Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
- Effect of intrauterine myelomeningocele repair on central nervous system structure and functionN Tulipan
Department of Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn 37232, USA
Pediatr Neurosurg 31:183-8. 1999..In an attempt to further quantify the possible benefits of this surgery, a subset of these patients was brought back to Vanderbilt for study...
- The effect of intrauterine myelomeningocele repair on the incidence of shunt-dependent hydrocephalusNoel Tulipan
Department of Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, A 2219 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232 2380, USA
Pediatr Neurosurg 38:27-33. 2003..However, the existing cohort of IUMR patients has not yet been systematically compared to a comparable group of conventionally treated controls...
- Intrauterine shunt for obstructive hydrocephalus--still not readyJoseph P Bruner
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
Fetal Diagn Ther 21:532-9. 2006..To determine the safety and efficacy of ventriculoamniotic shunt placement through a hysterotomy in the second trimester of pregnancy as treatment for isolated obstructive hydrocephalus...
- Intrauterine repair of spina bifidaJoseph P Bruner
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232-2519, USA
Clin Obstet Gynecol 48:942-55. 2005
- Intrauterine closure of myelomeningocele: an updateNoel Tulipan
Department of Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 2519, USA
Neurosurg Focus 16:E2. 2004..If benefit can be proven and risks reduced, intrauterine myelomeningocele repair has the potential to become the preferred therapy for patients suffering from this debilitating disease...
- Intrauterine repair of spina bifida: preoperative predictors of shunt-dependent hydrocephalusJoseph P Bruner
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1305-12. 2004....
- Cerebral regional oxygen saturation monitoring in pediatric malfunctioning shunt patientsThomas J Abramo
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 9001, USA
Am J Emerg Med 31:365-74. 2013..Cerebral regional oxygen saturation (rSO(2)) by near-infrared spectroscopy represents tissue perfusion and oxygen saturation. Cerebral rSO(2) is used to detect cerebral ischemia in pediatric clinical settings...
- Intrauterine myelomeningocele repairNoel Tulipan
Pediatric Neurological Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery, T 4224 Medical Center North, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 2519, USA
Clin Perinatol 30:521-30. 2003..If it is successful. IUMR might well become the standard therapy for myelomeningocele, resulting in a significant reduction in the devastating morbidity associated with this disease...
- Effect of an intraoperative double-gloving strategy on the incidence of cerebrospinal fluid shunt infectionNoel Tulipan
Department of Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2380, USA
J Neurosurg 104:5-8. 2006..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of double gloving on cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt infection rates...
- Intracranial hypertension caused by a depressed skull fracture resulting in superior sagittal sinus thrombosis in a pediatric patient: treatment with ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertionJonathan A Forbes
Department of Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 9557, USA
J Neurosurg Pediatr 6:23-8. 2010..Primary surgical treatment for the symptomatic patient in this setting traditionally involves elevation of the fracture, which often carries significant associated morbidity...
- Late gestational intrauterine myelomeningocele repair does not improve lower extremity functionR Shane Tubbs
Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Pediatr Neurosurg 38:128-32. 2003..To determine whether intrauterine myelomeningocele repair performed at between 20 and 28 weeks gestation improves lower extremity function (LEF)...