THEODORE SCHWARTZ

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Three-dimensional endoscopic pituitary surgery
    Abtin Tabaee
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Neurosurgery 64:288-93; discussion 294-5. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Standardization of amygdalohippocampectomy with intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging: preliminary experience
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Neurological Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, U S A
    Epilepsia 43:430-6. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Endoscopic cranial base surgery: classification of operative approaches
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:991-1002; discussion 1002-5. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Late seizures in patients initially seizure free after epilepsy surgery
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Epilepsia 47:567-73. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery with intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Neurosurgery 58:ONS44-51; discussion ONS44-51. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The application of optical recording of intrinsic signals to simultaneously acquire functional, pathological and localizing information and its potential role in neurosurgery
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Max Planck Institut fur Neurobiologie, Martinsried Munchen, Deutschland
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 83:36-44. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative optical imaging of human face cortical topography: a case study
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Neuroreport 15:1527-31. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Quadrigeminal non-aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage--a true variant of perimesencephalic subarachnoid hemorrhage. Case report
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th, Box 99, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 105:95-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Optical imaging of epileptiform events in visual cortex in response to patterned photic stimulation
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Max Planck Institute für Neurobiologie, 82152 Martinsried, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 13:1287-98. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Blood volume and hemoglobin oxygenation response following electrical stimulation of human cortex
    Minah Suh
    Department of Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th St, Box 99, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuroimage 31:66-75. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Optical imaging of epilepsy in rat and human neocortex
    THEODORE SCHWARTZ; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications64

  1. doi request reprint Three-dimensional endoscopic pituitary surgery
    Abtin Tabaee
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Neurosurgery 64:288-93; discussion 294-5. 2009
    ..We describe a novel 3-dimensional (3-D) stereoendoscope and discuss our early experience using it to provide improved depth perception during transsphenoidal pituitary surgery...
  2. ncbi request reprint Standardization of amygdalohippocampectomy with intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging: preliminary experience
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Neurological Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, U S A
    Epilepsia 43:430-6. 2002
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Endoscopic cranial base surgery: classification of operative approaches
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:991-1002; discussion 1002-5. 2008
    ..Indications for surgery are not well defined. Our objective was to create a comprehensive classification system of the various approaches and describe their indications with case examples...
  4. ncbi request reprint Late seizures in patients initially seizure free after epilepsy surgery
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Epilepsia 47:567-73. 2006
    ..No published reports document the rate and predictors of late recurrence in a large series of patients undergoing surgery in the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) era...
  5. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery with intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Neurosurgery 58:ONS44-51; discussion ONS44-51. 2006
    ..Each provides improved visualization of intra- and parasellar anatomy with the goal of attaining a complete resection. The combination of the two techniques has not been previously reported in the literature...
  6. ncbi request reprint The application of optical recording of intrinsic signals to simultaneously acquire functional, pathological and localizing information and its potential role in neurosurgery
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Max Planck Institut fur Neurobiologie, Martinsried Munchen, Deutschland
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 83:36-44. 2005
    ..We explored methods of simultaneously representing localizing information, functional architecture and the border of an epileptic focus in vivo with intrinsic signal imaging...
  7. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative optical imaging of human face cortical topography: a case study
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Neuroreport 15:1527-31. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates that intrinsic signal imaging can be performed on humans during operative procedures with sufficient spatial resolution to reveal high-resolution topographic maps...
  8. ncbi request reprint Quadrigeminal non-aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage--a true variant of perimesencephalic subarachnoid hemorrhage. Case report
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th, Box 99, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 105:95-8. 2003
    ..We propose that the more common pretruncal PNSH and less common quadrigeminal PNSH are two types of perimesencephalic SAH with separate, distinct etiologies, both of which have a more benign clinical course than aneurysmal SAH...
  9. ncbi request reprint Optical imaging of epileptiform events in visual cortex in response to patterned photic stimulation
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Max Planck Institute für Neurobiologie, 82152 Martinsried, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 13:1287-98. 2003
    ..Thus, optical imaging of intrinsic signals can be used to simultaneously map epilepsy and normal functional anatomy with high spatial resolution...
  10. ncbi request reprint Blood volume and hemoglobin oxygenation response following electrical stimulation of human cortex
    Minah Suh
    Department of Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th St, Box 99, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuroimage 31:66-75. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Focal increases in perfusion and decreases in hemoglobin oxygenation precede seizure onset in spontaneous human epilepsy
    Mingrui Zhao
    Department of Neurosurgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, U S A
    Epilepsia 48:2059-67. 2007
    ..We report such a rare opportunity in a man with recurrent focal epilepsy arising from a cavernous malformation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Intrinsic optical signal imaging of neocortical seizures: the 'epileptic dip'
    Sonya Bahar
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Neuroreport 17:499-503. 2006
    ..This persistent ictal ischemia was confirmed by direct measurement of tissue oxygenation using oxygen-sensitive electrodes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Recent developments in oximetry and perfusion-based mapping techniques and their role in the surgical treatment of neocortical epilepsy
    Saadat Shariff
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 8:363-75. 2006
    ..Likewise, a diffuse decrease in deoxygenated hemoglobin, related to the blood oxygen level-dependent signal recorded with functional magnetic resonance imaging, spread to adjacent gyri and was poorly localized...
  14. doi request reprint The importance of latency in the focality of perfusion and oxygenation changes associated with triggered afterdischarges in human cortex
    Hongtao Ma
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 29:1003-14. 2009
    ....
  15. doi request reprint 10 pearls for safe endoscopic skull base surgery
    Madeleine R Schaberg
    Department of Otolaryngology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 1305 York Avenue, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:945-54. 2010
    ..This article presents the 10 most important tenets that have proved useful to the authors regarding postoperative patient management and surgical practice...
  16. doi request reprint Microscopic versus endoscopic transnasal pituitary surgery
    Madeleine R Schaberg
    Department of Otolaryngology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 18:8-14. 2010
    ..In the present article, we will analyze the current literature on outcomes between the two techniques...
  17. doi request reprint Staying within the lines: the formation of visuospatial boundaries influences multisensory feature integration
    Ian C Fiebelkorn
    Program in Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, The City College of the City University of New York, 138th Street and Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 31:1737-43. 2010
    ....
  18. pmc Spatiotemporal dynamics of perfusion and oximetry during ictal discharges in the rat neocortex
    Mingrui Zhao
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosci 29:2814-23. 2009
    ..Possible mechanisms based on recent astrocyte-based models of neurovascular coupling are discussed...
  19. pmc Hemodynamic surrogates for excitatory membrane potential change during interictal epileptiform events in rat neocortex
    Hongtao Ma
    Dept of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Neurophysiol 101:2550-62. 2009
    ..Our data suggest that hemodynamic signals can accurately define the spatial extent of excitatory interictal epileptiform subthreshold membrane activity at specific time points in their evolution...
  20. doi request reprint Transcavum interforniceal endoscopic surgery of the third ventricle
    Mark M Souweidane
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 2:231-6. 2008
    ..Given the common occurrence of cavum septum pellucidum (CSP) and cavum vergae (CV), the endoscopic surgeon should be familiar with that particular anatomy especially as it pertains to surgery within the third ventricle...
  21. ncbi request reprint Role of perioperative antibiotics in endoscopic skull base surgery
    Seth M Brown
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:1528-32. 2007
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery for growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenomas
    Christoph P Hofstetter
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 29:E6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the preoperative predictors of the extent of resection and endocrinological remission following endonasal endoscopic removal of growth hormone (GH)-secreting pituitary adenomas...
  23. doi request reprint The role of dose escalation with intracavitary brachytherapy in the treatment of localized CNS malignancies: outcomes and toxicities of a prospective study
    A Gabriella Wernicke
    Department of Stich Radiation Oncology, Weill Cornell University School of Medicine, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Brachytherapy 9:91-9. 2010
    ..We now report mature results of this trial, its outcomes, and a toxicity profile...
  24. doi request reprint Predictors of short-term outcomes following endoscopic pituitary surgery
    Abtin Tabaee
    Department of Otolaryngology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 111:119-22. 2009
    ..Refinement of endoscopic pituitary surgery requires an understanding of the impact of demographic and surgical variables on outcomes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Temporal dependence in uncoupling of blood volume and oxygenation during interictal epileptiform events in rat neocortex
    Minah Suh
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosci 25:68-77. 2005
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  26. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the effects of BCNU chemotherapy Wafers (Gliadel) in glioblastoma multiforme with proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging at 3.0 Tesla
    Jonathan P Dyke
    Department of Radiology, Citigroup Biomedical Imaging Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Neurooncol 82:103-10. 2007
    ..Additional study of patients receiving Gliadel Wafers using (1)H MRSI may serve to aid clinicians in assessing tumor regression and gauging efficacy of this chemotherapy treatment...
  27. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic transphenoidal pituitary surgery with real-time intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging
    Vijay K Anand
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Rhinol 20:401-5. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Neurovascular coupling and oximetry during epileptic events
    Minah Suh
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Mol Neurobiol 33:181-97. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Intrinsic optical signal imaging of normal and abnormal physiology in animals and humans--seeing the invisible
    Minah Suh
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Neurosurg 52:135-49. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint Dexmedetomidine and neurocognitive testing in awake craniotomy
    Patricia Fogarty Mack
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 16:20-5. 2004
    ..Dexmedetomidine appears to be a useful sedative for awake craniotomy when sophisticated neurologic testing is required...
  31. doi request reprint Janus flap: bilateral nasoseptal flaps for anterior skull base reconstruction
    Gurston G Nyquist
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 142:327-31. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the first experiences with bilateral nasoseptal flaps for reconstruction of very large skull base defects...
  32. doi request reprint "Gasket-seal" watertight closure in minimal-access endoscopic cranial base surgery
    Lewis Z Leng
    Department of Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:ONSE342-3; discussion ONSE343. 2008
    ..Postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leak remains a persistent challenge. A new method for watertight closure of the anterior cranial base is presented...
  33. doi request reprint Feasibility and safety of GliaSite brachytherapy in treatment of CNS tumors following neurosurgical resection
    A Gabriella Wernicke
    Radiation Oncology, Weil Cornell University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Cancer Res Ther 6:65-74. 2010
    ..To investigate feasibility and safety of GliaSite brachytherapy for treatment of central nervous system (CNS) tumors following neurosurgical resection. We report mature results of long-term follow-up, outcomes and toxicity...
  34. doi request reprint Bilateral intracranial electrodes for lateralizing intractable epilepsy: efficacy, risk, and outcome
    Dimitris G Placantonakis
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:274-83. 2010
    ..We describe the indications, risks, and utility of such bilateral surveys at our institution...
  35. doi request reprint Three-dimensional and 2-dimensional endoscopic exposure of midline cranial base targets using expanded endonasal and transcranial approaches
    Jonathan Roth
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:1116-28; discussion 1128-30. 2009
    ..To integrate these approaches into neurosurgical practice, the extent of their anatomic exposure must be compared with that provided by more traditional transcranial approaches...
  36. doi request reprint Endoscopic endonasal repair of anterior skull base non-traumatic cerebrospinal fluid leaks, meningoceles, and encephaloceles
    Gurston G Nyquist
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Neurosurg 113:961-6. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic, endonasal extended transsphenoidal, transplanum transtuberculum approach for resection of suprasellar lesions
    Ilya Laufer
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:400-6. 2007
    ..The authors report on a series of purely endoscopic endonasal surgeries for resection of suprasellar supradiaphragmatic lesions above a normal-sized sella turcica with a low risk of CSF leakage...
  38. ncbi request reprint Algorithm for reconstruction after endoscopic pituitary and skull base surgery
    Abtin Tabaee
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Beth Israel Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:1133-7. 2007
    ..The technique and outcomes of endoscopic skull base reconstruction remain incompletely described in the literature...
  39. ncbi request reprint The endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach to the suprasellar cistern
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Neurosurg 54:226-35. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of epilepsy in adults and children
    Dean Barone
    Division of Neurosurgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    JAAPA 16:29-30, 33-5. 2003
  41. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic endonasal transethmoidal transcribriform transfovea ethmoidalis approach to the anterior cranial fossa and skull base
    Jeffrey P Greenfield
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:883-92; discussion 892. 2010
    ..An alternate and more direct approach is the endonasal, transethmoidal, transcribriform, transfovea ethmoidalis approach...
  42. ncbi request reprint Frameless stereotactic placement of depth electrodes in epilepsy surgery
    Ashesh D Mehta
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:1040-5. 2005
    ..The authors investigated the viability and accuracy of placing depth electrodes by using a commercially available frameless system...
  43. ncbi request reprint Novel low-grade glioneuronal neoplasm presenting in an octogenarian: case report and review of the literature
    Yu Hung Kuo
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 E 68th Street, Box 99, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 108:426-32. 2006
    ..They are histopathologically quite heterogeneous, and in this report we present a novel subtype. Radiographically, these lesions can mimic more aggressive primary brain tumors...
  44. doi request reprint Endoscopic endonasal transclival resection of chordomas: operative technique, clinical outcome, and review of the literature
    Justin F Fraser
    Department of Neurosurgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg 112:1061-9. 2010
    ..For certain chordomas, the endonasal endoscopic transclival approach is a novel minimal access, but it is an equally aggressive alternative providing the most direct route to the tumor epicenter...
  45. doi request reprint Endoscopic management of spontaneous meningoencephalocele of the lateral sphenoid sinus
    Abtin Tabaee
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg 112:1070-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this paper is to report the theoretical etiology, surgical technique, and outcomes in patients undergoing endoscopic repair of spontaneous meningoencephalocele of the sphenoid sinus...
  46. ncbi request reprint Catheter placement for Ommaya reservoirs with frameless surgical navigation: technical note
    Jeffrey P Greenfield
    Department of Neurological Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 86:101-5. 2008
    ..We assessed the safety and precision of using frameless surgical navigation for the placement of Ommaya reservoir catheters...
  47. doi request reprint Endonasal endoscopic resection of the odontoid process in a nonachondroplastic dwarf with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis: feasibility of the approach and utility of the intraoperative Iso-C three-dimensional navigation. Case report
    Ilya Laufer
    Department of Neurological Surgery and, 2 Otolaryngology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:376-80. 2008
    ..The patient subsequently underwent an endoscopic transnasal resection of the dens with assistance of Iso-C navigation. He recovered well and tolerated regular diet on postoperative Day 2...
  48. doi request reprint Stereotactic minimally invasive tubular retractor system for deep brain lesions
    Jeffrey P Greenfield
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:334-9; discussion 339-40. 2008
    ..Although a commercially available frame-based tubular retractor system is on the market (COMPASS; Compass, Inc., Rochester, MN), we modified existing off-the-shelf equipment at our institution into a frameless tubular brain retractor...
  49. doi request reprint Localization in epilepsy
    Dimitris G Placantonakis
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Neurol Clin 27:1015-30. 2009
    ..Invasive electroencephalography remains the gold standard for identifying epileptic foci and guiding the surgeon to successful resections...
  50. doi request reprint Three-dimensional endoscopic sinus surgery: feasibility and technical aspects
    Seth M Brown
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:400-2. 2008
  51. doi request reprint Endoscopic pituitary surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Abtin Tabaee
    Department of Otolaryngology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Neurosurg 111:545-54. 2009
    ..Published reports are limited by small sample size and nonrandomized study design. A meta-analysis allows for a description of the impact of endoscopic surgery on short-term outcomes...
  52. doi request reprint Endonasal endoscopic resection of an os odontoideum to decompress the cervicomedullary junction: a minimal access surgical technique
    Lewis Z Leng
    Department of Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E139-43. 2009
    ..We report the case of a 50 year-old woman with os odontoideum and posterior atlantoaxial subluxation, who underwent an occipitocervical fusion followed by endonasal endoscopic anterior decompression of the cervicomedullary junction (CMJ)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Intrathecal fluorescein in endoscopic skull base surgery
    Abtin Tabaee
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10002, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:316-20. 2007
    ..The impact on outcomes of CSF visualization with intrathecal fluorescein, however, is unknown...
  54. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic biopsy sampling of tophaceous gout of the odontoid process. Case report and review of the literature
    Justin F Fraser
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical Center of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:61-4. 2007
    ..With the aid of transoral or transnasal endoscopic biopsy sampling, the diagnosis can be reached in a minimally invasive manner...
  55. doi request reprint Long-term expansion of adult human brain subventricular zone precursors
    Angel Ayuso-Sacido
    Laboratory for Translational Stem Cell Research, Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:223-9; discussion 229-31. 2008
    ..This article details our ability to reliably harvest, isolate, characterize, and maintain normal adult human brain SVZ precursor cells...
  56. ncbi request reprint Intracranial nasal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma: immunopathologically-confirmed case and review of literature
    Neal Luther
    Department of Neurological Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    J Neurooncol 75:185-8. 2005
    ..Although rare, CNS invasion portends a poor prognosis, emphasizing the importance of early and accurate immunophenotype profiling and the need for novel, aggressive therapy...
  57. doi request reprint Palliative endoscopic surgery in advanced sinonasal and anterior skull base neoplasms
    Abtin Tabaee
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Beth Israel Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 142:126-8. 2010
    ..To explore the role of endoscopic surgery for palliative intent in patients with advanced sinonasal and anterior skull base neoplasms...
  58. doi request reprint The endoscopic, endonasal, transmaxillary transpterygoid approach to the pterygopalatine fossa, infratemporal fossa, petrous apex, and the Meckel cave
    Christoph P Hofstetter
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg 113:967-74. 2010
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Endoscopic endonasal minimal access approach to the clivus: case series and technical nuances
    Justin F Fraser
    Department of Neurosurgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:ons150-8; discussion ons158. 2010
    ..The endoscopic endonasal transclival approach is a novel minimal-access method of managing clival pathology. Limited cases have been published...
  60. ncbi request reprint Safety of low-dose intrathecal fluorescein in endoscopic cranial base surgery
    Dimitris G Placantonakis
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Neurosurgery 61:161-5; discussion 165-6. 2007
    ..However, complications have been reported with various doses and the technique has fallen out of favor. We explored the safety of low-dose intrathecal fluorescein administered to patients undergoing endoscopic cranial base surgery...
  61. ncbi request reprint Evidence of cerebral reorganization following perinatal stroke demonstrated with fMRI and DTI tractography
    Samantha L Heller
    Weill Cornell Medical College, United States
    Clin Imaging 29:283-7. 2005
    ..Functional data were overlaid onto 3D diffusion tensor tractography, providing a unique image of the right hemisphere language recruitment...
  62. ncbi request reprint Audio-visual multisensory integration in superior parietal lobule revealed by human intracranial recordings
    Sophie Molholm
    Cognitive Neurophysiology Lab, Program in Cognitive Neuroscience and Schizophrenia, Nathan S Kline Inst for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Rd, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    J Neurophysiol 96:721-9. 2006
    ..These results are discussed in the context of the role of SPL in supramodal spatial attention and sensory-motor transformations...
  63. ncbi request reprint Neurosurgical management of medically intractable epilepsy associated with hypomelanosis of Ito
    Dimitris G Placantonakis
    Epilepsia 46:329-31. 2005
  64. pmc A human intracranial study of long-range oscillatory coherence across a frontal-occipital-hippocampal brain network during visual object processing
    Pejman Sehatpour
    Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory, Program in Cognitive Neuroscience and Schizophrenia, Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:4399-404. 2008
    ..The results indicate that transient beta-band oscillatory coupling between these three distributed cortical regions may reflect a mechanism for effective communication during visual object processing...

Research Grants5

  1. Optical imaging of epilepsy in rat and human neocortex
    THEODORE SCHWARTZ; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These experiments will set the groundwork for implementing optical recordings in general clinical practice as a novel technique for mapping and predicting human seizures. ..