William T Couldwell

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Tanycytic ependymoma: a challenging histological diagnosis
    Khaled M Krisht
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Case Rep Neurol Med 2013:170791. 2013
  2. pmc Intramedullary spinal melanocytoma
    Ramin Eskandari
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Rare Tumors 2:e24. 2010
  3. pmc Sellar and parasellar metastatic tumors
    Tamer Altay
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Int J Surg Oncol 2012:647256. 2012
  4. pmc Image guidance for brain metastases resection
    Sarah T Garber
    Department of Neurosurgery, Huntsman Cancer Institute and Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Surg Neurol Int 3:S111-7. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Dorsal variant blister aneurysm repair
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 32:E7. 2012
  6. pmc A heritable predisposition to pituitary tumors
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Pituitary 13:130-7. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Intermediate segment degeneration after noncontiguous anterior cervical fusion
    Erica F Bisson
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 153:123-7; discussion 128. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Transcallosal approach for third ventriculostomy and removal of midbrain cavernous malformation
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 34:Video 6. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Submandibular high-flow bypass in the treatment of skull base lesions: an analysis of long-term outcome
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:645-50; discussion 650-1. 2012
  10. doi request reprint A phase 1/2 study of orally administered synthetic hypericin for treatment of recurrent malignant gliomas
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Cancer 117:4905-15. 2011

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Publications77

  1. pmc Tanycytic ependymoma: a challenging histological diagnosis
    Khaled M Krisht
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Case Rep Neurol Med 2013:170791. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Intramedullary spinal melanocytoma
    Ramin Eskandari
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Rare Tumors 2:e24. 2010
    ..Case reports of such tumors discuss different treatment strategies, but just as important is the close follow-up monitoring in these patients even after gross total surgical resection, since these tumors can recur...
  3. pmc Sellar and parasellar metastatic tumors
    Tamer Altay
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Int J Surg Oncol 2012:647256. 2012
    ..Although no significant survival benefits have been shown by the surgical series, surgical resection may improve quality of life. Here we review the relevant literature and present six illustrative cases from our own institution...
  4. pmc Image guidance for brain metastases resection
    Sarah T Garber
    Department of Neurosurgery, Huntsman Cancer Institute and Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Surg Neurol Int 3:S111-7. 2012
    ..The goal of this review is to expound on the uses of image guidance and discuss avoidance of technical pitfalls in the resection of cerebral metastatic lesions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dorsal variant blister aneurysm repair
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 32:E7. 2012
    ..Intraoperative somatosensory and motor evoked potential monitoring is performed in all cases. The video can be found here: http://youtu.be/crUreWGQdGo...
  6. pmc A heritable predisposition to pituitary tumors
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Pituitary 13:130-7. 2010
    ..Recognizing genetic contribution to the disease may also help with counseling family members of affected individuals...
  7. doi request reprint Intermediate segment degeneration after noncontiguous anterior cervical fusion
    Erica F Bisson
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 153:123-7; discussion 128. 2011
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the incidence of adjacent segment disease (ASD) in intermediate segments in noncontiguous anterior cervical fusion...
  8. doi request reprint Transcallosal approach for third ventriculostomy and removal of midbrain cavernous malformation
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 34:Video 6. 2013
    ..The details of the procedure and nuances of technique are described in the narration. The video can be found here: http://youtu.be/zKKnehp7l2c. (http://thejns.org/doi/abs/10.3171/2013.V1.FOCUS12348)..
  9. doi request reprint Submandibular high-flow bypass in the treatment of skull base lesions: an analysis of long-term outcome
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:645-50; discussion 650-1. 2012
    ..Cerebral bypass surgery remains an integral part of the treatment of complex skull base tumors and unclippable aneurysms...
  10. doi request reprint A phase 1/2 study of orally administered synthetic hypericin for treatment of recurrent malignant gliomas
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Cancer 117:4905-15. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Technique for steering spinal cord stimulator electrode
    Joel D MacDonald
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84107, USA
    Neurosurgery 69:ons83-6; discussion ons86-7. 2011
    ..Precise placement of the paddle-style electrode relative to the patient's distribution of pain can be difficult because of anatomic variation and the inherent limitations of electrode design...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neuro-ophthalmologic manifestations of benign anterior skull base lesions
    Mark Hornyak
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Postgrad Med 121:103-14. 2009
    ..In this article, we review the presentation, evaluation, and surgical treatment of patients with benign skull base lesions presenting with visual disturbance...
  13. doi request reprint Mesenchymal stem cell and gene therapies for spinal fusion
    Oren N Gottfried
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:380-91; discussion 391-2. 2008
    ..In this review, the authors summarize the latest research efforts under way to promote spinal fusion with osteoprogenitor cells and gene therapy and discuss the clinical implications of these treatments...
  14. doi request reprint A comparison of the cell lines used in meningioma research
    Brian T Ragel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Surg Neurol 70:295-307; discussion 307. 2008
    ..We address 2 criticisms of the mouse xenograft flank tumor model: Why are tumor induction rates derived from operative specimens low and inconsistent? Are flank tumors meningiomas?..
  15. ncbi request reprint Variations on the standard transsphenoidal approach to the sellar region, with emphasis on the extended approaches and parasellar approaches: surgical experience in 105 cases
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:539-47; discussion 547-50. 2004
    ..We review our combined experience with these variations on the transsphenoidal approach to various lesions of the sellar and parasellar region...
  16. doi request reprint A novel model of intracranial meningioma in mice using luciferase-expressing meningioma cells. Laboratory investigation
    Brian T Ragel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 108:304-10. 2008
    ..The authors describe a mouse model of intracranial meningioma that uses this novel BLI system...
  17. ncbi request reprint Submandibular-infratemporal interpositional carotid artery bypass for cranial base tumors and giant aneurysms
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:ONS353-9; discussion ONS359-60. 2006
    ..We describe technical modifications of the submandibular-infratemporal interpositional saphenous vein (or radial artery) graft bypass technique specifically designed to avoid removal of the zygoma...
  18. ncbi request reprint Celecoxib inhibits meningioma tumor growth in a mouse xenograft model
    Brian T Ragel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Cancer 109:588-97. 2007
    ..We therefore tested the effects of celecoxib on meningioma growth in a mouse xenograft model...
  19. doi request reprint Lateral orbital wall approach to the cavernous sinus
    Tamer Altay
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Neurosurg 116:755-63. 2012
    ..The most common surgical approaches involve some variation of the standard frontotemporal craniotomy. Here, the authors describe a surgical approach to access the cavernous sinus that involves the removal of the lateral orbital wall...
  20. ncbi request reprint The combined transmastoid retro- and infralabyrinthine transjugular transcondylar transtubercular high cervical approach for resection of glomus jugulare tumors
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:ONS115-25; discussion ONS115-25. 2006
    ..The details of this approach are described and illustrated in a stepwise fashion, and the microsurgical anatomy is reviewed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Giant fusiform aneurysm in an adolescent with PHACES syndrome treated with a high-flow external carotid artery-M3 bypass. Case report and review of the literature
    Peter Kan
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:495-500. 2007
    ..The authors review the literature on this rare disorder and emphasize the importance of considering the diagnosis of PHACES syndrome in child with a facial hemangioma...
  22. doi request reprint Transcortical-transforaminal microscopic approach for purely intraventricular craniopharyngioma
    Roukoz Chamoun
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 34:Video 4. 2013
    ..The patients underwent removal of their tumors without incurring new long-term endocrine deficits. The video can be found here: http://youtu.be/VFlhm_lsrGY. (http://thejns.org/doi/abs/10.3171/2013.V1.FOCUS12347)..
  23. ncbi request reprint Identification of hypoxia-induced genes in a malignant glioma cell line (U-251) by cDNA microarray analysis
    Brian T Ragel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Rev 30:181-7; discussion 187. 2007
    ..Future studies will focus on the hypothesis that Depp is up-regulated in an autocrine fashion by the AKR1C3 enzyme in U-251 glioma cells under hypoxic conditions...
  24. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcomes in 118 patients with Rathke cleft cysts
    Christopher J Aho
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:189-93. 2005
    ..In this study patients were evaluated pre- and postoperatively to ascertain the clinical significance of surgical intervention on endocrine and visual improvement. Factors correlated with cyst recurrence were also evaluated...
  25. doi request reprint Myxoid meningioma: a rare metaplastic meningioma variant in a patient presenting with intratumoral hemorrhage
    Khaled M Krisht
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Neurosurg 116:861-5. 2012
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Interpositional carotid artery bypass strategies in the surgical management of aneurysms and tumors of the skull base
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e2. 2003
    ..These revascularization techniques are important tools in the surgical treatment of complex aneurysms and tumors of the skull base and cavernous sinus...
  27. doi request reprint Neurofibromatosis Type 1 and tumorigenesis: molecular mechanisms and therapeutic implications
    Oren N Gottfried
    Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E8. 2010
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Efficacy of clip-wrapping in treatment of complex pediatric aneurysms
    Christian Bowers
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 28:2121-7. 2012
    ..We present a series of pediatric patients that underwent clip wrapping and discuss this strategy as an effective means of treating unclippable PAs...
  29. doi request reprint Capillary telangiectasias: clinical, radiographic, and histopathological features. Clinical article
    Christina M Sayama
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 113:709-14. 2010
    ..The authors review the clinical manifestations, imaging, and histopathological characteristics of BCTs to further elucidate the diagnostic and clinical features of these vascular malformations...
  30. doi request reprint Hypericin-mediated photodynamic therapy of pituitary tumors: preclinical study in a GH4C1 rat tumor model
    Chad D Cole
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Neurooncol 87:255-61. 2008
    ..The purpose of this preclinical study was to evaluate the efficacy of hypericin-mediated PDT for treatment of pituitary adenoma in a rodent model...
  31. ncbi request reprint Neurosurgical implications of allergic fungal sinusitis
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:883-90. 2004
    ..Treatment consists of surgical extirpation and a course of corticosteroids. Despite frequent intracranial involvement, AFS is rarely reported in the neurosurgical literature...
  32. ncbi request reprint Increasing exposure of the petrous internal carotid artery for revascularization using the transzygomatic extended middle fossa approach: a cadaveric morphometric study
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:ONS309-18; discussion ONS318-9. 2006
    ..The authors describe a transzygomatic extended middle fossa approach that maximizes the exposure of the petrous ICA for performing the difficult anastomosis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Intra-arterial papaverine infusions for the treatment of cerebral vasospasm induced by aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Neurocrit Care 2:124-32. 2005
    ..This article reviews the mechanism of action, technique of administration, effects on CBF, clinical results, and complications of intra-arterial papaverine for the treatment of cerebral vasospasm...
  34. ncbi request reprint Decompression of cavernous sinus meningioma for preservation and improvement of cranial nerve function. Technical note
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:148-52. 2006
    ..The authors describe the use of this technique in a series of patients and demonstrate improvement of cranial nerve function in a subset of these patients...
  35. doi request reprint Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour of the trigeminal nerve: case report and literature review
    Christian A Bowers
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Br J Neurosurg 25:750-3. 2011
    ..We discuss these extremely rare tumours and their management...
  36. ncbi request reprint Harvey Cushing and Oskar Hirsch: early forefathers of modern transsphenoidal surgery
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:1096-104. 2005
    ..In this comparative analysis, the authors compare the operative nuances of the approaches of Cushing and Hirsch and describe the contributions of these pioneers to modern transsphenoidal surgery...
  37. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of multiple intraarterial papaverine infusions for improvement in cerebral circulation time in patients with recurrent cerebral vasospasm
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:414-21. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of multiple, repeated papaverine infusions on the cerebral circulation time in patients with recurrent vasospasm...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hypophysial transposition (hypophysopexy) for radiosurgical treatment of pituitary tumors involving the cavernous sinus. Technical note
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132 2303, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e11. 2003
    ..The increased distance between the normal pituitary gland and the residual tumor facilitates treatment of the tumor with radiosurgery and reduces radiation exposure to the normal pituitary gland...
  39. doi request reprint Surgical decision-making strategies in tuberculum sellae meningioma resection
    Christian A Bowers
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 30:E1. 2011
    ..In this study, the authors present their experience with the ETSA and the TCR and examine the criteria most important for deciding the optimal approach in a particular case...
  40. doi request reprint Multimodality treatment for invasive pituitary adenomas
    Mark Hornyak
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Postgrad Med 121:168-76. 2009
    ..Conformal dose planning can be used in most cases to maximize therapeutic benefits. This article reviews the evaluation and treatment of invasive pituitary adenomas and discusses promising new therapies...
  41. doi request reprint Management options for cavernous sinus meningiomas
    Michael T Walsh
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Neurooncol 92:307-16. 2009
    ..Additionally, we review the recent results of our experience at the University of Utah with decompression surgery followed by radiotherapy for cavernous sinus meningiomas...
  42. ncbi request reprint Comparison of radiosurgery and conventional surgery for the treatment of glomus jugulare tumors
    Oren N Gottfried
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 17:E4. 2004
    ..The authors summarize and compare the contemporary outcomes and complications for these therapies...
  43. ncbi request reprint Novel closure technique for the endonasal transsphenoidal approach. Technical note
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:161-4. 2004
    ..This technique has been performed in 67 patients harboring sellar and parasellar lesions. All patients recovered rapidly without significant rhinological sequelae...
  44. ncbi request reprint Contemporary management of prolactinomas
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 16:E2. 2004
    ..The authors review the diagnosis and management of prolactinomas, including medical therapy, surgical therapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery...
  45. ncbi request reprint Surgical strategies for recurrent craniofacial meningiomas
    Ganesh Rao
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    Neurosurgery 58:874-80; discussion 874-80. 2006
    ..We reviewed our experience with these tumors to describe the natural history of these lesions as well as provide a possible treatment paradigm...
  46. ncbi request reprint Update on endovascular therapies for cerebral vasospasm induced by aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Christina M Sayama
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 21:E12. 2006
    ..The mechanism of action, technique of administration, clinical effect and outcomes, and complications of each modality are discussed...
  47. doi request reprint Endocrinological outcome after pituitary transposition (hypophysopexy) and adjuvant radiotherapy for tumors involving the cavernous sinus
    Philipp Taussky
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 115:55-62. 2011
    ..Here, the authors analyze the long-term endocrinological outcomes in patients with residual and recurrent tumors who undergo hypophysopexy and adjuvant radiosurgical or conformal fractionated radiotherapy treatment...
  48. doi request reprint Utah Population Database: a tool to study the hereditary element of nonsyndromic neurosurgical diseases
    Toba N Niazi
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E1. 2010
    ..From this information, one can identify possible genetic targets for future therapies...
  49. ncbi request reprint Surgical considerations regarding giant dilations of the perivascular spaces
    Paul House
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:820-4. 2004
    ..Giant dilations occur only rarely and can be easily misdiagnosed as central nervous system tumors. The relevant surgical literature was reviewed to help establish indications for surgical intervention in these typically benign lesions...
  50. doi request reprint Gonadotroph adenoma with secondary hypersecretion of testosterone
    Roukoz Chamoun
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    World Neurosurg 80:900.e7-11. 2013
    ..In males, an increase in the testosterone level is even rarer. The authors report the case of a male patient with a gonadotroph pituitary adenoma causing hypersecretion of testosterone and review the medical literature...
  51. ncbi request reprint Fusiform dilatation of the cavernous carotid artery in acromegalic patients
    Walavan Sivakumar
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 155:1077-83; discussion 1083. 2013
    ..The senior author has noted a fusiform dilatation of the cavernous carotid artery in many acromegalic patients. The authors aim to quantify this dilatation and correlate it with potential contributing factors...
  52. doi request reprint Supraclinoid internal carotid artery-inferior petrosal sinus arteriovenous fistula after high-voltage electrical burn injury
    Khaled M Krisht
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 20:1036-8. 2013
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of an intracranial arteriovenous fistula secondary to an electrical burn injury...
  53. ncbi request reprint Assessment of long-term remission of acromegaly following surgery
    Mark D Krieger
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:719-24. 2003
    ..In the present study the authors evaluate the utility of predicting long-term remission by reference to a single fasting growth hormone (GH) level on the 1st postoperative day...
  54. ncbi request reprint Simple closure following transsphenoidal surgery. Technical note
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 20:E11. 2006
    ..The authors conclude that routine closure of the floor of the sella turcica or sphenoid is unnecessary in the absence of intraoperative CSF leak...
  55. ncbi request reprint Zones of approach for craniofacial resection: minimizing facial incisions for resection of anterior cranial base and paranasal sinus tumors
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurgery 53:1126-35; discussion 1135-7. 2003
    ..The authors outline three operative zones of the anterior cranial base and paranasal sinuses in which tumors can be resected with three standard surgical approaches that minimize transfacial incisions and extensive facial osteotomies...
  56. doi request reprint Technique for decompressive craniectomy using Seprafilm as a dural substitute and anti-adhesion barrier
    Michael L Mumert
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 19:455-7. 2012
    ..No postoperative complications have been noted. Seprafilm's anti-adhesive properties and biodegradable characteristics make it useful as a dural onlay for craniectomy in which a second surgery is planned...
  57. doi request reprint Ruptured intracranial dermoid cysts: clinical, radiographic, and surgical features
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:377-84; discussion 384. 2008
    ..Rupture into the subarachnoid spaces and ventricles is extremely rare. We review the clinical, radiographic, and surgical features of eight ruptured dermoid cysts...
  58. ncbi request reprint Chronic suppressive therapy with calcium channel antagonists for refractory meningiomas
    Brian T Ragel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 23:E10. 2007
    ..The use of CCAs is attractive as an adjunct treatment for unresectable or recurrent meningiomas because they are safe drugs with well-known side effect profiles that lend themselves to long-term chronic therapy...
  59. ncbi request reprint Interpositional dural graft technique for the treatment of dural arteriovenous fistulas
    Michael Finn
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 22:E10; discussion Editorial. 2007
    ..The authors have not observed reconstitution of fistulas over areas treated with this technique, which offers the advantage of inhibiting vascular ingrowth (refistulization) while maintaining venous sinus patency...
  60. doi request reprint Hemorrhagic and nonhemorrhagic Rathke cleft cysts mimicking pituitary apoplexy
    Mandy J Binning
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 108:3-8. 2008
    ..The authors report 6 cases of RCCs in which the presenting clinical and imaging features indicated pituitary apoplexy, both with and without intracystic hemorrhage...
  61. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of posterior petrous meningiomas
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e7. 2003
    ..Total resection can be achieved in most cases with a low morbidity rate and an excellent prognosis. The authors review the surgical management of posterior petrous meningiomas...
  62. ncbi request reprint Patterns of skull base meningioma progression after failed radiosurgery
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:30-5. 2007
    ..Little is known, however, regarding the growth patterns of meningiomas that fail to stabilize after radiosurgery...
  63. ncbi request reprint Hyponatremia in the neurosurgical patient: diagnosis and management
    Chad D Cole
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 16:E9. 2004
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Porous polyethylene implant for cranioplasty and skull base reconstruction
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 16:ECP1. 2004
    ..The authors describe their experience with the Medpor porous polyethylene implant for cosmetic cranioplasty and reconstruction after skull base surgery...
  65. ncbi request reprint Pituitary apoplexy in the magnetic resonance imaging era: clinical significance of sphenoid sinus mucosal thickening
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:892-8. 2006
    ..The authors report their experience with pituitary apoplexy and evaluate the clinical significance of sphenoid sinus mucosal thickening found on magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...
  66. ncbi request reprint Total intravenous anesthesia: advantages for intracranial surgery
    Chad D Cole
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurgery 61:369-77; discussion 377-8. 2007
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Increased invasive capacity of connexin43-overexpressing malignant glioma cells
    Wei Zhang
    Department of Neurosurgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg 99:1039-46. 2003
    ..In this study, the authors have further investigated the motility and invasion ability of Cx43-overexpressing and Cx43-deficient malignant glioma cells...
  68. doi request reprint Incidental meningiomas
    Roukoz Chamoun
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 31:E19. 2011
    ..Surgical interventions are typically reserved for large, symptomatic lesions and those with documented potential for significant growth...
  69. doi request reprint The development of neurosurgery at the University of Utah, 1955-2009
    Paul A House
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:781-8; discussion 788. 2010
    ..The history of neurosurgery in the Salt Lake Valley and the achievements of the Department of Neurosurgery, including the seminal development of early cranial stereotactic devices, are reviewed in this article...
  70. ncbi request reprint Conduits for cerebrovascular bypass and lessons learned from the cardiovascular experience
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, and Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e3. 2003
    ..Comparisons are made with similar data available in the cardiovascular literature...
  71. ncbi request reprint Oronasopharyngeal chordomas
    Jeroen R Coppens
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 151:901-7. 2009
    ..Chordomas are rare tumors derived from notochordal remnants. The authors report on a series of three cases of primary familial oronasopharyngeal chordomas treated at our institution...
  72. ncbi request reprint Hypophysopexy technique for radiosurgical treatment of cavernous sinus pituitary adenoma
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2303, USA
    Pituitary 5:169-73. 2002
    ..An illustrative case of a young female with recurrent acromegaly and a pituitary adenoma invading the cavernous sinus is described...
  73. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory response and meningioma tumorigenesis and the effect of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors
    Brian T Ragel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 94132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 23:E7. 2007
    ..In addition, celecoxib is well tolerated in humans, making its use as a chronic therapy for meningiomas attractive...
  74. doi request reprint R-flurbiprofen, a novel nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, decreases cell proliferation and induces apoptosis in pituitary adenoma cells in vitro
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Neurooncol 106:561-9. 2012
    ..R-flurbiprofen decreases cell proliferation and induces apoptosis in pituitary adenoma cells in vitro. This may be a potential therapy in the management of pituitary adenoma...
  75. ncbi request reprint Rathke cleft cyst intracystic nodule: a characteristic magnetic resonance imaging finding
    Mandy J Binning
    Departments of Neurosurgery and Radiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:837-40. 2005
    ..Intracystic nodules associated with individual RCCs have been noted, but to date their significance has not been fully explored...
  76. ncbi request reprint Glioblastoma multiforme of the pineal region
    Amin Amini
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Suite 3B409, 30 North 1900 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2303, USA
    J Neurooncol 79:307-14. 2006
    ..Glioblastoma should be considered in the differential diagnosis of the pineal region tumors, especially when evidence of leptomeningeal or ependymal metastatic disease is present...