Ommaya

Om·ma·ya

(om'ī-ă),
Ayub K., 20th-century U.S. neurosurgeon. See: Ommaya reservoir.
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Referring to the statement of the complainant and a witness, the court further said that she was admitted again in August 2005 for around two months after doctors said that the patient had relapsed into acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and though there was no emergency or life-threatening condition, the doctors had removed Ommaya reservoir from the head of the patient for brain surgery without conducting any test when her platelet count level was extremely low due to which she went into coma and died.
Ommaya reservoir was placed into the cyst to drain the cystic component and external ventricular drainage (EVD) was performed.
Atta-ur-Rehman founding Chairman of HEC; Abdul Salam, the Nobel laureate in Physics; Ayub Ommaya for invention of medical drugs, Mahbub-ul-Haq for developing Human Development Index and the list goes on.
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The patient returned to the emergency department later that day and was admitted with placement of an Ommaya port.
At first, the cyst was drained by aspiration via an Ommaya system placed with stereotactic guidance.
They put in a ommaya reservoir (a brain catheter) to allow drainage of any fluid build-up.
Reider-Groswasser II, Groswasser Z, Ommaya AK, Schwab K, Pridgen A, Brown HR, Cole R, Salazar AM.
A los 14 dias se vio persistencia de HIV grado 4 con acentuada ventriculomegalia bilateral, que progreso en el control de los 20 dias de vida, por lo que se instalo sistema derivativo Ommaya a los 21 dias y se realizaron punciones evacuadoras periodicas, con LCR sin signos de infeccion.
163) AK Ommaya, W Goldsmith & L Thibault, "Biomechanics and Neuropathology of Adult and Paediatric Head Injury" (2002) 16:3 British Journal of Neurosurgery 220.
Some patients have improved or stabilized after one or several 6-week treatments with intraventricular INTERFERON-[alpha] through an Ommaya reservoir, starting at 10 U/[m.
In 1966, one of the first neurological assessment tools developed was the Ommaya "vital sign" card (Cohen, 2009; Ommaya, 1966).