Ron Tenenbaum

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) represents a diagnostic challenge, given its variable presentation and progression. Stroke volume (SV), defined as the mean volume of CSF passing through the aqueduct during both systole and diastole, greater than or equal to 42 muL, serves as a selection criterion for patients with good(More)
Background. The osteo-dural decompression of the cerebellar tonsils at the cranio-cervical junction is generally considered the most effective treatment for syringomyelia-Chiari I complex. However much controversy concerning a great number of surgical adjuvants to the standard bony decompression is still present. In this work an extra-arachnoidal(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Aqueductal CSF stroke volume (ACSV) measured by phase-contrast MR imaging is a tool for selection of surgical patients with idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH). The aim of the present study was to investigate whether there is a relationship between clinical outcome and changes in ACSV in patients with iNPH who have been(More)
STUDY DESIGN Case report and review of the literature. OBJECTIVE To report on 2 rare cases of association of diastematomyelia with dysembryogenetic tumors and revision of the literature. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Diastematomyelia is an occult spinal diastrophism pathologically characterized by a clefting of the spinal cord with/without its overlying(More)
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