Shirley I Stiver
Affiliation: University of California
- Complications of decompressive craniectomy for traumatic brain injuryShirley I Stiver
Department of Neurosurgical Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, California 94110 0899, USA
Neurosurg Focus 26:E7. 2009..Ongoing trials will define whether this balance supports surgical decompression as a first-line treatment for TBI...
- Reversible monoparesis following decompressive hemicraniectomy for traumatic brain injuryShirley I Stiver
Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94110 0899, USA
J Neurosurg 109:245-54. 2008..The authors set out to study motor function systematically in this patient population to define the incidence, contributing factors, and outcome of patients with motor trephine syndrome...
- Prehospital management of traumatic brain injuryShirley I Stiver
Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, California 94110 0899, USA
Neurosurg Focus 25:E5. 2008..The quality of prehospital care is a major determinant of long-term outcome for patients with traumatic brain injury...
- Survival with good outcome after cerebral herniation and Duret hemorrhage caused by traumatic brain injuryShirley I Stiver
Departments of Neurosurgery, University of California San Francisco, California, USA
J Neurosurg 110:1242-6. 2009..Aggressive intracranial monitoring and treatment of a Duret hemorrhage arising secondary to cerebral herniation may enable a good recovery in selected patients after severe TBI...
- Motor trephine syndrome: a mechanistic hypothesisShirley I Stiver
Department of Neurosurgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Room 101, San Francisco, CA 94110 0899, USA
Acta Neurochir Suppl 102:273-7. 2008..The goal of this study was to define causal factors associated with this syndrome...
- Benign anterior temporal epidural hematoma: indolent lesion with a characteristic CT imaging appearance after blunt head traumaAlisa D Gean
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif, USA
Radiology 257:212-8. 2010..To study the incidence, pathogenesis, imaging characteristics, and clinical importance of a unique subtype of epidural hematoma (EDH) associated with blunt head trauma...
- Hemicraniectomy: a new model for human electrophysiology with high spatio-temporal resolutionBradley Voytek
Helen Wills Neuroscience, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3190, USA
J Cogn Neurosci 22:2491-502. 2010..Taken together, these results provide evidence that the hemicraniectomy model provides a means for studying neural dynamics in humans with enhanced spatial and temporal resolution...
- Delayed acute spinal cord injury following intracranial gunshot trauma: case reportJason S Cheng
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Neurosurg 116:921-5. 2012..Consideration for craniotomy and bullet retrieval should be given to large bullets lying in the CSF spaces of the posterior fossa as they pose risk for acute spinal cord injury...
- Marked reduction in wound complication rates following decompressive hemicraniectomy with an improved operative closure techniqueMichael E Sughrue
Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain and Spinal Injury Center, University of California at San Francisco, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Building 1, Room 101, Box 0899, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
J Clin Neurosci 18:1201-5. 2011..05), compared to other, more standard, techniques. Thus, attention to closure of hemicraniectomy wounds can markedly reduce the rate of wound complications, thus improving the risk-to-benefit ratio of this procedure...
- Interobserver variability in the assessment of CT imaging features of traumatic brain injuryKimberly A Chun
Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology Section, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0628, USA
J Neurotrauma 27:325-30. 2010..In conclusion, there is good interobserver reproducibility between neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons in the interpretation of CT imaging features of TBI and calculation of Marshall and Rotterdam scores...
- Dexmedetomidine controls agitation and facilitates reliable, serial neurological examinations in a non-intubated patient with traumatic brain injuryJulin F Tang
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
Neurocrit Care 15:175-81. 2011....