Thomas Westermaier

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical features, treatment, and prognosis of patients with acute subdural hematomas presenting in critical condition
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Neurosurgery 61:482-7; discussion 487-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Value of Transcranial Doppler, Perfusion-CT and Neurological Evaluation to Forecast Secondary Ischemia after Aneurysmal SAH
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Str 11, 97080, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Neurocrit Care 20:406-12. 2014
  3. pmc Value of Perfusion CT, Transcranial Doppler Sonography, and Neurological Examination to Detect Delayed Vasospasm after Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    Ekkehard Kunze
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Str 11, 97080 Wuerzburg, Germany
    Radiol Res Pract 2012:231206. 2012
  4. pmc Magnesium treatment for neuroprotection in ischemic diseases of the brain
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str, 11, Wurzburg 97080, Germany
    Exp Transl Stroke Med 5:6. 2013
  5. pmc Brain edema formation correlates with perfusion deficit during the first six hours after experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage in rats
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str, 11, Wurzburg, 97080, Germany
    Exp Transl Stroke Med 4:8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of dural arteriovenous fistulas of the petrous apex
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    World Neurosurg 77:591.e7-13. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Arachnoid cysts
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Adv Exp Med Biol 724:37-50. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Prophylactic intravenous magnesium sulfate for treatment of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a randomized, placebo-controlled, clinical study
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Crit Care Med 38:1284-90. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Arachnoid cysts of the fourth ventricle - short illustrated review
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Str 11, 97080, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:119-24. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The temporal profile of cerebral blood flow and tissue metabolites indicates sustained metabolic depression after experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage in rats
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Neurosurgery 68:223-9; discussion 229-30. 2011

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical features, treatment, and prognosis of patients with acute subdural hematomas presenting in critical condition
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Neurosurgery 61:482-7; discussion 487-8. 2007
    ..For the clinician, the question is how should these patients be treated? Large series on this subject do not exist because aSDH is a rare event. This report focuses on the prognosis and adverse prognostic factors of these patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Value of Transcranial Doppler, Perfusion-CT and Neurological Evaluation to Forecast Secondary Ischemia after Aneurysmal SAH
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Str 11, 97080, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Neurocrit Care 20:406-12. 2014
    ....
  3. pmc Value of Perfusion CT, Transcranial Doppler Sonography, and Neurological Examination to Detect Delayed Vasospasm after Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    Ekkehard Kunze
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Str 11, 97080 Wuerzburg, Germany
    Radiol Res Pract 2012:231206. 2012
    ..If patients are not amenable to detailed neurological examination, PCT at regular intervals is a helpful tool to diagnose secondary vasospasm after aneurysmal SAH...
  4. pmc Magnesium treatment for neuroprotection in ischemic diseases of the brain
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str, 11, Wurzburg 97080, Germany
    Exp Transl Stroke Med 5:6. 2013
    ..Other trials found a protective effect after magnesium therapy. Thus, it may still be a promising substance in the treatment of secondary cerebral ischemia after aneurysmal SAH. Future prospects of magnesium therapy are discussed...
  5. pmc Brain edema formation correlates with perfusion deficit during the first six hours after experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage in rats
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str, 11, Wurzburg, 97080, Germany
    Exp Transl Stroke Med 4:8. 2012
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  6. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of dural arteriovenous fistulas of the petrous apex
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    World Neurosurg 77:591.e7-13. 2012
    ..To report a series of four patients with dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVF) at the petrous apex with drainage into the deep cerebral venous system and the surgical treatment employed...
  7. doi request reprint Arachnoid cysts
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Adv Exp Med Biol 724:37-50. 2012
    ..This chapter addresses aspects of pathogenesis, clinical symptoms, indication for neurosurgical treatment and treatment options...
  8. doi request reprint Prophylactic intravenous magnesium sulfate for treatment of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a randomized, placebo-controlled, clinical study
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Crit Care Med 38:1284-90. 2010
    ..To examine whether the maintenance of elevated magnesium serum concentrations by intravenous administration of magnesium sulfate can reduce the occurrence of cerebral ischemic events after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage...
  9. doi request reprint Arachnoid cysts of the fourth ventricle - short illustrated review
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Str 11, 97080, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:119-24. 2010
    ..This report gives an overview of examples published to date and discusses pathogenesis and clinical features of arachnoid cysts in this location as well as operative strategies including neuroendoscopic techniques...
  10. doi request reprint The temporal profile of cerebral blood flow and tissue metabolites indicates sustained metabolic depression after experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage in rats
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Neurosurgery 68:223-9; discussion 229-30. 2011
    ..Derangement of cerebral metabolism occurs after various insults such as ischemia, traumatic brain injury, and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)...
  11. doi request reprint Time-course of cerebral perfusion and tissue oxygenation in the first 6 h after experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage in rats
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 29:771-9. 2009
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Acute vasoconstriction: decrease and recovery of cerebral blood flow after various intensities of experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage in rats
    Thomas Westermaier
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    J Neurosurg 110:996-1002. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint An anatomical assessment of the supracerebellar midline and paramedian approaches to the inferior colliculus for auditory midbrain implants using a neuronavigation model on cadaveric specimens
    Giles H Vince
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Str 11, 97080 Wuerzburg, Germany
    J Clin Neurosci 17:107-12. 2010
    ..Additionally, they provide a wider angle of action for optimal electrode placement...
  14. doi request reprint Bilateral trigeminal neuralgia associated with Chiari's type I malformation
    Giles Hamilton Vince
    Department of Neurosurgery, Bayerische Julius Maximilians University, 97080 Wuerzburg, Germany
    Br J Neurosurg 24:474-6. 2010
    ..We report a case of bilateral trigeminal neuralgia in Chiari's type I malformation. This case demonstrates that microvascular decompression can be an effective treatment strategy for this complex pathology...
  15. doi request reprint Exophytic glioblastoma arising from the cerebellum: case report and critical review of the literature
    Thomas Linsenmann
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Bavaria, Germany
    J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg 74:262-4. 2013
    ..The patient underwent a postoperative percutaneous radiotherapy and concomitant chemotherapy with temozolomide. GBM should be also considered in the differential diagnosis of cerebellar tumors. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Vertebral body replacement with PEEK-cages after anterior corpectomy in multilevel cervical spinal stenosis: a clinical and radiological evaluation
    Furat Raslan
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Str 11, 97080, Wurzburg, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 134:611-8. 2014
    ..This study assesses the clinical and radiological outcome after one- or two-level ACCF by the use of a PEEK-cage augmented by a plate-screw osteosynthesis...
  17. pmc A modified double injection model of cisterna magna for the study of delayed cerebral vasospasm following subarachnoid hemorrhage in rats
    Furat Raslan
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Exp Transl Stroke Med 4:23. 2012
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Bone chips, fibrin glue, and osteogeneration following lateral suboccipital craniectomy: a case report
    Thomas Linsenmann
    Departments of Neurosurgery, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str, 11, W├╝rzburg D 97080, Germany
    BMC Res Notes 6:523. 2013
    ..This is the first report about the histological findings after performing a cranioplasty by using a mixture of autologous bone chips and human allogenic fibrin glue...
  19. ncbi request reprint Neuroprotection in transient focal cerebral ischemia by combination drug therapy and mild hypothermia: comparison with customary therapeutic regimen
    Stefan Zausinger
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Stroke 34:1526-32. 2003
    ..In this study we compared this treatment strategy with the customary treatment options in a rat model of transient focal cerebral ischemia...