Esther Prada

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We treated 38 patients with 39 aneurysms of the posterior circulation by an endovascular technique using balloons, free coils or Guglielmi detachable coils (GDC) from 1986 to May 1993. The patients ranged in age from 10 to 71 years. Subarachnoid haemorrhage was the most frequent presentation (29 patients), followed by mass effect (5 patients) and epilepsy(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the changes induced in electroencephalographic (EEG) activity by a Snoezelen(®) intervention on individuals with brain-injury and control subjects. METHODS EEG activity was recorded preceding and following a Snoezelen(®) session in 18 people with cerebral palsy (CP), 18 subjects who have(More)
Arteriovenous malformations (AVM) in the scalp are infrequent vascular lesions. Its clinical presentation varies from annoying and unaesthetic mass of the skin to devastating hemorrhages. Its origin can be congenital or traumatic. The diagnosis of AVM is based on physical examination and confirmed by internal and external carotid angiography. Nowadays the(More)
SUMMARY Cerebral thrombo-embolic complications seldom occur during intracranial endovascular therapeutic procedures. Yet, despite a systemic preventive regimen of pre-operative intravenous acetylsalicylic acid and effective systemic heparinisation, we encountered seven complications of this type over a period of five years, a 3.7 per thousand incidence(More)
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