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Neurons undergo molecular changes in the transition from acute inflammatory pain to chronic neuropathic pain

May 15, 2014
Mohammed F. Shamji, MD, PhD, FRCSC, spoke about his study “Peripheral Hypersensitivity to Subthreshold Stimuli Persists after Resolution of…
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Overuse, sport specialization leads to increasing lumbar injuries in young athletes

April 30, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Year round participation in just one sport and overuse situations are causing a high number of stress fractures of the pars…

‘Picture’ of foramen finds ALIF effective for indirect foraminal decompression

April 15, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO – Investigators who used standardized pedicle-to-pedicle preoperative and postoperative CT scans to image the foramen and also…
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Pineda receives AANS Humanitarian Award

April 10, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO – Anselmo Pineda, MD, FAANS(L), was the recipient of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Humanitarian Award…

Study: Women have greater attrition rate in neurosurgery residency

April 10, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Gender and type of medical school attended are factors in the attrition rate of neurosurgery residency training, according to…
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Tippett awarded the Harvey Cushing Medal

April 9, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Troy M. Tippett, MD, FAANS, received the American Association of Neurological Surgeons’ highest member honor – the…
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AANS honors the co-inventor of the Glasgow Coma Scale

April 9, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO ── The American Association of Neurological Surgeons awarded its 2014 Distinguished Service Award to Sir Graham Teasdale to recognize…
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Cranial surgery less likely than spine surgery to result in litigation in review study

April 9, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Death or spinal cord injury were the strongest predictors of litigation in neurosurgery and cranial surgery was less likely…
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Study identifies increased use and regional differences related to intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring

April 9, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — The use of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring in spine surgery has increased in recent years with marked geographic…
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Retrospective review identifies increasing rate of misrepresentation of scholarly achievements among residency applicants

April 9, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO – Publication misrepresentation is a well-recognized phenomenon throughout the scientific and academic communities at all levels…