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Dr. Aaron Cutler joins the Inland Neurosurgery Institute

Dr. Aaron Cutler will be joining the INI in July 2014. Dr. Cutler is a fellowship trained neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive skull base tumor surgery. His addition to the INI is part of the group’s continued dedication to bringing excellent Neurosurgical care to the region.

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Bracing Avoids Surgery for Young Patients With Scoliosis

Bracing Avoids Surgery for Young Patients With Scoliosis: Bracing in high-risk patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is associated with a significantly greater likelihood of reaching skeletal maturity with a curve of less than 50 degrees, the degree at which surgery is normally indicated, a new study shows. FULL STUDY HERE

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Growth, Not Size, of Brain Aneurysms Biggest Risk for Rupture

Growth, Not Size, of Brain Aneurysms Biggest Risk for Rupture. Brain aneurysms — even small ones — are more likely to rupture if they are growing, a new study has shown. The discovery counters current guidelines and emphasizes the need for regular monitoring and earlier treatment. FULL STUDY HERE

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ASCO: No Benefit from Avastin in Glioblastoma

ASCO: No Benefit from Avastin in Glioblastoma. Patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma lived no longer with the addition of bevacizumab (Avastin) to chemoradiation than they did without it, results of a large multicenter trial showed. SOURCE: Gilbert MR, et al “RTOG 0825: Phase III double-blind, placebo-controlled trial evaluating bevacizumab in patiens with newly diagnosed glioblastoma” ASCO 2013; Abstract 1.

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Receiving no relief from my epidurals for my back pain & sciatic nerve discomfort in my leg, Dr. AmirNovin was recommended to me. On my first visit, Dr. AmirNovin calmed all my fears about having back surgery to correct my problem with his detailed explanation of the procedure and the results I could expect. He took the time to assure all my concerns and questions! This is why I felt very confident in having this procedure done. Yes, I am pleased with the results, kudos not only to Dr. AmirNovin, but also his great staff for the care they give their patients.

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