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Deep Brain Stimulation First Therapy to Slow the Progression of Parkinson’s Disease

October 10, 2018

Schaumburg, Illinois, October 10, 2018—Peter Konrad, MD, presents exciting findings that show Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) in early stage Parkinson’s Disease may slow tremor progress at the Congress of Neurological Surgeon’s (CNS) 2018 Annual...

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2016 Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting Convenes September 24–28 in San Diego, California

September 20, 2016
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NEUROSURGERY Publishes New CNS Guidelines for Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas

September 19, 2016
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September 19, 2016 – Nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas (NFPAs) are common benign tumors that may be present for years before causing any symptoms. A new set of research-based guidelines for evaluation and treatment of NFPAs appears in the October issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

The CNS Remembers Dr. Peter Jannetta

April 12, 2016
The CNS expresses sincerest condolences on the passing of Dr. Peter Jannetta, a world-renowned neurosurgeon at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH).

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
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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.