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Intracranial Pressure Waves Via Lumbar Puncture

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01374048
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 15, 2011
Last Update Posted : June 15, 2011
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease
Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 10 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Are Intracranial Pressure Waves Measurable Through Lumbar Puncture?

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Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   55 Years to 78 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known cause of hydrocephalus
More Information

Responsible Party: Anders Behrens MD, Department of Clinical Neuroscience
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01374048     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 97-88
First Posted: June 15, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 15, 2011
Last Verified: June 2011

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