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2022 Jul 05


Association of Amount of Weight Lost After Bariatric Surgery With Intracranial Pressure in Women With Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension.


Mollan SP, Mitchell JL, Yiangou A, Ottridge RS, Alimajstorovic Z, Cartwright DM, Hickman SJ, Markey KA, Singhal R, Tahrani AA, Frew E, Brock K, Sinclair A J
Neurology. 2022 Jul 05.
PMID: 35790425.


The idiopathic intracranial hypertension randomized controlled weight trial (IIH:WT) established that weight loss through bariatric surgery significantly reduced intracranial pressure compared to a community weight management intervention. This sub-study aimed to evaluate the amount of weight loss required to reduce intracranial pressure and to explore the impact of the different bariatric surgical approaches.