International Journal of Neurosurgery


Volume 4, Issue 1, June 2020

  • Management of Hydrocephalus in Brain Tumors to Fann Teaching Hospital in Dakar

    Alioune Badara Thiam, Maguette Mbaye, Rel Gerald Boukaka Kala, Mbaye Thioub, Cheick Ndiaye SY, Mohamet Faye, Sarah Mutomb Ntshindj, Ndaraw Ndoye, Momar Codé BA, Seydou Boubakar Badiane

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, June 2020
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 9 October 2019
    Accepted: 28 November 2019
    Published: 21 January 2020
    Abstract: Introduction: Tumoral hydrocephalus (TH) is an increasingly common pathology in our service. It is a diagnostic and especially therapeutic emergency. Its treatment is mainly surgical and the prognosis closely depends on the type of tumor. The objective of our study was to determine the efficiency of the various bypass procedures used for the treatm... Show More
  • Schneider Syndrome Managed Surgically or by Conservative Treatment

    Denlewende Sylvain Zabsonre, Wendlassida Joelle Stéphanie Zabsonre Tiendrebeogo, Fulgence Kabore, Abdoulaye Sanou, Narcisse Damiba, Yacouba Haro, Ibrahim Dao, Alexandre Korsaga, Sayouba Tinto, Abel Kabre

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, June 2020
    Pages: 7-10
    Received: 2 January 2020
    Accepted: 27 January 2020
    Published: 18 February 2020
    Abstract: Introduction. Schneider's syndrome is acute traumatic cervical central cord syndrome usually in stenotic cervical canal without other traumatic lesions. Early surgical management is controversial. The aim of this work was to study the treatment and evolution of cases of Schneider’s syndrome in our department. Methods. It was a retrospective study r... Show More
  • An Unusual Intraoperative Lumbar Disc Herniation Migrating into the Posterior Epidural Space

    Alihonou Thierry, Quenum Kisito, Ouiminga Karim, Takin Romulus, Fatigba Olatundji Holden

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, June 2020
    Pages: 11-13
    Received: 28 January 2020
    Accepted: 20 February 2020
    Published: 3 March 2020
    Abstract: Background: The migration of a herniated fragment of the intervertebral disc towards posterior epidural space remains an exceptional phenomenon and Its clinical presentation is not unequivocal. Its diagnosis in modern imaging can cause confusion with other lesions of the posterior epidural space. We report an unusual migration of a herniated disc f... Show More
  • Overview of Six Months Activities in a New Unit of Management of Head Trauma in West Africa

    Ouiminga Habib Abdoul Karim, Alihonou Thierry, Zoungrana Noelie, Ndzana Diane, Ouedraogo Anatole Jean Innocent, Compaore Linda Christelle, Tamboura Habibata

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, June 2020
    Pages: 14-17
    Received: 8 May 2020
    Accepted: 27 May 2020
    Published: 9 June 2020
    Abstract: Background: The aim of this study was to describe and compare with the literature data, the epidemiological and evolutionary aspects of the management of traumatic brain injury after six months of activities in a new hospital. Methods: This was a retrospective study that was performed at the neurosurgery unit of the Tengandogo Teaching Hospital. Th... Show More