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5 Sep 2019

The project Glymphatic system - a factor in dementia development is about moving forward with methods to investigate the Glymphatic system in humans. Hopefully this will be new tools for diagnoses and treatments, says Anders Eklund, professor at Umeå University and project manager. The research group is already a world leader in research on hydrocephalus, which is a disease with disturbance of pressure and flow in the cerebrospinal fluid system. Within this work, advanced methods have been created to investigate the cerebrospinal fluid system in patients.

29 May 2019

The Hydrocephalus Association (HA) has made several very informative videos on YouTube where they interview experts on the theme of Adult hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) under the title “Ask the Expert – Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)”.

Link to YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAYKANaEHonmRSXAnlyDyZv8WEGt46uhh

 

Ask the Expert series:

NPH Episode 1: Dementia or NPH?

3 May 2019

Thousands of patients with curable brain condition 'may be languishing in care homes after being wrongly diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease'

 

About 20,000 Britons are thought to have normal pressure hydrocephalus    

The condition is caused by fluid becoming trapped on the brain    

Richard Edwards, neurosurgeon, said doctors often mistake the illness for dementia, which has similar symptoms    

 

By STEPHEN ADAMS, HEALTH CORRESPONDENT OF THE MAIL ON SUNDAY    

 

Read the article at:      

17 Apr 2019

 Tackling the similar but treatable ‘normal pressure hydrocephalus’ would advance public health.......This patient asked for a second opinion and got in contact with the neurosurgeon responsible for NPH patients in Queen Square, London, Laurence Watkins and then got the correct diagnosis and treatment. Link here. (If the article do not show, google: I was misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease Financial Times) 

28 Dec 2018

Those of you who have not yet tested CELDA® System is welcome to do so and contact us for more information and prices!Accuracy and simplicity are the governing features when measuring CSF dynamics with CELDA® System! Holiday Greetings and Happy New Year to all customers and suppliers, and we wish that 2019 will be successful year!

11 Oct 2018

Likvor presented at Medicinteknikdagarna in Umeå, October 9-10, 2018. 

5 Sep 2018

Likvor AB is represented at the Hydrocephalus Conference in Bologna as one of the exhibitors. Meet us there and discuss the usage of CSF dynamic assessments for diagnosing patients with CSF disorders. Hydrocephalus Annual Meeting represents one of the most important meetings focused on hydrocephalus and presents a vital opportunity for clinicians and scientists who need to stay current on advances in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of hydrocephalus.

5 Sep 2018

Is there a connection between apathy and gait improvement in patients with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)?  By: Aparna Srinivasan. Article published at web of Hydrocephalus Association: www.hydroassoc.org Idiopathic NPH (iNPH) is a disorder commonly seen in older adults. These adults have enlarged ventricles with a normal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure. The three common symptoms seen in adults with iNPH include: gait disorder (difficulty walking), inability to control urination, and behavioral disturbances.

5 Sep 2018

Likvor was one of the participants and exhibitors at HACONNECT 2018 meeting this summer. The event was held by Hydrocephalus Association in the US.More than 600 patients and families impacted by hydrocephalus, a chronic neurological condition for which there is no cure, joined leading medical professionals and researchers in Orange County, CA June 28-30 for HACONNECT, the Hydrocephalus Association’s 15th National Conference on Hydrocephalus.

13 Mar 2018

“Shunt surgery in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus is cost-effective—a cost utility analysis.” By: Mats Tullberg & Josefine Persson & Jakob Petersen & Per Hellström & Carsten Wikkelsø & Åsa Lundgren-Nilsson
 

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