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Abstract Short-course chemotherapy is well established for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis but not for extrapulmonary disease. We present a series of 35 cases in which chemotherapy for tuberculous meningitis was given for a period of less than 2 years. Short-term therapy was associated...
Article PDF first page preview Close This content is only available as a PDF. © 1990 by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Abstract The facial nerve is sometimes severed during the removal of acoustic neurinomas, either intentionally to ensure complete removal, or unintentionally because of difficulties in identification. In such cases we have, if possible, sutured the nerve stumps microsurgically, either end to end...
Abstract Noninvasive duplex scanning of carotid artery atherosclerotic plaque was performed in 286 consecutive patients referred to a cerebrovascular diagnostic laboratory. The presence and thickness of such plaque in the region of the carotid bifurcation were examined for association with the...
Abstract Pineal cysts are being described with increasing frequency since the advent of magnetic resonance imaging. Although pineal cysts are incidental findings in as many as 4% of magnetic resonance imaging studies, symptomatic pineal cysts are quite rare. We present a case of pineal cyst...
Abstract Stretch injuries of the infraclavicular brachial plexus have a much better prognosis for spontaneous recovery than do their supraclavicular counterparts. We present three patients with stretch injuries of the infraclavicular brachial plexus who had spontaneous restoration of function in...
Abstract This paper selectively traces the development of understanding of the pathogenesis of stroke. Apoplexy, Cerebrovascular disease, Embolism, Ischemia, Stroke, Thrombosis This content is only available as a PDF. © 1990 by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Abstract Multiple intracranial tumors of different cell types are rare. We report nine patients with multiple intracranial tumors, who did not have a history of trauma, irradiation, or phacomatosis. The clinical, radiological, and histopathological findings as well as indications for operations...
Abstract Cerebral autoregulation is a complex physiological process composed of both fast and slow components that may respond differently to different rates and patterns of blood pressure variation. To assess the temporal nature of autoregulation, transcranial Doppler velocity recordings of the...
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