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Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease: The CNS Releases New Guidelines

April 22, 2018

Schaumburg, Illinois, April 23, 2018 – The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) recently released a new clinical practice guideline on deep brain stimulation for treatment of patients with Parkinson’s disease: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on...

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The CNS Remembers Dr. Albert L. Rhoton Jr.

February 23, 2016

It is with great sadness that the CNS shares the passing of Past President Dr. Albert L. Rhoton Jr. 

Herniated Disks in Children and Teens Linked to Lower Spine Malformations

January 5, 2016
Press Release

December 01, 2015—Most children and adolescents with herniated disks in the lower (lumbar) spine have some sort of malformation of the spinal vertebrae, reports a study by Dr. Zhongjun Liu and colleagues of Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China. The study helps in understanding how children and teens develop lumbar disk herniation (LDH) without the "wear and tear" that causes herniated disks in older patients.

Sam Hassenbusch Young Neurosurgeon Award: Cigarette Smoking Impacts the Effectiveness of Cervical Spine Surgery on Patients

September 27, 2015
Press Release

A presentation at the 2015 Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting

NEW ORLEANS, La., September 27, 2015— Winner of the Sam Hassenbusch Young Neurosurgeon Award Raul A. Vasquez-Castellanos, presented results from The Profile of a Smoker and Its Impact on Outcomes after Cervical Spine Surgery during the Original Science Program at the 2015 CNS Annual Meeting.

Dr. John Anthony Jane, Sr., of Charlottesville, Passes Away at His Home

September 21, 2015

The CNS expresses sincerest condolences on the passing of Dr. John A. Jane, Sr., on Friday, September 18, 2015.  Dr. Jane was incredibly influential in neurosurgery, holding leadership positions in the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and the Senior Society, and served as editor of the Journal of Neurosurgery for more than 20 years.