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Gamma knife radiosurgery for glomus jugulare tumors: therapeutic advantages of minimalism in the skull base.
CONTEXT Glomus jugulare (GJ) tumors are paragangliomas found in the region of the jugular foramen. Surgery with/without embolization and conventional radiotherapy has been the traditional managementExpand
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Congenital atlantoaxial dislocation: a dynamic process and role of facets in irreducibility.
OBJECT Patient age at presentation with congenital atlantoaxial dislocation (CAAD) is variable. In addition, the factors determining irreducibility or reducibility in these patients remain unclear.Expand
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Activation of NLRP3 inflammasome complex potentiates venous thrombosis in response to hypoxia
Significance Hypoxia predisposes otherwise healthy individuals to venous thrombosis, but the underlying mechanism has been unclear. Our study revealed a causal role for nucleotide binding domain,Expand
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L5-S1 extraforaminal intraneural disc herniation mimicking a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor.
BACKGROUND CONTEXT An extraforaminal disc herniation may present as a retroperitoneal mass and is thus a differential diagnosis for a malignant lesion. PURPOSE To highlight the difficulty in theExpand
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RADIATION TOLERANCE LIMITS OF THE BRAINSTEM
OBJECTIVEOne of the key limitations of gamma knife surgery arises from the radiation safety tolerance limit of the brainstem. The authors conducted an analysis of patients with intra-axial brainstemExpand
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Pediatric congenital atlantoaxial dislocation: differences between the irreducible and reducible varieties.
OBJECT Clinicoradiological differences and outcome following surgery in pediatric patients (< or = 16 years of age) with congenital irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation (IAAD) and reducibleExpand
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Tumor control and hearing preservation after Gamma Knife radiosurgery for vestibular schwannomas in neurofibromatosis type 2
To analyze the effect of Gamma Knife radiosurgery (GKS) on tumor control and hearing preservation rates in patients with vestibular schwannomas (VS) in a setting of neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF 2), aExpand
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Outcome After Delayed Oberlin Transfer in Brachial Plexus Injury
BACKGROUND:Nerve transfers following traumatic brachial plexus injuries are infrequently operated on after 6 months of injury because myoneural degeneration may set in before nerve regeneration canExpand
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Spinal Aspergillus vertebral osteomyelitis with extradural abscess: case report and review of literature.
BACKGROUND Spinal extradural abscesses caused by Aspergillus species are rare and occur mostly in immunocompromised patients or in patients with Aspergillomas elsewhere in the body. In this report,Expand
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Rosai-Dorfman disease mimicking a sphenoid wing meningioma.
A 40-year-old male presented with a single generalized tonic-clonic seizure. MRI revealed an enhancing, dural-based, left lateral sphenoid wing lesion suggestive of a meningioma. At microsurgicalExpand
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