May 2010 Blog Posts (7)

Fusiform aneyrysm in vertebral-basilar region


A 54 year old man presents in ER early this week, urgent CT shows considerable… Continue

Added by Kuok Cheong U on May 29, 2010 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

Hot off the Press - Week of May 10

Papers that entered my library during the Week of May 10:

Elbasiouny et al. Persistent inward currents in spinal motoneurons: Important for normal function but potentially harmful after spinal cord injury and in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clinical neurophysiology (2010)

Engelhardt et al.…

Added by Mike Pascoe on May 14, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Heavily calcified frontal tumour in a 61 years old male

A 61 years old man had generalised seizures 2 years back for the first time in his life. He continued to have repeated seizures despite good drug compliance. A CT Scan head showed a heavily calcified tumour in right frontal lobe with mass effect. This picture is diagnostic of oligodendroglioma. He will be operated in next few days.

CECT and NCCT head showing large right frontal heavily calcified… Continue

Added by Karam Chand Sharma on May 13, 2010 at 8:47am — 1 Comment

Extruded and upward migrated L4L5 disc in a 50 years old male

A 50 years old male presented with acute onset back pain radiating to left lower limb. His MRI shows extruded and upwardly migrated L4L5 disc on left side. He is awaiting surgery.…


Added by Karam Chand Sharma on May 12, 2010 at 8:39am — No Comments

Scientific Cyprus Journal

The launch of a new Journal that has Neuroscience as a topic!!!!

Welcome to Scientific Cyprus Journal, an online premier journal publishing scientific material. We…


Added by Charalampos Dokos on May 10, 2010 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Hot off the Press - Week of May 3

It just dawned on me this morning that I add a lot of literature to my library of PDFs in a given week.

Often, I have colleagues sending me "new" papers that I already have in my library. So I figured it might be a good exercise for myself and others in my field to review the papers I have uncovered and if time permits, give some comments on why the papers were interesting enough to make it into my…

Added by Mike Pascoe on May 7, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Up close and personal with a fine wire electrode.

Essentially, the technique employed by neurophysiologists to recorded motor unit activity has remained unchanged since the 1920s.

A fine wire is placed in a hypodermic needle, which is placed inside the skeletal muscle of the volunteer (Fig. 13 from Adrian & Bronk, 1929, J Physiol). The small size of the fine wire offers a small recording volume, which is necessary to isolate the muscle…

Added by Mike Pascoe on May 4, 2010 at 3:55pm — No Comments

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