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The natural course of unruptured cerebral aneurysms in a Japanese cohort.
BACKGROUND The natural history of unruptured cerebral aneurysms has not been clearly defined. METHODS From January 2001 through April 2004, we enrolled patients with newly identified, unrupturedExpand
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Magnitude and role of wall shear stress on cerebral aneurysm: computational fluid dynamic study of 20 middle cerebral artery aneurysms.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Wall shear stress (WSS) is one of the main pathogenic factors in the development of saccular cerebral aneurysms. The magnitude and distribution of the WSS in and around humanExpand
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Recurrent subarachnoid hemorrhage from untreated ruptured vertebrobasilar dissecting aneurysms.
The clinical characteristics of vertebrobasilar dissecting aneurysms occurring with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) were reviewed in 42 patients, with particular focus on the time, incidence, andExpand
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Arteriovenous malformations in the basal ganglia and thalamus: management and results in 101 cases.
OBJECT Because arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) in the basal ganglia and thalamus are difficult to treat, the authors conducted a retrospective study to determine the best management strategy forExpand
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Risk of Aneurysm Recurrence in Patients With Clipped Cerebral Aneurysms: Results of Long-Term Follow-Up Angiography
Background and Purpose With many patients living long after microsurgical aneurysm clipping for subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and with the evolution of intravascular procedures as less invasiveExpand
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Results of radiosurgery for brain stem arteriovenous malformations
OBJECTIVE To assess the treatment results of radiosurgery for brain stem arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) and to seek optimal dose and treatment volume prescription for these lesions. METHODS TheExpand
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Delayed myelopathy induced by chronic compression in the rat spinal cord
Cervical myelopathy is a common cause of neurological disability among the elderly; however, the exact mechanism for the insidious and progressive deterioration remains to be elucidated. To study theExpand
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The risk of hemorrhage after radiosurgery for cerebral arteriovenous malformations.
BACKGROUND Angiography shows that stereotactic radiosurgery obliterates most cerebral arteriovenous malformations after a latency period of a few years. However, the effect of this procedure on theExpand
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Clinicopathological study of intracranial fusiform and dolichoectatic aneurysms : insight on the mechanism of growth.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Intracranial fusiform aneurysms can be divided into 2 clinically different subtypes: acute dissecting aneurysms and chronic fusiform or dolichoectatic aneurysms. Of these 2,Expand
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Thalamic atrophy following cerebral infarction in the territory of the middle cerebral artery.
We investigated shrinkage of the ipsilateral thalamus following infarction in the territory of the middle cerebral artery in 33 patients who were admitted less than or equal to 2 days after theExpand
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