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Screening for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms in patients with aortoiliac atherosclerosis: A preliminary study
Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAAs) usually present with rupture and carry a high morbidity and mortality rate. Early detection of TAAs with screening methods and elective surgical repair could potentially diminish ...
Bilateral accessory middle cerebral arteries associated with an aneurysm of the anterior circulation
An accessory middle cerebral artery is one variation of the intracranial vasculature that may be a source of misinterpretation by clinicians dealing with cerebrovascular diseases. We report a case of an elderly female found ...
Indirect inguinal hernia of the urinary bladder through a persistent canal of Nuck: Case report
We report a 79-year-old female cadaver found to harbor an indirect inguinal hernia involving the urinary bladder. Further investigation revealed a patent canal of Nuck. The authors describe this rare finding in an adult ...
Association of cystathionine beta-synthase polymorphisms and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
OBJECTIVE Cystathionine b-synthase (CBS) is involved in homocysteine and hydrogen sulfide (H2S) metabolism. Both products have been implicated in the pathophysiology of cerebrovascular diseases. The impact of CBS polymorphisms ...
External landmarks for identifying the drainage site of the vein of Labbé : Application to neurosurgical procedures
Introduction. The vein of Labbé is an important structure of the lateral cortical surface. However, to date, studies aimed at providing external landmarks for aiding in its identification have been scant. Therefore, the ...
False positive seroreactivity to brucellosis in tuberculosis patients: A prevalence study
Background: The rising worldwide incidence of tuberculosis (TB) increases the demand for knowledge about its potential seroreactivity with other microbial agents. A few reports and the authors' experiences indicate that ...
Familial Mediterranean fever triggered by renal transplantation 
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An unusual finding of the posterior cranial fossa: One case report
Variations of the posterior cranial fossa can alter surgical approaches to this region and pose a definite hazard if not considered. Inadvertent tearing of these large structures can result in morbidity and even mortality. ...
Fourth ventriculoceles with extracranial extension: One case report
Encephaloceles involving only the herniated fourth ventricle are exceedingly rare. We report a case of such a cranial malformation and review the literature regarding these malformations and their potential embryological ...