Detecting CTE in the brains of living individuals could improve our understanding of the disease and inform research regarding prevention and treatment.
A miniaturized optical coherence tomography imaging needle can detect blood vessels intraoperatively in the human brain in vivo.
HFOs were predictors of good or poor surgical outcome in 69.2% of patients, resulting in a modest validation of the researchers’ hypothesis.
Formal mindfulness-based stress reduction appears to be both feasible and acceptable to surgical interns.
Surgeon skill level may be differentiated by force-sensing bipolar forceps and force analysis.
There is an increased prevalence of tinnitus in patients undergoing medial temporal lobe surgery.
The number of female neurosurgeons in academic leadership positions remains low.
The AAPM&R and the AANS are coming together to track outcomes.
Health care providers are encouraged to inspect the devices before and after use.
Focal cooling is a vast improvement over older brain-mapping techniques, which risked triggering epileptic seizures during surgery.