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Surgical anatomy of the cervical carotid artery for carotid endarterectomy.
Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is the main treatment for atherosclerotic plaque of the cervical internal carotid artery. The surgical anatomy of the carotid arteries was studied in the carotid triangleExpand
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Determination of indices of the corpus callosum associated with normal aging in Japanese individuals
Indices of the corpus callosum with normal aging and their sex differences were elucidated using quantitative MRI. We studied 94 Japanese men (mean±SD 57.3±20.8 years, range 6–90 years) and 111Expand
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Direct packing of the isolated sinus in patients with dural arteriovenous fistulas of the transverse-sigmoid sinus.
OBJECT The goal of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of direct packing of the isolated sinus (occluded both distally and proximally) in patients with dural arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) of theExpand
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Independent predictors of recurrence of chronic subdural hematoma: results of multivariate analysis performed using a logistic regression model.
OBJECT The authors attempted to determine independent predictors that contribute to the recurrence of chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH). METHODS A total of 105 consecutive patients who underwentExpand
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Aberrant nuclear factor-kappaB activity and its participation in the growth of human malignant astrocytoma.
OBJECT It has been suggested that nuclear factor (NF)-kappaB, a pleiotropic transcription factor, controls cell proliferation. The authors examined NF-kappaB activity and its participation in theExpand
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Results of urgent thrombolysis in patients with major stroke and atherothrombotic occlusion of the cervical internal carotid artery.
PURPOSE Atherothrombotic occlusion of the cervical internal carotid artery (ICA) without collateral flow is one of the most critical forms of acute ischemia. We report the results of urgentExpand
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Elevation of Platelet Activating Factor, Inflammatory Cytokines, and Coagulation Factors in the Internal Jugular Vein of Patients with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
The aim of the present study was to examine the changes of inflammatory and coagulation factors in blood of the internal jugular vein, not of peripheral vein, in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhageExpand
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Growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma confined to the sphenoid sinus associated with a normal-sized empty sella
We present a case of growth hormone (GH)-secreting ectopic pituitary adenoma confined to the sphenoid sinus associated with a normal-sized empty sella. It has been well known that acromegaly isExpand
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Intracerebral temperature in patients with hydrocephalus of varying aetiology
Brain temperature was measured at various depths beneath the pial surface in patients with hydrocephalus of varying aetiology. Temperature increased gradually with depth in all patients, with theExpand
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Etiological evaluation of dural arteriovenous malformations of the lateral and sigmoid sinuses based on histopathological examinations.
Controversy persists concerning the pathogenesis of dural arteriovenous malformations (AVM's) and whether they are congenital or acquired. Furthermore, it remains undetermined whether the lesion isExpand
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