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The authors propose a modification of the classic subtemporal approach for basilar aneurysm. This modification allows excellent access to the floor of the temporal fossa, the tentorial edge, and the interpeduncular fossa with less brain retraction than is required with the original technique. The procedure is described, our experience with it is presented,… (More)
We present, to our knowledge, the first published series of corpus callosotomy (CC) in adults with medically intractable symptomatic generalized epilepsy (SGE). Fifteen adults were followed for the outcome measures of seizure and antiepileptic drug (AED) burden and quality of life (QoL). Five (33%) patients reported >60%, one (7%) reported between 30 and… (More)
Most neurosurgeons prefer an ipsilateral approach for medial surface arteriovenous malformations. Based on recent surgical experiences, we believe that a contralateral approach has some advantages in dealing with such lesions. Two cases are reported, and the rationale for the contralateral approach is discussed.
Women are known to have particular heterogeneity in stroke etiology related to childbearing and hormonal factors. Although there are continued acute stroke treatment advances focusing on clot dissolution or extraction, effective secondary prevention of stroke, however, is dependent on an accurate etiological determination of the stroke. Otherwise, more… (More)