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The art of microvascular decompression (MVD) for trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm

Microvascular decompression (MVD) for either trigeminal neuralgia or for hemifacial spasm is, I believe, an incredible operation. It’s designed to help patients who have had no luck in having their symptoms resolved in time, medically. It is always a privilege to be able to see the brainstem this way, and to microsurgically “adjust it” safely […]

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The effects of smoking on the spine and spinal surgery outcomes – Review Article

Do you know what smoking does to the spine? It gradually destroys it. Further, smoking’s negative (adverse) effects on spinal surgery outcomes are also clear and substantial. Here, in this professional and peer-reviewed journal article published today in Surgical Neurology International (SNI), I have spelt it out as best as I can. The paper was […]

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Introducing CNS Medicolegal – A Benchmark in Brain & Spine Medicolegal Consulting

CNS Medicolegal (ACN 648 542 509) is a new Australian company established on behalf of G&D Khurana Pty Ltd on 9 March 2021. It is a partner company of CNS Neurosurgery. This development builds upon over 10 years of my medicolegal consulting expertise. The key goal of CNS Medicolegal is to represent a benchmark in […]

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Typical range of motion following lumbar anterior “hybrid” reconstruction

This man in his 30’s, a business owner, hands-on, with severe, medically refractory low back pain. His MRI shows worn and torn lower lumbar discs. I thought he’d benefit most from a “hybrid” reconstruction via an abdominal incision and anterior access (expert vascular surgeon facilitated that for us). I replaced his L4/5 an L5/S1 pathological […]

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