Journal Club

Upcoming JNSPG Journal Club Events

July 2021 - Neurosurgical management of stroke, organization of stroke management, and AI applications

Event signup: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jlin20njSfS8uoGH-HgZvg

Date and time: July 26, 12:00 p.m. ET

Featuring presentations on selected papers published in this issue by Drs. Giuseppe Umana, Valerio Da Ros, Bradley Gross, Adnan Siddiqui, and Sunil Sheth. Moderated by Dr. Elad Levy, with Drs. William Couldwell (Editor-in-Chief) and Aaron Cohen-Gadol (Associate Editor).


July 2021 - Pineal region tumors

Event signup: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0s8n49FHRimF1UN0MCAUkA

Date and time: July 28, 12:00 p.m. ET

Featuring presentations on selected videos published in this issue by Drs. Brandon Liebelt, Mitesh Shah, Alessia Imperato, and James Liu. Moderated by Dr. Frederick Boop, with Drs. William Couldwell (Editor-in-Chief) and Aaron Cohen-Gadol (Associate Editor).


 

June 2021 - Biologics and spinal fusion

Featuring presentations on selected papers published in this issue by Drs. Jean-Pierre Mobasser, Abdullah Feroze, and Alec Gibson. Moderated by Dr. Allan Levi, with Drs. William Couldwell (Editor-in-Chief) and Aaron Cohen-Gadol (Associate Editor).


 

May 2021 - Treatment of spinal cord and spinal axial tumors

Featuring presentations on selected papers published in this issue by Drs. Allan Levi, Daniel Sciubba, John Shin, and Maziyar Kalani. Moderated by Dr. Mark Bilsky, with Drs. William Couldwell (Editor-in-Chief) and Aaron Cohen-Gadol (Associate Editor).


 

April 2021 - Craniosynostosis

In this conversation, Dr. Amanda Gosman (UC San Diego) and Dr. Mark Proctor (Boston Children’s) discuss Dr. Gosman and colleagues' video, "Rotation flap distraction osteogenesis for unicoronal synostosis” published in the April 2021 issue of Neurosurgical Focus: Video. Moderated by Dr. Cormac Maher (University of Michigan). With Drs. Aaron Cohen-Gadol (Associate Editor, Neurosurgical Focus: Video) and William Couldwell (EIC, Neurosurgical Focus).


 

April 2021 - Controversies in the Management of Single-Suture Craniosynostosis

In this conversation, Dr. Thomas Imahiyerobo (Columbia University) and Dr. Richard Hayward (Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London, UK) discuss Dr. Imahiyerobo and colleagues' article, "Impact of Health Disparities on Treatment for Single Suture Craniosynostosis in an Era of Multi-Modal Care” published in the April 2021 issue of Neurosurgical Focus. Co-moderated by Dr. Karin Muraszko (University of Michigan) and Prof. Concezio Di Rocco (International Neuroscience Institute, Hannover Germany). With Drs. Aaron Cohen-Gadol (Associate Editor, Neurosurgical Focus) and William Couldwell (EIC, Neurosurgical Focus).


 

March 2021 JNSPG Journal Club — International women leaders in neurosurgery: past and present

In this conversation, Dr. Caitlin Hoffman (Weill-Cornell) and Dr. Shelly Timmons (Indiana University) discuss Dr. Hoffman and colleagues' paper, "Increases in female academic productivity and female mentorship highlight sustained progress in previously identified neurosurgical gender disparities” published in the March 2021 issue of Neurosurgical Focus. Co-moderated by Drs. Katharine Drummond (Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia), Mary Murphy (National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK), and Erica Bisson (University of Utah). With Drs. Aaron Cohen-Gadol (Associate Editor, Neurosurgical Focus) and William Couldwell (EIC, Neurosurgical Focus).


 

January 2021 JNSPG Journal Club — Posterior fossa arteriovenous malformations

In this conversation, Dr. Ehsan Dowlati (Georgetown University) and Mustafa Baskaya (University of Wisconsin) discuss Dr. Dowlati and colleagues’ paper, "Microsurgical resection of previously embolized recurrent cerebellopontine angle AVM” published in the January 2021 issue of Neurosurgical Focus: Video. Co-moderated by Drs. Adam Arthur (Semmes-Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute) and Aaron Cohen-Gadol (Associate Editor, Neurosurgical Focus), with Dr. William Couldwell (EIC, Neurosurgical Focus).


 

January 2021 JNSPG Journal Club — Operative imaging and visualization

In this conversation, Prof. Marlies Wagner (University Hospital Frankfurt, Germany) and Dr. Walter Stummer (University of Muenster, Germany) discuss Prof. Wagner and colleagues’ paper, "Neurotoxicity of subarachnoid GBCA accumulation: a potential complication of intraoperative MRI?” published in the January 2021 issue of Neurosurgical Focus. Co-moderated by Drs. Linda Liau (UCLA) and Peter Nakaji (Banner Health, Phoenix, Arizona). With Drs. Aaron Cohen-Gadol (Associate Editor, Neurosurgical Focus) and William Couldwell (EIC, Neurosurgical Focus).


 

December 2020 — Preparedness and guidelines for neurosurgical practice during pandemic

In this conversation, Drs. Ashish Suri (All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India) and Franco Servadei (Humanitas University and Research Hospital, Milano, Italy) discuss Dr. Suri and colleagues’ paper, "Preparedness and guidelines for neurosurgery in COVID-19 era: Indian perspective from a tertiary care referral hospital,” published in the December 2020 issue of Neurosurgical Focus. Moderated by Dr. Miguel Arraez (University of Malaga. Spain), with Drs. William Couldwell and Aaron Cohen-Gadol (EIC and Associate Editor, Neurosurgical Focus).


 

November 2020 — Medicolegal Issues in Neurosurgery

In this conversation, Drs. Eric Sankey (Duke University Medical Center) and Regis Haid (Atlanta Brain and Spine Care) discuss Dr. Sankey and colleagues’ paper, "The medical legal impact of misplaced pedicle and lateral mass screws on spine surgery in the United States,” published in the November 2020 issue of Neurosurgical Focus. Co-moderated by Drs. Catherine Mazzola (New Jersey Pediatric Neuroscience Institute) and Richard Wohns (University of Washington) with Drs. William Couldwell and Aaron Cohen-Gadol (EIC and Associate Editor, Neurosurgical Focus).


 

October 2020 — Cranial Surgery in Geriatric Patients

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).


Upcoming JNSPG Journal Club Events

June 2021 - Biologics and spinal fusion

Event signup: https://event.webinarjam.com/channel/JNSPG-Journal-Club

Date and time: June 30, 2021, 7:00 EDT

Featuring presentations on selected papers published in this issue by Drs. Jean-Pierre Mobasser, Christopher Shaffrey, Abdullah Feroze, and Alec Gibson. Moderated by Dr. Allan Levi, with Drs. William Couldwell (Editor-in-Chief) and Aaron Cohen-Gadol (Associate Editor).