International Journal of Neurosurgery


Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021

  • Supratentorial Hemangioblastomas Without Von - Hippel Lindau Disease – Case Report and Review

    Jose Carlos Rodrigues Junior, Vithor Ely Bortholin da Silva, Roberto Bezerra Vital, Renan Luiz Lapate, Marcelo Ferraz Campos

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 1-3
    Received: 27 April 2020
    Accepted: 19 August 2020
    Published: 4 January 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijn.20210501.11
    Abstract: Background and Importance: Hemangioblastomas (HBL) are tumors constantly present in the neurosurgeon's daily life, affecting mainly the posterior fossa region. In patients with von Hippel-Lindau, their presence is even more striking. However, the authors, through a report of a case with the literature review, show that hemangioblastomas should also... Show More
  • Spontaneous Resorption of Chronic Subdural Hematoma with Curative Thrombolysis and Atorvastatin

    Ouiminga Habib Abdoul Karim, Kabore Raphael Marie, Li Mengyou, Sankara Desire Harouna, Wang Hongbo, Rabo Rasmane, Sakine Habiba Amira, Gaye Magatte

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 4-7
    Received: 7 January 2021
    Accepted: 14 January 2021
    Published: 22 January 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijn.20210501.12
    Abstract: The aim of this study is to report a case of chronic subdural hematoma with antivitamin K curative dose, treated by Atorvastatin. Clinical case: A 48-year-old man was admitted for motor deficit of the left complete hemiparesis, associated with dysarthria. He was followed in Neurology and cardiology for ischemic stroke due to atrial fibrillation, an... Show More
  • Decompresive Craniectomy in Infants at Fann University Hospital in Dakar

    El Hadji Cheikh Ndiaye Sy, Abdoulaye Diop, Yakhya Cisse, Mohameth Faye, Attoumane Fahad, Maguette Mbaye, Mbaye Thioub, Jean Michel Nzisabira, Lounceny Fatoumata Barry, Rel Gerald Boubaka Kala, Ansoumane Donzo, Abdou Soilihi Ansaou, Nantenin Doumbia, Alioune Badara Thiam, Momar Code Ba, Seydou Boubakar Badiane

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 8-12
    Received: 11 February 2021
    Accepted: 3 March 2021
    Published: 12 March 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijn.20210501.13
    Abstract: Introduction: Decompressive craniectomy is a neurosurgical technique indicated as a last resort in the management of intracranial hypertension refractory to medical treatment. Carried out in infants, it represents an additional challenge due to the morbidity and mortality with which it is associated. The objective of our study was to report the exp... Show More
  • Diagnostic, Therapeutic and Evolutionary Peculiarities of Spinal Trauma in Children in Sub-Saharan Africa: Experience of Senegal

    Faye Mohameth, Adolphe Bimangou, Mualaba Celebre, El Hadji Cheikh Ndiaye Sy, Diop Abdoulaye, Barry Lounceny Fatoumata, Mhaks Malangu, Ba Momar Code

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 13-18
    Received: 14 February 2021
    Accepted: 24 February 2021
    Published: 7 April 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijn.20210501.14
    Abstract: Introduction: Spinal trauma in children is rare, accounting for 1 and 10% of all spinal traumas. They constitute an entity in their own right due to the injuries they cause. Difficulties (diagnostic) and modalities (therapeutic), different from those of adults the growth of children. The lack of studies in Sub-Saharan Africa leads us to carry out t... Show More
  • A Clinical Study in Cases of Trigeminal Neuralgia and Microvascular Decompression

    Tushar Soni, Mayuresh Rampurkar

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 19-23
    Received: 7 April 2021
    Accepted: 21 April 2021
    Published: 29 April 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijn.20210501.15
    Abstract: Trigeminal neuralgia is one of the most painful conditions affecting area of face supplied by trigeminal nerve, which has a major impact on quality of life. There are few reports of trigeminal neuralgia in oriental population. The objective of this study is to evaluate of important clinical factors about trigeminal neuralgia and analysis of outcome... Show More
  • Bubbles and Troubles: A Case of Azygous ACA with Bilateral ICA Aneurysm, Besides the Usual Distal ACA Aneurysm

    Dibya Jyoti Mahakul

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 24-27
    Received: 31 March 2021
    Accepted: 15 April 2021
    Published: 30 April 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijn.20210501.16
    Abstract: Azygous ACA is one of the rare anatomic variants of anterior cerebral artery. Predisposition to aneurysm development is attributed to the alteration in flow dynamics. Such hemodynamic alteration is most commonly seen in the anterior circulation, causing distal ACA aneurysm to be the most commonly associated vascular pathology. Although neurosurgica... Show More
  • Application of Sedation and Analgesia Nursing in Endovascular Treatment of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke

    Wencai Yang, Feifeng Qiu, Jiancong Chen, Lifang Chen, Min Guan

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 28-32
    Received: 20 February 2021
    Accepted: 12 March 2021
    Published: 30 April 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijn.20210501.17
    Abstract: Background: For acute ischemic stroke (AIS) patients with anterior circulation occlusion, local anesthesia can significantly shorten the time from endovascular treatment to recanalization. Objective: To investigate the application of individualized sedation and analgesia nursing in endovascular treatment (EVT) of patients with anterior-circulation ... Show More
  • Penetrating Brain Injury by an Iron Bar in a Child

    Yameogo Wendlasida Serge Pacome Arnauld, Zabsonre Denlewende Sylvain, Taoko Lassane 1er Jumeau, Jemel Hafedh, Kabre Abel

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 33-37
    Received: 12 April 2021
    Accepted: 5 May 2021
    Published: 14 May 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijn.20210501.18
    Abstract: Introduction: Penetrating brain injury is not common among the civilian population and it is rare in children. The use of computed tomography is essential for decision-making in the management of patient’s with penetrating brain injury. Here, we report a case about the management of a penetrating brain injury by an iron bar in a child after an assa... Show More
  • Traumatic Retroclival Subdural Hematoma on Top of Stable Bilateral Occipital Condyle Fracture: Impact of Hematoma on Craniocervical Stability and Management Decision

    Mohamed Awad Mohamed Hassan, Alfadil Osman Alawaad, Ghalib Almesedin, Saggaf Alawi Assaggaf

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 38-41
    Received: 24 April 2021
    Accepted: 8 May 2021
    Published: 27 May 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijn.20210501.19
    Abstract: Background and Importance: Bilateral occipital condyle fracture (OCF) is a rare type of injury that occurs at the occipitocervical junction, mostly due to high energy trauma to cranium with axial loading. These fractures are difficult to diagnose based on conventional cervical or cranial radiography and they have non-specific clinical manifestation... Show More
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus in Children: Predictive Factors of Ventriculocisternostomy Dysfunction at the University Hospital Center of Conakry

    Ibrahima Sory Souare, Mohamed Lamine Sylla, Hugues Ghislain Atakla, Ibrahima Sory Junior Souaré, Mohamed Cherif, Seylan Diawara, Beavogui Luc Kezely

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 42-46
    Received: 12 February 2021
    Accepted: 26 February 2021
    Published: 21 June 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijn.20210501.20
    Abstract: The treatment of hydrocephalus is surgical and uses two (2) main methods to date: ventriculoperitoneal shunt (DVP) and endoscopic ventriculocisternostomy (VCS). The latter offers the advantage of avoiding the implantation of a foreign body (valve) in the body. However, there are sometimes dysfunctions that can lead to the evolutionary continuation ... Show More
  • Posterior Lumbar Fixation Surgeries, Indications and Approaches (Posterolateral Fixation, PLIF and TLIF) Clinical Perspective

    Adel Nabih Mohamed, Ahmed Faisal Toubar, Muhamed Abdelmoez, Omar Elfarouk

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 47-51
    Received: 17 May 2021
    Accepted: 19 June 2021
    Published: 25 June 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijn.20210501.21
    Abstract: Background: Posterior lumbar fixation surgery is common procedure associated with lumbar fusion with different technique. The most frequent type of spine fusion is lumbar spine fusion, which can be done for a variety of reasons. There are two main techniques for lumbar spine fusion, posterolateral fusion and lumbar interbody fusion. This review aim... Show More
  • Acute Spinal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Case Report Cured by Continuous Cerebrospinal Fluid Drainage by Lumbar Puncture

    Junfu Li, Dianshuang Xu, Zhiyong Chen, Wei Li, Maoying Zhang, Zhaoming Li

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 52-56
    Received: 31 May 2021
    Accepted: 17 June 2021
    Published: 26 June 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijn.20210501.22
    Abstract: Background: Spinal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SSH) is a rare condition that can lead to severe neurological deficits. Clinicians should consider SSH when neurological deficits such as low back pain, pain hyperalgesia, paraplegia, and urinary and fecal incontinence are present. There is much debate as to whether SSH should be treated surgically or con... Show More