Gabriel Zada

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Craniopharyngioma and other cystic epithelial lesions of the sellar region: a review of clinical, imaging, and histopathological relationships
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E4. 2010
  2. pmc Perioperative management of patients undergoing transsphenoidal pituitary surgery
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Asian J Neurosurg 5:1-6. 2010
  3. pmc Diagnosis and Multimodality Management of Cushing's Disease: A Practical Review
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1200 North State Street, Suite 3300, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Int J Endocrinol 2013:893781. 2013
  4. pmc Prevalence of neurobehavioral, social, and emotional dysfunction in patients treated for childhood craniopharyngioma: a systematic literature review
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e76562. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The postoperative cortisol stress response following transsphenoidal pituitary surgery: a potential screening method for assessing preserved pituitary function
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles County USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pituitary 16:319-25. 2013
  6. doi request reprint "Through the looking glass": optical physics, issues, and the evolution of neuroendoscopy
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    World Neurosurg 79:S3-13. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Incidence trends in the anatomic location of primary malignant brain tumors in the United States: 1992-2006
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    World Neurosurg 77:518-24. 2012
  8. doi request reprint "Through the looking glass": optical physics, issues, and the evolution of neuroendoscopy
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    World Neurosurg 77:92-102. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Surgical management of craniopharyngiomas in the pediatric population
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Horm Res Paediatr 74:62-6. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes and patterns of tumor progression after gamma knife radiosurgery for benign meningiomas
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:322-8; discussion 328-9. 2010

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Craniopharyngioma and other cystic epithelial lesions of the sellar region: a review of clinical, imaging, and histopathological relationships
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E4. 2010
    ..The authors review the developmental relationships and differentiating features of various epithelial lesions of the sellar region...
  2. pmc Perioperative management of patients undergoing transsphenoidal pituitary surgery
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Asian J Neurosurg 5:1-6. 2010
    ..In this review, we discuss the major preoperative and postoperative considerations in patients undergoing resection for pituitary lesions in the modern era of transsphenoidal surgery...
  3. pmc Diagnosis and Multimodality Management of Cushing's Disease: A Practical Review
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1200 North State Street, Suite 3300, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Int J Endocrinol 2013:893781. 2013
    ..In this paper, a stepwise approach to the diagnosis, and various management strategies and associated outcomes in patients with Cushing's Disease are discussed...
  4. pmc Prevalence of neurobehavioral, social, and emotional dysfunction in patients treated for childhood craniopharyngioma: a systematic literature review
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e76562. 2013
    ..The authors aimed to further characterize the prevalence of neurobehavioral, social, and emotional dysfunction in survivors of childhood craniopharyngiomas...
  5. doi request reprint The postoperative cortisol stress response following transsphenoidal pituitary surgery: a potential screening method for assessing preserved pituitary function
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles County USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pituitary 16:319-25. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint "Through the looking glass": optical physics, issues, and the evolution of neuroendoscopy
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    World Neurosurg 79:S3-13. 2013
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Incidence trends in the anatomic location of primary malignant brain tumors in the United States: 1992-2006
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    World Neurosurg 77:518-24. 2012
    ..This study sought to determine incidence trends of the anatomical origin of primary malignant brain tumors...
  8. doi request reprint "Through the looking glass": optical physics, issues, and the evolution of neuroendoscopy
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    World Neurosurg 77:92-102. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Surgical management of craniopharyngiomas in the pediatric population
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Horm Res Paediatr 74:62-6. 2010
    ..Craniopharyngiomas (CPs) are benign, locally aggressive neoplasms that comprise approximately 10% of pediatric brain tumors. The role of surgical management for CPs is discussed in this review...
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes and patterns of tumor progression after gamma knife radiosurgery for benign meningiomas
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:322-8; discussion 328-9. 2010
    ..To characterize the timing and patterns of long-term treatment failure after Gamma Knife radiosurgery (GKRS) for benign meningiomas...
  11. doi request reprint Cushing's disease and idiopathic intracranial hypertension: case report and review of underlying pathophysiological mechanisms
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4850-4. 2010
    ..Several studies have reported an association between idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) and deficits of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis...
  12. doi request reprint Defining the "edge of the envelope": patient selection in treating complex sellar-based neoplasms via transsphenoidal versus open craniotomy
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:286-300. 2011
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Intraoperative conversion from endoscopic to microscopic approach for the management of sellar pathology: incidence and rationale in a contemporary series
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    World Neurosurg 73:334-7. 2010
    ..Intraoperative conversion to a microscopic approach may be an important option in selected cases. We aim to characterize the operative situations in which such conversion occurred and facilitated the procedure...
  14. doi request reprint Atypical pituitary adenomas: incidence, clinical characteristics, and implications
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:336-44. 2011
    ..The authors review the incidence of this atypical histopathological subtype and its correlation with tumor subtype, invasion, and surgical features...
  15. doi request reprint Transsphenoidal surgery in patients with acromegaly: operative strategies for overcoming technically challenging anatomical variations
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 29:E8. 2010
    ..The object of this study was to review the overall safety profile and anatomical/technical challenges associated with transsphenoidal surgery in patients with acromegaly...
  16. doi request reprint Midline filum of the sellar dura: a useful landmark during endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:391-4. 2010
    ..During endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery, identification and constant awareness of the midline is imperative to prevent injury to critical lateral structures, such as the internal carotid arteries...
  17. ncbi request reprint The neurosurgical anatomy of the sphenoid sinus and sellar floor in endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:1319-30. 2011
    ..The authors aimed to characterize neuroimaging and intraoperative variations in the sagittal and coronal surgical anatomy of healthy controls and patients with sellar lesions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Early decreased tumor volume following fractionated Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for metastatic melanoma and the role of "adaptive radiosurgery": case report
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:E512-3. 2010
    ..The tumor demonstrated a rapid response to radiosurgery with an observable reduction in tumor volume between the second and third treatments, requiring a favorable modification in the third fractionated treatment...
  19. doi request reprint Cerebral vasospasm and concurrent left ventricular outflow tract obstruction: requirement for modification of hyperdynamic therapy regimen
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neurocrit Care 12:265-8. 2010
    ..Patients with concurrent left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) obstruction may have paradoxical decreases in CO following administration of inotropic pressors, placing them at significant risk for cerebral ischemia and stroke...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis and treatment of intracranial arachnoid cysts in pediatric patients younger than 2 years of age
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 22:E1. 2007
    ..The authors sought to determine whether the clinical presentation of pediatric patients younger than 2 years old and harboring arachnoid cysts influenced the type of intervention that would be required...
  21. ncbi request reprint Recognition and management of delayed hyponatremia following transsphenoidal pituitary surgery
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:66-71. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the incidence of symptomatic and occult hyponatremia in patients who had undergone transsphenoidal pituitary surgery...
  22. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous intracranial hypotension and immediate improvement following epidural blood patch placement demonstrated by intracranial pressure monitoring. Case report
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:1089-90. 2007
    ..Intracranial pressure monitoring proved to be useful in the diagnosis and management of SIH in this patient...
  23. doi request reprint Patterns of extrasellar extension in growth hormone-secreting and nonfunctional pituitary macroadenomas
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 29:E4. 2010
    ..The authors aimed to analyze variations in the patterns of extrasellar extension of nonfunctional macroadenomas (NFMAs) and growth hormone (GH)-secreting macroadenomas...
  24. ncbi request reprint A review of ocular manifestations in intracranial hypotension
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 23:E8. 2007
    ..The aim of this review was to identify the most commonly reported ocular manifestations associated with ICH...
  25. doi request reprint Anaplastic intraventricular oligodendroglioma: case report and review of the literature
    Gabriel Zada
    Division of Neurosurgery and Department of Pathology, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Surg Neurol 71:693-700. 2009
    ..These lesions vary in regard to tumor grading and clinical presentation, as compared with their intraparenchymal counterparts. A case report and review of the previous literature regarding IVO and tumor grading were conducted...
  26. ncbi request reprint Internal carotid artery aneurysms occurring at the origin of fetal variant posterior cerebral arteries: surgical and endovascular experience
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:ONS55-61; discussion ONS61-2. 2008
    ..We present the first series of ICA-posterior communicating artery (PComA) aneurysms originating at the takeoff of fetal PCA vessels that were treated by surgical or endovascular intervention...
  27. doi request reprint The extradural temporopolar approach: a review of indications and operative technique
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E3. 2008
    ..The authors' objective was to review the indications, surgical experience, and operative technique in a series of patients who underwent surgery with this approach...
  28. ncbi request reprint Significance of postoperative fluid diuresis in patients undergoing transsphenoidal surgery for growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenomas
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Neurosurg 112:744-9. 2010
    ..In this paper the authors aimed to further analyze the degree of fluid diuresis as it relates to postoperative GH levels...
  29. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of rathke cleft cysts in children
    Gabriel Zada
    Division of Neurosurgery, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Neurosurgery 64:1132-7; author reply 1037-8. 2009
    ..They require surgical fenestration and drainage in a small proportion of patients who develop symptoms or demonstrate progressive enlargement. Our aim was to review our experience with pediatric patients treated surgically for RCCs...
  30. doi request reprint Fenestrated aneurysm clips in the surgical management of anterior communicating artery aneurysms: operative techniques and strategy. Clinical article
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 26:E7. 2009
    ..The goal in this study was to characterize the particular surgical situations in which the use of a fenestrated clip facilitates the clip ligation of ACoA aneurysms...
  31. doi request reprint Rathke cleft cysts: a review of clinical and surgical management
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 31:E1. 2011
    ..Complete cyst wall resection, intraoperative alcohol cauterization, and sellar floor reconstruction in the absence of a CSF leak are not routinely recommended...
  32. ncbi request reprint Genomic and transcriptome analysis revealing an oncogenic functional module in meningiomas
    Xiao Chang
    Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    Neurosurg Focus 35:E3. 2013
    ..Meningiomas are among the most common primary adult brain tumors. Although typically benign, roughly 2%-5% display malignant pathological features. The key molecular pathways involved in malignant transformation remain to be determined...
  33. ncbi request reprint Delayed toxicity from gamma knife radiosurgery to lesions in and adjacent to the brainstem
    Laurence Davidson
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 1200 North State Street, Suite 5046, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 16:1139-47. 2009
    ..Larger tumor volume (p=0.02) and larger treatment volume (p=0.04) were associated with an increased incidence of delayed toxicity. Large lesions adjacent to the brainstem have a higher than previously suspected rate of delayed toxicity...
  34. doi request reprint Operative strategies for minimizing hearing loss and other major complications associated with microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia
    Aaron E Bond
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    World Neurosurg 74:172-7. 2010
    ..To retrospectively assess the surgical outcomes and complication rates following microvascular decompression (MVD) for trigeminal neuralgia, using a targeted, restricted retrosigmoid approach...
  35. doi request reprint Indocyanine green fluorescence endoscopy for visual differentiation of pituitary tumor from surrounding structures
    Zachary N Litvack
    Department of Neurosurgery, George Washington University, Washington DC 20037, USA
    J Neurosurg 116:935-41. 2012
    ..The authors hypothesized that intraoperative indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescence endoscopy could be used to visually differentiate tumor from surrounding tissues, including normal pituitary gland and dura...
  36. doi request reprint Long-term recurrence and mortality after surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy for nonfunctional pituitary adenomas
    Edward F Chang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Division of Endocrinology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg 108:736-45. 2008
    ..The authors' aim was to determine predictors of recurrence and overall survival and to define patient subgroups that may benefit from radiotherapy...
  37. ncbi request reprint A proposed grading system for standardizing tumor consistency of intracranial meningiomas
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    Neurosurg Focus 35:E1. 2013
    ..Aside from descriptors such as "hard" or "soft," no objective criteria exist for grading, studying, and conveying the consistency of meningiomas...
  38. pmc A pilot genome-scale profiling of DNA methylation in sporadic pituitary macroadenomas: association with tumor invasion and histopathological subtype
    Chao Ling
    Research Center of Basic Medical Sciences, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e96178. 2014
    ..DNA hypermethylation of KCNAB2 and downstream ion-channel activity signal pathways may contribute to the endocrine-inactive status of nonfunctional PAs. ..
  39. doi request reprint Imaging of the pituitary and parasellar region
    Joshua W Lucas
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Semin Neurol 32:320-31. 2012
    ..Computed tomography (CT) allows for identification of bony involvement of lesions and also the general bony anatomy of the sellar region. Both modalities combined allow for complete characterization of sellar and parasellar pathology...
  40. pmc DNA methylation in the malignant transformation of meningiomas
    Fan Gao
    Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e54114. 2013
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  41. ncbi request reprint Extent of resection and early postoperative outcomes following removal of cystic vestibular schwannomas: surgical experience over a decade and review of the literature
    Parham Yashar
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 33:E13. 2012
    ..The literature pertaining to clinical and histopathological differences between CVSs and their solid counterparts is reviewed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Incidence of venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing craniotomy and motor mapping for glioma without intraoperative mechanical prophylaxis to the contralateral leg
    Kurtis I Auguste
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurosurg 99:680-4. 2003
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Spinal arachnoid cysts in the pediatric population: report of 31 cases and a review of the literature
    Aaron E Bond
    Division of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:432-41. 2012
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Endovascular management of spinal dural arteriovenous fistulas. A review
    Walavan Sivakumar
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 26:E15. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper was to review the existing literature regarding the clinical characteristics, classification, and endovascular management of spinal DAVFs...
  45. doi request reprint Cerebral aneurysms with intrasellar extension: a systematic review of clinical, anatomical, and treatment characteristics
    Brian W Hanak
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Neurosurg 116:164-78. 2012
    ..The authors aimed to characterize the clinical and anatomical details of this poorly defined entity in the modern era of neuroimaging and open/endovascular neurosurgery...
  46. ncbi request reprint Endonasal transsphenoidal approach for pituitary adenomas and other sellar lesions: an assessment of efficacy, safety, and patient impressions
    Gabriel Zada
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:350-8. 2003
    ..To assess the effectiveness of this procedure, tumor remission rates and surgical complications were documented, and patients' postoperative complaints were recorded using a questionnaire...
  47. pmc Long term outcome following repeat transsphenoidal surgery for recurrent endocrine-inactive pituitary adenomas
    Edward F Chang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Pituitary 13:223-9. 2010
    ..Our data suggest that when performed by experienced transsphenoidal surgeons, durable tumor control can be obtained in these frequently locally aggressive tumors with acceptable rates of post-operative morbidity...
  48. ncbi request reprint Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis in sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma
    Stephen V Liu
    Division of Medical Oncology, Keck University of Southern California School of Medicine, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California
    Head Neck 35:E343-5. 2013
    ..Treatment often includes a combination of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery, although the optimal strategy remains unclear. Here, we present the first reported case of leptomeningeal carcinomatosis from SNUC...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cerebral vasospasm after transsphenoidal resection of pituitary macroadenomas: report of 3 cases and review of the literature
    Ajit S Puri
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:173-80; discussion 180-1. 2012
    ..Severe vasospasm in other neurosurgical settings is not as well recognized. Delay in diagnosis and treatment of vasospasm in such settings may be associated with significant neurological morbidity...
  50. doi request reprint Molecular genetics of meningiomas: a systematic review of the current literature and potential basis for future treatment paradigms
    Martin H Pham
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 30:E7. 2011
    ..Identification of these genetic factors using genome-wide association studies and high-throughput genomics may provide data for future individualized treatment strategies...
  51. doi request reprint Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring during spine surgery: a review
    Andres A Gonzalez
    Department of Neurology Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 27:E6. 2009
    ..As many spinal surgeries continue to evolve along a pathway of minimal invasiveness, it is quite likely that the value of neuromonitoring will only continue to become more prominent...
  52. doi request reprint Minimally invasive posterior atlantoaxial fusion: a cadaveric and clinical feasibility study
    Alexander Taghva
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    World Neurosurg 80:414-21. 2013
    ..A smaller operating corridor with MIS may increase difficulty of instrumentation placement and risk of instrumentation-related complications...
  53. doi request reprint Endoscopic surgery for pituitary tumors
    Joshua W Lucas
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 23:555-69. 2012
    ..Experience, technologic advancements, and improved instrumentation are likely to contribute to improved surgical outcomes...
  54. doi request reprint Radiology: criteria for determining response to treatment and recurrence of high-grade gliomas
    Joshua Lucas
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Southern California, 1200 North State Street, Suite 3300, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 23:269-76, viii. 2012
    ..Future studies assessing emerging advanced neuroimaging techniques will facilitate the development of even more accurate evidence-based radiologic response criteria...
  55. doi request reprint A review of selective hypothermia in the management of traumatic brain injury
    Eisha Christian
    Departments of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E9. 2008
    ....
  56. pmc The role of epigenetic modification in tumorigenesis and progression of pituitary adenomas: a systematic review of the literature
    Matthew Pease
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e82619. 2013
    ..Although somatic gene mutations are uncommon in sporadic PAs, recent studies lend support to epigenetic modification as a potential cause of tumorigenesis and tumor progression...
  57. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous and medically induced cerebrospinal fluid leakage in the setting of pituitary adenomas: review of the literature
    Grace Lam
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 32:E2. 2012
    ..Spontaneous and medically induced CSF leaks are uncommonly associated with pituitary adenomas. The aim of this study was to further characterize the clinical scenarios most closely associated with this phenomenon...
  58. ncbi request reprint Indications for routine repeat head computed tomography (CT) stratified by severity of traumatic brain injury
    Carlos V R Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 62:1339-44; discussion 1344-5. 2007
    ..The specific aim of this study is to identify patients with head injuries who would benefit from a routine repeat head CT...
  59. ncbi request reprint Changes in transcranial motor evoked potentials during intramedullary spinal cord tumor resection correlate with postoperative motor function
    Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:982-93; discussion 982-93. 2005
    ..In this study, we hypothesized that changes in the intraoperative MEPs during tumor resection correlate with postoperative motor function deficits...
  60. doi request reprint A novel method for administering intrathecal chemotherapy in patients with leptomeningeal metastases and shunted hydrocephalus: case report
    Gabriel Zada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:onsE306-7; discussion onsE307. 2010
    ..CSF diversion can theoretically prematurely divert chemotherapeutic drugs that are administered intrathecally, thereby potentially reducing the efficacy of such treatments...
  61. doi request reprint A systematic review of inhaled intranasal therapy for central nervous system neoplasms: an emerging therapeutic option
    Asa Peterson
    Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles County USC Medical Center, 1200 North State Street, Suite 3300, Los Angeles, CA, 90089, USA
    J Neurooncol 116:437-46. 2014
    ..A variety of antitumoral agents may be delivered via this route, thereby potentially offering a more direct delivery approach and ameliorating the adverse effects associated with systemic drug delivery. ..
  62. ncbi request reprint Motor cortex stimulation: mild transient benefit in a primate model of Parkinson disease
    Alex K Wu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:695-700. 2007
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