A patient with histopathologically verified sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) presented initially with diplopia, sleep disturbances, and L-dopa-responsive parkinsonism. After more than a year of slow progression, he did not become demented, and failed to fulfill the clinical criteria for possible CJD. No clinical examinations currently proposed to… (More)
We present the chemistry, temperature, and dynamical state of a sample of 193 dense cores or core candidates in the Perseus Molecular cloud and compare the properties of cores associated with young stars and clusters with those which are not. The combination of our NH 3 and CCS observations with previous millimeter, sub-millimeter, and Spitzer data… (More)
BACKGROUND Stroke in the immediate postoperative period after carotid endarterectomy is a rare complication. Many centers have begun incorporating angiography before surgical re-exploration, which has the advantage of confirming carotid occlusion and treating tandem intracranial lesions if present. OBJECTIVE To determine the safety and efficacy of this… (More)
Two cases of tuberculous meningoencephalitis mimicking regressive or transient ischaemic attacks or migraine with aura are reported. The value of MRI with gadolinium in demonstrating inflammation of the leptomeninges, of transcranial Doppler sonography in detecting segmentary accelerations in the basal cerebral arteries suggestive of arteritis and of CSF… (More)
By Order of the Secretary of the Air Force, this is an AF Guidance Memorandum immediately implementing changes to AFI 91-207. This AFGM clarifies the Motorcycle Unit Safety Tracking Tool (MUSTT) and refresher training requirements for Air Force private motor vehicles-2 (PMV-2) riders. To the extent its directions are inconsistent with other Air Force… (More)
A simplified technique available to most neurosurgeons is described for using computerized tomography (CT) to localize and/or biopsy intracranial lesions. Illustrative cases are presented.