Adult Hydrocephalus by Daniele Rigamonti

By Daniele Rigamonti

grownup hydrocephalus is an insidious but treatable situation that develops slowly, with traditional onset round 60 years of age. it's poorly famous and plenty of instances usually are not clinically determined till overdue during affliction, resulting in poorer sufferer results and a excessive monetary price to healthcare services. The ensuing neurological signs comprise gait/balance difficulties, lack of bladder keep an eye on, and a cognitive decline resulting in dementia, that's frequently fallacious for Alzheimer's illness. This publication - the 1st released in this subject in view that 1993 - offers accomplished guidance to enhance the rate and accuracy of analysis, and covers numerous neurosurgical strategies used to regard the illness, together with the insertion of other different types of shunts and endoscopic 3rd ventriculostomy. this can be crucial analyzing for neurologists, neurosurgeons, relations physicians, and radiologists who could come across grownup sufferers with hydrocephalus extra usually than they realize.

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