JNS: Spine Weekly Podcast

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 Weekly Podcast

JNS: Spine Weekly Podcast

JNS Weekly Podcast

November 2013: Controversies in Movement Disorder Surgery

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.