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Lv X - - 2010
This study estimated the risk and rates of intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) in patients harbor-ing brain arteriovenous malformation (BAVM) after endovascular embolization. One hundred and forty-four consecutive patients with BAVM treated with endovascular embolization between 1998 and 2003 were retrospectively reviewed. The risk of ICH subsequent to endovascular embolization was studied ...
Moghani Ali - - 2010
The unmatured full non-rigid group of 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene is isomorphic to the wreath product of the cyclic group of order three and the symmetric group of order six on three letters (see Int. J. Quantum Chem. 2007, 107, 340 and Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2008, 81, 279). In this paper the ...
Kenning Tyler J - - 2010
The subdural evacuating port system (SEPS; Medtronic, Inc.) is a minimally invasive means of draining subacute or chronic subdural fluid collections. The purpose of this study was to examine a single institution's results with the SEPS. A retrospective chart review was undertaken for all patients who underwent SEPS drainage of ...
Castelo-Branco Camil - - 2011
To explore the role of cabergoline, a dopamine agonist, in the progression of meningiomas. Case report. Teaching hospital in Barcelona, Spain (Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology Clinical Institute, Hospital Clínic). Women with a history of meningioma underwent surgery via right pterional craniotomy. During the follow-up, at 18 months after the operation ...
Toyoda Kazunori - - 2010
A prospective, multicenter, observational cohort study was conducted to clarify the association between major bleeding events and blood pressure (BP) levels during follow-up before development of bleeding events in antithrombotic users. A total of 4009 patients taking oral antithrombotic agents for cardiovascular or cerebrovascular diseases (2728 men, 69+/-10 years old) ...
Wu Guofeng - - 2010
To observe the effect of minimally invasive removal of intracranial hematoma in basal ganglia on cortical spinal tract (CST). Twenty-seven patients with intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in basal ganglia were selected and divided into a minimally invasive treatment group (13 patients) and a medical treatment group (14 patients) randomly: the volume ...
Ma Li - - 2010
We conducted a retrospective study to assess the effect of decompressive craniectomy on outcome of patients with spontaneous basal ganglia hemorrhage (SBH). A review of a hospital database was performed to search for patients with a diagnosis of SBH who received hematoma evacuation with (N=38) or without (N=46) decompressive craniectomy ...
Steiner Thorsten - - 2011
The value of neurosurgical interventions after spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (SICH) is uncertain. We evaluated clinical outcomes in patients diagnosed with SICH within 3 hours of symptom onset who underwent hematoma evacuation or external ventricular drainage (EVD) of the hematoma in the Factor Seven for Acute Hemorrhagic Stroke Trial (FAST). FAST ...
Sueda Y - - 2010
Although MBs, ICH, and LI are secondary to cerebral microangiopathy, it remains unclear whether the location of subsequent ICH/LI corresponds to the previous location of MBs. We performed this study to clarify the positional relationship between recurrent ICH/LI and previously detected MBs. We evaluated patients with recurrent ICH/LI who had ...
Foo Roy - - 2010
Pancraniosynostosis presents with premature fusion of three or more major cranial sutures. The four presentations of primary pancraniosynostosis are kleeblattschädel, complex, progressive, and normocephalic. This study compares the clinical presentation and treatment course of patients with normocephalic presentation against the other pancraniosynostosis groups. The authors conducted a retrospective chart review ...
Sun Haixin - - 2010
To evaluate and compare the curative effect between the minimally invasive craniopuncture combined with urokinase infusion therapy and the clearance of hematoma by craniotomy with small bone flap in treating patients with 30-80 ml hemorrhage in the basal ganglion part of the brain. A multicenter, randomized control clinical trial was ...
Spiegelmann Roberto - - 2010
One hundred and seventeen patients with cavernous sinus meningiomas had LINAC radiosurgery at our institution in the period 1993-2007. Six cases were lost and 9 had less than 1 year follow up. The remaining 102 patients were prospectively followed up at 1 y intervals with clinical, neuro-ophthalmological and MRI examinations. ...
Sun Daniel Q - - 2011
This study examined the single-center treatment outcomes of arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) of the brain using stereotactic radiosurgery, with regard to obliteration, predictive factors, morbidities, and patient performance status. 127 patients were treated between 1990 and 2008 by use of linear accelerator or Gamma Knife. Their median age was 37 years, ...
Nishida Yoshihiro - - 2011
To evaluate the efficacy, post-treatment function, toxicity, and complications of carbon ion radiotherapy (RT) for sacral chordoma compared with surgery. The records of 17 primary sacral chordoma patients treated since 1990 with surgery (n = 10) or carbon ion RT (n = 7) were retrospectively analyzed for disease-specific survival, local ...
Stummer Walter - - 2011
Accumulating data suggest more aggressive surgery in patients with malignant glioma to improve outcome. However, extended surgery may increase morbidity. The randomized Phase III 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) study investigated 5-ALA-induced fluorescence as a tool for improving resections. An interim analysis demonstrated more frequent complete resections with longer progression-free survival (PFS). ...
Ozerdem Ay┼čegül - - 2010
The aim of this study was to investigate long distance event-related gamma (28-48 Hz) coherence in mania before and after valproate monotherapy. Gamma coherence in response to visual oddball paradigm in ten medication-free, manic patients was studied before and after six weeks of valproate monotherapy in comparison to ten controls. ...
Robe Lizandra J - - 2010
Despite previous efforts, the evolutionary history of the immigrans-tripunctata clade remains obscure in part due to its hypothesized origin through a rapid radiation. We performed a supermatrix analysis (3,243 base pairs) coupled with richness patterns, environmental phylogenetic signal and radiation tests in order to address phylogenetic relationships and macro-evolutionary hypotheses ...
Yamamoto Masaaki - - 2010
OBJECT: Gamma Knife radiosurgery (GKS) is currently used for primary or postoperative management of cavernous sinus (CS) hemangiomas. The authors describe their experience with 30 cases of CS hemangioma successfully managed with GKS. METHODS: Thirty patients with CS hemangiomas, including 19 female and 11 male patients with a mean age ...
Riesenburger Ron I - - 2010
OBJECT: Gamma Knife surgery (GKS) has been shown to be effective in treating trigeminal neuralgia (TN). Existing studies have demonstrated success rates of 69.1-85% with median follow-up intervals of 19-60 months. However, series with uniform long-term follow-up data for all patients have been lacking. In the present study the authors ...
Choy D K S - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The treatment of primary spontaneous supratentorial intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) by evacuation is not supported by randomised controlled trials. We investigate the effectiveness of the completeness of surgical evacuation of spontaneous supratentorial ICH with respect to the functional neurological outcome and mortality. METHODS: A retrospective review of patients who underwent ...
Wells Elizabeth M - - 2010
OBJECT: The origin and long-term outcome of cerebellar mutism syndrome (CMS), a postoperative syndrome of diminished speech, hypotonia, and ataxia that affects approximately 25% of patients with medulloblastoma, is poorly elucidated. The current study was undertaken to determine factors associated with development of CMS, a means to determine its severity ...
Ducruet Andrew F - - 2010
Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) is associated with a poor outcome. External ventricular drainage together with clot lysis through intrathecal tissue plasminogen activator (IT-tPA) has been proposed as a promising therapy. However, recent experimental work has implicated tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in the pathogenesis of cerebral edema. We reviewed the records of ...
Skeie Bente Sandvei - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Resection of meningiomas involving the cavernous sinus often is incomplete and associated with considerable morbidity. As a result, an increasing number of patients with such tumors have been treated with gamma knife surgery (GKS). However, few studies have investigated the long-term outcome for this group of patients. METHODS: 100 ...
Shinoyama Mizuya - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Clinical features and prognosis of sensory disturbance in spinal dural arteriovenous fistula (SDAVF) have not been well documented. Here we report long-term outcomes and detailed sensory evaluations of surgically treated SDAVF, including 14 patients with the craniocervical fistulas. METHODS: Thirty-four consecutive patients with SDAVF treated at our institute during ...
Buis Dennis R - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: We assessed the clinical and radiological outcome after repeated radiosurgery for brain arteriovenous malformations (bAVMs) after failure of initial radiosurgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fifteen patients underwent repeated radiosurgery. The mean bAVM volume at first radiosurgery (S1) was 4.6 +/- 4.3 ml and that at second radiosurgery (S2) was 2.1 ...
Kurabe Satoshi - - 2010
The incidences of chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) will probably increase with the aging of the population; thus, postoperative care of elderly CSDH patients may play a more important role in surgical management. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of and adverse effects after postoperative early mobilization ...
Acioglu Engin - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to investigate the status of matrix metalloproteinases (MMP-2, MMP-7, MMP-9) and tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase-1 (TIMP-1) due to dysregulated turnover of connective tissue matrices in children with recurrent tonsillitis (RT). METHODS: Forty-four patients with RT were enrolled in the study. All patients ...
Ahn Deok Jong - - 2010
The influence of variety, location, growing year, and storage on the total phosphorus (total P), phytate-P, and phytate-P to total P ratio in Korean rice varieties was investigated. Experiment 1 investigated the influence of 9 rice varieties, 4 locations, and 2 growing years. In experiment 2, the effect of storage ...
Forriol Francisco - - 2010
We evaluated the morphological features of the newly formed tissue in an experimental model of tibial callotasis lengthening on 24 lambs, aged from 2 to 3 months at the time of operation. A unilateral external fixator prototype Monotube Triax(®) (Stryker Howmedica Osteonics, New Jersey) was applied to the left tibia. A ...
Popple Richard A - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate treatment planning and delivery for patients treated during our initial year of experience with RapidArc radiation therapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS: RapidArc was used to treat 52 patients at The University of Alabama at Birmingham between May 2008 and April 2009. A single ionization chamber phantom with film ...
Fontecha Cesar G - - 2010
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: In myelomeningocele (MMC), Chiari II malformation progresses during gestation because of the continuous loss of cerebrospinal fluid at the site of the defect. Our purpose was to assess the impact of birth advancement (BA) and prenatal corticosteroid treatment (PCT) on Chiari malformation in a surgical MMC model in rabbits. ...
Elhammady Mohamed Samy - - 2010
OBJECT: The authors conducted a study to determine the safety and efficacy of embolization of carotid-cavernous fistulas (CCFs) with the ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer, Onyx. METHODS: They prospectively collected data in all patients with CCFs who underwent Onyx-based embolization at their institution over a 3-year period. The type of fistula, ...
Tsai Tai-Hsin - - 2010
BACKGROUND:: Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is a relatively frequent problem in neurologic or neurosurgical practice. Although CSDH is a well-known disease, data on bilateral CSDH are scarce compared with data on unilateral CSDH. The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical presentations, precipitating factors, computed tomography (CT) scan ...
Maimon S - - 2010
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Endovascular embolization with Onyx is one of the tools used in the treatment of intracerebral AVMs. The recent introduction of a new microcatheter with detachable tip has led us to adopt a new treatment approach by using endovascular embolization with Onyx as the main treatment for brain ...
Fraioli M F - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Microvascular decompression in the posterior cranial fossa is the first treatment option for hemifacial spasm. For patients not suitable for surgery because of advanced age, poor general conditions or patients who refuse surgery, radiotherapeutic treatment could be an alternative. Only one case of resolution of hemifacial spasm in a ...
Eroes Christian A - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The optimal time point for surgery of intramedullary spinal astrocytomas and ependymomas is often debated on, as predicting factors are poorly defined. The current single-institutional study was conducted to retrospectively analyze prognostic factors for postoperative functional outcome in these patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS: All consecutive adult patients with intramedullary ...
Jingping Zhang - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To discuss the clinical experiences of aggressive angiomyxoma (AAM) by summarizing clinical information of patients with this disease in China. METHODS: Chinese articles concerning AAM were retrospectively reviewed and analyzed. RESULTS: A total of 93 cases in 44 well-documented articles had been reported, among which 11 were male and ...
Choussy Olivier - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy of radiotherapy in the treatment of nasoethmoidal adenocarcinoma. DESIGN: Multicenter, retrospective study. SETTING: Eleven French hospitals. PATIENTS: The medical records of 418 patients who presented with nasoethmoidal adenocarcinoma from January 1, 1976, through December 31, 2001, were evaluated. A total of 324 patients were treated ...
Saraf Rashmi - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to establish the role of the liquid embolic agent, ONYX, in the treatment of cranial dural arteriovenous fistulae (DAVFs) and to redefine the indications, techniques and outcomes of treatment with ONYX. This is a retrospective study of 25 DAVF patients who underwent endovascular treatment ...
Justan I - - 2010
The purpose of our study was to indentify the mechanical characteristics of various suture materials. We created an in-vitro experimental flexor tendon model. Materials were divided into four groups: monofilament polypropylene non-absorbable material (group 1); monofilament long-term absorbable material (group 2); polyester multifilament non-absorbable coated material (group 3) and polyester ...
Won Yu Sam - - 2010
Leukoaraiosis (LA) is associated with aging and vascular risk factors, and is a risk factor of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) after treatment with warfarin or thrombolytic treatment for ischemic stroke. In this study, we sought to examine whether LA is a predictor of outcome after spontaneous ICH. We retrospectively analyzed 238 ...
Saraf Rashmi - - 2010
AIM: We aim to focus on the treatment of intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVF) with emphasis on the evolution of endovascular management at our center over the last 13 years. We also aim to highlight the present treatment strategy, considering all the embolic agents available with us. SETTING AND DESIGN: ...
Kawamata Takakazu - - 2010
Although many authors have described treatment strategies for craniopharyngiomas, the optimal treatment of craniopharyngiomas remains controversial. This study aimed to define an adequate surgical strategy for craniopharyngiomas by reviewing the long-term functional performance of patients treated by current and past treatment modalities. Fifty-five patients with longer than 5 years of ...
Toran K C - - 2010
Endotracheal intubation can produce various degrees of temporary and sometimes permanent damage to the laryngotracheal mechanism. Recent development of computer based voice analysis technology can now detect a minute changes in acoustic waveforms which a normal human ear cannot. In the study we compared and analyzed the acoustic waveforms of ...
Kalogeridi M A - - 2010
PURPOSE: To investigate the long-term efficacy and toxicity in a group of consecutive patients treated with linear accelerator (linac) radiosurgery for acoustic neuromas and meningiomas. METHODS: Between 2000 and 2004, 34 patients (median age 65.5 years, range 50-84) with acoustic neuroma or meningioma were treated with linac-based stereotactic radiosurgery with ...
Llacer-Moscardo Carmen - - 2010
Radiotherapy for retroperitoneal sarcomas remains controversial and a technical challenge considering the threshold of contiguous critical organs tolerance. We performed consecutive RapidArc dosimetric plans in preoperative or postoperative setting. A dosimetric study was carried out from six preoperative (group A) and four postoperative (group B) CT-scans, performed in 7 patients.Prescribed ...
Nomura Sadahiro - - 2010
We report neuroendoscopic evacuation of an intraventricular hematoma (IVH) in 13 patients with thalamic hemorrhage. We discuss strategies to improve the outcome and to shorten the management period by using external ventricular drainage (EVD). Patients were classified into fair (modified Rankin scale [mRS] grade 4 or less) and poor (mRS ...
Orlando José Luiz - - 2010
Venous malformations are the most frequent vascular malformation. Deep venous malformations are located in subcutaneous tissue or in the muscles. Percutaneous sclerotherapy is the treatment of choice, and the use of ethanol at low doses has not yet been described. To analyze the results of treating Deep venous malformations patients ...
Beslow Lauren A - - 2010
The purposes of this study were to describe features of children with intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) and to determine predictors of short-term outcome in a single-center prospective cohort study. A single-center prospective consecutive cohort study was conducted of spontaneous ICH in children aged 1 to 18 years from January 2006 to ...
Shin Dong Ah - - 2009
OBJECT: Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) has become an important treatment alternative to surgery for a variety of spinal lesions. However, the use of SRS in the management of intradural intramedullary (IDIM) metastasis remains controversial. The aim of this study was to determine the clinical efficacy and safety of SRS for treatment ...
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