Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in intensive care medicine

  title={Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in intensive care medicine},
  author={Giuseppe Servillo and Francesca Bifulco and Edoardo De Robertis and Ornella Piazza and Pasquale Striano and Fabio Tortora and Salvatore Striano and Rosalba Tufano},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a well-recognized clinico-neuroradiological transient condition. Early recognition is of paramount importance for prompt control of blood pressure or removal of precipitating factors and treatment of epileptic seizures or status epilepticus. Delay in the diagnosis and treatment may in fact results in death or in irreversible neurological sequelae. PRES is characterized by headache, altered mental status, seizures, and visual disturbances… CONTINUE READING


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