Hypothesis may explain clinical scenarios in increased ICP
- Interrelationship between optic disc edema, spontaneous venous pulsation and intracranial pressure. Choudhari, Nikhil S.; Raman, Rajiv; George, Ronnie // Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Nov2009, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p404
The article discusses the connection among spontaneous venous pulsation (SVP), optic disc edema and intracranial pressure. It cites the case of a 57-year-old female with pseudo-tumor cerebri. It states that she passed a magnetic resonance imaging and found that she had a widened perioptic...
- Quiz. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Education & Practice Edition;Jun2012, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p112
A quiz about anemia, optic disc swelling, systemic lupus erythematosis and intracranial pressure is presented.
- The relationship between intracranial pressure and the degree of brain swelling in patients subjected to infratentorial surgery. Iversen, B. N.; Rasmussen, M.; Cold, G. E. // Acta Neurochirurgica;Apr2008, Vol. 150 Issue 4, p337
Background. In patients with supratentorial tumours, intracranial pressure is a strong predictor of intra-operative brain swelling and thresholds for ICP associated with brain swelling have been defined. Whether these ICP thresholds can be applied during infratentorial surgery is uncertain. We...
- papillitis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1699
A definition of the term "papillitis," which refers to the swelling of the optic disc, is presented.
- Use term 'papilledema' with caution to avoid unnecessary testing. Lee, Andrew G. // Ophthalmology Times;8/1/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 15, p50
Reports that papilledema is a term that is best reserved for optic disc edema that is due to increased intracranial pressure. Other forms of optic disc swelling.
- Life-saving decompressive craniectomy for diffuse cerebral edema during an episode of new-onset diabetic ketoacidosis. Nguyen, Ha; Callahan, James; Cohen-Gadol, Aaron // Child's Nervous System;Apr2011, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p657
Purpose: Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), a well-known complication of diabetes mellitus, is associated with severe diffuse cerebral edema leading to brain herniation and death. Survival from an episode of symptomatic cerebral edema has been associated with debilitating neurological sequelae,...
- Brain perfusion abnormalities in patients with compromised venous outflow. Darwish, Ribal S.; Amiridze, Nana S. // Journal of Neurology;Aug2011, Vol. 258 Issue 8, p1445
Elevated intracranial intravenous pressure is not routinely measured in clinical practice. Indirect evidence of increased venous pressure is reflected in the size change of the cerebral sinuses and the presence of venous infarctions. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the role of brain...
- Optical coherence tomography of the retinal nerve fibre layer in mild papilloedema and pseudopapilloedema. Karam, E. Z.; Hedges, T. R. // British Journal of Ophthalmology;Mar2005, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p294
Aims: To determine the degree to which optical coherence tomography (OCT) can distinguish differences in retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) thickness between eyes with mild papiloedema, pseudopapilloedema, and normal findings. Methods: 13 patients with mild papilloedema, 11 patients with...
- Asymptomatic shunt malfunction detected fortuitously by observation of papilloedema. Arnell, K.; Eriksson, E.; Olsen, L. // Acta Neurochirurgica;Dec2003, Vol. 145 Issue 12, p1093
Summary Â¶Significant shunt malfunction is nearly always followed by headache, nausea, vomiting, lethargy and/or visual disturbances. In many cases there are also signs of raised intracranial pressure on computed tomography (CT). In six hydrocephalic, shunt dependent children (8â€“14,5...