Browsing Department of Surgical Sciences by Author "Wester, Knut"
Arachnoid cysts do not contain cerebrospinal fluid: A comparative chemical analysis of arachnoid cyst fluid and cerebrospinal fluid in adults Berle, Magnus; Wester, Knut; Ulvik, Rune Johan; Kroksveen, Ann Cathrine; Haaland, Øystein; Amiry-Moghaddam, Mahmood; Berven, Frode S. (BioMed Central, 2010-06-10)Background Arachnoid cyst (AC) fluid has not previously been compared with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from the same patient. ACs are commonly referred to as containing "CSF-like fluid". The objective of this study was to ...Journal articlePeer reviewed
Zahl, Sverre Morten; Egge, Arild; Helseth, Eirik; Wester, Knut (Springer, 2011-06-07)Benign external hydrocephalus in infants, characterized by macrocephaly and typical neuroimaging findings, is considered as a self-limiting condition and is therefore rarely treated. This review concerns all aspects ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Microarray-based gene expression profiling and DNA copy number variation analysis of temporal fossa arachnoid cysts Aarhus, Mads; Helland, Christian Andre; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Wester, Knut; Knappskog, Per (BioMed Central, 2010-02-26)Background Intracranial arachnoid cysts (AC) are membranous sacs filled with CSF-like fluid that are commonly found in the temporal fossa. The majority of ACs are congenital. Typical symptoms are headache, dizziness, and ...Peer reviewedJournal article