C Roger Bird

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PURPOSE To evaluate the normal water diffusion changes that occur during the 1st year of life. MATERIALS AND METHODS Diffusion-weighted imaging was performed in 40 subjects (age range, birth to 1 year) in whom both magnetic resonance imaging and neurologic assessment results were normal at the time of imaging and, where available, at follow-up. Apparent(More)
A previously healthy 5 1/2-year-old male had Reye syndrome. He presented in coma with apnea 1 week after a viral infection and following 2 days of vomiting and progressive obtundation. He was in coma with dystonic posturing and intact brainstem function. Laboratory evaluation revealed initial hypoglycemia, and markedly elevated liver enzymes, prolonged(More)
The prevalence and clinical characteristics of mesial temporal sclerosis have not been well studied in children. All brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) reports of children less than 14 years of age were reviewed from two tertiary institutions. A 52-month period from one institution and a 37-month period from the other were reviewed. All reports of(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Dissection and retraction of the sylvian fissure can cause venous insufficiency and may be an important contributor to postoperative edema or hemorrhage after clipping of a middle cerebral artery (MCA) aneurysm. The incidence of changes in the superficial middle cerebral vein (SMCV) and adjacent veins and whether such changes increase(More)
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