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Adenosine receptor mediated stimulation of intracellular calcium in acutely isolated astrocytes
The characteristics of adenosine receptors found in glial fibrillary acid protein (GFAP)-positive astrocytes acutely isolated from the cerebral cortices of 4- to 12-day old rats were examined byExpand
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Motor Cortex Stimulation for Central and Neuropathic Facial Pain: A Prospective Study of 10 Patients and Observations of Enhanced Sensory and Motor Function during Stimulation
OBJECTIVE:For more than a decade, motor cortex stimulation has been used to treat difficult central and peripheral neuropathic pain syndromes. This prospective study uses the McGill PainExpand
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Free fatty acids in cerebrospinal fluids from patients with traumatic brain injury
Free fatty acid (FFA) concentrations in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) are recognized as markers of brain damage in animal studies. There is, however, relatively little information regarding FFAExpand
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The role of vertebroplasty in metastatic spinal disease.
Many advances have been made in the treatment of metastatic spinal disease over the last few decades. Radiotherapy offers benefit and pain relief to many patients; however, this modality providesExpand
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Measurement of free fatty acids in cerebrospinal fluid from patients with hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke
Free fatty acid (FFA) concentrations in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from patients with ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke (n=25) and in contemporary controls (n=73) were examined using HPLC.Expand
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The Effect of High-Frequency Stimulation on Sensory Thresholds in Chronic Pain Patients
Background: High-frequency stimulation (HFS) has recently gained attention as an alternative to parameters used in traditional spinal cord stimulation (SCS). Because HFS is paresthesia free, the gateExpand
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Subcallosal cingulate deep brain stimulation for treatment-resistant depression: a multisite, randomised, sham-controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the subcallosal cingulate white matter has shown promise as an intervention for patients with chronic, unremitting depression. To test the safety andExpand
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Localization of the subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson disease using multiunit activity
BACKGROUND Refinement of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) coordinates using intraoperative microelectrode recordings (MER) is routinely performed during deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgeries inExpand
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Positive trends in neurosurgery enrollment and attrition: analysis of the 2000-2009 female neurosurgery resident cohort.
OBJECTIVE Women compose a minority of neurosurgery residents, averaging just over 10% of matched applicants per year during this decade. A recent review by Lynch et al. raises the concern that womenExpand
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Spinal cord stimulation: indications and outcomes.
Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is the most commonly used implantable neurostimulation modality for management of pain syndromes. In this paper the authors describe the current indications for SCS andExpand
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