J J Dreissen

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During the period 1970-1990, 50 patients with primary intraspinal gliomas were treated with either surgery alone or combined surgery and postoperative irradiation. Thirty-four patients had an ependymoma. In this group, 17 patients had a macroscopically total tumor resection; 14 of these patients did not receive further additional treatment. The other 17(More)
The referral pattern of 334 patients admitted to a neurosurgical clinic with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) was analyzed. Forty-nine percent of the patients were admitted after the day following the SAH. Failure of patients to seek prompt medical care was a cause of delay in 29 patients and of physician diagnostic errors in 95 patients. Common(More)
The screening of asymptomatic individuals in families with intracranial aneurysms has been advocated to detect unruptured aneurysms before a major hemorrhage occurs. We report a 39-year-old male member of a large Dutch family, with a documented history of intracranial aneurysms, who suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage 2 years after cerebral digital(More)
The authors review the results of various surgical techniques in relation to mortality and morbidity in 100 consecutive cases of brain abscess and subdural empyema. The mortality rate is the same with total excision and fractional drainage of brain abscesses, although in acute and subacute cases slight differences between both techniques are seen. In terms(More)
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