Results of the SVASONA study in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus

U. Meier, J. Lemcke, C. Müller, M.J. Fritsch, M. Kiefer, R. Eymann, U. Kehler, N. Langer, M. Schuhmann, A. Speil, F. Weber, V. Remenez, V. Rohde, C. Ludwig & D. Stengel
Objective: The supremacy of low-pressure valves (LPV) in the therapy of patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) has been proven by Dutch NPH study. The downside of LPV is the high rate of over drainage complications. The goal of this prospective randomized controlled multicenter[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]