John H Chi

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Tuberculum sellae meningiomas
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e6. 2003
  2. ncbi Prehospital hypoxia affects outcome in patients with traumatic brain injury: a prospective multicenter study
    John H Chi
    Department of Surgery, The University of California, San Francisco and the San Francisco Injury Center for Research and Prevention, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Trauma 61:1134-41. 2006
  3. ncbi Intramedullary spinal cord metastasis: clinical management and surgical considerations
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 17:45-50. 2006
  4. ncbi Genetics and molecular biology of intramedullary spinal cord tumors
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 17:1-5. 2006
  5. ncbi Concepts of surgical correction-segmental derotation and translation techniques
    John H Chi
    Division of Neurospinal Disorders, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:325-8. 2007
  6. ncbi General considerations for cervical arthroplasty with technique for ProDisc-C
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 16:609-19, vi. 2005
  7. ncbi Pregnancy-related vertebral hemangioma. Case report, review of the literature, and management algorithm
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 19:E7. 2005
  8. ncbi Extended bifrontal craniotomy for midline anterior fossa meningiomas: minimization of retraction-related edema and surgical outcomes
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:ONS426-33; discussion ONS433-4. 2006
  9. ncbi Comprehensive management of symptomatic and aggressive vertebral hemangiomas
    Frank L Acosta
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, R505 Parnassus Avenue, Room M 779, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 19:17-29. 2008
  10. doi Post-radiation reactive changes in a single vertebral body mimicking metastatic pineoblastoma
    Matthew C Tate
    Departments of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 4:479-83. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Polysomal RNA Antitumor Immunity
    John Chi; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi Tuberculum sellae meningiomas
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e6. 2003
    ..In most patients, improvement of vision can be achieved with minimal postoperative complications and morbidity...
  2. ncbi Prehospital hypoxia affects outcome in patients with traumatic brain injury: a prospective multicenter study
    John H Chi
    Department of Surgery, The University of California, San Francisco and the San Francisco Injury Center for Research and Prevention, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Trauma 61:1134-41. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi Intramedullary spinal cord metastasis: clinical management and surgical considerations
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 17:45-50. 2006
  4. ncbi Genetics and molecular biology of intramedullary spinal cord tumors
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 17:1-5. 2006
  5. ncbi Concepts of surgical correction-segmental derotation and translation techniques
    John H Chi
    Division of Neurospinal Disorders, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:325-8. 2007
    ..Both maneuvers have become popularized to obtain triplanar correction using segmental instrumentation. In this article, the authors discuss and illustrate segmental derotation and translation techniques...
  6. ncbi General considerations for cervical arthroplasty with technique for ProDisc-C
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 16:609-19, vi. 2005
    ..Short-term follow-up studies indicate that cervical arthroplasty is as safe and effective as traditional fusion surgery, but follow-up studies are no longer needed...
  7. ncbi Pregnancy-related vertebral hemangioma. Case report, review of the literature, and management algorithm
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 19:E7. 2005
    ..Observation should be considered for symptomatic patients at greater than 32 weeks gestation. Surgery should be considered for patients with severe neurological deficits at less than 32 weeks of gestation...
  8. ncbi Extended bifrontal craniotomy for midline anterior fossa meningiomas: minimization of retraction-related edema and surgical outcomes
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:ONS426-33; discussion ONS433-4. 2006
    ..The authors have attempted to quantitate retraction-related edema occurring after surgery to determine whether the extra bone removal limits retraction and reduces the chance of brain injury...
  9. ncbi Comprehensive management of symptomatic and aggressive vertebral hemangiomas
    Frank L Acosta
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, R505 Parnassus Avenue, Room M 779, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 19:17-29. 2008
    ..Vertebroplasty is useful for improving pain symptoms, especially when vertebral body compression fracture has occurred in patients without neurological deficit, but is less effective in providing long-term pain relief...
  10. doi Post-radiation reactive changes in a single vertebral body mimicking metastatic pineoblastoma
    Matthew C Tate
    Departments of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 4:479-83. 2009
    ..To the authors' knowledge this is the first reported case of reactive changes mimicking metastasis in a single vertebral body following standard therapy for resected primary pineoblastoma...
  11. ncbi Surgery for primary vertebral tumors: en bloc versus intralesional resection
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 North Wolfe Street, Meyer 7 109, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 19:111-7. 2008
    ....
  12. doi Primary vertebral tumors: a review of epidemiologic, histological and imaging findings, part II: locally aggressive and malignant tumors
    Alexander E Ropper
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:211-9; discussion 219. 2012
    ..The figures used for illustration are from operative patients of the senior authors (Z.L.G. and J.H.C.). Taken together, parts 1 and 2 of this article provide a thorough and illustrative review of primary vertebral tumors...
  13. ncbi Intramedullary spinal cord tumors: molecular insights and surgical innovation
    Andrew T Parsa
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Clin Neurosurg 52:76-84. 2005
  14. pmc Outcomes for single-level lumbar fusion: the role of bone morphogenetic protein
    Kevin S Cahill
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2354-62. 2011
    ..Retrospective analysis of a population-based insurance claims data set...
  15. ncbi Partial spondylectomy: modification for lateralized malignant spinal column tumors of the cervical or lumbosacral spine
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue M779, Box 0112, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 15:43-8. 2008
    ..Partial spondylectomy can be an alternative to total en bloc spondylectomy in properly selected patients with lateralized encapsulated malignant spinal tumors and may be performed in the cervical or lumbosacral spinal regions...
  16. pmc Trends in survival after surgery for breast cancer metastatic to the brain and spinal column in medicare patients: a population-based analysis
    Kevin S Cahill
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Neurosurgery 68:705-13; discussion 713. 2011
    ..Central nervous system (CNS) metastases are a common occurrence in patients with breast cancer and are identified in up to 30% of patients at autopsy...
  17. ncbi Predictive values of age and the Glasgow Coma Scale in traumatic brain injury patients treated with decompressive craniectomy
    Matthew B Potts
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, 505 Parnassus Avenue, M 779, P O Box 0112, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 102:109-12. 2008
    ..While age and the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) are frequently correlated with outcome in TBI, their prognostic values after decompressive craniectomy are ill-defined...
  18. doi Selecting treatment for patients with malignant epidural spinal cord compression-does age matter?: results from a randomized clinical trial
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:431-5. 2009
    ..Randomized clinical trial. OBJECTIVE.: To determine if age affects outcomes from differing treatments in patients with spinal metastases...
  19. ncbi Pathologic and epidemiologic findings of intramedullary spinal cord tumors
    Tarik Tihan
    Department of Pathology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 17:7-11. 2006
  20. doi Primary vertebral tumors: a review of epidemiologic, histological, and imaging findings, Part I: benign tumors
    Alexander E Ropper
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Neurosurgery 69:1171-80. 2011
    ..In combination with part II of the review, which focuses on locally aggressive and malignant tumors, this article provides a comprehensive review of primary vertebral tumors...
  21. doi The Mini-Open transpedicular thoracic discectomy: surgical technique and assessment
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E5. 2008
    ..The authors compare the results of this approach with clinical results after open transpedicular discectomy...
  22. ncbi Chordoma of the spinal column
    Daniel M Sciubba
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Meyer 7 109, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 19:5-15. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi Emergent placement of halo orthosis after a traumatic cervical injury leading to a cerebral abscess
    Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa
    Department of Neurological Surgery and The San Francisco Injury Center, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    J Trauma 62:E11-3. 2007
  24. doi Prevalence, complications, and hospital charges associated with use of bone-morphogenetic proteins in spinal fusion procedures
    Kevin S Cahill
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, PBB 3, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 302:58-66. 2009
    ..No national data exist to examine use of bone-morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) in spinal fusion surgery...
  25. ncbi Posterior interhemispheric approach: surgical technique, application to vascular lesions, and benefits of gravity retraction
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:ONS41-9; discussion ONS41-9. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi Spontaneous spinal subdural hematoma associated with low-molecular-weight heparin. Case report
    Yoon Hee Cha
    Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:612-3. 2005
    ..The authors report the first case of a spontaneous spinal SDH occurring in conjunction with low-molecular-weight heparin use in a patient with a history of spinal radiotherapy...
  27. ncbi Complex deformities of the cervical spine
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:295-304. 2007
    ..Staged surgery for fixed cervical deformities can achieve up to 28 degrees of angular correction and 31% translational correction...
  28. doi Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for spinal metastases
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2:9-13. 2008
    ..Minimally invasive surgical techniques have been developed over the past several years, offering a simple and effective way of managing painful pathologic fractures...
  29. doi Increased expression of the glioma-associated antigen ARF4L after loss of the tumor suppressor PTEN. Laboratory investigation
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg 108:299-303. 2008
    ..The authors investigated the relationship between PTEN status and the expression of a glioma-associated antigen, adenosine diphosphate-ribosylation factor 4-like (ARF4L) protein...
  30. ncbi Epidemiology and demographics for primary vertebral tumors
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe Street, Meyer 7 109, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 19:1-4. 2008
    ..Conversely, primary tumors of the vertebral column are relatively rare, comprising only 10% or less of all tumors to the spine. This article outlines benign and malignant tumors of the spine in children and adults...
  31. ncbi The "yo-yo" technique to prevent cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea after anterior clinoidectomy for proximal internal carotid artery aneurysms
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:ONS101-7; discussion ONS101-7. 2006
    ..We present a technique for repairing this defect and preventing CSF rhinorrhea...
  32. ncbi Molecular basis of intervertebral disc degeneration
    Dipika Gopal
    San Diego School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 760:114-33. 2012
    ..We will then highlight some of the newest developments in stem cell, protein, and genetic therapy for IVD degeneration...
  33. doi Rotational angiography for diagnosis and surgical planning in the management of spinal vascular lesions
    Alexander E Ropper
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 32:E6. 2012
    ..This article describes the use of rotational angiography and 3D reconstructions in the diagnosis and management of spinal vascular malformations...
  34. ncbi Time trends and demographics of deaths from congenital hydrocephalus in children in the United States: National Center for Health Statistics data, 1979 to 1998
    John H Chi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:113-8. 2005
    ..The authors' analysis sought to rectify this situation...

Research Grants1

  1. Polysomal RNA Antitumor Immunity
    John Chi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results from these experiments will help characterize the potential use of dendritic cells transfected with polysomal RNA in creating antigen specific tumor vaccines for brain tumors. ..