• Scientific Publications and Presentations - Neurosurgery

    Faculty Publications

    2013

    Asher A, McCormick P, Selden N, Ghogawala Z, McGirt M: The National Neurosurgery Quality and Outcomes Database: Justification, Development History and Value. Neurosurgery Focus 34(1):E2, 2013.

    Blumenthal C, Curran J, Benzel E, Magge S, J. Harrington F, Coumans J, Ghogawala Z: Radiographic predictors of delayed instability following decompression without fusion for degenerative Grade I lumbar spondylolisthesis. The Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine 18(4): 340-6, 2013.

    Ghogawala Z: Commentary: Patient heterogeneity complicates efforts to compare effectiveness for anterior versus posterior surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy. The Spine Journal 13(6):613-4, 2013.

    Ghogawala Z: Commentary: Asymptomatic cervical canal stenosis: Is there a risk of spinal cord injury? The Spine Journal 13(6):613-4, 2013.

    Ghogawala Z, Shaffrey C, Asher A, Heary R, Logvinenko T, Malhotra N, Dante S, Hurlbert J, Douglas A, Magge S, Mummaneni P, Cheng J, Smith J, Kaiser M, Abbed K, Sciubba D, Resnick D: The Efficacy of Lumbar Discectomy and Single Level Fusion for Spondylolisthesis: NeuroPoint SD Registry Results. Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, [Epub ahead of print] September 6, 2013

    Khanna A, Venteicher B, Kahle C, Mordes D, William C, Ghogawala Z, Ogilvy C: Glioblastoma Mimicking an Arteriovenous Malformation. Frontiers in Stroke, September 30, 2013.

    Schirmer CM, David CA: Superficial Temporal Artery Dissection-A technical Note. Neurosurgery 72(1 suppl. Operative): 6-8 discussion 8, 2013.

    Selden N, Ghogawala Z, Harbaugh R, Litvack Z, McGirt M, Asher A: The Future of Practice Science: Challenges and Opportunities for Neurosurgery. Neurosurgery Focus 34(1) E8, 2013.

    Whitmore R, Ghogawala Z, Petrov D, Schwartz S, Stein S: Functional Outcome Instruments used for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Interscale correlation and prediction of preference-based Quality of Life. The Spine Journal 13(8):902-907, 2013.

    Book Chapters/Invited Reviews 2013 

    David CA. Surgery for Distal Anterior Cerebral Artery Aneuryms in Spetzler et al. Neurovascular Surgery 2nd ed. 2013.

    Shils JL and Arle JE. Monitoring during surgery for Movement Disorders. in CM Loftus, J Biller, and EM Baron eds., Intra-Operative Monitoring. McGraw Hill Education, New York, 2014.

    Shils, J. Motor evoked potential monitoring in Alan David Kaye and Scott Davis, editors. Principles of Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring. Springer 2013.

    Slavin KV, Carayannopoulos AG. Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for the Face, Hands, and Extremities. In: Knotkova H, Rasche D, editors. Neuromodulation; Springer. 2013

    Textbooks 2013 

    Ghogawala Z, Krishnaney A, Steinmetz M, Batjer H, Benzel E (eds). The Evidence for Neurosurgery, TFM Publishing Ltd., Castle Hill Barns, Harley, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom. 2012, 350 pages.

    Faculty Presentations at Regional or National Meetings 

    David, CA: “The Orbitozygomatic Approach: North Amercian Skull Base Society Open and Endoscopic Approaches Workshop” Joint Section on CV Disease, (Honolulu, Hawaii, February 5, 2013).

    David CA: “Microsurgical Revascularization Case Presentations.” Joint Section on Cerebrovascular Diseases. (Honolulu, Hawaii, February 5, 2013).

    David CA: “Skull Base Approaches for Aneurysms”-Case Presentations: North American Skull Base Society Meeting. North American Skull Base Society Meeting, (Miami, Florida, February 15, 2013).

    David CA: “Non-Meningioma Tumors of the Cavernous Sinus.” North American Skull Base Society Meeting, (Miami, Florida, February 16, 2013).

    David CA: “Skull Base Approaches for Aneurysms-Case Presentations” North American Skull Base Society Meeting. (Miami, FL, February 15, 2013). 

    David CA: “Microsurgery of Aneurysms: Recent Advances” Practical Anatomy and Surgical Education Course, (St. Louis, MO, February 27, 2013).

    David CA: “Open vs. Endoscopic Approaches to the Anterior Skull Base” American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, (San Francisco, CA, May 1, 2013).

    David CA: “Skull Base Anatomy and Approaches for IOM- ASNM, (Boston, MA, May 3, 2013).

    David CA: “Decision making for Revascularization using QMRA- 39th Barrow Neurological Institute Neurosurgery Symposium, (Phoenix, AZ, May 16, 2013).

    David CA: “Technical Nuances in the Management of Recurrent Coiled Aneurysms” New England Neurosurgical Society, (Brewster, MA, June 28, 2013).

    Ghogawala Z, “Bundled Payment Plans: Potential Impact on Access to Care.” AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting (Phoenix, Arizona, March, 2013).

    Ghogawala Z, “Lumbar Fusion Guidelines Strengths and Weaknesses.” AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting (Phoenix, Arizona, March, 2013).

    Ghogawala Z: “Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy.” Neuroscience Grand Rounds, Tufts Medical Center, (Boston, Massachusetts, January 24, 2013).

    Ghogawala Z: “Quality and Value in Spinal Neurosurgery.” Neurosurgical Society of America, (Sea Island, GA April 10, 2013).

    Ghogawala Z, The Science of Clinical Practice: Using Registries and Other Tools to Improve the Quality of Neurosurgical Care. AANS Annual Meeting (New Orleans, Louisiana, April, 2013).

    Ghogawala Z, Comparative Effectiveness Research: Why You Need to Care About This Topic. AANS Annual Meeting (New Orleans, Louisiana, April, 2013)

    Ghogawala Z, The Effect of Carotid Endarterectomy on Cerebral Blood Flow and Cognitive Function. Tri-State Neurovascular Summit Meeting (New York, New York, May 2013).

    Ghogawala Z, Effective Clinical Research in a Neurosurgery Department. Society of Neurological Surgeons (Boston, MA, June 2013).

    Ghogawala Z, Guidelines for Diagnosis and Treatment of Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Disease. CNS Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA, October 2013)

    Ghogawala Z, Practical Spine Biomechanics for Clinical Practice. CNS Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA, October 2013).

    Ghogawala Z, Out of Balance: How can we Improve Outcomes from Spine Surgery? CNS Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA, October 2013).

    Ghogawala Z, Quality and Value in Healthcare. CNS Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA, October 2013).

    Ghogawala, Z, Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Surgery Trial (CSM-S), Comparative Effectiveness Research Institute, Lahey, (Burlington, MA, November, 2013).

    Ghogawala, Z, Postoperative cervical sagittal imbalance negatively affects outcome following surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy. 41st Annual Meeting, Cervical Spine Research Society (Los Angeles, CA, December, 2013).

    Ghogawala, Z, Registries: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting (Orlando, FL March 2014).

    Ghogawala, Z, Spondylolisthesis: To Fuse or Not to Fuse. AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting (Orlando, FL March 2014).

    Ghogawala, Z Lumbar Spinal Fusion Guidelines: Lumbar Spondylolisthesis with Stenosis. AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting (Orlando, FL March 2014).

    Ghogawala, Z, Whitmore RG, Magge, SN, Curran J, Bisson E, Krishnaney A, Steinmetz M, Coumans JV, Butler W, Heary R, Benzel E, Postoperative Cervical Sagittal Imbalance Affects Outcome and Outpatient Costs Following Surgery for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy. AANS Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA, April 2014).

    Magge, SN "Intraoperative Monitoring and Spine Surgery: a Surgeon's perspective" ASNM, (Boston, MA, May 3, 2013).

    Shils JL: "Mapping and monitoring principles in brain stem surgeries"-2nd International Conference on Intraoperative Neurophysiology, (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 14th, 2013).

    Shils JL: Mar 16th-20th" Role of multimodality comprehensive neurophysiology setup in achieving better post-operative outcomes"2nd International Conference on Intraoperative Neurophysiology, (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 15, 2013).

    Shils JL: "Role of Intra Operative Neurophysiology, looking into the future" 2nd International Conference on Intraoperative Neurophysiology, (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March16, 2013).

    Whitmore RG, Din R, BS, Benzel EC ,Wasserberger E, Amin-Hanjani S, Barker FG, Harrington JF, Magge SN, Coumans JV, Butler WE, Schwartz JS, Ghogawala Z, Laminectomy with Fusion is cost-effective versus laminectomy alone for Grade I Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis with Spinal Stenosis: Cost Utility Analysis over a 5 year time Horizon. AANS Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA, April 2014).   

     

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