Tanmoy K. Maiti

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Cysts associated with arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are either secondary to hemorrhage or after radiosurgery. Untreated and unruptured AVMs with large cysts are rare. We here describe a child with medial parietal AVM associated with cyst, without any history of hemorrhage or radiosurgery. Surgical excision led to cure for the patient.
Extraneural metastasis (ENM) in patients with medulloblastoma is a rare but a well-described phenomenon, both in children and adults. Most of the ENM involve bone and bone marrow and rarely involve other solid organs. Subcutaneous and muscular metastasis is an extremely rare event, more so in children, with only two cases documented in the pediatric(More)
INTRODUCTION The present study investigates outcomes in patients undergoing elective primary versus revision fusion surgery for lumbar degenerative pathologies with the use of a large population based database. METHODS A total of 126,044 patients registered in the National Inpatient Sample (NIS) database were identified to have undergone elective fusion(More)
OBJECTIVE Primary glioblastoma multiforme of the spinal cord is a rare entity. The aim of this study was to perform an integrative analysis of patients whose cases were selected from the published studies, and to examine the influence of various factors on overall outcomes. METHODS A PubMed search was performed for literature published from 1938 to 2015(More)
OBJECTIVE Despite significant advances in the medical field and shunt technology, shunt malfunction remains a nightmare of pediatric neurosurgeons. In this setting, the ability to preoperatively predict the probability of shunt malfunction is quite compelling. The authors have compared the preoperative radiological findings in obstructive hydrocephalus and(More)
OBJECTIVE The pterional/frontotemporal orbitozygomatic (FTOZ) approaches are the two widely used procedures for resection of sphenoid wing meningiomas. However, a comparison of outcomes and complications of these two approaches has not been well described yet. Here, we investigated the outcomes, complications and predictors of favorable outcomes of these(More)
BACKGROUND Meningiomas are more prevalent with increasing age, and there is no general consensus of surgical management for this group of tumors. The role of resection and the predictors of recurrence of meningiomas in elderly patients have not been well established. The authors reviewed their experience of surgical resection of these tumors in elderly(More)
OBJECTIVE Spinal cord stimulators (SCSs) appear to be safe and efficacious for chronic intractable back pain. Although there are many reports on percutaneous SCSs, there are very few studies on outcomes of paddle lead SCSs. In addition, the predictors of requirement for SCS revision have not been well established. Here, the authors review the outcome of a(More)
OBJECTIVE Intraventricular meningiomas (IVMs) are rare tumors compared with intracranial meningiomas. Optimal surgical management of IVMs is controversial. The objective of this article was to review the outcomes and complications of meningiomas treated with various surgical approaches. METHODS We performed a retrospective review of 18 patients with IVMs(More)
OBJECTIVE Olfactory groove meningiomas often are behaviorally silent. Numerous surgical approaches have been described in the literature for the successful removal of these meningiomas. Lateral (pterional/frontolateral) and anterior (bifrontal/fronto-orbito-basal) approaches with their various modifications remain the 2 major corridors in resecting them. In(More)