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  1. Content type: Case report

    Moyamoya disease (MMD) is a chronic, progressive occlusion of the arteries around the circle of Willis that leads to the development of characteristic collateral vessels seen on cerebral angiography. MMD is co...

    Authors: Gautam Dutta, Daljit Singh, Hukum Singh and Arvind Kumar Srivastava

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:25

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  2. Content type: Research

    Intraoperative ultrasonography (IOUS) represents a cheap and safe alternative to the more expensive intraoperative guidance modalities. In this study, we investigate the impact of introducing IOUS in the surgi...

    Authors: Aly Ibrahim, Walid Ahmed Abdel Ghany, Mohamed Atef Elzoghby, Ayman El-Shazly, Hisham Simry and Mohamed Alaa Fakhr

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:24

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  3. Content type: Research

    Pineal region tumor is considered an ideal indication for endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV), with success rate up to 92%. The ultimate advantage is the ability to obtain tumor biopsy for histopathological...

    Authors: Mohamed Amer Ibrahim Amer and Hytham Ibrahim Shokry Elatrozy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:23

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  4. Content type: Case report

    Cavernous hemangiomas are benign tumors that exceptionally affect the cranial bones. The first description of this type of tumor was in 1845 by Toynbee. A review of the literature reveals less than 100 publish...

    Authors: Alejandra Arévalo Sáenz, Natalia Frade Porto and Manuel Pedrosa Sánchez

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:22

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  5. Content type: Research

    Central neurocytomas (CN) are relatively rare intrinsic brain tumors of an ectodermal origin that usually arise in the lateral ventricles close to the foramen of Monro and septum pellucidum. Surgical gross tot...

    Authors: Ahmad Elsayed Desoukey Elayouty, Ahmed Hamad and Ashraf Ghobashi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:21

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  6. Content type: Publisher Correction

    In the publication of this article [1], unfortunately not the latest version of the Declarations section has been published.

    Authors: Ahmed M. Sallam, Walid A. Abdel Ghany, Ali Kotb Ali, Mohamed A. Habib, Ahmed F. Toubar, Mohamed S. Kabil, Ahmed Abdel Barr Salem, Sherif H. Abouzeid Mourad and Mohamed A. Nada

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:20

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    The original article was published in Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:11

  7. Content type: Research

    Non-functioning pituitary adenomas have been treated by gross total resection with the microscopic transsphenoidal approach being the standard for decades. Recently, the endoscope has been utilized as alternat...

    Authors: Hatem Adel Sabry, Ahmad Elsayed Desoukey Elayouty, Hazem Antar Mashaly, Alyaa Ahmed Elsherbeny and Aya Yassin

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:18

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  8. Content type: Research

    Extradural haematomas form 0.5% of all head injuries (Narayan and Kempisy, Principles of Neurosurgery, 2005). With the extensive blood supply to the vein, injury to the meningeal arteries leads to rapid intrac...

    Authors: Ahmad A. Moussa, Mohamed E. Mahmoud and Hosam A. Yousef

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:17

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Hydatid disease is a parasitic infectious disease caused by Echinococcus granulosus. The parasite can form cysts in any part of the body with the liver and lung being the most commonly involved organs. It can rar...

    Authors: Dar Parvez Mohi Ud Din, Wani Afshan Anjum, Malik Liaqat Ahmad, Kirmani Altaf Rehman, Gorsi Bashir Ahmad and Wani Naveed Gulshan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:16

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  10. Content type: Research

    The diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is established mainly on a clinical basis, and diagnosis is done after careful history taking and examination including known provocative tests with varying effica...

    Authors: Ahmed A. Arab, Mohamed M. Elmaghrabi and Mohamed H. Eltantawy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:14

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  11. Content type: Research

    Thoracic and lumbar fractures represent nearly 90% of traumatic spine injuries. Thoracolumbar region is susceptible to injury because of its location between the stiff kyphotic thoracic spine and the mobile lo...

    Authors: Ahmed M. Sallam, Walid A. Abdel Ghany, Ali Kotb Ali, Mohamed A. Habib, Ahmed F. Toubar, Mohamed S. Kabil, Ahmed Abdel Barr Salem, Sherif H. Abouzeid Mourad and Mohamed A. Nada

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:11

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    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:20

  12. Content type: Case report

    Cerebellar contusion accounts for 0.54% of traumatic brain injuries. They present with a variety of symptoms like ataxia, dysmetria, dysdiadokinesia, and vertigo. CT scan is the gold standard investigation for...

    Authors: Gohar Javed, Sanaullah Bashir and Yousuf ul Islam

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:6

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  13. Content type: Research

    Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is a common situation in neurosurgical practice. Only a few studies had mentioned the opening of the inner membrane during the burr-hole evacuation of a CSDH. This study was de...

    Authors: Ahmad Elsayed Desoukey Elayouty and Mohamed AbdelRahman AbdelFatah

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:4

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  14. Content type: Research

    Gamma Knife radiosurgery is the principal alternative to microsurgical resection for acoustic neuromas (vestibular schwannomas). However; its increasing use worldwide and evolution of Gamma Knife device precis...

    Authors: Moneer K. Faraj, Anwer N. Hafidh and Alhasan Abdul Rahim Taresh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:5

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  15. Content type: Research

    The concept of generous decompression, including resection of the posterior longitudinal ligament (PLL) and even partial bilateral uncovertebral joint resection, has been adopted by some authors. This was just...

    Authors: Ahmad Elsayed Desoukey Elayouty, Hazem Antar Mashaly and Hatem Adel Sabry

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:3

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Embryologically, the internal carotid artery (ICA) is comprised of seven segments, any of which may be absent. We presented a very rare case of a well-preserved persistent primitive trigeminal artery (PTA), se...

    Authors: Kenyu Hayashi, Akihito Hashiguchi, Koichi Moroki, Hajime Tokuda and Shigetoshi Yano

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:1

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  17. Content type: Case report

    Ventriculoperitoneal shunt malpositions are known complications which tend to increase the morbidity and recovery time of an elegant procedure. Distal malpositions into subcutaneous space due to improper closu...

    Authors: Harsh Deora, Anil Sharma, K. V. L. N. Rao, Sampath Somanna and Vikas V

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:9

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