PATHOLOGIC DIAGNOSIS OF "STROKE"
- Act Quickly When Stroke Symptoms Strike. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Apr2001, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p3
Presents a research finding by the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey which revealed that hesitation in early reporting of the event of stroke could limit the effectiveness of treatments doctors can use. Background on stroke; Significance of early diagnosis of stroke; Warning...
- Interpretation of head CTs to determine stroke treatment. HUFFMAN, GRACE BROOKE // American Family Physician;10/15/1998, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p1450
Presents the abstract of the article `Cranial computed tomography interpretation in acute stroke. Physician accuracy in determining eligibility for thrombolytic therapy,' by D.L. Scringer, et al from the `Journal of American Medical Association' dated April 22, 1998.
- Modern electroencephalography. Kennett, Robin // Journal of Neurology;Apr2012, Vol. 259 Issue 4, p783
Electroencephalography (EEG) has been in continuous development over at least 70 years and is firmly established as a tool in the management of epilepsy. For a while, the technique fell into disregard because of difficulties with interpretation, specificity and sensitivity. Whilst clinicians...
- A history of the department of neurosurgery at the Evangelismos Hospital, Athens. Stranjalis, G.; Sakas, D. E. // Acta Neurochirurgica;Oct2004, Vol. 146 Issue 10, p1165
Traces the history of the department of neurosurgery at the Evangelismos Hospital in Athens, Greece. Start of operation in 1884; Pioneering general surgeons; Performance of the first aur ventriculography for tumor diagnosis in 1931; Establishment of the official department of neurosurgery in 1951.
- neurosurgery. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1580
A definition of the term "neurosurgery," which refers to the surgery of the brain, spinal cord, cranial nerves or peripheral nerves, is presented.
- topectomy. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2338
A definition of the medical term "topectomy," which refers to a form of neurosurgery of the thalamofrontal tracts is presented.
- NONINVASIVE DETECTION AND EVALUATION STROKE-PRONE PATIENTS. Kartchner, Mark M.; McRae, Lorin P. // Angiology;Nov1977, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p750
Discusses the use of oculoplethysmography (OPG) and carotid phonoangiography (CPA) as complementary techniques for solving the clinical challenges of the noninvasive detection and evaluation of stroke-prone patients. Arteriography as the ultimate diagnostic tool because of accurate localization...
- Ischaemic stroke following tranexamic acid in young patients carrying heterozygosity of MTHFR C677T. Nardi, Katiuscia; Pelone, Giordana; Bartolo, Michelangelo; Di Ruzza, Maria Rita; Storto, Marianna; Notte, Antonella; Grillea, Giovanni; Colonnese, Claudio; Lembo, Giuseppe; Vecchione, Carmine // Annals of Clinical Biochemistry;Nov2011, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p575
The objective of this study is to report a new manifestation of acute stroke following antifibrinolytic agent administration in young women carrying heterozygosity for methylene-tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T. The study included two young women who developed an acute ischaemic stroke...
- Improved Stroke Imaging Techniques. Phillips, Pat // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/9/99, Vol. 281 Issue 22, p2073
Reports that neuroimaging is being used for the diagnosis of stroke and has the potential for determining and monitoring stroke therapy. Techniques of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), diffusion weight imaging (DWI), and perfusion weighted imaging (PWI); How it works; How stroke centers in...