M D Smyth

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intracranial ependymomas of childhood: current management strategies
    M D Smyth
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 33:138-50. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for pediatric intracranial arteriovenous malformations: the University of California at San Francisco experience
    Matthew D Smyth
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:48-55. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The surgical treatment of spasticity
    M D Smyth
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Room M 779, Box 0112, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Muscle Nerve 23:153-63. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Focal cooling suppresses spontaneous epileptiform activity without changing the cortical motor threshold
    Kameel M Karkar
    Department of Neurology University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, U S A
    Epilepsia 43:932-5. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Focal cooling for epilepsy: an alternative therapy that might actually work
    Steven M Rothman
    Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 7:214-21. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Giant intracranial teratoma with epignathus in a neonate. Case report and review of the literature
    James M Johnston
    Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:232-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgical posterior corpus callosotomy in a child with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Case report
    Matthew D Smyth
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University, St Louis Children s Hospital, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:312-5. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Complications of invasive subdural electrode monitoring at St. Louis Children's Hospital, 1994-2005
    James M Johnston
    Department of Neurosurgery and Division of Pediatric and Developmental Neurology, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:343-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Transcortical cooling inhibits hippocampal-kindled seizures in the rat
    Justin M Burton
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Epilepsia 46:1881-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Complications of ventriculosubgaleal shunts in infants and children
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 21:48-51. 2005

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Intracranial ependymomas of childhood: current management strategies
    M D Smyth
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 33:138-50. 2000
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  2. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for pediatric intracranial arteriovenous malformations: the University of California at San Francisco experience
    Matthew D Smyth
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:48-55. 2002
    ..In this study the authors describe a series of pediatric patients with a minimum follow-up duration of 36 months...
  3. ncbi request reprint The surgical treatment of spasticity
    M D Smyth
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Room M 779, Box 0112, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Muscle Nerve 23:153-63. 2000
    ..Several proposed mechanisms for spasticity are reviewed so that the rationale for the various surgical interventions for spasticity described may be better understood...
  4. ncbi request reprint Focal cooling suppresses spontaneous epileptiform activity without changing the cortical motor threshold
    Kameel M Karkar
    Department of Neurology University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, U S A
    Epilepsia 43:932-5. 2002
    ..Focal cerebral cooling has been shown to reduce epileptiform activity in animals. There are, however, few reports of this phenomenon in humans...
  5. ncbi request reprint Focal cooling for epilepsy: an alternative therapy that might actually work
    Steven M Rothman
    Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 7:214-21. 2005
    ..The present review describes the rationale for this research and our progress to date...
  6. ncbi request reprint Giant intracranial teratoma with epignathus in a neonate. Case report and review of the literature
    James M Johnston
    Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:232-6. 2007
    ..In this manuscript, the authors present a case of epignathus with intracranial extension, emphasizing clinical presentation, imaging findings, a staged surgical approach, multidisciplinary management, and outcome...
  7. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgical posterior corpus callosotomy in a child with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Case report
    Matthew D Smyth
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University, St Louis Children s Hospital, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:312-5. 2007
    ..The relevant literature pertaining to the use of radiosurgery for treating epilepsy is reviewed. Details of the radiosurgical techniques and prescription dose used are presented, along with 1-year serial neuroimaging results...
  8. ncbi request reprint Complications of invasive subdural electrode monitoring at St. Louis Children's Hospital, 1994-2005
    James M Johnston
    Department of Neurosurgery and Division of Pediatric and Developmental Neurology, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:343-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to better define the incidence of complications associated with placement of subdural electrodes for localization of seizure foci and functional mapping in children...
  9. ncbi request reprint Transcortical cooling inhibits hippocampal-kindled seizures in the rat
    Justin M Burton
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Epilepsia 46:1881-7. 2005
    ..Reversible cooling may control seizures while preserving function. We describe the effects of cooling kindled seizures in awake, freely moving rats...
  10. ncbi request reprint Complications of ventriculosubgaleal shunts in infants and children
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 21:48-51. 2005
    ..The ventriculosubgaleal shunt has been used for the temporary bypass of the normal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pathways. To date, a large series of complications from this procedure has not been elaborated upon in the literature...
  11. ncbi request reprint Complications of chronic vagus nerve stimulation for epilepsy in children
    Matthew D Smyth
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Alabama, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg 99:500-3. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to define better the incidence of surgical complications and untoward side effects of chronic vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) in a population of children with medically refractory epilepsy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of antiepileptic drugs on induced epileptiform activity in a rat model of dysplasia
    Matthew D Smyth
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Epilepsy Research Laboratory, University of California at San Francisco, 94143 0112, USA
    Epilepsy Res 50:251-64. 2002
    ..p.). Pre-treatment with VPA prolonged seizure latency in control rats, but had no effect in MAM-exposed animals. These results suggest MAM-exposed rats exhibit a dramatically reduced sensitivity to commonly prescribed AEDs...
  13. doi request reprint Ossified pseudomeningocele following Chiari decompression surgery in a patient with Kleeblattsch├Ądel deformity
    Matthew R Reynolds
    Department of Neurosurgery, Washington University, St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 2:203-6. 2008
    ..A genetic basis for the ossification process seems likely given the child's history of premature cranial suture closure. The authors draw attention to this rare complication and review the available body of literature on this topic...