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View a collection of photos featuring our physicians, researchers, residents and staff.
View a collection of photos featuring current and former members of the Department of Neurosurgery at various stages in their career.
A young man's quest to find a cure for his epileptic seizures takes him on a journey from Albania to Boston.
Dr. Brooke Swearingen discusses and answers question about surgery for pituitary adenoma.
Dr. Brooke Swearingen discusses and answers questions about surgery for pituitary adenoma.
Brian V. Nahed, MD, MSc, Nader Pouratian, MD, PhD, and Martina Stippler, MD were elected members-at-large of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Executive Committee for a two-year term, effective September 27, 2016. Their nominations were confirmed at the CNS Annual Business Meeting in San Diego, California.
Confronted by criticism over its handling of player concussions, the NFL dramatically stepped up its response three years ago by installing neurotrauma specialists on the sidelines of every game and concussion spotters in booths high above the field.
Christine Zinke, 48, has had a difficult year. After being diagnosed in March with a meningioma brain tumor--a layer of tissue that covers the brain and spine--she underwent months of difficult treatment and therapy.
The tingling sensation started around October 2014. It felt like Sam Daley's left ring and pinky fingers and the outside of his left foot would fall asleep randomly for 15 or 20 minutes every few days.
More than 70,000 patients will learn that they have a new primary brain tumor this coming year in the United States alone.6 While most of these patients will undergo surgery for removal and diagnosis, there are some for whom surgery is not a good option.5 Historically, treatment interventions for these individuals were more limited. Neurosurgeons frustrated by this limitation have been involved in the development and study of two new FDA-approved treatments. These are thermal therapy systems that sparked a renewed interest in Magnetic Resonance Guided Laser Induced Thermal Therapy (MRgLITT). LITT provides a minimally invasive surgical access coupled with the power of lasers to ablate a tumor from the inside out.
The recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) report heralding potentially major changes in the world of graduate medical education (GME) funding has brought the whole issue of residency training and its finances into the spotlight. One critical aspect of resident training – which resulted, in part, from an earlier IOM report – that is often overlooked is the unintended consequences on physician training resulting from work hour restrictions. Intended to protect residents and patients from fatigue-related medical errors and accidents, there is a growing recognition that these regulations are failing to serve their intended goals.
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