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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the ability of topiramate (TPM) to prevent neural injury in a rabbit model of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). The effect of TPM on cerebral vasospasm was also evaluated. METHODS Fifty-three New Zealand white rabbits were allocated into three groups randomly. SAH was induced by injecting autologous blood(More)
Subcorneal pustular dermatosis (SPD), or Sneddon-Wilkinson disease, is a rare, chronic, recurrent, pustular eruption. Association with several diseases is well known, mainly IgA and IgG gammopathies or myelomas. Although dapsone is often considered to be the first-line treatment, some patients fail to respond or cannot tolerate the side effects. For cases(More)
BACKGROUND Here we describe a case of PCNSL which was located peripherally as a single lesion and showed no evidence of pathological findings of lymphoma at the first biopsy. CASE DESCRIPTION A 56-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with a talking disorder and attention deficit. The neurological examination was normal. There was a left(More)
In 250 patients with tic doulourex an percutaneous radiofrequency coagulation of the gasserian ganglion has been performed. In 92.2% of the cases the patients were post-operatively painfree. The follow-up extended in 122 cases over 7 years. In these patients a pain recurrency was noted in 27%. On behalf of low invasivity of the procedure the radio-frequency(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate the ability of a SERM, RLX, to prevent vasospasm in a rabbit model of SAH. METHODS Thirty-four New Zealand white rabbits were allocated into 3 groups randomly. Subarachnoid hemorrhage was induced by injecting autologous blood into the cisterna magna. The treatment groups were as follows: (1) sham(More)
In 50 patients with intractable pain due to malignancy an intrathecal application of morphine was performed. The follow-up extended in 28 patients till their death. Overall 46% of the patients had a profit of the therapy for the whole remaining life, 25% at least half of it. The main indication to intrathecal infusion of morphine is in multiloculare and(More)
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