Journal of Neurosurgery March 2017

  • Foramen magnum meningiomas: surgical results and risks predicting poor outcomes based on a modified classification

    Da Li, MD1,2,3,4,, Zhen Wu, MD, PhD1,2,3,4, Cong Ren, MD1,2,3,4, Shu-Yu Hao, MD, PhD1, Liang Wang, MD, PhD1, Xin-Ru Xiao, MD, PhD1, Jie Tang, MD, PhD1, Yong-Gang Wang, MD, PhD1, Guo-Lu Meng, MD, PhD1, Li-Wei Zhang, MD, PhD1,2,3,4, and Jun-Ting Zhang, MD1,2,3,4 1Department of Neurosurgery, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, People’s Republic of China; 2China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Diseases; 3Center of Brain Tumor, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders; and 4Beijing Key Laboratory of Brain Tumor, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, People’s Republic of China

    Pages 661-676

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  • Body habitus, serum albumin, and the outcomes after craniotomy for tumor: a National Surgical Quality Improvement Program analysis

    Hormuzdiyar H. Dasenbrock, MD1,2, Kevin X. Liu, DPhil2, Vamsidhar Chavakula, MD1,2, Christopher A. Devine, MPhil2, William B. Gormley, MD, MPH1,2, Elizabeth B. Claus, PhD, MD1,2,3, Timothy R. Smith, MD, PhD, MPH1,2, and Ian F. Dunn, MD1,2 1Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; 2Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; and 3School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

    Pages 677-689

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  • Preoperative diagnosis of vagal and sympathetic cervical schwannomas based on radiographic findings

    Christopher S. Graffeo, MD1, Kathryn M. Van Abel, MD2, Jonathan M. Morris, MD3, Matthew L. Carlson, MD2, Jamie J. Van Gompel, MD1, Eric J. Moore, MD2, Daniel L. Price, MD2, Jan L. Kasperbauer, MD2, Jeffrey R. Janus, MD2, Kerry D. Olsen, MD2, and Michael J. Link, MD1Departments of 1Neurologic Surgery, 2Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, and 3Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

    Pages 690-697

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  • Functional approach using intraoperative brain mapping and neurophysiological monitoring for the surgical treatment of brain metastases in the central region

    Jose L. Sanmillan, MD1, Alejandro Fernández-Coello, MD1, Isabel Fernández-Conejero, MD2, Gerard Plans, MD1, and Andreu Gabarrós, MD, PhD1Departments of 1Neurosurgery and 2Neurophysiology, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain

    Pages 698-707

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  • Quality of life is maintained using Gamma Knife radiosurgery: a prospective study of a brain metastases patient cohort

    Bente Sandvei Skeie, MD, PhD1,2, Geir Egil Eide, PhD5,6, Marianne Flatebø1, Jan Ingeman Heggdal, MSc4, Elisabeth Larsen1, Sidsel Bragstad, MSc1, Paal-Henning Pedersen, MD, PhD1,2, and Per Øyvind Enger, MD, PhD1,3Departments of 1Neurosurgery and 4Oncology and Medical Physics, and 6Centre for Clinical Research, Haukeland University Hospital; and Departments of 2Clinical Medicine, 3Biomedicine, Oncomatrix Research Lab, and 5Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Norway

    Pages 708-725

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  • BRAF V600E mutation and BRAF kinase inhibitors in conjunction with stereotactic radiosurgery for intracranial melanoma metastases

    Zhiyuan Xu, MD1, Cheng-Chia Lee, MD1,3,4, Arjun Ramesh, MD1, Adam C. Mueller, MD, PhD2, David Schlesinger, PhD1,2, Or Cohen-Inbar, MD, PhD1, Han-Hsun Shih, MD5, and Jason P. Sheehan, MD, PhD1,2Departments of 1Neurological Surgery and 2Radiation Oncology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; 3Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital; 4School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei; and 5Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China

    Pages 726-734

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  • Impact of the radiosurgery prescription dose on the local control of small (2 cm or smaller) brain metastases

    Alireza M. Mohammadi, MD1,2, Jason L. Schroeder, MD5, Lilyana Angelov, MD1,2, Samuel T. Chao, MD3, Erin S. Murphy, MD3, Jennifer S. Yu, MD, PhD3, Gennady Neyman, PhD3, Xuefei Jia, MS4, John H. Suh, MD3, Gene H. Barnett, MD1,2, and Michael A. Vogelbaum, MD, PhD1,2 1The Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center, Departments of 2Neurosurgery and 3Radiation Oncology, and 4Quantitative Health Science, Neurological Institute and Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland; and 5Department of Neurosurgery, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio

    Pages 735-743

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  • Stereotactic radiosurgery for intracranial hemangiopericytomas: a multicenter study

    Or Cohen-Inbar, MD, PhD1, Cheng-Chia Lee, MD2, Seyed H. Mousavi, MD3, Hideyuki Kano, MD, PhD3, David Mathieu, MD4, Antonio Meola, MD3, Peter Nakaji, MD5, Norissa Honea, PhD5, Matthew Johnson, MD6, Mahmoud Abbassy, MD7, Alireza M. Mohammadi, MD7, Danilo Silva, MD7, Huai-Che Yang, MD2, Inga Grills, MD6, Douglas Kondziolka, MD, MSc8, Gene H. Barnett, MD8, L. Dade Lunsford, MD3, and Jason Sheehan, MD, PhD1 1Department of Neurosurgery and Gamma Knife Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia; 3Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; 5Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute and St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona; 6Department of Radiation Oncology, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Royal Oak, Michigan; 7Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio; 8Department of Neurosurgery, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York; 2Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; and 4Department of Neurosurgery, University of Sherbrooke, Centre de Recherche Clinique Étienne-LeBel, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada

    Pages 744-754

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  • Factors predicting contralateral hematoma growth after unilateral drainage of bilateral chronic subdural hematoma

    Shigeta Fujitani, MD1, Osamu Ishikawa, MD, PhD2, Keisuke Miura, MD1, Yasuhiro Takeda, MD1, Haruo Goto, MD1, and Keiichiro Maeda, MD, PhD1 1Department of Neurosurgery, Aizu Chuo Hospital, Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima; and 2Department of Neurosurgery, Showa General Hospital, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan

    Pages 755-759

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  • Impact of Glasgow Coma Scale score and pupil parameters on mortality rate and outcome in pediatric and adult severe traumatic brain injury: a retrospective, multicenter cohort study

    Pedram Emami, MD1,, Patrick Czorlich, MD1, Friederike S. Fritzsche, MD1, Manfred Westphal, MD1, Johannes M. Rueger, MD2, Rolf Lefering, PhD3, and Michael Hoffmann, MD2Departments of 1Neurosurgery and 2Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg; and 3Institute for Research in Operative Medicine, Witten/Herdecke University, Cologne, Germany

    Pages 760-767

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  • Helmet efficacy against concussion and traumatic brain injury: a review

    Je Yeong Sone1, Douglas Kondziolka, MD, MSc1, Jason H. Huang, MD2, and Uzma Samadani, MD, PhD3 1Department of Neurosurgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York; 2Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor Scott & White Central Division, Temple, Texas; and 3Department of Neurosurgery, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Pages 768-781

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  • Treatment of traumatic brain injury in rats with N-acetyl-seryl-aspartyl-lysyl-proline

    Yanlu Zhang, MD1, Zheng Gang Zhang, MD, PhD2, Michael Chopp, PhD2,3, Yuling Meng, PhD1, Li Zhang, MD2, Asim Mahmood, MD1, and Ye Xiong, MD, PhD1Departments of 1Neurosurgery and 2Neurology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit; and 3Department of Physics, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan

    Pages 782-795

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  • Traumatic hemorrhagic brain injury: impact of location and resorption on cognitive outcome

    Ryan M. Martin, MD1,2, Matthew J. Wright, PhD3, Evan S. Lutkenhoff, PhD4, Benjamin M. Ellingson, PhD, MS5, John D. Van Horn, PhD6, Meral Tubi, BA1, Jeffry R. Alger, PhD2, David L. McArthur, PhD, MPH1, and Paul M. Vespa, MD1,2Departments of 1Neurosurgery, 2Neurology, 3Pyschiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, 4Psychology, and 5Radiological Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles; and 6Department of Neurology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

    Pages 796-804

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    Medicare expenditures for elderly patients undergoing surgical clipping or endovascular intervention for subarachnoid hemorrhage

    Kimon Bekelis, MD1,2, Daniel J. Gottlieb, MS2, Yin Su, MS2, Giuseppe Lanzino, MD3, Michael T. Lawton, MD4, and Todd A. MacKenzie, PhD2,5,6 1Section of Neurosurgery; 6Department of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; 2The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon; 5Department of Biomedical Data Science, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire; 3Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; and 4Department of Neurosurgery, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, California

    Pages 805-810

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    Comparison of clipping and coiling in elderly patients with unruptured cerebral aneurysms

    Kimon Bekelis, MD1, Daniel J. Gottlieb, MS2, Yin Su, PhD2, A. James O’Malley, PhD2,3, Nicos Labropoulos, PhD4, Philip Goodney, MD, MS5,6, Michael T. Lawton, MD7, and Todd A. MacKenzie, PhD2,3,8,9Sections of 1Neurosurgery and 5Vascular Surgery; Departments of 8Medicine and 9Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; 2The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon; 3Department of Biomedical Data Science, 6Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire; 4Department of Radiology, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York; and 7Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, California

    Pages 811-818

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  • A long-term study of durability and risk factors for aneurysm recurrence after microsurgical clip ligation

    Mason A. Brown, BS1, Jonathan Parish, MD1, Cristian F. Guandique, BA1, Troy D. Payner, MD1, Terry Horner, MD1, Thomas Leipzig, MD1, Karishma V. Rupani, MBBCh1, Richard Kim, MD1, Bradley N. Bohnstedt, MD2, and Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol, MD, MSc1 1Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine, and Department of Neurosurgery, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana; and 2Department of Neurosurgery, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Pages 819-824

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  • Educational and interactive informed consent process for treatment of unruptured intracranial aneurysms

    Jaechan Park, MD, PhD1,2, Wonsoo Son, MD1,2, Ki-Su Park, MD1,2, Dong-Hun Kang, MD1,2, Joomi Lee, PhD3, Chang Wan Oh, MD, PhD4, O-Ki Kwon, MD, PhD4, Taesun Kim, MD, PhD5, and Chang-Hyun Kim, MD6 1Department of Neurosurgery, 2Research Center for Neurosurgical Robotic Systems, and 3Cell & Matrix Research Institute, Kyungpook National University, Daegu; 4Department of Neurosurgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul; 5Department of Neurosurgery, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju; and 6Department of Neurosurgery, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Daegu, Republic of Korea

    Pages 825-830

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  • White-collar sign as a predictor of outcome after endovascular treatment for cerebral aneurysms

    Kenji Fukuda, MD, Toshio Higashi, MD, PhD, Masakazu Okawa, MD, PhD, Mitsutoshi Iwaasa, MD, PhD, Tsutomu Yoshioka, MD, PhD, and Tooru Inoue, MD, PhDDepartment of Neurosurgery, Fukuoka University Hospital, and School of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan

    Pages 831-837

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  • Use of a surgical rehearsal platform and improvement in aneurysm clipping measures: results of a prospective, randomized trial

    A. Jessey Chugh, BS1, Jonathan R. Pace, MD2, Justin Singer, MD2, Curtis Tatsuoka, PhD3, Alan Hoffer, MD2, Warren R. Selman, MD2, and Nicholas C. Bambakidis, MD2 1Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; and Departments of 2Neurological Surgery and 3Neurology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio

    Pages 838-844

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  • Seizure outcomes after stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformations

    Benjamin J. Ditty, MD, Nidal B. Omar, MD, Paul M. Foreman, MD, Joseph H. Miller, MD, Kimberly P. Kicielinski, MD, Winfield S. Fisher III, MD, and Mark R. Harrigan, MDDepartment of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama

    Pages 845-851

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  • Comparative analysis of arteriovenous malformation grading scales in predicting outcomes after stereotactic radiosurgery

    Bruce E. Pollock, MD1,2, Curtis B. Storlie, PhD3, Michael J. Link, MD1,4, Scott L. Stafford, MD2, Yolanda I. Garces, MD2, and Robert L. Foote, MD2Departments of 1Neurological Surgery, 2Radiation Oncology, 3Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, and 4Otorhinolaryngology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota

    Pages 852-858

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  • Stereotactic radiosurgery for Spetzler-Martin Grade III arteriovenous malformations: an international multicenter study

    Dale Ding, MD1, Robert M. Starke, MD, MSc1, Hideyuki Kano, MD, PhD2, John Y. K. Lee, MD, MSCE3, David Mathieu, MD4, John Pierce, MS3, Paul P. Huang, MD5, Caleb Feliciano, MD6, Rafael Rodriguez-Mercado, MD6, Luis Almodovar, MD6, Inga S. Grills, MD7, Danilo Silva, MD8, Mahmoud Abbassy, MD8, Symeon Missios, MD8, Douglas Kondziolka, MD5, Gene H. Barnett, MD8, L. Dade Lunsford, MD2, and Jason P. Sheehan, MD, PhD1 1Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia; 2Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, and 3Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 4Division of Neurosurgery, University of Sherbrooke, Centre de recherché du CHUS, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada; 5Department of Neurosurgery, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York; 6Section of Neurological Surgery, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico; 7Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak, Michigan; and 8Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio

    Pages 859-871

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  • Endoscopic endonasal control of the paraclival internal carotid artery by Fogarty balloon catheter inflation: an anatomical study VIDEO

    Andrea Ruggeri, MD1, Joaquim Enseñat, PhD2, Alberto Prats-Galino, PhD3, Antonio Lopez-Rueda, MD4, Joan Berenguer, PhD4, Martina Cappelletti, MD1, Matteo De Notaris, PhD5, and Elena d’Avella, MD3,6 1Department of Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, University of Rome “Sapienza,” Rome, Italy; 2Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain; 3Laboratory of Surgical NeuroAnatomy (LSNA), Human Anatomy and Embryology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain; 4Department of Radiology, Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain; 5Neurosurgical Department, “G. Rummo” Hospital of Benevento, Benevento, Italy; and 6Department of Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, University of Padua, Italy

    Pages 872-879

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  • Endoscopic endonasal surgery for nonadenomatous, nonmeningeal pathology involving the cavernous sinus

    Aikaterini Patrona, MD1, Kunal S. Patel, MD2, Evan D. Bander, BA2, Alpesh Mehta, MD4, Apostolos John Tsiouris, MD4, Vijay K. Anand, MD5, and Theodore H. Schwartz, MD2,3,4 1Department of Neurosurgery, Medizinische Hochschule Brandenburg, Ruppiner Kliniken, Neuruppin, Germany; and Departments of 2Neurosurgery, 3Neuroscience, 4Radiology, and 5Otolaryngology, Weill Cornell Medical College, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York

    Pages 880-888

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  • Primary versus revision transsphenoidal resection for nonfunctioning pituitary macroadenomas: matched cohort study

    Colin J. Przybylowski, MD1, Robert F. Dallapiazza, MD, PhD1, Brian J. Williams, MD1, I. Jonathan Pomeraniec, BS1, Zhiyuan Xu, MD1, Spencer C. Payne, MD2, Edward R. Laws, MD3, and John A. Jane Jr., MD1Departments of 1Neurosurgery and 2Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia; and 3Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

    Pages 889-896

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  • Neurosurgery and human immunodeficiency virus in the era of combination antiretroviral therapy: a review

    Duncan Henderson, BSc, MBChB1,, Hugh P. Sims-Williams, MBChB, MSc, MRCS2, Thomas Wilhelm, MD, FRCR3, Helen Sims-Williams, BMBCh, MA(Cantab), MRCP4, Sanjay Bhagani, MBChB, BSc, FRCP3, and Lewis Thorne, BSc, MBChB, FRCS5 1Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Plymouth, United Kingdom; 2Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Trust, Sheffield, United Kingdom; 3Royal Free Hospital, London, United Kingdom; 4CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda, Mbale, Uganda; and 5National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, United Kingdom

    Pages 897-907

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  • Antibiotic prophylaxis for subdural and subgaleal drains

    Ariane Lewis, MD1,2, Rajeev Sen, BA3, Travis C. Hill, PhD2,3, Herbert James, BS3, Jessica Lin, MD1, Harpaul Bhamra, MD1, Nina Martirosyan, BS, PharmD4, and Donato Pacione, MD2Departments of 1Neurology and 2Neurosurgery; 3NYU School of Medicine; and 4Pharmacy, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York

    Pages 908-912

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  • Functional anatomy of the accessory nerve studied through intraoperative electrophysiological mapping

    Andrei Brînzeu, MD, MSc1,2, and Marc Sindou, MD, DSc1,3 1Neurosurgical Department, Hospital Pierre Wertheimer, University of Lyon; 3University Hospital of Saint-Etienne, France; and 2University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Victor Babes,” Timişoara, Romania

    Pages 913-921

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  • A systematic review of outcomes of contralateral C-7 transfer for the treatment of traumatic brachial plexus injury: an international comparison

    Alexandra L. Mathews, BS1, Guang Yang, MD2, Kate Wan-Chu Chang, MA, MS3, and Kevin C. Chung, MD1 1Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical School; 3Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan; and 2Department of Hand Surgery, China-Japan Union Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, China

    Pages 922-932

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  • A new pattern of lipomatosis of nerve: case report

    Nikhil K. Prasad, MBChB1, Mark A. Mahan, MD3, Benjamin M. Howe, MD2, Kimberly K. Amrami, MD2, and Robert J. Spinner, MD1Departments of 1Neurologic Surgery and 2Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; and 3Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

    Pages 933-937

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  • Struthers’ ligament and traumatic median nerve injury: case illustration

    Paule Lessard Bonaventure, MD, and Hélène T. Khuong, MDDepartment of Neurological Sciences, Division of Neurosurgery, CHU de Québec–Université Laval, Québec, Canada

    Pages 938-939

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  • Contralateral supraorbital keyhole approach to medial optic nerve lesions: an anatomoclinical study

    Harminder Singh, MD1,, Walid I. Essayed, MD2, Ajit Jada, MD2, Nelson Moussazadeh, MD2,3, Sivashanmugam Dhandapani, MD4, Sarang Rote, MCh2, and Theodore H. Schwartz, MD2 1Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California; Department of 2Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, NewYork-Presbyterian; 3Division of Neurological Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York; and 4Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

    Pages 940-944

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    The white matter tracts of the cerebrum in ventricular surgery and hydrocephalus

    Abuzer Güngör, MD1, Serhat Baydin, MD1, Erik H. Middlebrooks, MD2,,3, Necmettin Tanriover, MD4, Cihan Isler, MD4, and Albert L. Rhoton Jr., MD1Departments of 1Neurosurgery and 2Radiology, and the 3K. Scott and E. R. Andrew Advanced Neuroimaging Lab, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida; and 4Department of Neurosurgery, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

    Also appears in:
    Collections, December 2015, Volume 123, Issue 6

    Pages 945-971

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  • The lateral femoral cutaneous nerve canal

    Amgad Hanna, MDDepartment of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

    Pages 972-978

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  • The angular course of the median nerve in the distal forearm and its anatomical importance in preventing nerve injury in a modern era of carpal tunnel release VIDEO

    Russell Payne, MD1, Zeinab Nasralah, MS2, Emily Sieg, MD1, Elias B. Rizk, MD, MSc1, Michael Glantz, MD1, and Kimberly Harbaugh, MD1Departments of 1Neurosurgery and 2Ophthalmology, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania

    Pages 979-984

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  • A novel miniature robotic guidance device for stereotactic neurosurgical interventions: preliminary experience with the iSYS1 robot

    Georgi Minchev, MD1, Gernot Kronreif, PhD2, Mauricio Martínez-Moreno, MD1, Christian Dorfer, MD1, Alexander Micko, MD1, Aygül Mert, MD1, Barbara Kiesel, MD1, Georg Widhalm, MD, PhD1, Engelbert Knosp, MD1, and Stefan Wolfsberger, MD1 1Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna; and 2Austrian Center of Medical Innovation and Technology, Wiener Neustadt, Austria

    Pages 985-996

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  • Novel technique of a multifunctional electrosurgical system for minimally invasive surgery

    David Mittelstein, BS1, Jiahan Deng, MS2, Rachel Kohan, BS2, Mojdeh Sadeghi, MS2, Jean-Michel Maarek, PhD2, and Gabriel Zada, MD, MS1 1Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, and 2Department of Biomedical Engineering, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

    Pages 997-1002

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  • Avoiding pullout complications in external ventricular drains: technical note

    Carlos Velásquez, MD1, Mónica Rivero-Garvía, MD, PhD2, Maria Jose Mayorga-Buiza, MD, PhD3, María de los Ángeles Cañizares-Méndez, MD4, Manuel E. Jiménez-Mejías, MD, PhD5, and Javier Márquez-Rivas, MD, PhD2 1Department of Neurological Surgery and Spine Unit, Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla and Fundación Instituto de Investigación Marqués de Valdecilla (IDIVAL), Santander; 2Department of Neurosurgery, 3Department of Pediatric Anesthesia, and 5Infectious Disease Unit, Hospitales Universitarios Virgen del Rocio, Seville; and 4Department of Neurosurgery, Complejo Hospitalario de Toledo, Spain

    Pages 1003-1005

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  • Language pathway tracking: comparing nTMS-based DTI fiber tracking with a cubic ROIs-based protocol

    Chiara Negwer, MD1,2, Nico Sollmann, MD1,2, Sebastian Ille, MD1,2, Theresa Hauck1,2, Stefanie Maurer1,2, Jan S. Kirschke, MD3, Florian Ringel, MD1, Bernhard Meyer, MD1, and Sandro M. Krieg, MD, MBA1,2 1Department of Neurosurgery, 2TUM-Neuroimaging Center, and 3Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Germany

    Pages 1006-1014

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    Erratum: Foramen magnum meningiomas: surgical results and risks predicting poor outcomes based on a modified classification

    Jun-Ting Zhang, MDBeijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, People’s Republic of China

    Pages 1017-1017

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    Erratum: The lateral femoral cutaneous nerve canal

    Gillian ShasbyDirector of Publications–Operations, Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group, Charlottesville, VA

    Pages 1018-1019

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  • Letter to the Editor: Dural arteriovenous fistula: a clinical model of thalamic dementia?

    Rodrigo Carrasco, MD, and José M. Pascual, MD, PhDRamón y Cajal University Hospital, Madrid, Spain; and La Princesa University Hospital, Madrid, Spain

    Pages 1020-1022
    Response

    Gregory J. Zipfel, MD

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  • Letter to the Editor: Endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery

    Chih-Chang Chang, MD1,2, Yu-Shu Yen, MD1,2, Tsung-Hsi Tu, MD1,2,3, Li-Yu Fay, MD1,2, Wen-Cheng Huang, MD, PhD1,2, and Jau-Ching Wu, MD, PhD1,2 1Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; 2School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; and 3Taiwan International Graduate Program in Molecular Medicine, National Yang-Ming University and Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

    Pages 1022-1023
    Response

    Jens Conrad, MD

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  • Letter to the Editor: Role of mutational status of GNAQ and GNA11 in the diagnosis of melanocytic tumors

    Yislenz Narváez-Martínez, MD, MPH, Marc Sagristà-Garcia, MD, and Maria Teresa Fernandez-Figueras, MD, PhDUniversitary Hospital of Girona Dr. Josep Trueta, Girona, Catalonia, Spain; Sant Jaume of Calella Hospital, Calella, Catalonia, Spain; and Universitary Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Catalonia, Spain

    Pages 1024-1026
    Response

    Klaus G. Griewank, MD, Christian Koelsche, MD, Frederik Wenz, MD, Frank A. Giordano, MD, andChristoffer Gebhardt, MD

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