Sofia Nistor

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The authors present the management of non-obstructive hydrocephalus using two surgical procedures, both at the same time: first, we perform an endoscopic third ventriculostomy and second, we place the ventricular catheter of the ventriculo-peritoneal shunt in the prepontine cistern under endoscopic guidance. The main rationale is the fact that the(More)
A 69-year-old man presented with a sudden headache followed by unconsciousness. There was no head injury. The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score was 3/15 and there was a left mydriasis, unreactive to light. The CT-scan showed a left acute subdural haematoma causing a remarkable mass effect. A supratentorial hemispheric craniotomy was performed. Nevertheless,(More)
The effect of pregnancy, birth and abortion on systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) was studied in 225 patients with or without a history of pregnancy and abortion. It was observed that pregnancy, birth and abortion aggravate the evolution of disease in patients with active SLE. The tissue autoantibodies studies presented a low titer in patients in whom(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the prognostic factors of recurrence in a cohort of patients operated on for polyposis by means of endonasal endoscopic surgery. METHODS Prospective study of 227 patients operated on for polyposis in a single institution between 1993 and 2001. The mean follow-up period was 24 months (range 12 months to 60 months). Nine parameters were(More)
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