Intracranial Hypertension

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Intracranial Hypertension

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Intracranial Hypertension" returned 385 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Successful management of peripapillary choroidal neovascular membrane secondary to idiopathic intracranial hypertension with intravitreal ranibizumab.
 

Author(s): Nitin Kumar, Basavraj Tigari, Mohit Dogra, Ramandeep Singh

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018 09;66(9):1358-1360.

 

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a common cause of papilledema in young females and causes headache with transient visual loss. Severe visual loss occurs due to optic atrophy or peripapillary choroidal neovascular membrane (PCNVM). PCNVM in IIH has an incidence of 0.5% ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Fluvoxamine-induced intracranial hypertension in a 10-year-old boy.
 

Author(s): Hemalini Samant, Preetam Samant

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018 05;66(5):712-714.

 

Drug-induced intracranial hypertension is a well-established entity. We report a rare case of intracranial hypertension with papilledema in a 10-year-old boy following use of fluvoxamine, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. On discontinuing the drug, the papilledema resolved ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Segmentation error in spectral domain optical coherence tomography measures of the retinal nerve fibre layer thickness in idiopathic intracranial hypertension.
 

Author(s): Anuriti Aojula, Susan P Mollan, John Horsburgh, Andreas Yiangou, Kiera A Markey, James L Mitchell, William J Scotton, Pearse A Keane, Alexandra J Sinclair

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Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) imaging is being increasingly used in clinical practice for the monitoring of papilloedema. The aim is to characterise the extent and location of the Retinal Nerve Fibre Layer (RNFL) Thickness automated segmentation error (SegE) by manual refinement, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Intracranial Hypertension" returned 45 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Decompressive craniectomy for traumatic intracranial hypertension: application in children.
 

Author(s): Adam M H Young, Angelos G Kolias, Peter J Hutchinson

Journal: Childs Nerv Syst. 2017 Oct;33(10):1745-1750.

 

Traumatic brain injury remains prevalent in children, particularly within the adolescent age group. In severe injury, the priority of treatment is to stabilise the patient initially and prevent the evolution of brain swelling and secondary ischaemia using tiers of medical therapy. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Outcomes of endoscopic optic nerve decompression in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension.
 

Author(s): Luisam Tarrats, Gabriel Hernández, José M Busquets, Juan C Portela, Luis A Serrano, Lorena González-Sepúlveda, José R Sánchez-Pérez

Journal: Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2017 06;7(6):615-623.

 

The conventional treatment for idiopathic intracranial hypertension involves weight loss, steroids, diuretics, and/or serial lumbar punctures; however, if the symptoms persist or worsen, surgical intervention is recommended. Surgical options include cerebrospinal fluid diversion procedures, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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 02;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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Surgical Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Treatment Trial
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

 

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2018

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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: 12 Apr 2018

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