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Brain stem involvement was difficult to assess and seen in 17 % of cases (Figure 3).
However, the blow caused the man's head to snap back, injuring the brain stem and prompting fatal hemorrhaging, McKee said.
Animals also have a cerebrum, a cerebellum, and a brain stem.
Under the scheme, coordinators have asked doctors to alert them as soon as possible once a potential donor is identified so they can be present when doctors inform relatives that a patient is brain stem dead.
The first twin has hydrocephalus with two shunts, one for spinal fluid and the second for a brain stem cyst.
ALS is a progressive and fatal neurological disease characterized by a degeneration of motor neurons in the spinal cord, brain stem and cerebral cortex, leading to muscle wasting and weakness.
Brain stem tumors should be part of the differential diagnosis in children with extreme weight deficits, said Dr.
In a study published in the July 13, 2001, issue of Science, researchers discovered that T-cells produce a protein, interferon-[gamma], which can clear the virus in neurons located in the spinal cord and brain stem, but not in neurons located in the cerebral cortex.
Amateur rider Ben King has been transferred to the Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford, where he remains in intensive care eight days after bruising his brain stem in a point-to-point fall.
They also said that when the above criteria have been fulfilled in the above fashion, function at the cerebral, brain stem, and often spinal levels is abolished, and that the terms 'irreversible coma' and 'brain death syndrome' may be applied and that the patient may therefore be declared 'brain dead'.
The brain stem has three main parts called the pons, the midbrain, and the medulla.
described osteopathic types of therapy and a method of neurophysiologic reprogramming of the brain stem using evoked-response audiometry, described by Dr.