Submissions from 2016

Low-Flow and High-Flow Neurosurgical Bypass and Anastomosis Training Models Using Human and Bovine Placental Vessels: A Histological Analysis and Validation Study, Evgenii Belykh, Ting Lei, Sam Safavi-Abbasi, Kaan Yagmurlu, Rami O. Almefty, Hai Sun, Kaith K. Almefty, Olga Belykh, Vadim A. Byvaltsev, Robert F. Spetzler, Peter Nakaji, and Mark C. Preul

Defining a Standardized Approach for the Bedside Insertion of Temporal Horn External Ventricular Drains: Procedure Development and Case Series, Michael A. Bohl, Kaith K. Almefty, and Peter Nakaji

Combined Endovascular and Microsurgical Treatment of a Complex Spinal Arteriovenous Fistula Associated With Cloves Syndrome in an Adult Patient, Mohammad R. Boroumand, M. Yashar S. Kalani, and Robert F. Spetzler

Development of Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion (Siadh) After Onyx Embolisation of a Cavernous Carotid Fistula, Tsinsue Chen, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Andrew F. Ducruet, Felipe C. Albuquerque, and Cameron G. McDougall

Asleep Deep Brain Stimulation for Essential Tremor, Tsinsue Chen, Zaman Mirzadeh, Kristina Chapple, Margaret Lambert, Rohit Dhall, and Francisco A. Ponce

The Anterolateral Limit of the Occipital Lobe: an Anatomical and Imaging Study, Cassius Vinicius C. Reis, Kaan Yagmurlu, Ali M. Elhadi, Alexander Dru, Ting Lei, Sebastian N.S. Gusmão, Uadson Tazinaffo, Joseph M. Zabramski, Robert F. Spetzler, and Mark C. Preul


Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Deep Brain Stimulation Think Tank: A Review of Emerging Issues and Technologies, Wissam Deeb, James J. Giordano, Peter J. Rossi, Alon Y. Mogilner, Aysegul Gunduz, Jack W. Judy, Bryan T. Klassen, Christopher R. Butson, Craig Van Horne, Damiaan Deny, Darin D. Dougherty, David Rowell, Greg A. Gerhardt, Gwenn S. Smith, Francisco A. Ponce, Harrison C. Walker, Helen M. Bronte-Stewart, Helen S. Mayberg, Howard J. Chizeck, Jean Philippe Langevin, Jens Volkmann, Jill L. Ostrem, and et al

Safety and Efficacy of Preoperative Embolization of Intracranial Hemangioblastomas, Chibawanye I. Ene, David Xu, Ryan P. Morton, Samuel Emerson, Michael R. Levitt, Jason Barber, Robert C. Rostomily, Basavaraj V. Ghodke, Danial K. Hallam, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Cameron G. Mcdougall, Laligam N. Sekhar, Manuel Ferreira, Louis J. Kim, and Steve W. Chang

Laminectomy Plus Fusion Versus Laminectomy Alone for Lumbar Spondylolisthesis, Zoher Ghogawala, James Dziura, William E. Butler, Feng Dai, Norma Terrin, Subu N. Magge, Jean Valery C.E. Coumans, J. Fred Harrington, Sepideh Amin-hanjani, J. Sanford Schwartz, Volker K.H. Sonntag, Fred G. Barker, and Edward C. Benzel

A Bad Day at Work may be Worse Than You Think: High Job Strain and Stroke, Bradley A. Gross, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Karam Moon, and Cameron G. McDougall

Endoscope-Assisted Supracerebellar Transtentorial Approach to the Posterior Medial Temporal Lobe for Resection of Cavernous Malformation, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Ting Lei, Nikolay L. Martirosyan, Mark E. Oppenlander, Robert F. Spetzler, and Peter Nakaji

The Supracerebellar Infratentorial Approach to the Dorsal Midbrain, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Nikolay L. Martirosyan, Peter Nakaji, and Robert F. Spetzler

Internal Carotid Artery-To-Posterior Cerebral Artery Bypass for Revascularization of the Brainstem, M. Yashar S. Kalani and Robert F. Spetzler

The Anterior Interhemispheric Approach to a Third Ventricular Cavernous Malformation, Nikolay L. Martirosyan, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Peter Nakaji, and Robert F. Spetzler

Parkinson's Disease Outcomes After Intraoperative CT-Guided Asleep Deep Brain Stimulation in the Globus Pallidus Internus, Zaman Mirzadeh, Kristina Chapple, Margaret Lambert, Virgilio G. Evidente, Padma R. Mahant, Maria C. Ospina, Johan Samanta, Guillermo Moguel-Cobos, Naomi Salins, Abraham N. Lieberman, Alexander I. Tröster, Rohit Dhall, and Francisco A. Ponce

The Myth of Restenosis After Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting, Karam Moon, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Michael R. Levitt, Azam S. Ahmed, M. Yashar S. Kalani, and Cameron G. McDougall

History of the Current Understanding and Management of Tethered Spinal Cord, Sam Safavi-Abbasi, Timothy B. Mapstone, Jacob B. Archer, Christopher Wilson, Nicholas Theodore, Robert F. Spetzler, and Mark C. Preul

Improving Intraoperative Fluoroscopic Visualization in Cervical Spine Surgery, Laura A. Snyder

Effects of Anterior Plating on Clinical Outcomes of Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion, Laura A. Snyder, Samuel Kalb, Udaya Kumar Kakarla, Randall W. Porter, Taro Kaibara, Curtis A. Dickman, and Nicholas Theodore

Flap the Cyst, Volker K.H. Sonntag

Retractorless Surgery for Intracranial Aneurysms, Hai Sun, Sam Safavi-Abbasi, and Robert F. Spetzler

Perioperative Complications and Long-Term Outcomes After Bypasses in Adults With Moyamoya Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Hai Sun, Christopher Wilson, Alp Ozpinar, Sam Safavi-Abbasi, Yan Zhao, Peter Nakaji, John E. Wanebo, and Robert F. Spetzler

Fluctuations in Spinal Cord Perfusion During Adult Spinal Deformity Correction Identify Neurologic Changes: Proof of Concept, Jay D. Turner, Robert K. Eastlack, Zaman Mirzadeh, Stacie Nguyen, Jeff Pawelek, and Gregory M. Mundis

Evolution of Cervical Spine Deformity Surgery and Ongoing Challenges, Jay D. Turner and Volker K.H. Sonntag

Astrocytic Scar Facilitates Axon Regeneration After Spinal Cord Injury, Alexander C. Whiting and Jay D. Turner

Closing the Gate With High-Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation, Alexander Whiting and Francisco A. Ponce

Submissions from 2015

The Combined Microscopic-Endoscopic Technique for Radical Resection of Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors, Mohammad Abolfotoh, Wenya Linda Bi, Chang Ki Hong, Kaith K. Almefty, Abraham Boskovitz, Ian F. Dunn, and Ossama Al-Mefty

Toward a Better Understanding of Vasospasm and Delayed Cerebral Ischemia, Felipe C. Albuquerque

Management of Brainstem Cavernous Malformations, Kaith K. Almefty and Robert F. Spetzler

Augmented Reality-Enhanced Navigation for Extracranial-Intracranial Bypass, Rami O. Almefty and Peter Nakaji

Delayed Hyponatremia is the Most Common Cause of 30-Day Unplanned Readmission After Transsphenoidal Surgery for Pituitary Tumors, Michael A. Bohl, Shah Ahmad, Heidi Jahnke, Deborah Shepherd, Laura Knecht, William L. White, and Andrew S. Little

Dealing With the Aneurysmal Remnants After Endovascular Treatment, Justin C. Clark and Robert F. Spetzler


Biopsy vs. Extensive Resection for First Recurrence of Glioblastoma: Is a Prospective Clinical Trial Warranted?, Christopher Dardis, Lynn Ashby, William Shapiro, and Nader Sanai

Evaluation of Surgical Freedom for Microscopic and Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Approaches to the Sella, Ali M. Elhadi, Douglas A. Hardesty, Hasan A. Zaidi, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Peter Nakaji, William L. White, Mark C. Preul, and Andrew S. Little

Spontaneous Subarachnoid Hemorrhage of Unknown Origin: Hospital Course and Long-Term Clinical and Angiographic Follow-Up, Ali M. Elhadi, Joseph M. Zabramski, Kaith K. Almefty, George A.C. Mendes, Peter Nakaji, Cameron G. McDougall, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Mark C. Preul, and Robert F. Spetzler

Surgical Considerations for Intraventricular Meningiomas, David J. Fusco and Robert F. Spetzler

Antiplatelets Versus Anticoagulation for Cervical Arterial Dissection, Bradley A. Gross and Felipe C. Albuquerque


A Quantitative Analysis of Published Skull Base Endoscopy Literature, Douglas A. Hardesty, Francisco A. Ponce, Andrew S. Little, and Peter Nakaji

Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Resection of Intraparenchymal Brain Tumors, Douglas A. Hardesty, Corey T. Walker, and Peter Nakaji

Impact of Software Modeling on the Accuracy of Perfusion MRI in Glioma, L. S. Hu, Z. Kelm, P. Korfiatis, A. C. Dueck, C. Elrod, B. M. Ellingson, T. J. Kaufmann, J. M. Eschbacher, J. P. Karis, Kris A. Smith, Peter Nakaji, D. Brinkman, D. Pafundi, L. C. Baxter, and B. J. Erickson

Long-Term Follow-Up of Surgical Resection of Microcystic Meningiomas, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Claudio Cavallo, Stephen W. Coons, Salvatore C. Lettieri, Peter Nakaji, Randall W. Porter, Robert F. Spetzler, and Iman Feiz-Erfan

Surgical Clipping of a Large Left Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysm, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Peter Nakaji, Joseph M. Zabramski, and Robert F. Spetzler

Surgical Clipping of a Ruptured Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Aneurysm, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Peter Nakaji, Joseph M. Zabramski, and Robert F. Spetzler

Microsurgical Clipping of an Unruptured Basilar Apex Aneurysm, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Mark E. Oppenlander, Michael Levitt, Sam Safavi-Abbasi, Robert F. Spetzler, and Joseph M. Zabramski

Comparison of Sinonasal Quality of Life and Health Status in Patients Undergoing Microscopic and Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery for Pituitary Lesions: A Prospective Cohort Study, Andrew S. Little, Daniel F. Kelly, John Milligan, Chester Griffiths, Daniel M. Prevedello, Ricardo L. Carrau, Gail Rosseau, Garni Barkhoudarian, Heidi Jahnke, Charlene Chaloner, Kathryn L. Jelinek, Kristina Chapple, and William L. White

Long-Term Patient Outcomes After Microsurgical Treatment of Blister-Like Aneurysms of the Basilar Artery, Michael A. Mooney, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Peter Nakaji, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Cameron G. McDougal, Robert F. Spetzler, and Joseph M. Zabramski

Treatment of Ruptured Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysms: Equipoise in the Endovascular Era?, Karam Moon, Michael R. Levitt, Rami O. Almefty, Peter Nakaji, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Joseph M. Zabramski, Cameron G. McDougall, and Robert F. Spetzler

Vaccine for Epilepsy?, Celene Mulholland and Andrew S. Little

Motor-Evoked Potentials in Cerebral Aneurysm Surgery, Peter Nakaji


Gender Differences in Human Single Neuron Responses to Male Emotional Faces, Morgan Newhoff, David M. Treiman, Kris A. Smith, and Peter N. Steinmetz

Normal Perfusion Pressure Breakthrough Theory: A Reappraisal After 35 Years, Leonardo Rangel-Castilla, Robert F. Spetzler, and Peter Nakaji

Neuroophthalmological Outcomes Associated With Use of the Pipeline Embolization Device: Analysis of the PUFS Trial Results, Daniel H. Sahlein, Mohammad Fouladvand, Tibor Becske, Isil Saatci, Cameron G. McDougall, Istvan Szikora, Giuseppe Lanzino, Christopher J. Moran, Henry H. Woo, Demetrius K. Lopes, Aaron L. Berez, Daniel J. Cher, Adnan H. Siddiqui, Elad I. Levy, Felipe C. Albuquerque, David J. Fiorella, Zsolt Berentei, Miklos Marosfoi, Saruhan H. Cekirge, David F. Kallmes, and Peter K. Nelson

Fluid Dynamic Characterization of a Novel Branching Anastomosis Design, Rodney Samuelson, Priya Nair, Kenneth Snyder, David Frakes, Mark C. Preul, Peter Nakaji, and Robert F. Spetzler

One Fusion Two Pathologies: It Works, Volker K.H. Sonntag

Surgical Skills: How Can They be Assessed?, Volker K.H. Sonntag

The Barrow Ruptured Aneurysm Trial: 6-Year Results, Robert F. Spetzler, Cameron G. McDougall, Joseph M. Zabramski, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Nancy K. Hills, Jonathan J. Russin, Shahram Partovi, Peter Nakaji, and Robert C. Wallace

Postnatal Growth of the Human Pons: A Morphometric and Immunohistochemical Analysis, Matthew C. Tate, Robert A. Lindquist, Thuhien Nguyen, Nader Sanai, A. James Barkovich, Eric J. Huang, David H. Rowitch, and Arturo Alvarez-Buylla

Prospective Evaluation of a Low-Dose Radiation Fluoroscopy Protocol for Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion, Luis M. Tumialán, Justin C. Clark, Laura A. Snyder, Gary Jasmer, and Frederick F. Marciano

Health Burden of Adult Spinal Deformity Compared With Other Chronic Diseases, Jay D. Turner, Corey T. Walker, Gregory M. Mundis, and Udaya Kumar Kakarla

Distributed Representation of Visual Objects by Single Neurons in the Human Brain, André B. Valdez, Megan H. Papesh, David M. Treiman, Kris A. Smith, Stephen D. Goldinger, and Peter N. Steinmetz

Radiation Exposure in Scoliosis Surgery: Freehand Technique Versus Image Guidance, Corey T. Walker and Jay D. Turner

Clinical Characteristics and Long-Term Outcomes in Patients With Ruptured Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Aneurysms: A Comparative Analysis, Richard W. Williamson, David A. Wilson, Adib A. Abla, Cameron G. McDougall, Peter Nakaji, Felipe C. Albuquerque, and Robert F. Spetzler

The Expanded Endoscopic Endonasal Approach to Petroclival Lesions: A Useful Adjunct to Traditional Skull Base Approaches, Ernest Wright and Robert F. Spetzler

Cerebral Peduncle Tumor Ablated By Novel 3-MM Laser Tip, David S. Xu, Amy Rosenfeld, Francisco A. Ponce, Peter Nakaji, and Ratan D. Bhardwaj

Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Supracerebellar-Infratentorial Surgery of the Pineal Region: Anatomical Comparison of Four Variant Approaches, Hasan A. Zaidi, Ali M. Elhadi, Ting Lei, Mark C. Preul, Andrew S. Little, and Peter Nakaji

Long-Term Functional Outcomes and Predictors of Shunt-Dependent Hydrocephalus After Treatment of Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms in the Brat Trial: Revisiting the Clip vs Coil Debate, Hasan A. Zaidi, Andrew Montoure, Ali Elhadi, Peter Nakaji, Cameron G. McDougall, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Robert F. Spetzler, and Joseph M. Zabramski

Submissions from 2014

The Art of Basilar Apex Aneurysm Surgery: Is it Sustainable in the Future?, Adib A. Abla, Michael T. Lawton, and Robert F. Spetzler

The Relationship Between Ruptured Aneurysm Location Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Clot Thickness and Incidence of Radiographic or Symptomatic Vasospasm in Patients Enrolled in a Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial: Clinical Article, Adib A. Abla, David A. Wilson, Richard W. Williamson, Peter Nakaji, Cameron G. Mcdougall, Joseph M. Zabramski, Felipe C. Albuquerque, and Robert F. Spetzler

Optic Chiasm Compression From Mass Effect and Thrombus Formation Following Unsuccessful Treatment of a Giant Supraclinoid Ica Aneurysm With the Pipeline Device: Open Surgical Bailout With Sta-Mca Bypass and Parent Vessel Occlusion: Case Report, Adib A. Abla, Hasan A. Zaidi, R. Webster Crowley, Gavin W. Britz, Cameron G. McDougall, Felipe C. Albuquerque, and Robert F. Spetzler

Arteriovenous Malformation Rupture and Pregnancy: Is it a Risk or are We Risk Averse?, Felipe C. Albuquerque

Bridging Treatment and Stroke, Felipe C. Albuquerque

On Endothelial Cells and Aneurysms, Felipe C. Albuquerque

Transvenous to Arterial Onyx Embolization, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Andrew F. Ducruet, R. Webster Crowley, Ruth E. Bristol, Azam Ahmed, and Cameron G. McDougall

Management of Giant Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysms, Kaith K. Almefty and Robert F. Spetzler

Training Aneurysm Surgeons in the Modern Era, Rami O. Almefty and Robert F. Spetzler

Surgical Techniques for Unclippable Fusiform A2-Anterior Cerebral Artery Aneurysms and Description of a Frontopolar-to-A2 Bypass, Peng Roc Chen, Adib A. Abla, Cameron G. McDougall, Robert F. Spetzler, and Felipe C. Albuquerque

Genealogy of Training in Vascular Neurosurgery, Shakeel A. Chowdhry and Robert F. Spetzler

Novel Application of a Balloon-Anchoring Technique for the Realignment of a Prolapsed Pipeline Embolization Device: A Technical Report, R. Webster Crowley, Adib A. Abla, Andrew F. Ducruet, Cameron G. McDougall, and Felipe C. Albuquerque

Patient Outcomes and Surgical Complications in Coccidioidomycosis-Related Hydrocephalus: An Institutional Review, Douglas A. Hardesty, Wyatt Ramey, Mohammad Afrasiabi, Brian Beck, Omar Gonzalez, Ana Moran, and Peter Nakaji

Safety Efficacy and Cost of Intraoperative Indocyanine Green Angiography Compared to Intraoperative Catheter Angiography in Cerebral Aneurysm Surgery, Douglas A. Hardesty, Harjot Thind, Joseph M. Zabramski, Robert F. Spetzler, and Peter Nakaji

Revascularization and Aneurysm Surgery: Techniques Indications and Outcomes in the Endovascular Era, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Wyatt Ramey, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Cameron G. McDougall, Peter Nakaji, Joseph M. Zabramski, and Robert F. Spetzler

Endoscopic Surgery of the Posterior Fossa: Strengths and Limitations, Andrew S. Little, Kaith K. Almefty, and Robert F. Spetzler

Comparative Inpatient Resource Utilization for Patients Undergoing Endoscopic or Microscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery for Pituitary Lesions: Clinical Article, Andrew S. Little, Kristina Chapple, Heidi Jahnke, and William L. White

Human Placenta Aneurysm Model for Training Neurosurgeons in Vascular Microsurgery, Marcelo Oliveira Magaldi, Arthur Nicolato, Joao V. Godinho, Marcilea Santos, Andre Prosdocimi, Jose A. Malheiros, Ting Lei, Evgenii Belykh, Rami O. Almefty, Kaith K. Almefty, Mark C. Preul, Robert F. Spetzler, and Peter Nakaji

Predictors of Functional Recovery in Adults With Posterior Fossa Ependymomas: Clinical Article, Zaman Mirzadeh, Robert Bina, Yael Kusne, Stephen W. Coons, Robert F. Spetzler, and Nader Sanai

Validation of CT-MRI Fusion for Intraoperative Assessment of Stereotactic Accuracy in DBS Surgery, Zaman Mirzadeh, Kristina Chapple, Meg Lambert, Rohit Dhall, and Francisco A. Ponce

The Necessity of Technical Excellence and Safety in Ec-Ic Bypass Surgery, Peter Nakaji

Extracranial-Intracranial Bypass and the Versatile Vertebral Artery, Peter Nakaji and Evgenii Belykh

An Extent of Resection Threshold for Recurrent Glioblastoma and its Risk for Neurological Morbidity: Clinical Article, Mark E. Oppenlander, Andrew B. Wolf, Laura A. Snyder, Robert Bina, Jeffrey R. Wilson, Stephen W. Coons, Lynn S. Ashby, David Brachman, Peter Nakaji, Randall W. Porter, Kris A. Smith, Robert F. Spetzler, and Nader Sanai

Advances in Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson Disease: Early and "Asleep"?, Francisco A. Ponce

Endoscopic Approach to Colloid Cyst: What is the Optimal Entry Point and Trajectory?, Leonardo Rangel-Castilla, Fangxiang Chen, Lawrence Choi, Justin C. Clark, and Peter Nakaji

Contemporary Management of Spinal AVFS and AVMS: Lessons Learned From 110 Cases, Leonardo Rangel-Castilla, Jonathan J. Russin, Hasan A. Zaidi, Eduardo Martinez-del-Campo, Min S. Park, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Cameron G. McDougall, Peter Nakaji, and Robert F. Spetzler

Endovascular Approaches to Pial Arteriovenous Malformations, Matthew R. Sanborn, Min S. Park, Cameron G. McDougall, and Felipe C. Albuquerque

Subdural Hematoma From a Cavernous Malformation, Anne J. Schmitt, Alim P. Mitha, Rasha Germain, Jennifer Eschbacher, and Robert F. Spetzler

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Sellar and Parasellar Meningiomas: A Multicenter Study: Clinical Article, Jason P. Sheehan, Robert M. Starke, Hideyuki Kano, Anthony M. Kaufmann, David Mathieu, Fred A. Zeiler, Michael West, Samuel T. Chao, Gandhi Varma, Veronica L.S. Chiang, James B. Yu, Heyoung L. Mcbride, Peter Nakaji, Emad Youssef, Norissa Honea, Stephen Rush, Douglas Kondziolka, John Y.K. Lee, Robert L. Bailey, Sandeep Kunwar, Paula Petti, and L. Dade Lunsford


The Technological Development of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Laura A. Snyder, John O'Toole, Kurt M. Eichholz, Mick J. Perez-Cruet, and Richard Fessler

Awareness of Potential Treatment Sequelae of Orbital and Periorbital Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas and Arteriovenous Malformations, Laura A. Snyder and Robert F. Spetzler

Resection of Sporadic Spinal Hemangioblastomas, Laura A. Snyder and Robert F. Spetzler

The Impact of Extent of Resection on Malignant Transformation of Pure Oligodendrogliomas: Clinical Article, Laura A. Snyder, Andrew B. Wolf, Mark E. Oppenlander, Robert Bina, Jeffrey R. Wilson, Lynn S. Ashby, David Brachman, Stephen W. Coons, Robert F. Spetzler, and Nader Sanai

Beware of the Arcuate Foramen, Volker K.H. Sonntag