Estee L. Psaty

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Nevi are important risk markers of melanoma. The study aim was to describe changes in nevi of children using longitudinal data from a population-based cohort. Overview back photography and dermoscopic imaging of up to 4 index back nevi was performed at age 11 years (baseline) and repeated at age 14 years (follow-up). Of 443 children (39% females) imaged at(More)
OBJECT The goal of this study was to determine the incidence of radiation-induced cavernomas in children treated for medulloblastoma. METHODS A retrospective chart and film review was performed for all patients treated for medulloblastoma at the Insitute for Neurology and Neurosurgery/Beth Israel Medical Center between August 1996 and the present. The(More)
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Intrathecal baclofen delivery for the treatment of spasticity has been used for almost 20 years with a great deal of success. A wide variety of complications and pitfalls have been described. This report details a novel complication involving inadvertent and initially unrecognized canalization of the subdural space with the spinal(More)
Recent research showed that the supplementary motor area (SMA) can be divided into a rostral pre-SMA, involved in higher-level processing and a caudal SMA proper, involved with motor execution. As surgical insults to the medial frontal lobes may cause variable neurological deficits and an incomplete understanding of structure-function relationships of the(More)
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