TITLE

RELEASE VALVE

AUTHOR(S)
Bjerklie, David
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
Time;11/4/2002, Vol. 160 Issue 19, p109
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that a treatment for hydrocephalus shows promise as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease. Implantation of a catheter behind the ear to drain fluid from the brain; Goal of improving the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain and reducing the buildup of neurotoxic proteins; Indication that patients with shunts maintained mental function better than those in an untreated control group.
ACCESSION #
7689465

 

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