Pedro Vega

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INTRODUCTION Although the diagnosis of brain death (BD) is usually based on clinical criteria, in sedated patients, ancillary techniques are needed. This study was designed to assess the accuracy of cerebral multislice computed tomographic angiography (CTA) and CT perfusion (CTP) in diagnosing BD. METHODS Prospective observational study in 27 BD patients.(More)
Treatment of very small ruptured cerebral aneurysms (< 2 mm) continues to present a challenge. These lesions are difficult to treat both with neurosurgical and endovascular techniques. A neurosurgical approach is still the treatment of choice for these lesions at many centers because of high rupture rates related to endovascular treatment; however, there(More)
This paper presents an automatic process to load the transport information of Lima-Peru city as network and public transportation routes from OpenStreetMap (OSM) to a PostgreSQL database. Moreover, this work shows how OSM data is transformed in two graphs and in several actual bus routes. The work is a combination of SQL commands and python programs to(More)
BACKGROUND Flow diverter stents (FDS) have been described as a breakthrough in the treatment of intracranial aneurysms. Of the various flow diverter models, the Pipeline device has been the main approved and used device, with established and good long-term results. OBJECTIVE To present the first series of patients treated with its new version, the(More)
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