Clinical guidelines for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.

  title={Clinical guidelines for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.},
  author={Masatssune Ishikawa},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  volume={44 4},
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. The number of patients with iNPH will increase with the aging of the population in Japan. However, iNPH is often difficult to differentiate from other senile disorders such as lumbar canal stenosis, parkinsonism, and so on. Clinical guidelines… CONTINUE READING
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