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Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis – CVST

Overview Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is a rare but serious condition involving a blood clot in the dural venous sinuses of the brain. This condition can lead to increased intracranial pressure, potentially causing severe headaches, stroke-like symptoms, and even death. Case Presentation of CVST Patient History A 35-year-old female presents with a severe headache, […]

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Allen’s Test – Modified Allen’s Test

Allen’s Test; Introduction The Allen test, originally described in 1929 by Edgar V. Allen, was a pioneering non-invasive method for evaluating arterial patency in patients with thromboangitis obliterans. Over time, this test evolved into the Modified Allen test (MAT), which efficiently assesses collateral circulation but necessitates testing one hand at a time, unlike Allen’s original

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Cerebellar Signs – Neurological Findings

Cerebellar signs; Introduction: The cerebellum, nestled in the posterior cranial fossa, serves as a pivotal hub for coordinating movements, intricately connected to the brainstem, basal ganglia, and cerebral cortex. Lesions within this intricate structure give rise to discernible neurological signs, shedding light on underlying pathology and guiding diagnostic and management strategies. Common Cerebellar Neurological Signs

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Neuralink : Brain-Machine Interface Technology

Neuralink; In recent years, the intersection of neuroscience and technology has yielded remarkable advancements, with one of the most promising breakthroughs being Neuralink. Founded by entrepreneur Elon Musk, Neuralink aims to revolutionize the way we interact with technology by developing high-bandwidth brain-machine interface (BMI) devices. But how does Neuralink work, and what potential does it

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Metal Induced Toxicity from Hip Replacement Surgery

Metal Induced Toxicity; Overview: Metal-induced toxicity resulting from hip replacement surgery is a serious concern that affects a significant number of patients. While hip replacements are generally successful in restoring mobility and reducing pain, the use of metal components can sometimes lead to adverse effects due to the release of metal ions into the body.

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