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1. Normal pressure hydrocephalus.
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Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a reversible disorder characterized by gait impairment, subcortical dementia, and urinary urgency and incontinence associated with impaired cerebrospinal fluid circulation and ventriculomegaly. Treatment with shunt surgery is most likely to increase mobility, and may also improve dementia and urinary symptoms. An international, independent study group recently published guidelines for the diagnosis and management of idiopathic NPH. This article helps geriatricians identify patients who might have NPH, and care for these patients after shunt placement. ... Read More »
» Published in Clin Geriatr Med. 2006 Nov;22(4):935-51, viii.
2. Cerebral salt wasting syndrome in children with acute central nervous system injury.
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The purpose of this investigation was to describe the causes, clinical pattern, and treatment of cerebral salt wasting syndrome in children with acute central nervous system injury. This retrospective study focused on patients
» Published in Pediatr Neurol. 2006 Oct;35(4):261-3.
3. Trimyelia with divergent cord pathways and three foramina magni.
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OBJECT: We report the rare finding of trimyelia with divergent cord pathways in a 33 5/7-week-old fetus who died shortly after spontaneous vaginal delivery. METHODS: The main autopsy findings were three separate and distinct spinal cords, arising from the medulla and exiting through three separate foramina magni. The two lateral cords coursed toward each upper extremity and the medulla split into two halves that rejoined to form a central cervical cord. Further evaluation of this anomaly revealed agenesis of the cerebellar vermis and cystic dilation of the fourth ventricle. Microscopic cross ... Read More »
» Published in Childs Nerv Syst. 2007 Feb;23(2):249-53. Epub 2006 Aug 29.
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