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  1. Intracranial mass lesions can lead to transtentorial uncal herniation, and pupillary asymmetry is a well-recognized sign of impending cerebral herniation. Impending uncal herniation can lead to ipsilateral, bi...

    Authors: Amit Agrawal, V. A. Kiran Kumar and Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:22
  2. Paediatric strokes are a different entity owing to the difference in pathological entity causing the stroke as well as difficulty in treatment and management due to the presence of a growing brain and small va...

    Authors: S. Ganapathy and P. Pandey
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:21
  3. Tuberculosis of the central nervous system (CNS) remains endemic in developing countries with high morbidity and mortality despite advances in imaging and treatment. The objective of our work was to describe t...

    Authors: Barry Louncény Fatoumata, Souare Ibrahima Sory, Cissé Fodé Abass, Djibo Hamani A. Bachir, Atakla H. Ghislain, Condé Alpha Youssouf, Barry Mamoudou, Barry Souleymane Djigué, Donzo Ansoumane, Barry Ibrahima Sory, Ibrahima Sory Souaré Jr, Youla Sény, Camara Mamadi and Cissé Amara
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:20
  4. Management of lumbar canal stenosis should be started with conservative treatment and preferably with a multimodal approach, but in cases of severe pain with extensive neurogenic claudication symptoms, surgica...

    Authors: Mohamed A. El Tabl, Yasser B. El Sisi, Saeed E. Al Emam, Mohamed A. Hussen and Dalia S. Saif
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:19
  5. Posterior fossa brain tumours are one of the most devastating forms of human illnesses which are more common in children. Brainstem compression, herniation and death are the risks with tumours in this critical...

    Authors: Mohamed Emara, Abd-Elaal Mamdouh and Mohamed M. Elmaghrabi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:18
  6. Meningioma arising from locations in the vicinity of the optic nerve or chiasm may affect the visual function and sometimes the presentation of such tumors. Decompression of the optic nerve or chiasm can give ...

    Authors: Ali Kotb Ali, Ahmad Elsayed Desouky Elayoty, Tarek Hamdy Elserry, Mohamed AbdelRahman AbdelFatah and Mahmoud Galaleldeen Abouelela
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:17
  7. Intracerebral hemorrhage is hemorrhage occurring in the brain that can occur because of immediate trauma or structural disease process. The age-standardized mortality rate is decreasing worldwide especially in...

    Authors: Gabriel Alexander Quiñones-Ossa, Yeider Durango-Espinosa, Huber Padilla-Zambrano, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar, Ravish Keni, Harsh Deora and Amit Agrawal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:13
  8. Subdural hematoma (SDH) at a remote operative site is uncommon following neurosurgical procedures. However, supratentorial SDH is one of the rare complications following microvascular decompression (MVD). We r...

    Authors: Maidinamu Yakufujiang, Yoshinori Higuchi, Shogo Wakita, Kentaro Horiguchi, Shiro Ikegami and Yasuo Iwadate
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:11
  9. Due to increased number of patients suffering from hydrocephalus (HCP) and lack of data concerning volumetric changes after shunting operations, this study aims to assess the volumetric changes in brain ventri...

    Authors: Tarek Mohamed Hasanin, Ahmed Said Mansour, Saeed Esmaeel Alemam, Hossam Abd-Elhakim Alnoamany and Mohammed Leithy Alam-Eldien
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:10
  10. Hemifacial spasm (HFS) is a chronic movement disorder characterized by twitching of muscles of facial expression which is innervated by the facial nerve. The condition is unilaterally, beginning in the orbicul...

    Authors: Moamen Mohamed Morsy, Wael Ahmed Foaud, Hisham Adel Abu-Elenain and Mohammed Abbas Aly
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:9
  11. Neurosurgical services is an essential component of tertiary level of health care, this field is still evolving in Nigeria with lack of material and manpower. There is a near complete absence of neurosurgeons ...

    Authors: E. Morgan and C. Nwatuzor
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:6
  12. Thoracic kyphosis is not so uncommon, which presents with devastating myelopathy. In the past, the surgical treatment for it had been somewhat controversial. Traditionally, it had been addressed by open decomp...

    Authors: Ajay Krishnan, Sameer Patil, Chaitanya Reddy, Shivanand Mayi, Devanand Degulmadi, Ravi Ranjan Rai and Bharat R. Dave
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:4
  13. Increasing traumatic brain injury (TBI) has paralleled the need for decompression surgery for acute subdural (ASDH) and acute extradural haematoma (AEDH). Knowledge of key determinants of clinical outcomes of ...

    Authors: Mbaaga K. Ssebakumba, Herman Lule, Francis Olweny, Jacqueline Mabweijano and Joel Kiryabwire
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:3
  14. Ventriculoperitoneal shunt is one of the most popular cerebrospinal fluid diversion procedures worldwide. Complications are common, but uncommon complications are rarely reported in the literature making a sta...

    Authors: Aliyu Muhammad Koko, Nasiru Jinjiri Ismail, Ali Lasseini and Sahabi M. Saddiku
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2020 35:2
  15. Various surgical options are used for the treatment of ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow. In this study, anterior trans-muscular transposition of the ulnar nerve was used for the treatment of cubital tunnel ...

    Authors: Ahmed Shawky Ammar, Mohamed Ahmed El Tabl and Dalia Salah Saif
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:44
  16. Kleeblattschädel skull, also known as the cloverleaf is a complex synostosis which presents with an enlarged tri-lobar skull resulting temporal bulging and a flat posterior skull, a rare find in the population...

    Authors: Mir Ibrahim Sajid, Noor Malik, Samira S. Balouch and Gohar Javed
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:41
  17. Each year, there are approximately 5 million new vertebral fractures worldwide. Being a mobile flexible segment that is prone to severe stresses and loads, thoracolumbar fractures are considered one of the mos...

    Authors: Sherief Ahmed Elenany, Hazem Adel Alkosha and Mohamed Safwat Ibrahiem
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:40
  18. The purpose of this study was to correlate lumbosacral spinal ultrasound (LUS) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in patients with lumbosacral spinal dysraphisms to evaluate the value of LUS in diag...

    Authors: Wael Abd Elrahman Ali Elmesallamy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:39
  19. Assessment of visual field outcomes following the medical or surgical management of increased intracranial pressure in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

    Authors: Ali R. Hamdan, Amr M. Tayel, Eslam El Sayed El Khateeb and Osama Elsoghiar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:38
  20. Herniation of the cervical disk material results in interruption of the posterior longitudinal ligament (PLL) in the majority of patients. Routine opening of the PLL during ACDF is a necessary step for complet...

    Authors: Ashraf Mohamed Farid and Sherif Elsayed ElKheshin
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:37
  21. Meningitis is a life-threatening infection often associated with high morbidity. Recurrent bacterial meningitis poses a clinical challenge, both clinically and diagnostically. To prevent further recurrences, t...

    Authors: Ahmet Naci Emecen, Reyhan Ertekin, Begumhan Baysal, Ferhat Arslan and Haluk Vahaboglu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:36
  22. Gangliogliomas are rare tumors of the central nervous system. They can occur anywhere in the central nervous system but are most commonly located in the temporal lobe and are mainly found in children. Anaplast...

    Authors: Vikas Sharma, S. Bhaskar, Sumit Ramdas Hire and Arvind Ahuja
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:35
  23. Degenerative spondylolisthesis is a common spinal pathology. Traditionally, spinal fusion is an accepted standard surgical treatment for listhesis. But fusion is a major intervention with its known pitfalls. W...

    Authors: Ajay Krishnan, Mahesh Kulkarni, Mreetaunjay Singh, Chaitanya Reddy, Shivanand Mayi, D. Devanand, Ravi Ranjan Rai and Bharat R. Dave
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:34
  24. Pediatric idiopathic intracranial hypertension is a rare condition, but inappropriate diagnosis and management may lead to devastating outcome with loss of vision and lifelong handicap. Dandy criteria are used...

    Authors: Safwat Abouhashem, Ahmed A. M. Gad, Mohamed El-Malkey and Esam A. Daoud
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:32
  25. Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) is becoming a popular option of treatment in carefully selected patients with hydrocephalus (Drake et al., Childs Nerv Syst 25:467-472, 2009). The success or possible out...

    Authors: E. Morgan, O. B. Bankole, B. O. Mofikoya, O. O. Kanu, O. A. Ojo, E. A. Jeje and E. O. Poluyi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:31
  26. Chronic subdural hematomas (CSDH) initially present as focal neurological deficits with or without signs of increased intracranial pressure, for which admission to the general medical ward may occur if they pr...

    Authors: Sakina Mehboob Rashid, Shahrzad Seyedeh Deliran, Marieke Cornelia Johanna Dekker and William Patrick Howlett
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:29
  27. Intracranial arachnoid cysts are collections of cerebrospinal fluid within the arachnoid membrane and subarachnoid space of the cisterns and major cerebral fissures that account for about 1% of all intracrania...

    Authors: Domagoj Dlaka, Marina Raguž, Danko Muller, Dominik Romić, Fadi Almahariq, Jelena Dlaka, Anđelo Kaštelančić and Darko Chudy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:28
  28. Various surgical procedures have been recommended for the treatment of lumbar spondylolisthesis, but controversy still exists regarding the optimal surgical technique. In this study, we compared the clinical a...

    Authors: Essam Moneer Ali Rezk, Ahmed Rizk Elkholy and Ebrahim Ahmed Shamhoot
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:26
  29. The vertebral column represents the most common bony site for metastasis with an incidence ranged from 30% to 70% in patients with metastatic neoplasms. The dorsal spine carries the highest frequent site for m...

    Authors: Ahmed Kamal Abdelhameid, Ahmed Saro and Khaled Naser Fadl
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:23
  30. There is a debate over the origin of bleeding in case of spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma (SSEH). The most widely accepted theory is of venous origin. Since the epidural veins are valveless, there will be ...

    Authors: Ajaya Kumar Ayyappan Unnithan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:21
  31. Intra-thecal baclofen pump has been proven a safe and effective treatment of spasticity. Subdural hematoma has been rarely described following intra-thecal drug delivery device insertion.

    Authors: Konstantinos Barkas, Tigran Petrosyan, Georgios Mantziaris, Kyriakos Karkoulias, Georgios Arealis and Stylianos Pikis
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:20
  32. Lumbar disc prolapse has been rarely described in young children. In this report, we reported a lumbar disc prolapse in an overweight 9-year-old girl after trauma. The girl had a severe radicular pain that did...

    Authors: Walid A. Abdel Ghany, Mohamed A. Nada, George Halim and Iman H. Hewedi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:18
  33. Cerebral edema and increased intracranial pressure are of the major consequences of traumatic brain injury that affects the outcome. The aim of this study is to assess the efficacy of dexmedetomidine as an adj...

    Authors: Mohammed Khallaf, Ahmed Mostafa Thabet, Mahmoud Ali, Essam Sharkawy and Sherif Abdel-rehim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:17

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