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  1. The spinal intradural mass lesions represent a challenge in microsurgical practices. The intraoperative precise localization and characterization of these lesions must be achieved to avoid excessive exposure a...

    Authors: Wael Abd Elrahman Ali Elmesallamy, Hesham Yakout, Sami Hassanen and Magdy Elshekh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:38
  2. Catastrophic intraoperative bleeding is a major complication of surgical removal of invasive vertebral hemangioma. Interventional neuroradiology techniques could be more useful tools to manage such hemorrhagic...

    Authors: Ahmed Elsayed Sultan, Tamer Hassan, Mohamed Abdelbary and Amr Elwany
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:39
  3. Arising from different anatomical structures of the spine, chronic low back pain is one of the leading causes of disability, and its management is still controversial. Thus, appropriate and effective managemen...

    Authors: Goertz Dunia Mirenge, Mohamed Elsayed Abdel Bary, Amr Hamdy Elwany and Wael Mohamed Mohamed Moussa
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:40
  4. Lesser wing of sphenoid joins the body of sphenoid by two roots which are separated by the optic canal. Optic canal is a communicating channel between orbit and middle cranial fossa, forming a passage for the ...

    Authors: Eti Sthapak, Navbir Pasricha, Shamrendra Narayan, Anamika Gaharwar and Rajan Bhatnagar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:46
  5. Intramedullary spinal cord metastasis (ISCM) is a rare pathologic entity. To the best of our knowledge, this is the second case of ISCM due to esophageal adenocarcinoma reported in the literature.

    Authors: Fresnel Lutèce Ontsi Obame, Inas El Kacemi, Yao Christian Hugues Dokponou, Jawad Laaguili, Moussa Elmi Saad, Salami Mohcine, Abad Cherif El Asri and Miloud Gazzaz
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:37
  6. The computer aided diagnosis (CAD) algorithms are considered crucial during the treatment planning of cerebral aneurysms (CA), where segmentation is the first and foremost step. This paper presents a segmentat...

    Authors: Yousra Regaya, Abbes Amira and Sarada Prasad Dakua
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:33
  7. Moyamoya disease (MMD) is a chronic cerebrovascular occlusive disease that can results in a variety of neurological deficits. We describe a very rare presentation of MMD in the form of bilateral sudden sensori...

    Authors: Mohamed Nabil Elmarawany
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:29
  8. Meningoencephalocele (ME) is an herniation of brain parenchyma covered by meninges through a bone defect and could be malformative or secondary. Except for rarer cases of spontaneous form, ME is usually due to...

    Authors: Alessandro Pesce, Daniele Armocida, Gianpaolo Petrella, Alessandro Frati and Angelo Pompucci
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:31
  9. Epidural hematoma constitutes a common condition in neuro-traumatology. If its acute form is well known, the chronic one remains less described.

    Authors: Nicaise Kpègnon Agada, Nourou Dine Adeniran Bankole, Mèhomè Wilfried Dossou, Omar Boladji Adébayo Badirou, Emeka Alfred Clement, Fresnel Lutèce Ontsi Obame, Laté Dzidoula Lawson, Romeo Bujiriri Murhega, Arsène Daniel Nyalundja, Nukunté David Lionel Togbenon, Thierry Alihonou and Yao Christian Hugues Dokponou
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:32
  10. Acute Subdural hematoma is a very crucial entity in traumatic brain injury, presented with disabling morbid complications and a high mortality rate; therefore, it is a massive socio-economic burden, leading to...

    Authors: Heba Mohamed Azouz, Hussein Mohammed Hussein Soffar, Waleed Abdelaal Abbass, Ahmed El-said Ahmed and Mohamed Tarek El-far
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:30
  11. Intracranial arterial aneurysms in the paediatric age group constitute less than 5% of all aneurysms. The most common form is spontaneous dissecting aneurysms (SDAs) (Peron et al. in Acta Neurochir 152(9):1511...

    Authors: Mohammad Shahnawaz Alam, Vikas Chandra Jha and Vivek Sharan Sinha
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:34
  12. Pointing out our surgical strategy and experience in selection of surgical approaches in giant pituitary adenomas patients and its relation to surgical and clinical outcome.

    Authors: Mahmoud Saad, Ahmed Nageeb Taha, Samer Serag, Hosam Shata and Wael K. Zakaria
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:35
  13. Olfactory groove meningioma (OGM) is characterized by slow-growing tumors that are frequently bilateral as opposed to unilateral & asymmetrical and may cause progressive frontal lobe compression. We aimed to e...

    Authors: Yasser Bahgat Elsisi, Mohamed Adel Hossen and Saeed Esmaeel Al Emam
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:28
  14. Thoracoscopic spine surgery is a form of minimally invasive spine surgery primarily used to treat thoracic spinal disk herniation and stenosis via endoscopic discectomy and decompression techniques, respective...

    Authors: Mohamed Ragab Nagy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:24
  15. Primary pilocytic astrocytoma of the CPA (Cerebello-pontine angle), in the pediatric age group is an extremely rare entity, with just three cases reported so far. It mostly arises from the root entry zone of t...

    Authors: Dibya Jyoti Mahakul and Ishwar Chandra Premsagar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:25
  16. Management of Sports-related injuries have long been recognized and reported to improve medical care for sports-related injuries as well as improve athletes’ health, fitness, safety, and well-being. Various an...

    Authors: Safwat Abouhashem
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:21
  17. To systematically review the evidence for intrathecal or intraventricular plus intravenous administration of antibiotics compared with standard management for postsurgical meningitis or ventriculitis.

    Authors: William A. Florez-Perdomo, Daniela Escobar-Cardona, Tariq Janjua, Amit Agrawal, Harold Vasquez, Iván David Lozada-Martinez and Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:20
  18. Sellar and juxta-sellar lesions represent a surgical challenge due their deep and complex relationships to surrounding important neurovascular structures. The basal interhemispheric (BIH) approach, as a midlin...

    Authors: Mohammed Mostafa Agamy, Ahmed AbdelAziz Fayed and Amr Mohamed Elsayed Madkour
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:18
  19. The intracranial chondroma is a sporadic type of benign tumor with an incidence of less than 0.5% of all intracranial tumors. Furthermore, this type of tumor has been reported more frequently at the skull base...

    Authors: Yao Christian Hugues Dokponou, Inas El Kacemi, Fernand Nathan Imoumby, Sofia El Akroud, Mohcine Salami, Abad Cherif Elasri and Miloud Gazzaz
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:19
  20. The percutaneous cannulation of the foramen ovale (FO) is implemented in treating trigeminal neuralgia, diagnosing temporal lobe epilepsy and biopsy petroclival lesions. This study dealt with the question whet...

    Authors: Maximilian Brandstetter, Ammar Mallouhi and François Alesch
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:22
  21. Encephaloceles are considered to be a spectrum of neural tube defects with a herniation of the brain and the meninges through a bony skull defect to the exterior.

    Authors: Ahmed Mahmoud Mustafa, Mohammed Ahmed AbdElaal, Momen Mohamed Almamoun, Ahmed Salah Eldin Saro and Magda Mohamed Ali
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:23
  22. Spinal osteoblastoma needs surgical intervention, and over a decade with advancing technologies, different radiological aids have been utilized in the form of CT scan, fluoroscopy and O arm, but no study has c...

    Authors: Shailesh Ramakant Hadgaonkar, Siddharth Manik Katkade, Pramod Dashrath Bhilare and Parag Kantilal Sancheti
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:17
  23. Meningiomas are the most common intracranial tumors in adult patients. Although the majority of meningiomas are diagnosed as benign, approximately 20% of cases are high-grade tumors that require significant cl...

    Authors: Chadwin Hanna Jr, Matthew Willman, Dwayne Cole, Yusuf Mehkri, Sophie Liu, Jonathan Willman and Brandon Lucke-Wold
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:16
  24. Endovascular embolization techniques are showing an extraordinary potential to treat patients suffering from complex neurovascular malformations. The embolization with liquid embolic agents via Onyx is a promi...

    Authors: Mahmut Yüksel, Marios Psychogios and Kristine Blackham
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:14
  25. Brain and other central nervous systems (CNS) tumors are a heterogeneous group of neoplasms that are prevalent in all age groups and gender. The study aimed to investigate the pattern of distribution of World ...

    Authors: Navanil Barua, Nabajyoti Borah, Inamul Haque, Adityendra Lal Borah, Birinchi Kumar Saikia, Ananya Barman and Shabnam Akhtar Ahmed
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:11
  26. Although most cases with spina bifida cystica could be closed by primary skin closure with or without undermining its edges, about 25% of patients have large defects not amenable for closure by these simple me...

    Authors: Amr Farid Khalil, Hatem Ibraheem Badr, Ahmed Zaher, Mohammad Fekry Elshirbiny, Ahmed Mahmoud Elnaggar, Mohamed Badran, Ahmed Elsaaid Zayed, Mostafa Mohammed Abdelhalim and Mohamed Mohsen Amen
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:10
  27. Vasospasm is a grave complication of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) with a significant rate of morbidity and mortality. Endovascular intra-arterial injection of Ca channel blocker agent (Nimodipine) ...

    Authors: Ahmed Sultan, Karim Gaber and Tamer Ibrahim Metwaly
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:9
  28. Medical research has evolved from individual expert-described opinions and techniques to scientifically designed methodology-based studies. There are different study designs, and selecting an appropriate study...

    Authors: Ahmed Galal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:8
  29. The polymorphous low-grade neuroepithelial tumor of young (PLNTY) is considered as one among the low-grade neuroepithelial tumor; as per WHO-2021 classification of Brain Tumors in the fifth edition. The term P...

    Authors: Vijay Joshi, Meghana V. Chougule, Anand Mudkanna, Rakesh Kumar Mishra, Ved Prakash Maurya and Amit Agrawal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:7
  30. Despite the great innovations in the neuroendovascular techniques and related materials, there are still notable percentages of recurrent cerebral aneurysms after aneurysm coiling. Aneurysm packing density is ...

    Authors: Hany A. Fikry Eldawoody, Mohamed Mostafa Aziz and Safwat Abouhashem
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:5
  31. Lumboperitoneal (LP) shunting is an effective treatment option aiming at cerebrospinal fluid diversion in cases of idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Confirming the distal end position, on the other hand, c...

    Authors: Ahmed Alawamry, Essam M. Youssef, Ahmed Ali Morsy, Hassan Ashour and Mohamed A. Samir
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:4
  32. Trigeminal neuralgia (TGN) is a facial pain disorder often caused by arterial compression of the trigeminal nerve. Microvascular decompression (MVD) remains the most definitive treatment for this disorder, wit...

    Authors: Ahmed B. Abougamil, Tamer Ibrahim Metwaly, Osama Ahmed Deif and Wael Khedr
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:3
  33. The sacropelvis is not only an anatomically complex region but also a biomechanically unique zone transferring axial weights via the transitional lumbosacral junction and the pelvic girdle to the lower appendi...

    Authors: Essam M. Youssef
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2023 38:2
  34. The medical-patient relationship is facing pollution of information all over the internet, for physician and patients is becoming tougher to keep updated with the highest quality of information. During the las...

    Authors: Alexis Narvaez-Rojas, Mohamed M. Arnaout, Samer S. Hoz, Amit Agrawal, Angel Lee, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar and Harsh Deora
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2022 37:40
  35. The aim of the study is to use ultrasound to get maximal lesion resection without doing harm to the brain tissue in the absence of neuronavigation system in neurovascular cases as AVM and cavernoma.

    Authors: Ibrahim M. S. El-Tantawy, Mohammed A. Kassem, Ashraf A. El-Badry and Khaled M. AbdElwahab
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2022 37:39
  36. Occult spinal dysraphism involves a wide range of congenital anomalies, e.g., lipoma, Lipomeningomyelocele, congenital dermal sinus, etc. Occult spinal dysraphism also may present with a wide spectrum of clini...

    Authors: Ahmad Elsabaa, Mohamed Ashraf Mahmoud, Mohamed Nosseir, Mohamed Wael S. Mahmoud and Mohamed Mostafa Aziz
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2022 37:38
  37. Subdural collections, following brain surgeries in pediatrics, are common and unfortunately not always easily treated; especially in huge parenchymal tumors, intraventricular tumors and paraventricular tumors....

    Authors: Abdelrahman Magdy Elhabashy, Ahmed Abdelaziz Fayed and Wael M. Khedr
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2022 37:37
  38. Lumboperitoneal (LP) shunts have been described as a safe and effective option for idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). However, it had many complications, including migration. Herein, we report our exp...

    Authors: Mohammad Fekry Elshirbiny, Hatem Badr, Assem ahmed, Samer serag and Amr farid Khalil
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2022 37:36
  39. Stereotactic cryoablation is a minimally invasive surgical technique that has been used to treat disorders of the brain in the past; however, in current practice, it is primarily used for the treatment of live...

    Authors: Arun Angelo Patil and Jared de Joya
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2022 37:35
  40. Meningiomas are common primary brain neoplasms. CD44 is a cell surface glycoprotein receptor that is involved in matrix-mediated cell signaling and cell–matrix adhesion. Matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) play...

    Authors: Ahmed Abd Esattar Abd Elhakeem, Abdelhakeem A. Essa, Radwa Kamel Soliman and Ali Rabee Kamel Hamdan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2022 37:33
  41. The differentiation by means of magnetic resonance between high-grade gliomas and intracranial solitary single metastasis is of the utmost importance since they condition both surgical and complementary treatm...

    Authors: Alejandra Arévalo-Sáenz, Gregorio Rodríguez-Boto Amago and Manuel Pedrosa Sánchez
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2022 37:34

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