First clinical experiences in patients with idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus with the adjustable gravity valve manufactured by Aesculap (proGAV(Aesculap)).

OBJECTIVE Improved clinical outcomes after implantation of a low pressure valve in patients with idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus is usually achieved at the expense of a higher overdrainage rate. Can an adjustable valve with a gravitational unit provide optimal results? METHOD In a prospective clinical outcome study conducted in the… CONTINUE READING