of recent knowledge about aetiopathogenesis and biomechanics of hydrocephalus. New infomation is helpful in clinical management and can improve a functional result of therapy in children with hydrocephalus.