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..The objective of this study was to determine which factors that are present at the time of intrauterine repair of spina bifida could predict the need for ventriculoperitoneal shunt for hydrocephalus during the first year of life...
- 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)...