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THOMAS G. LUERSSEN

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Neurosurgery
AddressTexas Children's Hospital, Clinical Care Center
6701 Fannin, Suite 1230
Houston TX 77030
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    1. Simon TD, Kronman MP, Whitlock KB, Gove N, Browd SR, Holubkov R, Kestle JR, Kulkarni AV, Langley M, Limbrick DD, Luerssen TG, Oakes J, Riva-Cambrin J, Rozzelle C, Shannon C, Tamber M, Wellons JC, Whitehead WE, Mayer-Hamblett N. Variability in Management of First Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Infection: A Prospective Multi-Institutional Observational Cohort Study. J Pediatr. 2016 Sep 27. PMID: 27692463.
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    2. Palejwala AH, Fridley JS, Mata JA, Samuel EL, Luerssen TG, Perlaky L, Kent TA, Tour JM, Jea A. Biocompatibility of reduced graphene oxide nanoscaffolds following acute spinal cord injury in rats. Surg Neurol Int. 2016; 7:75. PMID: 27625885; PMCID: PMC5009578.
    3. Hansen D, Vedantam A, Briceño V, Lam SK, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Health-related quality of life outcomes and level of evidence in pediatric neurosurgery. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Oct; 18(4):480-486. PMID: 27341609.
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    4. Lam S, Fridley J, Desai VR, Srinivasan VM, Jea A, Luerssen TG, Pan IW. Pediatric National Surgical Quality Improvement Program: Useful for Quality Improvement in Craniosynostosis Surgery? J Craniofac Surg. 2016 May; 27(3):605-11. PMID: 27046470.
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    5. Sellin JN, Vedantam A, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Safety of epidural triamcinolone acetonide use during lumbar decompression surgery in pediatric patients: an association with delayed pseudomeningocele formation. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 17(6):667-71. PMID: 26919317.
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    6. Lam S, Pan IW, Jea A, Luerssen TG. Letter to the Editor: Bridging the gap between administrative data and clinical observations. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Jan 29; 1-2. PMID: 26824596.
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    7. Lam S, Wagner KM, Middlebrook E, Luerssen TG. Delayed intracranial hypertension after surgery for nonsyndromic craniosynostosis. Surg Neurol Int. 2015; 6:187. PMID: 26759732.
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    8. Kestle JR, Holubkov R, Douglas Cochrane D, Kulkarni AV, Limbrick DD, Luerssen TG, Jerry Oakes W, Riva-Cambrin J, Rozzelle C, Simon TD, Walker ML, Wellons JC, Browd SR, Drake JM, Shannon CN, Tamber MS, Whitehead WE. A new Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network protocol to reduce cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Apr; 17(4):391-6. PMID: 26684763.
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    9. Pan IW, Kuo GM, Luerssen TG, Lam SK. Impact of antibiotic prophylaxis for intrathecal baclofen pump surgery in pediatric patients. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Dec; 39(6):E10. PMID: 26621408.
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    10. Huang M, Briceño V, Lam SK, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Survey of the Effectiveness of Internet Information on Patient Education for Bone Morphogenetic Protein. World Neurosurg. 2016 Mar; 87:613-8. PMID: 26546998.
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    11. Desai V, Gonda D, Ryan SL, Briceño V, Lam SK, Luerssen TG, Syed SH, Jea A. The effect of weekend and after-hours surgery on morbidity and mortality rates in pediatric neurosurgery patients. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Dec; 16(6):726-31. PMID: 26406160.
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    12. Fulkerson DH, White IK, Rees JM, Baumanis MM, Smith JL, Ackerman LL, Boaz JC, Luerssen TG. Analysis of long-term (median 10.5 years) outcomes in children presenting with traumatic brain injury and an initial Glasgow Coma Scale score of 3 or 4. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Oct; 16(4):410-9. PMID: 26140392.
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    13. Gonda DD, Fridley J, Ryan SL, Briceño V, Lam SK, Luerssen TG, Jea A. The safety and efficacy of use of low-molecular-weight heparin in pediatric neurosurgical patients. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Sep; 16(3):329-34. PMID: 26067336.
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    14. Lin Y, Pan IW, Harris DA, Luerssen TG, Lam S. The Impact of Insurance, Race, and Ethnicity on Age at Surgical Intervention among Children with Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis. J Pediatr. 2015 May; 166(5):1289-96. PMID: 25919736.
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    15. Lam SK, Pan IW, Harris DA, Sayama CM, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Patient-, procedure-, and hospital-related risk factors of allogeneic and autologous blood transfusion in pediatric spinal fusion surgery in the United States. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Apr 15; 40(8):560-9. PMID: 25646747.
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    16. Sayama C, Hadley C, Monaco GN, Sen A, Brayton A, Briceño V, Tran BH, Ryan SL, Luerssen TG, Fulkerson D, Jea A. The efficacy of routine use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in occipitocervical and atlantoaxial fusions of the pediatric spine: a minimum of 12 months' follow-up with computed tomography. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Jul; 16(1):14-20. PMID: 25860982.
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    17. Sayama C, Willsey M, Chintagumpala M, Brayton A, Briceño V, Ryan SL, Luerssen TG, Hwang SW, Jea A. Routine use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in posterior fusions of the pediatric spine and incidence of cancer. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Jul; 16(1):4-13. PMID: 25860984.
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    18. Hadley C, Mohila CA, Luerssen TG, Lam S. Congenital neurocristic tumor presenting as an isolated calvarial defect in an infant: case report. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Jul; 16(1):46-9. PMID: 25837885.
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    19. Huang M, Gonda DD, Briceño V, Lam SK, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Dyspnea and dysphagia from upper airway obstruction after occipitocervical fusion in the pediatric age group. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Apr; 38(4):E13. PMID: 25828489.
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    20. Desai SK, Sayama C, Vener D, Brayton A, Briceño V, Luerssen TG, Jea A. The feasibility and safety of using sublaminar polyester bands in hybrid spinal constructs in children and transitional adults for neuromuscular scoliosis. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Mar; 15(3):328-37. PMID: 25555118.
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    21. Gressot LV, Mata JA, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Surgical treatment of congenital thoracolumbar spondyloptosis in a 2-year-old child with vertebral column resection and posterior-only circumferential reconstruction of the spine column: case report. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Feb; 15(2):207-13. PMID: 25495210.
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    22. Lam SK, Srinivasan VM, Luerssen TG, Pan IW. Cerebrospinal fluid shunt placement in the pediatric population: a model of hospitalization cost. Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Nov; 37(5):E5. PMID: 25363433.
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    23. Sayama C, Vadivelu S, Livingston A, Ho A, Izaddoost SA, Briceño V, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Soft-tissue defects after spinal instrumentation in 5 children: risk factors, management strategies, and outcomes. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Dec; 14(6):644-53. PMID: 25259603.
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    24. Lam S, Luerssen TG, Whitehead WE, Jea A, Pan IW. Letters to the Editor: challenges in identifying endoscopic third ventriculostomy. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Nov; 14(5):558-60. PMID: 25216289.
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    25. Lam SK, Sayama C, Harris DA, Briceño V, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Nationwide practice patterns in the use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in pediatric spine surgery as a function of patient-, hospital-, and procedure-related factors. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Nov; 14(5):476-85. PMID: 25171721.
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    26. Ryan SL, Sen A, Staggers K, Luerssen TG, Jea A. A standardized protocol to reduce pediatric spine surgery infection: a quality improvement initiative. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Sep; 14(3):259-65. PMID: 24971606.
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    27. Whitehead WE, Riva-Cambrin J, Wellons JC, Kulkarni AV, Browd S, Limbrick D, Rozzelle C, Tamber MS, Simon TD, Shannon CN, Holubkov R, Oakes WJ, Luerssen TG, Walker ML, Drake JM, Kestle JR. Factors associated with ventricular catheter movement and inaccurate catheter location: post hoc analysis of the hydrocephalus clinical research network ultrasound-guided shunt placement study. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Aug; 14(2):173-8. PMID: 24926971.
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    28. Cherian J, Sayama CM, Adesina AM, Lam SK, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Multilevel thoracic hemangioma with spinal cord compression in a pediatric patient: case report and review of the literature. Childs Nerv Syst. 2014 Sep; 30(9):1571-6. PMID: 24864021.
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    29. Sellin JN, Cherian J, Barry JM, Ryan SL, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Utility of computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of ventricular morphology in suspected cerebrospinal fluid shunt malfunction. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Aug; 14(2):160-6. PMID: 24856881.
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    30. Patel AJ, Sivaganesan A, Bollo RJ, Brayton A, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Assessment of the impact of comorbidities on perioperative complications in pediatric neurosurgery. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 May; 13(5):579-82. PMID: 24606407.
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    31. Hadley C, Gressot LV, Patel AJ, Wang LL, Flores RJ, Whitehead WE, Luerssen TG, Jea A, Bollo RJ. Osteosarcoma of the cranial vault and skull base in pediatric patients. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Apr; 13(4):380-7. PMID: 24483254.
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    32. Vadivelu S, Desai SK, Illner A, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Infected lumbar dermoid cyst mimicking intramedullary spinal cord tumor: Observations and outcomes. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2014 Jan; 9(1):21-6. PMID: 24891897; PMCID: PMC4040026.
    33. Vadivelu S, Prasad P, Adesina AM, Kim E, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Giant invasive spinal schwannoma in children: a case report and review of the literature. J Med Case Rep. 2013; 7:289. PMID: 24377829; PMCID: PMC3880164.
    34. Gressot LV, Vadivelu S, Hwang SW, Fulkerson DH, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Spondylolysis of C-2 in children 3 years of age or younger: clinical presentation, radiographic findings, management, and outcomes with a minimum 12-month follow-up. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Feb; 13(2):196-203. PMID: 24359209.
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    35. Gressot LV, Mohila CA, Jea A, Luerssen TG, Bollo RJ. Cervicothoracic nonterminal myelocystocele with mature teratoma. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Feb; 13(2):204-8. PMID: 24359211.
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    36. Whitehead WE, Riva-Cambrin J, Wellons JC, Kulkarni AV, Holubkov R, Illner A, Oakes WJ, Luerssen TG, Walker ML, Drake JM, Kestle JR. No significant improvement in the rate of accurate ventricular catheter location using ultrasound-guided CSF shunt insertion: a prospective, controlled study by the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Dec; 12(6):565-74. PMID: 24116981.
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    37. Vadivelu S, Effendi S, Starke JR, Luerssen TG, Jea A. A review of the neurological and neurosurgical implications of tuberculosis in children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2013 Dec; 52(12):1135-43. PMID: 23847176.
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    38. Sahni D, Jea A, Mata JA, Marcano DC, Sivaganesan A, Berlin JM, Tatsui CE, Sun Z, Luerssen TG, Meng S, Kent TA, Tour JM. Biocompatibility of pristine graphene for neuronal interface. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 May; 11(5):575-83. PMID: 23473006.
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    39. Desai SK, Brayton A, Chua VB, Luerssen TG, Jea A. The lasting legacy of Paul Randall Harrington to pediatric spine surgery: historical vignette. J Neurosurg Spine. 2013 Feb; 18(2):170-7. PMID: 23216320.
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    40. Rao VY, Shah KB, Bollo RJ, Mawad ME, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Dauser RC, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Management of ruptured dissecting intracranial aneurysms in infants: report of four cases and review of the literature. Childs Nerv Syst. 2013 Apr; 29(4):685-91. PMID: 23014950.
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    41. Hwang SW, Gressot LV, Rangel-Castilla L, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Bollo RJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Outcomes of instrumented fusion in the pediatric cervical spine. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 Nov; 17(5):397-409. PMID: 22998404.
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    42. Thomas JG, Hwang SW, Blumberg TJ, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Correlation between shunt series and scoliosis radiographs in children with myelomeningoceles. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 Nov; 17(5):410-4. PMID: 22978435.
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    43. Mayer RR, Hwang SW, Reddy GD, Morales DL, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Bollo RJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Neurosurgical complications of left ventricular assist devices in children. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 Nov; 10(5):370-5. PMID: 22938079.
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    44. Rangel-Castilla L, Hwang SW, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Surgical treatment of thoracic Pott disease in a 3-year-old child, with vertebral column resection and posterior-only circumferential reconstruction of the spinal column: case report. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 Apr; 9(4):447-51. PMID: 22462713.
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    45. Rangel-Castilla L, Hwang SW, Jea A, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Dauser RC. Development of secondary unilateral coronal suture synostosis with a sagittal suture synostosis in a nonsyndromic patient. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 Feb; 9(2):116-8. PMID: 22295913.
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    46. Paulson D, Hwang SW, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Aqueductal developmental venous anomaly as an unusual cause of congenital hydrocephalus: a case report and review of the literature. J Med Case Rep. 2012; 6:7. PMID: 22236945; PMCID: PMC3275479.
    47. Laughlin J, Luerssen TG, Dias MS. Prevention and management of positional skull deformities in infants. Pediatrics. 2011 Dec; 128(6):1236-41. PMID: 22123884.
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    48. Hwang SW, Thomas JG, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Dauser RC, Kim ES, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Left thorascopic sympathectomy for refractory long QT syndrome in children. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Nov; 8(5):455-9. PMID: 22044368.
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    49. Patel AJ, Fox BD, Fahim DK, Fulkerson DH, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. A clinicopathologic correlation in osteoblastoma of the spine in a child. J Clin Neurosci. 2011 Dec; 18(12):1728-30. PMID: 21992740.
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    50. Hwang SW, Al-Shamy G, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Dauser R, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Amenorrhea complicating endoscopic third ventriculostomy in the pediatric age group. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Sep; 8(3):325-8. PMID: 21882927.
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    51. Patel AJ, Cherian J, Fox BD, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Publication patterns of oral and poster presentations at the annual meetings of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. J Neurosurg. 2011 Dec; 115(6):1258-61. PMID: 21961894.
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    52. Hwang SW, Thomas JG, Blumberg TJ, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Dauser RC, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Kyphectomy in patients with myelomeningocele treated with pedicle screw-only constructs: case reports and review. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Jul; 8(1):63-70. PMID: 21721891.
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    53. Kestle JR, Riva-Cambrin J, Wellons JC, Kulkarni AV, Whitehead WE, Walker ML, Oakes WJ, Drake JM, Luerssen TG, Simon TD, Holubkov R. A standardized protocol to reduce cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection: the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network Quality Improvement Initiative. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Jul; 8(1):22-9. PMID: 21721884; PMCID: PMC3153415.
    54. Al-Shamy G, Relyea K, Adesina A, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Solid variant of aneurysmal bone cyst of the thoracic spine: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2011; 5:261. PMID: 21718507; PMCID: PMC3141711.
    55. Chern JJ, Dauser RC, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. The effect of tethered cord release on coronal spinal balance in tight filum terminale. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Jun 15; 36(14):E944-9. PMID: 21289577.
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    56. Thomas JG, Hwang SW, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Minimally invasive lumbar microdiscectomy in pediatric patients: a series of 6 patients. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Jun; 7(6):616-9. PMID: 21631198.
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    57. Fulkerson DH, Satyan KB, Wilder LM, Riviello JJ, Stayer SA, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Dauser RC, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Intraoperative monitoring of motor evoked potentials in very young children. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Apr; 7(4):331-7. PMID: 21456902.
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    58. Patel AJ, Cherian J, Fulkerson DH, Fox BD, Chern JJ, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Computed tomography morphometric analysis for translaminar screw fixation in the upper thoracic spine of the pediatric population. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Apr; 7(4):383-8. PMID: 21456910.
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    59. Fahim DK, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Dauser RC, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Routine use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in posterior fusions of the pediatric spine: safety profile and efficacy in the early postoperative period. Neurosurgery. 2010 Nov; 67(5):1195-204; discussion 1204. PMID: 20871458.
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    60. Patel AJ, Fox BD, Fulkerson DH, Yallampalli S, Illner A, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome during posterior fossa tumor resection in a child. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Oct; 6(4):377-80. PMID: 20887113.
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    61. Chern JJ, Macias CG, Jea A, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Whitehead WE. Effectiveness of a clinical pathway for patients with cerebrospinal fluid shunt malfunction. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Oct; 6(4):318-24. PMID: 20887102.
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    62. Jea A, Bradshaw TJ, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Dauser RC, Luerssen TG. The high risks of ventriculoperitoneal shunt procedures for hydrocephalus associated with vein of Galen malformations in childhood: case report and literature review. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2010 Aug; 46(2):141-5. PMID: 20664304.
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    63. Viswanathan A, Johnson KK, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Hybrid spinal constructs using sublaminar polyester bands in posterior instrumented fusions in children: a series of 5 cases. Neurosurgery. 2010 May; 66(5):862-7; discussion 867. PMID: 20404689.
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    64. Kitagawa RS, Satyan KB, Relyea K, Dauser RC, Nuchtern JG, Minifee PK, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Video-assisted thorascopic repair of a subarachnoid-pleural fistula in a child after thoracic tumor resection: technical note. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Apr 20; 35(9):E347-50. PMID: 20375768.
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    65. Jea A, Coscarella E, Chintagumpala M, Bhattacharjee M, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG. Medulloblastoma and juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma presenting as synchronous primary brain tumors in a child: case report. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Feb; 5(2):149-54. PMID: 20121362.
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    66. Chern JJ, Chamoun RB, Mawad ME, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Endovascular stenting of traumatic extracranial carotid artery dissections in the pediatric population: a case report. Cases J. 2009; 2:171. PMID: 19946482; PMCID: PMC2783127.
    67. Viswanathan A, Whitehead WE, Luerssen TG, Illner A, Jea A. "Orthotopic" ossiculum terminale persistens and atlantoaxial instability in a child less than 12 years of age: a case report and review of the literature. Cases J. 2009; 2:8530. PMID: 19918381; PMCID: PMC2769451.
    68. Wellons JC, Shannon CN, Kulkarni AV, Simon TD, Riva-Cambrin J, Whitehead WE, Oakes WJ, Drake JM, Luerssen TG, Walker ML, Kestle JR. A multicenter retrospective comparison of conversion from temporary to permanent cerebrospinal fluid diversion in very low birth weight infants with posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Jul; 4(1):50-5. PMID: 19569911; PMCID: PMC2895163.
    69. Fridley JS, Chamoun RB, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Adesina A, Jea A. Malignant rhabdoid tumor of the spine in an infant: case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2009; 45(3):237-43. PMID: 19521139.
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    70. Chamoun RB, Whitehead WE, Dauser RC, Luerssen TG, Okcu MF, Adesina AM, Jea A. Primary disseminated intradural malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the spine in a child: case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2009; 45(3):230-6. PMID: 19521138.
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    71. Chern JJ, Relyea K, Edmond JC, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Transient selective downward gaze paralysis complicating posterior fossa tumor resection in children. Report of 2 cases. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Jun; 3(6):467-71. PMID: 19485729.
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    72. Chamoun RB, Relyea KM, Johnson KK, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Drake JM, Jea A. Use of axial and subaxial translaminar screw fixation in the management of upper cervical spinal instability in a series of 7 children. Neurosurgery. 2009 Apr; 64(4):734-9; discussion 739. PMID: 19349831.
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    73. Amhaz HH, Fox BD, Johnson KK, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Postlaminoplasty kyphotic deformity in the thoracic spine: case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2009; 45(2):151-4. PMID: 19321951.
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    74. Chern JJ, Chamoun RB, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Computed tomography morphometric analysis for axial and subaxial translaminar screw placement in the pediatric cervical spine. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Feb; 3(2):121-8. PMID: 19278311.
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    75. Fahim DK, Relyea K, Nayar VV, Fox BD, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Transtubular microendoscopic approach for resection of a choroidal arteriovenous malformation. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Feb; 3(2):101-4. PMID: 19278307.
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    76. Fahim DK, Johnson KK, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Periosteal chondroma of the pediatric cervical spine. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Feb; 3(2):151-6. PMID: 19278317.
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    77. Chamoun RB, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Computed tomography morphometric analysis for C-1 lateral mass screw placement in children. Clinical article. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Jan; 3(1):20-3. PMID: 19119899.
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    78. Fulkerson DH, Luerssen TG, Hattab EM, Kim DL, Smith JL. Long-term follow-up of solitary intracerebral juvenile xanthogranuloma. Case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2008; 44(6):480-5. PMID: 19066439.
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    79. Viswanathan A, Relyea K, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Pneumothorax complicating "in-out-in" thoracic pedicle screw placement for kyphotic deformity correction in a child. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Dec; 2(6):379-84. PMID: 19035680.
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    80. Jea A, Johnson KK, Whitehead WE, Luerssen TG. Translaminar screw fixation in the subaxial pediatric cervical spine. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Dec; 2(6):386-90. PMID: 19035682.
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    81. Fox BD, Nayar VV, Johnson KK, Jea A, Curry D, Luerssen TG, Whitehead WE. Routine imaging in patients with ventriculopleural shunts: lessons learned from a case of tension hydrothorax. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Dec; 2(6):385. PMID: 19035681.
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    82. Johnson KK, Dannenbaum MJ, Bhattacharjee MB, Illner A, Dauser RC, Whitehead WE, Jea A, Luerssen TG. Diagnosing cranial fasciitis based on distinguishing radiological features. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Nov; 2(5):370-4. PMID: 18976110.
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    83. Chamoun RB, Mawad ME, Whitehead WE, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Extracranial traumatic carotid artery dissections in children: a review of current diagnosis and treatment options. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Aug; 2(2):101-8. PMID: 18671613.
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    84. Viswanathan A, Whitehead WE, Luerssen TG, Jea A. Use of lumbar drainage of cerebrospinal fluid for brain relaxation in occipital lobe approaches in children: technical note. Surg Neurol. 2009 Jun; 71(6):681-4, discussion 684. PMID: 18617232.
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    85. Levin HS, Hanten G, Roberson G, Li X, Ewing-Cobbs L, Dennis M, Chapman S, Max JE, Hunter J, Schachar R, Luerssen TG, Swank P. Prediction of cognitive sequelae based on abnormal computed tomography findings in children following mild traumatic brain injury. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Jun; 1(6):461-70. PMID: 18518697.
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    86. Acakpo-Satchivi L, Luerssen TG. Brain herniation through an internal subdural membrane: a rare complication seen with chronic subdural hematomas in children. Case report. J Neurosurg. 2007 Dec; 107(6 Suppl):485-8. PMID: 18154018.
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    87. Fulkerson DH, Boaz JC, Luerssen TG. Interaction of ventriculoperitoneal shunt and baclofen pump. Childs Nerv Syst. 2007 Jul; 23(7):733-8. PMID: 17364210.
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    88. Metcalfe PD, Luerssen TG, King SJ, Kaefer M, Meldrum KK, Cain MP, Rink RC, Casale AJ. Treatment of the occult tethered spinal cord for neuropathic bladder: results of sectioning the filum terminale. J Urol. 2006 Oct; 176(4 Pt 2):1826-9; discussion 1830. PMID: 16945660.
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    92. Clifton GL, Miller ER, Choi SC, Levin HS, McCauley S, Smith KR, Muizelaar JP, Marion DW, Luerssen TG. Hypothermia on admission in patients with severe brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 2002 Mar; 19(3):293-301. PMID: 11939497.
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    97. Patel H, Garg BP, Salanova V, Boaz JC, Luerssen TG, Kalsbeck JE. Tumor-related epilepsy in children. J Child Neurol. 2001 Feb; 16(2):141-5. PMID: 11292223.
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    98. Sokol DK, Markand ON, Daly EC, Luerssen TG, Malkoff MD. Near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) distinguishes seizure types. Seizure. 2000 Jul; 9(5):323-7. PMID: 10933986.
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    124. Schubert A, Zornow MH, Drummond JC, Luerssen TG. Loss of cortical evoked responses due to intracranial gas during posterior fossa craniectomy in the seated position. Anesth Analg. 1986 Feb; 65(2):203-6. PMID: 3942311.
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    125. Packer RJ, Zimmerman RA, Luerssen TG, Sutton LN, Bilaniuk LT, Bruce DA, Schut L. Brainstem gliomas of childhood: magnetic resonance imaging. Neurology. 1985 Mar; 35(3):397-401. PMID: 3974898.
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    126. Luerssen TG, Kalsbeck JE. Postsurgical arachnoid cyst: report of two cases. Neurosurgery. 1983 Oct; 13(4):438-40. PMID: 6633838.
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    127. Luerssen TG, Campbell RL, Defalque RJ, Worth RM. Spontaneous saphenous neuralgia. Neurosurgery. 1983 Sep; 13(3):238-41. PMID: 6621837.
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    128. Ravindran RS, Bond VK, Tasch MD, Gupta CD, Luerssen TG. Prolonged neural blockade following regional analgesia with 2-chloroprocaine. Anesth Analg. 1980 Jun; 59(6):447-51. PMID: 7189986.
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