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Daniel Weller

Kernohan , J. W. Tumors of the fourth ventricle. J. Amer. med. Ass. , 1938 , 111 : 2370 – 2376 . Craig , W. M., and Kernohan , J. W. Tumors of the fourth ventricle. J. Amer. med. Ass. , 1938, 111: 2370–2376. 3. Drury , D. W. Aural acuity and brain lesions. 1—Audiometric studies. Trans. Amer. Otol. Soc. , 1931 , 21 : 221 – 249 . Drury , D. W. Aural acuity and brain lesions. 1—Audiometric studies. Trans. Amer. Otol. Soc., 1931, 21: 221–249. 4. Gibbs , F. A. Frequency with which tumors

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Donald D. Matson and Julius Wolkin

patients has become more and more apparent. Since appreciating its importance we have adopted the policy of always exploring the wound of exit first in through-and-through brain lesions if the two wounds are to be approached separately. Evacuation of a hematoma in the exit wound as quickly as possible may result in an improvement in the patient's general condition, which is usually precarious in this type of injury. It may be possible then to go ahead and perform a thorough debridement and primary repair of the dura and scalp in a patient whose condition otherwise would

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Intracranial Angiography

I. The Diagnosis of Vascular Lesions

Carl F. List and Fred J. Hodges

the circulation of the external carotid artery. As a matter of routine, we strangulate the external carotid artery at the time of injection to obviate this difficulty. Case 2. A.W.R., 494930, male, age 34 . Upon admission, 3 weeks following a stroke, this patient was found to have complete spastic hemiplegia on the right and total aphasia. A provisional diagnosis of extensive vascular brain lesion was made and angiography was employed to provide a more detailed understanding of the suspected disturbance of circulation in the cerebral vessels. The first attempt

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Ward C. Halstead

of the surgical history. No alteration in operating-room procedure is necessary since the charts are printed on all-rag paper stock which under test was found to stand up under one autoclaving without distortion. Many neurosurgeons routinely measure extirpated areas with a sterile brain-puncture needle or ruler. Such measurements can now be translated directly to a sterilized chart by the surgeon's assistant. BRAIN-LESION CHARTS A sample brain-lesion chart for left orientation, on which has been diagrammed a left prefrontal lobectomy, is shown in Fig. 1

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Cerebral Schistosomiasis

Report of a Case with Surgical Removal of an Intracerebral Mass of Schistosomal Ova

I. Joshua Speigel

they deposited their eggs. Faust and Meleney 11 mentioned that the presence of ova in parts of the body other than the alimentary canal and liver might be attributed to embolism from the lung. The case described by Shimidzu, 23 the two cases of Greenfield and Pritchard 14 and our surgical specimen, all showed an inflammatory reaction about small veins in the brain lesions and no reaction about arteries. Shimidzu emphasized the fact that the ova in his case were localized to one area in the brain. This was the impression in the two cases of Greenfield and Pritchard

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Benign Cysts of the Brain

An Analysis with Comparison of Results of Operative and Non-Operative Treatment in Thirty Cases

John H. Drew and Francis C. Grant

remainder presented signs and symptoms suggestive of focal brain lesions. In this paper we present an analysis of those cases together with a comparison of operative and non-operative results. Twenty patients were operated on, the extent of the surgical procedure varying considerably. In 10 patients, a conservative non-operative course of therapy was instituted. Type of Lesion . The term “porencephaly” has been avoided in designating the lesions found in our patients because of the inability of investigators to agree on what should, anatomically, constitute that process

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Carl F. List

these undesirable events happen, the danger of serious wound contamination is slight. Topical application of antibiotics, combined with intraventricular and general systemic administration will, as a rule, prevent complications. Tight closure of the wound without drainage is desirable and safe in chronic cases. Before the patient is regarded cured, pneumography should be made for a final check-up. In recovered cases, air studies give the appearance of an atrophic brain lesion with enlargment and traction deformity of the lateral ventricles towards the site of the

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Elizabeth Caroline Crosby

. , and Hines , M. Increased spontaneous activity produced in monkeys by brain lesions. Brain , 1938 , 61 : 1 – 16 . Richter , C. P., and Hines , M. Increased spontaneous activity produced in monkeys by brain lesions. Brain , 1938, 61: 1–16. 42. Smith , W. K. The frontal eye fields. In: The precentral motor cortex. P. C. Bucy , Ed. Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press , 1944 , xiv , 605 pp. (see pp. 307–342.) Smith , W. K. The frontal eye fields. In: The precentral motor cortex

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Robert C. Bassett

autopsy was refused it was impossible to determine the exact role of the brain lesion in her demise. SUMMARY Experiences with the management of 18 cases of arteriovenous anomaly of the brain have been presented. It is felt that direct surgical attack is the treatment of choice when symptomatology becomes progressive and unmanageable. The technique of attack is determined by the situation of the lesion with reference to depth, accessibility and its major arterial upply—points demonstrated by the angiogram. REFERENCES 1. Cushing , H. , and

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Tore Patrick Störtebecker

metastasis from 141 cases of verified hypernephroma. Even Cushing 6 in his material of 2000 cases of intracranial tumors had only 85 metastatic brain lesions: 56 carcinomas, 20 sarcomas, and 5 hypernephromas. Christensen, 4 in a series of 2023 operations for intracranial tumors, found metastasis in 82 cases (3.9 per cent), of which 6 were metastatic hypernephromas. Davis 8 reported a total of 805 intracranial tumors of which 57 (7 per cent) were metastatic and among them were 6 hypernephromas. Elvidge and Baldwin 10 found 3 cases of metastatic hypernephromas in 88