Tag: "neurosurgical" at medical news
Lack of specialist care for head injuries costing lives
...s of emergency patients and assessed the impact of neurosurgical
care on these rates. The results indicated that ...ll severely head-injured patients are treated in a neurosurgical
centres. "We found that 33% of severely head-injured patients were treated entirely in non-neurosurg...
Is it okay to sign Alzheimer's patients up for research studies?
...risk studies like testing a potential vaccine or a neurosurgical
gene-transfer intervention. The survey participants were told about the risks and any potential benefits to subjects or to society. More than 90 percent of the participants felt that minimal risk studies as well as randomized clinical trials of new m...
Cedars-Sinai medical tipsheet for December 2005
...r's Division of Neurosurgery has established a new neurosurgical
training program that is designed to produce neurosurgeons who are as skilled in the research laboratory as they are in the operating room. CEDARS-SINAI PARTNERS WITH THE VETERANS AFFAIRS GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM TO EXPAND ITS INTERNAL ...
Johns Hopkins scientists map brain area that may aid hunt for human brain stem cells
...rmission from living patients as part of unrelated neurosurgical
procedures -- also revealed evidence of the move of cells lining the ventricles, or ependymal cells, to the same area of the brain, a discovery expected to provide further insight into the critical relationship among ependymal cell, astrocytes and po...
Epilepsy surgery successful for alleviating seizures over the long term
...safe over time." Dr. Cohen is a former Mayo Clinic neurosurgical
resident who is now a neurosurgical
fellow at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Epilepsy affects 3 million Americans. Thirt...
M. D. Anderson: Setting the benchmark in brain tumor treatment
...adiation therapy available, as will a new suite of neurosurgical
devices featuring real-time imaging that surgeons can use to navigate inside the brain. While the co-directors of the Brain Tumor Center are energized about the future, they also are realistic. The finest surgery, medical and radiation treatme...
Neurosurgical treatment of anxiety disorders effective -- but risky
...orders or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder undergoing neurosurgical
treatment risk serious complications. The safety ...itored for up to 23 years following capsulotomy, a neurosurgical
operation which involves severing nerve fibres in the central part of the brain. "Capsulotomy is ...
New research discovers independent brain networks control human walking
... including those that undergo a hemispherectomy, a neurosurgical
procedure to treat seizures in which an entire half of the brain is removed. The initial findings are quite promising, showing that these children can adapt in the short term and improve their walking patterns. These and other similar studies are lea...