International Journal of Neurosurgery

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Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2021

  • To Investigate the Effect of Catheter Drainage and Urokinase Dissolution for Severe Ventricular System Hemorrhage

    Zhang Yanping, Zhang Pan, Zhang Wei, Wu Tiejun, Zhu Guanglin, Duan Qifeng

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2021
    Pages: 57-61
    Received: Jun. 15, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 02, 2021
    Published: Jul. 15, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: To investigate the decrease of mortality and disability rate of severe ventricular system hemorrhage by catheter drainage and UK dissolution. Methods: From January 2015 to January 2020, 78 cases of primary severe ventricular hemorrhage and 47 cases of thalamic hematoma had broken into the ventricular system by admitted, all of which were... Show More
  • Complications of Hydrocephalus Surgery in Children: Study of 18 Cases at the University Hospital Center of Conakry

    Ibrahima Sory Souare, Aminata Fofana, Hugues Ghislain Atakla, Ibrahima Sory Junior Souare, Daniel Boubane Tama

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2021
    Pages: 62-65
    Received: Jun. 15, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 26, 2021
    Published: Jul. 21, 2021
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    Abstract: Context and Objective: Hydrocephalus is the active abnormal dilation of the cerebral ventricular cavities and leads to a disorder of cerebrospinal fluid dynamics. Ventriculoperitoneal shunt and ventriculocisternostomy shunt are the most frequently used techniques in our context. However, a number of complications can occur. Our goal is to contribut... Show More
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage (Liquorrhea) Management in Heads Traumas

    Zabsonre Denlewende Sylvain, Yameogo Pacome, Ouiminga Habib Abdoul Karim, Sanou Abdoulaye, Zida Ilyasse, Thiombiano Abdoulaye, Lankoande Henri, Kinda Boureima, Kabre Abel

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2021
    Pages: 66-69
    Received: Jul. 12, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 30, 2021
    Published: Aug. 09, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction. Liquorrhea is a leakage of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) into an air cavity of the skull base through an osteomeningeal breach which can exit through nos and / or ear. Highlighting the breach and closing it is sometimes very difficult. The aim of this work was to study cerebrospinal fluid liquorrhea management in our work environment. Met... Show More
  • Lumbar Canal Stenosis: Pre and Post Decompression laminectomy Outcomes in a Single Neurosurgery Private Practice

    Satheesh Kumar Cheella Reddy

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2021
    Pages: 70-74
    Received: Aug. 30, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 26, 2021
    Published: Oct. 05, 2021
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    Abstract: Lumbar canal stenosis (LCS) or Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS) is the most common degenerative condition affecting older adults. The clinical presentation of LCS includes lower back pain, radiating pain, tingling sensation, and numbness in the lower limbs, as well as nocturnal leg cramps, and bladder dysfunction due to neurological compression. Lamine... Show More
  • Top 100 Most Cited Articles on Brain Tumors

    George Thomas, Ajay Chatim, Eric Chalif, Susan Koenig, Neil Almeida, Pritha Ghosh

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2021
    Pages: 75-83
    Received: Sep. 03, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 22, 2021
    Published: Nov. 05, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: A large number of published articles exist regarding intracranial tumors. This article aims to present the 100 most-cited articles on brain tumors and to perform a bibliometric analysis. Methods: In May 2021, the authors performed a title- focused search using Clarivate’s Web of Science database in order to identify the most cited artic... Show More
  • Preoperative Head CT Assisted Prediction of Acute Encephalocele During Isolated Acute Subdural Hematoma Surgery

    Jiandong Wu, Gang Wu, Xiao-Yu Tang, Peng Deng, Jin-hong Qian, Zhi-Qi Cheng, Mian Ma

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2021
    Pages: 84-89
    Received: Oct. 08, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 02, 2021
    Published: Nov. 17, 2021
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    Abstract: To investigate more predictors for acute encephalocele in patients during isolated acute subdural hematoma (ASDH) surgery by using clinical data combined with preoperative cranial computed tomography (CT) scan, so as to provide a basis for the development of a more scientific and reasonable treatment strategy. CT images and medical records of 46 pa... Show More
  • Complications of Ventriculo-peritoneal Shunting: 13 Years of Experience in a Sub-saharan Paediatric Neurosurgery Unit

    Alain Jibia, Esperance Broalet, Carine Kacou Tetchi, Soress Dongo, Sa’Deu Fondjo, Aderehime Haidara

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2021
    Pages: 90-93
    Received: Oct. 24, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 09, 2021
    Published: Dec. 24, 2021
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    Abstract: Complications of ventriculoperitoneal shunting in hydrocephalus cure are countless and well known nowadays; depending on several factors. They are all more so screened in children whom are vulnerable and growing; more again in sub-Saharan area, suggesting a close follow-up and a paid attention on family balance. We emphasised on this surgical and s... Show More