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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509983
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... patients with intractable pain in portions of the face, cervical spinal cord stimulation may be effective at reducing pain. Introduction Although not as common as pain in the other parts of the body, facial pain may be a debilitating condition which can be difficult to manage [ 1 , 2...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 22
Published: 30 July 2012
10.1159/000326691
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9337-3
... vaccine (6-11-16-18) are generally safe and extremely effective in preventing HPV16 and HPV18 infections and HPV16/18-related precancerous cervical lesions [ 1 – 5 ]. In clinical trials, the quadrivalent vaccine was also shown to prevent HPV6/11/16/18-related precancerous vulvar or vaginal lesions...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 1
Published: 01 July 2008
10.1159/000140899
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8577-4
... Abstract Infection of the cervical epithelium by human papillomavirus (HPV) is an essential event in the developmentof cervical cancer, but it is not sufficient. The immune status of the host, type of cell infected andexpression of viral-encoded oncogenes are all important factors...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 21
Published: 27 March 2006
10.1159/000092386
EISBN: 978-3-318-01284-2
... Abstract Ultrasound allows the reliable exclusion of spontaneous dissection of the cervical internalcarotid artery (sICAD) in patients with carotid territory ischemia. The possibility offalsely positive ultrasound findings indicates that cervical magnetic resonance imaging(MRI) and angiography...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 20
Published: 20 September 2005
10.1159/000088123
EISBN: 978-3-318-01258-3
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 20
Published: 20 September 2005
10.1159/000088125
EISBN: 978-3-318-01258-3
... Abstract The diagnosis of cervical artery dissection has become routine. In young patients, spontaneous CAD is the cause of up to one-fourth of strokes. The incidence of spontaneous CAD is approximately 5 per 100,000 per year and is highest in autumn. The long-term recurrence rate is only...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 20
Published: 20 September 2005
10.1159/000088131
EISBN: 978-3-318-01258-3
... Abstract Spontaneous cervical artery dissections (sCAD) often occur in otherwise healthy individuals without known risk factors for stroke and frequently develop spontaneously without relevant trauma. An underlying arteriopathy leading to a so-called ’weakness of the vessel wall...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 20
Published: 20 September 2005
10.1159/000088133
EISBN: 978-3-318-01258-3
... Abstract The familial risk of spontaneous cervical artery dissections (sCAD) and the prevalence of the disease in the general population are not well known, making it difficult to estimate the importance of genetic risk factors in sCAD. sCAD is associated in rare cases with inherited diseases...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 20
Published: 20 September 2005
10.1159/000088134
EISBN: 978-3-318-01258-3
... at present, we believe that these hypotheses may contribute to better define the spectrum of pathogenic conditions predisposing a cervical artery to dissection and provide arguments to better investigate the single or combined effect of such susceptibility factors in future studies. ...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 20
Published: 20 September 2005
10.1159/000088149
EISBN: 978-3-318-01258-3
... Abstract Traumatic cervical artery dissection (TCAD) is a complication of severe blunt head or neck trauma, the main cause being motor vehicle accidents. TCAD are increasingly recognized, and incidences of up to 0.86% for internal carotid and 0.53% for traumatic vertebral artery dissections...