Nader Pouratian

Summary

Affiliation: University of Virginia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Low-grade gliomas in older patients: a retrospective analysis of prognostic factors
    Nader Pouratian
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Box 800212, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0212, USA
    J Neurooncol 90:341-50. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and management of patients with Cushing's disease without pathological confirmation of tumor resection after transsphenoidal surgery
    Nader Pouratian
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Box 800212, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:3383-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Chiari malformations in patients with uncorrected sagittal synostosis
    Nader Pouratian
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0212, USA
    Surg Neurol 67:422-7; discussion 427-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Toxicity and efficacy of protracted low dose temozolomide for the treatment of low grade gliomas
    Nader Pouratian
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Box 800212, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0212, USA
    J Neurooncol 82:281-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Blood flow affects light transmission but its impact on NIRS remains unclear
    Nader Pouratian
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Box 800212, Charlottesville, 22908 0212, USA
    Neuroimage 33:11-2. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Gamma Knife radiosurgery after radiation therapy as an adjunctive treatment for glioblastoma
    Nader Pouratian
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Neurooncol 94:409-18. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Update on management of intracerebral hemorrhage
    Nader Pouratian
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E2. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Gamma Knife radiosurgery to the surgical cavity following resection of brain metastases
    Jay Jagannathan
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Neurosurg 111:431-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Management of Cushing's disease: outcome in patients with microadenoma detected on pituitary magnetic resonance imaging
    Daniel M Prevedello
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurosurg 109:751-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Gamma knife radiosurgery for acromegaly: outcomes after failed transsphenoidal surgery
    Jay Jagannathan
    Lars Leksell Gamma Knife Center, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:1262-9; discussion 1269-70. 2008

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Low-grade gliomas in older patients: a retrospective analysis of prognostic factors
    Nader Pouratian
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Box 800212, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0212, USA
    J Neurooncol 90:341-50. 2008
    ..Similarities with previous reports of LGG suggest that age should not affect the management of LGG patients. Prospective studies of older patients with LGG are needed to further characterize the optimum management of these patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and management of patients with Cushing's disease without pathological confirmation of tumor resection after transsphenoidal surgery
    Nader Pouratian
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Box 800212, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:3383-8. 2007
    ..The clinical significance of lack of histological confirmation remains unclear...
  3. ncbi request reprint Chiari malformations in patients with uncorrected sagittal synostosis
    Nader Pouratian
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0212, USA
    Surg Neurol 67:422-7; discussion 427-8. 2007
    ..Single suture craniosynostoses were long considered a benign condition with little risk of complications. In many cases, parents may forego surgical correction because of the inherent risks of surgical intervention...
  4. ncbi request reprint Toxicity and efficacy of protracted low dose temozolomide for the treatment of low grade gliomas
    Nader Pouratian
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Box 800212, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0212, USA
    J Neurooncol 82:281-8. 2007
    ..The results of larger randomized trials are needed to assess its potential advantages over other management schemes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Blood flow affects light transmission but its impact on NIRS remains unclear
    Nader Pouratian
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Box 800212, Charlottesville, 22908 0212, USA
    Neuroimage 33:11-2. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, the authors raise sufficient concern regarding the potential contribution of the "flow-effect" to warrant further investigations...
  6. doi request reprint Gamma Knife radiosurgery after radiation therapy as an adjunctive treatment for glioblastoma
    Nader Pouratian
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Neurooncol 94:409-18. 2009
    ..Moreover, SRS may be a viable alternative to open surgery for aggressive management of GBM at the time of recurrence. Prospective studies of SRS for GBM should focus on these two groups of patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Update on management of intracerebral hemorrhage
    Nader Pouratian
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E2. 2003
    ..In the present article the authors review the current management practices of ICH, discuss the controlled trials, and highlight recent trials and future avenues of further study...
  8. doi request reprint Gamma Knife radiosurgery to the surgical cavity following resection of brain metastases
    Jay Jagannathan
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Neurosurg 111:431-8. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy of postoperative Gamma Knife surgery (GKS) to the tumor cavity following gross-total resection of a brain metastasis...
  9. doi request reprint Management of Cushing's disease: outcome in patients with microadenoma detected on pituitary magnetic resonance imaging
    Daniel M Prevedello
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurosurg 109:751-9. 2008
    ..The authors designed this study to verify the remission rate and outcomes after transsphenoidal surgery (TSS) for patients with CD who had positive findings on MR imaging...
  10. doi request reprint Gamma knife radiosurgery for acromegaly: outcomes after failed transsphenoidal surgery
    Jay Jagannathan
    Lars Leksell Gamma Knife Center, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:1262-9; discussion 1269-70. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the safety and efficacy of gamma knife radiosurgery (GKRS) in patients with a growth hormone-secreting adenoma...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gamma Knife surgery for Cushing's disease
    Jay Jagannathan
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 00212, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:980-7. 2007
    ..In this study the authors address the efficacy and safety of Gamma Knife surgery (GKS) in patients with adrenocorticotropic hormone-secreting pituitary adenomas...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gamma knife radiosurgery for medically and surgically refractory prolactinomas
    Nader Pouratian
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:255-66; discussion 255-66. 2006
    ..Patients who are refractory to medical and/or surgical therapy may be treated with GKRS. We characterize the efficacy of GKRS for medically and surgically refractory prolactinomas...
  13. doi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for pituitary adenomas: a comprehensive review of indications, techniques and long-term results using the Gamma Knife
    Jay Jagannathan
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Box 800212, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Neurooncol 92:345-56. 2009
    ..This study reviews the long-term clinical results of stereotactic radiosurgery in the treatment of pituitary adenoma patients...
  14. doi request reprint Gamma Knife surgery for pituitary adenomas: factors related to radiological and endocrine outcomes
    Jason P Sheehan
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:303-9. 2011
    ..This study evaluates a large cohort of patients with a pituitary adenoma to characterize factors related to endocrine remission, control of tumor growth, and development of pituitary deficiency...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of temozolomide chemotherapy on seizure frequency in patients with low-grade gliomas
    Jonathan H Sherman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:1617-21. 2011
    ..The oral alkylating agent temozolomide has emerged as a potential initial treatment option for LGG. A few reports suggest an association between temozolomide and reduced seizure frequency in patients with intractable epilepsy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Gamma knife surgery for glioblastoma multiforme
    R Webster Crowley
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0212, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 20:E17. 2006
    ..In this paper, the authors review the pathophysiological mechanisms of GKS and its applications for GBM management...
  17. ncbi request reprint Incidence of symptomatic hemorrhage after stereotactic electrode placement
    Charles A Sansur
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:998-1003. 2007
    ..The authors also evaluated the effect of hemorrhage on length of hospital stay and discharge disposition...
  18. ncbi request reprint Surgery Insight: the role of surgery in the management of low-grade gliomas
    Nader Pouratian
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Neurol 3:628-39. 2007
    ..As a result of advances in surgical techniques, the time might now be right to effectively and accurately assess the influence of aggressive surgical resection on the prognosis of low-grade gliomas...
  19. ncbi request reprint Part II: spinal-cord neoplasms--primary tumours of the bony spine and adjacent soft tissues
    Charles A Sansur
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Lancet Oncol 8:137-47. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the sellar dura in transsphenoidal surgery using an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene dural substitute
    Jonathan H Sherman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Box 800212, VA 22908, USA
    Surg Neurol 69:73-6; discussion 76. 2008
    ..We studied the use of an ePTFE dural substitute (GORE Preclude MVP, W.L. Gore & Associates, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA), as a method for obtaining reliable reconstruction of the sellar dura...
  21. doi request reprint MR imaging characteristics of oligodendroglial tumors with assessment of 1p/19q deletion status
    Jonathan H Sherman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, P O Box 800212, Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:1827-34. 2010
    ..MR imaging can be used to help differentiate between low- and high-grade tumors. We hypothesize that certain MR imaging characteristics can be used to differentiate between patients with and without 1p and 19q deletion...
  22. doi request reprint Electrophysiologically guided untethering of secondary tethered spinal cord syndrome
    Nader Pouratian
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 29:E3. 2010
    ..In addition, the authors describe the use of electrophysiological guidance to identify an "autonomous placode" in the untethering of the cord in STCS...
  23. doi request reprint Use of trans sodium crocetinate for sensitizing glioblastoma multiforme to radiation: laboratory investigation
    Jason Sheehan
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Neurosurg 108:972-8. 2008
    ..Trans sodium crocetinate (TSC) has been shown to increase oxygen diffusion in the brain and elevate the partial brain oxygen level. The goal of this study was to evaluate the radiosensitizing effects of TSC on GBM tumors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for pituitary adenomas: a review of the literature and our experience
    Jason P Sheehan
    Lars Leksell Gamma Knife Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, Health Sciences Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Front Horm Res 34:185-205. 2006
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  25. ncbi request reprint Potentiation of neurite outgrowth and reduction of apoptosis by immunosuppressive agents: implications for neuronal injury and transplantation
    Jason Sheehan
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 20:E9. 2006
    ..In this study, the authors evaluate the effect of immunosuppressive medications on neurite outgrowth and cell survival after a pharmacologically induced injury...
  26. doi request reprint Standards for reporting randomized controlled trials in neurosurgery
    Erin N Kiehna
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:280-5. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the quality and reporting of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in neurosurgery and the factors that may affect the quality of reported trials...
  27. doi request reprint Strict glucose control does not affect mortality after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Robert H Thiele
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Anesthesiology 110:603-10. 2009
    ..The effects of both hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia are deleterious to patients with neurologic injury...
  28. ncbi request reprint Anterior stabilization of three-column thoracolumbar spinal trauma
    Rod J Oskouian
    Department of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 5:18-25. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results obtained in patients who underwent anterior stabilization for three-column thoracolumbar fractures...
  29. ncbi request reprint Peroneal neuropathy following successful bariatric surgery. Case report and review of the literature
    W Jeffrey Elias
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:631-5. 2006
    ..The diagnosis was confirmed using nerve conduction studies and electromyography. Clinical improvement occurred with decompressive surgery at the level of the knee...
  30. doi request reprint Impact of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education work-hour regulations on neurosurgical resident education and productivity
    Jay Jagannathan
    Departments of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Neurosurg 110:820-7. 2009
    ..The authors have evaluated multiple objective surrogate markers of resident performance and quality of training to determine the impact of the 80-hour workweek...
  31. doi request reprint Catheter-tip mass mimicking a spinal epidural hematoma
    Ricky Medel
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 12:66-71. 2010
    ..Further investigation is warranted regarding the use of bupivacaine as an adjunct in permanent spinal infusion systems...
  32. doi request reprint Effect of ropivacaine skull block on perioperative outcomes in patients with supratentorial brain tumors and comparison with remifentanil: a pilot study
    Farnaz M Gazoni
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0710, USA
    J Neurosurg 109:44-9. 2008
    ..In other studies examining the ability of a skull block to improve perioperative outcomes, investigators have not used remifentanil...
  33. doi request reprint Validation of connectivity-based thalamic segmentation with direct electrophysiologic recordings from human sensory thalamus
    W Jeffrey Elias
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Box 800212, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903, USA
    Neuroimage 59:2025-34. 2012
    ..Finally, these direct recordings from human thalamus confirm early inferences of a sensory thalamic component of the N18 waveform in somatosensory evoked potentials...
  34. ncbi request reprint Advances in brain tumor surgery
    Ashok R Asthagiri
    National Institutes of Health NINDS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurol Clin 25:975-1003, viii-ix. 2007
    ..Indeed, it is continued research into the delivery of an efficacious chemobiologic agent that will eventually allows us to manage this primary cause of treatment failure...
  35. ncbi request reprint Functional magnetic resonance imaging and optical imaging for dominant-hemisphere perisylvian arteriovenous malformations
    Andrew F Cannestra
    Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Department of Neurology, and Division of Neurosurgery, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, 90095 1769, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:804-12; discussion 812-4. 2004
    ..We stratified the patients into three categories based on preoperative functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) language activation pattern and relative location of the AVM...
  36. ncbi request reprint Variability of intraoperative electrocortical stimulation mapping parameters across and within individuals
    Nader Pouratian
    Laboratory of Neuro Imaging and Brain Mapping Center, Department of Neurology, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:458-66. 2004
    ..The authors retrospectively reviewed their eperience with intraoperative electrocortical stimulation mapping to characterize variability of both mapping and afterdischarge thresholds...
  37. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of coupling between optical intrinsic signals and neuronal activity in rat somatosensory cortex
    Sameer Sheth
    Laboratory of Neuroimaging, Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Neuroimage 19:884-94. 2003
    ..The robust CBV-related response, however, has a high SNR and correlates well with evoked cortical activity...
  38. ncbi request reprint Multiwavelength optical intrinsic signal imaging of cortical spreading depression
    Alyssa M Ba
    Laboratory of Neuroimaging, Department of Neurology, University of California, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Neurophysiol 88:2726-35. 2002
    ..Previous studies have suggested the oligemia of spreading depression was a result of decreased metabolic demand. This study suggests that during the oligemic period there is a greater reduction in oxygen delivery than in demand...