J. N. Alonso Álvarez

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Primary intrinsic oligodendrogliomas of the brainstem are exceedingly unusual. The authors report the case of an intraaxial brainstem oligodendroglioma in an adult. In an extensive review of oligodendrogliomas, only six (0.4%) of 1593 cases recorded could be identified as intrinsic brainstem tumors. Five of these cases were found in children. This report(More)
Pertussis vaccination with 4–5 doses of acellular vaccines is recommended in Spain to all children at 2 months to 6 years of age. The effectiveness of the acellular pertussis vaccination was assessed in this study by comparing the incidence of secondary pertussis in vaccinated (4–5 doses) and unvaccinated or partially vaccinated (0–3 doses) household(More)
Neuroendoscopy is a minimally invasive technique that has revolutionized the management of multiple intracranial conditions. Neuroendoscopic techniques can be safely applied to the newborn in selected circumstances, but the indications, surgical technique, and the potential pitfalls and complications must be completely understood to ensure a successful(More)
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