Arthur M Silverstein

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Imaging of postictal patients is performed to investigate causes of seizure, such as space-occupying lesions or other "structural" processes; however, abnormalities may be found that reflect physiological or pathologic alterations due to seizure activity. The purpose of this study was to determine the brain imaging findings in(More)
MR imaging was performed in five members of a family afflicted with Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease. The individuals imaged included a male proband, his mother, and three maternal uncles. Clinically affected members showed generalized white matter signal aberration consistent with dys- and demyelination, basal ganglia, and thalamic signal aberration suggestive(More)
PURPOSE To report our experience with the radiographic evaluation of severe complications resulting from the functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) procedure. PATIENTS Ten major complications were reviewed retrospectively. FINDINGS Ten major complications occurred. Eight of 10 had injury to the floor of the anterior cranial fossa, fovea ethmoidalis(More)
In contrast to normal Darwinian evolution involving adaptation to past challenges, it has been suggested that evolution has devised two unique biological mechanisms to permit the host to anticipate future challenges: the adaptive immune response and neural memory functions. Certain phenomenological similarities, some sharing of names, and the participation(More)
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