Olaf Rodriguez

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INTRODUCTION Clinical outcomes of Parkinson's disease patients treated for 12 months with STN-DBS were analyzed. PATIENTS ADN METHODS: Twelve patients were selected using the CAPSIT protocol criteria and placement of electrodes in the appropriate target was performed according to results of fusion image techniques and intraoperative microrecording. (More)
BACKGROUND Frontotemporal dementia with parkinsonism is often linked to chromosome 17 and is related to mutations in the MAPT gene. In some families the genetic basis is still unknown. The authors report two pedigrees with FTDP-17 harboring a novel mutation (K317M) in exon 11 in the MAPT gene. METHODS The authors identified two apparently unrelated(More)
Our purpose was to correlate the morphological changes seen on MRI studies of the sellar region after trans-sphenoidal resection of pituitary adenomas with clinical and hormonal studies. Between January 1993 and March 1994, 16 patients with a pituitary adenoma (9 macroadenomas and 7 microadenomas) were subjected to trans-sphenoidal resection and included in(More)
A 12-year-old boy presented for treatment of widespread papules and fungating, ulcerating nodules (Fig 1). Seven months before referral, HIV was diagnosed, and he started antiretroviral therapy (ART), with a baseline CD4 count of 76 cells per microliter (5%). Per history, the rash began 1 month after ART initiation and progressively worsened in the 6 months(More)
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