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SPECT Brain: NPH-Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus by Chuck Medical Doctor Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 5:06pm SPECT:Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography putting the T in SPECT Brain Imaging. The Tomographic View: The operational word for this post is Tomography... these slices make a difference for NPH: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus - see the "TV Commercial" [showing the typical gait] at the bottom of this page and I'll tell you a brief story ab ... Read on »
What is Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 5:59pm Previously I wrote about Jimmy Nowells. Jimmy was first diagnosed with Parkinson's and then Alzheimer's. After ten long years, and thanks to the persistence of his daughter--the nurse--Jimmy was finally diagnosed correctly--he suffered from Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH). See When Alzheimer's isn't Alzheimer's -- It's a Miracle. Ji ... Read on »
What is Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Jul 2009 10:12pm Previously I wrote about Jimmy Nowells. Jimmy was first diagnosed with Parkinson's and then Alzheimer's. After ten long years, and thanks to the persistence of his daughter--the nurse--Jimmy was finally diagnosed correctly--he suffered from Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH). See When Alzheimer's isn't Alzheimer's -- It's a Miracle. Jimmy ... Read on »
What are the Signs of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 08 Jul 2009 9:55am Previously, I wrote an article about Jimmy Nowells. Jimmy was diagnosed with Parkinson's and then Alzheimer's. After ten long years of misdiagnosis-- and thanks to his daughter--Jimmy was correctly diagnosed with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH). If you would like to read about Jimmy's incredible story go here-- When Alzheimer's isn' ... Read on »
Online Presentation: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) | Feb. 28, 2013 by Joseph Potocny Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 21 Feb 2013 12:00am Online Presentation: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) | Feb. 28, 2013 : 'via Blog this' just some food for thought. God Bless, Joe Read on »
Online Presentation: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) | Feb. 28, 2013 by Joseph Potocny Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 21 Feb 2013 7:44pm Online Presentation: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) | Feb. 28, 2013 : 'via Blog this' just some food for thought. God Bless, Joe http://feeds.feedburner.com/LIVINGWITHALZHIEMERS Atom 1.0: http://living-with-alzhimers.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default RSS 2.0: http://living-with-alzhimers.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default? ... Read on »
Research Explores the Connection between Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus and Alzheimer's Disease by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 May 2010 6:45am It is estimated that as many as 250,000 people in the U.S. who are experiencing symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and, may actually have related conditions such as NPH .... By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) is a neurological condition which typically affects adults ages 55 and olde ... Read on »
Predictive tests for shunting normal pressure hydrocephalus. by Mark Levin Posted Fri 06 Jan 2012 4:11am Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) is a syndrome characterized by gait disturbance, dementia, and/or urinary incontinence without causative disorders, and ventricular enlargement due to disturbance of the cerebrospinal fluid (SF) circulation. Surgical CSF shunting remains the main treatment modality. Prior to embarking upon surg ... Read on »
Normal pressure hydrocephalus by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Fri 22 Nov 2013 10:06pm http://www.alzheimersweekly.com/2013/03/nph-alzheimers-imposter.html?m=1 I wanted to share this story. It is a wonderful success story. But the with all cases of hydrocephalus they are thinking s shunt is s cure. Billy Graham was not told of needing revisions.  I remember hearing his sister or daughter saying they had no idea it (the ... Read on »
Brain Drain: How To Treat Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Fri 22 Apr 2011 6:00am The following is an excerpt from MdMD for Life 2011, available now. Three years ago, James Cumberpatch noticed that he was having difficulty walking. “I’d come to a step and feel nervous about stepping up,” he recalls. Then he started to fall. He fell in the front yard and needed to crawl to the car [...] Read on »