British Journal of Neurosurgery

(The median citation count of British Journal of Neurosurgery is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
The prognosis of glioblastoma: a large, multifactorial study35
Reciprocal relationship between multifidus and psoas at L4-L5 level in women with low back pain30
Efficacy of and risk factors for percutaneous balloon compression for trigeminal neuralgia in elderly patients26
Will COVID-19 change neurosurgical clinical practice?26
Prognostic value of the systemic inflammation response index in patients with aneurismal subarachnoid hemorrhage and a Nomogram model construction23
Cognitive deficits among patients surviving aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. A contemporary systematic review23
Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on acute spine surgery referrals to UK tertiary spinal unit: any lessons to be learnt?20
Largest neurosurgical social media group and its impact on communication and research18
Review and analysis of modern lumbar spinal fusion techniques18
What to know about schwannomatosis: a literature review17
Double lesion MRgFUS treatment of essential tremor targeting the thalamus and posterior sub-thalamic area: preliminary study with two year follow-up16
Cerium oxide nanoparticles as a new neuroprotective agent to promote functional recovery in a rat model of sciatic nerve crush injury16
Trigeminal schwannoma: a single-center experience with 43 cases and review of literature15
Determinants of quality of life in degenerative cervical myelopathy: a systematic review15
Reconstruction strategies for intraoperative CSF leak in endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis15
A comparison of the efficacy, safety, and duration of frame-based and Remebot robot-assisted frameless stereotactic biopsy14
The use of augmented reality in transsphenoidal surgery: A systematic review13
From textbook to patient: a practical guide to train the end-to-side microvascular anastomosis13
Choroid plexus and CSF: an updated review13
A systematic review of the efficacy of surgical intervention in the management of symptomatic Tarlov cysts: a meta-analysis13
Cranial neurosurgical robotics13
Post-traumatic hydrocephalus – incidence, risk factors, treatment, and clinical outcome12
Ki-67 labeling index and Knosp classification of pituitary adenomas12
Pituitary apoplexy: how to define safe boundaries of conservative management? Early and long-term outcomes from a single UK tertiary neurosurgical unit12
Percutaneous endoscopic posterior lumbar interbody fusion for the treatment of degenerative lumbar diseases: a technical note and summary of the initial clinical outcomes11
Trends in safety and cost of deep brain stimulation for treatment of movement disorders in the United States: 2002–201411
Encephalomyelitis associated with Covid-19 infection: case report11
Comparison between outcomes of endovascular and surgical treatments of ruptured anterior communicating artery aneurysms11
Association between facet joint orientation/tropism and lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration11
Tranexamic acid for chronic subdural hematoma11
Understanding the motivations, needs, and challenges faced by aspiring neurosurgeons in Africa: an E-survey11
Extended lumbar drainage in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus: a systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy10
Different approaches to percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy for L5/S1 lumbar disc herniation: a retrospective study10
Glioblastoma: assessment of the readability and reliability of online information10
Primary lumbar decompression using ultrasonic bone curette compared to conventional technique9
Surgical management of cerebellopontine angle epidermoid cysts: an institutional experience of 10 years9
Estimation of bone mineral density with hounsfield unit measurement9
Options to manage postcraniotomy acute pain in neurosurgery: no protocol available9
Motivations, barriers, and social media: a qualitative study of uptake of women into neurosurgery9
Challenges and opportunities in the care of chronic subdural haematoma: perspectives from a multi-disciplinary working group on the need for change9
A proposed novel traumatic brain injury classification system – an overview and inter-rater reliability validation on behalf of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons8
Effect of deep brain stimulation on freezing of gait in patients with Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review8
Biomarkers for differentiating grade II meningiomas from grade I: a systematic review8
Ability of S100B to predict post-concussion syndrome in paediatric patients who present to the emergency department with mild traumatic brain injury8
Thoracolumbar fracture classification: evolution, merits, demerits, updates, and concept of stability8
Treatment strategies of ruptured intracranial aneurysms associated with moyamoya disease8
Evaluation of the effect of bilateral subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation on fatigue in Parkinson’s Disease as measured by the non-motor symptoms scale8
Surgical outcomes in patients with endoscopic versus transcranial approach for skull base malignancies: a 10-year institutional experience8
Lactic acid, neuron-specific enolase, and blood–brain barrier index after a severe traumatic brain injury: a prospective study8
Combined contralateral C7 to C7 and L5 to S1 cross nerve transfer for treating limb hemiplegia after stroke8
Pediatric brain tumor care in a Sub-Saharan setting: current poise of a precariously loaded dice7
Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in a SARS-CoV-2 positive testing: casual or causal?7
Neurosurgical trauma from E-Scooter usage: a review of early case series in London and a review of the literature7
Optical coherence tomography confirms shunt malfunction and recurrence of raised intracranial pressure in optic atrophy7
Endovascular treatment for cerebral venous sinus thrombosis – a single center study7
Spatial patterns of intrinsic brain activity and functional connectivity in facial synkinesis patients7
Necessity of routinely performing foraminoplasty during percutaneous endoscopic transforaminal discectomy (PETD) for lumbar disc herniation7
Stereotactic radiosurgery with immune checkpoint inhibitors for brain metastases: a meta-analysis study7
Effect of untethering on occult tethered cord syndrome: a systematic review7
Vesselplasty for the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures with peripheral wall damage: a retrospective study7
Cranioplasty with hydroxyapatite or acrylic is associated with a reduced risk of all-cause and infection-associated explantation7
Aggressive pituitary adenoma in the context of Lynch syndrome: a case report and literature review on this rare coincidence6
Hyperselective neurectomy in the treatment of elbow and wrist spasticity: an anatomical study and incision design6
Multiple and mirror intracranial aneurysms: study of prevalence and associated risk factors6
Trans-thoracic versus retropleural approach for symptomatic thoracic disc herniations: comparative analysis of 94 consecutive cases6
Intracranial solitary fibrous tumor/hemangiopericytomas: a clinical analysis of a series of 17 patients6
Observations on the anti-glioma potential of electrical fields: is there a role for surgical neuromodulation?6
Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor in adult: case series and an integrated survival analysis6
Resection of the piriform cortex for temporal lobe epilepsy: a Novel approach on imaging segmentation and surgical application6
Relationship between disability and pain to post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and anxiety in patient with postoperative brachial plexus injury (BPI)6
A case of malignant cerebral infarction associated with COVID-19 infection6
Tremor as a symptom of degenerative cervical myelopathy: a systematic review6
A survey of teaching undergraduate neuroanatomy in the United Kingdom and Ireland6
Hemoglobin levels as a transfusion criterion in moderate to severe traumatic brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis6
Establishing mild, moderate and severe criteria for the myelopathy disability index in cervical spondylotic myelopathy6
ALK-negative CNS anaplastic large cell lymphoma: case report and review of literature6
A retrospective analysis of emergency referrals and admissions to a regional neurosurgical centre 2016–20186
Increased risk of Ventriculostomy-Associated hemorrhage in patients treated with antiplatelet agents for stent-assisted coiling of ruptured intracranial aneurysms6
The promotive effect of activation of the Akt/mTOR/p70S6K signaling pathway in oligodendrocytes on nerve myelin regeneration in rats with spinal cord injury6
Complications associated with deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease: a MAUDE study6
Contralateral C7 nerve transfer via the prespinal route in treatment of spastic paralysis of upper limb after cerebral palsy6
Neurosurgical applications of tractography in the UK5
Spinal cord stimulation in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease: a systematic review – revival of a promising therapeutic option?5
Bilateral laminotomy through a unilateral approach (minimally invasive) versus open laminectomy for lumbar spinal stenosis5
Subdural drainage techniques for single burr-hole evacuation of chronic subdural hematoma: two drains frontal-occipital position versus one drain frontal position5
Intravertebral insertion of interbody fusion cage via transpedicular approach for the treatment of stage III Kümmell disease: a technical note and case presentation5
Gentamycin irrigation significantly reduces 28-day surgical site infection after emergency neurosurgery5
The reliability and quality of online patient education videos for vestibular schwannoma5
Bibliometric analysis of the top 100 cited articles on stereotactic radiosurgery of intracranial meningiomas5
A morphometric study of the atlanto-occipital joint in adult patients with Chiari malformation type I5
Gross total resection with fluorescence could lead to improved overall survival rates: a systematic review and meta-analysis5
H3K27M-mutant glioma in thoracic spinal cord and conus medullaris with pilocytic astrocytoma morphology: case report and review of the literature5
Surgical outcomes and prognostic factors of parasagittal meningioma: a single-center experience 165 consecutive cases5
COVID-19 response measures – a Singapore Neurosurgical Academic Medical Centre experience segregated team model to maintain tertiary level neurosurgical care during the COVID-19 outbreak5
An assessment of how the anterior cerebral artery anatomy impacts ACoA aneurysm formation based on CFD analysis5
Towards improved outcome in children treated surgically for spontaneous intracranial suppuration in South Wales5
Comparison the effect of bupivacaine plus magnesium sulfate with ropivacaine plus magnesium sulfate infiltration on postoperative pain in patients undergoing lumbar laminectomy with general anesthesia5
Risk factors and morbidity associated with surgical site infection subtypes following adult neurosurgical procedures5
Usefulness of intraoperative monitoring in microvascular decompression for hemifacial spasm: a systematic review and meta-analysis5
Multifocal primary amelanotic meningeal melanomas mimicking lymphoma: a case report and literature review5
Experience with revision craniovertebral decompression in adult patients with Chiari malformation type 1, with or without syringomyelia5
Intravenous sinus meningioma with intraluminal extension to the internal jugular vein: case report and review of the literature5
Percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty in the treatment of vertebral compression fractures: a single-center analysis of pain and quality of life outcomes5
An eye on the future for defeating hydrocephalus, ciliary dyskinesia-related hydrocephalus: review article5
Important aspect of hypoglossal nerve injury following gunshot wound; Can the clivus has a role? A case report5
Exoscope aided trans-sulcal minimally invasive parafascicular resection of a paediatric brainstem pilocytic astrocytoma using a tubular retractor system5
Primary intraspinal benign tumors treated surgically: an analysis from China5
Technical aspects and operative nuances using a high-definition 4K-3-dimensional exoscope for carotid endarterectomy surgery5
Preoperative MRI characteristics predict chronic subdural haematoma postoperative recurrence: a meta-analysis5
A comparison of frailty indices in predicting length of inpatient stay and discharge destination following angiogram-negative subarachnoid hemorrhage5
Endoscopic resection of sellar and suprasellar epidermoid cyst: report of two cases and review of literature4
Ruptured intra-cranial arachnoid cysts: a case series from a single UK institution4
Primary spinal cord glioblastoma multiforme: a single-center experience4
An optimal cortical bone trajectory technique to prevent early surgical complications4
Management of spontaneous intracranial hypotension: a series of 31 cases over 15-years with a challenging outlier4
A practical guide to patient position and complication management in neurosurgery: a systematic qualitative review4
Paediatric posterior fossa tumour resection rates in a small volume centre: the past decade’s experience4
Evaluation of the association between biochemical and immunohistochemical score of caspase-9 and TNFα, and the grading of lumbar disc herniation4
Role of decompressive craniectomy in the management of poor-grade aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: short- and long-term outcomes in a matched-pair study4
Investigation and management of serum sodium after subarachnoid haemorrhage (SaSH): a survey of practice in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland4
Culture-negative versus culture-positive in pyogenic spondylitis and analysis of risk factors for relapse4
Use of tissue sealant patch (TachoSil) in the management of cerebrospinal fluid leaks after anterior cervical spine discectomy and fusion4
Delayed hypersensitivity reaction to a dural repair substitute4
Sudden death associated with the use of suction drains – a report of 2 cases following uneventful cranioplasty and literature review. Is the use of suction drains safe?4
Factors associated with prognosis of dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors patients after surgical resection: a retrospective observational study4
Late complications of visual impairment and hydrocephalus after flow diverter-assisted coil embolisation for intracranial large aneurysm: a case report and literature review4
Fluorescein sodium fluorescence: role in stereotactic brain biopsy4
Adapting management strategies for sellar-suprasellar lesions during the COVID-19 pandemic: a pragmatic approach from the frontline4
A technique to facilitate the cannulation of the foramen ovale for balloon compression4
Multimodal mapping and monitoring is beneficial during awake craniotomy for intra-cranial tumours: results of a dual centre retrospective study4
Efficacy of interspinous device on adjacent segment degeneration after single level posterior lumbar interbody fusion: a minimum 2-year follow-up4
Microsurgical endoportal MRI/US-navigated approach for the resection of large intraventricular tumours: a 20-consecutive patients case series4
Fusion rates for conservative and surgical management of type II odontoid fractures and its impact4
Internal neurolysis: ‘nerve combing’ for trigeminal neuralgia without neurovascular conflict – early UK outcomes4
Comparative effectiveness of paravertebral Ozone injection and caudal epidural steroid-hyaluronidase injection in lumbosacral spinal stenosis4
CSF rhinorrhoea after endonasal intervention to the anterior skull base (CRANIAL): proposal for a prospective multicentre observational cohort study4
A review of the hemivertebrae and hemivertebra resection4
Hard collar immobilisation following elective surgery on the cervical spine: a cross-sectional survey of UK spinal surgeons4
Acute neurologic decline in a patient with spinal stenosis: blame it on the epidural fat4
Subgaleal drains may be associated with decreased infection following autologous cranioplasty: a retrospective analysis4
Insular glioblastoma: surgical challenges, survival outcomes and prognostic factors4
COVID-19 consequences on medical students interested in neurosurgery: an Italian perspective4
Endoscopic diving technique for surgery of brain abscess4
Comparison of complications in cranioplasty with various materials: a systematic review and meta-analysis4
Telemetric intracranial pressure monitoring: our experience with 22 patients investigated for intracranial hypertension4
The role of socioeconomic status on outcomes following cerebellopontine angle tumor resection4
Primary optic nerve sheath schwannoma: a case report4
Meningioma systematic reviews and meta-analyses: an assessment of reporting and methodological quality4
Laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT) for intracranial lesions: a single-institutional series, outcomes, and review of the literature4
Association of blood glucose with 30-day mortality in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage undergoing neurosurgical treatment4
Chordoid meningioma: report of 5 cases and review of the literature4
Relative survival after meningioma surgery. A French nationwide population-based cohort study4
Cervical corpectomy in delayed presentation of irreducible cervical dislocation: experience with eight cases3
Application of intra-operative magnetic resonance imaging for intracranial epidermoid cysts3
Parent artery occlusion for flow-related aneurysms at the proximal segment of the main feeding arteries of cerebellar arteriovenous malformations3
Changes of inflammatory cytokines in vertebral compression fractures patients with percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty3
Microvascular decompression using a fully transcranial neuroendoscopic approach3
Tumour treating fields in glioblastoma: is the treatment tolerable, effective, and practical in UK patients?3
A novel surgical technique for treatment of symptomatic Tarlov cysts3
Femoral intraneural ganglion cyst: the first confirmed case report3
MIS removal of extraforaminal lumbar spine schwannoma using MAS–TLIF retractor: technical note3
Electrically assisted pedal cycles: is new legislation required to mitigate increased head injury risk?3
Middle meningeal artery embolisation for chronic subdural haematomas: the first prospective UK study3
Ultrasound guided brain abscess aspiration3
Does the discontinuation time of antiplatelet or anticoagulation treatment affect hemorrhagic complications in patients undergoing craniotomy for neurovascular lesions?3
Association between pressure ulcers and the risk of postoperative infections in male adults with spinal cord injury3
Preoperative meningioma embolization reduces perioperative blood loss: a multi-center retrospective matched case-control study3
Intracranial malignant myopericytoma: case report and literature review3
Adenosine-induced transient asystole to control intraoperative rupture of intracranial aneurysms: institutional experience and systematic review of the literature3
Neurosurgical intraoperative ultrasonography using contrast enhanced superb microvascular imaging -vessel density and appearance time of the contrast agent-3
Endoscopic third ventriculostomy compared to ventriculoperitoneal shunt as treatment for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus: a systematic review and meta-analysis3
Spinal anaplastic ganglioglioma3
Osteoradionecrosis and microvascular free flap failure managed with negative pressure wound therapy: A case report3
The relationship between pain and herniation radiology in giant lumbar disc herniation causing severe sciatica: 15 cases3
Rapid recurrence and malignant transformation of a benign meningioma after pregnancy: a case report3
Unsuccessful bypass and trapping of a giant dolichoectatic thrombotic basilar trunk aneurysm. What went wrong?3
Medulla oblongata germinoma with Klinefelter syndrome3
Percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty for the vertebral compression osteoporotic and pathological fracture: one-year retrospective study of 112 patients3
Indocyanine green illuminates the way to cut the tentorium in occipital transtentorial approach: technical note3
Hormonal and radiologic outcomes after gamma knife radiosurgery for nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas3
The value of texture analysis in peritumoral edema of differentiating diagnosis between glioblastoma and primary brain lymphoma3
What does it take to become a neurosurgeon? A mixed methods cross-sectional analysis of professional identity formation amongst neurosurgical trainees3
Liminal spaces in neurosurgery – tensions between expectations of the patient and their surgeon at the threshold of informed consent3
Earlier cranioplasty following posttraumatic craniectomy is associated with better neurological outcomes at one-year follow-up: a two-centre retrospective cohort study3
Optimal target localisation and eight-year outcome for subthalamic stimulation in patients with Parkinson’s disease3
Improving recovery after microvascular decompression surgery for hemifacial spasm: experience from 530 cases with enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol3
Racial and ethnic disparities in brain tumour survival by age group and tumour type3
Primary pituitary abscess: case report and suggested management algorithm3
Endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery reconstruction using the fibrin sealant patch Tachosil ®3
Primary and secondary gliosarcoma: differences in treatment and outcome3
Volume reduction with surgery for ICH: when is it effective? Analysis of the CT scans from the STICH II trial3
A single-center experience of transsphenoidal endoscopic surgery for acromegaly in 73 patients: results and predictive factors for remission3
Foramen magnum decompression in adults with Chiari type 1 malformation: use of intraoperative ultrasound to guide extent of surgery3
Cervical decompressive laminectomy and lateral mass screw-rod arthrodesis: surgical experience and analytical review of 4120 consecutive screws3
Compassion, communication, and the perception of control: a mixed methods study to investigate patients’ perspectives on clinical practices for alleviating distress and promoting empowerment during aw3
Surgical aspiration versus excision for intraparenchymal abscess: a systematic review and Meta-analysis3
Intravenous milrinone for delayed cerebral ischaemia in aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage: a systematic review3
Evaluation of the effects of personalized 3D-printed jig plate–assisted puncture in trigeminal balloon compression3
The impact of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) on neurosurgical practice and training: a review article3
The economic and psychological impact of cancellations of elective spinal surgeries in the COVID-19 era3
Anterolateral thoracic approach for thoracic discectomy using pedicle marking and 3D intraoperative imaging system3
Extreme cases in percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic surgery: case series and brief review of the literature3
Surgical decompressions for cauda equina syndrome during COVID-193
Unruptured untreated intracranial aneurysms: a retrospective analysis of outcomes of 445 aneurysms managed conservatively3
Safety for cervical corpectomy and diskectomy: univariate and multivariate analysis on predictors for prolonged ICU stay after anterior spinal fusion3
C2 semisegmented hemivertebra – a rare anomaly presenting with torticollis3
Embolization as adjunctive treatment to achieve complete cure of ruptured arachnoid cyst associated with chronic subdural hematoma3
Between Scylla and Charybdis: risks of early therapeutic anticoagulation for venous thromboembolism after acute intracranial hemorrhage3
Release, reduction, and fixation of one-stage posterior approach for basilar invagination with irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation3
Relationship between the sodium fluorescein yellow fluorescence boundary and the actual boundary of high-grade gliomas during surgical resection3
Spinal brucellosis with large circumscribed paraspinal and epidural abscess formation: a case report3
Atypical meningioma: patterns of postradiotherapy recurrences3
Acute presentation of papillary glioneuronal tumor due to intra-tumoral hemorrhage in a toddler: an odd presentation of a rare pathology3
Cavernous sinus haemangioma masquerading as a pituitary macroadenoma: how the unexpected lurks in neurosurgery3
Modic changes and its association with other MRI phenotypes in east Anatolian low back pain patients3
Post-traumatic hydrocephalus: unknown knowns and known unknowns3
Schwannomatosis of the sciatic nerve: a case report3
Cervical radiculopathy as first presentation of CD3-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the cervico-thoracic junction3
Definitive radiotherapy for meningeal brainstem melanocytoma: a case report3
The malignant transformation of osteoid osteoma in the cervical spine to high-grade osteosarcoma: a case report and review of literature3
CyberKnife for the management of Cushing’s disease: our institutional experience and review of literature2
A lecture series – neurosurgery in an Irish Medical School without an associated neurosurgical Centre2
Internal maxillary artery to middle cerebral artery bypass for a complex recurrent middle cerebral artery aneurysm: case report and technical considerations2
Halo vest immobilization – an institutional review of safety in acute cervical spine injury from 2013 to 20172
Degenerative cervical myelopathy education in UK medical schools: a national cross-sectional survey of medical students2
Why are neurosurgeons sued? A single-center, half-decade review2
The value of repeated lumbar puncture to test for xanthochromia, in patients with clinical suspicion of subarachnoid haemorrhage, with CT-negative and initial traumatic tap2
Prognostication of the neurological outcome of tethered cord based on intraoperative neuromonitoring findings: how close can we get?2
Giant epidermoid cyst penetrating the skull: a case report and literature review2
Robotic-assisted stereotactic drainage of cerebral abscess and placement of ventriculostomy2
Functional MRI applications for intra-axial brain tumours: uses and nuances in surgical practise2
Risk factors and outcome analysis of patients with intraoperative rupture (IOR) of ruptured cerebral aneurysm during microsurgical clipping2
Vagus nerve stimulation in ischaemic stroke: further possibilities2
Subacute ascending myelopathy in adolescent athlete after spinal cord injury: a case report on dynamic complication of spine trauma2
Endovascular management of V3 segment vertebro-vertebral fistula: case management and literature review2
Arachnoid prolapse in endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery of pituitary adenoma, technical note2
The weekend effect in neurosurgery: the Leeds general infirmary experience2
Repeat resection for recurrent glioblastoma in the temozolomide era: a real-world multi-centre study2
Giant aneurysms of the distal posterior inferior cerebellar artery – systematic review2
A prospective observational study of electrocardiographic and echocardiographic changes in traumatic brain injury – effect of surgical decompression2
A single-centre study of frame-based stereotactic brain biopsies2
Intraspinal canal platform system for coil embolization of anterior spinal artery aneurysm associated with spinal cord arteriovenous malformation: a case report and literature review2
A survey of neurosurgical management and prognostication of traumatic brain injury following the RESCUEicp trial2
A career in neurosurgery: perceptions and the impact of a national SBNS/NANSIG neurosurgery careers day2
Bypassing the nearest emergency department for a more distant neurosurgical centre in traumatic brain injury patients2
Asymptomatic chronic subdural haematoma - does it need neurosurgical intervention?2
Wireless phone use and adult meningioma risk: a systematic review and Meta-analysis2
Epidural empyema following nBCA embolization of the middle meningeal artery for the treatment of a chronic subdural hematoma2
Bi-needle technique versus transforaminal endoscopic spine system technique for percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy in treating intervertebral disc calcification: a propensity score matched coho2
Successful multimodality management of extrarenal extracranial malignant rhabdoid tumour of the left sciatic nerve mimicking a neurofibroma2