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Jan-Mar 2020, Volume 2, Issue 1

Experience in diagnostic and treatment of central nervous system tumors in children less than 2 years at the Baca Ortiz Pediatric Hospital, Quito-Ecuador, 2016-2019

Enviado por admin el Lun, 03/23/2020 - 01:16

Tumors of the central nervous system (CNS) in children between 0 and 2 years of age are infrequent, so their diagnosis and treatment constitute an important challenge for every pediatric neurosurgical center, to which is added the comorbidities typical of this age. The objective of this study was to describe the diagnostic and therapeutic experience of a neurosurgical Department of national reference in Quito, Ecuador.

Use of social media networks in Neurosurgery

Enviado por admin el Lun, 03/23/2020 - 01:04

Neurosurgery as a medical discipline has always been on the cutting edge of technology and the latest advancements. It’s not a surprise why modern neurosurgeons actively utilize various social media platforms, in order to share the latest news or showcase interesting cases they face daily. From Twitter to LinkedIn neurosurgical professionals of the world share the knowledge and connect with each other in order to advance their skills to the next level.

Isolated intracranial Rosai-Dorfman disease: case report

Enviado por admin el Lun, 03/23/2020 - 00:46

Rosai-Dorfman disease is a pathology of histiocytic, proliferative, idiopathic and benign type characterized by sinus histiocytosis and massive lymphadenopathy. The most frequent clinical presentation is painless bilateral cervical lymphadenopathy. Extra-nodal involvement occurs in 43% of cases and central nervous system (CNS) involvement in 4%. We present a case of this rare entity.

Enterogenous cyst of the posterior fossa: a case report

Enviado por admin el Lun, 03/23/2020 - 00:37

The intracranial enterogenous cyst is a benign cystic tumor lesion of very rare frequency worldwide. These cysts can occur at any level of neuroaxis and their malignant transformation is rare. The case of a 32-year-old woman with a cystic lesion in the posterior fossa at the level of the occipitocervical junction is presented.

Minimally invasive surgery using Mini-pterional Interfascial Approach for the Clipping of a Ruptured Aneurysm of the right Carotid Bifurcation at the Dos de Mayo National Hospital, Lima-Peru

Enviado por admin el Lun, 03/23/2020 - 00:28

The minipterional interfascial approach has been used in the clipping of aneurysms of the anterior circulation, the middle cerebral artery, the posterior communicating, the anterior communicating, the choroid segment and the ophthalmic; however, the use of this approach in bifurcation aneurysms has not been extensively described. We present a case using this promising technique.

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