- Complications of invasive monitoring used in intractable pediatric epilepsy
Scott L Simon
Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, The University of Pennsylvania, 5th Floor Silverstein, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pediatr Neurosurg 38:47-52. 2003
..We conclude that invasive monitoring for intractable epilepsy is generally safe...
- Intracranial capillary hemangioma: case report and review of the literature
Scott L Simon
Department of Neurosurgery, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Surg Neurol 64:154-9. 2005
..The authors present an exceedingly rare case of an intracranial capillary hemangioma arising in an adult. Only 4 biopsy-proven cases have been reported in the pediatric population previous to this case report...
- Efficacy of spinal instrumentation and fusion in the prevention of postlaminectomy spinal deformity in children with intramedullary spinal cord tumors
Scott L Simon
Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Pediatr Orthop 28:244-9. 2008
..05). Removal of greater than 4 laminae (P = 0.03) was found to be associated with the development of postresection spinal deformity...
- The role of concurrent fusion to prevent spinal deformity after intramedullary spinal cord tumor excision in children
Oke A Anakwenze
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Pediatr Orthop 31:475-9. 2011
..Our objective is to compare the occurrence of postlaminectomy spinal deformity in children with intramedullary spinal cord tumors that underwent decompression with fusion at the time of surgery to those that did not undergo fusion...
- Bow hunter's syndrome caused by accessory cervical ossification: posterolateral decompression and the use of intraoperative Doppler ultrasonography
Robert G Whitmore
Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Surg Neurol 67:169-71. 2007
..Bow hunter's syndrome refers to symptomatic vertebrobasilar insufficiency provoked by physiologic head rotation...
- Lumbar vertebral hemangioma presenting with the acute onset of neurological symptoms. Case report
H Isaac Chen
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
J Neurosurg Spine 7:80-5. 2007
..Vertebral hemangiomas can be treated effectively with interventional techniques such as embolization and ethanol injection...
- Intradural venous varix: a rare cause of an intradural lumbar spine lesion
Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E430-2. 2003
..A case of intradural venous varix producing a mass-like lesion in the lumbar spine is reported...
- Management of patients with schwannomatosis: report of six cases and review of the literature
Jason H Huang
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Surg Neurol 62:353-61; discussion 361. 2004
..Because these patients are at increased risk for developing multiple schwannomas, we recommend regular surveillance and offer genetic counseling even though the pattern of inheritance is unknown...
- Recovery of language after left hemispherectomy in a sixteen-year-old girl with late-onset seizures
Albert E Telfeian
Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104, USA
Pediatr Neurosurg 37:19-21. 2002
..Our results indicate that dominant hemispherectomy in adolescence in the setting of late-onset seizures and Rasmussen's syndrome in the profoundly aphasic patient does not commit the patient to the prognosis of a fixed language deficit...