Neurosurgical Focus: August 2016

Neurosurgical Focus

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    Introduction: Tumors of the spinal column

    Doniel Drazin, MD, Ziya L. Gokaslan, MD, and J. Patrick Johnson, MD, MS

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    Decompression surgery for spinal metastases: a systematic review

    Dara Bakar, BA, Joseph E. Tanenbaum, BA, Kevin Phan, BS, Vincent J. Alentado, MD, Michael P. Steinmetz, MD, Edward C. Benzel, MD, and Thomas E. Mroz, MD

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    Primary osseous tumors of the pediatric spinal column: review of pathology and surgical decision making CME

    Vijay M. Ravindra, MD, MSPH, Ilyas M. Eli, MD, Meic H. Schmidt, MD, MBA, and Douglas L. Brockmeyer, MD

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    Osteoblastomas of the spine: a comprehensive review

    Michael A. Galgano, MD, Carlos R. Goulart, MD, Hans Iwenofu, MD, Lawrence S. Chin, MD, William Lavelle, MD, and Ehud Mendel, MD

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    Thirty-day readmission and reoperation after surgery for spinal tumors: a National Surgical Quality Improvement Program analysis VIDEO

    Aditya V. Karhade, BE, Viren S. Vasudeva, MD, Hormuzdiyar H. Dasenbrock, MD, Yi Lu, MD, PhD, William B. Gormley, MD, MPH, MBA, Michael W. Groff, MD, John H. Chi, MD, MPH, and Timothy R. Smith, MD, PhD, MPH

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    Spinal meningiomas: clinicoradiological factors predicting recurrence and functional outcome

    Tanmoy K. Maiti, MD, MCh, Shyamal C. Bir, MD, PhD, Devi Prasad Patra, MCh, Piyush Kalakoti, MD, Bharat Guthikonda, MD, and Anil Nanda, MD, MPH

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    Surgical treatment of aggressive vertebral hemangiomas

    Viren S. Vasudeva, MD, John H. Chi, MD, MPH, and Michael W. Groff, MD

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    Clinical and pathological outcomes after resection of intramedullary spinal cord tumors: a single-institution case series

    Nardin Samuel, BScPharm, MSc, Lindsay Tetreault, PhD, Carlo Santaguida, MD, Anick Nater, MD, Nizar Moayeri, MD, PhD, Eric M. Massicotte, MD, MSc, and Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC

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    Clinical, surgical, and molecular prognostic factors for survival after spinal sarcoma resection

    Daniel M. Sciubba, MD, Rafael De la Garza Ramos, MD, C. Rory Goodwin, MD, PhD, Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, BS, Ali Bydon, MD, Timothy F. Witham, MD, Chetan Bettegowda, MD, PhD, Ziya L. Gokaslan, MD, and Jean-Paul Wolinsky, MD

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    The 100 most cited articles in metastatic spine disease VIDEO

    Jonathan Cohen, BA, Nima Alan, MD, James Zhou, BS, and D. Kojo Hamilton, MD

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    Posterior approaches for symptomatic metastatic spinal cord compression

    Camilo Molina, MD, C. Rory Goodwin, MD, PhD, Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, BS, Benjamin D. Elder, MD, PhD,Rafael De la Garza Ramos, MD, and Daniel M. Sciubba, MD

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    Application of morphometric analysis to patients with lung cancer metastasis to the spine: a clinical study

    Hesham Mostafa Zakaria, MD, Azam Basheer, MD, David Boyce-Fappiano, BS, Erinma Elibe, BS, Lonni Schultz, PhD, Ian Lee, MD, Farzan Siddiqui, MD, PhD, Brent Griffith, MD, and Victor Chang, MD

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    Factors associated with improved survival following surgery for renal cell carcinoma spinal metastases

    Rory J. Petteys, MD, Steven M. Spitz, MD, C. Rory Goodwin, MD, PhD, Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, BS, Ali Bydon, MD, Timothy F. Witham, MD, Jean-Paul Wolinsky, MD, Ziya L. Gokaslan, MD, and Daniel M. Sciubba, MD

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    Histopathological examination of spine tumors after treatment with radiosurgery

    Nathan T. Zwagerman, MD, Michael M. McDowell, MD, Ronald L. Hamilton, MD, Edward A. Monaco III, MD, PhD, John C. Flickinger, MD, and Peter C. Gerszten, MD, MPH

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    Resection of spinal column tumors utilizing image-guided navigation: a multicenter analysis

    Rani Nasser, MD, Doniel Drazin, MD, MA, Jonathan Nakhla, MD, Lutfi Al-Khouja, BS, Earl Brien, MD, Eli M. Baron, MD, Terrence T. Kim, MD, J. Patrick Johnson, MD, and Reza Yassari, MD, MS

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    The role of the mini-open thoracoscopic-assisted approach in the management of metastatic spine disease at the thoracolumbar junction CME VIDEO

    Vijay M. Ravindra, MD, MSPH, Andrea Brock, MD, Al-Wala Awad, MD, Ricky Kalra, MD, and Meic H. Schmidt, MD, MBA

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    Computed tomography–guided percutaneous biopsy for vertebral neoplasms: a department’s experience and hybrid biopsy technique to improve yield CME

    Vasant Garg, MD, Christos Kosmas, MD, Enambir S. Josan, MBBS, Sasan Partovi, MD, Nicholas Bhojwani, MD, Nathan Fergus, MD, Peter C. Young, MD, and Mark R. Robbin, MD

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    Intraoperative neurophysiological mapping and monitoring in spinal tumor surgery: sirens or indispensable tools?

    Antonino Scibilia, MD, Carmen Terranova, MD, Vincenzo Rizzo, MD, PhD, Giovanni Raffa, MD, Adolfo Morelli, BS, Felice Esposito, MD, PhD, Raffaella Mallamace, MD, Gaetano Buda, MD, Alfredo Conti, MD, PhD, Angelo Quartarone, MD, and Antonino Germanò, MD

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    Electrophysiological monitoring during preoperative angiography to guide decisions regarding permanent occlusion of major radicular arteries in patients undergoing total en bloc spondylectomy

    Khalil Salame, MD, Shimon Maimon, MD, Gilad J. Regev, MD, Tali Jonas Kimchi, MD, Akiva Korn, MMedSc,Laurence Mangel, PhD, and Zvi Lidar, MD

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