JNS: Pediatrics November 22, 2013—click here to listen.
Iliac screw placement in neuromuscular scoliosis using anatomical landmarks and uniplanar anteroposterior fluoroscopic imaging with postoperative CT confirmation. Clinical article.
JNS: Pediatrics November 15, 2013—click here to listen.
Prospective review of a single center’s general pediatric neurosurgical intraoperative and postoperative complication rates. Clinical article.
Establishment of a multidisciplinary concussion program: impact of standardization on patient care and resource utilization. Clinical article.
JNS: Spine November 15, 2013—click here to listen.
A new alarm point of transcranial electrical stimulation motor evoked potentials for intraoperative spinal cord monitoring: a prospective multicenter study from the Spinal Cord Monitoring Working Group of the Japanese Society for Spine Surgery and Related Research. Clinical article.
Spine surgery referrals redirected through a multidisciplinary care pathway: effects of nonsurgeon triage including MRI utilization. Clinical article.
Noncontiguous lumbar vertebral hemangiomas treated by posterior decompression, intraoperative kyphoplasty, and segmental fixation. Case report.
JNS November 15, 2013—click here to listen.
Molecular genetics of paragangliomas of the skull base and head and neck region: implications for medical and surgical management. A review.
Surgical outcomes of the minimum anterior and posterior combined transpetrosal approach for resection of retrochiasmatic craniopharyngiomas with complicated conditions. Clinical article.
Surgery for insular low-grade glioma: predictors of postoperative seizure outcome. Clinical article.
Risks of common complications in deep brain stimulation surgery: management and avoidance. Clinical article.
JNS November 8, 2013—click here to listen.
Assessing National Institutes of Health funding and scholarly impact in neurological surgery. Clinical article.
Subthalamotomy in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease: clinical aspects and mechanisms of action. A review.
Hypoglossal-facial nerve “side”-to-side neurorrhaphy for persistent incomplete facial palsy. Laboratory investigation.
Risk factors and outcomes associated with surgical site infections after craniotomy or craniectomy. Clinical article.
Gross-total resection outcomes in an elderly population with glioblastoma: a SEER-based analysis. Clinical article.
JNS: Spine November 8, 2013—click here to listen.
Cilostazol, a selective Type III phosphodiesterase inhibitor: prevention of cervical myelopathy in a rat chronic compression model. Laboratory investigation.
Factors affecting survival in 267 consecutive patients undergoing surgery for spinal metastasis from renal cell carcinoma. Clinical article.
Cervical spinous process reconstruction. Case report.
Why are there different versions of the Oswestry Disability Index? A review.
JNS: Pediatrics November 1, 2013—click here to listen.
A management strategy for intraventricular subependymal giant cell astrocytomas in tuberous sclerosis complex. Clinical article.
Endovascular thrombolysis for pediatric cerebral sinus venous thrombosis with tissue plasminogen activator and abciximab. Case report.
Pediatric tectal plate gliomas: clinical and radiological progression, MR imaging characteristics, and management of hydrocephalus. Clinical article.
JNS November 1, 2013—click here to listen.
Durable thrombosis in a rat model of arteriovenous malformation treated with radiosurgery and vascular targeting. Laboratory investigation.
Surgical management of traumatic brain injury: a comparative-effectiveness study of 2 centers. Clinical article.
High incidence of ICA anterior wall aneurysms in patients with an anomalous origin of the ophthalmic artery: possible relevance to the pathogenesis of aneurysm formation. Clinical article.
Controversies in Movement Disorder Surgery
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.