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Commentary: Chlorhexidine Showers are Associated With a Reduction in Surgical Site Infection Following Spine Surgery: An Analysis of 4266 Consecutive Surgeries.

Neurosurgery 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

The Spinal Column Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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December 2018

Developing Physician Leadership in Hospital Policy Development: A Case Study of Resident-Driven Policy Initiatives in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Neurosurgery 2019 Feb 1. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama.

The bulk of a resident's daily work is patient care related; however, other aspects of residency training are vital both to a resident's education and to the advancement of the field. Basic science and clinical research are the more common academic activities in which residents participate after completion of daily patient care objectives. Less frequently, residents participate in a process vital to the delivery of efficient, cost-effective, and safe patient care: hospital policy development. Read More

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February 2019
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Commentary: Limited Dorsal Myeloschisis: Reconsideration of its Embryological Origin.

Neurosurgery 2019 Feb 1. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Palo Alto, California.

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February 2019
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Virtual Reality Angiogram vs 3-Dimensional Printed Angiogram as an Educational tool-A Comparative Study.

Neurosurgery 2019 Feb 2. Epub 2019 Feb 2.

Department of Neurosurgery, Nepean Hospital, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Background: Three-dimensional (3D) visualization of the neurovascular structures has helped preoperative surgical planning. 3D printed models and virtual reality (VR) devices are 2 options to improve 3D stereovision and stereoscopic depth perception of cerebrovascular anatomy for aneurysm surgery.

Objective: To investigate and compare the practicality and potential of 3D printed and VR models in a neurosurgical education context. Read More

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February 2019
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Commentary: A Clinical Rule for Preoperative Prediction of BRAF Mutation Status in Craniopharyngiomas.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 29. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginial School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia.

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January 2019
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Commentary: Costs and Their Predictors in Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery.

Authors:
Daniel Yoshor

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 29. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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January 2019
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Comparison of Outcomes in Level I vs Level II Trauma Centers in Patients Undergoing Craniotomy or Craniectomy for Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 24. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Background: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) carries a devastatingly high rate of morbidity and mortality.

Objective: To assess whether patients undergoing craniotomy/craniectomy for severe TBI fare better at level I than level II trauma centers in a mature trauma system.

Methods: The data were extracted from the Pennsylvania Trauma Outcome Study database. Read More

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January 2019
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Development of Common Data Elements for Use in Chiari Malformation Type I Clinical Research: An NIH/NINDS Project.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Division of Neuroscience, National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, Maryland.

The management of Chiari I malformation (CMI) is controversial because treatment methods vary and treatment decisions rest on incomplete understanding of its complex symptom patterns, etiologies, and natural history. Validity of studies that attempt to compare treatment of CMI has been limited because of variable terminology and methods used to describe study subjects. The goal of this project was to standardize terminology and methods by developing a comprehensive set of Common Data Elements (CDEs), data definitions, case report forms (CRFs), and outcome measure recommendations for use in CMI clinical research, as part of the CDE project at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) of the US National Institutes of Health. Read More

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January 2019
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Amygdala and Hypothalamus: Historical Overview With Focus on Aggression.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Laboratory of Neuroscience, Hospital Sirio-Libanes, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Aggressiveness has a high prevalence in psychiatric patients and is a major health problem. Two brain areas involved in the neural network of aggressive behavior are the amygdala and the hypothalamus. While pharmacological treatments are effective in most patients, some do not properly respond to conventional therapies and are considered medically refractory. Read More

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January 2019
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Limited Dorsal Myeloschisis: Reconsideration of its Embryological Origin.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Seoul National University Children's Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Background: Limited dorsal myeloschisis (LDM) is postulated to be a result of incomplete dysjunction in primary neurulation. However, clinical experience of LDM located below the first-second sacral (S1-S2) vertebral level, which is formed from secondary neurulation (S2-coccyx), suggested that LDM may not be entirely explained as an error of primary neurulation.

Objective: To elucidate the location and characteristics of LDM to investigate the possible relation of its pathoembryogenesis to secondary neurulation. Read More

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January 2019

Commentary: Radiological Characteristics and Natural History of Adult IDH-Wild-Type Astrocytomas With TERT Promoter Mutations.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 28. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Messina, Italy.

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January 2019

Stimulation of the Tractography-Defined Subthalamic Nucleus Regions Correlates With Clinical Outcomes.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of Neurosurgery, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria San Carlos, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Background: Although deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the dorsolateral subthalamic nucleus (STN) is a well-established surgical treatment for patients with Parkinson disease (PD), there is still controversy about the relationship between the functional segregation of the STN and clinical outcomes.

Objective: To correlate motor and neuropsychological (NPS) outcomes with the overlap between the volume of activated tissue (VAT) and the tractography-defined regions within the STN.

Methods: Retrospective study evaluating 13 patients with PD treated with STN-DBS. Read More

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January 2019

Sensor Technology Embedded in Stents: A Potential New Approach to Continuous Monitoring for in Stent Stenosis, Thrombosis and Beyond.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 25. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

Department of Neurological Surgery Mayo Clinic Phoenix, Arizona.

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January 2019
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Safety of Outpatient Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, California.

Background: Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is being increasingly offered on an outpatient basis. However, the safety profile of outpatient ACDF remains poorly defined.

Objective: To review the medical literature on the safety of outpatient ACDF. Read More

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January 2019
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Letter: Aneurysm Morphology and Prediction of Rupture: An International Study of Unruptured International Aneurysms Analysis.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of Neurosurgery Beijing Hospital National Center of Gerontology Beijing, People's Republic of China.

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January 2019

Reporting Quality of Systematic Review Abstracts Published in Leading Neurosurgical Journals: A Research on Research Study.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 12. Epub 2019 Jan 12.

National Trauma Research Institute, Prahran, Victoria, Australia.

Background: Systematic review (SR) abstracts are frequently relied upon to guide clinical decision-making. However, there is mounting evidence that the quality of abstract reporting in the medical literature is suboptimal.

Objective: To appraise SR abstract reporting quality in neurosurgical journals and identify factors associated with improved reporting. Read More

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January 2019
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Commentary: The Anatomy of Disvalued Codes: The 63047 and the 22633.

Neurosurgery 2019 Feb;84(2):E122-E126

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio.

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February 2019

Commentary: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Use of Stereotactic Radiosurgery in the Treatment of Adults With Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Authors:
Maya A Babu

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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January 2019

Commentary: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on Treatment Options for Adults With Multiple Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Authors:
Mateo Ziu

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute, VCU School of Medicine, Falls Church, Virginia.

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January 2019

Commentary: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines for the Treatment of Adults With Metastatic Brain Tumors: Executive Summary.

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Andrew P Carlson

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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January 2019
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Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Role of Prophylactic Anticonvulsants in the Treatment of Adults with Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.

Target Populations: Adults with solid brain metastases who have not experienced a seizure.

Question 1: Do prophylactic antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) decrease the risk of seizures in nonsurgical patients with brain metastases who are otherwise seizure-free?

Recommendation: Level 3: Prophylactic AEDs are not recommended for patients with brain metastases who did not undergo surgical resection and are otherwise seizure-free.

Question 2: Do prophylactic AEDs decrease the risk of seizures in patients with brain metastases and no prior history of seizures in the postoperative setting?

Recommendation: Level 3: Routine postcraniotomy AED use for seizure-free patients with brain metastases is not recommended. Read More

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January 2019

Commentary: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines on the Role of Surgery in the Management of Adults With Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Authors:
Andrew P Carlson

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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January 2019

In Reply: Commentary: Peritumoral Edema to Tumor Volume Ratio: A Strong Survival Predictor for Posterior Fossa Metastases.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery Stanford University Stanford, California.

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January 2019

Commentary: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines on the Role of Surgery in the Management of Adults With Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Authors:
Maya A Babu

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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January 2019
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Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Role of Surgery in the Management of Adults With Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.

Question: Should patients with newly diagnosed metastatic brain tumors undergo surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), or whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT)?

Recommendations: Level 1: Surgery + WBRT is recommended as first-line treatment in patients with single brain metastases with favorable performance status and limited extracranial disease to extend overall survival, median survival, and local control. Level 3: Surgery plus SRS is recommended to provide survival benefit in patients with metastatic brain tumors Level 3: Multimodal treatments including either surgery + WBRT + SRS boost or surgery + WBRT are recommended as alternatives to WBRT + SRS in terms of providing overall survival and local control benefits.

Question: Should patients with newly diagnosed metastatic brain tumors undergo surgical resection followed by WBRT, SRS, or another combination of these modalities?

Recommendations: Level 1: Surgery + WBRT is recommended as superior treatment to WBRT alone in patients with single brain metastases. Read More

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January 2019
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Commentary: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Role of Whole Brain Radiation Therapy in Adults With Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey.

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January 2019

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Use of Stereotactic Radiosurgery in the Treatment of Adults With Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.

Target Population: These recommendations apply to adult patients with new or recurrent solitary or multiple brain metastases from solid tumors as detailed in each section.

Question 1: Should patients with newly diagnosed metastatic brain tumors undergo stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) compared with other treatment modalities?

Recommendations: Level 3: SRS is recommended as an alternative to surgical resection in solitary metastases when surgical resection is likely to induce new neurological deficits, and tumor volume and location are not likely to be associated with radiation-induced injury to surrounding structures. Level 3: SRS should be considered as a valid adjunctive therapy to supportive palliative care for some patients with brain metastases when it might be reasonably expected to relieve focal symptoms and improve functional quality of life in the short term if this is consistent with the overall goals of the patient. Read More

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January 2019
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Commentary: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on Treatment Options for Adults With Multiple Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Authors:
Andrew P Carlson

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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January 2019
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Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Role of Chemotherapy in the Management of Adults With Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Question 1: Should patients with brain metastases receive chemotherapy in addition to whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) for the treatment of their brain metastases?

Target Population: This recommendation applies to adult patients with newly diagnosed brain metastases amenable to both chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

Recommendations: Level 1: Routine use of chemotherapy following WBRT for brain metastases is not recommended. Level 3: Routine use of WBRT plus temozolomide is recommended as a treatment for patients with triple negative breast cancer. Read More

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January 2019
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Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on Treatment Options for Adults With Multiple Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.

Target Population: These recommendations apply to adult patients newly diagnosed with multiple (more than 1) brain metastases.

Question 1: In what circumstances should whole brain radiation therapy be recommended to improve tumor control and survival in patients with multiple brain metastases?

Recommendation: Level 2: It is recommended that whole brain radiation therapy can be added to stereotactic radiosurgery to improve local and distant control keeping in mind the potential for worsened neurocognitive outcomes and that there is unlikely to be a significant impact on overall survival.

Question 2: In what circumstances should stereotactic radiosurgery be recommended to improve tumor control and survival in patients with multiple brain metastases?

Recommendations: Level 1: In patients with 2 to 3 brain metastases not amenable to surgery, the addition of stereotactic radiosurgery to whole brain radiation therapy is not recommended to improve survival beyond that obtained with whole brain radiation therapy alone. Read More

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January 2019
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Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines for the Treatment of Adults With Metastatic Brain Tumors: Executive Summary.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Background: The Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based clinical practice parameter guidelines for the treatment of adults with metastatic brain tumors was first published in 2010. Because of the time elapsed since that publication, an update of this set of guidelines based on literature published since is now indicated.

Objective: To establish the best evidence-based management of metastatic brain tumors over all commonly used diagnostic and treatment modalities in regularly encountered clinical situations. Read More

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January 2019
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Commentary: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on Treatment Options for Adults With Multiple Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey.

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January 2019

Commentary: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Use of Stereotactic Radiosurgery in the Treatment of Adults With Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Authors:
Mateo Ziu

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute, VCU School of Medicine, Falls Church, Virginia.

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January 2019

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Role of Emerging and Investigational Therapties for the Treatment of Adults With Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.

Question: What evidence is available regarding emerging and investigational treatment options for metastatic brain tumors?

Target Population: Adult patients with brain metastases.

High-intensity Focused Ultrasound: There is insufficient evidence to make a recommendation regarding the use of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of patients with brain metastases.

Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy: There is insufficient evidence to make a recommendation regarding the routine use of laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT), aside from use as part of approved clinical trials. Read More

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January 2019
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Commentary: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Role of Steroids in the Treatment of Adults With Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey.

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January 2019

Commentary: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Role of Whole Brain Radiation Therapy in Adults With Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

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January 2019
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Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Role of Whole Brain Radiation Therapy in Adults With Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Target Population: Adult patients (older than 18 yr of age) with newly diagnosed brain metastases.

Question: If whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) is used, is there an optimal dose/fractionation schedule?

Recommendations: Level 1:  A standard WBRT dose/fractionation schedule (ie, 30 Gy in 10 fractions or a biological equivalent dose [BED] of 39 Gy10) is recommended as altered dose/fractionation schedules do not result in significant differences in median survival or local control. Level 3: Due to concerns regarding neurocognitive effects, higher dose per fraction schedules (such as 20 Gy in 5 fractions) are recommended only for patients with poor performance status or short predicted survival. Read More

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January 2019
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Commentary: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Role of Prophylactic Anticonvulsants in the Treatment of Adults With Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Authors:
Mateo Ziu

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute, VCU School of Medicine, Falls Church, Virginia.

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January 2019

Letter: Commentary: Peritumoral Edema/Tumor Volume Ratio: A Strong Survival Predictor for Posterior Fossa Metastases.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

AP-HP, Department of Neurosurgery La Pitié-Salpêtrière University Hospital Paris, France.

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January 2019
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Commentary: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Role of Emerging and Investigational Therapies for the Treatment of Adults With Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Authors:
Andrew P Carlson

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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January 2019

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Role of Steroids in the Treatment of Adults With Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.

Question: Do steroids improve neurological symptoms and/or quality of life in patients with metastatic brain tumors compared to supportive care only or other treatment options? If steroids are given, what dose should be used?

Target Population: These recommendations apply to adults diagnosed with brain metastases.

Steroid Therapy Versus No Steroid Therapy: Asymptomatic brain metastases patients without mass effect Insufficient evidence exists to make a treatment recommendation for this clinical scenario. Brain metastases patients with mild symptoms related to mass effect Level 3: Corticosteroids are recommended to provide temporary symptomatic relief of symptoms related to increased intracranial pressure and edema secondary to brain metastases. Read More

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January 2019
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Commentary: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Role of Chemotherapy in the Management of Adults With Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Brain Tumors.

Authors:
Maya A Babu

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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January 2019

Letter: Relationship Between Aneurysm Wall Enhancement in Vessel Wall Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Rupture Risk of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

The 2nd Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery Meizhou People's Hospital Guangdong, China.

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January 2019
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In Reply: Relationship Between Aneurysm Wall Enhancement in Vessel Wall Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Rupture Risk of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Department of Neurosurgery Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University Shanghai, China.

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January 2019
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Image-Guided Navigation and Robotics in Spine Surgery.

Neurosurgery 2019 Jan 7. Epub 2019 Jan 7.

Department of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.

Image guidance (IG) and robotics systems are becoming more widespread in their utilization and can be invaluable intraoperative adjuncts during spine surgery. Both are highly reliant upon stereotaxy and either pre- or intraoperative radiographic imaging. While user-operated IG systems have been commercially available longer and subsequently are more widely utilized across centers, robotics systems provide unique theoretical advantages over freehand and IG techniques for placing instrumentation within the spine. Read More

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January 2019