J K Krauss

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Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation for dystonia in adults. Overview and developments
    Joachim K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 78:168-82. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Normal pressure hydrocephalus: survey on contemporary diagnostic algorithms and therapeutic decision-making in clinical practice
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 146:379-88; discussion 388. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Delayed manifestation of spinal metastasis: a special feature of hemangiopericytoma
    Johannes Woitzik
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68167, Mannheim, Germany
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 105:159-66. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Chronic stimulation of the globus pallidus internus for treatment of non-dYT1 generalized dystonia and choreoathetosis: 2-year follow up
    Joachim K Krauss
    Department of Neurology, Inselspital, University of Berne, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg 98:785-92. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation for dystonia
    Joachim K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    J Clin Neurophysiol 21:18-30. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Head injury and posttraumatic movement disorders
    Joachim K Krauss
    Departments of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Neurosurgery 50:927-39; discussion 939-40. 2002
  7. pmc Deep brain stimulation of the centre median-parafascicular complex in patients with movement disorders
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:546-8. 2002
  8. pmc Pallidal deep brain stimulation in patients with cervical dystonia and severe cervical dyskinesias with cervical myelopathy
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:249-56. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Concepts and methods in chronic thalamic stimulation for treatment of tremor: technique and application
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Neurosurgery 48:535-41; discussion 541-3. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Deep brain stimulation for dystonia: outcome at long-term follow-up
    T J Loher
    Dept of Neurology, University of Berne, Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland
    J Neurol 255:881-4. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation for dystonia in adults. Overview and developments
    Joachim K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 78:168-82. 2002
    ..Future perspectives of DBS for treatment of dystonia include the development of new technology, the evaluation of the possible role of other targets, and carefully planned studies to further establish the role of surgery...
  2. ncbi request reprint Normal pressure hydrocephalus: survey on contemporary diagnostic algorithms and therapeutic decision-making in clinical practice
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 146:379-88; discussion 388. 2004
    ..The primary objective of the present study was to provide a contemporary survey on diagnostic algorithms and therapeutic decision-making in clinical practice. The secondary objective was to estimate the incidence of NPH...
  3. ncbi request reprint Delayed manifestation of spinal metastasis: a special feature of hemangiopericytoma
    Johannes Woitzik
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68167, Mannheim, Germany
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 105:159-66. 2003
    ..The best available treatment for delayed metastasis to the spinal column is complete tumor removal followed by postoperative radiotherapy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Chronic stimulation of the globus pallidus internus for treatment of non-dYT1 generalized dystonia and choreoathetosis: 2-year follow up
    Joachim K Krauss
    Department of Neurology, Inselspital, University of Berne, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg 98:785-92. 2003
    ..The results are briefly compared with those reported for DBS in DYT1 dystonia (Oppenheim dystonia), which is caused by the DYT1 gene...
  5. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation for dystonia
    Joachim K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    J Clin Neurophysiol 21:18-30. 2004
    ..Larger studies are underway presently to validate the observations being made...
  6. ncbi request reprint Head injury and posttraumatic movement disorders
    Joachim K Krauss
    Departments of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Neurosurgery 50:927-39; discussion 939-40. 2002
    ..Functional stereotactic surgery should be considered in patients with disabling movement disorders refractory to medical treatment...
  7. pmc Deep brain stimulation of the centre median-parafascicular complex in patients with movement disorders
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:546-8. 2002
    ..A 72 year old man had sustained reduction in his stump dyskinesias. Further evaluation of the possible role of the "forgotten" central and medial thalamic nuclei in the treatment of movement disorders may be warranted...
  8. pmc Pallidal deep brain stimulation in patients with cervical dystonia and severe cervical dyskinesias with cervical myelopathy
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:249-56. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Concepts and methods in chronic thalamic stimulation for treatment of tremor: technique and application
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Neurosurgery 48:535-41; discussion 541-3. 2001
    ..To rationalize the technique and reduce the costs associated with chronic deep brain stimulation of the thalamus for treatment of refractory tremor...
  10. doi request reprint Deep brain stimulation for dystonia: outcome at long-term follow-up
    T J Loher
    Dept of Neurology, University of Berne, Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland
    J Neurol 255:881-4. 2008
    ..Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has emerged as a useful therapeutic option for patients with insufficient benefit from conservative treatment...
  11. pmc Patterns of reoccurrence of segmental dystonia after discontinuation of deep brain stimulation
    E Grips
    Department of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:318-20. 2007
    ..Differential clinical effects when withdrawing DBS might reflect its influence on different pathophysiological mechanisms in dystonia...
  12. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in segmental dystonia is improved by bilateral pallidal stimulation
    C Blahak
    Department of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurol 255:178-82. 2008
    ..Thus, pallidal stimulation should be recognized as a promising treatment option in patients with segmental dystonia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cerebral arteriovenous malformations and movement disorders
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 101:92-9. 1999
    ..Different mechanisms were identified that are relevant for the development of AVM-related movement disorders: mass effect, diaschisis, local parenchymal altered cerebral blood flow, and hemorrhagic or ischemic structural lesions...
  14. pmc Chronic spinal cord stimulation in medically intractable orthostatic tremor
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University, MHH, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:1013-6. 2006
    ..Orthostatic tremor with its sense of unsteadiness when standing may have a devastating effect on affected persons. Currently, there are no other treatment options in those who do not respond or who do not tolerate medical treatment...
  15. pmc Effect of chronic pallidal deep brain stimulation on off period dystonia and sensory symptoms in advanced Parkinson's disease
    T J Loher
    Department of Neurology, Inselspital, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:395-9. 2002
    ..To investigate the efficacy of chronic pallidal deep brain stimulation (DBS) on off period dystonia, cramps, and sensory symptoms in advanced Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Deactivation of thalamocortical activity is responsible for suppression of parkinsonian tremor by thalamic stimulation: a 99mTc-ECD SPECT study
    J P Wielepp
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Inselspital, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 103:228-31. 2001
    ..No cerebellar deactivation was detected. We conclude that the mechanism responsible for suppression of parkinsonian tremor by thalamic stimulation is deactivation of thalamocortical activity...
  17. doi request reprint GPi-DBS may induce a hypokinetic gait disorder with freezing of gait in patients with dystonia
    C Schrader
    Movement Disorders Section, Department of Neurology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Neurology 77:483-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this work was to determine the frequency and the nature of this GPi-DBS-induced phenomenon...
  18. ncbi request reprint Movement disorders following nonfunctional neurosurgery
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg 90:883-90. 1999
    ..The cases of 14 patients who suffered from movement disorders secondary to craniocerebral or spinal surgery are analyzed. None of these patients was initially treated by any of the authors...
  19. doi request reprint Battery lifetime in pallidal deep brain stimulation for dystonia
    C Blahak
    Department of Neurology, UMM UniversitätsMedizin Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur J Neurol 18:872-5. 2011
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Chronic thalamic stimulation for treatment of dystonic paroxysmal nonkinesigenic dyskinesia
    T J Loher
    Departments of Neurology, Inselspital, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Neurology 56:268-70. 2001
    ..The benefit of stimulation has been maintained over 4 years of follow-up...
  21. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous craniocervical osseous fusion resulting from cervical dystonia. Case report
    R Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurosurg 95:115-8. 2001
    ..In patients with CD refractory to conservative treatment, the appropriate timing of surgical treatment is important...
  22. doi request reprint Selective thoracic ganglionectomy for the treatment of segmental neuropathic pain
    R Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical School Hannover, Germany
    Eur J Pain 16:1398-402. 2012
    ..Selective thoracic ganglionectomy is a safe and partially effective procedure in selected patients albeit there may be partial recurrence of pain. Recurrent pain may affect dermatomes that were not involved initially...
  23. ncbi request reprint Concepts of neurosurgical management of chronic subdural haematoma: historical perspectives
    R Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Br J Neurosurg 18:8-18. 2004
    ..There is growing evidence, however, that the neurosurgical learning curve has reached a plateau...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risperidone-responsive segmental dystonia and pallidal deep brain stimulation
    J C Wohrle
    Departments of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum, Mannheim, Germany
    Neurology 61:546-8. 2003
    ..5 in M-"on"/S-"on" and 12.5 in M-"off"/S-"on." Studies of the effects of DBS and concomitant medication may be warranted in selected patients treated by DBS for dystonia...
  25. doi request reprint Image-guided resection of small lesions in the cavernous sinus and Meckel's cave
    M Nakamura
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Eur J Surg Oncol 36:208-13. 2010
    ..Surgery in this anatomical area needs a well directed approach. In this setting, neuronavigational guidance may provide a useful tool. We report on a series of patients operated on and guided by neuronavigation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Partial myotomy/myectomy of the trapezius muscle with an asleep-awake-asleep anesthetic technique for treatment of cervical dystonia. Technical note
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg 91:889-91. 1999
    ..There were no new deficits. This technique can be used as an adjunct to other peripheral surgical procedures in patients with marked laterocollis and dystonic elevation and ante-version of the shoulder...
  27. doi request reprint Human hypothalamus shows differential responses to basic motivational stimuli--an invasive electrophysiology study
    W Nager
    Department of Neurology, Brandenburgklinik, 16321 Bernau Waldsiedlung, Germany
    Neuroscience 189:330-6. 2011
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Pyogenic abscess of the filum terminale. Case report
    C Thome
    Department of Neurosurgery, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Neurosurg 95:100-4. 2001
    ..Surgical exposure, including drainage and biopsy sampling to rule out underlying tumor, combined with antibiotic treatment result in a favorable outcome...
  29. ncbi request reprint Levodopa-induced dyskinesias treated by pallidotomy
    J Jankovic
    Baylor College of Medicine, Dir of Parkinson s Disease Ctr and Movement Disorders Ctr, 6550 Fannin 1801, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Neurol Sci 167:62-7. 1999
    ..We conclude that pallidotomy is an effective and safe procedure in the treatment of medically intractable LID...
  30. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation for treatment of cervical dystonia
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University Hannover, MHH, Hannover, Germany
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 97:201-5. 2007
    ..Preliminary data on longterm follow-up confirm its beneficial effect in the majority of patients. Given the frequency of cervical dystonia, pallidal deep brain stimulation will play a major role in the future...
  31. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of dystonia
    J K Krauss
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical School Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Eur J Neurol 17:97-101. 2010
    ..Several questions remain to be solved including optimal programming of stimulation settings, battery drain with high stimulation energies and the elucidation of the mechanisms of DBS in dystonia...
  32. doi request reprint Neuronavigational guidance in craniofacial approaches for large (para)nasal tumors involving the anterior skull base and upper clival lesions
    M Nakamura
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Eur J Surg Oncol 35:666-72. 2009
    ..In this relation computer assisted surgical (CAS) guidance might be a useful tool. Here, we explored the use of CAS in an interdisciplinary setting...
  33. doi request reprint First experimental results with a new waterjet dissector: Erbejet 2
    C A Tschan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hanover Medical School, Hanover, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 151:1473-82. 2009
    ..In this experimental study, the technical features and dissection qualities of the new Erbejet 2 with its new pump and nozzle applicator system are evaluated for its neurosurgical use compared to the established Helix Hydro-Jet...
  34. ncbi request reprint The formation and regression of a flow-related cerebral artery aneurysm
    P Senn
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurochirurgische Klinik, Inselspital, University of Berne, 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 102:168-72. 2000
    ..The authors conclude that the formation and regression of this 'flow-related' aneurysm was associated with hemodynamic changes in blood flow of the right PCoA and the right ICA...
  35. pmc Outcome of contemporary surgery for chronic subdural haematoma: evidence based review
    R Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:937-43. 2003
    ..To evaluate the results of surgical treatment options for chronic subdural haematoma in contemporary neurosurgery according to evidence based criteria...
  36. ncbi request reprint Middle cerebral artery blood flow velocity in healthy persons during wakefulness and sleep: a transcranial Doppler study
    D W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep 16:603-9. 1993
    ..These waves may correspond to intracranial pressure changes referred to as B-waves...
  37. doi request reprint Solitary fibrous tumor of the foramen of Monro
    Thomas M Kinfe
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical School Hannover, MHH, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 110:404-7. 2008
    ..Further imaging and histological studies are needed to improve understanding of the pathophysiological aspects behind it...
  38. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic peripherally-induced dystonia and multifocal deep brain stimulation: case report
    Hans Holger Capelle
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Neurosurgery 59:E702; discussion E702. 2006
    ..We report on the effect of multifocal deep brain stimulation for the treatment of posttraumatic peripherally-induced dystonia...
  39. doi request reprint Reconstruction of the petrosal bone for treatment of kinetic tremor due to cerebellar herniation and torsion of cerebellar outflow pathways
    Thomas M Kinfe
    Mov Disord 23:1485-7. 2008
  40. ncbi request reprint Coma due to meteorism and increased intra-abdominal pressure subsequent to ventriculoperitoneal shunt dysfunction
    M Javad Mirzayan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical School Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, D 30625 Hannover, Germany
    Lancet 368:2032. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Tremor reduction by subthalamic nucleus stimulation and medication in advanced Parkinson's disease
    Christian Blahak
    Department of Neurology, Universitäts klinikum Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurol 254:169-78. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Ventriculoperitoneal shunt dysfunction in a patient presenting with neurogenic pulmonary edema. Case report
    Thomas Hofstetter
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kantonsspital, Aarau, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg 106:701-3. 2007
    ..Because neurogenic pulmonary edema may be a rare consequence of shunt dysfunction, it is important to recognize this unusual association and provide appropriate diagnostic measures and treatment...
  43. doi request reprint Is the synchronization between pallidal and muscle activity in primary dystonia due to peripheral afferance or a motor drive?
    Andrew Sharott
    Department of Neurophysiology and Pathophysiology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Brain 131:473-84. 2008
    ..In addition, the net GP drive to muscle is not stable but fluctuates across time, in keeping with the dynamic nature of dystonic muscle activity...
  44. doi request reprint The restore rechargeable, implantable neurostimulator: handling and clinical results of a multicenter study
    Jean Pierre Van Buyten
    AZ Nikolaas Campus SM, Sint Niklaas, Belgium
    Clin J Pain 24:325-34. 2008
    ..However, patients' ability to successfully recharge a neurostimulation system has not yet been demonstrated...
  45. doi request reprint Cervical dystonia in Bechterev disease resulting in atlantoaxial rotatory subluxation and cranio-cervical osseous fusion
    Ralf M Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, St Katharinen Hospital, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E781-4. 2007
    ..We report on a 46-year-old man with atlantoaxial rotatory subluxation and cranio-cervical osseous fusion secondary to cervical dystonia (CD) and concomitant ankylosing spondylitis (AS)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Dystonic movement disorders and spinal degenerative disease
    Thomas J Loher
    Department of Neurology, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 84:1-11. 2006
    ..Treatment algorithms directed at the underlying movement disorder itself, taking advantage of new techniques of functional neurosurgery, combined with spinal surgery have recently been introduced and show promising results...
  47. ncbi request reprint Center median-parafascicular complex and pain control. Review from a neurosurgical perspective
    Ralf Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Mannheim, Germany
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 82:115-26. 2004
    ..There is evidence, that the CM-Pf complex might also be involved in the mediation of the beneficial effects of somatosensory thalamic stimulation and periventricular grey stimulation...
  48. ncbi request reprint Near-fatal cerebellar swelling caused by acute multifocal cerebellar necrosis
    Sandra M Burri
    Department of Paediatrics, University Children s Hospital, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 7:139-42. 2003
    ..Acute, near-fatal cerebellar swelling is a rare problem thought to be of parainfectious aetiology. Initiation by multifocal cerebellar necrosis has not been reported so far with this disorder...
  49. ncbi request reprint Juxtaposition of an epidural intraforaminal cavernous hemangioma and an intradural schwannoma
    Claudius Thome
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Faculty for Clinical Medicine of the University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E524-7. 2004
    ..A case of juxtaposition of a purely extradural cavernous hemangioma and an intradural schwannoma in the thoracic spine is reported...
  50. ncbi request reprint Thalamic stimulation for tremor. Subtle changes in episodic memory are related to stimulation per se and not to a microthalamotomy effect
    Thomas J Loher
    Department of Neurology, University of Berne, Inselspital, Switzerland
    J Neurol 250:707-13. 2003
    ..Our study confirms that chronic unilateral DBS is a safe method with regard to cognitive function. The subtle changes in episodic memory are related to stimulation per se and not to a microthalamotomy effect...
  51. ncbi request reprint Dystonia in the Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome responds to GABAergic substances
    Stefan H Kreisel
    Department of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Mov Disord 19:1241-3. 2004
    ..In the patient presented here, improvement of dystonic symptoms upon treatment with alcohol and GABAergic substances is demonstrated for the first time...
  52. ncbi request reprint Movement disorders after intervertebral disc surgery: coincidence or causal relationship?
    Hans Holger Capelle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Mov Disord 19:1202-8. 2004
    ..Overall, movement disorders associated with disc surgery appear to be rare, yet they may cause significant discomfort to the affected individual...
  53. ncbi request reprint Clinical and molecular findings in a patient with a novel mutation in the deafness-dystonia peptide (DDP1) gene
    Johannes Binder
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Brain 126:1814-20. 2003
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Severe complications after intrathecal methotrexate (MTX) for treatment of primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL)
    Ralf Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 106:82-7. 2004
    ..This might have exposed adjacent tissue to prolonged toxic drug concentrations. Regarding the severe complications seen in these patients, it is useful to consider high-dose intravenous MTX treatment only in periventricular PCNSL...
  55. ncbi request reprint A prospective clinical comparison of rectangular titanium cages and iliac crest autografts in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
    Claudius Thome
    Neurochirurgische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1, 68167, Mannheim, Germany
    Neurosurg Rev 27:34-41. 2004
    ..There were no implant-related complications in the cage group. The authors conclude that titanium cages in anterior cervical discectomy constitute a safe and efficient alternative to iliac crest bone autograft...
  56. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic third ventriculostomy for shunt dysfunction in occlusive hydrocephalus: long-term follow up and review
    Jürgen Boschert
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg 98:1032-9. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, its routine use in patients who have previously undergone shunt placement is still not generally accepted. The authors' aim was to investigate the long-term effects of ETV in a group of prospectively chosen patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint Clustering and switching in phonemic fluency following pallidotomy for the treatment of Parkinson's disease
    Michele K York
    Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 25:110-21. 2003
    ..However, no significant differences were found for lesion location 6 months following surgery. The findings support the hypothesis that the GPi plays a role in cognitive functioning...
  58. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized comparison of rectangular titanium cage fusion and iliac crest autograft fusion in patients undergoing anterior cervical discectomy
    Claudius Thome
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Faculty for Clinical Medicine of the Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:1-9. 2006
    ..The authors compare clinical outcome and fusion rates after iliac crest autograft (ICAG)- and rectangular titanium cage (RTC)-augmented fusion in patients undergoing anterior cervical discectomy (ACD)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in the treatment of shunt-related over-drainage: Preliminary experience with a new approach how to render ventricles navigable
    Jürgen M Boschert
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mannheim University Hospital, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 108:143-9. 2006
    ..Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) is increasingly used for the treatment of shunt-related complications in hydrocephalic patients, particularly if the etiology of the underlying hydrocephalus is of obstructive nature...
  60. ncbi request reprint Comparative evaluation of microdiscectomy only, autograft fusion, polymethylmethacrylate interposition, and threaded titanium cage fusion for treatment of single-level cervical disc disease: a prospective randomized study in 125 patients
    Christian B Bärlocher
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Neurosurg Focus 12:E4. 2002
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Prospective controlled study of rectangular titanium cage fusion compared with iliac crest autograft fusion in anterior cervical discectomy
    Dimitris Zevgaridis
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Neurosurg Focus 12:E2. 2002
    ..This prospective study was conducted to evaluate the safety and efficacy of using rectangular titanium cage fusion compared with the widely performed iliac crest autograft fusion...
  62. ncbi request reprint Propriospinal myoclonus due to cervical disc herniation. Case report
    Hans Holger Capelle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:608-11. 2005
    ..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report on successful treatment of propriospinal myoclonus by spinal disc surgery...
  63. ncbi request reprint Pallidal deep brain stimulation in a parkinsonian patient with late-life dementia: sustained benefit in motor symptoms but not in functional disability
    Thomas J Loher
    Department of Neurology, University of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Neurol 47:122-3. 2002
  64. ncbi request reprint Long-term pallidal deep brain stimulation in patients with advanced Parkinson disease: 1-year follow-up study
    Thomas J Loher
    Department of Neurology, Inselspital, University of Berne, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg 96:844-53. 2002
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Long-term deep brain stimulation in elderly patients with cardiac pacemakers
    Hans Holger Capelle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurosurg 102:53-9. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the technical and clinical management of DBS for the treatment of movement disorders in elderly patients with cardiac pacemakers...
  66. ncbi request reprint Patterning of globus pallidus local field potentials differs between Parkinson's disease and dystonia
    Paul Silberstein
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London WCIN 3BG, UK
    Brain 126:2597-608. 2003
    ..We conclude that untreated and treated Parkinson's disease and dystonia are characterized by different spatiotemporal patterns of activity in the human pallidum...
  67. ncbi request reprint Bilateral pallidal stimulation for blepharospasm-oromandibular dystonia (Meige syndrome)
    Hans Holger Capelle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Klinikum Mannheim, Germany
    Neurology 60:2017-8. 2003
  68. doi request reprint Movement-related synchronization of gamma activity is lateralized in patients with dystonia
    Christof Brücke
    Department of Neurology, Campus Virchow, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 27:2322-9. 2008
    ..Moreover, the results provide further support for functional distinctions between BG oscillatory activities of different frequency...
  69. doi request reprint Impact of surgical treatment on tremor due to posterior fossa tumors
    Thomas M Kinfe
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    J Neurosurg 108:692-7. 2008
    ..The object of this study was to investigate the impact of surgical treatment on tremor caused by posterior fossa tumors...
  70. ncbi request reprint The use of waterjet dissection in endoscopic neurosurgery. Technical note
    Joachim Oertel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hannover Nordstadt Hospital, Hannover, Germany
    J Neurosurg 105:928-31. 2006
    ..The use of the waterjet device in selected endoscopic procedures appears safe, and may help reduce intraoperative bleeding. However, further studies are needed to confirm the utility of the waterjet tool in endoscopy...
  71. ncbi request reprint Response of C-reactive protein after craniotomy for microsurgery of intracranial tumors
    M Javad Mirzayan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical School Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Neurosurgery 60:621-5; discussion 625. 2007
    ..However, its expression is unspecific and will increase after surgery. Without normative data on its regular course after craniotomy, postoperative infection can barely be detected or excluded...
  72. ncbi request reprint Cavernous hemangioma of the cavernous sinus, skin, and retina: hemodynamic changes after treatment: case report
    M Javad Mirzayan
    Neurosurgery 60:E952; discussion E952. 2007
    ..There are several reports concerning cavernous hemangiomas of the skin and central nervous system. Additional retinal involvement has also been reported...
  73. ncbi request reprint Placement of intraventricular catheters using flexible electromagnetic navigation and a dynamic reference frame: a new technique
    Thomas Rodt
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hannover University Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 85:243-8. 2007
    ..Catheterization of narrow ventricles may prove difficult resulting in misplacement or inefficient trials with potential damage to brain tissue...
  74. ncbi request reprint Intramedullary ependymoma associated with Lhermitte-Duclos disease and Cowden syndrome
    Mohammad R Farhadi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical School Hannover, MHH, Carl Neuberg Street 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 109:692-7. 2007
    ..This is the first reported case of ependymoma in a patient with LDD and CD. Coexistence of an intraspinal ependymoma with cerebellar LDD and CS appears to be rare, but can lead to treatment failure if missed...
  75. ncbi request reprint 3D visualization and simulation of frontoorbital advancement in metopic synostosis
    Thomas Rodt
    Department of Radiology, Hannover University Medical School, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:1313-7. 2007
    ..The usefulness of a technique for surgical simulation of frontoorbital advancement is demonstrated here in a child with metopic synostosis...
  76. ncbi request reprint Recurrent sciatica due to periligamentous trapped epidural gas after spinal sequestrectomy
    Hans Holger Capelle
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:75-7. 2006
    ..After evacuation of the gas, her pain resolved. Postoperative intraspinal gas may be symptomatic in the rare case...
  77. ncbi request reprint Functional stereotactic surgery for treatment of cervical dystonia: review of the experience from the lesional era
    Thomas J Loher
    Department of Neurology, University of Berne, Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 82:1-13. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide the first systematic review of previous experience with thalamic and basal ganglia surgery in the treatment of cervical dystonia (CD)...
  78. doi request reprint Capillary hemangioma of the Meckel cave in an adolescent. Case illustration
    Guilherme R Montibeller
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 1:170. 2008
  79. doi request reprint Failure of long-term nerve root stimulation to improve neuropathic pain
    Ralf Weigel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurosurg 108:921-5. 2008
    ..A prospective study was initiated to investigate long-term outcome in patients with neuropathic pain of the lower extremities or groin who were treated with selective nerve root stimulation...