Sergey Abeshaus

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OBJECTIVE Decompressive craniectomy (DC) is a common practice for control of intracranial pressure (ICP) following traumatic brain injury (TBI), although the impact of this procedure on the fate of operated patients is still controversial. METHODS Cerebral blood flow (CBF) and metabolic rates were monitored prospectively and daily as a surrogate of(More)
The cerebellum, classically viewed as a motor structure of the brain, may play a role in respiration. Brainstem dysfunction has been implicated in sleep disordered breathing (SDB), but apnea after surgery of brain tumors in the posterior fossa, not involving the brainstem has been reported. We report four cases with posterior fossa tumors without brainstem(More)
Dear Editor, We would like to present a unique case of an iatrogenic metastasis of a colloid cyst in a patient who underwent neuroendoscopic ventricular surgery. A female in her 40s arrived at the emergency room at the Rambam Medical Center complaining of a headache ranging in severity from mild, tolerable to lately moderate to severe, worsening over the(More)
Epilepsy surgery is common in the face of benign brain tumors, but rarely for patients with a history of malignant brain tumors. Seizures are a common sequelae in survivors of malignant pediatric brain tumors. Medical management alone may not adequately treat epilepsy, including in this group. We report four cases of patients who previously underwent gross(More)
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