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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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  • Condition: Adult Hydrocephalus
  • Journal: Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • Treatment Used: Elective Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
  • Number of Patients: 152
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This study investigated the use of elective intracranial pressure monitoring to manage and diagnose patients with adult hydrocephalus.
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  • Condition: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) Secondary to Lyme Disease
  • Journal: BMC neurology
  • Treatment Used: Antibiotics
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a 67-year-old male diagnosed with normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) secondary to Lyme disease treated with antibiotics.
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  • Condition: Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH)
  • Journal: Scientific reports
  • Treatment Used: Exact-Low-Resolution-Electromagnetic-Tomography (eLORETA)
  • Number of Patients: 34
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This study investigated the use of eLORETA to predict shunt treatment response in patients with iNPH.
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  • Condition: Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Journal: Clinical interventions in aging
  • Treatment Used: Serial Cerebrospinal Fluid Removal
  • Number of Patients: 42
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using serial cerebrospinal fluid removal to treat patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.
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  • Condition: Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
  • Journal: Acta neurochirurgica
  • Treatment Used: Ventriculoperitoneal shunt
  • Number of Patients: 61
  • Published —
The study researched the effects of the ventriculoperitoneal shunt for treating idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.
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  • Condition: Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH)
  • Journal: Neurologia medico-chirurgica
  • Treatment Used: Lumbosubarachnoid-Lumboepidural (L-L) Shunting
  • Number of Patients: 29
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using L-L shunting to treat patients with iNPH.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Journal: Neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunting
  • Number of Patients: 544
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The study researched the safety and effectiveness of cerebrospinal fluid shunting on quality of life in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (INPH).
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  • Condition: Patients with Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH)
  • Journal: Parkinsonism & related disorders
  • Treatment Used: Ventriculo-Peritoneal Shunt
  • Number of Patients: 154
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This study described the clinical/instrumental features and their longitudinal progression after ventriculo-peritoneal shunt surgery in patients with idiopathic (of unknown cause) normal pressure hydrocephalus (fluid on the brain; iNPH).
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  • Condition: Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Journal: World neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: shunt therapy
  • Number of Patients: 45
  • Published —
The purpose of the study was to investigate long-term outcomes of patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus treated with ventriculoperitoneal shunt by using programmable valves.
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Study
  • Condition: Essential Tremor
  • Journal: Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.)
  • Treatment Used: Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a patient with essential tremors that was treated with a focused ultrasound thalamotomy.
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  • Condition: Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Journal: Nagoya journal of medical science
  • Treatment Used: Spinal Tap Test
  • Number of Patients: 27
  • Published —
This study investigated the effect of the spinal tap test on sit-to-stand (STS), walking, and turning and to determine the relationship among the outcome measures of STS, walking, and turning in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH).
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  • Condition: Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
  • Journal: Fluids and barriers of the CNS
  • Treatment Used: Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Number of Patients: 10
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This study evaluated whether patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus showed radiological signs when they were pre-symptomatic.