Monday Apr 14
In the Absence of Vision, Proprioception Improves Prosthetic Control: Study
According to research presented at the 82nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons , in the absence of vision, proprioception "significantly" improved prosthetic control.
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Thu Apr 10, 2014
AANS: Stem cells may aid stroke patients
Intraparenchymal transplantation of human modified bone marrow-derived stromal cells in chronic stroke patients is safe, feasible, and results in improved neurologic function, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, held from April 5 to 9 in San Francisco.
IV Acetaminophen Shown Safe, Effective Managing Pain in Craniotomy Patients
Studies have shown that pain management in craniotomy patients is difficult. Physicians avoid prescribing narcotics - typically the medication of choice for pain management - because they impair the evaluation of brain function.
Coiling Versus Clipping with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage? Researchers View Results of Six-Year Study
Neurosurgeons continue to weigh the respective benefits of two popular treatment modalities for patients experiencing subarachnoid hemorrhage : endovascular coiling and neurosurgical clipping.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Mild intraoperative hypothermia during surgery for intracranial aneurysm.
Surgery for intracranial aneurysm often results in postoperative neurologic deficits.
Study Explores Reasons for Pain after "Successful" Spinal Surgery
Understanding why pain persists despite structurally successful spinal surgery is a question that has long puzzled physicians.
National Outcomes Database Measures Safety, Effectiveness of Spinal Surgery
With Americans spending an estimated $850 billion annually on ineffective medical treatment, the need for quality registries has become central to emerging evidence-driven reforms.
Proprioceptive feedback helps rehab patients learning to operate robotic prosthetic
Proprioception significantly improved prosthetic control in the absence of vision, new research has shown.
DePuy Synthes Power Tools announces launch of Anspach EG1 High Speed Electric System
DePuy Synthes Power Tools announced today the global launch of the Anspach EG1 High Speed Electric System, a next generation high-speed electric drill with multiple attachments and accessories, designed for use in neurosurgery, otology and spinal procedures.
"Not All Medulloblastomas Alike"; Variations in Treatment Approaches Urged
Medulloblastoma, a rapidly growing brain tumor, can be categorized as four genetically and clinically distinct subtypes.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Discrepancies Exist Between Administrative Database Codes and...
Recent statistics taken from national administrative databases suggest that lumbar spinal fusion is on the rise, with the greatest increases occurring among patients with herniated discs or degenerative disc disease.
Researchers Isolate Rare Protein Mutation Said to Influence Intracranial Hemorrhage
Aquaporins, a family of proteins, function as water-selective channels in the plasma membranes of many cells.
Researchers Find Evidence That Brain Changes Can Result From...
The impact of mild traumatic brain injury , TBI, concussion and other head injuries associated with contact sports is a critical area of research within the field of neurosurgery.
Neurosurgeon Troy M. Tippett, MD, FAANS, Awarded Harvey Cushing...
Each year, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons recognizes a neurosurgeon who has made significant contributions to the neurosurgical specialty through leadership, service and dedication.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Deep Brain Stimulation May Improve Cognition in Dementia, Other Neurodegenerative Diseases
Intralaminar thalamic deep brain stimulation has been shown to improve cognition and spatial memory acquisition.
Transplantation Cell Therapy Offers Hope to Stroke Patients
The devastating effects of stroke have long led physicians to conclude that lost brain function is irreversible.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
MRI Interventions to Exhibit its ClearPoint Neuro Intervention System at AANS 2014 Annual Meeting
MRI Interventions, Inc. today announced that its ClearPoint Neuro Intervention System will be on exhibit at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons April 7-9, 2014, in San Francisco, California.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings
Mazor Robotics to Launch and Demo New Renaissance Brain Module at American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting in San Francisco )--On April 7, 2014, Mazor Robotics will debut and officially launch the new Renaissance Guidance System brain module at the American Associ... )--Miranda Gold Corp. and Prism Resources Inc. are pleased ... (more)
Tue Apr 01, 2014
IMRIS Sponsoring Practical Clinic And Exhibiting Intraoperative MR And CT Imaging Techniques At
The IMRIS VISIUSA intraoperative MRI is one of the technologies currently used effectively in these applications.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Aurora Spine to Participate at American Association of Neurological Surgeons
The theme for the 2014 AANS Meeting is Expanding Neurosurgery. At the meeting, Aurora Spine will continue to extend the reach of the ZIP ULTRA MIS Interspinous Fusion system, exhibit its MIS portfolio, and drive the shift toward minimally invasive techniques.