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Endoscopic vs microsurgical transsphenoidal surgery for acromegaly: outcomes in a concurrent series of patients using modern criteria for remission.
CONTEXT It is unclear whether endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery (ETSS) or microsurgical transsphenoidal surgery (MTS) is a superior surgical approach for pituitary adenomas. OBJECTIVE TheExpand
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Gamma Knife radiosurgery for the management of nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas: a multicenter study.
OBJECT Pituitary adenomas are fairly common intracranial neoplasms, and nonfunctioning ones constitute a large subgroup of these adenomas. Complete resection is often difficult and may pose undueExpand
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Endovascular treatment of proximal and distal posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms.
OBJECT Surgical clipping of posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) aneurysms can be challenging and carries a potentially significant risk of morbidity and mortality. Experience withExpand
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Complications following cranioplasty: incidence and predictors in 348 cases.
OBJECT The factors that contribute to periprocedural complications following cranioplasty, including patient-specific and surgery-specific factors, need to be thoroughly assessed. The aim of thisExpand
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TNF-α Induces Phenotypic Modulation in Cerebral Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells: Implications for Cerebral Aneurysm Pathology
Little is known about vascular smooth muscle cell (SMC) phenotypic modulation in the cerebral circulation or pathogenesis of intracranial aneurysms. Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) has beenExpand
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Critical role of TNF-α in cerebral aneurysm formation and progression to rupture
BackgroundAlterations in TNF-α expression have been associated with cerebral aneurysms, but a direct role in formation, progression, and rupture has not been established.MethodsCerebral aneurysmsExpand
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Radiosurgery for patients with unruptured intracranial arteriovenous malformations.
OBJECT The appropriate management of unruptured intracranial arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) remains controversial. In the present study, the authors evaluate the radiographic and clinicalExpand
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Stent-Assisted Coiling of Intracranial Aneurysms: Predictors of Complications, Recanalization, and Outcome in 508 Cases
Background and Purpose— Self-expanding stents are increasingly used for treatment of complex intracranial aneurysms. We assess the safety and the efficacy of intracranial stenting and determineExpand
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A practical grading scale for predicting outcome after radiosurgery for arteriovenous malformations: analysis of 1012 treated patients.
OBJECT The authors performed a study to review outcomes following Gamma Knife radiosurgery for cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) and to create a practical scale to predict long-termExpand
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Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysms: Evaluation and Management
The evolution of imaging techniques and their increased use in clinical practice have led to a higher detection rate of unruptured intracranial aneurysms. The diagnosis of an unruptured intracranialExpand
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