Neurosurgery Research Updates - December, 2019


Dr. Au

A qualitative assessment of the journey from time of diagnosis to radiotherapy treatment in patients with high-grade glioma See more


Dr. Darsaut

TATAM -Transvenous Approach for the Treatment of cerebral AVM See more

TOBAS -Treatment of Brain Arterio-venous Malformations See more

TRACS - Tranexamic acid in chronic subdural hematomas See more

REACT- pRevention and trEatment of vAsospasm with ClazosenTan See more

EASI -Endovascular Acute Stroke Intervention trial See more

ISAT II -The International Subarachnoid Aneurysm Trial - II See more

FIAT -Flow diversion in Intracranial Aneurysm Treatment: A randomized trial comparing flow diversion and best standard treatment. See more

STAT -Stenting in the treatment of large, wide-necked or recurring intracranial aneurysm See more

RESURGE- Randomized Controlled Comparative Phase II Trial on Surgery for Glioblastoma Recurrence See more


Dr. Findlay

CURES: The Canadian UnRuptured Endovascular Coiling versus Surgical Clipping trial, See more


Dr. Fox

Decompression Alone vs. Decompression and Instrumented Fusion for the Management of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Associated with Stable Degenerative

Spondylolisthesis: A Pragmatic Randomized Clinical Pilot Trial.
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The New Edmonton Cervical Traction Board Trial See more


Dr. Mehta

Limited Duration of Post-Operative Helmet Therapy In Endoscopic Sagittal Craniosynostosis Repair See more

HCRN Core Data Project See more

Quality of life and neurodevelopmental outcomes in surgical versus conservative treatment of non-syndromic children with craniosynostosis. See more

Interhypothalamic Adhesions and Absent Septum Pellucidum in Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomies See more


Dr. Nataraj

Canadian Spine Society Registry (CSORN- Canadian Spine Outcomes and Research Network) Study See more

The Collar Post Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery (C-Pass) Study See more

Comparison of Outcomes in Lumbar Fusion Surgery See more

Evaluating the Effects of Six-Week of Lumbar Bracing on Type I Modic Changes: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial (Co-Investigator) See more


Dr. O'Kelly

Evaluation of Pipeline Device Deployment for Intracranial Aneurysms See more

Angiographic image guidance for brain AVM surgery See more

SAH / ICH discharge databases (CIHI)


Dr. Sankar

Changes in spinal reflexes during deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery See more

Changes in spinal reflexes used post-operatively as a biomarker for optimized treatment from deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease. See more

Structural and Functional Brain Alterations in Response to Surgical Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia See more

MRI study of pre-treatment brain structure in patients undergoing surgery for trigeminal neuralgia See more

High Resolution Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging of White Matter Tracts During Brain Surgery for Intra-axial Lesions See more

Assessment of Gait After Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson's Disease See more

A nation-wide prospective multi-centre study of external ventricular drainage accuracy, safety and related complications See more

MRI study of post-treatment brain structure following brain radiation for tumour See more

Assessing Lose-Shift Response in Parkinson's Disease See more

Effect of Battery Life on Functional Outcomes in Deep Brain Stimulation See more

Effects of intraoperative stimulation of white matter tracts on speech in patients with movement disorders See more

Bilateral reflexes in the face, arm, and leg in individuals with Parkinson's disease

A Patient-Centered Decision Making Algorithm for Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery in Parkinson's Disease


Dr. Souster (Co-Investigator)

The Incidence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder at the Stollery Children's Hospital See more


Dr. Wheatley

Autoclaving the bone flap See more

Depth electrodes in epilepsy See more