Edward R Smith

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Seckel syndrome and moyamoya
    Patrick J Codd
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 3:320-4. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Moyamoya: epidemiology, presentation, and diagnosis
    Edward R Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 21:543-51. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Moyamoya arteriopathy
    Edward R Smith
    Pediatric Cerebrovascular Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 14:549-56. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Spontaneous occlusion of the circle of Willis in children: pediatric moyamoya summary with proposed evidence-based practice guidelines. A review
    Edward R Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:353-60. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Cavernous malformations
    Edward R Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 21:483-90. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Pial synangiosis in patients with moyamoya syndrome and sickle cell anemia: perioperative management and surgical outcome
    Edward R Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 26:E10. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Vascular collateralization along ventriculoperitoneal shunt catheters in moyamoya disease
    Amit Singla
    Department of Neurosurgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:710-2. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Moyamoya syndrome associated with neurofibromatosis Type 1: perioperative and long-term outcome after surgical revascularization
    McKenzie Koss
    Department of Neurology, Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:417-25. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Moyamoya disease with mesial temporal sclerosis
    Subash Lohani
    Departments of Neurosurgery, Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:713-6. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Wound complications associated with the use of bovine serum albumin-glutaraldehyde surgical adhesive in pediatric patients
    Paul Klimo
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:305-9; discussion 309. 2007

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Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Seckel syndrome and moyamoya
    Patrick J Codd
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 3:320-4. 2009
    ..Prompt diagnosis and treatment of moyamoya syndrome, including the use of proven surgical revascularization procedures such as pial synangiosis, may significantly improve the long-term outcomes of these patients...
  2. doi request reprint Moyamoya: epidemiology, presentation, and diagnosis
    Edward R Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 21:543-51. 2010
    ..This article discusses the epidemiology, presentation, and diagnosis of this condition in children...
  3. doi request reprint Moyamoya arteriopathy
    Edward R Smith
    Pediatric Cerebrovascular Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 14:549-56. 2012
    ..Follow-up is important, with postoperative imaging (either MRI or catheter angiogram) and office visits to confirm surgical efficacy and resolution of symptoms...
  4. doi request reprint Spontaneous occlusion of the circle of Willis in children: pediatric moyamoya summary with proposed evidence-based practice guidelines. A review
    Edward R Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:353-60. 2012
    ..The compilation of current data in these guidelines should serve as a resource to aid pediatric neurosurgeons in their role as advocates for providing appropriate care to affected children...
  5. doi request reprint Cavernous malformations
    Edward R Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 21:483-90. 2010
    ..Individuals with symptomatic, growing, or hemorrhagic malformations should be considered for surgical resection. Close follow-up after diagnosis and treatment is helpful to identify lesion progression or recurrence...
  6. doi request reprint Pial synangiosis in patients with moyamoya syndrome and sickle cell anemia: perioperative management and surgical outcome
    Edward R Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 26:E10. 2009
    ..The authors wished to define features of moyamoya syndrome associated with SCA and determine the results of surgical revascularization in these patients at early and late follow-up...
  7. doi request reprint Vascular collateralization along ventriculoperitoneal shunt catheters in moyamoya disease
    Amit Singla
    Department of Neurosurgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:710-2. 2013
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  8. doi request reprint Moyamoya syndrome associated with neurofibromatosis Type 1: perioperative and long-term outcome after surgical revascularization
    McKenzie Koss
    Department of Neurology, Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:417-25. 2013
    ..This study aims to evaluate the presentation and surgical outcomes of these patients by reviewing clinical, radiographic, and angiographic data...
  9. doi request reprint Moyamoya disease with mesial temporal sclerosis
    Subash Lohani
    Departments of Neurosurgery, Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:713-6. 2013
    ..This case of moyamoya is unique in its association with MTS, and for the simultaneous operations for pial synangiosis and temporal lobectomy, highlighting the importance of surgical planning in patients with dual pathological processes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Wound complications associated with the use of bovine serum albumin-glutaraldehyde surgical adhesive in pediatric patients
    Paul Klimo
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:305-9; discussion 309. 2007
    ..Kennesaw, GA) was implanted have had wound complications. The clinical experience of these patients is presented along with recommendations regarding the use of BioGlue...
  11. doi request reprint Introduction: moyamoya disease
    R Michael Scott
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 26:E1. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Multiple pilocytic astrocytomas of the cerebellum in a 17-year-old patient with neurofibromatosis type I
    Ian F Dunn
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:1191-4. 2007
    ..This report presents the first documented case, to our knowledge, of multiple pilocytic astrocytomas in the cerebellum of a patient with NF1...
  13. ncbi request reprint Neurosurgical aspects of critical care neurology
    Edward R Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 11:169-78. 2004
    ..This chapter will identify and discuss issues relevant to neurosurgeons and intensive care physicians taking care of children with complex problems related increased intracranial pressure...
  14. ncbi request reprint Moyamoya syndrome associated with Down syndrome: outcome after surgical revascularization
    Andrew Jea
    Department of Neurosurgery, Childrens Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e694-701. 2005
    ..We wished to define the features of moyamoya syndrome associated with Down syndrome and to determine the results of surgical revascularization among these patients at early and late follow-up times...
  15. doi request reprint Urinary biomarkers predict brain tumor presence and response to therapy
    Edward R Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115 5737, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 14:2378-86. 2008
    ..In this study, we have evaluated the efficacy of urinary matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) as diagnostic biomarkers for brain tumors...
  16. ncbi request reprint In-hospital mortality rates after ventriculoperitoneal shunt procedures in the United States, 1998 to 2000: relation to hospital and surgeon volume of care
    Edward R Smith
    Neurosurgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:90-7. 2004
    ..The authors used a population-based national hospital discharge database to examine the relationship between annual hospital and surgeon volume of VP shunt surgery in pediatric patients and in-hospital mortality rates...
  17. doi request reprint Features of the lumbar spine on magnetic resonance images following sectioning of filum terminale
    Albert H Kim
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 8:384-9. 2011
    ..The delineation of postoperative radiological characteristics of a sectioned filum terminale is therefore valuable to clinicians managing these often complex cases...
  18. ncbi request reprint Craniotomy for resection of pediatric brain tumors in the United States, 1988 to 2000: effects of provider caseloads and progressive centralization and specialization of care
    Edward R Smith
    Massachusetts General Hospital, and Department of Surgery Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Neurosurgery 54:553-63; discussion 563-5. 2004
    ..We used a national hospital discharge database to study the volume-outcome relationship for craniotomy performed for pediatric brain tumor resection, as well as trends toward centralization and specialization...
  19. doi request reprint Dural scalp and intracranial hemangiomas causing hydrocephalus and venous sinus thrombosis in an infant
    Brian V Nahed
    Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Child Neurol 26:777-81. 2011
    ..Innocuous scalp hemangioma in an infant may herald more concerning intracranial pathology, which can be treated effectively if diagnosed with appropriate imaging studies...
  20. doi request reprint Pial arteriovenous fistulae in pediatric patients: associated syndromes and treatment outcome
    Brian P Walcott
    Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Neurointerv Surg 5:10-4. 2013
    ..The presentation, treatment and syndromes associated with pAVF in children are reported here...
  21. doi request reprint Discovery of asymptomatic moyamoya arteriopathy in pediatric syndromic populations: radiographic and clinical progression
    Ning Lin
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 31:E6. 2011
    ..The authors present their experience with specific syndromic moyamoya populations to better characterize the natural history of radiographic and clinical progression in patients with asymptomatic moyamoya...
  22. ncbi request reprint Acute hydrocephalus secondary to obstruction of the foramen of monro and cerebral aqueduct caused by a choroid plexus cyst in the lateral ventricle. Case report
    Brian V Nahed
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:236-9. 2007
    ..This case is illustrative because it describes this entity for the first time, and more importantly highlights the need to obtain a diagnosis when a patient presents with acute hydrocephalus without a clear cause...
  23. ncbi request reprint Far posterior subtemporal approach to the dorsolateral brainstem and tentorial ring: technique and clinical experience
    Edward R Smith
    Cerebrovascular Surgery, Neurosurgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Neurosurgery 52:364-8; discussion 368-9. 2003
    ..Details of this technique and a series of eight patients with lesions treated by this approach are presented...
  24. doi request reprint Idiopathic syrinx in the pediatric population: a combined center experience
    Suresh N Magge
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 7:30-6. 2011
    ..The authors present the combined data of 2 major pediatric neurosurgical centers to describe their experience with this condition...
  25. doi request reprint Progression of disease in unilateral moyamoya syndrome
    Edward R Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 24:E17. 2008
    ..The authors review their experience in patients with unilateral moyamoya syndrome to identify factors predictive of contralateral clinical and imaging-documented disease progression...
  26. ncbi request reprint Tethered cord syndrome
    Pankaj K Agarwalla
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:531-47. 2007
    ..This article presents the relevant embryology, primary and secondary causes of tethering, clinical presentations, the treatment of specific entities, indications and options for surgical treatment, and surgical complications...
  27. doi request reprint Identification of an association between Robinow syndrome and moyamoya
    Rabia Qaiser
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 45:69-72. 2009
    ..The clinical, radiographic, and surgical findings are described, as well as the importance of this association...
  28. doi request reprint Predictors of neoplastic disease in children with isolated pituitary stalk thickening
    Nathan J Robison
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Division of Hematology Oncology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1630-5. 2013
    ..The significance of pituitary stalk thickening (PST) on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is often unclear. We evaluated presenting symptoms, MRI findings, clinical course, and outcome predictors of patients with PST...
  29. doi request reprint Dural arteriovenous fistulae in pediatric patients: associated conditions and treatment outcomes
    Brian P Walcott
    Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Neurointerv Surg 5:6-9. 2013
    ..Dural arteriovenous fistulae (dAVF) are rare vascular lesions of the CNS with potentially significant morbidity and mortality. Our experience in the treatment of children with dAVF is reported...
  30. doi request reprint Foramen magnum stenosis from overgrowth of the opisthion in a child with achondroplasia
    Ruchira M Jha
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 2:136-8. 2008
    ..Postoperatively, steady motor improvement has been observed and the patient no longer requires ventilatory support. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report of this unusual anatomical entity...
  31. ncbi request reprint Traumatic pericallosal artery aneurysm: a rare complication of transcallosal surgery. Case report
    Ian F Dunn
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:153-7. 2007
    ..The authors also discuss the likely pathophysiology of the aneurysm and the surgical procedures undertaken to treat it...
  32. ncbi request reprint Proposed use of prophylactic decompressive craniectomy in poor-grade aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage patients presenting with associated large sylvian hematomas
    Edward R Smith
    Neurosurgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Neurosurgery 51:117-24; discussion 124. 2002
    ..Craniectomy allowed significant parenchymal swelling in the posthemorrhagic period without increased intracranial pressure (ICP) or herniation syndrome...
  33. doi request reprint A novel TP53 germline mutation in a family with a history of multiple malignancies: case report and review of the literature
    Pankaj K Agarwalla
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 44:501-8. 2008
    ..We describe our finding of a novel germline mutation in the TP53 gene in a family with multiple malignancies and in association with a child presenting with CPC...
  34. doi request reprint Imaging after direct and indirect extracranial-intracranial bypass surgery
    Daniel T Ginat
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 201:W124-32. 2013
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe the imaging features of different types of surgical cerebral revascularization techniques...
  35. ncbi request reprint Vertebra plana due to an aneurysmal bone cyst of the lumbar spine. Case report and review of the literature
    Patrick J Codd
    Department of Neurosurgery, New England Medical Center, Tufts University, Boston, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:490-5. 2006
    ..They also review the literature on ABCs of the spine. This case highlights the importance of considering an ABC in the differential diagnosis when vertebra plana is seen in pediatric patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Acute clival and spinal subdural hematoma with spontaneous resolution: clinical and radiographic correlation in support of a proposed pathophysiological mechanism. Case report
    Edward S Ahn
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:175-9. 2005
    ..The images in this case support the hypothesis that redistribution of the clival SDH to dependent areas in the spinal subdural space is a significant mechanism in the evolution of these lesions...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cerebral pathophysiology and critical care neurology: basic hemodynamic principles, cerebral perfusion, and intracranial pressure
    Edward R Smith
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 11:89-104. 2004
    ..This chapter aims to outline some basic principles underlying the diagnosis and management of elevated ICP in children...
  38. ncbi request reprint Surgical approaches to vascular anomalies of the child's brain
    Edward R Smith
    Cerebrovascular Surgery, Neurosurgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 15:165-71. 2002
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Intracranial vasospasm with subsequent stroke after traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage in a 22-month-old child
    Brian V Nahed
    Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 3:311-5. 2009
    ..Thus, clinicians need to be alert to the possibility of vasospasm as a potential diagnosis when evaluating young children with SAH...
  40. ncbi request reprint A recurrent craniopharyngioma illustrates the potential usefulness of urinary matrix metalloproteinases as noninvasive biomarkers: case report
    Edward R Smith
    Vascular Biology Program, Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 5737, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:E1148-9; discussion E1149. 2007
    ..Ongoing protocols at our institution are evaluating the efficacy of urinary MMPs as diagnostic markers for brain tumors and gastrointestinal disease...