The May Issue of Neurosurgery is Now Available Online

05 May NEU 2016The May 2016 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.

May 2016 Table of Contents

In Memoriam
Albert L. Rhoton Jr, MD (1932-2016)

Oyesiku, Nelson M.

Editor’s Choice

Surfer’s Myelopathy: A Rare Form of Spinal Cord Infarction in Novice Surfers: A Systematic Review
Freedman, Brett A.; Malone, David G.; Rasmussen, Peter A.; Cage, Jason M.; Benzel, Edward C.

Research-Human-Clinical Studies

Surgical Decompression of Arachnoid Cysts Leads to Improved Quality of Life: A Prospective Study
Mørkve, Svein H.; Helland, Christian A.; Amus, Jörg; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Wester, Knut G.

Onyx Embolization for Isolated Type Dural Arteriovenous Fistula Using a Dual-Lumen Balloon Catheter
Kim, Jin Woo; Kim, Byung Moon; Park, Keun Young; Kim, Dong Joon; Kim, Dong Ik

Multisession Radiosurgery for Sellar and Parasellar Benign Meningiomas: Long-term Tumor Growth Control and Visual Outcome
Marchetti, Marcello; Bianchi, Stefania; Pinzi, Valentina; Tramacere, Irene; Fumagalli, Maria Luisa; Milanesi, Ida Maddalena; Ferroli, Paolo; Franzini, Angelo; Saini, Marco; DiMeco, Francesco; Fariselli, Laura

Posterior Cervical Fusion Using Cervical Interfacet Spacers in Patients With Symptomatic Cervical Pseudarthrosis
Kasliwal, Manish K.; Corley, Jacquelyn A.; Traynelis, Vincent C.

A New Protocol for Anticoagulation With Tirofiban During Flow Diversion
Chalouhi, Nohra; Jabbour, Pascal; Daou, Badih; Starke, Robert M.; Shields, Bridget; Hasan, David M.

Timing of Adjuvant Radiotherapy in Glioblastoma Patients: A Single-Institution Experience With More Than 400 Patients
Wang, Tony J. C.; Jani, Ashish; Estrada, Juan P.; Ung, Timothy H.; Chow, Daniel S.; Soun, Jennifer E.; Saad, Shumaila; Qureshi, Yasir H.; Gartrell, Robyn; Isaacson, Steven R.; Cheng, Simon K.; McKhann, Guy M. II; Bruce, Jeffrey N.; Lassman, Andrew B.; Sisti, Michael B.

Lower Risk of Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation Hemorrhage in Patients With Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
Yang, Wuyang; Liu, Ann; Hung, Alice L.; Braileanu, Maria; Wang, Joanna Y.; Caplan, Justin M.; Colby, Geoffrey P.; Coon, Alexander L.; Tamargo, Rafael J.; Ahn, Edward S.; Huang, Judy

Outcomes of Multimodality Therapy in Pediatric Patients With Ruptured and Unruptured Brain Arteriovenous Malformations
Nerva, John D.; Kim, Louis J.; Barber, Jason; Rockhill, Jason K.; Hallam, Danial K.; Ghodke, Basavaraj V.; Sekhar, Laligam N.

Endovascular Management vs Intravenous Thrombolysis for Acute Stroke Secondary to Carotid Artery Dissection: Local Experience and Systematic Review
Haussen, Diogo C.; Jadhav, Ashutosh; Jovin, Tudor; Grossberg, Jonathan A.; Grigoryan, Mikayel; Nahab, Fadi; Obideen, Mahmoud; Lima, Andrey; Aghaebrahim, Amin; Gulati, Deepak; Nogueira, Raul G.

Editor’s Choice

Complication-Effectiveness Analysis for Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysm Surgery: A Prospective Cohort Study
Morgan, Michael Kerin; Wiedmann, Markus; Assaad, Nazih N.; Heller, Gillian Z.


Assessment of Impact of Long-Cassette Standing X-Rays on Surgical Planning for Cervical Pathology: An International Survey of Spine Surgeons
Ramchandran, Subaraman; Smith, Justin S.; Ailon, Tamir; Klineberg, Eric; Shaffrey, Christopher; Lafage, Virginie; Schwab, Frank; Bess, Shay; Daniels, Alan; Scheer, Justin K.; Protopsaltis, Themi S.; Arnold, Paul; Haid, Regis W. Jr; Chapman, Jens; Fehlings, Michael G.; Ames, Christopher P.; AOSpine North America, International Spine Study Group


Triolein Emulsion Infusion Into the Carotid Artery Increases Brain Permeability to Anticancer Agents
Kim, Hak Jin; Kim, Yong-Woo; Choi, Seon Hee; Cho, Byung Mann; Bandu, Raju; Ahn, Hyun Soo; Kim, Kwang Pyo


New Posterior Atlantoaxial Restricted Non-Fusion Fixation for Atlantoaxial Instability: A Biomechanical Study
Chen, Jinshui; Zhou, Fengjin; Ni, Bin; Guo, Qunfeng; Guan, Huapeng; Xu, Tianming; Liu, Qi

Concepts, Innovations and Techniques

Endoscopic-Assisted (Through a Mini Craniotomy) Corpus Callosotomy Combined With Anterior, Hippocampal, and Posterior Commissurotomy in Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: A Pilot Study to Establish Its Safety and Efficacy
Chandra, Sarat P.; Kurwale, Nilesh S.; Chibber, Sarabjit Singh; Banerji, Jyotirmoy; Dwivedi, Rekha; Garg, Ajay; Bal, Chandrashekhar; Tripathi, Madhavi; Sarkar, Chitra; Tripathi, Manjari

Case Report

Surviving Penetrating Brainstem Injury by Bamboo Sticks: Rare Case Reports and a Brief Review of Literature
Mzimbiri, Juma M.; Li, Jian; Xia, Yuguo; Yuan, Jian; Liu, Jinfang; Liu, Qing

Journal Club

Journal Club: Validation of the Supplemented Spetzler-Martin Grading System for Brain Arteriovenous Malformations in a Multicenter Cohort of 1009 Surgical Patients
Behbahnai, Mandan; Esfahani, Darian; McGuire, Laura Stone

Response to Journal Club: Validation of the Supplemented Spetzler-Martin Grading System for Brain Arteriovenous Malformations in a Multicenter Cohort of 1009 Surgical Patients
Lawton, Michael T.


Letter: Glioblastoma Resection Guided by Flow Cytometry
Alexiou, George A.; Vartholomatos, George; Voulgaris, Spyridon; Kyritsis, Athanasios P.