Functional outcome after primary decompressive craniectomy for acute subdural hematoma in severe traumatic brain injury
CONCLUSION: Primary decompressive craniectomy after STBI for post-traumatic acute subdural hematoma improved the favorable outcome whenever the initial GCS 4 among adult patients.PMID:34859822 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33970-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Safwat Abouhashem Hany Eldawoody Source Type: research

The posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA): An anatomical and clinical analysis
CONCLUSION: The results obtained in the present study indicated the great importance of the studies and reviews on the different topographies of PICA; these studies and reviews expand the knowledge and consensus on the characteristics and implications of PICA's variations. The clinical implication of this knowledge and consensus is obtaining the best surgical strategies for clipping aneurysms and, in addition, the best choices for occlusion of the vessel affected if the territory of the main vessel has an adequate collateral circulation. From the results of the present study, it is evident that there was a significant PICA...
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Rafael Tatit Caroline Pacheco Pedro Aguiar Gustavo Isolan Alvaro Campero Maria Barbo Paulo Aguiar Source Type: research

The Value of Immunohistochemical Methods and Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings in Diagnosis of IDH1 Mutant Glioblastomas
CONCLUSION: Conclusively, radiological and IHC methods can be used in cases where RT-PCR cannot be applied for detecting IDH1 mutation. However, the results need to be confirmed by RT-PCR when necessary as these methods may sometimes overlook some IDH-mutant patients.PMID:34859824 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33708-21.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Umay Kiraz Cigdem Vural Gupse Turan Burcu Alparslan Elmire Dervisoglu Source Type: research

Ruptured Proximal Anterior Cerebral Artery Aneurysm Treated with Flow Diverter
CONCLUSION: A1 aneurysm endovascular treatment is often challenging. Coiling or assisted coiling is the most frequently employed. Although flow diverter stent (FDS) is a consolidated technique for treating ruptured intracranial blister-like and dissecting aneurysms, its role in treating intracranial saccular ruptured aneurysms has to be elucidated. However, more number of case studies is needed to confirm the efficacy and safety of an FDS in treating ruptured A1 aneurysms.PMID:34859825 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33423-20.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Andrea Giorgianni Gabriele Vinacci Edoardo Agosti Stefano Molinaro Alberto Vito Terrana Federica Casagrande Francesco Alberto Vizzari Fabio Baruzzi Davide Locatelli Source Type: research

Isolated Lumbar Atypical Choroid Plexus Papilloma: A Case Report
CONCLUSION: Isolated lumbar atypical CPP in the lumbar region has not been previously reported. In the presence of a single spinal lesion, the diagnosis of CPP should be considered. Unlike metastatic and synchronous tumors, the pathogenesis of isolated choroid plexus tumors within the spinal canal has not been explained.PMID:34859826 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.34938-21.1 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Mustafa Cemil Kilinc Melih Bozkurt Source Type: research

Efficacy of human adipose-derived stem cells in spinal fusion in a rat ovariectomy osteoporosis model
CONCLUSION: Our study demonstrates that the administration of h-ADSCs may have advantages in bone formation and consolidation but does not lead to bone overgrowth. These findings indicate that the administration of h-ADSCs is an alternative and efficient method for spinal fusion.PMID:34859827 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33739-21.4 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Chun Hyoung-Joon Na Min Kyun Bae In-Suk Yi Hyeong-Joong Do Byung-Rok Kim Kee D Source Type: research

Some Interesting Points of Competition of X-Ray using during the Greco-Ottoman War in 1897 and Development of Neurosurgical Radiology: A Reminiscence
CONCLUSION: The experience of the Ottoman Empire and Greece is important for the development of neurosurgical radiology. Both Greek and Turkish parts used the X-Ray technology before any of the risks and adverse effects were unknown. More studies are required.PMID:34859828 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33484-20.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Ayhan Kanat Eleni Tsianaka Elena Romana Gasenzer Evangelos Drosos Source Type: research

The Endoscopic Trans-Sinusoidal Trans-Pterygopalatine Route To The Foramen Rotundum Approach In Trigeminal Neuralgia Treatment
CONCLUSION: Various surgical procedures have been applied to treat drug-resistant trigeminal neuralgia. Nevertheless, their cure rates remain less than anticipated. Recurrences up to 30% have been reported in the literature. In this study, the endoscopic endonasal transmaxillary trans-pterygopalatine route offers a new perspective on the foramen rotundum approach and provides a panoramic and safe view in previously high-risk percutaneous interventions.PMID:34859829 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.30283-20.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Muhammet Arif Ozbek Ahmet Tulgar Basak Nazli Cakici Bayram Ufuk Sakul Nejat Akalan Source Type: research

A Study on Assessment of the Effectiveness of the Surgical Methods Used for the Treatment of Patients with Cervical Spondylosis
CONCLUSION: If there is no kyphotic deformity or straightening of the cervical lordosis, a posterior laminectomy can be performed to avoid the long-term complications caused by an anterior corpectomy. It should be kept in mind that multi-segment and wide laminectomies may cause instability problems.PMID:34859830 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33981-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Hakan Somay Aydin Burcak Bolukbasi Numan Karaarslan Zafer Mehmet Berkman Source Type: research

Aura Intervention for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial Protocol
CONCLUSION: The ability to perceive auras is the premise of our trial. We mainly study TLE as it relatively has more incidence of auras and a higher cure possibility compared to other types of epilepsy. Although we currently address our problems in a small group of subjects, we believe that the studied aura intervention can easily be applied to millions of patients with epilepsy worldwide if this intervention is considered effective.PMID:34859831 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.34207-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Jun Wang Xiaolin Liang Jiahong Deng Yuyan Pan Xuxing Zhuang Kaijun Yang Songtao Qi Hao Long Source Type: research

Decision Making via 3D Computed Tomography in the Surgical Treatment of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: Surgical Technique and Results
CONCLUSION: The evaluation of the cubital tunnel via 3D computed tomography before the operation is effective in determining the optimal surgical technique and obtaining more successful clinical results. The cubital tunnel reconstruction in addition to simple decompression increases surgical success and minimizes complications and the possibility of relapse due to the fact that the nerve remains in its natural position.PMID:34859832 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.35061-21.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Guray Bulut M Ozgur Taskapilioglu Source Type: research

Comparison of Different Endoscopic Techniques for the Treatment of Hydrocephalus in Children
CONCLUSION: ETV alone is the safest method for the treatment of hydrocephalus in children. Mortality is higher in patients younger than 12 months who underwent combined surgical methods instead of ETV alone.PMID:34859833 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.35124-21.1 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Murat Geyik S ırma Geyik Adem Dogan Source Type: research

The factors associated with carpal tunnel syndrome severity
CONCLUSION: Patients with severe CTS are more inclined toward surgery than those with moderate CTS. Controlling BMI and preventing vitamin B12 deficiency may help keep alleviate complaints related to CTS with less invasive treatment modalities.PMID:34859834 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.34519-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Faruk Tonga Sinan Bahadir Source Type: research

Fourth Ventricle Dimensions Increase in Chiari Malformation Type 1
CONCLUSION: Fourth ventricle enlargement is a radiographic finding in patients with CM-1. Studies evaluating clinical presentation, severity, and outcome after treatment will be useful in revealing the importance of this entity.PMID:34859835 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.35404-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Halil Can Kucukyildiz Unal Ozum Source Type: research

Bioinformatic analyses determine the importance of CXCL2 and CXCL8 in atypical meningioma development and reoccurrence
CONCLUSION: The implications of this study excavated the key genes in atypical meningiomas which could help us understand the molecular mechanisms and provide the candidate therapeutic targets.PMID:34859836 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.34984-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Ming Cao YuHai Wang Source Type: research

Comparison of Pre and Postoperative Sexual Dysfunction in Male Patients with Lumbar Disc Herniation
CONCLUSION: Lumbar disc surgery has a positive effect on sexual functions and reduces pain levels. Since there is a strong relationship between LDH and sexual dysfunction, taking a sexual history from patients should be a part of routine medical history, and psychiatric care and consultation is recommended if needed.PMID:34859837 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.35810-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Ceyda Uzun Sahin Merve Aydin Selcuk Kalkisim Handan Sahin Filiz Civil Arslan Source Type: research

Retrospective analysis of paraspinal muscle-splitting microscopic-assisted discectomy versus percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy for the treatment of far-lateral lumbar disc herniation
CONCLUSION: Both techniques are minimally invasive, effective, and safe for treating FLLDH in selected patients. Compared with the PELD technique, the MD procedure offers a wider field of vision during operation, shorter operation time, fewer postoperative complications, and shorter learning curve.PMID:34859838 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.35699-21.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Lei Kong Yan Huang Tao Yao Hong-Guang Xu Source Type: research

Comparison of Effects of Extubation in Prone and Supine Positions in Patients Operated for Lumbar Disk Herniation
CONCLUSION: Extubation in the prone position after lumbar spinal surgery provides more comfortable emergence and recovery periods with less alteration of respiratory status and a better recovery profile.PMID:34859839 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.36470-21.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Sakize Ferim Gunenc Mehmet Sengul Sule Ozbilgin Volkan Hanci Source Type: research

Functional outcome after primary decompressive craniectomy for acute subdural hematoma in severe traumatic brain injury
CONCLUSION: Primary decompressive craniectomy after STBI for post-traumatic acute subdural hematoma improved the favorable outcome whenever the initial GCS 4 among adult patients.PMID:34859822 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33970-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Safwat Abouhashem Hany Eldawoody Source Type: research

The posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA): An anatomical and clinical analysis
CONCLUSION: The results obtained in the present study indicated the great importance of the studies and reviews on the different topographies of PICA; these studies and reviews expand the knowledge and consensus on the characteristics and implications of PICA's variations. The clinical implication of this knowledge and consensus is obtaining the best surgical strategies for clipping aneurysms and, in addition, the best choices for occlusion of the vessel affected if the territory of the main vessel has an adequate collateral circulation. From the results of the present study, it is evident that there was a significant PICA...
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Rafael Tatit Caroline Pacheco Pedro Aguiar Gustavo Isolan Alvaro Campero Maria Barbo Paulo Aguiar Source Type: research

The Value of Immunohistochemical Methods and Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings in Diagnosis of IDH1 Mutant Glioblastomas
CONCLUSION: Conclusively, radiological and IHC methods can be used in cases where RT-PCR cannot be applied for detecting IDH1 mutation. However, the results need to be confirmed by RT-PCR when necessary as these methods may sometimes overlook some IDH-mutant patients.PMID:34859824 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33708-21.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Umay Kiraz Cigdem Vural Gupse Turan Burcu Alparslan Elmire Dervisoglu Source Type: research

Ruptured Proximal Anterior Cerebral Artery Aneurysm Treated with Flow Diverter
CONCLUSION: A1 aneurysm endovascular treatment is often challenging. Coiling or assisted coiling is the most frequently employed. Although flow diverter stent (FDS) is a consolidated technique for treating ruptured intracranial blister-like and dissecting aneurysms, its role in treating intracranial saccular ruptured aneurysms has to be elucidated. However, more number of case studies is needed to confirm the efficacy and safety of an FDS in treating ruptured A1 aneurysms.PMID:34859825 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33423-20.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Andrea Giorgianni Gabriele Vinacci Edoardo Agosti Stefano Molinaro Alberto Vito Terrana Federica Casagrande Francesco Alberto Vizzari Fabio Baruzzi Davide Locatelli Source Type: research

Isolated Lumbar Atypical Choroid Plexus Papilloma: A Case Report
CONCLUSION: Isolated lumbar atypical CPP in the lumbar region has not been previously reported. In the presence of a single spinal lesion, the diagnosis of CPP should be considered. Unlike metastatic and synchronous tumors, the pathogenesis of isolated choroid plexus tumors within the spinal canal has not been explained.PMID:34859826 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.34938-21.1 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Mustafa Cemil Kilinc Melih Bozkurt Source Type: research

Efficacy of human adipose-derived stem cells in spinal fusion in a rat ovariectomy osteoporosis model
CONCLUSION: Our study demonstrates that the administration of h-ADSCs may have advantages in bone formation and consolidation but does not lead to bone overgrowth. These findings indicate that the administration of h-ADSCs is an alternative and efficient method for spinal fusion.PMID:34859827 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33739-21.4 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Chun Hyoung-Joon Na Min Kyun Bae In-Suk Yi Hyeong-Joong Do Byung-Rok Kim Kee D Source Type: research

Some Interesting Points of Competition of X-Ray using during the Greco-Ottoman War in 1897 and Development of Neurosurgical Radiology: A Reminiscence
CONCLUSION: The experience of the Ottoman Empire and Greece is important for the development of neurosurgical radiology. Both Greek and Turkish parts used the X-Ray technology before any of the risks and adverse effects were unknown. More studies are required.PMID:34859828 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33484-20.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Ayhan Kanat Eleni Tsianaka Elena Romana Gasenzer Evangelos Drosos Source Type: research

The Endoscopic Trans-Sinusoidal Trans-Pterygopalatine Route To The Foramen Rotundum Approach In Trigeminal Neuralgia Treatment
CONCLUSION: Various surgical procedures have been applied to treat drug-resistant trigeminal neuralgia. Nevertheless, their cure rates remain less than anticipated. Recurrences up to 30% have been reported in the literature. In this study, the endoscopic endonasal transmaxillary trans-pterygopalatine route offers a new perspective on the foramen rotundum approach and provides a panoramic and safe view in previously high-risk percutaneous interventions.PMID:34859829 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.30283-20.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Muhammet Arif Ozbek Ahmet Tulgar Basak Nazli Cakici Bayram Ufuk Sakul Nejat Akalan Source Type: research

A Study on Assessment of the Effectiveness of the Surgical Methods Used for the Treatment of Patients with Cervical Spondylosis
CONCLUSION: If there is no kyphotic deformity or straightening of the cervical lordosis, a posterior laminectomy can be performed to avoid the long-term complications caused by an anterior corpectomy. It should be kept in mind that multi-segment and wide laminectomies may cause instability problems.PMID:34859830 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33981-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Hakan Somay Aydin Burcak Bolukbasi Numan Karaarslan Zafer Mehmet Berkman Source Type: research

Aura Intervention for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial Protocol
CONCLUSION: The ability to perceive auras is the premise of our trial. We mainly study TLE as it relatively has more incidence of auras and a higher cure possibility compared to other types of epilepsy. Although we currently address our problems in a small group of subjects, we believe that the studied aura intervention can easily be applied to millions of patients with epilepsy worldwide if this intervention is considered effective.PMID:34859831 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.34207-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Jun Wang Xiaolin Liang Jiahong Deng Yuyan Pan Xuxing Zhuang Kaijun Yang Songtao Qi Hao Long Source Type: research

Decision Making via 3D Computed Tomography in the Surgical Treatment of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: Surgical Technique and Results
CONCLUSION: The evaluation of the cubital tunnel via 3D computed tomography before the operation is effective in determining the optimal surgical technique and obtaining more successful clinical results. The cubital tunnel reconstruction in addition to simple decompression increases surgical success and minimizes complications and the possibility of relapse due to the fact that the nerve remains in its natural position.PMID:34859832 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.35061-21.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Guray Bulut M Ozgur Taskapilioglu Source Type: research

Comparison of Different Endoscopic Techniques for the Treatment of Hydrocephalus in Children
CONCLUSION: ETV alone is the safest method for the treatment of hydrocephalus in children. Mortality is higher in patients younger than 12 months who underwent combined surgical methods instead of ETV alone.PMID:34859833 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.35124-21.1 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Murat Geyik S ırma Geyik Adem Dogan Source Type: research

The factors associated with carpal tunnel syndrome severity
CONCLUSION: Patients with severe CTS are more inclined toward surgery than those with moderate CTS. Controlling BMI and preventing vitamin B12 deficiency may help keep alleviate complaints related to CTS with less invasive treatment modalities.PMID:34859834 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.34519-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Faruk Tonga Sinan Bahadir Source Type: research

Fourth Ventricle Dimensions Increase in Chiari Malformation Type 1
CONCLUSION: Fourth ventricle enlargement is a radiographic finding in patients with CM-1. Studies evaluating clinical presentation, severity, and outcome after treatment will be useful in revealing the importance of this entity.PMID:34859835 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.35404-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Halil Can Kucukyildiz Unal Ozum Source Type: research

Bioinformatic analyses determine the importance of CXCL2 and CXCL8 in atypical meningioma development and reoccurrence
CONCLUSION: The implications of this study excavated the key genes in atypical meningiomas which could help us understand the molecular mechanisms and provide the candidate therapeutic targets.PMID:34859836 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.34984-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Ming Cao YuHai Wang Source Type: research

Comparison of Pre and Postoperative Sexual Dysfunction in Male Patients with Lumbar Disc Herniation
CONCLUSION: Lumbar disc surgery has a positive effect on sexual functions and reduces pain levels. Since there is a strong relationship between LDH and sexual dysfunction, taking a sexual history from patients should be a part of routine medical history, and psychiatric care and consultation is recommended if needed.PMID:34859837 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.35810-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Ceyda Uzun Sahin Merve Aydin Selcuk Kalkisim Handan Sahin Filiz Civil Arslan Source Type: research

Retrospective analysis of paraspinal muscle-splitting microscopic-assisted discectomy versus percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy for the treatment of far-lateral lumbar disc herniation
CONCLUSION: Both techniques are minimally invasive, effective, and safe for treating FLLDH in selected patients. Compared with the PELD technique, the MD procedure offers a wider field of vision during operation, shorter operation time, fewer postoperative complications, and shorter learning curve.PMID:34859838 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.35699-21.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Lei Kong Yan Huang Tao Yao Hong-Guang Xu Source Type: research

Comparison of Effects of Extubation in Prone and Supine Positions in Patients Operated for Lumbar Disk Herniation
CONCLUSION: Extubation in the prone position after lumbar spinal surgery provides more comfortable emergence and recovery periods with less alteration of respiratory status and a better recovery profile.PMID:34859839 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.36470-21.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - December 3, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Sakize Ferim Gunenc Mehmet Sengul Sule Ozbilgin Volkan Hanci Source Type: research

Evaluation of Bmp-2, VEGF, and Vitamin D Receptor Levels in the Ligamentum Flavum of Patients with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Disc Herniation
CONCLUSION: Elevated VEGF and decreased VDR levels in the LF in LSS are associated with more intense inflammation and chronic process of the disease. The prominent expression of BMP-2 in the LF in both diseases suggests that BMP-2 might be affected by inflammation regardless of chronic pressure and degeneration.PMID:34751419 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33552-20.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - November 9, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Bilal Ertugrul Bekir Akgun Gokhan Artas Fatih Serhat Erol Fatih Demir Source Type: research

Application of Responsive Neurostimulation as both a Diagnostic Tool for Seizure Localization and a Supplementary Tool for Surgical Management in Patients with Multiple Epileptogenic Foci: A Case Series
CONCLUSION: The authors report a population of 10 patients in which the RNS system was used as a diagnostic tool for improved localization of EZs over a long interval or as a complementary therapeutic tool in patients with multiple or eloquent EZs.PMID:34751420 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.32629-20.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - November 9, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Kamran Urgun Alvin Chan Ronald Sahyouni Kieu Diem Tran Frank Hsu Sumeet Vadera Source Type: research

Morphometric measurements of safety zones and orientation angles for freehand placement of revision screws in atlas lateral mass
CONCLUSION: Atlas lateral mass screws could be safely revised whenever needed. The fact that needs to be considered is that the angular range becomes narrower, and the screw length becomes longer when the screw is directed more cranially.PMID:34751421 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.34618-21.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - November 9, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Serkan Simsek Uygur Er Erek Ozturk Kazim Yigitkanli Source Type: research

Mortality Outcomes of Endovascular Treatment and Surgical Clipping in Patients with Cerebral Aneurysms: A Single-Center Study
CONCLUSION: Both treatment methods showed similar mortality rates, but hospital stays were shorter after endovascular treatment.PMID:34751422 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33877-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - November 9, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Abdullah Sukun Mustafa Cetin Ahmet Alparslan Ramazan Uyar Tolga Gediz B ülent Cekic Mert Koroglu Source Type: research

Cervical Venous Vascular Anatomy for Ventriculoatrial Shunt Applications: Anatomical Study and Surgical Approach Recommendation
CONCLUSION: The approach described in our study is appropriate for the application of an atrial catheter for VA shunts. Revealing the venous anatomy with examinations contributes to the success of the operation.PMID:34751423 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33796-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - November 9, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Baris Ozoner Ebubekir Akpinar Abuzer Gungor Akin Akakin Turker Kilic Source Type: research

Clinical Features, Treatment and Outcome of Childhood Glial Tumors
CONCLUSION: Treatment results are not satisfactory in high-grade astrocytomas. There is a need for new treatment approaches that would take cognizance of molecular features and adopt multidisciplinary approaches.PMID:34751424 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.34801-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - November 9, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Buket Kara Kubra Ertan Pinar Karabagli Hakan Karabagli Guler Yavas Ahmet Okay Caglayan Yavuz Koksal Source Type: research

The Protective Role of Hippophae rhamnoides L. on Rat Brain and Liver Tissues Exposed to Cold Plus Immobilization Stress Model
CONCLUSION: The results show that SBT has antioxidant properties against cold plus immobilization stress-induced oxidative and nitrosative stress and that it can be recommended as a natural antioxidant and nutritional supplement.PMID:34751425 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.23766-18.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - November 9, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Nensi Cavak Mustafa Koray Gumustas Sema Demirci Cekic Source Type: research

Medulloblastoma: Clinicopathological correlates of SHH, WNT, and Non-WNT/SHH Molecular subgroups analysis and prognostic significance : Mono-institutional series
CONCLUSION: In our study, metastasis at the time of diagnosis, histological large cell anaplastic type, immunohistochemical p53 positivity, molecular SHH mutant type were the statistically significant the indicators of worse prognosis and shorter survival time.PMID:34751426 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.34490-21.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - November 9, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Bermal Hasbay Fazilet Kayaselcuk Halil Ibrahim Suner Faik Sarialioglu Source Type: research

Facet Median Branch Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation Treatment at Different Temperatures and Durations in Patients with Lumbar Facet Syndrome: A Randomized Controlled Double-Blind Study
CONCLUSION: In patients with lumbar facet syndrome, RFT application in every 3 degrees and seconds is effective because it generates equal energy, and there was no significant difference in pain relief between the groups.PMID:34751427 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.34637-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - November 9, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Esra Ertilav Osman Nuri Aydin Kamil Varlik Erel Source Type: research

Evaluation of Bmp-2, VEGF, and Vitamin D Receptor Levels in the Ligamentum Flavum of Patients with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Disc Herniation
CONCLUSION: Elevated VEGF and decreased VDR levels in the LF in LSS are associated with more intense inflammation and chronic process of the disease. The prominent expression of BMP-2 in the LF in both diseases suggests that BMP-2 might be affected by inflammation regardless of chronic pressure and degeneration.PMID:34751419 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33552-20.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - November 9, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Bilal Ertugrul Bekir Akgun Gokhan Artas Fatih Serhat Erol Fatih Demir Source Type: research

Application of Responsive Neurostimulation as both a Diagnostic Tool for Seizure Localization and a Supplementary Tool for Surgical Management in Patients with Multiple Epileptogenic Foci: A Case Series
CONCLUSION: The authors report a population of 10 patients in which the RNS system was used as a diagnostic tool for improved localization of EZs over a long interval or as a complementary therapeutic tool in patients with multiple or eloquent EZs.PMID:34751420 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.32629-20.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - November 9, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Kamran Urgun Alvin Chan Ronald Sahyouni Kieu Diem Tran Frank Hsu Sumeet Vadera Source Type: research

Morphometric measurements of safety zones and orientation angles for freehand placement of revision screws in atlas lateral mass
CONCLUSION: Atlas lateral mass screws could be safely revised whenever needed. The fact that needs to be considered is that the angular range becomes narrower, and the screw length becomes longer when the screw is directed more cranially.PMID:34751421 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.34618-21.3 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - November 9, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Serkan Simsek Uygur Er Erek Ozturk Kazim Yigitkanli Source Type: research

Mortality Outcomes of Endovascular Treatment and Surgical Clipping in Patients with Cerebral Aneurysms: A Single-Center Study
CONCLUSION: Both treatment methods showed similar mortality rates, but hospital stays were shorter after endovascular treatment.PMID:34751422 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33877-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - November 9, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Abdullah Sukun Mustafa Cetin Ahmet Alparslan Ramazan Uyar Tolga Gediz B ülent Cekic Mert Koroglu Source Type: research

Cervical Venous Vascular Anatomy for Ventriculoatrial Shunt Applications: Anatomical Study and Surgical Approach Recommendation
CONCLUSION: The approach described in our study is appropriate for the application of an atrial catheter for VA shunts. Revealing the venous anatomy with examinations contributes to the success of the operation.PMID:34751423 | DOI:10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.33796-21.2 (Source: Turkish Neurosurgery)
Source: Turkish Neurosurgery - November 9, 2021 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Baris Ozoner Ebubekir Akpinar Abuzer Gungor Akin Akakin Turker Kilic Source Type: research