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Direct treatment of brainstem cavernous haemangiomas (cavernomas) naturally represents a considerable surgical challenge due to the close proximity of vital structures. The results of such treatment have only rarely been described. We report our experience in the management of seven patients with...
Neurocytoma has only recently been recognized as a distinct pathological entity. Previously a rare tumor, it is now being recognized with increasing frequency. It typically presents in an intraventricular location in young adults. Many neurocytomas were originally diagnosed by light microscopy as...
A prospective, randomized study of continuous Polydioxanone with subcuticular vicryl closure is compared to interrupted Neurilon in a general neurosurgical practice. Ninety-nine patients were studied with 49 closed with Polydioxanone and 50 by Neurilon. The two groups were comparable with respect...