About Me: Male, 59, Chateauguay, member since May 2010
My name is Ron Kelleher and I was born with the condition Hydrocephalus where the cerebro spinal fluid which is produced in the brain and cushions the brain then absorbed is trapped because of damage to the ventricles or caused by an obstruction. This places pressure on
[More] brain and if not relieved can cause brain damage and eventually death.
I was shunted in 1962 and lived wirh a shunt all my life. In mid April 2009 I started on facebook and decieded to use my page as a go between between me and all others that are plaqued by this.As of today I have reached the 700 plateau and there is no end in site of the people attaching themselves to me.
In my day back in 1960's there was not much information on this condition or the shunt as it was only developed in the 50's by and engineer who came up with this to save his son who was diagnosed.
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