Masamune Nagakura

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BACKGROUND Distraction osteogenesis is a standard method for craniosynostosis. However, the technique using conventional devices still has some disadvantages, especially for anterior or posterior plagiocephaly with complex deformities. In the Nakajima's angle-variable internal distraction (NAVID) system originally for maxillary surgeries, the cranial(More)
Here we describe a novel technique for single stent horizontal reconstruction and coil embolization for a broad-necked large basilar artery (BA) apex aneurysm. A previously healthy 77-year-old woman presented with a broad-necked large BA apex aneurysm. Due to difficulty accessing the right posterior cerebral artery (PCA), we abandoned the Y-stent technique.(More)
A 74-year-old woman presented with right acute epidural hematoma (AEDH) associated with a skull fracture after a fall. Emergency craniotomy under general anesthesia could not be performed because of her poor medical condition. Therefore, transfemoral endovascular embolization and hematoma evacuation via a burr hole were performed using endoscopy under local(More)
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