Entries by Jenna Koschnitzky, PhD

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.

Hydrocephalus Society – Call for Abstracts

  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 […]

Is there a connection between apathy and gait improvement in patients with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)?

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 […]