Journal of Neurosurgery June 2017

A brief history of carotid-cavernous fistula
A method for safely resecting anterior butterfly gliomas: the surgical anatomy of the default mode network and the relevance of its preservation
A prospective randomized trial of the optimal dose of mannitol for intraoperative brain relaxation in patients undergoing craniotomy for supratentorial brain tumor resection
Prophylactic antiepileptic drug administration following brain tumor resection: results of a recent AANS/CNS Section on Tumors survey

Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics March 2017

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    Factors influencing outcomes of the treatment of positional plagiocephaly in infants: a 7-year experience

    Sandi Lam, MD, MBA1, I-Wen Pan, PhD1, Ben A. Strickland, MD1, Caroline Hadley, MD1, Bradley Daniels, BS1, Jim Brookshier, CPO, LPO2, and Thomas G. Luerssen, MD1 1Department of Neurosurgery/Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine; and 2Hanger Clinic, Houston, Texas

    Pages 273-281

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  • The health belief model and factors associated with adherence to treatment recommendations for positional plagiocephaly

    Sandi Lam, MD, MBA1, Thomas G. Luerssen, MD1, Caroline Hadley, MD1, Bradley Daniels, BS1, Ben A. Strickland, MD1, Jim Brookshier, CPO, LPO2, and I-Wen Pan, PhD1 1Department of Neurosurgery/Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine; and 2Hanger Orthotics, Houston, Texas

    Pages 282-288

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  • Preoperative transdural collateral vessels in moyamoya as radiographic biomarkers of disease

    Armide Storey, BS1, R. Michael Scott, MD1, Richard Robertson, MD2, and Edward Smith, MD1Departments of 1Neurosurgery and 2Radiology, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

    Pages 289-295

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  • Possible toxicity following embolization of congenital giant vertex hemangioma: case report

    Ingrid Kieran, MD1, Zaitun Zakaria, MD2, Chandrasekaran Kaliaperumal, FRCSEd2, Declan O’Rourke, MRCP3, Alan O’Hare, FRCR4, Eoghan Laffan, FFR5, John Caird, FRCSI(SN)2, Mary D. King, FRCPI, FRCPCH3, and Dylan J. Murray, FRCS, FDS, FFD1Departments of 1Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery, 2Neurosurgery, 3Pediatric Neurology, and 5Radiology, Temple Street Children’s University Hospital; and 4Department of Neuroradiology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

    Pages 296-299

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  • Correlations of atrial diameter and frontooccipital horn ratio with ventricle size in fetal ventriculomegaly

    Jared M. Pisapia, MD1,2, Martin Rozycki, MS2, Hamed Akbari, MD, PhD2, Spyridon Bakas, PhD2, Jayesh P. Thawani, MD1, Julie S. Moldenhauer, MD3, Phillip B. Storm, MD1,4, Deborah M. Zarnow, MD5, Christos Davatzikos, PhD2, and Gregory G. Heuer, MD, PhD1,4 1Department of Neurosurgery; 2Center for Biomedical Image Computing and Analytics, University of Pennsylvania; 3Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, Special Delivery Unit; and Divisions of 4Neurosurgery and 5Neuroradiology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Pages 300-306

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  • Hydrocephalus in a patient with an unruptured pial arteriovenous fistula: hydrodynamic considerations, endovascular treatment, and clinical course

    Jesús A. Morales-Gómez, MD1, Vicente V. Garza-Oyervides, MD1, José A. Arenas-Ruiz, MD1, Mariana Mercado-Flores, MD2, C. Guillermo Elizondo-Riojas, MD, PhD2, Frederick A. Boop, MD3, and Ángel Martínez-Ponce de León, MD1 1Servicio de Neurocirugía and 2Centro Universitario de Imagen Diagnóstica, Hospital Universitario “Dr. José Eleuterio González,” Monterrey, Nuevo León, México; and 3Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee

    Pages 307-311

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  • Endonasal management of pediatric congenital transsphenoidal encephaloceles: nuances of a modified reconstruction technique. Technical note and report of 3 cases VIDEO

    Mehdi Zeinalizadeh, MD1,2, Seyed Mousa Sadrehosseini, MD3, Zohreh Habibi, MD4, Farideh Nejat, MD4, Harley Brito da Silva, MD5, and Harminder Singh, MD6 1Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries Repair and Research Center, 2Department of Neurological Surgery, and 3Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences; and 4Department of Neurological Surgery, Children’s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; 5Department of Neurological Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; and 6Department of Neurological Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California

    Pages 312-318

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  • Report of effective trametinib therapy in 2 children with progressive hypothalamic optic pathway pilocytic astrocytoma: documentation of volumetric response

    Catherine Miller, MD1, Daniel Guillaume, MD1, Kathryn Dusenbery, MD2, H. Brent Clark, MD, PhD3, and Christopher Moertel, MD4Departments of 1Neurosurgery, 2Radiation Oncology, 3Pathology, and 4Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Pages 319-324

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    Initial experience with endoscopic ultrasonic aspirator in purely neuroendoscopic removal of intraventricular tumors VIDEO

    Giuseppe Cinalli, MD, Alessia Imperato, MD, Giuseppe Mirone, MD, Giuliana Di Martino, MD, Giancarlo Nicosia, MD, Claudio Ruggiero, MD, Ferdinando Aliberti, MD, and Pietro Spennato, MDDepartment of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Santobono-Pausilipon Children’s Hospital, Naples, Italy

    Pages 325-332

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  • Long-term follow-up of superior gluteal artery perforator flap closure of large myelomeningoceles

    Brett A. Whittemore, MD1, Dale M. Swift, MD2, Bradley E. Weprin, MD2, and Frederick J. Duffy Jr., MD3Departments of 1Neurosurgery and 2Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas; and 3Department of Plastic Surgery, Medical City Hospital, Dallas, Texas

    Pages 333-338

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  • Solitary fibrous tumors of the spine: a pediatric case report with a comprehensive review of the literature

    Gregory W. Albert, MD1,2, and Murat Gokden, MD3 1Division of Neurosurgery, Arkansas Children’s Hospital; and Departments of 2Neurosurgery and 3Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

    Pages 339-348

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  • Clinical and surgical management of a congenital Type II split cord malformation presenting with progressive cranial neuropathies: case report VIDEO

    Patrick R. Maloney, MD1, Meghan E. Murphy, MD1, Molly J. Sullan, MS2, Kathryn M. Van Abel, MD2, Shelagh A. Cofer, MD2, John C. Cheville, MD3, and Nicholas M. Wetjen, MD1Departments of 1Neurosurgery, 2Otolaryngology, and 3Pathology, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota

    Pages 349-353

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  • Interdural cavernous sinus dermoid cyst in a child: case report

    Flavio Giordano, MD1, Giacomo Peri, MD1, Giacomo M. Bacci, MD, PhD2, Massimo Basile, MD3, Azzurra Guerra, MD4, Patrizia Bergonzini, MD4, Anna Maria Buccoliero, MD5, Barbara Spacca, MD1, Lorenzo Iughetti, MD, PhD4, PierArturo Donati, MD1, and Lorenzo Genitori, MD1 1Department of Neurosurgery, 2Neuro-ophthalmology Unit, 3Radiology Unit, and 5Pathology Unit, Anna Meyer Hospital, Firenze; and 4Department of Pediatrics, Ospedale Policlinico, University of Modena, Italy

    Pages 354-360

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  • Perioperative outcomes for pediatric neurosurgical procedures: analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program–Pediatrics

    Benjamin J. Kuo, BS1,2,3, Joao Ricardo N. Vissoci, PhD1,2, Joseph R. Egger, PhD2, Emily R. Smith, PhD1,2, Gerald A. Grant, MD6, Michael M. Haglund, MD, PhD1,2,4, and Henry E. Rice, MD2,5 1Division of Global Neurosurgery and Neuroscience and 2Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; 3Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore; Departments of 4Neurosurgery and 5Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; and 6Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California

    Pages 361-371

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  • Letter to the Editor: Postoperative hyponatremia

    María José Mayorga-Buiza, MD, PhD, Mónica Rivero-Garvía, MD, PhD, Javier Márquez-Rivas, MD, PhD, Carlos Velásquez-Rodríguez, MD, and Emilio Gómez-González, PhDHospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Seville, Spain; Marqués de Valdecilla Hospital, Santander, Spain; and Seville University, Engineering School, Seville, Spain

    Pages 372-374

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  • Letter to the Editor: Early seizure prophylaxis in pediatric severe traumatic brain injury: still a long way to go

    Eduardo Mekitarian Filho, MD, MSc, PhDUniversity of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

    Pages 374-375

    Monica S. Vavilala, MD, Qian Qiu, MBA, Paige J. Ostahowski, BA, Nithya Kannan, MD, Douglas F. Zatzick, MD, Richard G. Ellenbogen, MD, Linda Ng Boyle, PhD, Pamela H. Mitchell, PhD, Mark S. Wainwright, MD, PhD, Richard B. Mink, MD, MACM, Jonathan I. Groner, MD, Michael J. Bell, MD, and Christopher C. Giza, MD

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  • Letter to the Editor: Cranial vault remodeling

    Miguel Gelabert-González, PhD, Eduardo Arán-Echabe, MD, and José María Santín-Amo, MDUniversity of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

    Pages 375-376

    Joseph Lopez, MD, MBA, Alan Utria, MD, Regina S. Cho, BS, Gerhard S. Mundinger, MD, Craig Vander Kolk, MD, George I. Jallo, MD, Edward S. Ahn, MD, and Amir Dorafshar, MBChB

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Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine March 2017

  • Contralateral osteotomy of the pedicle and posterolateral elements for en bloc resection: a technique for oncological resection of posterolateral spinal tumors VIDEO

    Viren S. Vasudeva, MD1, Alexander E. Ropper, MD2, Samuel Rodriguez, MD3, Kyle C. Wu, MD1, and John H. Chi, MD, MPH1,4 1Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; 2Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; 3Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California; and 4Center for Neuro-Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts

    Pages 275-281

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  • Spine stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of multiple myeloma

    Jacob A. Miller, BS1, Ehsan H. Balagamwala, MD2, Samuel T. Chao, MD2,3, Todd Emch, MD4, John H. Suh, MD2,3, Toufik Djemil, PhD5, and Lilyana Angelov, MD3,6 1Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, 2Department of Radiation Oncology, 3Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center, 4Department of Diagnostic Radiology, and 6Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio; and 5Department of Radiation Oncology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida

    Pages 282-290

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  • Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors of the spine: results of surgical management from a multicenter study

    Dean Chou, MD1, Mark H. Bilsky, MD2, Alessandro Luzzati, MD3, Charles G. Fisher, MD, MHSc4, Ziya L. Gokaslan, MD5, Laurence D. Rhines, MD6, Mark B. Dekutoski, MD7, Michael G. Fehlings, MD8, Ravi Ghag, MD4, Peter Varga, MD9, Stefano Boriani, MD10, Niccole M. Germscheid, MSc11, Jeremy J. Reynolds, MBChB12, and the AOSpine Knowledge Forum Tumor 1Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California; 2Department of Neurosurgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York; 3Department of Orthopedics, Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy; 4Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; 5Department of Neurosurgery, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; 6Department of Neurosurgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; 7Department of Orthopedics, The CORE Institute, Phoenix, Arizona; 8Department of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 9Department of Orthopedics, National Center for Spinal Disorders, Budapest, Hungary; 10Department of Orthopedics, The Rizzoli Institute, Bologna, Italy; 11AOSpine International, Davos, Switzerland; and 12Department of Orthopaedics, Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford, United Kingdom

    Pages 291-298

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    Consensus guidelines for postoperative stereotactic body radiation therapy for spinal metastases: results of an international survey

    Kristin J. Redmond, MD, MPH1, Simon S. Lo, MD2, Scott G. Soltys, MD3, Yoshiya Yamada, MD4, Igor J. Barani, MD5, Paul D. Brown, MD6, Eric L. Chang, MD7, Peter C. Gerszten, MD8, Samuel T. Chao, MD9, Robert J. Amdur, MD10, Antonio A. F. De Salles, MD, PhD11, Matthias Guckenberger, MD12, Bin S. Teh, MD13, Jason Sheehan, MD, PhD14, Charles R. Kersh, MD15, Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC16, Moon-Jun Sohn, MD, PhD17, Ung-Kyu Chang, MD18, Samuel Ryu, MD19, Iris C. Gibbs, MD3, and Arjun Sahgal, MD, FRCPC20 1Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, The John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; 2Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center; 9Department of Radiation Oncology, Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neurooncology Center, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio; 3Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford University, Stanford; 5Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco; 7Department of Radiation Oncology, Norris Cancer Center and Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California; 11Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, California; 4Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York; 19Department of Radiation Oncology, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook, New York; 6Department of Radiation Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center; 13Department of Radiation Oncology, Houston Methodist Hospital, Cancer Center and Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston, Texas; 8Department of Neurological Surgery and Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; 10Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida; 12Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Zurich, Switzerland; 14Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville; 15Department of Radiation Oncology, Riverside Radiation Oncology Specialists, Newport News, Virginia; 16Division of Neurosurgery and Spine Program, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto; 20Department of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 17Department of Neurological Surgery, Radiosurgery Center, Inje University Ilsan Paik Hospital, College of Medicine, Goyang; and 18Department of Neurosurgery, Korea Institute of Radiological and Medical Sciences, Seoul, South Korea

    Pages 299-306

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  • Bilateral C-1 lateral mass reconstruction following radical resection of a giant osteoblastoma of the atlas: case report

    Iulia Peciu-Florianu, MD1, Gopalakrishnan Chittur Viswanathan, MCh1, Juan Barges-Coll, MD1, Gabriel A. Castillo-Velázquez, MD4, Pierre-Yves Zambelli, MD, PhD2,3, and John M. Duff, MD1,3 1Neurosurgical Service, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and 2Division of Paediatric Orthopedics, University Hospital of Lausanne; 3Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland; and 4Neurosurgical Service, Centro Médico Puerta de Hierro, Guadalajara, Mexico

    Pages 307-312

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  • Radiofrequency ablation of spinal osteoid osteoma: a prospective study

    Joe Faddoul, MD2, Yara Faddoul, MD1, Sandra Kobaiter-Maarrawi, PhD1, Ronald Moussa, MD2, Tony Rizk, MD2, Georges Nohra, MD2, Nabil Okais, MD2, Elie Samaha, MD2, and Joseph Maarrawi, MD, PhD1,2 1Laboratory of Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine (PTS), St. Joseph University; and 2Department of Neurosurgery, Hôtel-Dieu de France Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon

    Pages 313-318

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  • Successful treatment of mixed yolk sac tumor and mature teratoma in the spinal cord: case report

    Akitake Mukasa, MD, PhD1,, Shunsuke Yanagisawa, MD1, Kuniaki Saito, MD1, Shota Tanaka, MD1, Keisuke Takai, MD, PhD1,5, Junji Shibahara, MD, PhD2, Masachika Ikegami, MD3, Yusuke Nakao, MD3,6, Katsushi Takeshita, MD, PhD3,7, Masao Matsutani, MD, PhD4, and Nobuhito Saito, MD, PhD1Departments of 1Neurosurgery, 2Pathology, and 3Orthopaedic Surgery and Spinal Surgery, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo; and 4Department of Neuro-Oncology/Neurosurgery, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Hidaka, Japan

    Pages 319-324

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    A novel technique to correct kyphosis in cervical myelopathy due to continuous-type ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament

    Dong-Ho Lee, MD, PhD, Youn-Suk Joo, MD, Chang Ju Hwang, MD, PhD, Choon Sung Lee, MD, PhD, and Jae Hwan Cho, MDDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

    Pages 325-330

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  • Revisiting the differences between irreducible and reducible atlantoaxial dislocation in the era of direct posterior approach and C1–2 joint manipulation

    Arsikere N. Deepak, MS1, Pravin Salunke, MCh1, Sushanta K. Sahoo, MCh1, Prashant K. Prasad, MS1, and Niranjan K. Khandelwal, MD2Departments of 1Neurosurgery and 2Radiodiagnosis, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

    Pages 331-340

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  • C-2 arteriovenous fistula presenting as a pathologic hangman’s fracture: case report

    Rajeev D. Sen, BA, Carolina Gesteira Benjamin, MD, Howard A. Riina, MD, and Donato Pacione, MDNew York University School of Medicine, New York, New York

    Pages 341-345

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  • Lateral mass screw stimulation thresholds in posterior cervical instrumentation surgery: a predictor of medial deviation

    Bayard Wilson, BA1,, Erik Curtis, MD2, Brian Hirshman, MD, MS2, Ahmet Oygar, MD2, Karen Chen, MD3, Brandon C. Gabel, MD2, Florin Vaida, PhD4, David W. Allison, PhD5, and Joseph D. Ciacci, MD2 1School of Medicine, 2Department of Neurosurgery, 3Department of Radiology, 4Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, Division of Biostatistics and Bio-informatics, and 5Department of Interventional Neurophysiology, University of California, San Diego, California

    Pages 346-352

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  • Lumbar decompression in the elderly: increased age as a risk factor for complications and nonhome discharge

    Meghan E. Murphy, MD1,2, Hannah Gilder, BS1,2, Patrick R. Maloney, MD1,2, Brandon A. McCutcheon, MD, MPP1,2, Lorenzo Rinaldo, MD, PhD1,2, Daniel Shepherd, MD1,2, Panagiotis Kerezoudis, MD1,2, Daniel S. Ubl, MPH3, Cynthia S. Crowson, MS3, William E. Krauss, MD1, Elizabeth B. Habermann, PhD, MPH3, and Mohamad Bydon, MD1,2 1Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic; 2Mayo Clinic Neuro-Informatics Laboratory; and 3Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

    Pages 353-362

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  • High-dose tranexamic acid reduces intraoperative and postoperative blood loss in posterior lumbar interbody fusion

    Junichi Kushioka, MD1, Tomoya Yamashita, MD2, Shinya Okuda, MD, PhD2, Takafumi Maeno, MD, PhD2, Tomiya Matsumoto, MD, PhD2, Ryoji Yamasaki, MD, PhD3, and Motoki Iwasaki, MD, PhD2 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine; 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka Rosai Hospital; and 3Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka Police Hospital, Osaka, Japan

    Pages 363-367

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  • Multiple-hook fixation in revision spinal deformity surgery for patients with a previous multilevel fusion mass: technical note and preliminary outcomes

    Ning Liu, MD1,3, and Kirkham B. Wood, MD1,2 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Redwood City, California; and 3Washington University in St. Louis, Brown School, St. Louis, Missouri

    Pages 368-373

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  • Diagnostic accuracy of motor evoked potentials to detect neurological deficit during idiopathic scoliosis correction: a systematic review

    Parthasarathy D. Thirumala, MD1,3, Donald J. Crammond, PhD1, Yoon K. Loke, MBBS4, Hannah L. Cheng1, Jessie Huang1, and Jeffrey R. Balzer, PhD1,2Departments of 1Neurological Surgery and 2Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh; 3Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and 4Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom

    Pages 374-383

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  • Spinal cord herniation repair with microstaples: case report VIDEO

    Pedro David Delgado-López, MD1, Cecilia Gil-Polo, MD, PhD1, Vicente Martín-Velasco, MD1, Javier Martín-Alonso, MD1, Ana María Galacho-Harriero, MD1, and Elena Araus-Galdós, MD2Departments of 1Neurosurgery and 2Neurophysiology, Hospital Universitario de Burgos, Spain

    Pages 384-387

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  • Bone marrow stromal cell sheets may promote axonal regeneration and functional recovery with suppression of glial scar formation after spinal cord transection injury in rats

    Akinori Okuda, MD1,2, Noriko Horii-Hayashi, PhD2, Takayo Sasagawa, MS2, Takamasa Shimizu, MD, PhD1, Hideki Shigematsu, MD, PhD1, Eiichiro Iwata, MD, PhD1, Yasuhiko Morimoto, MD1, Keisuke Masuda, MD1, Munehisa Koizumi, MD, PhD3, Manabu Akahane, MD, PhD4, Mayumi Nishi, MD, PhD2, and Yasuhito Tanaka, MD, PhD1 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nara Medical University, Kashihara; 2Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Nara Medical University, Kashihara; 3Spine and Spinal Cord Surgery Center, Nara Prefecture General Medical Center; and 4Department of Public Health, Health Management, and Policy, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Nara, Japan

    Pages 388-395

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  • Promotion of astrocytoma cell invasion by micro RNA–22 targeting of tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase–2

    Yu-ichiro Ohnishi, MD, PhD1, Koichi Iwatsuki, MD, PhD1, Masahiro Ishihara, MD, PhD1, Toshika Ohkawa, MD, PhD2, Manabu Kinoshita, MD, PhD3, Koei Shinzawa, PhD4, Yasunori Fujimoto, MD, PhD1, and Toshiki Yoshimine, MD, PhD1Departments of 1Neurosurgery and 4Molecular Genetics, Osaka University Medical School; 2Department of Neurosurgery, Yao Municipal Hospital; and 3Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka, Japan

    Pages 396-403

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    Erratum: Screening via CT angiogram after traumatic cervical spine fractures: narrowing imaging to improve cost effectiveness. Experience of a Level I trauma center

    Gabriel A. Smith, MDCase Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

    Pages 404-404

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  • Letter to the Editor: Pedicle screw–based dynamic stabilization and adjacent-segment disease

    Yu-Wen Cheng, MD1,2, Peng-Yuan Chang, MD1,2, Jau-Ching Wu, MD, PhD1,2, Chih-Chang Chang, MD1,2, Li-Yu Fay, MD1,2,3, Tsung-Hsi Tu, MD1,2,4, Wen-Cheng Huang, MD, PhD1,2, and Henrich Cheng, MD, PhD1,2,3 1Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; 2School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; 3Institute of Pharmacology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; and 4Molecular Medicine Program, Taiwan International Graduate Program, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

    Pages 405-406

    Yu Han, MM, Jianguang Sun, MM, Shilei Huang, MM, and Guofu Pi, MM

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    Letter to the Editor: Screening via CT angiogram and cervical spine fractures

    Xiao Wu, BS, David Durand, MD, Vivek B. Kalra, MD, Sowmya Mahalingam, MD, and Ajay Malhotra, MD, MMMYale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

    Pages 406-407

    Gabriel A. Smith, MD, Megan M. Lockwood, MD, and Michael P. Steinmetz, MD

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  • Letter to the Editor: Adult spinal deformity surgery: is it always worthwhile?

    Enrico Tessitore, MD, and Oliver P. Gautschi, MDUniversity Hospital Geneva, Switzerland

    Pages 408-409

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