Keck School Faculty

J Gordon Mc Comb

J Gordon Mc Comb

Professor of Neurological Surgery
CHL 4650 Sunset Blvd Off Campus Los Angeles

An unusual cause of diaphragm pacer failure in congenital central hypoventilation syndrome J Clin Sleep Med. 2022 Mar 01; 18(3):949-952. . View in PubMed

Readmissions after ventricular shunting in pediatric patients with hydrocephalus: a Nationwide Readmissions Database analysis J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2021 Aug 20; 28(5):553-562. . View in PubMed

A portable multi-sensor module for monitoring external ventricular drains Biomed Microdevices. 2021 09 20; 23(4):45. . View in PubMed

Resolution of neonatal posthemorrhagic ventricular dilation coincident with patent ductus arteriosus ligation: case report J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2020 May 22; 26(3):255-261. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Converting Pediatric Patients and Young Adults From a Shunt to a Third Ventriculostomy: A Multicenter Evaluation Neurosurgery. 2020 08 01; 87(2):E106-E107. . View in PubMed

Risk Factors for Preoperative Developmental Delay in Patients with Nonsyndromic Sagittal Craniosynostosis Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 01; 143(1):133e-139e. . View in PubMed

A new MRI tag-based method to non-invasively visualize cerebrospinal fluid flow Childs Nerv Syst. 2018 09; 34(9):1677-1682. . View in PubMed

Automatically measuring brain ventricular volume within PACS using artificial intelligence PLoS One. 2018; 13(3):e0193152. . View in PubMed

Proteus Syndrome With a Cranial Intraosseous Lipoma J Craniofac Surg. 2017 Nov; 28(8):e771-e773. . View in PubMed

Infection rate correlated with time to repair of open neural tube defects (myelomeningoceles): an institutional and national study Childs Nerv Syst. 2016 Sep; 32(9):1675-81. . View in PubMed

Cross-Sectional Analysis on Racial and Economic Disparities Affecting Mortality in Preterm Infants with Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus World Neurosurg. 2016 Apr; 88:399-410. . View in PubMed

Trends in hospitalization of preterm infants with intraventricular hemorrhage and hydrocephalus in the United States, 2000-2010 J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Mar; 17(3):260-9. . View in PubMed

Surgical management of hydrocephalus secondary to intraventricular hemorrhage in the preterm infant J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Mar; 17(3):278-84. . View in PubMed

Parylene MEMS patency sensor for assessment of hydrocephalus shunt obstruction Biomed Microdevices. 2016 10; 18(5):87. . View in PubMed

A practical clinical classification of spinal neural tube defects Childs Nerv Syst. 2015 Oct; 31(10):1641-57. . View in PubMed

JGordon McComb, MD: President of the ISPN, 2013-2014. Childs Nerv Syst. 2015 Oct; 31(10):1639-40. . View in PubMed

Risk factors for hydrocephalus and neurological deficit in children born with an encephalocele J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Apr; 15(4):392-8. . View in PubMed

Diaphragm Pacing without Tracheostomy in Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome Patients Respiration. 2015; 89(6):534-8. . View in PubMed

What is the risk of venous infarction to intra-operative sacrifice of either the superficial or deep cerebral bridging veins? Childs Nerv Syst. 2014 May; 30(5):811-3.. View in PubMed

Neurosurgical care of pediatric brain tumor patients in a rehabilitation unit J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2014; 7(4):323-31. . View in PubMed

Closed neural tube defects in children with caudal regression Childs Nerv Syst. 2013 Sep; 29(9):1451-7. . View in PubMed

The safety of the intraoperative sacrifice of the deep cerebral veins Childs Nerv Syst. 2013 Feb; 29(2):199-207. . View in PubMed

Congenital dermal sinus with an infected dermoid cyst in the cervico-thoracic spinal cord Pediatr Neurosurg. 2013; 49(2):89-92. . View in PubMed

Spinal arachnoid cysts in the pediatric population: report of 31 cases and a review of the literature J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 Apr; 9(4):432-41. . View in PubMed

Congenital hydrocephalus associated with myeloschisis Childs Nerv Syst. 2011 Oct; 27(10):1585-8. . View in PubMed

Posterior interhemispheric retrocallosal approach to pineal region and posterior fossa lesions in a pediatric population J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 May; 7(5):527-33. . View in PubMed

Incidence of venous infarction after sacrificing middle-third superior sagittal sinus cortical bridging veins in a pediatric population J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Mar; 7(3):224-8. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of intracranial cerebrospinal fluid cytology in staging pediatric medulloblastomas, supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumors, and ependymomas J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Aug; 6(2):131-6. . View in PubMed

Split medulla in association with multiple closed neural tube defects Childs Nerv Syst. 2010 Jul; 26(7):967-71. . View in PubMed

Nondysraphic pediatric intramedullary spinal cord lipomas: report of 5 cases J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Feb; 5(2):172-8. . View in PubMed

The role of stereotactic radiotherapy in the management of ependymomas Childs Nerv Syst. 2009 Oct; 25(10):1269-73. . View in PubMed

Surgical treatment of rathke cleft cysts in children Neurosurgery. 2009 Jun; 64(6):1132-7; author reply 1037-8. . View in PubMed

Anaplastic intraventricular oligodendroglioma: case report and review of the literature Surg Neurol. 2009 Jun; 71(6):693-700. . View in PubMed

Aggressive variant of a papillary glioneuronal tumorReport of 2 cases. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Jan; 3(1):46-52. . View in PubMed

Use of cranial fixation pins in pediatric neurosurgery Neurosurgery. 2008 Apr; 62(4):913-8; discussion 918-9. . View in PubMed

Craniospinal Langerhans cell histiocytosis in children: 30 years' experience at a single institution J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Mar; 1(3):187-95. . View in PubMed

Pediatric shunt malfunction without ventricular dilatation Pediatr Neurosurg. 2008; 44(2):128-32. . View in PubMed

Progressive myelopathy due to meningeal thickening in shunted patients: description of a novel entity and the role of surgery Childs Nerv Syst. 2007 Aug; 23(8):851. . View in PubMed

Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy of hydrocephalic infants Pediatr Neurosurg. 2007; 43(6):461-7. . View in PubMed

Pathogenesis and treatment of intracranial arachnoid cysts in pediatric patients younger than 2 years of age Neurosurg Focus. 2007; 22(2):E1. . View in PubMed

Unexpected myxopapillary ependymoma within a filum terminale tethering the spinal cord Pediatr Neurosurg. 2007; 43(4):309-11. . View in PubMed

Epidural-cutaneous fistula in association with the Pott puffy tumor in an adolescentCase report. J Neurosurg. 2006 Sep; 105(3 Suppl):235-7. . View in PubMed

Untreated pediatric primitive neuroectodermal tumor in vivo: quantitation of taurine with MR spectroscopy Radiology. 2005 Sep; 236(3):1020-5. . View in PubMed

Craniotomy for fenestration of multiloculated hydrocephalus in pediatric patients Neurosurgery. 2005 Jul; 57(1 Suppl):100-6; discussion 100-6. . View in PubMed

Synchronous multicentric pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma: case report Neurosurgery. 2005 Jul; 57(1):E191; discussion E191. . View in PubMed

Differentiation of choroid plexus tumors by advanced magnetic resonance spectroscopy Neurosurg Focus. 2005 Jun 15; 18(6A):E4. . View in PubMed

Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors of the central nervous system: management and outcomes Neurosurg Focus. 2005 Jun 15; 18(6A):E8. . View in PubMed

Proton-decoupled 31P MRS in untreated pediatric brain tumors Magn Reson Med. 2005 Jan; 53(1):22-9. . View in PubMed

Unusual presentations of cerebral solitary fibrous tumors: report of four cases Neurosurgery. 2004 Apr; 54(4):1004-9; discussion 1009. . View in PubMed

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy of atypical diffuse pontine masses Neurosurg Focus. 2003 Jul 15; 15(1):E5. . View in PubMed

Use of elemental iodine for shunt infection prophylaxis Neurosurgery. 2003 Apr; 52(4):908-12; discussion 912-3. . View in PubMed

Thoracoscopic placement of phrenic nerve electrodes for diaphragmatic pacing in children J Pediatr Surg. 2002 Jul; 37(7):974-8; discussion 974-8. . View in PubMed

Lymphangiomatosis of the spine: two cases requiring surgical intervention Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2003 Feb 01; 28(3):E45-50. . View in PubMed

High rates of neurological improvement following severe traumatic pediatric spinal cord injury Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2004 Jul 01; 29(13):1493-7; discussion E266. . View in PubMed

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