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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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

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