Surgery for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy in Children. Dwivedi R1, Ramanujam B1, Chandra PS1, Sapra S1, Gulati S1, Kalaivani M1, Garg A1, Bal CS1, Tripathi M1, Dwivedi SN1, Sagar R1, Sarkar C1, Tripathi M1. Author information N Engl J Med. 2017 Oct 26;377(17):1639-1647. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1615335. Abstract BACKGROUND: Neurosurgical treatment may improve seizures in children and… Read More ›
Spinal muscular atrophy type 1 (SMA1) is a progressive, monogenic motor neuron disease with an onset during infancy that results in failure to achieve motor milestones and in death or the need for mechanical ventilation by 2 years of age…. Read More ›
Paper 1 – Surgery for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy in Children Neurosurgical treatment may improve seizures in children and adolescents with drug-resistant epilepsy, but additional data are needed from randomized trials. In this single-center trial, children and adolescents with drug-resistant epilepsy who… Read More ›
This is a breakthrough article in the field of Neurology! Cerebral adrenal leukodystrophy is an X-linked disease with a single gene mutation. I carries a dismal prognosis for the majority of patients, who can not find a suitable bone marrow… Read More ›
Pediatric idiopathic intracranial hypertension – Is the fixed threshold value of elevated LP opening pressure set too high?
Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2017 Nov;21(6):833-841. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2017.08.002. Epub 2017 Aug 12. Pediatric idiopathic intracranial hypertension – Is the fixed threshold value of elevated LP opening pressure set too high? Gerstl L1, Schoppe N2, Albers L3, Ertl-Wagner B4, Alperin N5, Ehrt O6, Pomschar A4, Landgraf MN7, Heinen F7. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension… Read More ›
Perioperative outcomes for pediatric neurosurgical procedures: analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatrics.
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Mar;19(3):361-371. doi: 10.3171/2016.10.PEDS16414. Epub 2017 Jan 6. Perioperative outcomes for pediatric neurosurgical procedures: analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatrics. Kuo BJ1,2,3, Vissoci JR1,2, Egger JR2, Smith ER1,2, Grant GA4, Haglund MM1,2,5, Rice HE2,6. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE Existing studies have shown… Read More ›
Childs Nerv Syst. 2016 Aug;32(8):1479-87. doi: 10.1007/s00381-016-3105-3. Epub 2016 May 14. Factors associated with the timeliness of postnatal surgical repair of spina bifida. Radcliff E1, Cassell CH2, Laditka SB3, Thibadeau JK2, Correia J4, Grosse SD2, Kirby RS5. Author information Abstract PURPOSE: Clinical guidelines recommend repair of open spina bifida (SB) prenatally… Read More ›