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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Early detection of pathologic CT findings in patients with head trauma, acute stroke or intracranial tumor may be critical for treatment decision.
Meningiomas are the most common non-glial intracranial tumor with an incidence of 2.
Based on these findings, we sought to determine the feasibility of an oncolytic HSV-based whole cell peripheral vaccine against an intracranial tumor.
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.
Repeat CT detected signs that the intracranial tumor had progressed and that it was exerting a mass effect on the brainstem.
They found a 12-month intracranial tumor recurrence rate of 46.
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.
LISBON -- Rates of deaths, cancers, and intracranial tumor growth do not appear to be increased by growth hormone replacement therapy in adults, Mark L.
The first New Zealand patient arrived in Honolulu in late May and was treated for acoustic neurinoma, a form of intracranial tumor, by Dr.
Common reported causes of hiccup are gastric distension, gastritis, gallbladder distension, subphrenic abscess, pancreatitis, esophageal obstruction, pneumonia, alcohol, uremia, mediastinal tumor, cervical tumor, intracranial tumor, brain stem lesion, head injury, encephalitis, meningitis, and psychogenic sources.