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AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 24, Number 3, 2015

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Video Feature: Neurosurgical Patient Shares His Story

Video Feature: Neurosurgical Patient Shares His Story

John Kevin Ratliff, MD, FAANS | Features

Tim Engberg is vice president for ambulatory care at Stanford Hospitals and Clinics, Stanford, Calif. He became my patient when he presented with terrible neck pain and arm weakness. Diagnosed with an epidural abscess, he …

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Photo Essay: One Couple’s Brain Tumor Journey

Photo Essay: One Couple’s Brain Tumor Journey

Jennifer K. Giliberto | Features

This photo essay follows an extraordinary couple, Josh and Jenna Buehler, who, in the midst of an overwhelming diagnosis and life-altering events, permitted a photojournalist to document their journey with brain cancer. A photo essay …

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An Interview with Dr. Matteo Zoli

An Interview with Dr. Matteo Zoli

Jamie J. Van Gompel, MD, FAANS | Departments | International

This quarter’s international section offers a real treat. We had the fabulous opportunity to interview Matteo Zoli, MD. I have known Dr. Zoli for several years; as residents, we had the opportunity to publish a …

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Surgeon Scoring

Surgeon Scoring

John Kevin Ratliff, MD, FAANS | Departments | Coding Clarity

Following the theme of this issue, I am going to depart from the standard topics of coding and reimbursement policies for this edition of Coding Clarity, and point out a number of problems with the …

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"If I Were Family, What Would You Do?"

"If I Were Family, What Would You Do?"

H. Hunt Batjer, MD, FAANS | Inside Neurosurgeon | President's Perspective

Think for a moment about the remarkably complex and diverse circumstances in which we neurosurgeons interact with, treat, care for and advocate for our patients. Indeed, this remarkable set of relationships defines what we are …

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Neurosurgical Fellowships: Changing Lives Abroad

Neurosurgical Fellowships: Changing Lives Abroad

Jillian R. Bernas, MPP, MEd | Inside Neurosurgeon | AANS International

There are about 9,500 air miles between Seattle and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. If you are lucky to find a direct flight, you will be in the air more than 18 hours. About the same …

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