The October 2017 issue of Operative 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 2017 Table of Contents


Stereotactic Radiosurgery for the Treatment of Chronic Intractable Pain: A Systematic Review

Dustin G. Roberts, BS, Nader Pouratian, MD, PhD


Patient Selection and Clinical Efficacy of Urgent Superficial Temporal Artery-Middle Cerebral Artery Bypass in Acute Ischemic Stroke Using Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging Techniques

Hyun-Seok Park, MD, PhD Sang-Hyeon Kim, MD Hyun-Wook Nah, MD, PhDJae-Hyung Choi, MD, PhD Dae-Hyun Kim, MD, PhD Myong-Jin Kang, MDJae-Kwan Cha, MD, PhD Jae-Taeck Huh, MD, PhD

Stent Placement for Disabling Pulsatile Tinnitus Caused by a Lateral Sinus Stenosis: A Retrospective Study

Stéphanie Lenck, MD Marc-Antoine Labeyrie, MD Fabrice ValleeJean-Pierre Saint-Maurice, MD Antoine Guillonnet, MD Anne-Laure Bernat, MD, Pierre Vironneau, MD Emmanuel Houdart, MD

A Single-Institution Experience with Pineal Region Tumors: 50 Tumors Over 1 Decade

Isaac Josh Abecassis, MD Brian Hanak, MD Jason Barber, MS Martin Mortazavi, MDRichard G. Ellenbogen, MD

Intraparenchymal Cysts Following Deep Brain Stimulation: Variable Presentations and Clinical Courses

Kalman Katlowitz, BE, Michael H. Pourfar, MD, Zvi Israel, MD Alon Y. Mogilner, MD, PhD


Proximal Junctional Kyphosis Prevention Strategies: A Video Technique Guide

Michael M. Safaee, MD, Joseph A. Osorio, MD, PhD, Kushagra Verma, MD, Shay Bess, MD, Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD, Justin S. Smith, MD, PhD, Robert Hart, MD, Vedat Deviren, MD, Christopher P. Ames, MD


Intracranial Bypass of Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Aneurysms: Indications, Technical Aspects, and Clinical Outcomes

David J. Bonda, MD, Mohamad Labib, MD, Jeffrey M. Katz, MD, Rafael A. Ortiz, MD, David Chalif, MD, Avi Setton, MD, David J. Langer, MD, Amir R. Dehdashti, MD


Use of a Polytetrafluoroethylene-Coated Vascular Plug for Focal Intracranial Parent Vessel Sacrifice for Fusiform Aneurysm Treatment

Andrew P Carlson, MD,MS-CR, Mohammad Abbas, MD, Patricia Hall, RN, Christopher Taylor, MD,MBA


Development and Validation of a Mobile Device-based External Ventricular Drain Simulator

Peter J. Morone, MD Kimon Bekelis, MD Brandon K. Root, MD Robert J. Singer, MD

Noninvasive Transfontanelle Monitoring of the Intracerebral Pressure in Comparison With an Invasive Intradural Intracranial Pressure Device: A Prospective Study

Bedjan Behmanesh, MD Marco Bartels, MD Florian Gessler, MD Natalie Filmann, PhDVolker Seifert, MD, PhD Matthias Setzer, MD Thomas M. Freiman, MD


A Side Door to Meckel’s Cave: Anatomic Feasibility Study for the Lateral Transorbital Approach

Blake Harrison Priddy, BS, Cristian Ferrareze Nunes, MD, Andre Beer-Furlan, MD, Ricardo Carrau, MD, Iacopo Dallan, MD, Daniel Monte-Serrat Prevedello, MD

Microsurgical Anatomy of the Interfascial Vein. Its Significance in the Interfascial Dissection of the Pterional Approach

Alvaro Campero, MD, PhD, Pablo Ajler, MD, PhD, Martín Paíz, MD, Ramiro López Elizalde, MD


Visual Deficit From Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: Anatomical Considerations

Walter J. Jermakowicz, MD, PhD, Michael E. Ivan, MD, Iahn Cajigas, MD, PhD, Ramses Ribot, MD, Ignacio Jusue-Torres, MD, Mehul B. Desai, MD, Armando Ruiz, MD, Pierre-Francois D’Haese, PhD, Andres M. Kanner, MD, Jonathan R. Jagid, MD


Long-Term Reduction of Sacroiliac Joint Pain With Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

Marin Guentchev, MD, Christian Preuss, MD, Rainer Rink, MD, Levente Peter, MD, Martin H. M. Sailer, MD, Jochen Tuettenberg, MD


Surgical Nuances for Resection of a Large Anterior Clinoidal Meningioma

Susan Salas, MD, Alexander Gamble, DO, Amir R. Dehdashti, MD

Occipital Artery to Anterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Bypass with Radial Artery Interposition Graft for Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency: 3-Dimensional Operative Video

Arnau Benet, MD, Halima Tabani, MD, Jae Seung Bang, MD, Ali Tayebi Meybodi, MD, Michael T. Lawton, MD

End-to-Side and End-to-End Double In Situ Bypass with Submilimeter M4 Branches for Treatment of Ruptured Mycotic Aneurysm: 3-Dimensional Operative Video

Yahya Turan, MD, Ulas Cikla, MD, Abdulbaki Kozan, MD, Mustafa K. Baskaya, MD

Microneurosurgical Removal of a Posterior Thalamic Glioma via Posterior Interhemispheric Subsplenial Approach in Lateral Oblique Position

Mehmet Volkan Harput, MD, Uğur Türe, MD

Successful Microsurgical Management of High-Risk Foramen Magnum Dural Arteriovenous Fistula With Cortical Venous Reflex Using Far-Lateral Approach: 3-Dimensional Operative Video

Amol Raheja, MBBS, Phil Taussky, MD, William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD

Midline Telovelar and Retrosigmoid Suboccipital Approaches For Fenestration of Multiple Dilated Virchow-Robin Spaces in the Brainstem

Amol Raheja, MBBS, Christian A. Bowers, MD, William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD

Clip Reconstruction of a Recurrent Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm After Previous Clipping: 3-Dimensional Operative Video

Arnau Benet, MD, Michael T. Lawton, MD


Intraoperative FLOW 800 Analysis for Intramedullary Cystic Lesion: A Technical Case Report

Masahiro Sawada, MD Toshihiro Munemitsu, MD Masato Hojo, MD, PhD


Minimally Invasive Middle Fossa Keyhole Craniectomy for Repair of Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence

Parasagittal Meningioma (Posterior Third) Occluding the Superior Sagittal Sinus: Complete Resection and Venous Repair: 3-Dimensional Operative Video

Contralateral Anterior Interhemispheric Approach to Medial Frontal Arteriovenous Malformations: Surgical Technique and Results

A Side Door to Meckel’s Cave: Anatomic Feasibility Study for the Lateral Transorbital Approach