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Acta Neurochirurgica

The European Journal of Neurosurgery

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20.05.2018 | Original Article - Neurosurgical Anatomy

Mastoid foramen, mastoid emissary vein and clinical implications in neurosurgery

Sir Frederick Treves (1853–1923): “If there were no emissary veins, injuries and diseases of the scalp would lose half their seriousness” [ 36 ].

15.05.2018 | Original Article - Vascular Neurosurgery - Aneurysm

Predicting factors for shunt-dependent hydrocephalus in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage

Despite improvements in management, aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a devastating disease with a high morbidity. Patients who survive this disease suffer from complications such as seizures, cognitive impairment, delayed cerebral …

15.05.2018 | Case Report - Functional Neurosurgery - Movement disorders

An unusual surgical indication for cerebral tuberculosis: status dystonicus. Case report

Actual indications for surgery in tuberculosis are limited to obtaining a diagnosis, acquiring tissue for culture studies, treating hydrocephalus, aspiring a brain abscess, and reducing intracranial pressure in patients with multiple tuberculomas.

11.05.2018 | Case Report - Brain Injury

Case report on the spontaneous resolution of a traumatic intracranial acute subdural haematoma: evaluation of the guidelines

Rapid spontaneous resolution of traumatic acute subdural haematomas (ASDH) can occur but is rare. We present an 88-year-old female who presents with a large left acute subdural haematoma (ASDH) measuring 18 mm in thickness with midline shift of …

10.05.2018 | Original Article - Spine - Other

Effect of spinal anterior root stimulation and sacral deafferentation on bladder and sexual dysfunction in spinal cord injury

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a highly devastating injury. Individuals are imposed by a variety of complications; among them are neurogenic bladder, bowel, and sexual dysfunction. The disability varies with the level of SCI [ 7 ]. The physiological …

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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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