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  • Condition: Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Journal: Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • Treatment Used: Lumboperitoneal Shunts
  • Number of Patients: 25
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This study evaluated the use of lumboperitoneal (LP) shunts for the treatment of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Condition: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Journal: Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging
  • Treatment Used: Shunt Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 23
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This study investigated the incidence of cerebral perfusion in patients undergoing shunt surgery for normal pressure hydrocephalus.
  • Condition: Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Journal: British journal of neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
  • Number of Patients: 42
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The study researched the outcomes of ventriculoperitoneal shunt in treating idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Condition: Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH)
  • Journal: Neurologia medico-chirurgica
  • Treatment Used: Lumbosubarachnoid-Lumboepidural (L-L) Shunting
  • Number of Patients: 29
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using L-L shunting to treat patients with iNPH.
  • 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).
  • Condition: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Journal: Neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Shunt Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 974
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The objective of this study was to determine the rates of hospital readmission and surgical complications, and factors that predict them, following shunt surgery for normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH).
  • 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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