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Ekkehard Matthias Kasper, M.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Neurosurgery
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
DepartmentNeurosurgery
AddressBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Lowry Medical Office Building, Suite 3B
110 Francis Street
Boston MA 02215
Phone617/632-7246
Fax617/632-0949

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  1. Gonda DD, Warnke P, Sanai N, Taich Z, Kasper EM, Chen CC. The value of extended glioblastoma resection: Insights from randomized controlled trials. Surg Neurol Int. 2013; 4:110.
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  2. Chen CC, Kasper E. Resolving controversies in neurosurgery through randomized controlled trials. Surg Neurol Int. 2013; 4:109.
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  3. Ohla V, Ciarlini PD, Goldsmith JD, Kasper EM. Cellular myxoma of the lumbar spine. Surg Neurol Int. 2013; 4:82.
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  4. Waters JD, Gonda DD, Reddy H, Kasper EM, Warnke PC, Chen CC. Diagnostic yield of stereotactic needle-biopsies of sub-cubic centimeter intracranial lesions. Surg Neurol Int. 2013; 4(Suppl 3):S176-81.
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  5. Lam FC, Penumaka A, Chen CC, Fischer EG, Kasper EM. Fibrin sealant augmentation with autologous pericranium for duraplasty after suboccipital decompression in Chiari 1 patients: A case series. Surg Neurol Int. 2013; 4:6.
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  6. Zinn PO, Colen RR, Kasper EM, Burkhardt JK. Extent of resection and radiotherapy in GBM: A 1973 to 2007 surveillance, epidemiology and end results analysis of 21,783 patients. Int J Oncol. 2013 Mar; 42(3):929-34.
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  7. Lam FC, Kasper E. Augmented autologous pericranium duraplasty in 100 posterior fossa surgeries-a retrospective case series. Neurosurgery. 2012 Dec; 71 Suppl Operative:ons302-7.
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  8. Floyd SR, Kasper EM, Uhlmann EJ, Fonkem E, Wong ET, Mahadevan A. Hypofractionated Radiotherapy and Stereotactic Boost with Concurrent and Adjuvant Temozolamide for Glioblastoma in Good Performance Status Elderly Patients - Early Results of a Phase II Trial. Front Oncol. 2012; 2:122.
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  9. Fonkem E, Uhlmann EJ, Floyd SR, Mahadevan A, Kasper E, Eton O, Wong ET. Melanoma brain metastasis: overview of current management and emerging targeted therapies. Expert Rev Neurother. 2012 Oct; 12(10):1207-15.
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  10. Kasper EM, Ridgway EB, Rabie A, Lee BT, Chen C, Lin SJ. Staged scalp soft tissue expansion before delayed allograft cranioplasty: a technical report. Neurosurgery. 2012 Sep; 71(1 Suppl Operative):15-20; discussion 21.
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  11. Lin DJ, Lam FC, Siracuse JJ, Thomas A, Kasper EM. "Time is brain" the Gifford factor - or: Why do some civilian gunshot wounds to the head do unexpectedly well? A case series with outcomes analysis and a management guide. Surg Neurol Int. 2012; 3:98.
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  12. Gonda DD, Kim TE, Warnke PC, Kasper EM, Carter BS, Chen CC. Ventriculoperitoneal shunting versus endoscopic third ventriculostomy in the treatment of patients with hydrocephalus related to metastasis. Surg Neurol Int. 2012; 3:97.
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  13. Kasper EM, Lam FC, Luedi MM, Zinn PO, Pihan GA. Primary epidural lymphocyte-depleted Hodgkin's lymphoma of the thoracic spine - presentation of a rare disease variant. BMC Neurol. 2012; 12:64.
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  14. Kasper E, Boruchow S, Lam FC, Zinn PO, Anderson M, Mahadevan A. "Hitting all the right markers to save a life" Solitary fibrous tumors of the central nervous system: Case series and review of the literature. Surg Neurol Int. 2012; 3:83.
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  15. Lu XQ, Mahadevan A, Mathiowitz G, Lin PJ, Thomas A, Kasper EM, Floyd SR, Holupka E, La Rosa S, Wang F, Stevenson MA. Frameless angiogram-based stereotactic radiosurgery for treatment of arteriovenous malformations. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Sep 1; 84(1):274-82.
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  16. Zhou YD, Zhang D, Ozkaynak E, Wang X, Kasper EM, Leguern E, Baulac S, Anderson MP. Epilepsy gene LGI1 regulates postnatal developmental remodeling of retinogeniculate synapses. J Neurosci. 2012 Jan 18; 32(3):903-10.
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  17. Siracuse JJ, Odell DD, Gondek SP, Odom SR, Kasper EM, Hauser CJ, Moorman DW. Health care and socioeconomic impact of falls in the elderly. Am J Surg. 2012 Mar; 203(3):335-8; discussion 338.
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  18. Berry-Candelario J, Kasper E, Eskandar E, Chen CC. Neurosurgical management of leukoencephalopathy, cerebral calcifications, and cysts: A case report and review of literature. Surg Neurol Int. 2011; 2:160.
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  19. Kasper EM, Fischer EG, Ostertag CB. Quo vadis, academia? Can academic neurosurgery be resurrected? World Neurosurg. 2012 Jul; 78(1-2):20-3.
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  20. Chen CC, Kasper EM, Zinn PO, Warnke PC. Management of entrapped temporal horn by temporal horn to prepontine cistern shunting. World Neurosurg. 2013 Feb; 79(2):404.e7-404.e10.
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  21. Sturla LM, Zinn PO, Ng K, Nitta M, Kozono D, Chen CC, Kasper EM. Src homology domain-containing phosphatase 2 suppresses cellular senescence in glioblastoma. Br J Cancer. 2011 Oct 11; 105(8):1235-43.
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  22. Wang CC, Floyd SR, Chang CH, Warnke PC, Chio CC, Kasper EM, Mahadevan A, Wong ET, Chen CC. Cyberknife hypofractionated stereotactic radiosurgery (HSRS) of resection cavity after excision of large cerebral metastasis: efficacy and safety of an 800 cGy × 3 daily fractions regimen. J Neurooncol. 2012 Feb; 106(3):601-10.
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  23. Chen CC, Kasper E, Warnke P. Palliative stereotactic-endoscopic third ventriculostomy for the treatment of obstructive hydrocephalus from cerebral metastasis. Surg Neurol Int. 2011; 2:76.
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  24. Kasper EM, Bartek J, Johnson S, Kasper BS, Pavlakis M, Wong M. Post-transplant aspergillosis and the role of combined neurosurgical and antifungal therapies under belatacept immunosuppression. Surg Neurol Int. 2011; 2:75.
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  25. Babu MA, Coumans JV, Carter BS, Taylor WR, Kasper EM, Roitberg BZ, Krauss WE, Chen CC. A review of lumbar spinal instrumentation: evidence and controversy. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2011 Sep; 82(9):948-51.
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  26. Burkhardt JK, Zinn PO, Graenicher M, Santillan A, Bozinov O, Kasper EM, Krayenbühl N. Predicting postoperative hydrocephalus in 227 patients with skull base meningioma. Neurosurg Focus. 2011 May; 30(5):E9.
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  27. Kasper EM, Aguirre-Padilla DH, Alter RY, Anderson M. Histiocytosis X: Characteristics, behavior, and treatments as illustrated in a case series. Surg Neurol Int. 2011; 2:57.
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  28. Mahadevan A, Floyd S, Wong E, Chen C, Kasper E. Clinical outcome after hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (HSRT) for benign skull base tumors. Comput Aided Surg. 2011; 16(3):112-20.
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  29. Zinn PO, Colen RR, Kasper EM, Chen CC. Posterior leukoencephalopathy following repair of an ileocecal anastomosis breakdown: a case report and review of the literature. J Med Case Rep. 2011; 5:20.
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  30. Sengupta S, Pedersen NP, Davis JE, Rojas R, Reddy H, Kasper E, Greenstein P, Wong ET. Illusion of stroke: intravascular lymphomatosis. Rev Neurol Dis. 2011; 8(3-4):e107-13.
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  31. Kasper EM, Hess PE, Silasi M, Lim KH, Gray J, Reddy H, Gilmore L, Kasper B. A pregnant female with a large intracranial mass: Reviewing the evidence to obtain management guidelines for intracranial meningiomas during pregnancy. Surg Neurol Int. 2010; 1:95.
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  32. Kasper EM, Luedi MM, Zinn PO, Rubin PA, Chen C. Retained transorbital foreign body with intracranial extension after pipe bomb explosion. Surg Neurol Int. 2010; 1:94.
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  33. Chen CC, Zinn PO, Kasper EM, Ogilvy CS. Cranio-spinal migration of a metallic clip placed during arteriovenous malformation resection - A case report, review of the literature, and management strategies. BMC Neurol. 2010; 10:109.
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  34. Mahadevan A, Floyd S, Wong E, Jeyapalan S, Groff M, Kasper E. Stereotactic body radiotherapy reirradiation for recurrent epidural spinal metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Dec 1; 81(5):1500-5.
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  35. Kasper BS, Struffert T, Kasper EM, Fritscher T, Pauli E, Weigel D, Kerling F, Hammen T, Graf W, Kuwert T, Prante O, Lorber B, Buchfelder M, Doerfler A, Schwab S, Stefan H, Linke R. 18Fluoroethyl-L-tyrosine-PET in long-term epilepsy associated glioneuronal tumors. Epilepsia. 2011 Jan; 52(1):35-44.
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  36. Kasper BS, Taylor DC, Janz D, Kasper EM, Maier M, Williams MR, Crow TJ. Neuropathology of epilepsy and psychosis: the contributions of J.A.N. Corsellis. Brain. 2010 Dec; 133(Pt 12):3795-805.
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  37. Siracuse JJ, Robich MP, Gautam S, Kasper EM, Moorman DW, Hauser CJ. Antiplatelet agents, warfarin, and epidemic intracranial hemorrhage. Surgery. 2010 Oct; 148(4):724-9; discussion 729-30.
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  38. Nogueira RG, Kasper E, Walcott BP, Nahed BV, Redjal N, Coumans JV, Hirsch JA. Lateral sacral artery aneurysm of the lumbar spine: hemorrhage resulting in cauda equina syndrome. J Neurointerv Surg. 2010 Dec; 2(4):399-401.
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  39. Kasper BS, Kasper EM, Pauli E, Stefan H. Phenomenology of hallucinations, illusions, and delusions as part of seizure semiology. Epilepsy Behav. 2010 May; 18(1-2):13-23.
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  40. Burkhardt JK, Zinn PO, Bozinov O, Colen RR, Bertalanffy H, Kasper EM. Neurosurgical education in Europe and the United States of America. Neurosurg Rev. 2010 Oct; 33(4):409-17.
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  41. Kasper EM. Drain associated meningitis and ventriculitis remains a pivotal problem in neurointensive care: to understand their causes we need better surveillance data. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2009 Dec; 80(12):1302.
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  42. Kasper BS, Chang BS, Kasper EM. Microdysgenesis: Historical roots of an important concept in epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2009 Jun; 15(2):146-53.
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  43. Kleweno CP, Zampini JM, White AP, Kasper EM, McGuire KJ. Survival after concurrent traumatic dislocation of the atlanto-occipital and atlanto-axial joints: a case report and review of the literature. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Aug 15; 33(18):E659-62.
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  44. Flaherty AW, Williams ZM, Amirnovin R, Kasper E, Rauch SL, Cosgrove GR, Eskandar EN. Deep brain stimulation of the anterior internal capsule for the treatment of Tourette syndrome: technical case report. Neurosurgery. 2005 Oct; 57(4 Suppl):E403; discussion E403.
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  45. Jarus-Dziedzic K, Kasper E, Ostertag C. Incidental stereotactic diagnosis of cerebral insults. Neurol Res. 2003 Mar; 25(2):173-8.
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  46. Jarus-Dziedzic K, Juniewicz H, Wroñski J, Zub WL, Kasper E, Gowacki M, Mierzwa J. The relation between cerebral blood flow velocities as measured by TCD and the incidence of delayed ischemic deficits. A prospective study after subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurol Res. 2002 Sep; 24(6):582-92.
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