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Research & Reviews  323 results

Late-onset obstructive hydrocephalus associated with occipital encephalocele with large...
Child's Nervous System : ChNS : Official Journal of the I... Munekata Y, Sugiyama T et. al.

Jul 30th, 2022 - Hydrocephalus is one of the most common presentations of occipital encephaloceles and usually develops within the first year of life. This case report presents a rare case of late-onset obstructive hydrocephalus associated with occipital encephalo...

Incidence, follow-up, and postnatal clinical progress of children with central nervous ...
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Hernandez NE, Lu VM et. al.

Jul 29th, 2022 - MRI is increasingly employed to assess intrauterine fetal anomalies. Central nervous system (CNS) anomalies are common structural conditions that warrant evaluation with fetal MRI and subsequent prenatal consultation with a pediatric neurosurgeon....

Natural history of posterior fetal cephaloceles and incidence of progressive cephalocel...
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Gadgil N, McClugage SG et. al.

Jul 29th, 2022 - In utero repair of fetal posterior cephaloceles (meningocele and encephalocele) is being performed based on the premise that fetal surgery prevents progressive herniation of neural tissue and brain damage during pregnancy. However, the extent to w...

Expansion of the Foramen Ovale in Patients With Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak or Encephalocele.
Otology & Neurotology : Official Publication of the Ameri... Curry SD, Granger KW et. al.

Jul 26th, 2022 - Spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks are associated with elevated intracranial pressure and idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). Skull base erosion and widening of the foramen ovale have been reported in patients with IIH. This study...

Fetal Neurosurgical Interventions for Spinal Malformations, Cerebral Malformations, and...
Seminars in Pediatric Neurology; Donoho DA, Syed HR

Jul 23rd, 2022 - In this article we review the last 40 years of progress in fetal neurosurgery with special attention to current controversies and upcoming challenges in the field. We surveyed the published literature describing prenatal interventions for spinal m...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  4 results

Metals/Vitamins Levels in NTD

Aug 31st, 2021 - Detailed Description: This observational case-control study will be conducted at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cengiz Gokcek Public Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey, between August 2020 and March 2021. The protocol was approved by the Et...

Clinical and Molecular Investigations Into Ciliopathies

Feb 21st, 2021 - Human diseases caused by defects of the primary cilium (ciliopathies) are a group of distinct disorders with overlapping features. Clinical features of ciliopathies include fibrocystic disease of the kidneys and liver, retinal degeneration, obesit...

Vitamin B9 Supplementation Recommendations in Rennes CHU

Dec 12th, 2019 - Neural tube closure defects are among the most common birth defects. They are also called Spina Bifida or spinal dysraphism. According to the latest epidemiological studies in Europe based on the EUROCAT register (1991-2011), the prevalence of neu...

Assessment of the Prevalence of Genes AHI1, NPHP1 and CEP290 in Joubert Syndrome

Jun 3rd, 2010 - Design: multicentric Aims of this study: to describe clinical and genetic basis of Joubert syndrome and cerebello-oculo-renal syndromes.Joubert syndrome (JS) is characterized by hypotonia, abnormal ocular movements and neonatal breathing dysregula...

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News  12 results

How to Swab a Patient for COVID After a Tracheostomy

Nov 11th, 2020 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Robert D. Glatter, MD: Hi. I'm Dr Robert Glatter, medical advisor for Medscape Emergency Medicine. I would like to welcome Dr Nina Shapiro, a professor and director of pediatric otolaryngology at the Da...

First Report of CSF Leak After COVID-19 Nasal Swab Testing

Oct 1st, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. A rare case of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak occurred after a healthcare worker inadvertently swabbed a previously unidentified encephalocele dur...

Prenatal, postnatal neuroimaging IDs most Zika-related brain injuries
Jeff Craven

Dec 4th, 2018 - Prenatal ultrasound can identify most abnormalities in fetuses exposed to Zika virus during pregnancy, and neuroimaging after birth can detect infant exposure in cases that appeared normal on prenatal ultrasound, according to research published in.

Prenatal Ultrasound Detects Most Zika Brain Abnormalities

Nov 26th, 2018 - While prenatal ultrasound imaging detected fetal abnormalities among most infants with intrauterine exposure to Zika virus, a few had abnormalities that were only seen during postnatal imaging, researchers found. In a cohort of 82 pregnant women, ...

These amniotic biomarkers predicted pPROM in women undergoing fetal surgery for spinal cord defect
Michele G. Sullivan

Feb 6th, 2018 - DALLAS – Two molecular biomarkers in amniotic fluid seem to predict preterm premature rupture of membranes (pPROM) and subsequent premature delivery in women whose fetuses undergo surgical repair of spinal cord defects. Matrix metalloproteinase–8.

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