July 2016: Infamous Neurological Injuries and Disease: Cases and Events of Historical, Political, Cultural, and Scientific Impact: Part 2

Infamous Neurological Injuries and Disease: Part 2—click here to listen.

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In this podcast we hear a conversation between topic editor Dr. Mark Preul of the Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, and Dr. Chris Sloffer of Bronson Neuroscience Center, Kalamazoo, Michigan.  They discuss Dr. Sloffer and colleagues’ article:  “ Field Marshal Erwin Rommel: the head injury that may have prolonged the Second World War” which appears in this month’s issue. Click here for this month’s issue of Neurosurgical Focus.

May 2016: Neuro-Restoration: Reanimating the CNS

Neuro-Restoration: Reanimating the CNS—click here to listen.

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In this podcast we hear a conversation between topic editor Dr. Charles Liu of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and Dr. Sarah Bick of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.  They discuss Dr. Bick and colleagues’ article,  “Neuromodulation for restoring memory,” which appears in this month’s issue. Click here for this month’s table of contents.

April 2016: Sports Injuries: Diagnosis and Management Strategies

Sports Injuries: Diagnosis and Management Strategies

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In this podcast we hear a conversation between topic editor Dr. Hunt Batjer and Dr. Vin Shen Ban of University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, and Dr. Richard Menger, of LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana.  They discuss Dr. Menger and colleagues’ article, “Rugby headgear and concussion prevention: misconceptions could increase aggressive play,” which appears in this month’s issue. Click here for the April issue.

March 2016: Utility of Intraoperative Imaging

Utility of Intraoperative Monitoring

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In this podcast we hear a conversation between topic editor Prof. Dr.  Rudolf Fahlbusch of the International Neuroscience Institute, Hannover, Germany, and Dr Alexandra Golby of Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. They discuss Dr. Golby and colleagues’ article  “Optical Technologies for Intraoperative Neurosurgical Guidance,” which appears in this month’s issue. Find the March issue here.

February 2016: Endoscopic Spine Surgery

Endoscopic Spine Surgery

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In this podcast we hear a conversation between topic editor Dr. Ziya Gokaslan and Dr. Albert Telfeian, both of Brown University. They discuss Dr. Telfeian and colleagues’ article, “A Brief History of Endoscopic Spine Surgery,” which appears in this month’s issue. Find this month’s issue here.

January 2016: Dynamic Stabilization of the Spine

Dynamic Stabilization of the Spine—click here to listen.

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In this podcast we hear a conversation between topic editor Dr. Vincent Traynelis of Rush University in Chicago, Illinois, and Dr. Peter C. Gerszten and Erin Paschel, both with the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  They discuss Dr. Gerszten, Ms. Paschel, and colleagues’ article, “ Posterior lumbar dynamic stabilization instead of arthrodesis for symptomatic adjacent-segment degenerative stenosis: description of a novel technique,” which appears in this month’s issue. Find this month’s issue of Neurosurgical Focus here.

December 2015: Defining, Measuring, and Predicting Quality in Neurosurgery

Predicting Quality in Neurosurgery

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In this podcast we hear a conversation between topic editors Dr. Tony Asher and Dr. Matt McGirt, both affiliated with Carolina Neurosurgery and Spine Associates, Charlotte, North Carolina.  They discuss Dr. McGirt and colleagues’ article, “The present and future of quality measures and public reporting in neurosurgery,” which appears in this month’s issue. Find this month’s issue of Neurosurgical Focus here.