Wilson Z Ray

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of lateral mass anatomic variation on ideal polyaxial screw head mobility: technical considerations
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Br J Neurosurg 26:864-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Incidence of deep venous thrombosis after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Wilson Z Ray
    Departments of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8057, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 110:1010-4. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Near-complete resolution of angiographic cerebral vasospasm after extreme elevation of mean arterial pressure: case report
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Neurol 72:347-53; discussion 353-4. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Clinicopathologic features of recurrent dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor and rare malignant transformation: a report of 5 cases and review of the literature
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8057, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Neurooncol 94:283-92. 2009
  5. pmc Costimulation blockade inhibits the indirect pathway of allorecognition in nerve allograft rejection
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Muscle Nerve 43:120-6. 2011
  6. pmc Effect of cold nerve allograft preservation on antigen presentation and rejection
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:256-62. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Schwann cells seeded in acellular nerve grafts improve functional recovery
    Nithya J Jesuraj
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University, Campus Box 1097, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, Missouri, 63130, USA
    Muscle Nerve 49:267-76. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Repair of a median nerve transection injury using multiple nerve transfers, with long-term functional recovery
    Rory K J Murphy
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 117:886-9. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes following brachialis to anterior interosseous nerve transfers
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 117:604-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Nerve transfers for the restoration of hand function after spinal cord injury
    Susan E Mackinnon
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 117:176-85. 2012

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Impact of lateral mass anatomic variation on ideal polyaxial screw head mobility: technical considerations
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Br J Neurosurg 26:864-7. 2012
    ..To assess optimal angulation characteristics of lateral mass screws for subaxial (C3 to C6) fixation of the cervical spine in the neutral position...
  2. doi request reprint Incidence of deep venous thrombosis after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Wilson Z Ray
    Departments of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8057, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 110:1010-4. 2009
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  3. doi request reprint Near-complete resolution of angiographic cerebral vasospasm after extreme elevation of mean arterial pressure: case report
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Neurol 72:347-53; discussion 353-4. 2009
    ..This case report is only the second to provide compelling evidence that hypertension can lead to direct dilation of vasospastic arteries, thereby providing valuable insight into its potential mechanism...
  4. doi request reprint Clinicopathologic features of recurrent dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor and rare malignant transformation: a report of 5 cases and review of the literature
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8057, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Neurooncol 94:283-92. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that these patients may need closer follow-up than initially suggested, lending further support to the notion that this tumor behaves more like a benign neoplasm, rather than a dysplastic or hamartomatous lesion...
  5. pmc Costimulation blockade inhibits the indirect pathway of allorecognition in nerve allograft rejection
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Muscle Nerve 43:120-6. 2011
    ..The indirect pathway is required to induce costimulatory blockade immune hyporesponsiveness...
  6. pmc Effect of cold nerve allograft preservation on antigen presentation and rejection
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:256-62. 2011
    ..The objective of this investigation was to study the effect of progressive periods of cold nerve allograft preservation on antigen presentation and the alloimmune response...
  7. ncbi request reprint Schwann cells seeded in acellular nerve grafts improve functional recovery
    Nithya J Jesuraj
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University, Campus Box 1097, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, Missouri, 63130, USA
    Muscle Nerve 49:267-76. 2014
    ..This study evaluated whether Schwann cells (SCs) from different nerve sources transplanted into cold-preserved acellular nerve grafts (CP-ANGs) would improve functional regeneration compared with nerve isografts...
  8. doi request reprint Repair of a median nerve transection injury using multiple nerve transfers, with long-term functional recovery
    Rory K J Murphy
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 117:886-9. 2012
    ..The patient ultimately recovered near normal motor function of the median nerve, but had persistent pain symptoms 4 years postinjury...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes following brachialis to anterior interosseous nerve transfers
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 117:604-9. 2012
    ..The authors describe their experience with isolated lower trunk injuries utilizing the nerve to the brachialis to reinnervate the anterior interosseous nerve...
  10. doi request reprint Nerve transfers for the restoration of hand function after spinal cord injury
    Susan E Mackinnon
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 117:176-85. 2012
    ..The authors present a single case of restoration of some hand function following a complete cervical SCI utilizing nerve transfers...
  11. pmc Acellular nerve allografts in peripheral nerve regeneration: a comparative study
    Amy M Moore
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8238, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Muscle Nerve 44:221-34. 2011
    ..Processed nerve allografts offer a promising alternative to nerve autografts in the surgical management of peripheral nerve injuries where short deficits exist...
  12. pmc The differential effects of pathway- versus target-derived glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor on peripheral nerve regeneration
    Christina K Magill
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Neurosurg 113:102-9. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Combined endovascular embolization and stereotactic radiosurgery in the treatment of large arteriovenous malformations
    Spiros L Blackburn
    Department of Neurosurgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:1758-67. 2011
    ..The object of this study was to examine the experience at Washington University in St. Louis with Embo/SRS for large AVMs and review the results in earlier case series...
  14. doi request reprint Double fascicular nerve transfer to the biceps and brachialis muscles after brachial plexus injury: clinical outcomes in a series of 29 cases
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:1520-8. 2011
    ..The clinical outcomes of patients with brachial plexus injuries who underwent double fascicular transfer (DFT) using fascicles from the median and ulnar nerves to reinnervate the biceps and brachialis muscles were evaluated...
  15. doi request reprint Two-level motor nerve transfer for the treatment of long thoracic nerve palsy
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 115:858-64. 2011
    ..This case establishes the two-level motor nerve transfer as a new option for treating LTN palsy, and demonstrates that nerve transfers should be considered in the therapeutic algorithm of an idiopathic mononeuritis...
  16. doi request reprint Nerve transfer to the triceps after brachial plexus injury: report of four cases
    Mitchell A Pet
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:398-405. 2011
    ..These outcomes indicate that expendable fascicles of the ulnar, thoracodorsal, and radial nerves are viable donors in the surgical reconstruction of elbow extension...
  17. doi request reprint Developing an anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion simulator for neurosurgical resident training
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern, Chicago, Illinois Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Department of Neurological Surgery, University Florida, Gainesville
    Neurosurgery 73:100-6. 2013
    ..The Congress of Neurological Surgeons Simulation Committee has been developing neurosurgical simulators for the purpose of enhancing resident education and assessing proficiency...
  18. pmc Medial pectoral nerve to axillary nerve neurotization following traumatic brachial plexus injuries: indications and clinical outcomes
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO USA
    Hand (N Y) 7:59-65. 2012
    ..The medial pectoral nerve (MPN) represents a viable donor nerve for neurotization procedures for restoration of shoulder function following upper trunk brachial plexus injuries...
  19. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging-guided focused laser interstitial thermal therapy for subinsular metastatic adenocarcinoma: technical case report
    Ammar H Hawasli
    Department of Neurosurgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:332-7; discussion 338. 2012
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  20. pmc Intramedullary capillary hemangioma of the thoracic spine: case report and review of the literature
    Rahul Kasukurthi
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    Rare Tumors 1:e10. 2009
    ..We report a rare case of an intramedullary capillary hemangioma of the thoracic spinal cord and a review of the literature...
  21. doi request reprint Early endovascular coiling of posterior communicating artery saccular aneurysm in the setting of Staphylococcus bacteremia: case report and review of the literature
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Neurosurgery 66:E847. 2010
    ..In this report, the authors present a case of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage and active bacteremia in which intravenous antibiotics and early endovascular therapy were successfully used. A review of the literature is also provided...
  22. doi request reprint Nerve problems in the lower extremity
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 16:243-54. 2011
    ..The relative pros and cons of each strategy are discussed, providing a broad overview of treatment options for the management of lower extremity nerve injuries...
  23. ncbi request reprint Costimulation blockade inhibits the indirect pathway of allorecognition in nerve allograft rejection
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Muscle Nerve 43:120-6. 2011
    ..The indirect pathway is required to induce costimulatory blockade immune hyporesponsiveness. Muscle Nerve, 2011...
  24. pmc The natural history and clinical presentation of cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Chester K Yarbrough
    Department of Neurosurgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Adv Orthop 2012:480643. 2012
    ..Asymptomatic patients with cervical stenosis and abnormalities on electrophysiologic studies may be at higher risk for developing myelopathy...
  25. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes after selective dorsal rhizotomy in an adult population
    Matthew R Reynolds
    Department of Neurological Surgery, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    World Neurosurg 75:138-44. 2011
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to examine the objective and subjective clinical outcomes of SDR on an adult population...
  26. pmc Matching of motor-sensory modality in the rodent femoral nerve model shows no enhanced effect on peripheral nerve regeneration
    David H Kawamura
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110 1010, USA
    Exp Neurol 223:496-504. 2010
    ..These data indicate that matching of motor-sensory modality in the rat femoral nerve does not confer improved axonal regeneration through nerve isografts...
  27. pmc Clinical outcomes following median to radial nerve transfers
    Wilson Z Ray
    Department of Neurological Surgery and Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:201-8. 2011
    ....