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Table 4 Outcome for IIH patients after treatment

From: Cerebrospinal fluid dynamics in idiopathic intracranial hypertension: a literature review and validation of contemporary findings

  IIH patients with psychiatric comorbidity IIH patients without psychiatric comorbidity p
Neuro-ophthalmological outcome after all treatments
No papillaedema 8 (50.0%) 15 (78.9%) 0.072
Papillar atrophy or partial resolution of papillaedema 8 (50.0%) 4 (21.1%)
Effect of acetaloamide on papillae and symptoms
Complete resolution of symptoms (with or without medication) 5 (31.3%) 12 (63.2%) 0.060
Slight or no improvement 11 (68.8 %) 7 (36.8%)
Effect of conservative and surgical treatments combined on papillae and symptoms
Complete resolution of symptoms 6 (37.5%) 15 (78.9 %) 0.013
Slight improvement 10 (62.5%) 4 (21.1%)
  1. All p values from χ2 test
  2. Bold values denote statistical significance at the p < 0.05 level