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Oct-Dec 2019, Volume 1, Issue 4

Minipterional interfascial approach for microquirurgical treatment of ruptured and unruptured anterior circulation aneurysms. Initial experience in the Dos de Mayo National Hospital in Lima - Peru

Enviado por admin el Mié, 11/27/2019 - 22:50

The Minipterional craniotomy is reliable, less invasive, it maintains the advantages of the pterional approach but avoids greater exposure of the parenchyma and tissue manipulation. Aneurysms of the anterior circulation, ruptured and unruptured, can be treated safely and effectively with limited bone extraction, good cosmetic results and good temporomandibular function.

Pituitary abscess: A case review

Enviado por admin el Mié, 11/27/2019 - 22:43
Pituitary abscess is an intrasellar infection that generates a clinical picture like any pituitary tumor. Its origin can be of hematogenous origin or by infection of a nearby site or pre-existing lesion. We present the case of a 38-year-old male patient with progressive headache, vomiting and visual impairment is presented. It was evaluated with magnetic resonance of the sellar region. Transsphenoidal surgery was performed and the infusion of intravenous antibiotic therapy continued.

Single-session curative embolization of a ruptured supratentorial arteriovenous malformation: Case report

Enviado por admin el Mié, 11/27/2019 - 22:36
Microsurgery has been the gold standard for the treatment of arteriovenous malformations (AVM), however, endovascular therapy has emerged as an option in recent years. We present the case of a previously healthy 45-year-old woman that presented with a ruptured AVM treated successfully with curative embolization.

Aqueductoplasty with stent placement by neuroendoscopy for the management of a cyst of the IV ventricle in a case of neurocisticercosis

Enviado por admin el Mié, 11/27/2019 - 22:29

Endoscopic aqueductoplasty with stent placement in the Silvio aqueduct is an effective measure in cases of isolated cyst in the fourth ventricle, achieving good clinical and imaging evolution compared to other therapeutic options. We present the case of a 34-year-old patient with a history of neurocysticercosis who received antiparasitic treatment and the placement of a DVP, presenting multiple dysfunction with severe dilatation of the IV ventricle. 

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