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Prior to the advent of radiosurgery, neurosurgical treatment of meningiomas typically involved gross total resection of the mass whenever surgery was deemed possible. Over the past four decades, though, Gamma Knife radiosurgery (GKRS) has proven to be an effective, minimally-invasive means to control the growth of these tumors. However, the variables associated with treatment failure and GKRS-related complications, such as cerebral edema, are less well understood.
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Name: World neurosurgery
Despite there being limited evidence, non-invasive ventilation (NIV) has become a common treatment for acute respiratory failure (ARF). The aim of this study was to identify the predictive factors of ...
Application of an artificial neural network model for early outcome prediction of gamma knife radiosurgery in patients with trigeminal neuralgia and determining the relative importance of risk factors.
Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) is a minimally invasive modality for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia (TN). Outcome prediction of this modality is very important for proper case selection. The ai...
Radiosurgery is an effective treatment approach for the management of type 1 trigeminal neuralgia (TN), comparable to other ablative techniques. Also, radiosurgery can effectively treat TN secondary t...
There is a growing body of studies regarding the effects of Gamma Knife radiosurgery on vestibular schwannomas. However, due to their rare presence and variability, our experience with the management ...
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of leg length discrepancy in geriatric patients with early failure of bipolar hemiarthroplasty and to identify related failure patterns and risk fac...
Patients with refractory ventricular extrasystoles or tachycardia not eligible for catheter ablation will receive single fraction stereotactic body radiation therapy (cardiac radiosurgery)...
To investigate the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics (urine volume and fluid intake), efficacy(body weight, pulmonary congestion and other congestions including cardiothoracic ratio) and ...
Stereotactic radiosurgery is a well established treatment option for arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). The potential complications related to radiosurgery are well documented and are pre...
A Multicenter, Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Tolvaptan in the Treatment of Cardiac-Induced Edema in Patients with Heart Failure
- Main objective: Inflammation factors in imaging techniques of diabetic macular edema - Prospective observational design - Disease under study: Diabetic macular edema - ...
These growth factors comprise a family of hematopoietic regulators with biological specificities defined by their ability to support proliferation and differentiation of blood cells of different lineages. ERYTHROPOIETIN and the COLONY-STIMULATING FACTORS belong to this family. Some of these factors have been studied and used in the treatment of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia, myelodysplastic syndromes, and bone marrow failure syndromes.
A complication of OVULATION INDUCTION in infertility treatment. It is graded by the severity of symptoms which include OVARY enlargement, multiple OVARIAN FOLLICLES; OVARIAN CYSTS; ASCITES; and generalized EDEMA. The full-blown syndrome may lead to RENAL FAILURE, respiratory distress, and even DEATH. Increased capillary permeability is caused by the vasoactive substances, such as VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTORS, secreted by the overly-stimulated OVARIES.
Abnormal fluid retention by the body due to impaired cardiac function or heart failure. It is usually characterized by increase in venous and capillary pressure, and swollen legs when standing. It is different from the generalized edema caused by renal dysfunction (NEPHROTIC SYNDROME).
A condition of lung damage that is characterized by bilateral pulmonary infiltrates (PULMONARY EDEMA) rich in NEUTROPHILS, and in the absence of clinical HEART FAILURE. This can represent a spectrum of pulmonary lesions, endothelial and epithelial, due to numerous factors (physical, chemical, or biological).
A potassium sparing diuretic that acts by antagonism of aldosterone in the distal renal tubules. It is used mainly in the treatment of refractory edema in patients with congestive heart failure, nephrotic syndrome, or hepatic cirrhosis. Its effects on the endocrine system are utilized in the treatments of hirsutism and acne but they can lead to adverse effects. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p827)
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...