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Epidemiological Features of Patients with Subdural Hygroma in a Prospective Case Series
(Brazilian Neurosurgery-arquivos Brasileiros De Neurocirurgia, 2017-12-01) [Artigo]
Subdural hygroma is an accumulation of a cerebrospinal fluid-like fluid in the subdural space. It is a common epiphenomenon after a traumatic brain injury (TBI), but it may also occur after brain surgeries. A total of 17 ...
Endoscopic Endonasal Transsphenoidal Pituitary Tumors Approach: Nuances of Neurosurgical Technique
(Brazilian Neurosurgery-arquivos Brasileiros De Neurocirurgia, 2015-06-01) [Resenha]
Pituitary tumors are responsible for 7 to 17% of all intracranial lesions. Over the past decade, advances in endoscopic microsurgical techniques have resulted in an increasingly aggressive endonasal approach to tumors of ...
Decompressive craniectomy for stroke in Brazil
(Arquivos De Neuro-psiquiatria, 2017-11-01) [Editorial]
Endoscopic versus microscopic transsphenoidal surgery in the treatment of pituitary tumors: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized and non-randomized controlled trials
(Archives of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2016-01-01) [Resenha]
We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized and non-randomized controlled trials that compared pure endoscopic with microscopic transsphenoidal surgery (TSS) in the resection of pituitary tumors. Embase, ...
Decompressive Hemicraniectomy in a South American Population - Morbidity and Outcomes Analysis
(Plos One, 2016-01-14) [Artigo]
Background Malignant cerebral artery strokes have a poor prognosis, with nearly 80% of mortality in some series despite intensive care. After a large randomized trial, decompressive hemicraniectomy has been performed more ...
Biomaterials for Reconstruction of Cranial Defects
(Brazilian Neurosurgery-arquivos Brasileiros De Neurocirurgia, 2016-12-01) [Resenha]
Cranioplasty is defined as the surgical repair of a cranial defect to restore the structure and function of the skull. Archaeological records show attempts of cranioplasty since the dawn of human civilization, but until ...
Traumatic brain injury presenting with bilateral basal ganglia hemorrhage
(Neurologia I Neurochirurgia Polska, 2015-01-01) [Artigo]
Context: Traumatic basal ganglia hemorrhage (TBGH) is a rare presentation of traumatic brain injury. Bilateral lesions are even rarer. Only twelve similar cases were previously published. Case report: We report the case ...
Analysis of cerebrospinal fluid in racemose form of neurocysticercosis
(Arquivos De Neuro-psiquiatria, 2015-10-01) [Artigo]
The present work aimed to evaluate the pattern of CSF alterations in patients diagnosed with neurocysticercosis (NCC) in racemose form. Method: This is a retrospective cohort study of patients with diagnosis of NCC in ...
Clinical Symptoms, Imaging Features and Cyst Distribution in the Cerebrospinal Fluid Compartments in Patients with Extraparenchymal Neurocysticercosis
(Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2016-11-01) [Artigo]
Extraparenchymal neurocysticercosis has an aggressive course because cysts in the cerebrospinal fluid compartments induce acute inflammatory reactions. The relationships between symptoms, imaging findings, lesion type and ...
L4-L5-S1 human dermatomes: a clinical, electromyographical, imaging and surgical findings
(Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria, 2009-06-01) [Artigo]
There is substantial controversy in literature about human dermatomes. We studied L4, L5, and S1 inferior limb dermatomes by comparing clinical signs and symptoms with conduction studies, electromyographical data, neurosurgical ...