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IIH and Pregnancy

December 1, 2023

In this lecture Dr. Nicole Plenty, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Subspecialist and Obstetrician-Gynecologist, Obstetrix Medical Group of Houston, discusses IIH and pregnancy.

Nicole Plenty, MD, MPH, MS, FACOG

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Subspecialist and Obstetrician-Gynecologist, Obstetrix Medical Group of Houston

Dr. Nicole Lee Plenty is a double board-certified OB/GYN and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, public speaker, and patient advocate. Dr. Plenty attended Xavier University of Louisiana where she held the title of Miss Xavier University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with honors. She then obtained a dual Medical Doctorate (MD) degree and Master of Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in Health Systems Management from Tulane University. Dr. Plenty completed her OB/GYN residency training as well as Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center where she also earned a Master of Science degree concomitantly.

After experiencing a difficult pregnancy, to increase her advocacy efforts, she launched Pregnancy Pearls with Dr. Plenty, a vlog and podcast she created to help patients advocate for themselves by providing pre-/post-conception advice and education regarding complications of pregnancy. She has received local, state, and national honors for her involvement in health policy, mentorship, and her work in health advocacy. Among those, she has received Top 40 under 40 recognitions from the National Minority Quality Forum, the National Medical Association, the Indianapolis Business Journal, as well as her alma mater, Xavier University of LA. She currently serves on the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists National Board of Directors and is the new MFM Division Director for Wellstar Health System.

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) is an underdiagnosed and undertreated disorder of elevated pressure within the brain without an identifiable cause. The IIH Practioner Series is designed for neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuro-interventionalists, endovascular surgeons, interventionist radiologists, neuroradiologists, ophthalmologists, optometrists, and ENT specialists.

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Novel neurovascular therapies for idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH)

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