Cormac O Maher

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcome following multiple repeated spinal cord untethering operations
    Cormac O Maher
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0338, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:434-8. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Urological outcome following multiple repeat spinal cord untethering operations. Clinical article
    Cormac O Maher
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 4:275-9. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Recurrence of dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor following resection
    Cormac O Maher
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0338, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 44:333-6. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Outcomes of tethered cord repair with a layered soft tissue closure
    Benjamin Levi
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 70:74-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Natural history and imaging prevalence of cavernous malformations in children and young adults
    Wajd N Al-Holou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:198-205. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence and natural history of arachnoid cysts in adults
    Wajd N Al-Holou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg 118:222-31. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and natural history of pineal cysts in adults
    Wajd N Al-Holou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg 115:1106-14. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Natural history of Chiari malformation Type I following decision for conservative treatment
    Jennifer Strahle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 8:214-21. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Chiari malformation associated with craniosynostosis
    Jennifer Strahle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48709 5338, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 31:E2. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Local and regional flap closure in myelomeningocele repair: a 15-year review
    Samuel C Lien
    Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5338, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 26:1091-5. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Outcome following multiple repeated spinal cord untethering operations
    Cormac O Maher
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0338, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:434-8. 2007
    ..In some cases, symptomatic tethering may recur after previous untethering operations. The expected outcome following repeated untethering in a patient after two or more prior untethering operations is not well described...
  2. doi request reprint Urological outcome following multiple repeat spinal cord untethering operations. Clinical article
    Cormac O Maher
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 4:275-9. 2009
    ..The authors describe the results as well as the utility of urological testing in pediatric patients undergoing multiple repeat untethering operations...
  3. doi request reprint Recurrence of dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor following resection
    Cormac O Maher
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0338, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 44:333-6. 2008
    ..Although recurrence of DNT following resection is rare, this case suggests that surveillance imaging may have a role in patients with DNT, even following resections that are thought to be complete...
  4. doi request reprint Outcomes of tethered cord repair with a layered soft tissue closure
    Benjamin Levi
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 70:74-8. 2013
    ..We propose that composite tissue closure of tethered cord repairs yields superior outcomes and that a collaborative effort between neurosurgery and plastic surgery may result in enhanced structural and functional results...
  5. doi request reprint Natural history and imaging prevalence of cavernous malformations in children and young adults
    Wajd N Al-Holou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:198-205. 2012
    ..In addition, the authors aim to clarify the natural history of CMs in young people, especially in those with incidentally discovered lesions...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence and natural history of arachnoid cysts in adults
    Wajd N Al-Holou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg 118:222-31. 2013
    ..Arachnoid cysts are a frequent finding on intracranial imaging. The prevalence and natural history of these cysts in adults are not well defined...
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and natural history of pineal cysts in adults
    Wajd N Al-Holou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg 115:1106-14. 2011
    ..We reviewed our experience with pineal cysts to define the natural history and clinical relevance of this common intracranial finding...
  8. doi request reprint Natural history of Chiari malformation Type I following decision for conservative treatment
    Jennifer Strahle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 8:214-21. 2011
    ..The natural history of the Chiari malformation Type I (CM-I) is incompletely understood. The authors report on the outcome of a large group of patients with CM-I that were initially selected for nonsurgical management...
  9. doi request reprint Chiari malformation associated with craniosynostosis
    Jennifer Strahle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48709 5338, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 31:E2. 2011
    ..Optimal management of CM in patients with craniosynostosis is not well-established. The goal of this study was to report on a series of pediatric patients with both craniosynostosis and CM and discuss their management...
  10. doi request reprint Local and regional flap closure in myelomeningocele repair: a 15-year review
    Samuel C Lien
    Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5338, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 26:1091-5. 2010
    ..We propose that composite tissue closure yields superior outcomes regardless of defect size...
  11. doi request reprint Distribution of cerebellar tonsil position: implications for understanding Chiari malformation
    Brandon W Smith
    Departments of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg 119:812-9. 2013
    ..The authors' objective in the present study was to analyze cerebellar tonsil location in every age range...
  12. doi request reprint Long-term health status in benign external hydrocephalus
    Andrew Y Yew
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 47:1-6. 2011
    ..We sought to describe the natural history of this disorder, specifically its clinical presentation, disease course and long-term health status impact using the validated, disease-specific Hydrocephalus Outcome Questionnaire (HOQ)...
  13. doi request reprint Patient with Chiari malformation Type I presenting with inducible hemifacial weakness
    Cordelie E Witt
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 8:620-4. 2011
    ..Her symptoms were thought to have resulted from the CM-I, perhaps due to traction on the right facial nerve by the ectopic tonsils with head rotation...
  14. doi request reprint Neurological complications of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in children
    Shawn L Hervey-Jumper
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 7:338-44. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the incidence of neurological complications of ECMO in the pediatric population and the role of neurosurgery in the treatment of these patients...
  15. doi request reprint Spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage and multiple intracranial aneurysms in a patient with Roberts/SC phocomelia syndrome
    Anthony C Wang
    Departments of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 8:460-3. 2011
    ..The patient underwent emergency craniotomy for evacuation of the hemorrhage. A postoperative angiogram confirmed the presence of multiple, distal small intracranial aneurysms...
  16. doi request reprint The effect of age on arteriovenous malformations in children and young adults undergoing magnetic resonance imaging
    Thomas M O'Lynnger
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 5338, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 27:1273-9. 2011
    ..The goal of our study was to examine the relationship between age and AVM prevalence on imaging in children, which to date has not been well described...
  17. doi request reprint Prasugrel is effective and safe for neurointerventional procedures
    William R Stetler
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Neurointerv Surg 5:332-6. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Initial experience with a combined multidetector CT and biplane digital subtraction angiography suite with a single interactive table for the diagnosis and treatment of neurovascular disease
    Joseph J Gemmete
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neurointerventonal Radiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0030 USA
    J Neurointerv Surg 5:73-80. 2013
    ..This study demonstrates the utility of a multidetector row CT and biplane digital subtraction angiography (DSA) system (hybrid suite) with a single interactive table for the evaluation and treatment of neurovascular disease...
  19. doi request reprint Programmable shunt valve affected by exposure to a tablet computer
    Jennifer Strahle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 10:118-20. 2012
    ..The authors investigated the effect of a tablet computer on performance-level settings of a programmable shunt valve...
  20. doi request reprint Neurosurgical management of congenital malformations of the brain
    Shawn L Hervey-Jumper
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0338, USA
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 21:705-17, ix. 2011
    ..This review focuses on the most common cranial congenital malformations, limiting the discussion to the neurosurgically relevant aspects of arachnoid cysts, pineal cysts, Chiari malformations, and encephaloceles...
  21. doi request reprint Chiari malformation Type I and syrinx in children undergoing magnetic resonance imaging
    Jennifer Strahle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 8:205-13. 2011
    ..A better understanding of the relative age-related prevalence and MR imaging characteristics of these associated conditions may lead to improved treatment decisions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and natural history of arachnoid cysts in children
    Wajd N Al-Holou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 5:578-85. 2010
    ..The authors studied a large consecutive series of children undergoing MR imaging to better define both the MR imaging-demonstrated prevalence and behavior of these lesions over time...
  23. doi request reprint The natural history of pineal cysts in children and young adults
    Wajd N Al-Holou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 5:162-6. 2010
    ..The authors reviewed their experience with pediatric pineal cysts to define the natural history and clinical relevance of this common intracranial finding...
  24. pmc The role of CD133+ cells in a recurrent embryonal tumor with abundant neuropil and true rosettes (ETANTR)
    Shawn L Hervey-Jumper
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Brain Pathol 24:45-51. 2014
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  25. doi request reprint Effect of amusement park rides on programmable shunt valve settings
    Jennifer Strahle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 49:21-3. 2013
    ..It is unknown if rollercoasters with or without magnetic brakes or linear induction motors (LIMs) are capable of altering the setting of a programmable shunt valve...
  26. doi request reprint Incidental findings on cranial imaging in nonagenarians
    Wajd N Al-Holou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 31:E11. 2011
    ..The aim of this article was to report on the nature and prevalence of incidental imaging findings in a consecutive series of patients older than 90 years of age who underwent intracranial imaging for any reason...
  27. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of antibiotic-impregnated external ventricular drains in reducing ventriculostomy-associated infections
    Yana Mikhaylov
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Room 3552 TC, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5338, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 21:765-8. 2014
    ..8%) patients in the AC-EVD group (p=0.21). The overall VAI rate was 6.9% with a trend toward lower infection rates in the AC-EVD group compared to the uncoated EVD group (3.9% versus 10.1%, respectively; p>0.05)...
  28. doi request reprint Incidental findings in children with blunt head trauma evaluated with cranial CT scans
    Alexander J Rogers
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Hospital and Health Systems, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Pediatrics 132:e356-63. 2013
    ..These scans may detect unexpected incidental findings. The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence and significance of incidental findings on cranial CT scans in children evaluated for blunt head trauma...
  29. doi request reprint Cervical arterial injury after blunt trauma in children: characterization and advanced imaging
    Stephen R Tolhurst
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 33:37-42. 2013
    ..We attempt to characterize CVI in children and adolescents and evaluate the utility of advanced imaging in CVI screening in this patient population...
  30. doi request reprint Neurosurgical management of congenital malformations and inherited disease of the spine
    Shawn L Hervey-Jumper
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5338, USA
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 21:719-31, ix. 2011
    ..Over the past several decades there have been major advances in the understanding and management of these conditions. This article focuses on the most common spinal congenital malformations...
  31. ncbi request reprint The outcome of tethered cord release in secondary and multiple repeat tethered cord syndrome
    Wajd N Al-Holou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 4:28-36. 2009
    ..In patients presenting with secondary or multiple repeat TCS, the role as well the expected outcomes of surgical untethering are not well defined...
  32. doi request reprint Prevalence of pineal cysts in children and young adults. Clinical article
    Wajd N Al-Holou
    Departments of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109 5335, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 4:230-6. 2009
    ..Pineal cysts are a frequent incidental finding on intracranial imaging. In adults, the prevalence of pineal cysts is estimated to be 1.1-4.3%. However, the prevalence is not well established in younger patients...
  33. doi request reprint Removal of ventricular shunts
    Wajd N Al-Holou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 46:172-6. 2010
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  34. ncbi request reprint Secondary tethered cord syndrome in patients with myelomeningocele
    Wajd N Al-Holou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Pediatr Rehabil Med 2:29-36. 2009
    ..Recently, many studies have shown that tethered cord release can significantly improve symptoms in these patients...
  35. doi request reprint The effectiveness of ventriculocystocisternostomy for suprasellar arachnoid cysts
    Cormac O Maher
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 7:64-72. 2011
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  36. doi request reprint Macrovascular decompression of the median nerve for posttraumatic neuralgic limb pain
    Aqueel Pabaney
    Department of Neurosurgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 12:270-3. 2013
    ..Recognition and treatment of this uncommon problem may yield improved outcomes for children with neuropathic pain...
  37. doi request reprint Diffuse pontine lesions in children with neurofibromatosis type 1: making a case for unidentified bright objects
    Shawn L Hervey-Jumper
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 49:55-9. 2013
    ..Prior reports of good prognosis associated with pontine glioma in patients with NF1 may have been unrecognized UBOs in some cases...
  38. doi request reprint Spontaneous resolution of an infantile hemangioma in a dorsal root ganglion
    Shawn L Hervey-Jumper
    Departments of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 31:E16. 2011
    ..The behavior of the intradural component in this case follows the natural history of many cutaneous infantile hemangiomas...
  39. doi request reprint Nonaccidental head injury in children. Historical vignette
    Wajd N Al-Holou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 3:474-83. 2009
    ..Since its identification, our understanding of this syndrome has been modified as a result of new medical research, legal challenges, and popular media forces...
  40. ncbi request reprint Linear vein-based arteriovenous malformations in children
    Cormac O Maher
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 4:12-6. 2009
    ..The AVMs were considered linear-based if they had a single, centrally located, dominant vein with a linear configuration rather than the typical central nidus...
  41. ncbi request reprint Pediatric neurosurgery
    Cormac O Maher
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Prog Neurol Surg 19:97-106. 2006
    ..This chapter will attempt to summarize the recent progress that has been made in this area...
  42. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord vascular malformations in children
    Debbie Song
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Room 3552, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5338, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 21:503-10. 2010
    ..This article explores the presentation, natural history, investigation, and treatment of spinal AVMs, spinal AVFs, and spinal cavernous malformations...
  43. doi request reprint Harvey Cushing's experience with cranial deformity
    Cormac O Maher
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 29:E6. 2010
    ..Several examples of his patients with cranial deformity are presented, and his limited role in the development of this field is discussed...
  44. doi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid leak with recurrent meningitis following tonsillectomy
    Shawn L Hervey-Jumper
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5338, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 5:302-5. 2010
    ..Repair of a defect in the posterior pharyngeal wall, the site of a prior tonsillectomy, ultimately resulted in repair of the CSF fistula...
  45. pmc Subtotal excision with adjunctive sclerosing therapy for the treatment of severe symptomatic orbital lymphangiomas
    Alon Kahana
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48105, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 129:1073-6. 2011
    ..We believe that in the hands of experienced orbital surgeons, and with appropriate preoperative evaluation and careful surgical technique, this procedure is useful in saving vision and avoiding complications from orbital lymphangiomas...
  46. ncbi request reprint Neurosurgical treatment of brain tumors in children
    Cormac O Maher
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 51:327-57. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, it is clear that refinements in imaging, surgical technique, and adjunctive therapies have led to longer survival and an improving quality of life in children with brain tumors...
  47. ncbi request reprint Pediatric and inherited neurovascular diseases
    Monique J Vanaman
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Room 3552, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5338, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 21:427-41. 2010
    ..Moyamoya disease is covered in several other articles in this volume...
  48. doi request reprint Benign sacrococcygeal teratoma with spinal canal invasion and paraplegia
    Shaun M Kunisaki
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:e1-4. 2011
    ..Pathology showed a mature teratoma. The patient remains paraplegic without evidence of tumor recurrence at 1 year of age...
  49. ncbi request reprint Arteriovenous malformation in the trigeminal nerve. Case report
    Cormac O Maher
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:908-12. 2003
    ..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first reported case of an angiographically, surgically, and pathologically proven AVM arising from within the trigeminal nerve itself...
  50. ncbi request reprint Frontal lobe epilepsy: diagnosis and surgical treatment
    Nicholas M Wetjen
    Department of Cardiology of Ospedali Riuniti, Lavagna, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 25:119-38; discussion 139-40. 2002
    ..In the following article, we attempt to review the current concepts regarding diagnosis and surgical management of frontal lobe epilepsy...