Mehdi Ben Ammar

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Recovery from inhalation anesthesia is often marked by the occurrence of postoperative tremor that resembles shivering, which is known to be associated with an increase in oxygen uptake (VO2), CO2 output (VCO2), and minute ventilation (VE). This study determined the time course of the ventilatory changes observed during the first hour of recovery from(More)
BACKGROUND Vestibular schwannomas (VSs) are the most common cerebellopontine angle tumors, accounting for 75% of all lesions in this location. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the results after removal of VS through the enlarged translabyrinthine approach, which is a widening of the classic translabyrinthine approach that gives larger access and provides more room(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to report our experience in the management of patients with intraoperatively diagnosed intracranial facial nerve schwannomas (FNSs) and propose a decision-making strategy. METHODS Twenty-three patients with FNS of the internal auditory canal and/or cerebellopontine angle operated on between 1992 and 2012 were identified. (More)
A 68-year-old female presented with inflammatory lumbalgia and cruralgia. Physical examination revealed a lumbar stiffness without neurological deficit. Secondarily, paraplegia and urinary retention appeared. Magnetic resonance imaging showed a vertebral compaction of L3 vertebra with medullar compression. Emergent surgery revealed an epidural tumor(More)
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