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Acta Neurochirurgica

The European Journal of Neurosurgery

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25.11.2020 | How I Do it - Peripheral Nerves

Minimally invasive carpal tunnel decompression using the KnifeLight: How I Do It

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a result of compression of the median nerve. Carpal tunnel is defined by scaphoid tubercle and trapezium radially, hook of hamate and pisiform ulnarly, transverse carpal ligament as the roof, and proximal carpal row as …

24.11.2020 | Original Article - Tumor - Glioma

Insular lobe surgery and cognitive impairment in gliomas operated with intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring

Insular cortex is a completely hidden cerebral lobe, situated beneath the Sylvian fissure, and represents the 1.8% of the entire cortical surface area [ 28 ]. First identified as a viscero-somatic region by Penfield and Faulk [ 46 ], further …

23.11.2020 | Original Article - Spine degenerative

Morbidity and mortality following degenerative spine surgery in a prospective cohort of 1687 consecutive surgical procedures

Degenerative spine disease has been the leading cause of loss of functional health (years lived with disability) during the last three decades [ 25 ]. The majority of surgical procedures for degenerative disease is elective, and the need for …

22.11.2020 | Technical Note - Functional Neurosurgery - Other Open Access

Intraoperative mapping of executive function using electrocorticography for patients with low-grade gliomas

Surgical resection for diffuse low-grade gliomas (dLGG) involves a fine balance between maximal extent of resection and preserving cognitive function [ 1 ]. A prominent effort in the field in recent years has been dedicated to extending the range …

21.11.2020 | Original Article - Tumor - Other

Incidence and prognosis of distant metastasis in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs), originating from the cells of peripheral nerve sheaths and showing malignant differentiation, are a rare entity in soft tissue sarcomas (STS) [ 8 ]. It was reported that MPNSTs comprised 2–10% 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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