Intracranial Hypertension

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Intracranial Hypertension

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Intracranial Hypertension" returned 336 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Craniectomy for Traumatic Intracranial Hypertension.
 

Author(s): Peter J Hutchinson, Angelos G Kolias, David K Menon

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 12;375(24):2403-4.

 

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2016

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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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The effects of lumboperitoneal and ventriculoperitoneal shunts on the cranial and spinal cerebrospinal fluid volume in a patient with idiopathic intracranial hypertension.
 

Author(s): Ines Nikić, Milan Radoš, Ana Frobe, Miroslav Vukić, Darko Orešković, Marijan Klarica

Journal: Croat. Med. J.. 2016 Jun;57(3):293-7.

 

Lumboperitoneal (LP) and ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunts are a frequent treatment modality for idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). Although these shunts have been used for a long time, it is still not clear how they change the total craniospinal CSF volume and what portions ...

Last Updated: 4 Jul 2016

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The terms "Intracranial Hypertension" returned 40 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[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: 8 Dec 2016

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Intracranial hypertension as the primary symptom of gastric signet-ring cell carcinoma: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Jiali Pu, Lingjia Xu, Xinzhen Yin, Baorong Zhang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Aug;95(35):e4687.

 

Intracranial hypertension (IH) is a neurological disorder characterized by increased intracranial pressure. It is a poorly understood syndrome that most commonly manifests nonspecific symptoms such as stroke-like headache, vision changes, nausea, vomiting, and papilledema. IH has ...

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2016

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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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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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