Unusual life saving application of intra-operative ultrasound: case report.


:We report the case of a young woman who developed brain swelling during an ultrasound-guided craniotomy for tumour. A contralateral acute extradural haematoma was identified with the ultrasound and removed. No cause for the extradural was found.


Br J Neurosurg


Tsermoulas G,Mitchell P




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2011-06-01 00:00:00












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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Cheng CH,Lin HL,Chuang HY

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  • Concepts of neurosurgical management of chronic subdural haematoma: historical perspectives.

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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 传,历史文章,杂志文章


    authors: Weigel R,Krauss JK,Schmiedek P

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  • A comparison of the efficacy, safety, and duration of frame-based and Remebot robot-assisted frameless stereotactic biopsy.

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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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  • The extent of brachial plexus injury: an important factor in spinal accessory nerve to suprascapular nerve transfer outcomes.

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  • Standard intracranial in vivo animal models of delayed cerebral vasospasm.

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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:1994-01-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2013-02-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:1992-01-01 00:00:00

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    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章,meta分析


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    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2019-07-25 00:00:00

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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Aravamuthan BR,Stein JF,Aziz TZ

    更新日期:2008-01-01 00:00:00

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    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2020-12-01 00:00:00

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    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


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    更新日期:2000-04-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Amoo M,Rawluk D,Mcconn-Walsh R,Javadpour M

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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


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    更新日期:2001-04-01 00:00:00