March 26, 2006

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) is a rare neurologic disorder, that is one of the few reversible causes of dementia in adults. Dr. Jack Alpert, Chief of Neurology at St. Luke''s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX, discusses the case of an 81 year old man recently diagnosed with NPH. The daughter of the patient e-mailed Dr. Galati seeking additional help in the steps required to confirm the diagnosis and current treatment options.