W A Friedman

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Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Linear accelerator radiosurgery in the management of brain tumours
    W A Friedman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610, USA
    Ann Med 32:64-80. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Linear accelerator surgery for meningiomas
    William A Friedman
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:206-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Linear accelerator-based radiosurgery for vestibular schwannoma
    William A Friedman
    Department of Neurosurgery, UFBI, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e2. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of factors predictive of success or complications in arteriovenous malformation radiosurgery
    William A Friedman
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Neurosurgery 52:296-307; discussion 307-8. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Linear accelerator radiosurgery for vestibular schwannomas
    William A Friedman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Prog Neurol Surg 21:228-37. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Radiosurgery for arteriovenous malformations
    William A Friedman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Neurol Res 33:803-19. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Linear accelerator radiosurgery for vestibular schwannomas
    William A Friedman
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:657-61. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Resident duty hours in American neurosurgery
    William A Friedman
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, PO Box 100265, UFBI, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Neurosurgery 54:925-31; discussion 931-3. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Analytic characterization of linear accelerator radiosurgery dose distributions for fast optimization
    S L Meeks
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville 32610 0265, USA
    Phys Med Biol 44:2777-87. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Analysis of risk factors associated with radiosurgery for vestibular schwannoma
    K D Foote
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    J Neurosurg 95:440-9. 2001

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Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Linear accelerator radiosurgery in the management of brain tumours
    W A Friedman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610, USA
    Ann Med 32:64-80. 2000
    ..This article presents a brief description of the linear accelerator, LINAC, radiosurgical technique, followed by a review of the more common applications of stereotactic radiosurgery in the treatment of intracranial neoplastic disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Linear accelerator surgery for meningiomas
    William A Friedman
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:206-9. 2005
    ..In this paper the authors review the results of a single-center experience in the use of linear accelerator (LINAC) surgery for radiosurgical treatment of meningiomas...
  3. ncbi request reprint Linear accelerator-based radiosurgery for vestibular schwannoma
    William A Friedman
    Department of Neurosurgery, UFBI, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e2. 2003
    ..In this report the authors specifically review the results of linear accelerator-based radiosurgery for VS and compare these outcomes with the best surgical alternatives...
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of factors predictive of success or complications in arteriovenous malformation radiosurgery
    William A Friedman
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Neurosurgery 52:296-307; discussion 307-8. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to determine which factors were statistically predictive of radiological and clinical outcomes in the radiosurgical treatment of arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)...
  5. doi request reprint Linear accelerator radiosurgery for vestibular schwannomas
    William A Friedman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Prog Neurol Surg 21:228-37. 2008
    ..Other institutions using modern LINAC techniques report similar excellent results. We believe that radiosurgery is the treatment of choice for smaller vestibular schwannomas...
  6. doi request reprint Radiosurgery for arteriovenous malformations
    William A Friedman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Neurol Res 33:803-19. 2011
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  7. ncbi request reprint Linear accelerator radiosurgery for vestibular schwannomas
    William A Friedman
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:657-61. 2006
    ..Radiosurgery has become a popular treatment for small vestibular schwannomas (VSs). The aim of this study was to review an extensive, single-institution experience with linear accelerator (LINAC) radiosurgery for VSs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Resident duty hours in American neurosurgery
    William A Friedman
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, PO Box 100265, UFBI, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Neurosurgery 54:925-31; discussion 931-3. 2004
    ..The new work hours have stimulated vigorous debate, both pro and con. Those arguments are reviewed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Analytic characterization of linear accelerator radiosurgery dose distributions for fast optimization
    S L Meeks
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville 32610 0265, USA
    Phys Med Biol 44:2777-87. 1999
    ..This provides a pseudo-inverse approach to radiosurgery optimization, based solely on geometric considerations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Analysis of risk factors associated with radiosurgery for vestibular schwannoma
    K D Foote
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    J Neurosurg 95:440-9. 2001
    ..5) A prescription dose of 12.5 Gy to the tumor margin resulted in the best combination of maximum tumor control and minimum complications in this series...
  11. ncbi request reprint Linac scalpel radiosurgery at the University of Florida
    S L Meeks
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville 32610, USA
    Med Dosim 23:177-85. 1998
    ..By following practical examples of this well established system, many pitfalls in the clinical process can be avoided...
  12. ncbi request reprint The radiobiology of radiosurgery and stereotactic radiotherapy
    J M Buatti
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville 32610, USA
    Med Dosim 23:201-7. 1998
    ..A discussion of these technique differences with reference to the radiobiologic implications may help elucidate the potential utility of the techniques in clinical radiotherapy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Optic-guided stereotactic radiotherapy
    F J Bova
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville 32610, USA
    Med Dosim 23:221-8. 1998
    ..With this system, a stereotactic radiation treatment can be delivered in the same length of time as a routine fractionated radiation treatment...
  14. ncbi request reprint Do the morphological characteristics of arteriovenous malformations affect the results of radiosurgery?
    Gregory J Zipfel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:393-401. 2004
    ..In addition, correlation between computerized tomography (CT) scanning and angiography for the identification of AVM structures was investigated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Initial clinical experience with frameless stereotactic radiosurgery: analysis of accuracy and feasibility
    T C Ryken
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 51:1152-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Our initial clinical experience with stereotactic radiotherapy using the infrared camera guidance system was promising, demonstrating clinical feasibility and accuracy comparable to many frame-based systems...
  16. ncbi request reprint Calibration of three-dimensional ultrasound images for image-guided radiation therapy
    L G Bouchet
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    Phys Med Biol 46:559-77. 2001
    ..Finally, the overall tracking accuracy of our 3D ultrasound image-guided positioning system was measured to be on average 0.2 mm, 0.9 mm and 0.6 mm for the AP, lateral and axial directions respectively...
  17. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery using a stereotactic headframe system for irradiation of brain tumors in dogs
    N V Lester
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 219:1562-7, 1550. 2001
    ..Two dogs with meningiomas survived 227 and 56 weeks after radiosurgery. A dog with an oligodendroglioma survived 66 weeks. No complications were observed following the use of this technique...
  18. ncbi request reprint Potential clinical efficacy of intensity-modulated conformal therapy
    S L Meeks
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville 32610 0385, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 40:483-95. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the potential benefit of using intensity-modulated conformal therapy for a variety of lesions currently treated with stereotactic radiosurgery or conventional radiotherapy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Emotional conversations in Parkinson's disease
    G P Crucian
    Department of Neurology, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610, USA
    Neurology 56:159-65. 2001
    ..To learn how PD influences verbal description of emotional events...
  20. ncbi request reprint Image registration of BANG gel dose maps for quantitative dosimetry verification
    S L Meeks
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville 32610 0385, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 43:1135-41. 1999
    ..This paper reports on a technique for providing this correlation, thus providing a quality assurance tool that includes all of the steps of imaging, treatment planning, dose calculation, and treatment localization...
  21. ncbi request reprint An investigation of the potential of rapid prototyping technology for image guided surgery
    Didier A Rajon
    Neurosurgery Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 7:81-98. 2006
    ..7 mm at the probe tip. These results demonstrate that the RP technology can be used for the fabrication of customized positioning frames for use in image-guided surgery...
  22. ncbi request reprint The surgical treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: overview and experience at the University of Florida
    Pamela M Ritter
    McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 41:211-4 quiz 215-6. 2009
    ..The short-term results of this experience are reviewed and discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Rapid fabrication of custom patient biopsy guides
    Didier A Rajon
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 10:2897. 2009
    ..Further tests will determine the accuracy of the positioning of the face mask on the patient's head under an IRB-approved trial judged against actual frame-based and frameless systems...
  24. doi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery and the linear accelerator: accelerating electrons in neurosurgery
    Maryam Rahman
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 27:E13. 2009
    ..The fascinating history of stereotactic neurosurgery is reviewed, and a detailed account is given of the development of linear accelerators and their subsequent modification for radiosurgery...
  25. ncbi request reprint A geometrically based method of step and shoot stereotactic radiosurgery with a miniature multileaf collimator
    Theodore J St John
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Phys Med Biol 50:3263-76. 2005
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Hyponatremia in neurosurgical patients: clinical guidelines development
    Maryam Rahman
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0265, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:925-35; discussion 935-6. 2009
    ..We critically evaluated the existing literature to identify the determinants for the development of hyponatremia and which management strategies provided the best outcomes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy alone or after subtotal resection for benign skull base meningiomas
    William M Mendenhall
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Cancer 98:1473-82. 2003
    ..The objective of the current study was to analyze the long-term local control and complications in a series of patients who were treated with radiotherapy for benign skull base meningiomas...
  28. ncbi request reprint Management of acoustic schwannoma
    William M Mendenhall
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, 32610 0385, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 25:38-47. 2004
    ..To discuss the optimal management for patients with acoustic schwannoma...
  29. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery in the treatment of malignant gliomas: the University of Florida experience
    Arthur J Ulm
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:512-7; discussion 512-7. 2005
    ..To review a single-institution's 12-year experience of treating malignant gliomas with linear accelerator-based radiosurgery...
  30. ncbi request reprint A neuropsychological outcome study of a child's left pericallosal arteriovenous malformation with occult fornix lesion
    T N Dikel
    McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Education and Clinical Center, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Neurocase 7:503-13. 2001
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Linear accelerator radiosurgery in the treatment of brain metastases
    Arthur J Ulm
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:1076-85. 2004
    ..To review a 12-year experience treating metastatic brain disease with linear accelerator-based stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effect of LINAC stereotactic radiosurgery on epilepsy associated with arteriovenous malformations
    S Eisenschenk
    Department of Neurology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla, USA
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 71:51-61. 1998
    ..Four of 5 patients without thrombosis became seizure-free, suggesting that structural or biochemical alterations of epileptogenic neurons following radiosurgery may reduce epileptogenicity...
  33. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic biopsy aided by a computer graphics workstation: experience with 200 consecutive cases
    A J Ulm
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Surg Neurol 56:366-71; discussion 371-2. 2001
    ..5%). There was no mortality in this series. Symptomatic hemorrhages occurred in 4 cases (2%). CONCLUSIONS: Computer graphics workstations facilitate safe and effective biopsies in virtually any brain area...
  34. doi request reprint Linear accelerator stereotactic radiosurgery for metastatic brain tumors: 17 years of experience at the University of Florida
    Bradley M Swinson
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:1018-31; discussion 1031-2. 2008
    ..To review one of the largest single-institution experiences treating metastatic brain disease with stereotactic radiosurgery...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effect of treatment plan quality on outcomes after radiosurgery for vestibular schwannoma
    Richard D Beegle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:913-6. 2007
    ..The goal in this study was to review the effects of treatment plan quality on outcomes after radiosurgery for vestibular schwannoma (VS)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery in patients with bilateral vestibular schwannomas
    Jay A Vachhani
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 85:273-8. 2007
    ..By using the untreated tumor as an internal control, one can determine whether radiosurgery was able to interrupt the natural history of the treated tumor...
  37. doi request reprint Linear accelerator radiosurgery for cavernous sinus meningiomas
    Matthew M Kimball
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 87:120-7. 2009
    ..In this paper, the authors review the results of a single-center experience using linear accelerator (LINAC) radiosurgery for the treatment of cavernous sinus meningiomas...
  38. ncbi request reprint Part III: Radiosurgery in the treatment of brain metastases
    William A Friedman
    University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    Clin Neurosurg 51:264-70. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Salvage retreatment after failure of radiosurgery in patients with arteriovenous malformations
    Kelly D Foote
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:337-41. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of patients who underwent repeated radiosurgery to treat a residual intracranial arteriovenous malformation (AVM) after an initial radiosurgical treatment failure...
  40. ncbi request reprint Hyperbaric oxygen in the treatment of a radiosurgical complication: technical case report
    Michael Lynn
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:E579; discussion E579. 2007
    ..We present its successful implementation for a radiosurgical complication after the treatment of a deep, large arteriovenous malformation. We also review the literature on hyperbaric oxygenation for radiation-induced complications...
  41. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy and radiosurgery for benign neurofibromas
    Rahul Chopra
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0385, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 28:317-20. 2005
    ..No significant complications related to treatment were observed. RT and SRS are likely to locally control neurofibromas in patients who require treatment and are not good candidates for complete resection...
  42. ncbi request reprint Routine use of postoperative ICU care for elective craniotomy: a cost-benefit analysis
    Curtis L Beauregard
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Surg Neurol 60:483-9; dicussion 489. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to see whether that practice was safe and cost-effective...
  43. ncbi request reprint Oligodendroglioma: does deferring treatment compromise outcome?
    Steven J Feigenberg
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 26:e60-6. 2003
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Can standard magnetic resonance imaging reliably distinguish recurrent tumor from radiation necrosis after radiosurgery for brain metastases? A radiographic-pathological study
    Ivan M Dequesada
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:898-903; discussion 904. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether standard magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sequences could reliably distinguish between these pathological possibilities...
  45. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery for paraganglioma of the temporal bone
    Steven J Feigenberg
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida Health Science Center, PO Box 100385, Gainesville, FL 32610 0385, USA
    Head Neck 24:384-9. 2002
    ..To report the outcome of patients with paraganglioma of the temporal bone treated with stereotactic radiosurgery at the University of Florida...
  46. doi request reprint Validation of the radiosurgery-based arteriovenous malformation score in a large linear accelerator radiosurgery experience
    Scott J Raffa
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Neurosurg 111:832-9. 2009
    ..This study seeks to validate independently the predictive nature of the RBAS, not only after single treatment but for retreatment, and to assess the overall outcome regardless of number of radiosurgeries...
  47. ncbi request reprint Optical tracking technology in stereotactic radiation therapy
    Thomas H Wagner
    Department of Radiation Physics, M D Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, Orlando, FL 32806, USA
    Med Dosim 32:111-20. 2007
    ..Applications of radiotherapy optical tracking technology to respiratory gating and the monitoring of implanted fiducial markers are also discussed...
  48. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound-guided extracranial radiosurgery: technique and application
    Sanford L Meeks
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:1092-101. 2003
    ..In this paper, we describe the system and its initial clinical application in the treatment of localized metastatic disease...
  49. ncbi request reprint A simple and reliable index for scoring rival stereotactic radiosurgery plans
    Thomas H Wagner
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 57:1141-9. 2003
    ..A simple and robust index for ranking rival stereotactic radiosurgery plans is presented...
  50. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery--an organized neurosurgery-sanctioned definition
    Gene H Barnett
    Taussig Cancer Center, Brain Tumor Institute, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:1-5. 2007
  51. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery and radiotherapy: observations and clarifications
    Douglas Kondziolka
    Departments of Neurological Surgery and Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:585-9. 2004
    ..Radiosurgery and radiation therapy represent important but unique treatment paradigms for patients with certain neoplasms, vascular lesions, or functional disorders. The authors discuss their differences...