A 55 year old man presented with features of cauda equina syndrome. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a well demarcated intradural extramedullary tumour at L2 vertebra. At surgery it was found to be well encapsulated and had no attachment to spinal cord or root. Histopathology including immunohistochemistry confirmed it to be a low grade astrocytoma.
CQMM (Code Quality Monitoring Method) is a means for systematically monitoring and improving code level quality of a system during development. It employs goal directed monitoring using quality models and static code analysis tools. In this paper, we present the CQMM method, learnings gathered through pilot studies, and changes needed for its large scale… (More)
This tutorial provides an introduction to the problems faced in software evolution, and why we need to be concerned about refactoring design and code on a continuous basis. Such refactoring helps ensure that software is more easily changeable, and the costs of development and maintenance are reduced. This tutorial addresses (a) refactoring techniques that a… (More)
Aspergillosis of spine is a very rare entity generally seen secondary to a primary focus in the lung with or without immune suppression. The authors report one case of aspergillosis of spine without evidence of a primary elsewhere or a predisposing cause.