International Journal of Neurosurgery


Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019

  • Penetrating Superior Sagittal Sinus Post Part Injuries by Carpenter’s Nail

    Zabsonré Denléwendé Sylvain, Kinda Boureima, Diallo Ismael, Sondo Kongnimissom Apoline, Savadogo Mamadou, Korsaga Alexandre, Tinto Sayouba, Haro Yacouba, Kabré Abel

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 18 March 2019
    Accepted: 23 April 2019
    Published: 5 June 2019
    Abstract: Introduction. Superior sagittal sinus posterior part injuries can rapidly lead to death by uncontrollable bleeding. The type of weapon used, the size of the sinus wound and the portion of the sinus concerned can make their gravities. We report diagnostic circumstances, treatment and evolution of 3 cases of penetrating superior sagittal sinus injuri... Show More
  • Traumatic Posterior Atlantoaxial Dislocation without Related Fractures of C1 - C2 in a Patient with Traumatic Brain Injury: Case Report and Literature Review

    Lenin Moyo, Aaron Musara, Kazadi Kalangu

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 5-8
    Received: 6 February 2019
    Accepted: 25 June 2019
    Published: 9 July 2019
    Abstract: It is exceptionally rare to have posterior atlanto axial dislocation without an associated atlas or odontoid fracture and very few cases have been reported in literature. We present a case of a 50 year old female pedestrian who was hit by car while crossing a road. She presented with a depressed level of consciousness and the Glasgow coma score of ... Show More
  • Perianeurysmal Edema After Embolization with Flow Diversion

    Mehrnoush Gorjian, Scott Raymond, Matthew Koch, Aman Patel

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 9-12
    Received: 23 June 2019
    Accepted: 4 August 2019
    Published: 19 August 2019
    Abstract: Flow diversion is an endovascular technique for embolization of intracranial aneurysms using a semi-porous stent to that redirects blood flow away from the aneurysm and is a scaffold for vessel remodeling. With flow diversion, aneurysms close slowly over 6-12 months as endothelial growth into the stent covers the neck of the aneurysm. Flow diversio... Show More