Ommaya

Om·ma·ya

(om'ī-ă),
Ayub K., 20th-century U.S. neurosurgeon. See: Ommaya reservoir.
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He also underwent surgery to remove an Ommaya Reservoir-a small silicon catheter placed on his scalp to relieve pressure on his brain from excessive fluid buildup.
This is further enhanced because children have less developed neck and shoulder musculature (Ommaya et al., 2002; Vopat and Micheli, 2015).
The causes of CVI included Ommaya reservoir placement (one case), pituitary adenoma resection (one case), open craniotomy (three cases), endoscopic third ventriculostomy (four cases), EVD (six cases), and ventricular peritoneal shunt (10 cases).
Additionally, the following individuals served as key informants for this project: Amy Abernathy, MD; David Asch, MD, MBA; Jennifer DeVoe, MD; Lynn Etheredge, PhD; Charles Friedman, PhD; Michael McGinnis, MD; Alexander Ommaya, DSc; Anne Sales, PhD, RN.
However, the complaint 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.
That's an Ommaya Reservoir, a small silicone catheter put under his scalp when he was just a few days old," she wrote.
The third study involves intraventricular injection of the Ommaya reservoir system (NCT02054208).
Infectious diseases and neurosurgery specialists were consulted for placement of an Ommaya reservoir.
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.
Ommaya, "Mechanical properties of tissues of the nervous system," Journal of Biomechanics, vol.
He received intrathecal methotrexate, hydrocortisone, and liposomal cytarabine via lumbar puncture and Ommaya reservoir.