PD Dr. med. Karl F. Kothbauer - Neurochirurgie, Luzern - Publikationen


Kothbauer K, Schmid UD, Liechti S, Rösler KM (1993) The effect of ketamine anesthetic induction on muscle responses to transcranial magnetic cortex stimulation studied in man. Neurosci. Lett. 154: 105108

Kothbauer K, Schmid UD, Seiler RW, Eisner W (1994) Intraoperative motor and sensory monitoring of the cauda equina. Neurosurgery 34: 702-707

Baumgartner RW, Mattle HP, Kothbauer K, Schroth G (1994) Transcranial color-coded duplex sonography in cerebral aneurysms. Stroke 25: 2429-2434

Ebeling U, Kothbauer K (1995) Circumscribed low grade astrocytomas in the dominant opercular and insular region: a pilot study. Acta Neurochir (Wien) 132: 66-74

Ebeling U, Fischer M, Kothbauer K (1995) Surgery of astrocytomas in the motor and premotor cortex under local anesthesia: report of 11 cases. Minim. invasive Neurosurg. 38: 51-59

Eisner W, Schmid UD, Reulen HJ, Gall C, Deckler R, Olteanu V, Kothbauer K (1995) Mapping and continuous monitoring of intrinsic motor nuclei during brain stem surgery. Neurosurgery 37: 255-265

Kothbauer K, Deletis V, Epstein FJ (1997) Intraoperative monitoring for intramedullary surgery: an essential adjunct. Pediatr. Neurosurg. 26: 247-54

Kothbauer K, Deletis V, Epstein FJ (1998) Motor evoked potential monitoring for intramedullary spinal cord tumor surgery. Correlation of clinical and neurophysiological data in a series of 100 consecutive procedures. Neurosurg. Focus 4 (5), Article 1

Jallo GI, Kothbauer KF, Silvera M, Epstein FJ (2001) Intraspinal Clear Cell Meningiomas: Diagnosis and Management. Neurosurgery 48:218-222

Alzate JC, Kothbauer KF, Jallo GI, Epstein FJ (2001) Treatment of Chiari type I malformation in patients with and without syringomyelia: a consecutive series of 66 cases. Neurosurg. Focus 11 (1), Article 3 (http://www.aans.org/education/journal/neurosurgical/july01/11-1-3.pdf)

Jallo GI, Kothbauer KF, Epstein FJ (2001) Intrinsic Spinal Cord Tumor Resection: Operative Nuances. Neurosurgery 49:1124-1128

Kothbauer KF, Jallo GI, Siffert J, Jimenez E, Allen JC, Epstein FJ (2001) Foreign body reaction to hemostatic materials mimicking recurrent brain tumor. J. Neurosurg. 95:503-506

Siomin V, Cinalli, G, Grotenhuis A, Golash A, Oi S, Kothbauer K, Weiner H, Roth J, Beni-Adani L, Pierre-Kahn A, Takahashi Y, Mallucci C, Abbott R, Wisoff J, Constantini S (2002) Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy in patients after cerebrospinal fluid infection and/or hemorrhage. J. Neurosurg. 97:519-524

Jallo GI, Kothbauer KF, Epstein FJ (2002) Laser microsurgery for intradural spinal tumors. Child’s Nerv. Syst. 18:333-336

Novak K., Bueno de Camargo A., Neuwirth M., Kothbauer K., Amassian V. E., Deletis V (2004) The refractory period of fast conducting corticospinal tract axons in man and its implications for intraoperative monitoring of motor evoked potentials. Clin. Neurophysiol. 115:1931-1941

Jallo GI, Roonprapunt C, Kothbauer K, Freed D, Allen J, Epstein F (2005) Spinal solitary fibrous tumors: a series of four patients. Neurosurgery 57:E195

Szelenyi A, Kothbauer K, de Camargo AB, Langer D, Flamm ES, Deletis V (2005) Motor evoked potential monitoring during cerebral aneurysm surgery: technical aspects and comparison of transcranial and direct cortical stimulation. Neurosurgery 57 (Suppl): 331-338

Jallo GI, Kothbauer K, Mehta V, Abbott R, Epstein F (2005) Meningioangiomatosis without neurofibromatosis: a clinical analysis. J. Neurosurg. (Pediatrics 4) 103:319-324

Pulak R, Jallo GI, Kim RYH, Kim BS, Wilson S, Kothbauer K, Abbott R (2005) Endoscopic third ventriculostomy for tumor-related hydrocephalus in a pediatric population. Neurosurg. Focus 19(6):E8.

Jallo GI, Freed D, Epstein F, Kothbauer KF (2006) Clinical presentation and optimal management for intramedullary cavernous malformations. Neurosurg. Focus 21(1):E10.

Szelényi A, Langer D, Kothbauer K, Bueno de Camargo A, Flamm E, Deletis V (2006) Motor Evoked Potential Monitoring during cerebral aneurysm surgery: Intraoperative changes and postoperative outcome. J. Neurosurg. 105(5)675-681

Bagley CA, Kothbauer KF, Wilson S, Bookland MJ, Epstein FJ, Jallo GI (2007) Surgical resection of myxopapillary ependymomas in children. J. Neurosurg. (Pediatrics) 16(Suppl4):261-267

Szelényi A, Kothbauer K, Deletis V (2007) Transcranial electric stimulation for intraoperative motor evoked potential monitoring: Stimulation parameters and electrode montages. Clin. Neurophysiol. 118(7):1586-1595

Tobias ME, McGirt MJ, Chaichana KL, Goldstein IM, Kothbauer KF, Epstein F, Jallo GI (2008) Surgical management of long intramedullary spinal cord tumors. Childs Nerv. Syst. 24:219-223

McGirt MJ, Goldstein IM, Chaichana KL, Tobias ME, Kothbauer KF, Jallo GI (2008) Extent of surgical resection of malignant astrocytomas of the spinal cord: outcome analysis of 35 patients. Neurosurgery 63(1):55-60

Bagley CA, Wilson S, Kothbauer KF, Bookland MJ, Epstein F, Jallo GI (2009). Long term outcomes following surgical resection of myxopapillary ependymomas. Neurosurg. Rev. 32(3):321-334

Sciubba DM, Liang D, Kothbauer KF, Jallo GI (2009). The evolution of intramedullary spinal cord tumor surgery. Neurosurgery. 65(6 Suppl):84-91; discussion 91-2

Kothbauer KF, Deletis V (2010). Intraoperative neurophysiology of the conus medullaris and cauda equina. Child's Nerv. Syst. 2010 26(2):247-253

Benz-Wörner J, Haberthür C, Kothbauer KF (2011). Fluid and electrolyte management of acute traumatic brain injury using hemofiltration with regional citrate anticoagulation. J. Neurosurg. Anesthesiol. 23(3):266-267

Schneider C, Vosbeck J, Grotzer MA, Boltshauser E, Kothbauer KF (2012). Anaplastic Ganglioglioma: A very rare Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumor. Pediatr. Neurosurg. 48:42-47

Berkmann S, Fandino J, Müller B, Kothbauer KF, Henzen C, Landolt H (2012). Pituitary surgery: experience from a large network in Central Switzerland. Swiss Med Wkly. 142:w13680

Schneider C., Hidalgo E.T., Schmitt-Mechelke T., Kothbauer K. F. Quality of life after surgical treatment of primary intramedullary spinal cord tumors in children. Clinical Article. J. Neurosurg. Pediatrics 2014, 13:170-177

Poblete B., Konrad C., Kothbauer K.F. Intrathecal morphine analgesia after cervical and tthoracic spinal cord tumor surgery. Clinical Article.
J. Neurosurg. Spine 2014, 21:899-904


Kothbauer K, Huber P (1994) Dural teriovenous fistula in the falx cerebri. Neuroradiology 36: 616

Kothbauer K, Schroth G, Seiler RW, Do D-D (1995) Severe symptomatic vasospasm following rupture of an arteriovenous malformation. AJNR Am. J. Neuroradiol. 16: 1073-75

Kothbauer K, Pryor J, Berenstein A, Setton A, Deletis V (1998) Motor evoked potentials predicting early recovery from paraparesis after embolization of a spinal dural arteriovenous fistula. Intervent. Neuroradiol. 4: 81-84

Kothbauer K, Seiler RW (2000) Transdural cauda equina incarceration after microsurgical lumbar discectomy. Neurosurgery 47:1449-1451

Deutsch H, Kothbauer KF, Persky M, Epstein FJ, Jallo GI (2001) Infrasellar Craniopharyngiomas: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Skull Base 11:121-128

Jallo GI, Kothbauer K, Silvera VM (2001) Colloid cyst and epidermoid cyst. Pediatr. Neurosurg. 35:48-49.

Kim B-S., Jallo G.I., Kothbauer K., Abbott IR (2004) Chronic subdural hematoma as a complication of endoscopic third ventriculostomy. Surg. Neurol. 62:64-68

Kim B-S, Kothbauer K, Jallo G. Brainstem astroblastoma (2004) Pediatr. Neurosurg. 40:145-146

Wörner J, Kothbauer KF, Gerber H.. Intrathekal morphine pump malfunction due to leakage at the catheter connection site: A rare problem and its prevention (2009) Anesth. Analg. 108(6):1994-1995

Hutter G., Benz R., Taub E., Kothbauer K.F., Baur M.: Extensive cervical prevertebral haemorrhage with airway obstruction after low-energy hyperextension injury.
Injury Extra 2014, 45:53-55


Kothbauer K, Seiler RW (1997) Das "Tethered Cord Syndrom" beim Erwachsenen. Nervenarzt 68:285-291

Jallo G, Kothbauer K, Epstein F (2000) Surgical Management of Cervicomedullary and DorsallyExophytic Brain Stem Tumors. Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery, 3:131-136

Kothbauer K (2003) Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring for surgery of intramedullary spinal cord tumors. Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery, 6:2-8
Kothbauer KF, Novak K (2004) Intraoperative monitoring for tethered cord surgery: an update.Neurosurg Focus 16(2):E8

Jallo GI, Kothbauer KF, Abbott IR (2005) Endoscopic third ventriculostomy. Neurosurg. Focus 19(6):E11. (http://www.aans.org/education/journal/neurosurgical/Dec05/19-6-11.pdf)
Lew S, Kothbauer KF (2007) Tethered cord syndrome: an updated review. Pediatr. Neurosurg.

Kothbauer KF (2007) Neurosurgical management of intramedullary spinal cord tumors in children. Pediatr. Neurosurg. 43(3):222-235

Kothbauer KF (2007) Intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring for intramedullary spinal-cord tumor surgery. Neurophysiol. Clin. 37:407-414

Kothbauer, K. F. (2008). "Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring for Spinal Cord Surgery." European Neurological Review 3(1): 56-58.

Kothbauer KF (2010). Endoskopische Behandlung von Hydrocephalus. Rev. Med. Suisse 6:99-100

Kothbauer K. Gesichtsschmerzen.
Rev. Med. Suisse 2014, 10:281-282


Kothbauer K, Schmid UD, Liechti S, Rösler KM (1993) Ketamine anaesthesia allows recording of muscle responses to magnetic cortical stimulation: an electrophysiological study in man. In: Handbook of Spinal Cord Monitoring, Jones SJ, Boyd S, Hetreed M, Smith NJ (eds.), pp. 327-333, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht

Deletis V, Kothbauer K (1998) Intraoperative neurophysiology of the corticospinal tract. In: Spinal Cord Monitoring - Basic and Clinical Aspects, Stålberg E, Sharma HS, Olsson Y(eds.), pp. 421-444, Springer Wien/New York

Kothbauer K, Deletis V, Epstein FJ (2000) Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring. In:
Neurosurgery, Crockard A, Hayward R, Hoff J (eds.), pp. 1041-1057, Third Edition, Blackwell Science, Oxford

Jallo G, Kothbauer K, Epstein F (2000) Surgery for intradural spinal tumors. In: Neurobase, Second Edition, Gilman S, Goldstein GW, Waxman SG (eds), Arbor Publishing, San Diego

Kothbauer K (2002) Motor evoked potential monitoring for intramedullary spinal cord tumor surgery. In: Neurophysiology in Neurosurgery, Deletis V, Shils J (eds), pp. 73-92, Academic Press, San Diego

Jallo G, Kothbauer K, Epstein F (2003) Intraspinal Tumors in Infants and Children. In: Youmans Neurological Surgery, 5th ed, Winn HR, Dacey RG (eds) pp. 3707-3716, Saunders, Elsevier, Philadelphia

Jallo GI, Kothbauer KF, Epstein FJ (2003) Intramedullary spinal cord tumors. In: Textbook of
Neurological Surgery (Principles and Practice), Vol. 1, Batjer H, Loftus C (eds), pp. 1046-1052, Lippincott, Philadelphia

Kothbauer KF, Jallo GI, Epstein F (2005) Management of spinal tumors. In: Neurosurgery – Principles and Practice, Moore AJ, Newell DW (eds), pp. 505-532, Springer, London

Kothbauer KF, Abbott IR (2008) Management of intramedullary spinal cord tumors. In: Principles and Practice of Pediatric Neurosurgery. Albright AL, Pollack IF, Adelson PD (eds.) pp 706-720, Thieme: New York

Sala F, Kothbauer KF (2008). Neurophysiological monitoring during surgery for intramedullary spinal cord tumors. In: Handbook of Clinical Neurophysiology: Monitoring neural function during surgery. Nuwer M (ed), pp 632-650, Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Kothbauer KF (2010) Intramedullary spinal cord tumors – The case for surgery. In: Controversies in Pediatric Neurosurgery. Jallo G, Kothbauer K, Pradilla G (eds.) pp 218-226, Thieme: New York

Poblete B, Kothbauer KF. Intramedullary Spinal Cord Surgery. In: Monitoring the Nervous System for Anesthesiologists and Other Health Care Professionals. Koht A, Sloan TB, Toleikis JR (eds.), pp 619-634, Springer, New York.


Kothbauer KF, Sticher A (2009) Behandlungsqualität und Prozessverbesserung mit Casemanagement– Eine Strategie zum Überleben mit Fallpauschalen, Luzerner Arzt 79(4):20-21

Kothbauer KF (2010) Behandlung von Tumoren des Rückenmarks und seiner Hüllen.
Swissneurosurgery.ch 2010 10.1

Kothbauer KF (2010) Neurochirurgische Behandlung von Tumoren des Rückenmarks und des
Spinalkanals Luzerner Arzt 82:58-60

Guzman R, Kothbauer KF, Mariani L (2012) Behandlung von Craniosynostosen
Swissneurosurgery.ch 2012


Jallo G, Kothbauer K, Padilla G (eds). Controversies in Pediatric Neurosurgery. Thieme, New York.

Sonstige Publikationen

Kothbauer K, Schmid UD, Seiler RW. Le syndrome de la "moëlle attachée"
(Tethered Cord Syndrome). Méd. et Hyg. 1992;50: 2494-2497 (French)

Kothbauer K, Deletis V, Epstein FJ: Letter to the editor – Reply On: Pediatr Neurosurg 1997;26: 24754) Pediatr. Neurosurg. 1998;29: 54-55

Kim BS, Roonprapunt C, LaMarca V, Kothbauer KF, Jallo GI. The current management of intracranial ependymomas in children. Ann. Neurosurg., 2002, 2(3)

Kothbauer KF, Jallo GI: Management of intramedullary spinal cord tumors. Issues in Neuroscience 2002;1:1-9 (http://www.spinalcordtumor.homestead.com/Kothbauer2002_INN.PDF)

Kothbauer KF: Moderne neurochirurgische Behandlung von Hirntumoren. Informationsbulletin des Departements Chirurgie, Kantonsspital Luzern, 2005;8:18-25.

Fette A, Yonekawa K, Kothbauer KF. Use of microsurgical laser in paediatric surgery and paediatric neurosurgery. Technol. Health Care 2006;14(6)507-513

Ray P, Jallo GI, Kim RKH, Kim B-S, Wilson S, Kothbauer K, Abbott R. Endoscopic Third
Ventriculostomy for the Treatment of Hydrocephalus: An Alternative to Shunting. J Pediatr Neurol 4:221-232, 2006

Abbott IR, Constantini S, Hockley AD, Humphreys RP, Jallo G, Kothbauer K, Mazza C, Peter J, Rekate H, Rueda-Franco F, Sala F, Wisoff J, Wong TT. Prof. Fred Epstein: Obituary. Child's Nerv Syst 2007;23: 3-17

Schneider C, Kothbauer KF. Lumbales Facettensyndrom: Behandlung des zygapophysealen Schmerzes zwischen Evidenz und Anektdote. J. f. Neurologie, Neurochirurgie u. Psychiatrie 2012;13:1-5