The Use of Lumboperitoneal Shunts in iNPH Patients

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In the United States, the standard treatment for idiopathic…

Rhaeos CEO Shares Details About Wearable FlowSense Device

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Earlier this year, Rhaeos won MedTech Innovator's 2020 Global…

A Conversation with Aesculap About New M.blue Valve

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On May 15th, Aesculap Inc., in partnership with MIETHKE, announced…

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

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

New Clinical Trial Aims to Determine Effectiveness of Shunting for iNPH Patients

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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.

The Subjective Experience of Patients Undergoing Shunt Surgery for Idiopathic NPH

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A study from Yale School of Medicine looked at the personal experiences of people diagnosed with idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH).

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

By: Aparna Srinivasan and Jenna Koschnitzky, PhD Idiopathic…

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.

PT Tips for NPH Patients

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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.

Hydrocephalus and Disability Benefits

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides support to disabled individuals through two separate disability benefit Programs: SSI and SSDI. Learn more.