1. Erratum: Correction of mortality outcome parameter
Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 433-433

Abstract
  In the original article entitled “Prognostic Value of P-POSSUM and Osteopenia for Predicting Mortality After Emergency Laparotomy in Geriatric Patients”[1] which was published in July 2019 issue of the journal, there was an error in the specified mortality outcome in the manuscript. The published ...  Read More

2. The Outcome Analysis and Complication Rates of Tracheostomy Tube Insertion in Critically Ill Neurosurgical Patients; A Data Mining Study

Veldurti Ananta Kiran Kumar; Narayanam Sai Kiran; Valluri Anil Kumar; Amrita Ghosh; Ranabir Pal; Vishnu Vardhan Reddy; Amit Agrawal

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 355-360

Abstract
  Objectives: To assess the impact, timing, the intra and early post-operative complications and the survival outcome of tracheostomy in critically ill neurosurgery patients. Methods: This study was a retrospective data mining where data was collected from hospital records from 175 consecutive patients ...  Read More

3. Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection in Patients with Lumbar Radicular Pain; Outcome Results of 2-Year Follow-Up

Masoud Hashemi; Payman Dadkhah; Mehrdad Taheri; Mahshid Ghasemi; Ali Hosseinpour

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 144-149

Abstract
  Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of transforaminal lumbar epidural steroid injections (TFESI) in patients with unilateral radiculopathy due to lumbar intervertebral disc protrusion regarding pain intensity, functional disability, current opioid intake and patients’ satisfaction.Methods: ...  Read More

4. Acute Appendicitis during Pregnancy; Results of a Cohort Study in a Single Iranian Center

Somaye Bazdar; Maryam Dehghankhalili; Shekoofeh Yaghmaei; Maryam Azadegan; Amirhossein Pourdavood; Mohammad Hadi Niakan; Ali Mohammad Bananzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 122-127

Abstract
  Objective: To determine the effects of pregnancy on the presentation, management, surgical and obstetrics outcome of patients with acute appendicitis.Methods: This prospective cohort study was conducted during a 2-year period from 2014 to 2016 in Shahid Faghihi hospital of Shiraz University of Medical ...  Read More

5. Risk Factors for Unfavorable Outcome in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Revisited; Odds and Ends

Abdolkarim Rahmanian; Nima Derakhshan; Alireza Mohsenian Sisakht; Najme Karamzade Ziarati; Hadi Raeisi Shahraki; Soheil Motamed

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 133-140

Abstract
  Objectives: To evaluate the odds for unfavorable outcome of each risk factor and a combination of them in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) undergoing surgical clipping in Southern IranMethods: A total of 367 patients who were operated between March 2007 and March 2016 due to aneurysmal ...  Read More

6. Effects of Pre-Injury Anti-Platelet Agents on Short-Term Outcome of Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Cohort Study

Davood Farsi; Parviz Karimi; Mani Mofidi; Babak Mahshidfar; Mahdi Rezaei; Peyman Hafezimoghadam; Saeed Abbasi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 110-115

Abstract
  Objective: To determine the effects of pre-injury consumption of anti-platelet agents on the 30-day outcomes of patients with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI).Methods: This prospective cohort study was conducted at three general hospitals in Tehran, Iran between July 2013 and July 2014. The study population ...  Read More

7. Ultra-Early versus Early Excision and Grafting for Thermal Burns up to 60% Total Body Surface Area; A Historical Cohort Study

Abdolkhalegh Keshavarzi; Mehdi Ayaz; Maryam Dehghankhalili

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 197-201

Abstract
  Objective: To compare the outcome of patients with up to 60% total body surface area (TBSA) thermal burns undergoing ultra-early and early excision and grafting.Methods: This historical cohort study was performed in two referral burn centers of Shiraz during a 1-year period from 2015 to 2016. We included ...  Read More

8. Cisternostomy for Management of Intracranial Hypertension in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury; Case Report and Literature Review

Mohammad Sadegh Masoudi; Elahe Rezaee; Hasan Ali Hakiminejad; Maryam Tavakoli; Tayebe Sadeghpoor

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 161-164

Abstract
  Main goal in the management of patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) is control of intracranial pressure (ICP). Decompressive craniectomy is an accepted technique for control of refractory intracranial hypertension in patients with severe TBI. Because of high complication rate after decompressive ...  Read More

9. Craniocerebral Gunshot Injuries; A Review of the Current Literature

Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda; Andres M. Rubiano; Amit Agrawal; Alejandro Rojas; Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar; Guru Dutta Satyarthee; Willem Guillermo Calderon-Miranda; Nidia Escobar Hernandez; Nasly Zabaleta-Churio

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 65-74

Abstract
   Craniocerebral gunshot injuries (CGI) are increasingly encountered by neurosurgeons in civilian and urban settings. Unfortunately, more   prevalent condition in developing countries, with major armed conflicts which is still persisting, since the main trigger is violence at the national or state ...  Read More