Publications

  1. Pirris SM, Kimes SM. Compression fracture in the middle of a chronic instrumented fusion that developed into pseudarthrosis after balloon kyphoplasty. J Neurosurg Spine. 2014 Jun; 20(6):705-8. Epub 2014 Mar 28.
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  2. Rahmathulla G, Nottmeier EW, Pirris SM, Deen HG, Pichelmann MA. Intraoperative image-guided spinal navigation: technical pitfalls and their avoidance. Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Mar; 36(3):E3.
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  3. Pirris SM, Nottmeier EW. A case series on the technical use of three-dimensional image guidance in subaxial anterior cervical surgery. Int J Med Robot. 2014 Feb 13.
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  4. Pirris SM, Nottmeier EW, Rahmathulla G, Deen HG, Reimer R, Wharen RE. Radiographic fusion rate after implantation of facet bone dowels. Spine J. 2014 Jan 18.
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  5. Hoover J, Pirris S. Synovial cyst mimicking an intraspinal sacral mass. Case Rep Neurol Med. 2014; 2014:953579. Epub 2014 Mar 04.
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  6. Rahmathulla, G, Deen, H, Dokken, J, Pirris, S, Pichelmann, M, Nottmeier, E, Reimer, R, Wharen, R. Implementation and impact of ICD-10 (Part II). Surgical Neurology International. 7/2014; Volume 5(Suppl 3):192-198.
  7. Rahmathulla, G, Deen, H, Dokken, J, Pirris, S, Pichelmann, M, Nottmeier, E, Reimer, R, Wharen, R. Migration to the ICD-10 coding system: A primer for spine surgeons (Part 1). Surgical Neurology International. 7/2014; Volume 5(Suppl 3):186-191.
  8. Pirris, S, Nottmeier, E, Kimes, S, O'Brien, M, Rahmathulla, G. Do patients know which iliac crest was harvested? A retrospective study of the iliac crest bone grafting techniques with allograft reconstruction. Journal of Neurosurgery Spine. 7/2014.
  9. Yoon J, Pirris S. Tumor haze caused a missed shave: facial shaving hemineglect. Neurohospitalist. 2013 Oct; 3(4):228.
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  10. Nottmeier EW, Pirris SM, Edwards S, Kimes S, Bowman C, Nelson KL. Operating room radiation exposure in cone beam computed tomography-based, image-guided spinal surgery: clinical article. J Neurosurg Spine. 2013 Aug; 19(2):226-31. Epub 2013 May 31.
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  11. Nottmeier EW, Pirris SM. Placement of thoracic transvertebral pedicle screws using 3D image guidance. J Neurosurg Spine. 2013 May; 18(5):479-83. Epub 2013 Mar 08.
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  12. R Grandhi, CP Deibert, SM Pirris, B Lembersky, AH Mintz. Simultaneous Muir-Torre and Turcot's Syndrome: A case report and review of the literature. Surgical Neurology International. 1/2013; 4(1):3 Epub 2013.
  13. Pirris SM, Nottmeier EW. Symptomatic pneumocephalus associated with lumbar dural tear and reverse trendelenburg positioning: a case report and review of the literature. Case Rep Neurol Med. 2013; 2013:792168. Epub 2013 Dec 22.
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  14. Clendenen SR, Pirris S, Robards CB, Leone B, Nottmeier EW. Symptomatic postlaminectomy cerebrospinal fluid leak treated with 4-dimensional ultrasound-guided epidural blood patch. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2012 Jul; 24(3):222-5.
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  15. Rahmlow MR, Pirris S, Rubin DI. A rare anterior spinal epidural cyst mimicking Hirayama disease. Muscle Nerve. 2012 Mar; 45(3):445-8.
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  16. Cheng BC, DJ, Cook M, Cuchanski SM, Pirris, Welch, WC. Biomechanical Cyclical Loading on Cadaveric Cervical Spines in a Corpectomy Model. Journal of ASTM International. 7/2011; Volume 8(Issue 7).
  17. Nottmeier EW, Pirris SM, Balseiro S, Fenton D. Three-dimensional image-guided placement of S2 alar screws to adjunct or salvage lumbosacral fixation. Spine J. 2010 Jul; 10(7):595-601.
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  18. Pirris SM, Monaco EA 3rd, Tyler-Kabara EC. Telemedicine through the use of digital cell phone technology in pediatric neurosurgery: a case series. Neurosurgery. 2010 May; 66(5):999-1004.
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  19. Cheng BC, Burns P, Pirris SM, Welch WC. Load Sharing and Stabilization Effects of Anterior Cervical Instrumentation. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2009 Dec; 22(8):571-7.
  20. Nakaya K, Niranjan A, Kondziolka D, Nettel B, Koebbe C, Pirris S, Flickinger JC, Lunsford LD. Effects of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery on Brainstem Compression from Skull Base Tumors. Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 2009; 77(4):988-995.
  21. Pirris SM, Dhall S, Mummmaneni PV, Kanter, AS. Minimally invasive approach to extraforaminal disc herniations at the lumbosacral junction using an operating microscope: case series and review of the literature. Neurosurg Focus. 2008 Aug; 25(2).
  22. Pirris SM. Head injury in the American Civil War. CNS News. 4/2008; Volume 10, number 4(Neurology).
  23. Pirris SM, Pollack IF, Snyderman CH, Spiro RM, Tyler-Kabara EC, Kassam AB. Corridor surgery: The current paradigm for skull base surgery. Childs Nerv Syst. 2007 Apr; 23:377-84.
  24. Kondziolka DS, Pirris SM, Lunsford LD. Improving the consent process for surgery. Neurosurgery. 2006 Jun; 58(6):1184-9.
  25. Maesawa S, Salame C, Flickinger JC, Pirris S, Konziolka D, Lunsford LD. Clinical outcomes after stereotactic radiosurgery for idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia. J Neurosurg. 2001 Jan; 94:14-20.