Neurosurgery Cases and Reviews is an international, peer reviewed, open access journal that deals with the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders affecting portions of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.

All the published articles are permanently archived without any restriction barriers to access under terms of creative commons attribution license. The submitted manuscripts undergo thorough double blind peer review process and are accepted only by recommendation of editorial experts. The journal invites various type of articles covering but not limited to ablative surgery, astroglias, brain hemorrhages, cervical spinal stenosis, cranial/peripheral nerve pain, deep brain stimulation surgery, drug-resistant epilepsy, glioblastomas, hydrocephalus infections, intracerebral hemorrhage, intractable psychiatric disorders, invasive stereotactic neurosurgery, lumbar spinal stenosis, movement disorders, moyamoya disease, skull fractures, spinal cord trauma, spinal disc herniation, traumatic injuries of peripheral nerves, tumors of the spine, spinal cord and peripheral nerves, vascular malformations, etc.

 
Journal Information

Title: Neurosurgery - Cases and Reviews

NLM title abbreviation: Neurosurg Cases Rev

ISO abbreviation: Neurosurg Cases Rev

Other titles: NCR

Category: Neurosurgery/ Medicine

DOI: 10.23937/NCR-2017

Peer review: Double blind

Review speed: 3 weeks

Fast-track review: 10 days

Publication format (s): Electronic and print

Publication policy: Open Access; COPE guide

Publication type(s): Periodicals

Publisher: ClinMed International Library

Country of publication: USA

Language: English

Contact email: contact@clinmedjournals.org

 
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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/ncr-2017/1710007

Giant Prolactinoma and Concomitant Internal Carotid Artery Pseudo-Aneurysm: All Stages of the Decision-Making Process

A Giorgianni, P Veiceschi, G Agresta, S Balbi and D Locatelli

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 19, 2018

We report a case of right internal carotid artery pseudo-aneurysm, arising in the aspects of a giant macroadenoma in a 57-years-old man, presented with right severe temporal orbital headache and vomiting. Computed tomography scan (CT) revealed a destructive skull base mass extended from sellar region to clivus. Pre and post-gadolinium brain magnetic resonance (MRI) confirmed the lesion, characterized by an encasement of optic nerves and carotid s...
 

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/ncr-2017/1710006

Surgical Treatment of Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy Using Niemeyer's Approach

Adriana Rodrigues Liborio dos Santos, Gabriel Mufarrej, Priscila Oliveira da Conceicao, Paulo Luiz da Costa Cruz, Daniel Dutra Cavalcanti, Leila Chimelli and Paulo Niemeyer Filho

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: November 19, 2018

Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy (SAH) is a widespread technique for Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (MTLE) treatment. Dr. Niemeyer was the first to describe SAH using transventricular approach technique in 1958. In 2018, we celebrate 60 years of the original description of Niemeyer's approach. This study reviews the approach in light of currently technology and shows the results achieved with patients submitted to SAH following Niemeyer's approac...
 

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/ncr-2017/1710005

Frazier Suction Cannula Fluid Control Technical Note

Manuel Dujovny, Channan Kositzke, Pablo Sosa and Fabian Cremaschi

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: November 10, 2018

Suction capability in neurosurgery is a critical tool utilized to clear the field and improve visualization of anatomical structures. It is also used for fragmentation and debulking of pathological tumor masses. Prior to the Frazier cannula, there was no orifice bent pressure relief valve associated with suction; this tool provides independent dual suction force. The Frazier cannula has the capability to reach absolute suction or zero suction ins...
 

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/ncr-2017/1710004

Prevention of Cerebral Herniation by Decompressive Craniotomy in a Child with Acute Peritentorial Subdural Hematoma and Brain Edema: A Case Report

Vaner Koksal

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 05, 2018

Acute peritentorial subdural hematoma (APSDH) is an extremely rare intracranial bleeding, which generally occurs due to a trauma. And, It usually regresses spontaneously without the need for a surgical intervention. However, it is difficult to determine the surgical method when it is life-threatening. A 15-year-old boy was brought to the hospital after a crash with a car whilst on a motorcycle. No significant intracranial bleeding was detected fo...
 

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/ncr-2017/1710003

What Should Guide Decision-Making Process in Urgency? A Curious Case of Right Acute Hemiparesis

Francesco Restelli, Gianluca Agresta, Tommaso Alfiero, Alessandro Dario and Davide Locatelli

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: October 31, 2018

As physicians and neurosurgeons, our daily practice in Emergency Departments sometimes calls us to manage patients and to take decisions in sub-optimal conditions, maybe with partial anamnesis, incomplete neurological examinations or with lacks in routine radiological and laboratory exams. Such eventuality, although it may sometimes lead to misdiagnose and to confound some pathological conditions, fortunately is not always linked to bad repercuss...
 

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/ncr-2017/1710002

A Giant Cell Granuloma of the Temporal Bone: A Case Report

Giyas Ayberk, Selen Isık Adiloglu, Aylin Kılıc Yazgan, Mahmut Ferhat and Mehmet Faik Ozveren

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 15, 2018

A giant cell granuloma (GCG) rarely occurs in the skull bones. Although it has destructive character, the GCG is used as the synonym of giant cell reparative granuloma (GCRG) in the literature. Differentiation from other osteolytic lesions quite difficult. The first case of GCG in the temporal bone was reported by Hirschl and Katz in 1974. Even though the GCG is not a true neoplasm, the locally aggressive behavior of this tumor necessitates surgi...
 

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/ncr-2017/1710001

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma: A Differential of Midline Crossing Lesions

Renu Pokharna, Miles W Reese, Souvik Sen and Tushar Trivedi

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 11, 2018

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma (PCNSL) is a rare non-Hodgkin type neoplasm, which crosses the midline. We report an unusual case of a 71-year-old Caucasian female who was shown to have PCNSL by a tissue biopsy after the brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) showed Central Nervous System (CNS) lesions crossing the corpus callosum....

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