AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 28, Number 3, 2019

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Trek to K2 Base Camp: The Savage Mountain

Trek to K2 Base Camp: The Savage Mountain

Neville W. Knuckey, MBBS, MD | Features

I wake in my minus 40-degree sleeping bag to the sound of our cook’s, “Good morning; tea or coffee?” As I sit up, reach for the coffee and peer out of my tent, my eyes …

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Return to Play following Concussion in Football: our NFL Experience Part 1

Return to Play following Concussion in Football: our NFL Experience Part 1

David Okonkwo, MD, PhD, FAANS; Joseph Maroon, MD, FAANS(L); Vincent J. Miele, MD, FAANS; John Norwig | Features

Part 1: This is the first article of a two part series describing the authors’ experience working with the NFL’s concussion protocol. American professional football is the epitome of a contact sport. Inherent in participation is …

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Baltimore Colts to Neurosurgery

Baltimore Colts to Neurosurgery

Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FAANS | Departments | Editorial License

“Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden For as long as I can remember, I have loved sports! As far back as I can remember, I spent fall Sundays with my dad watching the Baltimore …

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The Football and Neurosurgery Connection

The Football and Neurosurgery Connection

Myron L. Rolle, MD | Features

I come from a football family. My father was the founder of the Caribbean American Football League in my home in the Bahamas. My cousins Samari and Antrel Rolle played several seasons with All-Pro and …

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Ride for Life

Ride for Life

William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD, FAANS | Features

My interest in cycling came out of necessity, secondary to injuries sustained during my youth from competitive downhill skiing and motocross racing. My right knee suffered several injuries, including meniscal and multiple ligamentous injuries requiring …

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