2022 College of Neurological Surgeons


Cerebrospinal Fluid Drainage in Acute Spinal Cord Injury: A Multi-Center, Randomized, Controlled Trial

CSF drainage was shown to be safe and a potential adjunct to the treatment of these patients and merits further study.
Nicholas Theodore, MD, MS

Nicholas Theodore, MD, MS

Director, Neurosurgical Spine Center

Management of Complex Tethered Cord in Transitional and Adult Patients: Spinal Cord Shortening, Spinal Cord Stimulation, or Repeat Intradural Repair?

Neurosurgeon Nicholas Theodore recaps his presentation on vertebral column shortening for tethered cord syndrome that he gave at the 2022 Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
Nicholas Theodore, MD, MS

Nicholas Theodore, MD, MS

Director, Neurosurgical Spine Center

Re-examining the Role of Post-operative ICU Admission for Patients Undergoing Elective Craniotomy: A Systematic Review

Neurosurgery resident Tej Azad recaps his presentation from the 2022 Congress of Neurological Surgeons annual meeting, during which he identified a lesson learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Role of Preop MRI in Assessing Neurovascular Compression Prior to Microvascular Decompression in Trigeminal Neuralgia

Cerebrovascular neurosurgeon Risheng Xu recaps his presentation from the 2022 College of Neurological Surgeons annual meeting.
Risheng Xu, M.D., Ph.D., A.M.

Risheng Xu, M.D., Ph.D., A.M.

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Sole Arterial vs. Venous Compression in Trigeminal Neuralgia

Cerebrovascular neurosurgeon Risheng Xu recaps his trigeminal neuralgia treatment presentation at the 2022 Congress of Neurological Surgeons annual meeting.
Risheng Xu, M.D., Ph.D., A.M.

Risheng Xu, M.D., Ph.D., A.M.

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Steroid Use in Trigeminal Neuralgia

Cerebrovascular neurosurgeon Risheng Xu recaps his presentation from the 2022 Congress of Neurological Surgeons annual meeting on the use of steroids for acute trigeminal nerve pain management.
Risheng Xu, M.D., Ph.D., A.M.

Risheng Xu, M.D., Ph.D., A.M.

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery