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Surgical decompression for traumatic brain swelling: indications and results.
OBJECT Decompressive craniectomy has been performed since 1977 in patients with traumatic brain injury. The authors assess the efficacy of this treatment and the indications for its use. METHODSExpand
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Complications of endoscopic third ventriculostomy.
OBJECT The purpose of this prospective investigation was to determine the rate of complications associated with endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV). METHODS Between March 1993 and October 2001,Expand
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Traumatic brain swelling and operative decompression: a prospective investigation.
Since 1978, decompressive craniotomy was performed according to a standardized protocol. Exclusion criteria were age greater than or equal to 40 years, deleterious primary brain damage, operableExpand
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Neuroendoscopic approach to intraventricular lesions.
OBJECT The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of endoscopic treatment in patients with intraventricular tumors. METHODS A series of 30 patients with endoscopically treatedExpand
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Neuroendoscopic approach to intraventricular lesions.
Object. The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of endoscopic treatment in patients with intraventricular tumors. Methods. A series of 30 patients with endoscopically treatedExpand
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Guidelines for the Treatment of Acidaemia with THAM
SummaryTHAM (trometamol; tris-hydroxymethyl aminomethane) is a biologically inert amino alcohol of low toxicity, which buffers carbon dioxide and acids in vitro and in vivo. At 37°C, the pK (the pHExpand
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Neuroendoscopic approach to arachnoid cysts.
A prospective study of seven consecutive patients with congenital arachnoid cysts treated endoscopically is reported. The ages of the patients at the time of diagnosis ranged from 6 to 47 years withExpand
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Incidence of complications in neuroendoscopic surgery
ObjectiveThis study was undertaken to determine the complication rate in intracranial endoscopic neurosurgery.ResultsThe complications in our series of endoscopic intracranial procedures for theExpand
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Arterial hypertension and neurovascular compression at the ventrolateral medulla. A comparative microanatomical and pathological study.
Intraoperative observations and animal experiments suggest that neurovascular compression at the left ventrolateral medulla is a possible etiological factor in essential hypertension. In pursuingExpand
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Endoscopic aqueductoplasty: technique and results.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the safety and efficacy of endoscopic aqueductoplasty in patients with hydrocephalus caused by aqueductal stenosis. The controversy of thirdExpand
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