Treatable dementia

'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 

Treatable dementia

There is a disease called NPH, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, which is easily misdiagnosed as dementia, Parkinson's or Alzheimer's. NPH can be treated by inserting a shunt and is therefore called "treatable dementia". The Likvor CELDA® System measures the dynamics of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) system and the results is used to diagnose NPH, as well as for investigating shunt function.

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