Meic H Schmidt

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Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The lateral extracavitary approach to the thoracic and lumbar spine
    Meic H Schmidt
    Division of Spinal Oncology, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 North 1900 East, Suite 3B 409, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 15:437-41. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Metastatic spine disease
    Meic H Schmidt
    Division of Spinal Oncology, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah Medical Center, 30 North 1900 East, Suite 3B 409 Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2303, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 15:xv-xvi. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Central neurocytoma: a review
    Meic H Schmidt
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Neurooncol 66:377-84. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Metastatic spinal cord compression
    Meic H Schmidt
    Spinal Oncology Service, Department of Neurosurgery, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2303, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 3:711-9. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Blood transfusions after thoracoscopic anterior thoracolumbar vertebrectomy
    Brian T Ragel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:597-603. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Cervical spine metastases: techniques for anterior reconstruction and stabilization
    Christina M Sayama
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Rev 35:463-74; discussion 475. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Dynamic interspinous process stabilization: review of complications associated with the X-Stop device
    Christian Bowers
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E8. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma presenting as a sacral tumor. Report of two cases
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E10. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic discectomy and instrumented fusion using a minimally invasive plate system: surgical technique and early clinical outcome
    Erica F Bisson
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 30:E15. 2011
  10. pmc A meta-analysis of surgery versus conventional radiotherapy for the treatment of metastatic spinal epidural disease
    Paul Klimo
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Neuro Oncol 7:64-76. 2005

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Publications74

  1. ncbi request reprint The lateral extracavitary approach to the thoracic and lumbar spine
    Meic H Schmidt
    Division of Spinal Oncology, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 North 1900 East, Suite 3B 409, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 15:437-41. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Metastatic spine disease
    Meic H Schmidt
    Division of Spinal Oncology, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah Medical Center, 30 North 1900 East, Suite 3B 409 Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2303, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 15:xv-xvi. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Central neurocytoma: a review
    Meic H Schmidt
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Neurooncol 66:377-84. 2004
    ..Overall, this paper reviews the findings of the larger studies and highlights some of the important case reports that contribute to the current management of central neurocytomas...
  4. ncbi request reprint Metastatic spinal cord compression
    Meic H Schmidt
    Spinal Oncology Service, Department of Neurosurgery, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2303, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 3:711-9. 2005
    ..Treatment modalities are not mutually exclusive and must be individualized for patients evaluated in a multidisciplinary setting...
  5. doi request reprint Blood transfusions after thoracoscopic anterior thoracolumbar vertebrectomy
    Brian T Ragel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:597-603. 2010
    ..We report our clinical experience with thoracoscopic techniques for AVBR...
  6. doi request reprint Cervical spine metastases: techniques for anterior reconstruction and stabilization
    Christina M Sayama
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Rev 35:463-74; discussion 475. 2012
    ..In some instances, posterior instrumentation is needed for additional stabilization...
  7. doi request reprint Dynamic interspinous process stabilization: review of complications associated with the X-Stop device
    Christian Bowers
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E8. 2010
    ..In this paper, the authors reviewed the complications and failure/reoperation rates in a small series of patients and compared their results with other reported complication and failure/reoperation rates...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma presenting as a sacral tumor. Report of two cases
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E10. 2003
    ..The authors review the clinical, radiological, and histological features of sacral lymphomas. Lymphoma should be considered in the differential diagnosis of sacral tumors...
  9. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic discectomy and instrumented fusion using a minimally invasive plate system: surgical technique and early clinical outcome
    Erica F Bisson
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 30:E15. 2011
    ..The addition of instrumentation is infrequent, in part because of the lack of a minimally invasive implant system. The authors describe a technique for thoracoscopic plating after discectomy and report early clinical outcomes...
  10. pmc A meta-analysis of surgery versus conventional radiotherapy for the treatment of metastatic spinal epidural disease
    Paul Klimo
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Neuro Oncol 7:64-76. 2005
    ..Neurologic status, overall health, extent of disease (spinal and extraspinal), and primary pathology all impact proper treatment selection...
  11. doi request reprint Stereotactic navigation with the O-arm for placement of S-2 alar iliac screws in pelvic lumbar fixation
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, 175 North Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 18:490-5. 2013
    ..S-2 alar iliac fixation provides a useful primary or salvage alternative. The authors describe their techniques for using stereotactic navigation for screw placement...
  12. doi request reprint Percutaneous placement of radiopaque markers at the pedicle of interest for preoperative localization of thoracic spine level
    Mandy J Binning
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1821-5. 2010
    ..Retrospective review...
  13. doi request reprint Anterior fixation of odontoid fractures in an elderly population
    Andrew T Dailey
    Departmentof Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 12:1-8. 2010
    ..Anterior and posterior approaches have both been advocated, with excellent results reported, but surgeons should understand the drawbacks of the various techniques before employing them in clinical practice...
  14. doi request reprint The biomechanical contribution of varying posterior constructs following anterior thoracolumbar corpectomy and reconstruction
    Frank S Bishop
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 13:234-9. 2010
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of cervical spinal metastasis: anterior reconstruction and stabilization techniques
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 North 1900 East, Suite 3B409, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 15:413-24. 2004
    ..The addition of anterior cervical plate fixation provides extra support to prevent distraction failure. In some cases, posterior stabilization may be necessary to achieve adequate stability...
  16. ncbi request reprint Atlantoaxial transarticular screw fixation: a review of surgical indications, fusion rate, complications, and lessons learned in 191 adult patients
    Wayne M Gluf
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132 2303, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:155-63. 2005
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Avoiding pitfalls in anterior screw fixation for type II odontoid fractures
    Marcus D Mazur
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 31:E7. 2011
    ..The authors review the operative technique and present guidance on appropriate patient selection and common pitfalls in anterior screw fixation, with strategies for avoiding complications...
  18. doi request reprint Computed tomography-based determination of a safe trajectory for placement of transarticular facet screws in the subaxial cervical spine
    Gregory F Jost
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 16:334-9. 2012
    ..In this study, the authors' objective is to define insertion points and angles of safe trajectory for transarticular facet screw placement in the subaxial cervical spine...
  19. ncbi request reprint Spinal meningiomas: surgical management and outcome
    Oren N Gottfried
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e2. 2003
    ..Overall, surgical treatment of spinal meningiomas is associated with favorable outcomes. Spinal meningiomas can be completely resected, are associated with postoperative functional improvement, and the rate of recurrence is low...
  20. ncbi request reprint Titanium cage-assisted polymethylmethacrylate reconstruction for cervical spinal metastasis: technical note
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:E207; discussion E207. 2005
    ..The surgical results using this technique are reviewed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic spine surgery for decompression and stabilization of the anterolateral thoracolumbar spine
    Amin Amini
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 19:E4. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of sacral Tarlov cysts. Case report and review of the literature
    Frank L Acosta
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E15. 2003
    ..They review the medical literature, describe various theories on the origin and pathogenesis of Tarlov cysts, and assess alternative treatment strategies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adjunct and minimally invasive techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of vertebral tumors
    Oren N Gottfried
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah Medical Center, 175 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 19:125-38. 2008
    ..Some techniques facilitate actual tumor resection, whereas others provide symptomatic relief and clinical improvements...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lumbosacral ependymomas: a review of the management of intradural and extradural tumors
    Daniel R Fassett
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E13. 2003
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Minimally invasive thoracoscopic approach for anterior decompression and stabilization of metastatic spine disease
    Peter Kan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E8. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic debridement and stabilization of pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis
    Amin Amini
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 17:354-7. 2007
    ..Patients with vertebral osteomyelitis may benefit from the decreased postoperative morbidity that is associated with minimally invasive thoracoscopic spinal surgery...
  27. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness of subaxial fusion--lateral mass screws versus transarticular facet screws
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 33:E14. 2012
    ..In this review, the authors describe an institutional experience with the use of lateral mass screws and provide a theoretical cost comparison with the use of transarticular facet screws...
  28. pmc Isolated intramedullary neurosarcoidosis of the thoracic spine: case report and review of the literature
    Bradley S Duhon
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Dr East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Eur Spine J 21:S390-5. 2012
    ..It should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a mass-like intramedullary lesion with progressive symptoms. Biopsy with histopathological correlation may be the only definite management option...
  29. doi request reprint Hypericin-mediated photodynamic therapy of pituitary tumors: preclinical study in a GH4C1 rat tumor model
    Chad D Cole
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Neurooncol 87:255-61. 2008
    ..The purpose of this preclinical study was to evaluate the efficacy of hypericin-mediated PDT for treatment of pituitary adenoma in a rodent model...
  30. ncbi request reprint Malignant transformation of conus medullaris ganglioglioma: case report
    Amin Amini
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, 175 N Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Neurooncol 82:313-5. 2007
    ..The paraplegic patient lacked neurological function below the level of the lesion and thus was treated with cordectomy caudal to the root entry zones of the T10 sensory roots...
  31. doi request reprint Rod derotation techniques for thoracolumbar spinal deformity
    Joseph S Cheng
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2380, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:149-56. 2008
    ..Rod derotation techniques will be reviewed and discussed in this article...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pigmented villonodular synovitis associated with pathological fracture of the odontoid and atlantoaxial instability. Case report and review of the literature
    Michael A Finn
    Spinal Oncology Service, Department of Neurosurgery, Huntsman Cancer Institute, The University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132 2303, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:248-53. 2007
    ..Histopathological analysis was consistent with a diagnosis of PVNS. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report of PVNS involving the C-2 vertebra or causing a pathological fracture...
  33. ncbi request reprint Perineural spread of malignant mesothelioma resulting in an intradural spinal cord mass: case report
    Virany Huynh Hillard
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 North 1900 East, Suite 3B409, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Neurooncol 81:185-9. 2007
    ..Perineural spread of malignant mesothelioma resulting in spinal cord compression is an unusual clinical presentation. Intimate involvement of the spinal cord may prohibit aggressive tumor resection...
  34. ncbi request reprint Frameless stereotactic image-guided C1-C2 transarticular screw fixation for atlantoaxial instability: review of 20 patients
    Frank L Acosta
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:385-91. 2005
    ..We retrospectively studied 20 adults who underwent C1-C2 transarticular screw (TAS) fixation utilizing frameless stereotaxy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Treatment of metastatic spinal epidural disease: a review of the literature
    Paul Klimo
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E1. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to summarize the existing data on the outcomes of various treatment methods for metastatic spinal epidural disease and to make appropriate recommendations for their use...
  36. ncbi request reprint Spinal epidural lipomatosis: a review of its causes and recommendations for treatment
    Daniel R Fassett
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 16:E11. 2004
    ..If conservative management fails, surgery with decompressive laminectomy is also very successful at improving the patient's neurological symptoms...
  37. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of aneurysmal bone cysts of the spine
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E4. 2003
    ..In this review, the authors discuss the clinical manifestations, pathophysiological features, neuroimaging characteristics, and treatment strategies for these lesions...
  38. ncbi request reprint Embolization of sacral tumors
    Oren N Gottfried
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E4. 2003
    ..It is important to note that embolization techniques are a valuable resource in the treatment of sacral tumors, and, overall, embolization should always be considered in patients with sacral tumors...
  39. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials and evidence-based medicine for metastatic spine disease
    Paul Klimo
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 North 1900 East, Suite 3B 409 SOM, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2303, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 15:549-64. 2004
    ..The role of nonconventional radiation therapy, such as IMRT and SRS, remains to be elucidated...
  40. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic vertebral body replacement with an expandable cage after ventral spinal canal decompression
    Brian T Ragel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurgery 61:317-22; discussion 322-3. 2007
    ..The thoracoscopic approach for decompression, stabilization, and anterior vertebral reconstruction of thoracolumbar fractures is described...
  41. doi request reprint Management considerations and strategies to avoid complications associated with the thoracoscopic approach for corpectomy
    Khaled M Krisht
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 31:E14. 2011
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Embolization of metastatic spinal tumors
    Oren N Gottfried
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah Medical Center, 30 North 1900 East, Suite 3B409, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 15:391-9. 2004
    ..The development of newer embolic agents with chemotherapeutic properties should add to the efficacy of embolization for metastatic spinal disease...
  43. ncbi request reprint Nerve sheath tumors involving the sacrum. Case report and classification scheme
    Paul Klimo
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132 2303, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E12. 2003
    ..Type I tumors may be resected via a posterior approach alone, Type III may require an anterior approach, and Type II tumors usually require combined anterior-posterior surgery...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cervical spinal metastasis: anterior reconstruction and stabilization techniques after tumor resection
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E2. 2003
    ..In a review of the literature, the authors provide an overview of various techniques that have evolved for reconstruction and stabilization after resection for metastatic disease in the subaxial cervical spine...
  45. ncbi request reprint The role of PCV chemotherapy in the treatment of central neurocytoma: illustration of a case and review of the literature
    Cornelia S von Koch
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Surg Neurol 60:560-5. 2003
    ..However, more aggressive variants have been described requiring additional surgical resection, radiation, or chemotherapy. Chemotherapy has rarely been used as an adjuvant therapy for central neurocytomas...
  46. doi request reprint Massive Charcot spinal disease deformity in a patient presenting with increasing abdominal girth and discomfort. Case report
    Frank S Bishop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences and Spine Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E17. 2010
    ..The authors report an unusual case of massive Charcot spinal disease deformity in a patient presenting with increasing abdominal girth and discomfort...
  47. ncbi request reprint Castleman disease of the spine mimicking a nerve sheath tumor. Case report
    Michael A Finn
    Spinal Oncology Service, Department of Neurosurgery, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132 2303, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 6:455-9. 2007
    ..When the diagnosis of Castleman disease is made, good results can be obtained with partial resection and radiotherapy...
  48. doi request reprint Splenic rupture related to thoracoscopic spine surgery
    Mandy J Binning
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E654-6. 2010
    ..Case report and review of the literature...
  49. doi request reprint Isolated intradural lumbosacral tailgut cyst with carcinoid features
    Toba N Niazi
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:382-7. 2011
    ..No peritoneal extension of her disease was found. The authors hypothesize that this is a rare developmental aberration that has not been commonly recognized and potentially has implications for embryological development...
  50. ncbi request reprint Osteoid osteoma and osteoblastoma of the spine
    Peter Kan
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, 175 North Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 19:65-70. 2008
    ..The authors review the clinical presentation, radiologic findings, and treatment in osteoid osteoma and osteoblastoma of the spine, with an emphasis on surgical management and outcomes in recent years...
  51. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of spinal metastases
    Paul Klimo
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132 2303, USA
    Oncologist 9:188-96. 2004
    ..This will provide the surest means of maximizing the quality of the remainder of the patient's life...
  52. doi request reprint Management of cerebrospinal fluid leaks after anterior decompression for ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament: a review of the literature
    Marcus Mazur
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 30:E13. 2011
    ..The authors review the literature and present an algorithm for treatment of CSF leaks in these patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive treatments for metastatic tumors of the spine
    Mandy J Binning
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah Medical Center, 30 North 1900 East, Suite 3B 409, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2303, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 15:459-65. 2004
    ..As techniques evolve and im-prove, patients will continue to have more access to less invasive options for treatment of spinal metastases...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine deformity associated with resection of spinal cord tumors
    Daniel R Fassett
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 20:E2. 2006
    ..The authors have reviewed the literature on postlaminectomy kyphosis as it relates to resection of cervical spinal cord tumors, and they summarize some general factors to consider when treating these patients...
  55. ncbi request reprint Chylorrhea: a rare complication of thoracoscopic discectomy of the thoracolumbar junction. Case report
    Amin Amini
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 6:563-6. 2007
    ..The anomalous location of the thoracic duct at the left lateral vertebral column contributes to this unusual complication...
  56. ncbi request reprint Spinal radiosurgery for metastatic disease of the spine
    Michael A Finn
    Spinal Oncology Service, Department of Neurosurgery, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    Cancer Control 14:405-11. 2007
    ..Stereotactic radiosurgery, which has long been used in the treatment of intracranial lesions, has recently been applied to the spine and enables the effective treatment of metastatic lesions...
  57. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes of unstable thoracolumbar junction burst fractures: combined posterior short-segment correction followed by thoracoscopic corpectomy and fusion
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 155:1179-86. 2013
    ..The authors review their experience with short-segment posterior fusion followed by anterior thoracoscopic corpectomy for the treatment of unstable thoracolumbar burst fractures...
  58. doi request reprint Multiple supra- and infratentorial intraparenchymal hemorrhages presenting with seizure after massive sacral cerebrospinal fluid drainage
    Christian A Bowers
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E288-91. 2011
    ..Case report and review of the literature...
  59. doi request reprint Management of brain abscesses associated with halo fixation
    Toba Niazi
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 24:E14. 2008
    ..They review the literature in an attempt to formulate a standardized treatment algorithm to prevent this disease process and to treat an abscess if it should form...
  60. doi request reprint Minimally invasive thoracoscopic resection of paraspinal neurogenic tumors: technical case report
    Peter Kan
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:ONSE54; discussion ONSE54. 2008
    ..The posterior mediastinum is a common location for benign neurogenic tumors. They are frequently asymptomatic but can present with local compressive or neurological symptoms...
  61. ncbi request reprint Cavernous hemangioma of the skull presenting with subdural hematoma. Case report
    Oren N Gottfried
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 17:ECP1. 2004
    ..Additionally, skull lesions that present with intracranial hemorrhages must be identified and resected at the time of hematoma evacuation to prevent recurrences...
  62. ncbi request reprint Perioperative complications and neurological outcomes of first and second craniotomies among patients enrolled in the Glioma Outcome Project
    Susan M Chang
    Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0372, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:1175-81. 2003
    ..Factors predicting neurological outcome would also be helpful for patient selection for surgically based clinical trials...
  63. ncbi request reprint Repeated operations for infiltrative low-grade gliomas without intervening therapy
    Meic H Schmidt
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:1165-9. 2003
    ..The authors examined factors that may be associated with tumor progression...
  64. pmc Comparison of low back fusion techniques: transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) or posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) approaches
    Chad D Cole
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah Medical Center, 175 N Medical Drive East, Salt Lake City, UT, 84132, USA
    Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med 2:118-26. 2009
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Hypophysial transposition (hypophysopexy) for radiosurgical treatment of pituitary tumors involving the cavernous sinus. Technical note
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132 2303, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e11. 2003
    ..The increased distance between the normal pituitary gland and the residual tumor facilitates treatment of the tumor with radiosurgery and reduces radiation exposure to the normal pituitary gland...
  66. ncbi request reprint Spinal extradural arachnoid cysts: clinical, radiological, and surgical features
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 22:E6. 2007
    ..The surgical technique for removal of these lesions is illustrated in a patient with a large thoracolumbar spinal extradural arachnoid cyst causing neurogenic claudication...
  67. ncbi request reprint Resolution of intracranial hypertension after elevation of depressed cranial fracture over the superior sagittal sinus: case report
    Devin K Binder
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:986. 2004
    ..It is common neurosurgical wisdom that depressed cranial fractures (DCFs) over the superior sagittal sinus (SSS) should not be elevated because of the risk of fatal venous hemorrhage...
  68. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis of the cervical spine
    E Robert Kolen
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Semin Neurol 22:179-86. 2002
    ..However, long-term effects on adjacent motion segments is not known. The cornerstone of good surgical outcome remains careful selection of patients and appropriate choice of surgical decompression and fusion...
  69. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of photodynamic therapy near functional brain tissue in patients with recurrent brain tumors
    Meic H Schmidt
    Department of Neurosurgery University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Neurooncol 67:201-7. 2004
    ..This study evaluates the toxicity of PDT and a new light-delivery device based on light-emitting diode (LED) technology in selected patients with brain tumors...
  70. ncbi request reprint Syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone and hyponatremia after spinal surgery
    Amin Amini
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132 2303, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 16:E10. 2004
    ..It is important that spine surgeons recognize this phenomenon early and treat it appropriately and conservatively to prevent possible serious complications...
  71. ncbi request reprint Lumbar spinal stenosis
    Devin K Binder
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Semin Neurol 22:157-66. 2002
    ..Symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis is characterized by neurogenic claudication and/or lumbar or sacral radiculopathy. Sixty percent to 85% of properly selected patients have a satisfactory symptomatic improvement with surgical treatment...
  72. ncbi request reprint Cervical myelopathy associated with degenerative spine disease and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament
    Meic H Schmidt
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    Semin Neurol 22:143-8. 2002
    ..Prospective, randomized trials with standardized outcome measures are needed to clarify the benefit of surgery conclusively...
  73. ncbi request reprint Clinical trial participation among patients enrolled in the Glioma Outcomes Project
    Susan M Chang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Avenue, A808, San Francisco, CA 94143 0372, USA
    Cancer 94:2681-7. 2002
    ..The authors evaluated factors that influenced patient enrollment in clinical trials using a prospective, large, multi-institutional registry of patients with malignant glioma...
  74. ncbi request reprint Surgical technique and results of endoscopic anterior spinal canal decompression
    Rudolf Beisse
    Departments of Surgery and Traumasurgery, Trauma Center Murnau, Murnau, Germany
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:128-36. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to demonstrate the effectiveness of endoscopic spinal canal decompression and reconstruction quantitatively by using pre- and postoperative computerized tomography (CT) scanning...