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Adult Hydrocephalus.


Adult Hydrocephalus

Edited by Daniele Rigamonti

Cambridge U. Press


318 pages




Neurosurgeons and others from Europe, North America, Japan, and Ghana discuss adult normal pressure hydrocephalus in 26 chapters. They address its anatomy and physiology, the neuropathology of human hydrocephalus, animal models, genetics, and epidemiology; the pathophysiology of gait dysfunction, cognitive dysfunction, and incontinence, as well as grading scales; diagnosis, differential diagnosis, imaging, monitoring, and cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers; treatment (shunt procedures and endoscopic third ventriculostomy), complications, and outcomes; and associated conditions like hemorrhage, infection, malignancy, cerebrospinal fluid leaks, congenital hydrocephalus, cerebrospinal fluid pathologies, Chiari malformation, and pseudotumor cerebri syndrome. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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Date:Aug 1, 2014
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