Publications

Characteristics of Patients Who Survived < 3 Months or > 2 Years After Surgery for Spinal Metastases: Can We Avoid Inappropriate Patient Selection?
J Clin Oncol 2016 Sep 11;34(25):3054-61. Epub 2016 Jul 11.
Jorrit-Jan Verlaan, Anne Versteeg, and F. Cumhur Oner, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht; Mark Arts, Medical Center Haaglanden, The Hague; Maarten Hubert Coppes, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen; Wilco Peul, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, the Netherlands; David Choi and Hugh Alan Crockard, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London; Christian Ulbricht, Charing Cross Hospital, London; Yee Leung, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton; Nasir A. Quraishi, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom; Todd Albert and James Harrop, Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA; Jacob Maciej Buchowski, Washington University, St. Louis, MO; Michael Wang, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Miami, FL; Laurent Balabaud and Christian Mazel, L'Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France; Cody Bunger, University Hospital of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark; Chung Kee Chung, Seoul National University; Eun Sang Kim and Chong-Suh Lee, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea; Bart Depreitere, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; Michael George Fehlings and Eric Maurice Massicotte, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada; Norio Kawahara, Kanazawa Medical University Hospital; Katsuro Tomita, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa; Yasuaki Tokuhashi, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan; Zhongjun Liu, Peking University Hospital, Beijing, People's Republic of China; Antonio Martin-Benlloch, Hospital Universitario Dr Peset, Valencia, Spain; and Bernhard Meyer, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany.


Automatic registration of misaligned CT attenuation correction maps in Rb-82 PET/CT improves detection of angiographically significant coronary artery disease.
J Nucl Cardiol 2015 Dec 20;22(6):1285-95. Epub 2015 Feb 20.
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Program, Departments of Imaging and Medicine, and Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Blvd, Ste A047 N, Los Angeles, CA, 90048, USA.

Prediction of Quality of Life and Survival After Surgery for Symptomatic Spinal Metastases: A Multicenter Cohort Study to Determine Suitability for Surgical Treatment.
Neurosurgery 2015 Nov;77(5):698-708; discussion 708
*Department of Neurosurgery, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London, London, United Kingdom; ‡Departments of Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; §Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, Haaglanden, the Netherlands; ¶Department of Orthopedic Surgery, L'Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France; ‖Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University Hospital of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark; #Departments of Orthopedic and Neurological Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri; **Department of Neurosurgery, Groningen, the Netherlands; ‡‡Division of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; §§Division of Neurosurgery and Spinal Program, University of Toronto and Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; ¶¶Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kanazawa Medical University Hospital, Kanazawa, Japan; ‖‖Spinal Unit, Hospital Universitario Dr Peset, Valencia, Spain; ##Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands; ***Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, the Netherlands; ‡‡‡Centre for Spine Studies and Surgery, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom; §§§Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, Japan; ¶¶¶Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan; ‖‖‖Department of Neurosurgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Miami, Florida.

Accounting for experimental noise reveals that mRNA levels, amplified by post-transcriptional processes, largely determine steady-state protein levels in yeast.
PLoS Genet 2015 May 7;11(5):e1005206. Epub 2015 May 7.
Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America,; Dept. of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America.

Endoscopic transnasal surgery as a replacement for maxillotomy techniques to approach the central skull base: fewer complications and more acceptable to patients?
J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 2014 Jun 12;75(3):165-70. Epub 2014 Mar 12.
Department of Neurosurgery, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, United Kingdom ; Department of ENT, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom.

Assessment of quality of life after surgery for spinal metastases: position statement of the Global Spine Tumour Study Group.
World Neurosurg 2013 Dec 16;80(6):e175-9. Epub 2013 Feb 16.
Department of Neurosurgery, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Institute of Neurology, London, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

Isotope ratios of H, C, and O in CO2 and H2O of the martian atmosphere.
Science 2013 Jul;341(6143):260-3
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA.


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