Deadline for manuscript submissions: 01 November 2021Print Special Issue Flyer (11)
Attending doctor, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, ChangSha, China
Interests: Spinal cord injury, Traumatic brain injury, Neurosurgical procedures, Hydrocephalus, Neurosurgery, Microneurosurgery
Background: Hydrocephalus is the result of normal physiological disturbance of brain crest fluid, which leads to the increase of intracranial pressure and the enlargement of the cerebral ventricle. In turn, it leads to pressure on the brain parenchyma and neurological dysfunction. Patients with acute hydrocephalus, on the other hand, are more likely to have a rapidly deteriorating neurological disorder, which requires urgent attention.
Importance: The causes of acute hydrocephalus are varied, these include infections, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral or cerebellar hemorrhage or intraventricular dilation, sudden occlusion of the outflow tract of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) due to a tumor or foreign body, occlusion of intracranial vascular disease, trauma, or intracranial surgery. However, the further mechanism is still worth our careful exploration. Non-surgical measures to improve the flow of CSF in acute hydrocephalus have little effect on the recovery of intracranial pressure. Most patients need surgical treatment in the end, and external ventricular drainage (EVD) is the most commonly used method for acute hydrocephalus, it provides time for further diagnostic studies or therapeutic interventions for underlying causes. However, there is still debate about the risk of serious complications from EVD surgery, such as the increased risk of aneurysm rebleeding and intracranial infection. Therefore, more evidence is needed.
The goal of the special issue: For this special issue, we will invite authors to publish original clinical and fundamental research articles, case reports, or comprehensive reviews on this topic. Papers accepted will be published immediately and gathered together in the special issue homepage. We respectfully request that researchers involved in this work and join us in this special issue to improve the content of acute hydrocephalus.
Acute hydrocephalus, Pathogenesis; Therapeutic development; Intensive care; Emergency medicine; Anaesthesia
Manuscripts should be submitted online by submit system. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Original articles, case reports or comprehensive reviews are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website. Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Signa Viate is an international peer-reviewed open access journal published by MRE Press. As of January 2021, Signa Vitae will change to a bimonthly journal. Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript.The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is $1200. We normally offer a discount greater than 30% to all contributors invited by the Editor-in-Chief, Guest Editor (GE) and Editorial board member. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English.
Hydrocephalus after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Management
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Acute Hydrocephalus)
Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch) Created as SCI in 1964, Science Citation Index Expanded now indexes over 9,200 of the world’s most impactful journals across 178 scientific disciplines. More than 53 million records and 1.18 billion cited references date back from 1900 to present.
Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition aims to evaluate a journal’s value from multiple perspectives including the journal impact factor, descriptive data about a journal’s open access content as well as contributing authors, and provide readers a transparent and publisher-neutral data & statistics information about the journal.
Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index The CAS Source Index (CASSI) Search Tool is an online resource that can quickly identify or confirm journal titles and abbreviations for publications indexed by CAS since 1907, including serial and non-serial scientific and technical publications.
IndexCopernicus The Index Copernicus International (ICI) Journals database’s is an international indexation database of scientific journals. It covered international scientific journals which divided into general information, contents of individual issues, detailed bibliography (references) sections for every publication, as well as full texts of publications in the form of attached files (optional). For now, there are more than 58,000 scientific journals registered at ICI.
Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research The Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER) is a non-profit organization established in 2002 and it works in close collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO). The overall objectives of the Foundation are to promote and develop health education and research programs.
Scopus: CiteScore 0.5(2021) Scopus is Elsevier's abstract and citation database launched in 2004. Scopus covers nearly 36,377 titles (22,794 active titles and 13,583 Inactive titles) from approximately 11,678 publishers, of which 34,346 are peer-reviewed journals in top-level subject fields: life sciences, social sciences, physical sciences and health sciences.
Embase Embase (often styled EMBASE for Excerpta Medica dataBASE), produced by Elsevier, is a biomedical and pharmacological database of published literature designed to support information managers and pharmacovigilance in complying with the regulatory requirements of a licensed drug.