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Chair’s Message

There are several new and emerging strategies for the delivery of care and achievement of better outcomes for traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients, including assessment and imaging of cerebrovascular functioning, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation,...

Editor's Corner

In this issue, we transition to an all online format for the AANS/CNS Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care biannual newsletter. With this new format, we anticipate easier access to our content and, hence, a larger audience. The theme of the upcoming...

Cerebral Microdialysis in the Traumatic Brain Injury Patient Population

  While microdialysis was first introduced in 1960, it was not until 1992 that the first microdialysis catheter was placed in a human brain.1 Since then, our understanding of the cerebral molecular environment has grown tremendously...

Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization for Non-Acute Subdural Hematomas

Chronic subdural hematomas (CSDHs) are a common cranial pathology, with an annual incidence of 10.35 per 100,000 in the general U.S. population.1 Incidence is age dependent, with patients over 65 comprising the majority of cases.2,...

The ThinkFirst Foundation: Expanding the Footprint of Neurological Injury Prevention

A major threat to the longevity of an American pastime, the leading cause of death in young adults or a major contributor to disability in the elderly – pick your poison. Neurotrauma remains at the forefront of the media and the waiting r...

CNS Neurotrauma Offerings and Neurotrauma Session Highlights

It is a great pleasure to once again lead the Neurotrauma Update Course with our esteemed colleague Shelly Timmons, MD, PhD, FAANS. This year’s course at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons’ meeting is Sunday, October 20, 2019. The course runs 8 a...

2018-2020 Committees

Current Officers Chair: Julian Bailes (2018-20)Chair-Elect: David Okonkwo (2018-20)Secretary/Treasurer: Patti Raksin (2018-20)Past Chair: Daniel MichaelMembers-At-Large: Martina Stippler MD and Craig Rabb MD (2018-20) Committee Chairs (2019-2020)...