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 230 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ventriculoperitoneal-Shunt Placement for Normal-Pressure Hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Mahmoud A AbdelRazek, Nagagopal Venna

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2017 12;377(26):e35.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Hyperdynamic CSF motion profiles found in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus and Alzheimer's disease assessed by fluid mechanics derived from magnetic resonance images.
 

Author(s): Ken Takizawa, Mitsunori Matsumae, Naokazu Hayashi, Akihiro Hirayama, Satoshi Yatsushiro, Kagayaki Kuroda

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) does not only ascertain morphological features, but also measures physiological properties such as fluid velocity or pressure gradient. The purpose of this study was to investigate cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) dynamics in patients with morphological abnormalities ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Glymphatic MRI in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Geir Ringstad, Svein Are Sirirud Vatnehol, Per Kristian Eide

Journal: Brain. 2017 Oct;140(10):2691-2705.

 

The glymphatic system has in previous studies been shown as fundamental to clearance of waste metabolites from the brain interstitial space, and is proposed to be instrumental in normal ageing and brain pathology such as Alzheimer's disease and brain trauma. Assessment of glymphatic ...

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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Flow MRI in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

 

Last Updated: 10 Nov 2016

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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: 7 Aug 2017

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Last Updated: 22 Mar 2017

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