October 2013 Issue of Neurosurgery is Now Online

10 Oct 2013The October 2013 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.

October 2013 Table of Contents:


The Quest for Precision Medicine:  Towards a “Standard Model” of Aneurysm Risk Prediction
El Ahmadieh, Tarek Y.; El Tecle, Najib E.; Lall, Rohan R.; Wong, Albert P.; Bendok, Bernard R.

Bisphosphonate Therapy for Degenerative Disc Disease?
Gologorsky, Yakov; Chi, John

A Randomized Trial of Unruptured Brain Arteriovenous Malformations
Starke, Robert M.; Komotar, Ricardo J.; Connolly, E. Sander

Hes3 Regulates Cell Number in Cultures From Glioblastoma Multiforme With Stem Cell Characteristics
Parry, Phillip V.; Engh, Johnathan A.

A BigBrain for all…
Zenonos, Georgios; Monaco, Edward A. III; Friedlander, Robert M.

Visual Screening Test for Rapid Sideline Determination of Concussive and Sub-concussive Events
Duenas, Matthew J.; Hsu, Sarah N.; Jandial, Rahul

Inhibitory Neuron Therapy for Epilepsy
Zwagerman, Nathan T.; Richardson, R. Mark

Dopamine as the Fountain of Youth?:  Restoring Decision Making Ability in Older Adults
Badugu, S; Anderson, WS


The SRS-Schwab Adult Spinal Deformity Classification:  Assessment and Clinical Correlations Based on a Prospective Operative and Nonoperative Cohort
Terran, Jamie; Schwab, Frank; Shaffrey, Christopher I.; Smith, Justin S.; Devos, Pierre; Ames, Christopher P.; Fu, Kai-Ming G.; Burton, Douglas; Hostin, Richard; Klineberg, Eric; Gupta, Munish; Deviren, Vedat; Mundis, Gregory; Hart, Robert; Bess, Shay; Lafage, Virginie; International Spine Study Group

Clinical Results of Transferring a Motor Branch of the Tibial Nerve to the Deep Peroneal Nerve for Treatment of Foot Drop
Flores, Leandro Pretto; Martins, Roberto Sérgio; Siqueira, Mario Gilberto

Comprehensive Assessment of 1-Year Outcomes and Determination of Minimum Clinically Important Difference in Pain, Disability, and Quality of Life After Suboccipital Decompression for Chiari Malformation I in Adults
Parker, Scott L.; Godil, Saniya S.; Zuckerman, Scott L.; Mendenhall, Stephen K.; Wells, John A.; Shau, David N.; McGirt, Matthew J.

Neuroform Intracranial Stenting for Aneurysms Using Simple and Multi-stent Technique Is Associated With Low Risk of Magnetic Resonance Diffusion-Weighted Imaging Lesions
Heller, Robert S.; Dandamudi, Venkata; Calnan, Daniel; Malek, Adel M.

Postoperative Increase in Cerebral White Matter Fractional Anisotropy on Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Imaging Is Associated With Cognitive Improvement After Uncomplicated Carotid Endarterectomy:  Tract-based Spatial Statistics Analysis
Sato, Yuiko; Ito, Kenji; Ogasawara, Kuniaki; Sasaki, Makoto; Kudo, Kohsuke; Murakami, Toshiyuki; Nanba, Takamasa; Nishimoto, Hideaki; Yoshida, Kenji; Kobayashi, Masakazu; Kubo, Yoshitaka; Mase, Tomohiko; Ogawa, Akira

Comparative Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Sacral Anterior Root Stimulation for Rehabilitation of Bladder Dysfunction in Spinal Cord Injured Patients
Bénard, Antoine; Verpillot, Elise; Grandoulier, Anne-Sophie; Perrouin-Verbe, Brigitte; Chêne, Geneviève; Vignes, Jean-Rodolphe; the French study group on SARS

Early vs Delayed Cerebral Infarction After Aneurysm Repair After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Kumar, Abhay; Brown, Robert; Dhar, Rajat; Sampson, Tomoko; Derdeyn, Colin P.; Moran, Christopher J.; Diringer, Michael N.

Intracranial Hemangiopericytoma:  Patterns of Failure and the Role of Radiation Therapy
Ghia, Amol J.; Chang, Eric L.; Allen, Pamela K.; Mahajan, Anita; Penas-Prado, Marta; McCutcheon, Ian E.; Brown, Paul D.

Sensory Neuron Death After Upper Limb Nerve Injury and Protective Effect of Repair:  Clinical Evaluation Using Volumetric Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Dorsal Root Ganglia
West, Christian Alexander; Ljungberg, Christina; Wiberg, Mikael; Hart, Andrew

Tumor Histology Predicts Patterns of Failure and Survival in Patients With Brain Metastases From Lung Cancer Treated With Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Kuremsky, J. Griff; Urbanic, James J.; Petty, W. Jeff; Lovato, James F.; Bourland, J. Daniel; Tatter, Stephen B.; Ellis, Thomas L.; McMullen, Kevin P.; Shaw, Edward G.; Chan, Michael D.

Impact on Seizure Control of Surgical Resection or Radiosurgery for Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations
Wang, Joanna Y.; Yang, Wuyang; Ye, Xiaobu; Rigamonti, Daniele; Coon, Alexander L.; Tamargo, Rafael J.; Huang, Judy

Factors Associated With Improved Outcomes Following Decompressive Surgery for Prostate Cancer Metastatic to the Spine
Ju, Derek G.; Zadnik, Patricia L.; Groves, Mari L.; Hwang, Lee; Kaloostian, Paul E.; Wolinksy, Jean-Paul; Witham, Timothy F.; Bydon, Ali; Gokaslan, Ziya L.; Sciubba, Daniel M.

Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator Administration in Community Hospitals Facilitated by Telestroke Service
Chalouhi, Nohra; Dressler, Jeremy A.; Kunkel, Emily S.I.; Dalyai, Richard; Jabbour, Pascal; Gonzalez, L. Fernando; Starke, Robert M.; Dumont, Aaron S.; Rosenwasser, Robert; Tjoumakaris, Stavropoula

Preliminary Results of High-Dose Single-Fraction Radiotherapy for the Management of Chordomas of the Spine and Sacrum
Yamada, Yoshiya; Laufer, Ilya; Cox, Brett W.; Lovelock, D. Michael; Maki, Robert G.; Zatcky, Joan M.; Boland, Patrick J.; Bilsky, Mark H.

Postoperative Displacement of Deep Brain Stimulation Electrodes Related to Lead-Anchoring Technique
Contarino, M. Fiorella; Bot, Maarten; Speelman, Johannes D.; de Bie, Rob M. A.; Tijssen, Marina A.; Denys, Damiaan; Bour, Lo J.; Schuurman, P. Richard; van den Munckhof, Pepijn

Perioperative Complications After Carotid Artery Stenting:  A Contemporary Experience From the University at Buffalo Neuroendovascular Surgery Team
Dumont, Travis M.; Wach, Michael M.; Mokin, Maxim; Sorkin, Grant C.; Snyder, Kenneth V.; Hopkins, L. Nelson; Levy, Elad I.; Siddiqui, Adnan H.

Reoperation for Refractory Epilepsy in Childhood:  A Second Chance for Selected Patients
Ramantani, Georgia; Strobl, Karl; Stathi, Angeliki; Brandt, Armin; Schubert-Bast, Susanne; Wiegand, Gert; Korinthenberg, Rudolf; Stephani, Ulrich; van Velthoven, Vera; Zentner, Josef; Schulze-Bonhage, Andreas; Bast, Thomas

The Association Between Genetic Risk Factors and the Size of Intracranial Aneurysms at Time of Rupture
Kleinloog, Rachel; van ’t Hof, Femke N.G.; Wolters, Franciscus J.; Rasing, Ingeborg; van der Schaaf, Irene C.; Rinkel, Gabriel J.E.; Ruigrok, Ynte M.


History of the Department of Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Chalouhi, Nohra; Osterholm, Jewell; Jabbour, Pascal; Dumont, Aaron S.; Gonzalez, L. Fernando; Harrop, James; Sharan, Ashwini; Rosenwasser, Robert; Tjoumakaris, Stavropoula


A Glutamate Receptor Antagonist, S-4-Carboxyphenylglycine (S-4-CPG), Inhibits Vasospasm After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Haptoglobin 2 to 2 Mice
Garzon-Muvdi, Tomas; Pradilla, Gustavo; Ruzevick, Jacob J.; Bender, Matthew; Edwards, Lindsay; Grossman, Rachel; Zhao, Ming; Rudek, Michelle A.; Riggins, Gregory; Levy, Andrew; Tamargo, Rafael J.


Usefulness of Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Ventriculography During Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy 
Tabakow, Pawel; Czyz, Marcin; Szewczyk, Pawel; Weiser, Artur; Jarmundowicz, Wlodzimierz


Magnetic Resonance Evolution of De Novo Formation of a Cavernoma in a Thrombosed Developmental Venous Anomaly:  A Case Report
Su, I-Chang; Krishnan, Pradeep; Rawal, Sapna; Krings, Timo


Commentary:  Postsurgical Monitoring of Acromegaly
Giustina, Andrea; Mazziotti, Gherardo; Fontanella, Marco

Commentary:  Informed Consent and Shared Decision-making in Cases of Futility
Dagi, T. Forcht

In Reply
Geisler, Fred H.; Coleman, William P.

In Reply:  Guidelines for GM-1 Ganglioside in Acute Spinal Cord Injury
Walters, Beverly C.; Hadley, Mark N.