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Anaesthetic management of a case of idiopathic intracranial hypertension.
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PMID:  24163458     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a rare headache syndrome characterized by prolonged elevation of intracranial pressure without related pathology in either the brain or the composition of cerebrospinal fluid. Herein, we provide a brief review of the clinical presentation of IIH and the anaesthetic considerations in a female posted for transcervical resection of the endometrium and right nephrectomy with the disorder. Most of patients with IIH are reported during pregnancy and came for management of labour and delivery. To our knowledge no such case has been described previously.
Authors:
Bina P Butala; Veena R Shah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of anaesthesia     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0019-5049     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Anaesth     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-10-28     Completed Date:  2013-10-28     Revised Date:  2013-10-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0013243     Medline TA:  Indian J Anaesth     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  401-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Smt. K. M. Mehta and Smt. G. R. Doshi Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Center, Dr. H. L. Trivedi Institute of Transplantation Sciences, Civil Hospital Campus, Asarwa, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
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