Harold L Rekate

Summary

Affiliation: Barrow Neurological Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Severe intracranial hypertension in slit ventricle syndrome managed using a cisterna magna-ventricle-peritoneum shunt
    Harold L Rekate
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:240-4. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic surgery for hypothalamic hamartomas causing medically refractory gelastic epilepsy
    Harold L Rekate
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:874-80. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Endovascular recanalization of the chronically occluded brachiocephalic and subclavian arteries: technical considerations and an argument for embolic protection
    Felipe C Albuquerque
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA Electronic address
    World Neurosurg 80:e327-36. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Basilar artery thrombosis after reduction of cervical spondyloptosis: a cautionary report
    Luis M Tumialan
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:492-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The quiet revolution: retractorless surgery for complex vascular and skull base lesions
    Robert F Spetzler
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Neurosurg 116:291-300. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The Barrow Ruptured Aneurysm Trial
    Cameron G McDougall
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Neurosurg 116:135-44. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The pediatric neurosurgical patient: the challenge of growing up
    Harold L Rekate
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 16:2-8. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Endovascular management of intracranial vertebral artery dissecting aneurysms
    Felipe C Albuquerque
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 18:E3. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Endovascular techniques for vascular malformations of the spinal axis
    Cameron G McDougall
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 16:395-410, x-xi. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Indications for surgical treatment of arteriovenous malformations
    Peter Nakaji
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 16:365-6, x. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Severe intracranial hypertension in slit ventricle syndrome managed using a cisterna magna-ventricle-peritoneum shunt
    Harold L Rekate
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:240-4. 2006
    ..The authors analyzed the utility of placing shunts into the cisterna magna concurrently with ventricular shunts in patients who were not candidates for lumboperitoneal (LP) shunt placement...
  2. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic surgery for hypothalamic hamartomas causing medically refractory gelastic epilepsy
    Harold L Rekate
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:874-80. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to report our experiences with endoscopic removal of these hamartomas...
  3. doi request reprint Endovascular recanalization of the chronically occluded brachiocephalic and subclavian arteries: technical considerations and an argument for embolic protection
    Felipe C Albuquerque
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA Electronic address
    World Neurosurg 80:e327-36. 2013
    ..Navigation of distal embolic protection devices into the carotid and vertebral arteries mandates varied catheter approaches...
  4. doi request reprint Basilar artery thrombosis after reduction of cervical spondyloptosis: a cautionary report
    Luis M Tumialan
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:492-6. 2012
    ..Endovascular evaluation may be warranted immediately after anatomical reduction of a high cervical spondyloptosis for evaluation of the vertebral arteries and possible thrombus dissolution or retrieval...
  5. doi request reprint The quiet revolution: retractorless surgery for complex vascular and skull base lesions
    Robert F Spetzler
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Neurosurg 116:291-300. 2012
    ..In the present study, the authors report the results of applying this strategy to challenging vascular and skull base lesions...
  6. doi request reprint The Barrow Ruptured Aneurysm Trial
    Cameron G McDougall
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Neurosurg 116:135-44. 2012
    ..The authors examined the null hypothesis that no difference exists between the 2 treatment modalities in the setting of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). The current report is limited to the clinical results at 1 year after treatment...
  7. doi request reprint The pediatric neurosurgical patient: the challenge of growing up
    Harold L Rekate
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 16:2-8. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Endovascular management of intracranial vertebral artery dissecting aneurysms
    Felipe C Albuquerque
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 18:E3. 2005
    ..The authors reviewed the management of 23 cases in an effort to evaluate treatment efficacy and outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Endovascular techniques for vascular malformations of the spinal axis
    Cameron G McDougall
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 16:395-410, x-xi. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Indications for surgical treatment of arteriovenous malformations
    Peter Nakaji
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 16:365-6, x. 2005
  11. doi request reprint Low-grade glial tumors: are they all the same?
    Ruth E Bristol
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 16:23-6. 2009
    ..Although the data from adult radiosurgical studies are promising, data for the pediatric population are not yet available. Many small lesions and small residuals remain unchanged for many years...
  12. doi request reprint Chronic daily headaches in children and adolescents
    Kara Stuart Lewis
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 16:31-3. 2009
    ..Rescue medications, such as barbiturates and narcotics, which can cause worsening of headaches, should be avoided...
  13. doi request reprint Anterior cerebral artery amputation and salvage repair of internal carotid artery tear: technical case report
    Scott D Wait
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:E820-2; discussion E822. 2009
    ..We describe a novel technique used to repair an unanticipated tear of the internal carotid artery (ICA) requiring anterior cerebral artery (ACA) amputation to allow primary repair of the arteriotomy...
  14. doi request reprint Cranial migration of a baclofen pump catheter associated with subarachnoid hemorrhage: case report
    Peter Nakaji
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:E1212-3; discussion E1213. 2009
    ..Cranial subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) related to movement of this type of catheter has not been described. We report a case of SAH coincident with the migration of a free fragment of a baclofen pump catheter into the prepontine cistern...
  15. doi request reprint The importance of the cortical subarachnoid space in understanding hydrocephalus
    Harold L Rekate
    Pediatric Neurosciences, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 2:1-11. 2008
    ..The secondary purpose of this work was to define testable hypotheses to explain enigmatic disorders of CSF dynamics and to suggest how these concepts could be tested...
  16. doi request reprint Stem cell biology and its therapeutic applications in the setting of spinal cord injury
    Nicholas C Bambakidis
    Neural Regeneration Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 24:E20. 2008
    ..Novel techniques modulating endogenous stem cells demonstrate great promise in promoting neuroregeneration and restoring function...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cavernous malformation within a schwannoma: review of the literature and hypothesis of a common genetic etiology
    I Feiz-Erfan
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 148:647-52; discussion 652. 2006
    ..We explore the etiology of this association and hypothesize that a common genetic pathway may be involved in a majority of these cases...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhage of cavernous malformations during pregnancy and in the peripartum period: causal or coincidence? Case report and review of the literature
    Sam Safavi-Abbasi
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 21:e12. 2006
    ..This is the fourth reported case of a spinal intramedullary CM that became symptomatic during pregnancy. The pathogenesis and management of this entity are reviewed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cytokeratin CK 7 and CK 20 expression in pituitary adenomas
    Stephen W Coons
    Division of Neuropathology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85103, USA
    Endocr Pathol 16:201-10. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Endogenous stem cell proliferation after central nervous system injury: alternative therapeutic options
    Nicholas C Bambakidis
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 19:E1. 2005
    ..In this review the authors provide a brief overview of the enhancement of endogenous stem cell proliferation following neurological insult...
  21. ncbi request reprint Intraosseous spinal glomus tumors: case report
    Nicholas C Bambakidis
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:E1152-3; discussion E1153. 2007
    ..The current report describes the largest such lesion reported in the literature to date and summarizes the clinical and pathological characteristics of these rare tumors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Longstanding overt ventriculomegaly in adults: pitfalls in treatment with endoscopic third ventriculostomy
    Harold L Rekate
    Pediatric Neurosciences, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 22:E6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this review was to evaluate the role of endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) in the treatment of LOVA...
  23. doi request reprint Evolution of surgical approaches in the treatment of petroclival meningiomas: a retrospective review
    Nicholas C Bambakidis
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 61:202-9; discussion 209-11. 2007
    ..We examined the surgical approaches used at a single institution to treat petroclival meningioma and evaluated changes in method utilization over time...
  24. ncbi request reprint The slit ventricle syndrome: advances based on technology and understanding
    Harold L Rekate
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 40:259-63. 2004
    ..Cranial expansion operations and subtemporal decompression should be limited to patients with craniofacial syndromes...
  25. doi request reprint Biportal thoracoscopic sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosis in adolescents
    Scott D Wait
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 6:183-7. 2010
    ..The authors report surgical outcomes in all adolescents treated for palmar hyperhidrosis via bilateral thoracoscopic sympathectomy at the Barrow Neurological Institute by the senior author...
  26. ncbi request reprint Modified classification of spinal cord vascular lesions
    Robert F Spetzler
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg 96:145-56. 2002
    ..Second, it guides treatment by classifying lesions based on location and pathophysiology. Finally, it eliminates the confusion produced by the multitude of unrelated nomenclatural terms found in the literature...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reversal of blindness after transvenous embolization of a carotid-cavernous fistula: case report
    Felipe C Albuquerque
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 52:233-6; discussion 236-7. 2003
    ..Defining patients whose vision may recover is critical in coordinating the timing of therapy. Mechanisms of reversible visual loss in CCFs are discussed with the intent of elucidating the patients who compose this subgroup...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pathology of cerebral vascular malformations
    J M Zabramski
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 10:395-410. 1999
    ..The pathogenesis of these lesions and possible interrelationships suggested by transitional lesions are also reviewed...
  29. doi request reprint Biomechanics of one-level anterior cervical discectomy and plating using two screws versus four screws
    Neil R Crawford
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Spine J 11:234-40. 2011
    ..Most one-level anterior cervical plates use two screws per vertebra (four screws in total). No study has addressed whether a simplified plate using one screw per vertebra is adequate for one-level fixation...
  30. doi request reprint Intracranial venous sinus stenting for benign intracranial hypertension: clinical indications, technique, and preliminary results
    Felipe C Albuquerque
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    World Neurosurg 75:648-52; discussion 592-5. 2011
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Reoperation for herniated thoracic discs
    C A Dickman
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg 91:157-62. 1999
    ..In this review the authors address the surgical strategies required to resect residual herniated thoracic discs...
  32. doi request reprint Craniocervical arterial dissections as sequelae of chiropractic manipulation: patterns of injury and management
    Felipe C Albuquerque
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 115:1197-205. 2011
    ..In this paper, the authors describe the patterns of arterial injury after chiropractic manipulation and their management in the modern endovascular era...
  33. ncbi request reprint The effects of dexamethasone on bone fusion in an experimental model of posterolateral lumbar spinal arthrodesis
    P D Sawin
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 94:76-81. 2001
    ..This study was undertaken to delineate the effect of exogenous corticosteroid administration on bone graft incorporation in an experimental model of posterolateral lumbar fusion...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of three-dimensional angiography on the coiling of cerebral aneurysms
    Felipe C Albuquerque
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    Neurosurgery 51:597-605; discussion 605-6. 2002
    ..To assess how information acquired with three-dimensional angiography (3DA) affects the endovascular management of cerebral aneurysms...
  35. doi request reprint Short-duration, single-agent antibiotic prophylaxis for meningitis in trans-sphenoidal surgery
    Andrew S Little
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Pituitary 14:335-9. 2011
    ..The results of this regimen compare favorably to historical rates achieved with longer regimens that use two antibiotics. Future studies will investigate the role prophylactic antibiotics play in nasal mucosa healing and sinusitis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Microvascular decompression after gamma knife surgery for trigeminal neuralgia: intraoperative findings and treatment outcomes
    Andrew G Shetter
    Division of Neurological Surgery and Pediatric Oncology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:259-61. 2005
    ..The authors sought to determine whether the results of trigeminal microvascular decompression (MVD) are influenced by prior gamma knife surgery (GKS)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of antimicrobial-impregnated external ventricular drain catheters: a prospective, randomized, controlled trial
    Joseph M Zabramski
    Division of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:725-30. 2003
    ..The authors examined the efficacy of EVD catheters impregnated with minocycline and rifampin in preventing these catheter-related infections...
  38. doi request reprint Prophylactic antibiotic trends in transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary lesions
    Andrew S Little
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Pituitary 14:99-104. 2011
    ..The results of the survey describe current acceptable practices for chemoprophylaxis in patients undergoing transsphenoidal pituitary surgery...
  39. doi request reprint Transcirculation endovascular treatment of complex cerebral aneurysms: technical considerations and preliminary results
    Felipe C Albuquerque
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 68:820-9; discussion 829-30. 2011
    ..Transcirculation techniques, in which a catheter is navigated from one side of the brain to the other or from the anterior to the posterior circulation, are alternative pathways for primary or balloon- or stent-assisted coiling...
  40. doi request reprint Electric versus manual tooth brushing among neuroscience ICU patients: is it safe?
    Virginia Prendergast
    Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Neurocrit Care 14:281-6. 2011
    ..We therefore evaluated ICP and cerebral perfusion pressure (CPP) during oral care with a manual or electric toothbrush in intubated patients in a neuroscience intensive care unit (ICU)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Athena, Aesculapius and beyond: the art of mentoring: 2001 North American Spine Society presidential address
    Volker K H Sonntag
    Neuroscience Publications, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013 4496, USA
    Spine J 2:5-9. 2002
  42. ncbi request reprint "The art is long and the life short": the letters of Wilder Penfield and Harvey Cushing
    M C Preul
    Division of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Neurosurg 95:148-61. 2001
    ..The Penfield-Cushing correspondence is a treasure for neurosurgery: it provides remarkable insight into the embryonic period of the discipline and into the relationship of two of the most influential figures in modern neurosurgery...
  43. doi request reprint Endoscopic resection of intrathoracic tumors: experience with and long-term results for 26 patients
    Francisco A Ponce
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:377-81. 2011
    ..Thoracoscopy may be used in place of thoracotomy to resect intrathoracic neoplasms such as paraspinal neurogenic tumors. Although these tumors are rare, they account for the majority of tumors arising in the posterior mediastinum...
  44. ncbi request reprint A reappraisal of angioplasty and stenting for the treatment of vertebral origin stenosis
    Felipe C Albuquerque
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 53:607-14; discussion 614-6. 2003
    ..To assess the rate of restenosis after vertebral origin angioplasty and stenting (VOAS)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Posttreatment imaging of the skull base
    Robert C Wallace
    Division of Neuroradiology, Southwest Craniofacial Center, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 24:164-81. 2003
    ..By following the progression of a lesion on subsequent imaging studies, the nature of treatment-related changes and residual or recurrent pathology is best realized...
  46. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of multilevel cervical corpectomy and plate constructs
    Randall W Porter
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg 99:98-103. 2003
    ..In addition, both constructs were evaluated with and without the application of a screw attaching the ACP to the strut graft to determine whether the additional screw enhanced stability in any mode of loading...
  47. ncbi request reprint Surgical approaches to hypothalamic hamartomas
    Scott D Wait
    Division of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 30:E2. 2011
    ..Microsurgical and/or endoscopic resection offers an excellent risk/benefit profile for cure or improvement of epilepsy...
  48. ncbi request reprint Surgical strategies for approaching hypothalamic hamartomas causing gelastic seizures in the pediatric population: transventricular compared with skull base approaches
    Iman Feiz-Erfan
    Division of Neurological Surgery and Child Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:325-32. 2005
    ..The authors provide evidence that direct resection of hypothalamic hamartomas (HHs) can improve associated gelastic and nongelastic seizures...
  49. ncbi request reprint The histopathology of hypothalamic hamartomas: study of 57 cases
    Stephen W Coons
    Division of Neuropathology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 66:131-41. 2007
    ..Nodules of these small neurons were a universal feature of the microarchitecture of HH lesions associated with epilepsy. Characterization of these neurons may aid in understanding the mechanism of seizure development in HH...
  50. ncbi request reprint Transcallosal resection of hypothalamic hamartoma for intractable epilepsy
    Yu tze Ng
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Epilepsia 47:1192-202. 2006
    ..To present the results of transcallosal surgical resection of hypothalamic hamartoma (HH) in 26 patients with refractory epilepsy in a prospective outcome study...
  51. doi request reprint Orbitozygomatic resection for hypothalamic hamartoma and epilepsy: patient selection and outcome
    Adib A Abla
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 27:265-77. 2011
    ..This study aims to examine the outcomes of ten patients after orbitozygomatic (OZ) pterional surgery in cases of refractory epilepsy caused by hypothalamic hamartomas (HH)...
  52. ncbi request reprint Congenital cervical instability in a patient with camptomelic dysplasia
    Gregory P Lekovic
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85003, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:1212-4. 2006
    ..Most patients die of complications in infancy, although long-term survivors have been reported...
  53. ncbi request reprint Gamma Knife surgery for hypothalamic hamartomas and epilepsy: patient selection and outcomes
    Adib A Abla
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 113:207-14. 2010
    ..The authors present outcomes obtained in patients who underwent Gamma Knife surgery (GKS) at 1 institution as part of a multimodal treatment of refractory epilepsy caused by hypothalamic hamartomas (HHs)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of arteriovenous malformations in children
    Ruth E Bristol
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:88-93. 2006
    ..Children compose 3 to 20% of the patients with arteriovenous malformations (AVMs); however, AVMs are responsible for 30 to 50% of intracranial hemorrhages in children...
  55. ncbi request reprint Repeat surgery for hypothalamic hamartoma in refractory epilepsy
    Sandipan Pati
    Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 30:E3. 2011
    ..The authors retrospectively reviewed their surgical cases to document the success rate and complications of reoperations in patients with HHs...
  56. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamic hamartoma and infantile spasms
    John F Kerrigan
    Epilepsy Center and Division of Pediatric Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute and Children s Health Center, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Epilepsia 48:89-95. 2007
    ..A small number of patients with hypothalamic hamartoma (HH) present with infantile spasms (IS) as an initial or early seizure type. We describe the clinical features of IS associated with HH...
  57. ncbi request reprint Pediatric subaxial cervical spine injuries: origins, management, and outcome in 51 patients
    Seref Dogan
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 20:E1. 2006
    ..In this study the authors evaluated the mechanisms and patterns of injury and the factors affecting management and outcome of pediatric subaxial cervical spine injuries (C3-7)...
  58. doi request reprint Neuroleptic malignant syndrome from central nervous system insult: 4 cases and a novel treatment strategy. Clinical article
    Scott D Wait
    Divisions of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institue, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 4:217-21. 2009
    ..Alleviation of any CNS insult is the first order of treatment. Some patients with persistent symptoms of NMS may benefit from intrathecal delivery of baclofen...
  59. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic resection of hypothalamic hamartoma using a novel variable aspiration tissue resector
    Gregory P Lekovic
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 58:ONS166-9; discussion ONS166-9. 2006
    ..We present a novel variable aspiration tissue resector for use with neuroendoscopy...
  60. doi request reprint Juvenile intradural chordoma: case report
    Steven W Chang
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:E525-6; discussion E527. 2008
    ..We report the youngest known case of a prepontine intradural chordoma. These tumors are exceedingly rare. Unlike their more common extradural counterparts, no recurrence of an intradural chordoma has been reported...
  61. ncbi request reprint Neurosurgical treatment of status epilepticus
    Yu tze Ng
    Department of Pediatric Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:378-81. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to report the cases of five patients with status epilepticus who were treated successfully with neurosurgery...
  62. doi request reprint Headaches in patients with shunts
    Harold L Rekate
    Barrow Neurologic Institute, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 16:27-30. 2009
    ..Strategies that lead to normalization of cerebrospinal fluid dynamics and life without shunt dependency are justified if they can be shown to improve later quality of life...
  63. ncbi request reprint Invasive intracerebral schwannoma mimicking meningioma in a child
    Ruth E Bristol
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:1483-6. 2006
    ..On several images the lesion appeared to be dural-based and was presumed to be a meningioma. The patient was placed on dilantin and returned 1 month later for elective surgical resection...
  64. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic resection of hypothalamic hamartoma for refractory epilepsy: preliminary report
    Yu tze Ng
    Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute and St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 14:99-105. 2007
    ..In selected patients, endoscopic resection of HH is effective in the treatment of intractable epilepsy, with lower complication rates and shorter hospital stays than transcallosal resection...
  65. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of pineocytomas
    Vivek R Deshmukh
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:349-55; discussion 355-7. 2004
    ..Pineocytomas are associated with the most favorable prognosis of all pineal tumors. However, a subset of pineocytomas may have a predilection for recurrence and therefore behave aggressively...
  66. doi request reprint Negative-pressure and low-pressure hydrocephalus: the role of cerebrospinal fluid leaks resulting from surgical approaches to the cranial base
    Aristotelis S Filippidis
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Neurosurg 115:1031-7. 2011
    ..In this report the authors discuss iatrogenic CSF leaks as a cause of low- or negative-pressure hydrocephalus after approaches to the cranial base...
  67. ncbi request reprint High cervical disc herniation presenting with C-2 radiculopathy. Case report and review of the literature
    Vivek R Deshmukh
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:303-6. 2004
    ..Postoperatively the patient's radiculopathy resolved completely. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first case of a C2-3 disc herniation manifesting as C-2 radiculopathy and treated via a posterior extradural approach...
  68. ncbi request reprint Segmental spinal dysgenesis: report of four cases and proposed management strategy
    Ruth E Bristol
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 W Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:359-64. 2007
    ..Segmental spinal dysgenesis, a rare developmental malformation, usually manifests during pregnancy or at birth. The resulting gross spinal instability necessitates spinal stabilization, which is inherently challenging in neonates...
  69. doi request reprint In situ single-unit recording of hypothalamic hamartomas under endoscopic direct visualization
    Gregory P Lekovic
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:E1195-6; discussion E1196. 2009
    ....
  70. doi request reprint Endoscopic intraventricular biopsy of infundibular Langerhans cell histiocytosis: case report
    Brendan D Killory
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:E214-5; discussion E215. 2009
    ..Early therapy can prevent irreversible neurological or endocrinological damage and, potentially, metastasis. These considerations justify the small risk associated with surgery...
  71. ncbi request reprint Anterior motor strip displacement in a boy with right frontal gray matter heterotopia undergoing epilepsy surgery
    Andrew S Little
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 11:241-6. 2007
    ..In addition, he is one of the few reported cases of focal cortical dysplasia resection with resultant improved behavior. These observations of unusual cortical representations have implications in epilepsy surgery planning...
  72. ncbi request reprint Treatment of basilar invagination associated with Chiari I malformations in the pediatric population: cervical reduction and posterior occipitocervical fusion
    Louis J Kim
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:189-95. 2004
    ..Eleven children ranging in age from 1.5 to 17 years underwent a novel treatment method involving decompression, manual reduction, and posterior instrumentation-augmented fusion. Outcomes were evaluated retrospectively...
  73. ncbi request reprint Treatment of refractory status epilepticus with hemispherectomy
    Dawn C Duane
    Division of Child Neurology, Children s Health Center, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    Epilepsia 45:1001-4. 2004
    ..This case illustrates a potentially life-saving procedure for refractory status epilepticus and several techniques including a spike-suppression test to aid in prediction of cessation of seizures after hemispherectomy...
  74. doi request reprint A contemporary definition and classification of hydrocephalus
    Harold L Rekate
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 16:9-15. 2009
    ..The acceptance of this proposed definition and classification schema would allow clinicians and basic scientists to communicate effectively, to share information and results, and to develop testable hypotheses...
  75. ncbi request reprint Synchronous endoscopy and microsurgery: a novel strategy to approach complex ventricular lesions. Report of three cases
    Pankaj A Gore
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:485-9. 2006
    ..Endoscopic and microsurgical approaches can be used concurrently to treat multicompartment ventricular and/or cisternal lesions with good results. The probable advantages of this method are more complete resection and improved safety...
  76. ncbi request reprint The hypothalamic hamartoma: a model of subcortical epileptogenesis and encephalopathy
    John F Kerrigan
    Division of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 12:119-31. 2005
    ..Refractory epilepsy associated with HH is the premier human model for subcortical epilepsy and an excellent model for secondary epileptogenesis and epileptic encephalopathy...
  77. ncbi request reprint Successful resection of a hypothalamic hamartoma and a Rathke cleft cyst. Case report
    Yu tze Ng
    Department of Pediatrics, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:78-80. 2005
    ..Neuropathological studies confirmed the neuroimaging diagnoses for the two lesions. The patient has been seizure free for 6 months postoperatively...
  78. doi request reprint Pediatric headache
    Kara Stuart Lewis
    Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital, Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 17:224-9. 2010
    ..This article provides a pathophysiologically-based overview of a wide range of therapeutic options for children and adolescents with headache...
  79. ncbi request reprint Lumboperitoneal shunts in children
    Harold L Rekate
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, 2910 N Third Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 38:41-6. 2003
    ..To determine the safety and efficacy of lumboperitoneal (LP) shunts in carefully selected children with abnormalities of the absorption of cerebrospinal fluid...
  80. doi request reprint Pediatric seizure and epilepsy classification: why is it important or is it important?
    Matthew Troester
    Barrow Neurologic Institute, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 16:16-22. 2009
    ....
  81. doi request reprint Use of adipose tissue to ease compatibility of a stylet with its sheath during ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement: technical note
    Mark E Oppenlander
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:333. 2010
    ..Saline fails to provide sufficient lubrication, and the biocompatibility of mineral oil has not been substantiated...
  82. doi request reprint Shunt-related headaches: the slit ventricle syndromes
    Harold L Rekate
    Pediatric Neurosciences, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:423-30. 2008
    ..The purpose of this work is to review the pathophysiology and treatment of severe headache disorders in patients having a shunt for hydrocephalus...
  83. ncbi request reprint Selecting patients for endoscopic third ventriculostomy
    Harold L Rekate
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, 2910 North Third Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 15:39-49. 2004
    ..Every shunt failure or infection should be viewed as an opportunity to explore the possibility that the patient could become shunt independent...
  84. ncbi request reprint Endovascular placement of a ventriculoatrial shunt. Technical note
    L Fernando Gonzalez
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Pediatric and Congenital Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:319-21. 2007
    ..This technique should be considered for use in patients with a history of failed atrial shunts...
  85. ncbi request reprint Progressive myelopathy due to meningeal thickening in shunted patients: description of a novel entity and the role of surgery
    Harold L Rekate
    Pediatric Neurosciences, Barrow Neurologic Institute, 500 W Thomas Road, 680, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:849-50. 2007
  86. ncbi request reprint Cerebral oedema following EVD insertion for delayed hydrocephalus after foramen magnum decompression in Chiari I malformation
    Harold L Rekate
    Barrow Neurological Institute, 2910 N Third Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 18:482. 2002
  87. ncbi request reprint Skeletal dysplasia involving the subaxial cervical spine. Report of two cases and review of the literature
    Gregory P Lekovic
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 20:E8. 2006
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Role of computer technology in neurosurgery
    M G Abdelwahab
    Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Minerva Chir 65:409-28. 2010
    ..Altogether, computerization at each level of patient care has been affected by digital technology to help enhance the safety of procedures and thereby improve outcomes of patients undergoing neurosurgical procedures...
  89. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a resorbable anterior cervical graft containment plate
    Christopher P Ames
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Orthopedics 25:s1149-55. 2002
    ..Data from a representative sample are presented. Advantages and disadvantages of resorbable plating are discussed...
  90. ncbi request reprint Traumatic central cord syndrome: results of surgical management
    James Guest
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:25-32. 2002
    ..The authors compare clinical outcomes demonstrated in patients with traumatic central cord syndrome (CCS) who underwent early (< or = 24 hours after injury) or late (> 24 hours after injury) surgery...
  91. ncbi request reprint Analysis of pain resolution after surgical resection of intramedullary spinal cord cavernous malformations
    Louis J Kim
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Neurosurgery 58:106-11; discussion 106-11. 2006
    ..To determine the short- and long-term effects of surgical resection of intramedullary spinal cavernous malformations on preoperative pain...
  92. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of a bioresorbable odontoid screw
    Christopher P Ames
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94122, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:182-7. 2005
    ..The resorbable screw was evaluated for its ability to restore strength and stiffness to the fractured odontoid process compared with traditional titanium screws...
  93. ncbi request reprint The biomechanical effects of cervical multilevel oblique corpectomy
    Sedat Cagli
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ege University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1420-7. 2004
    ..A repeated-measures flexibility test was performed in vitro using human cadaveric spines...
  94. ncbi request reprint A biomechanical comparison of three anterior thoracolumbar implants after corpectomy: are two screws better than one?
    Dean Chou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California San Francisco, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:213-8. 2006
    ..A secondary goal was to investigate differences in the ability of the systems to stabilize the spine after a one- or two-level corpectomy...
  95. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a resorbable anterior cervical graft containment plate
    Christopher P Ames
    J Neurosurg 97:440-6. 2002
    ..Data from a representative sample are presented. Advantages and disadvantages of resorbable plating are discussed...
  96. ncbi request reprint Conus medullaris syndrome without lower-extremity involvement in L-1 burst fractures: report of four cases
    Dean Chou
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:265-9. 2006
    ..The authors report four cases of L-1 burst fractures in which conus medullaris dysfunction was the sole neurological injury in the absence of lower-extremity involvement...
  97. ncbi request reprint Nonsurgical treatment of a C6-7 unilateral locked facet joint in an infant. Case report
    Jonathan S Hott
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:220-2. 2004
    ..To date, this patient's nonoperative treatment has been successful. The proposed biomechanical mechanism of this injury and the treatment paradigm are discussed...
  98. ncbi request reprint Vertical atlantoaxial distraction injuries: radiological criteria and clinical implications
    L Fernando Gonzalez
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013 4496, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 1:273-80. 2004
    ..The authors sought to establish radiological criteria for the diagnosis of C1-2 vertical distraction injuries...
  99. ncbi request reprint Unilateral cervical facet dislocation: biomechanics of fixation
    Neil Duggal
    London Health Sciences Centre London, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E164-8. 2005
    ..Unilateral facet dislocation was created in human cadaveric cervical spines. Specimens were sequentially instrumented with posterior or anterior screws and plates, and studied biomechanically...
  100. doi request reprint Biomechanics of unilateral compared with bilateral lumbar pedicle screw fixation for stabilization of unilateral vertebral disease
    Kemal Yucesoy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Dokuz Eylul Universitesi, Izmir, Turkey
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:44-51. 2008
    ....
  101. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of rigid stabilization techniques for three-column injury in the lower cervical spine
    Hakan Bozkus
    VKV Amerikan Hastanesi, Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul, Turkey
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:915-22. 2005
    ..Comparison of nondestructive multidirectional flexibility in groups of specimens receiving two different posterior instrumentation constructs with or without anterior plating...