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23 August 2015
Chronic Subdural Hematoma - use of Kehr drainage for evacuation One of our members, Dr Edgar M. Carrasco, Bolivia, has written a Blog and uploaded a video clip where he describes an easy, non-expensive use of a Kehr drainage and urine collection bag for the evacuation of chronic subdural hepatoma. Find the Blog Entry and the video clip here. More detail
31 May 2015
Winner of new book - Principles and Practice of Keyhole Brain Surgery We congratulate Dr. Edgar M. Carrasco, Bolivia, who is the winner of a free copy of the new book from Thieme Publishers titled Principles and Practice of Keyhole Brain Surgery. Read more about the book here. /Team NEUROSURGIC More detail
04 April 2015
Win book of the month - Principles and Practice of Keyhole Brain Surgery This month we are happy to offer a copy of a new book from Thieme called Principles and Practice of Keyhole Brain Surgery. This timely and comprehensive book covers the thinking, philosophy, and techniques of modern keyhole brain surgery, including a realistic assessment of its benefits and limita... More detail
03 April 2015
Video clips about Ventriculocisternostomy When discussing ventriculocisternostomy with our neurosurgery residents we found some educational video clips. We have published the links in a Blog entry which can be found here. Do you have links to more educational video clips about VCS please contact us. More detail
02 March 2015
Neurosurgical Journal Scan Mar -15 In the latest neurosurgical journal scan we found a number of interesting paper. E.g., we found papers about: A paper about bleeding and infection with external ventricular drainage. A paper demonstrating that specialist surgical neurooncologists improve survival times for patients with malign... More detail
01 March 2015
How to publish a paper in Journal of Neurosurgery We found this very interesting and educational video clip. It is a presentation Dr. James T. Rutka gave at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Francisco, California.  Dr. Rutka discusses recommendations for writing a quality scientific paper, as well as... More detail
01 March 2015
NeuroSurgical Internet TV Show We have earlier written about Dr. John Bennett of InternetMedicine.com, and Dr. Julio Pereira, neurosurgeon from Sao Paolo, Brazil, who have started Neurosurgeon Internet TV Channel. The aim is to bring the worldwide neurosurgical community together live on the computer. See some examples of the Ne... More detail
01 March 2015
Impact factors of neurosurgical journals updated The impact factor (IF) is a measure reflecting the average number of citations to recent articles published in the journal. It is used to measure the relative importance of a journal within its field. We have updated our list of neurosurgical journals with their new impact factors. The order of the ... More detail
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

Article of the month:

Formal protocol for emergency treatment of ruptured intracranial aneurysms to reduce in-hospital rebleeding and improve clinical outcomes

Jaechan Park et al.; Journal of Neurosurgery 122:2:383-391, 2015.

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When evacuating a chronic subdural hematoma, what temperature fluid do you use?

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