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Decompressive bifrontal craniectomy in the treatment of severe refractory posttraumatic cerebral edema.
OBJECTIVE The management of malignant posttraumatic cerebral edema remains a frustrating endeavor for the neurosurgeon and the intensivist. Mortality and morbidity rates remain high despiteExpand
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Gamma Knife radiosurgery to the surgical cavity following resection of brain metastases.
OBJECT This study evaluated the efficacy of postoperative Gamma Knife surgery (GKS) to the tumor cavity following gross-total resection of a brain metastasis. METHODS A retrospective review wasExpand
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Safety and efficacy of a novel polyethylene glycol hydrogel sealant for watertight dural repair.
OBJECT The authors prospectively evaluated the safety and efficacy of a novel polyethylene glycol (PEG) hydrogel sealant in patients undergoing elective cranial surgery with documented cerebrospinalExpand
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Phase III randomized trial of CED of IL13-PE38QQR vs Gliadel wafers for recurrent glioblastoma.
Convection-enhanced delivery (CED) of cintredekin besudotox (CB) was compared with Gliadel wafers (GW) in adult patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) at first recurrence. Patients wereExpand
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Detection of soluble E-selectin, ICAM-1, VCAM-1, and L-selectin in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients after subarachnoid hemorrhage.
OBJECT The goal of this study was to explore whether the levels of soluble adhesion molecules were elevated in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). This association wasExpand
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Brain metastases treated with radiosurgery alone: an alternative to whole brain radiotherapy?
OBJECTIVE: Whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) provides benefit for patients with brain metastases but may result in neurological toxicity for patients with extended survival times. StereotacticExpand
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Dorsal Thoracic Arachnoid Web and the “Scalpel Sign”: A Distinct Clinical-Radiologic Entity
SUMMARY: Arachnoid webs are intradural extramedullary bands of arachnoid tissue that can extend to the pial surface of the spinal cord, causing a focal dorsal indentation of the cord. These webs tendExpand
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Imaging Tumor Angiogenesis With Contrast Ultrasound and Microbubbles Targeted to &agr;v&bgr;3
Background Angiogenesis is a critical determinant of tumor growth and metastasis. We hypothesized that contrastenhanced ultrasound (CEU) with microbubbles targeted to &agr;v‐integrins expressed onExpand
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Imaging tumor angiogenesis with contrast ultrasound and microbubbles targeted to alpha(v)beta3.
BACKGROUND Angiogenesis is a critical determinant of tumor growth and metastasis. We hypothesized that contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEU) with microbubbles targeted to alpha(v)-integrins expressed onExpand
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Surgical approaches for the correction of unstable thoracolumbar burst fractures: a retrospective analysis of treatment outcomes.
The authors retrospectively studied 49 nonparaplegic patients who sustained acute unstable thoracolumbar burst fractures. All patients underwent surgical treatment and were followed for an average ofExpand
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