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    Julie G Pilitsis MD, PhD

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    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentNeurosurgery
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
    Phone508-856-4199
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      InstitutionUMMS - Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
      DepartmentClinical Population Health Research

      InstitutionUMMS - Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
      DepartmentNeuroscience

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        1. Gee L, Campbell JC, Shin D, Pilitsis JG. 171 An investigation of the effects of subthalamic deep brain stimulation on thermal and mechanical thresholds in parkinsonian rats. Neurosurgery. 2014 Aug; 61 Suppl 1:216.
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        2. Roth SG, Haller J, Heran M, Lange S, Campbell JC, De La Cruz P, Pilitsis JG. 170 Do advanced programming options make a difference in spinal cord stimulation? Neurosurgery. 2014 Aug; 61 Suppl 1:216.
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        3. De La Cruz P, Roth SG, Campbell JC, Haller J, Wilock M, Lange S, Pilitsis JG. 102 Predictors of spinal cord stimulation success. Neurosurgery. 2014 Aug; 61 Suppl 1:192.
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        4. Yu W, Smith AB, Pilitsis J, Shin DS. Isovaline attenuates epileptiform activity and seizure behavior in 4-aminopyridine treated rats. Epilepsy Res. 2014 Feb; 108(2):331-5.
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        5. Ramirez-Zamora A, Levine D, Sommer DB, Dalfino J, Novak P, Pilitsis JG. Intraparenchymal cyst development after deep brain stimulator placement. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2013; 91(5):338-41.
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        6. Smith HS, Pilitsis JG. Neuromodulation and palliative medicine. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2014 Mar; 31(2):211-9.
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        7. Pilitsis J, Atwater B, Warden D, Deck G, Carroll J, Smith J, Ng SC, Tseng J. Outcomes in octogenarians with subdural hematomas. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Aug; 115(8):1429-32.
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        8. Yu W, Calos M, Pilitsis J, Shin DS. Deconstructing the neural and ionic involvement of seizure-like events in the striatal network. Neurobiol Dis. 2013 Apr; 52:128-36.
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        9. Sutton AC, Yu W, Calos ME, Smith AB, Ramirez-Zamora A, Molho ES, Pilitsis JG, Brotchie JM, Shin DS. Deep brain stimulation of the substantia nigra pars reticulata improves forelimb akinesia in the hemiparkinsonian rat. J Neurophysiol. 2013 Jan; 109(2):363-74.
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        10. Parmar V, Seward C, Huho A, Qian J, Gandhi R, Pilitsis JG. Rosai-Dorfman disease presenting as cervical radiculopathy. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Jun; 115(6):808-10.
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        11. Verhagen Metman L, Pilitsis JG, Stebbins GT, Bot M, Bakay RA. Intraoperative x-ray to measure distance between DBS leads: A reliability study. Mov Disord. 2012 Jul; 27(8):1056-9.
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        12. Burrows AM, Ravin PD, Novak P, Peters ML, Dessureau B, Swearer J, Pilitsis JG. Limbic and motor function comparison of deep brain stimulation of the zona incerta and subthalamic nucleus. Neurosurgery. 2012 Mar; 70(1 Suppl Operative):125-30; discussion 130-1.
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        13. Toleikis JR, Metman LV, Pilitsis JG, Barborica A, Toleikis SC, Bakay RA. Effect of intraoperative subthalamic nucleus DBS on human single-unit activity in the ipsilateral and contralateral subthalamic nucleus. J Neurosurg. 2012 May; 116(5):1134-43.
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        14. Pilitsis JG, Burrows A, Peters ML, Sargent J, Ng SC, Tseng JF. Changing practice patterns of deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease and essential tremor in the USA. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2012; 90(1):25-9.
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        15. Novak P, Przybyszewski AW, Barborica A, Ravin P, Margolin L, Pilitsis JG. Localization of the subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson disease using multiunit activity. J Neurol Sci. 2011 Nov 15; 310(1-2):44-9.
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        16. Burrows AM, Smith TW, Hall WR, Pilitsis JG. Neurological picture. Ascending paralysis from malignant leptomeningeal melanomatosis. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2010 Apr; 81(4):449-50.
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        17. Burrows AM, Moser RP, Weaver JP, Litwin DE, Pilitsis JG. Massachusetts health insurance mandate: effects on neurosurgical practice. J Neurosurg. 2010 Jan; 112(1):202-7.
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        18. Wang Y, Cole GA, Su H, Pilitsis JG, Fischer GS. MRI compatibility evaluation of a piezoelectric actuator system for a neural interventional robot. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2009; 2009:6072-5.
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        19. Pilitsis JG, Metman LV, Toleikis JR, Hughes LE, Sani SB, Bakay RA. Factors involved in long-term efficacy of deep brain stimulation of the thalamus for essential tremor. J Neurosurg. 2008 Oct; 109(4):640-6.
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        20. Pilitsis JG, Chu Y, Kordower J, Bergen DC, Cochran EJ, Bakay RA. Postmortem study of deep brain stimulation of the anterior thalamus: case report. Neurosurgery. 2008 Feb; 62(2):E530-2; discussion E532.
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        21. Lee AW, Pilitsis JG. Spinal cord stimulation: indications and outcomes. Neurosurg Focus. 2006; 21(6):E3.
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        22. Pilitsis JG, Rezai AR, Boulis NM, Henderson JM, Busch RM, Kubu CS. A preliminary study of transient confusional states following bilateral subthalamic stimulation for Parkinson's disease. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2005; 83(2-3):67-70.
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        23. Brown JA, Pilitsis JG. Percutaneous balloon compression for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: results in 56 patients based on balloon compression pressure monitoring. Neurosurg Focus. 2005; 18(5):E10.
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        24. Brown JA, Pilitsis JG. Motor cortex stimulation for central and neuropathic facial pain: a prospective study of 10 patients and observations of enhanced sensory and motor function during stimulation. Neurosurgery. 2005 Feb; 56(2):290-7; discussion 290-7.
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        25. Pilitsis JG, Coplin WM, O'Regan MH, Wellwood JM, Diaz FG, Fairfax MR, Michael DB, Phillis JW. Free fatty acids in cerebrospinal fluids from patients with traumatic brain injury. Neurosci Lett. 2003 Oct 2; 349(2):136-8.
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        26. Pilitsis JG, Coplin WM, O'Regan MH, Wellwood JM, Diaz FG, Fairfax MR, Michael DB, Phillis JW. Measurement of free fatty acids in cerebrospinal fluid from patients with hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke. Brain Res. 2003 Sep 26; 985(2):198-201.
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        27. Pilitsis JG, Lucas DR, Rengachary SS. Bone healing and spinal fusion. Neurosurg Focus. 2002 Dec 15; 13(6):e1.
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        28. Phillis JW, Diaz FG, O'Regan MH, Pilitsis JG. Effects of immunosuppressants, calcineurin inhibition, and blockade of endoplasmic reticulum calcium channels on free fatty acid efflux from the ischemic/reperfused rat cerebral cortex. Brain Res. 2002 Dec 6; 957(1):12-24.
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        29. Pilitsis JG, Diaz FG, O'Regan MH, Phillis JW. Differential effects of phospholipase inhibitors on free fatty acid efflux in rat cerebral cortex during ischemia-reperfusion injury. Brain Res. 2002 Sep 27; 951(1):96-106.
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        30. Pilitsis JG, Coplin WM, O'Regan MH, Wellwood JM, Diaz FG, Fairfax MR, Michael DB, Phillis JW. Free fatty acids in human cerebrospinal fluid following subarachnoid hemorrhage and their potential role in vasospasm: a preliminary observation. J Neurosurg. 2002 Aug; 97(2):272-9.
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        31. Pilitsis JG, Diaz FG, O'Regan MH, Phillis JW. Inhibition of mitochondrial Na(+)/Ca(2+) exchange by 7-chloro-5-(2-chlorophenyl)-1,5-dihydro-4,1-benzothiazepin-2(3H)-one attenuates free fatty acid efflux in rat cerebral cortex during ischemia-reperfusion injury. Neurosci Lett. 2002 Mar 15; 321(1-2):1-4.
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        32. Pilitsis JG, Rengachary SS. The role of vertebroplasty in metastatic spinal disease. Neurosurg Focus. 2001 Dec 15; 11(6):e9.
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        33. Pilitsis JG, Diaz FG, Wellwood JM, Oregan MH, Fairfax MR, Phillis JW, Coplin WM. Quantification of free fatty acids in human cerebrospinal fluid. Neurochem Res. 2001 Dec; 26(12):1265-70.
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        34. Pilitsis JG, Diaz FG, O'Regan MH, Phillis JW. Inhibition of Na(+)/Ca(2+) exchange by KB-R7943, a novel selective antagonist, attenuates phosphoethanolamine and free fatty acid efflux in rat cerebral cortex during ischemia-reperfusion injury. Brain Res. 2001 Oct 19; 916(1-2):192-8.
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        35. Pilitsis JG, Diaz FG, O'Regan MH, Phillis JW. Inhibition of Na(+)/H(+) exchange by SM-20220 attenuates free fatty acid efflux in rat cerebral cortex during ischemia-reperfusion injury. Brain Res. 2001 Sep 21; 913(2):156-8.
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        36. Pilitsis JG, Rengachary SS. Complications of head injury. Neurol Res. 2001 Mar-Apr; 23(2-3):227-36.
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        37. Pilitsis JG, Kimelberg HK. Adenosine receptor mediated stimulation of intracellular calcium in acutely isolated astrocytes. Brain Res. 1998 Jul 6; 798(1-2):294-303.
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