World Health Organization Classification of Tumors of the Central Nervous System 2007

Guidelines for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Third Edition

Prophylaxis for VTE includes sequential compression devices (nonpharmacological) and low-dose anticoagulant medications (pharmacological). American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association guidelines have recommended low-dose unfractionated heparin or low-molecular weight heparin use early after ICH since 2007 1).

Wada et al. in 2007 first reported Computed Tomography Angiography spot sign as a predictor for hematoma expansion in spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage 2).

The 13th Interim Meeting of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies was held in Nagoya Japan in November 2007.

NICO Corporation, formed in October 2007, for the field of corridor surgery, including Cranial, ENT, Spinal and Otolaryngology where access to the surgical site is limited. The technology and products were designed to progress corridor surgery by creating instruments that allow for access through smaller openings and resection of soft tissue abnormalities.

In 2007, Rutten et al., described the combination of CT and MRI as limited in the diagnosis of local skull involvement from adjacent intracranial meningioma. In their study, the authors demonstrated that skull base tumors could be clearly visualised with 18F-tyrosine PET, even after radiation therapy 3).

The existence of the zona incerta was first described by Auguste Forel in 1877 as a “region of which nothing certain can be said”.

A hundred and thirty years later in 2007, Nadia Urbain and Martin Deschênes of Université Laval noted that the “zona incerta is among the least studied regions of the brain; its name does not even appear in the index of many textbooks.

Broderick J, Connolly S, Feldmann E, Hanley D, Kase C, Krieger D, et al; American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Stroke Council; American Heart Association/American Stroke Association High Blood Pressure Research Council; Quality of Care and Outcomes in Research Interdisciplinary Working Group. Guidelines for the management of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage in adults: 2007 update: a guideline from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Stroke Council, High Blood Pressure Research Council, and the Quality of Care and Outcomes in Research Interdisciplinary Working Group. Circulation. 2007;116:e391–e413. doi: 10.1161/ CIRCULATIONAHA.107.183689.
Wada R, Aviv RI, Fox AJ, Sahlas DJ, Gladstone DJ, Tomlinson G, Symons SP. CT angiography “spot sign” predicts hematoma expansion in acute intracerebral hemorrhage. Stroke. 2007 Apr;38(4):1257-62. Epub 2007 Feb 22. PubMed PMID: 17322083.
Rutten I, Cabay JE, Withofs N, Lemaire C, Aerts J, Baart V, et al.: PET/CT of skull base meningiomas using 2–18F-fluoro-L-tyro-sine: initial report. J Nucl Med 48:720–5, 2007
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