Submissions from 2015

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

Microvascular decompression for hemifacial spasm secondary to vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia: surgical strategies, technical nuances and clinical outcomes., Hasan A Zaidi, Al-Wala Awad, Shakeel A Chowdhry, David J Fusco, Peter Nakaji, and Robert F Spetzler

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

Hyperosmolar and methotrexate therapy avoiding surgery in the acute presentation of primary central nervous system lymphoma, Bryan S. Lee, Rupa G. Juthani, Andrew T. Healy, David M. Peereboom, and Violette M. Recinos

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

Intravertebral polymethylmethacrylate augmentation of anterior cervical discectomy fusion and plating in the setting of osteoporosis., Mark E Oppenlander, Robert Bina, Laura A Snyder, and Curtis A Dickman

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

Left retrosigmoid craniotomy for cavernous malformation of the middle cerebellar peduncle., Jonathan Russin, David J Fusco, 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

Neck tumor dissection improved with 3-dimensional ultrasound image guidance: technical case report., Laura A Snyder, Cameron G McDougall, Robert F Spetzler, and Joseph M Zabramski


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

Spondylolysis outcomes in adolescents after direct screw repair of the pars interarticularis., Laura A Snyder, Harry Shufflebarger, Michael F O'Brien, Harjot Thind, Nicholas Theodore, and U Kumar Kakarla

Minimally invasive treatment of thoracic disc herniations., Laura A Snyder, Zachary A Smith, Nader S Dahdaleh, and Richard G 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

Why Not Decompress Early? the Cauda Equina Syndrome, Volker K.H. Sonntag

Provisional Ipsilateral Expandable Rod for Disc Space Distraction in Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Operative Technique, Luis M. Tumialán, Justin C. Clark, Laura A. Snyder, and Frederick F. Marciano

Surgical Approaches to Arteriovenous Malformations Near the Posterior Incisura, Jay D. Turner and Robert F. Spetzler


Sparse and Distributed Coding of Episodic Memory in Neurons of the Human Hippocampus, John T. Wixted, Larry R. Squire, Yoonhee Jang, Megan H. Papesh, Stephen D. Goldinger, Joel R. Kuhn, Kris A. Smith, David M. Treiman, and Peter N. Steinmetz

Diagnosis and Management of Bow Hunter's Syndrome: 15-Year Experience at Barrow Neurological Institute, Hasan A. Zaidi, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Shakeel A. Chowdhry, Joseph M. Zabramski, Andrew F. Ducruet, and Robert F. Spetzler

National Treatment Trends Complications and Predictors of In-Hospital Charges for the Surgical Management of Craniopharyngiomas in Adults From 2007 to 2011, Hasan A. Zaidi, Kristina Chapple, and Andrew S. Little

Contralateral Interhemispheric Approach to Deep-Seated Cavernous Malformations: Surgical Considerations and Clinical Outcomes in 31 Consecutive Cases, Hasan A. Zaidi, Shakeel A. Chowdhry, Peter Nakaji, Adib A. Abla, and Robert F. Spetzler

Microvascular Decompression of the Brainstem, Hasan A. Zaidi and Robert F. Spetzler

Submissions from 2013

Surgical Outcomes for Moyamoya Angiopathy at Barrow Neurological Institute With Comparison of Adult Indirect Encephaloduroarteriosynangiosis Bypass Adult Direct Superficial Temporal Artery-To-Middle Cerebral Artery Bypass and Pediatric Bypass: 154 Revascularization Surgeries in 140 Affected Hemispheres, Adib A. Abla, Gurpreet Gandhoke, Justin C. Clark, Mark E. Oppenlander, Gregory J. Velat, Joseph M. Zabramski, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Peter Nakaji, Robert F. Spetzler, and John E. Wanebo

GFP+ Cells in Nestin-GFP Adult Mouse Hippocampus are Radial Glia-Like Quiescent Neural Stem Cells Capable of Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid-Mediated Regulation By Parvalbumin-Expressing Interneurons, Adib A. Abla and Nader Sanai

Brainstem Cavernoma Surgery: The State of the Art, Adib A. Abla and Robert F. Spetzler

Trans-Striatocapsular Contralateral Interhemispheric Resection of Anterior Inferior Basal Ganglia Cavernous Malformation, Adib A. Abla, Robert F. Spetzler, and Felipe C. Albuquerque

Cerebrovascular Neuronavigation: A Process in Evolution, Felipe C. Albuquerque

On the Status of Pipeline, Felipe C. Albuquerque

Rebleeding and Its Prevention After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Felipe C. Albuquerque

Spinal Arteriovenous Malformation Associated With Schimmelpenning Syndrome: Case Report, Kaith K. Almefty, Andrew F. Ducruet, R. Webster Crowley, Ruth Bristol, Sean D. Lavine, and Felipe C. Albuquerque

Primary histiocytic sarcoma of the brain mimicking cerebral abscess., Rami O Almefty, Tammy L Tyree, David J Fusco, Stephen W Coons, and Peter Nakaji

An in Vitro Study of Pulsatile Fluid Dynamics in Intracranial Aneurysm Models Treated With Embolic Coils and Flow Diverters, M. Haithem Babiker, L. Fernando Gonzalez, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Daniel Collins, Arius Elvikis, Christine Zwart, Breigh Roszelle, and David H. Frakes

Intraoperative Fluorescent Imaging of Intracranial Tumors: A Review, Milad Behbahaninia, Nikolay L. Martirosyan, Joseph Georges, Joshua A. Udovich, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Burt G. Feuerstein, Peter Nakaji, Robert F. Spetzler, and Mark C. Preul

Endovascular Management of Distal ACA Aneurysms: Single-Institution Clinical Experience in 22 Consecutive Patients and Literature Review, D. D. Cavalcanti, A. A. Abla, N. L. Martirosyan, C. G. McDougall, Robert F. Spetzler, and Felipe C. Albuquerque

Adjustment of the Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy Entry Point Based on the Anatomical Relationship Between Coronal and Sagittal Sutures, Fangxiang Chen, Tsinsue Chen, and Peter Nakaji

Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusions and Fluoroscopy: A Low-Dose Protocol to Minimize Ionizing Radiation, Justin C. Clark, Gary Jasmer, Frederick F. Marciano, and Luis M. Tumialán

Defining the Limits of the Occipital Transtentorial Keyhole Approach, Justin C. Clark and Robert F. Spetzler

Rhythmical and Periodic Eeg Patterns do not Predict Short-Term Outcome in Critically Ill Patients With Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Amy Z. Crepeau, John F. Kerrigan, Paula Gerber, Gunjan Parikh, Heidi Jahnke, Peter Nakaji, Andrew S. Little, and Kevin E. Chapman

Mechanical Thrombectomy as First-Line Treatment for Venous Sinus Thrombosis: Technical Considerations and Preliminary Results Using the Angiojet Device, Shervin R. Dashti, Yin C. Hu, Tom Yao, David Fiorella, Alim P. Mitha, Felipe C. Albuquerque, and Cameron G. McDougall

The Evolution of Endovascular Treatment of Carotid Cavernous Fistulas: A Single-Center Experience, Andrew F. Ducruet, Felipe C. Albuquerque, R. Webster Crowley, and Cameron G. McDougall

Reconstructive Endovascular Treatment of a Ruptured Vertebral Artery Dissecting Aneurysm Using the Pipeline Embolization Device, Andrew F. Ducruet, R. Webster Crowley, Felipe C. Albuquerque, and Cameron G. McDougall

Long-term clinical and radiographic stability after clip reconstruction of a midbasilar dissecting mycotic aneurysm., David J Fusco, Walter J Jermakowicz, Giacomo D Consiglieri, and Robert F Spetzler

Histopathological Features of the Outer Membrane of Chronic Subdural Hematoma and Correlation With Clinical and Radiological Features, Gurpreet S. Gandhoke, Mohammad Kaif, Lawrence Choi, Richard W. Williamson, and Peter Nakaji

The impact of adjuvant stereotactic radiosurgery on atypical meningioma recurrence following aggressive microsurgical resection., Douglas A Hardesty, Andrew B Wolf, David G Brachman, Heyoung L McBride, Emad Youssef, Peter Nakaji, Randall W Porter, Kris A Smith, Robert F Spetzler, and Nader Sanai

Bypass and Flow Reduction for Complex Basilar and Vertebrobasilar Junction Aneurysms, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Joseph M. Zabramski, Peter Nakaji, and Robert F. Spetzler

Repair of Cerebrospinal Fluid Fistula From an Invasive Skull Base Prolactinoma Using a Septal Mucosal Vascularized Flap: Technical Case Report, Andrew S. Little

Endoscopic Endonasal Transmaxillary Approach and Endoscopic Sublabial Transmaxillary Approach: Surgical Decision-Making and Implications of the Nasolacrimal Duct, Andrew S. Little, Peter Nakaji, and John Milligan

Multilevel Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion With and Without Rhbmp-2: A Comparison of Dysphagia Rates and Outcomes in 150 Patients - Clinical Article, Daniel C. Lu, Luis M. Tumialán, and Dean Chou

Electromagnetic Stereotactic Navigation for External Ventricular Drain Placement in the Intensive Care Unit, Mark Mahan, Robert F. Spetzler, and Peter Nakaji

Multimodality Management of Vertebral Artery Injury Sustained During Cervical or Craniocervical Surgery, Peter Hanks Maughan, Andrew F. Ducruet, Ali M. Elhadi, Nikolay L. Martirosyan, Mark P. Garrett, Raza Mushtaq, Felipe C. Albuquerque, and Nicholas Theodore

Flow Diverter Effect on Cerebral Aneurysm Hemodynamics: an in Vitro Comparison of Telescoping Stents and the Pipeline, Breigh N. Roszelle, L. Fernando Gonzalez, M. Haithem Babiker, Justin Ryan, Felipe C. Albuquerque, and David H. Frakes

Atlantoaxial Stabilization: A Minimally Invasive Alternative, Volker K.H. Sonntag

No Movement No Cyst, Volker K.H. Sonntag

Pedicle Screw Fixation Made Safer By the Use of Computed Tomography-Guided Intraoperative Navigation, Volker K.H. Sonntag

The Barrow Ruptured Aneurysm Trial: 3-Year Results: Clinical Article, Robert F. Spetzler, Cameron G. McDougall, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Joseph M. Zabramski, Nancy K. Hills, Shahram Partovi, Peter Nakaji, and Robert C. Wallace

Subaxial cervical juxtafacet cysts: single institution surgical experience and literature review., Timothy Uschold, Jaykar Panchmatia, David J Fusco, Adib A Abla, Randall W Porter, and Nicholas Theodore

A Statistical Method for Predicting Seizure Onset Zones From Human Single-Neuron Recordings, André B. Valdez, Erin N. Hickman, David M. Treiman, Kris A Smith, and Peter N. Steinmetz

Endoscopic Resection of Colloid Cysts: Use of a Dual-Instrument Technique and an Anterolateral Approach, David A. Wilson, David J. Fusco, Scott D. Wait, and Peter Nakaji

Malignant transformation of a vestibular schwannoma after gamma knife radiosurgery., Vijay Yanamadala, Richard W Williamson, David J Fusco, Jennifer M Eschbacher, Peter Weisskopf, and Randall W Porter

Submissions from 2012

Visual Impairment After Endovascular Treatment: Does Stent Placement Increase the Incidence?, Felipe C. Albuquerque

Cerebral Cavernous Malformations: From Genes to Proteins to Disease - Clinical Article, Daniel D. Cavalcanti, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Nikolay L. Martirosyan, Justin Eales, Robert F. Spetzler, and Mark C. Preul