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Dan S. Heffez MD


Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Neurosurgery
Program: Adult

Publications (30)

  • Response to: Upright magnetic resonance imaging in diagnostics of Chiari malformation type 1 - cui bono? by Radek Fric. (Heffez DS) Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2020 Jul;162(7):1551-1552 PMID: 32222819 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85082794868 03/31/2020       1 Citation
  • Operative findings and surgical outcomes in patients undergoing Chiari 1 malformation decompression: relationship to the extent of tonsillar ectopia. (Heffez DS, Golchini R, Ghorai J, Cohen B) Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2020 Jul;162(7):1539-1547 PMID: 31873790 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85077156841 12/25/2019       7 Citations
  • Is there a relationship between the extent of tonsillar ectopia and the severity of the clinical Chiari syndrome? (Heffez DS, Broderick J, Connor M, Mitchell M, Galezowska J, Golchini R, Ghorai J) Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2020 Jul;162(7):1531-1538 PMID: 31873796 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85076896049 12/25/2019       11 Citations
  • Utility of evoked EMG monitoring to improve bone screw placements in the cervical spine. (Holdefer RN, Heffez DS, Cohen BA) J Spinal Disord Tech 2013 Jul;26(5):E163-9 PMID: 23429315 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84880062795 02/23/2013       11 Citations
  • "Is Chiari-I malformation associated with fibromyalgia?" revisited. (Heffez DS) Neurosurgery 2011 Aug;69(2):E507; author reply E507-8 PMID: 21527863 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79960361649 04/30/2011       1 Citation
  • A case-control study of cerebellar tonsillar ectopia (Chiari) and head/neck trauma (whiplash). (Freeman MD, Rosa S, Harshfield D, Smith F, Bennett R, Centeno CJ, Kornel E, Nystrom A, Heffez D, Kohles SS) Brain Inj 2010;24(7-8):988-94 PMID: 20545453 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77953641657 06/16/2010       21 Citations
  • Treatment of cervical myelopathy in patients with the fibromyalgia syndrome: outcomes and implications. (Heffez DS, Ross RE, Shade-Zeldow Y, Kostas K, Morrissey M, Elias DA, Shepard A) Eur Spine J 2007 Sep;16(9):1423-33 PMID: 17426987 PMCID: PMC2200733 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34548545386 04/12/2007       20 Citations
  • Clinical evidence for cervical myelopathy due to Chiari malformation and spinal stenosis in a non-randomized group of patients with the diagnosis of fibromyalgia. (Heffez DS, Ross RE, Shade-Zeldow Y, Kostas K, Shah S, Gottschalk R, Elias DA, Shepard A, Leurgans SE, Moore CG) Eur Spine J 2004 Oct;13(6):516-23 PMID: 15083352 PMCID: PMC3476600 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-7944233318 04/15/2004       46 Citations
  • Fibromyalgia syndrome: Canadian clinical working case definition, diagnostic and treatment protocols - A consensus document (Jain AK, Carruthers BM, Van De Sande MI, Barron SR, Donaldson CCS, Dunne JV, Gingrich E, Heffez DS, Leung FYK, Malone DG, Romano TJ, Russell IJ, Saul D, Seibel DG) Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain 2003;11(4):3-107 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-2542495934 01/01/2003       61 Citations
  • Surgery for fibromyalgia. (Heffez DS) Cleve Clin J Med 2002 Jan;69(1):89-91 PMID: 11811725 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036147839 01/29/2002    
  • Surgery for fibromyalgia. (Chester AC) Cleve Clin J Med 2002 Jan;69(1):89; author reply 91 PMID: 11811726 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036147839 01/29/2002    
  • The effect of incomplete patient follow-up on the reported results of AVM radiosurgery. (Heffez DS, Osterdock RJ, Alderete L, Grutsch J) Surg Neurol 1998 Apr;49(4):373-81; discussion 381-4 PMID: 9537655 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0032053862 04/16/1998       33 Citations
  • Arteriovenous malformations and magnetic resonance imaging. (Heffez DS) J Neurosurg 1997 Oct;87(4):648; author reply 648-9 PMID: 9322859 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031253745 10/10/1997    
  • Stereotactic transsylvian, transinsular approach for deep-seated lesions. (Heffez DS) Surg Neurol 1997 Aug;48(2):113-24 PMID: 9242235 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0030753754 08/01/1997       31 Citations
  • Acquired spinal cord injury in human fetuses with myelomeningocele. (Hutchins GM, Meuli M, Meuli-Simmen C, Jordan MA, Heffez DS, Blakemore KJ) Pediatr Pathol Lab Med 1996;16(5):701-12 PMID: 9025869 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0029784918 09/01/1996       127 Citations
  • Cavernous malformations. (Heffez DS, Stein BM, Sisti MB) J Neurosurg 1996 May;84(5):894-5 PMID: 8622172 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0030138069 05/01/1996       5 Citations
  • Operative confirmation of three-dimensional computed tomographic and magnetic resonance imaging of cerebrovascular pathology. (Heffez DS, Mikhael M, Jensen K) J Image Guid Surg 1995;1(3):179-90 PMID: 9079444 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0029422101 01/01/1995       5 Citations
  • Intrauterine repair of experimental surgically created dysraphism. (Heffez DS, Aryanpur J, Rotellini NA, Hutchins GM, Freeman JM) Neurosurgery 1993 Jun;32(6):1005-10 PMID: 8327074 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0027298551 06/01/1993       137 Citations
  • Sustained release of papaverine for the treatment of cerebral vasospasm: in vitro evaluation of release kinetics and biological activity. (Heffez DS, Leong KW) J Neurosurg 1992 Nov;77(5):783-7 PMID: 1403123 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026730136 11/01/1992       15 Citations
  • Pituitary gigantism caused by growth hormone excess from infancy. (Gelber SJ, Heffez DS, Donohoue PA) J Pediatr 1992 Jun;120(6):931-4 PMID: 1593354 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026589440 06/01/1992       30 Citations
  • Cerebrovascular CO2 reactivity during delayed vasospasm in a canine model of subarachnoid hemorrhage. (Diringer MN, Heffez DS, Monsein L, Kirsch JR, Hanley DF, Traystman RJ) Stroke 1991 Mar;22(3):367-72 PMID: 1900646 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025924557 03/01/1991       20 Citations
  • Arteriovenous malformations of the brain in children (Heffez DS, Lasner T) Neurosurgery Quarterly September 1991;1(3):174-184 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84938470743 01/01/1991    
  • Osteoblastic metastases from astrocytomas: a report of two cases. (Longee DC, Friedman HS, Phillips PC, Burger PC, Oakes WJ, Heffez D, Wharam M, Strauss L, Fuller GN, Schold SC) Med Pediatr Oncol 1991;19(4):318-24 PMID: 2056977 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-20244387823 01/01/1991       15 Citations
  • Surgical resection of intrinsic brain stem lesions: an overview. (Heffez DS, Zinreich SJ, Long DM) Neurosurgery 1990 Nov;27(5):789-97; discussion 797-8 PMID: 2259410 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025114059 11/01/1990       64 Citations
  • The paralysis associated with myelomeningocele: clinical and experimental data implicating a preventable spinal cord injury. (Heffez DS, Aryanpur J, Hutchins GM, Freeman JM) Neurosurgery 1990 Jun;26(6):987-92 PMID: 2362676 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025339308 06/01/1990       251 Citations
  • Inflammatory intracranial mass lesion: an unusual complication resulting from the use of Gelfoam. (Guerin C, Heffez DS) Neurosurgery 1990 May;26(5):856-9 PMID: 2352602 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025344643 05/01/1990       16 Citations
  • Effect of nimodipine on cerebral metabolism during ischemia and recirculation in the mongolian gerbil. (Heffez DS, Passonneau JV) J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 1985 Dec;5(4):523-8 PMID: 2997244 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0022358421 12/01/1985       40 Citations
  • Nimodipine levels in gerbil brain following parenteral drug administration. (Heffez DS, Nowak TS Jr, Passonneau JV) J Neurosurg 1985 Oct;63(4):589-92 PMID: 4032023 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0022352347 10/01/1985       27 Citations
  • Spinal epidural extramedullary hematopoiesis with cord compression in a patient with refractory sideroblastic anemia. Case report. (Heffez DS, Sawaya R, Udvarhelyi GB, Mann R) J Neurosurg 1982 Sep;57(3):399-406 PMID: 7097337 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0019957336 09/01/1982       32 Citations
  • Experimental embolic stroke in the guinea pig (Cuvis cobaya). (Heffez D, Sheremata W) J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 1980 Jan;39(1):82-7 PMID: 7359174 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0018842479 01/01/1980    
  • Last update: 08/04/2020