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The CNS Issues New Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma Guidelines

September 7, 2018

Schaumburg, Ill, September 6, 2018 — The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) has issued new clinical practice guidelines on the evaluation and treatment of patients with thoracolumbar spine trauma. The Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines...

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In Memoriam: Edward H. Oldfield, MD, FACS

September 5, 2017
Press Release

In Memoriam: Edward H. Oldfield, MD, FACS

The CNS expresses its sincerest condolences on the passing of a pillar of the neurosurgical community, Dr. Edward H. Oldfield. 

Neurosurgery Awarded Its Highest Impact Factor

June 29, 2017
Press Release

Schaumburg, Ill, June 29, 2017 — The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) and NEUROSURGERY® Publications announces Neurosurgery achieved a 2016 Clarivate JCR Impact Factor (IF) of 4.889, the highest IF since the journal’s inception. This is more than 29 percent greater than the 2015 IF of 3.78.

The CNS Announces 2017 Paper of the Year Awardees

June 16, 2017
Press Release

Schaumburg, Ill, June 16, 2017 — The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) proudly announces the first winners of the inaugural Paper of the Year awards, honoring the most impactful papers from each neurosurgical subspecialty published in the Neurosurgery journal from June 2016 to June 2017. Winners submitted papers that challenged dogma, created a paradigm shift, and inspired neurosurgeons to rethink their approaches to patient care, big data, and trial results.

CNS & SBN Present Webinar on Failed Back Syndrome

June 2, 2017

The CNS and the Brazilian Society of Neurosurgery are pleased to present a joint live webinar discussing failed back syndrome. The webinar can be access without prior registration, and is free to attend.

Date: Wednesday, June, 7

Time: 7:00–8:30 pm ET

Educational Program:

  • Case presentation (10 min) 
  • Four lectures (12 min each)
  • Discussion (40 min)
  • Case resolution (5 min)

Lectures, with Faculty:

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Awards Summer Fellowship to Medical Student Tej Azad

May 19, 2017
Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 19, 2017 — The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) is pleased to announce Tej Azad as the recipient of the 2017 CSNS/CNS Medical Student Summer Fellowship in Socioeconomic Research. Awarded annually, this fellowship helps medical students engage in clinical research that could shape not only their careers, but society as a whole.