Now showing items 11-20 of 25225
Epilepsy surgery and neurocysticercosis: Assessing the role of the cysticercotic lesion in medically-refractory epilepsy
There is increasing evidence of the existence of refractoriness to treatment with antiepileptic medications in those with NCC-related epilepsy. We performed a systematic review with the objective to determine the role of ...
Wide Awake Hand Surgery Under Local Anesthesia No Tourniquet in South America
The authors report the introduction and development of wide awake hand surgery under local anesthesia no tourniquet (WALANT) in South America, specifically in Brazil, where thousands of cases have already been performed ...
Total Temporomandibular Joint Replacement and Simultaneous Orthognathic Surgery Using Computer-Assisted Surgery
Background: Disorders of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) are frequent and are usually associated with other disorders of the facial skeleton. Surgery might be needed to correct TMJ anatomy and function and, in cases where ...
Comparison between piezoelectric surgery and conventional saw in sagittal split osteotomies: a systematic review
A systematic review of the advantages and disadvantages of piezoelectric surgery in comparison with conventional saws for sagittal split osteotomy (SSO) was performed. Relevant studies published in the last 10 years were ...
Determinação do melhor método para prever o alcance à junção craniovertebral nas cirurgias endoscópicas transnasais utilizando neuronavegação
(Universidade Tecnológica Federal do ParanáCuritibaBrasilPrograma de Pós-Graduação em Engenharia BiomédicaUTFPR, 2017-03-31)
It is expected reduction of surgical complications when craniovertebral junction pathologies are operated using the endoscopic transnasal approach instead of the transoral approach. However, it is yet unclear what is the ...