The January 2018 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.

January 2018 Table of Contents


sEEG is a Safe Procedure for a Comprehensive Anatomic Exploration of the Insula: A Retrospective Study of 108 Procedures Representing 254 Transopercular Insular Electrodes

Anne Laure Salado, MD Laurent Koessler, PhD Gabriel De Mijolla, MD Emmanuelle Schmitt, MDJean-Pierre Vignal, MD Thierry Civit, MD Louise Tyvaert, MD, PhD Jacques Jonas, MD, PhDLouis Georges Maillard, MD, PhD Sophie Colnat-Coulbois, MD, PhD

Urgent Carotid Artery Stenting for Carotid-Related Stroke-in-Evolution

Nobuhiro Nakagawa, MD, PhD Norihito Fukawa, MD Kiyoshi Tsuji, MD, PhDNaoki Nakano, MD, PhD Saori Murakami, MD Kazuhiro Nagatsuka, MD Amami Kato, MD, PhD


Bipolar Cutting Method: Another Technique for Harvesting Donor Artery With Histological Investigation

Joji Tokugawa, MD, PhD Kanako Ogura, MD, PhD Kenji Yatomi, MD, PhDKentaro Kudo, MD, PhD Makoto Hishii, MD, PhD Rokuya Tanikawa, MD, PhDHiroyasu Kamiyama, MD, PhD


Cross-sectional Area of the Median Nerve Before Revision Carpal Tunnel Release—A Cross-sectional Study

Stephan Duetzmann, MD, MSc Suleyman Tas, MD Volker Seifert, MD, PhDGerhard Marquardt, MD, PhD Thomas Dombert, MD Frank Staub, MD, PhD


Microsurgical Clipping of an Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm Using a Novel Robotic Visualization Tool in Lieu of the Binocular Operating Microscope: Operative Video

Daniel R Klinger, MD Kevin A Reinard, MD Olaide O Ajayi, MD, Johnny B Delashaw, Jr, MD


Use of Stereovision for Intraoperative Coregistration of a Spinal Surgical Field: A Human Feasibility Study

S Scott Lollis, MD Xiaoyao Fan, PhD Linton Evans, MD Jonathan D Olson, PhDKeith D Paulsen, MS, PhD David W Roberts, MD Sohail K Mirza, MD, MPH Songbai Ji, ScD

Retrolabyrinthine Meatotomy as Part of Retrosigmoid Approach to Expose the Whole Internal Auditory Canal: Rationale, Technique, and Outcome in Hearing Preservation Surgery for Vestibular Schwannoma

Antonio Mazzoni, MD, Elisabetta Zanoletti, MD, Luca Denaro, MD, Alessandro Martini, MD Domenico d’ Avella, MD


Posterior Quadrant Disconnection: A Fiber Dissection Study

Alexander Verhaeghe, MD Thomas Decramer, MD Wim Naets, MDWim Van Paesschen, MD, PhD Johannes van Loon, MD, PhD Tom Theys, MD, PhD

Intracranial Connections of the Vertebral Venous Plexus: Anatomical Study with Application to Neurosurgical and Endovascular Procedures at the Craniocervical Junction

R Shane Tubbs, MS, PA-C, PhD Amin Demerdash, MD Marios Loukas, MD, PhDJoel Curé, MD Rod J Oskouian, MD Shaheryar Ansari, MDAaron A Cohen-Gadol, MD, MSc


Ophthalmic Complications Following Acoustic Neuroma Resection

William S Gange, BA Ian D Kirchner, MD John A Thompson, BS Jacquelyn Hill, BSKurt Grahnke, BA Tarik Ibrahim, MD John P Leonetti, MD Douglas E Anderson, MDCharles S Bouchard, MD, MA


Lumbar Drains Decrease the Risk of Postoperative Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Following Endonasal Endoscopic Surgery for Suprasellar Meningiomas in Patients With High Body Mass Index

Salomon Cohen, MD Samuel H Jones, MD Sivashanmugam Dhandapani, MDHazem M Negm, MD Vijay K Anand, MD Theodore H Schwartz, MD

Development of a Perfusion-Based Cadaveric Simulation Model Integrated into Neurosurgical Training: Feasibility Based On Reconstitution of Vascular and Cerebrospinal Fluid Systems

Gabriel Zada, MD Joshua Bakhsheshian, MD Martin Pham, MD Mike Minneti, BSEisha Christian, MD Jesse Winer, MD Aaron Robison, MD Bozena Wrobel, MDJonathan Russin, MD William J Mack, MD, Steven Giannotta, MD


Macrovascular Decompression of Brainstem and Lower Cranial Nerves: 3-Dimensional Operative Video

Arnau Benet, MD Dylan Griswold, BS Halima Tabani, MD Roberto Rodriguez Rubio, MDSonia Yousef, BS Ali Tayebi Meybodi, MD Michael T Lawton, MD

Microsurgical Resection of a Common Peroneal Nerve Schwannoma: A 3-Dimensional Operative Video


Intracranial–Intracranial A1 ACA-SVG-M2 MCA+M2 MCA Double Reimplantation Bypass For a Giant Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysm: 3-Dimensional Operative Video

Arnau Benet, MD Sonia Yousef, BS Halima Tabani, MD Dylan Griswold, BSAli Tayebi Meybodi, MD Michael T Lawton, MD

Orthogonal Catheter Access for Stent Assisted Coiling of Posterior Cerebral Artery Aneurysm

Contralateral Anterior Interhemispheric Approach to Medial Frontal Arteriovenous Malformation: 3-Dimensional Operative Video

Arnau Benet, MD Dylan Griswold, BS Halima Tabani, MD Roberto Rodriguez Rubio, MDSonia Yousef, BS Ali Tayebi Meybodi, MD Michael T Lawton, MD

Side-to-Side A3-A4 Bypass after Clip Ligation of Recurrent Coiled Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm: 3-Dimensional Operative Video

Dong-hyuk Park, MD, PhD Harminder Singh, MD Harley Brito da Silva, MDLaligam N Sekhar, MD

Microsurgical Clipping of Broad Neck A1 Segment Aneurysm: Technical Note: 3-Dimensional Operative Video

Anil Nanda, MD, MPH Devi Prasad Patra, MD, MCh, MRCS Tanmoy K Maiti, MD, MChShyamal C Bir, MD, PhD


Percutaneous Endoscopic Removal of Cervical Foraminal Schwannoma via Interlaminar Approach: A Case Report

Guang-Yu Ying, MD Ying Yao, MD Fang Shen, MD, PhD Zong-Yang Wu, MDChien-Min Chen, MD, PhD Yong-Jian Zhu, MD, PhD

The Use of Semitranslucent Rubber Pledgets During Microsurgical Dissection of Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors: Technical Note

Marcus D Mazur, MD Richard Gurgel, MD Joel D MacDonald, MD


Letter: Graft Selection in High-Flow Internal Maxillary Artery Bypass

Long Wang, MD, PhD Xiang’en Shi, MD, PhD Hai Qian, MD, PhD

Letter: Microsurgical Endoscope-Assisted Gravity-Aided Transfalcine Approach for Contralateral Metastatic Deep Medial Cortical TumorsChandramouli Balasubramanian, MBBS, MS, MRCSIn Reply: Microsurgical Endoscope-Assisted Gravity-Aided Transfalcine Approach for Contralateral Metastatic Deep Medial Cortical Tumors