Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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The terms "Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus" returned 164 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Normal pressure hydrocephalus: a qualitative study on outcome.
 

Author(s): Paulo Bugalho, Luísa Alves, Olga Ribeiro

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2013 Nov;71(11):890-5.

 

To describe the natural history and shunt outcome in patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) and the variables that influence both.

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2014

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Dual-task related gait changes after CSF tapping: a new way to identify idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Gilles Allali, Magali Laidet, Olivier Beauchet, Francois R Herrmann, Frederic Assal, Stephane Armand

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Gait disturbances found in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) are unspecific to the diagnosis and commonly occur in neurodegenerative or vascular conditions (iNPH-like conditions). This current retrospective pre-post intervention study aims to determine ...

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2014

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Emergency management of an acute tension pneumocephalus following ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery for normal pressure hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Aydın Aydoseli, Mehmet Osman Akcakaya, Yavuz Aras, Osman Boyali, Omer Faruk Unal

Journal: Turk Neurosurg. 2013 ;23(4):564-7.

 

Tension pneumocephalus is a rare and life threatening complication of intracranial surgical procedures, and requires immediate recognition and surgical intervention. Tension pneumocephalus following ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery is extremely rare and commonly seen as a delayed ...

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2013

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The terms "Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus" returned 8 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The differential diagnosis and treatment of normal-pressure hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Michael Kiefer, Andreas Unterberg

Journal: Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2012 Jan;109(1-2):15-25; quiz 26.

 

Normal-pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) arises in adulthood and is characterized by a typical combination of clinical and radiological findings. The mean basal intracranial pressure is normal or mildly elevated. The typical signs of the disease are gait impairment, urinary incontinence, ...

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2012

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Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus: correlating magnetic resonance imaging biomarkers with clinical response.
 

Author(s): Samuel E S Ng, Angela M S Low, Kok Kee Tang, Winston E H Lim, Robert K Kwok

Journal: Ann. Acad. Med. Singap.. 2009 Sep;38(9):803-8.

 

Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) is a debilitating condition of the elderly. The patient is typically "wet, wobbly and wonky", to different degrees of the triad. The diagnosis is supported by the radiologic finding of dilated ventricles, determined by an elevated Evan's ...

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2009

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Normal pressure hydrocephalus: diagnosis and treatment.
 

Author(s): David Shprecher, Jason Schwalb, Roger Kurlan

Journal: Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2008 Sep;8(5):371-6.

 

Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a syndrome of gait dysfunction and enlarged cerebral ventricles in the absence of another cause. It is frequently accompanied by frontal and subcortical cognitive deficits and bladder detrusor overactivity. NPH is rare relative to other potential ...

Last Updated: 20 Aug 2008

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Flow MRI in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

 

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2014

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Last Updated: 11 Jun 2012

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Prognostic Value of Transforming Growth Factor-Beta 1 in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

 

Last Updated: 1 Apr 2011

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