Neurosciences Update

Oct. 16, 2021

Neurosciences Update is a publication for physicians. It highlights current trends and advances in neurology and neurosurgery at Mayo Clinic.

2021 Issues

Vol. 18, No. 4, 2021 (PDF)

  • Novel Endovascular Therapy for CSF-Venous Fistulas
  • Burr Hole Approach Offers Minimally Invasive Option for Resecting Brain Lesions
  • NF2 Clinic: Proactive, Coordinated, Multidisciplinary Care
  • Robot-Assisted Spinal Surgery Shows Promising Initial Results

Vol. 18, No. 3, 2021 (PDF)

  • Glioblastoma Extracellular Vesicles: Targeting the Ill Effects, Using the Good
  • Cervical Myelopathy: Discoveries Paving the Way to Better Care
  • Telemedicine Offers Benefits in the COVID-19 Era and Beyond
  • Longitudinal Study Maps the Transition to Alzheimer's Disease

Vol. 18, No. 2, 2021 (PDF)

  • New Technology for the Treatment of Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Prenatal Repair Can Improve Hindbrain Herniation
  • Retinoblastoma: Specialized Neuroradiology for Optimal Care
  • Pediatric Brain Tumors: Rapid and Focused Care

Vol. 18, No. 1, 2021 (PDF)

  • Glioblastoma: Seeking Personalized Care Through Radiomics
  • Moyamoya: Specialized Care for a Rare Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Spinal Vascular Malformations: Early Interventions and Importance of Proper Diagnosis
  • Stem Cell Treatment After Spinal Cord Injury: The Next Steps

2020 Issues

Vol. 17, No. 3, 2020 (PDF)

  • Neurological Simulations: The Next Generation
  • Post-Traumatic Headache: Clinical Trial Seeks Predictors and Therapies
  • Epilepsy: The Next Generation of Neurostimulation Therapies
  • Robot-Assisted Brain Surgery: Innovating To Improve Patient Care

Vol. 17, No. 2, 2020 (PDF)

  • New Approaches to Immunotherapy for Glioblastoma
  • McArdle Sign Can Provide Reliable Clinical Detection of MS
  • AVMs: Advanced Technology and Expertise for Complex Pathology
  • Leading NIH's Lewy Body Dementia Initiative

Vol. 17, No. 1, 2020 (PDF)

  • Enterprisewide Expertise for Spinal Oncology Care
  • Autoimmune Neurology: Evolving Care for Immune-Inflammatory Diseases of the CNS
  • Spinal Dural AVF: A Potential Cause of Syringomyelia
  • Study Identifies Clinical Phenotype, Visual Outcomes of MOG-IgG Antibody Optic Neuritis

2019 Issues

Vol. 16, No. 5, 2019 (PDF)

  • Refining CT Perfusion Imaging for Optimal Stroke Care
  • Whole-Patient Epilepsy Care: Uniting Technology and Psychosocial Expertise
  • Fetoscopic Repair of Myelomeningocele: A Minimally Invasive Option
  • Nanotechnology: Potential Options for Glioblastoma Treatment

Vol. 16, No. 4, 2019 (PDF)

  • Quantifying Neuroimaging: A Revolution in Patient Care
  • Objective Testing for Sports-Related Concussion
  • Innovative Options for Medically Refractory Epilepsy
  • Preserving Vision, Easing Headaches: Timely Multidisciplinary Care for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Vol. 16, No. 3, 2019 (PDF)
Focus on Spinal Neurologic Surgery and Clinical Neurology

  • Robot-Guided Technology to Enhance Spinal Surgery
  • New Clue for Earlier Diagnosis of Spinal Dural AVF
  • Idiopathic Transverse Myelopathy: Pinpointing the Cause
  • Specialized Expertise for Spinal Deformity Surgery

Vol. 16, No. 2, 2019 (PDF)

  • Cavernous Malformations: 7-Tesla MRI Enhances Expertise
  • Onco-Epilepsy: Simultaneous Management of Tumor and Seizures
  • Halting the Circle: Comprehensive Neurogenetics Test Panels
  • Headache Disorders: Subspecialized, Compassionate Care

Vol. 16, No. 1, 2019 (PDF)

  • Coordinated Management of Young-Onset Parkinson's Disease
  • Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery: The Advantages of Mayo's Team Approach
  • Melding Technology and Expertise for Optimal Spinal Surgery
  • Investigating Autoinflammatory Epileptic Encephalopathies in Children

2018 Issues

Vol. 15, No. 5, 2018 (PDF)

  • Neurosurgery Registry for Continuous Improvement of Care and Quality of Life
  • Neurofibromatosis Clinic: A Team for Lifelong Care
  • 7-Tesla MRI: Pioneering Use for Patient Care
  • CREST-2 Update: Enrolling Patients for Optimal Care

Vol. 15, No. 4, 2018 (PDF)

  • Beyond the Status Quo: Technical Advances in Neurosurgery
  • Cavernous Angiomas: Infrastructure for Future Drug Trials
  • Spinal Oncology: Multidisciplinary Approach for Complex Care
  • Vascular Pathologies and Alzheimer's Disease: Probing Genetic Pathways

Vol. 15, No. 3, 2018 (PDF)
Focus on Pediatric Neurosciences

  • Team Approach for Optimal Tumor Care
  • Advances in Pediatric Refractory Epilepsy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Craniosynostosis
  • Pediatric Care in Arizona and Florida

Vol. 15, No. 2, 2018 (PDF)

  • AVM: Multimodal Approach for Individualized Treatment
  • Novel MOG Assay Aids Diagnosis of Demyelinating Diseases
  • Subspecialized Neuro-Ophthalmology Care
  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery: Safer Treatment of Deep-Seated Lesions

Vol. 15, No. 1, 2018 (PDF)

  • Minimally Invasive Options for Medically Refractory Epilepsy
  • Groundbreaking Trial of Stem Cell Treatment for ICH
  • Clinical Trial of Stem Cell Therapy for Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
  • Advances in Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

2017 Issues

Vol. 14, No. 4, 2017 (PDF)

  • Individualized Approach for Complex Intracranial Aneurysms
  • Regenerative Medicine: Potential to Improve Life After Brain Tumor Treatment
  • Objective Criteria for Migraine
  • Timely ALS Care in Florida

Vol. 14, No. 3, 2017 (PDF)

  • New Standards of Care for Brain Tumors
  • Awake Craniotomy for Tumor Resection in Motor and Sensory Tissue
  • Tissue Biopsy for Identifying Early Parkinson's
  • Referral Center for Endovascular Treatment of Acute Stroke

Vol. 14, No. 2, 2017 (PDF)

  • Moyamoya Disease: New Approaches in Arizona
  • EMG: Innovation and Quality Nationwide
  • Posterior Fossa Parenchymal Biopsy: Yield and Safety
  • Intraneural Perineuriomas: Common Cause Identified

Vol. 14, No. 1, 2017 (PDF)

  • Nationwide Expertise in Complex Spinal Surgery
  • Novel Biomarker for a Treatable Meningoencephalomyelitis
  • Subthreshold Cortical Stimulation for Epilepsy
  • Expertise for Complex Tumor Surgery in Florida

2016 Issues

Vol. 13, No. 5, 2016 (PDF)

  • Targeted DNA Sequencing for Neurological Conditions
  • DBS for Movement Disorders
  • Strategy to Prevent Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy
  • Applying Nanotechnology to Brain Tumors

Vol. 13, No. 4, 2016 (PDF)
Focus on Pediatric Neurosciences

  • Finding New Treatments for High-Grade Pediatric Brain Tumors
  • Clinical Trials of Cannabidiol for Epilepsy
  • Elucidating Lysosomal Diseases
  • Complex Craniocervical Junction Anomalies

Vol. 13, No. 3, 2016 (PDF)

  • Proton Beam Therapy in Minnesota and Arizona
  • Lateral and Percutaneous Interbody Fusions
  • NMO: Defining the Spectrum, Discovering New Treatments
  • Heart Brain Clinic: Team Approach to Stroke

Vol. 13, No. 2, 2016 (PDF)

  • The Next Generation of Epilepsy Treatment
  • Acoustic Neuroma: Treatment and Quality of Life
  • Intraoperative Monitoring: Cooperation to Improve Outcomes
  • Severe Spinal Deformity Correction

Vol. 13, No. 1, 2016 (PDF)

  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Glioma: New Classification and the Search for Treatment
  • 3-D Printing for Endovascular Surgery
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center in Minnesota