Susan Durham, MD

Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery

Chief, Division of Neurosurgery (CHLA)

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  • Ruptured Mycotic Aneurysm and Cerebral Vasospasm in the Setting of Endocarditis and Heart Failure Requiring Cardiothoracic Surgery: Case Report and Literature ReviewWorld Neurosurg. 2017 Apr; 100:711. e13-711. e18. . View in PubMed
  • Surgical management of pediatric spinal aneurysmal bone cysts: patient series J Neurosurg Case Lessons. 2024 Jan 22; 7(4). . View in PubMed
  • Myelomeningocele repair at pediatric hospitals: association with routine discharge and shorter hospital stay J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2023 Sep 01; 32(3):376-383. . View in PubMed
  • Early Ophthalmology Findings in Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis J Craniofac Surg. 2023 Jun 01; 34(4):1259-1261. . View in PubMed
  • Complications and outcomes of posterior fossa decompression with duraplasty versus without duraplasty for pediatric patients with Chiari malformation type I and syringomyelia: a study from the Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2022 Apr 15; 1-13. . View in PubMed
  • Socioeconomic and demographic factors in the diagnosis and treatment of Chiari malformation type I and syringomyelia J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2022 Mar 01; 29(3):288-297. . View in PubMed
  • 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
  • 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
  • Intracranial subdural hemorrhage following closed neural tube defect repair: illustrative case J Neurosurg Case Lessons. 2021 Jul 12; 2(2):CASE21159. . View in PubMed
  • Extradural decompression versus duraplasty in Chiari malformation type I with syrinx: outcomes on scoliosis from the Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2021 Jun 18; 1-9. . View in PubMed
  • Postoperative facial palsy after pediatric posterior fossa tumor resection J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2021 Mar 12; 27(5):566-571. . View in PubMed
  • Dural augmentation approaches and complication rates after posterior fossa decompression for Chiari I malformation and syringomyelia: a Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium study J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2021 Feb 12; 27(4):459-468. . View in PubMed
  • Occipital-Cervical Fusion and Ventral Decompression in the Surgical Management of Chiari-1 Malformation and Syringomyelia: Analysis of Data From the Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium Neurosurgery. 2021 01 13; 88(2):332-341. . View in PubMed
  • Pediatric neurosurgery training during residency in the United States: a program director survey J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2020 Mar 20; 26(1):6-12. . View in PubMed
  • Factors associated with syrinx size in pediatric patients treated for Chiari malformation type I and syringomyelia: a study from the Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2020 Mar 06; 1-11. . View in PubMed
  • Neurosurgery Elective for Preclinical Medical Students with and without a Home Neurosurgery Program World Neurosurg. 2019 Nov; 131:e201-e210. . View in PubMed
  • Radiological and clinical predictors of scoliosis in patients with Chiari malformation type I and spinal cord syrinx from the Park-Reeves Syringomyelia Research Consortium J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2019 Aug 16; 1-8. . View in PubMed
  • Differential Patterns of Referral to Neurosurgery: A Comparison of Allopathic Physicians, Osteopathic Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Chiropractors World Neurosurg. 2019 Jun; 126:e564-e569. . View in PubMed
  • United States Medical Licensing Exam Step I Score as a Predictor of Neurosurgical Career Beyond Residency Neurosurgery. 2019 05 01; 84(5):1028-1034. . View in PubMed
  • Low-Pressure Hydrocephalus: A Case Report and Review of the Literature World Neurosurg. 2018 Jan; 109:e131-e135. . View in PubMed
  • Perceived benefits and barriers to a career in pediatric neurosurgery: a survey of neurosurgical residents J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Nov; 12(5):422-33. . View in PubMed
  • Quick-brain magnetic resonance imaging for nonhydrocephalus indications J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Dec; 2(6):438-44. . View in PubMed
  • Comparison of posterior fossa decompression with and without duraplasty for the surgical treatment of Chiari malformation Type I in pediatric patients: a meta-analysis J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Jul; 2(1):42-9. . View in PubMed
  • A 15-year review of pediatric neurosurgical fellowships: implications for the pediatric neurosurgical workforce J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Jun; 1(6):429-32. . View in PubMed
  • Correction of large (>25 cm(2)) cranial defects with “reinforced” hydroxyapatite cement: technique and complications Neurosurgery. 2003 Apr; 52(4):842-5; discussion 845. . View in PubMed