Journal of Neurosurgery April 2015

  • Role of adjuvant or salvage radiosurgery in the management of unresected residual or progressive glioblastoma multiforme in the pre–bevacizumab era

    Ajay Niranjan, MCh, MBA, Hideyuki Kano, MD, PhD, Aditya Iyer, MD, MEng, Douglas Kondziolka, MD, John C. Flickinger, MD, and L. Dade Lunsford, MD

    Pages 757-765

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  • Gamma Knife radiosurgery for the management of cerebral metastases from non–small cell lung cancer

    Greg Bowden, MD, MSc, Hideyuki Kano, MD, PhD, Ellen Caparosa, BS, Seong-Hyun Park, MD, PhD, Ajay Niranjan, MCH, MBA, John Flickinger, MD, and L. Dade Lunsford, MD

    Pages 766-772

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  • Intracranial desmoplastic small round cell tumor presenting as a suprasellar mass

    Sravan K. Thondam, MRCP, Daniel du Plessis, FRCPath, Daniel J. Cuthbertson, PhD, Kumar S. V. Das, FRCR, Mohsen Javadpour, FRCS(SN), Ian A. MacFarlane, FRCP, James Leggate, FRCS, Brian Haylock, FRCR, and Christina Daousi, FRCP

    Pages 773-777

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  • Prostate cancer with perineural spread and dural extension causing bilateral lumbosacral plexopathy: case report VIDEO

    Stepan Capek, MD, Benjamin M. Howe, MD, Jennifer A. Tracy, MD, Joaquín J. García, MD, Kimberly K. Amrami, MD, and Robert J. Spinner, MD

    Pages 778-783

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  • Perineural spread of malignant melanoma from the mandible to the brachial plexus: case report

    Carlos E. Restrepo, MD, Robert J. Spinner, MD, B. Matthew Howe, MD, Mark E. Jentoft, MD, Svetomir N. Markovic, MD, PhD, and Daniel H. Lachance, MD

    Pages 784-790

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  • High-resolution18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance imaging for pituitary adenoma detection in Cushing disease

    Prashant Chittiboina, MD, Blake K. MontgomeryCorina Millo, MD, Peter Herscovitch, MD, and Russell R. Lonser, MD

    Pages 791-797

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  • Percent reduction of growth hormone levels correlates closely with percent resected tumor volume in acromegaly

    Lucia Schwyzer, MD, Robert M. Starke, MD, John A. Jane Jr.MD, and Edward H. Oldfield, MD

    Pages 798-802

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  • Invasion of the cavernous sinus space in pituitary adenomas: endoscopic verification and its correlation with an MRI-based classification

    Alexander S. G. Micko, MD, Adelheid Wöhrer, MD, PhD, Stefan Wolfsberger, MD, and Engelbert Knosp, MD

    Pages 803-811

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  • Parasellar xanthogranulomas

    Redi Rahmani, BA, Madhav Sukumaran, BS, BA, Angela M. Donaldson, MD, Olga Akselrod, MCMS, PA-C, Ehud Lavi, MD, and Theodore H. Schwartz, MD

    Pages 812-817

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  • Multisession stereotactic radiosurgery for large vestibular schwannomas

    Leopoldo Casentini, MD, Umberto Fornezza, MD, Zeno Perini, MD, Egle Perissinotto, ScD, and Federico Colombo, MD

    Pages 818-824

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  • Intraoperative radiotherapy to treat newly diagnosed solitary brain metastasis: initial experience and long-term outcomes

    Robert J. Weil, MD, Gaurav G. Mavinkurve, MD, Samuel T. Chao, MD, Michael A. Vogelbaum, MD, PhD, John H. Suh, MD, Matthew Kolar, MS, and Steven A. Toms, MD, MPH

    Pages 825-832

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  • Long-term quality of life in patients with vestibular schwannoma: an international multicenter cross-sectional study comparing microsurgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, observation, and nontumor controls

    Matthew L. Carlson, MD, Oystein Vesterli Tveiten, MD, Colin L. Driscoll, MD, Frederik K. Goplen, MD, PhD, Brian A. Neff, MD, Bruce E. Pollock, MD, Nicole M. Tombers, RN, Marina L. Castner, RN, Monica K. Finnkirk, RN, Erling Myrseth, MD, PhD, Paal-Henning Pedersen, MD, PhD, Morten Lund-Johansen, MD, PhD, and Michael J. Link, MD

    Pages 833-842

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  • Cerebrolysin improves cognitive performance in rats after mild traumatic brain injury

    Yanlu Zhang, MS, MD, Michael Chopp, PhD, Yuling Meng, PhD, Zheng Gang Zhang, MD, PhD, Edith Doppler, PhD, Stefan Winter, PhD, Timothy Schallert, PhD, Asim Mahmood, MD, and Ye Xiong, MD, PhD

    Pages 843-855

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  • Effect of exosomes derived from multipluripotent mesenchymal stromal cells on functional recovery and neurovascular plasticity in rats after traumatic brain injury

    Yanlu Zhang, MD, Michael Chopp, PhD, Yuling Meng, PhD, Mark Katakowski, PhD, Hongqi Xin, PhD, Asim Mahmood, MD, and Ye Xiong, MD, PhD

    Pages 856-867

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  • Editorial: Health insurance status and stroke

    E. Sander Connolly Jr., MD

    Pages 868-869
    Response

    Kyle M. Fargen, MD, MPH, and  Maryam Rahman, MD, MS

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  • Health disparities and stroke: the influence of insurance status on the prevalence of patient safety indicators and hospital-acquired conditions

    Kyle M. Fargen, MD, MPH, Dan Neal, MS, Spiros L. Blackburn, MD, Brian L. Hoh, MD, and Maryam Rahman, MD, MS

    Pages 870-875

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  • The role of microscope-integrated near-infrared indocyanine green videoangiography in the surgical treatment of intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas

    Harjot Thind, MD, MPH, Douglas A. Hardesty, MD, Joseph M. Zabramski, MD, Robert F. Spetzler, MD, and Peter Nakaji, MD

    Pages 876-882

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  • Dural arteriovenous fistulas of the hypoglossal canal: systematic review on imaging anatomy, clinical findings, and endovascular management VIDEO

    Björn Spittau, MD, Diego San Millán, MD, Saad El-Sherifi, MD, Claudia Hader, MD, Tejinder Pal Singh, MD, Edith MotschallWerner Vach, PhD, Horst Urbach, MD, and Stephan Meckel, MD

    Pages 883-903

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  • Concurrent use of the Pipeline Embolization Device and coils for intracranial aneurysms: technique, safety, and efficacy

    Erez Nossek, MD, David J. Chalif, MD, Shamik Chakraborty, MD, Kim Lombardo, RN, NP, Karen S. Black, MD, and Avi Setton, MD

    Pages 904-911

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    Current surgical results with low-grade brain arteriovenous malformations

    Matthew B. Potts, MD, Darryl Lau, MD, Adib A. Abla, MD, Helen Kim, PhD, William L. Young, MD, and Michael T. Lawton, MD, for the UCSF Brain AVM Study Project

    Pages 912-920

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  • Aneurysm diameter as a risk factor for pretreatment rebleeding: a meta-analysis

  • Fatal rupture of a brain arteriovenous malformation flow-related aneurysm during microcatheter removal: a rare complication

    Joseph Gabrieli, MD, Frédéric Clarençon, MD, Federico Di Maria, MD, Robert Fahed, MD, Anne-Laure Boch, MD, Vincent Degos, MD, PhD, Jacques Chiras, MD, and Nader-Antoine Sourour, MD

    Pages 929-932

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  • Integrated open surgical and endovascular embolization treatment of a paracavernous venous plexus fistula: case report

    Justin A. Dye, MD, Colin C. Buchanan, MD, and Nestor R. Gonzalez, MD

    Pages 933-938

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  • Emergent intracranial surgical embolectomy in conjunction with carotid endarterectomy for acute internal carotid artery terminus embolic occlusion and tandem occlusion of the cervical carotid artery due to plaque rupture VIDEO

    Hirotaka Hasegawa, MD, Tomohiro Inoue, MD, Akira Tamura, MD, PhD, and Isamu Saito, MD, PhD

    Pages 939-947

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  • Publication productivity of neurosurgeons in Great Britain and Ireland

    Fiona A. Wilkes, BSc, MChD, Harith Akram, FRCS, Jonathan A. Hyam, PhD, FRCS, Neil D. Kitchen, MD, FRCS, Marwan I. Hariz, MD, PhD, and Ludvic Zrinzo, MD, PhD, FRCS(Ed)

    Pages 948-954

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  • Impact of resident participation on morbidity and mortality in neurosurgical procedures: an analysis of 16,098 patients

    Mohamad Bydon, MD, Nicholas B. Abt, BS, Rafael De la Garza-Ramos, MD, Mohamed Macki, BS, Timothy F. Witham, MD, Ziya L. Gokaslan, MD, Ali Bydon, MD, and Judy Huang, MD

    Pages 955-961

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  • Impact of resident involvement in neurosurgery: an analysis of 8748 patients from the 2011 American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database

    Seokchun Lim, BSE, Andrew T. Parsa, MD, PhD, Bobby D. Kim, MS, Joshua M. Rosenow, MD, and John Y. S. Kim, MD

    Pages 962-970

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  • Julius Caesar Arantius (Giulio Cesare Aranzi, 1530–1589) and the hippocampus of the human brain: history behind the discovery

    Shyamal C. Bir, MD, PhD, Sudheer Ambekar, MD, Sunil Kukreja, MD, and Anil Nanda, MD, MPH

    Pages 971-975

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  • “Highly Qualified Loser”? Harvey Cushing and the Nobel Prize

    Nils Hansson, PhD, and Thomas Schlich, MD

    Pages 976-979

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  • Letter to the Editor: Parkinson’s disease and early subthalamotomy

    Jorge Guridi, MD, PhD, and Jose A. Obeso, MD, PhD

    Pages 980-982
    Response

    Vincent A. Jourdain, PhD,  Gastón Schechtmann, MD, PhD, and  Thérèse Di Paolo, PhD

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    Letter to the Editor: Complications in neurosurgery: the need for a common language

    Paolo Ferroli, MD, Dario Caldiroli, MD, Matilde Leonardi, MD, and Morgan Broggi, MD, PhD

    Pages 983-984
    Response

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    Letter to the Editor: Quality of life of patients affected by unruptured brain AVMs

    Alessandro Della Puppa, MD, Oriela Rustemi, MD, and Renato Scienza, MD

    Pages 984-986
    Response

    Joan O’Donnell, MSc, and  Michael Kerin Morgan, MD, FRACS

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  • Letter to the Editor: Knosp Grades 2–3 nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas

    Mahmoud Messerer, MD, MSc, Giulia Cossu, MD, Roy Thomas Daniel, MCh, and Emmanuel Jouanneau, MD, PhD

    Pages 986-988
    Response

    Robert F. Dallapiazza, MD, PhD,  Edward H. Oldfield, MD, and  John A. Jane Jr., MD

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