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How well does a shunt operation work for normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)?

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The earlier the NPH is diagnosed, the more likely the surgery is to help. In general, it works better for people with milder symptoms.

From: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on September 16, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 9/16/2018

 SOURCES: American Stroke Association. Hydrocephalus Foundation. 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on September 16, 2018

 SOURCES: American Stroke Association. Hydrocephalus Foundation. 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on September 16, 2018

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