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Atlantoaxial degenerative articular cysts.
Cysts associated with spinal joints are not a common cause of neurological symptoms. The authors report a series of five patients with cysts of the atlantodental articulation and review five… Expand
Pathogenesis and Pharmacological Strategies for Mitigating Secondary Damage in Acute Spinal Cord Injury
Lateral mass screw-rod fixation of the cervical spine: a prospective clinical series with 1-year follow-up.
- H. G. Deen, B. Birch, R. Wharen, R. Reimer
- The spine journal : official journal of the North…
- 1 November 2003
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Lateral mass plating has become the technique of choice for posterior cervical fixation. Although these systems are safe and reliable, they can be difficult to use in patients with… Expand
Cervical Kyphotic Deformity Correction Using 360-degree Reconstruction
- E. Nottmeier, H. Gordon Deen, Naresh K. Patel, B. Birch
- Journal of spinal disorders & techniques
- 1 August 2009
Objective The authors report on their experience with cervical sagittal deformity correction using 360-degree reconstruction. Summary of Background Data A paucity of literature exists concerning… Expand
Subaxial Cervical Synovial Cysts: Report of 35 Histologically Confirmed Surgically Treated Cases and Review of the Literature
- M. Lyons, B. Birch, W. Krauss, N. Patel, E. Nottmeier, Orland K. Boucher
- 15 September 2011
Study Design. Retrospective study Objective. The authors' aim of the present study is to report their experience with subaxial cervical synovial cysts hoping to provide further insight into these… Expand
Transoral surgical approach for treatment of symptomatic atlantoaxial cervical synovial cysts.
AIM Synovial cysts are relatively common in the lumbar spine and very uncommon in the cervical spine. Several case reports and a few small series have been reported in the literature over the past… Expand
Frequent type 2 neurofibromatosis gene transcript mutations in sporadic intramedullary spinal cord ependymomas.
OBJECTIVE To further investigate the role of Type 2 neurofibromatosis (NF2) gene transcript mutations in the sporadically occurring counterparts of NF2-associated tumors. METHODS Reverse… Expand
Intracerebral clysis in a rat glioma model.
OBJECTIVE Intracerebral clysis (ICC) is a new term we use to describe convection-enhanced microinfusion into the brain. This study establishes baseline parameters for preclinical, in vivo, drug… Expand
Long-term follow-up of deep brain stimulation for Meige syndrome.
- M. Lyons, B. Birch, R. Hillman, Orland K. Boucher, V. Evidente
- Neurosurgical focus
- 30 July 2010
OBJECT Meige syndrome is characterized by blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, and facial oromandibular dystonia. The medical treatment of this condition is largely unsuccessful over time and is a major… Expand
The mini-open anterolateral approach for degenerative thoracolumbar disease
- N. Patel, B. Birch, Stacie E. DeMent, Gregg A. Elbert
- Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
- 1 December 2010
INTRODUCTION Anterolateral retroperitoneal, retrodiaphragmatic, and/or retropleural (RPDP) approaches have been used to treat a variety of spinal conditions. The traditional extensive… Expand