- Deep brain stimulation for medically intractable cluster headacheKarl A Sillay
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
Neurobiol Dis 38:361-8. 2010..Recently, occipital nerve stimulation has shown efficacy, calling in question the use of DBS as a first line surgical therapy. In this report, we review the indications, techniques, and outcomes of DBS for cluster headache...
- Perioperative brain shift and deep brain stimulating electrode deformation analysis: implications for rigid and non-rigid devicesKarl A Sillay
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
Ann Biomed Eng 41:293-304. 2013..Deep brain stimulation (DBS) efficacy is related to optimal electrode placement. Several authors have quantified brain shift related to surgical targeting; yet, few reports document and discuss the effects of brain shift after insertion...
- Deep brain stimulator hardware-related infections: incidence and management in a large seriesKarl A Sillay
Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0445, USA
Neurosurgery 62:360-6; discussion 366-7. 2008..Device-related infection is a common complication of deep brain stimulator (DBS) implantation. We reviewed the incidence and management of early hardware-related infections in a large series...