Christoph J. Griessenauer September 5, 2017

Journal of Neurosurgery, Ahead of Print. OBJECTIVE Renin-angiotensin system (RAS) genetic polymorphisms are thought to play a role in cerebral aneurysm formation and rupture. The Cerebral Aneurysm Renin-Angiotensin System (CARAS) study prospectively evaluated common RAS polymorphisms and their relation to aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH).… Read More...

Eimad Shotar September 5, 2017

Journal of Neurosurgery, Ahead of Print. OBJECTIVE The authors aimed to design a score for stratifying patients with brain arteriovenous malformation (BAVM) rupture, based on the likelihood of a poor long-term neurological outcome. METHODS The records of consecutive patients with BAVM hemorrhagic events who had been admitted over a period of 11 years were retrospectively reviewed.… Read More...

Alexander C. Flint September 5, 2017

Journal of Neurosurgery, Ahead of Print. OBJECTIVE The aims of this study were to evaluate a multiyear experience with subdural evacuating port system (SEPS) placement for chronic subdural hematoma (cSDH) in the intensive care unit at a tertiary neurosurgical center and to compare SEPS placement with bur hole evacuation in the operating room.… Read More...

Adeel Ilyas September 5, 2017

Journal of Neurosurgery, Ahead of Print. OBJECTIVE Several recent studies have improved our understanding of the outcomes of volume-staged (VS) and dose-staged (DS) stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for the treatment of large (volume 10 cm3) brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). In light of these recent additions to the literature, the aim of this systematic review is to provide an updated comparison of VS-SRS and DS-SRS for large AVMs.… Read More...

Naif M. Alotaibi September 5, 2017

Journal of Neurosurgery, Ahead of Print. In this paper, the authors describe the history of neurosurgery at St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto. St. Michael’s has long been regarded as one of the top teaching and research hospitals in Canada. A detailed literature review of published and unpublished works was performed to formulate a succinct but in-depth review of its development, successes, and challenges.… Read More...

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