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Open Access 25.01.2023 | Original Article - Neurosurgical Intensive Care

Trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO) in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage: a prospective observational study

Spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) remains a major issue in patient care. It accounts for about 5% of all strokes with an incidence of around 6–9 per 100,000 per year worldwide [ 10 , 12 ]. Younger people, with a mean age of around 55 years …

24.01.2023 | Technical Note - CSF Circulation

The benefits of automated CSF drainage in normal pressure hydrocephalus

The concept of a symptomatic hydrocephalus with ‘normal’ cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure was first described by Hakim and Adams in 1965 [ 2 ], giving rise to idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus over the coming years. The condition is …

Open Access 20.01.2023 | Original Article - Pituitaries

Remission, complications, and overall survival in transsphenoidal pituitary surgery—a Swedish single-center experience of 578 patients

Pituitary adenomas (PA) are common, with a reported prevalence of 16.7% of intracranial tumors [ 9 ]. In addition to adenomas, other lesions originating from the pituitary may arise and provoke symptoms, most commonly cysts. PAs can be classified …

19.01.2023 | Original Article - Tumor - Glioma

Histology of high-grade glioma samples resected using 5-ALA fluorescent headlight and loupe combination

Fluorescence-guided resection using 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) for high-grade gliomas (HGG) increases the extent of resection (EOR) and progression-free survival (PFS) [ 1 , 9 , 19 ]. After administration, 5-ALA crosses the blood–brain barrier …

Open Access 18.01.2023 | Technical Note - Spine Degenerative

A minimally invasive tubular retractor–assisted retropleural approach for thoracic disc herniations — case series and technical note

Symptomatic disc herniations in the thoracic spine are uncommon and occur only in up to 3% of all patients suffering from disc herniations [ 8 , 9 ]. Mainly, they are located in the mid- to lower thoracic spine and are prone to neurological …

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The journal "Acta Neurochirurgica" publishes papers dealing with clinical neurosurgery - diagnosis and diagnostic techniques, operative surgery and results, postoperative treatment - or with research work in neuroscience where underlying questions or results are of neurosurgical interest. As official organ of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies the journal publishes all announcements of the E.A.N.S. and reports on the activities of its member societies.

In addition to the regular journal, "Acta Neurochirurgica" publishes 3-4 supplement volumes per year. These comprise proceedings of international meetings or other material of general neurosurgical interest.

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