Alex Alfieri

Summary

Affiliation: Martin Luther University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi The current management of lumbar spondylolisthesis
    A Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University, Halle, Germany
    J Neurosurg Sci 57:103-13. 2013
  2. doi Long-term results after posterior fossa decompression in syringomyelia with adult Chiari Type I malformation
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:381-7. 2012
  3. doi Anterior expandable cylindrical cage reconstruction after cervical spinal metastasis resection
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Ernst Grube Strasse, 40, D 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 113:914-7. 2011
  4. doi The central myelin-peripheral myelin transitional zone of the nervus intermedius and its implications for microsurgery in the cerebellopontine angle
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    Clin Anat 25:882-8. 2012
  5. doi Role of lumbar interspinous distraction on the neural elements
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Ernst Grube Str 40, 06120, Halle Saale, Germany
    Neurosurg Rev 35:477-84; discussion 484. 2012
  6. doi The nervus intermedius as a variable landmark and critical structure in cerebellopontine angle surgery: an anatomical study and classification
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Ernst Grube Str, 40, 06120, Halle Saale, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:1263-8. 2012
  7. doi The woman of Pritschoena: an example of the German neolithic neurosurgery in Saxony-Anhalt
    Alex Alfieri
    Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    J Hist Neurosci 21:139-46. 2012
  8. doi Low-back pain as the presenting sign in a patient with a giant, sacral cellular schwannoma: 10-year follow-up
    Alex Alfieri
    Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Hospital Halle Wittenberg, Germany
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:167-71. 2011
  9. doi History of the nervus intermedius of Wrisberg
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Halle, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    Ann Anat 192:139-44. 2010
  10. doi Surgical treatment of intracranial Erdheim-Chester disease
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    J Clin Neurosci 17:1489-92. 2010

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi The current management of lumbar spondylolisthesis
    A Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University, Halle, Germany
    J Neurosurg Sci 57:103-13. 2013
    ....
  2. doi Long-term results after posterior fossa decompression in syringomyelia with adult Chiari Type I malformation
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:381-7. 2012
    ..There is little information about the long-term effectiveness and complications following decompressive surgery for syringomyelia related to Chiari malformation Type I (CM-I)...
  3. doi Anterior expandable cylindrical cage reconstruction after cervical spinal metastasis resection
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Ernst Grube Strasse, 40, D 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 113:914-7. 2011
    ..5 months. Expandable cylindrical cages are effective resources for functional reconstruction after tumor resection in patients with cervical metastasis with advantages in the quality of life...
  4. doi The central myelin-peripheral myelin transitional zone of the nervus intermedius and its implications for microsurgery in the cerebellopontine angle
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    Clin Anat 25:882-8. 2012
    ..The exact location of the ORZ may play a role in diagnostic preoperative imaging, in the planning of surgical procedures for NIN, and may offer suitable landmarks for surgeons performing microvascular decompression in NIN treatment...
  5. doi Role of lumbar interspinous distraction on the neural elements
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Ernst Grube Str 40, 06120, Halle Saale, Germany
    Neurosurg Rev 35:477-84; discussion 484. 2012
    ..At this time, the devices should be used in clinical randomized independent trials in order to obtain more information concerning the most advantageous optimal indication or, in selected cases, to treat tailored indications...
  6. doi The nervus intermedius as a variable landmark and critical structure in cerebellopontine angle surgery: an anatomical study and classification
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Ernst Grube Str, 40, 06120, Halle Saale, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:1263-8. 2012
    ..An understanding of the normal topography during cerebellopontine angle surgery is necessary to obviate the anatomical distortions caused by tumors...
  7. doi The woman of Pritschoena: an example of the German neolithic neurosurgery in Saxony-Anhalt
    Alex Alfieri
    Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    J Hist Neurosci 21:139-46. 2012
    ..The purpose of the procedure is not known. The case confirms the astonishing degree of technical skills reached in Saxony-Anhalt over 4500 years ago without anesthetic, antiseptic, or technologic aids...
  8. doi Low-back pain as the presenting sign in a patient with a giant, sacral cellular schwannoma: 10-year follow-up
    Alex Alfieri
    Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Hospital Halle Wittenberg, Germany
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:167-71. 2011
    ..Giant, sacral cellular schwannomas can be aggressively completely removed without any significant morbidity, achieving long-term control of the disease...
  9. doi History of the nervus intermedius of Wrisberg
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Halle, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    Ann Anat 192:139-44. 2010
    ....
  10. doi Surgical treatment of intracranial Erdheim-Chester disease
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    J Clin Neurosci 17:1489-92. 2010
    ..In seven patients the cranial procedures represented the initial diagnostic method. Surgical resection and radiation therapy have been used in the further management of these cerebral lesions...
  11. doi Psychosocial and neurocognitive performance after spontaneous nonaneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage related to the APOE-epsilon4 genotype: a prospective 5-year follow-up study
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    J Neurosurg 109:1019-26. 2008
    ....
  12. doi A prospective long-term study of return to work after nontraumatic nonaneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Ernst Grube Strasse 8, Halle an der Saale D 06120, Germany
    J Clin Neurosci 18:1478-80. 2011
    ..Although nontraumatic nonaneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage is typically a pathology with an excellent prognosis, there is evidence that this event may influence working life for a long time...
  13. doi Glue-enhanced excimer laser-assisted nonocclusive anastomosis: a laboratory investigation
    Alex Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    Eur Surg Res 46:32-7. 2011
    ..We experimentally tested the application of a nonabsorbable cyanoacrylate-based sealant with the ELANA technique...
  14. doi How many electromyography channels do we need for facial nerve monitoring?
    Stefan Rampp
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Halle, Halle, Germany
    J Clin Neurophysiol 29:226-9. 2012
    ..Typically, only two or three bipolar channels are recorded from needle electrodes to detect pathologic activity, which may provide an incomplete sample. Therefore, we evaluated the influence of channel number on monitoring quality...
  15. doi Tumor origin and hearing preservation in vestibular schwannoma surgery
    Jens Rachinger
    Department of Neurosurgery, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    J Neurosurg 115:900-5. 2011
    ..Preservation of cochlear nerve function in vestibular schwannoma (VS) removal is usually dependent on tumor size and preoperative hearing status. Tumor origin as an independent factor has not been systematically investigated...
  16. doi Midline-craniotomy of the posterior fossa with attached bone flap: experiences in paediatric and adult patients
    Julian Prell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Halle Wittenberg, Ernst Grube Str 40, 06097, Halle, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 153:541-5. 2011
    ..The authors investigate midline craniotomy of the posterior fossa with a modified technique in paediatric, as well as in adult patients...
  17. doi The potential of quantified lower cranial nerve EMG for monitoring of anesthetic depth
    Julian Prell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Halle, Halle, Germany
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 24:139-45. 2012
    ..In the study presented, this activity was quantified and correlated to the Bispectral Index (BIS) to evaluate the potential of lower CN-EMG for monitoring the depth of anesthesia...
  18. doi Therapeutic anticoagulation after craniotomies: is the risk for secondary hemorrhage overestimated?
    Christian Scheller
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg 75:2-6. 2014
    ....
  19. doi Facial nerve palsy after vestibular schwannoma surgery: Dynamic risk-stratification based on continuous EMG-monitoring
    Julian Prell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Halle, Ernst Grube Str 40, 06097 Halle, Germany Electronic address
    Clin Neurophysiol 125:415-21. 2014
    ..Its extent is associated with the degree of postoperative facial nerve palsy. However, false positive results have been observed. A systematic flaw in automated analysis was hypothesized...
  20. doi A real-time monitoring system for the facial nerve
    Julian Prell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Halle, Halle, Germany
    Neurosurgery 66:1064-73; discussion 1073. 2010
    ..These A-trains can be quantified by the parameter "traintime," which is reliably correlated with postoperative functional outcome. The system presented was designed to monitor traintime in real-time...
  21. doi Botulinum toxin for temporary corneal protection after surgery for vestibular schwannoma
    Julian Prell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Halle, Germany
    J Neurosurg 114:426-31. 2011
    ..In this study, injection of botulinum toxin into the levator palpebrae muscle was investigated as an alternative for temporary iatrogenic eye closure...
  22. ncbi Erectile dysfunction as rare side effect in the simultaneous intrathecal application of morphine and clonidine
    Gershom Koman
    Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    Pain Physician 15:E523-6. 2012
    ..Further and prospective investigation might be needed to estimate the connection of erectile dysfunction to intrathecal application of clonidine...