Intraoperative fluorescein staining for benign brain tumors

Intraoperative fluorescein staining for benign brain tumors Krasimir Minkin MD, Emanuil Naydenov, Kaloyan Gabrovski, Petia Dimova, Marin Penkov, Rositsa Tanova, Sevdelin Nachev and Kiril Romanski Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, 2016-10-01, Volume 149, Pages 22-26,  Highlights • Fluorescein sodium demarcate pilocytic astrocytomas and glioneuronal tumors. • Contrast enhanced tumors could be intraoperatively stained with Fluorescein. •… Read More Intraoperative fluorescein staining for benign brain tumors

Randomized controlled trials and neurosurgery: the ideal fit or should alternative methodologies be considered?

Randomized controlled trials and neurosurgery: the ideal fit or should alternative methodologies be considered? J. Neurosurg. Published February 1, 2016. Volume 124, Issue 2; Pages 558-68 Mansouri A1, Cooper B2, Shin SM3, Kondziolka D4. Abstract Randomized-controlled trials (RCTs) are advocated to provide high-level medical evidence. However, in neurosurgery, there are barriers to conducting RCTs. The authors of… Read More Randomized controlled trials and neurosurgery: the ideal fit or should alternative methodologies be considered?

Effective treatment via early cranioplasty for intractable contralateral subdural effusion after standard decompressive craniectomy in patients with severe traumatic brain injury

Effective treatment via early cranioplasty for intractable contralateral subdural effusion after standard decompressive craniectomy in patients with severe traumatic brain injury Yi Wan, Lei Shi, Zhimin Wang, Guan Sun, Tianhong Pan, Shuguang Zhang and Yanjun Zeng Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, 2016-10-01, Volume 149, Pages 87-93, Copyright © 2016 Elsevier B.V. Highlights • Early cranioplasty is… Read More Effective treatment via early cranioplasty for intractable contralateral subdural effusion after standard decompressive craniectomy in patients with severe traumatic brain injury

Restoration of sexual activity in patients with chronic hydrocephalus after shunt placement.

Restoration of sexual activity in patients with chronic hydrocephalus after shunt placement. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009. Authors Missori P1, Scollato A, Formisano R, Currà A, Mina C, Marianetti M, Polli FM, Peschillo S, Paolini S, Frati A, Miscusi M. AbstractBACKGROUND: Chronic (normotensive or low pressure) hydrocephalus is characterized clinically by gait disturbance, cognitive and urinary… Read More Restoration of sexual activity in patients with chronic hydrocephalus after shunt placement.

Sexuality after surgery for diffuse low-grade glioma

Sexuality after surgery for diffuse low-grade glioma.Surbeck W, et al. Neuro Oncol. 2015. Show full citation Abstract BACKGROUND: Although neurological and neurocognitive outcomes have previously been studied after resection of diffuse low-grade glioma (DLGG), the impact of surgery on sexual life has not been investigated. Our aim was to assess whether DLGG surgery could have… Read More Sexuality after surgery for diffuse low-grade glioma

Sexual activity as a trigger for intracranial hemorrhage.

Sexual activity as a trigger for intracranial hemorrhage. Foreman PM, et al. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2016. Show full citation Abstract BACKGROUND: Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) has been reported in association with sexual activity. A case-series of patients with ICH following sexual activity is presented to further elucidate the role of the physiologic sexual response as a… Read More Sexual activity as a trigger for intracranial hemorrhage.