Table 1

Summary of idiopathic intracranial hypertension stenting studies

StudyTreatment thresholdPatients with follow-up, n/N (%)Patients improved, n/N (%)Patients with new stenosis, n/N (%)Patients retreated with stent or shunt, n/N (%)BMI
Ducruet et al 22 10 mm Hg27/30 (90%)19/27 (70%)5/27 (18.5%)5/27 (18.5%)Not reported
Ahmed et al 16 8 mm Hg52/52 (100%)66/70 (94%)6/52 (11.5%)6/52 (11.5%)47/52 had BMI >30 kg/m2
Kumpe et al 18 10 mm Hg16/18 (88.8%)15/16 (93.7%)6/16 (37.5%)1/16 (6.2%)22.6–38 kg/m2 (60% BMI >30 kg/m2)
Fields et al 20 10 mm Hg14/15 (93.3%)14/14 (100%)0/14 (0%)0/14 (0%)Mean 39 kg/m2
Radvany et al 21 4 mm Hg12/12 (100%)10/12 (83.3%)2/12 (16.6%)2/12 (16.6%)Mean 32.6 kg/m2
(range 27.3–45.7 kg/m2)
Present study8 mm Hg30/31 (96.6%)30/31 (96.6%)8/31 (25.8%)7/31 (22.6%)38.1 kg/m2 (83% BMI >30 kg/m2)
  • BMI, body mass index.