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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Frequently Asked Questions

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Why is it called ‘normal pressure’ hydrocephalus and what is the difference between this and other types of hydrocephalus? It is called normal pressure hydrocephalus because when Hakim and Adams first described it in 1965, the three patients that they mentioned in their…

Hydro shunt issues

    • Hydrocephalus
Hydrocephalus describes conditions in which the fluid in and around the brain, CSF, is trapped and causes high pressure. The pressure can harm the delicate brain tissue, so needs treating with a shunt to remove the fluid from the head, or a Third…

The way spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus affects how you think and act

    • Gill Yaz
The way that spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, can affect how you think and act can make a much bigger difference to the quality of your life than your physical disabilities. Gill Yaz (pictured), Health Development Manager explains... Many people with hydrocephalus, or open…


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