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Autonomic Failure

Edited by Christopher J. Mathias and Sir Roger Bannister.

May 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Anatomy; Urology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Pain Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Ophthalmology; Reproductive Medicine; Immunology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Paediatrics; Geriatric Medicine; Anaesthetics; Pharmacology; Medical Toxicology; Surgery. 928 pages.

This new edition of Autonomic Failure features numerous new chapters and makes diagnosis increasingly precise by fully evaluating the underlying anatomical and functional deficits, thereby...

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Bones and joints

Robert C. Tasker, Robert J. McClure and Carlo L. Acerini.

in Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Rheumatology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. 14145 words.

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Browne, Sir Denis John Wolko (1892–1967), paediatric surgeon

P. P. Rickham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Paediatrics; Surgery. 648 words.

Browne, Sir Denis John Wolko (1892–1967), paediatric surgeon, was born on 28 April 1892 in Melbourne, Australia, the eldest in the family of four sons and two daughters of Sylvester Browne,...

Case 32

Harutomo Hasegawa, Matthew Crocker and Pawan Singh Minhas.

in Oxford Case Histories in Neurosurgery

March 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Surgical Oncology; Paediatrics. 879 words.

A 3-year-old boy has a 6-week history of motor decline. His parents report that previously he was running and playing normally but now is walking slowly and holding on to objects or people...

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Case 54

Harutomo Hasegawa, Matthew Crocker and Pawan Singh Minhas.

in Oxford Case Histories in Neurosurgery

March 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Clinical Radiology; Paediatrics. 1493 words.

A 6-week-old baby boy was referred by the paediatricians. A health visitor alerted the GP as the child's head circumference was raised on two successive measurements and she was concerned....

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Case 55

Harutomo Hasegawa, Matthew Crocker and Pawan Singh Minhas.

in Oxford Case Histories in Neurosurgery

March 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Surgical Oncology; Paediatrics. 791 words.

A 32-year-old woman is referred to the outpatient clinic. She is 36 weeks pregnant with a baby who has been diagnosed with spina bifida. A myelomeningocoele is present at L4/5. There is an...

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Case 56

Harutomo Hasegawa, Matthew Crocker and Pawan Singh Minhas.

in Oxford Case Histories in Neurosurgery

March 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Clinical Radiology; Paediatrics. 858 words.

A 20-year-old woman is referred by the orthopaedic surgeons. She has been complaining of rather indistinct bilateral leg pains, a little worse on the right side. These have been present for...

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Case 57

Harutomo Hasegawa, Matthew Crocker and Pawan Singh Minhas.

in Oxford Case Histories in Neurosurgery

March 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Clinical Radiology; Paediatrics. 1384 words.

A 20-year-old woman has been seen by the neurologists. She has a 3-week history of severe headaches and progressive visual failure, and originally saw an optician who suggested that she...

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Case 58

Harutomo Hasegawa, Matthew Crocker and Pawan Singh Minhas.

in Oxford Case Histories in Neurosurgery

March 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Clinical Radiology; Paediatrics. 1122 words.

A 33-year-old man who had a ventriculoperitoneal shunt in infancy for congenital hydrocephalus, which has never been revised, presented to the emergency department with increasing...

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Case 59

Harutomo Hasegawa, Matthew Crocker and Pawan Singh Minhas.

in Oxford Case Histories in Neurosurgery

March 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Clinical Radiology; Paediatrics. 1567 words.

A district general hospital refers a 30-year-old woman who presented to the emergency department following three generalized tonic–clonic seizures. She has a VP shunt which was inserted...

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Case 60

Harutomo Hasegawa, Matthew Crocker and Pawan Singh Minhas.

in Oxford Case Histories in Neurosurgery

March 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Clinical Radiology; Paediatrics. 772 words.

A 6-month-old boy presents via the paediatricians with progressively enlarging head circumference. His head now measures 51.5cm, which makes it far above the 95th centile (5th to 95th...

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Case 61

Harutomo Hasegawa, Matthew Crocker and Pawan Singh Minhas.

in Oxford Case Histories in Neurosurgery

March 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Clinical Radiology; Paediatrics. 1236 words.

A 24-year-old female hairdresser is referred to the clinic. She has noticed a progressive change in sensation in both her hands, on the right a little more than the left, over the past 2...

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Case 79

Ellen Chung.

in Pediatric Imaging Cases

December 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Paediatrics; Neurosurgery. 348 words.

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Case 80

Ellen Chung.

in Pediatric Imaging Cases

December 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Paediatrics; Neurosurgery. 355 words.

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Challenging Concepts in Cardiovascular Medicine

Edited by Aung Myat, Shouvik Haldar and Simon Redwood.

September 2011; p ublished online July 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Haematology; Infectious Diseases; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Transplant Surgery; Neonatology; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Rehabilitation Medicine. 288 pages.

This resource contains a series of challenging concepts in cardiovascular medicine covering all subspecialty areas. Each case provides an in-depth review of current practice, the...

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Chiari Malformation with Syringomyelia

Yiping Li and Bermans J. Iskandar.

in Pediatric Neurosurgery

January 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Neurosurgery. 3384 words.

Chiari I malformation (CIM) is defined by pathological herniation of the cerebellar tonsils below the foramen magnum. Operative intervention for CIM is generally undertaken to treat...

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Childhood parotid tumours

R. Frankenthaler and B. Brennan.

in Controversies in the Management of Salivary Gland Disease

November 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Paediatrics; Histopathology. 4105 words.

Chapter 10 discusses childhood parotid tumours and the careful planning of treatment requiring clear evidence of cancer to be obtained at the outset. In this regard, the ...

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Children’s hand trauma

Henk Giele.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Paediatrics. 6516 words.

This chapter reinforces that children are not small adults and the management of these injuries must consider the effect on growth and development

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Communicating Hydrocephalus

Rowland Han and David D. Limbrick.

in Pediatric Neurosurgery

January 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Neurosurgery. 3103 words.

Communicating hydrocephalus results from an imbalance between cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) production and reabsorption. It is attributed to impaired absorption of CSF through arachnoid villi,...

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Congenital brachial plexus palsy

Marco Sinisi.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Neonatology; Reproduction, Growth and Development. 3457 words.

The congenital brachial plexus palsy is significantly different from the adult injury

The mechanism of injury is invariably...

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