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- ChapterSource: Raabe A, Meyer B, Schaller K et al., ed. The Craniotomy Atlas. 1st Edition. Thieme; 2019. doi:10.1055/b-006-164730Comment: Covering Convexity Craniotomy Planning; Planning of Craniotomies at the Skull Convexity Without the Use of Navigation; Supratentorial Convexity Craniotomy
- ChapterSource: Greenberg M, ed. Handbook of Neurosurgery. 9th Edition. Thieme; 2019. doi:10.1055/b-006-161147Comment: Aqueductal stenosis (AqS) produces what is sometimes called triventricular hydrocephalus, characterized by a normal sized 4th ventricle and enlarged third and lateral ventricles on MRI or CT. Most cases occur in children; however some present for the first time in adulthood.
- CockpitComment: A 40-year-old man with spastic cerebral palsy presented to the emergency department (ED) obtunded and was found in respiratory arrest. He had an implantable pump placed for intrathecal baclofen (ITB) therapy 2 years ago. Today, he had his pump reservoir refilled with 20 mL of 500 µg/mL of baclofen. His mother reports that there was some difficulty in accessing the pump reservoir. Two hours after the refilling session, the mother found the patient extremely drowsy, unresponsive, and not breathing. Emergency medical service (EMS) was called, and the patient was brought to the nearest ED. On presentation, the patient was not responding to noxious stimuli, his heart rate (HR) was 81 beats per minute (bpm), his blood pressure (BP) was 72/41, and his oxygen saturation was 88% with no spontaneous respirations. His pupils were 3 mm and nonreactive and his tone was generally reduced.
- E-JournalSource: Jain S, Li Y, Kuan E et al. 2019; 80(03): 225 - 231.Comment: Featuring sixteen original articles.
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