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Powell doctor performs surgeries in his native Kenya to fill neurosurgery void

The 39-year-old Kenyan man had fallen several feet from a ladder while working at a construction site, suffering a middle-back spinal fracture that weakened his legs. Unable to afford the surgery needed to walk again, the man had spent about a month at a ...

Source: The Columbus Dispatch
Published: 09 Aug 2018

Global neurosurgery leader to head neurosciences at Rutgers, RWJBarnabas Health

Global neurosurgery leader to head neurosciences at Rutgers, RWJBarnabas Health In a transformative move that will significantly improve the capacity for neurosurgical services in the state and enhance Rutgers’ and RWJBarnabas Health’s reputation among ...

Source: MyCentralJersey
Published: 07 Aug 2018

Washington Regional adds neurosurgery ICU as expansion continues

FAYETTEVILLE -- Washington Regional Medical Center has opened an intensive care unit for patients recovering from surgery for strokes and other neurological problems. The 20-bed unit began accepting patients in the past couple weeks, a spokeswoman said Monday.

Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Published: 07 Aug 2018

MedStar Washington Hospital Center First in D.C. to Use Mobile Intraoperative CT Scanner for Neurosurgery

Newswise — Washington, D.C., August 14, 2018 – MedStar Washington Hospital Center became the first in Washington, D.C., to use Brainlab Airo® Mobile Intraoperative CT, an advanced imaging scanner that gives surgeons the real-time ability to see a ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Skakir joins SSM Health Neurosurgery

Hakeem Shakir has joined SSM Health Neurosurgery. Enter your user name and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site. Your subscription includes one set of login credentials for your exclusive use. Security features ...

Source: The Journal Record
Published: 08 Aug 2018

Hospital to subsidize cost of neurosurgery

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital plans to spend Sh10 million to subsidise the cost of neurosurgery. According to the hospital's Chief Executive Officer, Peter Okoth, the decision has been prompted by a rising number of surgical cases ...

Source: standardmedia.co.ke
Published: 12 Aug 2018

Top 25 hospitals for neurology & neurosurgery: U.S. News & World Report

Here are the top 25 hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery, according to U.S News & World Report, 2018-19 Best Hospitals report. 1. Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.). 2. Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore). 3. UCSF Medical Center (San Francisco). 4.

Source: Becker's Spine Review
Published: 14 Aug 2018

NICO launches Investigator Initiated Study Program to increase scientific data supporting minimally invasive neurosurgery

INDIANAPOLIS, August 9, 2018 – Neurosurgical medical device maker NICO Corporation has launched an Investigator Initiated Study (IIS) Program offering financial support for prospective studies or the evaluation of retrospective data related to improved ...

Source: DOTmed
Published: 09 Aug 2018

FAQ: How and Why We Rank and Rate Hospitals

In 12, ranking is determined mostly by data: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report - Health
Published: 14 Aug 2018

HealthWatch: Virtual Reality Neurosurgery

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - Most kids know all about virtual reality. It's how they play video games and watch movies. But now a major hospital system is putting this familiar 3D technology into the hands of its pediatric neurosurgeons to ...

Source: WEAREGREENBAY
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Health Matters: What Patients need to know after Neurosurgery

Whether it’s an open procedure or a minimally invasive one, health experts say it’s important for patients to know what to expect after neurosurgery. “In surgery, you are making an incision, so you are going to have some degree of pain around that ...

Source: NBC2 News
Published: 23 Jul 2018

Healthy Living: VR Neurosurgery

Most kids know all about virtual reality. It’s how they play video games and watch movies. In Healthy Living, see how a major hospital system is putting this familiar 3D technology into the hands of its pediatric neurosurgeons to help saves lives.

Source: 9&10 News
Published: 01 Aug 2018

Health Beat: Virtual reality neurosurgery

Most kids know all about virtual reality. It's how they play video games and watch movies, but a major hospital system is now putting the familiar 3D technology into the hands of its pediatric neurosurgeons to help saves lives.

Source: WFMZ-TV
Published: 31 Jul 2018

Mayo Clinic Rankings & Ratings

A hospital's overall Neurology & Neurosurgery score is based on various data categories, including volume of high-risk patients, nurse staffing and patient survival. The 50 top-scoring hospitals are nationally ranked. See the full U.S. News national ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 27 Jul 2018

BRG expands neurosurgery services

Baton Rouge General (BRG) is expanding its neurosurgery services with the addition of a new clinic, Baton Rouge General Neurosurgery, on its Bluebonnet campus. 8595 Picardy Avenue, Suite 220 (Bluebonnet campus) Medical Tower 1 Baton Rouge Phone: (225) 237 ...

Source: WAFB
Published: 29 Jun 2018

Former neurosurgery resident sues the University of Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. – A former neurosurgery resident has filed a lawsuit alleging the University of Missouri School of Medicine’s chief of neurosurgery harassed him and fired him without good cause. The Columbia Missourian reports that Rylan Brantl is ...

Source: Fox2Now
Published: 06 Jul 2018

Martin Weiss awarded chair in Neurosurgery

Martin H. Weiss, professor of neurosurgery and chair of the Department of Neurosurgery will be the first holder of an endowed chair named in his honor, the Martin H. Weiss Chair in Neurosurgery. The chair was established with a personal gift from ...

Source: USC-News
Published: 19 May 2018

Northwestern Medicine spotlighting women in neurosurgery

In a moment in history where gender equality is at the forefront of conversation, there is still a disparity for women surgeons -- especially women in neurosurgery. According to data from a 2013 study in the Journal of the American College of Surgery ...

Source: Daily Herald
Published: 29 Mar 2018

Natus to Acquire Neurosurgery Assets from Integra LifeSciences, Enters Neurosurgery Market

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:IART) under which Natus will acquire ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 11 Sep 2017

Global Neurosurgery Leader to Head Neurosciences at Rutgers, RWJBarnabas Health

Newswise — New Brunswick, NJ—In a transformative move that will significantly improve the capacity for neurosurgical services in the state and enhance Rutgers’ and RWJBarnabas Health’s reputation among the top tier of neurosurgical care providers ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 31 Jul 2018

Neurosurgery company commits to Mansfield's Cabot Business Park

MANSFIELD — Integra LifeSciences, a holding company that manufactures a broad spectrum of medical devices, is coming to the Cabot Business Park and bringing nearly 200 jobs. Integra, which recently purchased the Codman Neurosurgery unit of Johnson and ...

Source: The Sun Chronicle
Published: 16 Feb 2018

Does Time of Neurosurgery Matter?

TUESDAY, Oct. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who have neurosurgery overnight are more likely to have complications than those whose operations occur during the day, a new study finds. Risk of complications was 50 percent higher when surgeries began ...

Source: Health.com
Published: 24 Oct 2017

PRMC Open New Neurosurgery Operating Room

SALISBURY, Md.- Peninsula Regional Medical Center opened its new neuroendovascular operating room Friday, the first of its kind in the region. It was designed for Dr. Sophia Shakur, a Salisbury native and Bennett High School graduate, who has returned to ...

Source: WBOC
Published: 16 Feb 2018

Wellons to co-chair neurosurgery journal’s board

Jay Wellons, M.D., MSPH, chief of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery and professor of Neurological Surgery, was recently named co-chair of the editorial board for the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. Jay Wellons, M.D., MSPH Wellons will work with ...

Source: Vanderbilt University News
Published: 04 May 2017