Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group
Check out just some of the articles in the July issues!
Note: All the articles listed below are freely accessible.
Journal of Neurosurgery Volume 135: Issue 1 (July 2021)
Fine configuration of the dural fibrous network and the extradural neural axis compartment in the jugular foramen: an epoxy sheet plastination and confocal microscopy study
Jacob D. Bond, Zhaoyang Xu and Ming Zhang
A practical method for dealing with missing Glasgow Coma Scale verbal component scores
Paul M. Brennan, Gordon D. Murray and Graham M. Teasdale
Earlier radiosurgery leads to better pain relief and less medication usage for trigeminal neuralgia patients: an international multicenter study
Monica Mureb, Danielle Golub, Carolina Benjamin, Jason Gurewitz, Ben A. Strickland, Gabriel Zada, Eric Chang, Dušan Urgošík, Roman Liščák, Ronald E. Warnick, Herwin Speckter, Skyler Eastman, Anthony M. Kaufmann, Samir Patel, Caleb E. Feliciano, Carlos H. Carbini, David Mathieu, William Leduc, DCS, Sean J. Nagel, Yusuke S. Hori, Yi-Chieh Hung, Akiyoshi Ogino, Andrew Faramand, Hideyuki Kano, L. Dade Lunsford, Jason Sheehan and Douglas Kondziolka
A light on the dark side: in vivo endoscopic anatomy of the posterior third ventricle and its variations in hydrocephalus
Alberto Feletti, Alessandro Fiorindi, Vincenzo Lavecchia, Rafael Boscolo-Berto, Elisabetta Marton, Veronica Macchi, Raffaele De Caro, Pierluigi Longatti, Andrea Porzionato and Giacomo Pavesi
Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine Volume 35: Issue 1 (July 2021)
Long-segment posterior cervical decompression and fusion: does caudal level affect revision rate?
Kevin Hines, Zachary T. Wilt, Daniel Franco, Aria Mahtabfar, Nicholas Elmer, Glenn A. Gonzalez, Thiago S. Montenegro, Lohit Velagapudi, Parthik D. Patel, Maxwell Detweiler, Umma Fatema, Gregory D. Schroeder, and James Harrop
Patient-reported outcome improvements at 24-month follow-up after fusion added to decompression for grade I degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis: a multicenter study using the Quality Outcomes Database
Erica F Bisson, Jian Guan, Mohamad Bydon, Mohammed A Alvi, Anshit Goyal, Steven D Glassman, Kevin T Foley, Eric A Potts, Christopher I Shaffrey, Mark E Shaffrey, Domagoj Coric, John J Knightly, Paul Park, Michael Y Wang, Kai-Ming Fu, Jonathan R Slotkin, Anthony L Asher, Michael S Virk, Andrew Y Yew, Regis W Haid, Andrew K Chan and Praveen V Mummaneni
Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics Volume 28: Issue 1 (July 2021)
Evaluation of a patient-specific algorithm for predicting distribution for convection-enhanced drug delivery into the brainstem of patients with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma
Eva Wembacher-Schroeder, Nicole Kerstein, Evan D. Bander, Neeta Pandit-Taskar, Rowena Thomson and Mark M. Souweidane
Effects of stereotactic radiosurgery versus conventional radiotherapy on body mass index in patients with craniopharyngioma
Chun-Lung Chou, Hsin-Hung Chen, Huai-Che Yang, Yi-Wei Chen, Ching-Jen Chen, Yu-Wei Chen, Hsiu-Mei Wu, Wan-Yuo Guo, David Hung-Chi Pan, Wen-Yuh Chung, Tai-Tong Wong and Cheng-Chia Lee
Responsive neurostimulation for the treatment of medically refractory epilepsy in pediatric patients: strategies, outcomes, and technical considerations
Armin Mortazavi, Ross-Jordon S. Elliott, Tiffany N. Phan, John Schreiber, William D. Gaillard and Chima O. Oluigbo
Pediatric neurosurgeons’ philosophical approaches to making intraoperative decisions when encountering an uncertainty or a complication while operating on children
Leeat Granek, Shahar Shapira, Shlomi Constantini and Jonathan Roth
Journal of Neurosurgery: Case Lessons Volume 2, July 2021 (Issues 1–3)
All articles in JNS: Case Lessons are open access and freely available. The following shows a small sample.
Awake craniotomy for glioblastoma in COVID-19–positive patients and delivering the standards of care: illustrative case
Reinier Alvarez, Rupesh Kotecha, Michael W. McDermott and Vitaly Siomin
Occipitocervical fusion of traumatic atlanto-occipital dissociation in a patient with autofused cervical facet joints: illustrative case
J. Manuel Sarmiento, Daniel Chang, Peyton L. Nisson, Julie L. Chan and Tiffany G. Perry
Osteosarcoma of the skull base presenting as a petrocavernous pseudoaneurysm and masquerading as an intracranial abscess: illustrative case
Nyomi R. Washington, John L. Kiley, Hans Bakken and Ryan Morton
A focal brain-cooling device as an alternative to electrical stimulation for language mapping during awake craniotomy: patient series
Sadahiro Nomura, Takao Inoue, Hirochika Imoto, Hirokazu Sadahiro, Kazutaka Sugimoto, Yuichi Maruta, Hideyuki Ishihara and Michiyasu Suzuki
Digital intravascular pressure wave recording during endovascular treatment reveals abnormal shunting flow in vertebral venous fistula of the vertebral artery: illustrative case
Yoshiteru Shimoda, Shinya Sonobe, Kuniyasu Niizuma, Toshiki Endo, Hidenori Endo, Mayuko Otomo and Teiji Tominaga
Remaining spine deformity after revision surgery for pelvic reconstruction and spinopelvic fixation: illustrative case
Takayuki Ito, Shunsuke Fujibayashi, Bungo Otsuki, Shimei Tanida, Takeshi Okamoto and Shuichi Matsuda
Bow hunter syndrome in rheumatoid arthritis: illustrative case
Brian P. Curry, Vijay M. Ravindra, Jason H. Boulter, Chris J. Neal and Daniel S. Ikeda
Cerebral vasculopathy and strokes in a child with COVID-19 antibodies: illustrative case
Chase H. Foster, Anthony J. Vargas, Elizabeth Wells, Robert F. Foster, and Suresh N. Magge
Neurosurgical Focus Volume 51: Issue 1 (July 2021)
Neurosurgical Management of Stroke, Organization of Stroke Management and AI Applications
All articles in Neurosurgical Focus are freely available.
Topic Editors: Elad I. Levy, MD, FAANS, MBA; Philipp Taussky, MD, IFAANS; Jose E. Cohen, MD; and Peter Kan, MD, MPH, FAANS
In the July issue, authors discuss treatments for acute ischemic stroke (such as mechanical thrombectomy with or without intravenous thrombolysis). The authors also address technological advances related to increased patient access to early stroke management and better patient outcomes.
Congratulations, Neurosurgical Focus! 25 Years of Publication!
Neurosurgical Focus proudly celebrates its 25th anniversary. The journal’s first issue appeared in July 1996. Neurosurgical Focus was a very early entry into the club of online-only journals that have always been freely accessible to the public.
Neurosurgical Focus: Video Volume 5: Issue 1 (July 2021)
Pineal Region Tumors
All video articles in Neurosurgical Focus: Video are open access and freely available.
Topic editors: Frederick A. Boop, Jeffrey N. Bruce, Uğur Türe and David J. Daniels
The July issue features fourteen video articles on neurosurgical management of pineal region tumors. In their introduction, the topic editors state:
“In this Neurosurgical Focus: Video issue, master neurosurgeons from around the world have contributed microsurgical videos of current surgical approaches to pineal pathologies that we hope you will find informative. May your patients be better because of them!”