Eleven athymic nude rats had stereotactic intracerebral inoculation of cells from one of three established human glioma cell lines (A172, A1207, and A1235). The implants grew progressively in 9 of 11 instances, which led to spontaneous death of the host in 14 to 37 days. For comparison, two Sprague-Dawley normal albino rats were implanted with the rat C6… (More)
Since the 1970's scientists, have conducted experiments with bizarre amusement rides to study their effects on the human brain. Appropriating the aesthetics of a television documentary, this short film takes a tongue-in-cheek look at humanity's confused search for solutions.
Blowout at Exit 16A is a vision of our future in which computer-generated elements and photo manipulation combine multiple layers of civilization. Old buildings meet new vehicles, an overdose of traffic, a mood of global warming, and the story of a car breakdown in a pulsating world.
Headaches, vomiting and altered sensorium can be seen in patients with migraines as well as in patients with shunt malfunctions. This is a report of 10 patients with hydrocephalus and CSF shunts who presented with headache, vomiting, varying degrees of impairment of consciousness, and coma. Various diagnostic considerations were made: shunt malfunction,… (More)
Headaches, vomiting, and altered sensorium can be seen in patients with shunt malfunction as well as in those with migraines. We report five cases in which children with hydrocephalus and CSF shunts presented with a variety of recurring symptoms, including headache, vomiting, impairment of consciousness to the point of coma, and, in one patient, decerebrate… (More)