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Abdominal cerebrospinal fluid pseudocyst mimicking full-term pregnancy

BH Wang, L Hasadsri and H Wang.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurosurgery. 1127 words.

Abdominal cerebrospinal fluid pseudocysts (APC) are a relatively uncommon complication of ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunts, and most frequently occur in the pediatric population. Pediatric...

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Abscess and empyema

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 1876 words.

Chapter 7.3 covers brain abscess (BA), and intracranial subdural empyema (SDE).

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Abscess formation within a Rathke's cleft cyst

Ian C. Coulter, Sajedha Mahmood, David Scoones, Nicholas Bradey and Philip J. Kane.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurosurgery. 1286 words.

We report and discuss the rare case of a pituitary abscess forming within a Rathke's cleft cyst (RCC). A 66-year-old gentleman presented with visual deterioration and symptoms suggestive of...

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Acute neurosurgical emergencies

Mark Wilson and Ian Sabin.

in Oxford Textbook of Fundamentals of Surgery

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Neurosurgery. 4974 words.

Neurosurgical emergencies often progress rapidly hence emergency management is essential to minimize further neurological damage. The brain can be injured in many ways, the most common...

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Adult Total Brachial Plexus Injury

Mustafa Nadi and Rajiv Midha.

in Peripheral Nerve Surgery

October 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery. 5212 words.

Total brachial plexus injury (BPI) typically results from high-energy vehicular accidents, affects mostly young adult males, and produces a flail, insensate limb. Because of the association...

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Adult Upper Trunk Brachial Plexus Injury

Jared M. Pisapia, Zarina S. Ali, Gregory G. Heuer and Eric L. Zager.

in Peripheral Nerve Surgery

October 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery. 4809 words.

This chapter takes a case-based approach to the diagnosis and management of adult brachial plexus injury involving the upper trunk. The clinical presentation and differential diagnosis...

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Advanced technologies in the operating theatre

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 1886 words.

Chapter 4.2 covers the stereotactic frame, image-guided technologies for brain surgery, image-guided technologies for spinal surgery, neuro-endoscopy, and intraoperative MRI (iMRI).

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Anaplastic astrocytoma and non-1p/19q co-deleted anaplastic oligoastrocytoma: long-term survival, employment, and performance status of survivors

Elena I. Pentsova, Anne S. Reiner, Katherine S. Panageas and Lisa M. DeAngelis.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

June 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 3823 words.

Background

Despite optimal treatment for patients with anaplastic gliomas, median survival is 2 to 5 years, but some young adults survive longer. We sought...

The anatomical basis of the neurological examination

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 10255 words.

Chapter 1.1 cover the anatomical basis of the neurological examination, including the cerebral cortex, the cranial nerves, motor system examination, sensory system examination, reflexes,...

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Announcements

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 207 words.

Announcements

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

March 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 247 words.

Announcements

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 278 words.

Anterior circulation aneurysms: anatomy and surgical techniques

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 2165 words.

Chapter 9.9 covers the anatomy and surgical techniques of anterior circulation aneurysms, internal carotid artery (ICA) aneurysms, anterior cerebral artery aneurysms, and middle cerebral...

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Anterior skull base

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 949 words.

Chapter 11.2 discusses the anterior skull base, including basic concepts, meningiomas, olfactory groove meningiomas (OGMs), surgical technique, and tuberculumsellameningiomas (TSMs).

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Approaches and Relative Benefits of Open Versus Minimally Invasive Surgery for Degenerative Conditions

Brett D. Rosenthal, Marco Mendoza, Barrett S. Boody and Wellington K. Hsu.

in The Spine Handbook

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Spinal Surgery. 7342 words.

Minimally invasive techniques aim to improve upon traditional open surgeries by limiting the morbidity of the surgical approach. In doing so, soft tissue collateral injury is minimized, the...

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Arteriovenous malformations

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 3497 words.

Chapter 9.11 covers the arteriovenous malformations, includingbasic concepts, surgical pathology, diagnosis, classification schemes, treatment, and principles of surgery.

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Assessing behavioral syndromes in patients with brain tumors using the frontal systems behavior scale (FrSBe)

Sergio Cabrera, Kim Edelstein, Warren P. Mason and Maria Carmela Tartaglia.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

June 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 4532 words.

Background

Personality changes following brain tumors may be due to disruption of frontal-subcortical networks. The relation between personality changes and...

Association between malignancy and non-alcoholic Wernicke's encephalopathy: a case report and literature review

Evan Y. Choi, William A. Gomes, Missak Haigentz and Jerome J. Graber.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

September 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 5059 words.

Background

Wernicke's encephalopathy is a serious medical condition associated with high morbidity and mortality caused by deficiency of thiamine. This...

Association of genetic variants with fatigue in patients with malignant glioma

Terri S Armstrong, Elizabeth Vera, Renke Zhou, Alvina A Acquaye, Catherine M Sullaway, Ann M Berger, Ghislain Breton, Anita Mahajan, Jeffrey S Wefel, Mark R Gilbert, Melissa Bondy and Michael E Scheurer.

in Neuro-Oncology Practice

May 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Neurosurgery. 4185 words.

Abstract

Background

Fatigue is a consistently reported, severe symptom among patients with gliomas throughout the...

Astrocytic tumours

George Samandouras.

in The Neurosurgeon's Handbook

January 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurosurgery; Neurology. 4295 words.

Chapter 8.3 covers astrocytic tumours, including pilocytic astrocytoma (PA), diffuse astrocytoma, anaplastic astrocytoma (AA), glioblastomamultiforme (GBM), and pleomorphic...

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