Even after completion of residency new technical skills must constantly be acquired if a neurosurgeon is to practice good medicine. Malcolm Gladwell’s 2008 book Outliers popularized the notion that 10,000 hours of deliberate practice are …Read More
As the exercises become more advanced, it is always important to maintain good form. Form fatigue is a common source of injury and can decrease the efficacy of the exercises. It is better to do …Read More
The Egyptians in 2500 BC described spinal cord injury (SCI) as untreatable in the Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus. For the next 4.5 millennia, the conventional wisdom did not change. It was not until luminaries like …Read More
Neurosurgery, like all of medicine, is in constant flux. New treatments, techniques, drugs and devices are offered in every issue of our journals and at every national meeting. In most cases, there is a persuasive …Read More
Parents, physicians and the general public have increasingly expressed concerns about traumatic brain injury (TBI) and concussion in youth contact sports. The decrease in youth sports participation could be a reflection of this issue.2 Youth …Read More
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come. …Read More
71st Annual Meeting of the Southern Neurosurgical Society
Feb. 26-29, 2020; Richmond, Va.
3rd Annual Mayo Clinic Advances and Innovations in Complex Neuroscience Patient Care: Brain and Spine 2020
Feb. 27-29, 2020; Sedona, Ariz.
Multidisciplinary Neuro-Oncology Symposium: Updates in Medical and Surgical Management of Brain Tumors
March 6-7, 2020; Orlando, Fla.
5th Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Summit
March 12-13, 2020; New York
EANS Research Course & Young Neurosurgeons Meeting
March 26-28, 2020; Zurich