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Webster H. Pilcher, M.D., Ph.D.

Cancer, Neurosurgery, Pediatrics


Showing all 50 journal articles & 9 books available

Journal Articles

Markman, J.D., J.S. Gewandter, M. E. Frazer, N. M. Murray, S.A. Rast, M. P. McDermott, A.K. Chowdhry, E. Tompkinson, W.H. Pilcher, K. A. Walter, R. H. Dworkin. "A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Cross-over Trial of Oxymorphone Hydrochloride and Propoxyphene/acetaminophen combination for the Treatment of Neurogenic Claudication Associated with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis". Spine. 2015; .

Markman, J. D.; M. E. Frazer; S. A. Rast; M. P. McDermott; J. S. Gewandter; K. Chowdhry; K. Czerniecka; W. H. Pilcher; L. S. Simon; R. H. Dworkin. "Double-blind, randomized, controlled, crossover trial of pregabalin for neurogenic claudication". Neurology. 2015; 84(3): 265-272.

Kimmell, KT; Petraglia, AL; Bakos, R; Rodenhouse, T; Maurer, PK; Pilcher, WH. "The history of neurosurgery at the University of Rochester". Journal of Neurosurgery. 2014; 121(4): 989-994.

Kimmell KT; Petraglia AL; Ballou MA; Pilcher WH. "William P. Van Wagenen (1897-1961): pupil, mentor, and neurosurgical pioneer." Journal of Neurosurgery. 2013; 119(3): 789-95.

Johnson MD, O'Connell M, Facik M, Maurer P, Jahromi B, Pilcher W. "Cerebrospinal fluid stimulates leptomeningeal and meningioma cell proliferation and activation of STAT3." Journal of neuro-oncology.. 2012 Mar 0; 107(1):121-31. Epub 2011 Oct 05.

Johnson MD, O'Connell MJ, Pilcher W, Reeder JE. "Fibroblast growth factor receptor-3 expression in meningiomas with stimulation of proliferation by the phosphoinositide 3 kinase-Akt pathway." Journal of neurosurgery.. 2010 May 0; 112(5):934-9.

Johnson, MD; O'Connell, M; Pilcher, W. "Lopinavir inhibits meningioma cell proliferation by Akt independent mechanism". Journal of Neuroonology. 2010; 10.

Johnson MD, O'Connell MJ, Vito F, Pilcher W. "Bone morphogenetic protein 4 and its receptors are expressed in the leptomeninges and meningiomas and signal via the Smad pathway." Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology.. 2009 Nov 0; 68(11):1177-83.

Biswas T, Okunieff P, Schell MC, Smudzin T, Pilcher WH, Bakos RS, Vates GE, Walter KA, Wensel A, Korones DN, Milano MT. "Stereotactic radiosurgery for glioblastoma: retrospective analysis." Radiation oncology. 2009 Mar 17; 4:11. Epub 2009 Mar 17.

Oberheim NA, Takano T, Han X, He W, Lin JH, Wang F, Xu Q, Wyatt JD, Pilcher W, Ojemann JG, Ransom BR, Goldman SA, Nedergaard M. "Uniquely hominid features of adult human astrocytes." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 2009 Mar 11; 29(10):3276-87.

Sim FJ, Lang JK, Ali TA, Roy NS, Vates GE, Pilcher WH, Goldman SA. "Statin treatment of adult human glial progenitors induces PPAR gamma-mediated oligodendrocytic differentiation." Glia.. 2008 Jul 0; 56(9):954-62.

Johnson VE, Huang JH, Pilcher WH. "Special cases: mechanical ventilation of neurosurgical patients." Critical care clinics.. 2007 Apr 0; 23(2):275-90, x.

Sim FJ, Lang JK, Waldau B, Roy NS, Schwartz TE, Pilcher WH, Chandross KJ, Natesan S, Merrill JE, Goldman SA, Goldmanm SA. "Complementary patterns of gene expression by human oligodendrocyte progenitors and their environment predict determinants of progenitor maintenance and differentiation." Annals of neurology.. 2006 May 0; 59(5):763-79.

Okunieff P, Schell MC, Ruo R, Hale ER, O'Dell WG, Pilcher W. "Long-term management of patients with multiple brain metastases after shaped beam radiosurgery. Case report and review of the literature." Journal of neurosurgery.. 2004 Nov 0; 101 Suppl 3:406-12.

Hiwatashi A, Danielson B, Moritani T, Bakos RS, Rodenhause TG, Pilcher WH, Westesson PL. "Axial loading during MR imaging can influence treatment decision for symptomatic spinal stenosis." AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology.. 2004 Feb 0; 25(2):170-4.

Lynd-Balta E, Pilcher WH, Joseph SA. "AMPA receptor alterations precede mossy fiber sprouting in young children with temporal lobe epilepsy." Neuroscience.. 2004 126(1):105-14.

Stroup E, Langfitt J, Berg M, McDermott M, Pilcher W, Como P. "Predicting verbal memory decline following anterior temporal lobectomy (ATL)." Neurology.. 2003 Apr 22; 60(8):1266-73.

Yoshiura T, Shrier DA, Pilcher WH, Saunders CA. "Case report: Hemispheric juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma with extreme exophytic growth." Clinical radiology.. 2001 May 0; 56(5):427-30.

Qian J, Rubio A, Powers JM, Rosenblum MK, Pilcher WH, Shrier DA, Stein BM, Ito M, Iannucci A. "Fibro-osseous lesions of the central nervous system: report of four cases and literature review." The American journal of surgical pathology.. 1999 Oct 0; 23(10):1270-5.

Shrier DA, Melville D, Millet D, Qian J, Millet D, Nelson C, Pilcher W, Powers JM. "Fibro-osseous lesions involving the brain: MRI." Neuroradiology.. 1999 Jan 0; 41(1):18-21.

Mullins KJ, Rubio A, Myers SP, Korones DN, Pilcher WH. "Malignant ependymomas in a patient with Turcot's syndrome: case report and management guidelines." Surgical neurology.. 1998 Mar 0; 49(3):290-4.

McBride MC, Bronstein KS, Bennett B, Erba G, Pilcher W, Berg MJ. "Failure of standard magnetic resonance imaging in patients with refractory temporal lobe epilepsy." Archives of neurology.. 1998 Mar 0; 55(3):346-8.

Yoshiura T, Shrier DA, Pilcher WH, Rubio A. "Cervical spinal meningioma with unusual MR contrast enhancement." AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology.. 1998 19(6):1040-2.

Torres,C. F.; Korones,D. N.; Pilcher,W.;. "Multiple ependymomas in a patient with Turcot's syndrome". Medical & Pediatric Oncology. 1997; 28(1): 59-61.

Song J, Combs CK, Pilcher WH, Song LY, Utal AK, Coleman PD. "Low initial tau phosphorylation in human brain biopsy samples." Neurobiology of aging.. 1997 18(5):475-81.

Pilcher WH, Langfitt J. "Analysis of outcome: temporal lobe resection." Clinical neurosurgery. 1997 44:401-21.

Lynd-Balta E, Pilcher WH, Joseph SA. "Adrenocorticotropic hormone immunoreactivity in the hippocampal formation of temporal lobe epilepsy patients." Epilepsia.. 1996 Nov 0; 37(11):1081-7.

Lynd-Balta E, Pilcher WH, Joseph SA. "Distribution of AMPA receptor subunits in the hippocampal formation of temporal lobe epilepsy patients." Neuroscience.. 1996 May 0; 72(1):15-29.

Valanne L, Ketonen L, Barsotti J, Peterson P, Pilcher W. "Posttraumatic nonfunctioning arm." Journal of child neurology.. 1995 Jan 0; 10(1):30-1.

Shady JA, Bland LI, Kazee AM, Pilcher WH. "Osteoma of the frontoethmoidal sinus with secondary brain abscess and intracranial mucocele: case report." Neurosurgery.. 1994 May 0; 34(5):920-3; discussion 923.

Prasad AV, Pilcher WH, Joseph SA. "Nuclear factor-kappa B in rat brain: enhanced DNA-binding activity following convulsant-induced seizures." Neuroscience letters.. 1994 Mar 28; 170(1):145-8.

Pilcher WH, Silbergeld DL, Berger MS, Ojemann GA. "Intraoperative electrocorticography during tumor resection: impact on seizure outcome in patients with gangliogliomas." Journal of neurosurgery.. 1993 Jun 0; 78(6):891-902.

Pilcher WH, Rusyniak WG. "Complications of epilepsy surgery." Neurosurgery clinics of North America. 1993 Apr 0; 4(2):311-25.

Radley MG, McDonald JV, Pilcher WH, Wilbur DC. "Late solitary cerebral metastases from renal cell carcinoma: report of two cases." Surgical neurology.. 1993 Mar 0; 39(3):230-4.

Rusyniak WG, Ireland PD, Radley MG, Pilcher WH, Okawara SH. "Ultrasonographic and electrophysiological adjuncts to surgery within the brain stem: technical note." Neurosurgery.. 1992 Oct 0; 31(4):798-800; discussion 800-1.

Rusyniak WG, Peterson PC, Okawara SH, Pilcher WH, George ED. "Acute subdural hematoma after aneurysmal rupture; evacuation with aneurysmal clipping after emergent infusion computed tomography: case report." Neurosurgery.. 1992 Jul 0; 31(1):129-31; discussion 131-2.

Pilcher WH, Locharernkul C, Primrose D, Ojemann LM, Ojemann GA. "Update in epilepsy. Part III: Surgical therapy of intractable epilepsy." New York state journal of medicine.. 1992 Mar 0; 92(3):92-6.

Primrose D, Locharernkul C, Pilcher WH, Ojemann LM, Ojemann GA. "Special considerations in the treatment of epilepsy." New York state journal of medicine.. 1992 Feb 0; 92(2):53-6.

Locharernkul C, Primrose D, Pilcher WH, Ojemann LM, Ojemann GA. "Update in epilepsy. Part I: Diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy." New York state journal of medicine.. 1992 Jan 0; 92(1):14-7.

Vossler DG, Wilkus RJ, Pilcher WH, Farwell JR. "Epilepsy in schizencephaly: abnormal cortical organization studied by somatosensory evoked potentials." Epilepsia.. 1992 33(3):487-94.

LeRoux PD, Berger MS, Haglund MM, Pilcher WH, Ojemann GA. "Resection of intrinsic tumors from nondominant face motor cortex using stimulation mapping: report of two cases." Surgical neurology.. 1991 Jul 0; 36(1):44-8.

Pilcher WH, Joseph SA, McDonald JV. "Immunocytochemical localization of pro-opiomelanocortin neurons in human brain areas subserving stimulation analgesia." Journal of neurosurgery.. 1988 Apr 0; 68(4):621-9.

Pilcher WH, Joseph SA. "Differential sensitivity of hypothalamic and medullary opiocortin and tyrosine hydroxylase neurons to the neurotoxic effects of monosodium glutamate (MSG)." Peptides.. 1986 7(5):783-9.

Almqvist PM, Knigge KM, Kuenzig M, Joseph SA, Pilcher WH, Schwartz SI. "Pulmonary platelet trapping induced by beta-endorphin injection in the cerebrospinal fluid in dogs." Surgery.. 1985 Aug 0; 98(2):344-9.

Joseph SA, Pilcher WH, Knigge KM. "Anatomy of the corticotropin-releasing factor and opiomelanocortin systems of the brain." Federation proceedings.. 1985 Jan 0; 44(1 Pt 1):100-7.

Warren PH, Pilcher W, Coopersmith R. "Stressors produce a concurrent decrease and increase in reflex amplitude in rats treated with naloxone." Life sciences.. 1984 Sep 24; 35(13):1409-14.

Pilcher WH, Joseph SA. "Co-localization of CRF-ir perikarya and ACTH-ir fibers in rat brain." Brain research.. 1984 May 7; 299(1):91-102.

Joseph SA, Pilcher WH, Bennett-Clarke C. "Immunocytochemical localization of ACTH perikarya in nucleus tractus solitarius: evidence for a second opiocortin neuronal system." Neuroscience letters.. 1983 Aug 8; 38(3):221-5.

Romagnano MA, Chafel TL, Pilcher WH, Joseph SA. "The distribution of enkephalin in the mediobasal hypothalamus of the mouse brain: effects of neonatal administration of MSG." Brain research.. 1982 Mar 25; 236(2):497-504.

Romagnano MA, Pilcher WH, Bennett-Clarke C, Chafel TL, Joseph SA. "Distribution of somatostatin in the mouse brain: effects of neonatal MSG treatment." Brain research.. 1982 Feb 25; 234(2):387-98.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Epilepsy Surgery: Outcomes and Complications
Book Title: Youmans Neurological Surgery
Author List: Petraglia, A; Kaufman, C; Pilcher, W
Published By: Elsevier2011 in Philadelphia

Chapter Title: Awake Surgery for Epilepsy
Book Title: The Treatment of Epilepsy
Author List: Kaufman, C.B., Pilcher, W.H.
Edited By: Shorvon, S.D.
Published By: Wiley-Blackwell2009

Chapter Title: Epilepsy surgery: outcome and complications
Book Title: Youmans Neurological Surgery
Author List: Pilcher WH
Edited By: HR Winn and JR Youmans
Published By: W. B. Saunders2004 in Philadelphia

Chapter Title: Epilepsy surgery and anesthesia for awake craniotomy
Book Title: Progress in Anesthesiology
Author List: Roberts W, Gingrich K, and Pilcher WH
Published By: Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation1997 in San Antonio

Chapter Title: Neurosurgery.
Book Title: Principles of surgery: Companion handbook.
Author List: Pilcher WH, and Maurer PK
Edited By: SI Schwartz
Published By: McGraw Hill1994 in New York

Chapter Title: Complications of epilepsy surgery.
Book Title: Post-operative complications of intracranial neurosurgery.
Author List: Pilcher WH, and Ojemann GA.
Edited By: K Post, E Friedman and P McCormick.
Published By: Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers1993 in New York

Chapter Title: Presurgical evaluation and treatment of epilepsy.
Book Title: Brain surgery: complication avoidance and management.
Author List: Pilcher WH, and Ojemann GA.
Edited By: MJ Apuzzo
Published By: Churchill Livingstone1993 in New York

Chapter Title: Complications of epilepsy surgery.
Book Title: Surgical Treatment of the Epilepsies
Author List: Pilcher WH, Roberts PW, Flanigin HF, Crandall PH, Wieser HG, Ojemann GA, and Peacock W.
Edited By: J Engel.
Published By: Raven Press, Ltd.1993 in New York

Chapter Title: Neurological Surgery.
Book Title: Principles of surgery: Companion handbook.
Author List: Pilcher WH
Edited By: SI Schwartz
Published By: McGraw Hill1989 in New York