Hydrocephalus – Tap Test

Normal pressure hydrocephalus, also known as Adams and Hakim syndrome, is a relatively uncommon disease, however, it is currently of great relevance because it is directly associated with reversible dementia. The most frequent clinical triad includes gait disorders, dementia and urinary incontinence. Ventricular bypass surgery is still the procedure of choice in most cases, and, […]

Aid in valve adjustment for the treatment of hydrocephalus

Child with ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt since birth due to hydrocephalus. Patient showing good development, however the parents complained of slight hypoactivity sporadically. How did the sensor help? The brain4care sensor helped in the initial detection of changes in intracranial compliance and in real-time monitoring of the effect of the change in VP shunt  regulation, showing […]

Hydrocephalus – VP shunt regulation

Patient with a history of resection of a craniopharyngioma and placement of a ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt 7 years ago. Secondary obstructive hydrocephalus was also a factor in the case, due to compression of the 3rd ventricle and obstruction of the interventricular foramen or cerebral aqueduct, resulting from the growth of the craniopharyngioma. The hypothesis was […]