Awards

Innovator of the Year Award

Have an innovation that will benefit the field of neurosurgery? Submit your innovation for the 2017 Innovation of the Year Award!  This award is open to individuals, companies, and programs. Submit your innovation by July 31, 2017.

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Paper of the Year Awards

The CNS and NEUROSURGERY® Publications are honored to offer congratulations to the following full list of Paper of the Year awardees:
 

Top Paper of the Year

PUFS Trial: Long-term Clinical and Angiographic Outcomes Following PED Treatment of Complex ICA Aneurysms: Five-year Results of the Pipeline for Uncoilable or Failed Aneuryms (PUFS) Trial

Authors: Tibor Becske, MD; Waleed Brinjikji, MD; Matthew B. Potts, MD; David F. Kallmes, MD; Maksim Shapiro, MD; Christopher J. Moran, MD; Elad I. Levy, MD; Cameron G. McDougall, MD; István Szikora, MD PhD; Giuseppe Lanzino, MD; Henry H. Woo, MD; Demetrius K. Lopes, MD; Adnan H. Siddiqui, MD PhD; Felipe C. Albuquerque, MD; David J. Fiorella, MD PhD; Isil Saatci, MD; Saruhan H. Cekirge, MD; Aaron L. Berez, MD; Daniel J. Cher, MD; Zsolt Berentei, MD; Miklós Marosfői, MD; Peter K. Nelson, MD

 

Top Paper of the Year: Runner Up

Outcomes of Operative and Nonoperative Treatment for Adult Spinal Deformity: A Prospective, Multicenter Propensity-matched Cohort Assessment with Minimum 2-year Follow-up

Authors: International Spine Study Group

 

Paper of the Year: Section Level

 

Cerebrovascular

Cerebral Revascularization for Aneurysms in the Flow Diverter Era

Authors: David C. Straus, MD; Harley Brito da Silva, MD; Lynn McGrath, MD; Michael R. Levitt, MD; Louis J. Kim, MD; Basavaraj V. Ghodke, MD; Jason K. Barber, MS; Laligam N. Sekhar, MD

 

Neurotrauma & Critical Care

Association of Severe TBI Patients’ Outcomes with Duration of Cerebrovascular Autoregulation Impairment Events

Authors: Aidanas Preiksaitis, MD; Solventa Krakauskaite, MSc; Vytautas Petkus, DSc; Saulius Rocka, MD, PhD; Romanas Chomskis, MSc, FH; Teodoro Forcht Dagi, MD, MPH; Arminas Ragauskas, DSc, FBC

 

Pain

Comparison of 10 kHz High Frequency and Traditional Low Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Back and Leg Pain: 24-month Results From a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Pivotal Trial

Authors: Leonardo Kapural, MD, PhD; Cong Yu, MD; Matthew W. Doust, MD; Bradford E. Gliner, MS; Ricardo Vallejo, MD, PhD; B. Todd Sitzman, MD, MPH; Kasra Amirdelfan, MD; Donna M. Morgan, MD; Thomas L. Yearwood, MD, PhD; Richard Bundschu, MD; Thomas Yang, MD; Ramsin Benyamin, MD; Abram H. Burgher, MD

 

Pediatrics

Lumbar Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers of Post-Hemorrhagic Hydrocephalus of Prematurity: Amyloid Precursor Protein, Soluble APPα, and L1 Cell Adhesion Molecule

Authors: Diego M. Morales, MS; Shawgi A. Silver, BA; Clinton D. Morgan, MD; Deanna Mercer, BA; Terri E. Inder, MD, MB; David M. Holtzman, MD; Michael J. Wallendorf, PhD; Rakesh Rao, MD; James P. McAllister, PhD; David D. Limbrick, Jr, MD, PhD

 

Spine & Peripheral Nerve

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Associated with Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Secondary Fusion Rates Following Open Versus Minimally Invasive Decompression

Authors: Karsten Schöller, MD; Marjan Alimi, MD; Guang-Ting Cong, BS; Paul Christos, Dr,PHMS; Roger Härtl, MD

 

Socioeconomics, Health Policy, and Law

ORACLE Stroke Study: Opinion Regarding Acceptable Outcome Following Decompressive Hemicraniectomy for Ischaemic Stroke

Authors: Stephen Honeybul, FRACS; Kwok M. Ho, PhD; David W. Blacker, FRACP

 

Stereotactic and Functional

Improved Function Following Deep Brain Stimulation for Chronic Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Authors: Ali R. Rezai, MD; Per B. Sederberg, PhD; Jennifer Bogner, PhD; Dylan M. Nielson, PhD; Jun Zhang, PhD; W. Jerry Mysiw, MD; Michael V. Knopp, MD, PhD; John D. Corrigan, PhD

 

Tumor

The Pluripotent Stem Cell Marker Alkaline Phosphatase is Highly Expressed in Refractory Glioblastoma With DNA Hypomethylation

Authors: Yasuo Iwadate, MD; Akiko Suganami, PhD; Yutaka Tamura, PhD; Tomoo Matsutani, MD; Seiichiro Hirono, MD; Natsuki Shinozaki, MD; Takaki Hiwasa, PhD; Masaki Takiguchi, PhD; Naokatsu Saeki, MD