Luiz Henrique Dias Sandon

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BACKGROUND Thoracic disc surgeries make up only a small number of all spine surgeries performed, but they can have a considerable number of postoperative complications. Numerous approaches have been developed and studied in an attempt to reduce the morbidity associated with the procedure; however, we still encounter cases that develop serious and unexpected(More)
The coexistence of meningioma and schwannoma as two distinct components within the same tumor is extremely rare. They are usually associated with Type 2 Neurofibromatosis (NF-2) but there are some isolated reports of cases without confirmed diagnosis or in association with cancer and/or post irradiation cancer patients. The authors present a case of a(More)
BACKGROUND Infection is a major complication in patients undergoing external ventricular drainage (EVD). Our study aimed to evaluate the incidence of infection in a series with the monoblock EVD system. MATERIAL AND METHODS 46 patients treated with EVD at our emergency department were analyzed prospectively to research the incidence of infections with a(More)
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