This issue of Neurosurgery Clinics focuses on Controversies in Spinal and Cranial Surgery. Article topics will include:Sacro-illiac Fusion; Interspinous Spacers;Bone Morphogenetic Protein, Platelet Concentrates and Other Biologics; MIS decompression; Pipeline flow diversion in subarachnoid hemorrhage; Direct versus indirect bypass for moyamoya disease; Management of prenatally diagnosed myelomeningocele; Management of incidental aneurysm; Surgical management of incidental low-grade glioma; and more!
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Dr. Russell R. Lonser is Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at Ohio State University. His research interests include the development of drug delivery paradigms for the central nervous system pathology, as well as investigation of tumor pathogenesis and biology. His clinical and surgical interests are centered on the treatment of brain, skull base, and spinal cord tumors. He is an author on over 300 scientific and clinical publications. He received the Young Investigator Award in 2001, Mahaley Clinical Research Award (2013) from the Joint Section on Tumors, Bittner Lecturer (2017) from the Joint Section on Tumors, and Edward H. Oldfield Lecturer (2018) from the American Academy of Neurological Surgery. He is co-inventor on a patent for imaging delivery of therapeutic agents in the nervous system. He has served the Congress of Neurological Surgeons as President, a Member-at-Large of the Executive Committee, Scientific Meeting Chair, Annual Meeting chair, and Treasurer. He has been actively involved in the mentoring and training of over 40 neurosurgical fellows. He is on the editorial boards for Neurosurgery, World Neurosurgery and Journal of Neurosurgery. He is an Academic Editor for PLoS One and Science Reports and is consulting editor for Neurosurgery Clinics of North America.
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery, Wexner Medical Centre, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Madison, Wisconsin