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Pediatric Supratentorial Subdural Empyemas: A Retrospective Analysis of 65 Cases
Aim: Intracranial subdural empyemas (SDEs), the majority of which are supratentorial in location, are common neurosurgical emergencies in developing countries, especially in the pediatric age group.Expand
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Microsurgical management of basilar artery apex aneurysms: a single surgeon's experience from Louisiana State University, Shreveport.
OBJECTIVE Basilar artery apex aneurysms continue to generate technical challenges and management controversy. Endovascular intervention is becoming the mainstay in the management of these formidableExpand
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Petroclival meningiomas: study on outcomes, complications and recurrence rates.
OBJECT Petroclival meningiomas are notoriously difficult lesions to manage surgically, given the critical neurovascular structures that are intimately associated with the tumors. In this paper, theExpand
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Microsurgical management of giant intracranial aneurysms: a single surgeon experience from Louisiana State University, Shreveport.
BACKGROUND Surgical management of giant aneurysms is challenging because of multiple factors: aneurysm size, wide neck, thrombosis, and calcification. The risk of ischemic complications is higherExpand
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The Sensor Histidine Kinase RgfC Affects Group B Streptococcal Virulence Factor Expression Independent of Its Response Regulator RgfA
ABSTRACT Group B streptococci (GBS; Streptococcus agalactiae) are beta-hemolytic, Gram-positive bacteria that are common asymptomatic colonizers of healthy adults. However, these opportunisticExpand
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Activation of brain endothelium by pneumococcal neuraminidase NanA promotes bacterial internalization
Streptococcus pneumoniae (SPN), the leading cause of meningitis in children and adults worldwide, is associated with an overwhelming host inflammatory response and subsequent brain injury. Here weExpand
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Deficiency of the Myeloid Differentiation Primary Response Molecule MyD88 Leads to an Early and Rapid Development of Helicobacter-Induced Gastric Malignancy
ABSTRACT Approximately 50% of the world's population is infected with Helicobacter pylori, leading to chronic inflammation, which increases the risk for gastric adenocarcinoma. MyD88 is a key adaptorExpand
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How bullet trajectory affects outcomes of civilian gunshot injury to the spine
We analysed retrospectively the effect of missile trajectory on outcomes from civilian gunshot injury to the spine (GSIS) between 1994 and 2008. Most of the 98 patients were male (88.8%). A minorityExpand
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Asymptomatic Delayed Coil Migration from an Intracranial Aneurysm: A Case Report
Objective. To describe asymptomatic delayed migration of a coil loop in a patient following successful coil embolization of an anterior communicating artery saccular aneurysm. Methods. A 24-year-oldExpand
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Dorello's Canal for Laymen: A Lego-Like Presentation.
Objective Dorello's canal was first described by Gruber in 1859, and later by Dorello. Vail also described the anatomy of Dorello's canal. In the preceding century, Dorello's canal was clinicallyExpand
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