Sam Eljamel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Dundee
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint New light on the brain: The role of photosensitizing agents and laser light in the management of invasive intracranial tumors
    M Sam Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, South Block, Level 6, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 2:303-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint From letterbox to keyhole approach for resecting intracranial lesions
    M Sam Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 81:30-6. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Brain photodiagnosis (PD), fluorescence guided resection (FGR) and photodynamic therapy (PDT): past, present and future
    M Sam Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, South Block, Level 6, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 5:29-35. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Photodynamic applications in brain tumors: a comprehensive review of the literature
    Sam Eljamel
    Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 7:76-85. 2010
  5. pmc Strategies for the return of behavioral surgery
    Sam Eljamel
    Centre of NeuroSciences, Department of Neurosurgery, Consultant Neurological Surgeon, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Scotland, U K
    Surg Neurol Int 3:S34-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Intraoperative optical identification of pituitary adenomas
    M Sam Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
    J Neurooncol 92:417-21. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Fluorescence image-guided surgery of brain tumors: explained step-by-step
    M Sam Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Scotland, UK
    Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 5:260-3. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Robotic neurological surgery applications: accuracy and consistency or pure fantasy?
    M S Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 87:88-93. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Ablative neurosurgery for mental disorders: is there still a role in the 21st century? A personal perspective
    M Sam Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E4. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint ALA and Photofrin fluorescence-guided resection and repetitive PDT in glioblastoma multiforme: a single centre Phase III randomised controlled trial
    M Sam Eljamel
    The Scottish Photodynamic Therapy Centre, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Lasers Med Sci 23:361-7. 2008

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint New light on the brain: The role of photosensitizing agents and laser light in the management of invasive intracranial tumors
    M Sam Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, South Block, Level 6, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 2:303-9. 2003
    ..More work needs to be done to refine this promising technology to exploit it to its full potential...
  2. ncbi request reprint From letterbox to keyhole approach for resecting intracranial lesions
    M Sam Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 81:30-6. 2003
    ..However, key questions regarding their use remain only partially addressed...
  3. doi request reprint Brain photodiagnosis (PD), fluorescence guided resection (FGR) and photodynamic therapy (PDT): past, present and future
    M Sam Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, South Block, Level 6, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 5:29-35. 2008
    ..The next decade will see further refinement and evolution of the techniques and technology employed and expansion of the indications of brain PD, FGR and PDT...
  4. ncbi request reprint Photodynamic applications in brain tumors: a comprehensive review of the literature
    Sam Eljamel
    Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 7:76-85. 2010
    ..GBM is the comment glioma. GBM-outcome had not changed much over two decades despite leaps in medical technology. Fewer than 25% survive 2 years. There is no jacket that fits all GBMs. This paper reviews the evidence for PDT in GBMs...
  5. pmc Strategies for the return of behavioral surgery
    Sam Eljamel
    Centre of NeuroSciences, Department of Neurosurgery, Consultant Neurological Surgeon, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Scotland, U K
    Surg Neurol Int 3:S34-9. 2012
    ..However, there is a danger that BS will fall unless acceptable strategies are adopted by BS providers...
  6. doi request reprint Intraoperative optical identification of pituitary adenomas
    M Sam Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
    J Neurooncol 92:417-21. 2009
    ..We have examined optical detection systems to identify PAs intraoperatively. This paper reports our preliminary findings...
  7. doi request reprint Fluorescence image-guided surgery of brain tumors: explained step-by-step
    M Sam Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Scotland, UK
    Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 5:260-3. 2008
    ..This is a step-by-step synopsis of the techniques of FIGS in brain...
  8. doi request reprint Robotic neurological surgery applications: accuracy and consistency or pure fantasy?
    M S Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 87:88-93. 2009
    ..Hence, neurosurgical robotics is a natural evolution in this field. The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of a new robotic system in a wide range of neurosurgical applications...
  9. doi request reprint Ablative neurosurgery for mental disorders: is there still a role in the 21st century? A personal perspective
    M Sam Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E4. 2008
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  10. ncbi request reprint ALA and Photofrin fluorescence-guided resection and repetitive PDT in glioblastoma multiforme: a single centre Phase III randomised controlled trial
    M Sam Eljamel
    The Scottish Photodynamic Therapy Centre, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Lasers Med Sci 23:361-7. 2008
    ..A multicentre randomized controlled trial is warranted to confirm these results...
  11. ncbi request reprint Accuracy, efficacy, and clinical applications of the Radionics Operating Arm System
    M S Eljamel
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Dundee Teaching Hospitals, Scotland
    Comput Aided Surg 2:292-7. 1997
    ..Overall, the Radionics OAS was sufficiently reliable and accurate in a wide range of routine neurosurgical procedures. Therefore, we integrated it into our routine neurosurgical practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint Staged functional neurosurgery using image fusion: electronic atlas and microelectrode recording at Dundee
    M S Eljamel
    Department of Surgical Neurology, The University of Dundee Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 73:140-2. 1999
    ..Our early results using this technique in 28 procedures (in 19 patients) indicate a good outcome in 86% and a technical failure in 1 patient...
  13. ncbi request reprint A simple stereotactic method for frameless deep brain stimulation
    M Sam Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 85:6-10. 2007
    ..We designed a stereotactic cube to stage the operation, perform frameless microelectrode recording (MER) and fix the DBS...
  14. ncbi request reprint Frameless stereotactic neurosurgery: two steps towards the Holy Grail of surgical navigation
    M S Eljamel
    Department of Surgical Neurology, The University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 72:125-8. 1999
    ..The ability of the software to process all MRI sequences (T(1), T(2), MPR and CISS) allowed us to use a variety of image sequences to delineate the lesion more exquisitely...
  15. ncbi request reprint Validation of the PathFinder neurosurgical robot using a phantom
    M S Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    Int J Med Robot 3:372-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of a new robotic system in a neurosurgical phantom, comparing it to standard frame-based and frameless technology of today...
  16. ncbi request reprint Robotic application in epilepsy surgery
    M S Eljamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    Int J Med Robot 2:233-7. 2006
    ..Epilepsy surgery is cost-effective and dependent on patient selection, localization and meticulous technique. We report the use of a new robotic system in this surgery for the first time...
  17. doi request reprint Fluorescence image-guided surgery and repetitive Photodynamic Therapy in brain metastatic malignant melanoma
    G Zilidis
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Scotland, UK
    Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 5:264-6. 2008
    ..We studied the use of fluorescence image-guided resection and repetitive Photodynamic Therapy in six consecutive metastatic brain melanomas. Three were males and the mean age of the group was 52.8 years...
  18. ncbi request reprint Audit of neurophysiological recording during movement disorder surgery
    A Forster
    Department of Neurophysiology, Surgical Neurology and Medical Physics, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, UK
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 72:154-6. 1999
    ..Methods included microelectrode recording, evoked potential and stimulation techniques. Although anatomical localisation is improving with modern techniques, the physiological information is still modifying the surgery in 67% of cases...
  19. doi request reprint The effects of PDT in primary malignant brain tumours could be improved by intraoperative radiotherapy
    Matthew Lyons
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, United Kingdom
    Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 9:40-5. 2012
    ..However, the interaction of PDT with newer novel therapies had not been fully investigated. This study reviewed the impact of PDT in conjunction with intraoperative radiotherapy...
  20. doi request reprint Evaluation of a neurosurgical robotic system to make accurate burr holes
    James Brodie
    Centre of Neuroscience, Department of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Scotland, UK
    Int J Med Robot 7:101-6. 2011
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Impact of particular antiepileptic drugs on the survival of patients with glioblastoma multiforme
    Greg D Guthrie
    Centre for Neurosciences, Department of Surgical Neurology, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Neurosurg 118:859-65. 2013
    ..The present study was undertaken to investigate the role of VPA as an antitumor agent in the management of patients with GBM...
  22. doi request reprint Prediction of implantable pulse generator longevity in deep brain stimulation: limitations and possible solutions in clinical practice
    Colin D M Stewart
    Centre of Neuroscience, Department of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 89:299-304. 2011
    ..DBS is powered by an implantable pulse generator (IPG). These IPGs do not have an indefinite lifespan and will eventually become depleted. Therefore, regular checks are carried out to monitor the IPG's power status...
  23. doi request reprint Photodynamic therapy adjuvant to surgery in metastatic carcinoma in brain
    F Aziz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Scotland, UK
    Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 6:227-30. 2009
    ..Cerebral metastases occur in 15-40% of cancers and their incidence is increasing. We have studied the use of fluorescence image-guided surgery and repetitive photodynamic therapy in 14 metastatic brain cancers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Anterior cingulotomy for major depression: clinical outcome and relationship to lesion characteristics
    J Douglas Steele
    Department of Mental Health, University of Aberdeen, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 63:670-7. 2008
    ..Although a long-established therapeutic intervention, the optimal location and volume of lesions are not known, but it is generally believed that efficacious lesions interrupt the fibers of the cingulum bundle...