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Microsurgery of Insular Gliomas: Part I—Surgical Anatomy of the Sylvian Cistern

Yaşargil, M. Gazi MD; Krisht, Ali F. MD; Türe, Ugur MD; Al-Mefty, Ossama MD; Yaşargil, Dianne C.H. RN

doi: 10.1097/01.CNE.0000522111.96155.e8

Dr. Yaşargil is Professor and Mrs. Yaşargil is Research Instructor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas; Dr. Al-Mefty is Director, Skull Base Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Lecturer, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Dr. Türe is Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul and Dr. Krisht is Director, Arkansas Neuroscience Institute, St. Vincent Hospital, #5 St. Vincent Circle, Suite 503, Little Rock, AR 72205; E-mail:

In its 39th year of publication, Contemporary Neurosurgery is revisiting the classic 2002 series of articles by Professor M. Gazi Yaşargil, MD, and colleagues, “Microsurgery of Insular Gliomas.” CME credit will be available for each article. This issue presents the first of four articles. The series will be published in stages through 2017, rather than in consecutive issues.

The authors, faculty, and staff in a position to control the content of this CME activity, and their spouses/life partners (if any), have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with, or financial interests in, any commercial organizations related to this CME activity.

Category: Tumor

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