Gregory G Heuer

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of vein of Galen aneurysmal malformations
    Gregory G Heuer
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 26:879-87. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Surgical management of pediatric brain tumors
    Gregory G Heuer
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Neurosurgery, Wood Center, 6 Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 7:S61-8. 2007
  3. pmc Treatment of pediatric atlantoaxial instability with traditional and modified Goel-Harms fusion constructs
    Gregory G Heuer
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Wood Center, 6th Floor, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Eur Spine J 18:884-92. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Endovascular and surgical treatment of ruptured cerebral aneurysms in pediatric patients
    Michael F Stiefel
    Department of Neurosurgery and Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:859-65; discussion 865-6. 2008
  5. pmc Surgical treatment of brain tumors in infants younger than six months of age and review of the literature
    Shih Shan Lang
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Division of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    World Neurosurg 78:137-44. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Medical management of compromised brain oxygen in patients with severe traumatic brain injury
    Leif Erik Bohman
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, 3 Silverstein Pavilion, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neurocrit Care 14:361-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of nimodipine on cerebral oxygenation in patients with poor-grade subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Michael F Stiefel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:594-9. 2004
  8. pmc Intrarater and interrater reliability of the pediatric arteriovenous malformation compactness score in children
    Fabio A Frisoli
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:547-51. 2013
  9. pmc Follow-up imaging to detect recurrence of surgically treated pediatric arteriovenous malformations
    Shih Shan Lang
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, PA, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:497-504. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between intracranial pressure and other clinical variables in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Gregory G Heuer
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:408-16. 2004

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Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of vein of Galen aneurysmal malformations
    Gregory G Heuer
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 26:879-87. 2010
    ..Vein of Galen aneurysmal malformations (VGAM) are rare but clinically significant intracranial arteriovenous shunt lesions that most often present in neonates and infants...
  2. doi request reprint Surgical management of pediatric brain tumors
    Gregory G Heuer
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Neurosurgery, Wood Center, 6 Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 7:S61-8. 2007
    ..Each tumor type has features in common with, and unique from, other tumors that need to be understood prior to undertaking a rational treatment plan. This article summarizes some of these features...
  3. pmc Treatment of pediatric atlantoaxial instability with traditional and modified Goel-Harms fusion constructs
    Gregory G Heuer
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Wood Center, 6th Floor, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Eur Spine J 18:884-92. 2009
    ..Follow-up visits and studies in this limited series of patients demonstrated solid fusion constructs and anatomical alignment in all patients treated...
  4. doi request reprint Endovascular and surgical treatment of ruptured cerebral aneurysms in pediatric patients
    Michael F Stiefel
    Department of Neurosurgery and Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:859-65; discussion 865-6. 2008
    ..Pediatric cerebral aneurysms are rare. There are very few recent studies that focus on the multidisciplinary treatment of ruptured aneurysms. We reviewed our pediatric endovascular and surgical experience with ruptured cerebral aneurysms...
  5. pmc Surgical treatment of brain tumors in infants younger than six months of age and review of the literature
    Shih Shan Lang
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Division of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    World Neurosurg 78:137-44. 2012
    ..These tumors can be challenging to treat surgically. We analyzed a modern series of patients treated by a multidisciplinary team at a tertiary care center and performed a literature review of this unique population...
  6. doi request reprint Medical management of compromised brain oxygen in patients with severe traumatic brain injury
    Leif Erik Bohman
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, 3 Silverstein Pavilion, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neurocrit Care 14:361-9. 2011
    ..How brain reduced PbtO(2) should be treated and its response to treatment is not clearly defined. We examined which medical therapies restore normal PbtO(2) in TBI patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of nimodipine on cerebral oxygenation in patients with poor-grade subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Michael F Stiefel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:594-9. 2004
    ..In addition, adverse systemic effects such as hypotension have been described. The authors investigated the effect of nimodipine on brain tissue PO2...
  8. pmc Intrarater and interrater reliability of the pediatric arteriovenous malformation compactness score in children
    Fabio A Frisoli
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:547-51. 2013
    ..However, the neuroradiologist and interventional radiologist had perfect agreement, which indicates that the compactness score is applied most accurately by those with extensive angiography experience...
  9. pmc Follow-up imaging to detect recurrence of surgically treated pediatric arteriovenous malformations
    Shih Shan Lang
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, PA, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:497-504. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the timing of AVM recurrences after resection and the neuroimaging modalities on which the recurrences were detected...
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between intracranial pressure and other clinical variables in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Gregory G Heuer
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:408-16. 2004
    ..In contrast, the variables associated with ICP following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and their impact on outcome have been less intensely studied...
  11. doi request reprint Treatment of a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor and its complications through a multidisciplinary approach
    Eamon J McLaughlin
    Division of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 7:543-8. 2011
    ..She is now 5 years out from her tumor resection and 3 years out from her definitive fusion. She has no evidence of residual tumor, infection, or pseudarthrosis and continues to remain asymptomatic...
  12. doi request reprint Hyponatremia following endoscopic third ventriculostomy: a report of 5 cases and analysis of risk factors
    Shih Shan Lang
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 10:39-43. 2012
    ..While the incidence of diabetes insipidus is relatively well known, hyponatremia is not often reported. The authors report on a series of 5 patients with post-ETV hyponatremia...
  13. pmc Surgical treatment of a clival-C2 atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor
    Gregory G Heuer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 5:75-9. 2010
    ..The conus tumor was resected and found to be consistent with the primary tumor. Several months later the patient presented with disseminated intrathecal disease and ultimately died 42 months after the initial resection...
  14. doi request reprint Decompressive hemicraniectomy for pediatric traumatic brain injury: long-term outcome based on quality of life
    Arun T Jacob
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 47:81-6. 2011
    ..In this paper, the authors performed a systematic review of patient outcome based on quality of life following DCH in a pediatric population...
  15. doi request reprint Barbiturate infusion for intractable intracranial hypertension and its effect on brain oxygenation
    H Isaac Chen
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsyvania 19104, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:880-6; discussion 886-7. 2008
    ..In this study, we examined the relationship between barbiturate infusion and brain tissue oxygen (PbtO2)...
  16. doi request reprint Use of occipital bone graft in pediatric posterior cervical fusion: an alternative paramedian technique and review of the literature
    Joel A Bauman
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 7:475-81. 2011
    ..Twelve patients have been treated successfully without bone graft donor site complications. The technical differences from previously reported uses of calvarial autograft in spine fusion are reviewed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Successful microsurgical extraction of a migrated coil in a pediatric patient after failed endovascular closure of a Blalock-Taussig shunt. Case report
    Gregory G Heuer
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania and Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:136-8. 2007
    ..The patient's motor examination demonstrated a mild hemiparesis on the left with no tremulousness. Coil migration can be treated by microsurgical techniques in pediatric patients with a good clinical outcome...
  18. doi request reprint Brain hyperthermia after traumatic brain injury does not reduce brain oxygen
    Alejandro M Spiotta
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:864-72; discussion 872. 2008
    ..In this study, we examined the relationship between brain temperature (BT) and core body temperature and the relationship between BT and brain tissue oxygen (BtO2) to determine whether hyperthermia adversely affects BtO2...
  19. doi request reprint Direct cardiac ventriculoatrial shunt: technical note
    Gregory G Heuer
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 48:118-21. 2012
    ..This can be a useful location in the limited number of patients who have exhausted other more routine locations...
  20. doi request reprint Morphometric analysis of posterior fossa after in utero myelomeningocele repair
    Ryan A Grant
    Department of Neurosurgery, Yale New Haven Medical Center, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 7:362-8. 2011
    ..The authors investigated the effects of antenatal versus postnatal repair of MMC through a quantitative analysis of morphometric changes in the posterior fossa (PF)...
  21. pmc Enhanced epidermal growth factor, hepatocyte growth factor, and vascular endothelial growth factor expression in tuberous sclerosis complex
    Whitney E Parker
    PENN Epilepsy Center and Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Am J Pathol 178:296-305. 2011
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  22. doi request reprint Symptomatic high-flow arteriovenous fistula after a C-2 fracture. Case report
    Gregory G Heuer
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:381-4. 2008
    ..The patient's weakness improved over the next 7 days. At the 12-week follow-up examination, the patient's fractures had healed and he was neurologically intact...
  23. ncbi request reprint Acute paraparesis from hemorrhagic spinal ependymoma: diagnostic dilemma and surgical management. Report of two cases and review of the literature
    Gregory G Heuer
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:652-5. 2007
    ..These cases illustrate the rare but clinically significant incidence of acute neurological decline caused by hemorrhagic cauda equina ependymomas, including the potential for delayed diagnosis and treatment...
  24. pmc Predictors of outcome in childhood intracerebral hemorrhage: a prospective consecutive cohort study
    Lauren A Beslow
    Division of Neurology, 6th Floor, Wood Building, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Stroke 41:313-8. 2010
    ..The purposes of this study were to describe features of children with intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) and to determine predictors of short-term outcome in a single-center prospective cohort study...
  25. doi request reprint Isolated lower extremity monoplegia due to a traumatic intraparenchymal contusion: report of two cases
    Bradley C Lega
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19105, USA
    Brain Inj 24:1231-5. 2010
    ..Due to the limitations of conventional axial computed tomographic (CT) imaging, the evidence of a vertex contusion may be under-appreciated if an overlying skull fracture is absent...
  26. doi request reprint Comparison of endoscopic and microscopic removal of pituitary adenomas: single-surgeon experience and the learning curve
    BERT W O'MALLEY
    Departments of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E10. 2008
    ..They also attempted to determine the learning curve associated with a surgical team converting to endoscopic techniques...
  27. doi request reprint Anatomic hemispherectomy for intractable epilepsy in a patient with unilateral schizencephaly
    Gregory G Heuer
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 2:146-9. 2008
    ..Anatomic hemispherectomy is a viable option for treating medically intractable epilepsy in a schizencephalic pediatric patient-even one with considerable brain shift...
  28. doi request reprint Chiari I malformation presenting with hearing loss: surgical treatment and literature review
    Gregory G Heuer
    Division of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Wood Center, 6th Floor, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:1063-6. 2008
    ..Chiari I malformations can present with a number of clinical signs and symptoms...
  29. doi request reprint Lumbar puncture and surgical intervention in a child with undiagnosed fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva
    Kareem A Zaghloul
    Division of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 1:91-4. 2008
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  30. ncbi request reprint Pediatric indications for deep brain stimulation
    Matthew F Difrancesco
    Center for Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 28:1701-14. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper is to outline the current movement disorder indications for DBS in the pediatric population, and to describe areas of investigation, including possible medically refractory psychiatric indications...
  31. pmc Early progenitor cell marker expression distinguishes type II from type I focal cortical dysplasias
    Ksenia A Orlova
    PENN Epilepsy Center and Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 69:850-63. 2010
    ..Our results demonstrate new potential pathogenic pathways in type II FCDs and suggest biomarkers for diagnostic pathology in resected epilepsy specimens...
  32. doi request reprint Cranial fetus in fetu. Case illustration
    Gregory G Heuer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, and Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 1:171. 2008
  33. ncbi request reprint Lumbar vertebral hemangioma presenting with the acute onset of neurological symptoms. Case report
    H Isaac Chen
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:80-5. 2007
    ..Vertebral hemangiomas can be treated effectively with interventional techniques such as embolization and ethanol injection...
  34. doi request reprint Posterior vault distraction with midface distraction without osteotomy as a first stage for syndromic craniosynostosis
    Jesse A Goldstein
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 24:1263-7. 2013
    ..This is the first report of simultaneous posterior vault distraction with midfacial advancement across open facial sutures using surgical navigation as an initial stage in treating syndromic craniosynostosis...
  35. pmc Brachial plexus injury mimicking a spinal-cord injury
    Luke J Macyszyn
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Evid Based Spine Care J 1:51-4. 2010
    ..Finally, prompt diagnosis and early surgical renerveration have been associated with better long-term recovery with certain types of injury...
  36. doi request reprint Use of an integrated platform system in the placement of deep brain stimulators
    Gregory G Heuer
    Center for Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery, Penn Neurological Institute, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:245-7; discussion 247-8. 2008
    ..One patient required replacement of one lead during this time frame, with successful reimplantation. No system failures occurred...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cerebral oxygenation following decompressive hemicraniectomy for the treatment of refractory intracranial hypertension
    Michael F Stiefel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Trauma Surgery and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:241-7. 2004
    ..Whether and when to use DCH, however, remain unclear. The authors therefore studied the effects of DCH on cerebral O2 to develop a better understanding of the effects of this treatment on the recovery from injury and disease...