D Douglas Cochrane

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Etiological differences between the isolated lateral ventricle and the isolated fourth ventricle
    Beng Ti Ang
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, British Columbia Children s Hospital, 4480 Oak Street, K 3 159, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6H 3V4, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:1080-5. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The influence of surgical operative experience on the duration of first ventriculoperitoneal shunt function and infection
    D D Cochrane
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia and Children s and Women s Health Center of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Pediatr Neurosurg 38:295-301. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The patterns of late deterioration in patients with transitional lipomyelomeningocele
    D D Cochrane
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s and Women s Health Center of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 10:13-7. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes that fetal surgery for myelomeningocele needs to achieve
    D D Cochrane
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 11:S18-20. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Cord untethering for lipomyelomeningocele: expectation after surgery
    D Douglas Cochrane
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s and Women s Health Center of British Columbia, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Neurosurg Focus 23:E9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Ventricular shunting for hydrocephalus in children: patients, procedures, surgeons and institutions in English Canada, 1989-2001
    D D Cochrane
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia and Children s and Women s Health Center of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, Canada
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 12:S6-11. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Ascites and abdominal pseudocysts following ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery: variations of the same theme
    Rajeev Kariyattil
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, British Columbia Children s Hospital, Children s and Women s Health Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Neurosurg 106:350-3. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Reformation of the sagittal suture following surgery for isolated sagittal craniosynostosis
    Deepak Agrawal
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, British Columbia s Children s Hospital, Children s and Women s Health Centre of British Columbia, Canada
    J Neurosurg 105:115-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Reduction of transfusion rates in the surgical correction of sagittal synostosis
    Stephen Hentschel
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, British Columbia s Children s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    J Neurosurg 97:503-9. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Progressive myelopathy due to meningeal thickening in shunted patients: description of a novel entity and the role of surgery
    Paul Steinbok
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s and Women s Health Centre, British Columbia s Children s Hospital, 4480 Oak St, K3 159, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:847-8. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Etiological differences between the isolated lateral ventricle and the isolated fourth ventricle
    Beng Ti Ang
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, British Columbia Children s Hospital, 4480 Oak Street, K 3 159, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6H 3V4, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:1080-5. 2006
    ..To determine if an etiological difference exists between isolation of the lateral ventricle and isolation of the fourth ventricle after ventricular shunting...
  2. ncbi request reprint The influence of surgical operative experience on the duration of first ventriculoperitoneal shunt function and infection
    D D Cochrane
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia and Children s and Women s Health Center of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Pediatr Neurosurg 38:295-301. 2003
    ..This observation has implications for public policy, service planning and surgical mentorship during the earlier years of a surgeon's career...
  3. ncbi request reprint The patterns of late deterioration in patients with transitional lipomyelomeningocele
    D D Cochrane
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s and Women s Health Center of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 10:13-7. 2000
    ..The inevitability of deterioration has led to recommendations for prophylactic interventions to stabilize or prevent further clinical deterioration...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes that fetal surgery for myelomeningocele needs to achieve
    D D Cochrane
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 11:S18-20. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Cord untethering for lipomyelomeningocele: expectation after surgery
    D Douglas Cochrane
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s and Women s Health Center of British Columbia, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Neurosurg Focus 23:E9. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Ventricular shunting for hydrocephalus in children: patients, procedures, surgeons and institutions in English Canada, 1989-2001
    D D Cochrane
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia and Children s and Women s Health Center of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, Canada
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 12:S6-11. 2002
    ..Ventricular shunting remains the principle and most generally applicable method to treat hydrocephalus in children. This paper describes the demographics of this treatment in English Canada during the period of 1989 to March 2001...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ascites and abdominal pseudocysts following ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery: variations of the same theme
    Rajeev Kariyattil
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, British Columbia Children s Hospital, Children s and Women s Health Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Neurosurg 106:350-3. 2007
    ..Although various factors have been implicated, the exact pathogenesis of the two conditions remains elusive. To the authors' knowledge, there are no studies in which these two obviously related conditions have been compared...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reformation of the sagittal suture following surgery for isolated sagittal craniosynostosis
    Deepak Agrawal
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, British Columbia s Children s Hospital, Children s and Women s Health Centre of British Columbia, Canada
    J Neurosurg 105:115-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the pattern of postoperative suture reformation in children who have undergone surgery for isolated sagittal synostosis and assess possible factors related to suture reformation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Reduction of transfusion rates in the surgical correction of sagittal synostosis
    Stephen Hentschel
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, British Columbia s Children s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    J Neurosurg 97:503-9. 2002
    ..This study was performed to confirm a hypothesized reduction in transfusion rates in recent years and to identify factors associated with both the need for transfusion and low postoperative levels of hemoglobin...
  10. ncbi request reprint Progressive myelopathy due to meningeal thickening in shunted patients: description of a novel entity and the role of surgery
    Paul Steinbok
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s and Women s Health Centre, British Columbia s Children s Hospital, 4480 Oak St, K3 159, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:847-8. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Long-term anthropometric outcomes following surgery for isolated sagittal craniosynostosis
    Deepak Agrawal
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, British Columbia s Children s Hospital, Children s and Women s Health Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Neurosurg 105:357-60. 2006
    ..Whether the improvement in head shape persists in the longer- term is less clear. The aim of this study was to investigate the long-term anthropometric outcomes following surgery for isolated sagittal craniosynostosis...
  12. doi request reprint Third ventricular shape: a predictor of endoscopic third ventriculostomy success in pediatric patients
    Mansoor Foroughi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia and BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 7:389-96. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Mutism after posterior fossa tumour resection in children: incomplete recovery on long-term follow-up
    Paul Steinbok
    Division of Paediatric Neurosurgery, British Columbia s Children Hospital, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatr Neurosurg 39:179-83. 2003
    ..Mutism after posterior fossa tumour resection is generally said to be transient. Our experience suggested that speech did not usually normalise, and that mutism was associated with neurologic deficits that did not recover fully...
  14. ncbi request reprint Minimizing blood transfusions in the surgical correction of coronal and metopic craniosynostosis
    Paul Steinbok
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia and British Columbia s Children s Hospital, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6H 3V4
    Childs Nerv Syst 20:445-52. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak and pseudomeningocele formation after posterior fossa tumor resection in children: a retrospective analysis
    P Steinbok
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, British Columbia s Children s Hospital, Children s and Women s Health Centre, 4480 Oak Street, K3 159, Vancouver V6H 3V4, BC, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:171-4; discussion 175. 2007
    ..In particular, we wished to determine if there was evidence to support the hypothesis that the use of tissue glue, dural grafts, or external ventricular drainage (EVD) prevented CSF from leaking outside the closed dura...
  16. doi request reprint Endoscopic fenestration of cavum velum interpositum cysts: a case study of two symptomatic patients
    Calvin K W Tong
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia and BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 28:1261-4. 2012
    ..This report contributes to the knowledge base of symptoms that can occur in patients with CVI and the response of symptoms to effective treatment...
  17. doi request reprint Does optic nerve sheath diameter on MRI decrease with clinically improved pediatric hydrocephalus?
    Ash Singhal
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of British Columbia and BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 29:269-74. 2013
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  18. ncbi request reprint Early hypodensity on computed tomographic scan of the brain in an accidental pediatric head injury
    Paul Steinbok
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6H 3V4
    Neurosurgery 60:689-94; discussion 694-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to report the occurrence of diffuse cerebral parenchymal hypodensities on CT scans performed within 5 hours of a well-defined accidental head injury...
  19. doi request reprint Diffusion-weighted imaging and pathological correlation in pediatric medulloblastomas-"They are not always restricted!"
    Shibu Pillai
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia and British Columbia s Children s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 27:1407-11. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Functional deterioration following placode untethering in myelomeningocele
    D D Cochrane
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Pediatr Neurosurg 28:57-62. 1998
    ..Of the 20 patients having a single untethering procedure to date, 11 have further symptoms that can be attributed to retethering...
  21. doi request reprint Spinal cord infarction remote from maximal compression in a patient with Morquio syndrome
    Calvin K W Tong
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Canada
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:608-12. 2012
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  22. doi request reprint Resolution of syringomyelia and Chiari malformation after growth hormone therapy
    Ashok Gupta
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, British Columbia Children s Hospital Children s and Women s Health Centre, 4480 Oak St, K3 159, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:1345-8. 2008
    ..The association between hypopituitarism, Chiari I malformation, and syringomyelia has been recently recognized. Most of the reported patients suffered perinatal injury or asphyxia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pseudoclosure of anterior fontanelle by wormian bone in isolated sagittal craniosynostosis
    Deepak Agrawal
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, British Columbia s Children s Hospital, Children s and Women s Health Centre, Vancouver, Canada
    Pediatr Neurosurg 42:135-7. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to review the incidence of fontanelle closure by a wormian bone in isolated, nonsyndromic sagittal craniosynostosis...
  24. doi request reprint Clinical, radiologic and pathologic features and outcome following surgery for cervicomedullary gliomas in children
    Salvatore Di Maio
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia and British Columbia Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:1401-10. 2009
    ..Surgical resection is generally recommended for cervicomedullary tumors, but morbidity of resection may be significant. This study sought to identify MRI characteristics that might predict morbidity and extent of resection...
  25. ncbi request reprint Traumatic retroclival epidural hematoma - a pediatric entity?
    Deepak Agrawal
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, British Columbia s Children s Hospital, Children s and Women s Health Centre, 4480 Oak St, K3 159, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3V4, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:670-3. 2006
    ..Conservative treatment is an option if neurological deficits are mild and brainstem compression is not significant. Bony fixation is, however, required if there is suspicion of instability...
  26. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of isolated sagittal synostosis: are radiographic studies necessary?
    Deepak Agrawal
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, British Columbia s Children s Hospital, Children s and Women s Health Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:375-8. 2006
    ..This study was designed to determine if children could be operated on based solely on a clinical diagnosis or whether such an approach would result in any potentially unnecessary surgeries...
  27. ncbi request reprint Conservative neurosurgical management of intracranial epidural abscesses in children
    Navraj Singh Heran
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, and British Columbia s Children s Hospital, Children and Women s Health Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Neurosurgery 53:893-7; discussion 897-8. 2003
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  28. ncbi request reprint A cost-effectiveness analysis of endoscopic third ventriculostomy
    Hugh J L Garton
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109 0338, USA
    Neurosurgery 51:69-77; discussion 77-8. 2002
    ..Cost-effectiveness analysis can help determine the optimal strategy for integrating these different approaches...
  29. ncbi request reprint Lack of benefit of endoscopic ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion: a multicenter randomized trial
    John R W Kestle
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:284-90. 2003
    ..Endoscopically assisted ventricular catheter placement has been reported to reduce shunt failure in uncontrolled series. The authors investigated the efficacy of this procedure in a prospective multicenter randomized trial...
  30. ncbi request reprint Management of shunt infections: a multicenter pilot study
    John R W Kestle
    Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:177-81. 2006
    ..The present multicenter pilot study was undertaken to evaluate current strategies in the treatment of shunt infection...
  31. ncbi request reprint Shunt insertion in the summer: is it safe?
    John R W Kestle
    Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:165-8. 2006
    ..The authors investigated this phenomenon in children undergoing cerebrospinal fluid shunt surgery...
  32. doi request reprint Comparing children's and parents' perspectives of health outcome in paediatric hydrocephalus
    Abhaya V Kulkarni
    Division of Child Health and Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:587-92. 2008
    ..The differences in child and parent perceptions of health need to be appreciated when conducting outcome studies in this population...
  33. doi request reprint Medical, social, and economic factors associated with health-related quality of life in Canadian children with hydrocephalus
    Abhaya V Kulkarni
    Division of Child Health and Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 153:689-95. 2008
    ..To study the factors associated with health-related quality of life (HRQL) in Canadian children with hydrocephalus, using a comprehensive model of determinants of child health, including socioeconomic factors...
  34. ncbi request reprint Scaphocephaly or dolichocephaly?
    Deepak Agrawal
    J Neurosurg 102:253-4; author reply 254. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint Significance of beaten copper appearance on skull radiographs in children with isolated sagittal synostosis
    Deepak Agrawal
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurosciences and Gamma Knife Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:1467-70. 2007
    ..This study was designed to look for any correlation between BCA and symptoms suggestive of intracranial hypertension in this group of patients...