Selected Departmental Publications

August 2011

Selected Publications since 2001 By name of physician

Dr. Yigal Shoshan

Shamir, R., M. Freiman, L. Joskowicz, M. Shoham, E. Zehavi and Y. Shoshan (2005). "Robot-assisted image-guided targeting for minimally invasive neurosurgery: planning, registration, and in-vitro experiment." Medical image computing and computer-assisted intervention : MICCAI ... International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention 8(Pt 2): 131-138.

Joskowicz, L., R. Shamir, M. Freiman, M. Shoham, E. Zehavi, F. Umansky and Y. Shoshan (2006). "Image-guided system with miniature robot for precise positioning and targeting in keyhole neurosurgery." Computer aided surgery : official journal of the International Society for Computer Aided Surgery 11(4): 181-193.

Einav, S., E. Itshayek, J. D. Kark, H. Ovadia, C. F. Weiniger and Y. Shoshan (2008). "Serum S100B levels after meningioma surgery: A comparison of two laboratory assays." BMC clinical pathology 8: 9.

Shamir, R. R., M. Freiman, L. Joskowicz, S. Spektor and Y. Shoshan (2009). "Surface-based facial scan registration in neuronavigation procedures: a clinical study." Journal of neurosurgery 111(6): 1201-1206.

Shamir, R. R., L. Joskowicz, S. Spektor and Y. Shoshan (2009). "Localization and registration accuracy in image guided neurosurgery: a clinical study." International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery 4(1): 45-52.

Adeleye, A., E. Shohami, D. Nachman, A. Alexandrovich, V. Trembovler, R. Yaka, Y. Shoshan, J. Dhawan and A. Biegon (2010). "D-cycloserine improves functional outcome after traumatic brain injury with wide therapeutic window." European journal of pharmacology 629(1-3): 25-30.

Lavon, I., D. Zrihan, A. Granit, O. Einstein, N. Fainstein, M. A. Cohen, B. Zelikovitch, Y. Shoshan, S. Spektor, B. E. Reubinoff, Y. Felig, O. Gerlitz, T. Ben-Hur, Y. Smith and T. Siegal (2010). "Gliomas display a microRNA expression profile reminiscent of neural precursor cells." Neuro-oncology 12(5): 422-433.

Shamir, R. R., I. Tamir, E. Dabool, L. Joskowicz and Y. Shoshan (2010). "A method for planning safe trajectories in image-guided keyhole neurosurgery." Medical image computing and computer-assisted intervention : MICCAI ... International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention 13(Pt 3): 457-464.

Shamir, R. R., L. Joskowicz, S. Spektor and Y. Shoshan (2011). "Target and trajectory clinical application accuracy in neuronavigation." Neurosurgery 68(1 Suppl Operative): 95-101; discussion 101-102.

Yaari, L., O. Paltiel, M. Barchana, I. Liphshiz and Y. Shoshan (2011). "Low incidence of brain tumors among Ethiopian immigrants in Israel." Journal of neuro-oncology 101(2): 279-285.

Prof. Felix Umanski

Constantini, S., A. Kanner, A. Friedman, Y. Shoshan, Z. Israel, E. Ashkenazi, M. Gertel, A. Even, Y. Shevach, M. Shalit, F. Umansky and Z. H. Rappaport (2001). "Safety of perioperative minidose heparin in patients undergoing brain tumor surgery: a prospective, randomized, double-blind study." Journal of neurosurgery 94(6): 918-921.

Mandil, R., E. Ashkenazi, M. Blass, I. Kronfeld, G. Kazimirsky, G. Rosenthal, F. Umansky, P. S. Lorenzo, P. M. Blumberg and C. Brodie (2001). "Protein kinase Calpha and protein kinase Cdelta play opposite roles in the proliferation and apoptosis of glioma cells." Cancer research 61(11): 4612-4619.

Weisberg, S., E. Ashkenazi, Z. Israel, M. Attia, Y. Shoshan, F. Umansky and C. Brodie (2001). "Anaplastic and atypical meningiomas express high levels of Fas and undergo apoptosis in response to Fas ligation." The American journal of pathology 159(4): 1193-1197.

Segal, R., Y. Shoshan, Z. Israel, S. Spektor, J. Cohen, S. Fraifeld and F. Umansky (2005). "Neurosurgery at the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem." Neurosurgery 56(5): 1135-1148; discussion 1135-1148.

Shoshan, Y., M. Wygoda and F. Umansky (2005). "Stereotactic radiosurgery and fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy: background, definitions, applications." The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ 7(9): 597-599.

Spektor, S., J. Valarezo, D. M. Fliss, Z. Gil, J. Cohen, J. Goldman and F. Umansky (2005). "Olfactory groove meningiomas from neurosurgical and ear, nose, and throat perspectives: approaches, techniques, and outcomes." Neurosurgery 57(4 Suppl): 268-280; discussion 268-280.

Segal, R., A. Furmanov and F. Umansky (2006). "Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage: to operate or not to operate, that's the question." The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ 8(11): 815-818.

Sadetzki, S., L. Zach, A. Chetrit, D. Nass, C. Hoffmann, Z. Ram, M. Zaaroor, F. Umansky, Z. H. Rappaport, A. Cohen, U. Wald, S. Rothman and M. Hadani (2008). "Epidemiology of gliomas in Israel: a nationwide study." Neuroepidemiology 31(4): 264-269.

Umansky, F., Y. Shoshan, G. Rosenthal, S. Fraifeld and S. Spektor (2008). "Radiation-induced meningioma." Neurosurgical focus 24(5): E7.

Lomonaco, S. L., S. Finniss, C. Xiang, A. Decarvalho, F. Umansky, S. N. Kalkanis, T. Mikkelsen and C. Brodie (2009). "The induction of autophagy by gamma-radiation contributes to the radioresistance of glioma stem cells. " International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer, 125(3): 717-722.

Dr. Zvi Israel

Israel, Z. (2003). "Surgery for tremor." The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ 5(10): 727-730.

Israel, Z. and S. Hassin-Baer (2005). "Subthalamic stimulation for Parkinson's disease." The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ 7(7): 458-463.

Moran, A., I. Bar-Gad, H. Bergman and Z. Israel (2006). "Real-time refinement of subthalamic nucleus targeting using Bayesian decision-making on the root mean square measure." Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society 21(9): 1425-1431.

Israel, Z. and H. Bergman (2008). "Pathophysiology of the basal ganglia and movement disorders: from animal models to human clinical applications." Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews 32(3): 367-377.

Moran, A., H. Bergman, Z. Israel and I. Bar-Gad (2008). "Subthalamic nucleus functional organization revealed by parkinsonian neuronal oscillations and synchrony." Brain : a journal of neurology 131(Pt 12): 3395-3409.

Zaidel, A., A. Moran, G. Marjan, H. Bergman and Z. Israel (2008). "Prior pallidotomy reduces and modifies neuronal activity in the subthalamic nucleus of Parkinson's disease patients." The European journal of neuroscience 27(2): 483-491.

Zaidel, A., A. Spivak, L. Shpigelman, H. Bergman and Z. Israel (2009). "Delimiting subterritories of the human subthalamic nucleus by means of microelectrode recordings and a Hidden Markov Model." Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society 24(12): 1785-1793.

Raz, A., D. Eimerl, A. Zaidel, H. Bergman and Z. Israel (2010). "Propofol decreases neuronal population spiking activity in the subthalamic nucleus of Parkinsonian patients." Anesthesia and analgesia 111(5): 1285-1289.

Zaidel, A., H. Bergman, Y. Ritov and Z. Israel (2010). "Levodopa and subthalamic deep brain stimulation responses are not congruent." Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society 25(14): 2379-2386.

Zaidel, A., A. Spivak, B. Grieb, H. Bergman and Z. Israel (2010). "Subthalamic span of beta oscillations predicts deep brain stimulation efficacy for patients with Parkinson's disease." Brain : a journal of neurology 133(Pt 7): 2007-2021.

Dr. Sergey Spektor

Spektor, S., S. Agus, V. Merkin and S. Constantini (2003). "Low-dose aspirin prophylaxis and risk of intracranial hemorrhage in patients older than 60 years of age with mild or moderate head injury: a prospective study." Journal of neurosurgery 99(4): 661-665.

Spektor, S., J. Valarezo, D. M. Fliss, Z. Gil, J. Cohen, J. Goldman and F. Umansky (2005). "Olfactory groove meningiomas from neurosurgical and ear, nose, and throat perspectives: approaches, techniques, and outcomes." Neurosurgery 57(4 Suppl): 268-280; discussion 268-280.

Adeleye, A. O., Y. Shoshan, J. E. Cohen and S. Spektor (2008). "Ruptured middle cerebral artery aneurysm in an infant presenting as acute subdural hematoma: a case report." Pediatric neurosurgery 44(5): 397-401.

Cohen, J. E., J. M. Gomori, R. Segal, A. Spivak, E. Margolin, G. Sviri, G. Rajz, S. Fraifeld and S. Spektor (2008). "Results of endovascular treatment of traumatic intracranial aneurysms." Neurosurgery 63(3): 476-485; discussion 485-476.

Umansky, F., Y. Shoshan, G. Rosenthal, S. Fraifeld and S. Spektor (2008). "Radiation-induced meningioma." Neurosurgical focus 24(5): E7.

Shamir, R. R., M. Freiman, L. Joskowicz, S. Spektor and Y. Shoshan (2009). "Surface-based facial scan registration in neuronavigation procedures: a clinical study." Journal of neurosurgery 111(6): 1201-1206.

Shamir, R. R., L. Joskowicz, S. Spektor and Y. Shoshan (2009). "Localization and registration accuracy in image guided neurosurgery: a clinical study." International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery 4(1): 45-52.

Adeleye, A. O., G. Amir, S. Fraifeld, Y. Shoshan, F. Umansky and S. Spektor (2010). "Diagnosis and management of Rosai-Dorfman disease involving the central nervous system." Neurological research 32(6): 572-578.

Lavon, I., D. Zrihan, A. Granit, O. Einstein, N. Fainstein, M. A. Cohen, B. Zelikovitch, Y. Shoshan, S. Spektor, B. E. Reubinoff, Y. Felig, O. Gerlitz, T. Ben-Hur, Y. Smith and T. Siegal (2010). "Gliomas display a microRNA expression profile reminiscent of neural precursor cells." Neuro-oncology 12(5): 422-433.

Attia, M., J. E. Cohen, O. M. Shapira, D. Eimerl, M. J. Gomori, S. Dotan and S. Spektor (2011). "Visual failure and recovery after thrombosis of a giant carotid ophthalmic aneurysm following vascular bypass and carotid artery ligation." Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia 18(1): 152-154.

Shamir, R. R., L. Joskowicz, S. Spektor and Y. Shoshan (2011). "Target and trajectory clinical application accuracy in neuronavigation." Neurosurgery 68(1 Suppl Operative): 95-101; discussion 101-102.

Prof. José Cohen

Cohen, J. E., J. M. Gomori and F. Umansky (2003). "Endovascular management of spontaneous bilateral symptomatic vertebral artery dissections." AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology 24(10): 2052-2056.

Cohen, J. E., G. Rajz, E. Itshayek, Y. Shoshan, F. Umansky and J. M. Gomori (2005). "Endovascular management of traumatic and iatrogenic aneurysms of the pericallosal artery. Report of two cases." Journal of neurosurgery 102(3): 555-557.

Cohen, J. E., J. M. Gomori, R. Segal, A. Spivak, E. Margolin, G. Sviri, G. Rajz, S. Fraifeld and S. Spektor (2008). "Results of endovascular treatment of traumatic intracranial aneurysms." Neurosurgery 63(3): 476-485; discussion 485-476.

Cohen, J. E., S. Grigoriadis and J. M. Gomori (2009). "Multiple traumatic intracranial aneurysms presenting as a subacute hemorrhagic mass lesion 14 years after trauma." The Journal of trauma 67(4): E111-114.

Leker, R. R., R. Eichel, D. Arkadir, J. M. Gomori, G. Raphaeli, T. Ben-Hur and J. E. Cohen (2009). "Multi-modal reperfusion therapy for patients with acute anterior circulation stroke in Israel." Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation 40(11): 3627-3630.

Raphaeli, G., R. Eichel, T. Ben-Hur, R. R. Leker and J. E. Cohen (2009). "Multimodal reperfusion therapy in patients with acute basilar artery occlusion." Neurosurgery 65(3): 548-552; discussion 552-543.

Arkadir, D., R. Eichel, J. E. Cohen, E. Itshayek, J. M. Gomori, T. Ben-Hur, G. Rosenthal and R. R. Leker (2010). "Decompressive hemicraniectomy improves outcome in patients with failed arterial recanalization after acute carotid artery occlusion." Neurological research 32(10): 1077-1082.

Cohen, J. E., J. M. Gomori and E. Itshayek (2011). "Balloon-assisted looping technique to perform carotid artery stenting." Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia.

Cohen, J. E., J. M. Gomori, R. R. Leker, R. Eichel, D. Arkadir and E. Itshayek (2011). "Preliminary experience with the use of self-expanding stent as a thrombectomy device in ischemic stroke." Neurological research 33(4): 439-443.

Cohen, J. E., S. Grigoriadis and E. Itshayek (2011). "Type II proatlantal artery (occipital subtype) with bilateral absence of the vertebral arteries." Clinical anatomy.

Dr. Mony Benifla

Benifla, M., H. Otsubo, A. Ochi, S. K. Weiss, E. J. Donner, M. Shroff, S. Chuang, C. Hawkins, J. M. Drake, I. Elliott, M. L. Smith, O. C. Snead, 3rd and J. T. Rutka (2006). "Temporal lobe surgery for intractable epilepsy in children: an analysis of outcomes in 126 children." Neurosurgery 59(6): 1203-1213; discussion 1213-1204.

Benifla, M., J. T. Rutka, W. Logan and E. J. Donner (2006). "Vagal nerve stimulation for refractory epilepsy in children: indications and experience at The Hospital for Sick Children." Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery 22(8): 1018-1026.

Ivashkova, Y., A. Svetnitsky, O. Mayzler, D. Pruneau, M. Benifla, Y. Fuxman, A. Cohen, A. A. Artru and Y. Shapira (2006). "Bradykinin B2 receptor antagonism with LF 18-1505T reduces brain edema and improves neurological outcome after closed head trauma in rats." The Journal of trauma 61(4): 879-885.

Benifla, M., R. Barrelly, I. Shelef, J. El-On, A. Cohen and E. Cagnano (2007). "Huge hemispheric intraparenchymal cyst caused by Taenia multiceps in a child. Case report." Journal of neurosurgery 107(6 Suppl): 511-514.

Benifla, M., I. Melamed, R. Barrelly, A. Aloushin and I. Shelef (2008). "Unilateral partial hemilaminectomy for disc removal in a 1-year-old child." Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics 2(2): 133-135.

Benifla, M., J. T. Rutka, H. Otsubo, M. Lamberti-Pasculli, I. Elliott, E. Sell, R. RamachandranNair, A. Ochi, S. K. Weiss, O. C. Snead, 3rd and E. J. Donner (2008). "Long-term seizure and social outcomes following temporal lobe surgery for intractable epilepsy during childhood." Epilepsy research 82(2-3): 133-138.

Ramachandrannair, R., A. Ochi, K. Imai, M. Benifla, T. Akiyama, S. Holowka, J. T. Rutka, O. C. Snead, 3rd and H. Otsubo (2008). "Epileptic spasms in older pediatric patients: MEG and ictal high-frequency oscillations suggest focal-onset seizures in a subset of epileptic spasms." Epilepsy research 78(2-3): 216-224.

Benifla, M., F. Sala, Jr., J. Jane, H. Otsubo, A. Ochi, J. Drake, S. Weiss, E. Donner, A. Fujimoto, S. Holowka, E. Widjaja, O. C. Snead, 3rd, M. L. Smith, M. S. Tamber and J. T. Rutka (2009). "Neurosurgical management of intractable rolandic epilepsy in children: role of resection in eloquent cortex. Clinical article." Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics 4(3): 199-216.

Gaetz, W., D. Cheyne, J. T. Rutka, J. Drake, M. Benifla, S. Strantzas, E. Widjaja, S. Holowka, Z. Tovar-Spinoza, H. Otsubo and E. W. Pang (2009). "Presurgical localization of primary motor cortex in pediatric patients with brain lesions by the use of spatially filtered magnetoencephalography." Neurosurgery 64(3 Suppl): 177-185; discussion 186.

Shlosberg, D., M. Benifla, D. Kaufer and A. Friedman (2010). "Blood-brain barrier breakdown as a therapeutic target in traumatic brain injury." Nature reviews. Neurology 6(7): 393-403.

Tomkins, O., A. Feintuch, M. Benifla, A. Cohen, A. Friedman and I. Shelef (2011). "Blood-brain barrier breakdown following traumatic brain injury: a possible role in posttraumatic epilepsy." Cardiovascular psychiatry and neurology 2011: 765923.

Dr. Guy Rosenthal

Flint, A. C., G. T. Manley, A. D. Gean, J. C. Hemphill, 3rd and G. Rosenthal (2008). "Post-operative expansion of hemorrhagic contusions after unilateral decompressive hemicraniectomy in severe traumatic brain injury." Journal of neurotrauma 25(5): 503-512.

Rosenthal, G., J. C. Hemphill, M. Sorani, C. Martin, D. Morabito, M. Meeker, V. Wang and G. T. Manley (2008). "The role of lung function in brain tissue oxygenation following traumatic brain injury." Journal of neurosurgery 108(1): 59-65.

Rosenthal, G., J. C. Hemphill, 3rd, M. Sorani, C. Martin, D. Morabito, W. D. Obrist and G. T. Manley (2008). "Brain tissue oxygen tension is more indicative of oxygen diffusion than oxygen delivery and metabolism in patients with traumatic brain injury." Critical care medicine 36(6): 1917-1924.

Rosenthal, G., D. Morabito, M. Cohen, A. Roeytenberg, N. Derugin, S. S. Panter, M. M. Knudson and G. Manley (2008). "Use of hemoglobin-based oxygen-carrying solution-201 to improve resuscitation parameters and prevent secondary brain injury in a swine model of traumatic brain injury and hemorrhage: laboratory investigation." Journal of neurosurgery 108(3): 575-587.

Sorani, M. D., D. Morabito, G. Rosenthal, K. M. Giacomini and G. T. Manley (2008). "Characterizing the dose-response relationship between mannitol and intracranial pressure in traumatic brain injury patients using a high-frequency physiological data collection system." Journal of neurotrauma 25(4): 291-298.

Stewart, C., I. Haitsma, Z. Zador, J. C. Hemphill, 3rd, D. Morabito, G. Manley, 3rd and G. Rosenthal (2008). "The new Licox combined brain tissue oxygen and brain temperature monitor: assessment of in vitro accuracy and clinical experience in severe traumatic brain injury." Neurosurgery 63(6): 1159-1164; discussion 1164-1155.

Rosenthal, G., J. C. Hemphill, 3rd and G. Manley (2009). "Brain tissue oxygen tension is more indicative of oxygen diffusion than oxygen delivery and metabolism in patients with traumatic brain injury." Critical care medicine 37(1): 379-380.

Wan, J. J., M. J. Cohen, G. Rosenthal, I. K. Haitsma, D. J. Morabito, N. Derugin, M. M. Knudson and G. T. Manley (2009). "Refining resuscitation strategies using tissue oxygen and perfusion monitoring in critical organ beds." The Journal of trauma 66(2): 353-357.

Arkadir, D., R. Eichel, J. E. Cohen, E. Itshayek, J. M. Gomori, T. Ben-Hur, G. Rosenthal and R. R. Leker (2010). "Decompressive hemicraniectomy improves outcome in patients with failed arterial recanalization after acute carotid artery occlusion." Neurological research 32(10): 1077-1082.

Rosenthal, G., R. O. Sanchez-Mejia, N. Phan, J. C. Hemphill, 3rd, C. Martin and G. T. Manley (2011). "Incorporating a parenchymal thermal diffusion cerebral blood flow probe in bedside assessment of cerebral autoregulation and vasoreactivity in patients with severe traumatic brain injury." Journal of neurosurgery 114(1): 62-70.

Dr. Emil Margolin

Perez-Sanchez, X., F. Umansky, E. Margolin and S. Spektor (2006). "Fronto-orbital craniotomy reconstruction using the titanium clamp (Craniofix): a technical note." Surgical neurology 65(1): 51-54.

Cohen, J. E., J. M. Gomori, R. Segal, A. Spivak, E. Margolin, G. Sviri, G. Rajz, S. Fraifeld and S. Spektor (2008). "Results of endovascular treatment of traumatic intracranial aneurysms." Neurosurgery 63(3): 476-485; discussion 485-476.

Fellig, Y., A. M. Oliveira, E. Margolin, J. M. Gomori, M. R. Erickson-Johnson, M. M. Chou, F. Umansky and D. Soffer (2009). "Extraosseous aneurysmal bone cyst of cerebello-pontine angle with USP6 rearrangement." Acta neuropathologica 118(4): 579-581.

Cohen, J. E., E. Margolin, S. Moscovici, I. Paldor and E. Itshayek (2010). "Life-threatening massive subarachnoid hemorrhage after Taekwondo-associated head trauma." The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ 12(8): 509-510.

Dr. Eyal Itshayek

Itshayek, E., G. Rosenthal, S. Fraifeld, X. Perez-Sanchez, J. E. Cohen and S. Spektor (2006). "Delayed posttraumatic acute subdural hematoma in elderly patients on anticoagulation." Neurosurgery 58(5): E851-856; discussion E851-856.

Itshayek, E., X. Perez-Sanchez, J. E. Cohen, F. Umansky and S. Spektor (2007). "Cavernous hemangioma of the third cranial nerve: case report." Neurosurgery 61(3): E653; discussion E653.

Beadon, K., J. D. Johnston, K. Siggers, E. Itshayek and P. A. Cripton (2008). "A repeatable ex vivo model of spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis." Spine 33(22): 2387-2393.

Dennison, C. R., P. M. Wild, P. W. Byrnes, A. Saari, E. Itshayek, D. C. Wilson, Q. A. Zhu, M. F. Dvorak, P. A. Cripton and D. R. Wilson (2008). "Ex vivo measurement of lumbar intervertebral disc pressure using fibre-Bragg gratings." Journal of biomechanics 41(1): 221-225.

Einav, S., E. Itshayek, J. D. Kark, H. Ovadia, C. F. Weiniger and Y. Shoshan (2008). "Serum S100B levels after meningioma surgery: A comparison of two laboratory assays." BMC clinical pathology 8: 9.

Itshayek, E., J. M. Gomori, S. Spektor and J. E. Cohen (2010). "Stiletto stabbing: penetrating injury to the hypothalamus with hyperacute diabetes insipidus." Clinical neurology and neurosurgery 112(10): 924-926.

Itshayek, E., J. Yamada, M. Bilsky, M. Schmidt, C. Shaffrey, P. Gerszten, D. Polly, Z. Gokaslan, P. P. Varga and C. G. Fisher (2010). "Timing of surgery and radiotherapy in the management of metastatic spine disease: a systematic review." International journal of oncology 36(3): 533-544.

Paldor, I., J. M. Gomori, A. Lossos, I. Yatsiv, J. E. Cohen and E. Itshayek (2010). "Intradural lumbar varix resembling a tumor: case report of a magnetic resonance imaging-based diagnosis." Spine 35(17): E864-866.

Cohen, J. E., S. Grigoriadis and E. Itshayek (2011). "Type II proatlantal artery (occipital subtype) with bilateral absence of the vertebral arteries." Clinical anatomy.

Saari, A., E. Itshayek and P. A. Cripton (2011). "Cervical spinal cord deformation during simulated head-first impact injuries." Journal of biomechanics.

Dr. Moshe Attia

Attia, M., M. Bakon, I. Blatt, D. Tanne and Z. Feldman (2003). "Decompressive hemicraniectomy as a lifesaving procedure in severe acute ischemic stroke." The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ 5(9): 677-678.

Attia, M., S. Harnof, N. Knoller, I. Shacked, Z. Zibly, L. Bedrin and G. Regev-Yochay (2004). "Cervical Pott's disease presenting as a retropharyngeal abscess." The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ 6(7): 438-439.

Attia, M., J. Menhel, D. Alezra, R. Pffefer and R. Spiegelmann (2005). "Radiosurgery--LINAC or gamma knife: 20 years of controversy revisited." The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ 7(9): 583-588.

Attia, M., R. Harel, S. Harnof, Z. Zibli and R. Spiegelmann (2006). "Paradoxical transtentorial herniation in a patient with pseudotumor cerebri." The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ 8(5): 355-356.

Attia, M., J. E. Cohen, O. M. Shapira, D. Eimerl, M. J. Gomori, S. Dotan and S. Spektor (2011). "Visual failure and recovery after thrombosis of a giant carotid ophthalmic aneurysm following vascular bypass and carotid artery ligation." Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia 18(1): 152-154.

Moscovici, S., I. Paldor, F. Ramirez de-Noriega, E. Itshayek, Y. Shoshan, S. Spektor and M. Attia (2011). "Do cranial subdural hematomas migrate to the lumbar spine?" Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia 18(4): 563-565