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Academic Article

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2019 Diagnosis of Ventricular Shunt Infection in Children: A Systematic Review 2019
2019 Koos Classification of Vestibular Schwannomas: A Reliability Study 2019
2019 In Reply: Subaxial Cervical Spine Injury Classification Systems 2019
2019 Thoracolumbar Injury Classification and Severity Score in Children: A Validity Study 2019
2019 Current Topics in the Management of Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury 2019
2019 What is a case-control study? 2019
2019 Patient Satisfaction in Surgery for Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review of the Literature. 2019
2019 The Impact of Different Postgraduate Year Training in Neurosurgery Residency on 30-Day Postoperative Outcomes 2019
2019 Reserved Bed Program Reduces Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit Capacity Strain: An Implementation Study. 2019
2019 Association between payer status and patient-reported outcomes in adult patients with lumbar spinal stenosis treated with decompression surgery 2019
2019 Developing Physician Leadership in Hospital Policy Development: A Case Study of Resident-Driven Policy Initiatives in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. 2019
2019 Assessment of the Reliability of the Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing as an Outcome Measure in Patients Undergoing Revision Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion 2019
2019 Commentary: Writing a clinical research question 2019
2019 Education level as a prognostic indicator at 12 months following decompression surgery for symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis 2019
2019 Haplotype analysis of SERPINE1 gene: Risk for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage and clinical outcomes 2019
2019 In reply: Guidelines for the use of electrophysiological monitoring for surgery of the human spinal column and spinal cord 2019
2019 Loss of consciousness at onset of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in good-grade patients 2019
2019 What Isn't a case-control study? 2019
2018 “Are You Going to Be in the Surgery?” How Residents Can Respond to Concerned Patients Based on “The Impact of Different Postgraduate Year Training in Neurosurgery Residency on 30-Day Outcomes” Studies 2018
2018 Association between preoperative activity level and functional outcome at 12 months following surgical decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis 2018
2018 Towards Evidence-Based Guidelines in Neurological Surgery. 2018
2018 Antiplatelet Medication Reversal Strategies in Operative Intracranial Hemorrhage: A Survey of Practicing Neurosurgeons 2018
2018 Corrigendum to “Intracranial Hemorrhage in Patients with a Left Ventricular Assist Device” [World Neurosurgery 113 (2018) e714–e721] (S187887501830408X) (10.1016/j.wneu.2018.02.135)) 2018
2018 In reply: Guidelines for the use of electrophysiological monitoring for surgery of the human spinal column and spinal cord 2018
2018 In reply: Guidelines for the use of electrophysiological monitoring for surgery of the human spinal column and spinal cord 2018
2018 PHASES score applied to a prospective cohort of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage patients 2018
2018 Association of cystathionine beta-synthase polymorphisms and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage 2018
2018 Kyphoplasty patient-centered outcomes via questionnaire. 2018
2018 Associations between endothelin polymorphisms and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, clinical vasospasm, delayed cerebral ischemia, and functional outcome 2018
2018 Intracranial Hemorrhage in Patients with a Left Ventricular Assist Device 2018
2018 Damage capitation in the modern liability climate: A primer for neurosurgeons and systematic review of the literature 2018
2018 Response 2018
2018 Thoracolumbar Injury Classification and Severity Score in children: A reliability study 2018
2018 Voice and swallowing outcomes following reoperative anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with a 2-team surgical approach 2018
2018 Association of renin-angiotensin system genetic polymorphisms and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage 2018
2018 In reply: Guidelines for the use of electrophysiological monitoring for surgery of the human spinal column and spinal cord 2018
2018 In reply: Guidelines for the use of electrophysiological monitoring for surgery of the human spinal column and spinal cord 2018
2017 The role of endothelial nitric oxide synthase −786 T/C polymorphism in cardiac instability following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage 2017
2017 Guidelines for the use of electrophysiological monitoring for surgery of the human spinal column and spinal cord 2017
2017 Association of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1 (SERPINE1) Polymorphisms and Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage 2017
2017 Obese (Body Mass Index >30) Patients Have Greater Functional Improvement and Reach Equivalent Outcomes at 12 Months Following Decompression Surgery for Symptomatic Lumbar Stenosis 2017
2017 Corrigendum to ‘Predictors of Shunt Insertion in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage’ [World Neurosurgery 98 (2017) 421-426] (S1878875016312402) (10.1016/j.wneu.2016.11.092)) 2017
2017 Associations of Endothelin Polymorphisms and Aneurysm Size at Time of Rupture 2017
2017 Endothelin polymorphisms as a risk factor for cerebral aneurysm rebleeding following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage 2017
2017 Associations of renin-angiotensin system genetic polymorphisms and clinical course after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage 2017
2017 Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Polymorphism Is Associated with Delayed Cerebral Ischemia Following Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage 2017
2017 Impact of High-Mobility Group Box 1 Polymorphism on Delayed Cerebral Ischemia After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage 2017
2017 Ryanodine Receptor 1 Polymorphism Is Not Associated with Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage or its Clinical Sequelae 2017
2017 Predictors of Shunt Insertion in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage 2017
2017 Management of acute traumatic spinal cord injuries 2017
2016 Association of nosocomial infections with delayed cerebral ischemia in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage 2016
2016 Recurrent laryngeal nerve injury following reoperative anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: A meta-analysis 2016
2015 Assessment of driving outcomes after epilepsy surgery 2015
2015 Carotid and vertebral injury study (CAVIS) technique for characterization of blunt traumatic aneurysms with reliability assessment 2015
2015 Pharmacological therapy for acute spinal cord injury 2015
2015 Pharmacological therapy for acute spinal cord injury. 2015
2014 Incidence and trends in the diagnosis of traumatic extracranial cerebrovascular injury in the nationwide inpatient sample database, 2003-2010 2014
2014 Current practices in vestibular schwannoma management: A survey of American and Canadian neurosurgeons 2014
2014 Observer reliability of arteriovenous malformations grading scales using current imaging modalities: Clinical article 2014
2014 Resolution of diminished olfactory sensation after treatment of bilateral ophthalmic segment aneurysms with flow diversion: Case report 2014
2013 In reply: Guidelines for GM-1 ganglioside in acute spinal cord injury 2013
2013 Guidelines for GM-1 treatment in acute spinal cord injury 2013
2013 Guidelines for the management of acute cervical spine and spinal cord injuries: 2013 update 2013
2013 Clinical assessment following acute cervical spinal cord injury 2013
2013 Deep venous thrombosis and thromboembolism in patients with cervical spinal cord injuries 2013
2013 Infection risk in neurointervention and cerebral angiography 2013
2013 Initial closed reduction of cervical spinal fracture-dislocation injuries 2013
2013 Introduction to the guidelines for the management of acute cervical Spine and spinal cord injuries 2013
2013 Management of acute combination fractures of the Atlas and Axis in Adults 2013
2013 Management of acute traumatic central cord syndrome (ATCCS) 2013
2013 Management of isolated fractures of the Atlas in Adults 2013
2013 Management of isolated fractures of the Axis in Adults 2013
2013 Management of pediatric cervical spine and spinal cord injuries 2013
2013 Management of vertebral artery injuries following non-penetrating cervical trauma 2013
2013 Methodology of the guidelines for the management of acute cervical Spine and spinal cord injuries 2013
2013 Nutritional support after spinal cord injury 2013
2013 Occipital condyle fractures 2013
2013 Os odontoideum 2013
2013 Pharmacological therapy for acute spinal cord injury 2013
2013 Prehospital cervical spinal immobilization after trauma 2013
2013 Radiographic assessment 2013
2013 Spinal cord injury without radiographic abnormality (SCIWORA) 2013
2013 Subaxial cervical spine injury classification systems 2013
2013 The acute cardiopulmonary management of patients with cervical spinal cord injuries 2013
2013 The diagnosis and management of traumatic atlanto-occipital dislocation injuries 2013
2013 Transportation of patients with acute traumatic cervical spine injuries 2013
2013 Treatment of subaxial cervical spinal injuries 2013
2012 Reliability of postoperative photographs in assessment of facial nerve function after vestibular schwannoma resection 2012
2012 Safety and cost effectiveness of step-down unit admission following elective neurointerventional procedures 2012
2012 Comments 2012
2011 Management of blunt extracranial traumatic cerebrovascular injury: A multidisciplinary survey of current practice 2011
2011 Hydroxyapatite ceramics in multilevel cervical interbody fusion - Is there a role? 2011
2010 Oscillating field stimulation in the treatment of spinal cord injury 2010
2009 Recommendations for imaging of acute ischemic stroke: A scientific statement from the american heart association 2009
2006 Guidelines for the pharmacologic treatment of neurobehavioral sequelae of traumatic brain injury 2006
2006 Methodology 2006
2006 Neurosurgery: Introduction 2006
2006 Surgical management of acute epidural hematomas 2006
2006 Surgical management of acute subdural hematomas 2006
2006 Surgical management of depressed cranial fractures 2006
2006 Surgical management of posterior fossa mass lesions 2006
2006 Surgical management of traumatic parenchymal lesions 2006
2006 Surgical management of acute epidural hematomas. 2006
2006 Surgical management of depressed cranial fractures. 2006
2006 Surgical management of posterior fossa mass lesions. 2006
2006 Surgical management of traumatic parenchymal lesions. 2006
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 10: fusion following decompression in patients with stenosis without spondylolisthesis. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 11: interbody techniques for lumbar fusion. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 12: pedicle screw fixation as an adjunct to posterolateral fusion for low-back pain. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 13: injection therapies, low-back pain, and lumbar fusion. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 14: brace therapy as an adjunct to or substitute for lumbar fusion. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 15: electrophysiological monitoring and lumbar fusion. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 16: bone graft extenders and substitutes. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 17: bone growth stimulators and lumbar fusion. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 1: introduction and methodology. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 2: assessment of functional outcome. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 3: assessment of economic outcome. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 4: radiographic assessment of fusion. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 5: correlation between radiographic and functional outcome. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 6: magnetic resonance imaging and discography for patient selection for lumbar fusion. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 7: intractable low-back pain without stenosis or spondylolisthesis. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 8: lumbar fusion for disc herniation and radiculopathy. 2005
2005 Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 9: fusion in patients with stenosis and spondylolisthesis. 2005
2003 Development of evidence-based guidelines for the management of acute spine and spinal cord injuries. 2003
2002 Blood pressure management after acute spinal cord injury 2002
2002 Cervical spine immobilization before admission to the hospital 2002
2002 Clinical assessment after acute cervical spinal cord injury 2002
2002 Deep venous thrombosis and thromboembolism in patients with cervical spinal cord injuries 2002
2002 Diagnosis and management of traumatic atlanto-occipital dislocation injuries 2002
2002 Isolated fractures of the atlas in adults 2002
2002 Isolated fractures of the axis in adults 2002
2002 Management of acute central cervical spinal cord injuries 2002
2002 Management of combination fractures of the atlas and axis in adults 2002
2002 Management of vertebral artery injuries after nonpenetrating cervical trauma 2002
2002 Nutritional support after spinal cord injury 2002
2002 Os odontoideum 2002
2002 Pharmacological therapy after acute cervical spinal cord injury 2002
2002 Radiographic assessment of the cervical spine in asymptomatic trauma patients 2002
2002 Radiographic assessment of the cervical spine in symptomatic trauma patients 2002
2002 Transportation of patients with acute traumatic cervical spine injuries 2002
2002 Treatment of subaxial cervical spinal injuries 2002
2002 Blood Pressure Management after Acute Spinal Cord Injury. 2002
2002 Cervical Spine Immobilization before Admission to the Hospital. 2002
2002 Clinical Assessment after Acute Cervical Spinal Cord Injury. 2002
2002 Deep Venous Thrombosis and Thromboembolism in Patients with Cervical Spinal Cord Injuries. 2002
2002 Diagnosis and Management of Traumatic Atlanto-occipital Dislocation Injuries. 2002
2002 Initial Closed Reduction of Cervical Spine Fracture-Dislocation Injuries. 2002
2002 Isolated Fractures of the Atlas in Adults. 2002
2002 Isolated Fractures of the Axis in Adults. 2002
2002 Management of Acute Central Cervical Spinal Cord Injuries. 2002
2002 Management of Acute Spinal Cord Injuries in an Intensive Care Unit or Other Monitored Setting. 2002
2002 Management of Combination Fractures of the Atlas and Axis in Adults. 2002
2002 Management of Pediatric Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries. 2002
2002 Management of Vertebral Artery Injuries after Nonpenetrating Cervical Trauma. 2002
2002 Methodology of Guideline Development. 2002
2002 Nutritional Support after Spinal Cord Injury. 2002
2002 Occipital Condyle Fractures. 2002
2002 Os Odontoideum. 2002
2002 Pharmacological Therapy after Acute Cervical Spinal Cord Injury. 2002
2002 Radiographic Assessment of the Cervical Spine in Asymptomatic Trauma Patients. 2002
2002 Radiographic Assessment of the Cervical Spine in Symptomatic Trauma Patients. 2002
2002 Spinal Cord Injury without Radiographic Abnormality. 2002
2002 Transportation of Patients with Acute Traumatic Cervical Spine Injuries. 2002
2002 Treatment of Subaxial Cervical Spinal Injuries. 2002
2002 Guidelines for management of acute cervical spinal injuries 2002
2002 Guidelines for the management of acute cervical spine and spinal cord injuries. 2002
2000 Part 2: Early indicators of prognosis in severe traumatic brain injury 2000
2000 Management of type II dens fractures: A case-control study 2000
2000 A surgical approach to low back pain. 2000
2000 Outcomes science and neurotrauma: a national database. 2000
2000 Part 1: Guidelines for the management of severe traumatic brain injury 2000
1999 Use of cerebrospinal fluid shunt for the management of elevated intracranial pressure in a patient with active AIDS-related cryptococcal meningitis 1999
1999 Malignant glial tumor arising from the site of a previous hamartoma/ganglioglioma: Coincidence or malignant transformation? 1999
1999 Outcome science and stroke. 1999
1998 Guidelines or potentially dangerous recommendations? [3] (multiple letters) 1998
1998 Cerebrospinal fluid cytology in patients with cancer: Minimizing false- negative results 1998
1998 Diagnosis and treatment of spinal stenosis. 1998
1996 Measurement in surgical clinical research 1996
1996 Observational studies as alternatives to randomized clinical trials in surgical clinical research 1996
1996 Observer reliability in histological grading of astrocytoma stereotactic biopsies 1996
1996 Randomized controlled trials in surgery: Issues and problems 1996
1995 What is metanalysis? 1995
1995 The quality of life of practicing Canadian women surgeons: Results of the population study 1995
1995 Women surgeons: Career and lifestyle comparisons among surgical subspecialties 1995
1994 Antibiotic prophylaxis for cerebrospinal fluid shunts: A metanalysis 1994
1994 Iatrogenic False Aneurysm Following Repair of Intracranial Aneurysm 1994
1993 Demand-side medical education: Educating future physicians for Ontario 1993
1993 Cranial bone grafts for use in posterior fixation of the cervical spine. Technical note 1993
1993 Proof of equivalence: The inference of statistical significance: “caveat emptor” 1993
1993 Why don't more women choose surgery as a career? 1993
1993 Women surgeons: Results of the Canadian population study 1993
1992 A randomized controlled trial of perioperative rifampin/trimethoprim in cerebrospinal fluid shunt surgery 1992
1992 Where Have All the Primary Care Applicants Gone? 1992
1992 Cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection. 1992
1991 Venous thromboembolism after brain tumor surgery: A retrospective review 1991
1990 Unilateral megalencephaly associated with neonatal high output cardiac failure 1990
1990 Improving the record of patient assessment in the trauma room 1990
1989 The Sunnybrook Neurotrauma Assessment Record: Improving Trauma Data Collection 1989
1985 Decreased Risk of Infection in Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Surgery Using Prophylactic Antibiotics: A Case-Control Study 1985
1984 Cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection. Influences on initial management and subsequent outcome 1984
Guidelines for management of acute cervical spinal injuries. Introduction.
Initial closed reduction of cervical spine fracture-dislocation injuries.
Management of pediatric cervical spine and spinal cord injuries.
Methodology of guideline development.

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2015 History of Peripheral Nerve Repair.  23-36. 2015

Full Name

  • Beverly Walters