NPH

'There was no hope': Treatable disease often mistaken for Alzheimer's!

'There was no hope': Treatable disease often mistaken for Alzheimer's!  LINK to read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49375308 By Robin Levinson-King, BBC News, Toronto 

ASK THE EXPERT - Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)

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?

Thousands of patients with curable brain condition... - Article in The Daily Mail Online

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    

 

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Hydrocephalus conference in Bologna, Italy: October 19-22, 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.

Connection between apathy and gait improvement in patients with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)?

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.

HACONNECT in Orange County CA , June 28-30 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.