Publications 2008

Pain-clinical research

  1. Pain Relief after Cervical Ganglionectomy (C2 and C3) for the Treatment of Intractable Occipital Neuralgia. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 86(2): 106-112. Acar, F., J. Miller, K. J. Golshani, Z. H. Israel, S. McCartney and K. J. Burchiel (2008).
  2. Destructive procedures for the treatment of nonmalignant pain: a structured literature review. Journal of Neurosurgery 109(3): 389-404. Cetas, J. S., T. Saedi and K. J. Burchiel (2008).
  3. Percutaneous computed tomography-guided radiofrequency ablation of upper spinal cord pain pathways for cancer-related pain.Neurosurgery 62(3 Suppl 1): 226-33; discussion 233-4. Raslan, A. M. (2008).
  4. Pathology of ilioinguinal neuropathy produced by mesh entrapment: case report and literature review. Hernia 12(2): 213-6. Miller, J. P., F. Acar, V. B. Kaimaktchiev, S. H. Gultekin and K. J. Burchiel (2008)

Pain-basic research

  1. alpha (2)-Noradrenergic antagonist administration into the central nucleus of the amygdala blocks stress-induced hypoalgesia in awake behaving rats. Neuroscience 157(1): 223-228. Ortiz, J. P., L. N. Close, M. M. Heinricher and N. R. Selden (2008).
  2. Differentiating Intrathecal Catheter Tip Granulomas from Normal Magnetic Resonance Image Distortion caused by Metallic Catheter Tips. Neurosurgery 62(1): 242-248. Magill, S. T., P. Wang, J. L. Eller and K. J. Burchiel (2008).

Facial pain

  1. Preoperative visualization of neurovascular anatomy in trigeminal neuralgia. Journal of Neurosurgery 108(3): 477-82. Miller, J., F. Acar, B. Hamilton and K. Burchiel (2008).
  2. Trigeminal Neuralgia and Vascular Compression in Pateints with Trigeminal Schwannomas: Case Report. Neurosurgery 62(4): E974-E975. Miller, J. P., F. Acar and K. J. Burchiel (2008).
  3. Practice Parameter: The diagnostic evaluation and treatment of trigeminal neuralgia (an evidence-based review): Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the European Federation of Neurological Societies.  Neurology 71(1): 1. Gronseth, G., G. Cruccu, J. Alksne, C. Argoff, M. Brainin, K. Burchiel, T. M. D. Nurmikko and J. M. Zakrzewska (2008).
  4. Clinical problem solving: lightning never strikes twice? Neurosurgery 62(3): 724-33; discussion 724-33. Lopez-Gonzalez, M. A., J. Riley, N. M. Boulis and K. Burchiel (2008).

Stem cells

  1. Cellular therapy for childhood neurodegenerative disease. Part I: rationale and preclinical studies. Neurosurgical Focus 24(3-4): E22. Guillaume, D. J., S. L. Huhn, N. R. Selden and R. D. Steiner (2008).
  2. Human embryonic stem cells: a potential source of transplantable neural progenitor cells. Neurosurgical Focus 24(3-4): E3. Guillaume, D. J. and S.-C. Zhang (2008).
  3. Stem cells and central nervous system therapeutics. Neurosurgical Focus 24(3-4): E2. Selden, N. R. (2008).
  4. Cellular therapy for childhood neurodegenerative disease. Part II: clinical trial design and implementation. Neurosurgical Focus 24(3-4): E23. Selden, N. R., D. J. Guillaume, R. D. Steiner and S. L. Huhn (2008).

Movement disorders and functional

  1. Deep Brain Stimulation for Non Movement Disorders. Contemporary Neurosurgery 30(19): 1-5. Zacest, A. and K. J. Burchiel (2008).
  2. Seizure outcome following transcortical selective amygdalohippocampectomy in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 86(5): 314-9. Acar, G., F. Acar, J. Miller, D. C. Spencer and K. J. Burchiel (2008).
  3. Use of frameless stereotactic computed tomography venography for intraoperative localization of dural arterial venous fistulas: case report. Surgical Neurology 70(5): 521-525. Carlson, J. D., J. K. Liu, A. Dogan, E. Sincoff, G. J. Anderson and J. B. Delashaw Jr (2008).

Brain tumor

  1. Dural arteriovenous fistula of the anterior condylar confluence and hypoglossal canal mimicking a jugular foramen tumor: case report. Journal of Neurosurgery 109(2): 335-340. Liu, J. K., K. Mahaney, S. L. Barnwell, S. O. McMenomey and J. B. Delashaw (2008).
  2. Identification of p18 INK4c as a tumor suppressor gene in glioblastoma multiforme. Cancer Research 68(8): 2564-9. Solomon, D. A., J.-S. Kim, S. Jenkins, H. Ressom, M. Huang, N. Coppa, L. Mabanta, D. Bigner, H. Yan, W. Jean and T. Waldman (2008).
  3. Ras signaling influences permissiveness of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor cells to oncolytic herpes. Am J Pathol 173(6): 1861-72. Farassati, F., W. Pan, F. Yamoutpour, S. Henke, M. Piedra, S. Frahm, S. Al-Tawil, W. I. Mangrum, L. F. Parada, S. D. Rabkin, R. L. Martuza and A. Kurtz (2008).

Neuroscience books/chapters

  1. Movement Disorder Surgery: The Essentials Eller, J. L. and K. J. Burchiel (2008). Deep Brain Stimulation for Tremor. R. Bakay, Thieme
  2. Meningiomas Sincoff, E. H. and J. Delashaw, Johnny B. (2008). Orbitosphenoid Meningiomas. J. H. Lee, Springer: 379-388.
  3. Pediatric Neurosurgery Guillaume, D. J. (2008). The Chiari Malformations and Syringomyelia. B. Iskandar, Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery: 239 – 258.
  4. 100 Questions and Answers About Head and Brain Injuries Jandial, R., C. B. Newman and S. A. Hughes (2008). Sudbury, Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
  5. Acute Brain and Spinal Cord Injury: Evolving Paradigms and Management (Neurological Disease and Therapy) A. Bhardwaj, D. Ellegala and J. Kirsch. New York, Informa Healthcare USA.
  6. Angioplasty and Stenting of Cervical Carotid, Intracranial, and Vertebral Arteries. Dogan, A., Petersen, B., Lee, D., Nesbit, G., Wenger, L. and Barnwell, S.L. (2008).
  7. Neuromonitoring in Ischemic Stroke. Golshani, K., Abdu, E. and Bhardwaj, A. (2008).
  8. Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury. In Acute Management of Brain and Spinal Cord Injury: Evolving Paradigms. Litvack, Z. and Selden, N.R. (2008).


  1. Newborn with sebaceous nevus of jadassohn presenting as exophytic scalp lesion. Pediatric Neurosurgery 44(2): 144-7. Saedi, T., J. Cetas, R. Chang, A. Krol and N. R. Selden (2008).
  2. Spinal dysraphism: hidden meanings and cutaneous markers. Concerning the articles by Sasani et al. (Pediatr Neurosurg 2008;44:360-370) and Baradaran et al. (Pediatr Neurosurg 2008;44:353-359). Pediatr Neurosurg 44(5): 371-2. Selden, N. R. (2008).
  3. Clinical Probelm Solving: Family Matters. Neurosurgery 62(1): 195-201. Trayner, J., G. Nesbit, R. M. Scott, N. M. Bouilis and N. R. Selden (2008).


  1. Proximal junctional acute collapse cranial to multi-level lumbar fusion: a cost analysis of prophylactic vertebral augmentation. Spine Journal: Official Journal of the North American Spine Society 8(6): 875-81. Hart, R. A., M. A. Prendergast, W. G. Roberts, G. M. Nesbit and S. L. Barnwell (2008). 
  2. Superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome: Successful treatment with repair of the middle fossa floor: technical case report. Neurosurgery 63(6): E1207-8; discussion E1208. Peterson, E. C., D. A. Lazar, A. N. Nemecek, L. Duckert and R. Rostomily (2008).


  1. In vivo cerebrovascular effects of cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript (CART) peptide. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 52(1): 82-9. Iliff, J. J., N. J. Alkayed, K. J. Golshani, J. Weinstein, R. J. Traystman and G. A. West (2008).