When considering patients for surgery, most if not all neurosurgeons ask themselves, at some point, what they would want done for themselves or for their loved ones. Not a few patients and families ask the …Read More
As the leading, socioeconomic publication of organized neurosurgery, AANS Neurosurgeon would like to recognize the best of 2016. As before in the printed compendium, the main criteria for article inclusion was online popularity along with …Read More
Overlapping surgery, also referred to as simultaneous surgery, concurrent surgery or “running two rooms,” is not uncommon in neurosurgery where caseloads are heavy and cases are long and there is much wasted time during anesthesia …Read More
Thank you for giving me the opportunity to give a counterpoint on the question of concurrent surgery. I must say, I found this a difficult task. Opinions are strong, and history is well-established at many …Read More
Historically, the idea that surgical education involved a graduated increase in responsibility and that the professor used his or her discretion in determining at which point a given trainee required direct versus indirect responsibility was …Read More
Neurosurgeons have a long tradition, dating back to Cushing and Dandy, of commitment to quality patient outcomes and so have been ahead of the curve in many areas:Innovation in resident educationTechnological advancementQuality outcome registriesThus, it …Read More
Current Techniques in the Treatment of Cranial & Spinal Disorders
Oct. 21, 2017; Bromfield, Colo.
Microsurgical Approaches to Aneurysms and Skull Base Diseases 2017
Oct. 26-28, 2017; Jacksonville, Fla.
Pituitary Tumors: Diagnostic and Treatment Dilemmas
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