Submissions from 2010

Stabilization of the Atlantoaxial Joint With C1-C3 Lateral Mass Screw Constructs: Biomechanical Comparison With Standard Technique, Leonardo B.C. Brasiliense, Bruno C.R. Lazaro, Phillip M. Reyes, Douglas Fox, Volker K.H. Sonntag, and Neil R. Crawford

Anterolateral C1-C2 Transarticular Fixation for Atlantoaxial Arthrodesis: Landmarks Working Area and Angles of Approach, Daniel D. Cavalcanti, Abhishek Agrawal, Ulises Garcia-Gonzalez, Neil R. Crawford, Paulo L.M.S. Tavares, Nicholas Theodore, Volker K.H. Sonntag, and Mark C. Preul

The Anatomy of the Callosomarginal Artery: Applications to Microsurgery and Endovascular Surgery, Daniel D. Cavalcanti, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Benjamin F. Silva, Robert F. Spetzler, and Mark C. Preul

Treatment of Distal Posterior Cerebral Artery Aneurysms: A Critical Appraisal of the Occipital Artery-To-Posterior Cerebral Artery Bypass, Steve W. Chang, Adib A. Abla, Udaya Kumar Kakarla, Eric Sauvageau, Shervin R. Dashti, Peter Nakaji, Joseph M. Zabramski, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Cameron G. McDougall, and Robert F. Spetzler

Four-Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion With Plate Fixation: Radiographic and Clinical Results, Steve W. Chang, Udaya Kumar Kakarla, Peter H. Maughan, Jeff DeSanto, Douglas Fox, Nicholas Theodore, Curtis A. Dickman, Stephen M. Papadopoulos, and Volker K.H. Sonntag

Commentary for Recurrent Intracranial Aneurysms After Successful Neck Clipping, Katharine Cronk and Robert F. Spetzler

Supracerebellar Infratentorial Approach to Cavernous Malformations of the Brainstem: Surgical Variants and Clinical Experience With 45 Patients, Jean G. de Oliveira Santos, Gregory P. Lekovic, Sam Safavi-Abbasi, Cassius V. Reis, Ricardo A. Hanel, Randall W. Porter, Mark C. Preul, and Robert F. Spetzler

Anterior Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy: Technical Description and Microsurgical Anatomy., Eberval Gadelha Figueiredo, Pushpa Deshmukh, Peter Nakaji, Marcelo U. Crusius, Manoel J. Teixeira, Robert F. Spetzler, and Mark C. Preul

Neuroform Stent Assisted Aneurysm Treatment: Evolving Treatment Strategies Complications and Results of Long Term Follow-Up, David Fiorella, Felipe C. Albuquerque, H. Woo, P. A. Rasmussen, T. J. Masaryk, and C. G. McDougall

Occipitoatlantal Dislocation, Mark P. Garrett, Giacomo Consiglieri, Udaya Kumar Kakarla, Steve W. Chang, and Curtis A. Dickman

Transcranial Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery for Tumors, Mark P. Garrett, Giacomo Consiglieri, and Peter Nakaji

Formation of Painful Seroma and Edema After the Use of Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 in Posterolateral Lumbar Spine Fusions, Mark P. Garrett, Udaya Kumar Kakarla, Randall W. Porter, and Volker K.H. Sonntag

Use of Microscope-Integrated Near-Infrared Indocyanine Green Videoangiography in the Surgical Treatment of Spinal Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae, Ricardo A. Hanel, Peter Nakaji, and Robert F. Spetzler

Atlas Fractures, Udaya Kumar Kakarla, Steve W. Chang, Nicholas Theodore, and Volker K.H. Sonntag

Placement of Percutaneous Thoracic Pedicle Screws Using Neuronavigation, Udaya Kumar Kakarla, Andrew S. Little, Steve W. Chang, Volker K.H. Sonntag, and Nicholas Theodore

Simplified Aqueductal Stenting for Isolated Fourth Ventricle Using a Small-Caliber Flexible Endoscope in a Patient With Neurococcidiomycosis: Technical Case Report, Andrew S. Little, Joseph M. Zabramski, and Peter Nakaji

Blister-Like Aneurysms: an Enigma of Cerebrovascular Surgery, Alim P. Mitha and Robert F. Spetzler

How to Use the Modern Operating Room for the Education of Neurosurgeons, Peter Nakaji

Advances in Spinal Hemangioblastoma Surgery, Mark E. Oppenlander and Robert F. Spetzler

Highly Cited Works in Neurosurgery. Part I: The 100 Top-Cited Papers in Neurosurgical Journals: A Review, Francisco A. Ponce and Andres M. Lozano

Microsurgical Management of Pediatric Intracranial Aneurysms, Nader Sanai, Kurtis I. Auguste, and Michael T. Lawton

In Vitro Biological Dosimeter Modeling of the Glioblastoma Response to Radiation Delivered By the Gamma Knife: Laboratory Investigation, Ryan Smith, Kris A. Smith, Christopher A. Biggs, and Adrienne C. Scheck

Lateral Mass Screw Fixation of the Atlas: Importance of Anatomy of C1 for Lateral Mass Screw Placement, Volker K.H. Sonntag

The World Cup and World Neurosurgery, Volker K.H. Sonntag

Treatment of Isthmic Spondylolisthesis: Still Controversial, Volker K.H. Sonntag

Treatment of the Herniated Lumbar Disc: Persistent Problem, Volker K.H. Sonntag

The Status of Neurosurgery in the United States: 2010 and Beyond, Robert F. Spetzler and Shelley A. Kick

Dural Arteriovenous Fistula Associated With Superior Sagittal Sinus Occlusion Secondary to Invasion By a Parafalcine Meningioma: Case Report, Maria M. Toledo, Thomas J. Wilson, Shervin Dashti, Cameron G. McDougall, and Robert F. Spetzler

Uncoupling Protein-2 Modulates Myocardial Excitation-Contraction Coupling, Jay D. Turner, Lawrence D. Gaspers, Guoqiang Wang, and Andrew P. Thomas

Erythropoietin for the Treatment of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Review, Jay D. Turner, Antonios Mammis, and Charles J. Prestigiacomo

Safety of Carotid Endarterectomy While on Clopidogrel (Plavix): Clinical Article, Scott D. Wait, Adib A. Abla, Brendan D. Killory, Robert M. Starke, Robert F. Spetzler, and Peter Nakaji

Submissions from 2009

Surgical Treatment of Meningiomas, Nicholas C. Bambakidis and Peter Nakaji

Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Origin Thrombosis With Aneurysm of Collateralized Posterior Meningeal Artery Presenting as Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Case Report, Steve W. Chang, Udaya Kumar Kakarla, Giriraj K. Sharma, and Robert F. Spetzler

Trajectory Analysis and Pullout Strength of Self-Centering Lumbar Pedicle Screws: Laboratory Investigation, Neil R. Crawford, K. Zafer Yüksel, Şeref Doğan, Octavio Villasana-Ramos, Julio C. Soto-Barraza, Seungwon Baek, Randall W. Porter, Frederick F. Marciano, and Nicholas Theodore

Nonsurgical Treatment Options in the Management of Intracranial Meningiomas, Shervin R. Dashti, Eric Sauvageau, Kris A. Smith, Lynn S. Ashby, and Nicholas C. Bambakidis

Curative Reconstruction of a Giant Midbasilar Trunk Aneurysm With the Pipeline Embolization Device, David Fiorella, Michael E. Kelly, Felipe C. Albuquerque, and Peter K. Nelson

Surgical Treatment of Brainstem Cavernous Malformations, Mark P. Garrett and Robert F. Spetzler

Transfrontoethmoidal Approach to Medial Intraconal Lesions: Laboratory Investigation, Pakrit Jittapiromsak, Pushpa Deshmukh, Peter Nakaji, Robert F. Spetzler, and Mark C. Preul

Comparative Analysis of Extensions of Transbasal Approaches: Effect on Access to Midline and Paramedian Structures, Pakrit Jittapiromsak, Anhua Wu, Pushpa Deshmukh, Iman Feiz-Erfan, Peter Nakaji, Robert F. Spetzler, and Mark C. Preul

Prospective Evaluation of Surgical Microscope-Integrated Intraoperative Near-Infrared Indocyanine Green Angiography During Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation Surgery, Brendan D. Killory, Peter Nakaji, L. Fernando Gonzales, Francisco A. Ponce, Scott D. Wait, and Robert F. Spetzler

Endoscopic Intraventricular Biopsy of Infundibular Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis: Case Report, Brendan D. Killory, Francisco A. Ponce, Scott D. Wait, Stephen W. Coons, and Harold L. Rekate

Modifications to the Subtemporal Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy Using a Minimal-Access Technique: Seizure and Neuropsychological Outcomes: Technical Note, Andrew S. Little, Kris A. Smith, Kristin Kirlin, Leslie C. Baxter, Steve Chung, Rama Maganti, and David M. Treiman

Cranial Migration of a Baclofen Pump Catheter Associated With Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Case Report, Peter Nakaji, Giac D. Consiglieri, Mark P. Garrett, Nicholas C. Bambakidis, and Andrew G. Shetter

Endovascular Treatment of Intracranial Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae Using Onyx: A Case Series, Michael F. Stiefel, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Min S. Park, Shervin R. Dashti, and Cameron G. McDougall

Bacterial Abscess of the Medulla Oblongata, Scott D. Wait, Elisa J. Beres, and Peter Nakaji

Anterior Cerebral Artery Amputation and Salvage Repair of Internal Carotid Artery Tear: Technical Case Report, Scott D. Wait, Steven W. Chang, Brendan D. Killory, William L. White, and Robert F. Spetzler

Submissions from 2008

Stem Cell Biology and Its Therapeutic Applications in the Setting of Spinal Cord Injury, Nicholas C. Bambakidis, John Butler, Eric M. Horn, Xukui Wang, Mark C. Preul, Nicholas Theodore, Robert F. Spetzler, and Volker K.H. Sonntag

Juvenile Intradural Chordoma: Case Report, Steve W. Chang, Pankaj A. Gore, Peter Nakaji, and Harold L. Rekate

Operative Intracranial Infection Following Craniotomy, Shervin R. Dashti, Humain Baharvahdat, Robert F. Spetzler, Eric Sauvageau, Steve W. Chang, Michael F. Stiefel, Min S. Park, and Nicholas C. Bambakidis

Interobserver Agreement in the Interpretation of EEG Patterns in Critically Ill Adults, Paula A. Gerber, Kevin E. Chapman, Steve S. Chung, Cornelia Drees, Rama K. Maganti, Yu Tze Ng, David M. Treiman, Andrew S. Little, and John F. Kerrigan

Normobaric Oxygen Therapy Strategies in the Treatment of Postcraniotomy Pneumocephalus, Pankaj A. Gore, Harvinder Maan, Steve W. Chang, Alan M. Pitt, Robert F. Spetzler, and Peter Nakaji

The Utility of Onyx for Preoperative Embolization of Cranial and Spinal Tumors, Pankaj Gore, Nicholas Theodore, Leonardo Brasiliense, Louis J. Kim, Mark P. Garrett, Peter Nakaji, L. Fernando Gonzalez, Cameron G. McDougall, and Felipe C. Albuquerque

Treatment Options for Third Ventricular Colloid Cysts: Comparison of Open Microsurgical Versus Endoscopic Resection, Eric M. Horn, Iman Feiz-Erfan, Ruth E. Bristol, Gregory P. Lekovic, Pamela W. Goslar, Kris A. Smith, Peter Nakaji, and Robert F. Spetzler

Surgical Treatment for Intramedullary Spinal Cord Melanocytomas: Report of 3 Cases, Eric M. Horn, Peter Nakaji, Stephen W. Coons, and Curtis A. Dickman

Ventriculoperitoneal Shunting After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Analysis of the Indications Complications and Outcome With a Focus on Patients With Borderline Ventriculomegaly, Andrew S. Little, Joseph M. Zabramski, Madelon Peterson, Pamela W. Goslar, Scott D. Wait, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Cameron G. McDougall, and Robert F. Spetzler

Predictors of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunting After Spontaneous Intraparenchymal Hemorrhage, Chad Miller, George Tsivgoulis, and Peter Nakaji

Microsurgical Anatomy of the Transcallosal Anterior Interforniceal Approach to the Third Ventricle, Rungsak Siwanuwatn, Pushpa Deshmukh, Iman Feiz-Erfan, Harold L. Rekate, Joseph M. Zabramski, Robert F. Spetzler, and Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld

Prospective Trial of Gross-Total Resection With Gliadel Wafers Followed by Early Postoperative Gamma Knife Radiosurgery and Conformal Fractionated Radiotherapy as the Initial Treatment for Patients With Radiographically Suspected Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma Multiforme., Kris A. Smith, Lynn S. Ashby, Fernando Gonzalez, David G. Brachman, Terry Thomas, Stephen W. Coons, Matthew Battaglia, and Adrienne Scheck

Submissions from 2007

Dural Arteriovenous Fistula of the Transverse-Sigmoid Sinus Causing Trigeminal Neuralgia, C. De Paula Lucas and Joseph M. Zabramski

Incidence and Pattern of Direct Blunt Neurovascular Injury Associated With Trauma to the Skull Base, Iman Feiz-Erfan, Eric M. Horn, Nicholas Theodore, Joseph M. Zabramski, Jeffrey D. Klopfenstein, Gregory P. Lekovic, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Shahram Partovi, Pamela W. Goslar, and Scott R. Petersen

US Multicenter Experience With the Wingspan Stent System for the Treatment of Intracranial Atheromatous Disease: Periprocedural Results, David Fiorella, Elad I. Levy, Aquilla S. Turk, Felipe C. Albuquerque, David B. Niemann, Beverly Aagaard-Kienitz, Ricardo A. Hanel, Henry Woo, Peter A. Rasmussen, L. Nelson Hopkins, Thomas J. Masaryk, and Cameron G. McDougall

Endovascular Placement of a Ventriculoatrial Shunt: Technical Note, L. Fernando Gonzalez, Louis Kim, Harold L. Rekate, Cameron G. McDougall, and Felipe C. Albuquerque

Application of a Novel Headrest System for Odontoid Screw Fixation: Technical Note, Jonathan S. Hott, Vivek R. Deshmukh, Stephen M. Papadopoulos, and Robert F. Spetzler

Clip Reconstruction and Sling Wrapping of a Fusiform Aneurysm: Technical Note, Louis J. Kim, Jeffrey D. Klopfenstein, and Robert F. Spetzler


Preliminary Experience With 3-Tesla MRI and Cushing's Disease, Louis J. Kim, Gregory P. Lekovic, William L. White, and John Karis

Role of Gamma Knife Surgery in the Management of Pineal Region Tumors, Gregory P. Lekovic, L. Fernando Gonzalez, Andrew G. Shetter, Randall W. Porter, Kris A. Smith, David Brachman, and Robert F. Spetzler

Evaluation of Patients With Spontaneous Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Negative Angiography, Andrew S. Little, Mark P. Garrett, Rasha Germain, Nabeel Farhataziz, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Cameron G. McDougall, Joseph M. Zabramski, Peter Nakaji, and Robert F. Spetzler

Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus in Patients Suffering Spontaneous Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Andrew S. Little, John F. Kerrigan, Cameron G. McDougall, Joseph M. Zabramski, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Peter Nakaji, and Robert F. Spetzler

Anterior Motor Strip Displacement in a Boy With Right Frontal Gray Matter Heterotopia Undergoing Epilepsy Surgery, Andrew S. Little, Yu tze Ng, John F. Kerrigan, David M. Treiman, Evan Fram, and Harold L. Rekate

Submissions from 2006

Long-Term Follow-Up of Giant Serpentine Mca Aneurysm Treated With EC-IC Bypass and Proximal Occlusion, S. Amin-Hanjani, P. R. Chen, Steve W. Chang, and Robert F. Spetzler

The Evolution of Endovascular Treatment for Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations, Ruth E. Bristol, Felipe C. Albuquerque, and Cameron G. McDougall

Return to Contact Sports After Spinal Surgery, Mark G. Burnett and Volker K.H. Sonntag

Outcome of Oculomotor Nerve Palsy From Posterior Communicating Artery Aneurysms: Comparison of Clipping and Coiling, Peng R. Chen, Sepideh Amin-Hanjani, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Cameron McDougall, Joseph M. Zabramski, and Robert F. Spetzler

Conus Medullaris Syndrome Without Lower-Extremity Involvement in L-1 Burst Fractures: Report of Four Cases, Dean Chou, Roger Hartl, and Volker K.H. Sonntag

Dynamic Characteristics of the Intact Fused and Prosthetic-Replaced Cervical Disk, Michael C. Dahl, Jeffrey P. Rouleau, Stephen M. Papadopoulos, David J. Nuckley, and Randal P. Ching

Long-Term Clinical and Angiographic Follow-Up of Unclippable Wrapped Intracranial Aneurysms, Vivek R. Deshmukh, Udaya Kumar Kakarla, Eberval Gadelha Figueiredo, Joseph M. Zabramski, and Robert F. Spetzler

Durability of Aneurysm Embolization With Matrix Detachable Coils, David Fiorella, Felipe C. Albuquerque, and Cameron G. McDougall

Are Cavernous Sinus Hemangiomas and Cavernous Malformations Different Entities?, L. Fernando Gonzalez, Gregory P. Lekovic, Jennifer Eschbacher, Stephen Coons, Randall W. Porter, and Robert F. Spetzler

Complications of Halo Fixation in the Elderly, Eric M. Horn, Nicholas Theodore, Iman Feiz-Erfan, Gregory P. Lekovic, Curtis A. Dickman, and Volker K.H. Sonntag

Resolution of an Infectious Pseudoaneurysm in a Cervical Petrous Carotid Vein Bypass Graft After Covered Stent Placement: Case Report, Louis J. Kim, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Cameron G. McDougall, and Robert F. Spetzler

Postembolization Neurological Deficits in Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations: Stratification by Arteriovenous Malformation Grade, Louis J. Kim, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Robert F. Spetzler, and Cameron G. McDougall

Intraoperative Rupture of Brainstem Cavernous Malformation: Case Report, Gregory P. Lekovic, L. Fernando Gonzalez, Vini G. Khurana, and Robert F. Spetzler

Hemorrhage of Cavernous Malformations During Pregnancy and in the Peripartum Period: Causal or Coincidence? Case Report and Review of the Literature, Sam Safavi-Abbasi, Iman Feiz-Erfan, Robert F. Spetzler, Louis Kim, Seref Dogan, Randall W. Porter, and Volker K.H. Sonntag

The Use of Computerized Image Guidance in Lumbar Disk Arthroplasty, Harvey E. Smith, Alexander R. Vaccaro, Philip S. Yuan, Stephen M. Papadopoulos, and Rick Sasso

Endoscope-Assisted Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia: Technical Case Report, Charles Teo, Peter Nakaji, and Ralph J. Mobbs

Submissions from 2005

Indications for Surgical Fusion of the Cervical and Lumbar Motion Segment, Nicholas C. Bambakidis, Iman Feiz-Erfan, Jeffrey D. Klopfenstein, and Volker K.H. Sonntag

Adjacent Level Degeneration After Anterior Cervical Fusion: A Clinical Review, Juan C. Bartolomei, Nicholas Theodore, and Volker K.H. Sonntag

Supratentorial Arteriovenous Malformations, Richard E. Clatterbuck, Frank P.K. Hsu, and Robert F. Spetzler

Incidence of Superficial Sylvian Vein Compromise and Postoperative Effects on CT Imaging After Surgical Clipping of Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysms, Bruce L. Denn, Robert C. Wallace, Joseph M. Zabramski, Alan M. Pitt, C. Roger Bird, and Robert F. Spetzler

Use of "Bonnet" Bypass With Radial Artery Interposition Graft in a Patient With Recurrent Cranial Base Carcinoma: Technical Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature, Vivek R. Deshmukh, Randall W. Porter, and Robert F. Spetzler

The Radical Transbasal Approach for Resection of Anterior and Midline Skull Base Lesions, Iman Feiz-Erfan, Patrick P. Han, Robert F. Spetzler, Eric M. Horn, Jeffrey D. Klopfenstein, Randall W. Porter, Mauro A.T. Ferreira, Stephen P. Beals, Salvatore C. Lettieri, and Edward F. Joganic

Antiplatelet Therapy in Neuroendovascular Therapeutics, David Fiorella, Lucie Thiabolt, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Vivek R. Deshmukh, Cameron G. McDougall, and Peter A. Rasmussen

De Novo Presentation of an Arteriovenous Malformation: Case Report and Review of the Literature, L. Fernando Gonzalez, Ruth E. Bristol, Randall W. Porter, and Robert F. Spetzler

SCIWORA: An Antiquated Acronym, Eric M. Horn, Nicholas Theodore, and Volker K.H. Sonntag

Biomechanical Comparison of C1-2 Posterior Fixation Techniques., Jonathan S. Hott, James J. Lynch, Robert H. Chamberlain, Volker K.H. Sonntag, and Neil R. Crawford

Orbitozygomatic Approach to Basilar Apex Aneurysms, Frank P.K. Hsu, Richard E. Clatterbuck, and Robert F. Spetzler

Combined Surgical and Endovascular Treatment of a Recurrent A3-A3 Junction Aneurysm Unsuitable for Stand-Alone Clip Ligation or Coil Occlusion: Technical Note, Louis J. Kim, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Cameron McDougall, and Robert F. Spetzler

Far-Lateral Approach to the Craniocervical Junction, Giuseppe Lanzino, Sergio Paolini, and Robert F. Spetzler

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Due to Isolated Spinal Artery Aneurysm in Four Patients, Manoj G. Massand, Robert C. Wallace, L. Fernando Gonzalez, Joseph M. Zabramski, and Robert F. Spetzler

Management of Arteriovenous Malformations: A Surgical Perspective, Peter Nakaji, Pankaj Gore, and Robert F. Spetzler