ViewSite Brain Access System (VBAS)











    Clinical Studies

    1. Use of Transparent Plastic Tubular Retractor in Surgery for Deep Brain Lesions: A Case Series
      Author: Konstantin V. Slavin, MD et al of Dept of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago
      Publication: Surgical Technology International, April 2010
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    2. Minimally Invasive Trans-Portal Resection of Deep Intracranial Lesions
      Authors: S.M Raza, P.F. Recinos, J. Avondano, H. Adams, G. I. Jallo and A. Quinones- Hinojosa
      Publication: Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, February 2011
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    3. Usage of a Minimally Invasive Tubular Retraction System for Deep-Seated Tumors in Pediatric Patient
      Authors: Pablo Recinos, M.D., of the Cleveland Clinic and George Jallo, M.D., of Johns Hopkins University
      Publication: Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, May 2011
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    4. Minitubular Transcortical Microsurgical Approach for Gross Total Resection of Third Ventricular Colloid Cysts: Technique and Assessment
      Author: Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol, M.D., M.Sc. Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine, Indiana University Department of Neurological Surgery, Indianapolis
      Publication: World Neurosurgery, January 2013
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    5. Rigid endoscopic resection of deep-seated or intraventricular brain tumors
      Authors: Yukinori Akiyama, Masahiko Wanibuchi, Takeshi Mikami, Yoshifumi Horita, Katsuya Komatsu, Kengo Suzuki, Shunya Otaki, Nobuhiro Mikuni Department of Neurosurgery, Sapporo Medical University, School of Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan
      Publication: Neurological Research, 2015 Vol. 37 No. 3: Pages 278-282
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    6. A Purely Endoscopic and Simultaneous Transsphenoidal and Transcranial Keyhole Approach for Giant Pituitary Adenoma Resection: A Technical Case Report
      Authors: Takeuchi, K., Nagatani, T., Watanabe, T., Okumura, E., Sato, Y., Wakabayashi, T. Dept of Neurosurgery, Nagoya Univ. Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan; Dept. of Neurosurgery, Japanese Red Cross Nagoya Daini Hospital, Nagoya, Japan
      Publication: NMC Case Report Journal, January 2015
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    7. A 3D endoscopic transtubular transcallosal approach to the third ventricle
      Authors: Alireza Shoakazemi, Alexander I. Evins, Justin C. Burrell, Philip E. Stieg, and Antonio Bernardo
      Publication: Journal of Neurosurgery, March 2015 Vol. 122 No. 3: Pages 564-573
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    8. Endoscopic hematoma evacuation in patients with spontaneous supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage
      Authors: Wei-Hsin Wang, Yi-Chieh Hung, Sanford P.C. Hsu, Chun-Fu Lin, Hsin-Hung Chen, Yang-Hsin Shih, Cheng-Chia Lee Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine. Taipei, Taiwan
      Publication: Journal of the Chinese Medical Association, February 2015 Volume 78, Issue 2, Pages 101–107
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    9. Use of a Minimally Invasive Retractor System for Retrieval of Intracranial Fragments in Wartime Trauma
      Authors: George N. Rymarczuk, MD, Laurence Davidson, MD, Meryl A. Severson, MD, Rocco A. Armonda, MD
      Publication: World Neurosurgery, May 2015
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    10. Comparison of endoscopic- versus microscopic-assisted resection of deep-seated intracranial lesions using a minimally invasive port retractor system
      Authors: Christopher Hong BA, Daniel M. Prevedello MD, J Bradley Elder MD; The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Department of Neurological Surgery
      Publication: Journal of Neurosurgery March 2016
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    11. Use of Tubular Retractor for Resection of Deep-Seated Cerebral Tumors and Colloid Cysts: Single Surgeon Experience and Review of the Literature
      Authors: Daniel G. Eichberg, MD, Simon Buttrick, MD, G Damian Brusko, BS, Michael Ivan, MD, Robert M. Starke, MD, Ricardo J. Komotar, MD of the Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
      Publication: World Neurosurgery, April 2018
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    12. Contemporary Surgical Management of Deep-Seated Metastatic Brain Tumors Using Minimally Invasive Approaches
      Authors: Marenco-Hillembrand, L., Avarado-Estrada, K, Chaichana, K.L. Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
      Publication: Front Oncol, November 2018
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    13. Use of Vycor Tubular Retractors in the Management of Deep Brain Lesions: A Review of Current Studies
      Authors: Stephen Z. Shapiro, Kenneth A. Sabacinski, Samuel A. Mansour, Nikolas B. Echeverry, Sumedh S. Shah, Alan A. Stein, Brian M. Snelling
      Publication: World Neurosurgery, January 2020
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    14. Use of Tubular Retractor for Resection of Colloid Cysts: Single Surgeon Experience and Review of the Literature
      Authors: Eichberg, D. G., Buttrick, S. S., Sharaf, J. M., Snelling, B. M., Shah, A. H., Ivan, M. E., & Komotar, R. J. Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
      Publication: Operative Neurosurgery, May 2019
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    15. Transparent Tubular Retractor in Cranial Surgery: A Retrospective Analysis
      Authors: Shashivadhanan, S. Department of Neurosurgery, Command Hospital Air Force, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
      Publication: Indian Journal of Neurosurgery, December 2019
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    16. Minimally invasive resection of intracranial lesions using tubular retractors: a large, multi‑surgeon, multi‑institutional series
      Authors: Daniel G. Eichberg, Long Di, Ashish H. Shah, Evan M. Luther, Christina Jackson, Lina Marenco‑Hillembrand, Kaisorn L. Chaichana, Michael E. Ivan, Robert M. Starke, Ricardo J. Komotar from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Hospital
      Publication: Journal of Neuro-Oncology, June 2020
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    17. Vycor Viewsite TC: Endoscope-guided Intraparenchimal Brain Tumor Resection, (Case 1)
      Author: Daniel Prevedello, M.D., Director of the Minimally Invasive Cranial Surgery Program at the Ohio State University
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    18. Vycor Viewsite TC: Endoscope Intraparenchimal Brain Tumor Resection with Image Guidance, (Case 2)
      Author: Daniel Prevedello, M.D., Director of the Minimally Invasive Cranial Surgery Program at the Ohio State University
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    19. Microsurgical resection for lateral ventricular meningiomas with neuronavigation and tubular retractor system
      Authors: Xiong Tao, Wanggou Siyi, Chen Xiaoyu, Peng Zefeng, Liu Qing, Yuan Xianrui, Li Xuejun, Department of Neurosurgery, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University; Changsha, China
      Publication: Chinese Journal of Neurosurgery, April 2015 Volume 31, No.4
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    20. Exoscope-Assisted Surgery for Deep-Seated Intraparenchymal Tumor
      Authors: Hideo Osada, Kimihiro Nagatani, Terushige Toyooka, Kojiro Wada, Naoki Otani, Arata Tomiyama, Satoshi Tomura, Hideaki Ueno, Kentaro Mori of the Department of Neurosurgery, National Defense Medical College and Department of Neurosurgery, Kuki General Hospital
      Publication: Japanese Journal of Neurosurgery, 2015, Vol. 24 No. 9 p. 623-631
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    21. Single-Port Endoscopic Technique for the Treatment of Primary Intracerebral Hemorrhage
      Authors: Juan Antonio Ponce-Gomez M.D. Luis Alverto Ortega-Porcayo M.D. Victor Alcocer-Barradas M.D. Juan Barges-Coll M.D. Juan Luis Gomez Amador M.D. of Department of Neurological Surgery, National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery “Manuel Velasco Suarez” Mexico City, Mexico November 2015
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    22. Endoscope-assisted resection of cavernous angioma at the foramen of Monro: a case report
      Authors: Yuji Matsumoto, Kazuhiko Kurozumi, Yousuke Shimazu, Tomotsuga Ichikawa and Isao Date of the Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
      Publication: SpringerOpen, October 2016
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    23. Fully Endoscopic Freehand Evacuation of Spontaneous Supratentorial Intraparenchymal Hemorrhage
      Authors: Filippo Flavio Angileri, Felice Esposito, Stefano Maria Priola, Giovanni Raffa, Daniele Marino, Rosaria Viola Abbritti, Maria Giusa, Antonino Germano`, Francesco Tomasello Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Biomedical and Dental Sciences and Morphofunctional Imaging, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
      Publication: World Neurosurgery October 2016
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    24. Frameless Stereotactic Insertion of Viewsite Brain Access System with Microscope-Mounted Tracking Device for Resection of Deep Brain Lesions: Technical Report
      Authors: Tim White, Shamik Chakraborty, Rohan Hall, Andrew A Fanous, John Boockvar and David J. Langer, of Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
      Publication: Cureus, February 2017
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    25. A Transtubular Anterior Interhemispheric Approach
      Authors: Alexander I. Evins, Philip E. Stieg, Antonio Bernardo of the Department of Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
      Publication: Journal of Neurological Surgery, March 2017
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    26. Risks of Endoscopic Temporal Ventriculocisternostomy for Isolated Lateral Ventricle: Anatomic Surgical Nuances
      Authors: Takatoshi Hasegawa, Toshihiro Ogiwara, Alhusain Nagm, Tetsuya Goto, Tatsuro Aoyama, Kazuhiro Hongo. From the Department of Neurosurgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan; and Department of Neurosurgery, Al-Azhar University Faculty of Medicine, Nasr, Cairo, Egypt
      Publication: World Neurosurgery, February 2018
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    27. Infradentate Approach to the Fourth Ventricle
      Authors: Ali O Jamshidi, MD, Blake Priddy, BS, Andre Beer-Furlan, MD, Daniel M Prevedello, MD
      Publication: Operative Neurosurgery, Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2019
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    28. Management of large intraventricular meningiomas with minimally invasive port technique: a three-case series
      Authors: Ali O. Jamshidi, Andre Beer-Furlan, Douglas A. Hardesty, Leo F. S. Ditzel Filho, Luciano M. Prevedello & Daniel M. Prevedello
      Publication: Neurosurgical Review, October 2020
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    29. Epstein-Barr Virus-Positive Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma in a 40-Year-Old Immunocompetent Patient
      Authors: Sabastian Hajtovic, Cynthia Liu, Catherine M. Diefenbach, Dimitris G. Placantonakis
      Publication: Cureus, January 2021
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