Idiopathic intracranial hypertension VISION (venous intervention versus shunting in IIH for optic nerve disc swelling) trial: patient perspective questionnaire.
Br J Neurosurg 2017 Sep 21:1-5. Epub 2017 Sep 21.
c Neurosurgery , The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust , Liverpool , UK.
Introduction: Headaches, visual problems and tinnitus are symptoms of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) which resolve with reduction of CSF pressure. Impaired cranial venous outflow has been implicated in the pathogenesis and there is evidence of good treatment results in IIH using venous sinus stenting. We are currently initiating a multi-centre randomised controlled trial, the VISION study (Venous Intervention versus Shunting in IIH for Optic Disc Swelling) comparing radiological (venous sinus stenting) to surgical intervention (CSF shunting). Read More