Cavernous malformations: surgical management in Belo Horizonte Santa Casa Hospital

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dc.contributor.author Faria, Marcello Penteado
dc.contributor.author Fagundes-Pereyra, Wladimir Jose
dc.contributor.author Carvalho, Gervásio Teles Cardoso de
dc.contributor.author Sousa, Atos Alves de [UNIFESP]
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-24T12:37:30Z
dc.date.available 2016-01-24T12:37:30Z
dc.date.issued 2004-12-01
dc.identifier http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X2004000600027
dc.identifier.citation Arquivos de Neuro-psiquiatria. São Paulo, SP: Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria, v. 62, n. 4, p. 1079-1084, 2004.
dc.identifier.issn 0004-282X
dc.identifier.uri http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/28031
dc.description.abstract The better understanding of the natural history of the cavernous malformations and the improvement of diagnostic methods and of microsurgical techniques have made the management of cavernous malformations possible through the conservative treatment, radiosurgery, and microsurgical resection. We present 33 cases operated at our service at Santa Casa Hospital, Belo Horizonte, from 1992 to 2001. Cortical and subcortical cavernomas manifested by epilepsy (57.5%) or mainly by hemorrhage (15.1%) were surgically approached, the deep lesions (basal ganglia, talamo and brain steam) represented 27.7% of our cases. They should only be operated when located near the pial or ependimary surface. the resection of spinal cord lesions (5.5%) and of deep brain lesions is also recommended when they present progressive focal deficit (13.8%) or recurrent episodes of hemorrhage (13.8%). Small and deep seated cavernomas that do not present bleeding must be conservatively treated. There has been no evident favourable result related to radiosurgery so far. en
dc.format.extent 1079-1084
dc.language.iso por
dc.publisher Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria
dc.relation.ispartof Arquivos de Neuro-psiquiatria
dc.rights Acesso aberto
dc.subject cavernous malformations en
dc.subject clinical presentation en
dc.subject microsurgery en
dc.title Cavernous malformations: surgical management in Belo Horizonte Santa Casa Hospital en
dc.type Artigo
dc.contributor.institution Fac Ciencias Med Minas Gerais
dc.contributor.institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
dc.description.affiliation Fac Ciencias Med Minas Gerais, Santa Casa Belo Horizonte, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
dc.description.affiliation Escola Paulista Med, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
dc.description.affiliationUnifesp Escola Paulista Med, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
dc.identifier.file S0004-282X2004000600027.pdf
dc.identifier.scielo S0004-282X2004000600027
dc.identifier.doi 10.1590/S0004-282X2004000600027
dc.description.source Web of Science
dc.identifier.wos WOS:000225704800027



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