08 August 2015
The August 2015 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.

August 2015 Table of Contents:


Cognitive Impairment After Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery
Simsek, Hakan; Anderson, William S.

The Modern Neurosurgical Leader as a Cure for Team Burnout
Hamade, Youssef J.; Aoun, Rami James N.; Zimmerman, Richard S.; Bendok, Bernard R.

A New Tool in Defining Disease Progression in Glioblastoma
De Witt, Michelle E.; Boockvar, John A.

Implantation of Neonatal Skin–Derived Precursor Schwann Cells Improves Outcomes After Incomplete Cervical Spinal Cord Injury in Rats
Vasudeva, Viren S.; Abd-El-Barr, Muhammad M.; Chi, John H.

Picroside II as a Novel Inhibitor of Apoptosis After Cerebral Ischemia in Rats
Deibert, Christopher P.; Engh, Johnathan A.

MicroRNA-Based Metastasis Prediction
Jandial, Rahul; Choy, Cecilia

Oncolytic Herpes Simplex Virus Glioblastoma Therapy is Potentiated by Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Inhibition
Pointer, Kelli B.; Zhang, Ray R.; Kuo, John S.

Boosting Dendritic Cell Vaccination for Glioblastoma Using Tetanus Toxoid
Sonabend, Adam M.; McKhann, Guy M.

Radiosurgery-Induced Phenotype-Targeted Therapy
Newman, W. Christopher; Monaco, Edward A. III

Results of the First Randomized Controlled Trial of Deep Brain Stimulation in Treatment-Resistant Depression
Richardson, R. Mark; Ghuman, Avniel S.; Karp, Jordan F.

Dual Intraoperative Visualization Approach Surgery: A Novel Technique Enhances Intraoperative Glioma Visualization
Wang, Michael; Serak, John; Burks, Stephen Shelby


Clinical Prediction and Decision Rules in Neurosurgery: A Critical Review
Stein, Sherman C.; Attiah, Mark A.

Diagnostic Value and Safety of Brain Biopsy in Patients With Cryptogenic Neurological Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of 831 Cases
Bai, Harrison Xiao; Zou, Yingjie; Lee, Ashley M.; Lancaster, Eric; Yang, Li


Patient-Specific Factors Associated With Dissatisfaction After Elective Surgery for Degenerative Spine Diseases
Chotai, Silky; Sivaganesan, Ahilan; Parker, Scott L.; McGirt, Matthew J.; Devin, Clinton J.

Covered Stents for the Prevention and Treatment of Carotid Blowout Syndrome
Gaynor, Brandon G.; Haussen, Diogo C.; Ambekar, Sudheer; Peterson, Eric C.; Yavagal, Dileep R.; Elhammady, Mohamed Samy

Validation of a System to Predict Recanalization After Endovascular Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms
Ogilvy, Christopher S.; Chua, Michelle H.; Fusco, Matthew R.; Griessenauer, Christoph J.; Harrigan, Mark R.; Sonig, Ashish; Siddiqui, Adnan H.; Levy, Elad I.; Snyder, Kenneth; Avery, Michael; Mitha, Alim; Shores, Jorma; Hoh, Brian L.; Thomas, Ajith J.

Outcomes in Reoperated Low-Grade Gliomas
Ramakrishna, Rohan; Hebb, Adam; Barber, Jason; Rostomily, Robert; Silbergeld, Daniel

Endovascular Treatment of Cavernous Sinus Dural Arteriovenous Fistula With Ipsilateral Inferior Petrosal Sinus Occlusion: A Single-Center Experience
Rhim, Jong Kook; Cho, Young Dae; Park, Jeong Jin; Jeon, Jin Pyeong; Kang, Hyun-Seung; Kim, Jeong Eun; Cho, Won-Sang; Han, Moon Hee

Interhospital Transfer of Neurosurgical Patients to a High-Volume Tertiary Care Center: Opportunities for Improvement
Holland, Christopher M.; McClure, Evan W.; Howard, Brian M.; Samuels, Owen B.; Barrow, Daniel L.

Stability of Cerebral Aneurysms After Stent-Assisted Coil Embolization: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis
Cho, Won-Sang; Hong, Hyun Sook; Kang, Hyun-Seung; Kim, Jeong Eun; Cho, Young Dae; Kwon, O-Ki; Bang, Jae Seung; Hwang, Gyojun; Son, Young Je; Oh, Chang Wan; Han, Moon Hee

Long-term Auditory Symptoms in Patients With Sporadic Vestibular Schwannoma: An International Cross-Sectional Study
Tveiten, Oystein Vesterli; Carlson, Matthew L.; Goplen, Frederik; Vassbotn, Flemming; Link, Michael J.; Lund-Johansen, Morten

Strategies for Computed Tomography Radiation Dose Reduction in Pediatric Neuroimaging
Albert, Gregory W.; Glasier, Charles M.

Single-Isocenter Frameless Volumetric Modulated Arc Radiosurgery for Multiple Intracranial Metastases
Lau, Steven K. M.; Zakeri, Kaveh; Zhao, Xiao; Carmona, Ruben; Knipprath, Erik; Simpson, Daniel R.; Nath, Sameer K.; Kim, Gwe-Ya; Sanghvi, Parag; Hattangadi-Gluth, Jona A.; Chen, Clark C.; Murphy, Kevin T.

Comparison of Stent-Assisted Coiling vs Coiling Alone in 563 Intracranial Aneurysms: Safety and Efficacy at a High-Volume Center
Yang, Hongchao; Sun, Yong; Jiang, Yuhua; Lv, Xianli; Zhao, Yang; Li, Youxiang; Liu, Aihua

The Effect of Timing of Concurrent Chemoradiation in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma
Han, Seunggu J.; Rutledge, W. Caleb; Molinaro, Annette M.; Chang, Susan M.; Clarke, Jennifer L.; Prados, Michael D.; Taylor, Jennie W.; Berger, Mitchel S.; Butowski, Nicholas A.

Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Venography is Correlated With Intravenous Pressures Before and After Venous Sinus Stenting: Implications for Treatment and Monitoring
Esfahani, Darian R.; Stevenson, Matthew; Moss, Heather E.; Amin-Hanjani, Sepideh; Aletich, Victor; Jain, Sachin; Charbel, Fady T.; Alaraj, Ali

Complications and Resource Use Associated With Surgery for Chiari Malformation Type 1 in Adults: A Population Perspective
Greenberg, Jacob K.; Ladner, Travis R.; Olsen, Margaret A.; Shannon, Chevis N.; Liu, Jingxia; Yarbrough, Chester K.; Piccirillo, Jay F.; Wellons, John C. III; Smyth, Matthew D.; Park, Tae Sung; Limbrick, David D.

National Trends and In-hospital Complication Rates in More Than 1600 Hemispherectomies From 1988 to 2010: A Nationwide Inpatient Sample Study
Vadera, Sumeet; Griffith, Sandra D.; Rosenbaum, Benjamin P.; Seicean, Andreea; Kshettry, Varun R.; Kelly, Michael L.; Weil, Robert J.; Bingaman, William; Jehi, Lara

Validation of an International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision Code Algorithm for Identifying Chiari Malformation Type 1 Surgery in Adults
Greenberg, Jacob K.; Ladner, Travis R.; Olsen, Margaret A.; Shannon, Chevis N.; Liu, Jingxia; Yarbrough, Chester K.; Piccirillo, Jay F.; Wellons, John C. III; Smyth, Matthew D.; Park, Tae Sung; Limbrick, David D.


The Mechanism of Ligamentum Flavum Hypertrophy: Introducing Angiogenesis as a Critical Link That Couples Mechanical Stress and Hypertrophy
Hur, Junseok W.; Kim, Bum-Joon; Park, Jin-Hyun; Kim, Joo-Han; Park, Youn-Kwan; Kwon, Taek-Hyun; Moon, Hong Joo

Bifid Anterior and Posterior Arches of Atlas: Surgical Implication and Analysis of 70 Cases
Goel, Atul; Nadkarni, Trimurti; Shah, Abhidha; Ramdasi, Raghvendra; Patni, Neeraj


Journal Club: Real-Time Magnetic Resonance–Guided Stereotactic Laser Amygdalohippocampotomy for Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
Meng, Ying; Suppiah, Suganth; Mansouri, Alireza

Letter: Volumetric Arc Therapy (RapidArc) vs Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Multiple Brain Metastases: Not Only a Dosimetric Issue
Fiorentino, Alba; Levra, Niccolò Giaj; Mazzola, Rosario; Fersino, Sergio; Ricchetti, Francesco; Alongi, Filippo

In Reply: Volumetric Arc Therapy (RapidArc) vs Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Multiple Brain Metastases: Not Only a Dosimetric Issue
Thomas, Evan M.; Popple, Richard A.; Markert, James M.; Fiveash, John B.