Elevated intracranial pressure in patients with chronic renal failure has several potential causes. Its rare occurrence secondary to the hemodynamic effects of hemodialysis is described and the findings support a multifactorial etiology (“two hits”).
Departments of Ophthalmology and Visual Science (MAS, RET, LPF), Neurosurgery (EJD), Vascular Surgery (MAC), Neurology and Neurosciences (LPF), Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey.
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