Neurosurgery General

Case Report of a Primary Pituitary Abscess and Systematic Literature Review of Pituitary Abscess with a Focus on Patient Outcomes.

World Neurosurg. 2017 May;101:76-92. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.01.077. Epub 2017 Jan 31. Case Report of a Primary Pituitary Abscess and Systematic Literature Review of Pituitary Abscess with a Focus on Patient Outcomes. Agyei JO1, Lipinski LJ1, Leonardo J2. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Pituitary abscess is a rare but potentially life-threatening condition with an… Read More ›

Value of Targeted Epidural Blood Patch and Management of Subdural Hematoma in Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension: Case Report and Review of the Literature.

World Neurosurg. 2017 Jan;97:27-38. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.09.076. Epub 2016 Sep 28. Value of Targeted Epidural Blood Patch and Management of Subdural Hematoma in Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Rettenmaier LA1, Park BJ1, Holland MT2, Hamade YJ2, Garg S3, Rastogi R3, Reddy CG4. Author information Abstract… Read More ›

Management of post-neurosurgical meningitis: narrative review.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2017 Sep;23(9):621-628. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2017.05.013. Epub 2017 May 18. Management of post-neurosurgical meningitis: narrative review. Hussein K1, Bitterman R2, Shofty B3, Paul M1, Neuberger A4. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Infections complicating neurosurgery pose unacceptable mortality and morbidity. AIMS: To summarize what is known about the… Read More ›

No significant difference between chiari malformation type 1.5 and type I.

Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2017 Jun;157:34-39. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2017.03.024. Epub 2017 Mar 30. No significant difference between chiari malformation type 1.5 and type I. Liu W1, Wu H2, Aikebaier Y3, Wulabieke M4, Paerhati R5, Yang X6. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE: Chiari malformation Type 1.5 (CM 1.5) was defined as the association of Chiari malformation Type I (CM I) and brainstem herniation. The… Read More ›

Decompression in Chiari Malformation: Clinical, Ocular Motor, Cerebellar, and Vestibular Outcome.

Front Neurol. 2017 Jun 22;8:292. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2017.00292. eCollection 2017. Decompression in Chiari Malformation: Clinical, Ocular Motor, Cerebellar, and Vestibular Outcome. Goldschagg N1,2, Feil K1,2, Ihl F1, Krafczyk S2, Kunz M3, Tonn JC3, Strupp M1,2, Peraud A3. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Treatment of Chiari malformation can include suboccipital decompression with resection of one… Read More ›

Persistent/Recurrent syringomyelia after Chiari decompression-natural history and management strategies: a systematic review.

Evid Based Spine Care J. 2013 Oct;4(2):116-25. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1357362. Persistent/Recurrent syringomyelia after Chiari decompression-natural history and management strategies: a systematic review. Schuster JM1, Zhang F2, Norvell DC3, Hermsmeyer JT3. Author information Abstract Study Design Systematic review. Study Rationale One of the most consistent indications for a Chiari decompression is tonsillar… Read More ›

Chiari Malformation Type 1: A Systematic Review of Natural History and Conservative Management.

World Neurosurg. 2017 Aug;104:213-219. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.04.082. Epub 2017 Apr 21. Chiari Malformation Type 1: A Systematic Review of Natural History and Conservative Management. Langridge B1, Phillips E2, Choi D3. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Chiari malformation type 1 (CM-1) is a variation of hindbrain development that can sometimes occur in asymptomatic… Read More ›