Neurosurgery

In Neurosurgery, precision is paramount. We conduct research with a neurosurgical focus using connectomics to preserve oncofunctional balance. We aim to offer insight into surgical planning strategy, symptom origin and outcome optimization.

 

April 14, 2022

Early Experience Using Omniscient Neurotechnology Fiber Tracking Software for Resection of Intra-Axial Brain Tumors

A report on single-center experience using Quicktome for resection of intra-axial brain tumors

April 6, 2022

Should Neurosurgeons Try to Preserve Non-Traditional Brain Networks? A Systematic Review of the Neuroscientific Evidence

A meta-analytic approach revealing the cognitive and emotional consequences of damaging brain networks in neurosurgery.

March 8, 2022

Association of Low-Grade Glioma Diagnosis and Management Approach with Mental Health Disorders: A MarketScan Analysis 2005-2014

A formal investigation of the prevalence of co-morbid mental health disorders following Glioma diagnosis between 2005-2014

January 17, 2022

Patterns of Traditional and Nontraditional Network Involvement in Insulo-Sylvian Gliomas: An Anatomic Study using the Quicktome Platform

A retrospective investigation using Quicktome to demonstrate brain networks compromised by Glioma.

October 28, 2021

Changes in the Brain Connectome Following Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Stroke Rehabilitation

In this case report, we use Infinitome to find optimal targets for rTMS in a patient who had suffered an Ischemic Stroke.

August 16, 2021

Reducing the cognitive footprint of brain tumor surgery

This paper conceptualizes modern neurosurgical approaches from eloquence to centrality. We break down the major breakthroughs in the field which may benefit patient onco-functional balance.

August 13, 2021

Using Quicktome for Intracerebral Surgery: Early Retrospective Study and Proof of Concept

Using Quicktome, our team re-examined cases of intracerebral surgery and demonstrated a machine-learning approach to investigating the organization of compromised brain networks.

March 5, 2021

The Frontal Aslant Tract and Supplementary Motor Area Syndrome: Moving towards a Connectomic Initiation Axis

This study provides a retrospective investigation of the utility of Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) for neurosurgical planning of medial frontal gliomas.

December 11, 2020

Navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation following awake craniotomy for resection of glioma: Description of two cases

This dual case study reports on the use of theta burst stimulation (cTBS) for postoperative strategy following brain tumor resection.

November 4, 2020

Unexpected hubness: a proof‑of‑concept study of the human connectome using pagerank centrality and implications for intracerebral neurosurgery

By utilizing PageRank Centrality, a common algorithm for search engine optimization, we investigated the remapping of neural hubs in individuals suffering from Schizophrenia.

September 1, 2020

Pure Apraxia of Speech After Resection Based in the Posterior Middle Frontal Gyrus

We present a surgical case study outlining a surgical anomaly: where resection of a tumor in the posterior middle frontal gyrus resulted in pure speech apraxia.

July 31, 2020

The cortical organization of language: distilling human connectome insights for supratentorial neurosurgery

Connectomic approaches have bolstered surgical understanding of the brains major language networks. This manuscript summarizes and reviews these major advancements.

January 1, 2020

Beyond eloquence and onto centrality: a new paradigm in planning supratentorial neurosurgery

In this study we explore whether centrality metrics can be utilized to inform the location of surgically eloquent regions. We found PageRank centrality reliably predicted surgically eloquent.

January 1, 2019

Macroconnectomic networks of the human brain

As part of a larger book on surgical management, this chapter discusses the functional organization of brain networks.

December 6, 2017

The crossed frontal aslant tract: a possible pathway involved in the recovery of supplementary motor area syndrome

We present a novel hypothesis for the manifestation of Supplementary Motor Area (SMA) syndrome: that damaging the crossed frontal aslant tract subsists this neurosurgical consequence.