Intracranial Hypertension

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Intracranial Hypertension

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Intracranial Hypertension" returned 334 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Trial of Decompressive Craniectomy for Traumatic Intracranial Hypertension.
 

Author(s): Peter J Hutchinson, Angelos G Kolias, Ivan S Timofeev, Elizabeth A Corteen, Marek Czosnyka, Jake Timothy, Ian Anderson, Diederik O Bulters, Antonio Belli, C Andrew Eynon, John Wadley, A David Mendelow, Patrick M Mitchell, Mark H Wilson, Giles Critchley, Juan Sahuquillo, Andreas Unterberg, Franco Servadei, Graham M Teasdale, John D Pickard, David K Menon, Gordon D Murray, Peter J Kirkpatrick,

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Sep;375(12):1119-30.

 

Background The effect of decompressive craniectomy on clinical outcomes in patients with refractory traumatic intracranial hypertension remains unclear. Methods From 2004 through 2014, we randomly assigned 408 patients, 10 to 65 years of age, with traumatic brain injury and refractory ...

Last Updated: 22 Sep 2016

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Feasibility and usefulness of ultrasonography in idiopathic intracranial hypertension or secondary intracranial hypertension.
 

Author(s): Piergiorgio Lochner, Francesco Brio, Maria Luisa Zedde, Sandro Sanguigni, Lorenzo Coppo, Raffaele Nardone, Andrea Naldi, Daniele Sola, Erwin Stolz

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Transorbital sonography (TOS) has been proven to be able to non-invasively detect elevated intracranial pressure. In this condition TOS shows an increase in optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD). It has been suggested that internal jugular vein valve insufficiency (IJVVI) may represent ...

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2016

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Bilateral Abducens Nerve Palsy due to Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension as an Initial Manifestation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 

Author(s): Eri Katsuyama, Ken-Ei Sada, Noriko Tatebe, Haruki Watanabe, Takayuki Katsuyama, Mariko Narazaki, Koichi Sugiyama, Katsue S Watanabe, Hiroshi Wakabayashi, Tomoko Kawabata, Jun Wada, Hirofumi Makino

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2016 ;55(8):991-4.

 

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a syndrome of increased intracranial pressure and presents as an intractable headache, vomiting, and ophthalmologic manifestations. We herein report the case of a young girl who presented with bilateral abducens nerve palsy due to IIH ...

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2016

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The terms "Intracranial Hypertension" returned 39 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Emergency Neurological Life Support: Intracranial Hypertension and Herniation.
 

Author(s): Robert D Stevens, Michael Shoykhet, Rhonda Cadena

Journal: Neurocrit Care. 2015 Dec;23 Suppl 2():S76-82.

 

Sustained intracranial hypertension and acute brain herniation are "brain codes," signifying catastrophic neurological events that require immediate recognition and treatment to prevent irreversible injury and death. As in cardiac arrest, a brain code mandates the organized implementation ...

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2015

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Endovascular Treatment of Venous Sinus Stenosis in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Complications, Neurological Outcomes, and Radiographic Results.
 

Author(s): Robert M Starke, Tony Wang, Dale Ding, Christopher R Durst, R Webster Crowley, Nohra Chalouhi, David M Hasan, Aaron S Dumont, Pascal Jabbour, Kenneth C Liu

Journal: ScientificWorldJournal. 2015 ;2015():140408.

 

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) may result in a chronic debilitating disease. Dural venous sinus stenosis with a physiologic venous pressure gradient has been identified as a potential etiology in a number of IIH patients. Intracranial venous stenting has emerged as a potential ...

Last Updated: 6 Jul 2015

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An update on the pathophysiology of idiopathic intracranial hypertension alias pseudotumor cerebri.
 

Author(s): Betül Baykan, Esme Ekizoğlu, Güneş Altıokka Uzun

Journal: Agri. 2015 ;27(2):63-72.

 

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a syndrome characterized by increased intracranial pressure of unknown cause, leading to severe headache, papilledema and visual disturbances. Its former name, pseudotumor cerebri, has gained popularity recently. The strongest and most ...

Last Updated: 6 May 2015

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Stenting of Venous Sinus Stenosis for Medically Refractory Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

 

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Axial Length and Central Corneal Thickness in Benign Intracranial Hypertension
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Benign Intracranial Hypertension

 

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2015

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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: 2 Jan 2017

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