JNS: Pediatrics April 26, 2013—click here to listen.
Endoscopic removal of an intraventricular primitive neuroectodermal tumor: retrieval of a free-floating fragment using a urological basket retriever. Case report.
JNS April 26, 2013—click here to listen.
Radiation exposure in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage: a quality improvement target. Clinical article.
The Barrow Ruptured Aneurysm Trial: 3-year results. Clinical article.
Long-term seizure, cognitive, and psychiatric outcome following trans–middle temporal gyrus amygdalohippocampectomy and standard temporal lobectomy. Clinical article.
Enlargement of small, asymptomatic, unruptured intracranial aneurysms in patients with no history of subarachnoid hemorrhage: the different factors related to the growth of single and multiple aneurysms. Clinical article.
Bone flap explantation, steroid use, and rates of infection in patients with epilepsy undergoing craniotomy for implantation of subdural electrodes. Clinical article.
Are readmission rates on a neurosurgical service indicators of quality of care? Clinical article.
JNS April 19, 2013—click here to listen.
Neurosurgical injuries resulting from the 2011 tornados in Alabama: the Experience at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center. Clinical article.
Foramen ovale puncture, lesioning accuracy, and avoiding complications: microsurgical anatomy study with clinical implications. Laboratory investigation.
Fast presurgical functional mapping using task-related intracranial high gamma activity. Laboratory investigation.
Efficacy of vagus nerve stimulation in brain tumor–associated intractable epilepsy and the importance of tumor stability. Clinical article.
A case-matched study of stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with multiple brain metastases: comparing treatment results for 1–4 vs ≥ 5 tumors. Clinical article.
Mediation of multiple pathways regulating cell proliferation, migration, and apoptosis in the human malignant glioma cell line U87MG via unphosphorylated STAT1. Laboratory investigation.
JNS: Pediatrics April 19, 2013—click here to listen.
Comparing fourth ventricle shunt survival after placement via stereotactic transtentorial and suboccipital approaches. Clinical article.
Recurrent cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection and the efficacy of reusing infected ventricular entry sites. Clinical article.
Congenital hypoplasia or aplasia of the lumbosacral pedicle as an unusual cause of spondylolisthesis in the pediatric age group. Report of 2 cases.
JNS Spine April 19, 2013—click here to listen.
Quantitative evaluation of the anatomical parameters for subaxial cervical spondylectomy: an anatomical study. Laboratory investigation.
Onyx injection by direct puncture for the treatment of hypervascular spinal metastases close to the anterior spinal artery: initial experience. Report of 2 cases.
Different surgical treatment techniques used by neurosurgeons and orthopedists for syringomyelia caused by Chiari I malformation in Japan. Clinical article.
Instantaneous center of rotation behavior of the lumbar spine with ligament failure. Laboratory investigation.
En bloc resection of a pheochromocytoma metastatic to the spine for local tumor control and for treatment of chronic catecholamine release and related hypertension. Case report.
JNS April 12, 2013—click here to listen.
Society of Neurological Surgeons boot camp courses: knowledge retention and relevance of hands-on learning after 6 months of postgraduate year 1 training. Clinical article.
Intrapelvic sciatic notch schwannoma: microsurgical excision using the infragluteal approach. Case report.
Combination of hypoglossal-facial nerve surgical reconstruction and neurotrophin-3 gene therapy for facial palsy. Laboratory investigation.
The role of preoperative embolization for intracranial meningiomas. A review.
Pathomorphometry of ruptured intracranial vertebral arterial dissection: adventitial rupture, dilated lesion, intimal tear, and medial defect. Laboratory investigation.
Mild elevations of international normalized ratio at hospital Day 1 and risk of expansion in warfarin-associated subdural hematomas. Clinical article.
Improvement in functional recovery with administration of Cerebrolysin after experimental closed head injury. Laboratory investigation.
Clinical, laboratory, and radiographic predictors of the occurrence of seizures following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Clinical article.
Charles Stent and the mystery behind the word “stent”. Historical vignette.
Isocitrate dehydrogenase 1: what it means to the neurosurgeon. A review.
JNS Pediatrics April 12, 2013—click here to listen.
Central nervous system stem cell transplantation for children with neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis. Clinical article.
Safety and diagnostic accuracy of neuroendoscopic biopsies: an international multicenter study. Clinical article.
Delayed intracranial hypertension after cranial vault remodeling for nonsyndromic single-suture synostosis. Clinical article.
JNS: Spine April 5, 2013—click here to listen.
Revision surgery after interbody fusion with rhBMP-2: a cautionary tale for spine surgeons. Case report.
Relationship between degree of focal kyphosis correction and neurological outcomes for patients undergoing cervical deformity correction surgery. Clinical article.
Minimally invasive pedicle screw fixation combined with percutaneous vertebroplasty in the surgical treatment of thoracolumbar osteoporosis fracture. Clinical article.
Safety of spinal decompression using an ultrasonic bone curette compared with a high-speed drill: outcomes in 337 patients. Clinical article.
JNS April 5, 2013—click here to listen.
Results of the NeuroBlate System first-in-humans Phase I clinical trial for recurrent glioblastoma. Clinical article.
In vivo embolization of lateral wall aneurysms in canines using the liquid-to-solid gelling PPODA-QT polymer system: 6-month pilot study. Laboratory investigation.
Molecular oncogenesis of craniopharyngioma: current and future strategies for the development of targeted therapies. A review.
Functional Imaging—click here to listen
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.