Joseph Charles Maroon
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Postconcussion syndrome: a review of pathophysiology and potential nonpharmacological approaches to treatmentJoseph C Maroon
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Phys Sportsmed 40:73-87. 2012..This article also discusses the use of nonpharmacological agents for the management of PCS that directly address this underlying mechanism...
- Skull base surgery: past, present, and future trendsJoseph C Maroon
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Neurosurg Focus 19:E1. 2005..The author outlines the history of skull base surgery and describes the new paradigm emerging with increasing use of endoscopic microneurosurgery...
- Omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil) as an anti-inflammatory: an alternative to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for discogenic painJoseph Charles Maroon
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Surg Neurol 65:326-31. 2006..We report our experience in a neurosurgical practice using fish oil supplements for pain relief...
- "Golfer's stroke": golf-induced stroke from vertebral artery dissectionJoseph C Maroon
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Surg Neurol 67:163-8; discussion 168. 2007
- Cervical neurapraxia in elite athletes: evaluation and surgical treatment. Report of five casesJoseph C Maroon
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Presbyterian Hospital, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
J Neurosurg Spine 6:356-63. 2007..Neurapraxia, transient posttraumatic paralysis of the motor and/or sensory tracts in the spinal cord, may be a career-ending event in an athlete. Management, rehabilitation, and return-to-play decisions remain controversial...