The December issue of Neurosurgery is Now Online!

The December 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.

December 2015 Table of Contents:

Science Times

Increasing the Frequency on Spinal Cord Stimulation
Moses, Ziev B.; Vasudeva, Viren S.; Chi, John H.

A Prospective Cohort Study of Idarucizumab for Reversal of Dabigatran-Associated Hemorrhage
Starke, Robert M.; Komotar, Ricardo J.; Connolly, E. Sander

Succinate: A Promising Therapeutic Target for Reperfusion Injury
Ozpinar, Alp; Weiner, Gregory M.; Ducruet, Andrew F.

Neuroimaging as a Prognostication Tool for Glioblastoma
Zussman, Benjamin M.; Ozpinar, Alp; Engh, Johnathan A.

Excitotoxic SLC7A11 Expression Is a Marker of Poor Glioblastoma Survival and a Potential Therapeutic Target
Zhang, Ray R.; Pointer, Kelli B.; Kuo, John S.

The Future of Neural Recording Devices: Nanoscale, Flexible, and Injectable
Wozny, Thomas A.; Richardson, R. Mark

Single Neuron Markers of Memory Retrieval Confidence
Boone, Christine; Anderson, William S

Neurosurgeons on the Front Line of Stroke Management: Spotting Stroke Chameleons
Aoun, Rami James; Sattur, Mithun G.; Krishna, Chandan; Bendok, Bernard R.


The Evolutionary Soul of Jack Whitten (b.1939): April’s Shark (1974)
Salcman, Michael


Surgical Outcomes for Minimally Invasive vs Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Khan, Nickalus R.; Clark, Aaron J.; Lee, Siang Liao; Venable, Garrett T.; Rossi, Nicholas B.; Foley, Kevin T


In-Pipeline Stenosis: Incidence, Predictors, and Clinical Outcomes
Chalouhi, Nohra; Polifka, Adam; Daou, Badih; Kung, David; Barros, Guilherme; Tjoumakaris, Stavropula; Gonzalez, L. Fernando; Starke, Robert M.; Hasan, David; Judy, Brendan; Rosenwasser, Robert H.; Jabbour, Pascal

Impact of Cognitive Dysfunction on Survival in Patients With and Without Statin Use Following Carotid Endarterectomy
Heyer, Eric J.; Mergeche, Joanna L.; Wang, Shuang; Gaudet, John G.; Connolly, E. Sander

Atlanto-occipital Instability Following Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Lower Clival Lesions: Experience With 212 Cases
Kooshkabadi, Ali; Choi, Phillip A.; Koutourousiou, Maria; Snyderman, Carl H.; Wang, Eric W.; Fernandez-Miranda, Juan C.; Gardner, Paul A.

Prognostic Value of the Amount of Bleeding After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Quantitative Volumetric Study
Lagares, Alfonso; Jiménez-Roldán, Luis; Gomez, Pedro A.; Munarriz, Pablo M.; Castaño-León, Ana M.; Cepeda, Santiago; Alén, José F.

A Partial Least-Squares Analysis of Health-Related Quality-of-Life Outcomes After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Young, Julia M.; Morgan, Benjamin R.; Mišic, Bratislav; Schweizer, Tom A.; Ibrahim, George M.; Macdonald, R. Loch

Contralateral Approach to Bilateral Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysms: Comparative Study, Angiographic Analysis, and Surgical Results
Andrade-Barazarte, Hugo; Kivelev, Juri; Goehre, Felix; Jahromi, Behnam Rezai; Noda, Kosumo; Ibrahim, Tarik F.; Kivisaari, Riku; Lehto, Hanna; Niemela, Mika; Jääskeläinen, Juha E.; Hernesniemi, Juha A.

Epidemiology of Traumatic Brain Injury After Small-Wheeled Vehicle Trauma in Utah
Majercik, Sarah; Day, Suzanne; Stevens, Mark H.; MacDonald, Joel D.; Bledsoe, Joseph

Resolution of Oculomotor Nerve Palsy Secondary to Posterior Communicating Artery Aneurysms: Comparison of Clipping and Coiling
McCracken, D. Jay; Lovasik, Brendan P.; McCracken, Courtney E.; Caplan, Justin M.; Turan, Nefize; Nogueira, Raul G.; Cawley, C. Michael; Dion, Jacques E.; Tamargo, Rafael J.; Barrow, Daniel L.; Pradilla, Gustavo

Deep Brain Stimulation of Heschl Gyrus: Implantation Technique, Intraoperative Localization, and Effects of Stimulation
Donovan, Chris; Sweet, Jennifer; Eccher, Matthew; Megerian, Cliff; Semaan, Maroun; Murray, Gail; Miller, Jonathan

Safety and Efficacy of Surgical Resection of Unruptured Low-grade Arteriovenous Malformations From the Modern Decade
Moon, Karam; Levitt, Michael R.; Almefty, Rami O.; Nakaji, Peter; Albuquerque, Felipe C.; Zabramski, Joseph M.; Wanebo, John E.; McDougall, Cameron G.; Spetzler, Robert F.

Lumbar Disk Herniation in Children and Adolescents: The Significance of Configurations of the Lumbar Spine
Dang, Lei; Chen, Zhongqiang; Liu, Xiaoguang; Guo, Zhaoqing; Qi, Qiang; Li, Weishi; Zeng, Yan; Jiang, Liang; Wei, Feng; Sun, Chuiguo; Liu, Zhongjun


Endoscopic vs Open Decompression of the Ulnar Nerve in Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: A Prospective Randomized Double-Blind Study
Schmidt, Sarah; Kleist Welch-Guerra, Waltraud; Matthes, Marc; Baldauf, Jörg; Schminke, Ulf; Schroeder, Henry W.S.


Effect of Protein Concentration on the Flow of Cerebrospinal Fluid Through Shunt Tubing
Cheatle, Joseph T.; Bowder, Alexis N.; Tefft, Jonathan L.; Agrawal, Sandeep K.; Hellbusch, Leslie C.


Intracranial Interdigitating Dendritic Cell Sarcoma: First Case Report
Hutter, Gregor; Hofer, Silvia; Tzankov, Alexandar; Kothbauer, Karl F.


Book Review: AOSpine Masters Series: Volume 2: Primary Spinal Tumors
Hsieh, Patrick C.

Book Review: Principles and Practice of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Third Edition
Muh, Carrie R.

Book Review: Current Progress in Neurosurgery, Volume 1
Quiñones-Hinojosa, Alfredo; De León, Luis E.

Book Review: M. Gazi Yasargil: Father of Modern Neurosurgery
Watts, Clark

Book Review: Image-Guided Neurosurgery
Miller, Jonathan

Book Review: Surgical Management of Pain, Second Edition
Pilitsis, Julie G.


Modern Paradigms in Neurosurgery: Not Yet the Case for Laparoscopic Catheter Insertion Techniques
Figueiredo, Eberval Gadelha; Teixeira, Manoel Jacobsen

In Reply: Modern Paradigms in Neurosurgery: Not Yet the Case for Laparoscopic Catheter Insertion Techniques
Cherian, Jacob; Duckworth, Edward A.M.

Different Facets in Management of Congenital Atlantoaxial Dislocation and Basilar Invagination
Salunke, Pravin; Sahoo, Sushant; Deepak, Arsikere N.

In Reply: Different Facets in Management of Congenital Atlantoaxial Dislocation and Basilar Invagination
Chandra, P. Sarat