Priority 9 from the Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: With regard to weight loss in IIH: how much is needed to treat IIH and how quickly does it work? What is the best, safest and most acceptable method to achieve this in the short and long term? Additionally, does the initial Body Mass Index (BMI) of the patient have an effect? (JLA PSP Priority 9)
|JLA question ID
|Not available for this PSP
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|What is the efficacy of successful weightloss for treatment of headache in people with IIH? ~ What is the effectiveness of successful weight loss for treatment of headache in people with IIH? ~ Can weight loss trigger symptoms of IIH? ~ What is the efficacy of successful weight loss for improving symptoms of IIH and how much needs to be lost?
|See data spreadsheet on JLA website
|PSP unique ID
|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