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Smartphone-Assisted Neuroendoscopy

A variety of neurosurgical procedures are performed with the aid of smartphone-endoscope integration. The smartphone takes the place of a camera and video monitor. It is easy to use, more cost effective, and provides the surgeon with a more...
6-Mar-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Helmet Use Is Associated with a Reduced Risk of Cervical Spine Injuries During Motorcycle Crashes

Despite claims that helmets do not protect the cervical spine during a motorcycle crash and may even increase the risk of injury, researchers from the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in Madison found that, during an accident, helmet...
1-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Youth Football: How Young Athletes Are Exposed to High-Magnitude Head Impacts

Researchers examined exposure to high-magnitude head impacts (accelerations greater than 40g) in young athletes, 9 to 12 years of age, during football games and practice drills to determine under what circumstances these impacts occur and how...
11-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Exposure to Head Impacts in Youth Football Practice Drills

Researchers examined differences in the number, location, and magnitude of head impacts sustained by young athletes during various youth football practice drills. Such information could lead to recommendations for football practices, including...
6-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Clinical Appearance and Unusual Imaging Findings of Pediatric Ketamine Overdose

This is a case report about a 10-month-old infant who inadvertently ingested ketamine. The authors offer details of the pastient's clinical course as well as unexpected imaging findings.
8-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Noninvasive Method of Intracranial Pressure Monitoring

German researchers report preliminary findings that show a noninvasive method of monitoring intracranial pressure (ICP) that could rival the gold standards of invasive intraventricular and intraparenchymal monitoring. The device uses advanced signal...
1-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

JFK’s Back Problems—A New Look

JFK promoted an image of himself as a young, healthy, strong-bodied man. But this image belies the truth: that Kennedy’s life was plagued by illnesses and he required strong medication to perform his tasks as president. This paper sheds light on ...
5-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

3D Printing and Hollywood Special FX Bring Heightened Reality to Surgical Training

Using 3D printing and Hollywood-style special effects, researchers constructed a neurosurgery training simulation model whose physical and functional qualities closely mimic those of the head and brain structures of an adolescent human patient.
18-Apr-2017 4:05 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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