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The Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation Announces the Recipients of the 2014-2015 Post-Residency Clinical Fellowship Grant Program

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The NREF has reached agreements with DePuy Synthes Spine and Medtronic who will provide funding in support of the foundation’s post-residency, clinical fellowship grant program, and the programs that have been awarded fellowship grants for the...
25-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine Publishes Update on Guidelines Covering Fusion Procedures for Degenerative Disease of the Lumbar Spine

The Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine announces the publication of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves’ updated guidelines for the...
26-Jun-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Neurosurgeons Unveil Choosing Wisely® List, Identifying Five Unnecessary Tests or Procedures

The American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons have released a list of specific tests or procedures that are commonly ordered, but not always necessary, in neurosurgery. As part of Choosing Wisely®, an...
24-Jun-2014 10:30 AM EDT

American Association of Neurological Surgeons Partners with Brainlab on Implementing a Radiosurgery Patient Registry

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The leader of organized neurosurgery, AANS, its affiliate NREF and industry-leader Brainlab collaborate to build a comprehensive data bank for SRS treatments.
16-May-2014 7:30 PM EDT

Study Explores Reasons for Pain after “Successful” Spinal Surgery

Researchers will present findings at the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting on the study that sheds light on the basis of neuropathic pain that persists after apparently successful surgery.
20-Mar-2014 4:00 PM EDT

IV Acetaminophen Shown Safe, Effective Managing Pain in Craniotomy Patients

Researchers will present findings of a study testing a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of IV acetaminophen in post-craniotomy patients at the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting.
20-Mar-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Coiling Versus Clipping with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage? Researchers View Results of Six-Year Study

Researchers who reviewed the outcomes of more than 470 aneurysm patients, nearly evenly divided between those whose procedure involved coiling or clipping, will present findings of their study during the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting.
20-Mar-2014 4:00 PM EDT

National Outcomes Database Measures Safety, Effectiveness of Spinal Surgery

A team of researchers has reviewed a nationwide, prospective, longitudinal outcomes database that measures the safety and effectiveness of everyday neurosurgical spine care and will present the findings at the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting.
20-Mar-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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