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  • Condition: Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Journal: Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • Treatment Used: Lumboperitoneal Shunts
  • Number of Patients: 25
  • Published —
This study evaluated the use of lumboperitoneal (LP) shunts for the treatment of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH).
  • Condition: Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1
  • Journal: The Lancet. Neurology
  • Treatment Used: Onasemnogene Abeparvovec Gene Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 22
  • Published —
This study aimed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of onasemnogene abeparvovec gene therapy in symptomatic patients with infantile-onset spinal muscular atrophy.
  • Condition: Hypertensive Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Journal: Zhonghua yi xue za zhi
  • Treatment Used: Intraoperative Ultrasound-assisted Neuroendoscopy
  • Number of Patients: 66
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In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using ultrasound-assisted neuroendoscopy during surgery for hypertensive intracerebral hemorrhage.
  • Condition: Hypothalamic Pilocytic Astrocytomas
  • Journal: BMC surgery
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Transnasal Resection
  • Number of Patients: 5
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of endoscopic transnasal resection for treating hypothalamic pilocytic astrocytomas.
  • Condition: Multiloculated Hydrocephalus Complicated by Meningitis and Ventriculitis
  • Journal: No shinkei geka. Neurological surgery
  • Treatment Used: Staged Fenestration
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The study researched a case of multiloculated hydrocephalus complicated by meningitis and ventriculitis treated with staged fenestration.
  • Condition: Contralateral Subdural Effusion (SDE) Secondary to Decompressive Craniectomy (DC)
  • Journal: The Journal of international medical research
  • Treatment Used: Cranioplasty
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient diagnosed with subdural effusion (SDE) secondary to decompressive craniectomy (DC) treated with cranioplasty.
  • Condition: Intraventricular Neuroepithelial Tumors
  • Journal: BMC cancer
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 45
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using surgery to treat patients with intraventricular neuroepithelial tumors.
  • Condition: Posttraumatic Hydrocephalus
  • Journal: Neurology India
  • Treatment Used: Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt vs. Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
  • Number of Patients: 141
  • Published —
The goal of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) and endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) in the treatment of posttraumatic hydrocephalus (PTH) and to establish the indications for their usage.
  • Condition: Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Undergoing Unilateral Decompressive Craniectomy (DC)
  • Journal: Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • Treatment Used: Simultaneous Cranioplasty and Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Placement (VPS)
  • Number of Patients: 49
  • Published —
This study analyzed simultaneous cranioplasty and ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) placement in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) undergoing unilateral decompressive craniectomy (DC).
  • Condition: Adult Hydrocephalus
  • Journal: Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • Treatment Used: Elective Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
  • Number of Patients: 152
  • Published —
This study investigated the use of elective intracranial pressure monitoring to manage and diagnose patients with adult hydrocephalus.
  • Condition: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) Secondary to Lyme Disease
  • Journal: BMC neurology
  • Treatment Used: Antibiotics
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a 67-year-old male diagnosed with normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) secondary to Lyme disease treated with antibiotics.
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