Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2017 Cancer immunotherapy with recombinant poliovirus induces IFN-dominant activation of dendritic cells and tumor antigen-specific CTLs 2017
2017 Adjacent segment level disease in Klippel-Feil syndrome patients with congenital cervical fusion in the setting of anterolisthesis: Should management be altered in the presence of anterolisthesis? 2017
2017 Simultaneous Umbilical Hernia Repair with Transumbilical Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Placement 2017
2008 Current treatment techniques & paradigms for hydrocephalus at the children's hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 2008
2008 Occult spinal dysraphism: A primer 2008
2008 Franz Kaspar Hesselbach (1759-1816): Anatomist and surgeon 2008
2005 Adult complex spinal dysraphism with situs inversus totalis: a rare association and review. 2005
2005 Letter to the editor 2005
2004 Exclusive lower extremity mirror movements and diastematomyelia 2004
2004 Nonseparated odontoid process fused to an atlantal hemiarch 2004
2004 Intramedullary Hemorrhage in a Neonate after Lumbar Puncture Resulting in Paraplegia: A Case Report 2004
2004 Chiari I malformation and neurofibromatosis type 1 2004
2004 Duplication of the massa intermedia in a child 2004
2004 In utero spontaneous cervical thoracic epidural hematoma imitating spinal cord birth injury 2004
2004 Parietal cephalocele 2004
2004 Duane's syndrome and giant parietal foramina 2004
2003 Distances from the atlantal segment of the vertebral artery to the midline in children 2003
2003 Editor's note 2003
2003 Lumbar split cord malformation and Klippel-Feil syndrome 2003
2003 Endoscopic third ventriculostomy for hydrocephalus secondary to central nervous system infection or intraventricular hemorrhage in children 2003
2003 Suprasellar lymphoid hyperplasia presenting with diabetes insipidus and hypogonadism 2003
2003 Parietal foramina are not synonymous with giant parietal foramina 2003
2003 Ectopic brain tissue in a neonate 2003
2003 Capillary hemangioma of the calvaria 2003
2003 Chiari II malformation and occult spinal dysraphism: Case reports and a review of the literature 2003
2003 Children with growth hormone deficiency and Chiari I malformation: A morphometric analysis of the posterior cranial fossa 2003
2003 Alternative uses for the subgaleal shunt in pediatric neurosurgery 2003
2003 Unilateral lambdoidal synostosis with mendosal suture involvement 2003
2003 Hemihypertrophy and the Chiari I malformation 2003
2003 Life expectancy of ventriculosubgaleal shunt revisions 2003
2003 Reformation of the posterior atlanto-occipital membrane following posterior fossa decompression with subsequent constriction at the craniocervical junction 2003
2003 Late gestational intrauterine myelomeningocele repair does not improve lower extremity function 2003
2003 Intracranial anatomic asymmetry in situs inversus totalis 2003
2003 Chorda dorsalis 2003
2003 To our reviewers 2003
2003 Cervical spine involvement in Larsen's syndrome: A case illustration 2003
2003 Cutaneous manifestations and the Chiari I malformation 2003
2002 Cortical representation of Hering's nerve: A possible anatomical pathway for seizure cessation following electrical stimulation 2002
2002 Dural ectasia in neurofibromatosis 2002
2002 Hemangioma of the transverse sinus 2002
2002 The effectiveness of Hering's nerve stimulation in controlling penicillin-induced seizures in the rat is dependent on the amygdala 2002
2002 To our readers 2002
2002 Asymmetry of tonsillar ectopia in Chiari I malformation 2002
2002 Dolichoodontoid in a pediatric patient 2002
2002 Discernment of adipose versus nervous tissue: A novel adjunct solution in lipomyelomeningocele surgery 2002
2002 Jarcho-Levin syndrome 2002
2002 Ninth cranial nerve stimulation for epilepsy control part 2: Surgical feasibility in humans 2002
2002 Horizontal sacrum as an indicator of a tethered spinal cord 2002
2002 Choroid plexectomy reduces neurosurgical intervention in patients with hydranencephaly 2002
2002 Acute hydrocephalus following a Chiari I decompression 2002
2001 Preliminary observations on the association between simple metopic ridging in children without trigonocephaly and the Chiari I malformation 2001
2000 The position of the conus medullaris in children with a Chiari I malformation 2000
2000 Coccygeal pits. 2000
1999 Filum terminale fusion and dural sac termination: Study in 27 cadavers 1999
1999 Effect of intrauterine myelomeningocele repair on central nervous system structure and function 1999
1998 Death in shunted hydrocephalic children in the 1990s 1998
1998 Pitfalls in the diagnosis of ventricular shunt dysfunction: Radiology reports and ventricular size 1998
1997 A modern analysis of intracranial tumors of infancy? 1997
1997 Hindbrain herniation syndromes: The chiari malformations (I and II) 1997
1997 Midline dorsal appendages 1997
1996 Bilateral congenital anomalies of the extracranial vertebral artery: Management with balloon therapy 1996
1995 Editorial comment 1995
1993 Surgery, hyperfractionated craniospinal irradiation, and adjuvant chemotherapy in the management of supratentorial embryonal neuroepithelial neoplasms in children. 1993
1992 Phase III clinical evaluation of gadoteridol injection: Experience in pediatric neuro-oncologic MR imaging 1992
1992 Perinatal spinal cord injury: clinical, radiographic and pathologic features. 1992
1992 Self-mutilation following brachial plexus injury sustained at birth 1992
1992 The natural history of patients with the sturge-weber syndrome 1992
1991 Butterfly-shaped mark [6] 1991
1991 Continuous external drainage in the treatment of subdural hematomas of infancy 1991
1991 Tumors of the central nervous system. Improvement in outcome through a multimodality approach 1991
1990 Chiari I malformation: A review of 43 patients 1990
1989 Delayed cerebrospinal-fluid shunt infection in children 1989
1988 Parietal cephaloceles: Radiographic and magnetic resonance imaging evaluation 1988
1987 Recurrent brain tumors in children 1987
1987 Sleep apnea and vocal cord paralysis secondary to type I Chiari malformation 1987
1984 The Currarino triad: complex of anorectal malformation, sacral bony abnormality, and presacral mass 1984
1983 Experience using two ct-guided stereotactic biopsy methods 1983

Book

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2013 Introduction and classification of the chiari malformations.  Ed. 9781461463696.  2013
2013 The chiari malformations.  Ed. 9781461463696.  2013

Chapter

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2015 Dorsal Rhizotomy for Spasticity.  383-391. 2015
2013 Associated disorders of chiari type i malformations.  127-133. 2013
2013 Conclusions.  367-369. 2013
2013 Embryology and pathophysiology of the Chiari i and II malformations.  55-72. 2013
2013 Embryology of the craniocervical junction and posterior cranial fossa.  13-54. 2013
2013 Surgical anatomy of the craniocervical junction relevant to chiari malformations.  73-82. 2013
2013 The chiari malformations: A historical context.  5-11. 2013
2013 Treatment of the Chiari II malformation.  315-324. 2013
2013 Treatment of the pediatric Chiari i malformation.  307-313. 2013
2012 Management of Occult Spinal Dysraphism in Adults.  2081-2090. 2012
2012 Surgical Decision-Making and Treatment Options for Chiari Malformations in Children.  695-701. 2012
2005 Pediatric intradural and extramedullary spinal cord tumors.  794-800. 2005

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Duke University 1972
  • Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, University of Missouri-Columbia 1968
  • Full Name

  • Walter Oakes