Revisiting Paradoxical Situations Associated with Hydrocephalus

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A case study of hydrocephalus shows the vagueness of the concept of the “norm” as used in medicine. Self-organizing dynamic stability in biosystems can go far beyond the average statistical norm, while the body still retains its stability and functional performance.

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Original Russian Text © G.R. Ivanitskii, A.A. Deev, E.P. Khizhnyak, 2018, published in Biofizika, 2018, Vol. 63, No. 2, pp. 412–416.

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Ivanitskii, G.R., Deev, A.A. & Khizhnyak, E.P. Revisiting Paradoxical Situations Associated with Hydrocephalus. BIOPHYSICS 63, 307–310 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1134/S0006350918020136

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Keywords

  • paradoxes of medical norm
  • cerebrospinal fluid
  • inertial systems