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A group of 35 patients undergoing intracranial surgery who exhibited perioperative thrombocytopenia (platelet count less than 150,000/microliters) was studied retrospectively. Of the 35 patients, 14 (40%) developed postoperative intracranial hematomas requiring reoperation and seven (20%) died within 2 weeks after the operation. Analysis revealed that a… (More)
The contents of this report reflect the views of the authors who are responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the State of California. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Abstract Spread spectrum radio technology,… (More)
Plasma beta-thromboglobulin (BTG) was significantly elevated in the acute phase of 116 atherosclerotic thrombotic (p less than 0.0001) and 36 cardioembolic (p less than 0.005) infarcts but normal for 96 lacunes compared with controls. This elevation persisted into the 6th week after the acute event. Among atherosclerotic thrombotic infarcts, the acute… (More)
We report a patient with large intracerebral chloromas while in systemic remission from acute myelogenous leukemia. A favourable outcome resulted from surgical debulking and radiotherapy. Review of other reported cases in the literature showed a uniform female occurrence. We believe that intracerebral chloromas represent reactivation of sanctuary deposits… (More)