Bermans Iskandar

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Foramen magnum cerebrospinal fluid flow characteristics in children with Chiari I malformation before and after craniocervical decompression
    Bermans J Iskandar
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:169-78. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The use of quick-brain magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of shunt-treated hydrocephalus
    Bermans J Iskandar
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:147-51. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Age-related variations in peak cerebrospinal fluid velocities in the foramen magnum
    Bermans J Iskandar
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison 53792, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:508-11. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Endoscopically-assisted resection of a choroid plexus vascular malformation traversing the cerebral aqueduct: technical case report
    Roham Moftakhar
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:ONS-E161; discussion ONS-E161. 2006
  5. pmc Folate regulation of axonal regeneration in the rodent central nervous system through DNA methylation
    Bermans J Iskandar
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Clin Invest 120:1603-16. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Folic acid supplementation enhances repair of the adult central nervous system
    Bermans J Iskandar
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Ann Neurol 56:221-7. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord regeneration induced by a voltage-gated calcium channel agonist
    Agahan Unlu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Clinical Science Center, Madison, USA
    Neurol Res 24:639-42. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Peak systolic and diastolic CSF velocity in the foramen magnum in adult patients with Chiari I malformations and in normal control participants
    Victor M Haughton
    Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, 600 Highland Avenue, CSC E3 311, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:169-76. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid flow in foramen magnum: temporal and spatial patterns at MR imaging in volunteers and in patients with Chiari I malformation
    Mark F Quigley
    Departments of Radiology and Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Radiology 232:229-36. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy surgery outcome among US veterans
    Rama Maganti
    Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin, 53792, Madison, WI, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:723-8. 2003

Research Grants

  1. Folic Acid Enhances Repair Mechanism in the Adult CNS
    Bermans J Iskandar; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Foramen magnum cerebrospinal fluid flow characteristics in children with Chiari I malformation before and after craniocervical decompression
    Bermans J Iskandar
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:169-78. 2004
    ..The authors used temporally and spatially resolved flow analyses to assess the characteristics of CSF flow in children with Chiari I malformation and the changes in these flow characteristics that occur after suboccipital decompression...
  2. ncbi request reprint The use of quick-brain magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of shunt-treated hydrocephalus
    Bermans J Iskandar
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:147-51. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Age-related variations in peak cerebrospinal fluid velocities in the foramen magnum
    Bermans J Iskandar
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison 53792, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:508-11. 2005
    ..In addition, it appears that higher CSF velocities are found in pediatric patients with CM-I than in adult patients. Variations in CSF velocities across age groups in healthy individuals, however, have not been systematically studied...
  4. ncbi request reprint Endoscopically-assisted resection of a choroid plexus vascular malformation traversing the cerebral aqueduct: technical case report
    Roham Moftakhar
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:ONS-E161; discussion ONS-E161. 2006
    ..We report a case of a choroid plexus vascular malformation of the cerebral aqueduct, third, and fourth ventricles of an adolescent female that was resected with endoscopic assistance...
  5. pmc Folate regulation of axonal regeneration in the rodent central nervous system through DNA methylation
    Bermans J Iskandar
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Clin Invest 120:1603-16. 2010
    ..If indeed the benefit of folate is mediated by epigenetic mechanisms that promote endogenous axonal regeneration, this provides possible avenues for new pharmacologic approaches to treating CNS injuries...
  6. ncbi request reprint Folic acid supplementation enhances repair of the adult central nervous system
    Bermans J Iskandar
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Ann Neurol 56:221-7. 2004
    ..The results show that the effects of folic acid supplementation on CNS growth processes are not restricted to the embryonic period, but can also be effective for enhancing growth, repair, and recovery in the injured adult CNS...
  7. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord regeneration induced by a voltage-gated calcium channel agonist
    Agahan Unlu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Clinical Science Center, Madison, USA
    Neurol Res 24:639-42. 2002
    ..Furthermore, depending on the dose used, the effect of calcium agonist supplementation on spinal regeneration can be supportive or inhibitory...
  8. ncbi request reprint Peak systolic and diastolic CSF velocity in the foramen magnum in adult patients with Chiari I malformations and in normal control participants
    Victor M Haughton
    Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, 600 Highland Avenue, CSC E3 311, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:169-76. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that peak CSF velocities in the foramen magnum are increased in patients with Chiari I malformations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid flow in foramen magnum: temporal and spatial patterns at MR imaging in volunteers and in patients with Chiari I malformation
    Mark F Quigley
    Departments of Radiology and Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Radiology 232:229-36. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy surgery outcome among US veterans
    Rama Maganti
    Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin, 53792, Madison, WI, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 4:723-8. 2003
    ..48, p=0.01). Outcomes among veterans that underwent ATL can be satisfactory even in the context of the late mean age of epilepsy onset and the psychiatric diagnoses that were present in this sample...
  11. ncbi request reprint Craniocervical anomalies in Dubowitz syndrome. Three cases and a literature review
    Karin R Swartz
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 38:238-43. 2003
    ..There has, however, been no description of craniocervical abnormalities. We describe three Dubowitz patients with significant craniocervical abnormalities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of craniocervical decompression on peak CSF velocities in symptomatic patients with Chiari I malformation
    Maria T Dolar
    Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:142-5. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that the peak voxel velocities are decreased by craniocervical decompression...
  13. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic cerebral aqueductoplasty: a trans-fourth ventricle approach
    Jason M Sansone
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53792, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:388-92. 2005
    ..The authors report on the success of a novel technique for this operation, in which they use a suboccipital foramen magnum trans-fourth ventricle approach...
  14. ncbi request reprint Placement of baclofen pumps through the foramen magnum and upper cervical spine
    Kristine Dziurzynski
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:270-3. 2006
    ..As an alternative to placing the pump catheter through the lumbar spine, we report our experience with placement of the catheter in the spinal canal via a cervical approach through the foramen magnum...
  15. doi request reprint Ventricular shunt tap as a predictor of proximal shunt malfunction in children: a prospective study
    Brandon G Rocque
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 8660, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 1:439-43. 2008
    ..In this prospective study, the authors evaluated a common method of interrogating shunts: the shunt tap; specifically, its ability to predict proximal malfunction...
  16. ncbi request reprint Differentiation between symptomatic Chiari I malformation and asymptomatic tonsilar ectopia by using cerebrospinal fluid flow imaging: initial estimate of imaging accuracy
    Shawn K Hofkes
    Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Clinical Science Center E3 311, Madison, WI 53792 3252, USA
    Radiology 245:532-40. 2007
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous development of a de novo suprasellar arachnoid cyst. Case report
    Aaron F Struck
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:426-8. 2006
    ..An MR image of the brain revealed a suprasellar cyst and obstructive hydrocephalus. The cyst was endoscopically fenestrated, which led to long-term symptom resolution...
  18. ncbi request reprint Recurrent pneumonia caused by transdiaphragmatic erosion of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt into the lung. Case report
    Soner Sahin
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison 53792, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:156-8. 2007
    ..The catheter was pulled back into the peritoneal cavity via a simple abdominal incision. The patient's long-term outcome was excellent, and there was complete cessation of the pneumonia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Tethered cord due to spina bifida occulta presenting in adulthood: a tricenter review of 61 patients
    Sharad Rajpal
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 6:210-5. 2007
    ..Children with spina bifida occulta require early surgery to prevent neurological deficits. The treatment of patients with a congenitally tethered cord who present in adulthood remains controversial...
  20. ncbi request reprint A critical analysis of the Chiari 1.5 malformation
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:179-83. 2004
    ..In an attempt to elucidate further the best surgical strategy and to refine the descriptive terminology, the authors retrospectively analyzed all cases at their institutions in which this form of hindbrain herniation was diagnosed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic definition of Chiari type I malformation coupled with high-density SNP genome screen shows significant evidence for linkage to regions on chromosomes 9 and 15
    Abee L Boyles
    Center for Human Genetics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 140:2776-85. 2006
    ..5 cM. This linkage evidence supports a genetic role in Chiari malformation and justifies further exploration with fine mapping and investigation of candidate genes in these regions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Exposure of the V1-V3 segments of the vertebral artery via the posterior cervical triangle: a cadaveric feasibility study
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 5:320-3. 2006
    ..The authors speculated that this entire segment of the VA could be reached with equal efficacy via the posterior cervical triangle (PCT)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Syringomyelia: current concepts in pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment
    Clare Rusbridge
    Stone Lion Veterinary Centre, Wimbledon, London, UK
    J Vet Intern Med 20:469-79. 2006
    ..In addition, the current understanding of the painful nature of this condition is discussed and the current trends in medical and surgical management are reviewed...
  24. ncbi request reprint A new millenium for spinal cord regeneration: growth-associated genes
    Ketan R Bulsara
    Duke Division of Neurologic Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1946-9. 2002
    ..Many neurons, however, fail to activate the necessary mechanisms for successful regeneration. In this review, we discuss the implications of growth cone genes that we have correlated with successful spinal cord axonal regeneration...

Research Grants6

  1. Folic Acid Enhances Repair Mechanism in the Adult CNS
    Bermans J Iskandar; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....