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  • Glioblastoma prognostic markers
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  • DNA methylation in intracranial aneurysm pathogenesis
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  • Lenticulostriate artery aneurysm
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  • Thiopental
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  • Antibiotics for spondylodiscitis treatment
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  • Magnetic resonance image-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy for glioblastoma
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  • Propofol
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  • Woven EndoBridge (WEB)
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  • Aneurysm clipping and Test
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  • Cerebrospinal fluid fistula after endoscopic skull base surgery prevention
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  • Test your knowledge about Resection for focal cortical dysplasia treatment
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  • Test your knowledge about Foramen magnum stenosis in Achondroplasia
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  • Test your knowledge about awake surgery for glioma systematic reviews
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  • Test your knowledge about Deep brain stimulation for Alcohol Use Disorder
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  • Test your knowledge about BCL2L13 and its potential role in glioblastoma
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  • Test your knowledge about external lumbar cerebrospinal fluid drainage for cerebral vasospasm prevention
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  • Intracranial Aneurysm treatment
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  • Magnetic resonance imaging for idiopathic intracranial hypertension diagnosis
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  • Glioblastoma survival
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  • S100B in traumatic brain injury
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  • DECSA trial
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  • Adult spinal deformity surgery outcome
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  • Nigeria
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  • Traumatic brain injury treatment
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  • Craniopharyngioma endoscopic endonasal approach
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  • Pituitary apoplexy
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  • Split cord malformation
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  • Vorasidenib
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  • Glioma biomarker
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  • Mild traumatic brain injury
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  • Craniopharyngioma (CP)
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  • Alzheimer’s disease differential diagnosis with normal pressure hydrocephalus
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  • Glioblastoma immunotherapy
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  • Decompressive craniectomy for intracranial hypertension treatment
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  • Peptic ulcer disease
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  • Carotid artery stenting (CAS)
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  • Intracranial hemorrhage from Dengue
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  • Chronic subdural hematoma treatment
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  • AO Spine Upper Cervical Injury Classification System
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  • Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage outcome
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  • Basal ganglia hemorrhage surgery
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  • Superior sagittal sinus dural arteriovenous fistula
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  • Glioblastoma
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  • Pituitary neuroendocrine tumor
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  • Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH)
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  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)
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  • Adamantinomatous craniopharyngioma diagnosis
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  • Anterior communicating artery
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  • Burr hole trephination for chronic subdural hematoma
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  • Balamuthia amoebic encephalitis
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  • Brain invasion in atypical meningioma
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  • Cerebral cavernous malformation
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  • Cingulate gyrus glioma
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  • Chronic subdural hematoma
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  • Superficial temporal artery to middle cerebral artery bypass for moyamoya disease
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  • Chronic subdural hematoma after ventriculoperitoneal shunt overdrainage
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  • Convexity meningioma
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  • Trigeminal neuralgia
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  • Flow Diverter Stent for Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysm
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  • Regorafenib side effects
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  • Corpus callosum
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  • Microvascular Decompression Complications
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  • Neurosurgical Residency Away Rotation
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  • Neurosurgical Training in Germany
    Neurosurgical Training in Germany There has been a fivefold increase in neurosurgeons over the last three decades in Germany, despite a lesser increase in operations. Currently, there are approximately 1000 neurosurgical residents employed at training hospitals. Neurosurgery remains an attractive specialty in Germany, but there are two concerns that may impede its appeal in the near future. The administrative burden … Read more
  • Olfactory groove meningioma
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  • 3D Exoscope for Vascular neurosurgery
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  • Norwegian Registry for Spine Surgery (NORspine)
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  • Condoliase for lumbar disc herniation
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  • Degenerative cervical myelopathy
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  • Deep brain stimulation of the nucleus accumbens for alcohol use disorder
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