Five-year incidence of surgery for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus in Norway.

@article{Brean2009FiveyearIO,
  title={Five-year incidence of surgery for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus in Norway.},
  author={Are Brean and Hege Linnerud Fred\o and Snorre Sollid and Thilo M{\"u}ller and Terje Sundstr\om and Per Kristian Eide},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={2009},
  volume={120 5},
  pages={314-6}
}
OBJECTIVES We have previously determined the incidence and prevalence of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) in the county of Vestfold in Norway. This study aimed at determining the incidence of surgeries for iNPH. MATERIALS AND METHODS Information about age, sex, operation year and operation type was collected retrospectively for all patients hospitalized from 2002 to 2006 with any diagnosis of iNPH and operated with insertion of a ventriculo-peritoneal or ventriculoatrial shunt… CONTINUE READING

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