International Journal of Neurosurgery


Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022

  • A Rare Presentation of a Case of Cerebral Mucormycosis as a Solitary Intraparenchymal Lesion

    Anna Balaji Karthikeyan, Rakesh Gupta, Zafar Sheikh

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 6 January 2022
    Accepted: 28 January 2022
    Published: 9 February 2022
    Abstract: Rhinocerebral mucormycosis is an opportunistic infection of the sinuses, nasal passages, oral cavity, and brain caused by saprophytic fungi and is known to be rare in occurence. This infection can result in a rapid death. Rhinocerebral mucormycosis is known to commonly affect individuals who are in an immunocompromised state. Isolated cerebral muco... Show More
  • Evaluation of the Use of Drain in Anterior Cervical Disc Fusion Procedures

    Rodrigues Junior Jose Carlos, Da Silva Vithor Ely Bortolin, De Campos Marcelo Ferraz

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 7-10
    Received: 20 January 2022
    Accepted: 1 March 2022
    Published: 9 March 2022
    Abstract: Introduction: The worldwide tendency is to minimize surgical treatments, providing lesser incisions, length of hospitalization and complications. Anterior cervical arthrodesis (ACA) is a very common procedure realized daily in many services. One of its most dread complications it’s the cervical hematoma that in severe cases need urgent evacuation a... Show More
  • Carotid Artery Disease: Multivariate Analysis of a Single Center in Mexico City

    Daniel Alejandro Vega-Moreno, José Ramón Aguilar-Calderón, María Elena Córdoba-Mosqueda, Víctor Andrés Reyes-Rodríguez, Mauricio Daniel Sánchez-Calderón, José Omar Santellán-Hernández, Diego Ochoa-Cacique, Carlos Betancourt-Quiroz, Mario Alberto Dueñas-Espinoza, Andrés Alberto Moral-Naranjo, Martha Elena González-Jiménez, Ulises García-González

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 11-18
    Received: 2 March 2022
    Accepted: 14 April 2022
    Published: 10 May 2022
    Abstract: Introduction. Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of disability. Of these, carotid artery disease is responsible for up to 15% to 30% of strokes. The objetive is knowing the risk factors and their impact on four possible scenarios in the diagnosis and treatment of carotid artery disease. 1: signifi... Show More
  • Computed Tomographic Measurement of Thoracic Pedicle in Filipino Patients

    Billy Francis Yu Hung, Paolo Antonio Florencio Castro

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 19-22
    Received: 24 April 2022
    Accepted: 7 May 2022
    Published: 12 May 2022
    Abstract: Knowledge of the morphometric measurements of Filipino thoracic spine pedicles would help the surgeons in determining the proper size and increase accuracy of pedicle screws placement during surgery to avoid complications. This study aims to measure the outer diameter, chord length and transverse angulation of the thoracic spine pedicles (T1-T12). ... Show More
  • Central Neurocytoma on the Treatment and Outcome: Clinical Case Series Report

    Kai-Jie Chia, Cheng-Shyuan Rau, Wu-Fu Chen, Li-Han Lin, Jui-Wei Lin, Jih-Jun Ho

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 23-27
    Received: 5 May 2022
    Accepted: 23 May 2022
    Published: 31 May 2022
    Abstract: Central neurocytoma (CN) is a rare and elusive tumor. The relationship between clinical outcome, tumor nature, and treatment of CN remains controversial. There were eight CN patients in our hospital from 2014 to 2021, and the prevalence of CN accounted for 0.36% of brain tumors. All of them underwent surgical removal, and two of them were combined ... Show More
  • Cystic Glioblastoma of the Third Ventricle: Diagnostic Challenges and Poor Functional Outcome Related to Cystic Haemorrhage

    Mohamed Awad Mohamed Hassan, Emad Mohammad Abdelhamid Hassan, Tariq Ahmed Saeed, Ghalib Almesedin, Saggaf Alawi Assaggaf

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 28-31
    Received: 27 May 2022
    Accepted: 13 June 2022
    Published: 21 June 2022
    Abstract: Background: Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common intra-axial primary brain tumour in adults, and prognosis is poor. Spontaneous haemorrhage is an uncommon but recognized initial presenting sign of primary brain tumour. Moreover, intra-cystic haemorrhage is frequent, further can affect functional outcome and even reducing survival durati... Show More