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Guidelines for management of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus: second edition.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23183074     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Among the various disorders manifesting dementia, gait disturbance, and urinary incontinence in the elderly population, idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) is becoming of great importance. After the publication of the first edition of the Guidelines for Management of Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus in 2004 (the English version was published in 2008), clinical awareness of iNPH has risen dramatically, and the number of shunt surgeries has increased rapidly across Japan. Clinical and basic research on iNPH has increased significantly, and more high-level evidence has since been generated. The second edition of the Japanese Guidelines was thus published in July 2011, to provide a series of timely evidence-based recommendations related to iNPH. The revision of the Guidelines has been undertaken by a multidisciplinary expert working group of the Japanese Society of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus in conjunction with the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare research project on "Studies on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and treatment of normal pressure hydrocephalus." This English version of the second edition of the Guidelines was made to share these ideas with the international community and to promote international research on iNPH.
Authors:
Etsuro Mori; Masatsune Ishikawa; Takeo Kato; Hiroaki Kazui; Hiroji Miyake; Masakazu Miyajima; Madoka Nakajima; Masaaki Hashimoto; Nagato Kuriyama; Takahiko Tokuda; Kazunari Ishii; Mitsunobu Kaijima; Yoshihumi Hirata; Makoto Saito; Hajime Arai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologia medico-chirurgica     Volume:  52     ISSN:  1349-8029     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo)     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400775     Medline TA:  Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo)     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  775-809     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Behavioral Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine.
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