The adjustable shunt valve in the treatment of adult hydrocephalus

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Background: Hydrocephalus causes impaired gait, balance, cognition and continence, all of which can be reversed by shunt treatment. Adjustable valves are commonly used in the shunt treatment of hydrocephalus but randomized controlled trials (RCT) are scarce. The aim of the present thesis was to evaluate adjustable valves in the treatment of hydrocephalus… (More)

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