Prof. Dr. med. Amir Samii - Neurochirurgie, Hannover - Publikationen

List of Peer Reviewed Publications

Evaluation of Diffusion Tensor Imaging-based Tractography of the Corticospinal Tract: A Correlative Study With Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Direct Electrical Stimulation.
Javadi AH, Nabavi A, Giordano M, Faghizadeh E, Samii A
Neurosurgery. July 2016

Intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging in pediatric neurosurgery: safety and utility.
Giordano M, Samii A, McLean L, Bertalanffy H, Fahlbusch RF, Samii M, Di Rocco C.
J Neurosurg Ped, July 2016

Excessive users of violent video games do not show emotional desensitization: an fMRI study.
Szycik GR, Mohammadi B, Hake M, Kneer J, Samii A, Münte TF, Te Wildt BT.
Brain Imaging Behav. 2016 Apr 16. [Epub ahead of print]

De Novo Arteriovenous Malformation Growth Secondary to Implantation of Genetically Modified Allogeneic Mesenchymal Stem Cells in the Brain.
Nakamura M, Samii A, Lang JM, Götz F, Samii M, Krauss JK.
Neurosurgery. 2016 Apr;78(4):E596-600.

Intraoperative MRI.
Fahlbusch R, Samii A.
Neurosurg Focus. 2016 Mar;40(3):E3.

Assessment of quantitative corticospinal tract diffusion changes in patients affected by subcortical gliomas using common available navigation software.
Giordano M, Nabavi A, Gerganov VM, Javadi AS, Samii M, Fahlbusch R, Samii A.
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2015 Sep;136:1-4. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2015.05.004. Epub 2015 May 27.





Huge familial colloid cyst of the third ventricle: An extraordinary presentation.
Niknejad HR, Samii A, Shen SH, Samii M.
Surg Neurol Int. 2015 Jul 23;6(Suppl 11):S349-53. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.161416. eCollection 2015.

Prevention of venous thromboembolic complications with and without intermittent pneumatic compression in neurosurgical cranial procedures using intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging. A retrospective analysis.
Frisius J, Ebeling M, Karst M, Fahlbusch R, Schedel I, Gerganov V, Samii A, Lüdemann W.
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2015 Jun;133:46-54.Epub 2015 Mar 12.

Cerebral Rosai-Dorfman disease.
Lüdemann W, Banan R, Samii A, Koutzoglou M, Di Rocco C.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2015 Apr;31(4):529-32. Epub 2015 Feb 17.

Mutations in LZTR1 add to the complex heterogeneity of schwannomatosis.
Smith MJ, Isidor B, Beetz C, Williams SG, Bhaskar SS, Richer W, O’Sullivan J, Anderson B, Daly SB, Urquhart JE, Fryer A, Rustad CF, Mills SJ, Samii A, du Plessis D, Halliday D, Barbarot S, Bourdeaut F, Newman WG, Evans DG
Neurology. 2015 Jan 13;84(2):141-7.

The Peculiar Cystic Vestibular Schwannoma: A Single Center Experience.
Metwali H, Samii M, Samii A, Gerganov V.
World Neurosurg. 2014 Jul 18. pii: S1878-8750(14)00670-6.

Prognostic Significance of Peritumoral Edema in Patients With Vestibular Schwannomas.
Samii M, Giordano M, Metwali H, Almarzooq O, Samii A, Gerganov VM.
Neurosurgery. 2015 Jul;77(1):81-5; discussion 85-6.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis affects cortical and subcortical activity underlying motor inhibition and action monitoring.
Mohammadi B, Kollewe K, Cole DM, Fellbrich A, Heldmann M, Samii A, Dengler R, Petri S, Münte TF, Krämer UM.
Hum Brain Mapp. 2015 Aug;36(8):2878-89. doi: 10.1002/hbm.22814. Epub 2015 Apr 24.

Play it again, Sam: brain correlates of emotional music recognition.
Altenmüller E, Siggel S, Mohammadi B, Samii A, Münte TF.
Front Psychol. 2014 Feb 18;5:114. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00114. eCollection 2014.

Microsurgical resection of extensive craniopharyngiomas using a frontolateral approach: operative technique and outcome.
Gerganov V, Metwali H, Samii A, Fahlbusch R, Samii M.
J Neurosurg. 2014 Feb;120(2):559-70. doi:

Feasibility of cervical intramedullary diffuse glioma resection using intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging.
Giordano M, Gerganov VM, Metwali H, Fahlbusch R, Samii A, Samii M, Bertalanffy H.
Neurosurg Rev. 2013 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 24233260 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Maladaptive connectivity of Broca's area in schizophrenia during audiovisual speech perception: an fMRI study.
Szycik GR, Ye Z, Mohammadi B, Dillo W, Te Wildt BT, Samii A, Frieling H, Bleich S, Münte TF.
Neuroscience. 2013 Dec 3;253:274-82.

The dedicated endoscopic operating room.
Samii A, Gerganov VM.
World Neurosurg. 2013 Feb;79:S15.e19-22.

Anatomical study of endoscope-assisted far lateral keyhole approach to the ventral craniocervical region with neuronavigational guidance.
Guan MW, Wang JY, Feng DX, Fu P, Chen LH, Li MC, Zhang QH, Samii A, Samii M, Kong F, Zhang ZP, Chen L.
Chin Med J (Engl). 2013;126(9):1707-13. PMID: 23652055

Observation of sonified movements engages a basal ganglia frontocortical network.
Schmitz G, Mohammadi B, Hammer A, Heldmann M, Samii A, Münte TF, Effenberg AO.
BMC Neurosci. 2013 Mar 14;14:32. doi: 10.1186/1471-2202-14-32.

Retrosigmoid intradural inframeatal approach: indications and technique.
Samii M, Metwali H, Samii A, Gerganov V.
Neurosurgery. 2013 Sep;73:ons53-9; discussion ons60.

Intradural prostate carcinoma metastatic lesion mimicking an exophytic ependymoma: case report.
Columbano L, Samii M, Samii A, Giordano M, Luedemann W.
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Jul;115(7):1131-3.

Impaired comprehension of temporal connectives in Parkinson's disease--a neuroimaging study.
Ye Z, Milenkova M, Mohammadi B, Kollewe K, Schrader C, Dengler R, Samii A, Münte TF.
Neuropsychologia. 2012 Jul;50(8):1794-800.

Systemic inflammatory effects of traumatic brain injury, femur fracture, and shock: an experimental murine polytrauma model.
Probst C, Mirzayan MJ, Mommsen P, Zeckey C, Tegeder T, Geerken L, Maegele M, Samii A, van Griensven M.
Mediators Inflamm. 2012;2012:136020. doi: 10.1155/2012/136020. Epub 2012 Mar 4.

Histopathological features of the brain, liver, kidney and spleen following an innovative polytrauma model of the mouse.
Mirzayan MJ, Probst C, Samii M, Krettek C, Gharabaghi A, Pape HC, van Griensven M, Samii A.
Exp Toxicol Pathol. 2012 Mar;64(3):133-9.

Changes in resting-state brain networks in writer's cramp.
Mohammadi B, Kollewe K, Samii A, Beckmann CF, Dengler R, Münte TF.
Hum Brain Mapp. 2012 Apr;33(4):840-8.

Intradural extraneural bilobate ganglion cyst of the atlanto-occipital joint compressing the hypoglossal nerve.
Giordano M, Gerganov VM, Samii A, Samii M.
J Clin Neurosci. 2012 Mar;19(3):472-3.


Surgical treatment of patients with vestibular schwannomas after failed previous radiosurgery.
Gerganov VM, Giordano M, Samii A, Samii M.
J Neurosurg. 2012 Apr;116(4):713-20.

Diffusion tensor imaging-based fiber tracking for prediction of the position of the facial nerve in relation to large vestibular schwannomas.
Gerganov VM, Giordano M, Samii M, Samii A.
J Neurosurg. 2011 Dec;115(6):1087-93

How obliteration of petrosal air cells by vestibular schwannoma influences the risk of postoperative CSF fistula.
Stieglitz LH, Giordano M, Gerganov VM, Samii A, Samii M, Lüdemann WO.
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2011 Nov;113(9):746-51.

Two-dimensional high-end ultrasound imaging compared to intraoperative MRI during resection of low-grade gliomas.
Gerganov VM, Samii A, Giordano M, Samii M, Fahlbusch R.
J Clin Neurosci. 2011 May;18(5):669-73.

Identification of venous variants in the pineal region with three-dimensional preoperative magnetic resonance imaging navigation in patients harbouring tumors in this area: significance for surgical approach to the lesion.
Giordano M, Lüdemann WO, Stieglitz L, Gerganov VM, Columbano L, Samii A, Samii M.
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2011 Jun;113(5):387-92.

Typical 3-D localization of tumor remnants of WHO grade II hemispheric gliomas--lessons learned from the use of intraoperative high-field MRI control.
Gerganov VM, Samii A, Stieglitz L, Giordano M, Luedemann WO, Samii M, Fahbusch R.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2011 Mar;153(3):479-87.

Hydrocephalus associated with vestibular schwannomas: management options and factors predicting the outcome.
Gerganov VM, Pirayesh A, Nouri M, Hore N, Luedemann WO, Oi S, Samii A, Samii M.
J Neurosurg. 2011 May;114(5):1209-15.

Patterns of cortical activity differ in ALS patients with limb and/or bulbar involvement depending on motor tasks.
Kollewe K, Münte TF, Samii A, Dengler R, Petri S, Mohammadi B.
J Neurol. 2011 May;258(5):804-10.

A functional magnetic resonance imaging study of factors influencing motor function after surgery for gliomas in the rolandic region.
Safavi-Abbasi S, González-Felipe V, Gharabaghi A, Talley MC, Bambakidis NC, Preul MC, Samii M, Samii A, Freund HJ.
World Neurosurg. 2010 May;73(5):529-40.

Functional neuroimaging at different disease stages reveals distinct phases of neuroplastic changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Mohammadi B, Kollewe K, Samii A, Dengler R, Münte TF.
Hum Brain Mapp. 2011 May;32(5):750-8.

Petrous bone pneumatization is a risk factor for cerebrospinal fluid fistula following vestibular schwannoma surgery.
Stieglitz LH, Giordano M, Gerganov V, Raabe A, Samii A, Samii M, Lüdemann WO.
Neurosurgery. 2010 Dec;67:509-15.

Two step approach for surgical removal of petroclival meningiomas with large supratentorial extension.
Samii M, Gerganov V, Giordano M, Samii A.
Neurosurg Rev. 2010 Apr;34(2):173-9.

An electrophysiological study on the safety of the endoscope-assisted microsurgical removal of vestibular schwannomas.
Gerganov VM, Giordano M, Herold C, Samii A, Samii M.
Eur J Surg Oncol. 2010 Apr;36(4):422-7.

Anatomic study of the quadrigeminal cistern in patients with 3-dimensional magnetic resonance cisternography.
Columbano L, Stieglitz LH, Wrede KH, Samii A, Samii M, Luedemann WO.
Neurosurgery. 2010 66(5):991-8.

Removal of vestibular schwannoma and facial nerve preservation using small suboccipital retrosigmoid craniotomy.
Chen L, Chen LH, Ling F, Liu YS, Samii M, Samii A.
Chin Med J. 2010 Feb;123(3):274-80.




Brain activations reflect individual discount rates in intertemporal choice.
Marco-Pallarés J, Mohammadi B, Samii A, Münte TF.
Brain Res. 2010 Mar 12;1320C:123-129. Epub 2010 Jan 18.

Magnetic resonance imaging-based breast volumetry in breast surgery: a transfer from neurosurgery.
Herold C, Knobloch K, Stieglitz LH, Samii A, Vogt PM.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Jan;125(1):17e-19e.

Emotional and cognitive aspects of empathy and their relation to social cognition an fMRI-study.
Krämer UM, Mohammadi B, Doñamayor N, Samii A, Münte TF.
Brain Res. 2010 Jan 22;1311:110-20. Epub 2009 Nov 26.

Clivus chordoma in continuity with a large pontine cyst.
Herold C, Giordano M, Naka T, Gerganov V, Samii M, Samii A.
Skull Base. 2009 Mar;19(2):177-81.

Microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia in the elderly: long-term treatment outcome and comparison with younger patients.
Günther T, Gerganov VM, Stieglitz L, Ludemann W, Samii A, Samii M.
Neurosurgery. 2009 Sep;65(3):477-82; discussion 482.

A functional magnetic resonance imaging study of factors influencing motor function after surgery for gliomas in the rolandic region.
Safavi-Abbasi S, González-Felipe V, Gharabaghi A, Talley MC, Bambakidis NC, Preul MC, Samii M, Samii A, Freund HJ.
Surg Neurol. 2009 Aug 5.

Functional outcome after complete surgical removal of giant vestibular schwannomas.
Samii M, Gerganov VM, Samii A.
J Neurosurg. 2010 Apr;112(4):860-7. doi: 10.3171/2009.7.JNS0989.

Late outcome of surgical treatment of the nonspecific neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome.
Günther T, Gerganov VM, Samii M, Samii A.
Neurol Res. 2009 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print]



Cerebral transplantation of encapsulated mesenchymal stem cells improves cellular pathology after experimental traumatic brain injury.
Heile AM, Wallrapp C, Klinge PM, Samii A, Kassem M, Silverberg G, Brinker T.
Neurosci Lett. 2009 Oct 9;463(3):176-81. Epub 2009 Jul 26.

Radiological factors related to pre-operative hearing levels in patients with vestibular schwannomas.
Gerganov V, Nouri M, Stieglitz L, Giordano M, Samii M, Samii A.
J Clin Neurosci. 2009 Aug;16(8):1009-12. Epub 2009 May 9.

Changes of resting state brain networks in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Mohammadi B, Kollewe K, Samii A, Krampfl K, Dengler R, Münte TF.
Exp Neurol. 2009 May;217(1):147-53. Epub 2009 Feb 12.

Decreased brain activation to tongue movements in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with bulbar involvement but not Kennedy syndrome.
Mohammadi B, Kollewe K, Samii A, Krampfl K, Dengler R, Münte TF.
J Neurol. 2009 Aug;256(8):1263-9. Epub 2009 Apr 8.

Prognostic clinical and radiological parameters for immediate facial nerve function following vestibular schwannoma surgery.
Gerganov VM, Klinge PM, Nouri M, Stieglitz L, Samii M, Samii A.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009 Jun;151(6):581-7; discussion 587.

Reliability of intraoperative high-resolution 2D ultrasound as an alternative to high-field strength MR imaging for tumor resection control: a prospective comparative study.
Gerganov VM, Samii A, Akbarian A, Stieglitz L, Samii M, Fahlbusch R.
J Neurosurg. 2009 Sep;111(3):512-9.

Factors affecting postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leaks after retrosigmoidal craniotomy for vestibular schwannomas.
Stieglitz LH, Wrede KH, Gharabaghi A, Gerganov VM, Samii A, Samii M, Luedemann WO.
J Neurosurg. 2009 Oct;111(4):874-83. Review.





Audiovisual integration of speech is disturbed in schizophrenia: an fMRI study.
Szycik GR, Münte TF, Dillo W, Mohammadi B, Samii A, Emrich HM, Dietrich DE.
Schizophr Res. 2009 May;110(1-3):111-8. Epub 2009 Mar 19.

Expression of c-MET, low-molecular-weight cytokeratin, matrix metalloproteinases-1 and -2 in spinal chordoma.
Naka T, Boltze C, Samii A, Samii M, Herold C, Ostertag H, Iwamoto Y, Oda Y, Tsuneyoshi M, Kuester D, Roessner A.
Histopathology. 2009 Apr;54(5):607-13. Epub 2009 Mar 19.

Modified calcium accumulation after controlled cortical impact under cyclosporin A treatment: a 45Ca autoradiographic study.
Mirzayan MJ, Klinge PM, Ude S, Hotop A, Samii M, Brinker T, Korkmaz Z, Meyer GJ, Knapp WH, Samii A.
Neurol Res. 2008 Jun;30(5):476-9.

Systemic effects of isolated brain injury: an experimental animal study.
Mirzayan MJ, Probst C, Krettek C, Samii M, Pape HC, van Griensven M, Samii A.
Neurol Res. 2008 Jun;30(5):457-60.

A simplified direct endonasal approach for transsphenoidal surgery.
Nejadkazem M, Samii A, Fahlbusch R, Bidadi S.
Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 2008 Oct;51(5):272-4. Epub 2008 Oct 14.

Surgical treatment of skull base chondrosarcomas.
Samii A, Gerganov V, Herold C, Gharabaghi A, Hayashi N, Samii M.
Neurosurg Rev. 2009 Jan;32(1):67-75; discussion 75.

Microsurgery management of vestibular schwannomas in neurofibromatosis type 2: indications and results.
Samii M, Gerganov V, Samii A.
Prog Neurol Surg. 2008;21:169-75.

Hearing preservation after complete microsurgical removal in vestibular schwannomas.
Samii M, Gerganov V, Samii A.
Prog Neurol Surg. 2008;21:136-41.


Fat implant is superior to muscle implant in vestibular schwannoma surgery for the prevention of cerebrospinal fluid fistulae.
Lüdemann WO, Stieglitz LH, Gerganov V, Samii A, Samii M.
Neurosurgery. 2008 Jul;63(1 Suppl 1):ONS38-42; discussion 42-3.

Has management of epidermoid tumors of the cerebellopontine angle improved? A surgical synopsis of the past and present.
Safavi-Abbasi S, Di Rocco F, Bambakidis N, Talley MC, Gharabaghi A, Luedemann W, Samii M, Samii A.
Skull Base. 2008 Mar;18(2):85-98.

Thrombophilia Due to Factor V and Factor II Mutations and Formation of a Dural Arteriovenous Fistula: Case Report and Review of a Rare Entity.
Safavi-Abbasi S, Di Rocco F, Feigl GC, Gharabaghi A, Samii M, Valavanis A, Samii A.
Skull Base. 2008 Mar;18(2):135-43.

A review of cranial imaging techniques: potential and limitations.
Fahlbusch R, Samii A.
Clin Neurosurg. 2007;54:100-4. Review.

Venous complications following petrosal vein sectioning in surgery of petrous apex meningiomas.
Koerbel A, Gharabaghi A, Safavi-Abbasi S, Samii A, Ebner FH, Samii M, Tatagiba M.
Eur J Surg Oncol. 2009 Jul;35(7):773-9. Epub 2008 Apr 21.

Bilateral osteomas arising from the internal auditory canal: case report.
Gerganov VM, Samii A, Paterno V, Stan AC, Samii M.
Neurosurgery. 2008 Feb;62(2):E528-9; discussion E529.

Bilateral malignant melanoma metastases to the internal auditory canal/cerebellopontine angle: surgical management and preservation of function.
Gerganov VM, Hore N, Herold C, Wrede K, Stan AC, Samii A, Samii M.
J Neurosurg. 2008 Apr;108(4):803-7. Review.




Systemic effects of isolated brain injury: an experimental animal study.
Mirzayan MJ, Probst C, Krettek C, Samii M, Pape HC, van Griensven M, Samii A.
Neurol Res. 2008 Jun;30(5):457-60.

Correlates of local cerebral blood flow (CBF) in normal pressure hydrocephalus patients before and after shunting--A retrospective analysis of [(15)O]H(2)O PET-CBF studies in 65 patients.
Klinge PM, Brooks DJ, Samii A, Weckesser E, van den Hoff J, Fricke H, Brinker T, Knapp WH, Berding G.
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2008 Apr;110(4):369-75. Epub 2008 Feb 11.

Modified calcium accumulation after controlled cortical impact under cyclosporin A treatment: a (45)Ca autoradiographic study.
Mirzayan MJ, Klinge PM, Ude S, Hotop A, Samii M, Brinker T, Korkmaz Z, Meyer GJ, Knapp WH, Samii A.
Neurol Res. 2008 Jun;30(5):476-9.

Posterior cranial fossa gangliogliomas.
Safavi-Abbasi S, Di Rocco F, Chantra K, Feigl GC, El-Shawarby A, Samii A, Samii M.
Skull Base. 2007 Jul;17(4):253-64.

Electrical stimulation of the midbrain for hearing restoration: insight into the functional organization of the human central auditory system.
Lim HH, Lenarz T, Joseph G, Battmer RD, Samii A, Samii M, Patrick JF, Lenarz M.
J Neurosci. 2007 Dec 5;27(49):13541-51.

Expression of matrix metalloproteinases-1, -2, and -9; tissue inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinases-1 and -2; cathepsin B; urokinase plasminogen activator; and plasminogen activator inhibitor, type I in skull base chordoma.
Naka T, Kuester D, Boltze C, Schulz TO, Samii A, Herold C, Ostertag H, Roessner A.
Hum Pathol. 2008 Feb;39(2):217-23. Epub 2007 Oct 18.

Expression of hepatocyte growth factor and c-MET in skull base chordoma.
Naka T, Kuester D, Boltze C, Scheil-Bertram S, Samii A, Herold C, Ostertag H, Krueger S, Roessner A.
Cancer. 2008 Jan 1;112(1):104-10.
Chordomas of the skull base: surgical management and outcome.
Samii A, Gerganov VM, Herold C, Hayashi N, Naka T, Mirzayan MJ, Ostertag H, Samii M.
J Neurosurg. 2007 Aug;107(2):319-24.

Surgical planning for retrosigmoid craniotomies improved by 3D computed tomography venography.
Gharabaghi A, Rosahl SK, Feigl GC, Samii A, Liebig T, Heckl S, Mirzayan JM, Safavi-Abbasi S, Koerbel A, Löwenheim H, Nägele T, Shahidi R, Samii M, Tatagiba M.
Eur J Surg Oncol. 2008 Feb;34(2):227-31. Epub 2007 Apr 19.

Neuronavigational endoscopic endonasal sellar and parasellar surgery using a 2-mm-diameter lens rigid-rod endoscope: a cadaver study.
Di Rocco F, Oi S, Samii A, Paternó V, Feigl GC, Lüdemann W, Samii M.
Neurosurgery. 2007 Apr;60(4 Suppl 2):394-400; discussion 400.

Using an end-to-side interposed sural nerve graft for facial nerve reinforcement after vestibular schwannoma resection. Technical note.
Samii M, Koerbel A, Safavi-Abasi S, Di Rocco F, Samii A, Gharabaghi A.
J Neurosurg. 2006 Dec;105(6):920-3.

Management of vestibular schwannomas in young patients-comparison of clinical features and outcome with adult patients.
Mirzayan MJ, Gerganov VM, Lüdemann W, Oi S, Samii M, Samii A.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2007 Aug;23(8):891-5. Epub 2007 Mar 24.

Preservation of function in vestibular schwannoma surgery.
Gharabaghi A, Samii A, Koerbel A, Rosahl SK, Tatagiba M, Samii M.
Neurosurgery. 2007 Feb;60:ONS124-7; discussion ONS127-8. Review.

Anatomical study of the pterygopalatine fossa using an endoscopic endonasal approach: spatial relations and distances between surgical landmarks.
Solari D, Magro F, Cappabianca P, Cavallo LM, Samii A, Esposito F, Paternò V, De Divitiis E, Samii M.
J Neurosurg. 2007 Jan;106(1):157-63.

Auditory midbrain implant: a combined approach for vestibular schwannoma surgery and device implantation.
Samii A, Lenarz M, Majdani O, Lim HH, Samii M, Lenarz T.
Otol Neurotol. 2007 Jan;28(1):31-8.
Improved preservation of hearing and facial nerve function in vestibular schwannoma surgery via the retrosigmoid approach in a series of 200 patients.
Samii M, Gerganov V, Samii A.
J Neurosurg. 2006 Oct;105(4):527-35.

The endoscopic endonasal approach to the lateral recess of the sphenoid sinus via the pterygopalatine fossa: comparison of endoscopic and radiological landmarks.
Magro F, Solari D, Cavallo LM, Samii A, Cappabianca P, Paternò V, Lüdemann WO, de Divitiis E, Samii M.
Neurosurgery. 2006 Oct;59(4 Suppl 2):ONS237-42; discussion ONS242-3.

Applicability of an electrosurgical device based on electromagnetics in neurosurgery.
Gharabaghi A, Rosahl SK, Samii A, Feigl GC, Safavi-Abbasi S, Bundschuh O, Tatagiba M, Samii M.
Neurosurgery. 2006 Jul;59(1 Suppl 1):ONS142-5; discussion

Brain amyloid accumulates in aged rats with kaolin-induced hydrocephalus.
Klinge PM, Samii A, Niescken S, Brinker T, Silverberg GD.
Neuroreport. 2006 Apr 24;17(6):657-60.

The impact of hypotension due to the trigeminocardiac reflex on auditory function in vestibular schwannoma surgery.
Gharabaghi A, Koerbel A, Samii A, Kaminsky J, von Goesseln H, Tatagiba M, Samii M.
J Neurosurg. 2006 Mar;104(3):369-75.

Cavernous malformation of the internal auditory canal.
Di Rocco F, Paterno V, Safavi-Abbasi S, El-Shawarby A, Samii A, Samii M.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2006 Jun;148(6):695-7.

The craniopharyngioma.
Oskouian RJ, Samii A, Laws ER Jr.
Front Horm Res. 2006;34:105-26.



Nausea and dizziness after vestibular schwannoma surgery: a multivariate analysis of preoperative symptoms.
Stieglitz LH, Samii A, Kaminsky J, Gharabaghi A, Samii M, Lüdemann WO.
Neurosurgery. 2005 Nov;57(5):887-90; discussion 887-90.

Epidermoid cysts of the cavernous sinus.
Gharabaghi A, Koerbel A, Samii A, Safavi-Abbasi S, Tatagiba M, Samii M.
Surg Neurol. 2005 Nov;64(5):428-33; discussion 433.

Frameless free-hand maneuvering of a small-diameter rigid-rod neuroendoscope with a working channel used during high-resolution imaging. Technical note.
Oi S, Samii A, Samii M.
J Neurosurg. 2005 Jan;102:113-8.

Histogenesis of intralesional fibrous septum in chordoma.
Naka T, Boltze C, Kuester D, Samii A, Herold C, Ostertag H, Iwamoto Y, Odae Y, Tsuneyoshi M, Roessner A.
Pathol Res Pract. 2005;201(6):443-7.

Neuronavigational neuroendoscopic surgery. Frameless free-hand maneuvering of a handy rigid-rod neuroendoscope on visualized three-dimensional computerized image guidance: trajectory to the prepontine cistern in cadaver study.
Nonaka Y, Oi S, Samii A, Paterno V, Feigl GC, Lüdemann W, Samii M.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2006 Jan;22(1):18-27. Epub 2005 Aug 10.

Alterations of G1-S checkpoint in chordoma: the prognostic impact of p53 overexpression.
Naka T, Boltze C, Kuester D, Schulz TO, Schneider-Stock R, Kellner A, Samii A, Herold C, Ostertag H, Roessner A.
Cancer. 2005 Sep 15;104(6):1255-63.

Intralesional fibrous septum in chordoma: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 122 lesions.
Naka T, Boltze C, Kuester D, Samii A, Herold C, Ostertag H, Iwamoto Y, Oda Y, Tsuneyoshi M, Roessner A.
Am J Clin Pathol. 2005 Aug;124(2):288-94.


Trigeminocardiac reflex during skull base surgery: mechanism and management.
Koerbel A, Gharabaghi A, Samii A, Gerganov V, von Gösseln H, Tatagiba M, Samii M.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2005 Jul;147(7):727-32; discussion 732-3. Epub 2005 May 13.

Detection of multiple extracranial metastases from glioblastoma multiforme by means of whole-body [18F]FDG-PET.
Mirzayan MJ, Samii M, Petrich T, Börner AR, Knapp WH, Samii A.
Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2005 Jul;32(7):853. No abstract available.

The future of spinal arthroplasty: a biomaterial perspective.
Oskouian RJ, Whitehill R, Samii A, Shaffrey ME, Johnson JP, Shaffrey CI.
Neurosurg Focus. 2004 Sep 15;17(3):E2.

Expression of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-1, MMP-2, MMP-9, cathepsin B, and urokinase plasminogen activator in non-skull base chordoma.
Naka T, Boltze C, Kuester D, Schulz TO, Samii A, Herold C, Ostertag H, Roessner A.
Am J Clin Pathol. 2004 Dec;122(6):926-30.

Skull base and nonskull base chordomas: clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study with special reference to nuclear pleomorphism and proliferative ability.
Naka T, Boltze C, Samii A, Herold C, Ostertag H, Iwamoto Y, Oda Y, Tsuneyoshi M, Kuester D, Roessner A.
Cancer. 2003 Nov 1;98(9):1934-41.

Metabolic changes in the vicinity of brain contusions: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy and histology study.
Schuhmann MU, Stiller D, Skardelly M, Bernarding J, Klinge PM, Samii A, Samii M, Brinker T.
J Neurotrauma. 2003 Aug;20(8):725-43.

Brachial plexus injury: factors affecting functional outcome in spinal accessory nerve transfer for the restoration of elbow flexion.
Samii A, Carvalho GA, Samii M.
J Neurosurg. 2003 Feb;98(2):307-12.
Cerebral hypoperfusion and delayed hippocampal response after induction of adult kaolin hydrocephalus.
Klinge PM, Samii A, Mühlendyck A, Visnyei K, Meyer GJ, Walter GF, Silverberg GD, Brinker T.
Stroke. 2003 Jan;34(1):193-9.

Subarachnoid hemorrhage induces dynamic changes in regional cerebral metabolism in rats.
Glenn TC, Patel AB, Martin NA, Samii A, De Jesus C, Hovda DA.
J Neurotrauma. 2002 Apr;19(4):449-66.

Microvascular decompression to treat hemifacial spasm: long-term results for a consecutive series of 143 patients.
Samii M, Günther T, Iaconetta G, Muehling M, Vorkapic P, Samii A.
Neurosurgery. 2002 Apr;50(4):712-8; discussion 718-9.

Navigation-guided opening of the internal auditory canal via the retrosigmoid route for acoustic neuroma surgery: cadaveric, radiological, and preliminary clinical study.
Samii A, Brinker T, Kaminsky J, Lanksch WR, Samii M.
Neurosurgery. 2000 Aug;47(2):382-7; discussion 388.

Evidence for energy failure following irreversible traumatic brain injury.
Lee SM, Wong MD, Samii A, Hovda DA.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1999;893:337-40. No abstract available.

Effects of an N-type calcium channel antagonist (SNX 111; Ziconotide) on calcium-45 accumulation following fluid-percussion injury.
Samii A, Badie H, Fu K, Luther RR, Hovda DA.
J Neurotrauma. 1999 Oct;16(10):879-92.

Image-guided neurosurgery--state of the art and outlook.
Samii M, Brinker T, Samii A.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 1999 Sep 3;111(16):618-28. Review.

Technical considerations regarding accuracy of the MKM navigation system. An experimental study on impact factors.
Kaminsky J, Brinker T, Samii A, Arango G, Vorkapic P, Samii M.
Neurol Res. 1999 Jun;21(4):420-4.



An experimental approach to image guided skull base surgery employing a microscope-based neuronavigation system.
Brinker T, Arango G, Kaminsky J, Samii A, Thorns U, Vorkapic P, Samii M.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 1998;140(9):883-9.

Superselective fibrinolysis in central retinal artery occlusion.
Samii A.
Surg Neurol. 1996 Sep;46(3):301.

The neurological basis of fever.
Samii A.
Surg Neurol. 1996 Apr;45(4):392-3. Review.

Kirwan "non-stick" bipolar forceps.
Samii A, Dujovny M.
Surg Neurol. 1996 Mar;45(3):297-8.

Administration of an omega-conopeptide one hour following traumatic brain injury reduces 45calcium accumulation.
Hovda DA, Fu K, Badie H, Samii A, Pinanong P, Becker DP.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 1994;60:521-3.

Retrosigmoidal approach to the posterior cranial fossa. An anatomical study.
Lang J Jr, Samii A.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 1991;111(3-4):147-53.