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A surgical series of 346 children with nontumoral hydrocephalus shunted in the period January 1957 to December 1973 is presented. The etiological factors, preoperative clinical and anatomical status of the patients, their surgical career, the reasons for revision operations and causes of death, are analyzed and discussed in relation to each of the four(More)
A series of 360 consecutive extracranial CSF shunts performed between June 1960 and June 1976 for infantile non tumoral hydrocephalus is reviewed. The surgical methods used, the reasons for re-operation, the time distribution of post-operative complications, the causes of death and the long term results are analysed and discussed for each of the four(More)
Reported is the case of a delayed cerebral necrosis in a patient with an eosinophil pituitary adenoma who had undergone radiation therapy. Neuroradiological tests were performed in order to verify the possible existence of a lateral sellar extension of the neoplasm. The administration of ketamine before this examination, presumably caused the onset of an(More)
A surgical series of 144 infantile triventricular hydrocephalus (from nontumoral aqueductal stenosis) operated on in the period 1957-1982 is presented. The etiological factors, preoperative clinical and anatomical status of the patients are summarized. Their surgical career, the reasons, for revision operations and causes of death are analyzed in relation(More)
The authors report their experience on 36 cases of thoracic tunnel syndrome. They deal with the nosographic arrangement of neurovascular syndromes of the upper limbs. Within the framework of the casuistics 13 patients were operated: the authors present clinical and E.M. Graphic criteria on the ground of which it was decided to operate. Results appear to be(More)
The present investigation evaluates those few patients of our series with basal ganglia and brain-stem tumor who refused either surgical decompression and biopsy or radiation therapy. Four patients were suffering from tumors of the basal ganglia and three from brain-stem tumors; all the tumors were diagnosed by classical neuroradiological investigations and(More)