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Computer-aided navigation in neurosurgery
The article comprises three main parts: a historical review on navigation, the mathematical basics for calculation and the clinical applications of navigation devices. Main historical steps areExpand
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Surgical technique of the supraorbital key-hole craniotomy.
BACKGROUND The enormous development of microsurgical techniques and instrumentation together with preoperative planning using the excellent preoperative diagnostic facilities available, enablesExpand
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Endoscope-assisted removal of colloid cysts of the third ventricle
Colloid cysts are benign space-occuping lesions, which arise from the velum interpositum or the choroid plexus of the third ventricle and are able to produce symptomatic obstruction of the foraminaExpand
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Topographic microsurgical anatomy of the paraclinoid carotid artery
In this publication, the authors describe the microanatomic topography of the entire paraclinoid area with respect to the paraclinoid segment of the internal carotid artery and its surroundingExpand
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Endoscopic and endoscope-assisted neurosurgical treatment of suprasellar arachnoidal cysts (Mickey Mouse cysts).
Suprasellar arachnoid cysts represent less than 10% of all intracranial arachnoid cysts. Some of them may be quiescent throughout life, some may become symptomatic as they become enlarged and someExpand
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Bovine pericardium for duraplasty: clinical results in 32 patients
Abstract Bovine pericardium has been widely used for grafts in cardiac surgery and seems to have suitable properties for use as a dural graft. We report on the use of solvent-preserved,Expand
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Moderate controlled cortical contusion in pigs: effects on multi-parametric neuromonitoring and clinical relevance.
Over the last decade, routine neuromonitoring of ICP and CPP has been extended with new on-line techniques such as microdialysis, tissue oxygen (ptiO(2)), acid-base balance (ptiCO(2), pH) and CBFExpand
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Tightness of duraplasty in rabbits: a comparative study.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to test, in rabbits, the tightness of seven dural substitution materials commonly used in neurosurgery, i.e., Lyodura (B. Braun Melsungen AG, Melsungen,Expand
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Tumors of the Lateral and Third Ventricle: Removal under Endoscope-assisted Keyhole Conditions
OBJECTIVE: Intraventricular tumors usually are managed by approaches and microsurgical techniques that need retraction and dissection of important brain structures. Minimally invasive endoscopicExpand
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The role of third ventriculostomy in the management of obstructive hydrocephalus.
OBJECTIVE Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) is an effective treatment for occlusive hydrocephalus caused by an obstruction of the CSF flow in the aqueduct or the posterior fossa. We evaluatedExpand
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