International Journal of Neurosurgery

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Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020

  • Expression of CPLX1 in Different Degrees of Spinal Cord Injury in Subacute Stage

    Xinhua Xi, Zhisheng Ji, Yongzheng Bao, Xueren Zhong, Junjian Liao, Qiang Wu, Hongsheng Lin

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 18-21
    Received: Jun. 18, 2020
    Accepted: Jul. 02, 2020
    Published: Jul. 06, 2020
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    Abstract: This study is to explore the expression of CPLX1 (Complexin 1) in spinal cord tissues with different degrees of injury in the subacute phase of spinal cord injury. Twenty-four SD rats were randomly divided into three experimental groups (light, medium and severe injury) and a sham-operated control group. The experimental group made acute spinal cor... Show More
  • Treatment Options in Drug Recalcitrant Epilepsy for Physicians: A Brief Introduction to Epilepsy Surgery

    Sibhi Ganapathy, Rajesh Nair

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 22-33
    Received: May 13, 2020
    Accepted: Jun. 22, 2020
    Published: Jul. 28, 2020
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    Abstract: Epilepsy surgery has been rapidly progressing over the last decade or so, with many previously untreatable conditions now satisfactorily managed to allow improved quality of life and seizure control without excessive medication and debilitating neurological deficits. We present a brief recap on accepted axioms of epilepsy surgery with a look at the... Show More
  • Unilateral Pedicular Screws and Interbody Lumbar Spine Fusion in Unilateral Degenerative Pathology (Technique and Outcome)

    Shafik Tahseen El Molla, Hisham Anwer, Hatem Sabry

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 34-40
    Received: Jun. 22, 2020
    Accepted: Jul. 25, 2020
    Published: Aug. 10, 2020
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    Abstract: Introduction: Lumbar degenerative diseases (LDD) is considered a common disease. Lumbar pedicular screw fixation and interbody fusion is one of the com¬monly used and effective surgical method in management of single-level lumbar degenerative diseases. Although bilateral pedicular screw (PS) fixation after lumbar interbody fusion is accepted as a s... Show More
  • Direct Thrombin Inhibitors as the Primary Treatment Modality for Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis (CVST)

    Abhishek Chaturbedi, Jitendra Thakur

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 41-45
    Received: Jul. 20, 2020
    Accepted: Aug. 06, 2020
    Published: Aug. 13, 2020
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    Abstract: Background: Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is an uncommon entity with improved clinical outcome over time due to utilization of advanced diagnostic tools and effective treatment modalities. Previous treatment regimen pertained to primarily medical therapies, with use of anticoagulants like Coumadin and Heparin. However the advent of Direct... Show More
  • Radiological Imaging Analysis of Cervical Expansive Open-door Laminoplasty Causing C5 Palsy

    Luo Jianxian, Liu Dongming, Chen Tianjun, Zhang Guowei, Yang Hua, Ji Zhisheng, Lin Hongsheng

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 46-49
    Received: Sep. 02, 2020
    Accepted: Sep. 11, 2020
    Published: Sep. 19, 2020
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    Abstract: The aim of this research is to explore the difference of imaging parameters in patients with C5 palsy after cervical expansive open-door laminoplasty. A retrospective analysis was made on the clinical data of 62 patients who were diagnosed as multiple cervical spondylotic myelopathy and operated with cervical expansive open-door laminoplasty using ... Show More
  • Minimally Invasive Versus Open TLIF in the Management of Lumbar Spondylolisthesis

    Ahmed Nagaty, Ashraf Yassin Amer, Ahmed Gamil Hassan, Ahmed Samir Rady, Hatem Sabry

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 50-58
    Received: Aug. 29, 2020
    Accepted: Sep. 28, 2020
    Published: Oct. 07, 2020
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    Abstract: This study aims to assess the difference between minimal invasive TLIF surgery and conventional TLIF surgery in cases of lytic spondylolisthesis, as regards pain, disability, hospital stay and complications. Lytic Spondylolisthesis patients may require fusion of one or more spinal segments to treat their condition adequately. The chances of achievi... Show More
  • Primary Central Nervous System Mucormycosis Mimicking Like a High Grade Glioma - A Rare Case Report

    Basavaraj Tulajappa Badadal, Viraja Nimmagadda, Mallanna Mulimani, Mamatha Karigar, Savitri Nerune, Firos Khan

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 59-62
    Received: Aug. 29, 2020
    Accepted: Oct. 24, 2020
    Published: Nov. 23, 2020
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    Abstract: Mucormycosis is an invasive fungal infection caused by fungi of Mucoraceae family in immunocompromised individuals. CNS (Central Nervous System) Mucormycosis commonly arises from an adjacent para nasal sinus infection (Rhino cerebral), but isolated CNS Mucormycosis is a rare presentation as in our case. Presented as raised intra cranial pressure an... Show More
  • Scoliosis Correction Surgery for a Patient with Marfan Syndrome with Severe Scoliosis and Restricted Lung Ventilation

    Liu Dongming, Xiong Tingliang, Zhang Ziqi, Wang Xiaochen, Zhang Guowei, Yang Hua, Ji Zhisheng, Lin Hongsheng

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 63-67
    Received: Dec. 01, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 14, 2020
    Published: Dec. 25, 2020
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    Abstract: Objective: Marfan syndrome is a multi-system disease caused by genetic mutations that can cause damage to multiple systems in the body. With the development of the disease, the scoliosis of patients with Marfan syndrome will be further aggravated, which will eventually seriously affect the patient's cardiopulmonary function and lead to a serious de... Show More