09 March 2014
Win Book of the month - Seven AVMs
Thieme has recently released a book called Seven AVMs by Michael T. Lawton. This sequel focuses on microsurgical resection techniques for AVMs found in the lobes and deep regions of the brain and categorizes them into subtypes to simplify the broad spectrum of brain AVMs neurosurgeons may encounter.... 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.
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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03 February 2014
Winner of new book - Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade
We congratulate Dr. Ahmed Balfaqih, King Abdul Aziz Medical City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is the winner of a free copy of the new book from Thieme Publishers titled Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade.
Read more about the book here.
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14 January 2014
Share your interesting neurosurgical cases!
We invite you to share your interesting cases or your problem cases on NEUROSURGIC.com. By using the Blog tool on NEUROSURGIC it is very easy to publish your case and also to share images and even video clips. An interesting case or question can get more than 1000 views. For example, see this Blog E... More detail
14 January 2014
Neurosurgical Journal Scan January 2014
The Neurosurgical Journal Scan January 2014 is updated. We found papers about the evidence for third-generation cephalosporins as antibiotic prophylaxis in neurosurgery, about which clinical variable influences quality of life the most after SAH, a review of the value of repeat head computed tomogra... More detail
13 January 2014
Win Book of the month - Controversies in Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Thieme has recently released a book called Controversies in Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Best Evidence Recommendations. The book is a comprehensive reference that compiles, synthesizes, and summarizes the most relevant scientific literature on the topic
We are happy to offer a free copy of this inter... More detail