Publications by authors named "Julian Spears"

53Publications

Non-Traumatic Intracerebral Hematoma in the Young: Findings from a Tertiary Hospital in the Philippines.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2020 Nov 19;29(11):105242. Epub 2020 Aug 19.

Department of Neurosciences, University of the Philippines Manila - Philippine General Hospital, Manila.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2020.105242DOI Listing
November 2020

Congenital Horner's Syndrome and Internal Carotid Artery Hypoplasia.

Can J Neurol Sci 2020 Jul 13:1-2. Epub 2020 Jul 13.

Division of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Neuroradiology, Department of Medical Imaging, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/cjn.2020.145DOI Listing
July 2020

Letter to the Editor 'Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Collateral Damage of COVID?'

World Neurosurg 2020 07 29;139:744-745. Epub 2020 May 29.

Division of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Neuroradiology, Department of Medical Imaging, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2020.05.206DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7256541PMC
July 2020

FIP1L1-PDGFRA-Positive Hypereosinophilia Presenting with Bilateral Extracranial Carotid Artery Aneurysms.

World Neurosurg 2020 07 29;139:419-422. Epub 2020 Apr 29.

Division of Adult Neurology, Department of Neurosciences, College of Medicine and Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines Manila, Manila, Philippines.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2020.04.119DOI Listing
July 2020

Thrombolysis Outcomes in Patients with Diabetes and Previous Stroke: A Meta-Analysis.

Can J Neurol Sci 2020 07 1;47(4):486-493. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

From the Department of Neurosciences, College of Medicine and Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines Manila, Manila, Philippines.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/cjn.2020.63DOI Listing
July 2020

Re-examining the exclusion criterion of early recurrent ischemic stroke in intravenous thrombolysis: A meta-analysis.

J Neurol Sci 2020 May 27;412:116709. Epub 2020 Jan 27.

Department of Neurosciences, College of Medicine and Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines Manila, Manila, Philippines; Department of Clinical Epidemiology, College of Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila, Manila, Philippines.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2020.116709DOI Listing
May 2020

Reconstructive vs Deconstructive Endovascular Approach to Intradural Vertebral Artery Aneurysms: A Multicenter Cohort Study.

Neurosurgery 2020 08;87(2):383-393

Division of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Neuroradiology, Department of Medical Imaging, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyaa005DOI Listing
August 2020

The POP (Pull on Pipe) Maneuver: A Technical Note for Rescuing a Prolapsed Pipeline Device.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2020 Apr 31;29(4):104647. Epub 2020 Jan 31.

Department of Medical Imaging, Division of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Neuroradiology, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2020.104647DOI Listing
April 2020

Developmental Venous Anomaly Inside a Glioblastoma.

JAMA Neurol 2020 Jan;77(1):127-128

Division of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Neuroradiology, Department of Medical Imaging, St Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaneurol.2019.3840DOI Listing
January 2020

Microenvironment of ruptured cerebral aneurysms discovered using data driven analysis of gene expression.

PLoS One 2019 22;14(7):e0220121. Epub 2019 Jul 22.

Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0220121PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6645676PMC
February 2020

Image-Guided, Linac-Based, Surgical Cavity-Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy in 5 Daily Fractions for Brain Metastases.

Neurosurgery 2019 11;85(5):E860-E869

Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyz162DOI Listing
November 2019

Ipsilateral brain cavernoma under scleroderma plaque: a case report.

Pan Afr Med J 2019 8;32:13. Epub 2019 Jan 8.

Neurosurgery Department St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11604/pamj.2019.32.13.15288DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6522175PMC
June 2019

The Changing Landscape of Treatment for Intracranial Aneurysm.

Can J Neurol Sci 2019 03;46(2):159-165

Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery,University of Toronto,Toronto, Ontario,Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/cjn.2019.7DOI Listing
March 2019

Stereotactic radiosurgery for resected brain metastasis: Cavity dynamics and factors affecting its evolution.

J Radiosurg SBRT 2018 ;5(3):191-200

Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6018046PMC
January 2018

Delayed presentation of cerebral schistosomiasis presenting as a tumor-like brain lesion.

Neuroradiol J 2018 Aug 5;31(4):395-398. Epub 2017 Jun 5.

1 Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1971400917703991DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6111429PMC
August 2018

History of neurosurgery at University of Toronto: the St. Michael's story.

J Neurosurg 2017 Dec 27;127(6):1417-1425. Epub 2017 Jan 27.

Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2016.9.JNS161119DOI Listing
December 2017

Mechanical thrombectomy after intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke.

Lancet Neurol 2017 02;16(2):103

Division of Neurosurgery and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(16)30381-7DOI Listing
February 2017

Erratum to: Spontaneous regression of a parafalcine meningioma in a multiple sclerosis patient being treated with interferon beta-1a.

Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2017 03;159(3):473-474

Department of Neurosurgery, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00701-016-3048-1DOI Listing
March 2017

Spontaneous regression of a parafalcine meningioma in a multiple sclerosis patient being treated with interferon beta-1a.

Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2017 03 21;159(3):469-471. Epub 2016 Nov 21.

Department of Neurosurgery, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00701-016-3019-6DOI Listing
March 2017

The Slowly Enlarging Ventriculus Terminalis.

Pol J Radiol 2016 7;81:529-531. Epub 2016 Nov 7.

Department of Neurosurgery, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12659/PJR.895669DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5102252PMC
November 2016

Integrated live biplane fluoroscopic and cone-beam CT-guided external ventricular drain placement in the neurointerventional suite.

J Neurointerv Surg 2017 09 22;9(9):911-912. Epub 2016 Jun 22.

Division of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/neurintsurg-2016-012560DOI Listing
September 2017

Cerebral aneurysm debuting as rupture during diagnostic CT angiography: An unexpected worst-case scenario.

Neuroradiol J 2016 Jun 11;29(3):216-8. Epub 2016 Mar 11.

Department of Medical Imaging, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1971400916638357DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4977920PMC
June 2016

The unruptured intracranial aneurysm treatment score: a multidisciplinary consensus.

Neurology 2015 Sep 14;85(10):881-9. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

Author affiliations are provided at the end of the article.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000001891DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4560059PMC
September 2015

Safety of early pharmacological thromboprophylaxis after subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Can J Neurol Sci 2014 Sep;41(5):554-61

1Department of Critical Care Medicine,Trauma & Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/cjn.2014.16DOI Listing
September 2014

Nonaneurysmal perimesencephalic subarachnoid hemorrhage: diagnosis, pathophysiology, clinical characteristics, and long-term outcome.

World Neurosurg 2014 Dec 5;82(6):1131-43. Epub 2014 Jul 5.

Division of Neurosurgery, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada; Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2014.07.006DOI Listing
December 2014

The Subarachnoid Hemorrhage International Trialists (SAHIT) Repository: advancing clinical research in subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Neurocrit Care 2014 Dec;21(3):551-9

Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, St. Michael's Hospital, Labatt Family Centre of Excellence in Brain Injury and Trauma Research, Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12028-014-9990-yDOI Listing
December 2014

Simultaneous discovery of bifrontal meningiomas and a glioblastoma multiforme.

BMJ Case Rep 2014 Apr 17;2014. Epub 2014 Apr 17.

Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2013-203296DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3992539PMC
April 2014

Multidisciplinary consensus on assessment of unruptured intracranial aneurysms: proposal of an international research group.

Stroke 2014 May 25;45(5):1523-30. Epub 2014 Mar 25.

From the Department of Neurosurgery (N.E., K.B., D. Hänggi, H.-J.S.), Medical Faculty, Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf, Germany; Department of Neurosurgery, Emory Stroke Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA (D.L.B.); Department of Neurosurgery, The Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY (J.B.); Departments of Neurology (R.D.B.) and Neurologic Surgery (G.L.), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY (E.S.C.); Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine/ Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO (C.P.D.); Departments of Neurosurgery (D. Hasan) and Epidemiology (J.C.T.), University of Iowa, Iowa City; Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland (S.J.); Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women's Medical University Medical Center East, Tokyo, Japan (H.K.); Neurosurgery Unit, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Cambridge University Hospitals Trust, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (P.J.K.); Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Western Australia (N.K.); Neurosurgery/ NeuroCenter, Kuopio University Hospital, University of Eastern Finland, Finland (T.K.); Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco (M.T.L.); Brain and Spine Center, Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, PA (P.L.); Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ (C.G.M.); Department of Neurosurgery, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand (E.M.); Department of Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN (J.M.); Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (A.M.); Division of Neurosurgery, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (M.K.M.); Department of Neurosurgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokyo, Japan (K.M.); Department of Neurological Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan (A.M.);

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https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.004519
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.004519DOI Listing
May 2014

Long-term consequences of subarachnoid hemorrhage: examining working memory.

J Neurol Sci 2013 Sep 18;332(1-2):145-7. Epub 2013 Jul 18.

Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2013.06.021DOI Listing
September 2013

Comprehensive data visualization for high resolution endovascular carotid arterial wall imaging.

J Biomed Opt 2012 May;17(5):056003

Biophotonics and Bioengineering Laboratory, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.JBO.17.5.056003DOI Listing
May 2012

Carotid artery angioplasty and stenting for patients less than 70 years-of-age.

Can J Neurol Sci 2012 May;39(3):338-42

Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0317167100013470DOI Listing
May 2012

Gouty arthropathy of the axial skeleton causing cord compression and myelopathy.

Can J Neurol Sci 2011 Nov;38(6):918-20

Division of Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology and Rheumatology, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s031716710001252xDOI Listing
November 2011

The pipeline flow-diverting stent for exclusion of ruptured intracranial aneurysms with difficult morphologies.

Neurosurgery 2012 Mar;70(1 Suppl Operative):21-8; discussion 28

Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0b013e3182315ee3DOI Listing
March 2012

Proximity to the treating centre and outcomes following subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Can J Neurol Sci 2011 Jan;38(1):36-40

Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0317167100011069DOI Listing
January 2011

Endovascular therapy of hypoglossal canal AVFs presenting with orbital symptoms.

Can J Neurol Sci 2009 Nov;36(6):745-50

Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0317167100008374DOI Listing
November 2009

A discriminative prediction model of neurological outcome for patients undergoing surgery of brain arteriovenous malformations.

Stroke 2006 Jun 11;37(6):1457-64. Epub 2006 May 11.

University of Toronto Brain Vascular Malformation Study Group, Toronto Western Hospital, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/01.STR.0000222937.30216.13DOI Listing
June 2006

Predictors of death in pediatric patients requiring cerebrospinal fluid shunts.

J Neurosurg 2004 May;100(5 Suppl Pediatrics):442-6

Department of Neurosurgery, The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/ped.2004.100.5.0442DOI Listing
May 2004