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Chronic subdural hematoma: Surgical management and outcome in 986 cases: A classification and regression tree approach

Aristedis Rovlias, Spyridon Theodoropoulos, Dimitrios Papoutsakis

Date of publication: 30-Jul-2015

Background:Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is one of the most common clinical entities in daily neurosurgical practice which carries a most favorable prognosis. However, because of the advanced age and medical problems of patients, surgical therapy is frequently associated with various complications. This study evaluated the clinical features, radiological findings, and neurological outcome in a large series of patients with CSDH.

The death of Stalin – was it a natural death or poisoning?

Miguel A. Faria

Date of publication: 30-Jul-2015

Atypical pleomorphic neoplasms of the pineal gland: Case report and review of the literature

M. Praver, R. D’Amico, C. Arraez, B. E. Zacharia, H. Varma, J. E. Goldman, J. N. Bruce, P. Canoll

Date of publication: 30-Jul-2015

Background:Pineal region tumors are rare and diverse. Among them exist reports of pleomorphic xanthroastrocytoma (PXA) and pleomorphic granular cell astrocytoma (PGCA) of the pineal gland. These related tumors are remarkably similar sharing pleomorphic histologic features with only minor immunohistochemical and ultrastructural differences.

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