By: Aparna Srinivasan and Jenna Koschnitzky, PhD Idiopathic NPH (iNPH) is a disorder commonly seen in older adults. These adults have enlarged ventricles with a normal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure. The three common symptoms seen in adults with iNPH include: gait disorder (difficulty walking), inability to control urination, and behavioral disturbances. Apathy, the lack of […]
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Call for Abstracts We are delighted to announce the Call for Abstracts for the Tenth Meeting of Hydrocephalus Society, which will be held in Bologna, Italy, from 19 to 22 October 2018! The Organizing & Scientific Committees welcome the submission of original contributions on the progress and controversies in hydrocephalus. Accepted papers will be presented as oral or e-poster presentations.Consult […]
U.S. Sled Hockey team defeats Japan in Paralympic Opener! Adam Page, Olympic champion living with #hydrocephalus and #spinabifida, is once again a force on the ice. Adam spoke at our 2014 National Conference on Hydrocephalus. http://uspara.us/2DlfNBk
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.
By the time Trish was diagnosed with NPH and had shunt surgery, she had lost her ability to walk unaided, so her neurosurgeon gave her a prescription for physical therapy.
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