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Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group

Enjoy freely accessible articles from the scholarly journals’ June issues:

Journal of Neurosurgery Volume 133: Issue 2 (August 2020)

Primary intraosseous meningioma: clinical, histological, and differential diagnostic aspects

Authors: Sebastian Butscheidt, Marielle Ernst, Tim Rolvien, Jan Hubert, Jozef Zustin, Michael Amling and Tobias Martens
Magnetic resonance–guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy for essential tremor: a 5-year single-center experience

Authors: Alon Sinai, Maria Nassar, Ayelet Eran, Marius Constantinescu, Menashe Zaaroor, Elliot Sprecher and Ilana Schlesinger

Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine Volume 33: Issue 2 (August 2020)

Clinical predictors of achieving the minimal clinically important difference after surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy: an external validation study from the Canadian Spine Outcomes and Research Network

Authors: Nathan Evaniew, David W. Cadotte, Nicolas Dea, Christopher S. Bailey, Sean D. Christie, Charles G. Fisher, Jerome Paquet, Alex Soroceanu, Kenneth C. Thomas, Y. Raja Rampersaud, Neil A. Manson, Michael Johnson, Andrew Nataraj, Hamilton Hall, Greg McIntosh and W. Bradley Jacobs
Cost-benefit analysis of tranexamic acid and blood transfusion in elective lumbar spine surgery for degenerative pathologies

Authors: Jeff Ehresman, Zach Pennington, Andrew Schilling, Ravi Medikonda, Sakibul Huq, Kevin R. Merkel, A. Karim Ahmed, Ethan Cottrill, Daniel Lubelski, Erick M. Westbroek, Salia Farrokh, Steven M. Frank and Daniel M. Sciubba

Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics Volume 26: Issue 2 (August 2020)

Recurrence of cavernous malformations after surgery in childhood

Authors: Laura M. Prolo, Michael C. Jin, Tina Loven, Hannes Vogel, Michael S. B. Edwards, Gary K. Steinberg and Gerald A. Grant
Timing of syrinx reduction and stabilization after posterior fossa decompression for pediatric Chiari malformation type I

Authors: Silky Chotai, Emily W. Chan, Travis R. Ladner, Andrew T. Hale, Stephen R. Gannon, Chevis N. Shannon, Christopher M. Bonfield, Robert P. Naftel and John C. Wellons

Neurosurgical Focus Volume 49: Issue 2 (August 2020)

Topic: Lumbar Spinal Osteoporosis

A joint effort of the Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group and the Lumbar Spine Research Society, the August issue of Neurosurgical Focus looks at lumbar spinal osteoporosis.

Articles in this issue address the challenges encountered when elective lumbar spine surgery is performed in patients with osteoporosis. Identification of poor bone quality using quantitative computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging as well as dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, preoperative medical treatments to optimize bone quality, timing of surgery, and adjustments to surgical procedures to manage osteoporosis are discussed.

All articles in Neurosurgical Focus are freely available.