Neurosurgery

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Department Publications

(2007-Present)

Alexanian AR. Epigenetic modifiers promote efficient generation of neural-like cells from bone marrow-derived mesenchymal cells grown in neural environment. J Cell Biochem. 100(2):362-71, 2007.

Alexanian AR. An efficient method for generation of neural-like cells from adult human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells. Regen Med. 5(6):891-900, 2010.

Alexanian AR, Maiman DJ, Kurpad SN, Gennarelli TAIn vitro and in vivo characterization of neurally modified mesenchymal stem cells induced by epigenetic modifiers and neural stem cell environment. Stem Cells Development 17(6):1123-30, 2008.

Alexanian AR, Svendsen CN, Crowe MJ, Kurpad SN. Transplantation of human glial-restricted neural precursors into injured spinal cord promotes functional and sensory recovery without causing allodynia. Cytotherapy. 13(1):61-8, 2011.

Bono CM, Ghiselli G, Gilbert TJ, Kreiner DS, Reitman C, Summers JT, Baisden JL, Easa J, Fernand R, Lamer T, Matz PG, Mazanec DJ, Resnick DK, Shaffer WO, Sharma AK, Timmons RB, Toton JF. An evidence-based clinical guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of cervical radiculopathy from degenerative disorders. Spine J. 11(1):64-72, 2011.

Chou R, Baisden J, Carragee EJ, Resnick DK, Shaffer WO, Loeser JD. Surgery for low back pain: a review of the evidence for an American Pain Society Clinical Practice Guideline. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 May 1;34(10):1094-109. Review.

Chou R, Loeser JD, Owens DK, Rosenquist RW, Atlas SJ, Baisden J, Carragee EJ, Grabois M, Murphy DR, Resnick DK, Stanos SP, Shaffer WO, Wall EM; American Pain Society Low Back Pain Guideline Panel. Interventional therapies, surgery, and interdisciplinary rehabilitation for low back pain: an evidence-based clinical practice guideline from the American Pain Society. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 May 1;34(10):1066-77.

Watters WC 3rd, Baisden J, Bono CM, Heggeness MH, Resnick D, Shaffer, WO, Toton JF. Antibiotic prophylaxis in spine surgery: an evidence-based clinical guideline for the use of prophylactic antibiotics in spine surgery. Spine J. 2008 Jul 9

Watters WC 3rd, Baisden J, Bono CM, Heggeness MH, Resnick D, Shaffer, WO, Toton JF. Antibiotic prophylaxis in spine surgery: evidenced-based clinical guidelines for multidisciplinary spine care. North American Spine Society, 2007.  

Watters WC 3rd, Baisden J, Gilbert TJ, Kreiner S, Resnick DK, Bono CM, Ghiselli G, Heggeness MH, Mazanec DJ, O'Neill C, Reitman CA, Shaffer WO, Summers JT, Toton JF. Degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis: an evidence-based clinical guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis. Spine J. 2008 Mar-Apr;8(2):305-10.

Watters WC 3rd, Bono CM, Gilbert TJ, Kreiner DS, Mazanec DJ, Shaffer WO, Baisden J, Easa JE, Fernand R, Ghiselli G, Heggeness MH, Mendel RC, O'Neill C, Reitman CA, Resnick DK, Summers JT, Timmons RB, Toton JF; North American Spine Society. An evidence-based clinical guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis. Spine J. 2009 Jul;9(7):609-14.

Beaumont A, Muszynski CA, Kaufman BA. Clinical significance of terminal syringomyelia in association with pediatric tethered cord syndrome. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2007;43(3):216-21.                                                  

Fijalkowski RJ, Stemper BD, Pintar FA, Yoganandan N, Crowe MJ, Gennarelli TA. New rat model for diffuse brain injury using coronal plane angular acceleration. J Neurotrauma. 2007 Aug;24(8):1387-98.

Fijalkowski RJ, Stemper BD, Pintar FA, Yoganandan N, Gennarelli TA. Biomechanical correlates of mild diffuse brain injury in the rat. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2007;43:18-23.

Fijalkowski RJ, Ropella KM, Stemper BD: Determination of lowpass filter cutoff frequency for high-rate biomechanical signals obtained using videographic analysis. J Biomech Eng. 131(5):1-6, 2009.

Adams JH, Jennett B, Murray LS, Teasdale GM, Gennarelli TA, Graham DI. Neuropathological Findings in Disabled Survivors of a Head Injury. J Neurotrauma. 2011 Mar 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21401319.

Varelas PN, Hacein-Bey L, Schultz L, Conti M, Spanaki MV, Gennarelli TA. Withdrawal of life support in critically ill neurosurgical patients and in-hospital death after discharge from the neurosurgical intensive care unit. Clinical article. J Neurosurg. 2009 Aug;111(2):396-404.

Bruner HJ, Guan Y, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Maiman DJ, Slivka MA. Biomechanics of polyaryletherketone rod composites and titanium rods for posterior lumbosacral instrumentation. Presented at the 2010 Joint Spine Section Meeting. Laboratory investigation. J Neurosurg Spine. 13(6):766-72, 2010.

Guan Y, Bruner H, Pintar FA, Yoganandan N, Maiman DJ. Development of a lumbosacral spine finite element model using intact and surgically altered spines - biomed 2009. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2009;45:137-42.

Guan Y, Yoganandan N, Maiman DJ, Pintar FA. Internal and external responses of anterior lumbar/lumbosacral fusion: nonlinear finite element analysis. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2008 Jun;21(4):299-304.

Guan Y, Yoganandan N, Moore J, Pintar FA, Zhang J, Maiman DJ, Laud P. Moment-rotation responses of the human lumbosacral spinal column. J Biomech. 2007;40(9):1975-80.

Guan Y, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Maiman DJ. Effects of total facetectomy on the stability of lumbosacral spine. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2007;43:81-5.

Guan Y, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Wang M, Maiman DJ. Influence of total laminectomy on the mechanical behavior of lumbosacral spine. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2008;44:280-5.

Fritz JM, Guan Y, Wang M, Smith PA, Harris GF. A fracture risk assessment model of the femur in children with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) during gait. Med Eng Phys. 2009 Aug 14.

Fritz JM, Guan Y, Wang M, Smith PA, Harris GF. Muscle force sensitivity of a finite element fracture risk assessment model in osteogenesis imperfecta – biomed 2009. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2009;45:316-21.

Slavens BA, Guan Y, Harris GF. Finite element analysis of the forearm crutch during reciprocal and swing-through gait - biomed 2009. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2009;45:310-5.

Hallman JJ, Yoganandan NA, Pintar FA. Characterization of torso side airbag aggressivity - Biomed 2009. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2009;45:101-6.

Kaufman BA, Matthews AE, Zwienenberg-Lee M, Lew SM. Spinal dural closure with nonpenetrating titanium clips in pediatric neurosurgery. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 6(4):359-63, 2010.

Baker KB, Kopell BH, Malone D, Horenstein C, Lowe M, Phillips MD, Rezai AR. Deep brain stimulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder: using functional magnetic resonance imaging and electrophysiological techniques: technical case report. Neurosurgery. 2007 Nov;61(5 Suppl 2)

Butson C, Machado A, Kopell BH. Stimulation Technology in Functional Neurosurgery In: Gildenberg P, Lozano A, eds. Textbook of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery. Springer, 2009

Friedland DR, Gaggl W, Runge-Samuelson C, Ulmer JL, Kopell BH. Feasibility of auditory cortical stimulation for the treatment of tinnitus. Otol Neurotol. 2007 Dec;28(8):1005-12.

Friedland DR, Kopell BH. Feasibility of auditory cortical stimulation for the treatment of tinnitus: in reply. Otol Neurotol. 2008 Apr 14.

Friedland DR, Kopell BH: Neuromodulation for Tinnitus In: Krames E, Peckham PH, Rezai A, eds. Neuromodulation Elsevier, 2007 (in press)

Hiner B, Molnar GF, Kopell BH: Movement Disorders-Anatomy and Physiology Relevant to Deep Brain Stimulation In: Krames E, Peckham PH, Rezai A, eds. Neuromodulation Elsevier, 2007 (in press)

Kopell BH, Baker K, Boulis N: Setting Up Practice. In: Bakay RAE, ed. Movement Disorder Surgery: The Essentials Thieme, 2008.

Kopell BH, Greenberg BD. Anatomy and physiology of the basal ganglia: Implications for DBS in psychiatry. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2008;32(3):408-22

Kopell BH, Halverson J. Beyond "Poke & Hope": The next steps for DBS for psychiatric disorders. Clin Neurophysiol. 2009 Sep 10.

Kopell BH, Halverson J: Neuromodulation surgery for Psychiatric Disorders. eMedicine.com, 2007

Kopell BH, Horenstein C, Rezai A: DBS for Dystonia. In: Bakay RAE, ed. Movement Disorder Surgery: The Essentials Thieme, 2008

Kopell BH, Machado A, Rezai A: Chronic Electrical Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus for Parkinson’s Disease. AANS Operative Atlas, 2007

Macahdo A, Kopell BH, Rezai A: Chronic Electrical Brain Stimulation for Refractory Benign Pain. AANS Operative Atlas, 2007

Ramírez RR, Kopell BH, Butson CR, Gaggl W, Friedland DR, Baillet S.  Neuromagnetic Source Imaging of Abnormal Spontaneous Activity in Tinnitus Patient Modulated by Electrical Cortical Stimulation. Proceedings of IEEE EMBS, 2009

Ramírez RR, Kopell BH, Butson CR, Hiner BC, Baillet S. Spectral signal space projection algorithm for frequency domain MEG and EEG denoising, whitening, and source imaging. Neuroimage. 2011 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:21315157.

Ellingson BM, Kurpad SN, Li SJ, Schmit BS: In vivo diffusion tensor imaging of the rat spinal cord at 9.4T. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 27(3):634-42, March 2008.

Ellingson BM, Kurpad SN, Ulmer J, Schmit BD. Diffusion Tensor MR Imaging of the Neurologically Intact Human Spinal Cord. AJNR. American Journal of Neuroradiology Accepted for Publication April 2008

Ellingson BM, Schmit BD, Kurpad SN. Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Spinal Cord Injury. Concepts in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Accepted, 2008

Ellingson BM, Ulmer JL, Kurpad SN, Schmit BD: Diffusion tensor MR imaging of the neurologically intact human spinal cord. American Journal of Neuroradiology 29(7):1279-84, 2008.

Ellingson BM, Ulmer JL, Kurpad SN, Schmit BD: Diffusion tensor MR imaging in chronic spinal cord injury. American Journal of Neuroradiology 29(10):1976-82, Nov 2008.

Ellingson BM, Kurpad SN, Schmit BD: Ex vivo diffusion tensor imaging and quantitative tractography of the rat spinal cord during long-term recovery from moderate spinal contusion. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 28(5):1068-79, Nov 2008.

Ellingson BM, Kurpad, SN, Schmit BD: Functional correlates of diffusion tensor imaging in spinal cord injury. Biomed Sci Instrum 44:28-33, 2008.

Ellingson BM, Kurpad SN, Schmit BD: Characteristics of mid-to-long-latency spinal somatosensory evoked potentials following spinal trauma in the rat. Journal of Neurotrauma 25(22):1323-34, Nov 2008.

Ellingson BM, Sulaiman O, Kurpad SN. High-resolution in vivo diffusion tensor imaging of the injured cat spinal cord using self-navigated, interleaved,variable-density spiral acquisition (SNAILS-DTI). Magn Reson Imaging. 28(9):1353-60, 2010.

Kurpad, SN. Anterior Approaches to Thoracic Spine for Metastatic Disease. AANS Operative Atlas. Wolfla CE, Resnick DK (Eds) 2007

Wackym PA, Kurpad, SN: Functional Surgery of the Cerebellopontine angle. Surgery of the Cerebellopontine Angle. Bambakidis NC, Megerian C.(Eds.) 2007.

Hankinson TC, Avellino A, Harter D, Lew SM, Jea A, Pincus D, Proctor M, Rodriguez L, Sacco D, Spinks T, Brockmeyer DL, Anderson RCE: Fusion rates following rigid internal fixation of the occiput to C2 are equivalent with or without C1 instrumentation. J Neurosurg (in press).

Laviolette PS, Rand SD, Ellingson BM, Raghavan M, Lew SM, Schmainda KM, Mueller WM. 3D visualization of subdural electrode shift as measured at craniotomy reopening. Epilepsy Res. 94(1-2):102-9, 2011.

Lin JS, Lew SM, Marcuccilli CJ, Mueller WM, Matthews AE, Koop JI, Zupanc ML. Corpus callosotomy in multistage epilepsy surgery in the pediatric population. J. Neurosurg Pediatr. 7(2):189-200, 2011.

Lew SM, Kaufman BA: "Neural and vertebral column embryogenesis.”  Surgery of the Pediatric Spine. Kim, Daniel; Betz, Randall; Huhn, Stephen; Newton, Peter (eds.), Thieme Medical Publishers, New York, 2008.

Lew SM, Kothbauer KF. Tethered cord syndrome: an updated review. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2007;43(3):236-48.

Sanchez A, Stuth EA, Lew SM. Postoperative upper extremity hemiplegia in a toddler following general anesthesia for drainage of a subgaleal fluid collection. Pediatric Anesthesia. 2008 Jun;18(6):564-6.

Seiler FA, Lew SM. Aqueductal Stenosis Presenting as Isolated Tremor: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Pediatr Neurosurg.
18;46(5):392-395, 2011.

Marcuccilli CJ, Tryba AK, van Drongelen W, Koch H, Viemari JC, Peña-Ortega F, Doren EL, Pytel P, Chevalier M, Mrejeru A, Kohrman MH, Lasky RE, Lew SM, Frim DM, Ramirez JM. Neuronal bursting properties in focal and parafocal regions in pediatric neocortical epilepsy stratified by histology. J Clin Neurophysiol. 27(6):387-97, 2010.

Miller ML, Kaufman BA, Lew SM: Modified osteoplastic orbitozygomatic craniotomy in the pediatric population.  Child Nervous System. 24:845-850, 2008.

Miller ML, Wang MC. Accuracy of ICD-9-CM coding of cervical spine fractures:  Implications for research using administrative databases.  Annual Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, 52: 101-105, 2008.

Binder JR, Sabsevitz DS, Swanson SJ, Hammeke TA, Raghavan M, Mueller WM:  Use of preoperative functional MRI to predict verbal memory decline after temporal lobe epilepsy surgery. Epilepsia, 49:1377-1394, 2008.

Binder JR, Swanson SJ, Sabsevitz DS, Hammeke TA, Raghavan M, Mueller WM. A comparison of two fMRI methods for predicting verbal memory decline after left temporal lobectomy: Language lateralization versus hippocampal activation asymmetry. Epilepsia. 2009 Oct 8.

Davtian M, Ulmer JL, Mueller WM, Gaggl W, Mullane MP, Krouwer HG:  The Superior Longitudinal Fasciculus and Speech Arrest, Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography.  32(3):410-414, May/June 2008.

Ellingson BM, Laviolette PS, Rand SD, Malkin MG, Connelly JM, Mueller WM, Prost RW, Schmainda KM. Spatially quantifying microscopic tumor invasion and proliferation using a voxel-wise solution to a glioma growth model and serial diffusion MRI. Magn Reson Med. 65(4):1131-43, 2011.

Ellingson BM, Malkin MG, Rand SD, LaViolette PS, Connelly JM, Mueller WM, Schmainda KM. Volumetric analysis of functional diffusion maps is a predictive imaging biomarker for cytotoxic and anti-angiogenic treatments in malignant gliomas. J Neurooncol. 102(1):95-103, 2011.

Ruff IM, Swanson SJ, Hammeke TA, Sabsevitz D, Mueller WM, Morris GL. Predictors of naming decline after dominant temporal lobectomy: age at onset of epilepsy and age of word acquisition. Epilepsy Behav. 2007 Mar;10(2):272-7.

Siker ML, Firat SY, Mueller WM, Krouwer H, Schultz CJ. Semicontinuous Low-Dose-Rate Teletherapy for the Treatment of Recurrent Glial Brain Tumors: Final Report of a Phase I/II Study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Jan 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21236600.

Zupanc ML, Dos Santos Rubio E, Werner R, Schwabe M, Mueller W, Lew SM, Marcuccilli C, O’Connor S, Hecox K: Epilepsy Surgery Outcomes – Quality of life and seizure control at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.  Pediatr Neurol (in press).

Pechman KR, De Miguel C, Lund H, Leonard EC, Basile DP, Mattson DL. Recovery from Renal Ischemia Reperfusion Injury is Associated with Altered Renal Hemodynamics, Blunted Pressure Natriuresis, and Sodium Sensitive Hypertension. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009 Aug 26.

Grant JR, Rhee JS, Pintar FA, Yoganandan N. Modeling mechanisms of skull base injury for drivers in motor vehicle collisions. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Aug;137(2):195-200.

McMullin BT, Rhee JS, Pintar FA, Szabo A, Yoganandan N. Facial fractures in motor vehicle collisions: epidemiological trends and risk factors. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2009 May- Jun;11(3):165-70.

Nirula R, Pintar FA: Identification of vehicle components associated with severe thoracic injury in motor injury in motor vehicle crashes: A CIREN and NASS analysis. Accid Anal Prev 40(1):137-141, 2008.

Pintar FA, Maiman DJ, Yoganandan N. Injury patterns in side pole crashes. Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med. 2007 Oct;51:419-433.

Pintar FA, Yoganandan N, Maiman DJ: Injury mechanisms and severity in small overlap corner impacts. Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 52:185-189, 2008.

Pintar FA, Yoganandan N, Stemper BD, Bostrom O, Rouhana SW, Digges KH, Fildes BN. Comparison of PMHS, WorldSID, and THOR-NT responses in simulated far side impact. Stapp Car Crash J. 2007 Oct;51:313-60.

Smith H, Sinson GP, Varelas P. Vasopressors and Propofol Infusion Syndrome in Severe Head Trauma. Neurocrit Care. 2008 Dec 3.

Sood P, Sinson GP, Cohen EP. Subdural hematomas in chronic dialysis patients: significant and increasing. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Sep;2(5):956-9.

Barnes D, Stemper BD, Yoganandan N, Baisden JL, Pintar FA. Normal coupling behavior between axial rotation and lateral bending in the lumbar spine - biomed 2009. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2009;45:131-6.

Rao RD, Marawar SV, Stemper BD, Yoganandan N, Shender BS: Computerized tomographic morphometric analysis of subaxial cervical pedicles in 98 young asymptomatic volunteers. J Bone Joint Surg Am 90(9): 1914-1921, 2008.

Stemper BD, Barnes D, Baisden JL, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Moore J, Maiman DJ: Lumbar spinal mechanics in pure bending: influence of gender, spinal level, and degeneration grade. Proceedings of the 2009 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA, paper # 206829.

Stemper BD, Derosia JJ, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Shender BS, Paskoff GR. Gender dependent cervical spine anatomical differences in size-matched volunteers - biomed 2009. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2009;45:149-54.

Stemper BD, Marawar SV, Yoganandan N, Shender BS, Rao RD. Quantitative anatomy of subaxial cervical lateral mass: an analysis of safe screw lengths for Roy-Camille and Magerl techniques. Spine. 2008 Apr 15;33(8):893-7.

Stemper BD, Yoganandan N: Biomechanics of Spinal Trauma. Routledge Handbook of Biomechanics and Human Movement Science, Y Hong & R Bartlett (eds). Routledge Press, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, 411-427, 2008.

Stemper BD, Yoganandan N, Baisden JL, Pintar FA, Shender BS, Paskoff G: Biomechanical implications of gender-dependent muscle locations. Proceedings of the 2008 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Marco Island, FL, paper # SBC2008-192339.

Stemper BD, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA. Mechanics of arterial subfailure with increasing loading rate. J Biomech. 2007;40(8):1806-12.

Stemper BD, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA: Verification of a Proposed Lower Neck Rear Impact Injury Criterion. Proceedings of the International IRCOBI Conference on the Biomechanics of Impact, York, England, p. 369-380, September 8-11, 2009.

Stemper BD, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA: A lower neck shear-based rear impact injury criterion. TUV 2nd International Conference on Neck Pain in Car Crashes, Erding, Germany.

Stemper BD, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA: Responses of human surrogates to simulated rear impact:velocity and level dependent facet joint kinematics. Neck Injury Biomechanics, JA Pike (ed). Society of Automotive Engineers International, 495-502, 2009

Stemper BD, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Brasel KJ. Multiple subfailures characterize blunt aortic injury. J Trauma. 2007 May;62(5):1171-4.

Stemper BD, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Maiman DJ, Meyer MA, DeRosia J, Shender BS, Paskoff G: Anatomical gender differences in cervical vertebrae of size-matched volunteers. Spine 33(2), E44-49, 2008.

Stemper BD, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Shender BS, Paskoff G: Physical effects of ejection on the head-neck complex: Demonstration of a cadaver model. Aviat Space Environ Med 80(5): 489-494, 2009.

Stemper BD, Yoganandan N, Sinson GP, Gennarelli TA, Stineman MR, Pintar FA. Biomechanical characterization of internal layer subfailure in blunt arterial injury. Ann Biomed Eng. 2007 Feb;35(2):285-91.

Stemper BD, Yoganandan N, Stineman MR, Gennarelli TA, Baisden JL, Pintar FA. Mechanics of fresh, refrigerated, and frozen arterial tissue.  J Surg Res. 2007 May 15;139(2):236-42.

Storvik SG, Stemper BD. Axial head rotation increases facet joint capsular ligament strains in automotive rear impact. Med Biol Eng Comput. 49(2):153-61, 2011.

Storvik SG, Stemper BD, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA. Population-based estimates of whiplash injury using NASS cds data - biomed 2009. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2009;45:244-9.

Wheeldon JA, Stemper BD, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA: Validation of a finite element model of the young normal lower cervical spine. Ann Biomed Eng 36(9): 1458-1469, 2008.

Hollingworth W, Vavilala MS, Jarvik JG, Chaudhry S, Johnston BD, Layman S, Tontisirin N, Muangman SL, Wang MC. The use of repeated head computed tomography in pediatric blunt head trauma: factors predicting new and worsening brain injury.  Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2007 Jul;8(4):348-56.

Wang MC, Chan L, Maiman DJ, Kreuter W, Deyo RA. Complications and mortality associated with cervical spine surgery for degenerative disease in the United States. Spine. 2007 Feb 1;32(3):342-7.

Wang MC, Gennarelli TA: Classification Systems for Brain Injury, in Jallo J and Loftus C (eds): Neurotrauma and Critical Care of the Brain.  New York: Thieme, 2009: 87-96.

Wang MC, Kreuter W, Wolfla CE, Maiman DJ, Deyo RA. Trends and variations in cervical spine surgery in the United States: Medicare beneficiaries, 1992 to 2005. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Apr 20;34(9):955-61; discussion 962-3.

Wang MC, Laud PW, Macias M, Nattinger AB. Utility of a Combined CPT and ICD9-CM Code Algorithm in Classifying Cervical Spine Surgery for Degenerative Changes. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Jan 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21245779.

Wang MC, Pintar F, Yoganandan N, Maiman DJ. The Continued Burden of Spine Fractures After Motor Vehicle Crashes.  Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, 10: 86-92, 2009 with invited editorial, response, and press release.

Wang MC, Temkin NR, Deyo RA, Jurkovich GJ, Barber J, Dikmen S. Timing of surgery after multisystem injury with traumatic brain injury: effect on neuropsychological and functional outcome. J Trauma. 2007 May;62(5):1250-8.

Wang MC, Laud PW, Macias M, Nattinger AB. Strengths and limitations of international classification of disease ninth revision clinical modification
codes in defining cervical spine surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 1;36(1):E38-44, 2011.

Wolfla CE, Salerno SA, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA. Comparison of contemporary occipitocervical instrumentation techniques with and without C1 lateral mass screws. Neurosurgery. 2007 Sep;61(3 Suppl):87-93; discussion 93.

Hallman JJ, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA. Door velocity and occupant distance affect lateral thoracic injury mitigation with side airbag. Accid Anal Prev. 43(3):829-39, 2011.

Jebaseelan DD, Jebaraj C, Yoganandan N, Rajasekaran S. Validation efforts and flexibilities of an eight-year-old human juvenile lumbar spine using a three-dimensional finite element model. Med Biol Eng Comput. 48(12):1223-31, 2010.

Tagliaferri F, Compagnone C, Yoganandan N, Gennarelli TA. Traumatic brain injury after frontal crashes: relationship with body mass index. J Trauma. 2009 Mar;66(3):727-9.

Wheeldon JA, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA. Strain energy density used as the biomechanical signal for osteophyte growth in the cervical spine - biomed 2009. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2009;45:143-8.

Yoganandan N, Gennarelli TA, Zhang J, Pintar FA, Takhounts E, Ridella SA. Association of contact loading in diffuse axonal injuries from motor vehicle crashes. J Trauma. 2009 Feb;66(2):309-15.

Yoganandan N, Li J, Zhang J, Pintar FA, Gennarelli TA. Influence of angular acceleration-deceleration pulse shapes on regional brain strains. J Biomech. 2008 Jul 19;41(10):2253-62.

Yoganandan N, Maiman DJ, Guan Y, Pintar F. Importance of physical properties of the human head on head-neck injury metrics. Traffic Inj Prev. 2009 Oct;10(5):488-96.

Yoganandan N, Pintar FA: Deflections from two types of human surrogates in oblique side impact. Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 52:301-313, 2008.

Yoganandan N, Pintar FA. Optimal sensor positioning to track rib deflections from an optical system in the Hybrid III dummy. Traffic Inj Prev. 2009 Oct;10(5):497-505.

Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Gennarelli TA. High-speed 3-D kinematics from whole-body lateral impact sled tests. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2007;43:40-5.

Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Gennarelli TA, Martin PG, Ridella SA: Chest deflections and injuries in oblique lateral impacts. Traffic Inj Prev 9(2):162-167, 2008.

Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Maiman DJ, Philippens M, Wismans J. Neck forces and moments and head accelerations in side impact. Traffic Inj Prev. 2009 Mar;10(1):51-7.

Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Moore J, Maiman DJ. Sensitivity of THOR and Hybrid III dummy lower neck loads to belt systems in frontal impact. Traffic Inj Prev. 12(1):88-95, 2011.

Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Stemper BD, Gennarelli TA, Weigelt JA. Biomechanics of side impact: injury criteria, aging occupants, and airbag technology. J Biomech. 2007;40(2):227-43.

Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Stemper BD, Wolfla CE, Shender BS, Paskoff G. Level-dependent coronal and axial moment-rotation corridors of degeneration-free cervical spines in lateral flexion. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 May;89(5):1066-74.

Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Zhang J, Baisden JL. Physical properties of the human head: mass, center of gravity and moment of inertia. J Biomech. 2009 Jun 19;42(9):1177-92.

Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Zhang J, Gennarelli TA. Lateral impact injuries with side airbag deployments--a descriptive study. Accid Anal Prev. 2007 Jan;39(1):22-7.

Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Zhang J, Stemper BD, Phillippens M: Upper neck forces and moments and cranial angular accelerations in lateral impact. Ann Biomed Eng 36(3): 406-414, 2008.

Yoganandan N, Stemper BD, Pintar FA, Rao RD: Whiplash injuries – in vitro studies. Biomechanics in Ergonomics, 2nd Edition, S Kumar (ed). CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 405-441, 2008.

Yoganandan N, Stemper BD, Pintar FA, Baisden JL, Shender BS: Normative segment-specific axial and coronal angulation corridors of subaxial cervical column in axial rotation. Spine 33(5): 490-496, 2008.

Yoganandan N, Stemper BD, Pintar FA, Maiman DJ. Use of postmortem human subjects to describe injury responses and tolerances. Clin Anat. 24(3):282-93, 2011.

Li J, Zhang J, Yoganandan N, Pintar F, Gennarelli T. Regional brain strains and role of falx in lateral impact-induced head rotational acceleration. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2007;43:24-9.

Zhang J, Song B, Pintar FA, Yoganandan N, Chen W, Gennarelli TA. How to test brain and brain simulant at ballistic and blast strain rates. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2008;44:129-34.

Zhang J, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Gennarelli TA, Shender BS. A finite element study of blast traumatic brain injury - biomed 2009. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2009;45:119-24.

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