News tagged with brain surgery

'Very low' risk of infections in advanced brain procedures

Patients undergoing cerebral angiography and neurointerventional procedures on the brain are at very low risk of infection—even without preventive antibiotics, reports a study in the March issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. ...

Mar 04, 2013
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Cooling may prevent trauma-induced epilepsy

(Medical Xpress)—In the weeks, months and years after a severe head injury, patients often experience epileptic seizures that are difficult to control. A new study in rats suggests that gently cooling the ...

Feb 21, 2013
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Human memory study adds to global debate

(Medical Xpress)—An international study involving researchers from the University of Adelaide has made a major contribution to the ongoing scientific debate about how processes in the human brain support ...

Feb 05, 2013
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