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Orange, California 92868


Purpose:

The research project is designed to determine which combination of tests will enable physicians to predict whether a patient with symptoms of normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) will improve with a shunt.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Walking difficulties in both legs which has developed gradually, not explained by other conditions, either in combination with mental impairment and urinary incontinence - Brain CT or MRI findings of enlarged ventricles compared to established standards (minimum Evans ratio of 0.30 as measured by reviewing films) - Mental impairment must be mild to moderate, emerging with or after the walking difficulties - Age > or = 18 years old - MMSE (Mini-mental status exam): < or = 10 - Urinary incontinence Exclusion Criteria: - No or only minimal walking difficulties combined with severe dementia - Severe medical problems with limited life expectancy (less than six months) - Contraindications to surgery - Lack of informed consent


NCT ID:

NCT00613886


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Laura Pare, MD, FRCSC
UC, Irvine


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Orange, California 92868
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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