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Hrs resolution in TIA

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More common form of occlusio n

Embolic

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Most common area of thrombotic disease

Carotid artery(bigurcation)

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Indication for carotid endarterctomy

Px new onset deficit + angiograph confirmed complete occlusion

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Seizure ariae from this tumors

Supratentorial tumors

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Initial mgt for brain tumors

Dexamethasone

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Cerebral mets

Lung
Breast
Kidney
Gi
Melanoma

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Study of eval for cerebral mets

Mri pre/post contrast

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Most common primary neoplasm

Astrocytoma

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Grade 4 astrocytoma

GBM

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2/3 of all astrocytoma

Gbm

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Astrocytoma w good prognosis

Juvenile pilocytic
Pleomorphic xantho

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Reuqired for dx of GBM

Necrosis

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Chemo for GBM

Temozolomide

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Sx treatment for astrocytoma

Total resection + radiotx

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Survival for GBM

1 year

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Chromosomal deletion in oligodendroglioma

1p19q

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Mgt that is ineffective for oligo..

Radiotx

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2/3 of adult ependymomas are

Infratentorial

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2 common subtypes of ependymoma

Anaplastic
Papillary

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Surgical mgt for ependymomas

Suboccupital craniotomy and midline separationof cerebellum

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T or F radiotx not routinely done in Choroid plexus papilloma

T

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Tx of cpp

Excision

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Most common malignant pediA brain tunor

Medullobkastoma

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Confirmatory studies that needs no waiting for 12h

Eeg
Doppler sonography
Cerebral Angiography