Fahed Zairi

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Publications

  1. ncbi Recent concepts in the management of thoracolumbar spine metastasis
    F Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
    J Neurosurg Sci 57:45-54. 2013
  2. doi Spinal cord herniation: a misdiagnosed and treatable cause of thoracic myelopathy
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Hopital Roger Salengro, 59000, Lille, France
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:1991-6. 2010
  3. doi [Anterior optic pathways compression by a surgical clip mobilized by delayed chronic hydrocephalus after treatment of a ruptured anterior communicating artery aneurysm]
    F Zairi
    Pôle de neurochirurgie, Hopital Roger Salengro, CHU de Lille, Rue Emile Laine, 59000 Lille, France
    Neurochirurgie 58:34-6. 2012
  4. doi Mini open oblique lumbar interbody fusion (OLIF) approach for multi-level discectomy and fusion involving L5-S1: Preliminary experience
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Hopital Notre Dame, Montreal, QC, Canada Electronic address
    Orthop Traumatol Surg Res . 2017
  5. doi Lumbar Morel-Lavallée lesion: Case report and review of the literature
    F Zairi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Hopital Notre Dame, University of Montreal, 1560, rue Sherbrooke Est, QC, Canada H2L 4M1 Electronic address
    Orthop Traumatol Surg Res 102:525-7. 2016
  6. ncbi Evaluation of the relevance of surgery in a retrospective case series of patients who underwent the surgical treatment of a symptomatic spine metastasis from lung cancer
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, CHRU de Lille, 59000, Lille, France
    Eur Spine J 25:4052-4059. 2016
  7. ncbi Long-segment percutaneous screw fixation for thoracolumbar spine metastases: a single centre experience
    F Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
    J Neurosurg Sci . 2015
  8. doi Complications related to the use of an intraventricular access device for the treatment of leptomeningeal metastases from solid tumor: a single centre experience in 112 patients
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hopital Roger Salengro, Lille University Hospital, Rue Emile Laine, 59037, Lille, France
    J Neurooncol 124:317-23. 2015
  9. doi Management of neoplastic spinal tumors in a spine surgery care unit
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France Electronic address
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 128:35-40. 2015
  10. doi Relevance of gamma knife radiosurgery alone for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer brain metastases
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France Electronic address
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 125:87-93. 2014

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi Recent concepts in the management of thoracolumbar spine metastasis
    F Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
    J Neurosurg Sci 57:45-54. 2013
    ..More recently, minimally invasive techniques allowed a significant reduction of morbidity. The parallel development of stereotactic radiosurgery offers new therapeutic options in particular for patients ineligible for surgery...
  2. doi Spinal cord herniation: a misdiagnosed and treatable cause of thoracic myelopathy
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Hopital Roger Salengro, 59000, Lille, France
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:1991-6. 2010
    ..According to the results in these cases and the review of the literature, the authors believe that spinal cord herniation should be treated by using a dural patch to close the dural defect and to prevent retethering of the spinal cord...
  3. doi [Anterior optic pathways compression by a surgical clip mobilized by delayed chronic hydrocephalus after treatment of a ruptured anterior communicating artery aneurysm]
    F Zairi
    Pôle de neurochirurgie, Hopital Roger Salengro, CHU de Lille, Rue Emile Laine, 59000 Lille, France
    Neurochirurgie 58:34-6. 2012
    ..The treatment of hydrocephalus led to a rapid and complete regression of symptoms...
  4. doi Mini open oblique lumbar interbody fusion (OLIF) approach for multi-level discectomy and fusion involving L5-S1: Preliminary experience
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Hopital Notre Dame, Montreal, QC, Canada Electronic address
    Orthop Traumatol Surg Res . 2017
    ..Technical description and single institution retrospective case series OBJECTIVE: Evaluate technical feasibility and evaluate complications of mini open retroperitoneal oblique lumbar interbody fusion (OLIF) at the L5-S1 level...
  5. doi Lumbar Morel-Lavallée lesion: Case report and review of the literature
    F Zairi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Hopital Notre Dame, University of Montreal, 1560, rue Sherbrooke Est, QC, Canada H2L 4M1 Electronic address
    Orthop Traumatol Surg Res 102:525-7. 2016
    ..We also reviewed the relevant English literature to summarize the diagnostic tools and the main therapeutic options. ..
  6. ncbi Evaluation of the relevance of surgery in a retrospective case series of patients who underwent the surgical treatment of a symptomatic spine metastasis from lung cancer
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, CHRU de Lille, 59000, Lille, France
    Eur Spine J 25:4052-4059. 2016
    ..Although surgery has shown its effectiveness in the management of spine metastases, there is a lack of studies focusing on lung cancer alone...
  7. ncbi Long-segment percutaneous screw fixation for thoracolumbar spine metastases: a single centre experience
    F Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
    J Neurosurg Sci . 2015
    ..We aimed to evaluate the efficiency of long segment percutaneous pedicle screw stabilization for the treatment of instability associated with symptomatic thoracolumbar spine metastases...
  8. doi Complications related to the use of an intraventricular access device for the treatment of leptomeningeal metastases from solid tumor: a single centre experience in 112 patients
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hopital Roger Salengro, Lille University Hospital, Rue Emile Laine, 59037, Lille, France
    J Neurooncol 124:317-23. 2015
    ..8 complications required an operation and 1 complication was fatal. The use of a VAD is safe and may improve patients' comfort and compliance with LM-directed therapy. ..
  9. doi Management of neoplastic spinal tumors in a spine surgery care unit
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France Electronic address
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 128:35-40. 2015
    ..Spinal cord compression and fracture are possible complications of spine metastasis and multiple myeloma. Prompt diagnosis and treatment of threatening lesions are likely to reduce the frequency of these dreaded complications...
  10. doi Relevance of gamma knife radiosurgery alone for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer brain metastases
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France Electronic address
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 125:87-93. 2014
    ..The authors report their experience in consecutively treated patients with limited brain metastases from non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), who underwent SRS alone followed by a close follow-up...
  11. ncbi Minimally invasive percutaneous stabilization plus balloon kyphoplasty for the treatment of type A thoraco lumbar spine fractures: minimum 4 year's follow-up
    F Zairi
    Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
    J Neurosurg Sci 58:169-75. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to report the long-term clinical and radiological outcome of patients undergoing minimally invasive management of thoracolumbar fracture in our institution...
  12. doi [Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: goals of the minimal invasive approach]
    F Zairi
    Pôle de neurochirurgie, Hopital Roger Salengro, CHU de Lille, Rue Emile Laine, 59037 Lille, France Electronic address
    Neurochirurgie 59:171-7. 2013
    ..The authors prospectively compared the outcomes of patients who underwent mini-open TLIF with patients who underwent open TLIF...
  13. doi Delayed hypersensitivity reaction caused by metal-on-metal total disc replacement
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, France
    J Neurosurg Spine 19:389-91. 2013
    ..This report is intended to inform the reader that systemic metal release and hypersensitivity reaction are possible complications of metal-on-metal TDR...
  14. doi [New advances in the management of thoracolumbar spine metastasis]
    Fahed Zairi
    CHRU de Lille, Hopital Roger Salengro, Service de Neurochirurgie, Rue Emile Laine, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
    Bull Cancer 100:435-41. 2013
    ..We aim to inform the reader of the existence of these techniques so that each patient can benefit from treatment best suited to their situation...
  15. doi Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: comparison between open and mini-open approaches with two years follow-up
    F Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
    J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg 74:131-5. 2013
    ..As minimally invasive TLIF gains popularity, its effectiveness compared with open TLIF has yet to be established...
  16. doi Minimally invasive decompression and stabilization for the management of thoracolumbar spine metastasis
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Rue Emile Laine, Lille, France
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:19-23. 2012
    ..The authors performed a prospective evaluation of minimally invasive decompression and stabilization for the palliative management of symptomatic thoracolumbar spine metastasis...
  17. doi Minimally invasive management of thoraco-lumbar fractures: combined percutaneous fixation and balloon kyphoplasty
    F Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Rue Emile Laine, 59037 Lille, France
    Orthop Traumatol Surg Res 98:S105-11. 2012
    ..Retrospective review of prospectively collected data...
  18. doi Early cardiac migration of distal shunt catheter
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
    Br J Neurosurg 26:545-6. 2012
    ..The authors report a rare case of intra-cardiac migration of a distal shunt catheter, which occurred during the initial post-operative days. The physiopathology of this complication and its management are reported...
  19. pmc Relevance of expandable titanium cage for the treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
    Eur Spine J 21:1545-50. 2012
    ..The authors present the clinical and radiological outcomes in patients undergoing the placement of an expandable cage in the treatment of spondylotic myelopathy with straight or kyphotic cervical spine alignment...
  20. doi Management of delayed oesophagus perforation and osteomyelitis after cervical spine surgery: review of the literature
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
    Br J Neurosurg 26:185-8. 2012
    ..Delayed perforation is very rare and its management remains controversial. We report the successful management of a delayed oesophagus perforation associated with an osteomyelitis...
  21. doi Ruptured cerebral oncotic aneurysm from choriocarcinoma: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, France
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 153:353-7. 2011
    ..Chemotherapy is the treatment of choice making surgery necessary only for patients with large intracerebral haematoma that represents an immediate threat...
  22. doi Complications related to the placement of an intraventricular chemotherapy device
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
    J Neurooncol 104:247-52. 2011
    ..There was no case of misplacement or obstruction of the catheter. Intraventricular chemotherapy is an effective treatment procedure which improves therapeutic compliance with acceptable morbidity...
  23. doi Intracranial meningiomas and neurofibromatosis type 2
    Rabih Aboukais
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, rue E Laine, 59037, Lille Cedex, France
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 155:997-1001; discussion 1001. 2013
    ..This study aims to compare NF2 patients with intracranial meningiomas to those without, and consequently to identify prognostic factors in attempt to improve the management of these tumors...
  24. doi Clinicopathological features of breast cancers predict the development of leptomeningeal metastases: a case-control study
    Emilie Le Rhun
    Neurology Breast Unit, Department of Medical Oncology, Centre Oscar Lambret, 59037, Lille Cedex, France
    J Neurooncol 105:309-15. 2011
    ..These characteristics should lead to early appropriate assessments being performed in this targeted population when a neurological complaint appears, in order to detect LM as soon as possible...
  25. doi Early postoperative radiotherapy improves progression free survival in patients with grade 2 meningioma
    Rabih Aboukais
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, rue E Laine, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 155:1385-90; discussion 1390. 2013
    ..The most effective treatment is surgery. The role of adjuvant radiotherapy in this disease is still disputed due to its uncertain effect on progression-free survival...
  26. ncbi Leptomeningeal metastasis in melanoma: a prospective clinical study of nine patients
    Emeline Pape
    Department of Dermatology, Huriez Hospital, Regional and University Hospital, Lille, France
    In Vivo 26:1079-86. 2012
    ..This article describes recent experience at the Lille University Hospital, between 2007 and 2011 and discusses the possibilities for treatment of leptomeningeal metastasis...
  27. doi Cervical synovial sarcoma necessitating multiple neurosurgical procedures
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
    Br J Neurosurg 25:769-71. 2011
    ..We present a patient with a cervical synovial sarcoma. Three operations were performed followed by equal recurrences...
  28. doi Radiation-associated grade 2 meningiomas: A nine patient-series and review of the literature
    Rabih Aboukais
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France Electronic address
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 136:10-4. 2015
    ..Radiation-associated meningiomas (RAM) remain rare but recognized to harbor a high potential of aggressiveness. Only few studies focused on grade 2 histological variants...
  29. doi Surgery followed by radiosurgery: a deliberate valuable strategy in the treatment of intracranial meningioma
    Rabih Aboukais
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Rue Emile Laine, 59000 Lille, France Electronic address
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 124:123-6. 2014
    ..The aim of our study is to show that surgery followed by Gamma Knife Radiosurgery is an effective and safe combined treatment for the control of intracranial meningiomas located close to critical structures...
  30. doi [Surgical treatment of vertebral metastases]
    Fahed Zairi
    CHRU de Lille, Hopital Roger Salengro, Service de Neurochirurgie, Rue Emile Laine, 59000 Lille, France
    Bull Cancer 100:1141-51. 2013
    ..We remind, in this work, the main progress in the surgical field, specifying the role of surgery in the current therapeutic arsenal. ..
  31. doi [Treatment of the leptomeningeal metastases related to solid tumors]
    Emilie Le Rhun
    CHRU de Lille, Hopital Roger Salengro, Neuro Oncologie, Rue Emile Laine, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
    Bull Cancer 100:765-74. 2013
    ..Our objective was to describe the current management of LM of solid tumors...
  32. pmc Single Posterior Approach for En-Bloc Resection and Stabilization for Locally Advanced Pancoast Tumors Involving the Spine: Single Centre Experience
    Fahed Zairi
    Division of Neurosurgery, Hopital Notre Dame, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
    Asian Spine J 10:1047-1057. 2016
    ..Monocentric prospective study...
  33. doi Radiological pitfalls of a large intracranial dissecting aneurysm
    Rabih Aboukais
    Lille University Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Lille, France
    Turk Neurosurg 25:158-61. 2015
    ..The final angiography found an aspect of stenosis followed by a little arterial dilatation. The diagnosis of dissecting anterior cerebral aneurysm was a posteriori established. ..
  34. doi Clinical and imaging follow-up after surgical or endovascular treatment in patients with unruptured carotid-ophthalmic aneurysm
    Rabih Aboukais
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille Cedex, France Electronic address
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 125:155-9. 2014
    ..Carotido-ophthalmic aneurysms are complex and their treatment is challenging. Few data are available on patient follow-up after endovascular or surgical treatment...
  35. doi Prognostic value and management of spinal tumors in neurofibromatosis type 2 patients
    Rabih Aboukais
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, rue E Laine, 59037, Lille Cedex, France
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 155:771-7. 2013
    ..The authors studied the clinical impact and radiological progression of spinal tumors in patients with NF2 to determine their prognostic value...
  36. doi Successful management of a giant anterior sacral meningocele with an endoscopic cutting stapler: case report
    Tarek P Sunna
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Hopital Notre Dame, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurosurg Spine 24:862-6. 2016
    ..The authors review the literature and discuss the surgical options for the treatment of ASMs, specifically the management of ASMs in the context of obstructive renal failure and hydronephrosis. ..
  37. doi Evaluation of non-supervised MALDI mass spectrometry imaging combined with microproteomics for glioma grade III classification
    Emilie Le Rhun
    Univ Lille, Inserm U1192, Laboratoire Protéomique, Réponse Inflammatoire et Spectrométrie de Masse PRISM, F 59000 Lille, France Lille University Hospital, Neuro Oncology, Department of Neurosurgery, F 59000 Lille, France Breast Unit, Department of Medical Oncology, Oscar Lambret Center, Lille, France Electronic address
    Biochim Biophys Acta . 2016
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled: MALDI Imaging, edited by Dr. Corinna Henkel and Prof. Peter Hoffmann...
  38. ncbi Minimally invasive costotransversectomy for the resection of large thoracic dumbbell tumors
    Fahed Zairi
    a Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
    Br J Neurosurg . 2016
    ..Our study aims to first report the feasibility and safety of a single-stage posterior minimally invasive procedure in achieving complete resection of voluminous thoracic dumbbell tumors...
  39. doi Spine metastases: are minimally invasive surgical techniques living up to the hype?
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
    CNS Oncol 4:257-64. 2015
    ..In this report, we list the main minimally invasive surgical techniques emphasizing their advantages and drawbacks...
  40. doi Glioblastoma occurring after the surgical resection of a craniopharyngioma
    Fahed Zairi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
    Br J Neurosurg 28:284-6. 2014
    ..Three months later, he developed a right-sided temporal glioblastoma. The presentation is suggestive of a causal relationship between surgery and the development of a malignant glial tumor...