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Cavernous Sinus Metastasis of Laryngeal Carcinoma: A Case Report

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.427
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372-4

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Accepted: 
11 Sep, 2015
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e-Published: 02 Mar, 2016

Profile of a Malignant Brain Tumour in Jamaica: An Eight-year Review, 2005 to 2012

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.094
Pages: 
372–5
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Glioblastoma multiforme is the most malignant and the most common primary brain tumour worldwide. This initial study was undertaken in order to investigate the demographics of this very malignant tumour in our population using data from the recently started Intracranial Tumour Registry at the University Hospital of the West Indies.

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Objective: Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most malignant and most common primary brain tumour worldwide. This study was undertaken to investigate the demographics of this tumour in Jamaica as there is to date no such published data. Data from the recently started Intracranial Tumour Registry (ITR) at the University Hospital of the West Indies was used.

Accepted: 
23 Apr, 2014
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e-Published: 22 May, 2015

Acute Computed Tomography Findings in Patients with Acute Confusion of Non-traumatic Aetiology

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Pages: 
571–5
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A retrospective review was undertaken of all patients referred for computed tomography brain scan for acute onset of confusion not consequent on head trauma. Most patients were 50 years or older; 20.4% had acute abnormalities, the most common being an ischaemic infarct.

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Background: A retrospective review was undertaken of all patients referred for computed tomography (CT) scans of the head for acute onset of confusion, not consequent on head trauma, during the period June 1, 2004 to May 31, 2007.

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e-Published: 05 Feb, 2014

The Establishment of an Intracranial Tumour Registry at the University Hospital of the West Indies

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Pages: 
254–7
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A hospital-based intracranial tumour registry (ITR) was established at the University Hospital of the West Indies in March 2010. This paper reports on the challenges encountered in establishing the ITR as well as the initial findings. Recommendations have also been put forward which may be useful to other researchers planning to implement a registry.

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e-Published: 21 Aug, 2013
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