Chitra Balasubramaniam

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Tumors caused by radiation treatment are not unknown. They may be benign or malignant. Among these, postradiation meningiomas (PRM) are considered to be a distinct entity. A case of a child who developed a PRM is presented. She received radiation therapy for a presumed thalamic glioma 11 years earlier. An unusual and interesting aspect of this tumor was its(More)
Conventional suture repair of peripheral nerves results in a fibrotic reaction that is detrimental to nerve regeneration. As an alternative procedure known as "laser-assisted" repair, a laser can be used, along with a reduced number of sutures, to reanastomose served peripheral nerves. To explore the long-term implications of this technique, the right(More)
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