Ryan P Brennan

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Patients with subarachnoid haemorrhage due to the rupture of aneurysms unsuitable for craniotomy and clipping have been treated by coil embolisation within three weeks. Sixty nine of 75 consecutive patients were successfully treated. Procedure related complications occurred in 10 patients, resulting in permanent neurological deficits in three and one death(More)
The purpose of the study was to assess the cure rate in patients with indirect carotico-cavernous fistula (CCF) treated by transvenous embolisation via the inferior petrosal sinus (IPS) pathway or the superior ophthalmic vein (SOV). Twelve fistulae in 11 patients were treated by transvenous embolisation, eight patients via the IPS and four fistulae in three(More)
Lower back pain from spondylolysis historically has been treated with a variety of options ranging from conservative care to open fusion. The authors describe the novel technique of minimally invasive bilateral pars interarticularis screw placement by utilizing intraoperative 3D imaging and frameless navigation in a 17-year-old male athlete. This technique(More)
Ultrasonography is the method of first choice for the rational work-up of abdominal pathologies. The results and limitations of this method for diagnosis of diseases of the gallbladder, bile ducts, liver, pancreas, spleen, kidney and urinary tract, adrenal glands, vessels and lymph nodes, female pelvis and gastrointestinal tract are presented in a short(More)
The surgical treatment of ventral spinal canal compression has traditionally required either an anterior or combined anterior-posterior decompression and stabilization. These types of approaches carry a significant morbidity and may not be appropriate for all patients. We report our experience with multi-level corpectomies and reconstruction performed via a(More)
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