Category Archives: AANS Spotlight

Cross Post – Bipartisan Payment System Improvements Mean More Physician Participation and Better Patient Care

Since we are smack dab in the middle of our focus-month on physician regulatory relief, we wanted to highlight an opinion piece published by The Hill featuring the Alliance of Specialty Medicine and neurosurgery’s own Alex B. Valadka, MD, FAANS, … Continue reading

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Neurosurgeons and the Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia

Joshua M. Rosenow, MD, FAANS, FACS Director of Functional Neurosurgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Chicago, IL Trigeminal neuralgia (TN), also known as tic douloureux, sometimes is described as the most excruciating pain known to humanity. The pain typically … Continue reading

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AANS Neurosurgeon Spotlight: September 2017 – The Enemy of Human Happiness: Pain

AANS Neurosurgeon is the official socioeconomic publication of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and features information and analysis for contemporary neurosurgical practice. Topics covered relate to legislation, workforce issues and practice management as they affect the specialty of … Continue reading

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