The August Issue of Neurosurgery is Now Available Online

The August 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.

August 2016 Table of Contents

Science Times
Heparan Sulfates Promote Amyloid Pathology in Alzheimer Disease
Zhang, Ray R.; Strebe, Joslyn K.; Kuo, John S.

Living Brain to Hand: Bypassing Spinal Cord Quadriplegia Using a Novel Neuroprosthesis
Paulo, Danika L.; Sheth, Sameer A.; McKhann, Guy M. II

Amygdala Activation and Perception of Harmful Intent
Miragaia, Alexandra S.; Alhourani, Ahmad; Richardson, R. Mark

Analytical Tools for Functional Connectivity: A New Review
Jui-Hong Chien, Vic; Wojtasiewicz, Teresa; Anderson, William S.

Transdifferentiation Induced Neural Stem Cells for the Treatment of Malignant Gliomas
Chakraborty, Shamik; Schneider, Julia; Boockvar, John A.

Fusion for Lumbar Stenosis With Spondylolisthesis: Results From 2 Randomized Trials
Vasudeva, Viren S.; Chi, John H.; Wang, Michael Y.Randomized Clinical Trial of Endovascular Stenting vs Endarterectomy for Treatment of Severe Carotid Stenosis
Starke, Robert M.; Komotar, Ricardo J.; Peterson, Eric C.; Connolly, E. Sander
Endovascular Access for Cortical Mapping
Weiner, Gregory M.; Ozpinar, Alp; Ducruet, AndrewPredicting Brain Metastasis Radiosensitivity From Primary Tumor Biology
Hoshide, Reid; Jandial, Rahul

Research-Human-Clinical Trials

Editor’s Choice
Three-Year Follow-up of the Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial of Coflex Interlaminar Stabilization vs Instrumented Fusion in Patients With Lumbar Stenosis
Bae, Hyun W.; Davis, Reginald J.; Lauryssen, Carl; Leary, Scott; Maislin, Greg; Musacchio, Michael J. Jr

Research-Human-Clinical Studies
Incidence and Predictors of Complications and Mortality in Cerebrovascular Surgery: National Trends From 2007 to 2012
Michalak, Suzanne M.; Rolston, John D.; Lawton, Michael T.

Facial Nerve Outcome and Tumor Control Rate as a Function of Degree of Resection in Treatment of Large Acoustic Neuromas: Preliminary Report of the Acoustic Neuroma Subtotal…
Monfared, Ashkan; Corrales, Carlton E.; Theodosopoulos, Philip V.; Blevins, Nikolas H.; Oghalai, John S.; Selesnick, Samuel H.; Lee, Howard; Gurgel, Richard K.; Hansen, Marlan R.; Nelson, Rick F.; Gantz, Bruce J.; Kutz, Joe W. Jr; Isaacson, Brandon; Roland, Peter S.; Amdur, Richard; Jackler, Robert K

Long-Segment Fusion for Adult Spinal Deformity Correction Using Low-Dose Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2: A Retrospective Review of Fusion Rates
Schmitt, Paul J.; Kelleher, John P.; Ailon, Tamir; Heller, Joshua E.; Kasliwal, Manish K.; Shaffrey, Christopher I.; Smith, Justin S.

The Risk of Seizure After Surgery for Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms: A Prospective Cohort Study
O’Donnell, Joan Margaret; Morgan, Michael Kerin; Bervini, David; Heller, Gillian Z.; Assaad, Nazih

ORACLE Stroke Study: Opinion Regarding Acceptable Outcome Following Decompressive Hemicraniectomy for Ischemic Stroke
Honeybul, Stephen; Ho, Kwok M.; Blacker, David W.

Cumulative Intracranial Tumor Volume (CITV) Enhances the Prognostic Value of the Lung-Specific Graded Prognostic Assessment (GPA) Model
Marcus, Logan P.; Marshall, Deborah; Hirshman, Brian R.; McCutcheon, Brandon A.; Gonda, David D.; Koiso, Takao; Hattangadi-Gluth, Jona A.; Carter, Bob S.; Yamamoto, Masaaki; Chen, Clark C.

Pituitary Dysfunction After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Can, Anil; Gross, Bradley A.; Smith, Timothy R.; Dammers, Ruben; Dirven, Clemens M.F.; Woodmansee, Whitney W.; Laws, Edward R.; Du, Rose

A 14-Year Review of Socioeconomics and Sociodemographics Relating to Intracerebral Abscess, Subdural Empyema, and Epidural Abscess in Southeastern Louisiana
Eggart, M. Daniel; Greene, Clarence; Fannin, Erin S.; Roberts, O. Adetola

Validity and Reliability of a Measurement of Objective Functional Impairment in Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease: The Timed Up and Go (TUG) Test
Gautschi, Oliver P.; Smoll, Nicolas R.; Corniola, Marco V.; Joswig, Holger; Chau, Ivan; Hildebrandt, Gerhard; Schaller, Karl; Stienen, Martin N.

Comparing Preoperative With Postoperative Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Resectable Brain Metastases: A Multi-institutional Analysis
Patel, Kirtesh R.; Burri, Stuart H.; Asher, Anthony L.; Crocker, Ian R.; Fraser, Robert W.; Zhang, Chao; Chen, Zhengjia; Kandula, Shravan; Zhong, Jim; Press, Robert H.; Olson, Jeffery J.; Oyesiku, Nelson M.; Wait, Scott D.; Curran, Walter J.; Shu, Hui-Kuo G.; Prabhu, Roshan S.

Editor’s Choice
Improved Function After Deep Brain Stimulation for Chronic, Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Rezai, Ali R.; Sederberg, Per B.; Bogner, Jennifer; Nielson, Dylan M.; Zhang, Jun; Mysiw, W. Jerry; Knopp, Michael V.; Corrigan, John D.

Commentary
Commentary: ORACLE Stroke Study: Opinion Regarding Acceptable Outcome Following Decompressive Hemicraniectomy for Ischaemic Stroke
Huang, Judy

Commentary: ORACLE Stroke Study: Opinion Regarding Acceptable Outcome Following Decompressive Hemicraniectomy for Ischaemic Stroke
Nakaji, Peter

Commentary: ORACLE Stroke Study: Opinion Regarding Acceptable Outcome Following Decompressive Hemicraniectomy for Ischaemic Stroke: Informed Consent When Surgical Outcomes Are…
Dagi, T. Forcht

Research-Laboratory
Neuroprotective Effects of Valproic Acid on Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption and Apoptosis-Related Early Brain Injury in Rats Subjected to Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Are Modulated by…
Ying, Guang-yu; Jing, Chao-hui; Li, Jian-ru; Wu, Cheng; Yan, Feng; Chen, Jing-yin; Wang, Lin; Dixon, Brandon J.; Chen, Gao

Concepts, Innovations and Techniques
Defining a Standardized Approach for the Bedside Insertion of Temporal Horn External Ventricular Drains: Procedure Development and Case Series
Bohl, Michael A.; Almefty, Kaith K.; Nakaji, Peter

Case Report
First Human Implantation of a Bioresorbable Polymer Scaffold for Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: A Clinical Pilot Study for Safety and Feasibility
Theodore, Nicholas; Hlubek, Randall; Danielson, Jill; Neff, Kristin; Vaickus, Lou; Ulich, Thomas R.; Ropper, Alexander E.

Journal Club
Journal Club: Pediatric Low-Grade Ganglioglioma: Epidemiology, Treatments, and Outcome Analysis on 348 Children From the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Database
Arko, Leopold IV; Passer, Joel Z.; Ahye, Nicholas; Quach, Eric; Gibani, Siraj; Manoochehri, Shahin; Fierst, Tamara M.

Journal Club Commentary
Response to Journal Club: Pediatric Low-Grade Ganglioglioma: Epidemiology, Treatments, and Outcome Analysis of 348 Children From the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results…
Dudley, Roy W.R.; Torok, Michelle R.; Hoffman, Lindsey; Levy, Jean Mulcahy; Handler, Michael H.; Liu, Arthur K.; Hankinson, Todd C.

Correspondence

Letter: Radiation-Induced Malignant Transformation of Craniopharyngiomas
Beer-Furlan, André; Abi-Hachem, Ralph; Goksel, Behiye; Otero, José J.; Carrau, Ricardo L.; Prevedello, Daniel M.