Unilateral transverse sinus stenting of patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

@article{Bussire2010UnilateralTS,
  title={Unilateral transverse sinus stenting of patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension.},
  author={Miguel Bussi{\'e}re and Ra{\'u}l Andr{\'e}s P{\'e}rez Falero and David A. Nicolle and Alain A Proulx and Vishal Patel and D M Pelz},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={645-50}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The pathophysiology of IIH remains unknown. TS stenoses have been observed in a high proportion of these patients. Stent placement to remove this potential obstruction to venous outflow has been proposed as a treatment option for patients with IIH refractory to medical treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS The clinical presentation, treatment, and outcome of patients with refractory IIH evaluated for venous sinus stent placement at a tertiary care center was retrospectively… CONTINUE READING

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