Faculty

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Cheng Yu, PhD
Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Radiation Safety officer, Keck Medical Center of Usc
Neurological Surgery
UNH Gamma Unit Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 8735

Publications

Tuchman A, Yu C, Chang EL, Kim PE, Rusch MC, Apuzzo ML. Radiosurgery for metastatic disease at the craniocervical junction. World Neurosurg. 2014 Dec; 82(6):1331-6. View in: PubMed

Pham MH, Yu C, Rusch M, Holloway C, Chang E, Apuzzo ML. Evolving societal risks and necessary precautions in the age of nuclear power and therapeutic radiation: an American perspective. World Neurosurg. 2014 Dec; 82(6):1060-1070. e1. View in: PubMed

Christian E, Yu C, Apuzzo ML. Focused ultrasound: relevant history and prospects for the addition of mechanical energy to the neurosurgical armamentarium. World Neurosurg. 2014 Sep-Oct; 82(3-4):354-65. View in: PubMed

Attenello FJ, Lee B, Yu C, Liu CY, Apuzzo ML. Supplementing the neurosurgical virtuoso: evolution of automation from mythology to operating room adjunct. World Neurosurg. 2014 May-Jun; 81(5-6):719-29. View in: PubMed

Yashar P, Amar AP, Giannotta SL, Yu C, Pagnini PG, Liu CY, Apuzzo ML. Cerebral arteriovenous malformations: issues of the interplay between stereotactic radiosurgery and endovascular surgical therapy. World Neurosurg. 2011 May-Jun; 75(5-6):638-47. View in: PubMed

Zada G, Yu C, Pagnini PG, Khalessi AA, Zelman V, Apuzzo ML. Early decreased tumor volume following fractionated Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for metastatic melanoma and the role of "adaptive radiosurgery": case report. Neurosurgery. 2010 Aug; 67(2):E512-3. View in: PubMed

Zada G, Pagnini PG, Yu C, Erickson KT, Hirschbein J, Zelman V, Apuzzo ML. Long-term outcomes and patterns of tumor progression after gamma knife radiosurgery for benign meningiomas. Neurosurgery. 2010 Aug; 67(2):322-8; discussion 328-9. View in: PubMed

Davidson L, Zada G, Yu C, Petrovich Z, Pagnini PG, Zee CS, Giannotta SL, Zelman V, Apuzzo ML. Delayed toxicity from gamma knife radiosurgery to lesions in and adjacent to the brainstem. J Clin Neurosci. 2009 Sep; 16(9):1139-47. View in: PubMed

Kateb B, Yamamoto V, Yu C, Grundfest W, Gruen JP. Infrared thermal imaging: a review of the literature and case report. Neuroimage. 2009 Aug; 47 Suppl 2:T154-62. View in: PubMed

Kuo JS, Yu C, Petrovich Z, Apuzzo ML. The CyberKnife stereotactic radiosurgery system: description, installation, and an initial evaluation of use and functionality. Neurosurgery. 2008 Feb; 62 Suppl 2:785-9. View in: PubMed

Hoh DJ, Liu CY, Chen JC, Pagnini PG, Yu C, Wang MY, Apuzzo ML. Chained lightning: part III--Emerging technology, novel therapeutic strategies, and new energy modalities for radiosurgery. Neurosurgery. 2007 Dec; 61(6):1111-29; discussion 1129-30. View in: PubMed

Hoh DJ, Liu CY, Chen JC, Pagnini PG, Yu C, Wang MY, Apuzzo ML. Chained lightning, part II: neurosurgical principles, radiosurgical technology, and the manipulation of energy beam delivery. Neurosurgery. 2007 Sep; 61(3):433-46; discussion 446. View in: PubMed

Hoh DJ, Liu CY, Pagnini PG, Yu C, Wang MY, Apuzzo ML. Chained lightning, part I: Exploitation of energy and radiobiological principles for therapeutic purposes. Neurosurgery. 2007 Jul; 61(1):14-27; discussion 27-8. View in: PubMed

Oh BC, Pagnini PG, Wang MY, Liu CY, Kim PE, Yu C, Apuzzo ML. Stereotactic radiosurgery: adjacent tissue injury and response after high-dose single fraction radiation: Part I--Histology, imaging, and molecular events. Neurosurgery. 2007 Jan; 60(1):31-44; discussion 44-5. View in: PubMed

Davidson L, Fishback D, Russin JJ, Weiss MH, Yu C, Pagnini PG, Zelman V, Apuzzo ML, Giannotta SL. Postoperative Gamma Knife surgery for benign meningiomas of the cranial base. Neurosurg Focus. 2007; 23(4):E6. View in: PubMed

Leary SP, Liu CY, Yu C, Apuzzo ML. Toward the emergence of nanoneurosurgery: part I--progress in nanoscience, nanotechnology, and the comprehension of events in the mesoscale realm. Neurosurgery. 2005 Oct; 57(4):606-34; discussion 606-34. View in: PubMed

McNatt SA, Yu C, Giannotta SL, Zee CS, Apuzzo ML, Petrovich Z. Gamma knife radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia. Neurosurgery. 2005 Jun; 56(6):1295-301; discussion 1301-3. View in: PubMed

Yu C, Main W, Taylor D, Kuduvalli G, Apuzzo ML, Adler JR. An anthropomorphic phantom study of the accuracy of Cyberknife spinal radiosurgery. Neurosurgery. 2004 Nov; 55(5):1138-49. View in: PubMed

Kuo JS, Yu C, Giannotta SL, Petrovich Z, Apuzzo ML. The Leksell gamma knife Model U versus Model C: a quantitative comparison of radiosurgical treatment parameters. Neurosurgery. 2004 Jul; 55(1):168-72; discussion 172-3. View in: PubMed

Kuo JS, Chen JC, Yu C, Zelman V, Giannotta SL, Petrovich Z, MacPherson D, Apuzzo ML. Gamma knife radiosurgery for benign cavernous sinus tumors: quantitative analysis of treatment outcomes. Neurosurgery. 2004 Jun; 54(6):1385-93; discussion 1393-4. View in: PubMed

Yu C, Petrovich Z, Apuzzo ML, Zelman V, Giannotta SL. Study of magnetic resonance imaging-based arteriovenous malformation delineation without conventional angiography. Neurosurgery. 2004 May; 54(5):1104-; discussion 1108-10. View in: PubMed

Yu C, Jozsef G, Apuzzo ML, Petrovich Z. Measurements of the relative output factors for CyberKnife collimators. Neurosurgery. 2004 Jan; 54(1):157-61; discussion 161-2. View in: PubMed

Yu C, Jozsef G, Apuzzo ML, Petrovich Z. Dosimetric comparison of CyberKnife with other radiosurgical modalities for an ellipsoidal target. Neurosurgery. 2003 Nov; 53(5):1155-62; discussion 1162-3. View in: PubMed

Kuo JS, Yu C, Petrovich Z, Apuzzo ML. The CyberKnife stereotactic radiosurgery system: description, installation, and an initial evaluation of use and functionality. Neurosurgery. 2003 Nov; 53(5):1235-9; discussion 1239. View in: PubMed

Petrovich Z, Yu C, Giannotta SL, Zee CS, Apuzzo ML. Gamma knife radiosurgery for pituitary adenoma: early results. Neurosurgery. 2003 Jul; 53(1):51-9; discussion 59-61. View in: PubMed

Yu C, Jozsef G, Apuzzo ML, MacPherson DM, Petrovich Z. Fetal radiation doses for model C gamma knife radiosurgery. Neurosurgery. 2003 Mar; 52(3):687-93; discussion 693. View in: PubMed

Petrovich Z, Jozsef G, Yu C, Apuzzo ML. Radiotherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery for pituitary tumors. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2003 Jan; 14(1):147-66. View in: PubMed

Petrovich Z, Yu C, Giannotta SL, O'Day S, Apuzzo ML. Survival and pattern of failure in brain metastasis treated with stereotactic gamma knife radiosurgery. J Neurosurg. 2002 Dec; 97(5 Suppl):499-506. View in: PubMed

Yu C, Chen JC, Apuzzo ML, O'Day S, Giannotta SL, Weber JS, Petrovich Z. Metastatic melanoma to the brain: prognostic factors after gamma knife radiosurgery. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2002 Apr 1; 52(5):1277-87. View in: PubMed

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