Denys Fontaine

Summary

Country: France

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Glioblastoma: clinical, radiological and biological prognostic factors]
    D Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Pasteur, CHU de Nice, 30, avenue de la Voie Romaine, 06000 Nice, France
    Neurochirurgie 56:467-76. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Two-step tunneling technique of deep brain stimulation extension wires-a description
    Denys Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, CHU de Nice, France
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 155:2399-402. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Symptomatic treatment of memory decline in Alzheimer's disease by deep brain stimulation: a feasibility study
    Denys Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, CHU de Nice, Nice, France
    J Alzheimers Dis 34:315-23. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint [Neurosurgical treatment of chronic pain]
    Denys Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Pasteur, CHU de Nice, 06000 Nice, France
    Rev Prat 63:805-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Anatomical location of effective deep brain stimulation electrodes in chronic cluster headache
    Denys Fontaine
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice Neurosurgery, Nice, France
    Brain 133:1214-23. 2010
  6. pmc Safety and efficacy of deep brain stimulation in refractory cluster headache: a randomized placebo-controlled double-blind trial followed by a 1-year open extension
    Denys Fontaine
    Department of Neurosurgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, Nice, France
    J Headache Pain 11:23-31. 2010
  7. pmc Short-term restoration of facial sensory loss by motor cortex stimulation in peripheral post-traumatic neuropathic pain
    Denys Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hospital Pasteur, Nice, France
    J Headache Pain 10:203-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint [Diagnostic and prognostic values of 1p and 19q deletions in adult gliomas: critical review of the literature and implications in daily clinical practice]
    D Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Pasteur, CHU de Nice, UNSA, 30, avenue de la Voie Romaine, 06000 Nice, France
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 164:595-604. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint [Subthalamic nucleus stimulation using a Fisher ZD stereotactic frame, MR-CT fusion guidance and peroperative orthogonal radiographs, in Parkinson disease]
    D Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Pasteur, CHU de Nice, Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis, 30, avenue de la Voie Romaine, 06000 Nice, France
    Neurochirurgie 53:463-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint [New surgical techniques for brain tumors]
    D Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Pasteur, CHU de Nice
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 162:801-11. 2006

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. doi request reprint [Glioblastoma: clinical, radiological and biological prognostic factors]
    D Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Pasteur, CHU de Nice, 30, avenue de la Voie Romaine, 06000 Nice, France
    Neurochirurgie 56:467-76. 2010
    ..RPA class is also important so as to adapt individual therapeutic strategies, considering that the benefit of adjuvant treatments tends to decrease in the highest RPA class patients...
  2. doi request reprint Two-step tunneling technique of deep brain stimulation extension wires-a description
    Denys Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, CHU de Nice, France
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 155:2399-402. 2013
    ..Each technique harbors the risk of intraoperative and postoperative complications...
  3. doi request reprint Symptomatic treatment of memory decline in Alzheimer's disease by deep brain stimulation: a feasibility study
    Denys Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, CHU de Nice, Nice, France
    J Alzheimers Dis 34:315-23. 2013
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint [Neurosurgical treatment of chronic pain]
    Denys Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Pasteur, CHU de Nice, 06000 Nice, France
    Rev Prat 63:805-9. 2013
    ..These techniques can improve, sometimes dramatically, patients with severe and chronic pain, refractory to all other treatments...
  5. doi request reprint Anatomical location of effective deep brain stimulation electrodes in chronic cluster headache
    Denys Fontaine
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice Neurosurgery, Nice, France
    Brain 133:1214-23. 2010
    ..Deep brain stimulation might modulate either a local cluster headache generator, located in the hypothalamus or in the mesencephalic grey substance, or non-specific anti-nocioceptive systems...
  6. pmc Safety and efficacy of deep brain stimulation in refractory cluster headache: a randomized placebo-controlled double-blind trial followed by a 1-year open extension
    Denys Fontaine
    Department of Neurosurgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, Nice, France
    J Headache Pain 11:23-31. 2010
    ..Discrepancy between these findings justifies additional controlled studies (clinicaltrials.gov number NCT00662935)...
  7. pmc Short-term restoration of facial sensory loss by motor cortex stimulation in peripheral post-traumatic neuropathic pain
    Denys Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hospital Pasteur, Nice, France
    J Headache Pain 10:203-6. 2009
    ..Although the mechanisms leading to this effect remain unclear, this observation enhanced the hypothesis that MCS acts through modulation of the sensory processing...
  8. doi request reprint [Diagnostic and prognostic values of 1p and 19q deletions in adult gliomas: critical review of the literature and implications in daily clinical practice]
    D Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Pasteur, CHU de Nice, UNSA, 30, avenue de la Voie Romaine, 06000 Nice, France
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 164:595-604. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint [Subthalamic nucleus stimulation using a Fisher ZD stereotactic frame, MR-CT fusion guidance and peroperative orthogonal radiographs, in Parkinson disease]
    D Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Pasteur, CHU de Nice, Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis, 30, avenue de la Voie Romaine, 06000 Nice, France
    Neurochirurgie 53:463-9. 2007
    ..We present the method and results of an original technique to implant electrodes in the subthalamic nucleus (STN) to treat Parkinson's disease, based on adaptations of the Fisher ZD stereotactic frame...
  10. ncbi request reprint [New surgical techniques for brain tumors]
    D Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Pasteur, CHU de Nice
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 162:801-11. 2006
    ..This article reviews these techniques, focusing on their respective principles, practical utility, impact and limits...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of subthalamic nucleus stimulation on obsessive-compulsive disorder in a patient with Parkinson disease. Case report
    Denys Fontaine
    Department of Neurosurgery, CNS Functional Exploration, and Memory Center, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, France
    J Neurosurg 100:1084-6. 2004
    ..This case and other recent reports indicate that OCD symptoms can be improved by deep brain stimulation, a finding that opens new perspectives in the surgical treatment of severe and medically intractable OCD...
  12. ncbi request reprint [French neurosurgical practice in neurooncology (national survey--part II). Census of current research protocols on brain tumors in France]
    D Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Pasteur, CHU, Nice
    Neurochirurgie 51:136-41. 2005
    ..This second part of the inquiry of the NeuroOncolgy Group of the French Neurosurgical Society was undertaken to evaluate the involvement of French neurosurgeons in brain tumor research...
  13. doi request reprint Natural history of incidental World Health Organization grade II gliomas
    Johan Pallud
    Department of Neurosurgery, Sainte Anne Hospital, Paris cedex14, France
    Ann Neurol 68:727-33. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study is to characterize their natural history and to investigate whether their clinical and radiological behaviors differ from those of symptomatic GIIGs...
  14. pmc Velocity of tumor spontaneous expansion predicts long-term outcomes for diffuse low-grade gliomas
    Johan Pallud
    Corresponding Author Johan Pallud, MD, Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Sainte Anne, 1 rue Cabanis, 75674 Paris Cedex 14, France
    Neuro Oncol 15:595-606. 2013
    ..We assessed whether spontaneous velocity of diametric expansion can predict long-term outcomes as a categorical variable and as a continuous predictor...
  15. doi request reprint Pregnancy increases the growth rates of World Health Organization grade II gliomas
    Johan Pallud
    Department of Neurosurgery, Sainte Anne Hospital, 1 rue Cabanis, 75674 Paris Cedex 14, France
    Ann Neurol 67:398-404. 2010
    ..012) periods. Pregnancy increases the radiological growth rates of GIIGs. An increase in seizure frequency was observed concomitantly in 40% of cases and further oncological treatment was started after delivery in 25% of cases...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quantitative morphological magnetic resonance imaging follow-up of low-grade glioma: a plea for systematic measurement of growth rates
    Johan Pallud
    Department of Neurosurgery, Sainte Anne Hospital, Paris, France
    Neurosurgery 71:729-39; discussion 739-40. 2012
    ..In addition, the assessment of VDE obtained before, during, and after a particular oncological treatment helps in analyzing their effects on LGGs on an individual basis, helping to guide the decision making...
  17. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of oligodendrogliomas
    C Lebrun
    Department of Neurology, Hopital Pasteur, Nice, France
    Neurology 62:1783-7. 2004
    ..Favorable prognostic factors for oligodendroglial tumors include age younger than 40 years, low tumor grade, and extent of resection...
  18. doi request reprint Intraventricular fibrinolysis for severe aneurysmal intraventricular hemorrhage: a randomized controlled trial and meta-analysis
    Stéphane Litrico
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Nice, Hopital Pasteur, avenue de la Voie Romaine, Nice, France
    Neurosurg Rev 36:523-30; discussion 530-1. 2013
    ..Because of the severity and rarity of this pathology, a multicenter study is required. Clinical Trial Registration Information: www.clinicaltrials.gov (NCT00823485)...
  19. doi request reprint Treatment of refractory chronic cluster headache by chronic occipital nerve stimulation
    Denys Fontaine
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, France
    Cephalalgia 31:1101-5. 2011
    ..Greater occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) has been recently proposed to treat severe chronic cluster headache patients (CCH) refractory to medical treatment. We report the results of a French multidisciplinary cohort study...
  20. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of motor cortex stimulation for chronic neuropathic pain: critical review of the literature
    Denys Fontaine
    Department of Neurosurgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France
    J Neurosurg 110:251-6. 2009
    ..The authors systematically reviewed the published literature to evaluate the efficacy of and adverse effects after motor cortex stimulation (MCS) for chronic neuropathic pain...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for symptomatic non operable grade II fibrillary astrocytoma in adults]
    C Lebrun
    Service de Neurologie, Hopital Pasteur, Nice, France
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 160:533-7. 2004
    ..All of them were seizure-free. Progression free survival was not reached at 5 Years. Up-front chemotherapy for low-grade astrocytomas may be useful and has to be prospectively evaluated...
  22. ncbi request reprint Treatment of newly diagnosed symptomatic pure low-grade oligodendrogliomas with PCV chemotherapy
    C Lebrun
    Department of Neurology, Hopital Pasteur, Nice, France
    Eur J Neurol 14:391-8. 2007
    ..These results suggest that radiotherapy could be postponed until the malignant transformation occurs to delay cognitive side effects of irradiation...
  23. pmc Prognostic significance of imaging contrast enhancement for WHO grade II gliomas
    Johan Pallud
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hopital de la Pitie Salpetriere, Paris, INSERM U678, Paris, France
    Neuro Oncol 11:176-82. 2009
    ..Nodular-like CE and time-progressive CE are associated with a worsened prognosis, both suggesting malignant transformation, even though histopathological examination cannot initially disclose signs of malignancy in those areas...
  24. doi request reprint Salvage treatment of trigeminal neuralgia by occipital nerve stimulation
    Denys Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Pôle des Neurosciences Cliniques, CHU de Nice, France
    Cephalalgia 34:307-10. 2014
    ..Although most patients suffering from trigeminal neuralgia (TN) respond to medical or surgical treatment, nonresponders remain in very severe painful condition...
  25. doi request reprint Cluster-like headache secondary to parasagittal hemangiopericytoma
    Denys Fontaine
    Service de Neurochirurgie, CHU de Nice, Nice, France
    Headache 53:1496-8. 2013
    ..Several mechanisms including obstruction of the SSS, hypervascularization with arterio-veinous shunt, and overflow in the cavernous sinus might explain the symptoms. ..
  26. doi request reprint EGFR immunolabeling pattern may discriminate low-grade gliomas from gliosis
    Fanny Burel-Vandenbos
    Department of Pathology, University Hospital of Nice, Nice, France
    J Neurooncol 102:171-8. 2011
    ..As all low-grade gliomas contained strongly-stained cells in our study, we believe that EGFR immunohistochemistry could be a useful tool for detection of neoplastic glial cells in case of indeterminate glial lesions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Somatotopy of the supplementary motor area: evidence from correlation of the extent of surgical resection with the clinical patterns of deficit
    Denys Fontaine
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hopital Pasteur, Nice, France
    Neurosurgery 50:297-303; discussion 303-5. 2002
    ..This study, which aimed to confirm or invalidate the somatotopic organization of the supplementary motor area (SMA), correlates the pattern of clinical symptoms observed after SMA removal with the extent of resection...
  28. ncbi request reprint First-line nitrosourea-based chemotherapy in symptomatic non-resectable supratentorial pure low-grade astrocytomas
    M P Frenay
    Service de Neurologie, Hopital Pasteur, Nice, France
    Eur J Neurol 12:685-90. 2005
    ..This report suggests that benefits of CT on symptoms, survival, and quality of life should be prospectively compared with RT...
  29. doi request reprint [Molecular biology of adult gliomas: some landmarks for neurosurgeons]
    M Wager
    Service de Neurochirurgie, tour Jean Bernard, CHU de Poitiers, 2, rue de la Miletrie, B P 577, 86021 Poitiers Cedex, France
    Neurochirurgie 54:529-44. 2008
    ..Consequently, the clinician must assimilate a large amount of information, raising the question of the genuine role of these biomarkers in the daily care of these patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Ruptured intracranial aneurysms in the elderly: epidemiology, diagnosis, and management
    Jacques Sedat
    Unité de Neuroradiologie Interventionnelle, CHU Nice, France, CHU Nice, France
    Neurocrit Care 2:119-23. 2005
    ..This article aims to review epidemiology, emphasize the specific aspects of the disease in the elderly, and present the current management of SAH in an elderly population...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Effectiveness of adjuvant corticosteroid therapy for chronic subdural hematoma: a retrospective study of 198 cases]
    G Dran
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Gui de Chauliac, CHU de Montpellier, 80, avenue Augustin Fliche, 34295 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Neurochirurgie 53:477-82. 2007
    ..Does this adjuvant corticosteroid therapy have an effect on the postoperative outcome of CSDH?..
  32. doi request reprint [Cranial nerve functional neurosurgery: evaluation of surgical practice]
    C Le Guerinel
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Henri Mondor, 94000 Creteil, France
    Neurochirurgie 55:282-90. 2009
    ....
  33. pmc Endovascular angioplasty before resection of a sphenoidal meningioma with vascular encasement
    N Chivoret
    Department of Neurosurgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice Nice, France
    Interv Neuroradiol 17:391-4. 2011
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Clinical epidemiology for childhood primary central nervous system tumors
    Luc Bauchet
    Department of Neurosurgery, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire, Hopital Gui de Chauliac, 80 avenue Augustin Fliche, 34 295, Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    J Neurooncol 92:87-98. 2009
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Successful resection of a left insular cavernous angioma using neuronavigation and intraoperative language mapping
    H Duffau
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hopital de la Salpetriere, Paris, France
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 147:205-8; discussion 208. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Endovascular treatment of ruptured intracranial aneurysms in patients aged 65 years and older: follow-up of 52 patients after 1 year
    J Sedat
    Department of Interventional Neuroradiology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Nice, Nice, France
    Stroke 33:2620-5. 2002
    ..We compared endovascular therapy results in patients aged > or =65 and <65 years...