Pituitary Abscess: a Report of Two Cases

[ad_1] Background and Importance: Abscess of the hypophysis or pituitary adenoma is a very rare entity, and its preoperative diagnosis could be challenging. The clinical presentation is less specific, and despite the recent advancement in imaging, diagnosis before surgery is still difficult. Case Presentation: We reported two cases of pituitary abscesses in patients aged 38

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Topography of Sylvian Fissure and Central Sulcus as Neurosurgical Landmarks: an Anatomical Study Using Cadaveric Specimens in Iran

[ad_1] Background and Aim: In the present study, the cerebral surface landmarks in human fresh autopsy specimens were investigated. Methods and Materials/Patients: Totally, 37 fresh adult autopsy human brain specimens from the Rasht Forensic Medicine Center were enrolled. Four specimens were excluded because of some traumatic injuries to cerebral cortex. Demographic information of all cases

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Decompressive Craniectomy in Traumatic Brain Injury:Factors Influencing Prognosis and Outcome

[ad_1] Background and Aim: Decompressive craniectomy can be life-saving for patients with severe traumatic brain injury, but many questions about its ideal application, indications, timing, technique, and even the definition of success of decompressive craniectomy remains unclear. The aim of this study was to assess the factors associated with prognosis and outcome of patients with

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Morphology of Human Insula in Iranian Population and its Relationship with Sex, Age, and Handedness: an Imaging Anatomical Study

[ad_1] Background and Aim: Topography of the human insula has occasionally been studied in different populations. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the morphology of human insula in Iranian population and its relationship with sex, age, and handedness via magnetic resonance imaging. Methods and Materials/Patients: In our study, 380 normal magnetic resonance imaging

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Prevalence of Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis in Patients Afflicted with Chronic Back Pain in Babol City, Iran, during 2012 and 2013

[ad_1] Background and Aim: Chronic back pain is one of the most important reasons of individuals’ referring to clinic, so that no determined  recognition is posed in considerable number of such individuals. Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis are two important pathologies that people might be afflicted with for years but they might be unaware of it. Therefore,

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Training the Next Generation of Neurosurgeons in Developing Countries – Mission Possible

[ad_1] One of the main concerns in different countries is training young neurosurgeons to treat patients. Each country is dealing with this issue with a certain strategy considering its goals. Training physicians is far different from many other fields, as it cannot be accomplished in the library or by reading books. This fact becomes even

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Role of Tranexamic Acid in Treatment of Patients with Epidural Hematoma

[ad_1] Introduction:Traumatic brain injury is considered as the major cause of mortality and hospitalization of about ten million people across the globe. Most of these patients are young and active people who make a lot of disability. Tranexamic acid Drug (TXA) is commonly used to reduce blood loss and need for blood transfusions in surgical cases.

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The Cervical Sequestrated Disc Fragment Presenting as Mass Lesion: Case Repoert and Review of the Literature

[ad_1] Background & Importance: Disc herniation is defined as the prolapsed of material disc into the spinal canal. If the disc fragment is free in spinal canal, it is called sequestration disc fragment. Occasionally, alteration in sequestration disc fragment makes the diagnosis of the disc herniation, challenging.Case Presentation: We reviewed a rare case of the

By |2021-01-31T21:47:57+00:00December 1st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Frequency of Instrumentation Use in Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Lumbar Disc Herniation in Elective Patients referred to Hospitals in Babol, North of Iran

[ad_1] Background & Aim: Lumbosacral pain is extremely common as age increases. Spinal instrumentation is sometimes recommended for lumbar canal stenosis and disk herniation surgery. This study aimed at studying the frequency of instrumentation in patients referring to our center.Methods & Materials/Patients: This retrospective cross-sectional study included 1200 patients with low back and/or radicular pain

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Initial Experience with Brain Mapping under Awake Craniotomy for Resection of Insular Gliomas of the Dominant Hemisphere

[ad_1] Background & Importance: Insular lobe is located at the depth of sylvian fissure and is hidden by frontal, temporal and parietal lobes in close vicinity of internal capsule and basal ganglia and adjacent to the speech centers in the dominant hemisphere. Thus, radical resection of insular gliomas can be even more difficult. Brain mapping techniques can

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