Intracranial Hypertension

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Intracranial Hypertension

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Intracranial Hypertension" returned 359 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Management of idiopathic intracranial hypertension in an infant with bilateral congenital cataract and associated comitant sensory esotropia.
 

Author(s): Jyoti Himanshu Matalia, Sheetal Shirke, Hemant Anaspure, Pooja Ghalla, Minal Kekatpure

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. 2017 Oct;65(10):1053-1055.

 

In this report, we describe the management of a child with bilateral cataract, nystagmus, and comitant sensory esotropia. Routine ultrasonography done before cataract surgery revealed bilateral disc edema confirmed as idiopathic intracranial hypertension by a pediatric neurologist. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Idiopathic intracranial hypertension: a rare case related to pregnancy].
 

Author(s): Jihad Drissi, Ayman Hachi, Laila Adlani, Jaouad Kouach, Driss Moussaoui, Mohamed Dehayni

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We report the case of a 25-year old primipara whose pregnancy was complicated by idiopathic intracranial hypertension (ICHT) associated with visual impairment in the first quarter. She underwent lumboperitoneal shunt without obstetric consequences. This study aimed to determine the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Comparison of the sagittal sinus cross-sectional area between patients with multiple sclerosis, hydrocephalus, intracranial hypertension and spontaneous intracranial hypotension: a surrogate marker of venous transmural pressure?
 

Author(s): Grant A Bateman, Jeannette Lechner-Scott, Ross Copping, Christopher Moeskops, Swee Leong Yap

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There is evidence that patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and hydrocephalus share some common pathophysiological mechanisms. Alterations in CSF pressure are known to affect cerebral venous sinus geometry. To further explore these mechanisms, we measured the superior sagittal sinus ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Intracranial Hypertension" returned 42 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Bariatric Surgery or Non-surgical Weight Loss for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension? A Systematic Review and Comparison of Meta-analyses.
 

Author(s): James H Manfield, Kenny K-H Yu, Evangelos Efthimiou, Ara Darzi, Thanos Athanasiou, Hutan Ashrafian

Journal: Obes Surg. 2017 Feb;27(2):513-521.

 

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is associated with obesity and weight loss by any means is considered beneficial in this condition.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Idiopathic intracranial hypertension as a cause of headache].
 

Author(s): Anette Huuse Farmen, Geir Ringstad, Emilia Kerty

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Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is characterised by increased intracranial pressure with normal cerebrospinal fluid, and no evidence of space occupying process, meningeal pathology or venous thrombosis. The condition is associated with obesity, especially in women of childbearing ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Update on Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension.
 

Author(s): Michael Wall

Journal: Neurol Clin. 2017 02;35(1):45-57.

 

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a disorder of elevated intracranial pressure of unknown cause occurring predominantly in young women of childbearing age. The typical patient symptom profile is the presence of daily headache, pulse synchronous tinnitus, transient visual ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Stenting of Venous Sinus Stenosis for Medically Refractory Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

 

Last Updated: 11 May 2017

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Evaluating Raised Intracranial Pressure Using MR Elastography
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

 

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2017

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Venous Sinus Stenting for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Refractory to Medical Therapy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH)

 

Last Updated: 12 Jan 2018

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