W D Robertson

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Sixty-eight patients with intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) diagnosed by computed tomography (CT) were reviewed retrospectively to determine the etiology and prognosis, relationship to delayed hydrocephalus, and effect on neurological outcome. The most common causes were a ruptured aneurysm, trauma, and hypertensive hemorrhage. Ruptured aneurysms of the(More)
Acute orbital pseudotumors are inflammatory lesions of unknown etiology that may affect part or, less often, all of the tissue within the orbit. A retrospective computed tomographic (CT) study of 16 patients demonstrated that these lesions occur in one of five specific anatomic patterns: anterior, posterior, diffuse, lacrimal, or myositic. The most common(More)
The clinical and high-resolution computed tomographic (CT) findings in 71 patients (142 orbits) with Graves orbitopathy and 20 healthy patients (40 orbits) were retrospectively reviewed. The orbits with orbitopathy were subgrouped at clinical examination into those with (n = 18) and those without (n = 124) optic neuropathy. Mean extraocular muscle diameters(More)
Seven histologically proved cases of primary orbital schwannoma have been seen at the University of British Columbia Orbital Clinic between September 1976 and December 1980. We describe here their varied clinical presentations, preoperative investigations, operative findings, and appearances on light and electron microscopy. Although no single feature is(More)
To assess the value of computed tomography (CT) in evaluation of orbital lymphangioma, the CT findings in 11 patients were retrospectively analyzed and correlated with the clinical, hemodynamic, surgical, and pathologic findings. The lesions were classified by location in three categories: superficial (n = 1), deep (n = 6), or combined (n = 6); the latter(More)
In this report we document the clinical, radiologic, surgical, and pathologic features of a cerebellopontine angle (CPA) lipoma, including the CT visualization of the seventh and eighth cranial nerves passing through the middle of the lesion, a feature previously undescribed. Comparison is made with other reported CPA lipomas.
Globe tenting is a change in the posterior globe configuration that results in a tented or conical appearance and is objectively defined as a posterior globe angle of less than 130 degrees. Globe tenting is caused by an acute/subacute intraorbital mass effect producing significant proptosis with tethering of the globe by the stretched optic nerve. In this(More)
Since the introduction by Serbinenko [1] of the concept of using detachable balloons to occlude arteriovenous fistulae and the development of the latex detachable balloon system by Debrun et al. [2] , detachable balloons have become the treatment of choice in the management of posttraumatic carotid-cavernous fistulae [3 , 4]. Using this method, the fistula(More)
This prospective study of 90 patients after lumbar metrizamide myelography indicates that the semiupright position at 45 degrees in bed or early ambulation reduces postprocedure vomiting but does not reduce the frequency of headache. Ambulatory patients have less frequent nausea than patients kept in bed.