JNS: Spine May 30, 2014—click here to listen.
Paraspinal muscle morphometry in cervical spondylotic myelopathy and its implications in clinicoradiological outcomes following central corpectomy. Clinical article.
JNS May 23, 2014—click here to listen.
Effect of primary empty sella syndrome on pituitary surgery for Cushing’s disease. Clinical article.
The skull of Chios: trepanation in Hippocratic medicine. Historical vignette.
Diagnostic accuracy of intraocular pressure measurement for the detection of raised intracranial pressure: meta-analysis. A systematic review.
JNS: Spine May 23, 2014—click here to listen.
Electrophysiological evidence of functional improvement in the corticospinal tract after laminoplasty in patients with cervical compressive myelopathy. Clinical article.
Hypoxia promotes nucleus pulposus phenotype in 3D scaffolds in vitro and in vivo. Laboratory investigation.
JNS: Spine May 16, 2014—click here to listen.
Affective disorders influence clinical outcomes after revision lumbar surgery in elderly patients with symptomatic adjacent-segment disease, recurrent stenosis, or pseudarthrosis. Clinical article.
Surgical strategies and outcomes of spinal ependymomas of different lengths: analysis of 210 patients. Clinical article.
Spinal deformity caused by hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome. Case report.
Headache relief after anterior cervical discectomy: post hoc analysis of a randomized investigational device exemption trial. Clinical article.
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome in patients with spinal cord injury: does its presence at admission affect patient outcomes? Clinical article.
Posterior lumbar interbody fusion with total facetectomy for low-dysplastic isthmic spondylolisthesis: effects of slip reduction on surgical outcomes. Clinical article.
JNS May 16, 2014—click here to listen.
Stent-assisted coil embolization of ruptured wide-necked aneurysms in the acute period: incidence of and risk factors for periprocedural complications. Clinical article.
Morbidity of repeat transsphenoidal surgery assessed in more than 1000 operations. Clinical article.
Neuronavigation using susceptibility-weighted venography: application to deep brain stimulation and comparison with gadolinium contrast. Technical note.
JNS: Pediatrics May 9, 2014—click here to listen.
Surgical management of medically refractory epilepsy due to early childhood stroke. Clinical article.
Magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities in the resection region correlate with histopathological type, gliosis extent, and postoperative outcome in pediatric cortical dysplasia. Clinical article.
Surgery for a giant arteriovenous malformation without motor deterioration: preoperative transcranial magnetic stimulation in a non-cooperative patient. Case report.
JNS: Peds May 2, 2014-click here to listen
Fibrin sealant to prevent subdural electrode migration during intracranial electroencephalographic monitoring in a patient with a large arachnoid cyst. Case report.
Fixation with C-2 laminar screws in occipitocervical or C1–2 constructs in children 5 years of age or younger: a series of 18 patients. Clinical article.
JNS May 2, 2014-click here to listen
Brain shift during bur hole–based procedures using interventional MRI. Clinical article.
Phase I/II study of resection and intraoperative cesium-131 radioisotope brachytherapy in patients with newly diagnosed brain metastases. Clinical article.
Twist-drill craniostomy with hollow screws for evacuation of chronic subdural hematoma. A systematic review.
Hemorrhage risks and functional outcomes of untreated brainstem cavernous malformations. Clinical article.
Adult Spinal Deformity: Pathophysiology and Corrective Measures-click here to listen
In this podcast, topic editor Dr. Adam Kanter of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, speaks with Dr. Kai Ming Fu of Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York. They discuss Dr. Fu and colleagues’ article: “The minimally invasive spinal deformity surgery algorithm: a reproducible rational framework for decision making in minimally invasive spinal deformity surgery” which appears in this month’s issue. Click here for the May issue of Neurosurgical Focus.