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Giant-Cell Tumor Of The Lumbar Spine - Case-Report
(Stockton Press, 1993)
Giant-cell tumours of the spine are very rare. They occur mainly in long bones. We report a patient with a giant-cell tumour of the lumbar spine which had been operated on at another hospital 5 months previously as a ...
Schwann Cell Invasion of Ventral Spinal Cord: The Effect of Irradiation on Astrocyte Barriers
(Amer Assn Neuropathologists Inc, 1998)
This study examines a radiation-induced invasion and spread of Schwann cells into ventral gray regions of the lumbar spinal cord. The prevalence of these cells within the gray matter and the time course of their appearance ...
Fukuyama Type Congenital Muscular-Dystrophy In A Turkish Child
(Canadian J Neurol Sci Inc, 1990)
Results of the Combined Treatment of Pediatric Intraspinal Tumors
(Stockton Press, 1992)
In this article 98 patients with paediatric intraspinal tumours are presented. All were evaluated according to their ages, sex, signs and symptoms. The patients also had radiological and histopathological studies; and the ...
Occidental Type Cerebromuscular Dystrophy - A Report Of 11 Cases
(British Med Journal Publ Group, 1991)
Occidental type cerebromuscular dystrophy (OCMD) forms a substantial distinct group within congenital muscular dystrophy (CMD). These patients invariably present with amyotrophy, multiple joint contractures, facial muscle ...
Frontal Lobe Syndrome Reassessed: Comparison Of Patients With Lateral Or Medial Frontal Brain Damage
(British Med Journal Publ Group, 1999)
Examination of mood and behaviour changes after frontal damage may contribute to understanding the functional role of distinct prefrontal areas in depression and anxiety. Depression and anxiety disorders, symptoms, and ...
The Value Of Provocation Methods In Patients Suspected Of Having Non-Epileptic Seizures
(W B Saunders Co Ltd, 1999)
Non-epileptic seizures (NES) are reported in 18-23% of patients referred to comprehensive epilepsy centres. Non-epileptic seizures may also be present in 5-20% of the patients who are diagonised as having refractory seizures. ...
Pinealectomy Aggravates and Melatonin Administration Attenuates Brain Damage in Focal Ischemia
(Sage Publications Inc, 1999)
Large infarcts develop in pinealectomized rats subjected to middle cerebral artery occlusion, which was attributed to loss of antioxidant action of melatonin. However, melatonin also has vascular actions, and pinealectomy ...
Effects Of Stroke Localization On Cardiac Autonomic Balance And Sudden Death
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1999)
Background and Purpose-Stroke has been shown to alter autonomic function. The purpose of this study was to show the differential effects of stroke localization on autonomic function parameters assessed by heart rate ...
Mechanisms Of Motor Dysfunction After Transient Mca Occlusion - Persistent Transmission Failure In Cortical Synapses Is A Major Determinant
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1998)
Background and Purpose-Failure of prompt motor recovery after spontaneous recirculation or thrombolytic therapy may be due to an unsatisfactory restoration of synaptic activity within cortex and/or blockade of electrical ...
Prolonged Therapeutic Window for Ischemic Brain Damage Caused by Delayed Caspase Activation
(Sage Publications Inc, 1998)
Apoptotic cell death is prominent in neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease? and is found in cerebral ischemia. Using a murine model of delayed cell death, we determined that ...
(W B Saunders Co Ltd, 1996)
Twelve cases with circling seizures are presented with their clinical, electroencephalographic and radiological findings. Four patients had symptomatic partial epilepsy, five had cryptogenic partial epilepsy, and the ...