✓ Surgex, a commercially available depilatory agent, has been used routinely in the preparation of the head for craniotomy. Its use eliminates problems that exist when the head is shaved with a razor. No complications of its use have been noted in approximately 400 cases.
Phillip E. Williams Jr. and Kemp Clark
Carlos Acosta, Phillip E. Williams Jr. and Kemp Clark
✓ Four cases of traumatic intracranial aneurysms are presented and the pathology and pathophysiology discussed. Two were successfully treated by direct surgical attack. The diagnosis of traumatic aneurysm should be suspected when a patient has an episode of intracranial hemorrhage after a head injury. The outcome of bleeding episodes is fatal in a significant number of cases. Surgery to obliterate the aneurysm is the treatment of choice.