To what extent has the pathophysiology of normal-pressure hydrocephalus been clarified?

  • Môri, Mima
  • Published 1998 in Critical reviews in neurosurgery : CR


The causes and pathophysiology of idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) still remain poorly understood. We reviewed the recent pertinent literature on NPH from the past 3 years (1994- 1996) in this journal [Crit Rev Neurosurg (1997) 7:263-275] and here review further manuscripts that appeared mainly in 1997. Recent investigations suggest that… (More)