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  1. Arachnoid cysts account for about 1% of all intracranial mass lesions. Intraparenchymal arachnoid cysts are an uncommon entity. Only a few reports are available in adults with the intraparenchymal arachnoid cyst.

    Authors: Subhas Konar, K. V. L. Narasinga Rao, B. N. Nandeesh and S. Sampath
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:16
  2. Pneumocephalus is a common complication presented as air in the cranial cavity after cranial surgery. We present a very rare case of isolated new onset aphasia due to pneumocephalus after evacuation of subdura...

    Authors: Vamsi Krishna Chagalakonda, Jayasri Adulla, Gaurav Sudhakar Chamle, Naresh Kumar Pagidimarry, Bala Raja Sekhar Chandra Yetkuri, Sai Sudarsan P and Sukumar Sura
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:15
  3. Trigeminal neuralgia may be idiopathic or may involve other causes. It can be secondary to posterior fossa tumors many times. In the present case, posterior fossa meningioma was detected with trigeminal neural...

    Authors: Hasan Burak Gunduz, Yaser Ozgunduz, Abdullah Emre Tacyildiz, Erhan Emel and Murad Asilturk
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:14
  4. Although neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a common genetical disorder, symptoms due to neural involvement are rare among infants and children. Ganglioneuromas are slow-growing tumors and can be seen in patien...

    Authors: Omer Batu Hergunsel, Fatih Demir, Mehmet Mustafa Akin and Metin Kaplan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:12
  5. Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is an uncommon extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphoma. This tumor is common in the fifth to seventh decade and is located commonly in the periventricular region and in ...

    Authors: Vikas Sharma, Sanjeev Dua and Rooma Ambastha
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:11
  6. Most of the studies that examined the prognosis of acute subdural hematoma (ASDH) in severe head injury patients stated their overall prognosis as one group. The aim of the present study was to assess the prog...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdel Rahman AbdelFatah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:9
  7. Proximal catheterization failure is believed to be the result of obstruction of the catheter by the choroid plexus. Optimal catheter placement can reduce proximal catheter failure. It has been reported that pl...

    Authors: Mehmet Seçer, Zeynep Nigar Varlıbaş, Osman Arıkan Nacar, Kadir Çınar and Murat Ulutaş
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:7
  8. Recent guidelines recommend early closure of the ruptured aneurysms. However, this may not be available in all cases especially in developing countries. This may lead to late surgery during the period of vasos...

    Authors: Mahmoud M. Taha, Ahmed Alawamry and Tarek H. Abdelbary
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:5
  9. The thoracolumbar spine is vulnerable to fracture in falls or motor vehicle accidents. Thoracolumbar spine fracture can be associated with neurological deficits, long-term pain and disability. The optimal mana...

    Authors: Mohammed Mustafa Adawi, Islam Aboulfetouh, Ahmed Saleh and Walid Younis
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:6
  10. Cervical trauma is a common cause of disability following spinal cord injury especially in athletic populations. The biomechanics in the atlantoaxial joint carry more than 50% of the rotational movement which ...

    Authors: Ahmed Saro, Ahmed Kamal Abdelhameid and Khaled Naser Fadl
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2019 34:3
  11. Moyamoya disease (MMD) is a chronic, progressive occlusion of the arteries around the circle of Willis that leads to the development of characteristic collateral vessels seen on cerebral angiography. MMD is co...

    Authors: Gautam Dutta, Daljit Singh, Hukum Singh and Arvind Kumar Srivastava
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:25
  12. Intraoperative ultrasonography (IOUS) represents a cheap and safe alternative to the more expensive intraoperative guidance modalities. In this study, we investigate the impact of introducing IOUS in the surgi...

    Authors: Aly Ibrahim, Walid Ahmed Abdel Ghany, Mohamed Atef Elzoghby, Ayman El-Shazly, Hisham Simry and Mohamed Alaa Fakhr
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:24
  13. Pineal region tumor is considered an ideal indication for endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV), with success rate up to 92%. The ultimate advantage is the ability to obtain tumor biopsy for histopathological...

    Authors: Mohamed Amer Ibrahim Amer and Hytham Ibrahim Shokry Elatrozy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:23
  14. Cavernous hemangiomas are benign tumors that exceptionally affect the cranial bones. The first description of this type of tumor was in 1845 by Toynbee. A review of the literature reveals less than 100 publish...

    Authors: Alejandra Arévalo Sáenz, Natalia Frade Porto and Manuel Pedrosa Sánchez
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:22
  15. Central neurocytomas (CN) are relatively rare intrinsic brain tumors of an ectodermal origin that usually arise in the lateral ventricles close to the foramen of Monro and septum pellucidum. Surgical gross tot...

    Authors: Ahmad Elsayed Desoukey Elayouty, Ahmed Hamad and Ashraf Ghobashi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:21
  16. In the publication of this article [1], unfortunately not the latest version of the Declarations section has been published.

    Authors: Ahmed M. Sallam, Walid A. Abdel Ghany, Ali Kotb Ali, Mohamed A. Habib, Ahmed F. Toubar, Mohamed S. Kabil, Ahmed Abdel Barr Salem, Sherif H. Abouzeid Mourad and Mohamed A. Nada
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:20

    The original article was published in Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:11

  17. Non-functioning pituitary adenomas have been treated by gross total resection with the microscopic transsphenoidal approach being the standard for decades. Recently, the endoscope has been utilized as alternat...

    Authors: Hatem Adel Sabry, Ahmad Elsayed Desoukey Elayouty, Hazem Antar Mashaly, Alyaa Ahmed Elsherbeny and Aya Yassin
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:18
  18. Extradural haematomas form 0.5% of all head injuries (Narayan and Kempisy, Principles of Neurosurgery, 2005). With the extensive blood supply to the vein, injury to the meningeal arteries leads to rapid intrac...

    Authors: Ahmad A. Moussa, Mohamed E. Mahmoud and Hosam A. Yousef
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:17
  19. Hydatid disease is a parasitic infectious disease caused by Echinococcus granulosus. The parasite can form cysts in any part of the body with the liver and lung being the most commonly involved organs. It can rar...

    Authors: Dar Parvez Mohi Ud Din, Wani Afshan Anjum, Malik Liaqat Ahmad, Kirmani Altaf Rehman, Gorsi Bashir Ahmad and Wani Naveed Gulshan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:16
  20. The diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is established mainly on a clinical basis, and diagnosis is done after careful history taking and examination including known provocative tests with varying effica...

    Authors: Ahmed A. Arab, Mohamed M. Elmaghrabi and Mohamed H. Eltantawy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:14
  21. Thoracic and lumbar fractures represent nearly 90% of traumatic spine injuries. Thoracolumbar region is susceptible to injury because of its location between the stiff kyphotic thoracic spine and the mobile lo...

    Authors: Ahmed M. Sallam, Walid A. Abdel Ghany, Ali Kotb Ali, Mohamed A. Habib, Ahmed F. Toubar, Mohamed S. Kabil, Ahmed Abdel Barr Salem, Sherif H. Abouzeid Mourad and Mohamed A. Nada
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:11

    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:20

  22. Cerebellar contusion accounts for 0.54% of traumatic brain injuries. They present with a variety of symptoms like ataxia, dysmetria, dysdiadokinesia, and vertigo. CT scan is the gold standard investigation for...

    Authors: Gohar Javed, Sanaullah Bashir and Yousuf ul Islam
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:6
  23. Ventriculoperitoneal shunt malpositions are known complications which tend to increase the morbidity and recovery time of an elegant procedure. Distal malpositions into subcutaneous space due to improper closu...

    Authors: Harsh Deora, Anil Sharma, K. V. L. N. Rao, Sampath Somanna and Vikas V
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:9
  24. Gamma Knife radiosurgery is the principal alternative to microsurgical resection for acoustic neuromas (vestibular schwannomas). However; its increasing use worldwide and evolution of Gamma Knife device precis...

    Authors: Moneer K. Faraj, Anwer N. Hafidh and Alhasan Abdul Rahim Taresh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:5
  25. Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is a common situation in neurosurgical practice. Only a few studies had mentioned the opening of the inner membrane during the burr-hole evacuation of a CSDH. This study was de...

    Authors: Ahmad Elsayed Desoukey Elayouty and Mohamed AbdelRahman AbdelFatah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:4
  26. The concept of generous decompression, including resection of the posterior longitudinal ligament (PLL) and even partial bilateral uncovertebral joint resection, has been adopted by some authors. This was just...

    Authors: Ahmad Elsayed Desoukey Elayouty, Hazem Antar Mashaly and Hatem Adel Sabry
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:3
  27. Embryologically, the internal carotid artery (ICA) is comprised of seven segments, any of which may be absent. We presented a very rare case of a well-preserved persistent primitive trigeminal artery (PTA), se...

    Authors: Kenyu Hayashi, Akihito Hashiguchi, Koichi Moroki, Hajime Tokuda and Shigetoshi Yano
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery 2018 33:1

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