Patrick W. Hitchon, MD

Portrait
Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Biomedical Engineering (BME)

Contact Information

Office
1826 JPP
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-2775

Education

BS, American University of Beirut
MD, American University of Beirut
Internship, Surgery, American University of Beirut
Resident, Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine
Resident, Neurosurgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellow, Research, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery

Research Summary

Spinal cord injury-pharmacological and surgical intervention. Radiosurgery, brachytherapy, movement disorders. Spasticity-pharmacological and surgical management. Artificial disc prosthetics in the human lumbar spine-feasibility of disc implant capable of restoring normal range of motion to the spine. Spinal cord blood flow-morphological changes, role of nitric oxide in spinal cord blood flow. Development and implementation of frameless stereotaxy. Thoracolumbar fractures-surgical and nonsurgical management in vivo and in vitro studies. Surgical treatment of parkinsonism.

Publications

Abode-Iyamah, K. O., Dlouhy, B. J., Lopez, A. J., Menezes, A. H., Hitchon, P. W. & Dahdaleh, N. S. (2016). Comparison of hinged and contoured rods for occipitocervical arthrodesis in adults: A clinical study. J Craniovert Junction Spine, 7, 171-5. PMID: 27630479.

Hitchon, P. W., Moritani, T., Woodroffe, R. W., Abode-Iyamah, K., El Tecle, N. E., Noeller, J., Elwy, R. K. & Nourski, K. V. (2018). C5 palsy following posterior decompression and instrumentation in cervical stenosis: Single center experience and review. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 174, 29-35. DOI: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2018.08.028.

Woodroffe, R. W., Nourski, K. V., Helland, L. C., Walsh, B., Noeller, J., Kerezoudis, P. & Hitchon, P. W. (2018). Management of iatrogenic spinal cerebrospinal fluid leaks: A cohort of 124 patients. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 170, 61-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2018.04.017.

El Tecle, N. E., Dahdaleh, N. S., Bydon, M., Ray, W. Z., Torner, J. C. & Hitchon, P. W. (2018). The natural history of complete spinal cord injury: a pooled analysis of 1162 patients and a meta-analysis of modern data. J Neurosurg Spine, 19, 1-8. PMID: 29350593.

Flouty, O., Reddy, C., Holland, M., Kovach, C., Kawasaki, H., Oya, H., Greenlee, J., Hitchon, P. & Howard, M. (2017). Precision surgery of rolandic glioma and insights from extended functional mapping. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 163, 60-6. PMID: 29073500.

Jareczek, F. J., Abode-Iyamah, K. O., Cox, E. M., Dahdaleh, N. S., Hitchon, P. W. & Howard 3rd, M. A. (2017). Letter: Reconsidering Bone Morphogenetic Protein in the Cervical Spine: Selective Use for Managing Type II Odontoid Fractures in the Elderly. (Vols. 13). (6), pp. E39-42. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). PMID: 29040717.

Hitchon, P. W., Zanaty, M., Helland, L., Abode-Iyamah, K. & Dahdaleh, N. S. (2017). Limitation of the Orthopaedic System Inc. Cervical Spine Base Unit. (Vols. 27). (4), pp. 481-2. J Neurosurg Spine. PMID: 28731390.

DiDomenico, J., Abode-Iyamah, K., Khanna, R., Roberts, H., Hitchon, P. W., Smith, Z. A. & Dahdaleh, N. S. (2017). Management of acute combined fractures of the atlas and axis: A retrospective study of two trauma centers. J Craniovertebr Junction Spine, 8(4), 311-5. PMID: 29403241.

Holland, M. T., Teferi, N., Noeller, J., Swenson, A., Smith, M., Buatti, J. & Hitchon, P. W. (2017). Stereotactic radiosurgery and radiofrequency rhizotomy for trigeminal neuralgia in multiple sclerosis: A single institution experience. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 162, 80-4. PMID: 28972890.

Menezes, A. H., Hitchon, P. W. & Dlouhy, B. J. (2017). Symptomatic spinal extradural arachnoid cyst with cord compression in a family: case report. J Neurosurg Spine, 27(3), 341-5. PMID: 28665244.

Haddad, G. F., Hitchon, P. W. (2017). A hero in the strife. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 153, 41-2. DOI: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2016.11.019.

Seaman, S., Kerezoudis, P., Bydon, M., Torner, J. C. & Hitchon, P. W. (2017). Titanium vs. polyetheretherketone (PEEK) interbody fusion: Meta-analysis and review of the literature. PMID: 28736113.

Hitchon, P. W., Holland, M., Noeller, J., Smith, M. C., Moritani, T., Jerath, N. & He, W. (2016). Options in treating trigeminal neuralgia: Experience with 195 patients. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 149, 166-70. PMID: 27556293.

Dahdaleh, N. S., Khanna, R., Menezes, A. H., Smith, Z. A., Viljoen, S. V., Koski, T. R., Hitchon, P. W. & Dlouhy, B. J. (2016). The Application of the Revised Condyle-C1 Interval Method to Diagnose Traumatic Atlanto-occipital Dissociation in Adults. Global Spine J, 6(6), 529-34. PMID: 27555993.

El Tecle, N. E., Dahdaleh, N. S. & Hitchon, P. W. (2016). Timing of surgery in spinal cord injury. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 41(16), E995-E1004. PMID: 26909843.

Sukkarieh, H. G., Hitchon, P. W., Awe, O. & Noeller, J. (2016). Letter to the Editor: Lumbar intraspinal synovial cysts. (Vols. 24). (6), pp. 1000-1. J Neurosurg Spine. DOI: 10.3171/2015.10.SPINE151176.

Hitchon, P. W., Abode-Iyamah, K., Dahdaleh, N. S., Grossbach, A. J., El Tecle, N. E., Noeller, J. & He, W. (2016). Risk factors and outcomes in thoracic stenosis with myelopathy: A single center experience. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 147, 84-9. PMID: 27310291.

Hitchon, P. W. (2016). High-grade spinal cord glioma. (Vols. 24). (6), pp. 998. J Neurosurg Spine. PMID: 26895525.

Hitchon, P. W. (2016). Letter to the Editor: High-grade spinal cord glioma. pp. Epub ahead of print. J Neurosurg Spine. DOI: 10.3171/2015.11.SPINE151329.

Hitchon, P. W., Abode-Iyamah, K., Dahdaleh, N. S., Shaffrey, C., Noeller, J., He, W. & Moritani, T. (2016). Non-operative management in neurologically intact thoracolumbar burst fractures: Clinical and radiographic outcomes. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 41(6), 483-9. PMID: 26536444.

Lopez, A. J., Scheer, J. K., Abode-Iyamah, K., Smith, Z. A., Hitchon, P. W. & Dahdaleh, N. S. (2016). Management of delayed posttraumatic cervical kyphosis. J Clin Neurosci, 23, 152-9. PMID: 26321304.

El Tecle, N. E., Abode-Iyamah, K. O., Hitchon, P. W. & Dahdaleh, N. S. (2015). Management of spinal fractures in patients with ankylosing spondylitis. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 139, 177-82. PMID: 26513429.

Hitchon, P. W., Zanaty, M., Moritani, T., Uc, E., Pieper, C. L., He, W. & Noeller, J. (2015). Microvascular decompression and MRI findings in trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm. A single center experience. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 139, 216-20. PMID: 26519891.

Sukkarieh, H. G., Hitchon, P. W., Awe, O. & Noeller, J. (2015). Minimally invasive resection of lumbar intraspinal synovial cysts via a contralateral approach: review of 13 cases. J Clin Neurosci, 23(4), 444-50. PMID: 26115025.

Ahmed, R., Sheybani, A., Menezes, A. H., Buatti, J. M. & Hitchon, P. W. (2015). Disease outcomes for skull base and spinal chordomas: a single center experience. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 130, 67-73. PMID: 25590662.

Sukkarieh, H. G., Dalm, B. & Hitchon, P. W. (2015). Failure of a dynamic anterior cervical plate at C2-3 following a motor vehicle collision: A case report. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 137, 112-4. PMID: 26184809.

Hitchon, P. W., Awe, O. O., Close, L. & Sukkarieh, H. G. (2015). Minimally invasive pars approach for foraminal disc herniation. J Clin Neurosci, 22(7), 1128-32. PMID: 25882259.

Holland, M., Noeller, J., Buatti, J., He, W., Shivapour, E. T. & Hitchon, P. W. (2015). The cost-effectiveness of surgery for trigeminal neuralgia in surgically naïve patients: A retrospective study. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 137, 34-7. PMID: 26123528.

Grossbach, A. J., Viljoen, S. V., Hitchon, P. W., Devries Watson, N. A., Grosland, N. M. & Torner, J. (2015). Vertebroplasty plus short segment pedicle screw fixation in a burst fracture model in cadaveric spines. J Clin Neurosci, 22, 883-8. PMID: 25769251.

Reddy, A., Hitchon, P. W., Al-Nafi, S. & Choi, K. (2014). Entero-paraspinous fistula from recurrent spinal metastatic renal cell carcinoma. J Neurosurg Spine. PMID: 25396260.

Karam, Y., Hitchon, P. W., Mhanna, N. E., He, W. & Noeller, J. (2014). Post-traumatic syringomyelia: outcome predictors. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 124, 44-50. DOI: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2014.06.007.

Hitchon, P. W., He, W., Dahdaleh, N. S. & Moritani, T. (2014). Risk factors for supplementary posterior instrumentation after anterolateral decompression and instrumentation in thoracolumbar burst fractures. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 126, 171-6. PMID: 25270229.

Viljoen, S. V., DeVries Watson, N. A., Grosland, N. M., Torner, J., Dalm, B. & Hitchon, P. W. (2014). Biomechanical analysis of anterior versus posterior instrumentation following a thoracolumbar corpectomy. J Neurosurg Spine. PMID: 25084029.

Viljoen, S., Hitchon, P. W., Ahmed, R. & Kirby, P. A. (2014). Cordectomy for intramedullary spinal cord glioblastoma with a 12-year survival. Surg Neurol Int, 5, 101. PMID: 25101196.

Elahi, F., Hitchon, P. W. & Reddy, C. G. (2014). Acute sciatic neuritis following lumbar laminectomy. Case Rep Med. DOI: 10.1155/2014/404386.

Dahdaleh, N. S., Smith, Z. A. & Hitchon, P. W. (2014). Percutaneous pedicle screw fixation for thoracolumbar fractures. Neurosurg Clin N Am, 25(2), 337-46. PMID: 24703451.

Abode-Iyamah, K., Kim, S. B., Grosland, N., Kumar, R., Muhittin, B., Lim, T. H., Torner, J. & Hitchon, P. W. (2014). Spinal motion and intradiscal pressure measurements before and after lumbar spine instrumentation with titanium or PEEK rods. J Clin Neuroscience, 21(4), 651-5. PMID: 24314848.

Grossbach, A. J., Hitchon, P. W. (2014). Surgical management of symptomatic thoracic disc herniaton: Part II - posterior approach. Contemp Neurosurg, 36(2), 1-4. DOI: 10.1097/01.CNE.0000445500.24201.0b.

Grossbach, A. J., Hitchon, P. W. (2014). Surgical management of symptomatic thoracic disc herniaton: Part I - anterior approach. Contemp Neurosurg, 36(1), 1-6. DOI: 10.1097/01.CNE.0000444843.16519.6c.

Dlouhy, B. J., Awe, O., Rao, R. C., Kirby, P. A. & Hitchon, P. W. (2014). Autograft-derived spinal cord mass following olfactory mucosal cell transplantation in a spinal cord injury patient. J Neurosurg Spine, 21(4), 618-22. PMID: 25002238.

Hitchon, P. W., Kumar, R., Viljoen, S. & Dahdaleh, N. (2014). Graft inserter for anterior cervical fusion. J Clin Neurosci, 21, 1984-8. PMID: 25270229.

Hitchon, P. W., He, W., Viljoen, S., Dahdaleh, N. S., Kumar, R., Noeller, J. & Torner, J. (2013). Predictors of outcome in the non-operative management of thoracolumbar burst fractures. Br J Neurosurg. DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.872226.

Awe, O., Hitchon, P. W. (2013). Minimally invasive surgery for lumbar synovial cysts. Contemp Neurosurg, 35(18), 1-6. DOI: 10.1097/01.CNE.0000437421.05494.bd.

Sheybani, A., Ahmed, R., TenNapel, M. J., Pennington, E. C., Hyer, D. E., Anderson, K. M., Menezes, A. H., Hitchon, P. W. & Buatti, J. M. (2013). Preliminary experience in treating skull based chordomas with high-dose hyperfractionated stereotactic photon radiation therapy. J Radiat Oncol. DOI: 10.1007/s13566-013-0122-7.

Hitchon, P. W., Grossbach, A. J., Dahdaleh, N. S., Abel, T. J., Woods, G. D. & Dlouhy, B. J. (2013). Flexion-distraction injuries of the thoracolumbar spine: open fusion vs. percutaneous pedicle screw fixation. Neurosurg Focus, 35(2), E2. DOI: 10.3171/2013.6.FOCUS13176.

Belirgen, M., Dlouhy, B. J., Grossbach, A. J., Torner, J. C. & Hitchon, P. W. (2013). Surgical options in the treatment of subaxial cervical fractures: a retrospective cohort study. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 115(8), 1420-8. PMID: 23481897.

Chen, F., He, W., Mahaney, K., Noeller, J., Mhanna, N., Viljoen, S., Torner, J. & Hitchon, P. W. (2013). Alternative grafts in anterior cervical fusion. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 115(10), 2049-55. PMID: 23911002.

Dahdaleh, N. S., Dlouhy, B. J., Greenlee, J. D., Smoker, W. R. & Hitchon, P. W. (2013). An algorithm for the management of posttraumatic cervical spondyloptosis. PMID: 23702373.

Albert, G., Wassef, S., Dahdaleh, N., Lindley, T., Bruch, L. & Hitchon, P. (2013). Intracranial glioblastoma with drop metastases to the spine after stereotactic biopsy. J Neurol Surg A, 74(Suppl 1), e221-4. PMID: 23804229.

Abode-Iyamah, K., Kim, S. B., Grosland, N., Kumar, R., Muhittin, B., Lim, T. H., Torner, J. & Hitchon, P. W. (2013). Spinal motion and intradiscal pressure measurements before and after lumbar spine instrumentation with titanium and PEEK rods. J Clin Neurosci. DOI: 10.1016/j.jocn.2013.08.010.

Dahdaleh, N. S., Viljoen, S., Grossbach, A. J. & Hitchon, P. W. (2013). Surgical stabilization techniques for thoracolumbar fractures. In , D. H. Kim , D. H. Kim (Eds.) SURGICAL ANATOMY & TECHNIQUES TO THE SPINE. (2nd Ed), pp. 365-74. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.

Hitchon, P. W., Karam, Y. (2012). Bilateral locked cervical facets with incomplete myelopathy: open versus closed reduction. In , E. C. Benzel , E. C. Benzel (Eds.) Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management. (3rd ed), pp. e2023-8. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.

Dahdaleh, N., Hitchon, P. W. (2012). Classification of thoracolumbar spine fractures. In , E. C. Benzel , E. C. Benzel (Eds.) Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management. (3rd ed), pp. 593-9. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.

Hitchon, P. W., Lindley, T. & Ebersold, M. (2012). Primary bony spinal lesions. In , E. C. Benzel & E. C. Benzel (Eds.) Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management. (3rd ed), pp. 1023-39. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.

Sato, T. S., Moritani, T. & Hitchon, P. W. (2009). Occipital intradiploic CSF pseudocyst: an unusual complication of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt malfunction. AJNR Am J Neuroadiol, 30(3), 635-6. PMID: 18854442.

Graham, S. M., Iseli, T., Karnell, L., Clinger, J. & Hitchon, P. W. (2009). Endoscopic approach for pituitary surgery improves rhinologic outcomes. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 118(9), 630-5. PMID: 19810602.

Jacob, A. T., Ingalhalikar, A. V., Morgan, J. H., Channon, S., Lim, T., Torner, J. & Hitchon, P. W. (2008). Biomechanical comparison of single- and dual-lead pedicle screws in cadaveric spine. J Neurosurg Spine, 8(1), 52-7. PMID: 18173347.

Walsh, B., Beeler, S. & Hitchon, P. W. (2007). Anterior approach to the cervicothoracic junction., P. W. Hitchon & P. W. Hitchon (Eds.) pp. 63-73. Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery.

Hitchon, P. W., Dahdaleh, N., Beeler, S. & Torner, J. (2007). Anterolateral approach in the treatment of thoracolumbar fractures. In , P. W. Hitchon , P. W. Hitchon (Eds.) Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery. pp. 101-9.

Hitchon, P. W., Lindley, T., Beeler, S., Walsh, B. & Skaf, G. (2007). Degenerative disease adjacent to spinal fusion. In , K. Lewandrowski , M. J. Yaszemski , I. H. Kalfas & P. Park , R. F. McLain , D. J. Trantolo , K. Lewandrowski , M. J. Yaszemski , I. H. Kalfas , P. Park , R. F. McLain , D. J. Trantolo (Eds.) Spinal Reconstruction: Clinical Examples of Applied Basic Science, Biomechanics and Engineering. pp. 119-24. New York: Informa Healthcare USA, Inc..

Dahdaleh, N., Hitchon, P. W., Lindley, T. & Beeler, S. (2007). Degenerative disease adjacent to spinal fusion., P. W. Hitchon , P. W. Hitchon (Eds.) pp. 175-82. Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery.

Hitchon, P. W., Beeler, S. (2007). Lumbar microdiscectomy., P. W. Hitchon , P. W. Hitchon (Eds.) pp. 111-22. Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery.

Ingalhalikar, A., Hitchon, P. W. & Lim, T. (2007). Motion preservation instead of spinal fusion. In , K. Lewandrowski & M. J. Yaszemski , I. H. Kalfas , P. Park , R. F. McLain , D. J. Trantolo , K. Lewandrowski , M. J. Yaszemski , I. H. Kalfas , P. Park , R. F. McLain , D. J. Trantolo (Eds.) Spinal Reconstruction: Clinical Examples of Applied Basic Science, Biomechanics and Engineering. pp. 255-62. New York: Informa Healthcare USA, Inc..

Stockham, A. L., Reddy, C., Hitchon, P. W., Ryken, T. C., Smith, M. C. & Buatti, J. M. (2007). Patient assessment of outcome after LINAC radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 69(3), S548. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2007.07.1800.

Hitchon, P. W. (2006). Degenerative disease adjacent to spinal fusion. In , K. U. Lewandrowski , P. Park , R. F. McLain , I. H. Kalfas , M. J. Yazemski , D. J. Trantolo , K. U. Lewandrowski , P. Park , R. F. McLain , I. H. Kalfas , M. J. Yazemski , D. J. Trantolo (Eds.) Innovations in Spinal Reconstruction -- Clinical Examples of Basic Science, Biomechanics and Engineering. New York: Taylor & Francis Group LLC.

Fenoy, A. J., Greenlee, J. D., Menezes, A. H., Donovan, K. A., Sato, Y., Hitchon, P. W. & Chaloupka, J. C. (2006). Primary bone tumors of the spine in children. J Neurosurg (Pediatrics), 105(4 Suppl), 252-60. PMID: 17328273.

Hitchon, P. W., From, A., Peloso, P., Sengupta, K. & Menezes, A. H. (2005). Ankylosing spondylitis and management of spinal complications. In , H. Schmidek , D. Roberts , H. Schmidek & D. Roberts (Eds.) OPERATIVE NEUROSURGICAL TECHNIQUES. (5th Ed), pp. 1805-19. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.

Webb, J. K., Hitchon, P. W. & Sengupta, K. (2005). Ankylosing sponylitis and related disorders. In , E. C. Benzel & E. C. Benzel (Eds.) SPINE SURGERY TECHNIQUES, COMPLICATION, AVOIDANCE, AND MANAGEMENT. (2nd Ed), pp. 703-28. Philadelphia: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone.

Hitchon, P. W., Eichholz, P. W., Barry, C., Rubenbauer, P., Ingalhalikar, A., Nakamura, S., Follett, K., Lim, T. & Torner, J. (2005). Biomechanical studies of an artificial disc implant in the human cadaveric spine. J Neurosurg Spine, 2(3), 339-43. PMID: 15796360.

Jani, S., Hitchon, P. W. (2005). Brachytherapy for brain tumors. In , B. Thomadsen , M. Rivard , W. Butler , B. Thomadsen , M. Rivard , W. Butler (Eds.) BRACHYTHERAPY PHYSICS. (2nd), pp. 719-25. Madison: American Association of Physicists in Medicine by Medical Physics Publishing.

Hitchon, P. W. (2005). Closed reduction. In , E. C. Benzel , E. C. Benzel (Eds.) SPINE SURGERY TECHNIQUES, COMPLICATION, AVOIDANCE, AND MANAGEMENT. (2nd Ed), pp. 2069-71. Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia, PA.

Guillaume, D., Haddad, F., Haddad, G. & Hitchon, P. W. (2005). Diagnostic and management of traumatic intracranial aneurysms. In , H. Schmidek , D. Roberts & H. Schmidek , D. Roberts (Eds.) OPERATIVE NEUROSURGICAL TECHNIQUES. (5th Ed), pp. 1224-32. Philadelphia: Sauders Elsevier.

Hitchon, P. W. (2005). Dorsal decompression and stabilization. In , E. C. Benzel , E. C. Benzel (Eds.) SPINE SURGERY TECHNIQUES, COMPLICATION, AVOIDANCE, AND MANAGEMENT. (2nd Ed), pp. 2077-9. Philadelphia: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone.

From, A., Hitchon, P. W. (2005). Management of thoracolumbar spinal fractures in ankylosing spondylitis. In , Van Royen , Dijkmans , Van Royen , Dijkmans (Eds.) Ankylosing Spondylitis. Diagnosis and Management.. pp. 317-23. Marcel Dekker, Inc..

Hitchon, P. W., Eichholz, K., From, A. & Torner, J. (2005). Management options in thoracolumbar fractures. In , H. Schmidek , D. Roberts & H. Schmidek , D. Roberts (Eds.) OPERATIVE NEUROSURGICAL TECHNIQUES. (5th Ed), pp. 2017-27. Philadelphia: Sauders Elsevier.

Hitchon, P. W., Bilsky, M. & Ebersold, M. J. (2005). Primary bony spinal lesions. In , E. C. Benzel & E. C. Benzel (Eds.) SPINE SURGERY TECHNIQUES, COMPLICATION, AVOIDANCE, AND MANAGEMENT. (2nd Ed), pp. 992-1014. Philadelphia: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone.

Hitchon, P. W. (2005). Recumbent management. In , E. C. Benzel , E. C. Benzel (Eds.) SPINE SURGERY TECHNIQUES, COMPLICATION, AVOIDANCE, AND MANAGEMENT. (2nd Ed), pp. 2089-91. Philadelphia: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone.

Hitchon, P. W., Greensmith, J. E. & Cram, A. E. (2005). Spinal wound closure. In , E. C. Benzel & E. C. Benzel (Eds.) SPINE SURGERY TECHNIQUES, COMPLICATION, AVOIDANCE, AND MANAGEMENT. (2nd Ed), pp. 1210-120. Philadelphia: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone.

From, A., Hitchon, P. W., Peloso, P. & Brenton, M. (2004). Ankylosing spondylitis and spinal complications. In , D. Wise , D. Wise (Eds.) ADVANCES IN SPINAL FUSION MOLECULAR SCIENCE, BIOMECHANICS AND CLINICAL MANAGEMENT. pp. 167-78. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc..

Hitchon, P. W., Brenton, M. & Black, A. (2004). Choice of anterior and posterior thoracolumbar spinal implants. In D. Wise , D. Wise (Eds.) ADVANCES IN SPINAL FUSION MOLECULAR SCIENCE, BIOMECHANICS AND CLINICAL MANAGEMENT. pp. 313-24. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc..

Guillaume, D. J., Hitchon, P. W. (2004). Medical and surgical management of intracerebral hemorrhage. In H. P. Adams , H. P. Adams (Eds.) Handbook of Cerebrovascular Disease. (2), pp. 477-500. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc..

Lee, A., Eggenberger, E., Galetta, S., Kerrison, J., Miller, N., Kirby, P. A., Hitchon, P. W. & Kardon, R. H. (2004). Neuro-ophthalmic manifestations of hemangiopericytoma. Semin Ophthalmol, 19(3-4), 95-100. PMID: 15590545.

From, A., Hitchon, P. W. & Hasan, D. M. (2004). Retrospective case study of post-traumatic syringomyelia. Pan Arab J Neurosurg, 8(2), 20-7.

Hitchon, P. W., Brenton, M., Black, A., From, A., Harrod, J., Eichholz, K. & Torner, J. (2003). Choice of anterior and posterior thoracolumbar spinal implants. In ADVANCES IN SPINAL FUSION. pp. 313-24. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc..

Hitchon, P. W., Brenton, M., Coppes, J., From, A. & Torner, J. (2003). Factors affecting the pullout strength of self-drilling and self-tapping anterior cervical screws. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 28(1), 9-13. PMID: 12544947.

Hitchon, P. W., Brenton, M., Black, A., From, A., Harrod, J., Barry, C., Serhan, H. & Torner, J. (2003). In vitro biomechanical comparison of pedicle screws, sublaminar hooks and sublaminar cables. J Neurosurg, 99(1 Suppl), 104-9. PMID: 12859069.

Guillaume, D., Karanjia, P. N. & Hitchon, P. W. (2003). Traumatic intracranial aneurysms. In Medlink Neurology.

Hitchon, P. W., From, A., Brenton, M., Glaser, J. & Torner, J. (2002). Fractures of the thoracolumbar spine complicating ankylosing sponylitis. J Neurosurg, 97(2 Suppl), 218-2. PMID: 12296682.

Hitchon, P. W., Brenton, M., Serhan, H., Goel, V. & Torner, J. (2002). In vitro biomechanical studies of an anterior thoracolumbar implant. J Spinal Disord Tech, 15(5), 350-4. PMID: 12394657.

Weigele, J. B., Chaloupka, J. C., Lesley, W. S., Mangla, S., Hitchon, P. W., VanGilder, J. C. & Adams, H. P. (2002). Peripheral aneurysms of the lateral posterior choroidal artery: clinical presentation and endovascular treatment: report of two cases. Neurosurgery, 50(2), 392-6. PMID: 11844276.

Heth, J., Hitchon, P. W., Goel, V., Rogge, T., Drake, J. & Torner, J. C. (2001). A biomechanical comparison between anterior and transverse interbody fusion cages. Spine (Phila PA 1976), 26(12), E261-7. PMID: 11426166.

Bracken, M. B., Aldrich, E. F., Gerr, D. L., Hitchon, P. W., Holford, T. R., Marshall, L. F., Nockels, R. P., Pascale, V., Shepard, M. J., Sonntag, V. K., Winn, H. R. & Young, W. (2000). Clinical measurement, statistical analysis, and risk-benefit: controversies from trials of spinal injury. J Trauma, 48(3). PMID: 10744306.

Ryken, T. C., Meeks, S. L., Hitchon, P. W., Traynelis, V., Bova, F., Friedman, W. & Buatti, J. M. (2000). Frameless stereotactic radiosurgery: intial experience. pp. 63. Linac Radiosurgery.

Hitchon, P. W., Goel, V., Rogge, T., Torner, J., Dooris, A., Drake, J., Yang, S. & Totoribe, K. (2000). In vitro biomechanical analysis of three anterior thoracolumbar implants. J Neurosurg, 93(2 Suppl), 252-8. PMID: 11012056.

Hitchon, P. W., Goel, V. K., Rogge, T., Grosland, N. M. & Torner, J. (1999). Biomechanical studies on two anterior thoracolumbar implants in cadaveric spines. Spine, 24(3), 213-8. PMID: 10025015.

Rao, S. C., Tator, C. H., Skaf, G., Arnold, P., Benzel, E., Dickman, C., Cuddy, B., Green, B., Northrup, B., Sonntag, V., Wagner, F., Wilberger, J., Fehlings, M. & Hitchon, P. W. (1999). The optimal radiological method to assess spinal canal compromise and cord compression in patients with cervical spinal cord Injury: Part II: Results of a multi-center study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 24(6), 605-13. DOI: 10.1097/00007632-199903150-00023.

Larson, S. A., Hitchon, P. W. (1998). Bilateral locked cervical facets with incomplete myelopathy. In , E. C. Benzel , E. C. Benzel (Eds.) SPINE SURGERY: TECHNIQUES, COMPLICATION AVOIDANCE & MANAGEMENT. New York: Churchill Livingstone.

Larson, S. A., Hitchon, P. W. (1998). Management of patient with thoracolumbar fracture with complete myelopathy and a 40-degree kyphotic deformity: Operative and recumbent management. In , E. C. Benzel , E. C. Benzel (Eds.) SPINE SURGERY: TECHNIQUES, COMPLICATION AVOIDANCE & MANAGEMENT. New York: Churchill Livingstone.

Shepard, M. J., Holford, T. R., Leo-Summers, L., Aldrich, E. F., Faxl, M., Fehlings, M. G., Herr, D. L., Bracken, M. & Hitchon, P. W. (1998). Methylprednisolone or tirilazad mesylate administration after acute spinal cord injury: 1-year follow-up. J Neurosurg, 89(5), 699-706. PMID: 9817404.

Garell, P. C., Mirksy, R., Noh, M. D., Loftus, C. M., Hitchon, P. W., Grady, M. S., Dacey, R. C. & Howard, M. A. (1998). Posterior ventricular catheter burr-hole localizer. J Neurosurg, 89(1), 157-60. PMID: 9647190.

Ebersold, M. J., Hitchon, P. W. (1998). Primary spinal bony lesions. In , E. C. Benzel , E. C. Benzel (Eds.) SPINE SURGERY: TECHNIQUES, COMPLICATION AVOIDANCE & MANAGEMENT. New York: Churchill Livingstone.

Garrell, P. C., Noh, D., Loftus, C. M., Hitchon, P. W. & Howard, M. A. (1998). Single-handed variable stiffness introducer for catheters. J Clinical Engineering, 23(1), 29-32. DOI: 10.1097/00004669-199801000-00031.

Hitchon, P. W., Cram, A. (1998). Spinal closure. In , E. C. Benzel , E. C. Benzel (Eds.) PINE SURGERY: TECHNIQUES, COMPLICATION AVOIDANCE & MANAGEMENT. New York: Churchill Livingstone.

Hitchon, P. W., Janu, T. & Wen, B. (1996). Central Nervous System Tumors Syllabus Update. In Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

Hitchon, P. W., Mouw, L. J. (1996). Management of lumbar herniated disks. In , A. H. Menezes , V. K. Sonntag , A. H. Menezes , V. K. Sonntag (Eds.) PRINCIPLES OF SPINAL SURGERY. pp. 603-8. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Hitchon, P. W., Mouw, L. J. (1996). Management of lumbar herniated disks. In , A. H. Menezes , V. K. Sonntag , A. H. Menezes , V. K. Sonntag (Eds.) PRINCIPLES OF SPINAL SURGERY. pp. 603-8. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Hitchon, P. W., Mouw, L. J. (1996). Pathogenesis and natural history of degenerative disc and spinal disease. In , G. T. Tindall , P. R. Cooper , D. L. Barrow , G. T. Tindall , P. R. Cooper , D. L. Barrow (Eds.) The Practice of Neurosurgery. pp. 2357-65. Maryland: Williams & Wilkins.

Hitchon, P. W., Mouw, L. J., Rogge, T. N., Torner, J. & Miller, A. K. (1996). Response of spinal cord blood flow to the nitric oxide inhibitor nitroarginine. Neurosurgery, 39(4), 795-803. PMID: 8880775.

Hitchon, P. W. (1995). Harrington distraction rods for thoracic and lumbar fractures. In , P. W. Hitchon , S. Rengachary , V. C. Traynelis , P. W. Hitchon , S. Rengachary , V. C. Traynelis (Eds.) TECHNIQUES OF SPINAL FUSION AND INSTRUMENTATION. pp. 204-8. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc..

Hitchon, P. W. (1995). Instability of the thoracic and lumbar spine. In , P. W. Hitchon , S. Rengachary , V. C. Traynelis , P. W. Hitchon , S. Rengachary , V. C. Traynelis (Eds.) TECHNIQUES OF SPINAL FUSION AND INSTRUMENTATION. pp. 51-8. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc..

Hitchon, P. W., Follett, K. A. (1995). Luque instrumentation for the thoracic and lumbar spine. In , P. W. Hitchon , S. Rengachary , V. C. Traynelis , P. W. Hitchon , S. Rengachary , V. C. Traynelis (Eds.) TECHNIQUES OF SPINAL FUSION AND INSTRUMENTATION. pp. 198-203. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc..

Hitchon, P. W., Torner, J., Haddad, S. & Follett, K. F. (1995). Thoracic and lumbar fractures: management analysis. In , P. W. Hitchon , S. Rengachary & V. C. Traynelis , P. W. Hitchon , S. Rengachary , V. C. Traynelis (Eds.) TECHNIQUES OF SPINAL FUSION AND INSTRUMENTATION. pp. 338-44. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc..

Hitchon, P. W., Follett, K. A. (1995). Transpedicular screw fixation of the thoracic and lumbar spine. In , P. W. Hitchon , S. Rengachary , V. C. Traynelis , P. W. Hitchon , S. Rengachary , V. C. Traynelis (Eds.) TECHNIQUES OF SPINAL FUSION AND INSTRUMENTATION. pp. 240-7. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc..

Osenbach, R. K., Hitchon, P. W., Mouw, L. J. & Yamada, T. (1993). Effects of spinal cord ischemia on evoked potential recovery and post-ischemic regional spinal blood flow. J Spinal Disord, 6(2), 146-54. PMID: 8504227.

Ridenour, T. R., Haddad, S. F., Hitchon, P. W., Piper, J., Traynelis, V. C. & VanGilder, J. C. (1993). Herniated thoracic disks: treatment and outcome. J Spinal Disord, 6(3), 218-24. PMID: 8347971.

Hitchon, P. W. (1992). Disorders of the Cervical Spine. Neurosurgery.

Follett, K. A., Hitchon, P. W., Piper, J., Kumar, V., Clamon, G. H. & Jones, M. P. (1992). Response of intractable pain to continuous intrathecal morphine: a retrospective study. Pain, 49(1), 21-5. PMID: 1594278.

Haddad, S. F., Hitchon, P. W. & Godersky, J. C. (1991). Idiopathic and glucocorticoid-induced spinal epidural lipomatosis. J Neurosurg, 74(1), 38-42. PMID: 1984504.

Osenbach, R. K., Hitchon, P. W. & Menezes, A. H. (1990). Diagnosis and management of pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis in adults. Surg Neurol, 33(4), 266-75. PMID: 2326732.

Machida, M., Yamada, T., Ross, M., Kimura, J. & Hitchon, P. W. (1990). Effect of spinal cord ischemia on compound muscle action potentials and spinal evoked potentials following spinal cord stimulation in the dog. J Spinal Disord, 3(4), 345-52. PMID: 2134449.

Hitchon, P. W. (1990). Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Head Injury. New York: Elsevier Science Publishing Co., Inc., 57(Revised Series 13), 526.

Sharafuddin, M. J., Hitchon, P. W., El-Khoury, G. Y. & Dyste, G. N. (1990). Locked facets in the thoracic spine: report of three cases and a review. J Spinal Disord, 3(3), 225-8. PMID: 2134437.

Hitchon, P. W. (1990). Lumbar Interbody Fusion. Principals and Techniques in Spine Surgery. Neurosurgery, 27(1), 165-6.

Traynelis, V. C., Hitchon, P. W., Yuh, W. T. & Kaufman, H. H. (1990). Magnetic resonance imaging and posttraumatic Lhermitte's sign. J Spinal Disord, 3(4), 376-9. PMID: 2134451.

Hitchon, P. W. (1990). Merrit's Textbook of Neurology, 7th Edition. Neurosurgery, 16(1), 118.

Hitchon, P. W., Dyste, G. N., Osenbach, R. K. & Jensen, A. E. (1990). Response of spinal cord blood flow and motor and sensory evoked potentials to aortic ligation. Surg Neurol, 34(5), 279-85. PMID: 2218846.

Wen, B. C., Hussey, D. H., Staples, J., Hitchon, P. W., Jani, S. K., Vigliotti, A. P. & Doornbos, J. F. (1989). A comparison of the roles of surgery and radiation therapy in the management of carniopharyngiomas. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 16(1), 17-24. DOI: 10.1016/0360-3016(89)90005-9.

Osenbach, R. K., Hitchon, P. W. (1989). Correlation of evoked potentials (EP) and regional spinal cord blood flow (rSCBF) during infrarenal aortic occlusion in the rabbit. (Vols. 6). (9), pp. 215. J Neurotrauma (Program and Abstracts from the Society of Neurotrauma Symposium).

Greene, G. M., Hitchon, P. W., Schelper, R. L., Yuh, W. T. & Dyste, G. N. (1989). Diagnostic yield in CT-guided stereotactic biopsy of gliomas. J Neurosurg, 71(4), 494-7. PMID: 2677263.

Olson, J. J., Loftus, C. M. & Hitchon, P. W. (1989). Metastatic pheochromocytoma of the cervical spine. PMID: 2711250.

Hitchon, P. W. (1989). Lumbar Spine Stenosis. New York: Springer-Verlag-Wien.

Marshall, M. P., Hitchon, P. W. & Riggs, C. E. (1989). Solitary spinal plasmacytomas: Management and outcome. J Spinal Disord, 1(4), 295-300. PMID: 2980978.

Wen, B. C., Hussey, D. H., Hitchon, P. W., Vigliotti, A. P., Doornbos, J. F. & VanGilder, J. C. (1989). The role of radiation therapy in the management of ependymomas of the spinal cord. (Vols. 17). pp. 235. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. DOI: 10.1016/0360-3016(89)90856-0.

Jani, S. K., Pennington, E. C., Hitchon, P. W., Wen, B. C. & Hussey, D. H. (1987). Bone absorption of I125 x-rays during interstitial brain implantation. (Vols. 165). pp. 69. Radiology.

McDonnell, D., Hitchon, P. W. & Todd, M. M. (1987). Craniocerebral trauma. In ADVANCED TRAUMA MANAGEMENT STUDENT MANUAL. pp. 43-71. Emergency Medical Services Learning Resources Center, The University of Iowa.

Jani, S. K., Wacha, J. E., Hitchon, P. W. & VanGilder, J. C. (1987). Dosimetric comparison between stereotaxic and volumetric brain implants. Medical Dosimetry, 12(2), 23-6.

Foderaro, A. E., El-Khoury, G. Y., Hingtgen, W. L., Hitchon, P. W. & Franken Jr., E. A. (1987). General Case of the Day, Annual Meeting 1986, Case #1. RadioGraphics, 7(2), 395-9.

Hitchon, P. W., Kumar, V., VanGilder, J. C. & Barcellos, W. A. (1987). Intrathecal morphine for cancer related pain. (Vols. 4). pp. S390. Pain Suppl. DOI: 10.1016/0304-3959(87)91835-5.

Jani, S. K., Hitchon, P. W., VanGilder, J. C. & Wen, B. C. (1987). Normal brain irradiation during stereotactic brain implants using radioactive lodine-125. Appl Neurophysiol, 50(1), 310-3. PMID: 3329869.

Hitchon, P. W. (1987). Spinal Injuries. In ADVANCED TRAUMA MANAGEMENT STUDENT MANUAL. pp. 72-91. Emergency Medical Services Learning Resources Center, The University of Iowa.

Hitchon, P. W., Lobosky, J. M., Yamada, T., Johnson, G. F. & Girton, R. A. (1987). The effect of hemorrhagic shock upon spinal cord blood flow and evoked potentials. Neurosurgery, 21(6), 849-57. PMID: 3437952.

Jani, S. K., Hitchon, P. W., VanGilder, J. C. & Hussey, D. H. (1986). Clinical and dosimetric comparison between I125 stereotaxic and volume implants for recurrent brain tumors. pp. 100. 28th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology.

Loftus, C. M., Starr, J., Bernstein, D. D., Yamada, T. & Hitchon, P. W. (1986). Somatosensory evoked potentials in a model of cerebral ischemia. pp. 104. Book of Abstracts of the Joint Section on Spinal Disorders of the American Association of Neurological Surgery and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

McKay, T., Hitchon, P. W., Hansen, T., Starr, J. & Hart, M. (1986). Methylprednisolone in spinal cord compression. pp. 32. Book of Abstracts of the Joint Section on Spinal Disorders of the American Association of Neurological Surgery and Congress of Neurological Surgeons. DOI: 10.1097/00007632-198901000-00004.

Wilkinson, T. T., Hitchon, P. W., Lobosky, J. M., Starr, J. & Hart, M. (1986). Naloxone in spinal cord compression. pp. 58. Book of Abstracts, Poster Section. Joint Section on Spinal Disorders of American Association of Neurological Surgery and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Hitchon, P. W., Hansen, T., Starr, J., Wilkinson, T. T. & McKay, T. (1986). Nicardipine in sheep spinal cord injury. pp. 33. Book of Abstracts of the Joint Section on Spinal Disorders of the American Association of Neurological Surgery and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Wilkinson, T. T., Lobosky, J. M., Hitchon, P. W., Starr, J. & Hart, M. (1986). Spinal cord blood flow in graded cord compression. pp. 57. Book of Abstracts, Poster Section. Joint Section on Spinal Disorders of American Association of Neurological Surgery and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Wilkinson, T. T., Hitchon, P. W. & Menezes, A. H. (1986). The management of spinal osteomyelitis. pp. 24. Book of Abstracts of the Joint Section on Spinal Disorders of the American Association of Neurological Surgery and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Willis, D., Rittenmeyer, H. & Hitchon, P. W. (1986). Intracranial interstitial radiation. J Neurosci Nurs, 18(3), 153-6. PMID: 3014022.

Wilkinson, T. T., Hitchon, P. W., Lobosky, J. M. & Schelper, R. (1985). Spinal cord blood flow and function after temporary segmental ischemia. pp. #35. Book of Abstracts, First Meeting of the Joint Section on Spinal Disorders of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Hitchon, P. W., Haque, A. U., Olson, J. J., Jacobs, S. K. & Olson, S. P. (1984). Sarcoidosis presenting as an intramedullary spinal cord mass. Neurosurgery, 15(1), 86-90. PMID: 6472598.

Smith, D., Hitchon, P. W., Murphy, M., Abu-Yousef, M. M. & Babin, R. (1983). Transsphenoidal encephaloceles. Surg Neurol, 20, 471-80. PMID: 6648786.

Kassell, N. F., Baumann, K. W., Hitchon, P. W., Gerk, M. K., Hill, T. R. & Sokoll, M. D. (1982). The effects of high-dose Mannitol on cerebral blood flow in dogs with normal intracranial pressure. Stroke, 13, 59-61. PMID: 6801821.

Kassell, N. F., Hitchon, P. W., Gerk, M. K., Sokoll, M. D. & Hill, T. R. (1981). High dose barbiturate therapy 1. The effect of sodium thiopental on cerebral blood flow, oxygen metabolism and electrical activity. (Vols. 1 (1 Suppl)). pp. 411-2. J Cerebral Blood Flow Metab.

Kassell, N. F., Hitchon, P. W., Gerk, M. K., Sokoll, M. D. & Hill, T. R. (1981). High dose barbiturate therapy 2. Alterations in cerebral blood flow and metabolism resulting from changes in arterial pCO2. (Vols. 1 (1 Suppl)). pp. 413-4. J Cerebral Blood Flow Metab.

Hitchon, P. W., Graf, C., Turner, T., Menezes, A. H. & VanGilder, J. C. (1981). Management of tumors of the pineal region. (Vols. 9). pp. 469. Neurosurgery.

Kassell, N. F., Hitchon, P. W., Gerk, M. K., Sokoll, M. D. & Hill, T. R. (1980). Alterations in cerebral blood flow, oxygen metabolism and electrical conduction produced by high dose sodium thiopental. (Vols. 7). pp. 286-7. Neurosurgery.

Traynelis, V. C., Hitchon, P. W. Lumbar hemilaminectomy for excision of herniated disc. In S. Rengachary , S. Rengachary (Eds.) Neurosurgical Operative Atlas I-II. pp. 135-40. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins.

Hitchon, P. W., Dahdaleh, N. Management of a patient with thoracolumbar fracture with complete myelopathy and a 40-degree kyphotic deformity: Operative or recumbent management, Recumbent Management. In E. C. Benzel , E. C. Benzel (Eds.) Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management. (3rd ed), pp. 2047-50. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.

Dahdaleh, N., Hitchon, P. W. Thoracic and thoracolumbar spine fractures with ventral mass lesion: Ventral versus dorsal operation, doral decompression and stabilization. In E. C. Benzel , E. C. Benzel (Eds.) Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management. (3rd Ed), pp. e2033-8. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.

Jackson, A., Hitchon, P. W. Timing of decompression surgery for traumatic spinal cord Injury in a patient with an incomplete myelopathy, postural nonoperative management. In E. C. Benzel , E. C. Benzel (Eds.) Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management. (3rd Ed), pp. e2175-6. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.

Hitchon, P. W., Severson, M. & Cram, A. Wound closure. In E. C. Benzel , E. C. Benzel (Eds.) Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management. (3rd ed), pp. 1189-96. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.