Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

People with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension are asked to participate in a research study being conducted by North Shore University Hospital.

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

  • Are a male or female at least 18 years of age
  • Have a diagnosis of IIH per Modified Dandy Criteria
  • Have a venographic evidence of sinus stenosis
  • Have a presence of IIH clinical symptoms
  • Have a CSF opening pressure is > 25 cm H2O

You may NOT participate in this study if you:

  • Are allergic to nitinol or nickel
  • Have a contra-indication to general anesthesia
  • Have a contra-indication to aspirin, clopidogrel or other anticoagulant
  • History of severe COPD or other severe respiratory disease.
  • History of deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism.
  • History of AF or other risks of stroke
  • History of uncontrolled diabetes.
  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding

Contact Information
Israel Mahr, Study Coordinator
Phone: (631) 806-9568