The evolution of many cerebral diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease, Hydrocephalus, Cerebral Oedema, Stroke, and Tumour are strongly correlated to a change in the transport properties of fluid in the brain. This research proposes a novel application of Multiple-Network Poroelastic Theory (MPET) to investigate cerebral hydrodynamics through a detailed investigation of multiscalar, spatio-temporal transport of fluid between the cerebral blood, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and brain parenchyma. Specifically, MPET is used to interrogate the clinical markers of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH).
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