Priority 10 from the Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Which is the best type of intervention to treat IIH and when should surgery be performed? (JLA PSP Priority 10)
Overall ranking 10
JLA question ID 0066/10
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Neurological
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What are the symptoms/characteristics of people with IIH who should be offered shunts for treatment of headache pain? ~ What are the best strategies for managing headache pain in people with IIH when oral treatments are failing to relieve symptoms? ~ What are the symptoms/criteria which indicate that a person with IIH needs repeated lumbar puncture treatment?
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PSP information
PSP unique ID 0066
PSP name Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 48  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 27 April 2018