Explore the latest in neurosurgery, including recent advances in surgical management of epilepsy, CNS tumors, spinal disorders, and more.
This article describes the case of a 68-year-old man with severe muscle spasms in his lower back and pelvis and unusual angiographic imaging results that led to an uncommon diagnosis.
A 25-year-old woman presents with a 6-month history of intermittent diplopia that occurs when she looks to the right. What would you do next?
This case report describes a woman in her late 60s who presented with right-hand rest tremor, micrographia, declining mobility, slowness of gait, and freezing episodes.
This randomized clinical trial assesses whether moderate hypothermia after early hemicraniectomy reduces mortality in patients with malignant MCA stroke, compared with standard treatment.
This narrative review discusses the components of neurocritical care and the contributions of the subspecialty to patient quality of care and the health care system.
This cohort study assesses the association and incidence of pachymeningeal seeding after neurosurgical resection in patients with brain metastases treated with adjuvant stereotactic radiation.
This Viewpoint discuss several tips and highlights the critical factors to help clinicians selecting the appropriate deep brain stimulation device for patients.
This review of electrocorticographic recordings and clinical meta-data assesses seizure control in 12 patients with focal epilepsy who were treated with closed-loop invasive brain stimulation.
This meta-analysis examines 90-day mortality and 90-day intracranial hemorrhage reported in trials of endovascular thrombectomy vs medical therapy cited in the 2018 American Stroke Association/American Heart Association guidelines for acute ischemic stroke.
This cohort study examines the association of seizure spread with seizure recurrence after surgery in patients who underwent medial temporal resections for drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy.
This essay discusses caring for a dying spouse.
This narrative review discusses the limits of current cerebral cavernous malformation treatment and introduces findings from in vitro and in vivo studies that provide insight into cerebral cavernous malformation pathogenesis and indicate molecular mechanisms as potential therapeutic targets.
This cohort study uses Veterans Administration and Medicare data to develop a risk prediction tool to improve patient selection for carotid endarterectomy among patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis.
This multicenter cohort study assesses outcomes of piriform cortex resection among patients with temporal lobe epilepsy.
This comparative analysis assesses the efficacy, procedural morbidity, and epilepsy outcomes of 2 patient populations undergoing stereoelectroencephalography vs subdural electrode implantation for evaluation of intractable epilepsy.
This study introduces and characterizes the dancing dorsal quadrilaterals syndrome, a novel peripherally induced movement disorder that predominantly affects dorsal quadrilateral muscles (trapezius and rhomboids) after upper spine instrumentation.
This systematic review and meta-analysis assesses the rates of procedural complications and fatalities within the 30 days after endovascular or neurosurgical treatment for unruptured intracranial aneurysms.
This systematic review and meta-analysis examines research articles indexed in PubMed on the genetic mutations in Parkinson disease and their response to subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation treatment.
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