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Harbor UCLA Neuro-Radiology Case 5

July 1, 2011, 18:36

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SPORT and Related Studies of Spine Surgery Outcomes

June 23, 2011, 22:25

University of Chicago Neurosurgery Journal Club, June 2011 Edited by: B Roitberg, MD Faculty: F. Brown, B. Roitberg. Residents: J. Hsieh, I. Takagi, N. Monim-Mansour, A. Bhansali, J. Khader-Elyias. 1) Weinstein JN, Tosteson TD, Lurie JD, Tosteson AN, Hanscom B, Skinner JS, Abdu WA, Hilibrand AS, Boden SD, Deyo RA. Surgical vs nonoperative treatment for … Continue reading SPORT and Related Studies of Spine Surgery Outcomes

Harbor UCLA Neuro-Radiology Case 4

May 10, 2011, 19:43

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From medical knowledge to practical healthcare

April 10, 2011, 6:46

Pieter Kubben, Information Technology editor for Surgical Neurology International, recently spoke on TEDxMaastricht on knowledge management in medicine, in particular on clinical decision supporting systems. His presentation is now available online on the official TEDxTalks YouTube channel.

Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinsons’s Disease

March 23, 2011, 21:08

University of Chicago Journal Club, March 2011 Editor, B Roitberg, MD Faculty: Warnke P Hekmat-Panah J Roitberg B Residents: Khader-Eliyas J Bhansali A Dey M Hsieh J Article 1: Williams A, Gill S, Varma T, Jenkinson C, Quinn N, Mitchell R, Scott R, Ives N, Rick C, Daniels J, Patel S, Wheatley K; PD SURG … Continue reading Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinsons’s Disease

Sympathy and help for those in the Middle East/Asia

March 15, 2011, 21:58

On behalf of the Board of Surgical Neurology International and its readers world wide, I offer our sympathy to the people in Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and China in your recent struggles for individual liberty and freedom. We also understand that there are food shortages and high prices which makes everyone’s life … Continue reading Sympathy and help for those in the Middle East/Asia

Help for our friends and colleagues in Japan

March 15, 2011, 21:55

On behalf of the Board of Surgical Neurology International and its readers world wide, I offer our sincere concern for the people of Japan in its recent natural devastation. If there are specific things or people that are needed or that we can supply as a neurosurgical community, please use the comment section after this … Continue reading Help for our friends and colleagues in Japan

Harbor UCLA Neuro-Radiology — Case 3

February 25, 2011, 23:18

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The consequences of witchcraft accusations in African hospitals

February 16, 2011, 20:59

Witchcraft beliefs and witchcraft fears have proven to be one of the most persistent and enduring elements of the traditional African worldview. Its consequences can be profound. This post offers a short overview of these consequences, and why medical doctors in African countries should be aware of them. Over the past few years, there has been … Continue reading The consequences of witchcraft accusations in African hospitals

Posts on World Issues

February 16, 2011, 20:51

We are introducing a new category for our Posts section: World Issues. In this section we will offer our readers information on content that is not strictly medical, but that we consider to be of interest to our medical readers, and neurosurgeons / neuroscientists in particular. In case you have issues that you want to … Continue reading Posts on World Issues