QJM 2021 Apr 12. Epub 2021 Apr 12.
Otolaryngology Department, Whipps Cross University Hospital- Barts Health NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom.
Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2021 Jul 31. Epub 2021 Jul 31.
Neurosurgical Service, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Transvenous embolization is the favored treatment for indirect carotid-cavernous fistulas (CCFs). However, transarterial embolization can be used as an alternative method when the venous route is inaccessible. We present the case of a 47-yr-old woman with a history of diplopia, headaches, and sixth cranial nerve (CN-VI) palsy who presented with acute worsening of headache and ophthalmoplegia and rise of intraocular pressures. Read More
Headache 2021 Jul 29. Epub 2021 Jul 29.
Department of Neurology, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China.
World Neurosurg 2021 Jul 26. Epub 2021 Jul 26.
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, NYU Langone Medical Center/ Bellevue Hospital Center, 550 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10016. Electronic address:
Objective: Prolactin secreting tumors respond well to medical management with a small fraction of patients requiring surgery. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to study the determinants of surgical remission in these tumors.Methods: We searched PubMed to identify eligible studies reporting postoperative remission in patients treated with transsphenoidal surgery for prolactinoma. Read More
J Craniofac Surg 2021 Jul-Aug 01;32(5):1765-1769
Department of Orbital Diseases, Eye Hospital Affiliated to Nanchang University, No. 463, Bayi Avenue, Nanchang.
Objective: To explore the feasibility of navigation-guided sinus endoscopy to remove the cavernous vascular malformation of the orbital apex through the sphenoid approach.Methods: A retrospective series of non-control cases were collected. From May 2012 to December 2019, patients with imaging findings of cavernous venous malformation in the orbital apex were collected at the Eye Hospital Affiliated to Nanchang University. Read More
Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 Jul 27. Epub 2021 Jul 27.
Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Service, Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad; Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital; Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Mumbai; Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India; Manipal Hospital, Bangalore; P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital, Mumbai; Eye Hub Vision Care, Faridabad; and I-Plast Eye and Plastic Surgery Centre, Amritsar, India.
Purpose: To report clinical presentations and factors affecting outcomes in rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis following COVID-19.Methods: Retrospective multi-centric interventional case series of 58 eyes with rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis. Demography, clinical parameters and management outcomes were noted. Read More