Age-associated changes of glutamine synthetase in rat brain astroglial cells
M. Messripour; Isfahan (IR)

Chemical-genetic control of spinal cord network activity reveals neuroprotective role of motoneuron excitation in mouse model of fALS
F. Roselli, P. Caroni; Basel

Disturbances of the subjective visual vertical are associated with trunk lateroflexion in Parkinson’s disease – a neuroimaging approach
F. Brugger, J. Walch, E. Abela, S. Hägele-Link, B. Tettenborn, G. Kägi; St. Galllen, Bern, Grabs


Impact of peri-procedural ischaemic brain lesions after stenting or endarterectomy on future cerebrovascular events in patients with symptomatic carotid artery stenosis – Results of the ICSS-MRI-study
H. Gensicke, P.J. Niederkoorn, S. Macdonald, P.A. Gaines, P. Lyrer, N. Peters, A. van der Lugt, W.P.T.M. Mali, B. van der Worp, S.T. Engelter, M.M. Brown, L.H. Bonati; Basel, Amsterdam (NL), Newcastle-upon-Tyne (UK), Sheffield (UK), Rotterdam (NL), Utrecht (B), London (UK)

Impairment and disability in 20 CIDP patients according to disease activity status
P.A. Panaite, S. Renaud, R. Kraftsik, A.J. Steck, T. Kuntzer; Lausanne, Neuchâtel, Basel

Improved intraoperative therapeutic window with directional DBS compared to omnidirectional DBS using a novel lead design
C. Pollo, L. Stieglitz, M. Oertel, E. Taub, P. Fuhr, A. Kaelin-Lang, M. Schüpbach; Bern, Basel

Interictal epileptic activity, EEG compatibility and Information of epilepsy patients about their driving ability
H. Krestel, A. Nirkko, A. von Allmen, Ch. Liechti, A. Mosbacher, J. Mathis; Bern

Motor performance and mental imagery in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
R. Lancu-Ferfoglia, G. Allali, A.H. Barras; Geneva

Multiple endovascular interventions in patients suffering from refractory cerebral vasospasm
L. Andereggen, J. Beck, W. Z‘Graggen, R. Andres, M. Murek, M. Haenggi, G. Schroth, M. Reinert, A. Raabe, J. Gralla; Bern

Percutaneous closure of Patent Foramen Ovale in cryptogenic embolism (PC Trial)
H.P. Mattle, B. Meier, S. Windecker, P. Jüni; Bern


Predictors of successful recanalization in acute large vessel occlusion ischemic stroke
P. Vanacker, D. Lambrou, A. Eskandari, M. Cordier, P. Maeder, R. Meuli,
G. Ntaios, P. Michel;  Lausanne, Antwerp (BE), Bruges (BE), Larissa (GR)

Post-operative outcome assessed by electric source imaging in 190 epileptic patients
A.M. Lascano, T. Pernegger, S. Vulliemoz, V. Brodbeck, L. Spinelli, V. Garibotto, M.I. Vargas, C. Pollo, K. Schaller, C. Michel, M. Seeck; Geneva, Bern, Frankfurt (DE)

Re-irradiation with and without bevacizumab as salvage therapy for recurrent or progressive high grade gliomas
T. Hundsberger, D. Bruegge, P.M. Putora, P. Weder, J. Weber, L. Plasswilm; St. Gallen


Simultaneous thalamic and subthalamic deep brain stimulation for tremor dominant Parkinson´s disease
M.F. Oertel, L.H. Stieglitz, W.M.M. Schüpbach, A. Kaelin-Lang, A. Raabe, C. Pollo; Bern


Vestibular impairment in patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
A. Poretti, A. Palla, A.A. Tarnutzer, J.A. Petersen, K.P. Weber, D. Straumann, H.H. Jung; Zurich

A comparative effectiveness study of patient-rated and radiological outcome after two types of decompression with fusion for spondylotic myelopathy: anterior cervical discectomy (ACDF) versus corpectomy (ACCF)
J.K. Burkhardt, A.F. Mannion, T.F. Fekete, D. Jeszenszky, F. Porchet; Zurich


Anterior skull base surgery in pediatrics – Clinical outcome of 61 children
O. Bozinov, C. Unsinn, M.C. Neidert, J.K. Burkhardt, D. Holzmann, M. Grotzer; Zurich

Augmented surgery for aneurysm clipping
P. Bijlenga, I. Cabrilo, V. Mendes-Pereira, K. Schaller; Geneva


Continuous dynamic mapping of corticospinal tract during surgery of motor eloquent brain tumors: prospective study
K. Seidel, J. Beck, P. Schucht, A. Raabe; Bern


Cranial neuropathic syndromes: earlier surgery leads retrospectively to better outcome
C. Yetimoglu, D. Engel, K. Huscher, H. Lange, J.Y. Fournier; St. Gallen


Effects of the surgeon’s experience on complication rates and health-related quality of life after surgery for lumbar disc herniation
M.N. Stienen, N.R. Smoll, G. Hildebrandt, K. Schaller, O.P. Gautschi; St. Gallen, Geneva


Endoscopic versus microscopic transsphenoidal resection of sellar pathologies: new and learning against the advanced expert
D.C. Engel    , C. Yetimoglu, H. Lange, K. Huscher, J.-Y. Fournier; St. Gallen


Gamma Knife radiosurgery in functional disorders: an overview of current indications and personal experience in Lausanne
M. Levivier, C. Tuleasca, J. Bloch, L. Negretti, S. Ghandour,
F. V. Vingerhoets; Lausanne


Laparoscopically assisted versus mini-laparotomy placement of ventriculo-peritoneal shunt placement: a prospective randomized controlled trial
P. Schucht, V. Banz, D. Kuhlen, M. Trochsler, S. Iff, A.K. Jetzer, M. Reinert, J. Beck, A. Raabe, D. Candinas, L. Mariani; Bern, Lugano, Basel


Loss of mural cells leads to wall degeneration, aneurysm growth and eventual rupture in a rat aneurysm model
S. Marbacher, J. Marjamaa, K. Bradacova, M. von Gunten, P. Honkanen, U. Abo-Ramadan, J. Hernesniemi, M. Niemelä, J. Frösen; Bern, Helsinki (FI)


Minimally invasive microsurgery for the elective treatment of non-giant, saccular, anterior circulation aneurysms is more cost-effective and as safe as endovascular treatment
Ch. Zweifel, R.H. Sacho, M. Tymianski; Toronto (CA)


Pediatric epilepsy surgery outcome: the sooner, the better
B. Jenny, N. Smoll, Y. El Hassani, Sh. Momjian, C. Pollo, Ch.M. Korff, M. Seeck, K. Schaller; Geneva, Bern


Surgery for low grade glioma infiltrating the central cerebral region: location as a predictive factor for neurological deficit, epileptological outcome and quality of life
P. Schucht, F. Ghareeb, H. Duffau; Bern, Riyadh (SA), Montpellier (FR)


Tailored radiosurgical planning in vestibular schwannomas in the era of Gamma Knife Perfexion: a prospective series of 117 cases
C. Tuleasca, M. George, J. Dubourg, L. Negretti, S. Ghandour, R. Maire, M. Levivier; Lausanne


The warning sign hierarchy between quantitative subcortical motor mapping and continuous motor evoked potential monitoring during surgery of supratentorial brain tumors
K. Seidel, J. Beck, L. Stieglitz, P. Schucht, A. Raabe; Bern

Efficacy of continuous positive airway pressure therapy for migraines in sleep apnea syndrome over two years
H. Hidalgo, V. Uhl, L. Nelles, M. Linnebank, A. Gantenbein, P. Sandor, U. Kallweit; Zurich, Bad Zurzach/Baden, Katzenelnbogen (DE)

Idiopathic hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis: a rare cause of chronic daily headache and progressive cranial neuropathies: a case report
M.G. Laguerta, E. Esposo, M.S. Martinez, B.J. Mariano; Quezon City (PH)


CVS/DIND and neurocognitive impairment following aSAH - is there something like a delayed neuro-psychological deficit (DIPD)?
M.N. Stienen, R. Weisshaupt, J. Fandino, G. Hildebrandt, A. Studerus-Germann, B. Schatlo;
St. Gallen, Aarau

Feasibility of intraoperative monitoring of visual evoked potentials (VEPs)

Y. Luo, R.L. Bernays, L. Regli, J. Sarnthein; Zurich


Risk of rupture of small anterior communicating artery aneurysms is similar to posterior circulation aneurysms
P. Bijlenga, M. Jaegersberg, A. Rogers, B. Schatlo, P. Summers, C. Ebeling,
M. Hofmann-Apitius, J. Byrne, D. Rüfenacht, K. Schaller; Geneva, Zurich, Sankt Augustin (DE), Oxford (UK), Barcelona (ES)


STA-MCA bypass for complex MCA aneurysms: identification of the correct cortical recipient artery using Indocyanine green videoangiography
G.E. Esposito, L.R. Regli; Zurich


The appropriateness of surgery for lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis
F. Porchet, V. Pittet, H.J. Becker, F. Steiger, J.P. Vader, A.F. Mannion; Zurich, Lausanne


A functional study of reward mechanisms in feeding behaviour
M. Läser Heubi, C. Brandner, N. Hadjikhani; Lausanne, Boston (USA)


Accurate localisation of focal epileptic activity:  validation of high
density Electric Source Imaging using intracranial recordings
P. Megevand, L. Spinelli, M. Genetti, V. Brodbeck, K. Schaller, C.M. Michel, S. Vulliemoz, M. Seeck; Geneva, Frankfurt (DE)


Anesthetic drugs in status epilepticus in the ICU - risk or rescue? Results from a six-year cohort study
R. Sutter, S. Marsch, P. Fuhr, P.W. Kaplan, S. Rüegg; Basel, Baltimore (USA)


Facial nerve motor-evoked potentials during skull base surgery to monitor facial nerve function by the “threshold-level” method
J. Sarnthein, N. Hejrati, M.C. Neidert, A. Huber, N. Krayenbühl; Zurich


Resting-state integration in the human brain: a comparative EEG and fMRI study
A.G. Guggisberg, J.M. Pignat, S. Rizk, K.O. Lovblad, F. Lazeyras, A. Schnider; Geneva


”Sub-threshold” TMS consistently excites corticospinal motor neurons
M. Bedulli, M. Kaoumi, D. Benninger; Lausanne


Why do oVEMPs become larger when you look up? Explaining the effect of gaze elevation on the ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potential (oVEMP)
S.M. Rosengren, J.G. Colebatch, D. Straumann, K.P. Weber; Zurich, Sydney (AUS)


Outcome in patients with low NIHSS score despite central vessel occlusion: single center retrospective comparison of conservative treatment and thrombolysis
M.R. Heldner, S. Jung, Ch. Zubler, A. Weck, P. Mordasini, M.L. Mono, Ch. Ozdoba, R. Lüdi, M. El-Koussy, H.P. Mattle, G. Schroth, M. Arnold, J. Gralla, U. Fischer; Bern

Functional Connectivity of Broca’s region – Symptom-Specific Changes in Formal Thought Disorder (FTD) in Schizophrenia
K.F. Laimboeck, K. Jann, S. Walther, A. Federspiel, R. Wiest, W. Strik, H. Horn; Bern

Glutathione deficit affects white matter integrity in prefrontal cortex and impairs brain connectivity in schizophrenia
A. Monin, P.S. Baumann, A. Griffa, L. Xin, R. Mekle, M. Fournier,
C. Butticaz, M. Klaey, J.H. Cabungcal, P. Steullet, C. Ferrari, M. Cuenod, R. Gruetter, J.P. Thiran, P. Hagmann, P. Conus, K.Q. Do; Lausanne, Berlin (DE)


Impact of objective sleep disturbances and cortisol awakening response on postpartum depression, parenting stress and bonding
M. Hatzinger, T. Mikoteit, S. Brand, A. Riecher-Rössler, E. Holsboer-Trachsler; Basel, Solothurn


Metabolic signature of reactivity to oxidative stress as biomarkers in early psychosis
M. Fournier, A. Monin, C. Ferrari, P.S. Baumann, H. Moser, A. Polari, T. Teichmann, K. Pappan, J. Wulff, M. Cuenod, P. Conus, K.Q. Do; Lausanne, Durham (USA)


Neural substrates of verbal association patterns and cognitive flexibility in mood disorders
C. Piguet, M. Desseilles, Y. Cojan, V. Sterpenich, A. Dayer, G. Bertschy, P. Vuilleumier; Geneva, Liège (BE), Strasbourg (FR)


Rapid tranquilization of severely agitated patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders: a naturalistic, rater-blinded, randomized controlled study with oral haloperidol, risperidone, and olanzapine
S. Walther, F. Moggi, H. Horn, K. Moskvitin, N. Maier, C. Abderhalden, W. Strik, T.J. Müller; Bern, Fribourg


Supplementary motor area (SMA) volume correlates with psychotic symptoms associated with dysregulation of the motor system.
A voxel-based morphometry (VBM) study
K. Stegmayer, H. Horn, A. Federspiel, N. Razavi, W. Strik, R. Wiest, S. Walther; Bern

Age at stroke and persisting neurological impairments influence cognitive outcome in children after arterial ischemic stroke
M. Studer, E. Boltshauser, A. Capone Mori, A.N. Datta, J. Fluss, D. Gubser-Mercati, A. Hackenberg, E. Keller, O. Maier, J.P. Marcoz,
G.P. Ramelli, C. Poloni, R. Schmid, T. Schmitt-Mechelke, T. Heinks, M. Steinlin; Bern, Zurich, Aarau, Basel, Geneva, Neuchatel, Chur, St. Gallen, Sion, Bellinzona, Lausanne, Winterthur, Luzern


Hippocampal volume is associated with learning and memory
performance in children
I. Muerner-Lavanchy, B. Ritter, C. Weisstanner, M. Steinlin, W. Perrig, R. Everts; Bern


Longitudinal neurodevelopmental evolution in children with severe non-progressive Encephalopathy
U. Antonini, E.A. Soldini, V. D‘Apuzzo, R. Brunner, G.P. Ramelli; Balerna, Manno, Mendrisio, Basel, Bellinzona

SCN1A mutations in a population of children with status epilepticus
C. Korff, S. Lebon, G. Ramelli, A. Datta, D. Gubser-Mercati, O. Maier, C. Combescure, M.I. Rodriquez, M. Seeck, E. Roulet-Perez, F. Le Gal; Geneva, Lausanne, Bellinzona, Basel, Neuchatel, St. Gallen


White matter repair and functional recovery after intra-arterial delivery of human NPC in rodent neonatal hypoxia-ischemia
T. Smith, L. Chicha, S. Rosenblum, R. Guzman; Basel, Stanford (CA/USA)


Assessment of neoplastic and metastatic brain lesions with high-resolution magnetization transfer imaging
M. Garcia, M. Gloor, O. Bieri, D. Cordier, E.W. Radue, C. Stippich; Basel


Velocity mapping of tortuous vessels; 1D, 3D or 7D?
T. Schubert, Ch. Stippich, F. Santini; Basel


Ketamine as an antidepressant treatment
K.M. Kosel, W.D. Warrot, B.V. Bancila, V.S. Vidal, V.L. Vutskits, D.A. Dayer, A.J.M. Aubry, S.S, Schwartz; Geneva



Age modulates the decline of Verbal Fluency after Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease (PD)
U. Gschwandtner, N. Benz, R. Zimmermann, F. Hatz, M. Ehrensperger, E. Taub, Ch. Schindler, P. Fuhr; Basel


Antibody-Mediated Status Epilepticus:  A Retrospective Multicenter Survey
F.J. Holzer, A.O. Rossetti, A.C. Heritier-Barras, D. Zumsteg, R. Roebling, R. Huber, H. Lerche, I.C. Kiphuth, J. Bardutzky, C.G. Bien, M. Troeger, G. Schoch, H. Prüss, M. Seeck; Geneva, Bern, Lausanne, Zurich, Ulm (DE), Tübingen, (DE), Erlangen (DE), Bonn (DE), Berlin (DE)

Arterial Stiffness and Endothelial Dysfunction in Ischemic Stroke: the role of Sleep Disordered Breathing
C.W. Cereda, R. Tamisier, J. Andreotti, J. Frangi, V. Pifferini, C.L. Bassetti; Lugano, Bern, Grenoble (FR)

Cerebral sinus thrombosis associated with untreated adult celiac disease
S. Vlaski-Jekic, I. Barbov, G. Zografski; Skopje (MK)

Coexistence of temporal lobe epilepsy and generalized epilepsy. A favorable outcome after surgery in 2 patients
V. Kapina, S. Vulliemoz, M. Seeck; Geneva

Coincidence of transient global amnesia and takotsubo cardiomyopathy: a case report
M. Gegusch, B. Tettenborn, J. Weber, F. Rohner, J. Vehoff; St. Gallen

Comparison of patients with orofacial pain caused by trigeminal neuralgia and/or
temporomandibular joint disorder
T. Badel, V. Basic Kes, I. Zavoreo, I. Savic Pavicin, D. Zadravec, J. Kern; Zagreb (HR)

Differential expression of adhesion, migration and inflammation genes in mouse
and human neural progenitor cells- functional impact on their in vitro phenotype
N. Wang, C. Bregere, R. Guzman; Basel, Stanford (USA)

Early onset of impulse control disorder in Restless Legs Syndrome under low dose pramipexole therapy
H. Hidalgo, V. Uhl, M. Linnebank, U. Kallweit; Zurich, Katzenelnbogen (DE)


Establishing a relational database management system for brain tumor patients
D. Péus, N. Krayenbühl, L. Regli, C.M. Woernle; Zurich


Expectations and experiences of Swiss neurologists on improvement under
natalizumab treatment
L. Achtnichts, S. Ramseier, E. Villiger, R. Zwicky, M. Gerber, M. Traber; Aarau, Zug, Unterägeri


How effective is music therapy in treatment of dementia patients with BPSD
(behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia)?
A. Poepel, K. Cattapan-Ludewig, R. Sutter; Kilchberg, Bern

Improving the Prediction of Spontaneous and IV Thrombolysis induced Recanalisation in Ischemic Stroke patients
P. Vanacker, D. Lambrou, A. Eskandari, M. Cordier, G. Ntaios, P. Maeder, R. Meuli, P. Michel;  Lausanne, Bruges (BE), Edegem (BE), Larissa (GR)

Mapping perilesional and subcortical grey matter plasticity during sensorimotor
recovery after cortical ischemic stroke: a tensor-based morphometry study
E. Abela, A. Seiler, J. Missimer, A. Federspiel, C. Hess, M. Sturzenegger, R. Wiest, B. Weder; Bern, St. Gallen



MCI in Parkinson’s disease (PD-MCI) and in probable Alzheimer’s disease (AD-MCI) with similar MMSE differ in quantitative EEG (QEEG) patterns
N. Benz, F. Hatz, M. Hardmeier, U. Gschwandtner, M. Ehrensperger, S. Rueegg, A.U. Monsch, P. Fuhr; Basel


Neuroprotective effect of cathodal transcranial   direct current stimulation in
a rat stroke model
M. Pace, F. Baracchi, E. Cam, A. Uncini, C. Bassetti; Bern, Chieti-Pescara (IT)


Non-dopaminergic mechanisms may contribute to the impaired motor cortex
activation in Parkinson’s Disease
D. Benninger, M.A. Kaoumi-Stephan, M. Weber, K. Iseki, M. Hallett; Lausanne, Basel,
Bethesda (USA)


Open field test on parkinsonian rat model to understand the motor fluctuations
during L-DOPA therapy
S. Sgroi, A. Kaelin-Lang, C. Capper-Loup; Bern


Presence of Acute Large Vessel Occlusion in stroke predicted by neurological
deficits, Risk Factors and plain CT
P. Vanacker, M. Faouzi, A. Eskandari, M. Cordier, P. Maeder, R. Meuli, P. Michel; Lausanne, Antwerp (BE), Bruges (BE)



Posterior SMA Syndrome after stroke: akinesia reversed by visual control
N. Radman, S. Cacioppo, L. Spierer, E. Schmidlin, E. Mayer, J.M. Annoni; Fribourg, Geneva


Prism adaptation enhances activity of intact fronto-parietal areas in both hemispheres in neglect patients
A. Saj, Y. Cojan, R. Vocat, J. Luauté, P. Vuilleumier; Geneva, Sierre, Saint Genis Laval (FR)


Protective effect of T-type calcium channels inhibitors  in a cellular model of stroke
Y. Gouriou, P. Bijlenga, N. Demaurex; Geneva


Pseudobulbar palsy secondary to thalamic VIM deep-brain stimulation for essential tremor
N. Nicastro, J. Horvath, J.A. Ghika; Geneva, Sion



Psoriasis and multiple sclerosis: fumaric acid esters kill two birds with a stone
C. Zecca, M. Adami, C. Mainetti, C. Gobbi; Lugano, Bellinzona


Pure Alexia associated with right hemineglect: a rehabilitation challenge
M. Mudry, B. Pimonow, J. Bogousslavsky; Glion



Quantitative EEG (QEEG) for identification of attention deficits in Parkinson’s disease (PD)
R. Zimmermann, U. Gschwandtner, N. Benz, F. Hatz, Ch. Schindler, V. Roth, P. Fuhr; Basel


Repeated rituximab infusions in the treatment of progressive multiple sclerosis
J. Bontadelli, C. Gobbi, C. Städler, C. Zecca; Lugano


Seizure induced ventricular tachycardia in a patient with structural epilepsy
A.J. Stauber, D. Flügel, B. Tettenborn, J. Weber, F. Rohner, J. Vehoff; St. Gallen


Sleep and motor function after GHB and baclofen administration in healthy rats
and rats with focal cerebral ischemia
A. Hodor, S. Palchykova, B. Gao, C.L. Bassetti; Bern


Special richness of nicotinic receptors in the cingulo-insular network
F. Picard, S. Sadaghiani, C. Leroy, D.S. Courvoisier, R. Maroy, M. Bottlaender; Geneva,
Berkeley (USA), Orsay (FR), Gif-sur-Yvette (FR)


Specific NMDA receptors subunits gene expression changes in Parkinsonian rats
C. Capper-Loup, D. Rebell, A. Kaelin-Lang; Bern


Supplementary motor cortex and disturbed motor control – A retrospective clinical
and lesion analysis of patients after anterior cerebral artery infarction
F. Brugger, J. Müller-Westermann, E. Abela, G. Kägi, B. Weder; St. Gallen, Bern


The impact of anti-JC virus antibody testing on treatment decisions in patients
with Multiple Sclerosis
K. Reuter, H. Könnecke, B. Zörner, S Kapitza, I Jelcic, A. Semmler, M. Linnebank; Zurich


The video head impulse test (vHIT) detects vertical semicircular canal dysfunction
H.G. MacDougall, L.A. McGarvie, G.M. Halmagyi, I.S. Curthoys, K.P. Weber; Zurich,
Sydney (AUS)


Two episodes of profound spontaneous reversible encephalopathy in a patient
with CPEO and two different mutations
R. Renaud, J. Morier, V. Verdon, A. Schaller, T. Kuntzer; Neuchatel, Lausanne, Bern


5-ALA complete resections go beyond MR contrast enhancement: shift corrected volumetric analysis of the extent of resection in surgery for glioblastoma
P. Schucht, S. Knittel, J. Slotboom, K. Seidel, M. Murek, A. Jilch, A. Raabe, J. Beck; Bern


A Prospective Randomized Trial Assessing the Efficacy of Fleece Bound Tissue Sealing (TachoSil®) Against Dural Suturing Alone to Reduce Postoperative CSF Leakage
G. Hutter, S. von Felten, M. Schulz, L. Mariani; Basel, Luzern


A Rare Case of Deeply Seated Intracerebral Metastasis from Primary Myxofibrosarcoma of the Back
C.M. Woernle, S. Wernhart, M.C. Neidert, B. Bode, E.J. Rushing, G. Studer, I. Fuchs,
L. Regli, S. Sürücü; Zurich



Accuracy of screw positioning and perioperative course in robot-assisted
thoraco-lumbar surgery
G. Molliqaj, E. Tessitore, B. Schatlo, K. Schaller; Geneva, Aarau


Analysis of intraoperative aneurysm rupture in patients undergoing surgery for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
J.K. Burkhardt, M.C. Neidert, L. Regli, O. Bozinov; Zurich


Anatomical Location of Cranial Nerve Nuclei in Pons Lesions: Initial Experiences
and Clinical course with Diffusion Tensor Imaging at 3T
N.H. Ulrich, U. Ahmadli, H. Bertalanffy, S. Kollias; Zurich, Hannover (DE)



Brain shift in DBS electrode accuracy
A. Rogers, S. Momjian; Geneva



Contributions of EEG/fMRI to localizing focal cortical dysplasia
F. Pittau, L. Ferri, F. Fahoum, F. Dubeau, J. Gotman; Geneva, Montreal (CA), Bologna (IT)


Current practice in cognitive outcome reporting after aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage
M.N. Stienen, R. Weisshaupt, J. Fandino, G. Hildebrandt, A. Studerus-Germann, B. Schatlo; St. Gallen, Aarau


Electrocorticographic gamma activity as a functional mapping tool for language
M. Genetti, R. Tyrand, F. Grouiller, L. Spinelli, S. Vulliémoz, M. Seeck, C. Michel,
K. Schaller;  Geneva


Experimental model for training of endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary adenoma resection
D.C. Engel, A.J. Tasman, R. Schmid, R. Schindel, J.-Y. Fournier; St. Gallen


First experiences with endoscopic transnasal procedures of non-pituitary pathologies of the anterior skull base
D.C. Engel    , J.-Y. Fournier; St. Gallen


Flow diversion with PED for Fusiform Posterior Cerebral Artery Aneurysms
D. Zumofen, H.A. Riina, P.K. Nelson; New York (USA)


Hydrocephalus after Resection and Adjuvant Radiochemotherapy in Patients with Glioblastoma
C.M. Fischer, M.C. Neidert, D. Péus, O. Bozinov, N. Krayenbühl, L. Regli, C.M. Woernle; Zurich


Immunodepression – related to the severity of the primary damage after
aneurysmal SAH
A. Sarrafzadeh,  P. Vajkoczy, S. Radolf, J. Dreier, K. Schaller, C. Meisel; Geneva, Berlin (DE)


Impact of early onset seizure on grading and outcome of subarachnoid hemorrhage patients
C. Fung, M. Balmer, M. Murek, J. Abu-Isa, R. Reitmeier, W.J. Z‘Graggen, C. Ozdoba,
M. Haenggi, S.M. Jakob, A. Raabe, J. Beck; Bern


Impact of Helmet Use in The Prevention of Head Trauma in Snowboarders- Experience of a Swiss Tertial Referral Centre Over The Last Decade
D. Baschera, R. Hasler, D. Taugwalder, A. Exadaktylos, A. Raabe; Bern


Influence of smoking on postoperative pain and health-related quality of life after surgery for herniated lumbar disk
M.N. Stienen, N.R. Smoll, G. Hildebrandt, K. Schaller, O.P. Gautschi; St. Gallen, Geneva


Intermittent propofol-remifentanil infusion during subthalamic nucleus-deep
brain stimulation surgery in patients with Parkinson’s disease
R. Tyrand, S. Momjian, P. Burkhard, P. Pollak, M. Tramèr, C. Boëx; Geneva


Intraoperative computertomography (iCT) in endoscopic skullbase surgery
N.O. Koechlin, M. Hugelshofer, R. Reisch; Zurich

Intraoperative fluoroscopy for ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement
D. Coluccia, S. Berkmann, S. Marbacher, J. Schläppi, E. Nevzati, J. Fandino; Aarau


Intraoperative interictal epileptic discharge rates in temporal lobe epilepsy as
a predictor of surgery outcome
R. Tyrand, S. Momjian, C. Pollo, A.M. Lascano, L. Legrand, A.J. Pegna, S. Vulliemoz,
S. Sadri, M. Seeck, K. Schaller, C. Boëx; Bern, Geneva


Intraoperative Resection Control in Intra-Axial High-Grade Lesions
I.C. Hostettler, M.C. Neidert, J.C. Burkhardt, L. Regli, N. Krayenbühl, O. Bozinov,
C.M. Woernle; Zurich


Introduction of an Interlaminotomy Model in New Zealand White Rabbits
to Evaluate Novel Treatment Strategies Preventing Epidural Scar Formation
E. Nevzati, J. Soleman, S. Erhardt, D. Coluccia, J. Fandino, S. Marbacher; Aarau


Localization of subdural electrode contacts on MRI using a non rigid image fusion algorithm in phase II pre-epilepsy surgery workup
L.H. Stieglitz, C. Ayer, K. Schindler, M.F. Oertel, C. Pollo, A. Raabe; Bern


Luminal myofibroblast transplantation increases thrombus organization, neointima formation, and reduces growth and recanalization of thrombosed aneurysms in
a rat model
S. Marbacher, J. Frösen, J. Marjamaa, A. Anisimov, P. Honkanen, M. von Gunten,
U, Abo-Ramadan, J. Hernesniemi, M. Niemelä; Bern, Helsinki (FI)


MR-Phase-Contrast Technology for the Quantification of Blood Flow after Carotid Endarterectomy
L. Andereggen, M. El-Koussy, R. Andres, M. Arnold, J. Gralla, G. Schroth, C. Basetti,
A. Raabe, M. Reinert; Bern


MR-verified optimal surgical result for glioblastoma achieved through early
re-do surgery as an alternative to intra-operative MRI
P. Schucht, M. Murek, A. Jilch, K. Seidel, A. Raabe, J. Beck; Bern



Phosphoproteomic Analysis of Malignant  Gliomas Reveals Distinct Molecular Subclasses and Is Associated with Overall Survival.
G. Hutter, C. Tostado, M. Sailer, S. Leu, L. Mariani; Basel, Luzern


Precision of Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Early Detection of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Experiences in 1.5-T MRI
U. Ahmadli, N.H. Ulrich, J. Sarnthein, S. Kollias; Zurich

Quality of life after surgical treatment of intramedullary spinal cord tumors in children and adolescents
C. Schneider, E.T. Hidalgo, T. Schmitt-Mechelke, K.F. Kothbauer; Luzern


Quality of life one year after a neurosurgical intervention in 80years+ patients
R. Gondar, A. Sarrafzadeh, J. Blatter, O. Montecenti, K. Schaller; Geneva


Quantitative assessment of cerebrovascular reserve with functional MRI + carbon dioxide; A new and noninvasive technique to assess hemodynamic failure
J. Fierstra, J. Fisher, D. Mikulis, M. Tymianski, L. Regli; Zurich, Toronto (CA)


Quantitative Assessment of Operative Fields of Posterior Approaches to pineal region: Median Infratentorial Supracerebellar versus Occipital Transtentorial
J. Brodard, M. Jägersberg, W. Kucharczyk, J. Qiu, K. Schaller, I. Radovanovic; Geneva,
Toronto (CA)


Ruptured Rathke cleft cyst mimicking pituitary apoplexy
M.C. Neidert, C.M. Woernle, H. Leske, D. Möller-Goede, A. Pangalu, C. Schmid,
R.L. Bernays;  Zurich


Surgery of intramedullary cervical tuberculomas at the beginning of the 20th century in Switzerland – historical vignette
M.N. Stienen, W. Surbeck, G. Hildebrandt; St. Gallen


Tailored radiosurgical planning of skull-base meningiomas in the era of Gamma
Knife Perfexion
C. Tuleasca, L. Schwyzer, L. Negretti, S. Ghandour, R.T. Daniel, M. Levivier; Lausanne, Aarau


Technical nuances in Gamma Knife radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia:
How we do it. Experience in a series of 14 consecutive patients
M. Levivier, C. Tuleasca, J. Bloch, S. Ghandour, L. Negretti; Lausanne


The Helsinki Rat Microsurgical Sidewall Aneurysm Model
S. Marbacher, J. Marjamaa, E. Abdelhameed, J. Hernesniemi, M. Niemlä,
J. Frösen; Helsinki (FI)


The neuronal correlates of mirror illusion in children with hemiparesis: a pilot study using transcranial magnetic stimulation
S. Saxer, A. Kaelin-Lang, U. Bouellier, C.J. Newman, M. Steinlin, C. Weisstanner, S. Grunt; Zurich, Bern, Lausanne

Connectivity of temporal lobe epileptic networks measured with high density EEG
A. Coito, P. Macku, L. Astolfi, R. Tyrand, B. He, M. Hauf, E. Abela, R. Wiest, M. Seeck,
C. Michel, G. Plomp, S. Vulliemoz; Geneva, Bern, Rom (IT), Minneapolis (USA)


Gaze holding behavior in healthy subjects and patients with late-onset cerebellar degeneration
G.Bertolini, A.A. Tarnutzer, I. Olasagasti, E. Khojasteh, K.P. Weber, C.J. Bockisch,
D. Straumann, S Marti; Zurich


Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring of motor evoked potentials (MEPs)
is associated with enhanced postoperative serum creatine kinase levels
M. Losa, C.M. Woernle, L. Regli, J. Sarnthein; Zurich


Localization of epileptic focus by applying electric source imaging on high frequency oscillations recorded on high resolution scalp EEG
R. Tyrand, C. Boex, M. Seeck, S. Vulliémoz, C.M. Michel; Geneva


Localization of the epileptogenic tuber with electric source imaging in patients
with tuberous sclerosis
O. Kargiotis, A.M.. Lascano, V. Garibotto, L. Spinelli, M. Genetti, M. Wissmeier,
C.M. Michel, M. Seeck, S. Vulliemoz; Geneva


Methods to Reduce Simulator Sickness During Simulated Driving
M. Jäger, R. Müri, U. Mosimann, T. Nef; Bern


Multichannel recordings of somatosensory evoked potentials in patients with multiple sclerosis: An objective analysis method. SNF-grant SPUM 3CM30-140338
V. Kapina, M. Hardmeier, F. Hatz, L. Kappos, M. Seeck, P. Fuhr, C.M. Michel; Geneva, Basel


Non-intrusive Recognition of Activities of Daily Living in the Home of Patients
with Alzheimer‘s Disease
R. Stucki, U. Mosimann, R. Müri, T. Nef; Bern


Performance in the Driving Simulator of Non-Crash-Involved and Crash-Involved Older Drivers
R. Bieri, M. Jäger, T. Nef, R. Müri, U. Mosimann; Bern


Peripheral Target Detection Start to Decreases at the Age of 41
N. Gruber, A. Aeschimann, T. Nef, U. Mosimann, R. Müri; Bern


Spontaneous resolution of syringomyelia in adults ; report of two cases of
the same family
V. Casrillo, P. Vuadens, P. Fournier, G. Perez; Sion


Symbolic transfer entropy in intracranial EEG: characterizing the changes in information flow during epileptic seizures
F. Zubler, H. Gast, E. Abela, C. Rummel, M. Hauf, R. Wiest, C. Pollo, K. Schindler; Bern


Impact of comprehensive care after first epileptic seizure
L. Fisch, V. Kapina, L. Heydrich, M.I. Vargas, S. Haller, K.O. Lövblad, A. Lascano,
A.C. Héritier, S. Vulliémoz, M. Seeck, Geneva


Cognitive performance during occupational burnout and after improvement
of burnout severity
J. Beck, M. Gerber, S. Brand, U. Pühse, E. Holsboer-Trachsler; Basel


Daily Morning Running for 3 Weeks Improved Sleep and Psychological Functioning
in Healthy Adolescents Compared With Controls
N. Kalak, M. Gerber, R. Kirov, T. Mikoteit, J. Yordanova, U. Puese, E. Holsboer-Trachsler, E. Brand; Basel


Disorganization and movement patterns in schizophrenia
S. Walther, F. Ramseyer, H. Horn, W. Strik, W. Tschacher; Bern


EEG anomalies during working memory task in adult ADHD subjects
N. Perroud, R. Hasler, P. Missionnier, P. Giannakopoulos, A. Malafosse, P. Baud; Geneva


Efficient spatial strategies requiring the integration of multimodal cues are impaired in a rat model of schizophrenia with a transient glutathione deficit
L. Bertholet, D. Preissmann, C. Meunier, F. Schenk; Lausanne, Prilly


Electrophysiological correlates of auditory verbal self-monitoring in healthy subjects
T. Koenig, R. Schneider, M. Kottlow, W. Strik, D. Hubl; Bern


In a double-blind, randomized and placebo-controlled four-weeks study adjuvant
allopurinol improved symptoms in patients during acute manic state
L. Jahangard, S. Soroush, M. Haghighi, H. Bajoghli, E. Holsboer-Trachsler, S. Brand; Basel, Hamadan (IR), Tehran (IR)


Intrinsic connectivity reveals aberrant coupling between major functional networks
in  the risk-state for psychosis
D. Wotruba, R. Buechler, L. Michels, A. Theodoridou, W. Roessler, K. Heekeren, S. Kollias; Zurich


Involvement of the receptor for advanced glycation end-product (RAGE) in redox dysregulation and neuroinflammation in an animal model of schizophrenia
D. Dwir, J.H. Cabungcal, P. Steullet, R. Tirouvanziam, K. Q. Do Cuénod; Lausanne, Atlanta (USA)


Marginal differences in mood, sleep and health quality between pre-menopausal and menopausal women
L. Jahangard, M. Haghighi, H. Bajoghli, E. Holsboer-Trachsler, S. Brand; Basel,
Hamadan (IR), Tehran (IR)


„Ora et labora, et dormi bene!“ - Adolescents attending boarding schools report
better sleep and favorable psychological functioning compared to their class mates living at home
N. Kalak, S. Lemola, M. Gerber, U. Puehse, A. Grob, E. Holsboer-Trachsler, S. Brand; Basel


Perineuronal nets protect fast-spiking interneurons against oxidative stress
P. Steullet, J.H. Cabungcal, R. Kraftsik, M. Cuenod, K.Q. Do; Lausanne


Prevalence of ADHD in childhood is not related to birth-order, but to male gender
and prevalence of ADHD in other siblings
S. Keshavarzi, H. Bajoghli, L. Jahangard, M. Haghighi, E. Holsboer-Trachsler, S. Brand;  Basel, Hamadan (IR). Tehran (IT)


Sleep patterns and psychological functioning in families in northeastern Iran;
evidence for similarities between adolescent children and their parents
H. Bajoghli, A. Alipouri, E. Holsboer-Trachsler, S. Brand; Basel, Tehran (IR), Tonekabon (IR)


Emotional and behavioral adjustment and sleep in term and preterm children
during middle childhood
N. Perkinson-Gloor, P. Hagmann-von Arx, S. Brand, E. Holsboer-Trachsler, A. Grob,
P. Weber, S. Lemola; Basel


Sleep patterns and neurocognitive functioning in full-term and preterm children during middle childhood
P. Hagmann-von Arx, N. Perkinson-Gloor, D. Albert, S. Brand, E. Holsboer-Trachsler,
A. Grob, P. Weber, S. Lemola; Basel, St. Gallen

Dynamic versus static supported standing practice in stroke rehabilitation
T. Braun, D. Marks, D. Zietz, C. Grüneberg, A. Dachenhausen, M. Oechsner, D. Zutter; Zihlschlacht, Krems (AT), Bochum (DE)



Randomised Case-Control Study with Regard to the Use of Music Therapy in Patients in Psychosomatic Neuro-Rehabilitation – First Results
A. Poepel, S. Bossert, J. Marz; Kilchberg, Bellikon


ReSense - wearable sensor modules to monitor movement and activities of daily life
in stroke patients over extended time periods
R.R. Gonzenbach, K. Leuenberger, A. Moncada –Torres, R. Gassert, A.R. Luft; Zurich


The effects of mirror therapy on arm and hand function in subacute stroke inpatients
A. Radajewska, J.A. Opara, A. Małecki, J. Szczygieł; Opole (PL), Katowice (PL), Tarnowskie Gory (PL)


Characterization of Multiple Sclerosis Lesions: First Results from Quantitative Magnetization Transfer Imaging
M. Garcia, M. Gloor, M. Andelova, O. Bieri, T. Sprenger, J. Reinhardt, E.W. Radue, L. Kappos, C. Stippich; Basel


Exercise reduces fat fraction (FF) but not fractional anisotropy (FA) in quantitative imaging MRI
J. Reinhardt, S. Kaspar, M. Gloor, O. Bieri, D. Fischer, C. Stippich, A. Fischmann; Basel


Neuropsychological changes in patients with carotid artery disease: a follow-up study
M. Wapp, Y. Burren, J. Lenoir, F. Kellner-Weldon, M. El-Koussy, G. Schroth, P. Michel,  R. Everts; Bern, Lausanne


Risk factor “early acquired cerebral dysfunction” in multiple sclerosis
M.L. Lanz-Lüthi, M. Regard, K. Wachter Benn; Aarau, Zurich


The 5-HT3A receptor regulates the migration and positioning of cortical interneurons in the developing cortex
S. Murthy, M. Niquille, N. Hurni, G. Limoni, A. Dayer; Geneva


The 5-HT6 receptor regulates pyramidal neuron migration
M. Jacobshagen, M. Niquille, A. Dayer; Geneva


Presurgical evaluation in pharmacoresistant epilepsy: the Geneva-Lausanne experience
L. Sheybani, L. Sveikata, L. Spinelli, A.M. Lascano, S. Vulliemoz, C. Korff, M.I. Vargas,
V. Garibotto, C.M. Michel, E. Roulet-Perez, A.O. Rossetti, M. Seeck; Geneva, Lausanne


The cost effectiveness of Buccolam® (midazolam oromucosal solution) for the treatment of prolonged acute epileptic seizures in Switzerland
C. Lee, A. Beaudet, A. Kidd, N. Tate; Basel, Sheffield (UK)


Dynamic changes during follow-up of intramural hematoma in patients with acute spontaneous internal carotid artery dissection
M.R. Heldner, M. Nedeltchewa, R. Wiest, X. Yan, M. El-Koussy, J. Slotboom, J. Gralla,
E. Mathier, J. Hulliger, M. Sturzenegger, S. Jung, H.P. Mattle, M. Arnold, U. Fischer; Bern


Intrauterine valproate exposure leads to changes in folate metabolism and hippocampal architecture in rat pups
A. Semmler, C. Frisch, D. Smith, H. Blom, M. Linnebank; Zurich, Bonn (DE), Amsterdam (NL)


Functional connectivity, EEG, and memory related fMRI changes in mild cognitive impaired patients
L. Michels, F. Riese, A. Gietl, C. Hock, S. Kollias; Zurich


Resting GABA spectroscopy and perfusion differentiates patients with mild cognitive impairment from healthy controls
F. Riese, A. Gietl, C. Hock, A. Henning, N. Zoelch, G. Macauda, S. Kollias, L. Michels; Zurich


Terson’s Syndrome – A Neglected Problem?
D. R. Brunner, G. Traber, E. Keller, A. Pangalu, K. Landau; Zurich


Simple variables predict miserable outcome after IV-thrombolysis
D. J. Seiffge, A. Karagiannis, D. Strbian, H. Gensicke, N. Peters, L. H. Bonati, K. Kotisaari,
M. Leppä, J. Kejda-Scharler, C. Schindler, T. Tatlisumak, P. Lyrer, S. Engelter; Basel,
Helsinki (FI)


Decrease of Periaqueductal Grey Matter Volume is Associated with Treatment Response in Medication-overuse Headache – Possible Influence of Orbitofrontal Cortex
F. Riederer, A.R. Gantenbein, M. Marti, R. Luechinger, S. Kollias, P. Sandor; Zurich, Baden, Vienna (AT)