Epidemiology of Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: A Systematic Review of the Literature.

  title={Epidemiology of Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: A Systematic Review of the Literature.},
  author={Rub{\'e}n Mart{\'i}n-L{\'a}ez and Hugo Caballero-Arzapalo and Luis {\'A}ngel L{\'o}pez-Men{\'e}ndez and Juan Carlos Arango-Lasprilla and Alfonso V{\'a}zquez-Barquero},
  journal={World neurosurgery},
  volume={84 6},
BACKGROUND Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) is an important cause of gait disturbance and cognitive impairment in elderly adults. However, the epidemiology of iNPH is relatively unknown, largely as a result of the paucity of specifically designed population studies. This systematic review aims to assess the prevalence and incidence of iNPH. METHODS A systematic literature review on the epidemiology of iNPH was conducted using MEDLINE/PubMed searching for articles published up… CONTINUE READING
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