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[Comparing Fiducial-Based and Intraoperative Computed Tomography-Based Registration for Frameless Stereotactic Brain Biopsy].

Benjamin Saß, Mirza Pojskic, Miriam Bopp, Christopher Nimsky, Barbara Carl,

OBJECTIVE:The aim of this work was to compare fiducial-based and intraoperative computed tomography (iCT)-based registration for frameless stereotactic brain biopsy. METHODS:Of 50 frameless stereotactic biopsies with the VarioGuide, 30 cases were registered as iCT based and 20 as fiducial based. Statistical analysis of the target registration error (TRE), dose length ... Read more >>

Stereotact Funct Neurosurg (Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery)
[2020, :1-11]

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Microsurgical resection of giant T11/T12 conus cauda equine schwannoma.

Alisa Arnautovic, Mirza Pojskic, Kenan Arnautovic,

In this video, we highlight the anatomy involved with microsurgical resection of a giant T11/T12 conus cauda equina schwannoma. Spinal schwannoma remains the third most common intradural spinal tumor. Tumors undergoing gross total resection usually do not recur. To our knowledge, this is the first video case report of giant ... Read more >>

Bosn J Basic Med Sci (Bosnian journal of basic medical sciences)
[2020, :]

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Microscopic and Endoscopic Skull Base Approaches Hands-On Cadaver Course at 30: Historical Vignette.

Mirza Pojskić, Orhan Čustović, Karen Hutsel Erwin, Ian F Dunn, Mark Eisenberg, Andrew J Gienapp, Kenan I Arnautović,

Laboratory-based cadaveric training is essential for the development and refinement of neurosurgical technical skills in the operating room and has become an integral training component around the world. Postresidency fellowship-the first pillar of skull base surgery training-includes both hands-on clinical care and surgery supervised by an experienced skull base surgeon. ... Read more >>

World Neurosurg (World neurosurgery)
[2020, 142:434-440]

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Microsurgical Resection of Lung Carcinoma Spinal Cord Metastasis: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.

Mirza Pojskić, Kenan I Arnautović,

This video demonstrates microsurgical resection of intramedullary spinal cord metastasis of lung adenocarcinoma. Lung cancer is the predominant cause of rare metastatic intramedullary involvement of the spinal cord.1-4 Because of severe disabilities, these tumors should be considered for treatment with the goal of complete removal to preserve neurological functioning.5-9  Surgical ... Read more >>

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) (Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.))
[2020, 18(4):E115-E116]

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Microsurgical Resection of the IV Ventricle Subependymoma: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.

Mirza Pojskić, Vincent N Nguyen, Frederick A Boop, Kenan I Arnautović,

In this video, we demonstrate microsurgical resection of IV ventricle subependymoma. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first video case report of a microsurgical resection of subependymoma of the IV ventricle in the peer-reviewed English literature. Subependymomas are benign central nervous system tumors, typically arising in ventricular spaces, ... Read more >>

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) (Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.))
[2020, 19(1):E66-E67]

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Reliable navigation registration in cranial and spine surgery based on intraoperative computed tomography.

Barbara Carl, Miriam Bopp, Benjamin Saß, Mirza Pojskic, Marko Gjorgjevski, Benjamin Voellger, Christopher Nimsky,

OBJECTIVE:Low registration errors are an important prerequisite for reliable navigation, independent of its use in cranial or spinal surgery. Regardless of whether navigation is used for trajectory alignment in biopsy or implant procedures, or for sophisticated augmented reality applications, all depend on a correct registration of patient space and image ... Read more >>

Neurosurg Focus (Neurosurgical focus)
[2019, 47(6):E11]

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Microsurgical Resection of Low-Grade Spinal Cord Astrocytoma: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.

Mirza Pojskić, Kenan I Arnautović,

This video demonstrates microsurgical resection of low-grade (Grade I) thoracic spinal cord astrocytoma. Astrocytomas are the most common pediatric intramedullary tumors and occur secondary to ependymomas in adults.1,2 The treatment goal should be radical gross total resection while preserving neurological function with intraoperative neuromonitoring.2-4 To our knowledge, this is the ... Read more >>

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) (Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.))
[2019, 17(3):E107-E108]

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Augmented reality in intradural spinal tumor surgery.

Barbara Carl, Miriam Bopp, Benjamin Saß, Mirza Pojskic, Christopher Nimsky,

BACKGROUND:Microscope-based augmented reality (AR) is commonly used in cranial surgery; however, until recently, this technique was not implemented for spinal surgery. We prospectively investigated, how AR can be applied for intradural spinal tumor surgery. METHODS:For ten patients with intradural spinal tumors (ependymoma, glioma, hemangioblastoma, meningioma, and metastasis), AR was provided ... Read more >>

Acta Neurochir (Wien) (Acta neurochirurgica)
[2019, 161(10):2181-2193]

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Microsurgical Resection of Brain Stem Ependymoma: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.

Mirza Pojskić, Vincent Nguyen, Goran Lakičević, Kenan I Arnautović,

The brainstem is a less-common location for ependymomas than the spinal cord where they are the most common adult intramedullary tumor.1-18 In this first video case report in the peer-reviewed literature, we demonstrate microsurgical resection of a medulla oblongata ependymoma.  There are several case reports of medulla oblongata ependymomas1,3,5,6,13 and ... Read more >>

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) (Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.))
[2020, 18(6):E240-E241]

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Microsurgical Resection of Spinal Cord Hemangioblastoma: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.

Mirza Pojskic, Kenan I Arnautovic,

This video demonstrates microsurgical resection of spinal cord hemangioblastoma. Hemangioblastomas are rare, benign, highly vascularized tumors classified as grade I according to World Health Organization classification systems. About 3% of all intramedullary tumors are hemangioblastomas.1,2 Spinal cord hemangioblastomas are either sporadic3,4 or manifestations of von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease in 20% ... Read more >>

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) (Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.))
[2018, 15(6):E88-E89]

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Microsurgical Resection of the Epidermoid Tumor in the Cerebellopontine Angle.

Mirza Pojskić, Kenan I Arnautović,

In this video, we demonstrate epidermoid tumor microsurgical resection of the cerebellopontine angle (CPA) performed by the senior author (K.I.A.). Epidermoid tumors arise from ectoderm trapped within/displaced into the central nervous system. They show predilection for CPA Angle (up to 40%), 4th ventricle, suprasellar region, and spinal cord. 1 They ... Read more >>

(Journal of neurological surgery. Part B, Skull base)
[2019, 80(Suppl 3):S327-S328]

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SPINAL DUMBBELL EPIDURAL HEMANGIOMA: TWO STAGE/SAME SITTING/SAME POSITION POSTERIOR MICROSURGICAL AND TRANSTHORACIC ENDOSCOPIC RESECTION - CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE.

Mirza Pojskić, Blazej Zbytek, Christopher J Mutrie, Kenan I Arnautović,

- Spinal dumbbell tumors are defined by a narrowing at the point where they penetrate the intervertebral foramina or dura mater, assuming an hourglass or dumbbell shape. Dumbbell-shaped spinal hemangiomas are extremely rare. We describe a dumbbell spinal tumor (epidural cavernous hemangioma) resected by a 2-stage single-sitting combined approach. We ... Read more >>

Acta Clin Croat (Acta clinica Croatica)
[2018, 57(4):797-808]

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Microsurgical Resection of Medulla Oblongata Hemangioblastoma: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.

Mirza Pojskic, Kenan I Arnautovic,

This video demonstrates the microsurgical resection of brainstem hemangioblastoma. The patient is a 32-yr-old woman with Von Hippel Lindau syndrome who presented with quadriparesis and inability to swallow. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the neuroaxis revealed a brainstem cystic lesion with contrast-enhancing tumor nodule right along the posterior aspect of ... Read more >>

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) (Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.))
[2018, 15(5):E64-E65]

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Standard navigation versus intraoperative computed tomography navigation in upper cervical spine trauma.

Barbara Carl, Miriam Bopp, Mirza Pojskic, Benjamin Voellger, Christopher Nimsky,

PURPOSE:In surgery of C1-C2 fractures, standard navigation for screw placement based on preoperative image data was compared with intraoperative imaging guidance applying intraoperative computed tomography (iCT) with a special focus on accuracy of screw placement, workflow, and radiation exposure. METHODS:A single surgeon series of 16 consecutive patients with C1-C2 trauma ... Read more >>

Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg (International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery)
[2019, 14(1):169-182]

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Retrospective single-surgeon study of 1123 consecutive cases of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: a comparison of clinical outcome parameters, complication rates, and costs between outpatient and inpatient surgery groups, with a literature review.

Jack Mullins, Mirza Pojskić, Frederick A Boop, Kenan I Arnautović,

OBJECTIVE Outpatient anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is becoming more common and has been reported to offer advantages over inpatient procedures, including reducing nosocomial infections and costs, as well as improving patient satisfaction. The goal of this retrospective study was to evaluate and compare outcome parameters, complication rates, and ... Read more >>

J Neurosurg Spine (Journal of neurosurgery. Spine)
[2018, 28(6):630-641]

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Anterior Clinoid Metastasis Removed Extradurally: First Case Report.

Mirza Pojskić, Blazej Zbytek, Kenan I Arnautović,

Background  We report a case of isolated metastasis on the anterior clinoid process (ACP) mimicking meningioma. Clinical Presentation  A 58-year-old male presented with headaches, right-sided visual disturbances, and blurred and double vision. The cause of double vision was partial weakness of the right III nerve, resulting from compression of the ... Read more >>

(Journal of neurological surgery reports)
[2018, 79(2):e55-e62]

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Retrospective study of 229 surgically treated patients with brain metastases: Prognostic factors, outcome and comparison of recursive partitioning analysis and diagnosis-specific graded prognostic assessment.

Mirza Pojskic, Miriam H A Bopp, Markus Schymalla, Christopher Nimsky, Barbara Carl,

Background:Metastases are the most frequent tumors in the brain. Most often used scoring systems to predict the outcome are the RPA (Recursive Partitioning Analysis) classification and the DS-GPA (Diagnosis-Specific Graded Prognostic Assessment) score. The goal of our study was to determine prognostic factors which influence outcome in patients who undergo ... Read more >>

(Surgical neurology international)
[2017, 8:259]

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Microsurgical Resection of Tuberculum Sellae Meningioma through Left Cranio-orbital Approach.

Mirza Pojskić, Kenan I Arnautović,

In this video clip, the authors present the resection of a tuberculum sellae meningioma with compression of the left optic nerve and a chiasm ( Fig. 1 ) through a standard cranial orbital (CO) skull base approach. 1 2 3 The key step in the tumor resection was microsurgical dissection ... Read more >>

(Journal of neurological surgery. Part B, Skull base)
[2018, 79(2):S223-S224]

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First Report of Coexistence of Two Ectopic Pituitary Tumors: Rathke Cleft Cyst and Silent Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Adenoma.

Mirza Pojskić, Blazej Zbytek, Neal S Beckford, Frederick A Boop, Kenan I Arnautović,

Rathke cleft cysts (RCCs) and pituitary adenomas (PAs) are thought to have a common embryonic ancestry; however, PAs with a concomitant RCC inside the sella turcica are rarely observed. Ectopic pituitary tumors are also rare.We present the case of a 65-year-old woman with an ectopic RCC in the sphenoid sinus ... Read more >>

World Neurosurg (World neurosurgery)
[2017, 104:1048.e1-1048.e7]

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