Complications of Surgery at the Craniocervical Junction

Jun 29, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Complications of Surgery at the Craniocervical Junction

Abstract Pathologies involving the craniocervical junction require comprehensive surgical management to relieve the bulbomedullary compression and ensure spinal stability. Many factors need to be considered when opting for anterior, posterior…

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Posttraumatic Syringomyelia

Jun 29, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Posttraumatic Syringomyelia

Abstract Posttraumatic syringomyelia is a syrinx that forms within the spinal cord after spinal cord injury, with a incidence of 1–9% among spinal cord injury patients. Prevention depends on successful…

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Complications in Endovascular Management of Carotid-Cavernous and Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas

Jun 29, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Complications in Endovascular Management of Carotid-Cavernous and Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas

Highlights • The vast majority of dural arteriovenous fistulas and carotid-cavernous fistulas should be treated with an endovascular-first strategy. • Major complications include unintended embolic migration, cranial neuropathy, and occlusion…

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