R Shane Tubbs

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of scheduled nonnarcotic analgesic medications in children after suboccipital craniectomy
    Matthew D Smyth
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:183-6. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical anatomy of the C1 dorsal root, ganglion, and ramus: a review and anatomical study
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Clin Anat 20:624-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Urgent surgical intervention in pediatric patients with Chiari malformation type I. Report of two cases
    John C Wellons
    Division of Neurosurgery, Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:49-52. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Refined and simplified surgical landmarks for the MacCarty keyhole and orbitozygomatic craniotomy
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:230-3. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgical anatomy and landmarks for the basal vein of rosenthal
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:900-2. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Exposure of the V1-V3 segments of the vertebral artery via the posterior cervical triangle: a cadaveric feasibility study
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 5:320-3. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The iliacus minimus muscle
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, 35233, USA
    Clin Anat 19:720-1. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint An unusual formation of the deep palmar arch
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233, USA
    Clin Anat 19:708-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Quantitation of the lower subscapular nerve for potential use in neurotization procedures
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology and School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:881-3. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Suprascapular nerve as a donor for extracranial facial nerve reanimation procedures: a cadaveric feasibility study
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 108:145-8. 2008

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Publications125 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of scheduled nonnarcotic analgesic medications in children after suboccipital craniectomy
    Matthew D Smyth
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:183-6. 2004
    ..The authors performed a study to evaluate the efficacy of a regimen of scheduled minor analgesic medications in managing postoperative pain in children undergoing intracranial procedures...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical anatomy of the C1 dorsal root, ganglion, and ramus: a review and anatomical study
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Clin Anat 20:624-7. 2007
    ..05). Additional knowledge regarding the C1 dorsal roots, ganglia, and rami may be of use to the clinician who treats various pain syndromes including medically and surgically intractable occipital neuralgia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Urgent surgical intervention in pediatric patients with Chiari malformation type I. Report of two cases
    John C Wellons
    Division of Neurosurgery, Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:49-52. 2007
    ..Although seemingly rare, the clinician should consider CM-I in the differential diagnosis in pediatric patients presenting with acute brainstem or long tract signs...
  4. doi request reprint Refined and simplified surgical landmarks for the MacCarty keyhole and orbitozygomatic craniotomy
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:230-3. 2010
    ..To locate the optimal keyhole site, previous studies have used superficial landmarks that, in our experience, are not always visible or consistent on older crania...
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgical anatomy and landmarks for the basal vein of rosenthal
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:900-2. 2007
    ..These data may be of use, for example, to surgeons using subtemporal operative approaches through regions where this vessel is concealed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Exposure of the V1-V3 segments of the vertebral artery via the posterior cervical triangle: a cadaveric feasibility study
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 5:320-3. 2006
    ..The authors speculated that this entire segment of the VA could be reached with equal efficacy via the posterior cervical triangle (PCT)...
  7. ncbi request reprint The iliacus minimus muscle
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, 35233, USA
    Clin Anat 19:720-1. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint An unusual formation of the deep palmar arch
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233, USA
    Clin Anat 19:708-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Quantitation of the lower subscapular nerve for potential use in neurotization procedures
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology and School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:881-3. 2006
    ..Nerves in the vicinity of the axillae have been commonly used for neural grafting procedures, with the exception of the lower subscapular nerve (LSN)...
  10. doi request reprint Suprascapular nerve as a donor for extracranial facial nerve reanimation procedures: a cadaveric feasibility study
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 108:145-8. 2008
    ..Facial nerve injury with resultant facial muscle paralysis is disfiguring and disabling. To the authors' knowledge, neurotization of the facial nerve using a branch of the brachial plexus has not been previously performed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Wilhelm Erb and Erb's point
    R Shane Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Clin Anat 20:486-8. 2007
    ..Clinicians and anatomists should be aware of the discrepancy often found in the literature between these two terms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cadaveric findings of persistent fetal trigeminal arteries
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Clin Anat 20:367-70. 2007
    ..Additionally, the relationships between such an artery and other structures within the cavernous sinus should be understood by the neurosurgeon who operates in this region, e.g., transsphenoidal approaches to the skull base...
  13. ncbi request reprint Giant intracranial lipoma
    R Shane Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Folia Neuropathol 45:247-9. 2007
    ..Additionally, this patient was found to have a large lipoma of the anterior fontanelle. The clinical course and outcome of this patient is presented and relevant literature reviewed...
  14. doi request reprint Capsular attachment of the brachialis muscle (Portal's muscle): an anatomical and functional study
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Surg Radiol Anat 30:229-32. 2008
    ..These data may be of use to surgeons who operate this region so that attention to preservation of such fibers may be of less importance...
  15. ncbi request reprint The patient with symptoms following resection of a lipomyelomeningocele: do increases in the lumbosacral angle indicate a tethered spinal cord?
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:62-4. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to verify this same finding in a group of patients with occult spinal dysraphism (that is, closed neural tube defect)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vidius Vidius (Guido Guidi): 1509-1569
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, and Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:201-3; discussion 201-3. 2006
    ..His anatomic treatise was printed under the title Vidi Vidii: Florentini de anatome corporis humani libri VII in a posthumous edition (1626). We report what is known regarding this historical figure of both early anatomy and medicine...
  17. doi request reprint Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772): pioneer of neuroanatomy
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, 1600 7th Avenue South ACC 400, Birmingham, AL, 35233, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 27:1353-5. 2011
    ..It is on the shoulders of such great pioneers as Emanuel Swedenborg that we base our current understanding of the nervous system...
  18. ncbi request reprint Quantitation of and landmarks for the muscular branches of the ulnar nerve to the forearm for application in peripheral nerve neurotization procedures
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:800-3. 2006
    ..In this context, the ulnar nerve branches to the forearm muscles are relatively dispensable; however, quantitation of and landmarks for these branches are lacking in the literature...
  19. ncbi request reprint Superficial surgical landmarks for identifying the posterior interosseous nerve
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:796-9. 2006
    ..The goal of the current study was to provide easily recognizable superficial bone landmarks for identification of the PIN...
  20. ncbi request reprint Surgical anatomy of the cervical and infraclavicular parts of the long thoracic nerve
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:792-5. 2006
    ..In the present study the authors seek to elucidate further the surgical anatomy of this structure...
  21. ncbi request reprint Winged scapula as the presenting symptom of Chiari I malformation and syringomyelia
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:255-7. 2007
    ..Physical examination revealed a winged scapula. MRI was demonstrative of a Chiari I malformation with a small cervical syrinx eccentrically placed to the same side as the dysfunctional extremity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Approach to the cervical portion of the vagus nerve via the posterior cervical triangle: a cadaveric feasibility study with potential use in vagus nerve stimulation procedures
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Children s Hospital Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 5:540-2. 2006
    ..The authors describe a technique in which the cervical portion of the vagus nerve is exposed during procedures such as neuroma resection or, more commonly, during the placement of a vagus nerve stimulator...
  23. ncbi request reprint Abubakr Muhammad Ibn Zakaria Razi, Rhazes (865-925 AD: )
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, 1600 7th Avenue South ACC 400, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:1225-6. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Use of the clavicle in anterior cervical discectomy/corpectomy fusion procedures: cadaveric feasibility study
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:337-41. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, autologous clavicle has not been explored as a potential source for cervical fusion. Therefore, the following study was performed to verify the utility of this bone for these procedures...
  25. ncbi request reprint Retrosplenic course of the transverse cervical artery with the suprascapular artery travelling through the suprascapular notch
    R S Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 66:80-2. 2007
    ..We believe this is the first report of such a simultaneous occurrence...
  26. ncbi request reprint Unusual origins of accessory pericallosal arteries in man: case report
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology and Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Surg Radiol Anat 29:313-5. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, this variation has not been previously reported. The embryological and surgical implications of this finding are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Critical analysis of the Chiari malformation Type I found in children with lipomyelomeningocele
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Children s Hospital, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:196-200. 2007
    ..Occasional comments are found in the literature regarding patients with lipomyelomeningocele and concomitant Chiari malformation Type I (CM-I). The object of this study was to explore the association between these two conditions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Anatomy of the falcine venous plexus
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:155-7. 2007
    ..Interestingly, other venous structures within the falx cerebri have received scant attention in the medical literature. The present study was performed to elucidate the presence and anatomy of these midline structures...
  29. ncbi request reprint An unreported variation of the cervical vagus nerve: anatomical and histological observations
    R S Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 66:155-7. 2007
    ..This rare variation might be considered by the clinician who operates in the cervical region or interprets imaging of the neck. To our knowledge, a vagus nerve with the above described morphology has not been described...
  30. ncbi request reprint The vertebral nerve revisited
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Clin Anat 20:644-7. 2007
    ..As neck pain is a significant reason for physician office visits, additional knowledge of the nerves innervating the joints and adjacent meninges of the neck could be important for both surgical and medical blockade of nerve fibers...
  31. ncbi request reprint The lateral atlantooccipital ligament
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Surg Radiol Anat 29:219-23. 2007
    ..The ligaments of this region, for the most part, have been thoroughly investigated, except for the lateral atlantooccipital ligament (LAO), which is not described in most modern texts...
  32. ncbi request reprint Indirect inguinal hernia of the urinary bladder through a persistent canal of Nuck: case report
    R S Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, 1600 7th Avenue South ACC 400, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Hernia 11:287-8. 2007
    ..We believe this to be the first report of an indirect inguinal hernia involving the urinary bladder in a cadaver. This also seems to be the first description of such a hernia via a patent canal of Nuck in an adult...
  33. ncbi request reprint The horizontal sacrum as an indicator of the tethered spinal cord in spina bifida aperta and occulta
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 23:E11. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Benign fibrous histiocytoma of the skull base. Case report
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:65-7. 2007
    ..Results of a surgical biopsy were consistent with BFH. At the most recent follow-up examination--18 months postoperatively--the child was noted to be asymptomatic with no gross increase in tumor size...
  35. ncbi request reprint Accessory venous sinus of Hyrtl
    R S Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 66:198-9. 2007
    ..e. the middle meningeal veins) posteriorly. No other variations or obvious pathology were identified intracranially or extracranially. Knowledge of such a venous variation may be of use to the clinician...
  36. ncbi request reprint An unusual muscular variation of the infratemporal fossa
    R S Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 66:200-2. 2007
    ..The clinician may contemplate the wide array of muscular anomalies within the infratemporal fossa when considering unexplained neurological symptoms attributed to branches of V3 and pursue appropriate diagnostic testing...
  37. ncbi request reprint The oblique cord of the forearm in man
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Clin Anat 20:411-5. 2007
    ..Based on our findings, the function of the oblique cord appears insignificant in providing significant stability to the proximal forearm; however, further investigative studies are now necessary to confirm these data...
  38. ncbi request reprint The tectorial membrane: anatomical, biomechanical, and histological analysis
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Children s Hospital Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Clin Anat 20:382-6. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, our study is the first to perform a detailed histological analysis of the tectorial membrane. We hope that these data are useful to the clinician who investigates this ligament of the craniocervical region...
  39. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging evidence of posterior pharynx denervation in pediatric patients with Chiari I malformation and absent gag reflex
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35232, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:21-4. 2004
    ..The authors hypothesized that children with preoperative Chiari I malformation and an absent gag reflex may harbor pharyngeal musculature atrophy identifiable on magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...
  40. doi request reprint Morphometric analysis of the foramen magnum: an anatomic study
    R Shane Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:385-8; discussion 388. 2010
    ..To further elucidate the importance of anatomic variations in morphology of the foramen magnum and associated clinical implications, we conducted a morphometric study...
  41. ncbi request reprint Dissection of a rare accessory muscle of the leg: the tensor fasciae suralis muscle
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Clin Anat 19:571-2. 2006
    ..Although seemingly rare, the tensor fascia suralis muscle may be considered by the clinician in the differential diagnosis of masses over the posterior lower extremity...
  42. ncbi request reprint Unusual finding of the craniocervical junction
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Clin Anat 18:449-51. 2005
    ..Neurologically, the child is normal with no decreased range of motion about the cervical spine. After a review of the literature, this seems to be only the sixth reported case...
  43. ncbi request reprint Aneurysm of the distal facial artery from a penetrating oral prosthesis
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Clin Anat 18:527-9. 2005
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Regional vascular relationships to the foramen ovale: an anatomical study with application to approaches to the external skull base with an emphasis on transcutaneous procedures for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia
    R Shane Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 113:493-7. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to elucidate such anatomical relationships...
  45. ncbi request reprint Surgical anatomy of the axillary nerve within the quadrangular space
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:912-4. 2005
    ..Muscle hypertrophy of this geometrical area and fascial bands within it have been implicated in compression of the axillary nerve...
  46. doi request reprint Anatomy of the palmar branch of the ulnar nerve: application to ulnar and median nerve decompressive surgery
    R Shane Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:263-7. 2011
    ..The present study was performed to help the surgeon minimize postoperative complications of nerve decompression at the wrist...
  47. ncbi request reprint Anatomic landmarks for nerves of the neck: a vade mecum for neurosurgeons
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:256-60; discussion 256-60. 2005
    ..It is our hope that this collection will serve to assist the surgeon who operates in this region of the body...
  48. ncbi request reprint Ligament of Barkow of the craniocervical junction: its anatomy and potential clinical and functional significance
    R Shane Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 12:619-22. 2010
    ..Although the anatomy and function of these ligaments have been well described, those of the Barkow ligament (BL) have yet to be studied...
  49. ncbi request reprint The adductor minimus muscle revisited
    R Shane Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, 1600 7th Avenue South ACC 400, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Surg Radiol Anat 33:429-32. 2011
    ..6 cm, 7 cm, and 2.25 mm, respectively. Such data may be of consequence to clinicians who rehabilitate posterior thigh musculature or surgeons who operate this region...
  50. doi request reprint A novel method for cerebrospinal fluid diversion: a cadaveric and animal study
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Neurosurgery 68:491-4; discussion 495. 2011
    ..Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversionary methods are fraught with complications (eg, infection, obstruction, and CSF malabsorption at the distal site)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Contrahentes digitorum muscle
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Clin Anat 18:606-8. 2005
    ..As muscle variations may compress the median nerve while in the carpal tunnel, the clinician should be aware of such a variation...
  52. doi request reprint Anatomy and landmarks for branches of the brachial plexus: a vade mecum
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, 1600 7th Avenue South ACC 400, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Surg Radiol Anat 32:261-70. 2010
    ..Our hopes are that these data will be useful during clinical and surgical procedures of these regions and act as a single, concise source for such information...
  53. doi request reprint Intradural cervical root adjacent interconnections in the normal, prefixed, and postfixed brachial plexus
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:413-6. 2009
    ..Moreover, the pattern of these connections among individuals harboring normal, pre-, and postfixed brachial plexuses, to the authors' knowledge, has not been explored...
  54. ncbi request reprint Quantitation of and measurements utilizing the sphenoid ridge
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, Birmingham 35233, USA
    Clin Anat 20:131-4. 2007
    ..3, and 4.1 cm, respectively. Additional measurements between the parts of the sphenoid ridge and surrounding anatomical structures may assist the surgeon who operates in this region or the clinician who view imaging of this anatomy...
  55. doi request reprint Peroneotalocalcaneus muscle
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Anat Sci Int 83:280-2. 2008
    ..To the authors' knowledge this muscle variation has not been described as having an attachment onto the talus thus the term 'peroneotalocalcaneus muscle' is proposed...
  56. ncbi request reprint Retained hand function following transection of the ulnar nerve
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Bratisl Lek Listy 109:281-2. 2008
    ..Such neural variations should be considered when evaluating injuries to the nerves of the upper extremity (Fig. 2, Ref. 5)...
  57. doi request reprint Phrenic nerve neurotization utilizing the spinal accessory nerve: technical note with potential application in patients with high cervical quadriplegia
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:1341-4. 2008
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Right-sided vagus nerve stimulation inhibits induced spinal cord seizures
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Clin Anat 20:23-6. 2007
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Richard Lower (1631-1691): acknowledging his notable contributions to the exploration of the nervous system. Historical vignette
    R Shane Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 111:1096-101. 2009
    ..In this paper, the neurological contributions, with a brief mention of challenges, delivered during the 17th century by this influential historical physician will be highlighted with an emphasis on the impact each contribution made...
  60. ncbi request reprint Anatomy of the lateral intermuscular septum of the arm and its relationships to the radial nerve and its proximal branches. Laboratory investigation
    R Shane Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 111:336-9. 2009
    ..To further elucidate its morphological characteristics, the present cadaveric study was performed...
  61. doi request reprint William Henry Battle and Battle's sign: mastoid ecchymosis as an indicator of basilar skull fracture
    R Shane Tubbs
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg 112:186-8. 2010
    ..The following is a review of Battle's background and his contributions to medicine, specifically his observations associated with basilar skull fractures...
  62. ncbi request reprint The petrosal nerves: anatomy, pathology, and surgical considerations
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama
    Clin Anat 22:537-44. 2009
    ..Information regarding the petrosal nerves may assist those who observe or operate at or near the skull base. To our knowledge, this is the first comprehensive review of these structures...
  63. doi request reprint Contributions of the fourth spinal nerve to the brachial plexus without prefixation
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, 1600 7th Avenue South ACC 400, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:548-51. 2008
    ..The authors undertook a cadaveric study to evaluate the C-4 contributions to the upper trunk of the brachial plexus...
  64. doi request reprint Wilhelm His (1831-1904) and his contributions to neuroanatomy
    R Shane Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, 1600 7th Avenue South ACC 400, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:1613-5. 2009
    ..The contributions to neuroanatomy by the Swiss scientist Wilhelm His, Sr. (1831-1904) are underrepresented in the literature...
  65. doi request reprint Morphometric analysis of the craniocervical juncture in children with Chiari I malformation and concomitant syringobulbia
    R Shane Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:689-92. 2009
    ..The present study was conducted in order to prove or disprove such a theory...
  66. doi request reprint Legacy and current understanding of the often-misunderstood Foix-Alajouanine syndrome. Historical vignette
    Andrew S Ferrell
    Department of Radiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 3412, USA
    J Neurosurg 111:902-6. 2009
    ..The inclusion of thrombosis in the clinical picture of this syndrome is not only incorrect but may leave one with the impression of therapeutic futility, thus possibly preventing successful surgical or endovascular therapy...
  67. ncbi request reprint Delayed resolution of Chiari I-associated hydromyelia after posterior fossa decompression: case report and review of the literature
    Kyle E Doughty
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:711. 2004
    ..The expected time interval for resolution of hydromyelia after Chiari I decompression is lacking in the literature. This case report highlights one instance of delayed resolution of Chiari-induced hydromyelia...
  68. ncbi request reprint Acute hydrocephalus following a Chiari I decompression
    Scott Elton
    Children s Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 36:101-4. 2002
    ..We present three patients who developed infratentorial supracerebellar hygromas causing acute hydrocephalus after posterior cranial fossa decompression...
  69. ncbi request reprint Ninth cranial nerve stimulation for epilepsy control. Part 2: surgical feasibility in humans
    R Shane Tubbs
    Division of Neurosurgery, The Children s Hospital of Alabama, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 36:244-7. 2002
    ..We previously determined the success of HN stimulation in controlling epileptiform activity in a canine model study. The present study assessed the ability to extrapolate the ease of surgical dissection and surrounding anatomy to humans...
  70. ncbi request reprint Craniopharyngioma marsupialization. Case illustration
    Leslie Acakpo-Satchivi
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:521. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint An unusual complication of a ventriculopleural shunt. Case illustration
    Blake Pearson
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:410. 2007
  72. doi request reprint Surface landmarks for the junction between the transverse and sigmoid sinuses: application of the "strategic" burr hole for suboccipital craniotomy
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:37-41; discussion 41. 2009
    ..We have studied external skull bony landmarks to facilitate the placement of the initial "strategic" burr hole just inferior and medial to the junction of transverse-sigmoid venous sinuses during standard retrosigmoid craniotomy...
  73. ncbi request reprint Chiari I malformation and idiopathic growth hormone deficiency in siblings: report of three cases
    R Lee Murphy
    University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:1221-3. 2007
    ..The authors report a case of three brothers...
  74. ncbi request reprint Hindbrain herniation: A review of embryological theories
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology and Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Ital J Anat Embryol 113:37-46. 2008
    ..e. herniation of the cerebellar tonsils through the foramen magnum). Finally, it seems that no single theory could explain all forms of the Chiari malformation, and that this malformation might be a heterogeneous entity...
  75. ncbi request reprint An unusual case of a mediastinal mass in a cadaver
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Clin Anat 19:151-3. 2006
    ..Needle biopsy in these cases may prove lethal. We believe this to be the first description of this complication in a cadaver...
  76. ncbi request reprint The velum interpositum revisited and redefined
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, 1600 7th Avenue South ACC 400, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Surg Radiol Anat 30:131-5. 2008
    ..Descriptions of the velum interpositum (VI) are typically brief and lacking detail in most neuroanatomical and neurosurgical texts. As this structure may be involved clinically or encountered surgically, the present study seemed warranted...
  77. ncbi request reprint Pericallosal artery pseudoaneurysm secondary to endoscopic-assisted ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement. Case report
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:140-2. 2006
    ..This case underlines a rare but serious risk involved with the routine placement of CSF shunts...
  78. ncbi request reprint Use of the scapular spine in lumbar fusion procedures: cadaveric feasibility study. Laboratory investigation
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:554-7. 2007
    ..To the authors' knowledge, autologous scapula has not been explored as a potential source for posterior lumbar fusion graft material. Therefore, the following study was performed to verify the utility of this bone in these procedures...
  79. ncbi request reprint Split spinal cord malformation
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Clin Anat 20:15-8. 2007
    ..Various hypotheses have been made regarding the embryology of this unusual form of spinal dysraphism, and these are reviewed along with the common clinical manifestations of this intriguing pathological entity...
  80. ncbi request reprint Triceps brachii muscle demonstrating a fourth head
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Children s Hospital Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Clin Anat 19:657-60. 2006
    ..Clinicians diagnosing or treating patients with weakness or pain of the posterior arm should consider anomalous muscles in this region that may result in neurovascular compression...
  81. ncbi request reprint Lipomyelomeningocele and arteriovenous malformation: case reports and a review of the literature
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:628-31. 2006
    ..The caudal end of the human embryo is a major site of multipotential cells. We now present two cases of simultaneous arteriovenous malformation and lipomyelomeningocele and review the literature regarding this potential association...
  82. doi request reprint Acute ventriculoperitoneal shunt malfunction following opening of the spinal subarachnoid space: a case series
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, ACC 400, 1600 7th Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:599-600; discussion 601-5. 2009
    ..Malfunction of cerebrospinal shunts is common and due to multiple etiologies. We hypothesize that opening of the spinal dura may prompt shunt failure in select individuals with previously unrecognized tenuous shunt function...
  83. doi request reprint Classification and clinical anatomy of the first spinal nerve: surgical implications
    R Shane Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 10:390-4. 2009
    ..The authors performed the present study to elucidate further the detailed anatomy of the first cervical nerve and review its clinical relevance...
  84. ncbi request reprint Surgical and anatomical landmarks for the perineal branch of the posterior femoral cutaneous nerve: implications in perineal pain syndromes. Laboratory investigation
    R Shane Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, 1600 7th Avenue South, ACC 400, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 111:332-5. 2009
    ..Because perineal pain syndromes can be disabling and pudendal nerve surgical decompression/block is often not efficacious, an anatomical study of this cutaneous nerve of the perineum seemed warranted...
  85. ncbi request reprint Lap-belt injury with complete avulsion of the spinal cord and cauda equina
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Clin Anat 19:665-8. 2006
    ..The clinician should be aware of the potentially devastating results following a lap-belt injury in which a Chance fracture is produced...
  86. ncbi request reprint Descriptive anatomy of the insertion of the biceps femoris muscle
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Clin Anat 19:517-21. 2006
    ..The clinician must have a thorough understanding of this anatomy before correct therapeutic maneuvers can be implemented...
  87. ncbi request reprint The psoas quartus muscle
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Clin Anat 19:678-80. 2006
    ..Furthermore, clinicians who image the posterior abdominal wall should be aware of this potential anomaly when interpreting the anatomy of this region...
  88. ncbi request reprint Chiari I malformation, caudal regression syndrome, and Pierre Robin Syndrome: a previously unreported combination
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:1507-8. 2006
    ..In addition, this child was found to have a fatty-infiltrated filum terminale and a low conus medullaris...
  89. ncbi request reprint Surgical anatomy and quantitation of the branches of the V2 and V3 segments of the vertebral artery. Laboratory investigation
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:84-7. 2009
    ..Therefore, a working knowledge of the distribution and significance of such VA branches may be advantageous to the surgeon. To date, quantitation of these branches is lacking in the literature...
  90. ncbi request reprint The costoclavicular ligament revisited: a functional and anatomical study
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Rom J Morphol Embryol 50:475-9. 2009
    ..The sternoclavicular joint is of clinical importance. However, there is scant information in the literature regarding one ligament of this area, the costoclavicular ligament (CCL)...
  91. ncbi request reprint Posterior cranial fossa volume in patients with rickets: insights into the increased occurrence of Chiari I malformation in metabolic bone disease
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:380-3; discussion 383-4. 2004
    ..The present study measures the posterior fossa volume in children with rickets to verify previous case reports indicting a small posterior fossa as the cause for an increased rate of CIM in children with rickets...
  92. ncbi request reprint The accessory atlantoaxial ligament
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:400-2; discussion 402-4. 2004
    ..The ligaments of this region, for the most part, have been thoroughly investigated, with the exception of the accessory atlantoaxial ligament...
  93. ncbi request reprint Dwarfism, occult spinal dysraphism, and presacral myxopapillary ependymoma with an epidermoid cyst in a child
    R S Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 147:299-302; discussion 302. 2005
    ..Further case reports are necessary to discern whether these pathological entities are true low rate associations that the clinician should consider in their evaluation of these patients...
  94. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up in children with functional hemispherectomy for Rasmussen's encephalitis
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 21:461-5. 2005
    ..Multiple variations of functional hemispherectomy have been performed since its inception by Rasmussen. Long-term follow-up for these variations is lacking in the medical literature...
  95. ncbi request reprint The relationship of the spinal cord to scoliosis
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:228-33. 2004
    ..This historical paper, now printed in full, may very well be one of the earliest descriptions of this association. It offers a unique window into the early cause-and-effect thinking regarding this neurosurgical lesion...
  96. ncbi request reprint Unusual drainage of the testicular veins
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Clin Anat 18:536-9. 2005
    ..Additionally, knowledge of these variations is important surgically; for example, anomalous veins that ought to be ligated during surgery for varicocele go unnoticed and result in recurrence of the varicocele...
  97. ncbi request reprint Artificial deformation of the human skull: a review
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Clin Anat 19:372-7. 2006
    ..Accidental cranial deformation or mild forms of intentional cranial deformation may be encountered by the clinician or anatomist. We review the literature regarding intentional manipulation of the human cranium...
  98. ncbi request reprint Unilateral agenesis of the facial artery with compensation by a giant transverse facial artery
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 64:226-8. 2005
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of complete agenesis and not simply diminution of the facial artery with compensatory enlargement of the transverse facial artery...
  99. ncbi request reprint Charles Estienne (Carolus Stephanus) (ca.1504-1564): physician and anatomist
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Clin Anat 19:4-7. 2006
  100. ncbi request reprint A simple method to deter retethering in patients with spinal dysraphism
    R Shane Tubbs
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:715-6. 2006
    ..Twenty pediatric patients (ten initial operations and ten reoperations) after the detethering of their spinal cord had intradural retention sutures placed with subsequent duraplasty using autologous thoracolumbar fascia...
  101. doi request reprint The contralateral long thoracic nerve as a donor for upper brachial plexus neurotization procedures: cadaveric feasibility study
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 110:749-53. 2009
    ..Neurotization to proximal branches of the brachial plexus using the contralateral long thoracic nerve (LTN) has, to the authors' knowledge, not been previously explored...