Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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The terms "Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus" returned 189 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Noninvasive prediction of shunt operation outcome in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Yasunori Aoki, Hiroaki Kazui, Toshihisa Tanaka, Ryouhei Ishii, Tamiki Wada, Shunichiro Ikeda, Masahiro Hata, Leonides Canuet, Themistoklis Katsimichas, Toshimitsu Musha, Haruyasu Matsuzaki, Kaoru Imajo, Hideki Kanemoto, Tetsuhiko Yoshida, Keiko Nomura, Kenji Yoshiyama, Masao Iwase, Masatoshi Takeda

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Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) is a syndrome characterized by gait disturbance, cognitive deterioration and urinary incontinence in elderly individuals. These symptoms can be improved by shunt operation in some but not all patients. Therefore, discovering predictive ...

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2015

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The terms "Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus" returned 8 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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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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Flow MRI in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

 

Last Updated: 28 Jul 2015

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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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