Genomes and Genes
Summary: Surgery performed on the nervous system or its parts.
Publications278 found, 100 shown here
- Intraoperative MRI guidance and extent of resection in glioma surgery: a randomised, controlled trialChristian Senft
Department of Neurosurgery, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
Lancet Oncol 12:997-1003. 2011..Intraoperative MRI is increasingly used in neurosurgery, although there is little evidence for its use. We aimed to assess efficacy of intraoperative MRI guidance on extent of resection in patients with glioma...
- A new minimally invasive tubular brain retractor system for surgery of deep intracerebral hematomaYad R Yadav
Department of Neurosurgery, NSCB Medical College and Apex Hospital, Jabalpur, MP, India
Neurol India 59:74-7. 2011..Near-total removals of intracerebral hematomas, 37 hypertensive and 3 traumatic, was done using this retractor without any complication...
- Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery for growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenomasChristoph P Hofstetter
Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
Neurosurg Focus 29:E6. 2010..The aim of this study was to determine the preoperative predictors of the extent of resection and endocrinological remission following endonasal endoscopic removal of growth hormone (GH)-secreting pituitary adenomas...
- Lateral supraorbital approach vs pterional approach: an anatomic qualitative and quantitative evaluationAsem Salma
Department of Neurological Surgery, Ohio State University Medical Center, 1645 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Neurosurgery 68:364-72; discussion 371-2. 2011..Several minimally invasive modifications of the standard pterional approach have been proposed recently. The lateral supraorbital approach is one of these modifications...
- Awake surgery for WHO Grade II gliomas within "noneloquent" areas in the left dominant hemisphere: toward a "supratotal" resection. Clinical articleYordanka N Yordanova
Department of Neurosurgery, Hopital Gui de Chauliac, CHU Montpellier, France
J Neurosurg 115:232-9. 2011..Their aim was to apply this reliable surgical technique to LGGs located not within eloquent areas but distant from eloquent areas, to take a margin around the LGG visible on MR imaging while preserving brain function...
- Intra-operative 3D ultrasound in neurosurgeryG Unsgaard
Department of Neurosurgery, St Olav University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 148:235-53; discussion 253. 2006....
- Utilization of magnetoencephalography results to obtain favourable outcomes in epilepsy surgeryMichael J M Fischer
Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Neurocentre, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
Brain 128:153-7. 2005..This study shows that MEG source localization can help to delineate epileptic activity and, along with other techniques, should be taken into account for epilepsy surgery...
- Application accuracy in frameless image-guided neurosurgery: a comparison study of three patient-to-image registration methodsPeter A Woerdeman
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
J Neurosurg 106:1012-6. 2007..The mathematical relationship between the image volume and the surgical working space is calculated using a rigid body transformation algorithm, based on point-pair matching or surface matching...
- Two applications of end-to-side nerve neurorrhaphy in severe upper-extremity nerve injuriesFuat Yuksel
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Haydarpasa Hospital, Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey 34668
Microsurgery 24:363-8. 2004..Based on these results and our review of the current literature, we consider alternative nerve repair techniques to be reasonable, prudent, and scientific choices for the treatment of some challenging nerve injury cases...
- Management of brain metastases: the indispensable role of surgeryGeorge Al-Shamy
Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Neurooncol 92:275-82. 2009..Achieving the best outcome in treatment of brain metastasis requires the judicious and complementary use of surgical resection along with modalities such as whole-brain radiation therapy and stereotactic radiosurgery...
- Predictors of epilepsy surgery outcome: a meta-analysisC Tonini
Laboratory of Neurological Disorders, Institute for Pharmacological Research Mario Negri, Via Eritrea, 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
Epilepsy Res 62:75-87. 2004....
- Prognostic factors for outcome in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhageAxel J Rosengart
Neurocritical Care and Acute Stroke Program, Department of Neurology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
Stroke 38:2315-21. 2007..The purpose of this study was to describe prognostic factors for outcome in a large series of patients undergoing neurosurgical clipping of aneurysms after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)...
- Did survival improve after the implementation of intraoperative neuronavigation and 3D ultrasound in glioblastoma surgery? A retrospective analysis of 192 primary operationsC A Sæther
Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg 73:73-8. 2012..The aim of the present study was to examine if the introduction of 3D ultrasound and neuronavigation (i. e., the SonoWand® system) may have had an impact on overall survival...
- Increasing treatment of ruptured cerebral aneurysms at high-volume centers in the United StatesCaleb B Leake
Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
J Neurosurg 115:1179-83. 2011..The authors evaluated the US National Inpatient Sample for the years 2001 to 2008 for trends in patient admissions for the treatment of ruptured aneurysms at high- and low-volume centers...
- Predictors of clinical and angiographic outcome after surgical or endovascular therapy of very large and giant intracranial aneurysmsTim E Darsaut
Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford Stroke Center and Stanford Institute for Neuro Innovation and Translational Neurosciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5325, USA
Neurosurgery 68:903-15; discussion 915. 2011..Risk factors for poor outcome in the treatment of very large (≥20-24 mm) and giant (≥25 mm) intracranial aneurysms remain incompletely defined...
- Neuromonitoring after major neurosurgical proceduresM Messerer
Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne University Hospital and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
Minerva Anestesiol 78:810-22. 2012Postoperative care of major neurosurgical procedures is aimed at the prevention, detection and treatment of secondary brain injury. This consists of a series of pathological events (i.e...
- Current management of middle cerebral artery aneurysms: surgical results with a "clip first" policyAna Rodríguez-Hernández
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
Neurosurgery 72:415-27. 2013..Surgical results with middle cerebral artery (MCA) aneurysms have been excellent, raising debate about the respective roles of surgical and endovascular therapy...
- How to choose clipping versus coiling in treating intracranial aneurysmsT E Darsaut
Departement de Radiologie, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Hopital Notre Dame, 1560 Sherbrooke Est, Pavillon Simard, suite Z12909, Montreal, Quebec, H2L 4M1 Canada
Neurochirurgie 58:61-75. 2012..The rationale underlying the choice of treatment modality is usually unclear, as there is little good quality evidence available...
- Long-term seizure outcomes following epilepsy surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysisJose F Tellez-Zenteno
Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
Brain 128:1188-98. 2005..On the other hand, long-term seizure freedom was consistently lower after extratemporal surgery and palliative procedures...
- Extent of surgical resection is independently associated with survival in patients with hemispheric infiltrating low-grade gliomasMatthew J McGirt
Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Neuro Oncology Surgical Outcomes Research Laboratory, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
Neurosurgery 63:700-7; author reply 707-8. 2008..It remains unknown whether the extent of surgical resection affects survival or disease progression in patients with supratentorial low-grade gliomas...
- Ultrasound-guided operations in unselected high-grade gliomas--overall results, impact of image quality and patient selectionOle Solheim
Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7005, Trondheim, Norway
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:1873-86. 2010..Delineation of seemingly similar brain tumours vary in different ultrasound-guided operations, perhaps limiting usefulness in certain patients...
- Application of intraoperative high-field magnetic resonance imaging in pediatric neurosurgeryRon Levy
Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
J Neurosurg Pediatr 4:467-74. 2009..5-T iMR imaging unit with integrated neuronavigation with the goal of identifying procedures and/or pathologies in which the application of this technology changed the course of surgery or modified the operative strategy...
- Evidence of improved surgical outcome following endoscopy for nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma removalMahmoud Messerer
Département de Neurochirurgie A, Hopital Neurologique Pierre Wertheimer, Groupement Hospitalier Est, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Bron, France
Neurosurg Focus 30:E11. 2011..The authors' aim in this study was to compare the clinical results and morbidity between microscopic and endoscopic techniques in 164 patients with NFPAs...
- Length of stay and total hospital charges of clipping versus coiling for ruptured and unruptured adult cerebral aneurysms in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample database 2002 to 2006Brian L Hoh
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla 32610, USA
Stroke 41:337-42. 2010..We now report an analysis of the same comparison at a national level conducted using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample database...
- Critical risk factors for intellectual impairment in children with posterior fossa tumors: the role of cerebellar damageJacques Grill
Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Oncology, Gustave Roussy Institute, Villejuif, France
J Neurosurg 101:152-8. 2004..The authors studied the effects in 76 children treated for a malignant posterior fossa tumor in a cross-sectional study...
- Transsphenoidal approaches to the pituitary: a progression in experience in a single centreBulent Duz
Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, GATA, Gulhane Military Medical Academy GATA TR 06018 Etlik, Ankara, Turkey
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 150:1133-8; discussion 1138-9. 2008..Evolving of a single centre by means of different transsphenoidal approaches during the survey of methodological advances in pituitary surgery is presented...
- Virtual temporal bone: an interactive 3-dimensional learning aid for cranial base surgeryRalf A Kockro
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
Neurosurgery 64:216-29; discussion 229-30. 2009..We have developed an interactive virtual model of the temporal bone for the training and teaching of cranial base surgery...
- Comparison of navigated 3D ultrasound findings with histopathology in subsequent phases of glioblastoma resectionOla Morten Rygh
Department of Radiology, St Olav University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 150:1033-41; discussion 1042. 2008..The purpose of the study was to compare the ability of navigated 3D ultrasound to distinguish tumour and normal brain tissue at the tumour border zone in subsequent phases of resection...
- Four subtypes of petroclival meningiomas: differences in symptoms and operative findings using the anterior transpetrosal approachS Ichimura
Department of Neurosurgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 150:637-45. 2008..This report subclassifies petroclival meningiomas based on their origin determined by using radiological and intra-operative findings...
- Does an interspinous device (Coflex) improve the outcome of decompressive surgery in lumbar spinal stenosis? One-year follow up of a prospective case control study of 60 patientsAlexander Richter
Spine Center Hamburg, Asklepios Klinik St Georg, Hamburg, Germany
Eur Spine J 19:283-9. 2010..To the best of our knowledge this is the first prospective controlled study which compares surgical decompression of lumbar spinal stenosis with additional implanting of an interspinous Coflex device in the treatment of symptomatic LSS...
- Frameless neuronavigation in intracranial endoscopic neurosurgeryH W Schroeder
Department of Neurosurgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
J Neurosurg 94:72-9. 2001..The purpose of this study was to determine in which intracranial neuroendoscopic procedures frameless neuronavigation is necessary and really beneficial compared with a free-hand endoscopic approach...
- Risk factors for fever in the neurologic intensive care unitChristopher Commichau
Division of Critical Care Neurology, Department of Neurology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
Neurology 60:837-41. 2003..To identify risk factors for fever among patients treated in a neurologic intensive care unit (NICU)...
- Hemodilution and fluid management in neurosurgeryRamachandra P Tummala
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida, USA
Clin Neurosurg 53:238-51. 2006
- Predicting long-term seizure outcome after resective epilepsy surgery: the multicenter studyS S Spencer
Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8018, USA
Neurology 65:912-8. 2005..In a seven-center prospective observational study of resective epilepsy surgery, the authors examined probability and predictors of entering 2-year remission and the risk of subsequent relapse...
- Surgical interventions for lumbar disc prolapse: updated Cochrane ReviewJ N Alastair Gibson
Spinal Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1735-47. 2007..An updated Cochrane Review...
- Endoscopic transsphenoidal surgeryH D Jho
Center for Minimally Invasive Innovative Microneurosurgery, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
J Neurooncol 54:187-95. 2001..This endonasal transsphenoidal endoscopy eliminates a sublabial or transfixional incision, the use of a transsphenoidal retractor and any nasal packing...
- The endoscopic versus the traditional approach in pituitary surgeryGiorgio Frank
Center of Surgery for Pituitary Tumors, Department of Neuroscience, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
Neuroendocrinology 83:240-8. 2006....
- Lateral supraorbital approach as an alternative to the classical pterional approachJ Hernesniemi
Department of Neurosurgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
Acta Neurochir Suppl 94:17-21. 2005..The senior author (JH) established a lateral supraorbital approach as an alternative to the pterional approach after continuous trial and error. We describe the techniques of this approach based on clinical experiences...
- Intraoperative subcortical stimulation mapping for hemispherical perirolandic gliomas located within or adjacent to the descending motor pathways: evaluation of morbidity and assessment of functional outcome in 294 patientsG Evren Keles
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
J Neurosurg 100:369-75. 2004..The purpose of this retrospective analysis was to assess the morbidity and functional outcome associated with this method, thus allowing the surgeon to predict the likelihood of causing a temporary or permanent motor deficit...
- Insular glioma resection: assessment of patient morbidity, survival, and tumor progressionNader Sanai
Brain Tumor Research Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
J Neurosurg 112:1-9. 2010....
- 3-Tesla intraoperative MR imaging for neurosurgeryWalter A Hall
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Minnesota Medical School and Hennepin County Medical Center, Menniapolis, MN 55455, USA
J Neurooncol 77:297-303. 2006..There were no adverse events associated with any procedure. MR-guided neurosurgery can be safely and effectively performed at 3-T. The surgical environment at 3-T is comparable to that present at 1.5-T...
- Nerve surgery: a review and insights about its futureWale A R Sulaiman
Section of Neurosurgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Clin Neurosurg 53:38-47. 2006
- Intraoperative MR-guided neurosurgeryWalter A Hall
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
J Magn Reson Imaging 27:368-75. 2008..Mapping out neurologic function may influence the surgical approach to a tumor. The optimal strength for MR-guided neurosurgery is currently under investigation...
- Transsphenoidal surgery for acromegaly in wales: results based on stringent criteria of remissionP De
Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, United Kingdom
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:3567-72. 2003....
- Contribution of intraoperative electrical stimulations in surgery of low grade gliomas: a comparative study between two series without (1985-96) and with (1996-2003) functional mapping in the same institutionH Duffau
Department of Neurosurgery, Hopital de la Salpetriere, Paris, France
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:845-51. 2005....
- Insertion loads of the X STOP interspinous process distraction system designed to treat neurogenic intermittent claudicationVikram Talwar
San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program, CA, USA
Eur Spine J 15:908-12. 2006..The significant relationship between BMD and spinous process failure load suggests that patients with lower BMD must be approached with more caution during the implant insertion procedure...
- Functional brain mapping and its applications to neurosurgerySuzanne Tharin
Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Neurosurgery 60:185-201; discussion 201-2. 2007..resolution anatomic and physiological data from multiple complementary sources will be used to plan more neurosurgical procedures, including minimally invasive procedures...
- Intracranial low-grade gliomas in adults: 30-year experience with long-term follow-up at Mayo ClinicDavid A Schomas
Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Neuro Oncol 11:437-45. 2009..Postoperative RT was associated with improved OS and PFS and is recommended for patients after subtotal resection or biopsy...
- Long-term follow-up results of transsphenoidal surgery for Cushing's disease in a single centre using strict criteria for remissionD A Rees
Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, Wales, UK
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 56:541-51. 2002....
- Lateral supraorbital approach applied to anterior clinoidal meningiomas: experience with 73 consecutive patientsRossana Romani
Department of Neurosurgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
Neurosurgery 68:1632-47; discussion 1647. 2011..Anterior clinoidal meningiomas (ACMs) are a subgroup of meningiomas accounting for less than 10% of supratentorial meningiomas...
- Neurosurgical craniotomy localization using a virtual reality planning system versus intraoperative image-guided navigationAxel T Stadie
Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Langenbeckstrasse 1, 55101 Mainz, Germany
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg 6:565-72. 2011..Accurate craniotomy placement is essential for frameless neuronavigation in minimally invasive neurosurgery. A craniotomy using virtual reality (VR) can be as accurate as neuronavigation...
- Lateral supracerebellar transtentorial approach for petroclival meningiomas: operative technique and outcomeTakao Watanabe
Department of Neurological Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
J Neurosurg 115:49-54. 2011....
- Intraoperative subcortical electrical mapping of optic radiations in awake surgery for glioma involving visual pathwaysGuillaume Gras-Combe
Department of Neurosurgery, Hopital Gui de Chauliac, Montpellier University Medical Center, Montpellier, France
J Neurosurg 117:466-73. 2012..The authors present, for the first time to their knowledge, a consecutive series of awake surgeries for cerebral glioma with intrasurgical identification and preservation of visual pathways using subcortical electrical mapping...
- Long-term outcome and survival of surgically treated supratentorial low-grade glioma in adult patientsRezvan Ahmadi
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Heidelberg, INF 400, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 151:1359-65. 2009..So far, there are no randomized studies that analyze the impact of surgical resection on patient outcome. The value of the data obtained from the few retrospective reports available is often limited...
- Anterior transpetrosal and subtemporal transtentorial approaches for pontine cavernomasPatrick Francois
CHRU de Tours, Service de Neurochirurgie, Universite Francois Rabelais, Tours, France
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:1321-9; discussion 1329. 2010..We report our experience in the surgical management of these lesions exclusively using a lateral, subtemporal transtentorial approach in high pontine lesions and an anterior petrosal approach in low pontine lesions...
- Effect of the neurosurgeon's surgical experience on outcomes from intraoperative aneurysmal ruptureMichael T Lawton
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
Neurosurgery 57:9-15; discussion 9-15. 2005..Therefore, this analysis was undertaken to evaluate the effect of the neurosurgeon's experience on the management of this catastrophe in a consecutive series of patients treated microsurgically...
- Resective pediatric epilepsy surgery in Lennox-Gastaut syndromeYun Jin Lee
Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Epilepsy Clinics, Severance Children s Hospital, Brain Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Pediatrics 125:e58-66. 2010..The objective of this study was to evaluate the role of resective pediatric epilepsy surgery for Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS)...
- Intracavernous sinus arachnoid cyst with optic neuropathyCheng Hsin Cheng
Department of Neurosurgery, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 404, Taiwan
J Clin Neurosci 17:267-9. 2010..Visual acuity improved dramatically after the operation. Intracavernous sinus arachnoid cyst is a rare congenital intracranial lesion and surgical decompression may benefit symptomatic patients...
- Incidence, timing, and treatment of new brain metastases after Gamma Knife surgery for limited brain disease: the case for reducing the use of whole-brain radiation therapyStephen Rush
Department of Radiation Oncology, New York University Langone Medical Center, 530 First Ave, Suite 8R, New York, New York 10016, USA
J Neurosurg 115:37-48. 2011....
- Impact of intraoperative stimulation brain mapping on glioma surgery outcome: a meta-analysisPhilip C De Witt Hamer
Neurosurgical Center Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Clin Oncol 30:2559-65. 2012..The usefulness of intraoperative stimulation mapping (ISM) has not been addressed in randomized trials. This study addresses glioma surgery outcome on the basis of a meta-analysis of observational studies...
- Clinical management of petroclival meningiomas and the eternal quest for preservation of quality of life: personal experiences over a period of 20 yearsVolker Seifert
Department of Neurosurgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:1099-116. 2010..Surgical concepts and the operative decision-making process are demonstrated in four illustrative cases...
- Long-term brain plasticity allowing a multistage surgical approach to World Health Organization Grade II gliomas in eloquent areasSantiago Gil Robles
Department of Neurosurgery, Hopital Gui de Chauliac, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Montpellier, France
J Neurosurg 109:615-24. 2008..Based on their experience with these cases, the authors suggest that in cases of incomplete glioma removal, a second operation before anaplasia should be considered, made possible by brain reorganization after the first operation...
- Treatment of complex intracranial aneurysms of anterior circulation using multiple clipsHirotoshi Sano
Department of Neurosurgery, Fujita Health University, 1 98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake cho, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
Acta Neurochir Suppl 107:27-31. 2010..To evaluate the efficacy of multiple clip application for the occlusion of complex intracranial aneurysms, analyzing the technique and outcome of big and giant cerebral aneurysms clipped in our institution...
- Meningiomas involving the optic canal: pattern of involvement and implications for surgical techniqueAhmed Nageeb M Taha
Mansoura University Hospital, Mansoura Dakhlia, Egypt
Neurosurg Focus 30:E12. 2011..Juxtasellar meningiomas frequently extend into the optic canal. Removing these meningiomas from the optic canal is crucial for favorable visual outcome...
- The sitting position during neurosurgical procedures does not influence serum biomarkers of pulmonary parenchymal injuryIzabela Duda
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Medical University of Silesia, Medykow 14, Katowice, 40 75, Poland
BMC Surg 12:24. 2012..The aim of our study was to examine the hypothesis that the level of investigated pulmonary biomarkers in plasma is higher in patients operated on in the sitting position...
- Neurosurgical management of metastases in the central nervous systemElizabeth B Claus
Yale University, School of Medicine, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Nat Rev Clin Oncol 9:79-86. 2012..that directly compare open surgical procedures with SRS are underway, as are trials examining the role of neurosurgical procedures, such as vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty, in association with radiotherapy as methods for pain control in ..
- The learning curve in endoscopic pituitary surgery and our experienceKenan Koc
Department of Neurosurgery, Kocaeli University, School of Medicine, 41900 Izmit, Kocaeli, Turkey
Neurosurg Rev 29:298-305; discussion 305. 2006..Reviewing our cases in two groups of period due to our experience showed that the effectiveness of endoscopic surgery increases and operation time decreases. In our study, we identified a learning curve in endoscopic pituitary surgery...
- Diffuse scalp malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor with intracranial extension in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1Pengfei Ge
Department of Neurosurgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Jilin University, 71 Xinmin Street, Changchun 130021, China
J Clin Neurosci 17:1443-4. 2010..Histological examination confirmed that the tumor was an MPNST. The patient recovered uneventfully and was well at the 6-month follow-up, with no local or other tumor recurrence noted...
- The reliability of neuroanatomy as a predictor of eloquence: a reviewNader Pouratian
Department of Neurosurgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 7049, USA
Neurosurg Focus 28:E3. 2010..Perhaps most importantly, an individualized approach to mapping patients with brain tumors ensures that the risk of iatrogenic functional injury is minimized while maximizing the extent of resection...
- Etiology and management of hyponatremia in neurosurgical patientsUrvashi M Upadhyay
Department of Neurosugery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
J Intensive Care Med 27:139-44. 2012..The rate at which serum sodium is corrected must be attended to, as rapid shifts in serum sodium pose potential risk of cerebral pontine myelinolysis...
- Morbidity following sural nerve harvesting: a prospective studyRoberto S Martins
Peripheral Nerve Surgery Unit, Department of Neurosurgery, Sao Paulo University, School of Medicine, Brazil
Clin Neurol Neurosurg 114:1149-52. 2012..To evaluate donor site morbidity following sural nerve harvesting, with special attention to the recovery of sensory loss...
- Venous air embolism: a warning not to be complacent--we should listen to the drumbeat of historyMaurice S Albin
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Anesthesiology 115:626-9. 2011..Venous air embolism during neurosurgical procedures (detected by Doppler ultrasound and aspiration via a right atrial catheter) was noted in 100 of 400 ..
- Efficacy of endoport-guided endoscopic resection for deep-seated brain lesionsKwang Wook Jo
Department of Neurosurgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, School of Medicine, 50 Ir won dong, Kang Nam Ku, 135 71, Seoul, South Korea
Neurosurg Rev 34:457-63. 2011..This procedure required a protracted learning curve although, when successful, this approach can minimize brain retraction and provide satisfactory visualization...
- Outcome and prognostic factors of hemicraniectomy for space occupying cerebral infarctionE Uhl
Department of Neurosurgery, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:270-4. 2004..functional outcome and length of survival of patients undergoing decompressive craniectomy for space occupying infarction of the middle cerebral artery (MCA), and to identify risk factors associated with death and unfavourable outcomes..
- End-to-side neurorrhaphy: past, present, and futureFausto Viterbo
Discipline of Plastic Surgery at Botucatu School of Medicine, State University of Sao Paulo, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Plast Reconstr Surg 124:e351-8. 2009..She or he will also be able to expand on the existing experimental work in the pursuit of best functional outcomes...
- Presurgical simulation with advanced 3-dimensional multifusion volumetric imaging in patients with skull base tumorsMakoto Oishi
Department of Neurosurgery, Brain Research Institute, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan
Neurosurgery 68:188-99; discussion 199. 2011..Despite recent diagnostic and technical advancements in the field of neurosurgery, surgical treatment for tumors in the skull base region, ie, skull base tumors (SBTs), remains a challenge...
- Assessment of verbal working memory before and after surgery for low-grade gliomaPilar Teixidor
Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Ctra del Canyet s n, 08916, Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
J Neurooncol 81:305-13. 2007..We assessed verbal working memory (vWM) in patients with LGG in language areas, before and after surgery, to evaluate the effect of glioma and resection on cognition, respectively...
- Lateral supraorbital approach applied to tuberculum sellae meningiomas: experience with 52 consecutive patientsRossana Romani
Department of Neurosurgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
Neurosurgery 70:1504-18; discussion 1518-9. 2012..Various surgical approaches for the removal of tuberculum sellae meningiomas (TSMs) have previously been described...
- Virtual reality surgical anatomy of the sphenoid sinus and adjacent structures by the transnasal approachShou Sen Wang
Department of Neurosurgery, Fuzhou General Hospital, 156 Xihuanbei Road, Fuzhou 350025, China
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 40:494-9. 2012..To examine the three-dimensional virtual anatomical features of the sphenoid sinus and adjacent structures during virtual surgery and explore their relevance to actual transsphenoidal surgery...
- 10 pearls for safe endoscopic skull base surgeryMadeleine R Schaberg
Department of Otolaryngology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 1305 York Avenue, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10065, USA
Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:945-54. 2010..This article presents the 10 most important tenets that have proved useful to the authors regarding postoperative patient management and surgical practice...
- Sham neurosurgical procedures in clinical trials for neurodegenerative diseases: scientific and ethical considerationsWendy R Galpern
Office of Clinical Research, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, 6001 Executive Blvd, 2225, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Lancet Neurol 11:643-50. 2012..Throughout the clinical development process, the perspectives of researchers, ethicists, and patients must be considered, and risks should be minimised whenever possible in a manner that is consistent with good trial design...
- Clinical variables related to propofol effect-site concentrations at recovery of consciousness after neurosurgical proceduresCatarina S Nunes
CECAV, Universidade de Trás os Montes de Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 17:110-4. 2005..Sixteen patients with a Glasgow of 15, ASA 1 or 2, subjected to neurosurgical procedures, received TIVA with TCI propofol and remifentanil...
- Surgery of low-grade gliomas: towards a 'functional neurooncology'Hugues Duffau
Department of Neurosurgery, Hopital Gui de Chauliac, France
Curr Opin Oncol 21:543-9. 2009..Recently, new technical and conceptual advances in surgery have dramatically changed the management...
- Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea following trans-sphenoidal pituitary macroadenoma surgery: experience from 592 patientsZong Li Han
Department of Neurosurgery of the First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, China
Clin Neurol Neurosurg 110:570-9. 2008..To determine the incidence, risk factors, diagnostic procedures, and management of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks following trans-sphenoidal pituitary macroadenoma surgery...
- Intraoperative MRI for interventional neurosurgical procedures and tumor resection control in childrenPaul Kremer
Neurosurgical Department, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Childs Nerv Syst 22:674-8. 2006Despite the introduction of neuronavigational systems, radical tumor removal is still problematic in many neurosurgical procedures. Thus, direct intraoperative imaging for tumor resection control was implemented with an intraoperative ..
- Should stents be used in the treatment of ruptured intracranial aneurysms?C J O'Kelly
Mackenzie Centre, Alberta, Canada
J Neurosurg Sci 55:27-33. 2011..One must weigh the potential hemorrhagic complications against the benefits of stent assisted coiling and the disadvantages of alternative approaches...
- Tailored anterior clinoidectomy through the lateral supraorbital approach: experience with 82 consecutive patientsRossana Romani
Department of Neurosurgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
World Neurosurg 77:512-7. 2012..We reviewed our recent experience on patients with vascular and tumor who underwent anterior clinoidectomy through the LSO approach...
- Waterjet dissection in neurosurgical procedures: clinical results in 35 patientsJuergen Piek
Department of Neurosurgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
J Neurosurg 96:690-6. 2002..This study was performed to investigate the clinical application of this new technique in neurosurgical procedures, such as brain tumor resection and epilepsy surgery.
- Fluoroscopic registration and localization for image-guided cranial neurosurgical procedures: a feasibility studyJaimie M Henderson
Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 86:271-7. 2008..We also evaluated the accuracy of landmark placement in the fluoroscopic images using the navigational capability of the software...
- Brain surgery in a stereoscopic virtual reality environment: a single institution's experience with 100 casesPaolo Ferroli
Department of Neurosurgery, Fondazione Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy
Neurosurgery 67:ons79-84; discussion ons84. 2010..A comprehensive understanding of the spatial relationships between intracranial anatomy and pathological features is a crucial element in neurosurgical planning...
- Endoscopic management of skull base defects associated with persistent pneumocephalus following previous open repair: a preliminary reportDavid W Clark
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Texas Sinus Institute, Texas Skull Base Institute, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 142:820-6. 2010..To describe the management of anterior skull base defects in patients who present with pneumocephalus after previous open neurosurgical intervention...
- Repair of partial nerve injury by bypass nerve grafting with end-to-side neurorrhaphyChunhui Song
Department of Hand Surgery, Dalian Municipal Central Hospital, Dalian, China
J Reconstr Microsurg 25:507-15. 2009..End-to-side bypass nerve grafting can significantly improve functional recovery in the nerve with partial injury and may be a useful repair strategy in neuromas-in-continuity...
- Surgical management and case-fatality rates of intracerebral hemorrhage in 1988 and 2005Opeolu Adeoye
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0525, USA
Neurosurgery 63:1113-7; discussion 1117-8. 2008..To compare surgical management and case-fatality rates of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in 1988 and 2005...
- Risk factors for hemorrhagic presentation in patients with dural arteriovenous fistulaeVineeta Singh
Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Neurosurgery 62:628-35; discussion 628-35. 2008..The aim of this study was to investigate the independent effects of specific demographic and clinical variables on hemorrhagic presentation in patients with DAVFs...
- Survival and re-operation rates after neurosurgical procedures in Scotland: implications for targeted surveillance of sub-clinical variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob diseaseSheila M Bird
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, UK
Neuroepidemiology 33:1-11. 2009To assess the feasibility of post-mortem surveillance for subclinical variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) at least 5 years after neurosurgical procedures.
- The role of surgery for high-grade intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas: importance of obliteration of venous outflowJames K Liu
Department of Neurological Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
J Neurosurg 110:913-20. 2009..The authors report their 14-year experience with 23 patients harboring diverse intracranial DAVFs that required surgical intervention...
- Surgical treatment of high-risk intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulae: clinical outcomes and avoidance of complicationsUdaya K Kakarla
Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
Neurosurgery 61:447-57; discussion 457-9. 2007..We reviewed our experience with the surgical management of high-risk intracranial DAVFs and offer recommendations to minimize complications based on fistula location and type...
- Propionibacterium acnes brain abscess appearing 10 years after neurosurgerySarah M Kranick
Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Department of Neurology, 3 W Gates, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Arch Neurol 66:793-5. 2009..To describe a case of Propionibacterium acnes infection arising 10 years after neurosurgery and to review the literature regarding similar cases and their treatment...
- Pituitary hormonal loss and recovery after transsphenoidal adenoma removalNasrin Fatemi
Brain Tumor Center, John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John s Health Center, Santa Monica, California 90404, USA
Neurosurgery 63:709-18; discussion 718-9. 2008..Transsphenoidal adenomectomy carries the possibility of new pituitary failure and recovery. Herein, we present rates and determinants of postoperative hormonal status...
- Propionibacterium acnes: an under-appreciated cause of post-neurosurgical infectionM Nisbet
Infectious Disease Department, Auckland City Hospital, Private Bag 92024, Auckland, New Zealand
J Antimicrob Chemother 60:1097-103. 2007..This review of patients with P. acnes neurosurgical infection was carried out in order to determine clinical characteristics and outcomes in relation to duration of antimicrobial treatment...
- Intraoperative diffusion-tensor MR imaging: shifting of white matter tracts during neurosurgical procedures--initial experienceChristopher Nimsky
Department of Neurosurgery, University Erlangen Nurnberg, Schwabachanlage 6, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
Radiology 234:218-25. 2005To prospectively evaluate the location of white matter tracts with diffusion-tensor imaging (DTI) during neurosurgical procedures.
- GENE DELIVERY TO THE CNS TO MODULATE EPILEPSYSamuel Rabkin; Fiscal Year: 2002..Current neurosurgical procedures are highly invasive and often involve the removal of large areas of normal brain...
- Revitalizing Allografts for Craniofacial ReconstructionEdward Schwarz; Fiscal Year: 2007..In addition, 30% of all major neurosurgical procedures involve craniotomy: 5% are the result of head trauma and 25% are not related to trauma...
- An image-guided neurosurgical workstationPaul Glimcher; Fiscal Year: 2007..In the clinical arena, functional neurosurgical procedures can be combined with MRI information using image-guided neurosurgical workstations...
- Augmentation of Accuracy for Image-guided NeurosurgeryOskar Skrinjar; Fiscal Year: 2005..Although the proposed methods will be applied to the microelectrode-guided surgery, they can be extended to other image-guided neurosurgical procedures, including tumor removal and epilepsy surgery.
- High Resolution EEG Source Imaging: Validation StudyBin He; Fiscal Year: 2005..scalp electrical recordings and patients' magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), in patients undergoing neurosurgical procedures in a clinical setting...
- Transgenic Mice, Inflammation &the Alzheimer PhenotypeMarcia N Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2012..At present, the introduction of therapeutic genes to the brain has been limited to neurosurgical procedures which inject viral vectors directly into the brain...
- Mechanisms of Hyperbaric Oxygen Induced Brain ProtectionJohn H Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2013..Vessel Occlusion (4VO);and a Surgical Brain Injury (SBI) model which represents brain injury caused by neurosurgical procedures. Based on these preliminary results demonstrating HIF-1 specifically responds to HBO, publications by us ..
- Cerebral Aneurysm Clipping Training Simulator using Virtual Reality and HapticsP Pat Banerjee; Fiscal Year: 2010..If successful, following STTR Phases I and II, the ImmersiveTouch-SENSIMMER Neurosurgical Trainer will overcome challenges leading to evaluation of cerebral aneurysm clipping and other derivative neurosurgical procedures,
- Neurophysiological Basis of General AnesthesiaALEXANDER PROEKT; Fiscal Year: 2013..Alexander Proekt, is an anesthesiologist specializing in caring for patients undergoing neurosurgical procedures. He has outlined a 5 year research plan that builds upon his background in neurophysiology and biophysics...
- Hemorrhage Control During Brain SurgeryWeiliam Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Over 130,000 neurosurgical procedures are performed on the brain in the US each year...
- Neural Encoding and Connectivity in human speech perceptionBRIAN PASLEY; Fiscal Year: 2013..functional organization of speech will allow more precise determination of critical speech sites during neurosurgical procedures and will provide insights into key brain areas and circuits underlying communication disorders such as ..
- Neocortical Mechanisms of Categorical Speech PerceptionEdward Chang; Fiscal Year: 2009..speech processing by utilizing direct high-density ECoG recordings from the human neocortex during neurosurgical procedures. The principal focus of the mentored K99 phase will be to elucidate the emergent representation of ..
- Approach-specific, multi-GPU, multi-tool, high-realism neurosurgery simulationDinesh Manocha; Fiscal Year: 2013..of vasculature, as manipulation of vasculature is critical to tumor resection and many other neurosurgical procedures. In this Phase 2 project, we propose to extend and refine our simulator with additional components ..
- Augmented Reality Head Mounted Display for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Guided InteErez Nevo; Fiscal Year: 2013..6. Conduct animal tests to evaluate the HMD in conducting percutaneous interventions and open neurosurgical procedures. The proposed project complies with two of the four specific goals of PA-10-079, namely: - The ..
- Diametrically Patterned Dural Graft for Enhanced Dura Mater RegenerationShyam Patel; Fiscal Year: 2013..a novel diametrically patterned nanofibrous dural substitute for rapid dura mater regeneration following neurosurgical procedures. In the US alone, 225,000 neurosurgical procedures are performed annually that require patching of the ..
- Robotic System for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgical Endoscopic ProceduresJESSE MAXWELL LOCK; Fiscal Year: 2011..Hospital Boston have assembled a team to create a minimally invasive robotic endoscope for neurosurgical procedures. The proposed robot will enable physicians to transcend the physical limitations of the human hand, and ..
- BIOGENIC AMINES AND NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERSRobert Katzman; Fiscal Year: 1980..MHPG and dopamine-beta-hydroxylase) in lumbar and ventricular CSF in patients undergoing stereotaxic neurosurgical procedures. Clinical studies will focus on diseases in which there may be functional changes in aminergic activity, ..
- Bi-layered Diametrically Patterned Nanofibrous Dural Substitutes for Enhanced DurShyam Patel; Fiscal Year: 2012..a novel diametrically patterned nanofibrous dural substitute for rapid dura mater regeneration following neurosurgical procedures. In the US alone, 225,000 neurosurgical procedures are performed annually that require patching of the ..
- Platform for MR-Guided Neurotherapeutic Drug DeliveryEDWARD RAY BARKER; Fiscal Year: 2013..therapy in the brain are critical for maximizing the effectiveness and safety during and following neurosurgical procedures. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a critical tool for planning and guiding neurosurgical procedures...
- Precision Freehand Sculpting for Skull BaseConstantinos Nikou; Fiscal Year: 2009Skull base surgery is technically the most demanding of all of the neurosurgical procedures because of the intertwining of the hard, thick skull and delicate neural and vascular structures...
- BASAL GANGLIA FUNCTION--BASIC MECHANISMS AND EFFECTSJOHN ASSAD; Fiscal Year: 2004..These questions are particularly relevant given the renewed interest in restorative neurosurgical procedures, such as chronic electrical stimulation. that target the BG to relieve Parkinsonian symptoms...
- Diffuse optical imaging of intracranial pressure changesGary Strangman; Fiscal Year: 2004..make continuous monitoring an important goal in at-risk populations, resulting in tens of thousands of neurosurgical procedures performed per year for such monitoring (AANS, 1999)...
- Pathophysiology of DystoniaMahlon Delong; Fiscal Year: 2004..models as wells as data from human subjects undergoing electrophysiologic, and neuroimaging studies and neurosurgical procedures will be discussed...
- NEONATAL ENCEPHALOPATHY TREATED BY MODERATE HYPOTHERMIADorothea Jenkins; Fiscal Year: 2001..hypothermia during HI has been established in adult and neonatal populations undergoing cardiac and neurosurgical procedures. The safety and efficacy of longer-term systemic hypothermia (1-5 days) has been substantiated in adult ..
- ANESTHETIC PROTECTION OF HYPOXIC BRAIN TISSUEIRA KASS; Fiscal Year: 1991b>Neurosurgical procedures requiring general anesthesia put patients at risk of sustaining hypoxic-brain damage. Anesthetic agents that protect against hypoxia can prevent such damage...
- Software Guided Localization of the Subthalamic Nucleus During DBS SurgeriesPeter Novak; Fiscal Year: 2010..clinical electrophysiological workstation (FHC's Guideline 4000) for use in current functional neurosurgical procedures. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Project Narrative Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus using ..
- CHARACTERIZATION OF SPONTANEOUSLY DIABETIC WISTAR RATSGLORIA TANNENBAUM; Fiscal Year: 1980..modifications, including a) dietary restriction, b) diets high in sucrose, and c) hyperphagia induced by neurosurgical procedures, on the course of development of the diabetic syndrome. 4...
- Polymodal Electrode System for Intracranial ApplicationsLee Margolin; Fiscal Year: 2002..As more functional neurosurgical procedures are performed each year, there is a growing need for new and innovative electrode technology that is ..
- INTERLEUKIN-1 IN BRAIN DEVELOPMENT AND INJURYDANA GIULIAN; Fiscal Year: 1993..involving such techniques as tissue culture, immuno-histochemistry, protein purification, histology, and neurosurgical procedures. If successful, this proposed research will identify fundamental interactions between the immune and ..
- EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES CONSTRUCTIONDallas Hyde; Fiscal Year: 2003..comprising an animal preparation area, a surgeon preparation suite and a surgery to accommodate extended neurosurgical procedures), a room for shared equipment (freezer, refrigerator, centrifuge), and a small preparation room for ..
- INTEGRATED IMAGING OPERATING MICROSCOPEAlexander Hartov; Fiscal Year: 1993..It is believed that the commercial prospects of this project are very attractive given that any institution equipped to perform neurosurgical procedures will be a potential customer.
- Deep Brain Microelectrode Array For Functional NeurosurgeryJAMILLE HETKE; Fiscal Year: 2006..a leading supplier of intraoperative microelectrodes for recording and stimulation during functional neurosurgical procedures. [unreadable] [unreadable]
- Electrocorticographic Study of Categorical Phoneme Perception in the Human TemporEdward Chang; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- COMPUTER-ASSISTED STEREOTAXIC NEUROSURGICAL SYSTEMROBERT RIKER; Fiscal Year: 1990..The modularity of design and the specific attention to use interface should make this system an defective tool in a wide variety of neurosurgical procedures.
- Purinergic control of medullary pain modulationNathan Selden; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Intraoperative 3T MRI Scanner for Minimally Invasive TherapyFerenc Jolesz; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- IMAGE GUIDED THERAPY CENTERFerenc Jolesz; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Axon Plasticity and Recovery of Function after Traumatic Brain InjuryNeil Harris; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Software Toolkit for Image Guided SurgeryKevin Cleary; Fiscal Year: 2005..Dissemination activities will be undertaken with the aim of fostering the use of the toolkit in research and clinical applications. ..
- Intravascular Thrombosis in GlioblastomaDaniel Brat; Fiscal Year: 2005..Our emerging model represents a paradigm shift in the understanding of GBM and should lead directly to more effective therapies. ..
- OR2020 Workshop: Operating Room of the FutureKevin Cleary; Fiscal Year: 2004..The workshop is currently scheduled to be held from April 16-17, 2004, at Turf Valley Conference Center in Ellicot City, Maryland. ..
- Influence of subthalamic nucleus on striatal dopamineThomas Wichmann; Fiscal Year: 2004..These studies will provide insight into the role of the STN-SNc interaction under normal and parkinsonian conditions and will help to understand the mechanisms of action of neurosurgical treatments aimed at SIN in parkinsonian patients. ..
- In Vivo Imaging of Post-Traumatic Cerebral Amyloid DepositionMarvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A HEMODYNAMIC MODEL OF INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE DYNAMICSMarvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2002..An improved understanding of these disorders will offer new and better treatment modalities for millions of affected patients. ..
- NEURONAL CORRELATES OF HUMAN MEMORYGeorge Ojemann; Fiscal Year: 2001..This study, then, will more clearly define the subdivisions of human verbal memory and establish some of the changes in neural activity occurring with them. ..
- CT fluoroscopy guided robotically assisted lung biopsyKevin Cleary; Fiscal Year: 2005..The system will be validated in phantom and animal studies. The R33 phase will result in a system that is ready for clinical trials. ..
- Prostate Cancer Screening With Electrical Impedance MeasurementsAlexander Hartov; Fiscal Year: 2010..We also will develop new electronics and reconstruction techniques applicable to this configuration. This project capitalizes on our group's extensive experience in impedance imaging. ..
- Early Randomized Surgical Epilepsy TrialJerome Engel; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- NABTC - M.D. Anderson Clinical CenterMark Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2008..The NABTC continues with the long-term goal of developing more effective treatments for patients with primary brain tumors, particularly malignant gliomas, combining longevity with the quality of survival. ..
- Endothelial progenitor cells and surgical outcomesAndrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Osmotherapy in Acute Ischemic StrokeAnish Bhardwaj; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES TRAININGGeorge Ojemann; Fiscal Year: 2008..Four (4) post-doctoral and two (2) pre-doctoral trainees each year are requested, along with three (3) three-month short-term trainees. ..
- Cortical Excitability in Cocaine-Dependent SubjectsNashaat Boutros; Fiscal Year: 2009..An additional exploratory aim is to probe the personality correlates of TMS-based cortical excitability changes in cocaine-dependent subjects. ..
- Function of dopamine in the primate substantia nigraThomas Wichmann; Fiscal Year: 2009..g., transplantation of ventral mesencephalic tissue) may act through local release of dopamine. ..
- Robotically Assisted Mouse InterventionsKevin Cleary; Fiscal Year: 2008..3. Perform a feasibility study using 10 mice to demonstrate the ability of the robot to biopsy the mouse flank as selected on the MRI images and evaluate the accuracy of the system. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- FUNCTIONAL MRI OF HUMAN BRAIN LANGUAGE SYSTEMSJeffrey R Binder; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Neural correlates of memory fMR in human cortex.George Ojemann; Fiscal Year: 2006..These studies provide a unique window into how neural activity is reflected in changes in BOLD fMR during higher-level cognitive measures. ..
- Intracranial Mapping of Sensory Gating in HumansNashaat Boutros; Fiscal Year: 2006..These data will shed more light on this crucial function and will help further our understanding of the mechanisms that lead to the development of psychotic disorders. ..
- Vaso-occlusive Mechanisms that Induce Hypoxia and Cause Glioma Progression.Daniel J Brat; Fiscal Year: 2010..This proposal introduces entirely novel concepts that may explain the highly aggressive properties of GBM and suggests therapeutic approaches that could potentially stabilize its progression. ..
- In Vivo CSF Shunt Hydrodynamics in HydrocephalusMarvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2010..Documenting definitive evidence of the tuned-dynamic absorber model could have fundamental implications to all ICP disorders. ..
- Local field potentials in the basal gangliaTHOMAS N WICHMANN; Fiscal Year: 2010..Conceivably, such criteria could be used in the next generation of DBS devices to trigger 'on-demand'stimulation. ..
- MN REGIONAL SLEEP DISORDERS CENTER SLEEP ACADEMIC AWARDGerald Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2002....