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The ventricles are chambers in the brain that normally contain fluid. This fluid is called cerebrospinal fluid. Usually these chambers contain just the right amount of the fluid for normal brain function. Sometimes, however, too much fluid can build up in the ventricles. This accumulation of fluid leads to a condition is called normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH).
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.