Andreas Raabe

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint The silent loss of neuronavigation accuracy: a systematic retrospective analysis of factors influencing the mismatch of frameless stereotactic systems in cranial neurosurgery
    Lennart Henning Stieglitz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurosurgery 72:796-807. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Localization of primary language areas by arcuate fascicle fiber tracking
    Lennart Henning Stieglitz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurosurgery 70:56-64; discussion 64-5. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Factors affecting postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leaks after retrosigmoidal craniotomy for vestibular schwannomas
    Lennart H Stieglitz
    Department of Neurosurgery, International Neuroscience Institute, Hannover, Germany
    J Neurosurg 111:874-83. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Petrous bone pneumatization is a risk factor for cerebrospinal fluid fistula following vestibular schwannoma surgery
    Lennart Henning Stieglitz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurosurgery 67:509-15. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of delayed cerebral vasospasm on cerebrovascular endothelin A receptor expression and function
    Hartmut Vatter
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosurg 107:121-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk of shunt-dependent hydrocephalus after occlusion of ruptured intracranial aneurysms by surgical clipping or endovascular coiling: a single-institution series and meta-analysis
    Jean G de Oliveira
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosurgery 61:924-33; discussion 933-4. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Time course in the development of cerebral vasospasm after experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage: clinical and neuroradiological assessment of the rat double hemorrhage model
    Hartmut Vatter
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Neurosurgery 58:1190-7; discussion 1190-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the endothelin-B receptor expression and vasomotor function during experimental cerebral vasospasm
    Hartmut Vatter
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosurgery 60:1100-8; discussion 1108-9. 2007
  9. doi request reprint The warning-sign hierarchy between quantitative subcortical motor mapping and continuous motor evoked potential monitoring during resection of supratentorial brain tumors
    Kathleen Seidel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg 118:287-96. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Decompressive hemicraniectomy in patients with supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage
    Christian Fung
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Bern, 10 Freiburgstrasse, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Stroke 43:3207-11. 2012

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Publications79

  1. doi request reprint The silent loss of neuronavigation accuracy: a systematic retrospective analysis of factors influencing the mismatch of frameless stereotactic systems in cranial neurosurgery
    Lennart Henning Stieglitz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurosurgery 72:796-807. 2013
    ..Neuronavigation has become an intrinsic part of preoperative surgical planning and surgical procedures. However, many surgeons have the impression that accuracy decreases during surgery...
  2. doi request reprint Localization of primary language areas by arcuate fascicle fiber tracking
    Lennart Henning Stieglitz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurosurgery 70:56-64; discussion 64-5. 2012
    ..To reduce the risk of disabling postoperative functional deficit in patients with lesions in the dominant hemisphere, information about the localization of eloquent language areas is mandatory...
  3. doi request reprint Factors affecting postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leaks after retrosigmoidal craniotomy for vestibular schwannomas
    Lennart H Stieglitz
    Department of Neurosurgery, International Neuroscience Institute, Hannover, Germany
    J Neurosurg 111:874-83. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to identify patients likely to develop CSF leaks after vestibular schwannoma surgery using a retrospective analysis for the identification of risk factors...
  4. doi request reprint Petrous bone pneumatization is a risk factor for cerebrospinal fluid fistula following vestibular schwannoma surgery
    Lennart Henning Stieglitz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurosurgery 67:509-15. 2010
    ..For the prevention of postoperative CSF fistula a better understanding of origins and risk factors is necessary...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of delayed cerebral vasospasm on cerebrovascular endothelin A receptor expression and function
    Hartmut Vatter
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosurg 107:121-7. 2007
    ..Therefore, the aim in the present study was to characterize these alterations, with the emphasis on the ET(A) receptor...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk of shunt-dependent hydrocephalus after occlusion of ruptured intracranial aneurysms by surgical clipping or endovascular coiling: a single-institution series and meta-analysis
    Jean G de Oliveira
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosurgery 61:924-33; discussion 933-4. 2007
    ..To compare the risk of shunt-dependent hydrocephalus after treatment of ruptured intracranial aneurysms by clipping versus coiling...
  7. ncbi request reprint Time course in the development of cerebral vasospasm after experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage: clinical and neuroradiological assessment of the rat double hemorrhage model
    Hartmut Vatter
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Neurosurgery 58:1190-7; discussion 1190-7. 2006
    ..Additionally, perfusion weighted imaging (PWI) at 3 tesla magnetic resonance (MR) tomography was implemented to assess the reduction in cerebral blood flow (CBF)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the endothelin-B receptor expression and vasomotor function during experimental cerebral vasospasm
    Hartmut Vatter
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosurgery 60:1100-8; discussion 1108-9. 2007
    ..The aim of the present investigation is, therefore, to characterize the function and the expression of the ET(B) receptor in the cerebrovasculature during CVS...
  9. doi request reprint The warning-sign hierarchy between quantitative subcortical motor mapping and continuous motor evoked potential monitoring during resection of supratentorial brain tumors
    Kathleen Seidel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg 118:287-96. 2013
    ..The authors sought to define a mapping threshold and DCS-MEP monitoring signal changes indicating a minimal safe distance from the CST...
  10. doi request reprint Decompressive hemicraniectomy in patients with supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage
    Christian Fung
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Bern, 10 Freiburgstrasse, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Stroke 43:3207-11. 2012
    ..Its usefulness in intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is unclear. The aim of this study was to analyze feasibility and safety of DC without clot evacuation in ICH...
  11. ncbi request reprint Functional magnetic resonance imaging-integrated neuronavigation: correlation between lesion-to-motor cortex distance and outcome
    Rene Krishnan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosurgery 55:904-14; discusssion 914-5. 2004
    ..However, the clinical value remains to be defined. In this study, we investigated the correlation between the lesion-to-fMRI activation distance and the occurrence of a new postoperative deficit...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessment of flow in perforating arteries during intracranial aneurysm surgery using intraoperative near-infrared indocyanine green videoangiography
    Jean G de Oliveira
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosurgery 61:63-72; discussion 72-3. 2007
    ..In addition, we analyzed the incidence of perforating vessels involved during the aneurysm surgery and the incidence of ischemic infarct caused by compromised small arteries...
  13. doi request reprint Gross total resection rates in contemporary glioblastoma surgery: results of an institutional protocol combining 5-aminolevulinic acid intraoperative fluorescence imaging and brain mapping
    Philippe Schucht
    Department of Neurosurgery, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurosurgery 71:927-35; discussion 935-6. 2012
    ..Various intraoperative technologies have recently been introduced to improve glioma surgery...
  14. pmc Postoperative nadroparin administration for prophylaxis of thromboembolic events is not associated with an increased risk of hemorrhage after spinal surgery
    Rüdiger Gerlach
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Schleusenweg 2 16, 60528 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Eur Spine J 13:9-13. 2004
    ..To determine the risk of postoperative hemorrhage during a 3-year period of early postoperative administration of nadroparin (Fraxiparin) plus compression stockings in a large cohort of patients who underwent spinal surgery...
  15. doi request reprint Subarachnoid hemorrhage and intracerebral hematoma: incidence, prognostic factors, and outcome
    Erdem Güresir
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosurgery 63:1088-93; discussion 1093-4. 2008
    ..To analyze the incidence and impact of an intracerebral hematoma (ICH) on treatment and outcome in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage...
  16. doi request reprint Trigonal and peritrigonal lesions of the lateral ventricle-surgical considerations and outcome analysis of 20 patients
    Fernando Ruiz Juretschke
    Department of Neurosurgery, Goethe University Frankfurt Main, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Neurosurg Rev 33:457-64. 2010
    ..Even large trigonal lesions can be resected with low morbidity using a transcortical approach depending on the peritrigonal extension of the tumor...
  17. doi request reprint Perfusion-diffusion mismatch in MRI to indicate endovascular treatment of cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid haemorrhage
    Hartmut Vatter
    Department of Neurosurgery, Goethe University, Schleusenweg, 2 16, Frankfurt Main D 60528, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:876-83. 2011
    ..Therefore, an MR based perfusion weighted imaging/diffusion weighted imaging (PWI/DWI) mismatch was used to indicate this treatment and to characterise its effectiveness...
  18. doi request reprint Subcortical electrostimulation to identify network subserving motor control
    Philippe Schucht
    Department of Neurosurgery, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:3023-30. 2013
    ..For the first time, this study reports the findings on motor modulatory responses evoked by subcortical stimulation and investigates the cortico-subcortical connectivity of cerebral motor control...
  19. pmc Copeptin as a marker for severity and prognosis of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Christian Fung
    Department of Neurosurgery, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e53191. 2013
    ..Recently, copeptin has been identified as a serum marker for outcomes in acute ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). We investigated whether copeptin might serve as a marker for severity and prognosis in aSAH...
  20. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the potent combined endothelin(A/B)-antagonist PD 142893 on cerebral vessels
    Michael Zimmermann
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Neurol Res 26:692-7. 2004
    ..The ET(B)-dependent relaxation of the cerebrovasculature is inhibited by PD 142893 at least in a comparable amount of contraction...
  21. doi request reprint Unsecured intracranial aneurysms and induced hypertension in cerebral vasospasm: is induced hypertension safe?
    Johannes Platz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurocrit Care 14:168-75. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of induced hypertension on the rupturing of unsecured aneurysms in treating CVS...
  22. doi request reprint Intracranial pressure pulse amplitude during changes in head elevation: a new parameter for determining optimum cerebral perfusion pressure?
    Felix Mahfoud
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:443-50. 2010
    ..Therefore, it may be possible to draw conclusions from the ICPPA onto the cerebrovascular resistance (CVR) and thus the relative change in cerebral perfusion pressure (CPP)...
  23. doi request reprint Histological evidence of delayed ischemic brain tissue damage in the rat double-hemorrhage model
    Erdem Güresir
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurol Sci 293:18-22. 2010
    ..Accordingly, our data suggest that the rat double-SAH model may be suitable to mimic delayed ischemic brain damage due to CVS and to investigate the neuroprotective effects of drugs...
  24. doi request reprint Rapid closure technique in decompressive craniectomy
    Erdem Güresir
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosurg 114:954-60. 2011
    ..The object of this study was to describe the rapid closure technique in decompressive craniectomy without duraplasty and its use in a large cohort of consecutive patients...
  25. doi request reprint A multi-center retrospective analysis of treatment effects and quality of life in adult patients with cranial ependymomas
    Stephan Dützmann
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Frankfurt, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Schleusenweg 2 18, 60528, Frankfurt, Germany
    J Neurooncol 114:319-27. 2013
    ..In addition to age, supratentorial tumor location is associated with a worse prognosis in adult ependymoma patients...
  26. pmc Occurrence of vasospasm and infarction in relation to a focal monitoring sensor in patients after SAH: placing a bet when placing a probe?
    Christian T Ulrich
    Department of Neurosurgery, Bern University Hospital, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e62754. 2013
    ..We investigated the likelihood of a focal monitoring sensor being placed in vasospasm or infarction territory on a hypothetical basis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Size and location of ruptured and unruptured intracranial aneurysms measured by 3-dimensional rotational angiography
    Jürgen Beck
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Surg Neurol 65:18-25; discussion 25-7. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Brain surface reformatted images for fast and easy localization of perirolandic lesions
    Elke Hattingen
    Institute of Neuroradiology, Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosurg 102:302-10. 2005
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Management, risk factors and outcome of cranial dural arteriovenous fistulae: a single-center experience
    Stephan Dützmann
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 153:1273-81. 2011
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the management of patients with intracranial DAVFs treated in our institution to identify the parameters that may help guide the long-term management of these lesions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Post-operative hematoma after surgery for intracranial meningiomas: causes, avoidable risk factors and clinical outcome
    Rüdiger Gerlach
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurol Res 26:61-6. 2004
    ..Extending coagulation tests and specific replacement therapy may prevent hematoma formation and improve the patients outcome...
  31. ncbi request reprint S-100B protein as a serum marker of secondary neurological complications in neurocritical care patients
    Andreas Raabe
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurol Res 26:440-5. 2004
    ..The major finding of our study was the influence of serial S-100B measurement on actual management of the patient in 21% of cases with neurological complications...
  32. ncbi request reprint The influence of barometric pressure changes and standard meteorological variables on the occurrence and clinical features of subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Matthias Setzer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, 60526 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Surg Neurol 67:264-72; discussion 272. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine a possible association between standard meteorological variables and their changes and the occurrence and clinical features of SAH...
  33. ncbi request reprint Sentinel headache and the risk of rebleeding after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Jürgen Beck
    Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neuroradiology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Stroke 37:2733-7. 2006
    ..The clinical significance of sentinel headaches in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is still unknown. We investigated whether patients with a sentinel headache (SH) have a higher rate of rebleeding after SAH...
  34. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional rotational angiography guidance for aneurysm surgery
    Andreas Raabe
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosurg 105:406-11. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility of integrating three-dimensional rotational angiography (3D-RA) data into a surgical navigation system and to assess its accuracy and potential clinical benefit...
  35. doi request reprint Clazosentan: prevention of cerebral vasospasm and the potential to overcome infarction
    Juergen Beck
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 110:147-50. 2011
    ..Two additional large-scale studies (CONSCIOUS-2 and CONSCIOUS-3) are now underway to further investigate the potential of clazosentan to improve long-term clinical outcome...
  36. doi request reprint Continuous dynamic mapping of the corticospinal tract during surgery of motor eloquent brain tumors: evaluation of a new method
    Andreas Raabe
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg 120:1015-24. 2014
    ..The feasibility and safety of continuous (0.4-2 Hz) and dynamic (at the site of and synchronized with tissue resection) subcortical motor mapping was evaluated...
  37. ncbi request reprint Alteration of the cerebrovascular function of endothelin B receptor after subarachnoidal hemorrhage in the rat
    Juergen Konczalla
    Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neuroradiology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, D 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 231:1064-8. 2006
    ..The present data indicate the loss of the ET(B) receptor-mediated relaxation of the cerebral arteries in cases of CVS, which is independent of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase level...
  38. ncbi request reprint Relative importance of hypertension compared with hypervolemia for increasing cerebral oxygenation in patients with cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Andreas Raabe
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter Frankfurt, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosurg 103:974-81. 2005
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Decompressive craniectomy in subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Erdem Güresir
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosurg Focus 26:E4. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze decompressive craniectomy (DC) in the setting of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) with bleeding, infarction, or brain swelling as the underlying pathology in a large cohort of consecutive patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of surgical microscope-integrated intraoperative near-infrared indocyanine green videoangiography during aneurysm surgery
    Andreas Raabe
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosurg 103:982-9. 2005
    ..The authors prospectively compared a new technique of surgical microscope-based indocyanine green (ICG) videoangiography with intraoperative or postoperative digital subtraction (DS) angiography...
  41. ncbi request reprint Persistence of the nitric oxide-dependent vasodilator pathway of cerebral vessels after experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Hartmut Vatter
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Neurosurgery 60:179-87; discussion 187-8. 2007
    ..Therefore, the aim of the present investigation was to characterize this pathway on cerebral arteries during CVS...
  42. pmc Treatment related morbidity of unruptured intracranial aneurysms: results of a prospective single centre series with an interdisciplinary approach over a 6 year period (1999-2005)
    Rüdiger Gerlach
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Schleusenweg 2 16, 60528 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:864-71. 2007
    ..To review the angiographic and clinical outcome of patients with unruptured intracranial aneurysm(s) (UIA) with regard to complications and successful obliteration by surgical clipping or endovascular coiling...
  43. ncbi request reprint Comparison between clipping and coiling on the incidence of cerebral vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jean G de Oliveira
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosurg Rev 30:22-30; discussion 30-1. 2007
    ..According to the available data, there is no significant difference between the types of technique used for aneurysm occlusion (clipping or coiling) on the risk of cerebral vasospasm development and its consequences...
  44. doi request reprint Thrombophilic risk factors in patients with cranial and spinal dural arteriovenous fistulae
    Ruediger Gerlach
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosurgery 63:693-98; discussion 698-9. 2008
    ..Therefore, the objective of this study is to compare thrombophilic risk factors in patients with cDAVF and sDAVF with no history of trauma...
  45. pmc Early re-do surgery for glioblastoma is a feasible and safe strategy to achieve complete resection of enhancing tumor
    Philippe Schucht
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e79846. 2013
    ..As yet, there is no consensus on standard procedure if post-operative imaging reveals unintended tumor remnants...
  46. ncbi request reprint Risk of postoperative hemorrhage after intracranial surgery after early nadroparin administration: results of a prospective study
    Rüdiger Gerlach
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosurgery 53:1028-34; discussion 1034-5. 2003
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Serum S-100B protein as a molecular marker in severe traumatic brain injury
    Andreas Raabe
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 21:159-69. 2003
    ..In this paper, we summarize the current knowledge about S-100B serum measurements in severe head injury and address actual controversies...
  48. doi request reprint Adult anaplastic pilocytic astrocytoma - a diagnostic challenge? A case series and literature review
    Michael Fiechter
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 147:98-104. 2016
    ..By this case series and first literature review we investigated the various clinical, neuroradiological, and histopathological features of APA in adults...
  49. doi request reprint Stereolithographic models in the interdisciplinary planning of treatment for complex intracranial aneurysms
    Lukas Andereggen
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 158:1711-20. 2016
    ..A 3D rapid prototyping (RP) technique based on multimodal imaging data was evaluated for use in planning of treatment for complex aneurysmal configurations...
  50. ncbi request reprint Clinical evaluation of intraparenchymal Spiegelberg pressure sensor
    Josef Michael Lang
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Schleusenweg 2 16, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosurgery 52:1455-9; discussion 1459. 2003
    ..The Spiegelberg 3-PN intraparenchymal pressure sensor was clinically evaluated...
  51. ncbi request reprint Actual aspects of image-guided surgery
    Andreas Raabe
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Surg Technol Int 11:314-9. 2003
    ..Moreover, integration of other imaging modalities is becoming an increasingly used feature and provides useful information during surgery...
  52. ncbi request reprint Automated fiducial marker detection for patient registration in image-guided neurosurgery
    Rene Krishnan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Comput Aided Surg 8:17-23. 2003
    ..The influence of adjustable values for accuracy and threshold on the sensitivity and specificity of the detection process, as well as the time gain, was investigated...
  53. doi request reprint Intraoperative template-molded bone flap reconstruction for patient-specific cranioplasty
    Serge Marbacher
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurosurg Rev 35:527-35; discussion 535. 2012
    ..Intraoperative cast-molded reconstructive cranioplasty is a feasible, accurate, fast, and cost-efficient technique that results in excellent cosmetic outcomes, even with large and complex skull defects...
  54. doi request reprint Lack of increase in intracranial pressure after epidural blood patch in spinal cerebrospinal fluid leak
    Jens Fichtner
    Department of Neurosurgery, Bern University Hospital, Publications Office, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Neurocrit Care 16:444-9. 2012
    ..To the best of our knowledge this is the first case of a patient with SIH and neurological deterioration in whom ICP was measured before, during, and after spinal EBP...
  55. pmc Restenosis after microsurgical non-patch carotid endarterectomy in 586 patients
    Michael Reinert
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital Bern, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:423-31; discussion 431. 2012
    ..Here we report the midterm results of a microsurgical non-patch technique and compare these findings to those in the literature...
  56. ncbi request reprint Is ultrasound perfusion imaging capable of detecting mismatch? A proof-of-concept study in acute stroke patients
    Raluca Reitmeir
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab . 2016
    ..We present a proof of concept in determining normo-, hypo-, and nonperfused tissue in acute stroke by advanced contrast-enhanced ultrasound perfusion imaging...
  57. pmc Effect of Decompressive Craniectomy on Perihematomal Edema in Patients with Intracerebral Hemorrhage
    Christian Fung
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 11:e0149169. 2016
    ..The effect of decompressive surgery on perihematomal edema after intracerebral hemorrhage is unknown. This study analyzed the course of PHE in patients who were or were not treated with decompressive craniectomy...
  58. pmc High-flow venous pouch aneurysm in the rabbit carotid artery: A model for large aneurysms
    Anna K Krähenbühl
    Department of Neurosurgery, Bern University Hospital, Switzerland
    Interv Neuroradiol 21:407-11. 2015
    ..We investigated whether an increase in blood flow toward the neck would produce larger aneurysms in a microsurgical venous pouch model...
  59. doi request reprint What happens to the bone flap? Long-term outcome after reimplantation of cryoconserved bone flaps in a consecutive series of 92 patients
    Lennart Henning Stieglitz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Zurich University Hospital, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 157:275-80. 2015
    ..The objective of this retrospective analysis was to identify the incidence of bone flap resorption and the optimal duration of follow-up...
  60. doi request reprint Intraoperative fabrication of patient-specific moulded implants for skull reconstruction: single-centre experience of 28 cases
    Lennart Henning Stieglitz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Bern University Hospital, Freiburgstrasse 10, 3010, Bern, Switzerland
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 156:793-803. 2014
    ..To assess the implant's cosmetic and functional results we performed both subjective and objective assessments...
  61. doi request reprint 5-ALA complete resections go beyond MR contrast enhancement: shift corrected volumetric analysis of the extent of resection in surgery for glioblastoma
    Philippe Schucht
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, Freiburgstrasse 10, 3010, Bern, Switzerland
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 156:305-12; discussion 312. 2014
    ..In this study, we measured the resection volumes in patients who underwent 5-ALA-guided surgery for non-eloquent glioblastoma and compared them with the preoperative tumor volume...
  62. doi request reprint Efficacy of silver-bearing external ventricular drainage catheters: a retrospective analysis
    Jens Fichtner
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Neurosurg 112:840-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this analysis was to compare the efficacy of silver-bearing EVD catheters for reducing the incidence of infection with standard nonimpregnated EVD catheters in neurosurgical patients with acute hydrocephalus...
  63. doi request reprint Low-threshold monopolar motor mapping for resection of primary motor cortex tumors
    Kathleen Seidel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurosurgery 71:104-14; discussion 114-5. 2012
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Optic radiation fiber tracking using anteriorly angulated diffusion tensor imaging: a tested algorithm for quick application
    Lennart H Stieglitz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurosurgery 68:1239-51. 2011
    ..Fiber tracking (FT) of the optic pathways (OPs) is difficult because there is no standard for the parameters of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), placement of seed volumes, or interpreting the results...
  65. doi request reprint Do statins reduce the risk of aneurysm development? A case-control study
    Serge Marbacher
    Department of Neurosurgery, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg 116:638-42. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether long-term statin use is associated with a reduced risk of IA formation in humans...
  66. ncbi request reprint Increased incidence of thrombophilic abnormalities in patients with cranial dural arteriovenous fistulae
    Rüdiger Gerlach
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Schleusenweg 2 16, 60528 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Neurol Res 25:745-8. 2003
    ..Therefore in patients with cranial DAVF thrombophilic abnormalities should be considered in the post-operative/post-interventional management...
  67. doi request reprint A standardized protocol for the prevention of clinically relevant venous air embolism during neurosurgical interventions in the semisitting position
    Senol Jadik
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosurgery 64:533-8; discussion 538-9. 2009
    ..We report the results and complications associated with standardized intraoperative management designed for the prevention of hemodynamically relevant venous air embolism during surgery performed in the semisitting position...
  68. ncbi request reprint [D-Val22]big ET-1[16-38] inhibits endothelin-converting enzyme activity: a promising concept in the prevention of cerebral vasospasm
    Michael Zimmermann
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Frankfurt Main, Schleusenweg 2 16, 60528 Frankfurt, Germany
    Neurosurg Rev 26:125-32. 2003
    ..Therefore, further studies of the biochemical nature of cerebrovascular ECE activity are required...
  69. ncbi request reprint Near-infrared indocyanine green video angiography: a new method for intraoperative assessment of vascular flow
    Andreas Raabe
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neurosurgery 52:132-9; discussion 139. 2003
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  70. doi request reprint Introducing a nationwide registry: the Swiss study on aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (Swiss SOS)
    Bawarjan Schatlo
    Department of Neurosurgery, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:2173-8; discussion 2178. 2012
    ..Its surgical and medical treatment represents a multidisciplinary effort. Due to the complexity of the disease, the management remains difficult to standardise and quality of care is accordingly difficult to assess...
  71. doi request reprint Nanoshell assisted laser soldering of vascular tissue
    Daniel S Schöni
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital Bern, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Lasers Surg Med 43:975-83. 2011
    ..The feasibility of this novel nanoshell soldering technique was studied by assessing the local heating of the area and tensile strength of the resulting fused tissue...
  72. ncbi request reprint Increased levels of plasma tissue factor pathway inhibitor in patients with glioblastoma and intracerebral metastases
    Rüdiger Gerlach
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Schleusenweg 2 16, 60528 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Neurol Res 25:335-8. 2003
    ..Further studies are needed to clarify the pathogenic mechanism and the clinical relevance of this phenomenon...
  73. ncbi request reprint Contemporary management of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in germany: results of a survey among 100 neurosurgical departments
    Oliver W Sakowitz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Neurosurgery 58:137-45; discussion 137-45. 2006
    ..In addition to preferences in vascular treatment (i.e., surgical versus endovascular), the choice of diagnostics and treatment options in the pre- and postprocedural phase is emphasized...
  74. ncbi request reprint Clazosentan (AXV-034343), a selective endothelin A receptor antagonist, in the prevention of cerebral vasospasm following severe aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter phase IIa study
    Peter Vajkoczy
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Mannheim, and Faculty for Clinical Medicine, Karl Ruprecht University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg 103:9-17. 2005
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  75. doi request reprint Clinical assessment of deficits after SAH: hasty neurosurgeons and accurate neurologists
    Christian Fung
    Department of Neurosurgery, Bern University Hospital, Freiburgstrasse 10, 3010, Bern, Switzerland
    J Neurol 259:2198-201. 2012
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  76. ncbi request reprint Cerebrovascular characterization of the novel nonpeptide endothelin-A receptor antagonist LU 208075
    Hartmut Vatter
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Schleusenweg 2 16, D 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Clin Neuropharmacol 26:73-83. 2003
    ..The selectivity for the ET(A) receptor was approximately sevenfold. Furthermore, the results may suggest an inhibition of the functional ET-converting enzyme activity by LU 208075...
  77. doi request reprint Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage, basal ganglia hematoma and ischemic stroke caused by a torn lenticulostriate artery
    Christian Fung
    Department of Neurosurgery, Bern University Hospital, Susan Wieting, Switzerland
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:59-62. 2012
    ..The site of rupture was not secured by any treatment; however, hyperdynamic therapy and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty were feasible in this setting to prevent additional delayed neurological deficit...
  78. ncbi request reprint Measurements of serum S-100B protein: effects of storage time and temperature on pre-analytical stability
    Andreas Raabe
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 41:700-3. 2003
    ..Therefore, blood samples may be collected as part of the daily clinical routine without time constraint and even stored overnight without affecting S-100B serum levels when measured with the LIAISON Sangtec 100 assay...