Neurosurgical Academic Half-Days
Tuesdays and Thursdays 16:00-18:00
Location: D7 Conference Room (The Ottawa Civic Hospital)


Discussion of difficult clinical cases, mortality and morbidity rounds, CanMEDS roles, and neurosurgery core curriculum


Journal Club
Tuesdays 17:00-19:00 (once monthly)


Faculty and residents come together to discuss influential neurosurgical literature relevant to clinical practice with additional focus on research methods and critical appraisal.


Schedule 2011-2012:

Sept 2011 Dr. Saad Alqahatani Incidence of Seizures or Epilepsy After Clipping or Coiling of Ruptured and Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysms in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample Database: 2002-2007 (Neurosurg 69:644-50, 2011)
Oct 2011 Dr. Najeeb Alomar Endoscopic Surgery for Intraventricular Hemorrhage Caused by Thalamic Hemorrhage: Comparisons of Endoscopic Surgery and External Ventricular Drainage Surgery (World Neurosurg 75(2):264-68, 2011)
Nov 2011 Dr. Mohammed Bafaquh Preoperative prognostic classification system for hemispheric low-grade gliomas in adults (J Neurosurg 109:817-24, 2008)
Jan 2012 Dr. Ian Cote Results of Cervical Arthroplasty Compared with Anterior Discectomy and Fusion: 4-yr Clinical Outcomes in a Prospective, Randomized Controlled Trial (J Bone Joint Surg 93:1684-92, 2011)
Feb 2012 Dr. Hubert Lee Stereotactic Radiosurgery for AVMs Part 6: Multistaged Volumetric Management of AVMs (J Neurosurg 116:54-65, 2012)