Yislenz Narváez-Martínez

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Decompressive craniectomy (DC) has been sporadically used in cases of infectious encephalitis with brain herniation. Like for other indications of DC, evidence is lacking regarding the beneficial or detrimental effects for this pathology. We reviewed all the cases of viral and bacterial encephalitis treated with decompressive craniectomy reported in the(More)
OBJECTIVE To report a novel, accurate, and safe technique for deep brain electrode implantation to register brain electrical activity or SEEG, using frameless stereotaxy, neuronavigation assisted, and intraoperative CT-guided O-Arm(®) and the Vertek(®) articulated passive arm. MATERIAL AND METHODS All patients implanted by this technique in Barcelona(More)
A dark pigmented intramedullary mass is very rarely encountered in daily practice, and poses a diagnostic challenge. Several entities have to be considered, including melanin-containing tumours (melanotic ependymoma and melanotic schwannoma) and melanocyte-containing tumours (melanocytoma, primary melanoma and melanoma metastases). The case is presented of(More)
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