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

Is cerebrovascular neurosurgery sacrificed on the altar of RCTs?, Miikka Korja, Juha Hernesniemi, Michael T. Lawton, Robert F. Spetzler, and Michael K. Morgan

Management of brain arteriovenous malformations, Michael T. Lawton and Adib A. Abla

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

Vascular remodeling after ischemic stroke: Mechanisms and therapeutic potentials, Jialing Liu, Yongting Wang, Yosuke Akamatsu, Chih Cheng Lee, R. Anne Stetler, Michael T. Lawton, and Guo Yuan Yang

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

Constitutively active Notch4 receptor elicits brain arteriovenous malformations through enlargement of capillary-like vessels, Patrick A. Murphy, Tyson N. Kim, Lawrence Huang, Corinne M. Nielsen, Michael T. Lawton, Ralf H. Adams, Chris B. Schaffer, and Rong A. Wang

Bilateral ophthalmic segment aneurysm clipping with one craniotomy: operative technique and results, Osman Arikan Nacar, Ana Rodrıguez-Hernandez, Mustafa Onur Ulu, Ruben Rodrıguez-Mena, and Michael T. Lawton

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

Deep arteriovenous malformations in the basal ganglia, thalamus, and insula: Multimodality management, patient selection, and results, Matthew B. Potts, Arman Jahangiri, Maxwell Jen, Penny K. Sneed, Michael W. McDermott, Nalin Gupta, Steven W. Hetts, William L. Young, and Michael T. Lawton

Stereotactic radiosurgery at a low marginal dose for the treatment of pediatric arteriovenous malformations: obliteration, complications, and functional outcomes, Matthew B. Potts, Sunil A. Sheth, Jonathan Louie, Matthew D. Smyth, Penny K. Sneed, Michael W. McDermott, Michael T. Lawton, William L. Young, Steven W. Hetts, Heather J. Fullerton, and Nalin Gupta

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

End-to-end reanastomosis technique for fusiform aneurysms: 3-dimensional operative video, Ana Rodríguez-Hernández and Michael T. Lawton

Microsurgical technique for posterior inferior cerebellar artery-posterior inferior cerebellar artery in situ bypass: 3-dimensional operative video, Ana Rodríguez-Hernández and Michael T. Lawton

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

Strategies for management and outcomes of arteriovenous malformations, Jonathan J. Russin, Robert F. Spetzler, Steven Giannotta, Fredric B. Meyer, Michael T. Lawton, and Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol

Introduction: Strategies for management and outcomes of arteriovenous malformations, Jonathan J. Russin, Robert F. Spetzler, Steven Giannotta, Fredric B. Meyer, Michael T. Lawton, and Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol

Treatment and outcomes of ARUBA-eligible patients with unruptured brain arteriovenous malformations at a single institution, W. Caleb Rutledge, Adib A. Abla, Jeffrey Nelson, Van V. Halbach, Helen Kim, and Michael T. Lawton

Hemorrhage Rates and Risk Factors in the Natural History Course of Brain Arteriovenous Malformations, W. Caleb Rutledge, Nerissa U. Ko, Michael T. Lawton, and Helen Kim

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

Endoglin deficiency impairs stroke recovery, Fanxia Shen, Vincent Degos, Pei Lun Chu, Zhenying Han, Erick M. Westbroek, Eun Jung Choi, Douglas Marchuk, Helen Kim, Michael T. Lawton, Mervyn Maze, William L. Young, and Hua Su

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

Roles of estrogen in the formation of intracranial aneurysms in ovariectomized female mice, Yoshiteru Tada, Hiroshi Makino, Hajime Furukawa, Kenji Shimada, Kosuke Wada, Elena I. Liang, Shoko Murakami, Mari Kudo, David K. Kung, David M. Hasan, Keiko T. Kitazato, Shinji Nagahiro, Michael T. Lawton, and Tomoki Hashimoto

Intraoperative arteriovenous malformation rupture: Causes, management techniques, outcomes, and the effect of neurosurgeon experience, Ramon Torné, Ana Rodríguez-Hernández, and Michael T. Lawton

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

Quantifying surgical access in eyebrow craniotomy with and without orbital bar removal: Cadaver and surgical phantom studies, Zsolt Zador, David J. Coope, Kanna Gnanalingham, and Michael T. Lawton

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

Awake motor examination during intracranial aneurysm surgery, Adib A. Abla and Michael T. Lawton

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

A genome-wide investigation of copy number variation in patients with sporadic brain arteriovenous malformation, Nasrine Bendjilali, Helen Kim, Shantel Weinsheimer, Diana E. Guo, Pui-Yan Kwok, Jonathan G. Zaroff, Stephen Sidney, Michael T. Lawton, Charles E. McCulloch, Bobby P. Koeleman, Catharina J. Klijn, William L. Young, and Ludmila Pawlikowska

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

Reduced mural cell coverage and impaired vessel integrity after angiogenic stimulation in the Alk1-deficient brain, Wanqiu Chen, Yi Guo, Espen J. Walker, Fanxia Shen, Kristine Jun, S. Paul Oh, Vincent Degos, Michael T. Lawton, Tarik Tihan, Dimitrios Davalos, Katerina Akassoglou, Jeffrey Nelson, John Pile-Spellman, Hua Su, and William L. Young

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

Perioperative management of coagulation in nontraumatic intracerebral hemorrhage, Vincent Degos, Erick M. Westbroek, Michael T. Lawton, J. Claude Hemphill, Gregory J. Del Zoppo, and William L. Young

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

Temporal lobe arteriovenous malformations: anatomical subtypes, surgical strategy, and outcomes, Andreu Gabarrós Canals, Ana Rodríguez-Hernández, William L. Young, and Michael T. Lawton

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

Mini supraorbital approach to inferior frontal lobe cavernous malformations: case series, Michael E. Ivan and Michael T. Lawton

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

Middle cerebral artery aneurysms, Michael T. Lawton

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

Deep arteriovenous malformations in the basal ganglia, thalamus, and insula: Microsurgical management, techniques, and results, Matthew B. Potts, William L. Young, and Michael T. Lawton

Posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms, Ana Rodríguez-Hernández, Ahmed J. Awad, and Michael T. Lawton

Superior cerebellar artery-posterior cerebral artery bypass: In situ bypass for posterior cerebral artery revascularization - Technical note, Ana Rodríguez-Hernández, Christina Huang, and Michael T. Lawton

Superior cerebellar artery-posterior cerebral artery bypass: in situ bypass for posterior cerebral artery revascularization, Ana Rodríguez-Hernández, Christina Huang, and Michael T. Lawton

Contralateral transcallosal approach to basal ganglia cavernous malformation: 3-dimensional operative video, Ana Rodríguez-Hernández and Michael T. Lawton

Distal aneurysms of intracranial arteries: Application of numerical nomenclature, predilection for cerebellar arteries, and results of surgical management, Ana Rodríguez-Hernández, Zsolt Zador, Ruben Rodríguez-Mena, and Michael T. Lawton

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

Treatment of recurrent, multiloculated, obstructive hydrocephalus with suprahepatic peritoneal catheter placement, Nathan C. Rowland, Michael C. Huang, Michael T. Lawton, Jonathan Carter, John Maa, and Michael W. McDermott

Intraoperative rerupture during surgical treatment of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage is not associated with an increased risk of vasospasm, Sunil A. Sheth, Daniel Hausrath, Adam L. Numis, Michael T. Lawton, and S Andrew Josephson

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