Affiliation: University of Miami
- Occiput to thoracic fusion after surgical resection of desmoid tumorBrian Hood
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
World Neurosurg 79:207.e15-8. 2013..Complete resection with wide margins is the standard of care; however, when arising in the neck, resection is limited due to proximity of the lesion to critical structures...
- Intramedullary abscess of the cervical spinal cord in an otherwise healthy manBrian Hood
Department of Neurological Surgery and Neuroradiology, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
World Neurosurg 76:361.e15-9. 2011..We present a case of intramedullary spinal cord without classic history or imaging characteristics in which the diagnosis was made with diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
- The use of allograft and recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein for instrumented atlantoaxial fusionsBrian Hood
Department of Neurological Surgery and the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
World Neurosurg 82:1369-73. 2014..We sought to determine our fusion rate when combining allograft with recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rh-BMP2) and rigid screw fixation...
- Primary carcinoid tumor of the cavernous sinusBrian Hood
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
World Neurosurg 81:202.e9-13. 2014..Intracranial carcinoid tumors belong to the class of neuroendocrine tumors and their incidence is extremely rare. The pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of carcinoid tumors of the skull base are outlined in this case report...
- Minimally invasive repair of spontaneous intracranial hypotensionHamad I Farhat
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
J Neurosurg 114:505-9. 2011..All patients had multiple spinal diverticula with an identified leaking level. The patients were treated using a minimally invasive approach via surgical correction of the meningeal diverticulum...