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Significance of Simpson grading system in modern meningioma surgery: integration of the grade with MIB-1 labeling index as a key to predict the recurrence of WHO Grade I meningiomas.
OBJECT Techniques for the surgical treatment of meningioma have undergone many improvements since Simpson established the neurosurgical dogma for meningioma surgery in his seminal paper published in… Expand
Induction of striatal neurogenesis and generation of region-specific functional mature neurons after ischemia by growth factors. Laboratory investigation.
- G. Yoshikawa, T. Momiyama, +6 authors N. Kawahara
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of neurosurgery
- 1 October 2010
OBJECT The capacity to replace lost neurons after insults is retained by several regions of adult mammalian brains. However, it is unknown how many neurons actually replace and mature into… Expand
Sphenoorbital meningioma: surgical technique and outcome.
OBJECT The aim of this study was to describe the surgical technique used for removal of sphenoorbital meningiomas in the authors' practice and to review the operative outcome. METHODS Review of the… Expand
The natural history of intracranial meningiomas.
OBJECT Despite the increased detection of incidental or small meningiomas, the lesion's natural history is largely unknown. METHODS One year or longer of follow-up was conducted in 244 patients… Expand
Reinduction of hyponatremia to treat central pontine myelinolysis
A 76-year-old man developed general malaise and polyuria over a few days, and then became lethargic when he was brought into the hospital. He was oriented to self, but not to time or place. He had… Expand
Analysis of risk factors for chronic subdural haematoma recurrence after burr hole surgery: Optimal management of patients on antiplatelet therapy
Abstract Objective. Not much is known about surgical management of patients with chronic subdural haematoma (CSDH) treated with antiplatelet or anticoagulant therapy. The aims of this study were to… Expand
Non-watertight dural reconstruction in meningioma surgery: results in 439 consecutive patients and a review of the literature. Clinical article.
OBJECT There are various schools of thought when it comes to dural reconstruction following meningioma surgery, which are largely based on the personal experience of the individual surgeons. The… Expand
Dorsal spinal arachnoid web diagnosed with the quantitative measurement of cerebrospinal fluid flow on magnetic resonance imaging.
An arachnoid web is an abnormal formation of the arachnoid membrane in the spinal subarachnoid space that blocks CSF flow and causes syringomyelia. Although the precise mechanism of syrinx formation… Expand
Region-specific proliferative response of neural progenitors to exogenous stimulation by growth factors following ischemia
The most effective way to augment neural progenitor proliferation after ischemia is still unknown. We administered various agents into the rat cerebral ventricle after transient global ischemia and… Expand
Intracranial extracerebral glioneuronal heterotopia. Case report and review of the literature.
The authors report a case of intracranial extracerebral glioneuronal heterotopia (IEGH) in an infant. Glioneuronal heterotopias are rare congenital disorders that arise in the head, face, spine, and… Expand