Matthew J. Thurtell, MBBS, MSc

Portrait
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Associate Professor of Neurology

Contact Information

Primary Office
11290-E PFP
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-1951

Education

BS, Medicine, University of Sydney
MBBS, Medicine and Surgery, University of Sydney
MSc, Medicine, University of Sydney
Internship, John Hunter Hospital
Resident, Internal Medicine, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Fellow, FRACP, Advanced Training in Neurology, Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Fellow, FRACP, Written & Clinical Examinations, Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Resident, Neurology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Fellow, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Case Western Reserve University
Fellow, Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, Emory University

Licensure and Certifications

Australian Specialist Registration - Medical Board of Australia

Publications

Buckingham, E. M., Foley, M. A., Grose, C., Syed, N. A., Smith, M. E., Margolis, T. P., Thurtell, M. J. & Kardon, R. (2018). Identification of Herpes Zoster-Associated Temporal Arteritis Among Cases of Giant Cell Arteritis. American journal of ophthalmology, 187, 51-60. PMID: 29294312.

Mallery, R. M., Poolman, P., Thurtell, M. J., Full, J. M., Ledolter, J., Kimbrough, D., Frohman, E. M., Frohman, T. C. & Kardon, R. H. (2018). Visual Fixation Instability in Multiple Sclerosis Measured Using SLO-OCT. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 59(1), 196-201. PMID: 29340646.

Wall, M., Thurtell, M. J. (2017). Optic disc haemorrhages at baseline as a risk factor for poor outcome in the Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Treatment Trial. The British journal of ophthalmology, 101(9), 1256-1260. PMID: 28130349.

Wall, M., Kupersmith, M. J., Thurtell, M. J., Moss, H. E., Moss, E. A. & Auinger, P. (2017). The Longitudinal Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Trial: Outcomes From Months 6-12. American journal of ophthalmology, 176, 102-107. PMID: 28104417.

Beebe, J. D., Kardon, R. H. & Thurtell, M. J. (2017). The Yield of Diagnostic Imaging in Patients with Isolated Horner Syndrome. Neurologic clinics, 35(1), 145-151. PMID: 27886891.

Roybal, C. N., Kucukevcilioglu, M., Huckfeldt, R., Elshatory, Y., Thurtell, M. J. & Folk, J. C. (2016). Treatment of retinopathy and macular edema secondary to a carotid-cavernous fistula. Retinal cases & brief reports, 10(3), 225-8. PMID: 26536012.

Shams, P. N., Policeni, B., Carter, K. D., Shriver, E. & Thurtell, M. J. (2016). Bilateral septic cavernous sinus thrombosis, congestive orbitopathy, and ischemic optic neuropathy. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, 51(2), e75-e77. PMID: 27085286.

Thurtell, M. J. (2015). Treatment of Nystagmus. Seminars in neurology, 35(5), 522-6. PMID: 26444397.

Baker, M. S., Thurtell, M. J. & Allen, R. C. (2015). Support for the Egress Mechanism of Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration. Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, 32(3), e75. PMID: 26192036.

Chen, J. J., Thurtell, M. J., Longmuir, R. A., Garvin, M. K., Wang, J. K., Wall, M. & Kardon, R. H. (2015). Causes and Prognosis of Visual Acuity Loss at the Time of Initial Presentation in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 56(6), 3850-9. PMID: 26070058.

Chen, J. J., Singh, N., Brinkley, J. J., Maltry, A. C., Policeni, B. A., Syed, N. A., Allen, R. C., Longmuir, R. A. & Thurtell, M. J. (2015). Renal cell carcinoma metastatic to the orbit in a patient with Wegener granulomatosis. J Neuroophthalmol, 35(1), 94-96. PMID: 25295684.

Thurtell, M. J. (2015). What do I do with a seventh nerve palsy?. In A. G. Lee , P. W. Brazis , L. B. Kline (Eds.) Curbside Consultation in Neuro-Ophthalmology: 49 Clinical Questions. (2nd ed.), pp. 209-212. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc.

Tomsak, R. L., Thurtell, M. J. (2015). What is the appropriate evaluation of a fourth nerve palsy?. In , A. G. Lee , L. Kline , P. W. Brazis (Eds.) Curbside Consultation in Neuro-Ophthalmology: 49 Clinical Questions. (2nd ed.) Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc..

Thurtell, M. J. (2015). What is the appropriate evaluation of a fourth nerve palsy?. In A. G. Lee , P. W. Brazis , L. B. Kline (Eds.) Curbside consultation in neuro-ophthalmology. (2), pp. 155-159. Thorofare: Slack.

Thurtell, M. J., Kirby, P. A. & Wall, M. (2014). Bilateral jugular paragangliomas: a rare cause of raised intracranial pressure. Neurology, 82(8), 732-3. PMID: 24566226.

Franklin, G. M. (2014). Book review: Neurological disorders due to systemic disease. Neurology, 82, 645.

Thurtell, M. J., Wall, M. (2014). Brainstem syndromes. In R. B. Daroff , G. M. Fenichel , J. Jankovic , J. C. Mazziotta (Eds.) Bradley’s Neurology in Clinical Practice, 7th Ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.

Thurtell, M. J. (2014). Clinician's Corner. In A practical approach to nystagmus and saccadic oscillations. (1), pp. 10-14. San Francisco: AAO Focal Points.

Rucker, J. C., Thurtell, M. J. (2014). Cranial neuropathies. In R. B. Daroff , G. M. Fenichel , J. Jankovic , J. C. Mazziotta (Eds.) Bradley’s Neurology in Clinical Practice, 7th Ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.

Thurtell, M. J. (2014). Diagnostic approach to abnormal spontaneous eye movements. Continuum: Neuro-Ophthalmology, 20, 993-1007.

NORDIC Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Study Group Writing Committee (2014). Effect of acetazolamide on visual function in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension and mild visual loss: the idiopathic intracranial hypertension treatment trial. JAMA, 311, 1641-1651. PMID: 24756514.

Thurtell, M. J. (2014). Journal club update: nystagmus and saccadic intrusions. American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society 40th Annual Meeting.

Chen, J. J., Hong, S., Kirby, P. A., Policeni, B. A., Carter, K. D. & Thurtell, M. J. (2014). Limited Wegener’s granulomatosis presenting with an isolated abduction deficit. Neuro-Ophthalmology, 38(3), 145-8. PMID: 27928291.

Thurtell, M. J., Tomsak, R. L. (2014). Neuro-ophthalmology: afferent visual system. In R. B. Daroff , G. M. Fenichel , J. Jankovic , J. C. Mazziotta (Eds.) Bradley’s Neurology in Clinical Practice, 7th Ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.

Thurtell, M. J. (2014). Ophthalmoparesis, conjugate horizontal and vertical gaze deficits. In A. B. Ettinger , D. M. Weisbrot (Eds.) Neurologic Differential Diagnosis: A Case-Based Approach. pp. 299-303. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Thurtell, M. J., Rucker, J. C. (2014). Pupillary and eyelid abnormalities. In R. B. Daroff , G. M. Fenichel , J. Jankovic , J. C. Mazziotta (Eds.) Bradley's Neurology in Clinical Practice, 7th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, Saunders.

(2014). The idiopathic intracranial hypertension treatment trial: clinical profile at baseline. JAMA Neurol, 71, 693-701.

NORDIC IIHT Study Group (2014). The idiopathic intracranial hypertension treatment trial: design considerations and methods. J Neuroophhtalmol, 34, 107-117. PMID: 24739993.

Thurtell, M. J., Longmuir, R. A. (2014). Third nerve palsy as the initial manifestation of giant cell arteritis. J Neuroophthalmol, 34(3), 243-245. PMID: 24667773.

Thurtell, M. J. (2014). Treatment of nystagmus. American Academy of Neurology 66th Annual Meeting.

Thurtell, M. J., Tomsak, R. L. (2014). Visual Loss. In Bradley's Neurology in Clinical Practice, 7th Ed. Daroff RB, Fenichel GM, Jankovic J, Mazziotta JC: Elsevier Saunders.

Thurtell, M. J. (2014). Visual loss, transient. In M. Aminoff , R. B. Daroff (Eds.) Encyclopedia of neurological sciences, 2nd ed. pp. 698-703. Elsevier, Oxford.

Weed, M. C., Longmuir, R. A. & Thurtell, M. J. (2013). Pituitary adenoma causing compression of the optic chiasm: 49-year-old white female with painless progressive vision loss. EyeRounds.org.

Thurtell, M. J., Chiu, A. L., Goold, L. A., Akdal, G., Crompton, J. L., Ahmed, R., Madge, S. N., Selva, D., Francis, I., Ghabrial, R., Ananda, A., Gibson, J., Chan, R., Thompson, E. O., Rodriguez, M., McCluskey, P. J. & Halmagyi, G. M. (2013). Neuro-ophthalmology of invasive fungal sinusitis: 14 consecutive patients and a review of the literature. Clinical & experimental ophthalmology, 41(6), 567-76. PMID: 23279383.

Thurtell, M. J., Brinkley, J. J. (2013). Treatment of nystagmus and saccadic oscillations. EyeRounds.org.

Baldwin, A., Thurtell, M. J. (2013). Tumor necrosis factor alpha antagonist precipitating demyelinating disease. EyeRounds.org.

Thurtell, M. J., Wall, M. (2013). Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri): recognition, treatment, and ongoing management. Curr Treat Options Neurol, 15(1), 1-12. PMID: 23136035.

Thurtell, M. J., Rucker, J. C. (2013). Neuro-ophthalmology of systemic disease. In S. L. Lewis (Eds.) Neurological Disorders due to Systemic Disease. pp. 127-144. Somerset, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Schneider, R., Thurtell, M. J., Eisele, S., Lincoff, N., Bala, E. & Leigh, R. J. (2013). Neurological basis for eye movements of the blind. PLoS ONe, 8(2), e56556. PMID: 23441203.

Thurtell, M. J., Trotti, L. M., Bixler, E. O., Rye, D. B., Bliwise, D. L., Newman, N. J., Biousse, V. & Bruce, B. B. (2013). Obstructive sleep apnea in idiopathic intracranial hypertension: comparison with matched population data. J Neurol, 260(7), 1748-1751. PMID: 23412355.

Dinkin, M., Thurtell, M. J. (2013). Optic nerve head component analysis enters the clinic: will multifocal ERG be the next OCT?. (Vols. 81). (6), pp. 518-519. Neurology. PMID: 23825170.

Warren, D. E., Thurtell, M. J., Carrol, J. N. & Wall, M. (2013). Perimetric evaluation of saccadic latency, saccadic accuracy, and visual threshold for peripheral visual stimuli in young compared with older adults. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 54(8), 5778-5787. PMID: 23882693.

Thurtell, M. J. (2013). The challenge of nystagmus. J Neuroophthalmol, 33, e7.

Thurtell, M. J. (2013). Treatment of nystagmus. American Academy of Neurology 65th Annual Meeting.

Thurtell, M. J. (2013). Visual system: optic nerve and retina. American Academy of Neurology 65th Annual Meeting.

Weed, M., Johnson, A. T. & Thurtell, M. J. (2012). Ocular syphilis presenting with posterior subcapsular cataract and optic disc edema. EyeRounds.org.

Baldwin, A., Thurtell, M. J. (2012). Third nerve palsy with contralateral hemiplegia secondary to midbrain fungal abscess. EyeRounds.org.

Null, R. C., Kwon, Y. H. & Thurtell, M. J. (2012). Progressive supranuclear palsy in a patient with progressive nonfluent aphasia. EyeRounds.org.

Thurtell, M. J., Galetta, S. L. (2012). Low-contrast multifocal visual evoked potentials: identifying more shades of gray in MS. (Vols. 79). (8), pp. 732-733. Neurology. PMID: 22815560.

Anthony, S. A., Thurtell, M. J. & Leigh, R. J. (2012). Miller Fisher syndrome mimicking ocular myasthenia gravis. Optom Vis Sci, 89(12), e118-e123. PMID: 23190719.

Jay, W. M. (2012). Neuro-ophthalmology. Neuro-ophthalmology, 36, 70.

Thurtell, M. J., Tomsak, R. L. & Daroff, R. B. (2012). Neuro-Ophthalmology. In What Do I Do Now? Series. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press.

Thurtell, M. J., Tomsak, R. L. (2012). Neuro-ophthalmology: afferent visual system. In R. B. Daroff , G. M. Fenichel , J. Jankovic , J. C. Mazziotta (Eds.) Bradley’s Neurology in Clinical Practice. (6), pp. 634-643. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.

Thurtell, M. J., Tomsak, R. L. (2012). Neuro-ophthalmology: afferent visual system. In R. B. Daroff , G. M. Fenichel , J. Jankovic , J. C. Mazziotta (Eds.) Bradley's neurology in clinical practice, 6th ed. pp. 634-643. Elsevier Saunders, Philadelphia.

Chen, J. J., Thurtell, M. J. (2012). Neurological Picture. Acquired ocular motor apraxia due to bifrontal haemorrhages. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry, 83(11), 1117-1118. PMID: 22842204.

Thurtell, M. J., Biousse, V., Bruce, B. B. & Newman, N. J. (2012). Optic nerve head drusen in black patients. J Neuroophthalmol, 32(1), 13-16. PMID: 21788909.

Thurtell, M. J., Kardon, R. H. (2012). Recovery of vision from no light perception in giant cell arteritis. Arch Ophthalmol, 130(8), 1080-1082. PMID: 22893089.

Thurtell, M. J., Joshi, A. C. & Walker, M. F. (2012). Three-dimensional kinematics of saccadic and pursuit eye movements in humans: relationship between Donders’ and Listing’s laws. Vision Res, 60, 7-15. PMID: 22406307.

Thurtell, M. J. (2012). Treatment of nystagmus. American Academy of Neurology 64th Annual Meeting.

Thurtell, M. J., Leigh, R. J. (2012). Treatment of nystagmus. Curr Treat Options Neurol, 14, 60-72.

Thurtell, M. J., Leigh, R. J. (2012). Treatment of nystagmus. Curr Treat Options Neurol, 14(1), 60-72. PMID: 22072056.

Thurtell, M. J. (2012). Treatment of nystagmus and saccadic oscillations. North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society 38th Annual Meeting.

Haines, S. R., Thurtell, M. J. (2012). Treatment of ocular myasthenia gravis. Curr Treat Options Neurol, 14, 103-112.

Haines, S. R., Thurtell, M. J. (2012). Treatment of ocular myasthenia gravis. Curr Treat Options Neurol, 14(1), 103-112. PMID: 22037997.

Thurtell, M. J., Tomsak, R. L. (2012). Visual loss. In R. B. Daroff , G. M. Fenichel , J. Jankovic , J. C. Mazziotta (Eds.) Bradley’s Neurology in Clinical Practice. (6), pp. 164-169. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.

Thurtell, M. J., Tomsak, R. L. (2012). Visual loss. In R. B. Daroff , G. M. Fenichel , J. Jankovic , J. C. Mazziotta (Eds.) Bradley's neurology in clinical practice, 6th ed. pp. 164-169. Elsevier Saunders, Philadelphia.

Chen, J. J., Sohn, E. H., Wall, M. & Thurtell, M. J. (2011). All-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) induced intracranial hypertension in a patient with acute promyelocytic leukemia. EyeRounds.org.

Strupp, M., Thurtell, M. J., Shaikh, A. G., Brandt, T., Zee, D. S. & Leigh, R. J. (2011). Pharmacotherapy of vestibular and ocular motor disorders, including nystagmus. J Neurol, 258(7), 1207-22. PMID: 21461686.

Donaghy, C., Thurtell, M. J., Pioro, E. P., Gibson, J. M. & Leigh, R. J. (2011). Eye movements in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and its mimics: a review with illustrative cases. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry, 82(1), 110-116. PMID: 21097546.

Thurtell, M. J., Rucker, J. C., Tomsak, R. L. & Leigh, R. J. (2011). Medical treatment of acquired nystagmus. Expert Rev Ophthalmol, 6, 307-314.

Thurtell, M. J., Rucker, J. C., Tomsak, R. L. & Leigh, R. J. (2011). Medical treatment of acquired nystagmus. Expert Rev Ophthalmol, 6, 307-314.

Thurtell, M. J., Leigh, R. J. (2011). Nystagmus and saccadic intrusions.

Thurtell, M. J., Leigh, R. J. (2011). Nystagmus and saccadic intrusions. In C. Kennard , R. J. Leigh (Eds.) Handbook of Clinical Neurology: Neuro-Ophthalmology. pp. 333-378. Elsevier, Amsterdam. PMID: 21601073.

Shaikh, A. G., Thurtell, M. J., Optican, L. M. & Leigh, R. J. (2011). Pharmacological tests of hypotheses for acquired pendular nystagmus. In J. C. Rucker , D. S. Zee (Eds.) Basic and clinical ocular motor and vestibular research. pp. 320-326. Ann N Y Acad Sci. PMID: 21951011.

Shaikh, A. G., Thurtell, M. J., Optican, L. M. & Leigh, R. J. (2011). Pharmacological tests of hypotheses for acquired pendular nystagmus. In J. C. Rucker , D. S. Zee (Eds.) Basic and Clinical Ocular Motor and Vestibular Research. (Vols. 1233). pp. 320-326. Ann Ny Acad Sci.

Thurtell, M. J., Biousse, V. & Newman, N. J. (2011). Rod-cone dystrophy in spinocerebellar ataxia type 1. Arch Ophthalmol, 129(7), 956-958. PMID: 21746990.

Thurtell, M. J., Bruce, B. B., Rye, D. B., Newman, N. J. & Biousse, V. (2011). The Berlin questionnaire screens for obstructive sleep apnea in idiopathic intracranial hypertension. J Neuroophthalmol, 31(4), 316-319. PMID: 21537196.

Thurtell, M. J., Joshi, A. C., Leigh, R. J. & Walker, M. F. (2011). Three-dimensional kinematics of saccadic eye movements in humans: is the "half-angle rule" obeyed?. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1233(1), 33-40. PMID: 21950973.

Thurtell, M. J., Joshi, A. C., Leigh, R. J. & Walker, M. F. (2011). Three-dimensional kinematics of saccadic eye movements in humans: is the “half-angle rule” obeyed?. In J. C. Rucker , D. S. Zee (Eds.) Basic and Clinical Ocular Motor and Vestibular Research. (Vols. 1233). pp. 34-40. Ann NY Acad Sci.

Ahmed, R. M., Wilkinson, M., Parker, G. D., Thurtell, M. J., Macdonald, J., McCluskey, P. J., Allan, R., Dunne, V., Hanlon, M., Owler, B. K. & Halmagyi, G. M. (2011). Transverse sinus stenting for idiopathic intracranial hypertension: a review of 52 patients and of model predictions. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 32(8), 1408-14. PMID: 21799038.

Thurtell, M. J., Tomsak, R. L. & Daroff, R. B. (2011). What do I do now? Neuro-ophthalmology.

Thurtell, M. J., Tomsak, R. L. & Daroff, R. B. (2011). What do I do now? Neuro-ophthalmology. Oxford, New York.

Thurtell, M. J., Leigh, R. J. (2010). Therapy for nystagmus. J Neuroophthalmol, 30(4), 361-371. PMID: 21107124.

Das, V. E., Leigh, R. J., Swann, M. & Thurtell, M. J. (2010). Muscimol inactivation caudal to the interstitial nucleus of Cajal induces hemi-seesaw nystagmus. Exp Brain Res, 205(3), 405-413. PMID: 20686890.

Thurtell, M. J., Joshi, A. C., Leone, A. C., Tomsak, R. L., Kosmorsky, G. S., Stahl, J. S. & Leigh, R. J. (2010). Crossover trial of gabapentin and memantine as treatment for acquired nystagmus. Ann Neurol, 67(5), 676-680. PMID: 20437565.

Thurtell, M. J., Bruce, B. B., Newman, N. J. & Biousse, V. (2010). An update on idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Rev Neurol Dis, 7(2-3), e56-68. PMID: 20944524.

Thurtell, M. J., Dell'osso, L. F., Leigh, R. J., Matta, M., Jacobs, J. B. & Tomsak, R. L. (2010). Effects of acetazolamide on infantile nystagmus syndrome waveforms: comparisons to contact lenses and convergence in a well-studied subject. Open Ophthalmol J, 4, 42-51. PMID: 21270949.

Moster, M. L., Lee, M. S. (2010). Literature commentary. J Neuroophthalmol, 30, 295-298.

Thurtell, M. J., Newman, N. J. & Biousse, V. (2010). Visual loss without papilledema in idiopathic intracranial hypertension. J Neuroophthalmol, 30(1), 96-98. PMID: 20182218.

Thurtell, M. J., Bala, E., Yaniglos, S. S., Rucker, J. C., Peachey, N. S. & Leigh, R. J. (2009). Evaluation of optic neuropathy in multiple sclerosis using low-contrast visual evoked potentials. Neurology, 73(22), 1849-1857. PMID: 19949031.

Thurtell, M. J., Fraser, J. A., Bala, E., Tomsak, R. L., Biousse, V., Leigh, R. J. & Newman, N. J. (2009). Two patients with spinocerebellar ataxia type 7 presenting with profound binocular visual loss yet minimal ophthalmoscopic findings. J Neuroophthalmol, 29(3), 187-191. PMID: 19726939.

Joshi, A. C., Thurtell, M. J., Walker, M. F., Serra, A. & Leigh, R. J. (2009). Effect of vergence on human ocular following response (OFR). J Neurophysiol, 102(1), 513-522. PMID: 19458151.

Thurtell, M. J., Mohamed, A., Lüders, H. O. & Leigh, R. J. (2009). Evidence for three-dimensional cortical control of gaze from epileptic patients. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry, 80(6), 683-685. PMID: 19448095.

Serra, A., Thurtell, M. J. & Leigh, R. J. (2009). Changes in dynamic and kinematic properties of saccades in ocular myasthenia following intravenous immunoglobulin treatment. In M. Strupp , U. Buttner & B. Cohen (Eds.) Basic and clinical aspects of vertigo and dizziness. pp. 468-471. Ann N Y Acad Sci. PMID: 19645950.

Thurtell, M. J., Tomsak, R. L. & Leigh, R. J. (2009). Upbeat-torsional nystagmus and contralateral fourth-nerve palsy due to unilateral dorsal ponto-mesencephalic lesion. In M. Strupp , U. Buttner & B. Cohen (Eds.) Basic and clinical aspects of vertigo and dizziness. pp. 476-478. Ann N Y Acad Sci. PMID: 19645952.

Thurtell, M. J., Pioro, E. P. & Leigh, R. J. (2009). Abnormal eye movements in Kennedy disease. Neurology, 72, 1528-1530. PMID: 19398709.

Serra, A., Thurtell, M. J. & Leigh, R. J. (2009). Changes in dynamic and kinematic properties of saccades in ocular myasthenia following intravenous immunoglobulin treatment. In M. Strupp , U. Büttner & B. Cohen (Eds.) Basic and clinical aspects of vertigo and dizziness. (Vols. 1164). pp. 468-471. Ann NY Acad Sci.

(2009). Eyes to the right!. (Vols. 80). pp. 585. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry.

Thurtell, M. J., Leigh, R. J. & Halmagyi, G. M. (2009). Monocular ophthalmoplegia and partial supranuclear vertical gaze palsy due to unilateral paramedian rostral midbrain infarction. J Neurol, 256, 664-666. PMID: 19444539.

Thurtell, M. J., Tomsak, R. L. (2009). Non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy with PDE-5 inhibitors. Ophthalmol Int, 45-49.

Thurtell, M. J., Rucker, J. C. (2009). Transient visual loss. Int Ophthalmol Clin, 49, 147-166.

Dell'Osso, L. F., Tomsak, R. L. & Thurtell, M. J. (2009). Two hypothetical nystagmus procedures: augmented tenotomy and reattachment and augmented tendon suture (sans tenotomy). J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus, 46(6), 337-344. PMID: 19928738.

Thurtell, M. J., Tomsak, R. L. & Leigh, R. J. (2009). Upbeat-torsional nystagmus and contralateral fourth nerve palsy due to unilateral dorsal ponto-mesencephalic lesion. In M. Strupp , U. Büttner & B. Cohen (Eds.) Basic and clinical aspects of vertigo and dizziness. (Vols. 1164). pp. 476-478. Ann NY Acad Sci 2009.

Thurtell, M. J., Tomsak, R. L. (2008). Nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy with PDE-5 inhibitors for erectile dysfunction. International journal of impotence research, 20(6), 537-43. PMID: 18528398.

Thurtell, M. J., Weber, K. P. & Halmagyi, G. M. (2008). Teaching video NeuroImage: acquired or congenital gaze-evoked nystagmus?. Neurology, 70(23), e96. PMID: 18519866.

Thurtell, M. J., Halmagyi, G. M. (2008). Complete ophthalmoplegia: an unusual sign of bilateral paramedian midbrain-thalamic infarction. Stroke, 39(4), 1355-1357. PMID: 18309144.

Thurtell, M. J., Akdal, G., Magnussen, J. S. & Halmagyi, G. M. (2008). A 93 year old man with an unusual kyphosis. J Clin Neurosci, 15, 697. PMID: 18564442.

Thurtell, M. J., Weber, K. P. & Halmagyi, G. M. (2008). Acquired or congenital gaze-evoked nystagmus?. (Vols. 70). pp. e96. Neurology.

Halmagyi, G. M., Thurtell, M. J. (2008). Central eye movement disorders. In D. M. Albert , J. W. Miller , D. T. Azar , B. A. Blodi (Eds.) Albert and Jakobiec’s principles and practice of ophthalmology. (3), pp. 4101-4132. Philadelphia: WB Saunders.

Halmagyi, G. M., Thurtell, M. J. (2008). Central eye movement disorders. In D. M. Albert , J. W. Miller , D. T. Azar , B. A. Blodi (Eds.) Albert and Jakobiec's principles and practice of ophthalmology, 3rd ed. pp. 4101-4132. WB Saunders, Philadelphia.

Halmagyi, G. M., Thurtell, M. J. (2008). Curthoys IS. Vertigo – clinical syndromes. In M. J. Gleeson (Eds.) Scott-Brown’s otorhinolaryngology, head and neck surgery. (7), pp. 3748-3790. London: Hodder Arnold.

Akdal, G., Thurtell, M. J. & Halmagyi, G. M. (2008). Giant cell arteritis presenting with bilateral vertebral and axillary artery occlusions. Intern Med J, 38, 741-742.

Thurtell, M. J., Tomsak, R. L. (2008). Infantile nystagmus syndrome. Northern Ohio Physician, 93, 5-6.

Thurtell, M. J., Besser, M. & Halmagyi, G. M. (2008). Pituitary apoplexy causing isolated blindness after cardiac bypass surgery. Arch Ophthalmol, 126, 576-578. PMID: 18413537.

Weber, K. P., Thurtell, M. J. & Halmagyi, G. M. (2008). Teaching NeuroImage: convergence spasm associated with midbrain compression by cerebral aneurysm. Neurology, 70(15), e49-e50. PMID: 18391152.

Thurtell, M. J., Raphan, T., Black, R. A., Todd, M. J., Leigh, R. J. & Halmagyi, G. M. (2008). Three-dimensional kinematics of saccadic eye movements in humans with cerebellar degeneration. In R. J. Leigh , C. Kennard (Eds.) Using eye movements as an experimental proble of brain function. pp. 215-218. Prog Brain Res. PMID: 18718304.

Thurtell, M. J., Raphan, T., Black, R. A., Todd, M. J., Leigh, R. J. & Halmagyi, G. M. (2008). Three-dimensional kinematics of saccadic eye movements in humans with cerebellar degeneration. In R. J. Leigh , C. Kennard (Eds.) Using eye movements as an experimental probe of brain function. (Vols. 171). pp. 215-218. Elsevier, Oxford: Progress in Brain Research.

Halmagyi, G. M., Thurtell, M. J. & Curthoys, I. S. (2008). Vertigo -- clinical syndromes. In M. J. Gleeson (Eds.) Scott-Brown's otorhinolaryngology, head and neck surgery, 7th ed. pp. 3748-3790. Hodder Arnold, London.

Tomsak, R. L., Thurtell, M. J. (2008). What is the appropriate evaluation of a fourth nerve palsy?. In A. G. Lee , P. W. Brazis , L. B. Kline (Eds.) Curbside Consultation in Neuro-Ophthalmology: 49 Clinical Questions. pp. 161-163. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc.

Thurtell, M. J., Tomsak, R. L. & Leigh, R. J. (2007). Disorders of saccades. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep, 7(5), 407-416. PMID: 17764631.

Thurtell, M. J., Keed, A. B., Yan, M., Gottlieb, T., Spies, J. M. & Halmagyi, G. M. (2007). Tuberculous cranial pachymeningitis. Neurology, 68(4), 298-300. PMID: 17242338.

Thurtell, M. J., Besser, M. & Halmagyi, G. M. (2007). Anterior clinoid mucocele causing acute monocular blindness. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol, 35(7), 675-676. PMID: 17894691.

Akdal, G., Thurtell, M. J. & Halmagyi, G. M. (2007). Isolated lateropulsion in acute lateral medullary infarction. Arch Neurol, 64, 1542-1543.

Leigh, R. J., Thurtell, M. J. (2007). Vestibular areflexia: under the radar. Ann Neurol, 61, 499-500. PMID: 17600366.

Thurtell, M. J., Sharp, K. L., Spies, J. M. & Halmagyi, G. M. (2006). Isolated sixth cranial nerve palsy in preeclampsia. J Neuroophthalmol, 26, 296-298. PMID: 17204926.

Black, R. A., Halmagyi, G. M., Thurtell, M. J., Todd, M. J. & Curthoys, I. S. (2005). The active head-impulse test in unilateral peripheral vestibulopathy. Arch Neurol, 62(2), 290-293. PMID: 15710858.

Thurtell, M. J. (2005). Effect of eye position on the three-dimensional kinematics of saccadic and vestibular-evoked eye movements. In (MScMed Thesis). Sydney: University of Sydney.

Halmagyi, G. M., Black, R. A., Thurtell, M. J. & Curthoys, I. S. (2003). The human horizontal vestibulo-ocular reflex in response to active and passive head impulses after unilateral vestibular deafferentation. Ann N Y Acad Sci, 1004, 325-336. PMID: 14662472.

Halmagyi, G. M., Black, R. A., Thurtell, M. J. & Curthoys, I. S. (2003). The human horizontal vestibulo-ocular reflex in response to active and passive head impulses after unilateral vestibular deafferentation. In T. Brandt , B. Cohen , C. Siebold (Eds.) The oculomotor and vestibular systems: their function and disorders. (Vols. 1004). pp. 325-336. Ann NY Acad Sci.

Thurtell, M. J., Kunin, M. & Raphan, T. (2000). Role of muscle pulleys in producing eye position-dependence in the angular vestibuloocular reflex: a model-based study. J Neurophysiol, 84(2), 639-650. PMID: 10938292.

Thurtell, M. J., Black, R. A., Halmagyi, G. M., Curthoys, I. S. & Aw, S. T. (1999). Vertical eye position-dependence of the human vestibuloocular reflex during passive and active yaw head rotations. J Neurophysiol, 81(5), 2415-2428. PMID: 10322077.

Black, R. A., Halmagyi, G. M., Curthoys, I. S., Thurtell, M. J. & Brizuela, A. E. (1998). Unilateral vestibular deafferentation produces no long-term effects on human active eye-head coordination. Exp Brain Res, 122(3), 362-366. PMID: 9808309.

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