Graham Fieggen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi Spinal cord involvement in pygopagus conjoined twins: case report and review of the literature
    Graham Fieggen
    Division of Paediatric Neuroscience Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Childs Nerv Syst 19:183-7. 2003
  2. ncbi Ischiopagus and pygopagus conjoined twins: neurosurgical considerations
    A Graham Fieggen
    Division of Paediatric Neuroscience Neurosurgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital and School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Klipfontein Road, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa
    Childs Nerv Syst 20:640-51. 2004
  3. ncbi Giant prolactinomas in adolescence: an uncommon cause of blindness
    Patrick Semple
    OH 53 OMB, Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:213-7. 2007
  4. ncbi Clinical phenotype of South African children with neurofibromatosis 1
    Veruschka Ramanjam
    Department of Paediatric Neurology, Red Cross Children s Hospital and School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Child Neurol 21:63-70. 2006
  5. doi Transcranial Doppler pulsatility index is not a reliable indicator of intracranial pressure in children with severe traumatic brain injury
    Anthony A Figaji
    Division of Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, Red Cross Children s Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7700, South Africa
    Surg Neurol 72:389-94. 2009
  6. doi The effect of blood transfusion on brain oxygenation in children with severe traumatic brain injury
    Anthony A Figaji
    Division of Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Red Cross Childrens Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:325-31. 2010
  7. doi Pressure autoregulation, intracranial pressure, and brain tissue oxygenation in children with severe traumatic brain injury
    Anthony A Figaji
    Division of Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Red Cross Children s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 4:420-8. 2009
  8. doi Brain tissue oxygen tension monitoring in pediatric severe traumatic brain injury. Part 2: Relationship with clinical, physiological, and treatment factors
    Anthony A Figaji
    Divisions of Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Red Cross Children s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:1335-43. 2009
  9. doi Brain tissue oxygen tension monitoring in pediatric severe traumatic brain injury. Part 1: Relationship with outcome
    Anthony A Figaji
    Divisions of Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Red Cross Children s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:1325-33. 2009
  10. doi Continuous monitoring and intervention for cerebral ischemia in tuberculous meningitis
    Anthony A Figaji
    Division of Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Red Cross Children s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:e25-30. 2008

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Publications20

  1. ncbi Spinal cord involvement in pygopagus conjoined twins: case report and review of the literature
    Graham Fieggen
    Division of Paediatric Neuroscience Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Childs Nerv Syst 19:183-7. 2003
    ..Pygopagus conjoined twins are joined at the rump and have union of the gastrointestinal and genitourinary systems as well occasional involvement of neural elements...
  2. ncbi Ischiopagus and pygopagus conjoined twins: neurosurgical considerations
    A Graham Fieggen
    Division of Paediatric Neuroscience Neurosurgery, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital and School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Klipfontein Road, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa
    Childs Nerv Syst 20:640-51. 2004
    ..We report our experience in the management of ischiopagus and pygopagus conjoined twins...
  3. ncbi Giant prolactinomas in adolescence: an uncommon cause of blindness
    Patrick Semple
    OH 53 OMB, Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:213-7. 2007
    ..Prolactinomas in childhood and adolescence are rare. However, in male patients in particular they may become extremely large and invasive, resulting in visual impairment without necessarily producing endocrine symptoms...
  4. ncbi Clinical phenotype of South African children with neurofibromatosis 1
    Veruschka Ramanjam
    Department of Paediatric Neurology, Red Cross Children s Hospital and School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Child Neurol 21:63-70. 2006
    ..The combined clinic has resulted in a holistic approach to patient care, early detection of pathology, consistent therapies across the specialties, and better patient attendance and compliance. (J Child Neurol 2006;21:63-70)...
  5. doi Transcranial Doppler pulsatility index is not a reliable indicator of intracranial pressure in children with severe traumatic brain injury
    Anthony A Figaji
    Division of Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, Red Cross Children s Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7700, South Africa
    Surg Neurol 72:389-94. 2009
    ..The TCD-derived PI has been associated with ICP in adult studies but has not been well investigated in children. We examined the relationship between PI and ICP and CPP in children with severe TBI...
  6. doi The effect of blood transfusion on brain oxygenation in children with severe traumatic brain injury
    Anthony A Figaji
    Division of Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Red Cross Childrens Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:325-31. 2010
    ..This study aimed to examine the influence of blood transfusion on brain tissue oxygen tension in children with severe traumatic brain injury...
  7. doi Pressure autoregulation, intracranial pressure, and brain tissue oxygenation in children with severe traumatic brain injury
    Anthony A Figaji
    Division of Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Red Cross Children s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 4:420-8. 2009
    ..In particular we examined how the status of autoregulation influenced the effect of BP changes on ICP and PbtO(2)...
  8. doi Brain tissue oxygen tension monitoring in pediatric severe traumatic brain injury. Part 2: Relationship with clinical, physiological, and treatment factors
    Anthony A Figaji
    Divisions of Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Red Cross Children s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:1335-43. 2009
    ....
  9. doi Brain tissue oxygen tension monitoring in pediatric severe traumatic brain injury. Part 1: Relationship with outcome
    Anthony A Figaji
    Divisions of Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Red Cross Children s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:1325-33. 2009
    ..In this study, we used brain tissue oxygen tension (PbtO(2)) monitoring to examine the association between multiple patient factors, including PbtO(2), and outcome in pediatric severe TBI...
  10. doi Continuous monitoring and intervention for cerebral ischemia in tuberculous meningitis
    Anthony A Figaji
    Division of Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Red Cross Children s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:e25-30. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate our experience with two patients with severe TBM and cerebral oxygenation monitoring...
  11. doi The neurosurgical and acute care management of tuberculous meningitis: evidence and current practice
    Anthony A Figaji
    School of Child and Adolescent Health, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 90:393-400. 2010
    ..To this end, a prospective, multi-disciplinary and multi-centered approach may yield answers to the questions raised in this review...
  12. doi Does adherence to treatment targets in children with severe traumatic brain injury avoid brain hypoxia? A brain tissue oxygenation study
    Anthony A Figaji
    Division of Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Red Cross Children s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Neurosurgery 63:83-91; discussion 91-2. 2008
    ....
  13. doi Incidence of spinal abnormalities in patients with spastic diplegia 17 to 26 years after selective dorsal rhizotomy
    Nelleke G Langerak
    MRC UCT Medical Imaging Research Unit, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Observatory, Cape Town, Western Cape 7925, South Africa
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:1593-1603. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the mechanical status of the spine in patients with spastic diplegia 17-26 years after selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR)...
  14. doi Acute clinical grading in pediatric severe traumatic brain injury and its association with subsequent intracranial pressure, cerebral perfusion pressure, and brain oxygenation
    Anthony A Figaji
    Divisions of Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, Institute for Child Health, University of Cape Town, Red Cross Childrens Hospital, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E4. 2008
    ..The goal of this paper was to examine the relationship between methods of acute clinical assessment and measures of secondary cerebral insults in severe traumatic brain injury in children...
  15. ncbi Selective dorsal rhizotomy: long-term experience from Cape Town
    Nelleke G Langerak
    MRC UCT Medical Imaging Research Unit, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Observatory, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7925, South Africa
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:1003-6. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi Craniocerebral gunshot injuries in children
    Marc D Coughlan
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town and Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, Klipfontein Road, 7700, Rondebosch, South Africa
    Childs Nerv Syst 19:348-52. 2003
    ..Despite the worldwide increase in the incidence of gunshot injuries, there are few large published series on craniocerebral gunshot injuries in children...
  17. doi A prospective gait analysis study in patients with diplegic cerebral palsy 20 years after selective dorsal rhizotomy
    Nelleke G Langerak
    Medical Research Council University of Cape Town Medical Imaging Research Unit, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Observatory, Western Cape, South Africa
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 1:180-6. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the surgery has yielded long-term functional benefits for these patients...
  18. doi Functional status of patients with cerebral palsy according to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health model: a 20-year follow-up study after selective dorsal rhizotomy
    Nelleke G Langerak
    Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Observatory, Western Cape, South Africa
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:994-1003. 2009
    ..To determine functional status of patients with cerebral palsy 20 years after they received selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR)...
  19. ncbi Hydatid disease of the spine in South African children
    Alvin P Ndondo
    Department of Paediatric Neurology, School of Child and Adolescent Health, Red Cross Children s Hospital, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Child Neurol 18:343-6. 2003
    ..Unless the clinician includes spinal hydatid disease, in endemic areas, as part of the differential list for paralysis and considers performing neuroimaging, this potentially treatable diagnosis will be missed...
  20. ncbi Value of early follow-up CT in paediatric tuberculous meningitis
    Savvas Andronikou
    Department of Radiology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pediatr Radiol 35:1092-9. 2005
    ..Follow-up CT scanning for these patients is, however, not well described and, in particular, the value of early follow-up CT has not been addressed for children with TBM...