DrNB Neurosurgery Questions June 2021

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Neurosurgery Paper 1[edit | edit source]

  1. Papez's circuit
  2. Area Postrema
  3. Optokinetic nystagmus
  4. Microsurgical anatomy of Tentorial hiatus
  5. Microsurgical anatomy of Sellar region
  6. Respiratory centres in the brain
  7. Patterns of pathological breathing in brain stem damage
  8. Pituitary apoplexy
  9. Neurofibromatosis
  10. Ethical issues in a clinical trial
  11. Facial (VIIth cranial) nerve: a) Nuclei of its origin b) Intracranial course. c) Supply areas. d) Surgical importance.
  12. Management of Jugular foramen lesions
  13. Management of Intraspinal lipomas
  14. Cranio-cerebral missile injuries: a) Pathophysiology and biomechanics. b) Management. c) Complications
  15. Molecular biology of Medulloblastoma
  16. Immunohistochemistry of Pituitary adenomas
  17. Cranio-vertebral junction Anatomy
  18. Midbrain at the level of aqueduct
  19. Papilloedema
  20. Cerebral protection
  21. Lacosamide

Neurosurgery Paper 2[edit | edit source]

  1. Transverse sinus thrombosis: a) Aetio-pathogenesis. b) Diagnosis. c) Management.
  2. Fronto-nasal encephalocele
  3. Apert's syndrome
  4. Craniopharyngioma : a) Clinical features. b) Diagnosis. c) Management
  5. Subarachnoid hemorrhage: a) Grading. b) Complications. c) Risk factors for poor outcome. d) Indications for follow up angiography.
  6. Cervical spondylotic disease: a) Aetio-pathogenesis. b) Natural history. c) Clinical presentations. d) Surgical approaches.
  7. Carpal tunnel syndrome
  8. Management of hyperhidrosis
  9. Surgical approaches to lesions at petrous apex
  10. Decompressive craniectomy
  11. Types of STA-MCA bypass
  12. Chemotherapy of Glioblastoma multiforme
  13. Management of CSF leaks
  14. Treatment options for unruptured intracranial aneurysms
  15. Dumb-bell neurofibromas
  16. Hypothalamic hamartomas
  17. Choroid plexus papillomas
  18. Management of Chronic subdural hematoma
  19. Management of Normal pressure hydrocephalus
  20. Management of Cerebral metastasis

Neurosurgery Paper 3[edit | edit source]

  1. Hydatid disease of brain: a) Aetio-pathogenesis. b) Diagnostic evaluation. c) Management
  2. Stereotactic procedures: a) Principle. b) Types. c) Indications. d) Limitations
  3. Imaging techniques for Cranio-vertebral junction
  4. Imaging techniques for Eloquent areas of brain
  5. Imaging techniques for Cerebral blood flow
  6. Cerebral microdialysis in traumatic brain injuries
  7. Magneto-encephalography
  8. Neural plasticity
  9. Trigeminal neuralgia: a) Definition. b) Aetio-pathogenesis. c) Treatment options.
  10. Micro-electrode recording in functional neurosurgery
  11. Facial nerve monitoring in vestibular schwannoma surgery
  12. Spinal tuberculosis: a) Clinical presentations. b) Complications. c) Management.
  13. Flow diverters
  14. Baclofen pump
  15. Programmmable shunt
  16. Neurological complications of COVID-19 and Its impact on neurosurgical practice.
  17. Role of Cyberknife in neurosurgery
  18. Cerebral hemispherectomy
  19. Key-hole neurosurgery