Adult Hydrocephalus Research Network

The Adult Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (AHCRN) is a network of hospitals that conduct clinical research on hydrocephalus to improve treatment for the adult forms of hydrocephalus, including transitional patients who were diagnosed as children, those who acquire hydrocephalus as adults, and patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus.

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Medtronic Addresses FDA Recall for Strata™ II/Strata™ NSC and StrataMR™ valves

Discussion on social media around the FDA notification regarding the Strata™ II/Strata™ NSC and StrataMR™ valves has led to a number of questions from patients. There are two actions currently being taken by the FDA and Medtronic to address issues with each of these products respectively. Strata™ II/Strata™ NSC Valves Medtronic has proactively implemented a […]

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New Insights into Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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A recently published study attempts to shed light on the long term outcomes of untreated iNPH by examining mortality rates, risk of dementia, and symptom progression in individuals with ventricular enlargement.
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