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M. Scott Perry October 14, 2017

Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, Ahead of Print.
OBJECTIVESeizure onset within the insula is increasingly recognized as a cause of intractable epilepsy. Surgery within the insula is difficult, with considerable risks, given the rich vascular supply and location near critical cortex. MRI-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy (LiTT) provides an attractive treatment option for insular epilepsy, allowing direct ablation of abnormal tissue while sparing nearby normal cortex.… Read More...

Adedamola Adepoju October 14, 2017

Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, Ahead of Print.
OBJECTIVESkull fracture is associated with several intracranial injuries. The object of this study was to determine the rate of fracture associated with venous thrombosis, intracranial arterial dissection (ICAD), and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage in pediatric patients.… Read More...

Rahul A. Sastry October 14, 2017

Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, Ahead of Print.
Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) is a common treatment for noncommunicating hydrocephalus. Although rare, vascular injury and traumatic pseudoaneurysm development during ETV have been reported. The authors present the case of a 13-year-old boy who underwent repeat ETV (rETV) for shunt and ETV failure, and who suffered an intraoperative subarachnoid hemorrhage due to iatrogenic injury to the basilar tip, with subsequent development of a pseudoaneurysm.… Read More...

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