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Some freely accessible articles from the scholarly journals’ September issues:

Journal of Neurosurgery Volume 133: Issue 3 (September 2020)


Surgical treatment of falcotentorial meningiomas: a retrospective review of a single-institution experience

Authors: Xiaochun Zhao, Evgenii Belykh, Colin J. Przybylowski, Leandro Borba Moreira, Sirin Gandhi, Ali Tayebi Meybodi, Claudio Cavallo, Daniel Valli, Robert T. Wicks and Peter Nakaji

Resection of tumors within the primary motor cortex using high-frequency stimulation: oncological and functional efficiency of this versatile approach based on clinical conditions

Authors: Marco Rossi, Marco Conti Nibali, Luca Viganò, Guglielmo Puglisi, Henrietta Howells, Lorenzo Gay, Tommaso Sciortino, Antonella Leonetti, Marco Riva, Luca Fornia, Gabriella Cerri and Lorenzo Bello

Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine Volume 33: Issue 3 (September 2020)


Strategy for obtaining solid fusion at L5–S1 in adult spinal deformity: risk factor analysis for nonunion at L5–S1

Authors: Ki Young Lee, Jung-Hee Lee, Kyung-Chung Kang, Sung Joon Shin, Won Ju Shin, Sang-Kyu Im and Joon Hong Park


Microsurgical versus endovascular treatment of spinal epidural arteriovenous fistulas with intradural venous drainage: a multicenter study of 81 patients

Authors: Keisuke Takai, Toshiki Endo, Takao Yasuhara, Toshitaka Seki, Kei Watanabe, Yuki Tanaka, Ryu Kurokawa, Hideaki Kanaya, Fumiaki Honda, Takashi Itabashi, Osamu Ishikawa, Hidetoshi Murata, Takahiro Tanaka, Yusuke Nishimura, Kaoru Eguchi, Toshihiro Takami, Yusuke Watanabe, Takeo Nishida, Masafumi Hiramatsu, Tatsuya Ohtonari, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Takafumi Mitsuhara, Seishi Matsui, Hisaaki Uchikado, Gohsuke Hattori, Nobutaka Horie, Hitoshi Yamahata and Makoto Taniguchi

Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics Volume 26: Issue 3 (September 2020)

Long-term outcome of large sylvian arachnoid cysts: the role of surgery has been exaggerated

Authors: Kyung Hyun Kim, Ji Yeoun Lee, Ji Hoon Phi, Seung-Ki Kim, Byung-Kyu Cho and Kyu-Chang Wang


Long-term outcomes of pediatric arteriovenous malformations: the 30-year Pittsburgh experience

Authors: Michael M. McDowell, Nitin Agarwal, Gordon Mao, Stephen Johnson, Hideyuki Kano, L. Dade Lunsford and Stephanie Greene

Neurosurgical Focus Volume 49: Issue 3 (September 2020)

Topic: Thoracolumbar Anterior Spine Surgery

According to the topic editors, Paul Park, Juan Uribe, Tokumi Kanemura and Dean Chou:

“The procedures highlighted in this issue of Neurosurgical Focus broaden the scope of possibilities for the anterior approach, enabling spine surgeons to minimize surgical morbidity while providing state-of-the-art care for patients who will most benefit from improved alignment and other advantages of thoracolumbar anterior spine surgery.”

All articles in Neurosurgical Focus are freely available.