Idiopathic intracranial hypertension: relation between obesity and visual outcomes.

  title={Idiopathic intracranial hypertension: relation between obesity and visual outcomes.},
  author={Aimee J Szewka and B B Bruce and N J Newman and V Biousse},
  journal={Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society},
  volume={33 1},
BACKGROUND Increased body mass index (BMI) has been associated with increased risk of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), but the relationship of BMI to visual outcomes in IIH is unclear. METHODS A retrospective chart review of all adult cases of IIH satisfying the modified Dandy criteria seen at our institution between 1989 and 2010 was performed. Demographics, diagnostic evaluations, baseline visit and last follow-up examination data, treatment, and visual outcome data were… CONTINUE READING
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