Author Archives: AJNR
Quinones-Hinjosa A, Raza SM. Controversies in Neuro-Oncology: Best Evidence Medicine for Brain Tumor Surgery. Thieme; 2013; 520 pgs.; 250 illustrations; $149.99
Whether at a national meeting, a CME course, or as printed material, space and time devoted to controversies in medicine are often the most enlightening from an educational standpoint. Enter this newly published (2014) hardcover, 520-page textbook Controversies in Neuro-Oncology: Best Evidence Medicine for Brain Tumor Surgery. It is edited by Drs. Quinones-Hinojosa and Raza from John Hopkins, with contributions from 112 authors, including many of the most recognizable names in neurosurgery and neuro-oncology.
As with many of … Continue reading >>
Robson C, Kock BL, Harnsberger HR. Specialty Imaging: Temporal Bone. Amirsys; 2013; 580 pgs.; 1500 illustrations; $299
For those who are not involved with a high volume of temporal bone imaging (CT or MR), it is difficult to become proficient and secure in the occasional evaluation of temporal bone pathology, particularly when intrinsic malformations or small lesions are present. The newly published book by Amirsys Specialty Imaging: Temporal Bone, edited by Drs. Robson, Koch, and Harnsberger, expands on the temporal bone section contained in Diagnostic Imaging: Head and Neck (2011), also from Amirsys. Once again the authors of … Continue reading >>
Submit Your Abstract
The abstract submission site for the 52nd Annual Meeting, to be held on May 17-22 at the Palais dés congress de Montreal, is now open at http://ww5.aievolution.com/asn1401/.
Annual Meeting Information
The 2013 Annual Meeting was a success, with over 2000 attendees and a record number of submitted works; let’s keep that momentum and make our 2014 meeting another memorable year. For a preview of what we have planned for the meeting, please visit www.asnr.org/2014/.
Next week we will be posting the preliminary program for our two exciting Symposiums (Education and Scientific Symposium), to be held … Continue reading >>
Published online before print August 8, 2013, doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A3717
AJNR 2013 34: E110-E112
aCenter for Endovascular Treatment, Division of Neuroendovascular Surgery
Jichi Medical University
bDepartment of Endovascular Surgery
Tokyo Medical and Dental University
We read with great interest the article written by Alomari et al,1 and agree with the authors that Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome is not associated with spinal cord AVM. However, in their discussion, in relationship to spinal cord AVM with Parkes Weber syndrome, they comment briefly that “Spinal AVM has not been reported to be a … Continue reading >>
LINNC 2014 Paris
Carrousel Du Louvre
June 23-25, 2014
The Live Interventional Neuroradiology & Neurosugery Course is endorsed by ESMINT as a recommended European Educational Event.
19 allée Jean Jaures BP 61508
31015 Toulouse Cedex 6 – France
Tel: +33 (0) 534 455 076
LINC Houston 2013
December 9-11, 2012
The next LINC Houston meeting will be held in Houston,Texas from December 9 to 11, 2013 in the Hilton Americas.
Objective and Target Audience
LINC Houston is dedicated to improving the understanding and management of cerebrovascular disease among neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiologists and cardiologists. This conference uses a mixture of didactic lectures, live case transmission and interactive discussions between world-renowned faculty. LINC Houston sessions are designed to familiarize the audience with the indications and treatment of various neurovascular disorders.
Conference highlights include the most recent therapeutic advances in the endovascular, medical and … Continue reading >>
Fehlings, MG, Vaccaro AR, Boakye M, et al. Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury: Basic Research to Clinical Practice. Thieme; 2013; 682 pgs.; 177 illustrations; $129.
This new text from Thieme provides a broad and comprehensive treatment of the multidisciplinary aspects of spinal cord injury (SCI). The contents encompass virtually every aspect of the neuroscience behind SCI: aspects of critical care, neurophysiology, surgical and medical management, controversies, and future therapeutic options. There are 124 contributors and six editors. The lead editor, Michael G. Fehlings, is one of the most respected clinician/scientists in this field, who has devoted much of his … Continue reading >>
Ray Jr CE, Funaki B, eds. Updates in Interventional Radiology 2013. Society of Interventional Radiology; 2013; $130.
This annual publication by the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) serves as a literature review for articles published about interventional radiology (IR) between July 2011 and June 2012. Keeping up-to-date in any field of medicine is a daunting task but is especially difficult in the ever-expanding field of interventional radiology. This 130-page book is broken down into 9 sections: clinic practice, aortic aneurysms, the role of drug eluting stents in peripheral arterial disease, venous thromboembolism, portal hypertension, liver malignancy, pulmonary and renal … Continue reading >>
From the BRAIN Initiative website:
What is the NIH BRAIN Initiative?
The NIH Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative is part of a new Presidential focus aimed at revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain. By accelerating the development and application of innovative technologies, researchers will be able to produce a revolutionary new dynamic picture of the brain that, for the first time, shows how individual cells and complex neural circuits interact in both time and space. Long desired by researchers seeking new ways to treat, cure, and even prevent brain disorders, this
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