Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus" returned 241 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Computerized gait analysis with inertial sensor in the management of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Pier Paolo Panciani, Karol Migliorati, Andrea Muratori, Marco Gelmini, Alessandro Padovani, Marco Fontanella

Journal: Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2018 Oct;54(5):724-729.

 

Gait disturbance (GD) is usually the first and most prominent symptom observed in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH). The reversibility of symptoms is related to early diagnosis and treatment. Nowadays early recognition of patients is challenging because GD in the elderly ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Gait in normal pressure hydrocephalus: characteristics and effects of the CSF tap test.
 

Author(s): Ricardo Krause Martinez de Souza, Samanta Fabrício Blattes da Rocha, Rodrigo Tomazini Martins, Pedro André Kowacs, Ricardo Ramina

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2018 May;76(5):324-331.

 

Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH), described by Hakim and Adams in 1965, is characterized by gait apraxia, urinary incontinence, and dementia. It is associated with normal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure and ventricular dilation that cannot be attributed to cerebral atrophy.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Normal pressure hydrocephalus and the predictive value of presurgical tests.
 

Author(s): Benito P Damasceno

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2018 05;76(5):285-286.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus" returned 19 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cerebrospinal fluid Aβ42, t-tau, and p-tau levels in the differential diagnosis of idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Zhongyun Chen, Chunyan Liu, Jie Zhang, Norman Relkin, Yan Xing, Yanfeng Li

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The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to evaluate the performance of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) beta amyloid 42 (Aβ42), total tau (t-tau), and phosphorylated tau (p-tau) as potential diagnostic biomarkers for idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Frontotemporal dementia as a comorbidity to idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH): a short review of literature and an unusual case.
 

Author(s): V E Korhonen, E Solje, N M Suhonen, T Rauramaa, R Vanninen, A M Remes, V Leinonen

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Behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) and idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) are neurodegenerative diseases that can present with similar symptoms. These include decline in executive functions, psychomotor slowness, and behavioural and personality changes. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Adenosine Type A2A Receptor in Peripheral Cell from Patients with Alzheimer's Disease, Vascular Dementia, and Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: A New/Old Potential Target.
 

Author(s): Beatrice Arosio, Martina Casati, Cristina Gussago, Evelyn Ferri, Carlo Abbate, Valeria Scortichini, Elena Colombo, Paolo Dionigi Rossi, Daniela Mari

Journal: J. Alzheimers Dis.. 2016 09;54(2):417-25.

 

As the European population gets older, the incidence of neurological disorders increases with significant impact on social costs. Despite differences in disease etiology, several brain disorders in the elderly (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, normal pressure hydrocephalus) ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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CPT-3 in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

 

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2018

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Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy Versus Ventriculo-peritoneal Shunting in Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

 

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2018

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Last Updated: 22 Mar 2017

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