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24.08.2016 | Correspondence

Herpes simplex encephalitis in an immunocompromised adult with novel MRI and pathology findings

Punctate scattered hyperintense diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) lesions in convexities of both hemispheres have not been described in children or adult patients with herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE). Because this finding suggests a hematogenous …

19.08.2016 | Original Article

Bridging Therapy with i. v. rtPA in MCA Occlusion Prior to Endovascular Thrombectomy: a Double-Edged Sword?

Endovascular stroke treatment is about to supersede systemic thrombolysis with intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (r-TPA) as the standard treatment for acute ischemic stroke due to large vessel occlusions [ 1 ]. Converging …

16.08.2016 | Correspondence

High-Resolution Vessel Wall MRI

Appearance of Intravascular Lymphoma Mimics Central Nervous System Vasculitis

Intravascular lymphoma is a subtype of diffuse large B‑cell lymphoma characterized by neoplastic proliferation within the vascular lumen. It is a mimic of central nervous system (CNS) vasculitis: both diseases often present with recurrent focal …

12.08.2016 | Editorial

Quo vadis CNR?

10.08.2016 | Correspondence

Revascularization of acute basilar artery occlusion using the Tigertriever adjustable clot retriever

Following the MR CLEAN study the endovascular recanalization of large vessel occlusions has gained importance in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke [ 1 ]. There are numerous different products on the market that can be used therapeutically but …

09.08.2016 | Original Article

Transluminal angioplasty and stenting versus conservative treatment in patients with symptomatic basilar artery stenosis

Perspective for future clinical trials

A high risk of recurrent stroke has been reported for patients with transient ischemic attacks (TIA) or ischemic stroke in the vertebrobasilar territory, which account for approximately 20 % of all cases of TIA and ischemic stroke [ 1 , 2 ].

09.08.2016 | Original Article

Transorbital Cavernous Sinus Direct Puncture

Alternative to treat dural arteriovenous fistula

Carotid cavernous dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVF) result from an abnormal communication between the meningeal branches of the internal carotid artery, the external carotid artery or both to the cavernous sinus [ 1 , 2 ]. Typically, patients …

08.08.2016 | Original Article

Visualization of CSF Flow with Time-resolved 3D MR Velocity Mapping in Aqueductal Stenosis Before and After Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy

A Feasibility Study

Hydrocephalus is a very common condition in neurosurgical practice. Development of hydrocephalus may either result from an impaired absorption of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) appearing as malresorptive communicating hydrocephalus or occur due to …

05.08.2016 | Information

CNR 3/16, Societies‘ Communications

12.07.2016 | Original Article

Reticular Appearance on Gadolinium-enhanced T1- and Diffusion-weighted MRI, and Low Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Values in Microcystic Meningioma Cysts

Microcystic meningioma is a rare meningioma subtype, accounting for 1.6 % of intracranial meningiomas [ 1 , 2 ]. While its histological characteristics are almost always a typical microcystic architecture with myxoid background [ 1 , 2 ], its …

11.07.2016 | Correspondence

Fatal Hematoma After Removal of a Screw Driver Causing ICA Occlusion

Cerebral penetrating injuries (CPIs) with sharp foreign bodies other than bullets are rarely described in the literature. No specific guidelines exist for the management of such life-threatening conditions [ 1 – 9 ].

08.07.2016 | Correspondence

Ethylene glycol toxicity

MRI brain findings

Ethylene glycol is a colorless and odorless dihydroxyl alcohol with a myriad of uses, most commonly found in antifreeze. Syrupy in consistency and slightly sweet in taste, it is sometimes ingested as an intoxicant or in cases of attempted suicide.

22.06.2016 | Original Article

T2* Relaxometry in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Use of an Automated Atlas-based Approach

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease, estimated to occur in approximately 1 % of individuals over 60 years of age, with 4.1–4.6 million people affected worldwide [ 1 ]. Although loss of dopaminergic neurons …

22.06.2016 | Original Article

The Neuroradiological Spectra of Adult and Pediatric Medulloblastoma Differ

Results from a Literature-based Meta-analysis

In adults, medulloblastoma is a rare diagnosis and remains a diagnostic challenge due to the paucity of available data [ 1 ]. Systematic, prospective studies are lacking for therapy and also for neuroradiological imaging. In general, adults with …

20.06.2016 | Original Article

Preliminary Experience with the TransForm Occlusion Balloon Catheter: Safety and Potential Advantages

Endovascular coiling has become the preferred treatment for intracranial aneurysms during recent years [ 1 , 2 ]. Before the developmental of new devices and refinement of endovascular techniques, a great number of aneurysms, particularly larger …

20.06.2016 | Original Article

Anatomical Features and Clinical Significance of Radiculomuscular Artery Variants Involving the Suboccipital Segment of Vertebral Artery

Angiographic and Cadaver Studies

The microsurgical anatomy of the suboccipital segment (V3) of the vertebral artery (VA) has been previously studied [ 1 – 3 ] because of its clinical significance. The V3 is further subdivided into two parts: a horizontal (V3 h) and a vertical (V3 …

06.05.2016 | Original Article

Posterior fossa brain arteriovenous malformations

Clinical features and outcomes of endovascular embolization, adjuvant microsurgery and radiosurgery

Posterior fossa brain arteriovenous malformations(PFbAVM) constitute only 7–15 % of all brain arteriovenous malformations (BAVM) [ 1 , 2 ] but are twice as likely to result in hemorrhage compared to supratentorial BAVM. Factors such as age, small …

03.05.2016 | Correspondence

Percutaneous use of a dual lumen Scepter XC balloon for embolization of a complex facial arteriovenous malformation: a technical report

Endovascular embolization is an effective treatment of facial AVMs (Facial Arteriovenous Malformation), but these lesions are often difficult to treat and require multiple embolization sessions. In rare instances, arterial pedicles may be occluded …

30.04.2016 | Original Article

Pilot study of brain morphometry in a sample of Brazilian children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: influence of clinical presentation

According to the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association (DSM-V), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity …

29.04.2016 | Original ArticleOpen Access

Direct carotid cavernous sinus fistulae: vessel reconstruction using flow-diverting implants

Carotid-cavernous sinus fistulae (CCF) in general represent an abnormal communication between the internal and/or external carotid arteries and the cavernous sinus, resulting in venous congestion of the cavernous sinus and the adjacent veins and …

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