JNSPG Journal Club

Upcoming JNSPG Journal Club Events

October 2020 JNSPG Journal Club — Surgery for Pain
Monday, October 19, 7:00 PM EST

Zoom link: https://utah-health.zoom.us/j/95021640607?pwd=YjZJQmUvakdGOXZaZnVydUE3K0RhZz09
Meeting ID: 950 2164 0607
Passcode: 952801
Article: Percutaneous CT-guided cordotomy for pain

In this conversation, Drs. M. Benjamin Larkin and Ashwin Viswanathan (Baylor College of Medicine) and Jason Schwalb (Henry Ford Health System) discuss Drs Larkin and Viswanathan and colleagues’ video, "Percutaneous CT-guided cordotomy for pain” published in the October 2020 issue of Neurosurgical Focus: Video. Moderated by Dr. Parag Patil (University of Michigan) with Drs. William Couldwell and Aaron Cohen-Gadol (EIC and Associate Editor, Neurosurgical Focus: Video).


October 2020 JNSPG Journal Club — Cranial Surgery in Geriatric Patients
Monday, October 26, 12:00 PM EST

Zoom link: https://utah-health.zoom.us/j/97834787612?pwd=ZHMwNjg4VUVWRXJwQkhyTG5laFo1UT09
Meeting ID: 978 3478 7612
Passcode: 937298
Article: Risk factors, comorbidities, quality of life, and complications after surgery in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus: review of the INPH-CRasH study

In this conversation, Drs. Hanna Israelsson (Umeå University Hospital) and Mark Hamilton (University of Calgary) will discuss Dr. Israelsson and colleagues’ paper, "Risk factors, comorbidities, quality of life, and complications after surgery in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus: review of the INPH-CRasH study" published in the October 2020 issue of Neurosurgical Focus. Moderated by Dr. Eric Schmidt (University Hôpital of Toulouse) with Drs. William Couldwell and Aaron Cohen-Gadol (EIC and Associate Editor, Neurosurgical Focus).


 

September 2020 — Thoracolumbar Anterior Spine Surgery

In this conversation, Drs. Mark Oppenlander (University of Michigan) and Dean Chou (University of California San Francisco) will discuss Dr. Oppenlander and colleagues’ paper, "The feasibility of computer-assisted 3D navigated multiple-level lateral lumbar interbody fusion in combination with posterior instrumentation for adult spinal deformity" published in the September 2020 issue of Neurosurgical Focus. Co-moderated by Drs. Christopher Shaffrey (Duke University) and Paul Park (University of Michigan) with Drs. William Couldwell and Aaron Cohen-Gadol (EIC and Associate Editor, Neurosurgical Focus).


 

August 2020 — Lumbar Spinal Osteoporosis

Drs. Dean Chou (University of California San Francisco) and Paul Anderson (University of Wisconsin) discuss Dr. Chou and colleagues’ paper, "The association between lower Hounsfield units of the upper instrumented vertebra and proximal junctional kyphosis in adult spinal deformity surgery with a minimum 2-year follow-up” published in the August 2020 issue of Neurosurgical Focus. Moderated by Dr. Timothy Witham (Johns Hopkins) and Drs. William Couldwell and Aaron Cohen-Gadol (EIC and Associate Editor, Neurosurgical Focus).


 

July 2020 — Brain-Machine Interface

In this conversation, Drs. Chencheng Zhang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University) and G. Rees Cosgrove (Harvard Medical School) will discuss Dr. Zhang and colleagues’ paper, "Habenula deep brain stimulation for intractable schizophrenia: a pilot study” published in the July 2020 issue of Neurosurgical Focus. Moderated by Dr. Kendall Lee (Mayo Clinic) and Drs. William Couldwell and Aaron Cohen-Gadol (EIC and Associate Editor, Neurosurgical Focus).