Neurosurgery March 2015

Blevins LS Jr. The art of medicine. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:1-2. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000637. PubMed PMID: 25706375.
Hurlbert RJ, Hadley MN, Walters BC, Aarabi B, Dhall SS, Gelb DE, Rozzelle CJ, Ryken TC, Theodore N. Pharmacological therapy for acute spinal cord injury. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76 Suppl 1:S71-83. doi: 10.1227/01.neu.0000462080.04196.f7. PubMed PMID: 25692371.
Parker SL, McGirt MJ. Determination of the minimum improvement in pain, disability, and health state associated with cost-effectiveness: introduction of the concept of minimum cost-effective difference. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76 Suppl
1:S64-70. doi: 10.1227/01.neu.0000462079.96571.dc. PubMed PMID: 25692370.
Desai A, Ball PA, Bekelis K, Lurie J, Mirza SK, Tosteson TD, Weinstein JN. SPORT: Does Incidental Durotomy Affect Longterm Outcomes in Cases of Spinal Stenosis? Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76 Suppl 1:S57-63. doi:10.1227/01.neu.0000462078.58454.f4. PubMed PMID: 25692369.
Mehta VA, Amin A, Omeis I, Gokaslan ZL, Gottfried ON. Implications of spinopelvic alignment for the spine surgeon. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76 Suppl 1:S42-56. doi: 0.1227/01.neu.0000462077.50830.1a. PubMed PMID: 25692368.
Karikari IO, Nimjee SM, Hodges TR, Cutrell E, Hughes BD, Powers CJ, Mehta AI, Hardin C, Bagley CA, Isaacs RE, Haglund MM, Friedman AH. Impact of tumor histology on resectability and neurological outcome in primary intramedullary spinal cord tumors: a single-center experience with 102 patients. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76 Suppl 1:S4-S13. doi: 10.1227/01.neu.0000462073.71915.12. PubMed PMID:
Schwab F, Blondel B, Chay E, Demakakos J, Lenke L, Tropiano P, Ames C, Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Glassman S, Farcy JP, Lafage V. The comprehensive anatomical spinal osteotomy classification. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76 Suppl 1:S33-41. doi:
10.1227/01.neu.0000462076.73701.09. PubMed PMID: 25692366.
Debernardi A, DʼAliberti G, Talamonti G, Villa F, Piparo M, Collice M. The craniovertebral junction area and the role of the ligaments and membranes. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76 Suppl 1:S22-32. doi:
10.1227/01.neu.0000462075.73701.d2. PubMed PMID: 25692365.
Tang JA, Scheer JK, Smith JS, Deviren V, Bess S, Hart RA, Lafage V, Shaffrey CI, Schwab F, Ames CP; ISSG. The impact of standing regional cervical sagittal alignment on outcomes in posterior cervical fusion surgery. Neurosurgery. 2015
Mar;76 Suppl 1:S14-21. doi:  0.1227/01.neu.0000462074.66077.2b. PubMed PMID:

Mokin M, Levy EI. Guest Editorial: Endovascular Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke: What’s Next? Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76(3):235-8. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000647. PubMed PMID: 25689388.
Dey M, Stadnik A, Riad F, Zhang L, McBee N, Kase C, Carhuapoma JR, Ram M, Lane K, Ostapkovich N, Aldrich F, Aldrich C, Jallo J, Butcher K, Snider R, Hanley D, Ziai W, Awad IA; CLEAR III Trial Investigators. Bleeding and Infection With External Ventricular Drainage: A Systematic Review in Comparison With Adjudicated
Adverse Events in the Ongoing Clot Lysis Evaluating Accelerated Resolution of Intraventricular Hemorrhage Phase III (CLEAR-III IHV) Trial. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76(3):291-301. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000624. PubMed PMID: 25635887;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4333009.
Thomas EM, Popple RA, Markert JM, Fiveash JB. In Reply: Volumetric Arc Therapy (RapidArc) vs Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Multiple Brain Metastases. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76(3):E353-4. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000662. PubMed PMID: 25621987.
Salunke P, Mukherjee KK. Letter: facetal orientation in congenital
atlantoaxial dislocation: there are angles and there are “angles”. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76(3):E354-5. doi:  0.1227/NEU.0000000000000636. PubMed PMID: 25621986.
Chandra PS, Goyal N. In reply: facetal orientation in congenital atlantoaxial dislocation: there are angles and there are “angles”. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76(3):E355-8. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000641. PubMed PMID: 25603112.
Signorelli F, DʼAlessandris QG, Maira G, Pallini R, Lauretti L. Letter:
malignant craniopharyngioma and radiotherapy: the missing link. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76(3):E358-9. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000634. PubMed PMID: 25603111.
Higaki N, Yorozuya T, Nagaro T, Tsubota S, Fujii T, Fukunaga T, Moriyama M, Yoshikawa T. Usefulness of cordotomy in patients with cancer who experience bilateral pain: implications of increased pain and new pain. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76(3):249-57. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000593. PubMed PMID: 25603110.
24: Stapleton CJ, Walcott BP, Fusco MR, Butler WE, Thomas AJ, Ogilvy CS. Surgical
management of ruptured middle cerebral artery aneurysms with large
intraparenchymal or sylvian fissure hematomas. Neurosurgery. 2015
Mar;76(3):258-64. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000596. PubMed PMID: 25603109.
25: Dudley RW, Torok MR, Gallegos DR, Mulcahy-Levy JM, Hoffman LM, Liu AK,
Handler MH, Hankinson TC. Pediatric low-grade ganglioglioma: epidemiology,
treatments, and outcome analysis on 348 children from the surveillance,
epidemiology, and end results database. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76(3):313-20. doi:
10.1227/NEU.0000000000000619. PubMed PMID: 25603107; PubMed Central PMCID:
26: Costa F, Dorelli G, Ortolina A, Cardia A, Attuati L, Tomei M, Milani D,
Balzarini L, Galbusera F, Morenghi E, Fornari M. Computed tomography-based
image-guided system in spinal surgery: state of the art through 10 years of
experience. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:59-68. doi:
10.1227/NEU.0000000000000587. PubMed PMID: 25603106.
27: Giuliano Heinen CP, Schmidt T, Kretschmer T. Endoscopically Assisted
Piriformis-to-Knee Surgery of Sciatic, Peroneal, and Tibial Nerves: Technical
Note. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:37-42. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000621.
PubMed PMID: 25603105.
28: Hooten KG, Neal D, Lovaton Espadin RE, Gil JN, Azari H, Rahman M. Insurance
status influences the rates of reportable quality metrics in brain tumor
patients: a nationwide inpatient sample study. Neurosurgery. 2015
Mar;76(3):239-48. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000594. PubMed PMID: 25603104.
29: Elhadi AM, Hardesty DA, Zaidi HA, Kalani MY, Nakaji P, White WL, Preul MC,
Little AS. Evaluation of surgical freedom for microscopic and endoscopic
transsphenoidal approaches to the sella. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:69-79.
doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000601. PubMed PMID: 25603103.
30: Sofela AA, Hettige S. In reply: malignant craniopharyngioma and radiotherapy:
the missing link. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76(3):E359. doi:
10.1227/NEU.0000000000000635. PubMed PMID: 25599217.
31: Ma L, Sahgal A, Larson DA. Letter: Volumetric Arc Therapy (RapidArc) vs Gamma
Knife Radiosurgery for Multiple Brain Metastases. Neurosurgery. 2015
Mar;76(3):E353. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000654. PubMed PMID: 25599216.
32: Kim YD, Elhadi AM, Mendes GA, Maramreddy N, Agrawal A, Kalb S, Nakaji P,
Spetzler RF, Preul MC. Quantitative study of the opticocarotid and
carotid-oculomotor windows for the interpeduncular fossa, before and after
internal carotid artery mobilization and posterior communicating division.
Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:162-80. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000617.
PubMed PMID: 25599215.
33: Dai D, Kadirvel R, Rezek I, Ding YH, Lingineni R, Kallmes D. Elastase-induced
intracranial dolichoectasia model in mice. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76(3):337-43.
doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000615. PubMed PMID: 25599211.
34: Turner RD, Vargas J, Turk AS, Chaudry MI, Spiotta AM. Novel device and
technique for minimally invasive intracerebral hematoma evacuation in the same
setting of a ruptured intracranial aneurysm: combined treatment in the
neurointerventional angiography suite. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:43-51.
doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000650. PubMed PMID: 25599210.
35: Yoon W, Kim BM, Kim DJ, Kim DI, Kim SK. Outcomes and prognostic factors after
emergent carotid artery stenting for hyperacute stroke within 6 hours of symptom
onset. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76(3):321-9. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000610.
PubMed PMID: 25599209.
36: Xie T, Sun C, Zhang X, Zhu W, Zhang J, Gu Y, Li W. The contralateral
transfalcine transprecuneus approach to the atrium of the lateral ventricle:
operative technique and surgical results. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl
2:110-8. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000643. PubMed PMID: 25599208.
37: Matias CM, Mehanna R, Cooper SE, Amit A, Lempka SF, Silva D, Carlotti CG Jr,
Butler RS, Machado AG. Correlation among anatomic landmarks, location of
subthalamic deep brain stimulation electrodes, stimulation parameters, and side
effects during programming monopolar review. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl
2:99-109. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000645. PubMed PMID: 25599207.
38: Colasanti R, Tailor AR, Gorjian M, Zhang J, Ammirati M. Microsurgical and
endoscopic anatomy of the extended retrosigmoid inframeatal infratemporal
approach. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:181-9. doi:
10.1227/NEU.0000000000000632. PubMed PMID: 25599206.
Brainstem cavernous malformations: surgical results in 104 patients and a proposed grading system to predict neurological outcomes.
40: Patel DM, Walker HC, Brooks R, Omar N, Ditty B, Guthrie BL. Adverse events
associated with deep brain stimulation for movement disorders: analysis of 510
consecutive cases. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:190-9. doi:
10.1227/NEU.0000000000000659. PubMed PMID: 25599204.
41: Shakur SF, Amin-Hanjani S, Bednarski C, Du X, Aletich VA, Charbel FT, Alaraj
A. Intracranial blood flow changes after extracranial carotid artery stenting.
Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76(3):330-6. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000618. PubMed
PMID: 25599202.
42: Alotaibi FE, AlZhrani GA, Mullah MA, Sabbagh AJ, Azarnoush H,
Winkler-Schwartz A, Del Maestro RF. Assessing Bimanual Performance in Brain Tumor
Resection With NeuroTouch, a Virtual Reality Simulator. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11
Suppl 2:89-98. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000631. PubMed PMID: 25599201.
43: Alaraj A, Luciano CJ, Bailey DP, Elsenousi A, Roitberg BZ, Bernardo A,
Banerjee PP, Charbel FT. Virtual reality cerebral aneurysm clipping simulation
with real-time haptic feedback. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:52-8. doi:
10.1227/NEU.0000000000000583. PubMed PMID: 25599200; PubMed Central PMCID:
44: Munyon C, Sweet J, Luders H, Lhatoo S, Miller J. The 3-dimensional grid: a
novel approach to stereoelectroencephalography. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl
2:127-34. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000649. PubMed PMID: 25599199.
45: Shenai MB, Romeo A, Walker HC, Guthrie S, Watts RL, Guthrie BL. Spatial
topographies of unilateral subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation efficacy
for ipsilateral, contralateral, midline, and total Parkinson disease motor
symptoms. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:80-8. doi:
10.1227/NEU.0000000000000613. PubMed PMID: 25599197.
46: Westermaier T, Linsenmann T, Keler AF, Stetter C, Willner N, Solymosi L,
Ernestus RI, Vince GH. Intraoperative cerebral angiography by intravenous
contrast administration with 3-dimensional rotational fluoroscopy in patients
with intracranial aneurysms: a feasibility study. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl
2:119-26. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000648. PubMed PMID: 25599196.
47: Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Fiore C, Callovini G, Alfieri A. Use of
Tissue-Glue-Coated Collagen Sponge (TachoSil) to Repair Minor Cerebral Dural
Venous Sinus Lacerations: Technical Note. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:32-6.
doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000614. PubMed PMID: 25584959.
48: Arikan F, Vilalta J, Torne R, Noguer M, Lorenzo-Bosquet C, Sahuquillo J.
Rapid resolution of brain ischemic hypoxia after cerebral revascularization in
moyamoya disease. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76(3):302-12. doi:
10.1227/NEU.0000000000000609. PubMed PMID: 25584958.
49: Tripathi M, Chandra Deo R, Damodaran N, Suri A, Srivastav V, Baby B, Singh R,
Kumar S, Kalra P, Banerjee S, Prasad S, Paul K, Roy TS, Lalwani S, Sharma BS.
Quantitative analysis of variable extent of anterior clinoidectomy with
intradural and extradural approaches: 3-dimensional analysis and cadaver
dissection. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:147-61. doi:
10.1227/NEU.0000000000000599. PubMed PMID: 25584957.
50: Greenberg JK, Yarbrough CK, Radmanesh A, Godzik J, Yu M, Jeffe DB, Smyth MD,
Park TS, Piccirillo JF, Limbrick DD. The Chiari severity index: a preoperative
grading system for Chiari malformation type 1. Neurosurgery. 2015
Mar;76(3):279-85. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000608. PubMed PMID: 25584956;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4332988.
51: Zanaty M, Chalouhi N, Barros G, Schwartz EW, Saigh MP, Starke RM, Whiting A,
Tjoumakaris SI, Hasan D, Rosenwasser RH, Jabbour P. Flow-diversion for ophthalmic
segment aneurysms. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;76(3):286-90. doi:
10.1227/NEU.0000000000000607. PubMed PMID: 25584955.
52: Kim EH, Roh TH, Park HH, Moon JH, Hong JB, Kim SH. Direct suture technique of
normal gland edge on the incised dura margin to repair the intraoperative
cerebrospinal fluid leakage from the arachnoid recess during transsphenoidal
pituitary tumor surgery. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:26-31. doi:
10.1227/NEU.0000000000000612. PubMed PMID: 25584954.
53: Patel NV, Agarwal N, Mammis A, Danish SF. Frameless stereotactic magnetic
resonance imaging-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy to perform bilateral
anterior cingulotomy for intractable pain: feasibility, technical aspects, and
initial experience in 3 patients. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:17-25. doi:
10.1227/NEU.0000000000000581. PubMed PMID: 25584953.
54: Goga C, Türe U. The anterolateral transforaminal approach to a dumbbell
schwannoma of the c3 nerve root: a 3-dimensional operative video. Neurosurgery.
2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:201. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000574. PubMed PMID:
55: Sindou M, Esqueda-Liquidano M, Brinzeu A. Microvascular decompression for
hemifacial spasm: 3-dimensional operative video. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl
2:200. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000573. PubMed PMID: 25255262.
56: Matsushima K, Funaki T, Komune N, Kiyosue H, Kawashima M, Rhoton AL Jr.
Microsurgical anatomy of the lateral condylar vein and its clinical significance.
Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:135-46. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000570.
PubMed PMID: 25255257.
57: Nussbaum ES. Surgical distal outflow occlusion for the treatment of complex
intracranial aneurysms: experience with 18 cases. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl
2:8-16. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000572. PubMed PMID: 25255255.
58: Feroze AH, Kushkuley J, Choudhri O, Heit JJ, Steinberg GK, Do HM. Development
of arteriovenous fistula after revascularization bypass for moyamoya disease:
case report. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:E202-6. doi:
10.1227/NEU.0000000000000558. PubMed PMID: 25251198.
59: Sai Kiran NA, Jahromi BR, Velasquez JC, Hijazy F, Goehre F, Kivisaari R,
Siangprasertkij C, Munoz Gallegos LF, Lehto H, Hernesniemi J. Double-Clip
Technique for the Microneurosurgical Management of Very Small ( Intracranial Aneurysms. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:3-7. doi:
10.1227/NEU.0000000000000557. PubMed PMID: 25251196.

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