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

Use of programmable versus nonprogrammable shunts in the management of normal pressure hydrocephalus: A multicenter retrospective study with cost-benefit analysis in Turkey.
 

Author(s): Yurdal Serarslan, Atilla Yilmaz, Mürteza Çakır, Ebru Güzel, Akin Akakin, Aslan Güzel, Boran Urfalı, Mustafa Aras, Mustafa Emrah Kaya, Nebi Yılmaz

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Sep;96(39):e8185.

 

Ventriculoperitoneal shunt systems that are used in the treatment of normal pressure hydrocephalus are often associated with drainage problems. Adjustable shunt systems can prevent or treat these problems, but they may be expensive. The aim of our study is to compare the complications ...

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2017

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Diffusion tensor imaging profiles reveal specific neural tract distortion in normal pressure hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Nicole C Keong, Alonso Pena, Stephen J Price, Marek Czosnyka, Zofia Czosnyka, Elise E DeVito, Charlotte R Housden, Barbara J Sahakian, John D Pickard

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The pathogenesis of normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) remains unclear which limits both early diagnosis and prognostication. The responsiveness to intervention of differing, complex and concurrent injury patterns on imaging have not been well-characterized. We used diffusion tensor ...

Last Updated: 17 Aug 2017

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Alzheimer's disease pathology and shunt surgery outcome in normal pressure hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Sevil Yasar, Ignacio Jusue-Torres, Jennifer Lu, Jamie Robison, Mira A Patel, Barbara Crain, Kathryn A Carson, Jamie Hoffberger, Sachin Batra, Eric Sankey, Abhay Moghekar, Daniele Rigamonti

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We aimed to determine whether presence of AD neuropathology predicted cognitive, gait and balance measures in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) after shunt surgery. This is a prospective study of gait and balance measured by Timed Up and Go (TUG) and Tinetti ...

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2017

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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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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: 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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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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