Clinical review: the surgical treatment of idiopathic pseudotumour cerebri (idiopathic intracranial hypertension).

@article{Brazis2008ClinicalRT,
  title={Clinical review: the surgical treatment of idiopathic pseudotumour cerebri (idiopathic intracranial hypertension).},
  author={Paul W. Brazis},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 12},
  pages={1361-73}
}
To review the literature on the surgical treatment of idiopathic pseudotumour cerebri (PTC) [idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH)]. When medical therapy fails or when visual dysfunction deteriorates, surgical therapies for PTC should be considered. The main procedures performed include lumboperitoneal shunt (LPS), ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) and optic nerve sheath fenestration (ONSF). Recently, venous sinus stenting procedures have been performed on selected patients with PTC… CONTINUE READING

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