Carlos Ruiz-Ocaña

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BACKGROUND Study of the corticosubcortical functional anatomy of reading and picture naming. OBJECTIVE To study the role of the left basal occipitotemporal area and its white matter pathways. METHODS Three patients underwent awake surgery for lesions in the left basal posterotemporal region with intraoperative electrostimulations. Intraoperative testing(More)
Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and tractography provide the neurosurgeon with a valid 3D view of the white matter tracts of the brain for the presurgical planning of the treatment of lesions close to eloquent areas, this being one of the principal clinical applications of this technique. In this article, we describe through practical cases the anatomic(More)
Intra-cerebrospinal fluid chemotherapy (ICC) is used widely to treat or prevent neoplastic meningitis (NM), although its safety has not been thoroughly assessed. We aimed to analyse the incidence, severity and cause of the adverse reactions provoked by ICC in a cohort of onco-haematological patients. We retrospectively reviewed all the adverse reactions(More)
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