Branislav D Nestorović

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Cerebral vasospasm causes permanent neurolological deficit or death occurance in 13% of clinical cases. Peak frequency is from 8-10th day after SAH. The purpose of this study is factor analysis that may have influence on vasospasm development , as well as predictor determination. The study is prospective and analysis 192 patients treated in Institute of(More)
This paper sets out the surgical difficulties and the results of treatment in 50 cases of craniopharyngiomas in children up to the age of 13. During surgery, 10 patients were in a sub-comatose state, while 4 had respiratory arrest. Two-thirds of the children under 10 were given an A-V shunt implant. Radical excisions were attempted in 20 cases but were(More)
AIM Intracranial aneurysm rupture is followed by high mortality and morbidity. In order to understand the aneurysm's natural course, it is necessary to recognize the predisposing factors for the rupture. MATERIAL AND METHODS Analysis included 142 operated aneurysms (94 hemorrhaging and 48 unruptured) in the period from 2008 to 2010. RESULTS The ratio(More)
BACKGROUND Induced sputum (IS) is a noninvasive tool, which can be used to collect cellular and soluble materials from lung airways. OBJECTIVE To evaluate if IS may be a useful and safe tool for the detection of airway inflammation in patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD) in systemic sclerosis (SSc). METHODS Sixty-eight patients with SSc and ILD(More)
During the past 30 years, authors observed and followed 5 patients with Peutz-Jeghers' syndrome. Four of them had diffuse polyposis of stomach, small bowel and colon. They also had severe clinical presentation of the disease, with recurring colicky pain, haemorrhage, anaemia and intussusception, all of which necessitated frequent surgical treatment. Excised(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Aneurysms in brain blood vessels are expanding bags composed of a neck, body and fundus. Clear visibility of the neck, the position of the aneurysm and surrounding structures are necessary for a proper choice of methods for excluding the aneurysm from the circulation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability of spatial(More)
The authors report on a patient presenting with subarachnoid hemorrhage that was caused by a rupture of an spinal combined arteriovenous malformation at cervicothoracic junction. The patient was a 30-year-old female, who had exhibited an abrupt onset of severe low neck and occipital pain with radiation into shoulders and vomiting. Neurological examination(More)
Results of our series of 10 operated patients who had cavernous malformation of the brain stem, in accordance with the findings of other authors, have confirmed that surgical removal of cavernomas is an absolutely appropriate approach as regards the prevention of repeated and disabling hemorrhages, also from the point of view of the recovery of the(More)
Although, for a long time, they have been known as a kind of vascular lesion, cavernomas have mostly been incidental or causative autopsy finding or have subsequently been histologically confirmed after surgical interventions undertaken due to intracerebral and spinal spontaneous hematoma of various localization. The aim of this study was to establish on(More)
During the period of 2009-2011 in UCH in Belgrade, we treated 22 patients with brain tumors. Treatment included the diagnosis and therapy that included surgery and postoperative neuroradiological follow-up of all patients regardless of whether radiotherapy was conducted with or without chemotherapy. The most frequent were low grade astrocytomas and(More)