Intracranial Hypertension

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Intracranial Hypertension

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The terms "Intracranial Hypertension" returned 264 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Posttraumatic refractory intracranial hypertension and brain herniation syndrome: cerebral hemodynamic assessment before decompressive craniectomy.
 

Author(s): Edson Bor-Seng-Shu, Wellingson Silva Paiva, Eberval G Figueiredo, Yasunori Fujimoto, Almir Ferreira de Andrade, Erich Talamoni Fonoff, Manoel Jacobsen Teixeira

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2013 ;2013():750809.

 

The pathophysiology of traumatic brain swelling remains little understood. An improved understanding of intracranial circulatory process related to brain herniation may have treatment implications.

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2013

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Idiopathic intracranial hypertension in pediatric population: case series from India.
 

Author(s): Arun Grace Roy, Kollencheri Puthenveettil Vinayan, Anand Kumar

Journal: Neurol India. ;61(5):488-90.

 

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a well described entity in adults. In pediatric age group the presentation of disease can vary depending on the age of patients and is less frequently reported.

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2013

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Intracranial hypertension presenting with severe visual failure, without concurrent headache, in a child with nephrotic syndrome.
 

Author(s): Madeleine Barnett, Manish D Sinha, Danny Morrison, Ming Lim

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Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is a condition typically characterised by headache, normal level of consciousness, papilloedema and raised cerebrospinal fluid pressure. Children often present with visual loss and atypical features of raised pressure, posing a diagnostic and management ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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The terms "Intracranial Hypertension" returned 29 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Is there a causal link between idiopathic intracranial hypertension and the use of lithium? A case-study and a review of the literature].
 

Author(s): P Callens, P Sienaert, K Demyttenaere, J De Fruyt

Journal: Tijdschr Psychiatr. 2012 ;54(5):453-62.

 

The first case-study of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) linked to the use of lithium appeared in 1978. Since then several new case-studies have been published sporadically. A recurrent problem for therapists seems to be whether to continue or discontinue treatment with lithium.

Last Updated: 16 May 2012

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Update on the pathophysiology and management of idiopathic intracranial hypertension.
 

Author(s): Valérie Biousse, Beau B Bruce, Nancy J Newman

Journal: J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.. 2012 May;83(5):488-94.

 

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is a disease of unknown aetiology, typically affecting young obese women, producing a syndrome of increased intracranial pressure without identifiable cause. Despite a large number of hypotheses and publications over the past decade, the aetiology ...

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2012

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[Decompressive craniectomy for the treatment of intracranial hypertension after acute meningoencephalitis].
 

Author(s): C de Quintana-Schmidt, M V Nievas, I Catala-Antunez, C Asencio-Cortes, A J Betbese-Roig, J Molet-Teixido

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2012 Mar;54(5):317-8.

 

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2012

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Stenting of Venous Sinus Stenosis for Medically Refractory Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

 

Last Updated: 16 May 2014

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Last Updated: 26 Jun 2014

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Evaluation the Intracranial Volume Pressure Response in Increased Intracranial Pressure
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Brain Injury; Intracranial Hypertension

 

Last Updated: 20 May 2010

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