Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Clinical Symptoms, Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow Metrics and White Matter Changes

Conclusions Patients with NPH, regardless of stages of the diseases, have increased ASV values and could benefit from shunting. Decreasing ASV values of patients with FG 3 comparing with those with FG 2 support the hypothesis of decreasing compliance of brain with aging and increasing severity of small-vessel disease.
Source: Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography - Category: Radiology Tags: Neuroradiology Source Type: research

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The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) offers an opportunity for members to be the guest editor of a Supplement to its journal, the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Archives). The goal of the ACRM supplements is to publish high quality scientific manuscripts, which are thematically organized and of interest to ACRM members and to the general readership of the Archives. We are interested in proposals in all fields of rehabilitation, but especially those of interest to the ACRM membership as indicated by the existence of special interest and networking groups for brain injury, spinal cord in...
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