University of Pittsburgh Neurosurgery News is the quarterly newsletter of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. It is designed to introduce physicians, researchers, and patients to our department and to provide topical discussions of current techniques and outcomes of neurological surgery. You can download a .pdf version of our latest issue.
Editor: Peter C. Gerszten, MD
Production Editor: Paul Stanick
In our current issue, Spring 2013:
"Gamma Knife for metastatic tumors avoids leukoencephalopathy seen after WBRT"
"Watching over the Penguins"
"Operating in India"
"Study looks at co-morbidities in elderly patients undergoing lumbar spine surgery"
"Neuropsychological assessment very useful in optimizing follow-up patient care"
"Manual aspiration thrombectomy safe option in endovascular stroke treatment"
"Sekula to Direct Cranial Nerve Disorders Program"
"Jovin, Jankowitz to Lead Neuroendovascular Therapy"
"Dixon Installed as Neurotrauma Chair"
"Altschuler Named Chief of Neurosurgery at UPMC Mercy"
"Pollack Named Recipient of 2013 McEllroy Award"
Also, see our Archive section.