Preoperative Medical Therapy

Symptomatic patients with a significant amount of peritumoral edema seen on T2-weighted MRI are started on dexamethasone as an outpatient, and surgery is planned within the following 1-2 weeks. Anticonvulsants are started pre-operatively only for patients who present with seizures. Otherwise, a loading dose of phenytoin is given at induction of anesthesia and then therapeutic levels are maintained post-operatively for 1-6 weeks, depending on the tumor size, brain manipulation required during surgery, and the extent of perioperative swelling.

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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