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
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is often called the epidemic of the West. The socio-economic impact and ubiquity is often recounted in the introduction in scientific articles to emphasize the relevance of the work presented. …Read More
The field of neurotrauma provides unique career opportunities for neurosurgeons and is rewarding for the impact that successful intervention can have on the lives of patients and their families. There are many other opportunities to …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
Why don’t we have a cure for spinal cord injury? We can put a man on the moon and obtain encyclopedic knowledge through the air on a handheld device, but we have not been able …Read More
Are the Days of the ICP Monitor Numbered? To date, three prospective randomized clinical trials have failed to demonstrate improved outcomes with either monitoring or reduction of intracranial pressure (ICP). The Decompressive Craniectomy in Patients with …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
There are approximately 2.5 million emergency department visits and hospitalizations each year associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI), and approximately 50,000 individuals die from TBI per year. Also, there are about 11,000 new spinal cord …Read More
For as long as I can remember, I have loved sports. In fact, I struggle to find an accurate way to articulate how meaningful sports have been to me. Basketball, baseball and football, my sports …Read More
TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in Americans under age 35 and the leading cause of premature death and disability worldwide (1). In 2009 alone, 2.4 million patients presented to an emergency …Read More
Microsurgical Approaches to Aneurysms and Skull Base Diseases 2017
Oct. 26-28, 2017; Jacksonville, Fla.
Pituitary Tumors: Diagnostic and Treatment Dilemmas
Oct. 27, 2017; New York
GOODMAN Oral Board Preparation Course Tumor
Nov. 1-3, 2017; Glendale, Ariz.
8th World Congress of Neuroendoscopy
Nov. 1-4, 2017; Cape Town, South Africa
3rd Annual Selected Topics in Craniomaxillofacial Surgery
Nov. 4, 2017 - Nov. 5, 2017; Boston, Mass.