12 January 2015
Paper about a new syndrome in L5-S1 disc herniation
One of our members has published a paper about L5-S1 disc herniation and sexual and sphincter dysfunction without pain and muscle weakness.
Akca N, Ozdemir B, Kanat A, Batcik OE, Yazar U, Zorba OU. Describing a new syndrome in L5-S1 disc herniation: Sexual and sphincter dysfunction without pain and... More detail
12 January 2015
New video clip showing removal of a brain hydatid cyst
One of our members has uploaded a video clip showing the removal of a brain hydatid cyst. The patient was a boy who presented with progressive headache, blurred vision and ataxia.
You can find the video clip here.
Read more about Echinococcosis here. More detail
10 January 2015
Chronic subdural hematoma - how do you irrigate?
In our current poll we ask how you use irrigation during evacuation of chronic subdural hematoma. Do you use irrigation with body temperature fluid, irrigation with room temperature fluid, irrigation with cold fluid, or no irrigation at all?
Please leave your vote here (poll to the right). More detail
09 January 2015
Win book of the month - Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology
This month we are happy to offer a copy of a new book from Thieme called Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology. This reference reflects the current knowledge base of the endovascular surgical neuroradiology subspecialty. It covers all aspects of neuroendovascular surgery, such as the science of vas... More detail
30 November 2014
Neurosurgical Internet TV Show
Dr. John Bennett of InternetMedicine.com, and Dr. Julio Pereiras, neurosurgeon from Sao Paolo, Brazil, have started Neurosurgeon Internet TV Channel. The aim is to bring the worldwide neurosurgical community together live on the computer.
In the latest broadcast from Nov 29 Dr. Petr Galkin, Russi... More detail
16 November 2014
Video clips about the pterional approach
When discussing the pterional approach with our neurosurgery residents we found some educational video clips. I have published the links in a Blog entry which can be found here.
Do you have links to more educational video clips about the pterional approach please contact us.
09 November 2014
Win Book of the month - Neurointerventional Techniques
We are happy to be able to again offer the book from Thieme called Neurointerventional Techniques: Tricks of the Trade. It is a practical reference that includes core procedures used in the growing neurointerventional subspecialty. The step-by-step, concise presentation of procedures along with or... More detail
03 November 2014
What would you like to ask your neurosurgical colleagues?
Every month we have a poll on NEUROSURGIC with a multiple choice question dealing with a neurosurgical topic. We need your help to construct more clever and interesting questions. NEUROSURGIC have visitors from more than 200 different countries so your questions will be spread worldwide.
See examp... More detail
02 November 2014
A teenage boy with a cerebral aneurysm
Prof Chand, India, has written a Blog entry about a teenage boy who presented with a spontaneous intraventricular haemorrhage. CT angiogram revealed a small aneurysm in trigone of right lateral ventricle. The major intracranial arteries show areas of segmental narrowing. Prof Chand asks if this coul... More detail