Letter to the Editor. Are disproportionate subarachnoid spaces and stroke history predictors of external lumbar drainage outcome in iNPH?

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  • 1 Florence School of Neurosurgery, University of Florence, Italy
  • 2 Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
  • 3 Cancer Risk Factors and Lifestyle Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Research and Prevention Institute (ISPRO), Florence, Italy
  • 4 University of Florence, Italy
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Contributor Notes

Correspondence Berardino Porfirio: berardino.porfirio@unifi.it.

INCLUDE WHEN CITING Published online June 28, 2019; DOI: 10.3171/2019.2.JNS19268.

Disclosures The authors report no conflict of interest.

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