Shang Chi Chen

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Bilateral mycotic aneurysms of the intracavernous segment of the internal carotid artery (ICA) are exceedingly rare. The authors present the case of a 46-year-old man with bilateral mycotic intracavernous carotid aneurysms, which were treated with a stent-assisted vessel wall remodeling technique with preservation of the parent arteries. The patient(More)
BACKGROUND Characterization of WM alteration using MR imaging is important in the pre- and intraoperative assessment of brain tumors. This study characterizes the extent and severity of WM tract alterations near brain tumors using DTI in an effort to determine preoperative viability or resectability of the adjacent WM tracts. Fractional anisotropy is an(More)
A clinical test for scaphoid waist fractures is described in which the first ray is compressed longitudinally. This has the advantage that it can be done when the patient is in a plaster cast. Of 52 patients with suspected scaphoid fractures, 37 had negative tests and proved by X-rays then and later to have no fracture. 12 had positive tests and X-rays. Two(More)
Intracranial aspergillosis of the lateral ventricle is a rare condition and has not been reported in a schizophrenic patient. We report a 39-year-old male patient with underlying schizophrenia and a rapid deterioration of consciousness. Initial cranial computed tomographic images revealed focal dilatation of the posterior part of the right lateral ventricle(More)
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