Specific patterns of cognitive impairment in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus and Alzheimer's disease: a pilot study.

@article{Iddon1999SpecificPO,
  title={Specific patterns of cognitive impairment in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus and Alzheimer's disease: a pilot study.},
  author={J L Iddon and John D. Pickard and Justin J. Cross and Paul D. Griffiths and Marek Czosnyka and Barbara J. Sahakian},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1999},
  volume={67 6},
  pages={723-32}
}
OBJECTIVES Eleven patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) were selected from an initial cohort of 43 patients. The patients with NPH fell into two distinctive subgroups: preshunt, group 1 (n=5) scored less than 24 on the mini mental state examination (MMSE) and were classified as demented and group 2 (n=6) scored 24 or above on the MMSE and were classified as non-demented. METHODS All patients were neuropsychologically assessed on two occasions: preshunt and then again 6… CONTINUE READING
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