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BACKGROUND Neurosurgery and ophthalmology residents need many years to improve microsurgical skills. Laboratory training models are very important for developing surgical skills before clinical application of microsurgery. A simple simulation model is needed for residents to learn how to handle microsurgical instruments and to perform safe dissection of(More)
BACKGROUND A neurosurgical laboratory training model is designed for trainees in microneurosurgery to learn to handle surgical microscopes and microneurosurgical instruments. The silicone injection of a fresh cadaveric cow cranium is an alternative to using a cadaveric human brain for becoming familiar with the cerebellopontine angle (CPA) via the(More)
Grade 5 spondylolisthesis or spondyloptosis is a rare condition. Generally, the surgical management of spondyloptosis includes multi-staged procedures instead of one-staged procedures. One-stage treatment for spondyloptosis is very rare. A 15-year-old girl with L5-S1 spondyloptosis was admitted with severe low back pain. There was no history of trauma. The(More)
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