1. Symptomatic Chiari Malformation with Syringomyelia after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: Case Report

Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar; Nasly Zabaleta-Churio; Gabriel Alcala-Cerra; Andres M. Rubiano; Willem Guillermo Calderon-Miranda; Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda; Amit Agrawal

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 58-61

Abstract
  Chiari malformation Type I (CM-I) is a congenital disorder, which is basically a tonsillar herniation (≥ 5 mm) below the foramen magnum with or without syringomyelia. The real cause behind this malformation is still unknown. Patients may remain asymptomatic until they engender a deteriorating situation, ...  Read More

2. Severe Cranioencephalic Trauma: Prehospital Care, Surgical Management and Multimodal Monitoring

Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar; Andres M. Rubiano; Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda; Willem Calderon-Miranda; Gabriel Alcala-Cerra; Marco Antonio Blancas Rivera; Amit Agrawal

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 8-23

Abstract
  Traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of death in developed countries. It is estimated that only in the United States about 100,000 people die annually in parallel among the survivors there is a significant number of people with disabilities with significant costs for the health system. It has been ...  Read More

3. Bilateral Traumatic Basal Ganglia Hemorrhage Associated With Epidural Hematoma: Case Report and Literature Review

Willem Guillermo Calderon-Miranda; Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda; Gabriel Alcala-Cerra; Andres M Rubiano; Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, , Pages 130-132

Abstract
  Traumatic basal ganglia hematoma is a rare condition defined as presence of hemorrhagic lesions in basal ganglia or adjacent structures suchas internal capsule, putamen and thalamus. Bilateral basal ganglia hematoma are among the devastating and rare condition. We herein report a 28-year old man, a ...  Read More

4. Effects of Glycemic Level on Outcome of Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda; Sandy Zuleica Navas-Marrugo; Robert Andrés Velasquez-Loperena; Richard José Adie-Villafañe; Duffay Velasquez-Loperena; Sandra Milena Castellar-Leones; Gabriel Alcala-Cerra; Juan Camilo Pulido-Gutiérrez; Javier Ricardo Rodríguez-Conde; María Fernanda Moreno-Moreno; Andrés M. Rubiano; Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 65-71

Abstract
                           ABSTRACTObjective: To determine the effects of glycemic level on outcome patients with traumatic brain injury.Methods:  From September 2010 to December 2012, all medical records of adult patients with TBI admitted to the Emergency Room of Laura Daniela ...  Read More

5. Brain Infarction: Rare Neurological Presentation of African Bee Stings

Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda; Nancy Carolina Duarte-Valdivieso; Gabriel Alcala-Cerra; Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 59-61

Abstract
  Bee stings are commonly encountered worldwide. Various manifestations after bee sting have been described including local reactions which are common, systemic responses such as anaphylaxis, diffuse intravascular coagulation and hemolysis. We report a case of a 74-year-old man who developed neurologic ...  Read More