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1. Acosta, FL; CP Ames; HE Aryan.  Infections of the Spine.  Contemporary Spine Surgery 9(10), October 2008.

2. Acosta, FL; HE Aryan, CP Ames.  Emerging Directions in Motion Preservation Spinal Surgery.  Neurosurgery Clinics of North America 16(4): 665-669, October 2005.

3. Acosta, FL; HE Aryan; CP Ames.  Successful Outcome of 6-Level Cervicothoracic Corpectomy and Circumferential Reconstruction: Case Report and Literature Review on Multilevel Cervicothoracic Corpectomy.  European Spine Journal 15(17): 670-674, October 2006.

4. Acosta, FL; HE Aryan; DC Chou; CP Ames.  Long-Term Biomechanical Stability and Clinical Improvement after Extended Multilevel Corpectomy and Circumferential Reconstruction of the Cervical Spine Using Titanium Mesh Cages.  Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques 21(3): 165-174, May 2008.

5. Acosta, FL; HE Aryan; JH Chi; AT Parsa; CP Ames.  Modified Paramedian Transpedicular Approach and Spinal Reconstruction for Intradural Tumors of the Cervical and Cervicothoracic Spine: Clinical Experience. Spine 32(6): E203-E210, March 2007.

6. Acosta, FL; HE Aryan; WR Taylor; CP Ames.  Kyphoplasty-Augmented Short-Segment Pedicle Screw Fixation of Traumatic Lumbar Burst Fractures: Initial Clinical Experience and Literature Review.  Neurosurgical Focus 18(3): E9, March 2005.

7. Acosta, FL; JM Cloyd; HE Aryan; CP Ames.  Patient Satisfaction and Radiographic Outcomes After Lumbar Spinal Fusion without Iliac Crest Bone Graft or Transverse Process Fusion.  Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 16(9): 1184-1187, September 2009.

8. Acosta, FL; JM Cloyd; HE Aryan; CP Ames.  Perioperative Complications and Clinical Outcomes of Multilevel Circumferential Lumbar Spinal Fusion in the Elderly.  Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 16(1): 69-73, January 2009.

9. Acosta, FL; LF Galvez, HE Aryan; CP Ames.  Recent Advances: Infections of the Spine.  Current Infectious Disease Reports 8(5): 390-393, September 2006.

10. Amar, AP; HE Aryan; HS Meltzer, ML Levy.  Neonatal Subgaleal Hematoma Causing Brain Compression: Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature.  Neurosurgery 52(6): 1470-1474, June 2003.

11. Aryan, HE.  The Science of Shrinking Human Heads: Tribal Warfare and Revenge Among the South American Jivaro-Shuar. Neurosurgery 57(3): E601, September 2005.

12. Aryan, HE: HS Meltzer; ML Levy; BJ Szkandera; DA Bruce.  Hypothalamic Ganglioglioma treated with Temporal Lobectomy.  Journal of Neurosurgery 100(2): 217-219, February 2004.

13. Aryan, HE; A Farin; P Nakaji; SG Imbesi; BB Abshire.  Intramedullary Spinal Cord Metastasis of Lung Adenocarcinoma Presenting as Brown-Sequard Syndrome.  Surgical Neurology 61(1): 72-76, January 2004.

14. Aryan, HE; BM Ozgur; AP Amar; ML Levy.  Gunshot Wounds to the Spine in Adolescents.  Neurosurgery 57(4): 748-752, October 2005.

15. Aryan, HE; BM Ozgur; R Jandial; ML Levy.  Complications of Interhemispheric Transcallosal Approach in Children: Review of 15 Years Experience.  Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 108(8): 790-793, December 2006.

16. Aryan, HE; BM Ozgur; R Jandial; ML Levy.  Subfrontal Transbasal Approach for Resection of Craniopharyngioma.  Neurosurgical Focus 18(6a): E10, June 2005.

17. Aryan, HE; CB Newman; DC Lu; SS Hu; BK Tay; DS Bradford; CM Puttlitz; CP Ames.  Relaxation of Forces Needed to Distract Cervical Vertebrae After Discectomy: A Biomechanical Study.  Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques 22(2): 100-104, April 2009.

18. Aryan, HE; CB Newman; EW Nottmeier; FL Acosta; VY Wang; CP Ames.  Stabilization of the Atlantoaxial Complex via C1 Lateral Mass and C2 Pedicle Screw Fixation in a Multicenter Clinical Experience with 102 Patients: Modification of the Harms and Goel Techniques.  Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine 8: 222-229, March 2008.

19. Aryan, HE; CB Newman; JJ Gold; FL Acosta; C Coover; CP Ames.  Percutaneous Axial Lumbar Interbody Fusion (AxiaLIF) of the L5-S1 Segment: Initial Clinical and Radiographic Experience.  Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery 51(4): 225-230, August 2008.

20. Aryan, HE; CP Ames; B Szandera; AD Nguyen; FL Acosta; WR Taylor.  Coblation of Spinal Endplates in Preparation for Interbody Spinal Fusion. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 13(3): 349-352, April 2006.

21. Aryan, HE; DC Lu; FL Acosta; CP Ames.  Corpectomy Followed by Instrumentation with Titanium Cages and Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenic Protein for Vertebral Osteomyelitis.  Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine 6: 23-30, January 2007.

22. Aryan, HE; ; DC Lu; FL Acosta; CP Ames.  Stand-Alone Anterior Lumbar Discectomy and Fusion (ALDF) with Plate: Initial Clinical Experience.  Surgical Neurology 68(1): 7-13, July 2007.

23. Aryan, HE; DC Lu; FL Acosta; R Hartl; PW McCormick; CP Ames.  Bioabsorbable Anterior Cervical Plating: Initial Multicenter Clinical and Radiographic Experience.  Spine 32(10): 1084-1088, May 2007.

24. Aryan, HE; DS Yanni; P Nakaji; R Jandial; LF Marshall; WR Taylor.  Syringocephaly.  Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 11(4): 421-423, May 2004.

25. Aryan, HE; EM Lawrence.  Moisture Monitoring in Historic Stone Monuments.  Journal of Art & Archaeology 22: 51-55, December 1995.

26. Aryan, HE; FL Acosta, CP Ames.  The Charité Artificial Disc: Insertion Technique.  Neurosurgery Clinics of North America 16(4): 637-650, October 2005.

27. Aryan, HE; FL Acosta, CP Ames.  The ProDisc Artificial Disc: Insertion Technique.  Neurosurgery Clinics of North America 16(4): 651-656, October 2005.

28. Aryan, HE; ; FL Acosta; CP Ames.  Two-Level Lumbar Spondylectomy with en bloc Dural Resection for Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma.  Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 15(1): 70-72, January 2008.

29. Aryan, HE; FR Ghosheh; R Jandial; ML Levy.  Retinal Hemorrhage and Pediatric Brain Injury: History, Etiology, and Review of the Literature. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 12(6): 624-631, August 2005.

30. Aryan, HE; HD Hoeg; LF Marshall; ML Levy.  Multidirectional Projectional Rigid Neuro-Endoscopy: Prototype and Initial Experience.  Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery 48(5): 293-296, October 2005.

31. Aryan, HE; HS Meltzer; DC Lu; BM Ozgur; ML Levy; DA Bruce.  Management of Pilocytic Astrocytoma with Diffuse Leptomeningeal Spread: Two Cases and Review of Literature. Child’s Nervous System 21(6): 477-481, June 2005.

32. Aryan, HE; HS Meltzer; GG Gerras; R Jandial; ML Levy.  Leptomeningeal Cyst Development After Endoscopic Craniosynostosis Repair. Neurosurgery 55(1): 235-238, July 2004.

33. Aryan, HE; HS Meltzer; MS Park; RL Bennett; R Jandial; ML Levy.  Antibiotic-Impregnated Silicone Catheters for Shunting of Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) in Children.  Child’s Nervous System 21(1): 56-61, January 2005.

34. Aryan, HE; JJ DiStefano.  A Computer Model of Rabbit Sympathetic Response to Beta Adrenergic Blockade.  UCLA Journal of Undergraduate Research 40: 75-79, March 1996.

35. Aryan, HE; KL Overstreet; DK Amjadi; LA Hansen.  Primary Anaplastic Glio-Neuronal Tumor of the Pineal Gland: A New Type of Pineal Neoplasm?  Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 11(2): 163-165, February 2004.

36. Aryan, HE; ; KW Box; D Ibrahim; U Desiraju; CP Ames.  Safety and Efficacy of Dexmedetomidine in Neurosurgical Patients.  Brain Injury 20(8): 791-798, July 2006.

37. Aryan, HE; P Nakaji; DC Lu; JF Alksne.  Multimodality Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia:  Impact of Radiosurgery and High Resolution MR. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 13(2): 239-244, February 2006.

38. Aryan, HE; R Jandial; A Farin; JC Chen; R Granville; ML Levy.  Intradural Cranial Congenital Dermal Sinuses: Diagnosis and Management.  Child’s Nervous System 22(3): 243-247, March 2006.

39. Aryan, HE; R Jandial; BM Ozgur; SA Hughes; HS Meltzer; MS Park; ML Levy.  Surgical Correction of Metopic Synostosis.  Child’s Nervous System 21(5): 392-398, May 2005.

40. Aryan, HE; R Jandial; P Nakaji; MS Greenberg; DL Janssen; J Huang; WR Taylor.  Lumbar Diskectomy in a Human-Habituated Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei).  Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 108(2): 205-210, February 2006.

41. Aryan, HE; R Jandial; RL Bennett; LS Masri; SD Lavine; ML Levy.  Gunshot Wounds to the Head: A Comparison of Gang- and Non-Gang-Related Injuries and Outcomes.  Brain Injury 19(7): 505-510, July 2005.

42. Aryan, HE; RO Sanchez-Mejia; S Ben-Haim; CP Ames.  Successful Treatment of Cervical Myelopathy with Minimal Morbidity by Circumferential Decompression and Fusion. European Spine Journal 16(9): 1401-1409, September 2007.

43. Aryan, HE; SG Imbesi; DK Amjadi; BB Abshire.  Intramedullary Spinal Cord Astrolipoma.  Neurosurgery 53(4): 985-988, October 2003.

44. Aryan, HE; SL Giannotta; T Fukushima; MS Park; BM Ozgur; ML Levy.  Aneurysms in Children: Review of 15 Years Experience.  Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 13(2): 188-192, February 2006.

45. Chen, JC; DL Serna; M Brenner; LL Powell; J Huh; RJ McKenna; RJ Fischel; A Gelb; HE Aryan; A Wilson.  Diffusing Capacity Limitations of the Extent of Lung Volume Reduction Surgery in an Animal Model of Emphysema.  Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 117(4): 728-735, April 1999.

46. Chi, JH; FL Acosta; HE Aryan; D Chou; CP Ames.  Partial Spondylectomy: Modification for Lateralized Malignant Spinal Column Tumors of the Cervical or Lumbosacral Spine.  Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 15(1): 43-48, January 2008.

47. Danchaivijitr, N; JR Hesselink; HE Aryan; B Herndier.  Cerebello-Pontine Angle (CPA) Lymphoma with Perineural Extension into the Middle Fossa.  Surgical Neurology 62(1): 80-85, July 2004.

48. Eisenberg, LS; DD Dirks; HE Aryan; TS Bell.  Speech Recognition in Amplitude-Modulated Noise of Listeners with Normal and Listeners with Impaired Hearing.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research 38: 222-233, February 1995.

49. Farin, A; HE Aryan; BB Abshire.  Thymoma Metastatic to the Extradural Spine.  Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 12(7): 824-827, September 2005.

50. Farin, A; HE Aryan; BM Ozgur; AT Parsa; ML Levy.  Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy.  Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 13(7): 763-770, August 2006.

51. Jandial, R; HE Aryan; Park J; Taylor WT; Snyder EY.  Stem cell-mediated regeneration of the intervertebral disc: cellular and molecular challenge. Neurosurgical Focus 24(3-4): E21, March 2008.

52. Jandial, R; HE Aryan; SA Hughes; ML Levy.  Effect of Vagus Nerve Stimulator (VNS) Magnet on Programmable Shunt Settings.  Neurosurgery 55(3): 627-630, September 2004.

53. Jandial, R; Hughes, SA; HE Aryan; LF Marshall; ML Levy.  The Science of Shrinking Human Heads: Tribal Warfare and Revenge Among the South American Jivaro-Shuar. Neurosurgery 55(5): 1215-1221, November 2004.

54. Keshavarzi, S; HE Aryan.  Multilevel Lateral Extra-Cavitary Corpectomy and Reconstruction for Non-Contiguous Metastatic Lesions to the Spine: Case Report and Literature Review.  Journal of Surgical Oncology 99(5): 314-317, April 2009.

55. Keshavarzi, S; MS Park; HE Aryan; CB Newman; CS Amene; D Gonda; WR Taylor.  Minimally Invasive Thoracic Corpectomy and Anterior Fusion in a Patient With Metastatic Disease: Case Report and Review of the Literature.  Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery 52(3): 141-143, June 2009.

56. Levy, ML; AD Nguyen; HE Aryan; R Jandial; HS Meltzer; ML Apuzzo.  Robotic Virtual Endoscopy: Development of a Multidirectional Rigid Endoscope. Neurosurgery 59(1): 134-141, July 2006.

57. Levy, ML; AD Nguyen; HE Aryan; R Jandial; HS Meltzer; ML Apuzzo.  Robotic Virtual Endoscopy: Development of a Multidirectional Rigid Endoscope. Neurosurgery 62(2): 599-606, February 2008.

58. Levy, ML; BM Ozgur; C Berry; HE Aryan; ML Apuzzo.  Analysis and Evolution of Head Injury in Football.  Neurosurgery 55(3): 649-655, September 2004.

59. Levy, ML; BM Ozgur; C Berry; HE Aryan; ML Apuzzo.  Birth and Evolution of the Football Helmet.  Neurosurgery 55(3): 656-652, September 2004.

60. Levy, ML; HS Meltzer; SA Hughes; HE Aryan; K Yoo; AP Amar.  Hydrocephalus in Children with Middle Fossa Arachnoid Cysts.  Journal of Neurosurgery, 101(1): 25-31, August 2004.

61. Levy, ML; M Wang; HE Aryan; K Yoo; HS Meltzer.  Microsurgical Keyhole Approach for Middle Fossa Arachnoid Cyst Fenestration.  Neurosurgery 53(5): 1138-1145, November 2003.

62. Meltzer, HS; R Granville; HE Aryan; G Billman; R Bennett; ML Levy.  Gel-based surgical preparation resulting in an operating room fire during a neurosurgical procedure. Journal of Neurosurgery 102(3): 347-349, April 2005.

63. Newman, CB; S Keshavarzi; HE Aryan.  En Bloc Sacrectomy and Reconstruction: Technique Modification for Pelvic Fixation.  Surgical Neurology 72(6): 752-756, December 2009.

64. Ozgur, BM; HE Aryan; D Ibrahim; MA Soliman; HS Meltzer; SR Cohen; ML Levy.  Emotional and Psychological Impact of Delayed Craniosynostosis Repair.  Child’s Nervous System 22(12): 1619-1623, December 2006.

65. Ozgur, BM; HE Aryan; L Pimenta; WR Taylor.  Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF): A Novel Surgical Technique for Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion.  Spine Journal 6(4): 435-443, July 2006.

66. Ozgur, BM; HE Aryan; ML Levy.  Indirect Revascularization for Pediatric Moyamoya Disease: The EDAMS Technique.  Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 13(1): 105-108, January 2006.

67. Ozgur, BM; HE Aryan; ML Levy.  Microsurgical Keyhole Middle Fossa Arachnoid Cyst Fenestration.  Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 12(7): 804-806, September 2005.

68. Ozgur, BM; J Berberian; HE Aryan; HS Meltzer; ML Levy.  The Pathophysiological Mechanism of Cerebellar Mutism.  Surgical Neurology 66(1): 18-25, July 2006.

69. Park, MS; AD Nguyen; HE Aryan; HS U; ML Levy; K Semendeferi.  Evolution of the Human Brain: Changing Brain Size and the Fossil Record.  Neurosurgery 60(3): 555-562, March 2007.

70. Park, MS; HE Aryan; BM Ozgur; R Jandial; WR Taylor.  Stabilization of Anterior Cervical Spine with Bioabsorbable Polymer in One- and Two-Level Fusions.  Neurosurgery 54(3): 631-635, March 2004.

71. Powell, LL; R Allen; M Brenner; HE Aryan; JC Chen.  Improved Patient Outcome after Surgical Treatment for Loculated Empyema.  American Journal of Surgery 179(1): 1-6, January 2000.

72. Serna, DL; HE Aryan; KJ Chang; M Brenner; LM Tran; JC Chen. An Early Comparison between Endoscopic-Ultrasonography-Guided Needle Biopsy and Mediastinoscopy for Diagnosis of Mediastinal Malignancy.  American Surgeon 64(10): 1014-1018, October 1998.

73. Wang, VY; HE Aryan; CP Ames.  A Novel Anterior Technique for Simultaneous Single-Stage Anterior and Posterior Cervical Release for Fixed Kyphosis.  Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine 8: 594-599, June 2008.


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