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  1. Ghost tumors spontaneously disappear or decrease to less than 70% before definitive diagnosis and treatment (other than steroid treatment). We report our experience with a patient who had not received steroids...

    Authors: Mesi Mathew, Isaac Gundu, Afeez Ajibade Aruna, Samuel Isa Gana, Muhammad Raji Mahmud and Abdullahi Onimisi Jimoh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:25
  2. The clay-shoveler fracture, named after Australian clay shovelers from the 1930s, results from high-energy, repetitive pulling mechanisms and is commonly associated with shoveling or digging. This injury prima...

    Authors: Juan Sebastián Reyes Bello, Diego Fernando Castiblanco Varón, Jose Luis Rozo Saavedra, Claudia Marcela Restrepo Lugo, Juan Nicolas Perez Mendez and Luis Rafael Moscote Salazar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:23
  3. Endovascular treatment of the wide-necked aneurysm is still challenging. Temporary stent-assisted coiling (TSAC) was introduced to manage the ruptured wide-necked aneurysms to avoid the long-term use of dual a...

    Authors: Farid Qoorchi Moheb Seraj, Feizollah Ebrahimnia, Sajjad Najafi, Mahla Esmaeilzadeh and Humain Baharvahdat
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:22
  4. This review assesses laser-based diagnostic modalities for intraoperative tissue diagnosis in neurosurgical oncology, emphasizing their utility in delineating tumor margins. Technologies such as optical cohere...

    Authors: Kevin Pierre, U. George McCann III, Seyedeh Mehrsa Sadat Razavi, Anjali Patel, Amanda Acevedo, John Cerillo, Abheek Raviprasad, Joseph Zhou, Dean Rashdan and Brandon Lucke-Wold
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:21
  5. In patients with spinal cord compression behind the cervical vertebra who presented with myelopathy, one of the treatment modalities is anterior cervical corpectomy followed by insertion of graft or implant. A...

    Authors: Anand Prakash, Rohit Bharti, Ganesh Chauhan, Gautam Dutta and Chandra Bhushan Sahay
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:20
  6. In arteriovenous malformations, endovascular embolization was first used in the 1960s to occlude feeding vessels. In recent years, the success of endovascular treatments has increased. Thus, the use of endovas...

    Authors: Muhammed Erkam Yuksek, Busra Gul, Mehmet Kenan, Mehmet Fatih Erdi, Seyfullah Yıldırım, Ahmet Onder Guney and Fatih Keskin
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:19
  7. Primary central nervous system melanoma is an extremely rare entity and even rarer in children and adolescents as compared to adults. It is often difficult to consider a diagnosis of intracranial melanoma pre-...

    Authors: Vikarn Vishwajeet, Pallavi Saraf, Poonam Abhay Elhence, Sarbesh Tiwari, Jaskaran Singh Gosal and Deepak Kumar Jha
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:18
  8. A disorder causes congenital kyphosis in the last stages of ossification and cartilage formation during embryonic development. The main treatment for this disease is surgery with various methods. The present s...

    Authors: Majid Rezvani, Mehdi Mahmoodkhani, Soheil Fallahpour, Payman Rahmani, Hamed Koohgard and Donya Sheibani Tehrani
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:17
  9. To detect demographic, clinical, and radiological predictors of patient outcomes and prognosis in spontaneous cerebellar hematoma patients that may guide accurate decision making.

    Authors: Mahmoud Saad, Hanee Ali, Ali A. Mowafy, Mohamed Badran, Ahmed Naguib Taha and Mohamed Mohsen Amen
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:16
  10. A ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt is a cerebral shunt that diverts excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).Obstruction in the normal outflow or decreased absorption of the fluid is the usual cause. Hydrocephalus is t...

    Authors: Mohsin Fayaz, Azhar Khalid, Abrar Ahad Wani and Sajad Hussain Arif
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:15
  11. To date, the recognized medical criteria for BD/DNC (brain death/death according to neurological criteria) in the USA (United States of America) are the 2010 AAN (American Academy of Neurology) standards for i...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdelbari Mattar and Zakaria Mohamed Zakwan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2024 39:14
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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

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