Douglas L Brockmeyer

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Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi The pediatric cervical spine instability study. A pilot study assessing the prognostic value of four imaging modalities in clearing the cervical spine for children with severe traumatic injuries
    Douglas L Brockmeyer
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 28:699-705. 2012
  2. doi Utility of a cervical spine clearance protocol after trauma in children between 0 and 3 years of age
    Richard C E Anderson
    Department of Neurosurgery, dren s Hospital of New York, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 5:292-6. 2010
  3. doi Occipitocervicothoracic stabilization in pediatric patients
    Kyle M Fargen
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 8:57-62. 2011
  4. ncbi Cervical spine clearance after trauma in children
    Richard C E Anderson
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of New York, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:361-4. 2006
  5. ncbi Selection of a rigid internal fixation construct for stabilization at the craniovertebral junction in pediatric patients
    Richard C E Anderson
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of New York, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:36-42. 2007
  6. ncbi Long-term maintenance of cervical alignment after occipitocervical and atlantoaxial screw fixation in young children
    Richard C E Anderson
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of New York, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:55-61. 2006
  7. ncbi Outcomes after decompressive craniectomy for severe traumatic brain injury in children
    Peter Kan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113 1100, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:337-42. 2006
  8. ncbi Evaluation of the necessity of postoperative imaging after craniosynostosis surgery
    Mandy Binning
    Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:43-5. 2007
  9. doi Occipitocervical instrumentation in the pediatric population using a custom loop construct: initial results and long-term follow-up experience
    Daniel Couture
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 5:285-91. 2010
  10. ncbi Atlantoaxial transarticular screw fixation: a review of surgical indications, fusion rate, complications, and lessons learned in 67 pediatric patients
    Wayne M Gluf
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:164-9. 2005

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Publications38

  1. doi The pediatric cervical spine instability study. A pilot study assessing the prognostic value of four imaging modalities in clearing the cervical spine for children with severe traumatic injuries
    Douglas L Brockmeyer
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 28:699-705. 2012
    ..We prospectively assessed the utility of four radiographic modalities to clear the cervical spine in children after severe trauma...
  2. doi Utility of a cervical spine clearance protocol after trauma in children between 0 and 3 years of age
    Richard C E Anderson
    Department of Neurosurgery, dren s Hospital of New York, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 5:292-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a safe and effective protocol-driven system could be developed for clearance of the cervical spine in noncommunicative children between 0 and 3 years of age...
  3. doi Occipitocervicothoracic stabilization in pediatric patients
    Kyle M Fargen
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 8:57-62. 2011
    ..Unfortunately, in rare cases, the pathological condition or highly aberrant anatomy may require occipitocervical constructs to include the thoracic spine...
  4. ncbi Cervical spine clearance after trauma in children
    Richard C E Anderson
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of New York, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:361-4. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi Selection of a rigid internal fixation construct for stabilization at the craniovertebral junction in pediatric patients
    Richard C E Anderson
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of New York, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:36-42. 2007
    ..The authors describe flow diagrams created to help clinicians determine which method of internal fixation to use in complex anatomical circumstances when bilateral transarticular screw placement is not possible...
  6. ncbi Long-term maintenance of cervical alignment after occipitocervical and atlantoaxial screw fixation in young children
    Richard C E Anderson
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of New York, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:55-61. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the long-term effects of these fusions on growth and alignment of the maturing cervical spine...
  7. ncbi Outcomes after decompressive craniectomy for severe traumatic brain injury in children
    Peter Kan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113 1100, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:337-42. 2006
    ..In this paper the authors evaluate mortality and morbidity and long-term outcomes in children who underwent decompressive craniectomy for severe TBI at a single institution...
  8. ncbi Evaluation of the necessity of postoperative imaging after craniosynostosis surgery
    Mandy Binning
    Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:43-5. 2007
    ..The object of this study was to evaluate the utility of these scans...
  9. doi Occipitocervical instrumentation in the pediatric population using a custom loop construct: initial results and long-term follow-up experience
    Daniel Couture
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 5:285-91. 2010
    ..It is preformed and is available in a variety of sizes. The authors describe their clinical experience and long-term follow-up experience with the first 22 patients...
  10. ncbi Atlantoaxial transarticular screw fixation: a review of surgical indications, fusion rate, complications, and lessons learned in 67 pediatric patients
    Wayne M Gluf
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:164-9. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi The lasso technique for posterior C1-C2 fusion
    Paul Klimo
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurgery 61:94-9; discussion 99. 2007
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  12. doi Comparing fourth ventricle shunt survival after placement via stereotactic transtentorial and suboccipital approaches
    Sarah T Garber
    Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:623-9. 2013
    ..In this report, the authors compare shunt survival after placement via the suboccipital and stereotactic parietal transtentorial (SPT) approaches...
  13. doi Equivalence of fusion rates after rigid internal fixation of the occiput to C-2 with or without C-1 instrumentation
    Todd C Hankinson
    Department of Neurosurgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 5:380-4. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi The role of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in pediatric brain tumors
    Peter Kan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84113, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 22:1435-9. 2006
    ..Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) may enhance the radiographic diagnosis of pediatric brain tumors. This study reviews the DWI properties of pediatric brain tumors at our institution and examines their relationship to tumor grade and type...
  15. ncbi Multilevel cervical disconnection syndrome: initial description, embryogenesis, and management. Report of two cases
    Paul Klimo
    Department of Neurosurgery, and Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:181-7. 2006
    ..The authors' success in treating these patients indicates that management of these conditions can be based on the principles of deformity correction, spinal cord decompression, and combined anterior-posterior arthrodesis...
  16. ncbi Cranial base strategies for resection of craniopharyngioma in children
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 18:E9. 2005
    ..They discuss the relative indications, advantages, disadvantages, and complications associated with each approach. Illustrative cases and intraoperative videos are presented...
  17. doi Complex Chiari malformations in children: an analysis of preoperative risk factors for occipitocervical fusion
    Robert J Bollo
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 10:134-41. 2012
    ..The authors hypothesized that a subgroup of "complex" patients defined by specific radiographic risk factors may have a higher rate of requiring occipitocervical fusion...
  18. ncbi Diffusion restriction of a spinal arachnoid cyst: case illustration
    Oren N Gottfried
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:439. 2005
  19. ncbi Cervical spine clearance after trauma in children
    Richard C E Anderson
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of New York, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 20:E3. 2006
    ....
  20. doi Atlantal hemi-rings and craniocervical instability: identification, clinical characteristics, and management
    Douglas L Brockmeyer
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 8:357-62. 2011
    ..Presentation, treatment, imaging, and follow-up data obtained in patients with atlantal hemi-rings were assessed to identify factors relevant to craniocervical instability...
  21. ncbi Complications of intracranial pressure monitoring in children with head trauma
    Richard C E Anderson
    Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Department of Neurosurgery, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:53-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine a consecutive series of children with TBI and compare the incidence of complications after placement of an EVD, a fiberoptic intraparencyhmal monitor, or both...
  22. ncbi Optic pathway gliomas: a review
    Mandy J Binning
    Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 23:E2. 2007
    ..Surgery is reserved for large tumors causing mass effect or hydrocephalus and tumors confined to the orbit or unilateral optic nerve...
  23. ncbi Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma of the brainstem in children
    John Kestle
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, and Department of Pathology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:1-6. 2004
    ..In reports involving the operative treatment of brainstem tumors, multiple histological types are often grouped together. To determine prognosis after resection, histology-specific data may be helpful...
  24. ncbi Glutaric aciduria type 1 presenting as bilateral subdural hematomas mimicking nonaccidental trauma. Case report and review of the literature
    Frank S Bishop
    Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:222-6. 2007
    ..The authors review the clinical manifestations, diagnosis, medical and surgical management, and specific considerations regarding GA1, including misdiagnosis of NAT...
  25. ncbi Cervical spine deformity associated with resection of spinal cord tumors
    Daniel R Fassett
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 20:E2. 2006
    ..The authors have reviewed the literature on postlaminectomy kyphosis as it relates to resection of cervical spinal cord tumors, and they summarize some general factors to consider when treating these patients...
  26. doi Spinal arteriovenous fistulas in children with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    Amy R U L Calhoun
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:654-9. 2012
    ..Given the lack of data regarding the true incidence and natural history of these lesions, these cases raise the question of whether spinal cord imaging should be incorporated into screening recommendations for patients with HHT...
  27. ncbi Odontoid synchondrosis fractures in children
    Daniel R Fassett
    Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 20:E7. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi Epidural venous engorgement resulting in progressive cervical myelopathy from shunt-related intracranial hypotension. Case report and review of the literature
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:499-503. 2006
    ..The authors describe the unique treatment strategy used in this patient and review the literature on epidural venous engorgement as it relates to intracranial hypotension...
  29. ncbi Morphometric and qualitative analysis of congenital occipitocervical instability in children: implications for patients with Down syndrome
    Samuel Browd
    Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:50-4. 2006
    ..A simple morphometric method of evaluating the OC joint in children with OC instability is presented, supported by a qualitative image analysis based on computed tomography (CT)...
  30. doi Avoiding early complications and reoperation during occipitocervical fusion in pediatric patients
    Marcus D Mazur
    Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Hospital, University ofUtah, Salt Lake City, Utah and
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 14:465-75. 2014
    ..The aim of this paper was to examine risk factors predictive of failure in a population of patients who underwent instrumented OC arthrodesis using a uniform surgical philosophy...
  31. doi Unilateral fixation for treatment of occipitocervical instability in children with congenital vertebral anomalies of the craniocervical junction
    Marcus D Mazur
    Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
    Neurosurg Focus 38:E9. 2015
    ..CONCLUSIONS These findings demonstrate that a unilateral OC fixation is effective for the treatment of OC instability in children with CVAs of the CCJ in whom bilateral screw placement fails or is not feasible. ..
  32. doi The complex Chiari: issues and management strategies
    Douglas L Brockmeyer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, 100 N Mario Capecchi Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84113, USA
    Neurol Sci 32:S345-7. 2011
    ..These other operative procedures include odontoid resection and craniocervical fusion. This paper outlines specific scenarios where these other operative procedures must be considered and carried out...
  33. doi Safe treatment of pulmonary hypertension with bosentan in a patient with moyamoya disease and cerebral ischemia
    Ronald W Day
    Pediatric Cardiology, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Child Neurol 25:504-7. 2010
    ..Additional studies are needed to determine whether endothelin receptor antagonists may influence the progression of moyamoya disease or the development of collateral cerebral blood flow following surgery...
  34. pmc Novel multidisciplinary approach for treatment of langerhans cell histiocytosis of the skull base
    Mandy J Binning
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
    Skull Base 18:53-8. 2008
    ..The lesion was biopsied and confirmed to be Langerhans cell histiocytosis. We describe a novel multidisciplinary approach for treatment of this tumor...
  35. ncbi Expansion of arachnoid cysts in children: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Ganesh Rao
    Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:314-7. 2005
    ..In this article the authors report the dramatic enlargement of two arachnoid cysts, including the first description of enlargement of an arachnoid cyst located in the anterior fossa...
  36. ncbi Surgical management of aneurysmal bone cysts of the spine
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 15:E4. 2003
    ..In this review, the authors discuss the clinical manifestations, pathophysiological features, neuroimaging characteristics, and treatment strategies for these lesions...
  37. ncbi Results of endoscopic septal fenestration in the treatment of isolated ventricular hydrocephalus
    Philipp R Aldana
    Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 38:286-94. 2003
    ..Favorable results can be achieved with repeat septostomies in patients who have failed prior septostomy. Lasting results are expected for septostomies that remain patent after 6 months...
  38. ncbi A bone and cable girth-hitch technique for atlantoaxial fusion in pediatric patients. Technical note
    Douglas L Brockmeyer
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:400-2. 2002
    ..The technique has been used successfully, in two patients 22 and 18 months of age, respectively. In both cases, fusion was used to augment C1-2 transarticular screw fixation, and solid arthrodesis was achieved without a halo orthosis...