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Descriptive epidemiology of pituitary tumors in the United States, 2004-2009.
- H. Gittleman, Q. Ostrom, +10 authors J. Barnholtz-Sloan
- Journal of neurosurgery
- 1 September 2014
OBJECT Pituitary tumors are abnormal growths that develop in the pituitary gland. The Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States (CBTRUS) contains the largest aggregation of population-based… Expand
Peritumoral brain edema in intracranial meningiomas: the emergence of vascular endothelial growth factor-directed therapy.
Meningioma is the second most common type of adult intracranial neoplasm. A substantial subset of patients present with peritumoral brain edema (PTBE), which can cause significant morbidity via mass… Expand
Lumbar microdiscectomy complication rates: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
OBJECT Lumbar microdiscectomy and its various minimally invasive surgical techniques are seeing increasing popularity, but a systematic review of their associated complications has yet to be… Expand
Incidence of vestibular schwannomas in the United States
- V. Kshettry, Jason K. Hsieh, Q. Ostrom, C. Kruchko, J. Barnholtz-Sloan
- Journal of Neuro-Oncology
- 30 May 2015
Abstract There is a paucity of population-based data evaluating the incidence of vestibular schwannomas according to age, gender, race, and ethnicity. Such data are necessary to assess the burden of… Expand
Pseudoarthrosis rates in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: a meta-analysis.
- M. Shriver, D. Lewis, V. Kshettry, B. Rosenbaum, E. Benzel, T. Mroz
- The spine journal : official journal of the North…
- 1 September 2015
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is a commonly performed procedure for patients presenting with cervical radiculopathy, myelopathy, or deformity. A systematic… Expand
Incidence and risk factors associated with in-hospital venous thromboembolism after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
- V. Kshettry, B. Rosenbaum, A. Seicean, M. L. Kelly, N. Schiltz, R. Weil
- Journal of Clinical Neuroscience
- 1 February 2014
Our purpose was to determine the incidence and risk factors associated with in-hospital venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH). The Nationwide… Expand
A pilot study of the utility of a laboratory-based spinal fixation training program for neurosurgical residents.
- S. Sundar, A. T. Healy, V. Kshettry, T. Mroz, R. Schlenk, E. Benzel
- Journal of neurosurgery. Spine
- 15 January 2016
OBJECTIVE Pedicle and lateral mass screw placement is technically demanding due to complex 3D spinal anatomy that is not easily visualized. Neurosurgical and orthopedic surgery residents must be… Expand
The Dorello canal: historical development, controversies in microsurgical anatomy, and clinical implications.
Interest in studying the anatomy of the abducent nerve arose from early clinical experience with abducent palsy seen in middle ear infection. Primo Dorello, an Italian anatomist working in Rome in… Expand
Descriptive epidemiology of World Health Organization grades II and III intracranial meningiomas in the United States.
- V. Kshettry, Q. Ostrom, C. Kruchko, O. Al-Mefty, G. Barnett, J. Barnholtz-Sloan
- 1 August 2015
BACKGROUND Because World Health Organization (WHO) grades II and III meningiomas are relatively uncommon, there is limited literature on the descriptive epidemiology of these tumors, and the existing… Expand
The role of laboratory dissection training in neurosurgical residency: results of a national survey.
OBJECTIVE Work hour restrictions and current quality, financial, and legal concerns have reduced resident operative volume and autonomy. Although laboratory (cadaveric or animal) dissection has a… Expand