Adult Hydrocephalus by Daniele Rigamonti

By Daniele Rigamonti

grownup hydrocephalus is an insidious but treatable that develops slowly, with ordinary onset round 60 years of age. it's poorly well-known and lots of instances usually are not clinically determined till overdue during illness, resulting in poorer sufferer results and a excessive monetary fee to healthcare companies. The ensuing neurological indicators comprise gait/balance difficulties, lack of bladder keep an eye on, and a cognitive decline resulting in dementia, that is usually flawed for Alzheimer's illness. This ebook - the 1st released in this subject considering that 1993 - presents complete directions to enhance the rate and accuracy of prognosis, and covers numerous neurosurgical strategies used to regard the affliction, together with the insertion of other sorts of shunts and endoscopic 3rd ventriculostomy. this can be crucial interpreting for neurologists, neurosurgeons, relations physicians, and radiologists who could come upon grownup sufferers with hydrocephalus extra usually than they realize.

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