Daniel Dante Cardeal

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The authors describe a rare case of idiopathic distal lenticulostriate artery (LSA) aneurysm in a 5-year-old boy who presented in the emergency department with a sudden onset of headache. Admission computed tomography scans revealed an intracerebral hemorrhage in the left caudate nucleus with intraventricular extension. Angiographic studies demonstrated a(More)
Cysticercosis (CC) is the most important of the parasitic diseases of the central nervous system due to its high incidence in the world. CC is the infection with the larval cysts of Taenia solium. It is the most common helminthic infection of the nervous system and is endemic in most underdeveloped countries as well as in industrialized nations. It is(More)
Dr. Fernando Campos Gomes Pinto – Rua Bartira 1060 / 61 05009-000 São Paulo SP Brasil. E-mail: fernando.neuro@terra.com.br Dog bites are increasingly being recognized as posing a major public health problem. In the U.S., Weiss et al. reported a rate of 12.9 per 10,000 persons, for dog-bite related injuries resulting in a total of 333,687 visits to Emergency(More)
The aim of this study is to access the efficacy of the omental bursa (lesser sac) as a receptacle of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and to use it as an alternative to the ventriculoatrial or ventriculopleural shunts when the peritoneum reduces or loses its CSF absorption capacity. Three patients with hydrocephalus presented with malfunctioning of(More)
The main purposes of this manuscript are to provide an overview of various modalities of surgical correction of anterior plagiocephaly and to emphasize their differences with the classic open frontal–orbital advancement. Advancement of technology provides development of many other ways to achieve the same results. The authors describe the classic open(More)
During birth the infant’s head is exposed to contractions of the uterine muscles and to intra-abdominal pressure1. These mechanical influences are the cause of transient physiological or enduring pathological changes to the skull. The skull deformities differ according to the size of the pelvic opening2. The neonatal period is a highly vulnerable time for(More)
Pediatric Neurosurgery Unit Division of Neurosurgery, Hospital das Clínicas, University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo SP, Brazil. 1 Professor Livre-Docente at São Paulo University Medical School, São Paulo SP, Brazil; 2 Medical Doctor – Staff of Pediatric Neurosurgery – Hospital das Clínicas of São Paulo University Medical School, São Paulo SP,(More)
The clinical diagnosis of most common single-suture craniosynostosis is easily set, based on the stereotype of deformities and knowledge of the mechanisms of cranial deformations. However, synostosis of unilateral lambdoid suture, probably due to its lower incidence and similarity with other non-synostotic deformities affecting the posterior portion of the(More)
Methods A literature review using the PubMed data base, MEDLINE, EMBASE, Science Direct, The Cochrane Database, Google Scholar, and clinical trials. Selected papers from 1922 to 2016 were studied. We selected 109 papers, through key-words, with inclusion and exclusion criteria. Discussion This paper discusses the risk factors for birth trauma, the anatomy(More)