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Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration: A Way to Balance the Trans-Laminar Cribrosa Pressure Difference?

  • Zhen Li
  • Xuxiang Zhang
  • Dachuan Liu
  • Ningli WangEmail author
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Part of the Advances in Visual Science and Eye Diseases book series (AVSED, volume 1)

Abstract

Papilledema is defined as a secondary edema of the optic disc caused by the increased intracranial pressure [1]. A variety of intracranial diseases will lead to increased intracranial pressure, such as intracranial space-occupying lesion, various forms of hydrocephalus, intracranial infection, cerebral venous sinus thrombosis, and idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) (Fig. 28.1).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhen Li
    • 1
  • Xuxiang Zhang
    • 1
  • Dachuan Liu
    • 1
  • Ningli Wang
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyXuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Eye Center, Beijing Tongren HospitalCapital Medical UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.Beijing Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Key LaboratoryBeijingChina

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