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What is VSS primarily used to treat?

The venous sinus narrowing has been treated with placement of a stent. As a result the blood flow from the brain to the neck is now restored (blue arrows), relieving the increased intracranial pressure and the symptoms of pseudotumor cerebri.

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Venous sinus stenting is pimarily used to treat patients with pulsatile tinnitus, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, and significant venous sinus stenosis. (Read more on Resolution of Pulsatile Tinnitus after Venous Sinus Stenting in Patients with IIH)

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