Dr. Philip Stieg and Dr. Paolo Cappabianca head the "From the Annals of..." project at World Neurosurgery. More about the Annals project
Arterial vasospasm has been ascribed as the responsible etiology of delayed cerebral infarction in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH), but other neurovascular structures may be involved. We present the protocol for a multicenter, prospective, observational study focused on analyzing morphological changes in cerebral veins of patients with aSAH. Published in Frontiers in Surgery. Read the abstract
Colloid cysts are rare, benign brain tumors of the third ventricle with an estimated population prevalence of 1 in 5800. Sudden deterioration and death secondary to obstructive hydrocephalus are well-described presentations in patients with a colloid cyst. Although historically conceptualized as driven by sporadic genetic events, a growing body of literature supports the possibility of an inherited predisposition. Published in the Journal of Neuro-oncology. Read the abstract
Research that compares the rate of ischemic stroke between patients with COVID-19 and patients with influenza, a respiratory viral illness previously associated with stroke.
Published in JAMA Neurology. Read the abstract
This study aimed to evaluate the risk of acute ischemic stroke and myocardial infarction among patients with and without nontraumatic subdural hemorrhage. Read the abstract
A Single-Center Experience of 86 Patients and a Critique of the A Randomized Trial of Unruptured Brain Arteriovenous Malformations (ARUBA) Trial Read the abstract
A study published in Operative Neurosurgery. Read the abstract
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