Adult Hydrocephalus Clinical 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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AHCRN Updates

COVID-19 Guidance for People Living with Hydrocephalus

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 […]

Medical Experts and Patients Educate New Jersey Families About Brain Disorder That Affects Over 1 Million Americans

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.

Individuals Diagnosed with Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Show Improved Quality of Life after Shunting

A new study found that shunting improved quality of life for people living with Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH).

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