Submissions from 2014

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

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

Biomechanics of a Fixed-Center of Rotation Cervical Intervertebral Disc Prosthesis, Neil R. Crawford, Seungwon Baek, Anna G.U. Sawa, Sam Safavi-Abbasi, Volker K.H. Sonntag, and Neil Duggal

The Art of Neuroanatomy, Katharine Cronk and Robert F. Spetzler

Technical Considerations in the Endovascular Management of Aneurysms of the Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery, R. Webster Crowley, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Andrew F. Ducruet, Richard W. Williamson, and Cameron G. McDougall

The Journey of Discovering Skull Base Anatomy in Ancient Egypt and the Special Influence of Alexandria, Ali M. Elhadi, Samuel Kalb, Luis Perez-Orribo, Andrew S. Little, Robert F. Spetzler, and Mark C. Preul

In Vivo Intraoperative Confocal Microscopy for Real-Time Histopathological Imaging of Brain Tumors: Clinical Article, Jennifer Eschbacher, Nikolay L. Martirosyan, Peter Nakaji, Nader Sanai, Mark C. Preul, Kris A. Smith, Stephen W. Coons, and Robert F. Spetzler

An Anatomical Analysis of the Mini-Modified Orbitozygomatic and Supra-Orbital Approaches, Eberval G. Figueiredo, Puspha Deshmukh, Peter Nakaji, Edson Bor Seng Shu, Neil Crawford, Robert F. Spetzler, and Mark C. Preul

Eagle's Syndrome: Embryology Anatomy and Clinical Management, David J. Fusco, Shahab Asteraki, and Robert F. Spetzl

Anatomical Study on the "Perforator-Free Zone": Reconsidering the Proximal Superior Cerebellar Artery and Basilar Artery Perforators, Ulises Garcia-Gonzalez, Daniel D. Cavalcanti, Abhishek Agrawal, Robert F. Spetzler, and Mark C. Preul

Surgical Treatment of Blister-Like Aneurysms, Mark P. Garrett and Robert F. Spetzler


Neuropsychological outcome following minimal access subtemporal selective amygdalohippocampectomy., Stacy W Hill, Shawn D Gale, Caleb Pearson, and Kris A Smith


Reevaluating the imaging definition of tumor progression: perfusion MRI quantifies recurrent glioblastoma tumor fraction, pseudoprogression, and radiation necrosis to predict survival., Leland S Hu, Jennifer M Eschbacher, Joseph E Heiserman, Amylou C Dueck, William R Shapiro, Seban Liu, John P Karis, Kris A Smith, Stephen W Coons, Peter Nakaji, Robert F Spetzler, Burt G Feuerstein, Josef Debbins, and Leslie C Baxter

Surgical and Endovascular Treatment of Pediatric Spinal Arteriovenous Malformations, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Azam S. Ahmed, Nikolay L. Martirosyan, Katharine Cronk, Karam Moon, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Cameron G. McDougall, Robert F. Spetzler, and Ruth E. Bristol

Spinal Intradural Teratomas: Developmental Programs Gone Awry?, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Sudarshan Iyer, Stephen W. Coons, and Kris A. Smith

Evaluation of Operative Procedures for Symptomatic Outcome After Decompression Surgery for Chiari Type I Malformation, Samuel Kalb, Luis Perez-Orribo, Mark Mahan, Nicholas Theodore, Peter Nakaji, and Ruth E. Bristol

Arizona at the Center of the U.S. Immigration Debate: U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Controversial State Immigration Law S.B. 1070, Andrew S. Little

The Anterior Skull Base Nasal Inventory (Ask Nasal Inventory): A Clinical Tool for Evaluating Rhinological Outcomes After Endonasal Surgery for Pituitary and Cranial Base Lesions, Andrew S. Little, Heidi Jahnke, Peter Nakaji, John Milligan, Kristina Chapple, and William L. White

Revascularization and Cerebral Hyperperfusion: We Know What but not Why, Peter Nakaji

Clinical status epilepticus due to anaplastic cortical ependymoma., Victoria Ohla, Kris A Smith, and Cornelia Drees

Emerging Operative Strategies in Neurosurgical Oncology, Nader Sanai

Advanced Technical Skills are Required for Microsurgical Clipping of Posterior Communicating Artery Aneurysms in the Endovascular Era, Nader Sanai, Nolan Caldwell, Dario J. Englot, and Michael T. Lawton

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Volumetric Assessment of the Extent of Contrast Enhancement and Resection in Oligodendroglial Tumors: Clinical Article, Tejas Sankar, Nina Z. Moore, Joshua Johnson, Lynn S. Ashby, Adrienne C. Scheck, William R. Shapiro, Kris A Smith, Robert F Spetzler, and Mark C Preul

Concussions in Soccer: Use Your Head - but not as a Weapon, Volker K.H. Sonntag

Lumbar and Cervical Disc Herniations: A Common Problem Many Solutions, Volker K.H. Sonntag

Navigation and MRI During Surgery: Spine Advances, Volker K.H. Sonntag

The Asymptomatic Degenerative Cervical Disc: A Dilemma, Volker K.H. Sonntag

The Quiet Revolution: Retractorless Surgery for Complex Vascular and Skull Base Lesions - Clinical Article, Robert F. Spetzler and Nader Sanai

Basilar Artery Thrombosis After Reduction of Cervical Spondyloptosis: A Cautionary Report - Case Report, Luis M. Tumialán and Nicholas Theodore

Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension: A Case Study, Tammy L. Tyree and Randall W. Porter