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Guidelines for Interaction with Commercial Enterprises and Medical Industry for the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), CNS Members and CNS Publications

 
Guidelines on Neurosurgeon-Industry Conflicts of Interest

 
Guidelines for the Acute Medical Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Infants, Children, and Adolescents

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Guidelines for the Management of Adult Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

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Guidelines for the Management of Acute Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries

 
Guidelines for the Performance of Fusion Procedures for Degenerative Disease of the Lumbar Spine

Part 1: Introduction and Methodology
Part 2: Assessment of Functional Outcome
Part 3: Assessment of Economic Outcome
Part 4: Radiographic Assessment of Fusion
Part 5: Correlation Between Radiographic and Functional Outcome
Part 6: Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Discography forPpatient Selection for Lumbar Fusion
Part 7: Intractable Low-back Pain without Stenosis or Spondylolisthesis
Part 8: lumbar fusion for disc herniation and radiculopathy
Part 9: Fusion in Patients with Stenosis and Spondylolisthesis
Part 10: Fusion Following Decompression in Patients with Stenosis without Spondylolisthesis
Part 11: Interbody Techniques for Lumbar Fusion
Part 12: Pedicle Screw Fixation as an Adjunct to Posterolateral Fusion for Low-back Pain
Part 13: Injection Therapies, Low-back Pain, and Lumbar Fusion
Part 14: Brace Therapy as an Adjunct to or Substitute for Lumbar Fusion
Part 15: Electrophysiological Monitoring and Lumbar Fusion
Part 16: Bone Graft Extenders and Substitutes

 
Methodology Checklists
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Methodology of Guideline Development

Spine Guidelines

2005 Lumbar Fusion Guidelines

 
Guidelines for Prehospital Management of Traumatic Brain Injury

 
Guidelines for Management and Prognosis of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

 
Guidelines for the Management of Newly Diagnosed Brain Metastases

The role of whole brain radiation therapy in the management of newly diagnosed brain metastases: a systematic review and evidence-based clinical practice guideline.
Gaspar LE, Mehta MP, Patchell RA, Burri SH, Robinson PD, Morris RE, Ammirati M, Andrews DW, Asher AL, Cobbs CS, Kondziolka D, Linskey ME, Loeffler JS, McDermott M, Mikkelsen T, Olson JJ, Paleologos NA, Ryken TC, Kalkanis SN.
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jan;96(1):17-32. Epub 2009 Dec 4. Review.
PMID: 19960231 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article Free text
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The role of surgical resection in the management of newly diagnosed brain metastases: a systematic review and evidence-based clinical practice guideline.
Kalkanis SN, Kondziolka D, Gaspar LE, Burri SH, Asher AL, Cobbs CS, Ammirati M, Robinson PD, Andrews DW, Loeffler JS, McDermott M, Mehta MP, Mikkelsen T, Olson JJ, Paleologos NA, Patchell RA, Ryken TC, Linskey ME.
JJ Neurooncol. 2010 Jan;96(1):33-43. Epub 2009 Dec 4. Review.
PMID: 19960230 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article Free text
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The role of chemotherapy in the management of newly diagnosed brain metastases: a systematic review and evidence-based clinical practice guideline.
Mehta MP, Paleologos NA, Mikkelsen T, Robinson PD, Ammirati M, Andrews DW, Asher AL, Burri SH, Cobbs CS, Gaspar LE, Kondziolka D, Linskey ME, Loeffler JS, McDermott M, Olson JJ, Patchell RA, Ryken TC, Kalkanis SN.
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jan;96(1):71-83. Epub 2009 Dec 4. Review.
PMID:19960229 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article Free text
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The role of stereotactic radiosurgery in the management of patients with newly diagnosed brain metastases: a systematic review and evidence-based clinical practice guideline.
Linskey ME, Andrews DW, Asher AL, Burri SH, Kondziolka D, Robinson PD, Ammirati M, Cobbs CS, Gaspar LE, Loeffler JS, McDermott M, Mehta MP, Mikkelsen T, Olson JJ, Paleologos NA, Patchell RA, Ryken TC, Kalkanis SN.
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jan;96(1):45-68. Epub 2009 Dec 4. Review. Erratum in: J Neurooncol. 2010 Jan;96(1):69-70.
PMID: 19960227 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article Free text
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The role of retreatment in the management of recurrent/progressive brain metastases: a systematic review and evidence-based clinical practice guideline.
Ammirati M, Cobbs CS, Linskey ME, Paleologos NA, Ryken TC, Burri SH, Asher AL, Loeffler JS, Robinson PD, Andrews DW, Gaspar LE, Kondziolka D, McDermott M, Mehta MP, Mikkelsen T, Olson JJ, Patchell RA, Kalkanis SN.
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jan;96(1):85-96. Epub 2009 Dec 3. Review.
PMID: 19957016 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article Free text
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The role of prophylactic anticonvulsants in the management of brain metastases: a systematic review and evidence-based clinical practice guideline.
Mikkelsen T, Paleologos NA, Robinson PD, Ammirati M, Andrews DW, Asher AL, Burri SH, Cobbs CS, Gaspar LE, Kondziolka D, Linskey ME, Loeffler JS, McDermott M, Mehta MP, Olson JJ, Patchell RA, Ryken TC, Kalkanis SN.
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jan;96(1):97-102. Epub 2009 Dec 3. Review.
PMID: 19957015 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article Free text
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The role of steroids in the management of brain metastases: a systematic review and evidence-based clinical practice guideline.
Ryken TC, McDermott M, Robinson PD, Ammirati M, Andrews DW, Asher AL, Burri SH, Cobbs CS, Gaspar LE, Kondziolka D, Linskey ME, Loeffler JS, Mehta MP, Mikkelsen T, Olson JJ, Paleologos NA, Patchell RA, Kalkanis SN.
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jan;96(1):103-14. Epub 2009 Dec 3. Review.
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The role of emerging and investigational therapies for metastatic brain tumors: a systematic review and evidence-based clinical practice guideline of selected topics.
Olson JJ, Paleologos NA, Gaspar LE, Robinson PD, Morris RE, Ammirati M, Andrews DW, Asher AL, Burri SH, Cobbs CS, Kondziolka D, Linskey ME, Loeffler JS, McDermott M, Mehta MP, Mikkelsen T, Patchell RA, Ryken TC, Kalkanis SN.
J Neurooncol. 2010 Jan;96(1):115-42. Epub 2009 Dec 3.
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Methodology used to develop the AANS/CNS management of brain metastases evidence-based clinical practice parameter guidelines.
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Evidence-based clinical practice parameter guidelines for the treatment of patients with metastatic brain tumors: introduction.
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Evidence-linked, clinical practice guidelines-getting serious; getting professional.
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