Karim Haddadian

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OBJECTIVE Localization of superior sagittal sinus before craniotomy is very crucial to prevent the complications of surgery. The goal of this study was to verify the anatomical relationship between the sagittal suture and the superior sagittal sinus (SSS). METHODS Fifty adult cadavers were included in this descriptive analytic study. The length of(More)
Gunshot injuries of the brachial plexus are a challenging issue among peripheral nerve lesions. Surgical reconstruction of such injuries is difficult and the clinical outcome depends on several factors. The aim of this study was to present the outcome of surgical management of gunshot injuries of the brachial plexus that occurred following Iran-Iraq war.(More)
Aneurysms of the extracranial vertebral artery are rare because of the protection afforded by the bony canal, and the literature contains only a few limited reports on this subject. In the view of its rarity, we present the case of a 20-year-old soldier with a traumatic aneurysm of the vertebral artery at the C-2 level. Because of occlusion of the(More)
One type of congenital intrasphenoidal meningoencephalocele is remnant of lateral craniopharyngeal (Sternberg's) canal. We present a case of a 23-year girl with 10-month history of right side CSF rhinorrhea. CT scan, MRI revealed congenital meningoencephalocele and CSF leak from middle fossa to right side of sphenoid sinus, and there were(More)
BACKGROUND Endoscopic third ventriculostomy has become the preferred treatment for obstructive hydrocephalus. The purpose of this paper is to present our experience with ventriculostomy at our center. METHODS Twenty-four patients underwent ventriculostomy for the treatment of obstructive hydrocephalus between May 2000 and May 2006. The follow-up period(More)
Angiosarcoma is a rare tumor of bone that uncommonly involves the skull. Primary neoplasms of the skull represent 2.6% of primary neoplasms of bone. We wish to report a case of angiosarcoma of he skull in an 18-year-old pregnant woman who presented with a rapidly growing left frontotemporal mass. Neuroimaging revealed a left frontotemporal(More)
Traumatic aneurysms of the cerebral arteries of penetrating origin are rare but a well recognized entity and their development in military practice have not been adequately discribed. In the review of the literature we encountered only 24 cases of traumatic aneurysms after penetrating brain wounds. In view of their rarity, we are adding four new cases. The(More)
Pilocytic astrocytoma (PA) is the most common pediatric central nervous system glial neoplasm and the most common pediatric cerebellar tumor. The spontaneous regression that occurs after partial/subtotal resection is multifactorial, depending on multiple factors, as for the case of humoral and cell-mediated immune responses of the host to the implanted(More)