This page lists selected research publications of faculty members in the Department of Neurological Surgery at Rush University Medical Center.
Richard W. Byrne, MD
Kellogg R, Byrne RW: Resection of low grade glioma of the precentral gyrus using cortical and subcortical stimulation mapping, In the Loupe, AANS Neurosurgeon, 2011
Kellogg R, Byrne RW: Insular abscess-transsylvian approach, In the Loupe, AANS Neurosurgeon, Vol 20:2 September 2011
Morrell M and RNS System Investigators: Responsive Cortical Stimulation for the treatment of medically intractable partial epilepsy. Neurology 2011;77;1295 DOI 10.1212
Topical papaverine for treatment of intraoperative manipulation vasospasm. In the Loupe AANS Neurosurgeon June 2011.
Lad N, Shannon L, Byrne RW: Incidental Aneurysms in Epilepsy Surgery: Report of 3 cases and a review of the literature. 26(1):69-74 Feb 2012 Brit. Journal of Neurosurgery
Dmitry Ruban, MD; Richard W. Byrne, MD; Andres Kanner, MD; Michael Smith, MD; Elizabeth J. Cochran, MD; David Roh, BS; Walt W. Whisler, MD, PhD: Temporal Lobe Gangliogliomas Associated with Chronic Epilepsy: Long-Term Surgical Outcome. Accepted, Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery March 2012
Marsh J, Herskovic A, Byrne R, Godbole R, Smart J, Turian J: Temporal Lobectomy for High Grade Gliomas: Impact on Outcomes and Implications for Postoperative Radiation Treatment Field Design. Accepted, in press Cancer and Clinical Oncology Jan 2012
Falowski S, Byrne RW: Corpus Callosotomy with the CO2 laser. Technical Note. 2;90(3)137-140, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery March 2012.
Falowski S, Devries J, Wallace D, Kanner A, Smith MC, Byrne RW: Tailored temporal lobectomy in a consecutive series of 221 patients. The effect of extent of resection. Submitted Neurosurgery August 2011
Ghods A, Munoz L, Byrne RW: Cerebellar Metastasis, surgical outcomes. Surgical Neurology International Vol 2:159 November 2011
Vannemreddy P, Byrne RW: Advances and limitations of cerebral cortex functional mapping. Contemporary Neurosurgery Vol 33(25):1-7 Dec 2011.
Kellogg R, Byrne RW: Trans-lamina terminalis approach to 3rd ventricular craniopharyngioma. In the Loupe, AANS Neurosurgeon. Nov 2011.
Kellogg R, Byrne RW: Transsylvian removal of low grade gliomas. In the Loupe, AANS Neurosurgeon Vol 20:3 Dec 2011.
Peloquin P, Vannemreddy P, Byrne RW: Intracranial cotton gossipiboma mimicking a recurrent meningioma. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery doi 10.1016/jclineuro.2012.01.046 Jan 2012.
Yudkowski R, Charbel F, Banerjee, Byrne R, et al: Practice on an augmented reality/haptic simulator and library of virtual brains improves residents’ ability to perform a ventriculostomy. Simulation in Healthcare Submitted March 2012
Somenak M, Petruzzelli G, Byrne R, Origitano TC: Surgical Outcomes in Olfactory Neuroblastoma Submitted Laryngoscope June 2011
Musacchio M, Mitchell B, Kapadia S, Patel N, Byrne RW: Simultaneously symptomatic presentation of a meningioma and a contralateral glioblastoma multiforme. Submitted to Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, Aug 2011.
Mangubat E, Wilson T, Patel N, Smith A, Byrne R: Assimilation of the atlas complicating Chiari I Malformation. Submitted to Skull Base Feb 2012
Boco T, Johnson AK, Rivas FF, Ahmed S, Byrd S, Byrne RW: Newer MR imaging modalities in the evaluation of typical and atypical intracranial meningiomas. Submitted to J Neuroradiology Sept 2011.
James C. Marsh, M.D.*, Aidnag Diaz, M.D.*, Julie A. Wendt, M.D.#, Benjamin T. Gielda, M.D.*, Arnold M. Herskovic, M.D.*, and Richard Byrne, M.D: Involvement of the neural stem cell compartment by low grade gliomas: a retrospective review of 80 cases: Submitted to International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics. April 2011.
Moazzam, A, Ghods A, Byrne RW: Deep Brain Stimulator Lead Displacement Secondary to Ipsilateral Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy: Case Report. Submitted to Surgical Neurology International Oct 2011
Ghods A, Wallace D, Kanner A, Smith MC, Byrne RW: Panic aura in patients with mesial temporal lobe tumors. Submitted to Epilepsy and Behavior. March 2012
Falowski S, Devries J, Wallace D, Kanner A, Smith MC, Byrne RW: Long term outcome of patients after subdural electrode placement that do not undergo resective surgery. Submitted to Journal of Neurosurgery May 2011
Ren Z, Wang Y, Duan T, Liggett T, Loda E, Bramha S, Goswami R, Byrne R, Stefoski D, Javed A, Miller S, Balabanov R: Molecular mimicry between human aquaporin-4 and bacterial aquaporin-Z: A potential trigger for neuromyelitis optica. Submitted to Brain. Nov 2011
Seress L, Abraham H, Horvath Z, Doezi T, Jansozky J, Klemm J, Byrne R, Bakay R: A proportion of mossy cells of the hippocampal dentate gyrus survives decades of seizures in human mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. Journal of Neurosurgery 111:1237-1247, Dec. 2009.
Buvanendran A, Byrne RW, Kari M, Kroin J: Occult Cervical (C1-C2) Dural tear causing recurrent subdural hematomas. Repair with cervical epidural blood patch. Journal of Neurosurgery-Spine 9(5):483-7. November 2008
Byrne RW, Bagan B: Improving emergency neurosurgical care: regionalization or acute care surgery? Peer reviewed research section, AANS Neurosurgeon Vol 17:No4, 42-44. April 2009.
Byrne RW, Smith A, Ruban D, Roh D, Kanner A: Occult defects of the middle fossfloor with encephalocele in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy World Neurosurgery Vol. 73, Issue 5, Pages 541-546 May 2010
Musacchio MJ Jr, Smith AP, McNeal CA, Munoz L, Rothenberg DM, von Roenn KA, Byrne RW: Neuro-Critical Care Skills Training Using a Human Patient Simulator. Neurocrit Care. 2010 Oct;13(2):169-75.
Boco,T, O’Leary S, Byrne RW, Whisler WW: History of Neurosurgery at Rush, Neurosurgery; 67(4):1036-43. Oct 2010.
Dohrmann G, Byrne R: Advances in neurovascular and spine surgery, epilepsy surgery, surgery for movement disorders and intraoperative imaging. Medical Principles and Practices 2010;19(5):328-9. 2010 Jul 14.
Byrne RW, Bagan B, Bingaman W, Anderson, Selden N,: Emergency neurosurgical care solutions: Acute care surgery, regionalization, and the neurosurgeon. Results of the 2008 CNS Consensus Session, Neurosurgery Vol 68, issue 4:1063-1068 April 2011
Vitaz T, Byrne RW: Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2008 Consensus Session 4: Physician Reentry to the workforce CNS Quarterly 11(1): 37-38 January 2010.
Mangubat E, Byrne RW: Intratumoral Hemorrhage of Petroclival Meningioma Skull Base 20(6):469-474 March 2010.
Marsh J, Wendt J, Herskovic A, Gielda B, Russell W, Byrne RW: High grade glioma relationships to the neural stem cell compartment: a retrospective review of 104 cases. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics. 1;82(2):e159-65 Feb 2012
Marvin A Rossi, Glenn Stebbins, Christopher Murphy, David Greene, Spencer Brinker, David Sarcu, Aaron Tenharmsel, Travis Stoub, Michael A Stein, Thomas J Hoeppner, Richard W Byrne, Michael E Moseley, Roland A Bammer, Steve Bild, Jennifer Dennis, Nichole Arnett, Antoaneta Balabanov, Donna Bergen, Andres M Kanner, Michael C Smith: Predicting White Matter Targets for Direct Neurostimulation Therapy 91(2-3):176-86. 2010 Aug 21 Epilepsy Research August 2010.
John H. Sampson, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.Sc., Gary Archer, Ph.D., Christoph Pedain, Ph.D., Eva Wembacher-Schröder, Manfred Westphal, M.D., Ph.D., Sandeep Kunwar, M.D., Ph.D., Michael A. Vogelbaum, M.D., Ph.D., April Coan, M.P.H., James E. Herndon II, Ph.D., Raghu Raghavan, Ph.D., Martin L. Brady, Ph.D., David A. Reardon, M.D., Allan H. Friedman, M.D., Henry S. Friedman, M.D., M. Inmaculada Rodríguez-Ponce, Ph.D., Susan M. Chang, M.D., Stephan Mittermeyer, David Croteau, M.D., Raj K. Puri, M.D., Ph.D., and PRECISE Trial Investigators Poor drug distribution as a possible explanation for the results of the PRECISE trial. Clinical article. J Neurosurg. 2010 Aug; 113(2):301-9.
Erwin Zeta Mangubat, MD, MPH1 Lisa Pitelka, MD2Guy J. Petruzzelli, MD, PhD, MBA3 Richard W. Byrne, MD1 Frontal sinus schwannoma: case report and review of the literature Skull Base 1(1):017-022 2011
Sandeep Kunwar, Susan Chang, Manfred Westphal, Michael Vogelbaum, John Sampson, Gene Barnett, Mark Shaffrey, Zvi Ram, Joseph Piepmeier, Michael Prados, David Croteau, Christoph Pedain, Pamela Leland, Syed R. Husain, Bharat H. Joshi, Raj K. Puri and for the PRECISE Study Group‡ Phase III randomized trial of CED of IL13-PE38QQR vs Gliadel wafers for recurrent glioblastoma Neuro Oncol (2010) 12 (8): 871-881.
Shannon L, O’Toole J, Carl R, Weber C, Byrne RW: Non-operative management of a large lumbar subdural hematoma in a boxer. Accepted, in press, Neurosciences Feb. 2012
Sani S, Smith A, Kanner A, Morrin M, Palac S, Bergen D, Balabonov A, Smith M, Whisler W, Byrne R: Medically intractable temporal lobe epilepsy in patients with normal MRI: Surgical outcome in twenty-one consecutive patients. Seizure 20(6):475-9 Jul 2011
Wallace D, Byrne RW, Ruban D, Cochran E, Whisler WW: Temporal lobe pleomorphic xanthroastrocytomas and chronic epilepsy: Long term surgical outcome. 113(10):918-22 Clin Neurol and Neurosurgery. Dec 2011.
Byrne RW, Jenkins S, Litvak Z, Mutchnick, I, Elsham R, Stroink A: Outsourcing Neurosurgery: Medical Tourism and Global Solutions- competition and Opportunity Peer reviewed research section, accepted, in press AANS Neurosurgeon 2012
Byrne, RW: Amygdalohippocampectomy In the Loupe, AANS Neurosurgeon Vol 19:2 2011
Byrne, RW: Microvascular decompression for hemifacial spasm, In the Loupe, AANS Neurosurgeon, Vol 20:1 April 2011
Falowski S, Devries J, Wallace D, Kanner A, Smith MC, Byrne RW: Tailored temporal lobectomy in a consecutive series of 221 patients. The effect of extent of resection. Accepted, in press, Neurosurgery April 2012
Books & Book Chapters
Byrne RW, Whisler WW. Multiple Subpial Transections: In Neurological Surgery 5th Edition. Youmans, JR. (ed). Philadelphia WB Saunders 2010
Smith MC, Kanner A, Byrne RW: Corpus callosotomy and multiple subpial transections. In The Management of Epilepsy 5th Edition. Wylie E. editor. Lea and Febiger. Philadelphia 2010.
Smith A, Byrne RW: Neurosurgery In Rush Review of Surgery, 5th edition. Deziel D, Bines, S (eds) W. B. Saunders
Connolly P, Umemura A, Baltuch G, Byrne R: Topectomy and Multiple SubpialTransections. In Youmans JR, Winn R (ed). Philadelphia WB Saunders Chapter 67:1-10. 2011
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Michael Chen, MD
Lazzaro M, Chen M. Interventional Management of Intracranial Stenosis The Open Atherosclerosis & Thrombosis Journal 2010:3:24-34.
Chen M. Mechanical recanalization of acute carotid terminus occlusion from traumatic arterial dissection. Front Neurol 2010 Nov 4;1:123.
Chen M. Acute Endovascular Stroke Therapy. Am J Ther 2010 Jun 9 [Epub ahead of print]
Chen M, Goldstein-Smith L. Endovascular Rescue of a misshapen intracranial stent: report of two cases. J NeuroIntervent Surg 2011;3(1);25-26.
Chen M, Ouyang B, Goldstein-Smith L, Feldman L. Oral Contraceptive and Hormone Replacement Therapy in Women with Cerebral Aneurysms. J NeuroIntervent Surg 2011;3:163-166.
Lazzaro MA, Chen M, Christoforidis G, Mohammad Y. The impact of diabetes on the extent of pial collaterals in acute ischemic stroke patients. J NeuroIntervent Surg (2011). doi:10.1136/jnis.2010.004507 In press
Lazzaro, MA, Ouyang B, Chen M. The role of circle of Willis anomalies in cerebral aneurysm rupture. J NeuroIntervent Surg (2011). doi:10.1136/jnis.2010.004358.
Rosenberg N, Chen M, Prabhakaran S. New Devices for Treating Acute Ischemic Stroke. Recent Pat CNS Drug Discov 2010 June;5(2):118-134
Chen M. Acute Endovascular Stroke Therapy. Am J Ther 2010 Jun 9
Prabhakaran S, Ward E, John S, Lopes DK, Chen M, Temes R, Mohammed Y, Lee VH, Bleck TP. Transfer delay is a major factor limiting the use of intra-arterial treatment in acute ischemic stroke. Stroke (2011) Apr 28.
Abou-Chebl A, Lin R, Hussain M, Jovin TG, Levy EI, Liebeskind DS, Yoo AJ, Hsu DP, Rymer MM, Tayal AH, Zaidat OO, Natarajan SK, Nogueira RG, Nanda A, Tian M, Hao Qing, Kalia JS, Nguyen TN, Chen M, Gupta R. Conscious sedation versus general anesthesia during endovascular therapy for acute anterior circulation stroke: Preliminary results from a retrospective multi-center study. Stroke. 2010;41:1175-1179.
Gupta R, Tayal A, Levy E, Cheng-Ching E, Rai A, Liebeskind D, Yoo A, Hsu D, Rymer M, Zaidat O, Lin R, Natarajan S, Nogueira R, Nanda A, Tian M, Hao Q, Abou-Chebl A, Kalia J, Nguyen T, Chen M, Jovin T. Intra-arterial thrombolysis or Stent Placement during Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke Leads to the Highest Recanalization Rate: Results of a Multi-center Retrospective Study. Neurosurgery; 2011 Feb 16.
Chen M. Interventional Neurology-Recent Advances and New Applications. US Neurology 2011;7(1): 37-40
Chen M. A Checklist for Cerebral Aneurysm Embolization Complications. J NeuroIntervent Surg 2011 doi:10.1136/neurintsurg-2011-010137
Chen M. Cost-Effectiveness of Endovascular Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke. Neurology Accepted October 17, 2011. In press
Ghods A, Lopes D, Chen M. Gender differences in cerebral aneurysm location. Front Neurol 3:78. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2012.00078
Ding C, Toll V, Ouyang B, Chen M. Younger Age of Menopause in Women with Cerebral Aneurysms. J NeuroIntervent Surg. 2012 doi:10.1136/neurintsurg-2012-010364
Nguyen T, Janjua N, Zaidat O, Abou-Chebl A, Edgell R, Yavagal D, Xavier A, Kirmani J, Liebeskind D, Nogueira R, Vora N, Sims J, Lynch J, Lazzaro M, Fitzsimmons B, Wolfe T, Badrudding A, Chen M, Zahuranec D, Janardhan V, Madden J, Hussain S, McDongagh D, Linfante I, Gupta R, Jovin T, and Sanossian N. Polling Questions and Answers On: Public Health, Pathophysiology, Imaging, Therapeutics and Future Advances in Endovascular Acute Ischemic Therapy. Neurology 2012 In press
Books & Book Chapters
Chen M. Ischemic Stroke Treatment-IA. Handbook of Stroke and Neurocritical Care. Editor: V. Lee Nova Science Publishers; 1st edition (October 2011)
Chen M. Cerebral Catheter Angiography. Handbook of Stroke and Neurocritical Care. Editor: V. Lee Nova Science Publishers; 1st edition (October 2011)
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Harel Deutsch, MD
Bagan B, Patel N, Deutsch H, Harrop J, Sharan A, Vaccaro AR, Ratliff JK. Perioperative Complications of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS): Comparison of MIS and Open Interbody Fusion Techniques. Surg Technol Int. 17:281-6, 2010.
Deutsch H. High-dose bone morphogenetic protein-induced ectopic abdomen bone growth. Spine J. 10(2): E1-4., 2010.
Deutsch H. The predictive value of high ODI scores in lumbar disk arthroplasty. Neurosurg Focus, 28(6) E7, 2010.
Deutsch H. Pain outcomes in surgery for patients with intramedullary spinal cord cavernous malformations. Neurosurg Focus. 29(3) E15, 2011.
Kasliwal M, Deutsch H. Anhidrosis after anterior retroperitoneal approach for L4-5 artificial disc replacement. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 18(7):990-1, 2011.
Kasliwal M, Deutsch H. Completely calcified lumbar synovial cysts. Neurology India. 59(2), 315-6, 2011.
Kasliwal MK, Deutsch H. Management of focal lumbar canal stenosis: importance of upright dynamic radiographs. Neurol India. 59(3):473-4, 2011
Kasliwal M, Deutsch. Unilateral paramedian transpedicular approach for repair of anterior transdural spinal cord herniation. Accepted Asian Spine Journal, 2011.
Kasliwal M, Deutsch H. Minimally invasive retropleural approach for central thoracic disc herniation. Journal of minimally invasive neurosurgery, 54(4):167-1, 2011.
Kasliwal M, Deutsch H. Effect of total lumbar disc replacement on lumbosacral lordosis. Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques. 6, 2011.
Kasliwal M, Deutsch H. Clinical and radiographic outcomes using local bone shavings as autograft in minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion. World Neurosurgery. 7, 2011.
Kasliwal, M, O’Toole JE, Deutsch H. Unilateral Paramedian Transpedicular Approach for Repair of Anterior Transdural Spinal Cord Herniation: Asian Spine Journal 6:1, 55-59, 2012
Books & Book Chapters
Deutsch H, Haid R, Traynelis V. Dorsal subaxial cervical instrumentation techniques. In Benzel E. Spine surgery, 3rd Edition, 2010.
Deutsch H. The treatment of acute cauda equine syndrome. In Jamie Ullman, Atlas of Emergency Neurosurgery: Thieme 2010.
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Demetrius Lopes, MD
Simon S; Lopes D; Mericle R: Use of intracranial stenting to secure unstable liquid embolic casts in wide-neck sidewall intracranial aneurysms. Neurosurgery;66 (3 Suppl Operative):92-7; discussion 97-8, 2010.
Lopes D, Mangubat E, Keigher K, Cogan C: Intracranial Stents in SAH Cases. Endovascular Today; August 62-64, 2010.
Lopes D, Bagan B, Wells K: Onyx embolization of arteriovenous malformations using 2 microcatheters. Neurosurgery; 66(3):616-8; discussion 618-9, 2010.
Lopes D, Mangubat E: Initial Experience with Neuroform EZ. Interventional Cardiology (Submitted) 2011.
Lopes D, Jonhson A: Double wire technique for stent and coiling aneurysms. Neurosurgery (Submitted) 2011.
Johnson A, Heiferman D, Lopes D: Stent-assisted Treatment of 76 MCA aneurysms- Techniques and Outcomes. Neurosurgery (Submitted) 2011
Rosenberg N, Lazzaro M, Lopes D, Prabhakaran S: High Dose Intra-arterial Nicardipine for SAH associated vasospasm: A Single Center Experience. (Submitted) 2011.
Ghods AJ, Lopes D, Chen M. Gender differences in cerebral aneurysm location. Front Neurol. 2012;3:78. Epub 2012 May 21.
Mangubat EZ, Johnson AK, Keigher KM, Lopes DK.Initial Experience with Neuroform EZ in the Treatment of Wide-neck Cerebral Aneurysms. Neurointervention. 2012 Feb;7(1):34-9. Epub 2012 Feb 29.
Lopes DK, Johnson AK. Evaluation of cerebral artery perforators and the pipeline embolization device using optical coherence tomography. J Neurointerv Surg. 2012 Jul 1;4(4):291-4. Epub 2011 Sep 20.
Lazzaro MA, Cochran EJ, Lopes DK, Prabhakaran S.Moyamoya syndrome in an adult with essential thrombocythemia. Neurol Int. 2011 Jun;3(1):e3. Epub 2011 Apr 28.
Lopes DK, Johnson AK, Schreiner CA.Double Wire Technique for Stenting Tortuous Cerebral Vessels.J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2011 Jul 16.
Mericle RA, Simon SD, Lopes DK.Erratum.Neurosurgery. 2011 Apr 27..
Prabhakaran S, Ward E, John S, Lopes DK, Chen M, Temes RE, Mohammad Y, Lee VH, Bleck TP.Transfer delay is a major factor limiting the use of intra-arterial treatment in acute ischemic stroke.Stroke. 2011 Jun;42(6):1626-30. Epub 2011 Apr 28.
Rosenberg N, Lazzaro MA, Lopes DK, Prabhakaran S.High-dose intra-arterial nicardipine results in hypotension following vasospasm treatment in subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. 2011 Dec;15(3):400-4.
Simon SD, Lopes DK, Mericle RA.Use of intracranial stenting to secure unstable liquid embolic casts in wide-neck sidewall intracranial aneurysms.Neurosurgery. 2010 Mar;66(3 Suppl Operative):92-7; discussion 97-8. Erratum in: Neurosurgery. 2011 Aug;69(2):E518.
Lopes DK, Bagan B, Wells K.Onyx embolization of arteriovenous malformations using 2 microcatheters. Neurosurgery. 2010 Mar;66(3):616-8; discussion 618-9.
SAMMPRIS Trial Investigators. Stenting versus aggressive medical therapy for intracranial arterial stenosis. N Engl J Med. 2011 Sep 15;365(11):993-1003. Epub 2011 Sep 7.
Books & Book Chapters
Lopes, D: Endovascular treatment of intracranial stenosis. Intervencoes Cardiovasculares SOLACI, 2nd ed, 2009.
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Roham Moftakhar, MD
Aziz HA, Boutrid H, Murray TG, Berrocal A, Wolfe SQ, Pina Y, Dorfman M, Moftakhar R, et al. Superselective injection of intraarterial melphalan as the primary treatement for late presentation unilateral multifocal stage Vb retinoblastoma. Retina 2010, April
Wolfe SQ, Farhat H, Elhammady MS, Moftakhar R, Aziz-Sultan MA. Transarterial embolization of a scalp hemangioma presenting with Kasabach-Merrrit Syndrome. J Neurosurg Pediatrics 2009, Nov.
Wolfe SQ, Farhat H, Moftakhar R, Elhammady MS, Aziz-Sultan MA. Intraaneurysmal balloon assistance for navigation across a wide-necked aneurysm. J Neurosurg 2010; May
Elhammady MS, Wolfe SQ, Ashour R, Farhat H, Moftakhar R, Lieber BB, Aziz-Sultan MA. Safety and efficacy of vascular tumor embolization using Onyx: Is angiographic devascularization sufficient? J. Neurosurg 2010, May
Elhammady MS, Wolfe SQ, Farhat H, Moftakhar R, Aziz-Sultan MA. Onyx embolization of carotid-cavernous fistulas. J Neurosurg, 2010, March
Izci Y., Moftakhar R., Baskaya MK. Retromandibular Fossa Approach to the high cervical internal carotid artery: an anatomic study. Neurosurgery. 2008 May, 62 (2): 363-7
Moftakhar R., Izci Y., Baskaya MK. Microsurgical anatomy of the supracerebellar transtentorial approach to the posterior mediobasal temporal region: technical considerations with a case illustration. Neurosurgery. 2008 Mar; 62 (1):1-7
Izci Y. Moftakhar R., Baskaya MK. Spinal intramedullary cysticercosis of the conus medullaris WMJ. 2008 Feb;107(1):37-9
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Lorenzo Muñoz, MD
Winkler S, Muñoz L: How does mannitol work? Surgical neurology, March 1996.
Hoffman WE, Charbel FT, Muñoz L, Ausman J: Comparison of Brain Tissue Metabolic Changes during Ischemia at 35C and 18C. Surgical Neurology 1998. Jan; 49 (1): 85-88
Slavin K, Ausman J, Charbel F, Misra M, Muñoz L: Results of Treatment of Intraventricular Hemorrhage with Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator in a Series of 10 Patients. Abstract presented at the Joint section on Cerebrovascular Surgery Feb 1-4, 1998 at Lake Buena Vista, FL and at the AANS annual meeting, April 25-30, 1998 in Philadelphia, PA.
Muñoz L, Charbel F: The Febrile Patient in the Neurosurgical ICU. Chapter in the AANS Topics in Neurosurgical Critical Care Manual. San Juan, PR. Jan 24-27, 1998.
Muñoz L, Charbel F: Venous Thromboembolism in the Neurosurgery ICU. Chapter in the AANS Topics in Neurosurgical Critical Care Manual. San Juan, PR. Jan 24-27, 1998
Panelist at AANS Annual Meeting breakfast seminar on Pediatric Head Injury. April 2001. Toronto, Canada.
Panelist at AANS Annual Meeting breakfast seminar on Pediatric Head Injury. April 2002. Chicago, IL.
Fathallah H, Mo R, Li-Juan Zhao, Kanti Bansal, Bin He, Muñoz L, Rosseau G, Glick R, Lichtor T. Mathematical Modeling of Noise and Discovery of Genetic Expression Classes in Gliomas. Oncogene (2002) 21, 7164-7174.
Sturaitis M, Muñoz L, Lopes D, Braverman B. Effect of Dexmedetomidine on Somatosensory Evoked Potentials in patients During Craniotomy. Abstract presented at CNS Annual Meeting at Denver, Colorado. Oct 18-23.
Tredway T, Muñoz L, Wellington R, Fessler R. Spinal Neurosurgery. Textbook of NeuroIntensive Care. Eds: Layton, Gabrieli, and Friedman. Chapter 9, pp. 235-268. WB Saunders/Elsevier, Jan 2004.
Musacchio MJ, VonRoenn KA, Muñoz LF, Byrne RW. Neurosurgical Critical Care skills training using a Human Patient Simulator. CNS 2006. Chicago, IL
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John O'Toole, MD
Kasliwal M, O’Toole JE, Deutsch H. Unilateral Paramedian Transpedicular Approach for Repair of Anterior Transdural Spinal Cord Herniation: Report of a Case and Literature Review. Asian Spine Journal, 6(1):55-9, March 2012.
Ruban D, O’Toole JE. Management of incidental durotomy in minimally invasive spine surgery. Neurosurgery Focus, 31(4): E15, Oct 2011.
Fontes, R, O’Toole JE. Chordoma of the thoracic spine in an 89-year old: case report .European Spine Journal, Aug 2011.
Ruban D, O’Toole JE. A Novel Technique for Temporary Fixation During Posterolateral Thoracic Corpectomy .Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques, 24(8): E66-70, Dec 2011.
Kasliwal M, O’Toole JE. Unique Radiological Feature of Plasmacytoma – Mini Brain Appearance. Neurology India, 59(3):486-7, June 2011.
Smith, JS, Eichholz KM, Shafizadeh S, Ogden AT, O’Toole JE, Fessler RG. Minimally Invasive Thoracic Microendoscopic Discectomy: Surgical Technique and Case Series, submitted.
Eichholz KM, O’Toole JE, Eichholz AC, Fessler RG. Minimally invasive lumbar microendoscopic discectomy in the pregnant patient: Report of two cases. Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery 14(1): 72-74, 2010.
Books & Book Chapters
O’Toole JE. Minimally Invasive Thoracic Corpectomy in Essential Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery, Jandial R, McCormick PC, and Black PM, eds. Chap 82. Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2011.
O’Toole JE, McCormick PC. Vascular Malformations of the Spinal Cord in Rothman-Simeone The Spine, Herkowitz HN et al, eds. 6th ed. Chap 91. WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 2011.
O’Toole JE, Voyadzis JM, Gala VC. PosteriorMinimally Invasive Cervical Foraminotomy and Laminectomy in Decision Making for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Sandhu FA, Voyadzis JM, Fessler RG, eds, New York, Thieme, 2011.
O’Toole JE, Eichholz KM, Fessler RG. Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy and Laminectomy in A Practical Guide to the Anatomy and Techniques for Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery, Ozgur BM, Garfin SR, and Benzel EC, eds. New York, Springer, 2010.
Alstadt TJ, O’Toole JE, Eichholz KM, Fessler RG. Modern Instrumentation in Craniovertebral Junction Surgery in Craniovertebral Junction Disorders: Current Management Concepts, Goel A, ed. Medknow Publication Ltd, India (in press)
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Vincent C. Traynelis, MD
Ackerman L, Ryken TC, Kealey G, Traynelis VC: Onset of symptomatic hydrocephalus requiring emergency cerebrospinal fluid diversion following high-voltage electrical burn injury. J Neurosurg 112 394-398, 2010.
Traynelis VC, Youssef KR, Menezes AH: Posterolateral approaches to the craniovertebral junction. Neurosurgery 66: A135-A140, 2010.
Youssef KR, Traynelis VC: Occipital condyle fractures. J Neurosurgery, 66: A56-A59, 2010.
Menzin J, Zhang B, Newmann PJ, Lines LM, Polly DW, Barnett-Myers S, Fontes R, Traynelis VC: A health-economic assessment of cervical disc arthroplasty compared with allograft fusion. Tech Orthop 25:133-137, 2010.
Burkus JK, Haid RW Jr., Traynelis VC, Mummaneni PV: Long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes of cervical disc replacement with the PRESTIGE disc: Results from a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial. J Neurosurg Spine, 13: 308-318, 2010.
Traynelis VC: Total subaxial reconstruction. J Neurosurg Spine, 13:424-434, 2010.
Fontes RBV, Traynelis VC: Anterior fixation of the axis: Neurosurgery. 67:229-236, 2010.
Dahdaleh NS, Traynelis VC: Cervical disc athroplasty: Contemporary Neurosurgery. 32:18, 2010.
Updhyaya CD, Wu JC, Haid RW, Traynelis VC, Tay B, Coric D, Trost G, Mummaneni PV: Analysis of the three United States FDA-IDE cervical arthroplasty trials, J Neurosurg Spine, 2011 in press.
Hindman BJ, Palecek JP, Posner KL, Traynelis VC, Lee LA, Sawin D, Tredway TL, Todd M, Domino KB: Cervical spinal cord, root, and bony spine injuries, J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 114:783-795, 2011.
Ahmed R, Greenlee JDW, Traynelis VC: Preservation of spinal instrumentation following development of postoperative bacterial infections in patients undergoing spinal arthrodesis, J Spine Disord Tech, 2011 in press.
Falavigna A, Righesso O, Traynelis VC, Teles AR, Guarise da Silva P: Effect of Postoperative Deep Wound Infection Following Lumbar Arthrodesis for Degenerative Disc Disease on Long-Term Outcome: A Prospective Study, J Neurosurg Spine, 2011 in press.
Traynelis VC, Abode-Iyamah KO, Leick KM, Bender SM, MS,Greenlee JDW: Cervical Decompression and Reconstruction Without Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring, J Neurosurg Spine, 2011, in press.
Falavigna A, Righesso O, Traynelis VC, Teles AR, Guarise Da Silva P: Effect of deep wound infection following lumbar arthrodesis for degenerative disc disease on long-term outcome: a prospective study, J Neurosurg Spine 15:399-403, 2011.
Traynelis VC: Return to work rates and activity profiles: Are there differences between those receiving C-TDR and ACDF? Evidence-Based-Spine Care Journal, in press.
Ahmed R, Greenlee JDW, Traynelis VC: Preservation of spinal instrumentation following development of postoperative bacterial infections in patients undergoing spinal arthrodesis, J Spine Disord Tech, in press.
Books & Book Chapters
Ahmed R, Traynelis VC, Vaccaro AR: Occipitocervical and atlantoaxial methods of fusion: C1-2 fixation, Harms screw, Magerl screw, wiring, in Bridwell KH (ed): The Textbook of Operative Spine Surgery, 3rd edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, in press.
Burkus K, Haid R, Traynelis VC, Zdeblick T: Prestige LP technique and outcomes, in Mummaneni P, Kanter A, Wang M, Haid R (eds): Cervical Spine Surgery: Current Trends and Challenges. Quality Medical Publishing, St. Louis, in press.
Walsh B., Traynelis V.C.: Cervical spine trauma. Subaxial injuries: Vertical compression injuries. Rothman Institute, 2010, pp. 377-383.
Walsh B, Traynelis VC: Evaluation and management of craniocervical dissociation, in Winn HR (ed): Youmans Neurological Surgery. Elsevier, in press.
Traynelis VC, O’Toole JE, Emery SE: Interbody strut techniques, in Benzel EC (ed): Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management, 3rd edition, in press.
Deutsch H, Eichholz KM, Haid RW Jr, Traynelis VC: Dorsal subaxial cervical instrumentation techniques, in Benzel EC (ed): Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management, 3rd edition, in press
Fontes R, Sawin PD, Goel VK, Traynelis VC: Cervical spine construct design, in Benzel EC (ed): Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management, 3rd edition, in press.
Fontes RBV, Traynelis VC: Application of artificial cervical disc, in Al-Mefty O (ed), Controversies in Neurosurgery, Thieme, in press.
Fontes RBV, Traynelis VC: Congenital malformation of the craniovertebral junction, in Dickman CA. Spetzler RF, Sonntag VKH, Bambakidis NC (ed): Surgery of the Craniorvertebral Junction, 2nd edition, Thieme, in press.
Kasliwal MK, Walsh B, Found E, Traynelis VC: Spondylolysis repair, in Vaccaro AR, Baron EM (eds): Operative Techniques: Spine Surgery, 2nd edition. Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, in press.
Pracyk JB, Traynelis VC: Acute intervention for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spinal disc disease, in Loftus CM (ed): Neurosurgical Emergencies, 2nd edition, AANS, in press.
Traynelis VC, Fontes RBV: Legal aspects in the treatmet of lumbar disc disease, in Vaccaro AR, Benzel E, Pinheiro-Franco JL, Michael-Meyer H (ed): Advaced Concepts in Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Dilivros Editora, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2010.
Kasliwal MK, Traynelis VC: Posterolateral approaches to the cervicothoracic junction and thoracic spine, in Eck JC and Vaccaro A (eds): Surgical Atlas of Spinal Operations, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, in press.
Fontes RBV, Traynelis VC. MD. High Retropharyngeal approach to the Upper Cervical Spine, in Surgical Atlas of Spinal Operations, Vaccaro A, Eck JC eds. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, New Delhi, in press.
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