Antonio Pérez Higueras

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Parkinson's disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disorder that produces progressive disability despite symptomatic treatment. Several strategies, including stereotaxic brain lesions, deep brain stimulation, transplants of dopamine cells and administration of neurotrophic factors, have been proposed to improve efficacy and to counteract the progression(More)
Four children with Landau-Kleffner syndrome were studied over a six year period. They presented with acquired aphasia, epilepsy, and focal or generalized EEG discharges which were exacerbated during sleep. In addition, cerebral angiography demonstrated isolated arteritis of some branches of the carotid arteries in all cases. Computed tomographic and(More)
Authors describe twelve children with diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis (TS) within the first year. All children had seizures, being infantile spasms in 7 cases (58%). All but one showed severe mental retardation. Hypopigmented patches in 2 (16.6%) and retinal phakoma in one case (8.3%). Skull Rx were normal in all cases, while the CT showed early(More)
Vein of Galen arteriovenous malformations encompass a diverse group of vascular anomalies that share a common feature: dilatation of the vein of Galen. Although clinical presentations are highly variable, depending on age of presentation, signs and symptoms overlap between age groups. The association of heart failure and cranial bruit constitutes the most(More)
In order to assess long term evolution of partial splenic embolization (PSE), 21 patients with hypersplenism treated by this technique from January 1984 to December 1992 have been reviewed. Between 50 and 90% of the splenic parenchyma was embolized in these patients. The follow-up period ranged between 12 and 103 months (mean = 32 months). Remaining splenic(More)