Publications (Select)

Entire publication list can be found here.

  • Manjila S, Asmar NE, Vidalis BM, Alonso F, Singh G, Vadamalai K, Cohen ML, Bambakidis NC, Arafah BM, Selman WRIntratumoral Rathke’s Cleft Cyst Remnants Within Craniopharyngioma, Pituitary Adenoma, Suprasellar Dermoid, and Epidermoid Cysts: A Ubiquitous Signature of Ectodermal Lineage or a Transitional Entity? Neurosurgery. 2018 Jul 12; doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy285 Pubmed PMID: 30010935
  • Seicean A, Kumar P, Seicean S, Neuhauser D, Selman WR, Bambakidis NC. Impact of Resident Involvement in Neurosurgery: An American College of Surgeons’ National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database Analysis of 33,977 Patients. Neurospine. 2018 Mar;15(1):54–65. doi: 10.14245/ns.1836008.004 Pubmed PMID: 29656619
  • El Asmar N, Rajpal A, Selman WR, Arafah BM. The Value of Perioperative Levels of ACTH, DHEA, and DHEA-S and Tumor Size in Predicting Recurrence of Cushing Disease. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Feb 1;103(2):477–485. doi: 10.1210/jc.2017-01797 Pubmed PMID: 29244084
  • Cheres AF, ElAsmar N, Rajpal A, Selman WR, Arafah BM. Perioperative hypothalamic pituitary adrenal function in patients with silent corticotroph adenomas. Pituitary. 2017 Aug;20(4):471–476. doi: 10.1007/s11102-017-0809-7 Pubmed PMID: 28528397
  • Chugh AJ, Pace JR, Singer J, Tatsuoka C, Hoffer A, Selman WR,Bambakidis NC. Use of a surgical rehearsal platform and improvement in aneurysm clipping measures: results of a prospective, randomized trial. J Neurosurg. 2017 Mar;126(3):838-844. doi: 10.3171/2016.1.JNS152576. Epub 2016 May 13. PubMed PMID: 27177182.
  • Shammassian B, Manjila S, Cox E, Onwuzulike K, Wang D, Rodgers M, Stearns D, Selman WR. Mature salivary gland rests within sonic hedgehog-positive medulloblastoma: case report and insights into the molecular genetics and embryopathology of ectopic intracranial salivary gland analogs. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Dec;25(6):708-712. Epub 2016 Sep 16. PubMed PMID: 27635979.
  • Vespa P, Hanley D, Betz J, Hoffer A, Engh J, Carter R, Nakaji P, Ogilvy C, Jallo J, Selman W, Bistran-Hall A, Lane K, McBee N, Saver J, Thompson RE, Martin N; ICES Investigators.. ICES (Intraoperative Stereotactic Computed Tomography-Guided Endoscopic Surgery) for Brain Hemorrhage: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. Stroke. 2016 Nov;47(11):2749-2755. Epub 2016 Oct 6. PubMed PMID: 27758940.
  • Zhou X, Pace J, Filichia E, Lv T, Davis B, Hoffer B, Selman W, Luo Y. Effect of the sonic hedgehog receptor smoothened on the survival and function of dopaminergic neurons. Exp Neurol. 2016 Sep;283(Pt A):235-45. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2016.06.013. Epub 2016 Jun 15. PubMed PMID: 27317298.
  • Bonda DJ, Manjila S, Selman WR, Dean D. The Recent Revolution in the Design and Manufacture of Cranial Implants: Modern Advancements and Future Directions. Neurosurgery. 2015 Nov;77(5):814-24; discussion 824. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000899. PubMed PMID: 26171578; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4615389.
  • Duan Y, Blackham K, Nelson J, Selman W, Bambakidis N. Analysis of short-term total hospital costs and current primary cost drivers of coiling versus clipping  for unruptured intracranial aneurysms. J Neurointerv Surg. 2015 Aug;7(8):614-8. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2014-011249. Epub 2014 Jun 2. PubMed PMID: 24891453.
  • Abboud SE, Wolansky LJ, Manjila SV, Lo SS, Arafah BM, Selman WR, Couce ME, Rogers LR. Histologically Proven Radiation-Induced Brainstem Glioma 93 Months After External Beam Radiotherapy for Pituitary Macroadenoma: Radiation Treatment  Dose and Volume Correlation. J Neuroimaging. 2015 Jul-Aug;25(4):674-6. doi: 10.1111/jon.12181. Epub 2014 Oct 27. PubMed PMID: 25345677.
  • Seicean A, Alan N, Seicean S, Neuhauser D, Selman WR, Bambakidis NC. Risks associated with preoperative anemia and perioperative blood transfusion in open surgery for intracranial aneurysms. J Neurosurg. 2015 Jul;123(1):91 100. doi: 10.3171/2014.10.JNS14551. Epub 2015 Apr 10. PubMed PMID:25859810.
  • Alan N, Seicean A, Seicean S, Selman WR, Bambakidis NC. Impact of age on 30-day postoperative outcome of surgery for ruptured and unruptured intracranial aneurysms. J Neurointerv Surg. 2015 Jun;7(6):431–437. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2014-011135Pubmed PMID: 24763548
  • Bansal V, Asmar NE, Selman WR, Arafah BM. Pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of Cushing’s syndrome. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Feb;38(2):E4. doi: 10.3171/2014.11.FOCUS14704. PubMed PMID: 25639322.
  •  Wright J, Wright CH, Selman WREditorial: Management of Cushing’s disease in the US. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Feb;38(2):E3. doi: 10.3171/2014.11.FOCUS14771. PubMed PMID: 25639321.
  •  Zada G, Carmichael JD, Selman WR. Introduction: Cushing’s disease: a century of evolving diagnostics and therapeutics for an often elusive entity. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Feb;38(2):E1. doi: 10.3171/2014.11.FOCUS14788. PubMed PMID: 25639311.
  • Gittleman HR, Ostrom QT, Rouse CD, Dowling JA, de Blank PM, Kruchko CA, Elder JB, Rosenfeld SS, Selman WR, Sloan AE, Barnholtz-Sloan JS. Trends in central nervous system tumor incidence relative to other common cancers in adults, adolescents, and children in the United States, 2000 to 2010. Cancer. 2015 Jan 1;121(1):102-12. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29015. Epub 2014 Aug 25. PubMed PMID: 25155924; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4298242.
  • Rothstein BD, Selman WR. Evaluating simulation as a teaching tool in neurosurgery. Virtual Mentor. 2015 Jan 1;17(1):33-6. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2015.17.01.medu1-1501. PubMed PMID: 25594713.
  • Al-Aridi R, El Sibai K, Fu P, Khan M, Selman WR, Arafah BM. Clinical and biochemical characteristic features of metastatic cancer to the sella turcica: an analytical review. Pituitary. 2014 Dec;17(6):575-87. doi: 10.1007/s11102-013-0542-9. PubMed PMID: 24337713.


Cleveland FES Center

Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Interim Division Chief, Neurological Surgery
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital

Professor, Neurosurgery, School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Director, Neurological Institute
University Hospitals


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