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Atlantoaxial degenerative articular cysts.
Cysts associated with spinal joints are not a common cause of neurological symptoms. The authors report a series of five patients with cysts of the atlantodental articulation and review fiveExpand
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Lateral mass screw-rod fixation of the cervical spine: a prospective clinical series with 1-year follow-up.
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Lateral mass plating has become the technique of choice for posterior cervical fixation. Although these systems are safe and reliable, they can be difficult to use in patients withExpand
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Cervical Kyphotic Deformity Correction Using 360-degree Reconstruction
Objective The authors report on their experience with cervical sagittal deformity correction using 360-degree reconstruction. Summary of Background Data A paucity of literature exists concerningExpand
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Subaxial Cervical Synovial Cysts: Report of 35 Histologically Confirmed Surgically Treated Cases and Review of the Literature
Study Design. Retrospective study Objective. The authors' aim of the present study is to report their experience with subaxial cervical synovial cysts hoping to provide further insight into theseExpand
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Transoral surgical approach for treatment of symptomatic atlantoaxial cervical synovial cysts.
AIM Synovial cysts are relatively common in the lumbar spine and very uncommon in the cervical spine. Several case reports and a few small series have been reported in the literature over the pastExpand
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Frequent type 2 neurofibromatosis gene transcript mutations in sporadic intramedullary spinal cord ependymomas.
OBJECTIVE To further investigate the role of Type 2 neurofibromatosis (NF2) gene transcript mutations in the sporadically occurring counterparts of NF2-associated tumors. METHODS ReverseExpand
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Intracerebral clysis in a rat glioma model.
OBJECTIVE Intracerebral clysis (ICC) is a new term we use to describe convection-enhanced microinfusion into the brain. This study establishes baseline parameters for preclinical, in vivo, drugExpand
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Long-term follow-up of deep brain stimulation for Meige syndrome.
OBJECT Meige syndrome is characterized by blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, and facial oromandibular dystonia. The medical treatment of this condition is largely unsuccessful over time and is a majorExpand
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The mini-open anterolateral approach for degenerative thoracolumbar disease
INTRODUCTION Anterolateral retroperitoneal, retrodiaphragmatic, and/or retropleural (RPDP) approaches have been used to treat a variety of spinal conditions. The traditional extensiveExpand
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