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Evaluation of the stability of aneurysms after embolization using detachable coils: correlation between stability of aneurysms and embolized volume of aneurysms.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The long-term outcome of aneurysmal coil embolization has not been determined. We retrospectively analyzed the results of our cases treated with detachable coils and evaluatedExpand
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The role of radiotherapy in the management of spinal cord glioma.
PURPOSE To determine the role of radiotherapy in the management of spinal cord gliomas. METHODS AND MATERIALS Thirty-six patients with spinal cord glioma treated between 1979 and 1993 wereExpand
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Antitumor activity of deoxyribonucleic acid fraction from Mycobacterium bovis BCG. I. Isolation, physicochemical characterization, and antitumor activity.
A fraction extracted from Mycobacterium bovis strain BCG, which was composed of 70.0% DNA, 28.0% RNA, 1.3% protein, 0.20% glucose, and 0.1% lipid and of no detectable amounts of cell wall componentsExpand
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Acute cervical cord injury without fracture or dislocation of the spinal column.
OBJECT It is known that the spinal cord can sustain traumatic injury without associated injury of the spinal column in some conditions, such as a flexible spinal column or preexisting narrowed spinalExpand
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Leptin Induces Mitogen-activated Protein Kinase- dependent Proliferation of C3H10T1/2 Cells*
Leptin, secreted by adipocytes, regulates satiety and energy expenditure. Several forms of leptin receptors produced by alternative mRNA splicing are found in many tissues, including theExpand
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Anomalous atlantoaxial portions of vertebral and posterior inferior cerebellar arteries
SummaryIn a review of the vertebral angiograms of 300 patients free from disease at the craniovertebral junction, we found atlantoaxial arterial anomalies in 2,3%. These were: 2 cases in which theExpand
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Meyer’s Loop and the Optic Radiations in the Transsylvian Approach to the Mediobasal Temporal Lobe
OBJECTIVE: In the transsylvian approach to the mediobasal temporal structures, the temporal horn is approached through the floor of the sylvian fissure. The anterior bundle of the optic radiationsExpand
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Neuroprotective effect of an antioxidant, ebselen, in patients with delayed neurological deficits after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
OBJECTIVE The effect of ebselen, a seleno-organic compound with antioxidant activity through a glutathione peroxidase-like action, on the outcome of subarachnoid hemorrhage was evaluated in aExpand
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Surgical indication and results of foramen magnum decompression versus syringosubarachnoid shunting for syringomyelia associated with Chiari I malformation.
Several surgical procedures have been used for the treatment of syringomyelia associated with Chiari I malformation at our institute. The purpose of this article is to evaluate the results of twoExpand
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Long-Term Prognosis of Medically Treated Patients With Internal Carotid or Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion: Can Acetazolamide Test Predict It?
Background and Purpose— The importance of hemodynamic parameters for predicting outcome in patients with occlusive carotid disease remains controversial. The present study was aimed at testing theExpand
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