Joseph R. Linzey

Joseph R. Linzey September 5, 2017

Journal of Neurosurgery, Ahead of Print. OBJECTIVERecent observational data suggest that ultra-early treatment of ruptured aneurysms prevents rebleeding, thus improving clinical outcomes. However, advances in critical care management of patients with ruptured aneurysms may reduce the rate of rebleeding in comparison with earlier trials, such as the International Cooperative Study on the Timing of Aneurysm Surgery.… Read More...

Georgios Tsermoulas September 5, 2017

Journal of Neurosurgery, Ahead of Print. OBJECTIVEMultiple meningiomas account for 1%–10% of meningiomas. This study describes epidemiological aspects of the disease and its management, which is more challenging than for single tumors.METHODSA consecutive series of adult patients with ≥ 2 spatially separated meningiomas was reviewed.… Read More...

Andrew Orton September 5, 2017

Journal of Neurosurgery, Ahead of Print. OBJECTIVEAnaplastic meningiomas represent 1%–2% of meningioma diagnoses and portend a poor prognosis. Limited information is available on practice patterns and optimal management. The purpose of this study was to define treatment patterns and outcomes by treatment modality using a large national cancer registry.METHODSThe National Cancer Database was used to identify patients diagnosed with anaplastic meningioma from 2004 to 2012.… Read More...

Alan H. Daniels September 5, 2017

Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, Ahead of Print. OBJECTIVEAdverse events related to spine surgery sometimes lead to litigation. Few studies have evaluated the association between spine surgical complications and medical malpractice proceedings, outcomes, and awards. The aim of this study was to identify the most frequent causes of alleged malpractice in spine surgery and to gain insight into patient demographic and clinical characteristics associated with medical negligence litigation.METHODSA search for “spine surgery” spanning February 1988 to May 2015 was conducted utilizing the medicolegal research service VerdictSearch (ALM Media Properties, LLC).… Read More...

Jacob L. Freeman September 5, 2017

Journal of Neurosurgery, Ahead of Print. OBJECTIVEThe endoscopic endonasal transmaxillary transpterygoid (TMTP) approach has been the gateway for lateral skull base exposure. Removal of the cartilaginous eustachian tube (ET) and lateral mobilization of the internal carotid artery (ICA) are technically demanding adjunctive steps that are used to access the petroclival region.… Read More...

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