brain tumor

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Noun1.brain tumor - a tumor in the brain
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
glioblastoma, spongioblastoma - a fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts; nearly always fatal
glioma - a tumor of the brain consisting of neuroglia
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The market has been segmented on the basis of the following: By product type Shunts Neurosurgical endoscope Stereotactic radio-surgery systems Embolization products Aneurysm and AVM clips Others By condition Hydrocephalus Aneurysms Arteriovenous Malformations Pituitary and intracranial tumor Others By procedure Open surgery Neurovascular and minimally invasive surgery Key geographies evaluated in this report are: North America U.
Organization is in sections on general and advanced cranial approaches, intracranial tumor, endoscopic, cerebrovascular, trauma, stereotactic, functional, and pediatric surgery, and cranial infections.
Meningioma is one of the most common neural tumors of adults and is the most common extracerebral intracranial tumor, generally presenting as a slowly expanding intracranial lesion.
high ICA cervical segment stenosis), uncorrected bleeding disorders, intracranial tumor or arteriovenous malformation, history of radiation therapy associated with radical neck dissections, congestive heart failure (CHF), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (C0PD), recent transient ischemic attack (XIA), or stroke within the previous 6 weeks, and patients undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass within the previous 6 months.
In a report of 10 patients with breast cancer with metastatic tumor causing cranial nerve palsies in the absence of intracranial tumor, Hall et al (2) found extensive disease at the skull base compressing the nerves; there was no instance of trigeminal ganglion involvement.
LISBON -- Rates of deaths, cancers, and intracranial tumor growth do not appear to be increased by growth hormone replacement therapy in adults, Mark L.
Repeat CT detected signs that the intracranial tumor had progressed and that it was exerting a mass effect on the brainstem.
Every intracranial tumor with malignant radiologic and clinical appearance must evoke a suspicion for tuberculoma.
Later chapters give step-by-step instructions for performing procedures, divided into sections on minimally invasive cranial applications and intracranial tumor resection.
Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging suggested an intracranial tumor, favoring a meningioma.
The compound exhibited significant brain penetrability and also significantly enhanced survival in preclinical intracranial tumor models.
TM)] should not be used in patients with evidence of an active malignancy, progressive or recurrent underlying intracranial tumor, active proliferative or severe nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy, or closed epiphysis.