Top Journal of Neurosurgery publications now in Ukrainian language

The special edition of Ukrainian Neurosurgical Journal [UNJ] with translated articles from Journal of Neurosurgery [JNS] has been published by Ukrainian neurosurgeons A.Smolanka, T.Havryliv and V.Smolanka Jr. in cooperation with the JNS Editor-in-Chief, professor James Rutka, MD, PhD.   The idea of creating a joint venture of UNJ and JNS has occurred during Andriy Smolanka’s…

Case#2: pineal region tumour with drop – metastasis to the lumbar cistern (level S2-S3)

Patient, 5 y.o.: – pineal region tumour with drop – metastasis to the lumbar cistern (level S2-S3); – preoperative deficit – no preoperative deficit; – surgery – occipital interhemispheric transtentorial approach, total tumour removal (Prof. Smolanka V.I.); – histology, immunohistochemistry – pineoblastoma , grade IV, Ki67 – 80%; – radiotherapy, intrathecal chemotherapy via Ommaya reservoir…