Bharat Guthikonda

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Affiliation: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Whipple disease of the central nervous system: an unusual occurrence in association with acquired immune deficiency syndrome
    Bharat Guthikonda
    Department of Neurosurgery, LSU Health Science Center Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    J Neurosurg 112:983-9. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Middle turbinectomy for exposure in endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery: when is it necessary?
    Bharat Guthikonda
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:2360-6. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The pterional and suprabrow approaches for aneurysm surgery: a systematic review of intraoperative rupture rates in 9488 aneurysms
    Venkatesh S Madhugiri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    World Neurosurg 80:836-44. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Obstructive hydrocephalus in adult patients: the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport experience with ventriculoperitoneal shunts
    G Kesava Reddy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    World Neurosurg 76:176-82. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Do cystic vestibular schwannomas have worse surgical outcomes? Systematic analysis of the literature
    Jai Deep Thakur
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Louisiana 71103, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 33:E12. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery outcome in adult transition patients with pediatric-onset hydrocephalus
    G Kesava Reddy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103 33932, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:380-8; discussion 388-9. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Fatal intracranial hemorrhage as the initial presentation of acute lymphocytic leukemia: a case report
    Shashikant Patil
    Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Shreveport, USA
    Turk Neurosurg 23:568-71. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint An update on unilateral sporadic small vestibular schwannoma
    Jai Deep Thakur
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Louisiana 71103, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 33:E1. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Ventriculoperitoneal shunt complications in hydrocephalus patients with intracranial tumors: an analysis of relevant risk factors
    G Kesava Reddy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, 1501 Kings Highway, P O Box 33932, Shreveport, LA 71103 33932, USA
    J Neurooncol 103:333-42. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Management of adult hydrocephalus with ventriculoperitoneal shunts: long-term single-institution experience
    G Kesava Reddy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
    Neurosurgery 69:774-80; discussion 780-1. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Whipple disease of the central nervous system: an unusual occurrence in association with acquired immune deficiency syndrome
    Bharat Guthikonda
    Department of Neurosurgery, LSU Health Science Center Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    J Neurosurg 112:983-9. 2010
    ..Central nervous system Whipple disease occurring in patients with AIDS is extremely rare. The authors present a case of a newly diagnosed AIDS patient in whom intracranial Whipple disease was diagnosed by stereotactic brain biopsy...
  2. doi request reprint Middle turbinectomy for exposure in endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery: when is it necessary?
    Bharat Guthikonda
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:2360-6. 2010
    ..To evaluate the benefits of middle turbinectomy on the exposure of the skull base structures...
  3. doi request reprint The pterional and suprabrow approaches for aneurysm surgery: a systematic review of intraoperative rupture rates in 9488 aneurysms
    Venkatesh S Madhugiri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    World Neurosurg 80:836-44. 2013
    ..To assess the safety of the suprabrow approach (SBCA) for aneurysm surgery by comparing intraoperative rupture rates with those for the standard pterional approach...
  4. ncbi request reprint Obstructive hydrocephalus in adult patients: the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport experience with ventriculoperitoneal shunts
    G Kesava Reddy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    World Neurosurg 76:176-82. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate our long-term experience in the management of obstructive hydrocephalus in adult patients with ventriculoperitoneal shunts...
  5. ncbi request reprint Do cystic vestibular schwannomas have worse surgical outcomes? Systematic analysis of the literature
    Jai Deep Thakur
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Louisiana 71103, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 33:E12. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to perform a systematic quantitative comparison of the surgical outcomes between cystic vestibular schwannomas (CVSs) and solid vestibular schwannomas (SVSs)...
  6. doi request reprint Ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery outcome in adult transition patients with pediatric-onset hydrocephalus
    G Kesava Reddy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103 33932, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:380-8; discussion 388-9. 2012
    ..Ventriculoperitoneal shunting remains the most widely used neurosurgical procedure for the management of hydrocephalus, albeit with many complications...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fatal intracranial hemorrhage as the initial presentation of acute lymphocytic leukemia: a case report
    Shashikant Patil
    Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Shreveport, USA
    Turk Neurosurg 23:568-71. 2013
    ..ALL should be kept in the broad differential diagnosis of spontaneous ICH, especially in a young patient with evidence of severe coagulopathy. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint An update on unilateral sporadic small vestibular schwannoma
    Jai Deep Thakur
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Louisiana 71103, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 33:E1. 2012
    ..The treatment of small VS should always be tailored to the clinical, personal, and social requirements of an individual patient, and a rigid treatment protocol is not practical...
  9. doi request reprint Ventriculoperitoneal shunt complications in hydrocephalus patients with intracranial tumors: an analysis of relevant risk factors
    G Kesava Reddy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, 1501 Kings Highway, P O Box 33932, Shreveport, LA 71103 33932, USA
    J Neurooncol 103:333-42. 2011
    ..Additional studies using minimally invasive techniques are being explored for the management of hydrocephalus in patients with intracranial tumors...
  10. doi request reprint Management of adult hydrocephalus with ventriculoperitoneal shunts: long-term single-institution experience
    G Kesava Reddy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
    Neurosurgery 69:774-80; discussion 780-1. 2011
    ..Ventriculoperitoneal shunting is the most widely used neurosurgical procedure for the management of hydrocephalus...
  11. ncbi request reprint Subependymoma at the foramen of Monro presenting with intermittent hydrocephalus: case report and review of the literature
    Prashant Chittiboina
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA
    J La State Med Soc 162:214-7. 2010
    ..Once diagnosed, we recommend early tumor removal and restoration of normal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pathways for these intraventricular tumors...
  12. doi request reprint Stereotactic placement of ventricular catheters: does it affect proximal malfunction rates?
    Raghuram Sampath
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 90:97-103. 2012
    ..The majority of ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt malfunctions are due to proximal catheter failure. Ideal placement of Ommaya reservoirs is desired to avoid toxicity from intraparenchymal chemotherapy infusion...
  13. doi request reprint Anatomic study of the prechiasmatic sulcus and its surgical implications
    Bharat Guthikonda
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute and UC College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Clin Anat 23:622-8. 2010
    ..Near the chiasmatic ridge, meningiomas may be hidden from the surgeon's view during a subfrontal or pterional approach. Preoperative evaluation by thin-cut CT scans of this region can help detect this ridge...
  14. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up of disability among patients with posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysm
    Ali Nourbakhsh
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 17:980-3. 2010
    ..At follow-up, 53% of patients, those with an MRS score of 3, were able to lead an independent life, despite minor deficits. Patients with larger aneurysms may be more susceptible to lower cranial nerve palsies...
  15. doi request reprint Maximizing the extent of tumor resection during transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary macroadenomas: can endoscopy replace intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging?
    Philip V Theodosopoulos
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brain Tumor Center at The University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0515, USA
    J Neurosurg 112:736-43. 2010
    ..The authors assessed the potential of intrasellar endoscopy to replace the need for iMR imaging without sacrificing the maximum extent of resection...
  16. pmc The superior transvelar approach to the fourth ventricle and brainstem
    Haim Ezer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana
    J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 73:175-82. 2012
    ..This approach does not require opening the posterior fossa in the traditional way, and provides a reasonable alternative for accessing the superior fourth ventricle...
  17. doi request reprint Repair of middle fossa cerebrospinal fluid leaks using a novel combination of materials: technical note
    Cedric D Shorter
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 32:E8. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the safety and durability of the authors' repair technique using a novel combination of 3 synthetic materials...
  18. doi request reprint The utility of bone cement to prevent lead migration with minimally invasive placement of spinal cord stimulator laminectomy leads
    David E Connor
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 1130 3932, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:157-63. 2012
    ..Lead migration is a significant concern with spinal cord stimulator (SCS) placement with rates ranging from 10% to 60%...
  19. pmc When is posterolateral orbitotomy useful in a pterional craniotomy? A morphometric study
    Anirban Deep Banerjee
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana
    Skull Base 21:147-52. 2011
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  20. doi request reprint Feasibility of thoracic nerve root preservation in posterior transpedicular vertebrectomy with anterior column cage insertion: a cadaveric study
    Ali Nourbakhsh
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:630-5. 2010
    ..If feasible, this may be a reasonable approach that could be extended to the lumbar spine where nerve root sacrifice is not an option...
  21. doi request reprint Endoscopic approach to the infratemporal fossa: anatomic study
    Philip V Theodosopoulos
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, PO Box 670515, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0515, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:196-202; discussion 202-3. 2010
    ..In this study, we evaluated the feasibility and exposure afforded by combining 2 endoscopic transmaxillary approaches, endonasal and Caldwell-Luc supplement, to the infratemporal fossa...
  22. doi request reprint Spine and spinal cord trauma: diagnosis and management
    Shihao Zhang
    Department of Neurosurgery, LSU HSC, Shreveport, LA 71103, USA
    Neurol Clin 31:183-206. 2013
    ..Traumatic spinal cord injury is a major area of socioeconomic burden and, as such, is a burgeoning area of ongoing research interest...
  23. pmc Petrous carotid exposure with eustachian tube preservation: a morphometric elucidation
    Anirban Deep Banerjee
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center S, Shreveport, Louisiana
    Skull Base 21:329-34. 2011
    ..The results of our study provide a practical, consistent, and safe method of maximizing horizontal petrous carotid artery exposure while minimizing the eustachian tube injury...
  24. doi request reprint Ameloblastic fibrosarcoma involving the anterior and middle skull base with intradural extension
    Bharat Guthikonda
    Department of Neurosurgery, LSU Shreveport Health Science Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 20:2087-90. 2009
    ..Thus, vigilant long-term follow-up is essential despite the benign nature of the initial pathologic lesion. Use of a multidisciplinary approach is critical in obtaining the optimal outcome in these complex cases...
  25. doi request reprint Association of meningioma and intracranial aneurysm: report of five cases and review of literature
    Vijayakumar Javalkar
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
    Neurol India 57:772-6. 2009
    ..From our experience the incidence of meningiomas associated with aneurysms was 1.1%, which is not higher than the incidence of aneurysms in the general population...
  26. doi request reprint Congenital Chiari malformations
    Prasad Vannemreddy
    Department of Neurosurgery, LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA
    Neurol India 58:6-14. 2010
    ..Further clinical and imageological studies, especially longitudinal natural history, might improve our understanding of the atypical/asymptomatic presentations and the management that is currently available...
  27. doi request reprint Delayed facial palsy after the anterior petrosal approach: case report and review of the literature
    Bharat Guthikonda
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:E845-6; discussion E846. 2010
    ..We discuss putative etiologies and management techniques that may help avoid this problem...
  28. ncbi request reprint Regional trends and the impact of various patient and hospital factors on outcomes and costs of hospitalization between academic and nonacademic centers after deep brain stimulation surgery for Parkinson's disease: a United States Nationwide Inpatient Sam
    Mayur Sharma
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana
    Neurosurg Focus 35:E2. 2013
    ..The authors also analyzed the impact of various factors on the total hospitalization charges after this procedure...
  29. doi request reprint Head and spinal cord injury: diagnosis and management
    Prashant Chittiboina
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, 1501 King s Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Neurol Clin 30:241-76, ix. 2012
    ..Spinal cord injuries are discussed in the final section. With an increasing number of patients surviving after devastating spinal cord injuries, the special issues in their management are evaluated...
  30. doi request reprint The evolving role of hemodilution in treatment of cerebral vasospasm: a historical perspective
    Prashant Chittiboina
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    World Neurosurg 75:660-4. 2011
    ..Hemodilution remains the most controversial aspect of the HHH therapy...
  31. pmc A computational simulation of the effect of hemodilution on oxygen transport in middle cerebral artery vasospasm
    Prashant Chittiboina
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103 4228, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 31:2209-17. 2011
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Metastatic prostate cancer mimicking chronic subdural hematoma: a case report and review of the literature
    Shashikant Patil
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA
    J La State Med Soc 162:203-5. 2010
    ..The diagnosis may have been made sooner with preoperative magnetic resonance imaging...
  33. doi request reprint Ventricular reservoirs and ventriculoperitoneal shunts for premature infants with posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus: an institutional experience
    Brian Willis
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 3:94-100. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to analyze the outcome of surgical treatment for posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus in premature infants...
  34. pmc Primary calvarial angiosarcoma: A case report and review of the literature
    Imad S Khan
    Department of Neurosurgery, LSU HSC Shreveport, Shreveport, LA, USA
    Surg Neurol Int 3:134. 2012
    ..Primary calvarial angiosarcoma is an extremely rare entity and its behavior usually sets it apart from other angiosarcoma types. We highlight the successful management of cranial angiosarcoma using a multidisciplinary approach...
  35. doi request reprint Vagal nerve stimulation for the treatment of medically refractory epilepsy: a review of the current literature
    David E Connor
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 32:E12. 2012
    ..The authors conducted a study to evaluate the published results of vagal nerve stimulation (VNS) for medically refractory seizures according to evidence-based criteria...
  36. pmc Intracerebral metastasis of a sinonasal teratocarcinosarcoma: a case report
    Cedric Shorter
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana
    Skull Base 20:393-6. 2010
    ..Neurological symptoms from intracranial extension and dural invasion are rare presentations for this neoplasm. We present the first known case of an intracerebral metastasis of a previously resected SNTCS...
  37. ncbi request reprint Evolution in the assessment and management of trigeminal schwannoma
    Bharat Guthikonda
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0515, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:195-203. 2008
    ..At the conclusion of this presentation, the participants should be able to understand the contemporary assessment and management algorithm used in the evaluation and care of patients with trigeminal schwannomas...