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Abstract With the advent of magnetic resonance imaging, there has been an increased recognition of schizencephaly during life, especially in epileptic patients. We report our experience with the assessment and treatment of three patients with medically intractable seizures associated with this...
Abstract The authors present the case of a 68-year-old woman with multiple growths of primary calvarial meningiomas. Histological examination revealed one tumor arising in the left parietal bone that showed some malignant aspects, including hypercellularity, cellular pleomorphism, necrotic foci,...
Abstract A case of craniopharyngioma originating in the very unusual location of the posterior fossa is presented. The patient, a 23-year-old man, was operated on at another hospital when he was 3 years old for craniopharyngioma in the suprasellar area. There was no complaint for several years...
Abstract Immunohistochemical studies of the expression of protein kinase C isozymes were done in 38 human brain tumors using monoclonal antibodies to three major isozymes: Type I, Type II. and Type III. The brain tumors, with the exception of 3 medulloblastomas and 2 of 6 pituitary adenomas,...
Abstract A simple, variable-angled suction nerve root retractor is described for use primarilv in lumbar disc surgery. Lumbar disc surgery, Suction-root retractor This content is only available as a PDF. © 1991 by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Abstract The case of a large ventral cyst of the posterior fossa of probable ectodermal origin in a 33-year-old patient is presented. Intracranial epithelial cysts are rare, and their histogenesis is a subject of controversy. Previous reports have hypothesized either a neuroepithelial or...
Abstract A brain tumor is composed not only of tumor cells, but also of normal glial, mesenchymal, endothelial, and microglial cells, as well as lymphocytes and macrophages. Therefore, homogeneous cultures of tumor cells, currently used for chemosensitivity testing, do not accurately model in...
Abstract A case of pulmonary hydatidosis in which cysts caused spinal cord compression is presented. To our knowledge, spinal invasion after pulmonary hydatidosis has not been demonstrated previously. Computed tomography, Hydatid cyst, Spinal cord compression This content is only available as a...
Article PDF first page preview Close This content is only available as a PDF. © 1991 by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Abstract Previous reports of computed tomographic scan with contrast myelography in cervical spinal cord injury have shown a rate of disc herniation of less than 5%. We hypothesized that injuries associated with forces adequate to cause bone or ligamentous injury in the region of the disc space...
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