The September Issue of Neurosurgery is Now Available Online

The September 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.

September 2016 Table of Contents

Cover Essay
Neuroradiology Review Series Cover Essay
Saindane, Amit M.

Neuroradiology Review Series
Editor’s Choice
Imaging of Degenerative and Infectious Conditions of the Spine
Shah, Lubdha M.; Ross, Jeffrey S.

Research-Human-Clinical Trials
Combined Anterior and Posterior Lumbar Rhizotomy for Treatment of Mixed Dystonia and Spasticity in Children With Cerebral Palsy
Abdel Ghany, Walid A.; Nada, Mohamed; Mahran, Mahmoud A.; Aboud, Ahmed; Mahran, Moustafa G.; Nasef, Marwa A.A.; Gaber, Mohamed; Sabry, Tamer; Ibrahim, Mohamed H.; Taha, Mohamed H.

Research-Human-Clinical Studies
Rates and Predictors of Seizure Freedom With Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Intractable Epilepsy
Englot, Dario J.; Rolston, John D.; Wright, Clinton W.; Hassnain, Kevin H.; Chang, Edward F.

Causes and Timing of Unplanned Early Readmission After Neurosurgery
Taylor, Blake E. S.; Youngerman, Brett E.; Goldstein, Hannah; Kabat, Daniel H.; Appelboom, Geoffrey; Gold, William E.; Connolly, Edward Sander Jr
Internal Auditory Canal Decompression for Hearing Maintenance in Neurofibromatosis Type 2 Patients
Bernardeschi, Daniele; Peyre, Matthieu; Collin, Michael; Smail, Mustapha; Sterkers, Olivier; Kalamarides, Michel
Acute Kidney Injury After Craniotomy Is Associated With Increased Mortality: A Cohort Study
Kovacheva, Vesela P.; Aglio, Linda S.; Boland, Torrey A.; Mendu, Mallika L.; Gibbons, Fiona K.; Christopher, Kenneth B.
To Treat or Not to Treat M2 Occlusions? The Question (and Answer) From a Single Institution
Munich, Stephan A.; Hall, Shelby L.; Cress, Marshall C.; Rangel-Castilla, Leonardo; Snyder, Kenneth V.; Hopkins, L. Nelson; Siddiqui, Adnan H.; Levy, Elad I.

Human Connectome-Based Tractographic Atlas of the Brainstem Connections and Surgical Approaches
Meola, Antonio; Yeh, Fang-Cheng; Fellows-Mayle, Wendy; Weed, Jared; Fernandez-Miranda, Juan C.

The Levels of Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein and Ubiquitin C-Terminal Hydrolase-L1 During the First Week After a Traumatic Brain Injury: Correlations With Clinical and Imaging…
Posti, Jussi P.; Takala, Riikka S.K.; Runtti, Hilkka; Newcombe, Virginia F.; Outtrim, Joanne; Katila, Ari J.; Frantzén, Janek; Ala-Seppälä, Henna; Coles, Jonathan P.; Hossain, Md. Iftakher; Kyllönen, Anna; Maanpää, Henna-Riikka; Tallus, Jussi; Hutchinson, Peter J.; van Gils, Mark; Menon, David K.; Tenovuo, Olli

Editor’s Choice
Prospective Multicenter Assessment of Early Complication Rates Associated With Adult Cervical Deformity Surgery in 78 Patients
Smith, Justin S.; Ramchandran, Subaraman; Lafage, Virginie; Shaffrey, Christopher I.; Ailon, Tamir; Klineberg, Eric; Protopsaltis, Themistocles; Schwab, Frank J.; O’Brien, Michael; Hostin, Richard; Gupta, Munish; Mundis, Gregory; Hart, Robert; Kim, Han Jo; Passias, Peter G.; Scheer, Justin K.; Deviren, Vedat; Burton, Douglas C.; Eastlack, Robert; Bess, Shay; Albert, Todd J.; Riew, K. Daniel; Ames, Christopher P.; on behalf of The International Spine Study Group

Benefit of Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion vs Posterolateral Spinal Fusion in Lumbar Spine Disorders: A Propensity-Matched Analysis From the National Neurosurgical Quality…
Glassman, Steven D.; Carreon, Leah Y.; Ghogawala, Zoher; Foley, Kevin T.; McGirt, Matthew J.; Asher, Anthony L.

Commentary: Rates and Predictors of Seizure Freedom With Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Intractable Epilepsy
Cukiert, Arthur

Commentary: Surgical Management of the Elderly With Traumatic Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: A Cost-Utility Analysis
Babu, Maya A.

Anatomic Connections of the Subgenual Cingulate Region
Vergani, Francesco; Martino, Juan; Morris, Christopher; Attems, Johannes; Ashkan, Keyoumars; Dell’Acqua, Flavio

Jailed Artery Ostia Modifications After Flow-Diverting Stent Deployment at Arterial Bifurcations: A Scanning Electron Microscopy Translational Study
Iosif, Christina; Ponsonnard, Sebastien; Roussie, Antoine; Saleme, Suzana; Carles, Pierre; Ponomarjova, Sanita; Pedrolo-Silveira, Eduardo; Mendes, Georges; Waihrich, Eduardo; Couquet, Claude; Yardin, Catherine; Mounayer, Charbel

Targeted Treatment of Experimental Spinal Cord Glioma With Dual Gene-Engineered Human Neural Stem Cells
Ropper, Alexander E.; Zeng, Xiang; Haragopal, Hariprakash; Anderson, Jamie E.; Aljuboori, Zaid; Han, Inbo; Abd-El-Barr, Muhammad; Lee, Hong Jun; Sidman, Richard L.; Snyder, Evan Y.; Viapiano, Mariano S.; Kim, Seung U.; Chi, John H.; Teng, Yang D.

Special Article
Making Milestones: Development and Implementation of a Formal Socioeconomic Curriculum in a Neurosurgical Residency Training Program
Youngerman, Brett E.; Zacharia, Brad E.; Hickman, Zachary L.; Bruce, Jeffrey N.; Solomon, Robert A.; Benzil, Deborah L.

Concepts, Innovations and Techniques
Volumetric Analysis of Cerebral Peduncles and Cerebellar Hemispheres for Predicting Hemiparesis After Hemispherectomy
Mullin, Jeffrey P.; Soni, Pranay; Lee, Sungho; Jehi, Lara; Naduvil Valappi, Ahsan Moosa; Bingaman, William; Gonzalez-Martinez, Jorge

Prevention of Painful Neuroma and Phantom Limb Pain After Transfemoral Amputations Through Concomitant Nerve Coaptation and Collagen Nerve Wrapping
Economides, James M.; DeFazio, Michael V.; Attinger, Christopher E.; Barbour, John R.

Commentary: Percutaneous Balloon Compression vs Percutaneous Retrogasserian Glycerol Rhizotomy for the Primary Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia
Gooch, M. Reid; Pilitsis, Julie G.

Letter: The Impact of Guidelines on Clinical Practice: Survey of the Use of Methylprednisolone for Acute Spinal Cord Injury
Brooks, Nathaniel P.; Potts, Eric; O’Toole, John

Commentary: Bypass Surgery for the Treatment of Dolichoectatic Basilar Trunk Aneurysms: A Work in Progress
Jahromi, Behnam Rezai; Frösen, Juhana; Hernesniemi, Juha


In Memoriam
In Memoriam: Peter J. Jannetta
Sekula, Raymond F. Jr