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The Relative Prognostic Value of CSF Outflow Resistance Measurement in Shunting for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

  • E. J. Delwel
  • D. A. de Jong
  • C. J. J. Avezaat
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Abstract

The diagnosis of normal pressure hyrocephalus is still subject of much controversy. Since the discovery of the syndrome by Hakim and Adams in 1965 [4], various diagnostic tools have been evaluated but none of them have been proven of decisive value.

Keywords

Elastance Coefficient Admission Criterion Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Temporal Horn Subdural Fluid Collection 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. J. Delwel
    • 1
  • D. A. de Jong
    • 1
  • C. J. J. Avezaat
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity Hospital RotterdamRotterdamThe Netherlands

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