Justin S Smith

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Role of extent of resection in the long-term outcome of low-grade hemispheric gliomas
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, Room M 779, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:1338-45. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of early follow-up computed tomography imaging in the management of traumatic brain injury patients with intracranial hemorrhage
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF Brain and Spinal Injury Center, San Francisco General Hospital and University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    J Trauma 63:75-82. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Association between absence of epidermal growth factor receptor immunoreactivity and poor prognosis in patients with atypical meningioma
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:1034-40. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Diffusion-weighted MR imaging abnormalities in pediatric patients with surgically-treated intracranial mass lesions
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, San Francisco School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurooncol 79:203-9. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Functional mapping-guided resection of low-grade gliomas in eloquent areas of the brain: improvement of long-term survival. Clinical article
    Edward F Chang
    Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:566-73. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of standing regional cervical sagittal alignment on outcomes in posterior cervical fusion surgery
    Jessica A Tang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:662-9; discussion 669. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Preoperative prognostic classification system for hemispheric low-grade gliomas in adults
    Edward F Chang
    Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg 109:817-24. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Serial diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in cases of glioma: distinguishing tumor recurrence from postresection injury
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:428-38. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Effect of severity of rod contour on posterior rod failure in the setting of lumbar pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO): a biomechanical study
    Jessica A Tang
    The Taylor Collaboration, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Neurosurgery 72:276-82; discussion 283. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Rates of new neurological deficit associated with spine surgery based on 108,419 procedures: a report of the scoliosis research society morbidity and mortality committee
    D Kojo Hamilton
    University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1218-28. 2011

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Role of extent of resection in the long-term outcome of low-grade hemispheric gliomas
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, Room M 779, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:1338-45. 2008
    ..The prognostic role of extent of resection (EOR) of low-grade gliomas (LGGs) is a major controversy. We designed a retrospective study to assess the influence of EOR on long-term outcomes of LGGs...
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of early follow-up computed tomography imaging in the management of traumatic brain injury patients with intracranial hemorrhage
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF Brain and Spinal Injury Center, San Francisco General Hospital and University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    J Trauma 63:75-82. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether routine follow-up computed tomography (CT) for patients with head injury, in the absence of clinical indications, alters patient management...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association between absence of epidermal growth factor receptor immunoreactivity and poor prognosis in patients with atypical meningioma
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:1034-40. 2007
    ..Because multiple growth factor receptors have been identified in these tumors, the authors sought to assess the capacity of the expression patterns of a subset of these receptors to stratify meningioma cases...
  4. ncbi request reprint Diffusion-weighted MR imaging abnormalities in pediatric patients with surgically-treated intracranial mass lesions
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, San Francisco School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurooncol 79:203-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the occurrence of these postoperative abnormalities in pediatric patients with intracranial mass lesions...
  5. doi request reprint Functional mapping-guided resection of low-grade gliomas in eloquent areas of the brain: improvement of long-term survival. Clinical article
    Edward F Chang
    Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:566-73. 2011
    ..Given the lack of long-term survival data, the prognostic significance of eloquent brain tumor location and the role of functional mapping during resective surgery in presumed eloquent brain regions are unknown...
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of standing regional cervical sagittal alignment on outcomes in posterior cervical fusion surgery
    Jessica A Tang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:662-9; discussion 669. 2012
    ..Positive spinal regional and global sagittal malalignment has been repeatedly shown to correlate with pain and disability in thoracolumbar fusion...
  7. doi request reprint Preoperative prognostic classification system for hemispheric low-grade gliomas in adults
    Edward F Chang
    Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg 109:817-24. 2008
    ..As a result, the objective in the present study was to design a preoperative scoring system to prognosticate long-term outcomes in patients with LGGs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Serial diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in cases of glioma: distinguishing tumor recurrence from postresection injury
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:428-38. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate prospectively the incidence, time course, and ultimate outcome of these abnormalities...
  9. doi request reprint Effect of severity of rod contour on posterior rod failure in the setting of lumbar pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO): a biomechanical study
    Jessica A Tang
    The Taylor Collaboration, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Neurosurgery 72:276-82; discussion 283. 2013
    ..Rod failure has been reported clinically in pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) to correct flat back deformity...
  10. doi request reprint Rates of new neurological deficit associated with spine surgery based on 108,419 procedures: a report of the scoliosis research society morbidity and mortality committee
    D Kojo Hamilton
    University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1218-28. 2011
    ..Retrospective review of a prospectively collected, multicenter database...
  11. pmc Molecular signatures define two main classes of meningiomas
    Lucia Helena Carvalho
    Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Mol Cancer 6:64. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was identify molecular signatures unique to the different grades of meningiomas and to unravel underlying molecular mechanisms driving meningioma tumorigenesis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Treatment for posterior fossa dissemination of primary supratentorial glioma
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0350, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:567-74. 2007
    ..This study was designed to assess the presentation, management, and outcome of cases involving patients who had a supratentorial glioma that subsequently progressed in the posterior fossa (PF)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sex steroid and growth factor profile of a meningioma associated with pregnancy
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Can J Neurol Sci 32:122-7. 2005
    ..A better understanding of the factors that contribute to these observations, including potential factors associated with pregnancy, could enable design of more effective adjuvant therapies...
  14. doi request reprint A standardized nomenclature for cervical spine soft-tissue release and osteotomy for deformity correction
    Christopher P Ames
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California
    J Neurosurg Spine 19:269-78. 2013
    ..The reliability analysis demonstrated that this system is consistent and directly applicable. Future work will evaluate the relationship between this system and health-related quality of life metrics. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Expression of the hypoxia marker carbonic anhydrase 9 is associated with anaplastic phenotypes in meningiomas
    Heon Yoo
    Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 13:68-75. 2007
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  16. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes after microendoscopic discectomy for recurrent lumbar disc herniation
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:30-4. 2010
    ..Retrospective review of consecutive case series...
  17. ncbi request reprint Techniques to assess the proliferative potential of brain tumors
    Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa
    Department of Neurological Surgery, and Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Moffitt Hospital Room M779, Box 0112, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurooncol 74:19-30. 2005
    ..In this article, we present a review of the current techniques utilized to understand the proliferative potential of brain tumors...
  18. doi request reprint Impact of spinopelvic alignment on decision making in deformity surgery in adults: A review
    Christopher P Ames
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:547-64. 2012
    ..In this review the authors describe the proper analysis of spinopelvic alignment for surgical planning. Online videos supplement the text to better illustrate the key concepts...
  19. doi request reprint Natural history and surgical management of incidentally discovered low-grade gliomas
    Matthew B Potts
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg 116:365-72. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the outcomes of patients with incidental and symptomatic LGGs and determine any prognostic factors associated with those outcomes...
  20. pmc Reversing HOXA9 oncogene activation by PI3K inhibition: epigenetic mechanism and prognostic significance in human glioblastoma
    Bruno M Costa
    The Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94158 9001, USA
    Cancer Res 70:453-62. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest a transcriptional pathway through which PI3K activates oncogenic HOXA expression with implications for mTOR or PI3K targeted therapies...
  21. doi request reprint Multiinstitutional validation of the University of California at San Francisco Low-Grade Glioma Prognostic Scoring System. Clinical article
    Edward F Chang
    Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg 111:203-10. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to validate the scoring system in a large patient group drawn from multiple external institutions...
  22. doi request reprint Cadaveric evaluation of minimally invasive posterolateral thoracic corpectomy: a comparison of 3 approaches
    Alfred T Ogden
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 22:524-9. 2009
    ..A cadaver study comparing 3 different minimally invasive approaches to the anterior thoracic spine...
  23. doi request reprint Does vertebral level of pedicle subtraction osteotomy correlate with degree of spinopelvic parameter correction?
    Virginie Lafage
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York 10010, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:184-91. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to analyze the relationship between the level/degree of PSO and changes in global sagittal balance and spinopelvic parameters...
  24. ncbi request reprint Genetic aberrations in gliomatosis cerebri
    Marcus L Ware
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:150-8; discussion 158. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint Frame-based stereotactic biopsy remains an important diagnostic tool with distinct advantages over frameless stereotactic biopsy
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California at San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, 94143 0112 San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurooncol 73:173-9. 2005
    ..We retrospectively reviewed the UCSF experience with stereotactic brain biopsy from a 9 year period...
  26. pmc Free-hand thoracic pedicle screws placed by neurosurgery residents: a CT analysis
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0112, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Eur Spine J 19:821-7. 2010
    ..There were no re-operations for screw replacement. We concluded that under appropriate supervision, neurosurgery residents can safely place free-hand thoracic pedicle screws with an acceptable breach rate...
  27. doi request reprint Minimally invasive posterior thoracic fusion
    Justin S Smith
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E9. 2008
    ..The topic is divided by pathology into sections including trauma, deformity, spinal column tumors, and osteomyelitis...
  28. pmc Cervical spinal cord bullet fragment removal using a minimally invasive surgical approach: a case report
    Cort D Lawton
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University, 676 N, St, Clair Street, Suite 2210, Chicago, IL 60661, USA
    J Med Case Rep 6:235. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  29. doi request reprint Correlation of higher preoperative American Society of Anesthesiology grade and increased morbidity and mortality rates in patients undergoing spine surgery
    Kai Ming G Fu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:470-4. 2011
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of traditional and minimally invasive intradural tumor exposures using finite element analysis
    Alfred T Ogden
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University, The Neurological Institute, 710 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 24:143-7. 2009
    ..No biomechanical data exist however evaluating the effects of traditional and minimally invasive exposures...
  31. ncbi request reprint Limitations of diffusion-weighted imaging in distinguishing between a brain tumor and a central nervous system histoplasmoma
    Justin S Smith
    J Neurooncol 79:217-8. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Primary neuroblastoma of the maxillary sinus
    Julie L Wei
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, c o Section of Scientific Publications, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 63:155-62. 2002
    ..In summary, the tumor exhibited morphologic features and genetic alterations more consistent with those of neuroblastoma than with those of esthesioneuroblastoma...