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Long-term effects of complications and vascular comorbidity in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus: a quality registry study

Background There is little knowledge about the factors influencing the long-term outcome after surgery for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH). Objective To evaluate the effects of reoperation due to complications and of vascular comorbidity (hypertension, diabetes, stroke and heart disease) on the outcome in iNPH patients, 2–6 years after shunt surgery. Methods We...

Clinical signs and symptoms of adult patients with intracranial arachnoid cysts

0 Carsten Wikkelsö 0 Magnus Tisell 0 0 Hydrocephalus research unit, Institution of Neuroscience, Sahlgrenska Academy , Sweden - Background Patients with arachnoid cysts have a wide range of symptoms

Cerebrospinal fluid markers before and after shunting in patients with secondary and idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus

Background The aim of this study was to explore biochemical changes in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) induced by shunt surgery and the relationship between these changes and clinical improvement. Methods We measured clinical symptoms and analysed lumbar CSF for protein content, neurodegeneration and neurotransmission markers in patients with secondary (SNPH, n = 17) and idiopathic...