A new study found that shunting improved quality of life for people living with Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH).
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HA Medical Advisory Board Recommendations Regarding COVID-19 for Patients with Hydrocephalus HA COVID-19 Update April 17, 2020 APRIL UPDATE REGARDING NEUROLOGIC SYMPTOMS WITH COVID-19: Since the beginning of April 2020, the peer-reviewed medical literature has described patients with neurologic symptoms associated with COVID-19 infection, and some instances of brain injury or involvement. These reports have […]
Dementia, gait disturbance, and incontinence. Typically, when older adults have these symptoms, they’re told they have diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or a host of other illnesses, when in many cases they are suffering from a treatable condition called Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH). Join the Hydrocephalus Association at its first Hydrocephalus Education Day in Neptune, NJ on Nov. 9th, where medical experts and patients will discuss NPH symptoms, and share information about other forms of hydrocephalus.
Patients diagnosed with idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH) are typically treated by having a shunt placed surgically. A new clinical trial will determine whether or not shunts are an effective form of treatment for iNPH patients.
Call for Abstracts! The final date for the Abstract Submission for the Eleventh Meeting of the International Society for Hydrocephalus and Cerebrospinal Fluid Disorders, which will be held in Vancouver, Canada from 13 to 16 September 2019, is approaching! The Organizing and Scientific Committees welcome the submission of original contributions on the progress and […]
A study from Yale School of Medicine looked at the personal experiences of people diagnosed with idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH).
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 […]
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.
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