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The Barometer And Your Head

You gotta start somewhere.   This is it, barebones as it is.  Short story:  I have an Intracranial Pressure Spectrum Disorder.  I was treated with a VP Shunt in March 2017. 234 kata lagi

Barometric Pressure And IIH

Is large volume spinal tap necessary in diagnosing normal pressure hydrocephalus?

Lumbar puncture test in normal pressure hydrocephalus: does the volume of CSF removed affect the response to tap?

Thakur SK, Serulle Y, Miskin NP, Rusinek H, Golomb J, George AE. 309 kata lagi


Intracranial Pressure Spectrum Disorder: A New Name For An Old Medical Condition

My name is Wes Haddix.   I am a 57 year old dentist, currently medically disabled as a result of a sports injury in 2007.  I was diagnosed with an Intracranial Pressure Spectrum Disorder (my term) in November of 2016 and received a vp shunt in late March of 2017.  1.161 kata lagi

Adrenal Insufficiency

Does acetazolamide improve normal pressure hydrocephalus?

Low-dose acetazolamide reverses periventricular white matter hyperintensities in iNPH.

Alperin N, Oliu CJ, Bagci AM, et al.

Neurology 2014; 82:1347-1351.



To assess the effects of low-dose acetazolamide treatment on volumetric MRI markers and clinical outcome in idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH). 237 kata lagi


What does the INPH-CrasH trial tell us about risk factors for normal pressure hydrocephalus?

Vascular risk factors in INPH: a prospective case-control study (the INPH-CRasH study)

Israelsson H, Carlberg B, Wikkelsö C, et al

Neurology 2017; 88:577-585

Abstract… 268 kata lagi




Definition: enlargement of the cerebral ventricular system.

Subdivisable into obstructive and non-obstructive, or communicating and non-communicating.

Aetiology/ risk factors:

-Abnormal accumulation of CSF in the ventricles, leading to raised intracranial pressure, caused by: 350 kata lagi


Normal pressure hydrocephalus management

The following articles have been identified following the ward round on Monday 20th March 2017 to provide a general overview of the above.

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