AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 25, Number 3, 2016

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Needing Repair

Needing Repair

Michael Schulder, MD, FAANS | Departments | Editorial License

Some of you may fondly remember the mid-80s TV show “St. Elsewhere,” probably the first program to show the gritty underbelly of residency training with any semblance of realism. One of the main characters was …

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The Neurosurgeon in Sports Medicine

The Neurosurgeon in Sports Medicine

Julian E. Bailes Jr., MD, FAANS | Features

While soccer is the most popular sport with over 200 million participants worldwide, other sports, particularly American football and ice hockey, have received much recent attention and have been singled out for their incidence of …

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Neurotrauma in Neurosurgery

Neurotrauma in Neurosurgery

Frederick A. Boop, MD, FAANS | Inside Neurosurgeon | President's Perspective

This issue of AANS Neurosurgeon is devoted to the topic of neurotrauma. Having recently spent the better part of a weekend working online courses in order to fulfill my hospital’s mandatory 16 hours per year …

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The Coming of MIPS

The Coming of MIPS

John Kevin Ratliff, MD, FAANS; Katie O. Orrico, JD | Features

2017 promises to see many changes in neurosurgical coding and quality reporting. New systems will impose fundamental shifts in a variety of Medicare reporting requirements. This article will provide a quick overview of changes in …

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