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  1. Because of the continuing practice variation regarding the extent of glioblastoma (GBM) resection, we sought to systematically examine the recent literature to evaluate the impact of the extent of resection of...

    Authors: Mohamed A. R. AbdelFatah, Ali Kotb, Mohamed Ahmed Said and Emad M. H. Abouelmaaty
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2022 37:3
  2. Surgical site infections (SSI) represent a burden on the health care system especially in developing countries with significant morbidity and mortality. In Egypt, especially in our institution, there is no reg...

    Authors: Assem Mouneir Abdel-Latif, Amira A. Moharram, Ahmed Higazy, Nehal I. Ghoneim, Omnia Shafei, Salma G. Abdelhady, Ghadeer Assal and Aly Ibrahim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2022 37:2
  3. Post-traumatic epilepsy is a devastating complication of traumatic brain injury that has no targeted pharmacological therapy. Previous literature has explored the role of the c-Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK) path...

    Authors: Coulter Small, Abeer Dagra, Melanie Martinez, Eric Williams and Brandon Lucke-Wold
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2022 37:1
  4. Melanoma is a disease in which the patient doesn’t know about the primary lesion, and it has a propensity to metastases to any organ in the human body. Amongst melanoma, leptomeningeal metastasis has the least...

    Authors: Pawan Yadav, Govind Mangal, Uday Bhaumik, Sanjeev Agarwal, Poojan Thakor and Vaibhav Lakhanpal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:35
  5. Brain tumors in the first years of life are frequently encountered recently with the advancement in neuroimaging, neurosurgery and neuroanethesia where early diagnosis of these lesions became available even be...

    Authors: Abdelrhman Enayet
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:33
  6. The first line of treatment of Cushing’s disease (CD) is surgery. However, surgical resection is not amenable in all cases and the role of radiosurgical management of residual tumors or upfront treatment has b...

    Authors: Ignatius N. Esene, Tarek Elserry, Hesham Radwan and Ahmad Mohammed Elsabaa
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:43
  7. Subdural spinal cord hematomas are very rare condition. They most often occur in patients with primary or secondary blood haemostasis disorders and following lumbar punctures. Early diagnosis and management pr...

    Authors: Moussa Denou, Nourou Dine Adeniran Bankole, Mustapha Hamama, Nizare El Fatemi and Moulay Rachid El Maaqili
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:42
  8. Osteochondromas are a benign outgrowth of bone and cartilage and one of the most common bone tumors that usually occur in long bones, with only 1–4% being located in the spine, more frequently in the cervical ...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdel Zaher, Mohammad Ali Alzohiry, Amr A. Fadle, Ahmed A. Khalifa and Omar Refai
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:30
  9. Thoracolumbar fractures represent a widespread injuries that can cause significant disability and strain the healthcare system. Different surgical approaches are described in the literature. This study was con...

    Authors: Ali R. Hamdan, Radwan Nouby Mahmoud, Ahmed G. Tammam and Eslam El-Sayed El-Khateeb
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:41
  10. Lumbar canal stenosis (LCS) is a degenerative spinal disease of elderly people, and it not only impairs the mechanical activity but also alters the economic and mental status of the patients indirectly.

    Authors: Ajay Kumar Singh, Prashant Raj Singh, Tarun Kumar Pandey, Ankur Kumar and Abhay Kumar Agarwal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:31
  11. Lhermitte and Duclos first described the dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum in 1920. In the last 100 years, its clinical presentation, radiological features, pathological characteristics, and associati...

    Authors: Sanjeev Kumar, Debabrata Sahana, Amit Jain, Lavlesh Rathore, Manish Tawari, Jatinder Mittal and Rajiv Sahu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:40
  12. Cavernous hemangiomas are benign vascular malformations, probably representing the most common intraorbital and intraconal tumors in the adult population.

    Authors: Simone Ulivieri, Davide Luglietto, Matteo Ulivieri and Antonio Giorgio
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:29
  13. Glioblastoma multiform with primitive neuronal component (GBM-PNC) has been recently defined as a rare variant of glioblastoma multiform (GBM), which shows characteristically pathological pattern of less diffe...

    Authors: Santiago Valbuena, Alejandro Ortega, Macarena Centeno and Jordi Manuel Rimbau
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:37
  14. Ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion is widely used in the treatment of different kinds of hydrocephalus. Shunt failure is one of the most common complications; however complete intracranial shunt migration is...

    Authors: Hammad Mehtab, Ahtesham Khizar, Soha Zahid, Sameer Saleem Tebha and Maha Irfan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:34
  15. Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) continues to be a condition that carries high rates of morbidity, mortality, and disability around the world. One of its complications is neurogenic pulmonary edema (NPE), which i...

    Authors: Ivan David Lozada-Martínez, María Manuela Rodríguez-Gutiérrez, Jenny Ospina-Rios, Michael Gregorio Ortega-Sierra, Mauro Antonio González-Herazo, Lina Marcela Ortiz-Roncallo, Rafael Martínez-Imbett, Andrés Elías Llamas-Nieves, Tariq Janjua and Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:27
  16. Incidental durotomy (ID) during lumbar spine surgery is a frequent complication of lumbar spine surgical procedures. Many surgical techniques were described in literature for repair of durotomy, however it is ...

    Authors: Mansour A. Makia, Ahmed Alawamry and Ahmad M. Elsharkawy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:26
  17. Endovascular coiling has gained worldwide acceptance in the management of intracranial aneurysms. However, not all aneurysms can be coiled. Direct aneurysm puncture with aneurysm thrombosis has been performed,...

    Authors: Arun Angelo Patil, Deepak Kumar Pandey, Sidhartha Kumar, Ashis Chand and Megha Jacob
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:23
  18. Achieving hemostasis during neurosurgical procedures within deep seated tumors is of paramount importance. Chemical methods like using ORC and gel foam are preferred to bipolar cautery as bipolar cautery cause...

    Authors: Venkatesan Sanjeevi and V. R. Roopesh Kumar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:22
  19. The association of cervical osteomyelitis with epidural abscess is extremely rare; atypical symptomatology is what makes diagnosing and management challenging. This case is the sixth case reported in the liter...

    Authors: Hamid Khay, Salvatore Chibbaro, Younes Dehneh, Helene Cebula and François Proust
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:36
  20. Hospital-based cancer registries can provide information on the magnitude and distribution of cancers in a given hospital. Hospital-based brain tumor registry data, focusing on glioma, from a tertiary care rur...

    Authors: Suyash Singh, Harsh Deora, Azfar Neyaz, Kuntal Kanti Das, Anant Mehrotra, Arun Kumar Srivastava, Sanjay Behari, Awadhesh Kumar Jaiswal and Sushila Jaiswal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:32
  21. Aneurysm of vein of Galen is a rare congenital arteriovenous malformation. Clinical manifestations depend on the age of discovery. Endovascular embolization is currently the treatment of choice. This technique...

    Authors: Louncény Fatoumata Barry, Yakhya Cisse, Mohameth Faye, Mouhamadou Moustapha Ndongo, Mhaks Malangu, Amidou Adjamou, Momar Codé Ba and Seydou Boubakar Badiane
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:18
  22. Indocyanine green (ICG) is a near-infrared (NIR) fluorescent dye. After intravenous injection, it reaches the vessels of the brain within 30 s. A real-time visualization of the cerebral vasculature is possible.

    Authors: K. Kaiser, M. Nayil, A. Ramzan, S. Sarbjit, W. Abrar, A. Sajad and A. Rashid
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:19
  23. Pineal region tumors are commonly present in the pediatric age group. However, pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) is very rare at this region, and only few case reports have been reported till now in literature.

    Authors: Saraj Kumar Singh, Krishan Kumar Sharma and Tarun Kumar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:14
  24. Spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) is characterized by positional headache caused by low CSF pressure, without any major traumatic event. Optimal treatment is still debated; epidural blood patch (EBP) ...

    Authors: Efthalia Angelopoulou, Eirini Pantou, Georgios Zacharis, Michail Rentzos, Leonidas Stefanis and Vasiliki Zouvelou
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:13
  25. Stroke is a neurological emergency that tends to be the first cause of death in many countries. Atmospheric variables are strongly associated with stroke, in which subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) has been associ...

    Authors: Harold E. Vasquez, Lakshmi Prasad, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar and Amit Agrawal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:17
  26. Disorder of consciousness diagnosis, especially when is classified as persistent vegetative state (without misestimating the other diagnosis classifications), in the intensive care is an important diagnosis to...

    Authors: Gabriel Alexander Quiñones-Ossa, Yeider A. Durango-Espinosa, Tariq Janjua, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar and Amit Agrawal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:9
  27. The aim of lumbopelvic fixation is to obtain a solid fusion across the lumbosacral junction. There are many indications for lumbopelvic fixation, namely, spinal deformity in cases requiring long segment fusion...

    Authors: Islam Sorour, Mohamed Abd Elbary, Ahmed Rabie and Abdelrahman Magdy Elhabashy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:11
  28. Formation of post-operative neuroma formation after laparoscopic surgery is not common. Its diagnosis is often missed because pain often mimics intra-abdominal pathology. In this paper, the authors report a ca...

    Authors: Soubrata Raikar, Arun Angelo Patil, Amelia Simmons and Thomas Nilles-Melchert
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:8
  29. Free-hand tapping of the lateral ventricle through the posterior approach is a standard procedure. There are occasions, however, when more than one pass is needed. One way to make it easy and safe is to use a ...

    Authors: Aatman Chand, Ashis K. Chand, Arun Angelo Patil and Manmeet Singh Chhabra
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:7
  30. Cognitive impairment after traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a main source of morbidity for affected individuals, their family members, and their community. There are numerous serum biomarkers, which are elevate...

    Authors: Mohammed F.A Ali, Ahmed M.F Ghoul and Mohamed I Refaat
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:10
  31. Fungal infections of the CNS are almost always a clinical surprise. Aspergillus species although ubiquitous are more frequently observed in immuno-compromised individuals upon inhalation of conidia. Most of th...

    Authors: Mir Ibrahim Sajid, Noor Malik, Samira S. Balouch and Ehsan Bari
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:3
  32. Anatomy of anterior communicating vascular complex is variable and sometimes causes troublesome situations during microsurgical clipping of ruptured anterior communicating (Acom) aneurysms. Preoperative unders...

    Authors: Ahmed Mohamed Ehsan Alawamry, Mahmoud Mostafa Taha, Tarek Hassan Abdelbary, Ahmed Awad Bessar and Mostafa Farid
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:5
  33. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a worldwide major health problem associated with a high rate of morbidity and mortality. Intracranial hypertension following TBI is the main but not the only cause of early mort...

    Authors: Safwat Abouhashem, Amr Albakry, Shawkat El-Atawy, Faten Fawzy, Sahar Elgammal and Omar Khattab
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:1
  34. Collateral circulation is a vascular network which maintains the blood flow after the partial blockage of primary vascular pathways. This acts as potential vascular supplementary system and plays important rol...

    Authors: Harold E. Vasquez, B. V. Murlimanju, Adesh Shrivastava, Yeider A. Durango-Espinosa, Andrei F. Joaquim, Ezequiel Garcia-Ballestas, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar and Amit Agrawal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2021 36:2
  35. The surgery of giant intracranial meningiomas (GIM) is difficult due to its large size, prominent vascularity, including and limiting visualization of various neurovascular structures, and severe cerebral edem...

    Authors: Ramy Teama, Mohamed Adawy and Mohamed Emara
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:24

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