Chirag G Patil

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving outcomes in patients with vestibular schwannomas: microsurgery versus radiosurgery
    J M Sarmiento
    Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Neurosurg Sci 57:23-44. 2013
  2. pmc High levels of phosphorylated MAP kinase are associated with poor survival among patients with glioblastoma during the temozolomide era
    Chirag G Patil
    Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8631 W Third St, Suite 800E, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Neuro Oncol 15:104-11. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) alone versus WBRT and radiosurgery for the treatment of brain metastases
    Chirag G Patil
    Department ofNeurosurgery, MaxineDunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD006121. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Management of multifocal and multicentric gliomas
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 23:343-50, x. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint National inpatient complications and outcomes after surgery for spinal metastasis from 1993-2002
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Cancer 110:625-30. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of peritumoral edema after stereotactic radiosurgery of supratentorial meningiomas
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford Hospital, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:435-40; discussion 440-2. 2008
  7. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis of mechanical thrombectomy in acute ischemic stroke
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Neurosurg 110:508-13. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Non-surgical management of hormone-secreting pituitary tumors
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 16:985-93. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Inpatient complications, mortality, and discharge disposition after surgical correction of idiopathic scoliosis: a national perspective
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive Room R200, MC5327, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine J 8:904-10. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes after repeat transsphenoidal surgery for recurrent Cushing's disease
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:266-70; discussion 270-1. 2008

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving outcomes in patients with vestibular schwannomas: microsurgery versus radiosurgery
    J M Sarmiento
    Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Neurosurg Sci 57:23-44. 2013
    ..SRS has been shown to be efficacious and have a lower morbidity in most patients with tumors that are <3cm. SRS can be considered as the primary modality of choice for treatment of most VS that are <3cm...
  2. pmc High levels of phosphorylated MAP kinase are associated with poor survival among patients with glioblastoma during the temozolomide era
    Chirag G Patil
    Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8631 W Third St, Suite 800E, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Neuro Oncol 15:104-11. 2013
    ..It confirms the significant and independent prognostic relevance of p-MAPK in predicting survival of patients with GBM treated in the temozolomide era and highlights the need for therapies targeting the p-MAPK oncogenic pathway...
  3. doi request reprint Whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) alone versus WBRT and radiosurgery for the treatment of brain metastases
    Chirag G Patil
    Department ofNeurosurgery, MaxineDunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD006121. 2012
    ..The benefit of adding SRS to WBRT is unclear. This is an updated version of the original Cochrane review published in Issue 6, 2010...
  4. doi request reprint Management of multifocal and multicentric gliomas
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 23:343-50, x. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint National inpatient complications and outcomes after surgery for spinal metastasis from 1993-2002
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Cancer 110:625-30. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to report inpatient mortality, complications, and outcomes on a national level...
  6. doi request reprint Predictors of peritumoral edema after stereotactic radiosurgery of supratentorial meningiomas
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford Hospital, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:435-40; discussion 440-2. 2008
    ..Potential predictors of postradiosurgical peritumoral edema, including parasagittal tumor location, tumor size, and treatment dose, were evaluated...
  7. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis of mechanical thrombectomy in acute ischemic stroke
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Neurosurg 110:508-13. 2009
    ..In this study, the authors evaluated the cost and effectiveness of mechanical thrombectomy compared with standard medical therapy in patients who are ineligible to receive tissue plasminogen activator...
  8. doi request reprint Non-surgical management of hormone-secreting pituitary tumors
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 16:985-93. 2009
    ..Medical management with standard and novel drugs as well as the role and effectiveness of radiation therapy and radiosurgery are discussed in detail...
  9. doi request reprint Inpatient complications, mortality, and discharge disposition after surgical correction of idiopathic scoliosis: a national perspective
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive Room R200, MC5327, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine J 8:904-10. 2008
    ..Information about complications and mortality after surgery for correction of idiopathic scoliosis has been largely derived from single-institution series. Regional or national studies have been lacking...
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes after repeat transsphenoidal surgery for recurrent Cushing's disease
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:266-70; discussion 270-1. 2008
    ..To systematically analyze patient outcomes after repeat transsphenoidal (TS) surgery for recurrent Cushing's disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint CyberKnife radiosurgical rhizotomy for the treatment of atypical trigeminal nerve pain
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5327, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 23:E9. 2007
    ..This study represents the first report of the treatment of atypical TN with frameless CyberKnife stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Complications and outcomes after spinal cord tumor resection in the United States from 1993 to 2002
    C G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford Hospital, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spinal Cord 46:375-9. 2008
    ..Retrospective cohort study...
  13. ncbi request reprint Late recurrences of Cushing's disease after initial successful transsphenoidal surgery
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:358-62. 2008
    ..Few studies have systematically analyzed the long-term recurrence rates of Cushing's disease after initial successful transsphenoidal surgery...
  14. ncbi request reprint Brain atrophy and cognitive deficits in Cushing's disease
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 23:E11. 2007
    ..In this review, the timing, pathology, and pathophysiology of the brain atrophy in Cushing's disease are discussed. The correlation of atrophy with cognitive deficits and its reversibility is also reviewed...
  15. ncbi request reprint National trends, complications, and outcomes following transsphenoidal surgery for Cushing's disease from 1993 to 2002
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 23:E7. 2007
    ..In this study the authors report on inpatient death, morbidity, and outcomes following TSS for Cushing's disease on a national level...
  16. doi request reprint Racial and gender disparities and the role of primary tumor type on inpatient outcomes following craniotomy for brain metastases
    Miriam Nuno
    Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2657-63. 2012
    ..Our study evaluated the role of race, gender, and tumor primary site in predicting in-hospital mortality, discharge disposition, and complications among patients with brain metastases...
  17. doi request reprint Prognosis of patients with multifocal glioblastoma: a case-control study
    Chirag G Patil
    Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Neurosurg 117:705-11. 2012
    ..The prognosis of patients with glioblastoma who present with multifocal disease is not well documented. The objective of this study was to determine whether multifocal disease on initial presentation is associated with worse survival...
  18. doi request reprint Trends in surgical use and associated patient outcomes in the treatment of acoustic neuroma
    Sahil Patel
    Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    World Neurosurg 80:142-7. 2013
    ..To investigate recent trends in surgical volume and associated patient outcomes in the treatment of acoustic neuromas...
  19. doi request reprint Racial disparities in Medicaid patients after brain tumor surgery
    Debraj Mukherjee
    Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 20:57-61. 2013
    ..Interventions aimed at reducing complications among African-American patients with brain tumor may help reduce post-operative disparities...
  20. doi request reprint The effect of centralization of caseload for primary brain tumor surgeries: trends from 2001-2007
    Miriam Nuno
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, 8631 W Third Street, Suite 800E, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:1343-50. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is two-fold: (1) to evaluate whether the trend towards centralization of primary brain tumor care in the US has continued during the period of between 2001 and 2007, and (2) to analyze volume-outcome effects...
  21. doi request reprint Laminectomy and fusion after spinal cord injury: national inpatient complications and outcomes
    Maxwell Boakye
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Neurotrauma 25:173-83. 2008
    ..This study represents the first major national estimate of in-hospital mortality and complication rates after nonoperative and operative treatment for SCI...
  22. doi request reprint National trends in vertebral augmentation procedures for the treatment of vertebral compression fractures
    Shivanand P Lad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Surg Neurol 71:580-4; discussion 584-5. 2009
    ..Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty have been gaining popularity in the treatment of symptomatic compression fractures that are often secondary to osteoporosis or neoplasia...
  23. doi request reprint Effects of age and comorbidities on complication rates and adverse outcomes after lumbar laminectomy in elderly patients
    Gordon Li
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1250-5. 2008
    ..This is a retrospective cohort study using the National Inpatient Sample database...
  24. doi request reprint Survival and prognostic factors of anaplastic gliomas
    Miriam Nuno
    Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Neurosurgery 73:458-65; quiz 465. 2013
    ..The prognosis of patients with anaplastic glioma tumors is relatively favorable compared with patients with glioblastoma multiforme...
  25. pmc Loss of PTEN is not associated with poor survival in newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients of the temozolomide era
    Christine Carico
    Department of Neurosurgery, Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e33684. 2012
    ..We investigated whether loss of PTEN predicted shorter survival in the temozolomide era. The role of PTEN in the PI3K/Akt pathway is also reviewed...
  26. doi request reprint Visual loss after spine surgery: a population-based study
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1491-6. 2008
    ..Retrospective cohort study using National inpatient sample administrative data...
  27. doi request reprint Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: complications and outcomes after spinal fusion
    Maxwell Boakye
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:455-61; discussion 461-2. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to report inpatient mortality, complications, and outcomes on a national level...
  28. doi request reprint Cervical corpectomy: complications and outcomes
    Maxwell Boakye
    Outcomes Research Lab, Palo Alto Veterans Health Care System, and Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94304, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:295-301; discussion 301-2. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to report 30-day mortality and complication rates after cervical corpectomy using multicenter prospective data from the Veterans Affairs National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database...
  29. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for postoperative spinal wound infections after spinal decompression and fusion surgeries
    Anand Veeravagu
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1869-72. 2009
    ..This is a multivariate analysis of a prospectively collected database...
  30. doi request reprint National trends in spinal fusion for cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Shivanand P Lad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Surg Neurol 71:66-9; discussion 69. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to provide a retrospective analysis using an NIS database to examine national trends in outcomes for CSM from 1993 to 2002...
  31. doi request reprint A population-based study of inpatient outcomes after operative management of nontraumatic intracerebral hemorrhage in the United States
    Chirag G Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    World Neurosurg 78:640-5. 2012
    ..Given that outcomes of patients treated at these specialized centers may differ from those treated at community hospitals, our aim was to report patient outcomes on a population-based, national level...
  32. pmc CyberKnife stereotactic radiosurgery for recurrent, metastatic, and residual hemangiopericytomas
    Anand Veeravagu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Hematol Oncol 4:26. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of CyberKnife stereotactic radiosurgery (CK) in the management of recurrent, metastatic, and residual hemangiopericytomas...
  33. doi request reprint Comparison of survival between cerebellar and supratentorial glioblastoma patients: surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER) analysis
    Sunil Jeswani
    Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
    Neurosurgery 73:240-6; discussion 246; quiz 246. 2013
    ..Cerebellar glioblastoma multiforme (cGBM) is rare, and although there is a general belief that these tumors have a worse prognosis than supratentorial GBM (sGBM), few studies have been published to support this belief...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of radiotherapy for elderly patients with anaplastic gliomas
    Debraj Mukherjee
    Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 127 S San Vicente Boulevard, Suite A6600, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 21:773-8. 2014
    ..Treatment strategies involving maximal safe resection plus RT should be considered in the optimal management of AG in elderly patients...
  35. doi request reprint Biopsy versus resection for the management of low-grade gliomas
    Anand Veeravagu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD009319. 2013
    ..There remains controversy about the role of biopsy versus resection and the relative clinical outcomes for the management of LGG...
  36. doi request reprint The effect of transfer and hospital volume in subarachnoid hemorrhage patients
    Miriam Nuno
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, 8631 W Third Street, Suite 800E, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Neurocrit Care 17:312-23. 2012
    ..Providers are often unclear about the safety of transferring critical patients. This study evaluated the "transfer effect" in a large sample of aneurysmal SAH patients undergoing treatment...
  37. doi request reprint National trends in spinal arteriovenous malformations
    Shivanand P Lad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 26:1-5. 2009
    ..These lesions are challenging entities to treat because of their complicated anatomy and physiology. Current management options include open microsurgery, endovascular embolization, and stereotactic radiosurgery...
  38. doi request reprint Craniotomy for resection of meningioma in the elderly: a multicentre, prospective analysis from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Chirag G Patil
    Outcomes Research Lab, Palo Alto Veterans Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:502-5. 2010
    ..Utilising multicentre, prospective data from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, the present study sought to address this controversy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Tethered cord syndrome: nationwide inpatient complications and outcomes
    Shivanand P Lad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 23:E3. 2007
    ..Previous investigations of health outcome after spinal surgery for tethered cord syndrome (TCS) have been single-institution studies. The aim of this study was to report inpatient complications and outcomes on a nationwide level...
  40. doi request reprint National complication rates and disposition after posterior lumbar fusion for acquired spondylolisthesis
    Paul S Kalanithi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1963-9. 2009
    ..Database study using Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) administrative data from 1993 to 2002...
  41. doi request reprint Does 30-day readmission affect long-term outcome among glioblastoma patients?
    Miriam Nuno
    Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
    Neurosurgery 74:196-204; discussion 204-5. 2014
    ..Research on readmissions has focused mainly on the economic and resource burden it places on hospitals...
  42. doi request reprint Cystic glioblastoma: an evaluation of IDH1 status and prognosis
    J Manuel Sarmiento
    Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
    Neurosurgery 74:71-5: discussion 75-6. 2014
    ..Controversy exists regarding the prognostic significance of cystic features in newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and the pathological origin of cystic GBMs...
  43. ncbi request reprint The role of inferior petrosal sinus sampling in the diagnostic localization of Cushing's disease
    Shivanand P Lad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, 94305, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 23:E2. 2007
    ..Management is best undertaken by a comprehensive multidisciplinary team taking into account the results of all the biochemical and imaging studies available, to provide the best advice in patient treatment decisions...
  44. ncbi request reprint Surgery for spinal stenosis: long-term reoperation rates, health care cost, and impact of instrumentation
    Shivanand P Lad
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Department of Neurosurgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY and Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:978-87. 2014
    ..Retrospective cohort analysis...
  45. pmc The effect of weight in the outcomes of meningioma patients
    Holly Dickinson
    Department of Neurosurgery, Center for Neurosurgical Outcomes Research, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center 8631 W Third Street, Suite 800E, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Surg Neurol Int 4:45. 2013
    ..Meningiomas are more prevalent in women and mostly benign in nature. Our aim was to evaluate the association of weight and outcomes of meningioma patients undergoing craniotomy...
  46. doi request reprint A Socioeconomic Survey of Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) Surgery
    Shivanand P Lad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA and Outcomes Research Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Neuromodulation 13:265-9. 2010
    ..Future studies should be designed with these important outcome measures in mind...
  47. ncbi request reprint Utilization of spinal cord stimulation in patients with failed back surgery syndrome
    Shivanand P Lad
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Department of Neurosurgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY and Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:E719-27. 2014
    ..Retrospective analysis of a population-based insurance claims data set...
  48. doi request reprint Disparities in the outcomes of lumbar spinal stenosis surgery based on insurance status
    Shivanand P Lad
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1119-27. 2013
    ..Retrospective cohort study using Thomson Reuter's MarketScan database...
  49. doi request reprint Racial disparities in outcomes of spinal surgery for lumbar stenosis
    Shivanand P Lad
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:927-35. 2013
    ..A retrospective, cross-sectional study...
  50. pmc Predictors of inpatient complications and outcomes following surgical resection of hypothalamic hamartomas
    Debraj Mukherjee
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048
    Surg Neurol Int 2:105. 2011
    ..Our aim was to identify the preoperative factors associated with a greater risk of poor inpatient outcomes in those undergoing resection of hypothalamic hamartomas...
  51. doi request reprint Socioeconomic Trends in Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Surgery
    Shivanand P Lad
    Outcomes Research Laboratory, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA and Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Neuromodulation 13:182-6. 2010
    ..Conclusions:  Future studies will need to include the socioeconomic impact of the technology on disease status, patient access, and costs as it expands to novel indications...
  52. doi request reprint Cancer after spinal fusion: the role of bone morphogenetic protein
    Shivanand P Lad
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Neurosurgery 73:440-9. 2013
    ..Bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) is used in tens of thousands of spinal fusions each year. A trial evaluating a high-dose BMP formulation demonstrated that its use may be associated with an increased risk of cancer...
  53. pmc Phase I trial of a multi-epitope-pulsed dendritic cell vaccine for patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma
    Surasak Phuphanich
    Neuro Oncology Program, Department of Neurosurgery and Neurology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Cancer Immunol Immunother 62:125-35. 2013
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Trends in pathological vertebral fractures in the United States: 1993 to 2004
    Shivanand P Lad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:305-10. 2007
    ..The authors examined trends in epidemiology and surgical management of pathological vertebral fractures in the US between 1993 and 2004...
  55. ncbi request reprint The impact of inpatient rehabilitation on function and survival of newly diagnosed patients with glioblastoma
    Pamela S Roberts
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8631 West Third St, Suite 915 East, Los Angeles, CA 90048 Electronic address
    PM R 6:514-21. 2014
    ..To examine the impact of an inpatient rehabilitation program on functional improvement and survival among patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) who underwent surgical resection of the brain tumor...
  56. doi request reprint Long-term economic impact of coiling vs clipping for unruptured intracranial aneurysms
    Shivanand P Lad
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Neurosurgery 72:1000-11; discussion 1011-3. 2013
    ..While many studies have compared these treatment modalities with respect to various clinical outcomes, few studies have investigated the economic costs associated with each procedure...
  57. doi request reprint Epidemiology and the global burden of stroke
    Debraj Mukherjee
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    World Neurosurg 76:S85-90. 2011
    ..As numerous countries throughout the world undergo the epidemiological transition of diseases, trends in the prevalence of stroke have dramatically changed...
  58. doi request reprint Moyamoya disease in pediatric patients: outcomes of neurosurgical interventions
    Anand Veeravagu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 24:E16. 2008
    ..Additional, larger studies are needed to determine the advantages and disadvantages of the different techniques for the pediatric age group...