Publications by authors named "Christopher J Farrell"

45 Publications

A narrative review of targeted therapy in meningioma, pituitary adenoma, and craniopharyngioma of the skull base.

Chin Clin Oncol 2020 Dec 17;9(6):75. Epub 2020 Aug 17.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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December 2020

Management and Surveillance of Frontal Sinus Violation following Craniotomy.

J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 2020 Feb 21;81(1):1-7. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Department of Otolaryngology and Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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February 2020

Management of Nonfunctioning Recurrent Pituitary Adenomas.

Neurosurg Clin N Am 2019 Oct 7;30(4):473-482. Epub 2019 Aug 7.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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October 2019

Cesium-131 Interstitial Brachytherapy for Recurrent Malignancies of Skull Base.

J Neurol Surg Rep 2019 Apr 9;80(2):e23-e26. Epub 2019 Apr 9.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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April 2019

Phase I trial of alisertib with concurrent fractionated stereotactic re-irradiation for recurrent high grade gliomas.

Radiother Oncol 2019 03 4;132:135-141. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, United States. Electronic address:

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March 2019

Chronic Skull Base Erosion from Temporomandibular Joint Disease Causes Generalized Seizure and Profound Lactic Acidosis.

Case Rep Crit Care 2018 27;2018:8795036. Epub 2018 Sep 27.

Professor and Executive Vice Chair of Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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September 2018

Clinical Outcomes After Endoscopic Endonasal Resection of Giant Pituitary Adenomas.

World Neurosurg 2018 Jun 12;114:e447-e456. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Electronic address:

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June 2018

Clinical Outcome after Endoscopic Endonasal Resection of Tuberculum Sella Meningiomas.

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2018 05;14(5):494-502

Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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May 2018

Spheno-Orbital Meningiomas: An Analysis Based on World Health Organization Classification and Ki-67 Proliferative Index.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 Mar/Apr;34(2):143-150

Skull Base Division, Neuro-Ophthalmology Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Department of Ophthalmology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, and Department of Neurological Surgery, Department of Pathology, and Department of Radiation Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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July 2018

Extent of Resection, Visual, and Endocrinologic Outcomes for Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery for Recurrent Pituitary Adenomas.

World Neurosurg 2017 Jun 9;102:35-41. Epub 2017 Mar 9.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Department of Otolaryngology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Electronic address:

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June 2017

Minimizing Septectomy for Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Approaches to the Sellar and Suprasellar Regions: A Cadaveric Morphometric Study.

J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 2016 Dec 9;77(6):479-484. Epub 2016 May 9.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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December 2016

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on Surgical Techniques and Technologies for the Management of Patients With Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas.

Neurosurgery 2016 Oct;79(4):E536-8

‡Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin; §Brain Tumor Center and Pituitary Disorders Program, John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John's Health Center, Santa Monica, California; ¶Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; ‖Guidelines Department, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Schaumburg, Illinois; #Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona; **Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; ‡‡Department of Neurosurgery, George Washington University, Washington, DC; §§Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California; ¶¶Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California; ‖‖Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

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October 2016

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Management of Patients With Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas: Executive Summary.

Neurosurgery 2016 Oct;79(4):521-3

*Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California; ‡Center for Theoretical and Applied Neuro-Oncology, Division of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California; §Departments of Medicine and Neurological Surgery, OHSU Northwest Pituitary Center, Oregon Health Science University, Portland, Oregon; ¶Department of Ophthalmology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; ‖Department of Neurosurgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California; #Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin; **Brain Tumor Center & Pituitary Disorders Program, John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John's Health Center, Santa Monica, California; ‡‡Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; §§Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; ¶¶Department of Neurosurgery, Seton Brain & Spine Institute, Austin, Texas; ‖‖Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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October 2016

Odontogenic Sinusitis Resulting in Abscess Formation Within the Optic Chiasm and Tract: Case Report and Review.

J Neuroophthalmol 2016 12;36(4):393-398

Department of Neurological Surgery (GMG, MLP, JJE, CJF), Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Skull Base Division (JRB), Neuro-Ophthalmology Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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December 2016

Cell confluency analysis on microcarriers by micro-flow imaging.

Cytotechnology 2016 Dec 14;68(6):2469-2478. Epub 2016 May 14.

Vaccine Analytical Development, Merck & Co., Inc., 770 Sumneytown Pike, West Point, PA, 19486, USA.

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December 2016

Racemose neurocysticercosis.

Surg Neurol Int 2016 5;7:12. Epub 2016 Feb 5.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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March 2016

Principles of Pituitary Surgery.

Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2016 Feb;49(1):95-106

Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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February 2016

Tumor volume threshold for achieving improved conformity in VMAT and Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery for vestibular schwannoma.

Radiother Oncol 2015 May 18;115(2):229-34. Epub 2015 May 18.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, United States. Electronic address:

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May 2015

The effects of anatomic variations on stereotactic laser amygdalohippocampectomy and a proposed protocol for trajectory planning.

Neurosurgery 2015 Jun;11 Suppl 2:345-56; discussion 356-7

Departments of *Neurosurgery and ‡Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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June 2015

Surgical management of rhinosinusitis in endoscopic-endonasal skull-base surgery.

Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2015 Apr 12;5(4):339-43. Epub 2015 Feb 12.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA.

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April 2015

Comprehensive management of the paranasal sinuses in patients undergoing endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery.

World Neurosurg 2014 Dec;82(6 Suppl):S54-8

Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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December 2014