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a surgical opening through the skull

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Head trauma patients requiring emergency craniotomies were not included since some of these patients required decompressive procedures where the skull flap was not replaced.
Comparative analysis of the mini-pterional and supraorbital keyhole craniotomies for unruptured aneurysms with numeric measurements of their geometric configurations.
Among these people, four patients accepting minipterional craniotomies and TS-TI approaches for hematomas evacuation were reported retrospectively.
6 mg/kg) used for awake craniotomies, was associated with rapid rise in plasma levels of ropivacaine which peaked at about 15 minutes after injection.
Rusa's done about a dozen awake craniotomies at OHSU in the past four years.
Craniotomies are very rarely required, and they are associated with more frequent and more serious complications.
Background: During craniotomies using the transpetrosal-presigmoid approach, exposure of the sigmoid sinus remains an essential but hazardous step.
5 years; all fractures were temporal and occurred during posterior fossa craniotomies.
Cortical evoked potential, amplitude and latencies are minimally affected when using dexmedetomidine intraoperatively when patients underwent craniotomies.
of California, San Francisco) details the basic concepts and tenets of aneurysm microsurgery, various craniotomies and exposures for successful clipping, and microsurgical anatomy, dissection strategies, and clipping techniques for each of the seven most common aneurysm types: posterior and anterior communicating artery, middle cerebral artery, ophthalmic artery, basilar bifurcation, pericallosal artery, and posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms.
Thirty six craniotomies were accomplished and all records about clinical data and radiological features were reviewed.
Both approaches have benefits over traditional large craniotomies (open-skull surgery), but choosing the best strategy for a particular patient hasn't been an easy call.
Potential clinical applications for invasive brain monitoring currently include patients undergoing elective surgery for diagnosis and treatment of severe epilepsy, as well as patients undergoing craniotomies for traumatic brain injuries and stroke.
E[acute accent]Potential clinical applications for invasive brain monitoring with the NeuroPort(TM) in the United States currently include patients undergoing elective surgery for diagnosis and treatment of severe epilepsy (approximately 5,000/year) and patients undergoing emergency craniotomies for brain injury and strokes (approximately 70,000/year).