Author | Kiwon Lee, MD


Edema Associated With Infarct . . . Or Something Else?

January 01, 2007

A sharp decrease in visual acuity affecting both eyes developed in a 35-year-old man 3 days after elective abdominal surgery. Six months earlier, acute B cell-type lymphoblastic leukemia was diagnosed in the patient for which he received bone marrow transplantation (BMT). Following BMT, graft-versus-host disease developed in the patient. It was treated with cyclosporine, mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept), sirolimus (Rapamune), and prednisone.

Hemicraniectomy for Massive Basal Ganglia Hemorrhage

February 04, 2006

intracerebral hemorrhage, hemicraniectomy, stroke, neurosurgery, traumatic brain injury