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A comprehensive CT algorithm in suspected ischemic stroke consists of a native CT scan, CT perfusion imaging of the brain and a CT angiography from the aortic arch to the vertex. Besides core findings of the brain and targeted vessels, various other findings may be identified. We analyzed a large patient sample and estimated the frequency of incidental findings (IFs) and whether these findings were correctly mentioned in the radiological reports.
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Name: Clinical neurology and neurosurgery
The aim of our study was to assess CT angiography findings of head and neck tumours in predicting carotid blow out syndrome (CBS).
Head and neck squamous cell cancer (HNSCC) represents the seventh most frequent cancer worldwide. More than half of the patients diagnosed with HNSCC are treated with primary surgery.
CT is the primary imaging modality used for selecting appropriate treatment in patients with acute stroke. Awareness of the typical findings, pearls, and pitfalls of CT image interpretation is therefo...
The outcome of patients with cancer of the head and neck is significantly improved by increased interdisciplinary cooperation. The main focus of this study was a comparison of epidemiologic factors (...
Improved head and neck cancer survival has been associated with traveling farther distances for treatment, potentially due to patients seeking higher-quality facilities. This study investigates the ro...
Surgical reconstruction of anatomical structures after head and neck cancer resection has made enormous strides in the past 20 years with advancing flap techniques and the usage of perfora...
The prospective trial is to describe the quality of life and psychological effects in patients with head and neck tumor receiving curative intent treatment
A prospective real world evidence study of Nivolumab use in France in patient with recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the Head and Neck progressing on or after a platinum b...
In this retrospective registry trial, the investigators sought to assess the incidence and predictors of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular complications as well as their derivatives (acut...
The main objective of this study is to analyze a new noninvasive imaging examination, OCT angiography, in the evaluation of neovascular remodeling and early signs of recurrence of wet AMD ...
A symptom, not a disease, of a twisted neck. In most instances, the head is tipped toward one side and the chin rotated toward the other. The involuntary muscle contractions in the neck region of patients with torticollis can be due to congenital defects, trauma, inflammation, tumors, and neurological or other factors.
Dissection in the neck to remove all disease tissues including cervical LYMPH NODES and to leave an adequate margin of normal tissue. This type of surgery is usually used in tumors or cervical metastases in the head and neck. The prototype of neck dissection is the radical neck dissection described by Crile in 1906.
Soft tissue tumors or cancer arising from the mucosal surfaces of the LIP; oral cavity; PHARYNX; LARYNX; and cervical esophagus. Other sites included are the NOSE and PARANASAL SINUSES; SALIVARY GLANDS; THYROID GLAND and PARATHYROID GLANDS; and MELANOMA and non-melanoma skin cancers of the head and neck. (from Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 4th ed, p1651)
An accumulation of purulent material in the space between the PHARYNX and the CERVICAL VERTEBRAE. This usually results from SUPPURATION of retropharyngeal LYMPH NODES in patients with UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS, perforation of the pharynx, or head and neck injuries.
Large veins on either side of the root of the neck formed by the junction of the internal jugular and subclavian veins. They drain blood from the head, neck, and upper extremities, and unite to form the superior vena cava.
Radiology is the branch of medicine that studies imaging of the body; X-ray (basic, angiography, barium swallows), ultrasound, MRI, CT and PET. These imaging techniques can be used to diagnose, but also to treat a range of conditions, by allowing visuali...
Stroke - Cerebrovascular Disease (CVA)
A stroke is a serious medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Strokes are a medical emergency and prompt treatment is essential because the sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, the less damage is ...
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