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.
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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.
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?
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