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Awareness, Diagnosis and Management of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

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title = "Awareness, Diagnosis and Management of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension",
abstract = "The diagnosis and management of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) can be difficult and multiple medical subspecialities are often involved. Several national and international guidelines regarding the investigations and management of IIH have been published in recent years but still there is no consensus about the optimal organization of IIH-care. The objective of this review was to propose and describe a referral pathway and an organization scheme for diagnosis and management of IIH. An extensive search of existing literature was conducted and summarized. In total, 237 IIH-articles were identified and hereof 43 included. The clinical practice in our specialized IIH-clinic is characterized and described. We conclude that an educational campaign involving medical care providers and patients with chronic headaches is necessary. A detailed organizational proposal for a referral pathway and management of IIH patients based on the literature search and our clinical experience from a highly specialized IIH outpatient clinic is suggested and discussed.",
keywords = "Awareness, Idiopathic intracranial hypertension, Management, Organization",
author = "Jensen, {Rigmor H{\o}jland} and Vlasta Vukovic-Cvetkovic and Korsbaek, {Johanne Juhl} and Marianne Wegener and Hamann, {Steffen Ellitsgaard} and Dagmar Beier",
year = "2021",
month = jul,
doi = "10.3390/life11070718",
language = "English",
volume = "11",
pages = "1--14",
journal = "Life",
issn = "2075-1729",
publisher = "MDPI Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute",
number = "7",

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AU - Jensen, Rigmor Højland

AU - Vukovic-Cvetkovic, Vlasta

AU - Korsbaek, Johanne Juhl

AU - Wegener, Marianne

AU - Hamann, Steffen Ellitsgaard

AU - Beier, Dagmar

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N2 - The diagnosis and management of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) can be difficult and multiple medical subspecialities are often involved. Several national and international guidelines regarding the investigations and management of IIH have been published in recent years but still there is no consensus about the optimal organization of IIH-care. The objective of this review was to propose and describe a referral pathway and an organization scheme for diagnosis and management of IIH. An extensive search of existing literature was conducted and summarized. In total, 237 IIH-articles were identified and hereof 43 included. The clinical practice in our specialized IIH-clinic is characterized and described. We conclude that an educational campaign involving medical care providers and patients with chronic headaches is necessary. A detailed organizational proposal for a referral pathway and management of IIH patients based on the literature search and our clinical experience from a highly specialized IIH outpatient clinic is suggested and discussed.

AB - The diagnosis and management of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) can be difficult and multiple medical subspecialities are often involved. Several national and international guidelines regarding the investigations and management of IIH have been published in recent years but still there is no consensus about the optimal organization of IIH-care. The objective of this review was to propose and describe a referral pathway and an organization scheme for diagnosis and management of IIH. An extensive search of existing literature was conducted and summarized. In total, 237 IIH-articles were identified and hereof 43 included. The clinical practice in our specialized IIH-clinic is characterized and described. We conclude that an educational campaign involving medical care providers and patients with chronic headaches is necessary. A detailed organizational proposal for a referral pathway and management of IIH patients based on the literature search and our clinical experience from a highly specialized IIH outpatient clinic is suggested and discussed.

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