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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

Hydrocephalus

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.

ABSTRACT

Objective:

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

Neurology

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

Neurology

Hydrocephalus

 Hydrocephalus

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

Medicine

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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Ward Round Update