Spontaneous intracranial hypotension: Targeted or blind blood patch.

J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Mar;25:10-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2015.07.009. Epub 2015 Oct 12. Spontaneous intracranial hypotension: Targeted or blind blood patch. Smith KA1. Author information Abstract The aim of this review is to determine the efficacy and optimal strategy for epidural blood patch placement in the treatment of spontaneous intracranial hypotension. We present a 37-year-old man who… Read More Spontaneous intracranial hypotension: Targeted or blind blood patch.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Central Nervous System Infections in the Emergency Department.

Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2016 Nov;34(4):917-942. doi: 10.1016/j.emc.2016.06.013. Diagnosis and Treatment of Central Nervous System Infections in the Emergency Department. Dorsett M1, Liang SY2. Author information Abstract Central nervous system (CNS) infections, including meningitis, encephalitis, and brain abscess, are rare but time-sensitive emergency department (ED) diagnoses. Patients with CNS infection can present to the… Read More Diagnosis and Treatment of Central Nervous System Infections in the Emergency Department.

Transorbital endoscopic approaches to the skull base: current concepts and future perspectives.

J Neurosurg Sci. 2016 Dec;60(4):514-25. Epub 2016 Jun 9. Transorbital endoscopic approaches to the skull base: current concepts and future perspectives. Locatelli D1, Pozzi F, Turri-Zanoni M, Battaglia P, Santi L, Dallan I, Castelnuovo P. Author information Abstract INTRODUCTION: Transorbital endoscopic surgery is one of the most recent fields of skull base surgery. This paper… Read More Transorbital endoscopic approaches to the skull base: current concepts and future perspectives.

Sandwich Wound Closure Reduces the Risk of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks in Posterior Fossa Surgery.

Sandwich Wound Closure Reduces the Risk of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks in Posterior Fossa Surgery. Heymanns V1, Oseni AW1, Alyeldien A1, Maslehaty H2, Parvin R1, Scholz M1, Petridis AK3. Author information Clin Pract. 2016 Jul 4;6(2):824. doi: 10.4081/cp.2016.824. eCollection 2016. Abstract Posterior fossa surgery is demanding and hides a significant number of obstacles starting from the… Read More Sandwich Wound Closure Reduces the Risk of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks in Posterior Fossa Surgery.

Routine preoperative tests for elective surgery. (NCGC)

Routine preoperative tests for elective surgery. (NCGC) Recommendations Major Recommendations Note from the National Guideline Clearinghouse: This guideline was developed by the National Clinical Guideline Centre (NCGC) on behalf of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). See the “Availability of Companion Documents” field for the full version of this guidance and related… Read More Routine preoperative tests for elective surgery. (NCGC)

The role of intraoperative neuromonitoring in adults with Chiari I malformation.

The role of intraoperative neuromonitoring in adults with Chiari I malformation. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2016 Aug 22;150:27-32. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2016.08.019. [Epub ahead of print] Roser F1, Ebner FH2, Liebsch M2, Tatagiba MS2, Naros G2. Author information Abstract OBJECT: Suboccipital decompression and duraplasty is considered the treatment of choice for Chiari-I-malformation. Several studies have shown improvement of… Read More The role of intraoperative neuromonitoring in adults with Chiari I malformation.

United States neurosurgery annual case type and complication trends between 2006 and 2013: An American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program analysis.

United States neurosurgery annual case type and complication trends between 2006 and 2013: An American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program analysis. Cote DJ1, Karhade AV2, Larsen AM2, Burke WT2, Castlen JP2, Smith TR2. Author information J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Sep;31:106-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2016.02.014. Epub 2016 May 12. Abstract We aimed to identify trends… Read More United States neurosurgery annual case type and complication trends between 2006 and 2013: An American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program analysis.