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- Course of brain shift during microsurgical resection of supratentorial cerebral lesions: limits of conventional neuronavigation. Reinges, M. H. T.; Nguyen, H.-H.; Krings, T.; Hütter, B.-O.; Rohde, V.; Gilsbach, J. M. // Acta Neurochirurgica;Apr2004, Vol. 146 Issue 4, p369
Background. The authors have conducted a prospective study to evaluate the amount and course of brain shift during microsurgical removal of supratentorial cerebral lesions, and to assess factors which potentially influence these shifts.Method.In 61 patients the displacement of 2-3 cortical...
- Medical errors in neurosurgery. Rolston, John D.; Zygourakis, Corinna C.; Han, Seunggu J.; Lau, Catherine Y.; Berger, Mitchel S.; Parsa, Andrew T. // Surgical Neurology International;2014 Supplement10, Vol. 5, pS435
Background: Medical errors cause nearly 100,000 deaths per year and cost billions of dollars annually. In order to rationally develop and institute programs to mitigate errors, the relative frequency and costs of different errors must be documented. This analysis will permit the judicious...
- Surgical checklists: A detailed review of their emergence, development, and relevance to neurosurgical practice. McConnell, Douglas J.; Fargen, Kyle M.; Mocco, J. // Surgical Neurology International;2012, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p6
In the fall of 1999, the Institute of Medicine released "To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System," a sobering report on the safety of the American healthcare industry. This work and others like it have ushered in an era where the science of quality assurance has quickly become an...
- Results with the Jannetta procedure. // Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences;May2003 Supplement 2, Vol. 30, pS27
Presents an abstract of the study 'Results With the Jannetta Procedure,' by A.M. Kaufmann submitted to the 38th meeting of the Canadian Congress of Neurological Sciences.
- Neurological surgery. Wilkins, Robert H. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/19/96, Vol. 275 Issue 23, p1825
Focuses on advances in neurosurgery. Continuing trend in the direction of making operations more accurate with less damage to normal tissues and fewer complications; Intracranial endoscopy; Dynamic imaging of brain function; Frameless stereotaxy; Spinal surgery; Increasing reliance on computer...
- The supraorbital keyhole approach: how I do it. Bhatoe, Harjinder // Acta Neurochirurgica;Dec2015, Vol. 157 Issue 12, p2127
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The Supraorbital Keyhole Approach: How I Do It" by R. Reisch et al. in a 2015 issue.
- Historia de la cirugÃa de crÃ¡neo, de los tumores cerebrales y de la epilepsia en MÃ©xico. Chico-Ponce de León, F. // Revista Neurocirugia;2009, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p388
The first report of intra-cerebral tumor surgery was provided by Bennett & Goodle, in London, 1884. Worldwide this kind of surgery was performed in France by Chipault, in Italy by Durante, in the United States by Keen and in Deutchland by Krause & Oppenheim. Lavista in Mexico City operated on...
- A laying on of hands. Anderson, Douglas // Second Opinion;Jul91, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p124
Recounts the author's experience removing a tumor from the Reverend Billy King's brain. Religious affiliations of the surgical team which operated on King; Reflections on the Christian practice of laying on of hands.
- Answer to: 'Sodium fluorescein-guided resection under the YELLOW 560-nm surgical microscope filter in malignant brain tumor surgery-a feasibility study' (April 2013, Volume 155, Issue 4, pp 693-69). Diez Valle, Ricardo; Tejada Solis, Sonia // Acta Neurochirurgica;Jul2013, Vol. 155 Issue 7, p1319
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Sodium fluorescein-guided resection under the YELLOW 560-nm surgical miscroscope filter in malignant brain tumor surgery--a feasibility study" in the April 2013 issue.