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  1. The association of an infratentorial arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) with a PICA aneurysm is very rare and the presence of associated aneurysms was an independent predictive factor of poor outcome at follow...

    Authors: Dognon Kossi François de Paule Adjiou, Salma Abbas, Oumaima Benali, Baba Alhaji Bin Alhassan, Othmane El Manouni, Meryem Kajeou and Abdessamad El Ouahabi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:13
  2. The posterior cranial fossa (PCF) and the foramen magnum (FM) are the critical anatomical components of the craniovertebral junction region, which comprise and transmit numerous vital neurovascular structures....

    Authors: Vikrant Yadav, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Anurag Sahu, Manish Kumar Mishra and Ravi Shekhar Pradhan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:12
  3. Surgical intervention for cavernous sinus meningiomas remains challenging because of their anatomically complicated location. We report a case of a cavernous sinus meningioma that enlarged and caused hearing i...

    Authors: Yasuhiro Mukai, Takashi Sugawara, Yukika Arai and Taketoshi Maehara
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:11
  4. Intracranial hematoma is the collection of blood in various intracranial spaces. Knowledge of patterns, origins, causes and outcomes of ICH conditions is important for decision-making for urgent surgical inter...

    Authors: Nebiyou Simegnew Bayleyegn, Mohammed Abafita, Addis Temie Worku and Minale Fekadie Baye
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:10
  5. Epidural hematomas have been treated with urgent surgical evacuation to prevent catastrophic neurological sequelae and death. Brain Trauma Foundation recommends EDH volume greater than 30 cm3 and warrants surgica...

    Authors: Sajad Hussain Arif, Kaiser Kareim, Mohsin Fayaz and Sarabjit Singh Chibber
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:9
  6. An aneurysmal bone cyst is a locally destructive benign lesion affecting mostly the long bones. Aneurysmal bone cyst of the skull bones is a very rare phenomenon and the involvement of the sphenoid bone of the...

    Authors: Krishan Kumar Vashisth, Kaif Mohammad, Prevesh Kumar Sharma, Deepak Kumar Singh, Vineet Kumar Mishra and Praveenkumar Nagendra Sangolli
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:6
  7. Mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) occupies majority of head traumas in most emergency units. Although patients with mild TBI can be reviewed and discharged on head injury advice, a sizeable number require admi...

    Authors: Selekeowei Peter Kespi Kpuduwei and Ayodeji Salman Yusuf
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:5
  8. Pediatric traumatic brain injury (PTBI) is a frequent pathology in the pediatric environment and remains a public health concern in the world. PTBI is the leading cause of death and severe disability in childr...

    Authors: Yannick Canton Kessely, Olivier Sobdjolbo, Ndolembai Njesada, Félicien G. Toudjingar, Olivier Ngaringuem, Olivier Li-Iyane Ouambi, Donald Djasde, Kader Ndiaye, Brahim Soukaya, Aboubacar Aouami, Kaimba R. Bray and Momar Codé Ba
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:3
  9. Lumbar discectomy has successful initial clinical outcome; its long-term success rate decreases to 40–80% due to chronic low back pain and recurrent disc herniation.

    Authors: Ahmed Gabry Elnaggar, Yasser Bahgat Elsisi and Osama Saber Shereef
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:2
  10. Far lateral lumbar disc herniation is a clinical condition characterized by nerve root compression out of the spinal canal, in its extraforaminal/extracanalicular course at the inferior or lateral aspect of th...

    Authors: Ahmed Gabry Elnaggar and Hosam Abdel-Azim Habib
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:1
  11. Acute subdural hematoma is a frequent complication of high-energy head injuries. Herein, we report an unusual case of this condition that occurred in a young footballer after he head-balled a football. A 37-ye...

    Authors: Victor-Claude Eyenga, Ignatius N. Esene and Ernestine A. Bikono
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:78
  12. The protrusion of cranial contents via a skull defect is known as an encephalocele. Unlike western countries where occipital encephalocele dominates, anterior encephaloceles are the most common types of enceph...

    Authors: Ermias Algawork Kibru and Yidnekachew Girma Mogessie
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:77
  13. Chronic subdural hematoma (cSDH) is a collection of old blood in the subdural space and has a relatively high estimated incidence, especially among the elderly and men, possibly due to falls, anticoagulant use...

    Authors: Muhammad Ashir Shafique, Muhammad Saqlain Mustafa, Abdul Haseeb, Naeemullah Arbani, Aashish Kumar, Subash Perkash, Abdul Raheem and Syed Muhammad Sinaan Ali
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:76
  14. Raised intracranial pressure is common leading cause of mortality in patients suffering from a traumatic craniocerebral injury. Currently, head injury constitutes a major public health problem across the world...

    Authors: Tariq Janjua, Alexis R. Narvaez, William A. Florez-Perdomo, Natalia Guevara-Moriones and Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:75
  15. We successfully removed a rare ectopic pituitary adenoma from a 64-year-old female patient initially misdiagnosed with a chordoma. The tumor was located in the slope region and posed a challenge due to its rar...

    Authors: Jiangang Liu and Chengyuan Ji
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:74
  16. Multisegment cervical canal stenosis is one of the most common causes of spinal cord dysfunction. Cervical laminectomy affords direct relief from dorsal stenosis, but many concerns were raised regarding its ef...

    Authors: Hany Elkholy, Mohamed Ahmed El Tabl and Osama Saber El Sherif
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:73
  17. Spirometra is larval cestode that involve humans as accidental intermediate hosts. Although the incidence of central nervous system infestation with sparganum is low, the diagnosis of the disease can cause del...

    Authors: Meghana V. Chougule, Aniruddha Mohite, Vijay P. Joshi and Amit Agrawal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:72
  18. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, progressive, and systemic disease that broadly affects connective tissues, especially synovial joints. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of cervica...

    Authors: Amir Rezakhah, Andrew J. Kobets, Faezeh Emami Sigaroudi, Mohammad Amin Habibi, Rahim Derakhshesh, Naghmeh Javanshir Rezaei and Seyed Ahmad Naseri Alavi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:70
  19. Ossified intramuscular hematomas (OIH) are an exceptionally rare condition that may be mistaken for alternative calcified intramuscular pathologies, such as myositis ossificans. Exceedingly few cases of OIHs h...

    Authors: Rebecca Zelmanovich, Brandon Lucke-Wold and Mohammed Elghareeb
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:69
  20. Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt is the mainstay of surgical management of patients with hydrocephalus. The insertion of ventriculoperitoneal shunt may be accompanied by many potentially life-threatening compli...

    Authors: Surajudeen A. Olomo, Joseph O. Obande, Gyang M. Bot and Peter O. Binitie
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:68
  21. Spinal cord damage (SCD) is rare in children, hence the paucity of literature on the subject, particularly in developing countries. This study aims to define the clinical epidemiology of paediatric SCD in a N...

    Authors: Toyin Ayofe Oyemolade, Amos Olufemi Adeleye and Inwonoabasi Nicholas Ekanem
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:67
  22. The Harvey Cushing Medal, awarded by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, is the premier accolade in neurosurgery. The study’s purpose was to examine the qualities and accomplishments of previous...

    Authors: Kevin Pierre, Olgert Bardhi, Dimitri Laurent, Sasha Vaziri, Brandon Lucke-Wold, Meghan M. Brennan, Abeer Dagra, Bankole Olowofela and Ernest Barthélemy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:66
  23. Post-infection hydrocephalus with multiple intraventricular septations is a complex issue in neurosurgery, with multiple treatment options available. The authors reviewed the results of neuroendoscopic cyst wa...

    Authors: Mohamed Mohsen Amen, Mohamed Badran, Ahmed Zaher, Amr Farid Khalil, Ibrahim Abdelaal and Mahmoud Saad
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:65
  24. Pituitary apoplexy (PA) is a rare but potentially life-threatening condition. While it is uncommon, it can present with findings that are clinically indistinguishable from acute bacterial meningitis. We report...

    Authors: Azad Malikov, Zeynep Daglar, Kaan Aygun and Denizhan Divanlioglu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:63
  25. To review the influence of metabolic dysfunction of glucose after traumatic brain injury on patient mortality.

    Authors: Loraine Quintana-Pajaro, Huber S. Padilla-Zambrano, Yancarlos Ramos-Villegas, Daniela Lopez-Cepeda, Andrea Andrade-Lopez, Samer Hoz, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar, Andrei F. Joaquim, William A. Florez Perdomo and Tariq Janjua
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:62
  26. The incidence of spinal cord tumors (SCTs) in a population considering sex, age, histopathology, and emplacement position of tumors is different between various regions. Therefore, the present study aimed to e...

    Authors: Farideh Iravanpour, Majid Reza Farrokhi, Seyed Reza Mousavi, Ahmad Soltani and Mahshid Hosseini
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:60
  27. Recurrent artery of Heubner (RAH) infarction is a potential complication following the surgical clipping of anterior communicating artery (A-comm) aneurysms. RAH plays a crucial role in supplying blood to the ...

    Authors: Oday Atallah, Yasser F. Almealawy, Omar Wawi, Ved Maurya, Md Moshiur Rahman and Amit Agrawal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:59
  28. This study aims to access the perspective of medical students toward practicing neurosurgery after MBBS and also to identify factors responsible for low affinity among medical students in pursuing neurosurgery...

    Authors: Misbah Kaleem, Musaddiq Kaleem, Alishba Anwar, Sarah Anis, Yumna Zafar and Muhammad Tanveer Alam
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:58
  29. Systematically review and analyze the published literature on the safety and efficacy of Surpass flow diverter in terms of mortality, functional outcome, complication rate, and aneurysm occlusion rate.

    Authors: William A. Florez-Perdomo, Tariq Janjua, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar, Adesh Shrivastava, Sumit Raj and Amit Agrawal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:57
  30. Cranioplasty is the surgical correction of a cranial defect. Three-dimensional software designs have allowed patient-specific single-step cranial reconstruction for neuroprotection and cosmesis. Ultra-high mol...

    Authors: Mariam S. K. Abdelwahed, Mamdouh S. Ahmed, Ahmed S. Kamel Abdelwahed and Mohamed M. Aziz
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:56
  31. Arachnoid cysts (ACs) account for about 1% of all intracranial mass lesions. The Sylvian fissure is the most common site of ACs which are usually asymptomatic. Traumatic rupture of arachnoid cysts complicated ...

    Authors: Fakhreddin Sabooniha and Ghasem Baghershahi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:42
  32. Myelomeningocele is the most common neural tube defect in our environment. Initial surgical management involves untethering and water-tight dural closure. Single-continuous dural repair is more straightforward...

    Authors: Usman Daibu, Aliyu Muhammad Koko and Babagana Usman
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:55
  33. Pilocytic astrocytoma (PA) is a central nervous system (CNS) World Health Organization (WHO) grade 1 glial tumor that is highly prevalent in children and young adults. The main aim of the study was to assess t...

    Authors: Shabnam Akhtar Ahmed, Navanil Barua, Nabajyoti Borah, Inamul Haque, Ananya Barman and Iman Dandapath
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:45
  34. Traumatic brain injury has a crippling impact on sufferers’ quality of life, and numerous therapy techniques are being researched to address this problem. In this study, we compared the superiority of HS again...

    Authors: Umer Iqbal, Aashish Kumar, Syed Ali Arsal, Muhammad Ashir Shafique, Shafin Bin Amin, Adarsh Raja, Rabbia Aqeel and Sameeka Waqas
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:54
  35. The main aim of surgical intervention for unstable sacral fractures is to obtain a solid construct across the lumbopelvic junction to allow for early mobilization. Both iliosacral screw fixation (ISF) and lumb...

    Authors: Abdelrahman Magdy Elhabashy, Ahmed Abdelaziz Fayed and Islam Sorour
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:41
  36. The glossopharyngeal nerve is both a sensitive and motor entity that emerges from the posterior lateral sulcus of the bulb and exits the skull through the jugular foramen. Schwannomas arising from glossopharyn...

    Authors: Kantenga Dieu Merci Kabulo, Kazuhito Takeuchi, Yasuo Yamada, Afsal Sharafundeen, Kazadi Kaluile Ntenga Kalangu and Yoko Kato
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:53
  37. White cord syndrome is an unexpected and dreaded complication of decompression surgery in cervical myelopathy with an unforeseeable prognosis. Ischemic reperfusion injury has been advocated as an underlying pa...

    Authors: Vishal Kumar, Ankit Rai and Sarvdeep Singh Dhatt
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:52
  38. Although it is well known that performing decompressive craniectomy (DC) in cases of swollen middle cerebral artery infarction (SMCAI) improves patient outcomes, limited evidence presently exists on the likeli...

    Authors: Safwat Abouhashem, Mohammed Bafaquh, Ahmed Assem, Mahmoud M. Taha, Mohammed ELSherif, Shawkat El-Atawy, Maryam Hashem and Hany Eldawoody
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:51
  39. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are among the leading causes of death and disability in younger age groups. Current guidelines to prevent infection in compound depressed fractures of the skull recommend fragme...

    Authors: Ahmed M. Elsabaa, Hany Eldawoody, Mariam S. K. Abdelwahed and Mohamed M. Aziz
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:50
  40. Surgical management is one of the mainstay management options for cerebrovascular diseases, which is not only curative but also preventive. However, there's a gap between the surgical management of cerebrovasc...

    Authors: Kehinde Alare, Joshua Opanike, Temidayo Adebayo, AbdulSalam Owonikoko, Mariam Edun and Qudus Tajudeen
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:49
  41. Ectopic meningiomas are rare neoplasms that occur entirely outside the intracranial and intraspinal cavities and account for only 1–2% of all meningiomas. These tumors have been reported at various sites, howe...

    Authors: Balu Vijayan, Asha Arjunan, Priya Balakrishnan, Anitha Mathews, Jiji Valsalamony, Neelima Radhakrishnan and Nijo Jose
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:47

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