Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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The terms "Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus" returned 166 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diagnostic effectiveness of quantitative [¹⁸F]flutemetamol PET imaging for detection of fibrillar amyloid β using cortical biopsy histopathology as the standard of truth in subjects with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Ville Leinonen, Juha O Rinne, Dean F Wong, David A Wolk, John Q Trojanowski, Paul F Sherwin, Adrian Smith, Kerstin Heurling, Mandy Su, Igor D Grachev

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PET imaging of amyloid-β (Aβ) in vivo holds promise for aiding in earlier diagnosis and intervention in Alzheimer's disease (AD) and mild cognitive impairment. AD-like Aβ pathology is a common comorbidity in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH). Fifty patients ...

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2014

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Evaluation of coexistence of Alzheimer's disease in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus using ELISA analyses for CSF biomarkers.
 

Author(s): Tae Sung Lim, Jun Young Choi, Sun Ah Park, Young Chul Youn, Hyun Young Lee, Byung Gon Kim, In Soo Joo, Kyoon Huh, So Young Moon

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We investigated levels of the β-amyloid 1-42 (Aβ42), total tau protein (T-tau) and tau phosphorylated at position threonine 181 (P-tau) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) patients and tried to find their clinical implications in the evaluation ...

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2014

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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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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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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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A Randomized Cross-over Study for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

 

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2014

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