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Acta Neurochirurgica

The European Journal of Neurosurgery

Acta Neurochirurgica OnlineFirst articles

21.06.2019 | Original Article - Spine - Other

Indication and technical implementation of the intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring during spine surgeries—a transnational survey in the German-speaking countries

Even in experts’ hands, spine surgery always carries an inherent risk of injury to critical neural structures. To avoid subsequent postoperative neurological deficits, a variety of electrophysiological modalities for intraoperative real-time …

21.06.2019 | Original Article - Neurosurgery Training

Meditation music improved the quality of suturing in an experimental bypass procedure

Neurosurgery includes many highly skill-demanding and stressful procedures, such as bypass surgery. The “stress rate” and drivers of stress are different for each neurosurgical procedure and for each neurosurgeon. Stitching during bypass surgery …

21.06.2019 | Letter to the editor - Tumor - Schwannoma

Radiosurgery treatment is associated with improved facial nerve preservation versus repeat resection in recurrent vestibular schwannomas

20.06.2019 | Original Article - Neurosurgery general

The importance of aspirin, catheterization accuracy, and catheter design in external ventricular drainage-related hemorrhage: a multicenter study of 1002 procedures

External ventricular drainage (EVD) is the commonest operative procedure performed in daily neurosurgical practice. Although several modifications have been made since Claude-Nicolas Le Cat first performed the procedure in 1744, the therapeutic …

18.06.2019 | Case Report - Brain Tumors

Endonasal surgery for suprasellar germ cell tumors: two cases and review of the literature

Germ cell tumors are rare malignant tumors frequently located in the suprasellar region. Definitive treatment is chemotherapy and radiation. However, in some circumstances, surgery is indicated for biopsy or resection. There are limited reports of …

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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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