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'i' Was There: 78th AANS Annual Meeting

Michael Oh, MD, a member of the team behind the iPod touch debut at the Philadelphia meeting, tells the audience that in exchange for sharing great ideas for use of the device at the next meeting, they could win an iPad like the one he holds. The winner, Mike Yue Chen, MD, was the first to propose the addition of note-taking functionality with the ability to attach a note to a presentation's abstract. See how this idea works for you April 9–13, 2011, in Denver.

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Video: In the Loupe: Surgery for Hemifacial Spasm

This soundless video of surgery for hemifacial spasm shows retrosigmoid exposure and microvascular decompression of the ectatic basilar artery with stepwise mobilization and packing. The patient is a 61-year-old woman who had experienced progressive ...

    |  April 4, 2011



Video: In the Loupe: Peripheral Nerve Tumor Dissection

This soundless video shows a right ulnar schwannoma being dissected from the ulnar nerve. The proximal (on the right) and distal fascicles entering and exiting the tumor have been isolated, while the functioning majority of the nerve is left intact. ...

    |  November 19, 2010



Slideshow: 'i' Was There: 78th AANS Annual Meeting

Michael Oh, MD, a member of the team behind the iPod touch debut at the Philadelphia meeting, tells the audience that in exchange for sharing great ideas for use of the device at the next meeting, they could win an iPad like the one he holds. The win...

    |  November 18, 2010



Podcast: Interview With Newt Gingrich

The AANS Neurosurgeon editors caught up with Newt Gingrich in Philadelphia at the 2010 AANS Annual Meeting, where he was the keynote speaker. We asked the former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and the speaker of the House fro...

    |  August 9, 2010



Video: In the Loupe: Removal of Multiple Cystic Lesions

This soundless video shows removal of multiple cystic lesions consistent with neurocysticercosis. The patient is a 23-year-old man who had emigrated from Mexico and presented with worsening headaches and vomiting. The cysts causing brainstem compr...

    |  May 17, 2010