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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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). Journal club update: nystagmus and saccadic intrusions. American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society 40th Annual Meeting.

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

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.

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). 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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). Visual system: optic nerve and retina. American Academy of Neurology 65th Annual Meeting.

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. (2013). Treatment of nystagmus. American Academy of Neurology 65th Annual Meeting.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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., 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.

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.

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

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., 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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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., 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.

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.

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

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.

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., 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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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., 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., 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.

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., 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. (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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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., 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. 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.

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.

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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