Intracranial Hypertension

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Intracranial Hypertension

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Intracranial Hypertension" returned 346 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[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: 14 Sep 2017

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[Bilateral papilledema secondary to intracranial hypertension in an adolescent girl].
 

Author(s): Seydou Bakayoko, Nouhoum Guirou, Brainima Coulibaly, Jeannette Traoré

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Papilledema is a fluid and/or axonal swelling of the optic nerve head due to a blockage of axoplasmic flow at the level of the cribriform plate. We report the case of a 17-year old adolescent girl with bilateral papilledema secondary to idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

Last Updated: 23 May 2017

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Peripapillary Retinal Pigment Epithelium Layer Shape Changes From Acetazolamide Treatment in the Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Treatment Trial.
 

Author(s): Jui-Kai Wang, Randy H Kardon, Johannes Ledolter, Patrick A Sibony, Mark J Kupersmith, Mona K Garvin,

Journal: Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.. 2017 May;58(5):2554-2565.

 

Recent studies indicate that the amount of deformation of the peripapillary retinal pigment epithelium and Bruch's membrane (pRPE/BM) toward or away from the vitreous may reflect acute changes in cerebrospinal fluid pressure. The study purpose is to determine if changes in optic-nerve-head ...

Last Updated: 11 May 2017

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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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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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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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Evaluating Raised Intracranial Pressure Using MR Elastography
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

 

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2017

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