The Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery
Volume 11, No.1
April, 2007
Editorials
Message from Associate Editor
Basic neurosciences and neurosurgery
Abdelslam El Khamlichi
Editorial
Towards a better future in profession and life for women neurosurgeons - and their patients
Yoko Kato
Review Article
Pineal region tumours
Ahmed Hafez, Ossama Al-Mefty
Original Articles

Characteristics and long-term outcome of infants with intracranial tumours diagnosed in the first year of life
Concezio Di Rocco, Aldo Iannelli, Luca Massimi

Application of micro Doppler probe in anterior circulation aneurysm surgery
Li Xiao Xiong, Yoko Kato, Hirotoshi Sano, Minoru Yoneda, Sadayoshi Watanabe
Clinical Studies
Spinal extradural arachnoid cysts
Moussa Alaywan, Nassim Abi Chahine, Antoine K Nachanakian
Management of ventriculoperitoneal shunt complications: 137 csses
A Chellaoui, O Salaou, M Achouri, A El Kamar, A El Azhari
Prospective Study
Management concerns of paediatric congenital atlantoaxial dislocation in the developing milieu
Raj Kumar, Samir K Kaira
Retrospective Study
Outcome predictive factors after lumbar disc surgery
Rachid Gana, Faycal Moufid, Abdessamad El Ouahabi, Said Derraz, Abdeslam El Khamlichi
Technical Note
New technique of percutaneous arthrodesis using plates and cages: Surgical technique & first clinical results,
either in case of posterior approach alone or circumferential arthrodesis

Pierre-Jacques Finiels, Daniel Gastambide, Patrice Moreau
Experimental Study
Effects of neuropeptide derivate FPF 1070 (cerebrolysin) administration on experimental acute spinal cord injury
Osama S Abdelaziz, Yasser M Elbanna, Alaa M Elnaggar, Chada M Mourad, Sahar A Mohammad
Case Management
Middle cerebral artery aneurysm
Mohamed Helmy Ibrahim, Nasser M Sayed Ahmed
Case Reviews
Simultaneous choriocarcinoma metastases to brain, spine and lung
Aslan Guzel, Mhmet Tatli, Mehmet Zileli
Congenital glioblastoma multiforme: Is it curable?
Saleh S Baeesa
Spinal extradural angiolipoma
Ali Kemal Uzunlar, Yasar Bukte
Spontaneous resolving chronic subdural haematoma heralding the presence of a convexity meningioma
Manish K Kasliwal, Gurudutt Satyarthee, Ashok K Mahapatra, Meher C Sharma
Amphetamine induced intracerebral haemorrhage associated with multiple aneurysms
Ibrahim Al Ahmed, Munir Nasser
Association between intracranial meningiomas and aneurysms: Is it a coincidence?
Marwan W Najjar, Saleh S Baeesa, Sattam S Lingawi
Sporadic meningioangiomatosis & intractable epilepsy: Characterisation & importance of association
Osama S Abdelaziz
Case Rports
Spinal cord compression secondary to extramedullary haematopoiesis
Mlaiki A, Ksira I, Arifa N, Tlili GK, Krifa H
Calcified chronic subdural haematoma
I Youklif, A Naja, A Sami, A El Kamar, A El Azhari
Bilateral congenital nasal encephaloceles with hydrocephalus & craniostenosis
Abdul-Rahim H Zwayed