April 2014: History of Craniotomy, Cranioplasty, and Perioperative Care

History of Craniotomy, Cranioplasty, and Perioperative Care

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Charles Prestigiacomo of the Neurological Institute of New Jersey, Newark, speaks with Dr. Adam Sandler of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York. They discuss Dr. Sandler and colleagues’ article  “The Reverend Russell H. Conwell, W. Wayne Babcock, and the “soup bone” cranioplasties of 1915,” which appears in this month’s issue. Click here for the April issue of Neurosurgical Focus.

March 2014: Intraoperative Spinal Imaging and Navigation

Intraoperative Spinal Imaging and Navigation—click here to listen.

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. J. Patrick Johnson speaks with Dr. Terrence Kim. They are both with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. They discuss Dr. Kim and colleagues’ article:  “Clinical and radiographic outcomes of minimally invasive percutaneous pedicle screw placement with intraoperative CT (O-arm) image guidance navigation” which appears in this month’s issue. Find the March issue of Neurosurgical Focus here.

February 2014: Application of Fluorescent Technology in Neurosurgery

Application of Fluorescent Technology in Neurosurgery—click here to listen.

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. David Roberts of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire speaks with Dr. Pramod Butte of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. They discuss Dr. Butte and colleagues’ article ” Near-infrared imaging of brain tumors using the Tumor Paint BLZ-100 to achieve near-complete resection of brain tumors,” which appears in this month’s issue. Click here for the table of contents.

December 2013: Strategies in Management of Meningiomas

Strategies in Management of Meningiomas—click here to download.

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Lawrence Chin of the Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts speaks with Dr. William Mack of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. They discuss Dr. Mack and colleagues’ article:  “Genomic and transcriptome analysis revealing an oncogenic functional module in meningiomas,” which appears in this month’s issue. Find this month’s issue of Neurosurgical Focus here.

November 2013: Controversies in Movement Disorder Surgery

Controversies in Movement Disorder Surgery

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Sameer Sheth of Columbia University, New York, New York, speaks with Dr. Jessica Wilden of Louisiana State University, Shreveport, Louisiana. They discuss Dr. Wilden and colleagues’ article:  “Regional trends and the impact of various patients and hospital factors on outcomes and costs of hospitalization between academic and nonacademic centers following deep brain stimulation surgery for Parkinson’s disease: a United States Nationwide Inpatient Sample Analysis from 2006 to 2010″ which appears in this month’s issue. Find this month’s issue of Neurosurgical Focus here.

October 2013: Management of Plagiocephaly

Management of Plagiocephaly—click here to listen.

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Mark Krieger of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, speaks with Dr. David Bauer of Dartmouth-Hitchkock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire. They discuss Dr. Bauer and colleagues’ article:  “Orthotic (helmet) therapy in the treatment of plagiocephaly” which appears in this month’s issue. Find this month’s issue of Neurosurgical Focus here.

September 2013: Advances In Neurosurgical Treatment of Intractable Pain

Advances in Neurosurgical Treatment of Intractable Pain—click here to listen.

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Kim Burchiel of the Oregon Health and Science University, Portland speaks with Dr. Ashwin Viswanathan of the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. They discuss Dr. Viswanathan and colleagues’ article:  “Cingulotomy for medically refractory cancer pain” which appears in this month’s issue. Find this month’s issue of Neurosurgical Focus here.

August 2013: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery—click here to listen.

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Rod Oskouian of the Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Seattle, Washington speaks with Dr. Andrew Grossbach of the University of Iowa. They discuss Dr. Grossbach and colleagues’ article  “Flexion-distraction injuries of the thoracolumbar spine: open fusion versus minimally invasive percutaneous pedicle screw fixation,” which appears in this month’s issue. Find this month’s issue of Neurosurgical Focus here.

July 2013: Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

July 2013: Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy-click here to listen

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Edward Benzel of the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio speaks with Dr. Jauching Wu of the Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and the National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

June 2013: Epilepsy

Epilepsy-click here to listen

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Oren Sagher of the University of Michigan speaks with Dr. Sumeet Vadera of the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio and Dr. Dawn Taylor of the Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland VA. They discuss Dr. Vadera and colleagues’ article:  “Stereoelectroencephalography for continuoustwo-dimensional cursor control in a brain-machine interface” which appears in this month’s issue. Find this month’s issue of Neurosurgical Focus here.

May 2013: Intracerebral Hemorrhage: Treatment Options and Outcome

Intracerebral hemorrhage—click here to listen.

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. David Newell of the Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington speaks with Dr. Stephen Monteith of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They discuss Dr. Monteith and colleagues’ article:  “Transcranial MR-guided focused ultrasound sonothrombolysis in the treatment of intracerebral hemorrhage,” which appears in this month’s issue. Find this month’s issue of Neurosurgical Focus here.

 

April 2013: Functional Imaging

Functional Imaging—click here to listen

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Tejas Sankar  of the University of Alberta, Canada, speaks with Dr. Thomas Picht of Charite-Univeritaetsmedizin Berlin, Germany. They discuss Dr. Picht and colleagues’ article:  “Navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation for mapping the motor cortex in patients with rolandic brain tumors” which appears in this month’s issue. Find this month’s issue of Neurosurgical Focus here.

March 2013: Cranial Nerve Surgery

Cranial Nerve Surgery—click here to listen.

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Roberto Heros of the University of Miami, Florida, speaks with Dr. Shaun Rodgers of New York University, New York. They discuss Dr. Rodgers and colleagues’ article:  “Short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache attacks with conjunctival injection and tearing syndrome secondary to an epidermoid tumor in the cerebellopontine angle,” which appears in this month’s issue. Find this month’s issue of Neurosurgical Focus here.

February 2013: Low-Grade Gliomas

Low-Grade Gliomas

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Bob Carter of UC San Diego, San Diego, California speaks with Dr. Daniel Cahill of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. They discuss Dr. Cahill and colleagues’ paper:  “Molecular genetics of low-grade gliomas: genomic alterations guiding diagnosis and therapeutic intervention. 11th Annual Frye-Halloran Brain Tumor Symposium Meeting Report ,” which appears in this month’s issue. Find this month’s issue of Neurosurgical Focus here.

January 2013: The Science of Neurosurgical Practice

The Science of Neurosurgical Practice—click here to listen.

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Tony Asher of Carolina Neurosurgery and Spine Associates, Charlotte, North Carolina  speaks with Dr. Paul McCormick of Columbia University, New York, New York. They discuss Dr. McCormick and colleagues’ article  “Measuring Clinical Practice: Science and Methods,” which appears in this month’s issue. Click here to read this issue of Neurosurgical Focus.

December 2012: Concussion: Pathology and Sequelae

Concussion: Pathology and Sequelae—click here to listen.

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In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Paul Echlin of the Elliott Sports Medicine Clinic, Burlington, Ontario, Canada,  speaks with Dr. Anthony Petraglia of the University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York. They discuss Dr. Petraglia and colleagues’ article  “An overview of the basic science of concussion and subconcussion: where we are and where we are going.”  Click here to read this issue of Neurosurgical Focus.

November 2012: Risk Prevention and Surgical Checklists

November 2012: Risk Prevention and Surgical Checklists—click here to listen

In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Forrest Calland of the University of Virginia speaks with Dr. Atul Gawande of Harvard University. They discuss Dr. Gawande and colleagues’ work on surgical checklist implementation and checklist safety. Click here to access this issue of Neurosurgical Focus.

October 2012: Neural Tube Defects

Neural Tube Defects

In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Shenandoah Robinson of Harvard University speaks with Dr. Peter Carmel of the Neurological Institutes of New Jersey. They discuss Dr. Carmel and colleagues’ paper “Lipomyelomeningocele: pathology, treatment and outcomes: a review.” You can find this month’s Neurosurgical Focus articles here.

September 2012: Acoustic Neuromas

Acoustic Neuromas

In this videocast, topic editor Dr. James Liu of the Neurological Institutes of New Jersey speaks with Dr. William Couldwell of the University of Utah on Dr. Couldwell and colleagues’ article “Surgical approaches for resection of vestibular schwannomas: translabyrinthine, retrosigmoid, and middle fossa approaches.” Click here to access the videocast. You can find this month’s Neurosurgical Focus issue here.

August 2012: History of Skull Base Surgery

History of Skull Base Surgery—click here to listen

In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Charles Prestigiacomo of the Neurological Institute of New Jersey speaks with Dr. Raul Lopez-Serna of theDepartment of Neurosurgery, Instituto Nacional de Neurologia y Neurocirugia “Manuel Velasco Suárez”. They discuss Dr. Lopez-Serna and colleagues’ article  “Knowledge of skull base anatomy and surgical implications of human sacrifice among pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures,” which appears in this month’s issue.

June 2012: Skull Base Cerebrospinal Fluid Fistulas

Skull base cerebrospinal fluid fistulas—click here to listen

In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Anil Nanda of LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, speaks with Dr. James Liu of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark. They discuss Dr. Liu and colleagues’ article  “Surgical Surgical nuances for the endoscopic endonasal transpterygoid approach to lateral sphenoid sinus encephaloceles,” which appears in this month’s issue.

May 2012: Vascular fistulas of the brain and spinal cord

Vascular fistulas of the brain and spinal cord—click here to listen

In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Arun Amar of The University of Southern California, Los Angeles, speaks with Dr. Giuseppe Lanzino of The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. They discuss Dr. Lanzino and colleagues’ article  “Curative Onyx embolization of tentorial dural arteriovenous fistulas,” which appears in this month’s issue.

April 2012: Management Strategies of Intracerebral Hematomas

Management Strategies of Intracerebral Hematomas - click here to listen

In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Marc Mayberg of The Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Seattle, Washington, speaks with Dr. David Newell, also of The Swedish Neuroscience Institute. They discuss Dr. Newell and colleagues’ article  “Minimally Invasive Treatment of Intracranial Hemorrhage” which appears in this month’s issue.

March 2012: Current Concepts in Epilepsy Management

Current concepts in epilepsy management—click here to listen

In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Robert Grossman of The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, speaks with Dr. Oren Sagher of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. They discuss Dr. Sagher and colleagues’ article  “Seizure outcomes and mesial resection volumes following selective amygdalohippocampectomy and temporal lobectomy” which appears in this month’s issue.

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