May 2012 Issue of NEUROSURGERY is Now Online

The May 2012 issue of Neurosurgery is now online and full-text access is available for print subscribers. Non-subscribers may access all article abstracts and the full-text of selected articles.

May 2012 Table of Contents:


Manucher Javid, Urea, and the Rise of Osmotic Therapy for Intracranial Pressure
Rocque, Brandon G.

Achille Louis Foville’s Atlas of Brain Anatomy and the Defoville syndrome
Brogna, Christian; Fiengo, Leslie; Türe, Ugur


Morbidity and Mortality of C2 Fractures in the Elderly: Surgery and Conservative Treatment
Chen, Yi-Ren; Boakye, Maxwell; Arrigo, Robert T.; Kalanithi, Paul S. A.; Cheng, Ivan; Alamin, Todd; Carragee, Eugene J.; Mindea, Stefan A.; Park, Jon

Predictive Value and Safety of Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring With Motor Evoked Potentials in Glioma Surgery
Krieg, Sandro M.; Shiban, Ehab; Droese, Doris; Gempt, Jens; Buchmann, Niels; Pape, Haiko; Ryang, Yu-Mi; Meyer, Bernhard; Ringel, Florian

Conservative Management of Vestibular Schwannoma—A Prospective Cohort Study: Treatment, Symptoms, and Quality of Life
Breivik, Cathrine Nansdal; Varughese, Jobin K.; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Vassbotn, Flemming; Lund-Johansen, Morten

Are Initial Radiographic and Clinical Scales Associated With Subsequent Intracranial Pressure and Brain Oxygen Levels After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury?
Katsnelson, Michael; Mackenzie, Larami; Frangos, Suzanne; Oddo, Mauro; Levine, Joshua M.; Pukenas, Bryan; Faerber, Jennifer; Dong, Chuanhui; Andrew Kofke, W.; le Roux, Peter D.

Predicting Long-term Remission by Measuring Immediate Postoperative Growth Hormone Levels and Oral Glucose Tolerance Test in Acromegaly
Kim, Eui Hyun; Oh, Min Chul; Lee, Eun Jig; Kim, Sun Ho

Impact of Changes in Intraoperative Somatosensory Evoked Potentials on Stroke Rates After Clipping of Intracranial Aneurysms
Wicks, Robert T.; Pradilla, Gustavo; Raza, Shaan M.; Hadelsberg, Uri; Coon, Alexander L.; Huang, Judy; Tamargo, Rafael J.

Effectiveness of Repeat Glycerol Rhizotomy in Treating Recurrent Trigeminal Neuralgia
Bender, Matthew; Pradilla, Gustavo; Batra, Sachin; See, Alfred; Bhutiani, Neal; James, Carol; Carson, Benjamin S.; Lim, Michael

Diagnostic Yield of Repeat Catheter Angiography in Patients With Catheter and Computed Tomography Angiography Negative Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Delgado Almandoz, Josser E.; Jagadeesan, Bharathi D.; Refai, Daniel; Moran, Christopher J.; Cross, DeWitte T. III; Chicoine, Michael R.; Rich, Keith M.; Diringer, Michael N.; Dacey, Ralph G. Jr; Derdeyn, Colin P.; Zipfel, Gregory J.

Characterization of the Supplementary Motor Area Syndrome and Seizure Outcome After Medial Frontal Lobe Resections in Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery
Kasasbeh, Aimen S.; Yarbrough, Chester K.; Limbrick, David D.; Steger-May, Karen; Leach, James L.; Mangano, Francesco T.; Smyth, Matthew D.

Partial Ipsilateral C7 Transfer to the Upper Trunk for C5-C6 Avulsion of the Brachial Plexus
Yin, Hua-Wei; Jiang, Su; Xu, Wen-Dong; Xu, Lei; Xu, Jian-Guang; Gu, Yu-Dong

Sensory Neurons of the Human Brachial Plexus: A Quantitative Study Employing Optical Fractionation and in Vivo Volumetric Magnetic Resonance Imaging
West, Christian Alexander; McKay Hart, Andrew; Terenghi, Giorgio; Wiberg, Mikael

Low Pulsatility Index on Transcranial Doppler Predicts Symptomatic Large-Vessel Vasospasm After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Rajajee, Venkatakrishna; Fletcher, Jeffrey J.; Pandey, Aditya S.; Gemmete, Joseph J.; Chaudhary, Neeraj; Jacobs, Teresa L.; Gregory Thompson, B.

Vein of Galen Malformations in Neonates: New Management Paradigms for Improving Outcomes
Berenstein, Alex; Fifi, Johanna T.; Niimi, Yasunari; Presti, Salvatore; Ortiz, Rafael; Ghatan, Saadi; Rosenn, Barak; Sorscher, Michelle; Molofsky, Walter

The Relationship Between Intracranial Pressure and Brain Oxygenation in Children With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Rohlwink, Ursula K.; Zwane, Eugene; Graham Fieggen, A.; Argent, Andrew C.; le Roux, Peter D.; Figaji, Anthony A.

Long-term Clinical and Angiographic Results of Neuroform Stent-Assisted Coil Embolization in Wide-Necked Intracranial Aneurysms
Santillan, Alejandro; Greenberg, Edward; Patsalides, Athos; Salvaggio, Kimberly; Riina, Howard A.; Pierre Gobin, Y.

Long-term Results of Spinal Cord Injury Therapy Using Mesenchymal Stem Cells Derived From Bone Marrow in Humans
Park, Jin Hoon; Kim, Dae Yul; Sung, Inn Young; Choi, Gyong Hyo; Jeon, Min Ho; Kim, Kwang Kuk; Jeon, Sang Ryong

Assessment of the Influence of Navigated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Surgical Planning for Tumors in or Near the Motor Cortex
Picht, Thomas; Schulz, Juliane; Hanna, Michael; Schmidt, Sein; Suess, Olaf; Vajkoczy, Peter

Ventricular Catheter Location and the Clearance of Intraventricular Hemorrhage
Jaffe, Jennifer; Melnychuk, Eric; Muschelli, John; Ziai, Wendy; Morgan, Timothy; Hanley, Daniel F.; Awad, Issam A.

Surgery of Insular Nonenhancing Gliomas: Volumetric Analysis of Tumoral Resection, Clinical Outcome, and Survival in a Consecutive Series of 66 Cases
Skrap, Miran; Mondani, Massimo; Tomasino, Barbara; Weis, Luca; Budai, Riccardo; Pauletto, Giada; Eleopra, Roberto; Fadiga, Luciano; Ius, Tamara

Symptomatic Low-Grade Carotid Stenosis With Intraplaque Hemorrhage and Expansive Arterial Remodeling Is Associated With a High Relapse Rate Refractory to Medical Treatment
Yoshida, Kazumichi; Sadamasa, Nobutake; Narumi, Osamu; Chin, Masaki; Yamagata, Sen; Miyamoto, Susumu

Improvement of Secondary Fixed Dystonia of the Upper Limb After Chronic Extradural Motor Cortex Stimulation in 10 Patients: First Reported Series
Messina, Giuseppe; Cordella, Roberto; Dones, Ivano; Tringali, Giovanni; Franzini, Angelo

Effect of Mannitol on Cerebral Blood Volume in Patients With Head Injury
Diringer, Michael N.; Scalfani, Michael T.; Zazulia, Allyson R.; Videen, Tom O.; Dhar, Rajat; Powers, William J.


Differential Expression of Folate Receptor Alpha in Pituitary Adenomas and Its Relationship to Tumor Behavior
Liu, Xiaohai; Ma, Sihai; Yao, Yong; Li, Guiling; Feng, Ming; Deng, Kan; Dai, Congxin; Cai, Feng; Li, Yan; Zhang, Bo; Wang, Renzhi


A New Method for Modulating Traumatic Brain Injury With Mechanical Tissue Resuscitation
Argenta, Louis C.; Zheng, Zhenlin; Bryant, Allyson; Tatter, Stephen B.; Morykwas, Michael J.


Extracranial Carotid-Vertebral Bypass for Endovascular Access to Complex Posterior Circulation Aneurysms: A Novel Management Approach
Chwajol, Markus; Munson, Troy A.; Alaraj, Ali; Charbel, Fady T.; Aletich, Victor A.; Amin-Hanjani, Sepideh

Cortical Reorganization Following Neurotization: A Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study
Sokki, Anilkumar Masalavada; Bhat, Dhananjaya Ishwar; Indira Devi, Bhagavatula


Anatomy and Pathology of the Cranial Emissary Veins: A Review With Surgical Implications
Mortazavi, Martin M.; Shane Tubbs, R.; Riech, Sheryl; Verma, Ketan; Shoja, Mohammadali M.; Zurada, Anna; Benninger, Brion; Loukas, Marios; Cohen Gadol, Aaron A.


Book Review: Evidence-Based Management of Stroke
Amin-Hanjani, Sepideh


Pathologically Confirmed Cryptic Vascular Malformation as a Cause of Convexity Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Case Report
Mutoh, Tatsushi; Kobayashi, Shinya; Ishikawa, Tatsuya; Moroi, Junta; Miyata, Hajime; Suzuki, Akifumi; Yasui, Nobuyuki

Synovial Sarcoma of the Brachial Plexus: Case Report
Pirouzmand, Farhad; Kommaraju, Kavya; Craddock, Kenneth J.; Howarth, David


Corticosteroid Suppression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor and Recurrence of Chronic Subdural Hematoma
Nagatani, Kimihiro; Wada, Kojiro; Takeuchi, Satoru; Nawashiro, Hiroshi

In Reply
Berghauser Pont, Lotte M.E.; Dammers, Ruben; Schouten, Joost W.; Lingsma, Hester F.; Dirven, Clemens M.F.

Technique for Steering Spinal Cord Stimulator Electrode
Gilbert, John W.; Herder, Stephanie; Mick, Gregory E.; Windsor, Robert E.

The Method of Aneurysm Treatment Does Not Affect Clot Clearance After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Mura, Jorge; Torche, Esteban

In Reply
Ibrahim, George M.; Loch Macdonald, R.

Cocaine-Induced Midline Destructive Lesion and Wegener Granulomatosis
Matteo, Trimarchi; Pietro, Mortini