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 …Read More
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 …Read More
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a term applied to a chronic, progressive neurodegenerative illness occurring in some individuals who have experienced repeated concussive or sub-concussive traumatic brain injuries (1-4). The term and the diagnosis have …Read More
Athletes, particularly those participating in contact sports, may be exposed to repeated blows to the head raising the concern that such exposure might lead to neurological dysfunction later in life. In the last few years, …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
2016 AANS/CNS Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Dec. 5-8, 2016; Orlando, Fla.