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Abstract The occurrence of spontaneous arterial subdural hematomas is very rare. We report five patients who presented with sudden severe headache and who developed progressive neurological deficits, two becoming comatose. None had a history of trauma. A diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage was...
Abstract Lumbar myelography was performed in 38 patients; 19 received iohexol (an investigational aqueous contrast agent) and 19 received metrizamide. Iohexol is stable in solution, which is not the case with metrizamide. There was no other significant difference in diagnostic utility or quality...
Article PDF first page preview Close This content is only available as a PDF. © 1984 by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Abstract Spinal cord compression with resultant myelopathy is a frequent occurrence in patients with mucopolysaccharidoses. Etiological factors include developmental abnormalities of the cervical spine and infiltration of the dura mater by the accumulated products of mucopolyssacharide...
Abstract Fifteen cases of delayed traumatic intracerebral hematoma (DTICH) operatively treated are reported. Patients who are awake or only drowsy on admission (Coma Grades 1 and 2, Grady scale) often undergo dramatic sudden neurological deterioration 48 to 72 hours after admission. Emergency...
Abstract One hundred infants with intracranial tumors symptomatic during the 1st year of life were studied. They differed from older children in having a higher percentage of supratentorial tumors and in the fact that 90% of the tumors were of neuroectodermal origin. Vomiting, alteration of...
Abstract The author reports 52 interhemispheric and percallosal operations carried out by himself and certain of his associated trainees upon 50 patients presenting 19 different pathological entities over a period of 38 years (1944 through 1982). The still too little appreciated advantages of...
Abstract An unusual fracture/dislocation of the lower cervical spine is described, and a possible mechanism of injury is postulated. Fracture/dislocation, Lower cervical spine, Neck trauma, Vertical compression This content is only available as a PDF. © 1984 by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Abstract The authors describe a modification of an existing lumbar spine retractor for use in lumbar microdiscectomy. Intervertebral disc herniation, Lumbar disc disease, Lumbar microdiscectomy, Lumbar spine, Microsurgery, Retraction, Surgical technique This content is only available as a PDF. ©...
Abstract A technique for the insertion of the atrial end of a ventriculoatrial shunt is described. The technique utilizes a J-wire and an open end atrial catheter inserted through the external jugular vein into the right atrium under fluoroscopy. It is safe and effective, even in young infants....
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