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Author Fritsch, Michael J., author.

Title Normal pressure hydrocephalus : pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment / Michael J. Fritsch, Uwe Kehler, Ullrich Meier ; with the collaboration of Johannes Lemcke, Christoph Miethke.

Publication Info. Stuttgart ; New York : Thieme, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (x, 151 pages) : illustrations (some color)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Presents information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus. Highlights the importance of determining the benefits of surgical implantation of a VP shunt. Because NPH is often incorrectly diagnosed with disorders such as Parkinson disease, the challenges faced in accurate diagnosis of NPH are discussed. Describes clinical signs and symptoms, radiographic findings, and diagnostic testing"--Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Epidemiology of Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus -- 3. History -- 4. Clinical Characteristics and Differential Diagnosis -- 5. Pathophysiology -- 6. Noninvasive DiagnosticWork-up -- 7. Imaging -- 8. Invasive Diagnostic Work-up -- 9. Shunt and Valve Technology -- 10. Shunt and Valve Settings -- 11. Surgical Technique -- 12. Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus -- 13. Scales and Scores -- 14. Follow-up Management of Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus -- 15. Complications -- 16. Prognosis -- 17. Summary and Future Perspectives
Subject Hydrocephalus -- Diagnosis.
Hydrocephalus -- Treatment.
Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure -- physiopathology.
Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure -- diagnosis.
Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure -- therapy.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Kehler, Uwe, author.
Meier, Ullrich, author.
Lemcke, Johannes (Neurosurgeon), author.
Miethke, Christoph, author.
Other Form: Print version: Fritsch, Michael J. Normal pressure hydrocephalus 9783131646019 (DLC) 2013041564 (OCoLC)861895028
ISBN 9783131646118 (electronic bk.)
313164611X (electronic bk.)
Standard No. DEBBG BV043958349
DEBSZ 481283188

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