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    • Acesso anterior para pacientes com fraturas traumáticas do tipo compressão do segmento toracolombar (T11 a L2) da coluna vertebral 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Righesso Neto, Orlando; Polesso, Maurício Amoretti; Franceschini, Paulo Roberto (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2007-09-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To describe experience with anterior access in compression fractures of thoracolumbar segment (T11 to L2) traumatic fractures that undergone anterior access surgery. METHOD: A prospective study was conducted ...
    • Anaplastic meningioma: case report 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Santos, José Augusto Nasser dos [UNIFESP]; Chimelli, Leila; Ferraz, Fernando Antonio Patriani [UNIFESP]; Bonatelli, Antonio de Padua Furquim [UNIFESP] (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2001-12-01)
      Intracranial meningiomas continue to challenge our best clinical efforts to eliminate them once discovered and deemed appropriate for treatment. Malignant meningiomas constitute 10% to 15% of all meningiomas and limited ...
    • Anastomose arterial extra-intracraniana para tratamento de paciente com isquemia cerebral refratária ao manejo clínico 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Fernando Antonio Patriani [UNIFESP]; Breunig, Juliano De Avelar; Michelin, Marja Mandelli (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2004-06-01)
      The extra-intracranial bypass may be used in selected cases of brain vascular insufficiency refractory to clinical treatment. We report a case of encephalic ischemia in the territory of the right middle cerebral artery due ...
    • Cisto de bolsa de Rathke: relato de caso 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Fernando Antonio Patriani [UNIFESP]; Madalosso, Fabiola A.; Hohmann, Fábio B. (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2003-06-01)
      The Rathke's pouch cysts are a relatively common autopsy finding, but rarely have they been reported as a clinical entity. We report a Rathke's pouch cyst patient's case with visual impairment and emphasize aspects like ...
    • Disfagia como complicação da cirurgia da coluna cervical via anterior 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Righesso Neto, Orlando; Ferraz, Fernando Antonio Patriani [UNIFESP]; Martinato, Geraldo [UNIFESP]; Riegel, Rafael Ernesto [UNIFESP] (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2004-06-01)
      Dysphagia is one of the complications of anterior cervical surgery. Although common, few articles were published on this subject. Its incidence and duration varie depending on the author. We show a prospective study, ...
    • Dural sinus thrombosis: case report 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Pontalti, Joao Luis; Teles, Alisson Roberto (Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria, 2006-06-01)
      We report the case of a 24 year-old pregnant woman, seem at the neurology service by presenting agitation, hallucinations, mental confusion, headache, vision loss, aphasia and seizures. the neurorradiologic exam was ...
    • Estimulação cerebral profunda no núcleo subtalâmico para doença de Parkinson 

      Nasser, José Augusto [UNIFESP]; Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Alaminos, Armando; Bonatelli, Antônio [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Fernando [UNIFESP] (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2002-03-01)
      We present the preliminary results in patients well selected to be implanted by deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinsons's disease (PD). METHODS: 8 PD patients with disabled tremor, akinetic/bradikinetic and rigidity, ...
    • Fibrous dysplasia of the clivus: case report 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Borba, Luis Alencar B; Teles, Alisson Roberto (Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria, 2006-06-01)
      We describe the case of a 43 year-old woman with chronic headache and diplopia. the neurorradiologic exam showed volume increase and alteration in the bone density of the clivus. She was submitted to surgery and the ...
    • Fratura traumática de coluna torácica T1-T10 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Righesso Neto, Orlando; Ferraz, Fernando Antonio Patriani [UNIFESP]; Boniatti, Márcio Manozzo (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2004-12-01)
      We describe the incidence, causes, management and prognosis of traumatic fractures of the thoracic spine from T1 to T10 in surgical cases of traumatic fractures of spine during the period from June 1994 to June 2003 studied ...
    • Hipotensão intracraniana secundária a fístula liquórica radicular espontânea: relato de caso 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Fernando Antonio Patriani [UNIFESP]; Boscato, Giovana; Shimokawa, Marcos (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2003-03-01)
      Spontaneous intracranial hypotension is a rare syndrome, characterized by pressure in the cerebrospinal fluid ranging between 50 and 70 mmH2O and postural headache. Its diagnosis is made through the clinical presentation, ...
    • Immunocompetent patient with spontaneous cervical spondylodiscitis caused by Salmonella typhi 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Fernando Antonio Patriani [UNIFESP] (Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria, 2002-12-01)
      We report a case of spontaneous cervical spondylodiscitis caused by Salmonella typhi. A 52-yearold man presented in the neurosurgical service with complaints of pain in the cervical and scapular region. Cervical inflammatory ...
    • Infrasellar craniopharyngioma - Case report 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Kraemer, Jorge Luiz (Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria, 2001-06-01)
      We report a case of intrasellar craniopharyngioma in a 34 year-old woman who presented with progressive headache and diplopia. Computed tomographic and magnetic resonance images showed a heterogeneous tumor originating ...
    • Metástases do segmento torácico e lombar da coluna vertebral: estudo prospectivo comparativo entre o tratamento cirúrgico e radioterápico com a imobilização externa e radioterapia 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Righesso Neto, Orlando; Ioppi, Ana Elisa Empinotti; Grasselli, Juliana (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2007-09-01)
      Bone metastases at the thoracic and lumbar segment of the spine are usually presented with painful sensation and medullar compression. The treatment is based on the clinical and neurological conditions of the patient and ...
    • Modelo de tratamento in vivo de tumor cerebral maligno utilizando cânula permanente e infusão intratumoral do agente antineoplásico por pressão positiva 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2005)
      Objetivo: Desenvolver um modelo de tratamento de tumor cerebral maligno em ratos utilizando infusão intratumoral por gradiente de pressão de agentes antineoplásicos através de cânula permanente. Métodos: Células tumorais ...
    • Occipital condyle fracture associated with Jefferson's fracture and injury of lower cranial nerves: case report 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Silva, Fabricio Molon da; Hennemann, Alessandra Souto (Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria, 2002-12-01)
      Occipital condyle fracture (OCF) is rarely seen and can be missed during medical evaluation due to the variety of clinical presentations and the difficulty to be visualized radiographically. This fracture can be associated ...
    • Quimioterapia intratumoral: drogas e métodos de administração 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2001)
      No intuito de melhorar a sobrevida dos pacientes portadores de gliomas encefalicos malignos, investigadores utilizaram-se do tratamento localizado intratumoral. Administrando-se os agentes quimioterapicos diretamente no ...
    • A rare case of intramedullary lipoma associated with cyst 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Segatto, Ana Claudia; Salgado, Karine (Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria, 2001-03-01)
      Intramedullary lipomas are benign tumours of the spinal cord corresponding to 1% of all primitive intramedullary tumours. We report a rare case of true intramedullary lipoma associated with cyst. the patient underwent ...
    • Teratoma sacrococcígeo: relato de três casos 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Gandara, Carlos; Ferraz, Fernando Antonio Patriani [UNIFESP]; Saciloto, Bruno (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2004-06-01)
      Germ cell tumors are originated from the primary stem cell located either in or outside the gonadal system. Teratomas are the major group, with the sacrococcygeal location being the most common extragonadal site, independent ...
    • Thoracic spinal cord avulsion without radiologic abnormalities: case report 

      Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Mattana, Marcelo; Teles, Alisson Roberto; Persh, Karina Nunes (Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria, 2006-09-01)
      Spinal cord injury without radiologic abnormalities is a rare condition that occurs more frequently in children and contributes to a high rate of morbidity among these patients. We report the case of a five-month-old infant, ...
    • Transcription analysis of TIMP-1 and NM23-h1 genes in glioma cell invasion 

      Nasser, José Augusto [UNIFESP]; Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Fernando [UNIFESP]; Duigou, Gregory; Bruce, Jeffrey (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2006-09-01)
      PURPOSE: To evaluate using transcription analysis the presence and importance of two genes: NM23-H1 and TIMP-1 on control of tumor cell invasion in diffuse astrocytomas (WHO II) and glioblastoma multiforme (WHO IV). METHOD: ...