Intracranial Pressure Waves Via Lumbar Puncture

This study has been completed.
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Umeå University Identifier:
First received: June 13, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: June 2011
History: No changes posted

Patients are subjected to simultaneous intracranial and lumbar puncture pressure measurements. This study focus on intracranial pulse amplitude. Hypothesis: Intracranial pressure amplitude is reflected by lumbar puncture pressure amplitude.

Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Are Intracranial Pressure Waves Measurable Through Lumbar Puncture?

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Enrollment: 10

Ages Eligible for Study:   55 Years to 78 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known cause of hydrocephalus
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Responsible Party: Anders Behrens MD, Department of Clinical Neuroscience Identifier: NCT01374048     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 97-88
Study First Received: June 13, 2011
Last Updated: June 13, 2011
Health Authority: Sweden: Regional Ethical Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
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