March 2014 Issue of Neurosurgery is Now Online

03 March 2014The March 2014 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.

March 2014 Table of Contents:


Tracking and Sustaining Improvement Initiatives: Leveraging Quality Dashboards to Lead Change in a Neurosurgical Department
McLaughlin, Nancy; Afsar-manesh, Nasim; Ragland, Victoria; Buxey, Farzad; Martin, Neil A.


Arterial Blood Pressure Management During Carotid Endarterectomy and Early Cognitive Dysfunction
Heyer, Eric J.; Mergeche, Joanna L.; Anastasian, Zirka H.; Kim, Minjae; Mallon, Kaitlin A.; Connolly, E. Sander

Intravenous Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator Therapy Is an Independent Risk Factor for Symptomatic Intracerebral Hemorrhage After Carotid Endarterectomy
Vellimana, Ananth K.; Yarbrough, Chester K.; Blackburn, Spiros; Strom, Russell G.; Pilgram, Thomas K.; Lee, Jin-Moo; Grubb, Robert L. Jr; Rich, Keith M.; Chicoine, Michael R.; Dacey, Ralph G. Jr; Derdeyn, Colin P.; Zipfel, Gregory J.

Perioperative Cardiac Complications and 30-Day Mortality in Patients Undergoing Intracranial Aneurysmal Surgery With Adenosine-Induced Flow Arrest: A Retrospective Comparative…
Khan, Shariq A.; McDonagh, David L.; Adogwa, Owoicho; Gokhale, Sankalp; Toche, Ulysses N.; Verla, Terence; Zomorodi, Ali R.; Britz, Gavin W.

Optic Pathway Gliomas in Adults
Shofty, Ben; Constantini, Shlomi; Bokstein, Felix; Ram, Zvi; Ben-Sira, Liat; Freedman, Sigal; Vainer, Gilad; Kesler, Anat

The Neurological Emergency Room and Prehospital Stroke Alert: The Whole Is Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts
Binning, Mandy J.; Sanfillippo, Geri; Rosen, William; D’Ambrosio, Michael; Veznedaroglu, Erol; Liebman, Kenneth; Diaz, Cynthia; Silva, Rosemary; Eichorn, Daniel; Rubin, Mitchel

Long-term Radiographic Results of Stent-Assisted Embolization of Cerebral Aneurysms
Lopes, Demetrius Klee; Johnson, Andrew Kelly; Kellogg, Robert Givens; Heiferman, Daniel Mark; Keigher, Kiffon Marie

Practical Clinical Use of Dynamic Susceptibility Contrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Surgical Treatment of Moyamoya Disease
Ishii, Yosuke; Nariai, Tadashi; Tanaka, Yoji; Mukawa, Maki; Inaji, Motoki; Maehara, Taketoshi; Ohno, Kikuo

Percutaneous Stereotactic Radiofrequency Lesioning for Trigeminal Neuralgia: Determination of Minimum Clinically Important Difference in Pain Improvement for Patient-Reported…
Reddy, Vishruth K.; Parker, Scott L.; Lockney, Dennis T.; Patrawala, Samit A.; Su, Pei-Fang; Mericle, Robert A.

Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Neurofibromatosis 2—Associated Vestibular Schwannomas: Toward Dose Optimization for Tumor Control and Functional Outcomes
Mallory, Grant W.; Pollock, Bruce E.; Foote, Robert L.; Carlson, Matthew L.; Driscoll, Colin L.; Link, Michael J.


5-Aminolevulinic Acid-derived Tumor Fluorescence: The Diagnostic Accuracy of Visible Fluorescence Qualities as Corroborated by Spectrometry and Histology and Postoperative Imaging
Stummer, Walter; Tonn, Jörg-Christian; Goetz, Claudia; Ullrich, Winfried; Stepp, Herbert; Bink, Andrea; Pietsch, Thorsten; Pichlmeier, Uwe


Implantation of Pipeline Flow-Diverting Stents Reduces Aneurysm Inflow Without Relevantly Affecting Static Intra-aneurysmal Pressure
Kerl, Hans U.; Boll, Hanne; Fiebig, Teresa; Figueiredo, Giovanna; Förster, Alex; Nölte, Ingo S.; Nonn, Andrea; Groden, Christoph; Brockmann, Marc A.


The Dilemma of Early Postoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging: When Efficiency Compromises Accuracy: Case Report
Zaidi, Hasan A.; Chowdhry, Shakeel A.; Wilson, David A.; Spetzler, Robert F


The Era of Flow Diverters in Aneurysm Treatment
Jabbour, Pascal; Chalouhi, Nohra

In Reply: The Era of Flow Diverters in Aneurysm Treatment
Arrese, Ignacio; Sarabia, Rosario

Simulation in Developing Countries
Avila-Guerra, Mauricio

In Reply: Simulation in Developing Countries
Harrop, James S.; Bendok, Bernard R.