Incidence of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH): a 10-year follow-up study of a rural community in Japan.

@article{Iseki2014IncidenceOI,
  title={Incidence of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH): a 10-year follow-up study of a rural community in Japan.},
  author={Chifumi Iseki and Yoshimi Takahashi and Manabu Wada and Toru Kawanami and Makoto Adachi and Takeo Kato},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={339 1-2},
  pages={108-12}
}
BACKGROUND The epidemiology and pathophysiology of iNPH remain unclear. We aimed to investigate the incidence of iNPH in elderly inhabitants of the community, and to identify how ventriculomegaly develops on brain MRIs and how symptoms develop in iNPH patients. METHODS In 2000, 350 inhabitants, all 70-year-olds living in the community of Takahata in Japan, were asked to participate in a survey that included a questionnaire, physical examinations, cognitive screenings, and brain MRI studies… CONTINUE READING
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