AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 26, Number 3, 2017

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Neuroscience and Neurosurgery in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Neuroscience and Neurosurgery in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Ibrahim Omerhodzic, MD | AANS International

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country with an approximate area of 51 thousand km² for a population of 3.8 million and is middle-developed country (1). Neuroscience, as a separate area of science in this country, is …

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Evolution of Neurosurgery in Greece

Evolution of Neurosurgery in Greece

Aristotelis V. Kalyvas, MD; George Stranjalis, MD | AANS International

History of Neurosurgery in Greece The first report of a neurosurgical procedure dates back to Greek mythology when the god of metals and fire, Hephaestus, removed the goddess of wisdom, Athena (Minerva), from Zeus’ (Jupiter) …

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NPA-IHI Readmissions and Length of Stay Study

NPA-IHI Readmissions and Length of Stay Study

Michele Anderson | NPA Report

The NeuroPoint Alliance (NPA) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) launched a pilot test from January-July 2017 for eight Quality Outcomes Database (QOD) registry participants that functioned as the QOD Spine Surgery Learning Community (SSLC). …

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Washington Watch

Washington Watch

Katie O. Orrico, JD | Washington Watch

AANS and CNS Representatives Meet With HHS and CMS Leaders On June 20, Washington Committee chair, Ann R. Stroink, MD, FAANS, and Katie O. Orrico, JD, director of the AANS/CNS Washington Office, met with Health and …

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Notice of Disciplinary Action

Notice of Disciplinary Action

AANS Neurosurgeon | AANS News

At its meeting on April 21, 2017, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Board of Directors approved the recommendation of the Professional Conduct Committee to discipline a member for unprofessional conduct while serving as …

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