Neuropathological changes in chronic adult hydrocephalus: cortical biopsies and autopsy findings.


BACKGROUND The cortical changes resulting from chronic hydrocephalus in adults are not well defined. METHODS Retrospective analysis of twenty-one patients (age 64-88 years) with a clinical diagnosis of "normal pressure hydrocephalus" who underwent cortical biopsy at the time of intracranial pressure monitoring or shunt insertion, and eight patients who… (More)


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