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The 2020 April Issue of Neurosurgical Focus Examines Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy

Announcement of contents of the 2020 April issue of Neurosurgical Focus.
26-Mar-2020 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The 2020 April Issue of Neurosurgical Focus: Video Features Endoscopic Endonasal Skull Base Surgery

Announcement of new video articles in the April issue of Neurosurgical Focus: Video.
26-Mar-2020 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The 2020 March Issue of Neurosurgical Focus Examines Neurosurgical Education Across the Globe

Announces the theme and contents of the March 2020 issue of Neurosurgical Focus, an online peer-reviewed journal.
26-Feb-2020 4:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Spine Surgery is Safe in Patients of Advanced Age

Japanese spine surgeons conducted a multicenter prospective study of spine surgeries performed in patients 80 years of age and older. Although the perioperative complication rate was high—20%, there were no major systemic complications and no...
10-Dec-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Changes in pupils after asymptomatic high-acceleration head impacts indicate changes in brain function

Researchers used quantitative pupillometry to detect pupillary changes in high-school athletes after they sustained a high-acceleration head impact. These pupillary changes, indicative of changes in brain function, were evident even when the...
26-Nov-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Can Aspirin Decrease the Rate of Intracranial Aneurysm Growth?

Researchers investigated whether aspirin can aid in the prevention of intracranial aneurysm rupture by hindering aneurysm growth. In 146 patients harboring multiple intracranial aneurysms, the researchers found an association between aspirin use and...
23-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Effectiveness of Electrical Stimulation in Producing Spinal Fusion

Researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of published data on the effect of electrical stimulation therapies on spinal fusion. They found significant improvement overall in the rates of bone fusion following a course of electrical...
1-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Deep Brain Stimulation for Refractory Severe Tinnitus: Preliminary Results Show Safety and Efficacy

Researchers investigated the safety and efficacy of deep brain stimulation in the treatment of refractory severe tinnitus in a small group of patients. They found the procedure to be safe and the results to be encouraging.
17-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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AANS, CNS, & Joint Cerebrovascular Section Endorse Interventional Thrombectomy in Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke

The American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the Joint AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular Section strongly endorse interventional thrombectomy in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke based on findings of the...
24-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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