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

Radiosurgery for metastatic disease at the craniocervical junction. World Neurosurg. 2014 Dec; 82(6):1331-6. View in: PubMed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Infrared thermal imaging: a review of the literature and case report. Neuroimage. 2009 Aug; 47 Suppl 2:T154-62. View in: PubMed

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

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

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

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

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

Postoperative Gamma Knife surgery for benign meningiomas of the cranial base. Neurosurg Focus. 2007; 23(4):E6. View in: PubMed

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

Gamma knife radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia. Neurosurgery. 2005 Jun; 56(6):1295-301; discussion 1301-3. View in: PubMed

An anthropomorphic phantom study of the accuracy of Cyberknife spinal radiosurgery. Neurosurgery. 2004 Nov; 55(5):1138-49. View in: PubMed

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

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

Study of magnetic resonance imaging-based arteriovenous malformation delineation without conventional angiography. Neurosurgery. 2004 May; 54(5):1104-; discussion 1108-10. View in: PubMed

Measurements of the relative output factors for CyberKnife collimators. Neurosurgery. 2004 Jan; 54(1):157-61; discussion 161-2. View in: PubMed

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

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

Gamma knife radiosurgery for pituitary adenoma: early results. Neurosurgery. 2003 Jul; 53(1):51-9; discussion 59-61. View in: PubMed

Fetal radiation doses for model C gamma knife radiosurgery. Neurosurgery. 2003 Mar; 52(3):687-93; discussion 693. View in: PubMed

Radiotherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery for pituitary tumors. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2003 Jan; 14(1):147-66. View in: PubMed

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

Metastatic melanoma to the brain: prognostic factors after gamma knife radiosurgery. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2002 Apr 01; 52(5):1277-87. View in: PubMed

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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