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Random Sample

Archived Survey Results

 

Which of the following is the best option at this time?

  • Continued observation with annual gadolinium-enhanced MRI (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Right trans-frontal endoscopic resection of colloid cyst (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Interhemispheric transcallosal interforniceal or intraventricular microscopic resection of colloid cyst (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Right trans-frontal microscopic resection of colloid cyst (100%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 0

 

Which should be the main source of clinical decision-making?

  • Evidence-based medicine (52%, 61 Votes)
  • Accumulated personal experience and knowledge (48%, 56 Votes)

Total Voters: 117

 

Which of the following is the best option at this time?

  • Continued observation with bi-annual gadolinium-enhanced MRI (57%, 12 Votes)
  • Awake craniotomy, cortical mapping and gross-total resection (19%, 4 Votes)
  • Awake craniotomy, cortical mapping and debulking (14%, 3 Votes)
  • Awake craniotomy, cortical mapping and open biopsy (10%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 21

 

I would be willing to financially support neurosurgical residency training.

  • No (61%, 60 Votes)
  • Yes (39%, 39 Votes)

Total Voters: 99

 

Neurosurgeons can and should debate political issues in our meetings and publications.

  • Yes (55%, 92 Votes)
  • No (45%, 76 Votes)

Total Voters: 168

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