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Nelson M. Oyesiku, MD, PhD, FACS

Editorial Board

May 2020 Issue Now Available

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Neurosurgery is proud to offer audio abstracts in 10 different languages, translated and read by native speakers. Each is the scientific abstract from a published article.

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The Surgeon’s Armamentarium

The Surgeon’s Armamentarium is neurosurgery within reach; access material from NeurosurgeryOperative Neurosurgery, and supplements.

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Research-Human-Clinical Trials

The Hydrogel Endovascular Aneurysm Treatment Trial (HEAT): A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Second-Generation Hydrogel Coil

The results of the HEAT trial are presented, with authors supporting use of the second-generation HydroCoil Embolic System for embolization of intracranial aneurysms.

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Research-Human-Clinical Studies

Clinical Evaluation of Cingulum Bundle Connectivity for Neurosurgical Hypothesis Development

Tractography of the cingulum bundle was analyzed for clinical applications, finding that it may be of use in clinical applications for surgical targeting for psychiatric disorders.

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Dural Ectasia in Neurofibromatosis 1: Case Series, Management, and Review

This large case of NF1-associated dural ectasia provides insight into how the pathology forms, progresses, and what surgical options may be most effective.

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Research-Human-Clinical Studies

Utility of a Quantitative Approach Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging for Prognostication Regarding Motor and Functional Outcomes in Patients With Surgically Resected Deep Intracranial Cavernous Malformations

The authors found that preoperative FA values in the CST correspond to worse pre- and postoperative motor and functional status; they propose prognostic implications.

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Neurosurgery is proud to present recurring review series on topics of interest to its readers and to the neurosurgical community.


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Neurosurgery, the official journal of the CNS, publishes top research on clinical and experimental neurosurgery covering the latest developments in science, technology, and medicine. The journal attracts contributions from the most respected authorities in the field. It includes a wealth of information applicable to researchers and practicing neurosurgeons. 

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This journal is a member of the NPRC, an alliance of neuroscience journals that share manuscript reviews with other NPRC members at the author's request.

The NPRC system facilitates fast-track review and publication of neuroscience research, and reduces the burden on peer reviewers.

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CNS Journal Club Podcast

The CNS Journal Club podcast presents essential journal articles in a classic journal club format with conversations by the authors and other neurospecialists.

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The CNS Annual Meeting is the premier forum for learning about cutting-edge procedures, approaches, and technologies in the field. 

CNS Spotlight

CNS Spotlight - highlighting content in Neurosurgery with curated, relevant content from the CNS web of knowledge. Each month one key Neurosurgery article is the launch point for a self-guided journey of discovery.

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