There is a disease called NPH, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, which is easily misdiagnosed as dementia, Parkinson's or Alzheimer's. NPH can be treated by inserting a shunt and is therefore called "treatable dementia". The Likvor CELDA® System measures the dynamics of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) system and the results is used to diagnose NPH. The Likvor CELDA® System is successfully used for investigating shunt function in patients with existing shunts.
"We have been able to avoid unnecessary shunt-revisions especially in patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) and therefore saved costs and have not unnecessarily caused inconvenience to patients." Mr. Leinonen declares.
Hotswap has supported the development of both the instrument and disposable tube-set.