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I have recently been diagnosed with PD. I have had 2 neck
I have recently been diagnosed with PD. I have had 2 neck surgeries from tennis injuries. the last required a fusion. I have also had spinal lumbar spinal stenosis and had corrective surgery. Just pri… read more
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It's recommended that I have surgery with a shunt implanted
it's recommended that I have surgery with a shunt implanted in my brain (to stomach) to relieve problems of gait and balance due to hydrocephalus. I have had a recent MRI and a brain scan, and the lat… read more
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I have asked this before my husband a shunt for nph for five
I have asked this before my husband a shunt for nph for five years did well and after first shunt adjust,ent very good last year he broke hip on tennis court as he has been athlete all his life fade f… read more
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Had a strata go shunt installed for nph four years ago. Felt
Had a strata go shunt installed for nph four years ago. Felt good minutes much better after first adjustment three years ago. Had hip surgery for hip march of this year, pins were put in, and since Ju… read more
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My husband had the NPH shunt implanted December, 2014. Doing
My husband had the NPH shunt implanted December, 2014. Doing pretty well, however he has a really bad knee problem and should have knee replacement surgery. The doctors don't want him to have general … read more
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My father had a laminectomy L3-L5 in October. There was a
My father had a laminectomy L3-L5 in October. There was a dural tear, but no SF detected. Coincidentally, at the same time he had an MRI that determined he had NPH. He had surgery for that in November… read more
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Delay in diagnosis of hydrocephalus for six months from
delay in diagnosis of hydrocephalus for six months from onset of initial symptoms. 22 year old male subsequently needed two vp shunts after resection of central neurocytoma. Could earlier diagnosis ha… read more
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What does the surgery consist of for NPH? I know they put a
What does the surgery consist of for NPH? I know they put a shunt in your head, but I don't know the details. I hope you can explain it to me. Thank you, Jeanne I'm 74 yrs.old… read more
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76 yr old male. Brainscan revealed at left midle cranial
76 yr old male. Brainscan revealed at left midle cranial fossa a large Arachnoid Cyst; 4.5x3.3 cm diameter. Neurosurgen ordered the scan. Last 2 yrs have drainage from left nasal each morning using ap… read more
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My aunt frequently says that she doesn't know where she is.
My aunt frequently says that she doesn't know where she is. She sometimes fails to recognize people she knows and can't find the words for items like comb or fork. She has lost interest in reading the… read more
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I have normal pressure hydrocephalus. At what point should
I have normal pressure hydrocephalus. At what point should surgery be considered to address the symptoms such as balance, & word finding. No urinary problems as yet. We live in an area with no neurosu… read more
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I am a 63 year old woman with NPH. The neurosurgeon I saw
I am a 63 year old woman with NPH. The neurosurgeon I saw was not willing to try a shunt. Should I wait until I can't get around on my on before seeking a second opinion? The thought of the surgery is… read more
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My wife suffers from extreme balance and walking problems,
My wife suffers from extreme balance and walking problems, slow rigid movements along with urinary incontinence, infrequent bowel incontinence and mental apathy. She appears to have all the symtoms of… read more
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I was diagnosed w PD at 52; i'm now 55 and still do not have
i was diagnosed w PD at 52; i'm now 55 and still do not have any tremors. could i have NPH? onset of my symptoms match NPH thanks tom m.… read more
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My father went to see a neurologist today and my mother said
My father went to see a neurologist today and my mother said he is going to have an MRI and they spoke about Parkinsons and MHP I have never heard of MHP I mainly want to know what MHP is. He talked a… read more
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IS IT COMMON AFTER NPH SHUNT SURGERY FOR PT. TO FEEL LIKE
iS IT COMMON AFTER NPH SHUNT SURGERY FOR PT. TO FEEL LIKE HEAD IS "FULL" AND TO FEEL WOBBLY, EVEN THOUGH GAIT IS MARKEDLY IMPROVED?… read more
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My mother, 68, has NPH (untreated) and very bad back
Hi. My mother, 68, has NPH (untreated) and very bad back arthritis. She is confined to a wheelchair at a nursing home and needs a hoyer lift for transfers. She has had strokes and was also hit by a ca… read more
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Has L-dopa or any other medicine EVER been used to treat the
Has L-dopa or any other medicine EVER been used to treat the Parkinsonian-like symptoms of stable pressure hydrocephaly? And how often has the shunt produced a positive prognosis? Is it worth having t… read more
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