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Cranioplasty is a common procedure in neurosurgery. However, cosmetic and neuroprotective reconstructions are necessary following cranioplasty. Treatment of patients with a meningioma with bone infiltration requires the removal of the tumor-infiltrated bone and subsequent cranioplasty. We report an efficient technique for cosmetic and neuroprotective reconstructions using a custom-made ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene cranial plate (SKULPIO®, Kyocera Medical, Kyoto, Japan) in a single-step surgery involving tumor removal and skull reconstruction.
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Name: World neurosurgery
To examine the effects of bilateral custom-made ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs) to prevent falls for older adults with concern about or at risk for falling over 12-month daily use.
We describe here the preparation, neuroprotective and antioxidant capacity of eleven novel quinolylnitrones (QN). The neuroprotective analysis of QN1-11 in an OGD model, in primary neuronal cultures, ...
To investigate the effects of different commercially available computer-aided design/computer-assisted manufacturing (CAD/CAM) materials for fabrication of molar crowns, including polyetheretherketone...
We present a novel crystallographic screening methodology (MiniFrags) that employs high-concentration aqueous soaks with a chemically diverse and ultra-low-molecular-weight library (heavy atom count 5...
Foot orthoses are increasingly used by runners despite the controversy about whether its use can reduce the risk of overuse injuries. Some authors have found modifications in plantar pressures with th...
Excessive foot pronation has been recognized as being linked to chronic low back pain (CLBP). The use of compensating custom-made foot orthoses has not been entirely explored as an effecti...
The purpose of this study intend to evaluate the effectiveness of functional orthoses (including custom-made insoles and shoes) for preventing and controlling repetitive haemarthrosis in p...
The purpose of this evaluation is to receive the greatest benefit of new custom made hearing product technology and shell modification for the end customer and to continual improve the cus...
The study was a parallel-group, randomized controlled trial with concealed allocation, blinding of investigators and assessors and intention-to-treat analysis. It examined the effect of cu...
In patients with chin deformeties, will using a custom made titanium plate in the positioning of the genial segments give an accurate results in comparison to the preoperative planned oste...
A ready-made or custom-made prosthesis of glass or plastic shaped and colored to resemble the anterior portion of a normal eye and used for cosmetic reasons. It is attached to the anterior portion of an orbital implant (ORBITAL IMPLANTS) which is placed in the socket of an enucleated or eviscerated eye. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
The stable placement of surgically induced fractures of the mandible or maxilla through the use of elastics, wire ligatures, arch bars, or other splints. It is used often in the cosmetic surgery of retrognathism and prognathism. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p636)
A mass-spectrometric technique that is used for microscopic chemical analysis. A beam of primary ions with an energy of 5-20 kiloelectronvolts (keV) bombards a small spot on the surface of the sample under ultra-high vacuum conditions. Positive and negative secondary ions sputtered from the surface are analyzed in a mass spectrometer in regards to their mass-to-charge ratio. Digital imaging can be generated from the secondary ion beams and their intensity can be measured. Ionic images can be correlated with images from light or other microscopy providing useful tools in the study of molecular and drug actions.
A hole or break through the wall of the UTERUS, usually made by the placement of an instrument or INTRAUTERINE DEVICES.
Rounded objects made of coral, teflon, or alloplastic polymer and covered with sclera, and which are implanted in the orbit following enucleation. An artificial eye (EYE, ARTIFICIAL) is usually attached to the anterior of the orbital implant for cosmetic purposes.
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...
Neurology - Central Nervous System (CNS)
Alzheimer's Disease Anesthesia Anxiety Disorders Autism Bipolar Disorders Dementia Epilepsy Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Neurology Pain Parkinson's Disease Sleep Disorders Neurology is the branch of me...
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...