Athos Patsalides

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Anoxic brain injury carries a poor prognosis. Therefore, a diagnostic tool sensitive enough to predict its outcome is needed. The authors describe the case of a 51-year-old woman who suffered cardiorespiratory arrest. Electroencephalography, somatosensory evoked potentials, and magnetic resonance imaging did not prove to be useful in establishing a(More)
This study identifies a linguistic phenomenon suggestive of damage to fronto-subcortical circuitry. Our objective was to determine the occurrence and neuroradiological/neurobehavioral correlates of yes/no reversals in corticobasal degeneration (CBD), and document occurrence of reversals in other neurological conditions. In a prospective study, we evaluated(More)
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension causes headache, papilledema and visual field loss, typically in obese women of childbearing age. Its anatomical underpinnings remain unclear, but a stenosis at the junction of the transverse and sigmoid sinuses has been recognized in the majority of patients through venography. The stenosis may result from intrinsic(More)
OBJECTIVE Evaluate the role of venous sinus stenting in the treatment of pulsatile tinnitus among patients with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) and significant venous sinus stenosis. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A written informed consent approved by the Weill Cornell institutional review board was signed and obtained from the study participants.(More)
Intravenous thrombolysis is the standard treatment for acute ischemic stroke (AIS). However, patients with cancer who have stroke are often precluded from therapy because of coagulopathy or recent surgery. Endovascular therapy may be a more suitable recanalization strategy for some patients with cancer and stroke, but no prior detailed reports documenting(More)
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