A Karavelis

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The present study was conducted to evaluate the activity and toxicity profile of radiation (RT) and concomitant chemotherapy in patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Thirty-nine patients were treated postoperatively with RT and concomitant administration of paclitaxel. Cranial irradiation was initiated 2-3 weeks postoperatively and was administered(More)
OBJECTIVE To quantitate the relief of intractable cancer pain by the use of intraventricular morphine administration. METHODS Intraventricular morphine administration was performed through an Ommaya reservoir. An initial dose of 0.25 mg of morphine sulfate per 24 hours was administered to all of the patients. This dose was progressively increased in(More)
A case of primary post-traumatic intraventricular hemorrhage is presented. The patient, a 22 years-old man, after a mild head injury and a lucid interval lost consciousness and progressively developed symptoms of raised intracranial pressure. CT scanning, 24 hours later, revealed blood in the ventricles without concomitant brain contusion. The patient's(More)
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