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Posterior leukoencephalopathy syndromes have been reported with hypertension, and immunosuppressive and chemotherapy agents. Cerebral vasospasm on MR angiography (MRA) has been noted in cases due to eclampsia. The authors report a case of Balint syndrome with irreversible posterior leukoencephalopathy on MRI following intrathecal methotrexate and(More)
Schwannomas, arising from the Schwann cells of the nerve sheath, occur very rarely in the sino-nasal tract and histological diagnosis can, sometimes, be difficult. We describe a case of schwannoma of the sphenoidal sinus occurring in a 71-year-old man, who underwent complete excision of the tumour endoscopically. To our knowledge, this is the third case of(More)
This study evaluated factors influencing mortality in a large cohort of patients who sustained pancreatic injuries and underwent DCS. A prospective database of consecutive patients with pancreatic injuries treated at a Level 1 academic trauma centre was reviewed to identify those who underwent DCS between 1995 and 2014. Seventy-nine (71 men, median age: 26(More)
Much of the research regarding the efficacy of fluoridated milk was obtained prior to the routine use of fluoridated dentifrices. The aim was to investigate, in situ, the effect of fluoridated and non-fluoridated milk on mineral change in artificial caries lesions, with the additional use of fluoridated dentifrice. The roles of different milk fluoride(More)
This single-centre study evaluated the efficacy of damage control surgery and delayed pancreatoduodenectomy and reconstruction in patients who had combined severe pancreatic head and visceral venous injuries. Prospectively recorded data of patients who underwent an initial damage control laparotomy and a subsequent pancreatoduodenectomy for severe(More)
Damage control laparotomy (DCL) is a well-established surgical strategy in the management of the severely injured abdominal trauma patients. The selection of patients by intra-abdominal organs involvement for DCL remains controversial. The aim of this study was to assess the injury to the abdominal organs that causing severe metabolic failure, needing DCL.(More)
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