December 2013 Issue of Neurosurgery is Now Online

12 Dec 2013The December 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.

December 2013 Table of Contents:


The Only Way Out is in: A Deeper Understanding of Anti-VEGF Therapy Escape Mechanisms Offers Possibilities for More Effective Antiangiogenic Treatment
Ottenhausen, Malte; Bodhinayake, Imithri; Boockvar, John A.

Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Neuroprotection After Nerve Root Injury
Gologorsky, Jake; Chi, John

Molecular Mechanisms Behind Aneurysm and Dissection Formation
Starke, Robert M.; Komotar, Ricardo J.; Connolly, E. Sander

Coregistered Whole Body Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Positron Emission Tomography (MRI-PET) Versus PET-Computed Tomography Plus Brain MRI in Staging Resectable Lung Cancer
Parry, Phillip V.; Engh, Johnathan A.

Blocking TGF-[beta] activity and Associated Inflammation May Halt Hydrocephalus
Lee, Philip; Monaco, Edward A. III; Friedlander, Robert M.

Neuropathology Indicates a Need for Earlier Neurorestorative Intervention in Parkinson’s Disease
Zwagerman, Nathan T.; Richardson, R. Mark

Na(V)1.7 Pain Control: A Novel Target
Hayes, Seth B.; Wang, Michael Y.

Virtual Taxi Drivers: Network Interactions Underlying Memory Retrieval
Boone, C; Anderson, WS

Thoughtful Selection of Low Risk Aneurysms for Observation Does Not Eliminate Rupture Risk
Zammar, Samer G.; El Ahmadieh, Tarek Y.; El Tecle, Najib E.; Nanney, Allan D.; Bendok, Bernard R


Futility in Neurosurgery: A Patient-Centered Approach
Honeybul, Stephen; Gillett, Grant R.; Ho, Kwok

Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery (FIENS) Global Health and Neurosurgical Volunteerism
Dempsey, Robert J.; Nakaji, Peter


Intradural Extramedullary Spinal Metastases of Non-neurogenic Origin: A Distinct Clinical Entity or a Subtype of Leptomeningeal Metastasis? A Case-Control Study
Knafo, Steven; Pallud, Johan; Le Rhun, Emilie; Parker, Fabrice; Iakovlev, Gueorgui; Roux, François-Xavier; Page, Philippe; Meder, Jean-François; Emery, Evelyne; Devaux, Bertrand; the Club de Neuro-oncologie of the Société Française de Neurochirurgie

Surgical Treatment of 127 Anterior Choroidal Artery Aneurysms: A Cohort Study of Resultant Ischemic Complications
Bohnstedt, Bradley N.; Kemp, William J. III; Li, Yiping; Payner, Troy D.; Horner, Terry G.; Leipzig, Thomas J.; Cohen-Gadol, Aaron A

Surgical Outcomes of Trigeminal Neuralgia in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis
Mohammad-Mohammadi, Alireza; Recinos, Pablo F.; Lee, Joung H.; Elson, Paul; Barnett, Gene H

Combined Direct and Indirect Bypass for Moyamoya: Quantitative Assessment of Direct Bypass Flow Over Time
Amin-Hanjani, Sepideh; Singh, Amritha; Rifai, Hashem; Thulborn, Keith R.; Alaraj, Ali; Aletich, Victor; Charbel, Fady T.

A Novel Data-Driven Approach to Preoperative Mapping of Functional Cortex Using Resting-State Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Mitchell, Timothy J.; Hacker, Carl D.; Breshears, Jonathan D.; Szrama, Nick P.; Sharma, Mohit; Bundy, David T.; Pahwa, Mrinal; Corbetta, Maurizio; Snyder, Abraham Z.; Shimony, Joshua S.; Leuthardt, Eric C.

Surgical Outcomes and Predictors of Stroke in a North American White and African American Moyamoya Population
Mallory, Grant W.; Bower, Regina S.; Nwojo, Macaulay E.; Taussky, Philipp; Wetjen, Nicholas M.; Varzoni, Thais C.; Hanel, Ricardo A.; Meyer, Fredric B

Seizure Outcomes After Corpus Callosotomy for Drop Attacks
Bower, Regina S.; Wirrell, Elaine; Nwojo, Macaulay; Wetjen, Nicholas M.; Marsh, W. Richard; Meyer, Fredric B.

Predicting Tumor Control After Resection Bed Radiosurgery of Brain Metastases
Luther, Neal; Kondziolka, Douglas; Kano, Hideyuki; Mousavi, Seyed H.; Engh, Johnathan A.; Niranjan, Ajay; Flickinger, John C.; Lunsford, L. Dade

Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Focused Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy for Intracranial Lesions: Single-Institution Series
Hawasli, Ammar H.; Bagade, Swapnil; Shimony, Joshua S.; Miller-Thomas, Michelle; Leuthardt, Eric C.

Life Outcomes of Anterior Temporal Lobectomy: Serial Long-term Follow-up Evaluations
Jones, Jana E.; Blocher, Jacquelyn B.; Jackson, Daren C.

Long-term Follow-up of Blister Aneurysms of the Internal Carotid Artery
Kalani, M. Yashar S.; Zabramski, Joseph M.; Kim, Louis J.; Chowdhry, Shakeel A.; Mendes, George A. C.; Nakaji, Peter; McDougall, Cameron G.; Albuquerque, Felipe C.; Spetzler, Robert F.

The Artery of von Haller: A Constant Anterior Radiculomedullary Artery at the Upper Thoracic Level
Gailloud, Philippe

Differences Between Generalized Q-Sampling Imaging and Diffusion Tensor Imaging in the Preoperative Visualization of the Nerve Fiber Tracts Within Peritumoral Edema in Brain
Zhang, Hongliang; Wang, Yong; Lu, Tao; Qiu, Bo; Tang, Yanqing; Ou, Shaowu; Tie, Xinxin; Sun, Chuanqi; Xu, Ke; Wang, Yibao

Inferior Short-term Safety Profile of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy Compared With Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Placement for Idiopathic Normal-Pressure Hydrocephalus: A…
Chan, Andrew K.; McGovern, Robert A.; Zacharia, Brad E.; Mikell, Charles B.; Bruce, Sam S.; Sheehy, John Paul; Kelly, Kathleen M.; McKhann, Guy M. II


Predictors of Subsequent Overdrainage and Clinical Outcomes After Ventriculoperitoneal Shunting for Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Meier, Ullrich; Stengel, Dirk; Müller, Cornelia; Fritsch, Michael J.; Kehler, Uwe; Langer, Niels; Kiefer, Michael; Eymann, Regina; Schuhmann, Martin U.; Speil, Andreas; Weber, Friedrich; Remenez, Victor; Rohde, Veit; Ludwig, Hans-Christoph; Lemcke, Johannes


Computational Fluid Dynamic Analysis of Intracranial Aneurysmal Bleb Formation
Russell, Jeremy H.; Kelson, Neil; Barry, Mark; Pearcy, Mark; Fletcher, David F.; Winter, Craig D.


Book Review: Epilepsy Simplified
Mueller, Wade M.; Anderson, Christopher T.

Book Review: Comprehensive Board Review in Neurology, Second Edition
Shutter, Lori

Book Review: The Cervical Spine, 5th Edition
Mummaneni, Praveen; Wadhwa, Rishi

Book Review: Operative Techniques in Spine Surgery
Chou, Dean

Sheehan, Jason P.; Schlesinger, David; Lee, Cheng-ChiaBook Review: Color Atlas of Cerebral Revascularization: Anatomy, Techniques, Clinical Cases
Amin-Hanjani, SepidehBook Review: Microsurgery of Skull Base Paragangliomas
Mortazavi, Martin M.; Sekhar, Laligam N.
Kono, Kenichi; Masuo, Osamu; Nakao, Naoyuki; Meng, Hui