Neurosurgery General

Effectiveness of Dural Sealants in Prevention of CSF Leakage after Craniotomy: a Systematic Review.

World Neurosurg. 2018 Jun 30. pii: S1878-8750(18)31412-8. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.06.196. [Epub ahead of print] Effectiveness of Dural Sealants in Prevention of CSF Leakage after Craniotomy: a Systematic Review. Kinaci A1, Algra A2, Heuts S3, O’Donnell D4, van der Zwan A5, van Doormaal T5. Author information Abstract OBJECT: Cerebrospinal fluid… Read More ›

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 ›