Keck School Faculty

Gabriel Zada

Gabriel Zada

Professor of Neurological Surgery (Clinical Scholar)
Director, USC Brain Tumor Center
Neurological Surgery
GNH 3300 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Endoscopic endonasal approaches for reconstruction of traumatic anterior skull base fractures and associated cerebrospinal fistulas: patient series J Neurosurg Case Lessons. 2022 Jun 20; 3(25):CASE2214. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Facilitation of Pediatric Posterior Fossa Vascular Malformation Resection Utilizing Virtual Reality Platform: 2-Dimensional Operative Video Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2022 Jun 01; 22(6):e270. . View in PubMed

Growth hormone secreting pituitary adenomas show distinct extrasellar extension patterns compared to nonfunctional pituitary adenomas Pituitary. 2022 Jun; 25(3):480-485. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Three-Dimensional Modeling for Augmented and Virtual Reality-Based Posterior Fossa Approach Selection Training: Technical Overview of Novel Open-Source Materials Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2022 Jun 01; 22(6):e261. . View in PubMed

Circulating Tumor Cell Transcriptomics as Biopsy Surrogates in Metastatic Breast Cancer Ann Surg Oncol. 2022 May; 29(5):2882-2894. . View in PubMed

Correction to: Circulating Tumor Cell Transcriptomics as Biopsy Surrogates in Metastatic Breast Cancer Ann Surg Oncol. 2022 May; 29(5):3064. . View in PubMed

Association between socioeconomic status and presenting characteristics and extent of disease in patients with surgically resected nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma J Neurosurg. 2022 Apr 08; 1-8. . View in PubMed

Management of complications from brain metastasis treatment: a narrative review Chin Clin Oncol. 2022 Apr; 11(2):11. . View in PubMed

Evaluating the predictive value of comorbidity indices in pituitary surgery: a mixed-effects modeling study using the Nationwide Readmissions Database J Neurosurg. 2022 Mar 18; 1-9. . View in PubMed

5-Aminolevulinic acid-enhanced fluorescence-guided treatment of high-grade glioma using angled endoscopic blue light visualization: technical case series with preliminary follow-up J Neurosurg. 2022 Mar 18; 1-9. . View in PubMed

Treatment strategies for giant pituitary adenomas in the era of endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery: a multicenter series J Neurosurg. 2022 Mar 01; 136(3):776-785. . View in PubMed

Dose to neuroanatomical structures surrounding pituitary adenomas and the effect of stereotactic radiosurgery on neuroendocrine function: an international multicenter study J Neurosurg. 2022 Mar 01; 136(3):813-821. . View in PubMed

Development of computational models for microtesla-level magnetic brain scanning: a novel avenue for device development BMC Biomed Eng. 2022 Jan 24; 4(1):1. . View in PubMed

The role of frailty in the clinical management of neurofibromatosis type 1: a mixed-effects modeling study using the Nationwide Readmissions Database Neurosurg Focus. 2022 05; 52(5):E3. . View in PubMed

Code-free machine learning for object detection in surgical video: a benchmarking, feasibility, and cost study Neurosurg Focus. 2022 04; 52(4):E11. . View in PubMed

Systematic Review of Racial, Socioeconomic, and Insurance Status Disparities in the Treatment of Pediatric Neurosurgical Diseases in the United States World Neurosurg. 2022 02; 158:65-83. . View in PubMed

Disparities in the Surgical Treatment of Cerebrovascular Pathologies: A Contemporary Systematic ReviewWorld Neurosurg. 2022 02; 158:244-257. e1. . View in PubMed

Robotic and robot-assisted skull base neurosurgery: systematic review of current applications and future directions Neurosurg Focus. 2022 01; 52(1):E15. . View in PubMed

Demographic-Dependent Risk of Developing Severe Novel Psychiatric Disorders after Concussion J Neurotrauma. 2022 01; 39(1-2):131-137. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Three-Dimensionally Printed Surgical Simulation Tool for Brain Mapping Training and Preoperative Planning Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2022 01 01; 22(1):e70. . View in PubMed

Automatic differentiation of Grade I and II meningiomas on magnetic resonance image using an asymmetric convolutional neural network Sci Rep. 2022 03 09; 12(1):3806. . View in PubMed

Expert surgeons and deep learning models can predict the outcome of surgical hemorrhage from 1 min of video Sci Rep. 2022 05 17; 12(1):8137. . View in PubMed

Voxelwise Prediction of Recurrent High-Grade Glioma via Proximity Estimation-Coupled Multidimensional Support Vector Machine Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2022 04 01; 112(5):1279-1287. . View in PubMed

Clinical and radiologic outcomes after stereotactic radiosurgery for meningiomas in direct contact with the optic apparatus: an international multicenter study J Neurosurg. 2022 04 01; 136(4):1070-1076. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Comparison Between Conventional Flash and Off-Response Intraoperative Visually Evoked Potential Monitoring for Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2022 01 01; 22(1):e71-e72. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Development of a New Image-Guided Neuronavigation System: Mixed-Reality Projection Mapping Is Accurate and Feasible Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2022 02 01; 22(2):e100. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Qlone®: A Simple Method to Create 360-Degree Photogrammetry-Based 3-Dimensional Model of Cadaveric Specimens Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2022 02 01; 22(2):e101. . View in PubMed

Ultra-high field 7 T MRI localizes regional brain volume recovery following corticotroph adenoma resection and hormonal remission in Cushing's disease: A case series Surg Neurol Int. 2022; 13:239. . View in PubMed

Deep Neural Networks Can Accurately Detect Blood Loss and Hemorrhage Control Task Success From Video Neurosurgery. 2022 06 01; 90(6):823-829. . View in PubMed

Use of predictive spatial modeling to reveal that primary cancers have distinct central nervous system topography patterns of brain metastasis J Neurosurg. 2022 01 01; 136(1):88-96. . View in PubMed

Utility of the Simulated Outcomes Following Carotid Artery Laceration Video Data Set for Machine Learning Applications JAMA Netw Open. 2022 03 01; 5(3):e223177. . View in PubMed

Epigenetic dysregulation in meningiomas Neurooncol Adv. 2022 Jan-Dec; 4(1):vdac084. . View in PubMed

Anatomical and topographical variations in the distribution of brain metastases based on primary cancer origin and molecular subtypes: a systematic review Neurooncol Adv. 2022 Jan-Dec; 4(1):vdab170. . View in PubMed

Radiation necrosis in renal cell carcinoma brain metastases treated with checkpoint inhibitors and radiosurgery: An international multicenter study Cancer. 2022 04 01; 128(7):1429-1438. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Robotic-Assisted Digital Exoscope for Resection of Cerebral Metastases: A Case Series Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2022 04 01; 22(4):e177-e178. . View in PubMed

Use of surgical video-based automated performance metrics to predict blood loss and success of simulated vascular injury control in neurosurgery: a pilot study J Neurosurg. 2021 Dec 31; 1-10. . View in PubMed

Dumbbell-shaped pituitary adenomas: prognostic factors for prediction of tumor nondescent of the supradiaphragmal component from a multicenter series J Neurosurg. 2021 Dec 24; 1-9. . View in PubMed

Pituitary society expert Delphi consensus: operative workflow in endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary adenoma resection Pituitary. 2021 Dec; 24(6):839-853. . View in PubMed

Systematic Review of Racial, Socioeconomic, and Insurance Status Disparities in Neurosurgical Care for Intracranial Tumors World Neurosurg. 2021 Oct 26; 158:38-64. . View in PubMed

Disparities in the Surgical Treatment of Adult Spine Diseases: A Systematic Review World Neurosurg. 2021 Oct 21. . View in PubMed

Multivariable analysis of 63 contemporary patients diagnosed with nelson's syndrome: A nationwide readmission database study J Clin Neurosci. 2021 Oct; 92:45-48. . View in PubMed

Cure and Hormonal Control After Prolactinoma Resection: Case Series and Systematic Review J Endocr Soc. 2021 Oct 01; 5(10):bvab074. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Interhemispheric Contralateral Transfalcine Approach for Subparacentral Arteriovenous Malformation: 3-Dimensional Operative Video Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2021 Sep 15; 21(4):E369-E370. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Infra-Occipital Supra-Tentorial Approach for Resection of Low-Grade Tumor of the Left Lingual Gyrus: 2-Dimensional Operative Video Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2021 Aug 16; 21(3):E261-E262. . View in PubMed

Neural network modeling for prediction of recurrence, progression, and hormonal non-remission in patients following resection of functional pituitary adenomas Pituitary. 2021 Aug; 24(4):523-529. . View in PubMed

Bilateral arachnoid cyst-associated subdural fluid collections in an infant following TBI J Forensic Leg Med. 2021 Jul; 81:102189. . View in PubMed

Comorbid depression in surgical cancer patients associated with non-routine discharge and readmission Surg Oncol. 2021 Jun; 37:101533. . View in PubMed

Utilization of Discarded Surgical Tissue from Ultrasonic Aspirators to Establish Patient-Derived Metastatic Brain Tumor Cells: A Guide from the Operating Room to the Research Laboratory Curr Protoc. 2021 Jun; 1(6):e140. . View in PubMed

Silent corticotroph pituitary adenomas: clinical characteristics, long-term outcomes, and management of disease recurrence J Neurosurg. 2021 May 07; 1-8. . View in PubMed

Use of Salvage Surgery or Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Multiply Recurrent Skull Base Chordomas: A Single-Institution Experience and Review of the Literature J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2021 Apr; 82(2):161-174. . View in PubMed

Improved surgeon performance following cadaveric simulation of internal carotid artery injury during endoscopic endonasal surgery: training outcomes of a nationwide prospective educational intervention J Neurosurg. 2021 Mar 19; 1-9. . View in PubMed

Thermal Conductance Through the Skull Base From Endoscopic Surgery Cauterization Instruments: Cadaver and Goat Model Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 12; 165(6):899-904. . View in PubMed

Optimizing Consistency and the Scope of Excellence in Pituitary Surgery World Neurosurg. 2021 10; 154:172-173. . View in PubMed

Stereotactic radiosurgery for clinoid meningiomas: a multi-institutional study Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2021 10; 163(10):2861-2869. . View in PubMed

A systematic review of virtual reality for the assessment of technical skills in neurosurgery Neurosurg Focus. 2021 08; 51(2):E15. . View in PubMed

Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Brain Metastases: An International, Multicenter Study Thyroid. 2021 08; 31(8):1244-1252. . View in PubMed

Complementary and Alternative Medicine for the Treatment of Gliomas: Scoping Review of Clinical Studies, Patient Outcomes, and Toxicity Profiles World Neurosurg. 2021 07; 151:e682-e692. . View in PubMed

A systematic review of next-generation point-of-care stroke diagnostic technologies Neurosurg Focus. 2021 07; 51(1):E11. . View in PubMed

Transcranial eddy current damping sensors for detection and imaging of hemorrhagic stroke: feasibility in benchtop experimentation Neurosurg Focus. 2021 07; 51(1):E15. . View in PubMed

A Guide to Annotation of Neurosurgical Intraoperative Video for Machine Learning Analysis and Computer Vision World Neurosurg. 2021 06; 150:26-30. . View in PubMed

Tracking Scan to Incision Time in Patients with Emergent Operative Traumatic Brain Injuries as a Measure for Systems-Based Practice in Neurosurgical Trainees World Neurosurg. 2021 05; 149:e491-e497. . View in PubMed

Prevalence Rate of Coexisting Rathke Cleft Cysts and Pineal Cysts: A Multicenter Cross-Sectional Study World Neurosurg. 2021 05; 149:e455-e459. . View in PubMed

5-ALA Enhanced Fluorescence-Guided Microscopic to Endoscopic Resection of Deep Frontal Subcortical Glioblastoma Multiforme World Neurosurg. 2021 04; 148:65. . View in PubMed

Safety and Effectiveness of the Direct Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Primary Sellar Pathology: A Contemporary Case Series of More Than 400 Patients World Neurosurg. 2021 04; 148:e536-e546. . View in PubMed

Exoscopic to Endoscopic Channel-Based Trans-Sulcal Resection of a Third Ventricular Cavernous Malformation: Technical Case Illustration World Neurosurg. 2021 04; 148:66. . View in PubMed

The role of reoperation after recurrence of Cushing's disease Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 03; 35(2):101489. . View in PubMed

Chronic Aspiration Pneumonitis Caused by Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Fistulae of the Skull Base Laryngoscope. 2021 03; 131(3):462-466. . View in PubMed

Frailty Is Associated with In-Hospital Morbidity and Nonroutine Disposition in Brain Tumor Patients Undergoing Craniotomy World Neurosurg. 2021 02; 146:e1045-e1053. . View in PubMed

Management of acute subdural hematoma in incarcerated patients Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2021 02; 201:106441. . View in PubMed

Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Olfactory Groove Meningiomas: An International, Multicenter Study Neurosurgery. 2021 10 13; 89(5):784-791. . View in PubMed

Noninvasive transcranial classification of stroke using a portable eddy current damping sensor Sci Rep. 2021 05 13; 11(1):10297. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Application of Augmented Reality in Percutaneous Procedures-Rhizotomy of the Gasserian Ganglion Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2021 08 16; 21(3):E224-E225. . View in PubMed

A wearable eddy current based pulmonary function sensor for continuous non-contact point-of-care monitoring during the COVID-19 pandemic Sci Rep. 2021 10 11; 11(1):20144. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Hybrid Robotics for Endoscopic Transnasal Skull Base Surgery: Single-Centre Case Series Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2021 11 15; 21(6):E471. . View in PubMed

Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Perioptic Meningiomas: An International, Multicenter Study Neurosurgery. 2021 03 15; 88(4):828-837. . View in PubMed

Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Atypical (World Health Organization II) and Anaplastic (World Health Organization III) Meningiomas: Results From a Multicenter, International Cohort Study Neurosurgery. 2021 04 15; 88(5):980-988. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysm Clipping With Immersive 360° Virtual Reality Model: 2-Dimensional Operative Video Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2021 03 15; 20(4):E315-E316. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Minimally Invasive Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy Using 3-Dimensional Total Navigation: 2-Dimensional Operative Video Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2021 01 13; 20(2):E141-E142. . View in PubMed

Automatic detection and segmentation of multiple brain metastases on magnetic resonance image using asymmetric UNet architecture Phys Med Biol. 2021 01 13; 66(1):015003. . View in PubMed

Stereotactic radiosurgery for treatment of radiation-induced meningiomas: a multiinstitutional study J Neurosurg. 2021 Jan 01; 1-9. . View in PubMed

Treatment of WHO Grade 2 Meningiomas With Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Identification of an Optimal Group for SRS Using RPA Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 07 01; 110(3):804-814. . View in PubMed

Postoperative GH and Degree of Reduction in IGF-1 Predicts Postoperative Hormonal Remission in Acromegaly Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2021; 12:743052. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Machine Vision for Real-Time Intraoperative Anatomic Guidance: A Proof-of-Concept Study in Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2021 09 15; 21(4):E302-E303. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Early Experience With Virtual and Synchronized Augmented Reality Platform for Preoperative Planning and Intraoperative Navigation: A Case Series Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2021 09 15; 21(4):E298-E299. . View in PubMed

Limited utility of 5-ALA optical fluorescence in endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery: a multicenter retrospective study J Neurosurg. 2020 Oct 30; 1-7. . View in PubMed

Endoscopic assisted craniotomy for resection of fourth ventricular lesions and confirmation of aqueductal patency via a suboccipital median aperture approach J Clin Neurosci. 2020 Oct; 80:50-55. . View in PubMed

Ultra-high field magnetic resonance imaging for localization of corticotropin-secreting pituitary adenomas Neuroradiology. 2020 Aug; 62(8):1051-1054. . View in PubMed

Earlier radiosurgery leads to better pain relief and less medication usage for trigeminal neuralgia patients: an international multicenter study J Neurosurg. 2020 Jul 03; 1-8. . View in PubMed

EditorialCOVID-19 and neurosurgical practice: an interim report. J Neurosurg. 2020 Apr 24; 1-2. . View in PubMed

Comparative preoperative characteristics and postoperative outcomes at a private versus a safety-net hospital following endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal resection of pituitary adenomas J Neurosurg. 2020 Feb 28; 134(3):742-749. . View in PubMed

Role of KCNAB2 expression in modulating hormone secretion in somatotroph pituitary adenoma J Neurosurg. 2020 Feb 28; 134(3):787-793. . View in PubMed

Calcified Prolactinoma of the Pituitary Gland: Illustrative Case Reports Highlighting Medical versus Surgical Intervention J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2020 Feb; 81(1):22-29. . View in PubMed

Democratizing Access to Neurosurgical Medical Education: National Efforts in a Medical Student Training Camp During Coronavirus Disease 2019 World Neurosurg. 2020 12; 144:e237-e243. . View in PubMed

Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Residual and Recurrent Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas: A Contemporary Case Series of GammaKnife and CyberKnife Radiosurgery World Neurosurg. 2020 11; 143:e60-e69. . View in PubMed

Comorbid depression associated with non-routine discharge following craniotomy for low-grade gliomas and benign tumors - a nationwide readmission database analysis Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2020 11; 162(11):2671-2681. . View in PubMed

Effect of Comorbid Depression on Surgical Outcomes After Craniotomy for Malignant Brain Tumors: A Nationwide Readmission Database Analysis World Neurosurg. 2020 10; 142:e458-e473. . View in PubMed

In Reply to the Letter to the Editor Regarding "Pure Endoscopic Supracerebellar Infratentorial Approach to the Pineal Region: A Case Series" World Neurosurg. 2020 07; 139:665. . View in PubMed

Impact of tumor characteristics and pre- and postoperative hormone levels on hormonal remission following endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery in patients with acromegaly Neurosurg Focus. 2020 06; 48(6):E10. . View in PubMed

IntroductionManagement of pituitary tumors: 2020 and beyond. Neurosurg Focus. 2020 06; 48(6):E1. . View in PubMed

Pituitary Apoplexy Case Series: Outcomes After Endoscopic Endonasal Transsphenoidal Surgery at a Single Tertiary Center World Neurosurg. 2020 05; 137:e366-e372. . View in PubMed

Pure Endoscopic Supracerebellar Infratentorial Approach to the Pineal Region: A Case Series World Neurosurg. 2020 05; 137:e603-e609. . View in PubMed

Identifying Disparities in Care in Treating Glioblastoma: A Retrospective Cohort Study of Patients Treated at a Safety-net Versus Private Hospital Setting World Neurosurg. 2020 05; 137:e213-e220. . View in PubMed

Differential Clinical Presentation, Intraoperative Management Strategies, and Surgical Outcomes After Endoscopic Endonasal Treatment of Cystic Sellar Masses World Neurosurg. 2020 Jan; 133:e241-e251. . View in PubMed

Surgical management of clinically silent thyrotropin pituitary adenomas: A single center series of 20 patients J Clin Neurosci. 2020 Jan; 71:70-75. . View in PubMed

The Use of a Novel Perfusion-Based Human Cadaveric Model for Simulation of Dural Venous Sinus Injury and Repair Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 09 01; 19(3):E269-E274. . View in PubMed

Hemorrhagic Presentation of Rathke Cleft Cysts: A Surgical Case Series Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 05 01; 18(5):470-479. . View in PubMed

Effectiveness of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in the Treatment of Refractory Trigeminal Neuralgia: A Case Series Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 06 01; 18(6):571-576. . View in PubMed

Exoscopic resection of atrial intraventricular meningiomas using a navigation-assisted channel-based trans-sulcal approach: Case series and literature review J Clin Neurosci. 2020 Jan; 71:58-65. . View in PubMed

Letter to the EditorGamma Knife radiosurgery for Cushing's disease after prior resection. J Neurosurg. 2020 07 31; 134(3):1012-1014. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Expanded Endoscopic Endonasal Transtuberculum Approach for Tuberculum Sellae Meningioma: Operative Video With 360-Degree Fly-Through and Surgical Rehearsal in Virtual Reality: 2-Dimensional Operative Video Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 08 01; 19(2):E181-E182. . View in PubMed

Development and clinical validation of a grading system for pituitary adenoma consistency J Neurosurg. 2020 06 05; 134(6):1800-1807. . View in PubMed

Analysis of modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors in patients undergoing pituitary surgery J Neurosurg. 2020 06 12; 134(6):1816-1823. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Mini-Pterional Craniotomy and Extradural Clinoidectomy for Clinoid Meningioma: Optimization of Exposure Using Augmented Reality Template: 2-Dimensional Operative Video Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 11 16; 19(6):E611-E612. . View in PubMed

Navigable Channel-Based Trans-Sulcal Resection of Third Ventricular Colloid Cysts: A Multicenter Retrospective Case Series and Review of the Literature World Neurosurg. 2020 Jan; 133:e702-e710. . View in PubMed

Outcomes After Minimally Invasive Parafascicular Surgery for Intracerebral Hemorrhage: A Single-Center Experience World Neurosurg. 2019 Dec; 132:e520-e528. . View in PubMed

Management of Pituitary Adenomas Invading the Cavernous Sinus Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct; 30(4):445-455. . View in PubMed

Tumor Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2019 Aug 01; 17(Suppl 2):S119-S152. . View in PubMed

Clinical utility of routine postoperative morning cortisol monitoring in detecting new hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis insufficiency following endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery for sellar lesions J Neurosurg. 2019 Mar 01; 132(4):1054-1058. . View in PubMed

Use of optical fluorescence agents during surgery for pituitary adenomas: current state of the field J Neurooncol. 2019 Feb; 141(3):585-593. . View in PubMed

Long-Term Tumor Control Rates Following Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Acoustic Neuroma World Neurosurg. 2019 Feb; 122:366-371. . View in PubMed

Medical Student Neurosurgery Training Camp: Updates Following 2019 Course Expansion World Neurosurg. 2019 10; 130:561-563. . View in PubMed

Costs and training results of an objectively validated cadaveric perfusion-based internal carotid artery injury simulation during endoscopic skull base surgery Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2019 07; 9(7):787-794. . View in PubMed

Endoscopic Endonasal Repair of Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks Using Multilayer Composite Graft and Vascularized Pedicled Nasoseptal Flap Technique Allergy Rhinol (Providence). 2019 Jan-Dec; 10:2152656719888622. . View in PubMed

Recurrent Rathke's Cleft Cysts: Incidence and Surgical Management in a Tertiary Pituitary Center over 2 Decades Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2019 06 01; 16(6):675-684. . View in PubMed

Outcomes Following Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery in the Elderly: A Retrospective Single-Center Review Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2019 03 01; 16(3):302-309. . View in PubMed

Surgical Outcomes Following Repeat Transsphenoidal Surgery for Nonfunctional Pituitary Adenomas: A Retrospective Comparative Study Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2019 02 01; 16(2):127-135. . View in PubMed

Multicenter Investigation of Channel-Based Subcortical Trans-Sulcal Exoscopic Resection of Metastatic Brain Tumors: A Retrospective Case Series Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2019 02 01; 16(2):159-166. . View in PubMed

Simulation of Dural Repair in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery With the Use of a Perfusion-Based Cadaveric Model Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2019 12 01; 17(6):616-621. . View in PubMed

Readmission following inpatient stereotactic radiosurgery for brain tumors J Radiosurg SBRT. 2019; 6(2):101-119. . View in PubMed

Prospective clinical validation of a meningioma consistency grading scheme: association with surgical outcomes and extent of tumor resection J Neurosurg. 2018 Dec 01; 1-5. . View in PubMed

Stereotactic radiosurgery and ipilimumab for patients with melanoma brain metastases: clinical outcomes and toxicity J Neurooncol. 2018 Sep; 139(2):421-429. . View in PubMed

Complications associated with microscopic and endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery: experience of 1153 consecutive cases treated at a single tertiary care pituitary center J Neurosurg. 2018 Jun 01; 1-8. . View in PubMed

Outcomes following transsphenoidal surgical management of incidental pituitary adenomas: a series of 52 patients over a 17-year period J Neurosurg. 2018 Jun 01; 1-9. . View in PubMed

Value of pituitary gland MRI at 7 T in Cushing's disease and relationship to inferior petrosal sinus sampling: case report J Neurosurg. 2018 Mar 01; 1-5. . View in PubMed

Cavernous Sinus Hemangioma: Rare Vascular Tumor of Cavernous Sinus World Neurosurg. 2018 Feb; 110:432-433. . View in PubMed

Perfusion-based human cadaveric specimen as a simulation training model in repairing cerebrospinal fluid leaks during endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery J Neurosurg. 2018 09; 129(3):792-796. . View in PubMed

Identification and repair of intraoperative cerebrospinal fluid leaks in endonasal transsphenoidal pituitary surgery: surgical experience in a series of 1002 patients J Neurosurg. 2018 08; 129(2):425-429. . View in PubMed

The growing importance of lesion volume as a prognostic factor in patients with multiple brain metastases treated with stereotactic radiosurgery Cancer Med. 2018 03; 7(3):757-764. . View in PubMed

"IDEAL", the operating microscope, and the parachute Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2018 02; 160(2):367-368. . View in PubMed

In Reply to "Neurosurgery Elective for Preclinical Medical Students: 6-Year Follow-up" World Neurosurg. 2018 02; 110:506. . View in PubMed

Development of a Perfusion-Based Cadaveric Simulation Model Integrated into Neurosurgical Training: Feasibility Based On Reconstitution of Vascular and Cerebrospinal Fluid Systems Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2018 01 01; 14(1):72-80. . View in PubMed

Endoscopic Endonasal Transsphenoidal Drainage of a Spontaneous Candida glabrata Pituitary Abscess World Neurosurg. 2018 Jan; 109:467-470. . View in PubMed

Combination ipilimumab and radiosurgery for brain metastases: tumor, edema, and adverse radiation effects J Neurosurg. 2018 12 01; 129(6):1397-1406. . View in PubMed

Complications Associated With Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery: Review of the Literature Neurosurgery. 2018 09 01; 65(CN_suppl_1):69-73. . View in PubMed

Safety-net versus private hospital setting for brain metastasis patients treated with radiosurgery alone: Disparities in follow-up care and outcomes Cancer. 2018 Jan 01; 124(1):167-175. . View in PubMed

Variability and Lack of Prognostic Value Associated With Atypical Pituitary Adenoma Diagnosis: A Systematic Review and Critical Assessment of the Diagnostic Criteria Neurosurgery. 2018 10 01; 83(4):602-610. . View in PubMed

Predictors of 30- and 90-day readmission following craniotomy for malignant brain tumors: analysis of nationwide data J Neurooncol. 2018 Jan; 136(1):87-94. . View in PubMed

Objective Validation of Perfusion-Based Human Cadaveric Simulation Training Model for Management of Internal Carotid Artery Injury in Endoscopic Endonasal Sinus and Skull Base Surgery Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2018 08 01; 15(2):231-238. . View in PubMed

Long-term surgical outcomes following transsphenoidal surgery in patients with Rathke's cleft cysts J Neurosurg. 2018 05 18; 130(3):831-837. . View in PubMed

Quadruple Neoplasms following Radiation Therapy for Congenital Bilateral Retinoblastoma Ocul Oncol Pathol. 2017 Dec; 4(1):33-37. . View in PubMed

Extended endoscopic endonasal approach for resection of tuberculum sellae meningioma Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Oct; 43(VideoSuppl2):V2. . View in PubMed

Introduction: surgical management of skull base meningiomas Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Oct; 43(VideoSuppl2):Intro. . View in PubMed

The effect of NACHRI children's hospital designation on outcome in pediatric malignant brain tumors J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Aug; 20(2):149-157. . View in PubMed

Sellar and clival plasmacytomas: case series of 5 patients with systematic review of 65 published cases Pituitary. 2017 Jun; 20(3):381-392. . View in PubMed

Pineal germ cell tumors: Two cases with review of histopathologies and biomarkers J Clin Neurosci. 2017 Apr; 38:23-31. . View in PubMed

Novel technique of a multifunctional electrosurgical system for minimally invasive surgery J Neurosurg. 2017 Mar; 126(3):997-1002. . View in PubMed

Management of aggressive growth hormone secreting pituitary adenomas Pituitary. 2017 Feb; 20(1):169-178. . View in PubMed

The use of a novel perfusion-based cadaveric simulation model with cerebrospinal fluid reconstitution comparing dural repair techniques: a pilot study Spine J. 2017 09; 17(9):1335-1341. . View in PubMed

Recruitment of Medical Students in Neurosurgery World Neurosurg. 2017 02; 98:859. . View in PubMed

Endoscopic-Assisted Median Aperture Approach for Resection of Fourth Ventricular Tumor and Confirmation of Patency of Cerebral Aqueduct Using an Adjustable-Angle Endoscope: Technical Case Report Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2017 04 01; 13(2):293-296. . View in PubMed

Neurosurgery concepts: Key perspectives on endoscopic versus microscopic resection for pituitary adenomas, surgical decision-making in tuberculum sellae meningiomas, optic nerve mobilization during resection of craniopharyngiomas, and evaluation of headache and quality of life after endoscopic transphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenomas Surg Neurol Int. 2017; 8:52. . View in PubMed

Neurosurgery concepts: Key perspectives on imaging characteristics of spinal metastases, surgery for low back pain, anesthesia for disc surgery, and laminectomy versus laminectomy and fusion for lumbar spondylolisthesis Surg Neurol Int. 2017; 8:9. . View in PubMed

Risk factors associated with the surgical management of craniopharyngiomas in pediatric patients: analysis of 1961 patients from a national registry database Neurosurg Focus. 2016 Dec; 41(6):E8. . View in PubMed

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline for Pretreatment Endocrine Evaluation of Patients With Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas Neurosurgery. 2016 Oct; 79(4):E527-9. . View in PubMed

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on Primary Management of Patients With Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas Neurosurgery. 2016 Oct; 79(4):E533-5. . View in PubMed

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of Patients With Residual or Recurrent Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas Neurosurgery. 2016 Oct; 79(4):E539-40. . View in PubMed

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on Posttreatment Follow-up Evaluation of Patients With Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas Neurosurgery. 2016 Oct; 79(4):E541-3. . View in PubMed

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on Surgical Techniques and Technologies for the Management of Patients With Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas Neurosurgery. 2016 Oct; 79(4):E536-8. . View in PubMed

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Dr. Zada is a board-certified neurosurgeon and internationally recognized expert in brain, skull base and pituitary tumor surgery, as well as a variety of endoscopic and minimally invasive neurosurgical techniques. Dr. Zada has treated over 2,000 patients with brain and skull base tumors using both minimally invasive and open cranial approaches. As Director of the USC Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Program, Dr. Zada directs a comprehensive minimally invasive cranial surgery program including endoscopic skull base/pituitary surgery, exoscopic minimally invasive parafascicular surgery (MIPS) and intraventricular neuro-endoscopy. He also co-directs the USC Radiosurgery Center and performs both Gamma Knife and TrueBeam Radiosurgery. Dr. Zada has a keen clinical and academic interest in brain and skull base tumor surgery and has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles on various topics, mostly relating to brain/pituitary tumors and skull base surgery. He co-authored and edited the textbook entitled “The Atlas of Sellar and Parasellar Lesions”, which has been downloaded over 140,000 times. He is an NIH-funded principal investigator whose research laboratory at the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute focuses on the genomics and epigenetics of brain and pituitary tumors. Dr. Zada serves on the editorial board of The Journal of Neurosurgery.
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