Michael D. Cusimano
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OBJECTIVEPatient selection for cerebrospinal fluid diversion is difficult, because idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (INPH) mimics other neurodegenerative disorders and no findings reliably… Expand
Endoglin (CD105) is an accessory receptor for transforming growth factor beta (TGF-β) and its expression is up-regulated in actively proliferating endothelial cells. Endoglin has been suggested as an… Expand
OBJECT Although brain contusions are a common neurosurgical condition, surprisingly little has been written about their natural history. The purpose of this study was to identify factors that predict… Expand
OBJECTIVES We compared cycling injury risks of 14 route types and other route infrastructure features. METHODS We recruited 690 city residents injured while cycling in Toronto or Vancouver, Canada.… Expand
The WHO categorizes pituitary tumours as typical adenomas, atypical adenomas and pituitary carcinomas, with typical adenomas constituting the major class. However, the WHO classification does not… Expand
Visual-spatial ability is thought to be important in competency in specific surgical procedures. To test this hypothesis, 37 surgical residents completed six tests of visual-spatial ability, ranging… Expand
PURPOSE Complex skills, such as ureteroscopy and stone extraction, are increasingly taught to novice urology trainees using bench models in surgical skills laboratories. We determined whether… Expand
Significance Glioblastoma is an incurable brain tumor. It is characterized by intratumoral phenotypic and genetic heterogeneity, but the functional significance of this heterogeneity is unclear. We… Expand
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Foramen magnum meningiomas represent a common histological tumor in a rare and eloquent location. The authors review the clinical presentation, relevant anatomical details of the foramen magnum… Expand