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

A change in brain white matter after shunt surgery in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus: a tract-based spatial statistics study.
 

Author(s): Shigenori Kanno, Makoto Saito, Tomohito Kashinoura, Yoshiyuki Nishio, Osamu Iizuka, Hirokazu Kikuchi, Masahito Takagi, Masaki Iwasaki, Shoki Takahashi, Etsuro Mori

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The aim of this study was to elucidate changes in cerebral white matter after shunt surgery in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (INPH) using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI).

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

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Early and delayed assessments of quantitative gait measures to improve the tap test as a predictor of shunt effectiveness in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.
 

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

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To improve the diagnostic performance of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) tap test (TT), early and delayed assessments of gait were performed after the removal of 30 ml of CSF in patients with probable idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus. Assessments of gait included the 3-m timed ...

Last Updated: 23 Nov 2016

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A Segmental Copy Number Loss of the SFMBT1 Gene Is a Genetic Risk for Shunt-Responsive, Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH): A Case-Control Study.
 

Author(s): Hidenori Sato, Yoshimi Takahashi, Luna Kimihira, Chifumi Iseki, Hajime Kato, Yuya Suzuki, Ryosuke Igari, Hiroyasu Sato, Shingo Koyama, Shigeki Arawaka, Toru Kawanami, Masakazu Miyajima, Naoyuki Samejima, Shinya Sato, Masahiro Kameda, Shinya Yamada, Daisuke Kita, Mitsunobu Kaijima, Isao Date, Yukihiko Sonoda, Takamasa Kayama, Nobumasa Kuwana, Hajime Arai, Takeo Kato

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Little is known about genetic risk factors for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH). We examined whether a copy number loss in intron 2 of the SFMBT1 gene could be a genetic risk for shunt-responsive, definite iNPH. Quantitative and digital PCR analyses revealed that 26.0% ...

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2016

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The terms "Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus" returned 16 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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: 19 Apr 2017

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Michael A Williams, Jan Malm

Journal: Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2016 Apr;22(2 Dementia):579-99.

 

This article provides neurologists with a pragmatic approach to the diagnosis and treatment of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH), including an overview of: (1) key symptoms and examination and radiologic findings; (2) use of appropriate tests to determine the patient's ...

Last Updated: 5 Apr 2016

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The effect of shunt surgery on neuropsychological performance in normal pressure hydrocephalus: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Katie A Peterson, George Savulich, Dan Jackson, Clare Killikelly, John D Pickard, Barbara J Sahakian

Journal: J. Neurol.. 2016 Aug;263(8):1669-77.

 

We conducted a systematic review of the literature and used meta-analytic techniques to evaluate the impact of shunt surgery on neuropsychological performance in patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH). Twenty-three studies with 1059 patients were identified for review using ...

Last Updated: 3 Aug 2016

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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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A Randomized Cross-over Study for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

 

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2017

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Last Updated: 22 Mar 2017

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