Search for dissertations about: "Idiopathic intracranial hypertension"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

  1. 1. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension in Sweden : epidemiological studies focused on incidence and risk factors

    Author : Anna Sundholm; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a disorder which is not that unusual for neurologists and ophthalmologists to meet in clinical practice even though it only affects around 1 per 100,000 individuals. It gives rise to symptoms of headache and visual disturbances caused by high intracranial pressure (ICP). READ MORE

  2. 2. Clinical evaluation of an adjustable cerebrospinal fluid shunt valve

    Author : Göran Zemack; Neurokirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthopaedics; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi; Surgery; Cost analysis; Codman Hakim programmable valve; Pressure adjustable shunt valve; Cerebrospinal fluid shunt; Idiopathic intracranial hypertension; Hydrocephalus; Arachnoid cyst;

    Abstract : Introduction: Shunting systems are implanted for draining cerebrospinal fluid to treat hydrocephalus, intracranial cysts, and idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Most shunt systems include a valve which regulates drainage. A differential pressure valve opens when intracranial pressure exceeds the valve’s opening pressure. READ MORE