Normal Pressure Hydrocephalu
In the United States, the standard treatment for idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH) patients is a ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS). But a new study explores the effectiveness of lumboperitoneal shunts (LPS), which have also been shown to improve iNPH symptoms and are widely used in Japan.
Dorothy Sorlie spent months suffering with debilitating symptoms until finally being diagnosed with NPH. Now she educates others about this little-known condition.
Everyday Health reports on the story of Judy Russell who was misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s for her memory loss. She was later diagnosed with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH).