Susan R Durham
Affiliation: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
- A 15-year review of pediatric neurosurgical fellowships: implications for the pediatric neurosurgical workforceSusan R Durham
Department of Surgery Pediatric Neurosurgery, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03756, USA
J Neurosurg Pediatr 1:429-32. 2008..The present study is a review of all graduates from 1992 through 2006 to identify predictors of American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery (ABPNS) certification...
- The pediatric neurosurgical workforce: defining the current supply. Clinical articleSusan R Durham
Departments of Surgery, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
J Neurosurg Pediatr 3:1-10. 2009..Those practitioners with < 75% pediatric patients in their practice will be designated as "nonpediatric practitioners."..
- Basic science; maturation-dependent response of the immature brain to experimental subdural hematomaSusan R Durham
Pediatric Neurosurgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
J Neurotrauma 24:5-14. 2007....
- Utility of serial computed tomography imaging in pediatric patients with head traumaSusan R Durham
Department of Neurological Surgery, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Doernbecher Children s Hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
J Neurosurg 105:365-9. 2006..Reserving repeated CT imaging for patients who harbor higher-risk lesions may reduce overall radiation exposure, the need for sedative agents, and cost...
- Comparison of posterior fossa decompression with and without duraplasty for the surgical treatment of Chiari malformation Type I in pediatric patients: a meta-analysisSusan R Durham
Department of Surgery Pediatric Neurosurgery, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
J Neurosurg Pediatr 2:42-9. 2008..The objective of this meta-analysis was to compare the outcome of posterior fossa decompression with duraplasty (PFDD) and posterior fossa decompression without duraplasty (PFD) for the treatment of CM-I in children...
- Quick-brain magnetic resonance imaging for nonhydrocephalus indicationsSymeon Missios
Division of Neurosurgery and, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
J Neurosurg Pediatr 2:438-44. 2008..The goal in this study was to characterize, quantitate, and assess the use of QB MR imaging for these additional indications...
- A prospective natural history study of nonoperatively managed Chiari I malformation: does follow-up MRI surveillance alter surgical decision making?Wesley J Whitson
Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire and
J Neurosurg Pediatr 16:159-66. 2015..Follow-up imaging of asymptomatic children with CM-I did not alter treatment for any patient. It would be reasonable to follow these children with clinical examinations but without regular surveillance MRI. ..
- Intracranial navigation using a novel device for endoscope fixation and targeting: technical innovationNathan R Selden
Department of Neurological Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Pediatr Neurosurg 41:233-6. 2005..This device may be particularly effective in cases of small ventricles, ambiguous intra-ventricular landmarks, and in children too young for head-holder immobilization...
- Correction of large (>25 cm(2)) cranial defects with "reinforced" hydroxyapatite cement: technique and complicationsSusan R Durham
Department of Neurosurgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97201 3098, USA
Neurosurgery 52:842-5; discussion 845. 2003..We describe a technique in which we use hydroxyapatite cement, reinforced with tantalum mesh and titanium miniplates, for the repair of large (>25 cm(2)) cranial defects...
- Spine surgery in morbidly obese patientsAlbert E Telfeian
Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
J Neurosurg 97:20-4. 2002..The authors retrospectively reviewed the diagnosis, treatment, and postoperative care of the severely obese patient undergoing spinal surgery...