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Published Results

The publications listed on this page are a selection of the articles published by the UCSF Surgical Movement Disorders Center. You find further articles at PubMED, which is maintained by the National Library of Medicine, or Google Scholar.

2015 Publication Highlights

1. Coleman R and Ostrem JL. Patient selection: When to Consider Deep Brain Stimulation for Patients with Parkinson's Disease, Essential Tremor, or Dystonia. In: Marks WJ, ed. Deep Brain Stimulation Management: Cambridge University Press. 2015 (in press)

2. De Hemptinne C, Swann NC, Ostrem JL, Ryapolova-Webb ES, San Luciano M, Galifianakis NB, Starr PA. Therapeutic deep brain stimulation reduces cortical phase-amplitude coupling in Parkinson's disease. Nat Neurosci. 2015 May;18(5):779-86

3. Katz M, Luciano MS, Carlson K, Luo P, Marks WJ Jr, Larson PS, Starr PA, Follett KA, Weaver FM, Stern MB, Reda DJ, Ostrem JL; CSP 468 study group. Differential effects of deep brain stimulation target on motor subtypes in Parkinson's disease. Ann Neurol. 2015 Apr;77(4):710-9

4. Katz M, Won SJ, Park Y, Orr A, Jones DP, Swanson RA, Glass GA. Cerebrospinal fluid concentrations of N-acetylcysteine after oral administration in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2015 May;21(5):500-3

5. Kilbane C, Ramirez-Zamora A, Ryapolova-Webb E, Qasim S, Glass GA, Starr PA, Ostrem JL. Pallidal stimulation for Holmes tremor: clinical outcomes and single-unit recordings in 4 cases. J Neurosurg. 2015 Jun;122(6):1306-14.

6. Mills KA, Markun LC, San Luciano M, Rizk R, Allen IE, Racine CA, Starr PA, Alberts JL, Ostrem JL. Effect of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation on dual-task cognitive and motor performance in isolated dystonia. J Neuro Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2015 Apr;86(4):404-9

7. Miocinovic S, de Hemptinne C, Qasim S, Ostrem JL, Starr PA. Patterns of Cortical Synchronization in Isolated Dystonia Compared With Parkinson Disease. JAMA Neurol. 2015 Nov 1;72(11):1244-51

8. Ostrem JL, Ziman N, Galifianakis NB, Starr PA, Luciano MS, Katz M, Racine CA, Martin AJ, Markun LC, Larson PS. Clinical outcomes using ClearPoint interventional MRI for deep brain stimulation lead placement in Parkinson's disease. J Neurosurg. 2015 Oct 23:1-9

9. Martin AJ, Larson PS, Ziman N, Levesque N, Ostrem JL, Starr PA. DBS Implantation in a Diagnostic MR Suite: Infection History over a 10 Year Period. Journal of Neurosurgery. Accepted for publication 7/21/2015.

10. Qasim SE, de Hemptinne C, Swann NC, Miocinovic S, Ostrem JL, Starr PA Electrocorticography reveals beta desynchronization in the basal ganglia-cortical loop during rest tremor in Parkinson's disease. Neurobiol Dis. 2015 Nov 27. pii: S0969-9961(15)30101-7

11. Reyes RC, Cittolin-Santos GF, Kim JE, Won SJ, Brennan-Minnella AM, Katz M, Glass GA, Swanson RA. Neuronal Glutathione Content and Antioxidant Capacity can be Normalized In Situ by N-acetyl Cysteine Concentrations Attained in Human Cerebrospinal Fluid. Neurotherapeutics. 2015 Nov 16

12. Rowland NC, Starr PA, Larson PS, Ostrem JL, Marks WJ Jr, Lim DA. Combining cell transplants or gene therapy with deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease. Mov Disord. 2015 Feb;30(2):190-5

13. Rowland NC, De Hemptinne C, Swann NC, Qasim S, Miocinovic S, Ostrem JL, Knight RT, Starr PA. Task-related activity in sensorimotor cortex in Parkinson's disease and essential tremor: changes in beta and gamma bands. Front Hum Neurosci. 2015 Sep 22;9:512

14. Silvestrini MT, Yin D, Martin AJ, Coppes VG, Mann P, Larson PS, Starr PA, Zeng X, Gupta N, Panter SS, Desai TA, Lim DA. Interventional magnetic resonance imaging-guided cell transplantation into the brain with radially branched deployment. Mol Ther. 2015 Jan;23(1):119-29 Swann NC, de Hemptinne C, Aron AR, Ostrem JL, Knight RT, Starr PA. Elevated synchrony in Parkinson disease detected with electroencephalography. Ann Neurol. 2015 Nov;78(5):742-50

2014 Publication Highlights

1. Mills KA, Starr PA, Ostrem JL. Neuromodulation for dystonia: target and patient selection. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2014 Jan;25(1):59-75

2. Rowland NC, Miller KJ, Starr PA. Three-dimensional accuracy of ECOG strip electrode localization using coregistration of preoperative MRI and intraoperative fluoroscopy. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2014;92(1):8-16.

3. Vega RA, Holloway KL, Larson PS. Image-guided deep brain stimulation. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2014 Jan;25(1):159-72.

4. Ryapolova-Webb E, Afshar P, Stanslaski S, Denison T, de Hemptinne C, Bankiewicz K, Starr PA. Chronic cortical and electromyographic recordings from a fully implantable device: preclinical experience in a nonhuman primate. J Neural Eng. 2014 Feb;11(1):016009

5. Ostrem, JL, Markun LC, Glass GA, Racine CA, Volz MM, Heath SL, de Hemptinne C, Starr PA. Effect of frequency on subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation in primary dystonia. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2014 Apr; 20(4):432-8.

6. Ivan Me, Yarlagadda J, Saxena AP, Martin AJ, Starr PA, Sootsman WK, Larson PS. Brain shift during bur hole-based procedures using interventional MRI. J Neurosurg. 2014 Jul;121(1):149-60.

7. Starr PA. Dr. Roy Bakay and the modern era of neurosurgical mentorship. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2014;92(4):201-2

8. Mills KA, Markun LC, San Luciano M, Rizk R, Allen IE, Racine CA, Starr PA, Alberts JL, Ostrem JL. Effect of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation on dual-task cognitive and motor performance in isolated dystonia. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2014 Jul 10.

9. Larson PS. Deep brain stimulation for movement disorders. Neurotherapeutics. 2014 Jul;11(3):465-74.

10. Silvestrini MT, Yin D, Martin AJ, Coppes VG, Mann P, Larson PS, Starr PA, Zeng X, Gupta N, Panter SS, Desai TA, Lim DA. Interventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging-guided Cell Transplantation Into the Brain With Radially Branched Deployment. Mol Ther. 2014 Aug 20.

11. Starr PA, Markun LC, Larson PS, Volz MM, Martin AJ, Ostrem JL. Interventional MRI-guided deep brain stimulation in pediatric dystonia: first experience with the ClearPoint system. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Aug 1:1-9.

2013 Publication Highlights

1. Starr PA, Ostrem JL. Commentary on "Adaptive deep brain stimulation inadvanced Parkinson disease". Ann Neurol. 2013 Sep;74(3):447-8.

2. Witt JL, Moro E, Ash RS, Hamani C, Starr PA, Lozano AM, Hodaie M, Poon YY, Markun LC, Ostrem JL. Predictive factors of outcome in primary cervical dystonia following pallidal deep brain stimulation. Mov Disord. 2013 Sep;28(10):1451-5.

3. Ostrem JL, Galifianakis NB, Markun LC, Grace JK, Martin AJ, Starr PA, Larson, PS. Clinical outcomes of PD patients having bilateral STN DBS using high-field interventional MR-imaging for lead placement. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Jun;115(6):708-12.

4. Shimamoto SA, Ryapolova-Webb ES, Ostrem JL, Galifianakis NB, Miller KJ, Starr PA. Subthalamic nucleus neurons are synchronized to primary motor cortex local field potentials in Parkinson's disease. J Neurosci. 2013 Apr 24;33(17):7220-33.

5. de Hemptinne C, Ryapolova-Webb ES, Air EL, Garcia PA, Miller KJ, Ojemann JG, Ostrem JL, Galifianakis NB, Starr PA. Exaggerated phase-amplitude coupling in the primary motor cortex in Parkinson disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Mar 19;110(12):4780-5.

6. Witt J, Starr PA, Ostrem JL. Use of pallidal deep brain stimulation in postinfarct hemidystonia. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2013;91(4):243-7.

7. Larson PS, Cheung SW. A stroke of silence: tinnitus suppression following placement of a deep brain stimulation electrode with infarction in area LC. J Neurosurg. 2013 Jan;118(1):192-4.

8. Starr PA. Deep brain stimulation for other tremors, myoclonus, and chorea. Handb Clin Neurol. 2013;116:209-15.

9. Spindler MA, Galifianakis NB, Wilkinson JR, Duda JE. Globus pallidus interna deep brain stimulation for tardive dyskinesia: case report and review of the literature. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2013 Feb;19(2):141-7.

10. Cheung T, Nuño M, Hoffman M, Katz M, Kilbane C, Alterman R, Tagliati M. Longitudinal impedance variability in patients with chronically implanted DBS devices. Brain Stimul. 2013 Sep;6(5):746-51.

2012 Publication Highlights

1. Crowell AL, Ryapolova-Webb ES, Ostrem JL, Galifianakis NB, Shimamoto S, Lim DA, Starr PA Oscillations in sensorimotor cortex in movement disorders: an electrocorticography study. Brain. 2012 Jan; 135 (2):615-630.

2. Zhan Q, Kang G.A, Glass GA, Zhang Y, Shirley C, Milin R, Possin KL, Nezamzadeh M, Weiner MW, Marks Jr. WJ, Schuff N. Regional Alterations of Brain Microstructure in Parkinson’s Disease Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging. Mov Disorders 2012 Jan; 27(1):90-7.

3. Larson PS, Starr PA, Bates G, Tansey L, Richardson RM, Martin AJ. An optimized system for interventional magnetic resonance imaging-guided stereotactic surgery: preliminary evaluation of targeting accuracy. Neurosurgery. 2012 Mar; 70 Suppl Operative:95-103.

4. Poon LH, Lee AJ, Chiao TB, Kang GA, Heath S, Glass GA. Pharmacist’s role in a Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders clinic. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2012 Mar 15;69(6):518-20.

5. Mittermeyer G, Christine CW, Rosenbluth KH, Baker SL, Starr P, Larson P, Kaplan PL, Forsayeth J, Aminoff MJ, Bankiewicz KS. Long-Term Evaluation of a Phase 1 Study of AADC Gene Therapy for Parkinson's Disease. Hum Gene Ther. 2012 Apr; 23(4):377-81.

6. Christine CW, Marks WJ, Ostrem JL. Development of Parkinson's disease in patients with Narcolepsy. J Neural Transm. 2012 Jun; 119(6):697-9.

7. Cen L, Carlson BL, Schroeder MA, Ostrem JL, Kitange GJ, Mladek AC, Fink SR, Decker PA, Wu W, Kim JS. p16-Cdk4-Rb axis controls sensitivity to a cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor PD0332991 in glioblastoma xenograft cells. Neuro-oncology 2012; 14 (7):870-881.

8. Maniyar FH, Starr P, Goadsby PJ. Paroxysmal sneezing after hypothalamic deep brain stimulation for cluster headache. Cephalalgia. 2012 Jun; 32(8):641-4.

9. Air EL, Ryapolova-Webb E, de Hemptinne C, Ostrem JL, Galifianakis NB, Larson PS, Chang EF, Starr PA (2012) Acute effects of thalamic deep brain stimulation and thalamotomy on sensorimotor cortex local field potentials in essential tremor. Clinical Neurophysiology 2012; 123 (11): 2232-2238.

10. Markun LC, Starr PA, Air EL, Marks Jr WJ, Volz MM, Ostrem JL (2012) Shorter Disease Duration Correlates With Improved Long-term Deep Brain Stimulation Outcomes in Young-Onset DYT1 Dystonia. Neurosurgery 2012 Aug; 71 (2):325-330.

11. Mills KA, Scherzer R, Starr PA, Ostrem JL (2012) Weight Change after Globus Pallidus Internus or Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson’s Disease and Dystonia. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery 90 (6):386-393.

12. Kilbane CW, Ostrem JL, Galifianakis NB, Grace J, Markun LC, Glass GA. Pre- injection, multi channel EMG mapping to optimize Onabotulinum toxinA efficacy in cervical dystonia. Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements Journal, (2): 1-5, Aug 2012.

13. Ostrem JL, Galifianakis NB, Markun LC, Grace J, Martin AJ, Starr PA, Larson PS. Clinical outcomes of PD patients after bilateral STN DBS using high-field interventional MR-imaging for lead placement. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, Aug 2012.

14. Larson PS, Cheung SW. A stroke of silence: tinnitus suppression following placement of a deep brain stimulation electrode with infarction in area LC. Journal of Neurosurgery 2012; 1-3.

15. Hasan DM, Amans M, Tihan T, Hess C, Guo Y, Cha S, Su H, Martin AJ, Lawton MT, Neuwelt EA. Ferumoxytol-Enhanced MRI to Image Inflammation Within Human Brain Arteriovenous Malformations: a Pilot Investigation. Translational Stroke Research 2012:1-8.

16. Swann NC, Tandon N, Pieters TA, Aron AR. Intracranial Electroencephalography Reveals Different Temporal Profiles for Dorsal-and Ventro-lateral Prefrontal Cortex in Preparing to Stop Action. Cerebral Cortex, Aug 2012.

17. de Hemptinne C, Ivanoiu A, Lefèvre P, Missal M. How does Parkinson's disease and aging affect temporal expectation and the implicit timing of eye movements? Neuropsychologia, Oct 2012.

2011 Publication Highlights

1. Air EL, Ostrem JL, Sanger TD, Starr PA. Deep brain stimulation in children: experience and technical pearls. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics 2011;8(6):566-574.

2. Bronstein JM, Tagliati M, Alterman RL, et al. Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson disease: an expert consensus and review of key issues. Archives of Neurology 2011;68(2):165.

3. Bronte-Stewart H, Taira T, Valldeoriola F, et al. Inclusion and exclusion criteria for DBS in dystonia. Movement Disorders 2011;26(S1):S5-S16.

4. Chan V, Starr PA, Turner RS. Bursts and oscillations as independent properties of neural activity in the parkinsonian globus pallidus internus. Neurobiology of disease 2011;41(1):2-10.

5. Chang E, Cheng J, Richardson R, Lee C, Starr P, Larson P. Incidence and Management of Venous Air Embolisms during Awake Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery in a Large Clinical Series. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 2011;89:76-82.

6. Englot D, Chang E, Larson P. Lead Cap Localization using Ultrasound in Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery: Technical Note. Minimally invasive neurosurgery: MIN 2011;54(1):48.

7. Englot DJ, Glastonbury CM, Larson PS. Abnormal T 2-Weighted MRI Signal Surrounding Leads in a Subset of Deep Brain Stimulation Patients. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 2011;89:311-317.

8. Hegde M, Glass GA, Dalmau J, Christine CW. A case of slow orthostatic tremor, responsive to intravenous immunoglobulin. Mov Disord. 2011 Jul; 26(8):1563-5.

9. Isaias IU, Volkmann J, Kupsch A, et al. Factors predicting protracted improvement after pallidal DBS for primary dystonia: the role of age and disease duration. Journal of neurology 2011:1-8.

10. Kang GA, Heath S, Rothlind J, Starr PA. Long-term follow-up of pallidal deep brain stimulation in two cases of Huntington's disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 2011;82(3):272.

11. Lanier EM, Buffum MD. What Are Neuroscience Nurses Teaching Parkinson's Patients and Families Before Deep Brain Stimulation? Journal of Neuroscience Nursing 2011;43(1):E1.

12. Larson PS, Starr PA, Bates G, Tansey L, Richardson RM, Martin AJ. An Optimized System for Interventional MRI Guided Stereotactic Surgery: Preliminary Evaluation of Targeting Accuracy. Neurosurgery 2011.

13. National Guideline C. Care of the movement disorder patient with deep brain stimulation. In. Rockville MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). 2011.

14. Ostrem J, Racine C, Glass G, et al. Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation in primary cervical dystonia. Neurology 2011;76(10):870-878.

15. Richardson RM, Freed CR, Shimamoto SA, Starr PA. Pallidal neuronal discharge in Parkinson's disease following intraputamenal fetal mesencephalic allograft. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 2011;82(3):266-271.

16. Richardson RM, Kells AP, Martin AJ, et al. Novel platform for MRI-guided convection-enhanced delivery of therapeutics: preclinical validation in nonhuman primate brain. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery 2011;89(3):141-151.

17. Shahlaie K, Larson PS, Starr PA. Intraoperative computed tomography for deep brain stimulation surgery: technique and accuracy assessment. Neurosurgery 2011;68:114.

18. Starr PA, Bejjani P, Lozano AM, Metman LV. Stereotactic techniques and perioperative management of DBS in dystonia. Movement Disorders 2011;26(S1):S23-S30.

19. Vitek JL, DeLong MR, Starr PA, Hariz MI, Metman LV. Intraoperative neurophysiology in DBS for dystonia. Movement Disorders 2011;26(S1):S31-S36.