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07 April 2014
Report from the AANS meeting in San Francisco Our Managing Editor Steve Lenier attends the AANS meeting (American Association of Neurological Surgeons) in San Francisco. You can find his reports here. More detail
06 April 2014
Videos of Surgical Approaches to the Cerebellopontine Angle Neurosurgical Focus: Special Supplements 36:1 2014 was dedicated to Surgical Approaches to the Cerebellopontine Angle. A collection of links to the Youtube videos from that great issue can be found here. More detail
06 April 2014
Win Book of the month - Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Spine and Peripheral Nerves Thieme has recently released a book called Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Spine and Peripheral Nerves. It presents core surgical procedures in a concise, highly didactic format, enabling surgeons to quickly grasp their essence from the bulleted text and superb illustrations that accompany them. E... More detail
31 March 2014
Winner of new book - Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Cranial We congratulate Dr. Vuthy Kong, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He is the winner of a free copy of the new book from Thieme Publishers titled Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Cranial. Read more about the book here. /Team NEUROSURGIC More detail
19 March 2014
Need for long-term screening in individuals with family history of aSAH Individuals with two or more first-degree relatives, who have had an aSAH, have an increased risk of aSAH. Bor et al present the results from their long-term screening of individuals with a positive family history of cerebral aneurysms (The Lancet Neurology 13:4:385-392, 2014.) A positive family hi... More detail
18 March 2014
Blog entry recognizes importance of industry Managing Editor Steve Lenier has written a blog entry about the important role that industry plays in the development of products and services that move the field of neurosurgery forward. Included with his thoughts is a short list of some of the industry partners he has had recent discussions with a... More detail
03 March 2014
How would you handle this AVF? One of our members is looking for advice how to treat a 24 year old patient with a frontal AVF with high high blood flow rate and large venous lakes. Images can be found here. More detail
27 February 2014
Surgery of intramedullary tumor Dr Joaquin Cigol, Rosario, Argentina, has updated his video channel with a clip showing the surgery of an intramedullary ependymoma in a patient with progressive paraparesis. The video clip can be found here.   More detail
24 February 2014
How to handle an infected shunt? We are trying to figure out the best way to handle patients with an infected shunt and are curious how you do. What do you think about this case: In a patient with a shunt-dependent hydrocephalus the shunt (VP or VA) was infected and removed. Instead a ventricular drainage was inserted. How do you ... More detail
23 February 2014
Journal scan Feb -14 The Neurosurgical Journal scan February 2014 is updated. We found a number of interesting papers, e.g., a review of the recommendations of anticoagulation in chronic subdural hematoma, a study about the risk factors associated with surgical site infections after craniotomy, a review of the managemen... More detail
23 February 2014
Intramedullary tumour in a child Prof Chand, India, has published images from a case with a 12 years old girl with gradual onset of sensorymotor quadriparesis. MRI reveals a large intramedullary tumour. What could be the diagnosis? See images and comment here. More detail

Article of the month:

Hemicraniectomy in older patients with extensive middle-cerebral-artery stroke

Jüttler E et al.  N Engl J Med. 2014 Mar 20;370(12):1091-100.

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For individuals with two or more first-degree relatives with intracranial aneurysm, do you recommend aneurysm screening?

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