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Published:  December 3, 2009

St. Luke’s to host presentation on “Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus”

Condition characterized by gait disturbance, urinary incontinence
and early stage dementia; mimics symptoms of spinal disorders
as well as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases.

The Woodlands, TX  —  An educational presentation about “Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus” will be hosted by St. Luke’s The Woodlands Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 17 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in conference room #4.

Characterized by a triad of symptoms including gait disturbance, urinary incontinence and early stage dementia, the condition is especially challenging as in many ways it mimics they symptoms of spinal disorders as well as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases.

Discussions about the diagnosis and management of “Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus” will be provided by speakers Peter M. Shedden, M.D., Neurological Surgeon, Jason M. Balette, M.D., General Surgeon, and Michael R. Knox, Ph.D., Neuropsychology.

Seating is limited.  Please RSVP to (936) 266-4050.

St. Luke’s The Woodlands Hospital is located at 17200 St. Luke’s Way in The Woodlands, at the southwest corner of SH 242 (College Park Drive) and Interstate 45.  For more information, please call (936) 266-2000 or visit www.stlukeswoodlands.com.


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