Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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The terms "Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus" returned 196 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Early brain perfusion improvement after ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus evaluated by 99mTc-HMPAO SPECT - preliminary report.
 

Author(s): Anna Nocuń, Anna Mosiewicz, Robert Kaczmarczyk, Teresa Kazalska, Elżbieta Czekajska-Chehab, Beata Chrapko, Tomasz Trojanowski

Journal: Nucl Med Rev Cent East Eur. 2015 ;18(2):84-8.

 

Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) is a clinical syndrome that consists of the triad: gait disturbance, mental deterioration and urinary incontinence associated with normal cerebrospinal fluid pressure (CSF), without pre-existing abnormalities. The most popular treatment ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2015

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Three-dimensional observation of Virchow-Robin spaces in the basal ganglia and white matter and their relevance to idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Masatsune Ishikawa, Shigeki Yamada, Kazuo Yamamoto

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Virchow-Robin spaces (VRS) are brain perivascular spaces containing perforating arteries. Although enlarged VRS are associated with various disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, cerebrovascular disease, and head trauma, their functional role remains unclear. Using highly fluid-sensitive ...

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2015

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MRI assessment of the effects of acetazolamide and external lumbar drainage in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Milos Ivkovic, Martin Reiss-Zimmermann, Heather Katzen, Matthias Preuss, Ilhami Kovanlikaya, Linda Heier, Noam Alperin, Karl T Hoffmann, Norman Relkin

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The objective was to identify changes in quantitative MRI measures in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) occurring in common after oral acetazolamide (ACZ) and external lumbar drainage (ELD) interventions.

Last Updated: 15 May 2015

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The terms "Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus" returned 9 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Evidences in the treatment of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Matheus Fernandes de Oliveira, Rodolfo Casimiro Reis, Evelinda Marramon Trindade, Fernando Campos Gomes Pinto

Journal: Rev Assoc Med Bras. ;61(3):258-62.

 

idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (INPH) is characterized by gait apraxia, cognitive dysfunction and urinary incontinence. There are two main treatment options: ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) and endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV). However, there are doubts about which ...

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2015

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CSF Flow in the Brain in the Context of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): W G Bradley

Journal: AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2015 May;36(5):831-8.

 

CSF normally flows back and forth through the aqueduct during the cardiac cycle. During systole, the brain and intracranial vasculature expand and compress the lateral and third ventricles, forcing CSF craniocaudad. During diastole, they contract and flow through the aqueduct reverses. ...

Last Updated: 16 May 2015

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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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Flow MRI in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

 

Last Updated: 25 Apr 2016

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Last Updated: 11 Jun 2012

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A Randomized Cross-over Study for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

 

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2015

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