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Low energy diet and intracranial pressure in women with idiopathic intracranial hypertension: prospective cohort study.

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OBJECTIVE: To observe intracranial pressure in women with idiopathic intracranial hypertension who follow a low energy diet. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Outpatient department and the clinical research facility based at two separate hospitals within the United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS: 25 women with body mass index (BMI) >25, with active (papilloedema and intracranial pressure >25 cm H(2)O), chronic (over three months) idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Women who had under...

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10.1136/bmj.c2701

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Sinclair, AJ More by this author
Burdon, MA More by this author
Nightingale, PG More by this author
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
341
Issue:
7764
Pages:
c2701
Publication date:
2010
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:42554b38-633c-45d0-90a3-92b11d10ea6a
Source identifiers:
482078
Local pid:
pubs:482078

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