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Acta Neurochirurgica

The European Journal of Neurosurgery

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30.07.2020 | Original Article - Vascular Neurosurgery - Aneurysm Open Access

Impact of smoking on course and outcome of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage

Cigarette smoking is a well-documented risk factor for the formation, growth, multiplicity, and rupture of intracranial aneurysms: The risk of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) increases with the number of cigarettes smoked per day, and it …

29.07.2020 | Letter to the editor - Vascular Neurosurgery - Other

Letter to the editor regarding “How I do it: operative nuances of multiple burr hole surgery for moyamoya disease and syndrome”

29.07.2020 | Review Article - Tumor - Schwannoma Open Access

Surgical management for large vestibular schwannomas: a systematic review, meta-analysis, and consensus statement on behalf of the EANS skull base section

Vestibular schwannomas (VS) are histologically benign and typically slow-growing tumors that most commonly arise from the vestibular component of the vestibulocochlear nerve [ 73 ]. They represent the most common tumor of the cerebellopontine angle …

29.07.2020 | Original Article - Infection Open Access

Early surgery may lower mortality in patients suffering from severe spinal infection

Spinal infection (SI) is a life-threatening condition and defined as an infectious disease affecting the spine and/or the paravertebral tissues [ 20 ]. SI may arise primarily by hematogenous spread, or secondarily as a result of spinal surgery or …

29.07.2020 | Original Article - History of Neurosurgery

The debate on apraxia and the supplementary motor area in the twentieth century

Hand function and apraxia are equally relevant to neurosurgeons: as a symptom, as well as through the functional anatomy of “praxis” which underlies the dexterity needed for neurosurgical practice. The supplementary motor area is crucial for its …

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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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