Research Articles (Neurosurgery)


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  • Predicting outcome in severe traumatic brain injury using a simple prognostic model 

    Sobuwa, S.; Hartzenberg, H. B.; Geduld, H.; Uys, C. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-07)
    Background. Several studies have made it possible to predict outcome in severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) making it beneficial as an aid for clinical decision-making in the emergency setting. However, reliable predictive ...

  • Functional MRI in pre-surgical planning : case of study and cautionary notes 

    Spottiswoode, Bruce S.; Du Plessis, S.; Gretschel, Armin; Lotz, Jan W. (Cannon Medical Media Publication, 2012-09)
    Background. Since its inception almost 20 years ago, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has greatly advanced our knowledge of human brain function. Although the clinical applications of fMRI are still limited, ...

  • Influence of road speed restrictions on the incidence and severity of head injuries 

    Rose Innes, A. P.; Le Roux, C. J. G. (HMPG, 1974-12)
    A comparative survey has been made of patients with head injuries admitted to hospital in 1973 and 1974, before and after the introduction of fuel saving measures, which included road speed restrictions. The severity and ...

  • Binneaarse radio-isotoop angiografie karotis-kaverneuse fistels 

    Van Heerden, P. D. R.; Rose Innes, A. P.; Klopper, J. F. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1975)
    The use of intravenous radio isotope angiography in 3 cases of unilateral carotid cavernous sinus fistula is described. The lesion gives a characteristic image pattern distinguishable from that of arteriovenous malformation ...