Introducing SNI Mobile

August 2, 2010, 3:16

We are happy to offer you a mobile version of Surgical Neurology International now, that we will refer to as SNI Mobile. This is a web application for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad offering access to the most accessed features of the website: articles, posts, forum, podcasts (UCLA 100 Lectures Series) and the latest Twitter … Continue reading Introducing SNI Mobile

Early decompressive surgery in malignant infarction of the middle cerebral artery

August 1, 2010, 13:04

The University of Chicago Journal Club, August 2010 Editor, B Roitberg, MD Introduction This is the first publication of the “University of Chicago Journal Club” series. The format is new, and some explanation is in order. – “Journal club” is a popular educational tool, familiar to many readers in some form. Residents, students and faculty … Continue reading Early decompressive surgery in malignant infarction of the middle cerebral artery

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Should residents pay for their training?

June 30, 2010, 23:39

In The Netherlands there is currently a political discussion about the question whether residents should pay for their training. Reasons “pro” and “contra” are exchanged, and both make sense – to some extent. Meanwhile, the two professional associations for Dutch residents are joining forces to prevent this idea to become reality. I will discuss both … Continue reading Should residents pay for their training?

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The Future of Neurosurgery: A Resident’s Perspective

May 29, 2010, 6:59

Change is a reality in all aspects of life and all fields of medicine. Neurosurgery residents are being trained in responsibility and patient care, however, the system itself is changing almost continuously. Understanding these dynamics is crucial to endure a career in medicine. Challenges include the intersection of technology and health care, understanding and modulating … Continue reading The Future of Neurosurgery: A Resident’s Perspective

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Case of a 49-year-old male with a right temporal cystic mass

May 29, 2010, 6:56

History 49 y/o right-handed male presents with history of medically controlled seizures for 10 years and progressive visual loss that led to complete blindness for six weeks. History is significant for a right temporal cystoperitoneal shunt seven years prior to presentation, completed at an outside facility. At the time of initial shunting, there was no … Continue reading Case of a 49-year-old male with a right temporal cystic mass

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