Submissions from 2012

Cervical and Lumbar Spinal Arthroplasty: Clinical Review, Timothy D. Uschold, David J. Fusco, R. Germain, L. M. Tumialan, and Steve W. Chang

Duplicated Pituitary Gland and Odontoid Process. A Case Report, Yousef Usta, F. Sakha, William L. White, Andrew S. Little, and L. Knecht

The Far-Lateral Approach and its Variations, Gregory J. Velat and Robert F. Spetzler


Microrna Expression Profile and Differentially-Expressed Genes in Prolactinomas Following Bromocriptine Treatment, Chengde Wang, Zhipeng Su, Nader Sanai, Xiangyang Xue, Lijun Lu, Yunxiang Chen, Jinsen Wu, Weiming Zheng, Qichuan Zhuge, and Zhe Bao Wu

Multimodality Treatment of Conus Medullaris Arteriovenous Malformations: 2 Decades of Experience With Combined Endovascular and Microsurgical Treatments, David A. Wilson, Adib A. Abla, Timothy D. Uschold, Cameron G. McDougall, Felipe C. Albuquerque, and Robert F. Spetzler

Long-term radiosurgical control of subtotally resected adult pineocytomas., David A Wilson, Al-Wala Awad, David Brachman, Stephen W Coons, Heyoung McBride, Emad Youssef, Peter Nakaji, Andrew G Shetter, Kris A Smith, Robert F Spetzler, and Nader Sanai

Survival and Functional Outcome After Surgical Resection of Intramedullary Spinal Cord Metastases, David A. Wilson, David J. Fusco, Timothy D. Uschold, Robert F. Spetzler, and Steve W. Chang

A Simple and Quantitative Method to Predict Symptomatic Vasospasm After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Based on Computed Tomography: Beyond the Fisher Scale, David A. Wilson, Peter Nakaji, Adib A. Abla, Timothy D. Uschold, David J. Fusco, Mark E. Oppenlander, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Cameron G. McDougall, Joseph M. Zabramski, and Robert F. Spetzler

Submissions from 2011

Delayed Presentation of Traumatic Cerebral and Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae After a BB Gun Accident in a Pediatric Patient: Case Report, Adib A. Abla, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Nicholas Theodore, and Robert F. Spetzler

Advances in the Treatment and Outcome of Brainstem Cavernous Malformation Surgery: A Single-Center Case Series of 300 Surgically Treated Patients, Adib A. Abla, Gregory P. Lekovic, Jay D. Turner, Jean G. De Oliveira, Randall W. Porter, and Robert F. Spetzler

Simultaneous posterior communicating artery aneurysm clipping and selective amygdalohippocampectomy via direct lateral access through the mesial temporal lobe to the basal cisterns., Adib A Abla, Kris A Smith, and Peter Nakaji

Comparison of two antibiotic-impregnated ventricular catheters: a prospective sequential series trial., Adib A Abla, Joseph M Zabramski, Heidi Jahnke, David J Fusco, and Peter Nakaji

A Novel Technique of Odontoidoplasty and C1 Arch Reconstruction: Anatomical and Biomechanical Basis, Abhishek Agarwal, Phillip M. Reyes, Ulises Garcia-Gonzalez, Daniel D. Cavalcanti, Steve W. Chang, Nicholas Theodore, Volker K.H. Sonntag, Robert F. Spetzler, Mark C. Preul, and Neil R. Crawford

Arteriovenous Malformations and Associated Aneurysms, Kaith Almefty and Robert F. Spetzler

Cotton-Clipping Technique to Repair Intraoperative Aneurysm Neck Tear: A Technical Note, Daniel L. Barrow and Robert F. Spetzler

A Prospective Study of Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas: Presentation Management and Clinical Outcome, Lukui Chen, William L. White, Robert F. Spetzler, and Bainan Xu

Pott Disease in a 13-Month-Old: Case Report, Giac Consigilieri, Udaya Kumar Kakarla, and Nicholas Theodore

Transarterial Onyx Embolization of Sacral Chordoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature, Yin C. Hu, C. Benjamin Newman, Randall W. Porter, and Felipe C. Albuquerque

Craniofacial Approaches to Large Juvenile Angiofibromas: Clinical Article, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Maziyar A. Kalani, Samuel Kalb, Felipe C. Albuquerque, Cameron G. Mcdougall, Peter Nakaji, Robert F. Spetzler, Randall W. Porter, and Iman Feiz-Erfan

Tumoral Calcinosis Presenting as a Deformity of the Thoracic Spine: Case Report, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Nikolay L. Martirosyan, Andrew S. Little, Udaya Kumar Kakarla, and Nicholas Theodore

Commentary on "Microporous Polysaccharide Hemospheres (MPH) for Cerebral Hemostasis: A Preliminary Report", James Kalyvas and Robert F. Spetzler

Biomechanics of Thoracic Short Versus Long Fixation After 3-Column Injury: Laboratory Investigation, Bruno C.R. Lazaro, Fatih Ersay Deniz, Leonardo B.C. Brasiliense, Phillip M. Reyes, Anna G.U. Sawa, Nicholas Theodore, Volker K.H. Sonntag, and Neil R. Crawford

Prophylactic Antibiotic Trends in Transsphenoidal Surgery for Pituitary Lesions, Andrew S. Little and William L. White

Short-Duration Single-Agent Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Meningitis in Trans-Sphenoidal Surgery, Andrew S. Little and William L. White

Surgical Approaches to Intramedullary Cavernous Malformations of the Spinal Cord, Alim P. Mitha, Jay D. Turner, and Robert F. Spetzler

Acute Transient Cortical Blindness Due to Seizure Following Cerebral Angiography, C. Benjamin Newman, Courtney M. Schusse, Yin C. Hu, Cameron G. McDougall, and Felipe C. Albuquerque

The Surgical Management of Parkinson's Disease, Francisco A. Ponce and Andres M. Lozano

Intraoperative confocal microscopy for brain tumors: a feasibility analysis in humans., Nader Sanai, Jennifer M Eschbacher, Guido Hattendorf, Stephen W Coons, Mark C Preul, Kris A Smith, Peter Nakaji, and Robert F Spetzler

Intraoperative Confocal Microscopy in the Visualization of 5-Aminolevulinic Acid Fluorescence in Low-Grade Gliomas: Clinical Article, Nader Sanai, Laura A. Snyder, Norissa J. Honea, Stephen W. Coons, Jennifer M. Eschbacher, Kris A. Smith, and Robert F. Spetzler

Large Hemangiopericytoma Associated With Arteriovenous Malformations and Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Nikolay L. Martirosyan, Jennifer M. Eschbacher, Peter Nakaji, Felipe C. Albuquerque, and Robert F. Spetzler

Current Indications for Indocyanine Green Angiography, Laura A. Snyder and Robert F. Spetzler

Ossification of the Ligamentum Flavum (Olf): An Increasing Cause of Cervical Myelopathy, Volker K.H. Sonntag

A 3-Tier Classification of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations, Robert F. Spetzler and Francisco A. Ponce

The Evolution of Neurosurgical Instrumentation, Robert F. Spetzler and Rodney Samuelson


Neurons in the Human Hippocampus and Amygdala Respond to Both Low- and High-Level Image Properties, Peter N. Steinmetz, Elaine Cabrales, Michael S. Wilson, Christopher P. Baker, Christopher K. Thorp, Kris A Smith, and David M. Treiman

Progressive vertebral body osteolysis after cervical disc arthroplasty., Luis M Tumialán and Wayne M Gluf

Arthroscopic techniques in minimally invasive spine surgery: closure of the lumbar fascia: surgical technique., Luis M Tumialán, Ryan Ponton, and Anthony I Riccio

Supracerebellar infratentorial endoscopically controlled resection of pineal lesions: case series and operative technique., Timothy Uschold, Adib A Abla, David J Fusco, Ruth E Bristol, and Peter Nakaji

Terminal ventriculostomy as an adjuvant treatment of complex syringomyelia: a case report and review of the literature., David A Wilson, David J Fusco, and Harold L Rekate

Delayed subarachnoid hemorrhage following failed odontoid screw fixation., David A Wilson, David J Fusco, and Nicholas Theodore

Submissions from 2010

Comparison of dural grafts in Chiari decompression surgery: Review of the literature., Adib A Abla, Timothy Link, David J Fusco, David A Wilson, and Volker K H Sonntag

Coiling Versus Clipping for Posterior Communicating Artery Aneurysms Associated With Oculomotor Nerve Palsy: Only Time Will Tell, Felipe C. Albuquerque

Stroke in the "Real World", Felipe C. Albuquerque

The evolution of the treatment of traumatic cerebrovascular injury during wartime., Randy S Bell, Robert D Ecker, Meryl A Severson, John E Wanebo, Benjamin Crandall, and Rocco A Armonda

Wartime traumatic aneurysms: acute presentation, diagnosis, and multimodal treatment of 64 craniocervical arterial injuries., Randy S Bell, Alexander H Vo, Ryan Roberts, John E Wanebo, and Rocco A Armonda

Computed tomographic angiography in evaluation of superficial temporal to middle cerebral artery bypass., David A Besachio, Jordan I Ziegler, Timothy D Duncan, and John S Wanebo

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

Gamma Knife surgery combined with resection for treatment of a single brain metastasis: preliminary results., M Yashar S Kalani, Aristotelis S Filippidis, Maziyar A Kalani, Nader Sanai, David Brachman, Heyoung L McBride, Andrew G Shetter, and Kris A Smith

Brain retraction and thickness of cerebral neocortex: an automated technique for detecting retraction-induced anatomic changes using magnetic resonance imaging., Andrew S Little, Seban Liu, Scott Beeman, Tejas Sankar, Mark C Preul, Leland S Hu, Kris A Smith, and Leslie C Baxter

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

A history of the Barrow Neurological Institute., Richard A Lochhead, Adib A Abla, Alim P Mitha, David J Fusco, Kaith K Almefty, Nader Sanai, Mark E Oppenlander, and Felipe C. Albuquerque

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

Miniaturized handheld confocal microscopy for neurosurgery: results in an experimental glioblastoma model., Tejas Sankar, Peter M Delaney, Robert W Ryan, Jennifer M Eschbacher, Mohammed Abdelwahab, Peter Nakaji, Stephen W Coons, Adrienne C Scheck, Kris A Smith, Robert F Spetzler, and Mark C Preul

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

A rare presentation of gastric adenocarcinoma., David J Fusco, Fiona Pasternack, Kimberley Ward, Marc Grossman, Kathleen O'Toole, Deepak Saluja, and Jose A Luchsinger

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

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for treatment of adverse radiation effects after stereotactic radiosurgery of arteriovenous malformations: case report and review of literature., John E Wanebo, Grant A Kidd, Michael C King, and Thomas S Chung

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