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Selected Publications (Neurosurgery)

Physican-directed (off-label) use of recombinant bone morphogenic protein-2: let us do it well! Branch CL Jr. Spine J. 2011 Jun;11(6):469-70. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2011.04.005. No abstract available. PMID: 21729795 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

The Subdural Evacuation Port System: Outcomes from a single institution experience and predictors of success. Neal MT, Hsu W, Urban JE, Angelo NM, Sweasey TA, Branch CL Jr. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2012 Aug 2. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22863544 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] 

Simplified harvest of autologous pericranium for duraplasty in Chiari malformation Type I. Technical note. Stevens EA, Powers AK, Sweasey TA, Tatter SB, Ojemann RG. J Neurosurg Spine. 2009 Jul;11(1):80-3. doi: 10.3171/2009.3.SPINE08196. PMID:19569946 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Vacuum-assisted closure for complex cranial wounds involving the loss of dura mater. Powers AK, Neal MT, Argenta LC, Wilson JA, Defranzo AJ, Tatter SB.J Neurosurg. 2012 Nov 16. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID:  23157181 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] 

Motor vehicle crash-related subdural hematoma from real-world head impact data. Urban JE, Whitlow CT, Edgerton CA, Powers AK, Maldjian JA, Stitzel JD. J Neurotrauma. 2012 Dec 10;29(18):2774-81. doi: 10.1089/neu.2012.2373. PMID: 22928543 [PubMed - in process] 

Sacroiliac joint pain in the pediatric population. Stoev I, Powers AK, Puglisi JA, Munro R, Leonard JR. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 Jun;9(6):602-7. doi: 10.3171/2012.2.PEDS11220. PMID: 22656249 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Concussions: What a neurosurgeon should know about current scientific evidence and management strategies. Neal MT, Wilson JL, Hsu W, Powers AK. Surg Neurol Int. 2012;3:16. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.92930. Epub 2012 Feb 15. PMID: 22439107   [PubMed] 

A perfect storm: how a randomized trial of unruptured brain arteriovenous malformations' (ARUBA's) trial design challenges notions of external validity. Cockroft KM, Jayaraman MV, min-Hanjani S, Derdeyn CP, McDougall CG, Wilson JA. Stroke. 2012 Jul;43(7):1979-81. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.112.652032. Epub 2012 Jun 5. Review. No abstract available. PMID: 22669406     [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Limited Margins Using Modern Radiotherapy Techniques Does Not Increase Marginal Failure Rate of Glioblastoma. Paulsson AK, McMullen KP, Peiffer AM, Hinson WH, Kearns WT, Johnson AJ, Lesser GJ, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Debinski W, Shaw EG, Chan MD. Am J Clin Oncol. 2012 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23211224 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] 

Clinical outcomes of brain metastases treated with Gamma Knife radiosurgery with 3.0 T versus 1.5 T MRI-based treatment planning: have we finally optimised detection of occult brain metastases? Loganathan AG, Chan MD, Alphonse N, Peiffer AM, Johnson AJ, McMullen KP, Urbanic JJ, Saconn PA, Bourland JD, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Ellis TL. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2012 Oct;56(5):554-60. doi: 10.1111/j.1754-9485.2012.02429.x. Epub 2012 Jul 30. PMID:  23043576     [PubMed - in process] 

Improved efficacy of temporally non-regular deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease. Brocker DT, Swan BD, Turner DA, Gross RE, Tatter SB, Miller Koop M, Bronte-Stewart H, Grill WM. Exp Neurol. 2013 Jan;239C:60-67. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2012.09.008. Epub 2012 Sep 27. PMID: 23022917 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] 

Breast cancer subtype affects patterns of failure of brain metastases after treatment with stereotactic radiosurgery. Vern-Gross TZ, Lawrence JA, Case LD, McMullen KP, Bourland JD, Metheny-Barlow LJ, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Shaw EG, Urbanic JJ, Chan MD. J Neurooncol. 2012 Dec;110(3):381-8. doi: 10.1007/s11060-012-0976-3. Epub 2012 Sep 24. PMID: 23001361 [PubMed - in process] 

Gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery for radiation-induced meningiomas. Kuhn EN, Chan MD, Tatter SB, Ellis TL. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2012;90(6):365-9. doi: 10.1159/000339636. Epub 2012 Aug 23. PMID: 22922437 [PubMed - in process] 

CT-only planning for Gamma Knife radiosurgery in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: methodology and outcomes from a single institution. Attia A, Tatter SB, Weller M, Marshall K, Lovato JF, Bourland JD, Ellis TL, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Chan MD. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2012 Aug;56(4):490-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1754-9485.2012.02403.x. Epub 2012 Jul 8. PMID: 22883661     [PubMed - in process] 

Retrospective analysis of imaging techniques for treatment planning and monitoring of obliteration for gamma knife treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformation. Amponsah K, Ellis TL, Chan MD, Lovato JF, Bourland JD, deGuzman AF, Ekstrand KE, Munley MT, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Tatter SB. Neurosurgery. 2012 Oct;71(4):893-9. PMID: 22791027     [PubMed - in process] 

Gamma knife radiosurgery in the treatment of tumor-related facial pain. Squire SE, Chan MD, Furr RM, Lowell DA, Tatter SB, Ellis TL, Bourland JD, Deguzman AF, Munley MT, Ekstrand KE, Shaw EG, McMullen KP. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2012;90(3):145-50. doi: 10.1159/000335873. Epub 2012 Apr 11. PMID: 22508112 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The effect of targeted agents on outcomes in patients with brain metastases from renal cell carcinoma treated with Gamma Knife surgery. Cochran DC, Chan MD, Aklilu M, Lovato JF, Alphonse NK, Bourland JD, Urbanic JJ, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Ellis TL. J Neurosurg. 2012 May;116(5):978-83. doi: 10.3171/2012.2.JNS111353. Epub 2012 Mar 2. PMID: 22385005 PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Patterns of failure after treatment of atypical meningioma with gamma knife radiosurgery. Attia A, Chan MD, Mott RT, Russell GB, Seif D, Daniel Bourland J, Deguzman AF, Ellis TL, McMullen KP, Munley MT, Tatter SB, Shaw EG. J Neurooncol. 2012 May;108(1):179-85. doi: 10.1007/s11060-012-0828-1. Epub 2012 Feb 23. PMID: 22359231 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery as salvage therapy after failure of whole-brain radiotherapy in patients with small-cell lung cancer. Harris S, Chan MD, Lovato JF, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Bourland JD, Munley MT, deGuzman AF, Shaw EG, Urbanic JJ, McMullen KP. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 May 1;83(1):e53-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2011.11.059. Epub 2012 Feb 17. PMID: 22342297 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

A new method for modulating traumatic brain injury with mechanical tissue resuscitation. Argenta LC, Zheng Z, Bryant A, Tatter SB, Morykwas MJ. Neurosurgery. 2012 May;70(5):1281-95. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e3182446760. PMID: 22157550  [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Staged gamma knife radiosurgery for large cerebral arteriovenous malformations. Amponsah K, Ellis TL, Chan MD, Bourland JD, Glazier SS, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Tatter SB. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2011;89(6):365-71. doi: 10.1159/000329363. Epub 2011 Nov 19. PMID: 22104394 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

A phase II trial of thalidomide and procarbazine in adult patients with recurrent or progressive malignant gliomas. Ruiz J, Case D, Enevold G, Rosdhal R, Tatter SB, Ellis TL, McQuellon RP, McMullen KP, Stieber VW, Shaw EG, Lesser GJ. J Neurooncol. 2012 Feb;106(3):611-7. doi: 10.1007/s11060-011-0698-y. Epub 2011 Aug 26. PMID: 21870118 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Predictive variables for the successful treatment of trigeminal neuralgia with gamma knife radiosurgery. Marshall K, Chan MD, McCoy TP, Aubuchon AC, Bourland JD, McMullen KP, deGuzman AF, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Tatter SB, Ellis TL. Neurosurgery. 2012 Mar;70(3):566-72; discussion 572-3. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e3182320d36. PMID: 21849918 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Toxicity of gamma knife radiosurgery in the treatment of intracranial tumors in patients with collagen vascular diseases or multiple sclerosis. Lowell D, Tatter SB, Bourland JD, deGuzman AF, Ekstrand KE, Ellis TL, Lovato JF, McMullen KP, Munley MT, Shaw EG, Urbanic JJ, Chan MD. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Nov 15;81(4):e519-24. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2011.02.056. Epub 2011 May 19. PMID: 21601376 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

A phase I dose escalation study of hypofractionated IMRT field-in-field boost for newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme. Monjazeb AM, Ayala D, Jensen C, Case LD, Bourland JD, Ellis TL, McMullen KP, Chan MD, Tatter SB, Lesser GJ, Shaw EG. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Feb 1;82(2):743-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2010.10.018. Epub 2011 Jan 13. PMID: 21236604 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Radiation-induced adult medulloblastoma: a two-case report and review of the literature. Chan MD, Attia A, Tatter SB, Lesser G, Zapadka ME, Mott RT, Carter A, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Ellis TE. J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul;103(3):745-9. doi: 10.1007/s11060-010-0426-z. Epub 2010 Oct 9. Review. PMID: 20936325 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Repeat gamma knife radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia. Aubuchon AC, Chan MD, Lovato JF, Balamucki CJ, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, McMullen KP, Munley MT, Deguzman AF, Ekstrand KE, Bourland JD, Shaw EG. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Nov 15;81(4):1059-65. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2010.07.010. Epub 2010 Oct 6. PMID: 20932665     [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Authors' response. Lantz PE, Couture DE, Tillett J. J Forensic Sci. 2012 Mar;57(2):562. doi: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2012.02059.x. No abstract available. PMID: 22356694 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Fatal acute intracranial injury, subdural hematoma, and retinal hemorrhages caused by stairway fall. Lantz PE, Couture DE. J Forensic Sci. 2011 Nov;56(6):1648-53. doi: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2011.01892.x. Epub 2011 Aug 9. PMID: 21827475 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Time-dependent perioperative anesthetic management and outcomes of the first 100 consecutive cases of spring-assisted surgery for sagittal craniosynostosis. Ririe DG, Smith TE, Wood BC, Glazier SS, Couture DE, Argenta LC, David LR. Paediatr Anaesth. 2011  Oct;21(10):1015-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2011.03608.x. Epub 2011 May 18. PMID: 21585615 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Acute hydrocephalus secondary to neurocysticercosis. Weber D, Stevens EA, Couture DE, Winslow JE. J Emerg Med. 2012 Aug;43(2):342-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2010.05.026. Epub 2010 Jul 14. No abstract available. PMID: 20630680 [PubMed - in process] 

Postoperative Anticoagulation in Patients with Mechanical Heart Valves Following Surgical Treatment of Subdural Hematomas. Amin AG, Ng J, Hsu W, Pradilla G, Raza S, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Lim M. Neurocrit Care. 2012 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22528281 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] 

Role of cancer stem cells in spine tumors: review of current literature. Hsu W, Mohyeldin A, Shah SR, Gokaslan ZL, Quinones-Hinojosa A. Neurosurgery. 2012 Jul;71(1):117-25. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e3182532e71. Review. PMID: 22418583 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Adjacent-level range of motion and intradiscal pressure after posterior cervical decompression and fixation: an in vitro human cadaveric model. Kretzer RM, Hsu W, Hu N, Umekoji H, Jallo GI, McAfee PC, Tortolani PJ, Cunningham BW. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Jun 1;37(13):E778-85. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e31824780b8. PMID: 22228326 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Animal model of intramedullary spinal cord glioma using human glioblastoma multiforme neurospheres. Hsu W, Siu IM, Pradilla G, Gokaslan ZL, Jallo GI, Gallia GL. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 Mar;16(3):315-9. doi: 10.3171/2011.11.SPINE11492. Epub 2011 Dec 23. PMID: 22195609 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Castleman's disease of the sacral spine. McMillan R, Goodwin CR, Hsu W, Pendleton J, McCarthy E, Wolinsky JP, Belzberg AJ. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2012 Apr;114(3):287-9. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2011.10.033. Epub 2011 Nov 21. No abstract available. PMID: 22104696 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Delivery of stereotactic radiosurgery: a cross-platform comparison. Nguyen T, Hsu W, Lim M, Naff N. Neurol Res. 2011 Oct;33(8):787-91. doi: 10.1179/016164111X13123658647409. Review. PMID: 22004701 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Strategies to avoid wrong-site surgery during spinal procedures. Hsu W, Kretzer RM, Dorsi MJ, Gokaslan ZL. Neurosurg Focus. 2011 Oct;31(4):E5. doi: 10.3171/2011.7.FOCUS1166. Review. PMID: 21961868 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

The toxicity of intrathecal bevacizumab in a rabbit model of leptomeningeal carcinomatosis. Brastianos PK, Brastianos HC, Hsu W, Sciubba DM, Kosztowski T, Tyler BM, Recinos VR, Burger P, Grossman SA. J Neurooncol. 2012 Jan;106(1):81-8. doi: 10.1007/s11060-011-0655-9. Epub 2011 Jul 26. PMID: 21789699 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Generation of chordoma cell line JHC7 and the identification of Brachyury as a novel molecular target. Hsu W, Mohyeldin A, Shah SR, ap Rhys CM, Johnson LF, Sedora-Roman NI, Kosztowski TA, Awad OA, McCarthy EF, Loeb DM, Wolinsky JP, Gokaslan ZL, Quiñones-Hinojosa A. J Neurosurg. 2011 Oct;115(4):760-9. doi: 10.3171/2011.5.JNS11185. Epub 2011 Jun 24. PMID: 21699479 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Epithelioid sarcoma of the tibial portion of the sciatic nerve. Dorsi MJ, Zwagil ZS, Hsu W, Belzberg AJ. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2011 Jul;113(6):506-8. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2011.01.015. Epub 2011 Mar 2. No abstract available. PMID: 21371819 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 


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