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Curriculum vitae

Nicholas T. Zervas, M.D.

Higgins Professor of Neurosurgery Harvard Medical School
Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital Neurosurgical Service


    l950 A.B., Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    l954 M.D., (With honors), University of Chicago School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

Post Doctoral Training

    1954-55 Surgical Intern, New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York
    1955-56 Assistant Resident in Neurology, Neuropathology, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Quebec
    1956-58 Captain, United States Army Medical Corps
    1958-62 Resident in Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    1960-61 Clinical Fellow in Stereotaxic Cerebral Surgery, Hospital Ste. Anne, (Service of Dr. Jean Talairach), Paris, France
    1962 Teaching Fellow in Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts


    Massachusetts Board Certification
    American Board of Neurological Surgery

Academic Appointments:

    Associate in Neurosurgery, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Assistant Professor of Surgery (Neurosurgery), Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Assistant Professor of Surgery (Neurosurgery), Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Visiting Lecturer, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Associate Professor of Surgery (Neurosurgery), Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    1977-86 Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    1986- Higgins Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Hospital Appointments:

    l962-66 Assistant Attending Surgeon, Jefferson Medical College, Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    1962-67 Assistant Neurosurgeon, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    1967-77 Chief, Neurosurgical Service, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    1977- Chief of the Neurosurgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Awards and Honors:

    l957 Sigma XI
    l987 Honorary Doctor of Science, Curry College
    l987 Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Chicago
    l987 Annual Award of National Council of Christians and Jews
    1992 Institute of Medicine

Professional Committee Appointments:

    1963-74 Confinia Neurologica, Assistant Editor
    1967-73 International Society for Research intereoencephalotomy,
    1970-78 Harvard Medical School, Committee on Admissions
    1971-73 American Stereotaxic Society, Secretary
    l975- Journal of Applied Neurophysiology, Editorial Board
    1975-77 Harvard Medical School, Faculty Council
    1975-77 World Society of Stereotaxic & Functional Surgery, Board of Directors
    1975-81 World Society of Stereotaxic and Functional Surgery, Historian
    1975 Massachusetts Medical Society, Chairman of Scientific Program of Annual Meeting for 1976
    1975-77 Joint Board on Medical Malpractice Insurance, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Director
    1976-79 Boston Medical Library, Trustee
    1976- Princeton Conferences on Cerebral Vascular Disease, Program Committee
    l977-90 Neurology/Neurosurgery Update Series, Editorial Board
    1983-91 Journal of Neurosurgery
    Editorial Board (1983-1990)
    Editorial Board, Chairman (l989-1990)
    l984-91 American Academy of Neurological Surgery,
    Treasurer (1984-1987)
    Secretary (l987-1990)
    President (l990-1991)
    American Board of Neurological Surgery,
    Director (l985-90)
    Chairman (1990-91)
    American Association of Neurological Surgeons
    Executive Council, Research Foundation.
    Vice-Chairman (1986-1990) Nominating Committee (1988- )
    Brain Research Institute, University of Chicago, Board of Scientific Counsellors1988-89
    International Congress of Hellenic Neuroscientists, President
    Neurosurgical Consultations, Editorial Board
    National Panel for Research in Neurological Disorders in the Decade of the Brain

Community Service:

    National Council of the Museum of African Art, Washington, D.C., Member
    1974-78 New England Conservatory of Music, Board of Trustees
    1978-84 The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Council on the Arts
    and Humanities, Member
    1982-88 Boston Symphony Orchestra, Overseer
    1984-90 The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Council on the Arts
    and Humanities, Chairman
    l987- Massachusetts Seatbelt Coalition, Board of Directors
    l988- Boston Symphony Orchestra, Trustee
    1992-94 Boston Symphony Orchestra, Vice Chairman
    1994 Boston Symphony Orchestra, President


    1962- American Medical Association
    1963- International Society for Research in Stereoencephalotomy
    Philadelphia Neurosurgical Society
    1964- Congress of Neurological Surgeons
    American Association of Neurological Surgeons
    1966- American College of Surgeons
    1967- American Association for the Advancement of Science
    1968- Massachusetts Medical Society
    1968- New England Neurosurgical Society
    1969- Boston Surgical Society
    1970- Boston Neurosurgical Society
    1971- American Stereotaxic Society
    1971- Research Society of Neurological Surgeons
    1972- American Academy of Neurological Surgery
    1975- Society for Neuroscience
    1976- Society of Neurological Surgeons
    1976-80 Federation of American Scientists
    1978- American Neurological Association
    l989 National Cushing's Association
    l989- Societe de Neurochirurgie de la Langue Francaise (Honorary)
    1992- National Academy of Sciences - Institute of Medicine
    1995- Hellenic American Medical Society

Representative Publications (chronological order):

  • Marshall FC, Zervas NT and Olszewski J. Renal hypertension with cerebral arteriolar necrosis. Can Med Assoc J. 1957; 76:576-579.
  • Baltzan MA, Olszewski J and Zervas NT. Chronic porto-hepatic encephalopathy. J Neuropath Exp Neurol. 1957; 16:410-421.
  • Mark VH, White JC, Zervas NT, Ervin FR, Richardson EP. Intrathecal use of phenol for the relief of chronic severe pain. N Engl J Med. 1962;267:589-593.
  • Zervas NT and Soloway AH. Autoradiographic localization of tritiated boron compounds. J Neuropath Exp Neurol. 1963; 22:352.
  • Zervas NT and Soloway AH. The microscopic distribution of water- soluble compounds by autoradiography. J Neuropath Exp Neurol. 1964; 23:151-155.
  • Zervas NT and Berry RG. Ectopic cartilage involving the spinal cord. Arch. Neurol. 1965; 13:673-677.
  • Zervas NT. Technique of radio-frequency hypophysectomy. Confin Neurol. 1965; 26:157-160.
  • Zervas NT. Eccentric radio-frequency lesions. Confin Neurol. 1965; 26:143-145.
  • Edeiken J, Zervas NT, and Clearfield R. Cervical perineural or extradural cysts mimicking bone erosion of neurofibromata. Clin. Orthop. 1966;44:187-190.
  • Zervas NT, Horner FA, and Pickren KS. The treatment of dyskinesia by stereotaxic dentatectomy. Confin Neurol. 1967; 29:93-100.
  • Zervas NT, Horner FG, and Gordy PD. Cerebellar dentatectomy in primates and humans. Trans Am Neurol Assoc. 1967; 92:27-30.
  • Zervas NT, and Gordy PD. Radiofrequency hypophysectomy for metastatic breast and prostatic carcinoma. Surg Clin North Am. 1967; 47:1279-1285.
  • Zervas NT, and Gordy PD. Radiofrequency thermal hypophysectomy. J Neurosurg. 1969; 30:511-514.
  • Zervas NT, Horner FG, and Gordy PD. Stereotaxic dentatectomy in extrapyramidal disorders. Dev Med Child Neurol (England). 1968;10:248-249.
  • Zervas NT. Stereotaxic radiofrequency surgery of the normal and the abnormal pituitary gland. N Engl J Med. 1969; 280:429-437.
  • Field RA, Behrendt T, Zervas NT, Gordy PD and Duane TD. Radiofrequency pituitary coagulation for angiopathic diabetic retinopathy. In Symposium on the Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy. Warrenton, VA. September 29-October 1, 1968. Edited by M Goldbert and SL Fine. Washington, DC, US Government Printing Office (PHS Publ No 1890). 1969; 203-212.
  • Zervas NT, Gordy PD and Field RA. Radiofrequency pituitary ablation (its use in diabetic retinopathy). In Symposium on the Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy. Warrenton, VA. September 29-October 1, 1968. Edited by M Goldberg and SL Fine. Washington, DC. US Government Printing Office (PHS Publ No 1890). 1969; 365-373.
  • Zervas NT. Stereotaxic anatomy of sella turcica. Invest Radiol. 1969;4:414.
  • Zervas NT, Pickren KS. Transorbital hypophysectomy in primates. Endocrinology. 1969; 85:949-951.
  • Skillman JJ, Zervas NT, Weintraub RM, Mayman CI. Paraplegia after resection of aneurysms of the abdominal aorta. N Engl J Med. 1969;281:422-425.
  • Zervas NT, Shintani A, Kallar B, Berry RG. Multiple meningiomas occupying separate neuraxial compartments. J Neurosurg. 1970; 33:216-220.
  • Zervas NT, Shintani A, Pickren KS. Electrical impedance of the pituitary gland. J Neurosurg. 1970; 33:304-306.
  • Zervas NT. Hypophysectomie et cancer. Medecine et Hygiene. 1970; 916:745-746.
  • Lee KF, Zervas NT, Horner FA, Berry RG. Asymptomatic chromophobe adenoma in an eight-year-old child biopsied by stereotaxic technique and treated with cobalt-60. J Neurosurg. 1970; 32:585-588.
  • Zervas NT. Paramedial cerebellar nuclear lesions. Confin Neurol. 1970;32:114-117.
  • Zervas NT, Kuwayama A, Rosoff C, Salzman E. Cerebral vascular spasm and reduction of platelet serotonin. Surg Forum. 1971; 22:426-427.
  • Shintani A, Kuwayama A, Zervas NT. Transsphenoidal stereotaxic approach to the normal pituitary, pituitary tumor, and parasellar disease. Brain and Nerve. 1971; 23:881-887.
  • Kuwayama A, Zervas NT, Shintani A, Pickren KS. Papaverine hydrochloride and experimental hemorrhagic cerebral arterial spasm. Stroke. 1972; 3:27-33.
  • Kuwayama A, Zervas NT, Belson R, Shintani A, Pickren KS. A model for experimental cerebral arterial spasm. Stroke. 1972; 3:49-56.
  • Shintani A, Zervas NT, Kuwayama A. Rapid microvascular repair using plastic adhesive. Stroke. 1972; 3:34-40.
  • Zervas NT, Kuwayama A. Pathological characteristics of experimental thermal lesions. J Neurosurg. 1972; 37:418-422.
  • Shintani A, Zervas NT. Consequence of ligation of the vertebral artery. J Neurosurg. 1972; 36:447-450.
  • Zervas NT, Hedley-Whyte J. Successful treatment of cerebral herniation in five patients. N Engl J Med. 1972; 286:1075-1077.
  • Shintani A, Zervas NT, Kuwayama A, Pallotta J, Spark R. Transorbital pituitary stalk section in primates. J. Neurosurg. 1972;37:601-605.
  • Hamlin H, Zervas NT. Results of stereotactic treatment for sellar tumors. In Present Limits of Neurosurgery, Proceedings of the European Congress of Neurosurgery, June 28-July 2, 1971. Edited by I. Fusek and Z. Kunc. Avicenum, Czechoslovak Medical Press, Prague, 1972.
  • Zervas NT, Hamlin H, Pallotta J, Gordy P, Spark R, Sherwood L. Radiofrequency thermal hypophysectomy for acromegaly. Confin Neurol. 1972; 34:412-417.
  • Zervas NT, Shintani A, Kuwayama A, Hale R, Pickren KS, Merry A. Experimental induction heating hypophysectomy. Confin Neurol. 1973; 35:129-137.
  • Merry GA, Hale R, Zervas NT. Induction thermocoagulation - a seed power study. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 1973; 20:302-303.
  • Zervas NT, Kuwayama A, Rosoff CB, Salzman EW. Cerebral arterial spasm. Modification by inhibition of platelet function. Arch. Neurol. 1973; 28:400-404.
  • Gordon MJ, Skillman JJ, Zervas NT, Silen W. Divergent nature of gastric mucosal permeability and gastric acid secretion in sick patients with general surgical and neurosurgical disease. Ann Surg.
  • Belson R, Zervas NT. Demonstration of 5-hydroxytryptamine in blood platelets by a formaldehyde-induced fluorescence technique. Stain Tech. 1973; 48:311-315.
  • Zervas NT. Pituitary neoplasm (Discussion). In: Diagnosis and treatment of pituitary tumors; proceedings of a conference in Bethesda, MD, January 15-17, 1973. International congress series number 303. Edited by Kohler PD, Ross GT, 1973:291-294.
  • Wurtman RJ and Zervas NT. Monoamine neurotransmitters and the pathophysiology of stroke and central nervous system trauma. J Neurosurg. 1974;40:34-36.
  • Zervas NT, Hori H, Negora M, Wurtman RJ, Larin F, and Lavyne MH. Reduction in brain dopamine following experimental cerebral ischaemia. Nature. 1974;247:283-284.
  • Zervas NT, Hori H, and Rosoff CB. Experimental inhibition of serotonin by antibiotic: prevention of cerebral vasospasm. J Neurosurg. 1974; 41:59-62.
  • Zervas NT, Hamlin H. Stereotaxic thermal pituitary ablation. Acta Neurochir. (suppl). 1974; 21:165-168.
  • Lavyne MH, Moskowitz MA, Larin F, Zervas NT, and Wurtman RJ. Brain H3-catecholamine metabolism in experimental cerebral ischemia. Neurology, 1975; 25:483-485.
  • Zervas NT, Mendelson G. Treatment of acute hemorrhage of pituitary tumors. Lancet March 15, 1975;1:604.
  • Lavyne MH, Moskowitz MA, Zervas NT, and Wurtman RJ. Rotational behavior in gerbils following unilateral common carotid artery ligation. J Neural Trans. 1975; 36:83-89.
  • Lavyne MH, Wurtman RJ, Moskowitz MA, and Zervas NT. Brain catecholamines and cerebral blood flow. Life Sci. 1975; 16:475-486.
  • Zervas NT, Lavyne MH, Negoro M. Neurotransmitters and the normal and ischemic cerebral circulation. N Engl J Med. 1975; 293:812-816.
  • Zervas NT, Stereotaxic thermal hypophysectomy. In: Krayenbuehl H, Maspes PE, Sweet WH, eds. Basel: S Kager, Neurological Surgery, 1975;Vol.6: 217-251.
  • Wurtman RJ, Lavyne MH, and Zervas NT. Brain catecholamines in relation to cerebral blood vessels. In: Whisnant JP, Sandok BA, eds. Cerebral Vascular Diseases. New York: Grune & Stratton, Inc., l975:13-26.
  • Moskowitz MA, Meyer E, Wurtman RJ, Lavyne MH, and Zervas NT. Attenuation by catecholamine antagonists of the hypothermia that follows cerebral infarction in gerbils. Life Sci. 1975;17:597-602.
  • Hori H, Wurtman RJ, Zervas NT. Alpha methyl p tyrosine and experimental stroke. In: Langfitt TW, McHenry LC, Revich M, Wollman H, eds. Cerebral Circulation & Metabolism. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1975:77-78.
  • Hori H, Zervas NT. Cerebral vasospasm: Mechanical versus humoral factors. In: Smith RR, Robertson JT, eds. Subarachnoid hemorrhage and cerebrovascular spasm. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas, l975: 226-235.
  • Caplan LR, Zervas NT. Neurological considerations for the intensive care patient. In: Skillman J, ed. Intensive Care. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1975:451-491.
  • Zervas NT, Hori H, Negoro M, and Wurtman RJ. Neurogenic regulation of cerebral blood flow following ischemia. Stroke. 1976; 7:113-118.
  • Heros RC, Lavyne MH, and Zervas NT. Limitations of diazoxide reversal of vasospasm. Stroke. 1976; 7:118-120.
  • Heros RC, Zervas NT, Negoro M. Cerebral vasospasm. Surg Neurol. 1976;5:354-362.
  • Heros RC, Zervas NT, Lavyne MH, and Pickren KS. Reversal of experimental cerebral vasospasm by intravenous nitroprusside therapy. Surg. Neurol. 1976; 6:227-229.
  • Zervas NT. Pituitary surgery. In: Practice of Surgery. Hagerstown, MD: Harper & Row, 1976.
  • Zervas NT. Long-term review of dentatectomy in dystonia musculorum deformans and cerebral palsy. Acta Neurochir. (Wien) (Suppl. 24); 1977:49-51.
  • Zervas NT, Hamlin H. Technical factors in stereotaxic hypophysectomy. Acta Neurochir. (Wien) (Suppl. 24); 1977:137-138.
  • Caplan LR, Zervas NT. Survival with permanent midbrain dysfunction after surgical treatment of traumatic subdural hematoma: the clinical picture of a duret hemorrhage? Ann Neurol. 1977; 1:587-589.
  • Zervas NT, Cosman ER, Cosman BJ. A pressure-balanced radio-telemetry system for the measurement of intracranial pressure. A preliminary design report. J Neurosurg. 1977; 47:899-911.
  • Lavyne MH, Koltun WA, Clement JA, Rosene DL, Pickren KS, Zervas NT, Wurtman RJ. Decrease in neostriatal blood flow after d-amphetamine administration or electrical stimulation of the substantia nigra. Brain Res. 1977; 135:77-86.
  • Black PMcL, and Zervas NT. Diagnosis and surgical treatment of pituitary lesions. Comp. Ther. 1977:3:8-15.
  • Wurtman RJ, Lavyne MH, Moskowitz MA, and Zervas NT. Brain monoamine neurotransmitters and the pathophysiology of stroke. In: Owman C, Edvinsson L, eds. Neurogenic Control of the Brain Circulation, Vol.30. Proceedings of the International Symposium, Stockholm, June 1977. Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1977:483-495.
  • Zervas NT. Stereotaxic thermal hypophysectomy. In: Schmidek HH, Sweet WH, eds. Current Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery. New York: Grune & Stratton, 1977:181-186.
  • Black PMcL, Zervas NT, Caplan LR, Ramirez LF. Subdural hygroma of the spinal meninges: a case report. Neurosurgery. 1978:2:52-54.
  • Zervas NT. Subarachnoid hemorrhage (editorial). N Engl J Med. 1978; 299:147-148.
  • Candia G, Heros RC, Lavyne MH, Zervas NT, Nelson CN. Effect of intravenous sodium nitroprusside on cerebral blood flow and intracranial pressure. Neurosurgery. 1978; 3:50-53.
  • Skillman JJ, Collins REC, Coe NP, Goldstein BS, Shapiro RM, Zervas NT, Bettemann MA, and Salzman, EW. Prevention of deep vein thrombosis in neurosurgical patients: a controlled, randomized trial of external pneumatic compression boots. Surgery. 1978; 83:354-358.
  • Heros RC, Zervas NT. Intracranial aneurysms. In: Tyler HR, Dawson DM, eds. Current Neurology, Vol. 1. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1978:223-242.
  • Zervas NT. Prevention of ischemic infarction following rupture of intracranial aneurysms. Trans Am Neurol Assoc. 1978; 102:25-28.
  • Caplan LR, Zervas NT. Speech arrest in a dextral with a right mesial frontal astrocytoma. Arch Neurol. 1978; 35:252-253.
  • Zervas NT, Hamlin H. Stereotactic radiofrequency hypophysectomy. Appl Neurophysiol. 1978; 41:219-222.
  • Kistler JP, Lees RS, Candia G, Zervas NT, Crowell RM. and Ojemann RG. Nitroglycerin for neurosurgery (letter). J Neurosurg. 1978;49:629-30.
  • VanGilder JC, Zervas NT. Hypophysectomy techniques in treating metastatic carcinoma of the breast. Neurosurgery, 1978; 3:126-127.
  • Kistler JP, Lees RS, Candia G, Zervas NT, Crowell RM, Ojemann RG. Intravenous nitroglycerin in experimental cerebral vasospasm. A preliminary report. Stroke, 1979; 10:26-29.
  • Cosman ER, Zervas NT, Chapman PH, Cosman BJ, Arnold MA. A telemetric pressure sensor for ventricular shunt systems. Surg Neurol., 1979; 11:287-294.
  • Zervas NT, Candia M, Candia G, Kido D, Pessin M, Rosoff CB, and Bacon, V. Reduced incidence of cerebral ischemia following rupture of intracranial aneurysms. Surg Neurol., 1979; 11:339-344.
  • Crowell RM, Zervas NT. Management of intracranial aneurysm. Med. Clin. North Am., 1979; 63:695-713.
  • Zervas NT, Jones TH. Aneurysms and subarachnoid hemorrhage update. In: Tyler HR, Dawson DM, eds. Current Neurology, Vol. 2. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1979:211-216.
  • Zervas NT. Early management of subarachnoid hemorrhage due to ruptured cerebral aneurysms. In: Scheinberg P, Davidoff RA, eds. Weekly update: Neurology and Neurosurgery, Vol. 2. Princeton: Biomedia, Inc, 1979:84-90.
  • Zervas NT. Stereotaxic thermal surgery of the pituitary. In: Linfoot J, ed. Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pituitary Tumors. New York: Raven Press, 1979:407-418.
  • Zervas NT. Vasospasm: An update. Clin Neurosurg. 1979; 26:643-656.
  • Zervas NT. Vasospasm (Introduction). In: Price TR, Nelson E, eds. Cerebrovascular Diseases. New York: Raven Press, 1979:269-271.
  • Rogado AZ, Morse J, Silverman A, and Zervas NT. Who rides in the Turk's saddle? Headache. 1979; 19:303-308.
  • Zervas NT, Martin JB. Management of hormone-secreting pituitary adenomas. N Engl J Med. 1980; 302:210-214.
  • Negoro M, Zervas NT. [Cerebral vasospasm (experimental study) (Author's transl)] No To Shinkei. 1980;32(2):153-159.
  • Chapman PH, Zervas NT, Cosman ER. A device for telemetric pressure measurement in shunt systems. In: Shulman K, Marmarou A, Miller JD, Becker DP, Hochwald GM, Brock M, eds. Intracranial Pressure IV. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1980:489-491.
  • Zervas NT, Chapman PH, and Cosman ER. Clinical application of telemetric intracranial pressure monitoring. In: Shulman K, Marmarou A, Miller JD, Becker DP, Hochwald GM, Brock M, eds. Intracranial Pressure IV. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1980:436-438.
  • Zervas NT, Kistler JP, and Ploetz J. Effect of reserpine and kanamycin on postoperative delayed ischemic deficits in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage after aneurysm rupture. In: Wilkins RH, ed. Cerebral Arterial Spasm. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins Co., 1980:514-517.
  • Wellum GR, Zervas NT, and Irvine TW. Effect of oxyhemoglobin on the contractility of in vitro arterial smooth muscle. In: Wilkins RH, eds. Cerebral Vasospasm. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins Co., 1980:173-180.
  • Zervas NT. What's new in neurosurgery. Bull Am Coll Surgeons. January,1980; 18-23.
  • von Essen C, Zervas NT, Brown DR, Koltun WA and Pickren KS. Local cerebral blood flow in the dog during intravenous infusion of dopamine. Surg Neurol. 1980; 13:181-188.
  • Klibanski A, Neer RM, Beitins IZ, Ridgway EC, Zervas NT, McArthur JW. Decreased bone density in hyperprolactinemic women. N Engl J Med. 1980;303:1511-1514.
  • Zervas NT. Eduard Pernkopf Atlas of Topographical and Applied Human Anatomy. Vol. 1. Head and Neck (book review). N Engl J Med. 1980;1003:1010.
  • Brem S, and Zervas NT. Medical treatment of amenorrhea-galactorrhea: Implications of growth of pituitary tumors during pregnancy. In: Faglia G, Giovanelli MA, MacLeod RM, eds. Pituitary Microadenomas. London: Academic Press, 1980.
  • Wellum GR, Irvine TW Jr, and Zervas NT. Dose responses of cerebral arteries of the dog, rabbit, and man to human hemoglobin in vitro. J Neurosurg 1980; 53:486-490.
  • Macon JB, Poletti CE, Sweet WH, Zervas NT. Spinal conduction velocity measurement during laminectomy. Surg Forum. 1980;31:453-455.
  • Zervas NT. Reflections on surgery of the pituitary. Clin Neurosurg. 1980; 27:124-132.
  • Davis JM, Ploetz J, Davis KR, Black PM, Zervas NT. Cranial computed tomography in subarachnoid hemorrhage: relationship between blood detected by CT and lumbar puncture. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1980; 4:794-796.
  • von Essen C, Kistler JP, Lees RS, Zervas NT. Cerebral blood flow and cranial pressure in the dog during intravenous infusion of nitroglycerin alone and in combination with dopamine. Stroke. 1981; 12:331-338.
  • Ropper AH and Zervas NT. Temporal patterns of cerebral blood flow in experimental basal ganglia hemorrhage. Trans Am Neurol Assoc. 1980, 105:1-3.
  • Mayberg M, Langer RS, Zervas NT, Moskowitz MA. Perivascular meningeal projections from cat trigeminal ganglia: possible pathway for vascular headaches in man. Science, Jul 10, 1981; 213(4504):228-230.
  • Hochberg FH, Parker LM, Takvorian T, Canellous GP, Zervas NT. High- dose BCNU with autologous bone marrow rescue for recurrent glioblastoma multiforme. J. Neurosurg. 1981; 54:455-460.
  • Zervas NT. Neurosurgery. JAMA 1981; 245:2230-2231.
  • Ridgway EC, Klibanski A, Ladenson PW, Clemmons D, Beitins IZ, McArthur JW, Martorana MA, Zervas NT. Pure alpha-secreting pituitary adenomas. N Engl J Med. 1981; 304:1254-1259.
  • Chapman PH, Cosman ER, Zervas NT. Experience with telemetric pressure measurements in shunt systems. In: Concepts in Pediatric Neurosurgery, New York: S. Karger, 1981.
  • Poletti CE, Cohen AM, Todd DP, Ojeman RG, Sweet WH, Zervas NT. Cancer pain relieved by long-term epidural morphine with permanent indwelling systems for self-administration. J Neurosurg. 1981; 55:581-584.
  • Zervas NT. Craniopharyngiomas. Neurol Neurosurg. Update Series. 1981;2(40):1-8.
  • Mayberg MR, Langer RS, Zervas NT, Moskowitz MA. Perivascular connections from the trigeminal ganglia of the cat: a possible neuroanatomical substrate for vascular headaches in man. Trans Am Neurol Assoc. 1980,105:1-5, 1981.
  • Zervas NT. Diagnosis and treatment of cerebellar hemorrhage. Neurol. Neurosurg. Update Series. 1981; 2(32):1-8.
  • Zervas NT. Wellum GR and Peterson JW. Current concepts in experimental cerebral vasospasm. In: Barnett H, Paoletti P, Flamm E, Brambilla G. Cerebrovascular Diseases: New Trends in Surgical and Medical Aspects. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1981.
  • Carey RW, Davis JM, Zervas NT. Tamoxifen-induced regression of cerebral metastases in breast carcinoma. Cancer Treat Rep. 1981; 65:793-795.
  • Krull IS, Strauss J, Hochberg F, Zervas NT. An improved trace analysis for N-nitrosoureas from biological media. J Anal Toxicol. 1981;5:42-46.
  • Zervas NT, Liszczak TM, Mayberg MR, Black PM. Cerebrospinal fluid may nourish cerebral vessels through pathways in the adventitia that may be analogous to systemic vasa vasorum. J Neurosurg.1982;
  • Wellum GR, Irvine TW Jr, Zervas NT. Cerebral vasoactivity of heme proteins in vitro. Some mechanic considerations. J Neurosurg. 1982;56:777-783.
  • Liszczak TM, Varsos VG, Black PM, Heros RC, Zervas NT. Characteristics of irreversibly constricted cerebral blood vessels. In: Bailey GW, ed. 40th Ann Proc Electron Microscopy Soc Am. Washington, l982:200-20l.
  • Macon JB, Poletti CE, Sweet WH, Ojemann RG, Zervas NT. Conducted somatosensory evoked potentials during spinal surgery. Part 2. Clinical applications. J Neurosurg. l982;57:354-359.
  • Ropper AH, Zervas NT. Cerebral blood flow after experimental basal ganglia hemorrhage. Ann Neurol. l982;ll:266-27l.
  • Zervas NT. Stereotactic thermal hypophysectomy. In: Schmidek HH, Sweet WH, eds. Operative Neurosurgical Techniques. Indications, Methods, and Results, Vol. l. New York, Grune and Stratton, l982:35l-356.
  • Varsos VG, Liszczak TM, Han DH, Kistler JP, Vielma J, Black PM, Heros RC, Zervas NT. Delayed cerebral vasospasm is not reversible by aminophylline, nifedipine, or papaverine in a "two-hemorrhage" canine model. J Neurosurg. l983;58:11-17.
  • Liszczak TM, Varsos VG, Black PM, Kistler JP, Zervas NT. Cerebral arterial constriction after experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage is associated with blood components within the arterial wall. J Neurosurg. 1983;58:l8-l6.
  • Ropper AH, Kennedy SK, Zervas NT. (Editors), Neurological and Neurosurgical Intensive Care. Baltimore, University Park Press. l983.
  • Klibanski A, Beitins IZ, Zervas NT, McArthur JW, Ridgway EC. Alpha subunit and gonadtropin responses to luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone in hyperprolactinemic women before and after bromocriptine. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. l983;56:774-780.
  • Han DH, Zervas NT, Geyer RP, Adams JF, Ropper AH, Kennedy SK,
  • Heros RC, Varsos VG, Borges L, Hedley-Whyte ET. Can perfluoro- chemicals reduce cerebral ischemia? In: Reivich M, Hurtiz HI, eds. Cerebrovascular Diseases. Thirteenth Research (Princeton) Conference. New York, Raven Press, l983:409-4l9.
  • Moskowitz MA, Liu-Chen LY, Mayberg MR, Zervas NT, Han DH, Brody MR. Cat pia-arachnoid contains immunoreactive substance P with neurons projecting from the fifth cranial nerve. In: Reivich M, Hurtiz HI, eds. Cerebrovascular Diseases. Thirteenth Research (Princeton) Conference. New York, Raven Press. l983:363-37l.
  • Swann KW, Ropper AH, Zervas NT. Initial results of a clinical trial of Fluosol-DA 20 percent in acute cerebral ischemia. In: Bolin RB, Geyer RP, Nemo GJ, eds. Advances in Blood Substitute Research. New York, Alan R. Liss, l983:399-404.
  • Heros RC, Zervas NT. Subarachnoid hemorrhage. Ann Rev Med. l983:34:367-375.
  • Kistler JP, Crowell RM, Davis KR, Heros R, Ojemann, RG, Zervas NT, Fischer CM. The relation of cerebral vasospasm to the extent and location of subarachnoid blood visualized by CT scan. A prospective study. Neurology, l983;33:424-436.
  • Heros RC, Zervas NT. Cerebral vasospasm. Neurol and Neurosurg Update Series. l983;4(33):l-7.
  • Beatty RM, Zervas NT. Stereotactic aspiration of a brain stem hematoma. Neurosurgery. l983;l3:204-207.
  • Grillo HC, Ojemann RG, Scannell JG, Zervas NT. Combined approach to "dumbbell" intrathoracic and intraspinal neurogenic tumors. Ann Thorac Surg. l983;36:402-407.
  • Black PMcL, Zervas NT. The neurosurgical management of large pituitary adenomas. Surg Rounds, Nov. l983:l03-l20.
  • Heros RC, Zervas NT, Varsos V. Cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage: An update. Ann Neurol. l983;l4:599-608.
  • Klibanski A, Ridgway EC, Zervas NT. Pure alpha subunit secreting pituitary tumors. J Neurosurg. l983;59:585-589.
  • Mayberg MR, Zervas NT, Moskowitz MA. Trigeminal projections to supra-tentorial pial and dural blood vessels in cats demonstrated by horseradish peroxidase histochemistry. J Comp Neurol. l984; 223:45-56.
  • Liszczak TM, Black PMcL, Varsos VG, Zervas NT. The microcirculation of cerebral arteries: A morphologic and morphometric examination of the major canine cerebral arteries. Am J Anat. l984;l70:223-232.
  • Klibanski A, Beitins IZ, Meriam GR, McArthur JW, Zervas NT, Ridgway EC. Gonadotropin and prolactin pulsations in hyperprolactinemic women before and during bromocriptine therapy. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. l984;58:ll4l-ll47.
  • Varsos V, Heros RC, DeBrun G, Zervas NT. Construction of experimental "giant" aneurysms. Surg Neurol. l984;22:l7-20.
  • Black PMcL, Zervas NT, Ridgway EC, Martin JB. (Editors) Secretory Tumors of the Pituitary Gland. New York, Raven Press, l984.
  • Debrun GM, Varsos V, Liszczak TM, Davis KR, Heros RS, Zervas NT. Obliteration of experimental aneurysms in dogs with isobutyl- cyanoacrylate. J Neurosurg. 1984; 61:37-43.
  • Liszczak TM, Black PMcL, Tzouras A, Foley L, Zervas NT. Morphological changes of the basilar artery, ventricles, and choroid plexus after experimental SAH. J Neurosurg. 1984; 61:486-498.
  • Black PMcL, Zervas NT. Declaration of brain death in neurosurgical and neurological practice. Neurosurgery. 1984; 15:170-174.
  • Ropper AH, Zervas NT. Outcome 1 year after SAH from cerebral aneurysm. Management morbidity, mortality, and functional status in 112 consecutive good-risk patients. J Neurosurg. 1984; 60:909-915.
  • Dagi TF, Ojemann RG, and Zervas NT. Incidence and prevention of infection after neurosurgical operations. In: Thompson RA, Green JR, eds. Infectious Diseases of the Central Nervous System. Spectrum Publications, Inc. 1984:155-173.
  • Zervas NT. Surgical results for pituitary adenomas: Results of an international survey. In: Black PMcL, Ridgway EC, Martin JB, Zervas NT, eds. Secretory Tumors of the Pituitary Gland. New York: Raven Press, 1984:377-385.
  • Swann KW, and Zervas NT. Modified crossed leg raising test for sciatica. Neurosurgery. 1984; 15:175-177.
  • Liszczak TM, Hedley-Whyte ET, Adams JF, Han DH, Kolluri FX, Vacanti FX, Heros RC, Zervas NT. Limitations of tetrazolium salts in delineating infarcted brain. Acta Neuropathol. 1985; 65:150-157.
  • Zervas NT. Intracerebral hemorrhage. In: Johnson RT, ed. Current therapy in neurologic disease. Toronto: BC Decker. 1985:172-174.
  • Zervas NT. Endocrine diagnosis in neurosurgery. In: Wilkins RH, Rengachary SS, eds. Neurosurgery. New York: McGraw Hill, 1985:843-851.
  • Zervas NT. Intracerebral hemorrhage. In: Long D, ed. Current Therapy in Neurological Surgery, l984-l986. Philadelphia: BC Decker. l985:69-71.
  • Zervas NT, Black PMcL. ACTH tumors and Nelson's syndrome. In: Long D, ed. Current Therapy in Neurological Surgery. St. Louis: CV Mosby, 1985:60-62.
  • Wellum GR, Peterson JW, and Zervas NT. The relevance of in vitro smooth muscle experiments to cerebral vasopasm. Stroke. 1985;16(4):573-581.
  • Zervas NT. Early transsphenoidal pituitary surgery. (Letter) J Neurosurg. 1985;63:654-655.
  • Alexander E, III, Black PMcL, Liszczak TM, Zervas NT. Delayed CSF lavage for arteriographic and morphological vasospasm after experimental SAH. J Neurosurg. l985;63:949-958.
  • l61. Yannas IV, Orgill DP, Silver J, Norregaard TV, Zervas NT,
  • Schonene WC. Polymeric template facilitates regeneration of sciatic nerve across 15-mm gap. In: Polymeric materials, science and engineering. American Chemical Society. Vol. 53, l985.
  • Kolluri S, Heros RC, Vonsattel JP, Hedley-Whyte ET, Miller D,
  • Zervas NT. Failure of fluosol to influence the incidence of cerebral infarction on mortality in gerbils subjected to temporary carotid occlusion. Surg Neurol. l986;25:553-556.
  • Kolluri S, Heros RC, Hedley-Whyte ET, Vonsattel JP, Zervas NT. Effect of fluosol on oxygen availability, regional cerebral blood flow and infarct size in a model of temporary focal cerebral ischemia. Stroke. l986;l7(5):976-980.
  • Kolluri S, Heros RC, Hedley-Whyte ET, Vonsattel JP, Miller D, Zervas NT. Comparison of the effect of fluosol DA and dextran 40 on regional cerebral blood flow, infarction size, and mortality in cats with temporary occlusion of the middle cerebral artery. Surg Neurol. l986;26:3-8.
  • l65. Pile-Spellman JMD, Baker KF, Liszczak TM, Sandrew BB, Oot RF,
  • Debron G, Zervas NT, Taveras JM. High-flow angiopathy: Cerebral blood vessel changes in experimental chronic arteriovenous fistula. Am J Neuroradiol. l986;7:8ll-8l5.
  • l66. Klibanski A, Zervas NT, Kovacs K, Ridgway EC. Clinically silent hypersecretion of growth hormone in patients with pituitary tumors. J Neurosurg. 1987;66:806-811.
  • Black PMcL, Hsu DW, Klibanski A, Kliman B, Jameson L, Ridgway EC, Hedley-Whyte ET, Zervas NT. Hormone production in clinically nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas. J Neurosurg. l987;66:244-250.
  • Yannas IV, Orgill DP, Silver J, Norregaard TV, Zervas NT, Schoene WC. Regeneration of sciatic nerve across 15mm gap by use of a polymeric template. In: Advances in Biomedical Polymers. Gebelein CG (ed). Plenum Publishing Corp. l987.
  • Black PMcL, Zervas NT. Management of recurrent pituitary adenomas. Contemporary Neurosurg. 1987;9(4):1-6.
  • Baker KF, Zervas NT, Pile-Spellman J, Vacanti FX, Miller D. Angiographic evidence of basilar artery constriction in the rabbit: A new model of vasospasm. Surg Neurol. l987;27:l07-ll2.
  • Black PMcL, Zervas NT, Candia GL. Incidence and management of complications of transsphenoidal operation for pituitary adenomas. Neurosurg. 1987;20(6):920-924.
  • McGrail KM, Beyerl BD, Black PMcL, Klibanski A, Zervas NT. Lymphocytic adenohypophysitis of pregnancy with complete recovery. Neurosurgery. 1987;20(5):791-793.
  • Zervas NT. Multicenter surgical results in acromegaly. In: Ludecke DK, Tolis G, eds. Growth hormone, growth factors, and acromegaly. New York, Raven Press. l987:253-256.
  • Peterson JW, Bun T, Zervas NT. Plasma-borne vasoactivity and modulation by the endothelium as determinants of cerebrovascular tone: Possible role during cerebral vasospasm. In: Powers WJ, Raichle ME (eds). Cerebrovascular diseases: Fifteenth research (Princeton) conference. New York, Raven Press. 1987:187-199.
  • Goldring S, Zervas N, Langfitt T. The extracranial-intracranial bypass study. A report of the committee appointed by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons to examine the study.N Engl J Med. l987;3l6(l3):8l7-820.
  • Jameson JL, Klibanski A, Black PMcL, Zervas NT, Lindell CM, Hsu DW, Ridgway EC, Habener JF. Glycoprotein hormone genes are expressed in clinically nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas. J Clin Invest. l987;80:l472-l478.
  • Tu Y-K, Heros RC, Candia G, Karacostas D, Hyodo A, LaGree K, Zervas NT. Viscosity effects on blood flow dynamics: Influence of isovolemic hemodilution on focal cerebral ischemia. In: Hartmann A, Kuschinsky W.(eds). Cerebral ischemia and hemorheology, Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag. l987:3l5-325.
  • Kolluri S, De Girolami U, Heros R, Vacanti F, Zervas N. Fluosol and experimental spinal cord ischemia. In: Acta Neuropathologica, Berlin. l988;75:49l-494.
  • Klibanski A, Shupnik MA, Bikkal HA, Black PMcL, Kliman B, Zervas NT. Dopaminergic regulation of alpha-subunit secretion and mRNA levels in alpha-secreting pituitary tumors. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. l988. 66(l):96-l02.
  • Zervas NT. Stereotactic thermal hypophysectomy. In: Operative neurosurgical techniques. Schmidek HH Sweet WH (eds). Grune & Stratton. l988, pp 345-348.
  • Black PMcL, Zervas NT. Surgical management of sellar and parasellar lesions. In: Operative neurosurgical techniques. (2nd ed.). Schmidek HH and Sweet WH, (Eds). Grune & Stratton. l988:299-307.
  • Tu Y-K, Heros RC, Candia G, Hydod A, Lagree K, Callahan R, Zervas NT, Karacostas D. Isovolemic hemodilution in experimental focal cerebral ischemia. Part l: Effects on hemodynamics, hemorheology, and intracranial pressure. J Neurosurg. l988;69:72-81
  • Tu YK, Heros RC, Karacostas D, Liszczak T, Hyodo A, Candia G, Zervas NT, Lagree K. Isovolemic hemodilution in experimental focal cerebral ischemia. Part 2: Effects on regional cerebral blood flow and size of infarction. J Neurosurg. 1988;69:82-91.
  • Black PMcL, Zervas NT, Candia G. Management of large pituitary adenomas by transsphenoidal surgery. Surg Neurol. l988;29:443-447.
  • Mayberg MR, Liszczack TM, Black PMcL, Zervas NT. Acute structural changes in feline cerebral arteries after subarachnoid hemorrhage. In: Cerebral Vasospasm. Wilkins RH (ed.). Raven Press. l988:23l-246.
  • Jameson JL, Klibanski A, Black PMcL, Hsu D, Lindell CM, Zervas NT, Ridgway EC. Glycoprotein hormone gene expression and hormone production in pituitary adenomas. In: Advances in the Biosciences, Vol. 69. Landolt AM, Heitz PU, Zapf J, Girard J, Del Pozo E. (eds). Pergamon Press, l988:387-393.
  • Zervas NT, Phillips J. Intraoperative radiofrequency enhancement of pituitary microadenomectomy. Ibid. 1988, Vol. 69:443-446.
  • Chang AS, Yannas IV, Krarup C, Sethi R, Norregaard TV, Zervas NT. Polymeric templates for peripheral nerve regeneration. Electro- physiological study of functional recovery. Proceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering. l988;59:906-9l0.
  • Karacostas D, Baker K, Lagree K, Milonas J, Zervas NT. The cortical activity in experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage. Functional Neurol. l988;3(3):275-283.
  • Klibanski A, Jameson LJ, Biller BMK, Crowley WF, Jr, Zervas NT, Rivier J, Vale WW, Bikkal H. Gonadotropin and a-subunit responses to chronic gonadotropin-releasing hormone analog administration in patients with glycoprotein hormone-secreting pituitary tumors. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. l989;68(l):8l-86.
  • Kiwak KJ, Zervas NT. Growth hormone-secreting pituitary tumor. In: Long D, ed. Current therapy in neurologic surgery. BC Decker. 1989:l2l-l24.
  • Oppenheim DS, Greenspan SL, Zervas NT, Schoenfeld DA, Klibanski A. Elevated serum lipids in hypogonadal men with and without hyperprolactinemia. Ann Intern Med. l989;lll(4)-288-292.
  • Peterson JW, Kwun B-D, Teramura A, Hackett JD, Morgan JA, Nishizawa S, Bun T, Zervas NT. Immunological reaction against the aging human subarachnoid erythrocyte: A model for the onset of cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurg. l989;7l:7l8-726.
  • Peterson JW, Candia G, Spanos AJ, Zervas NT. The calmodulin antagonist trifluoperazine provides mild prophylactic protection against cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage, but no therapeutic value. Neurosurgery. l989;25:9l7-922.
  • El-Azouzi M, Chung RY, Farmer GE, Martuza RL, Black PMcL, Rouleau GA, Hettlich C, Hedley-Whyte ET, Zervas NT, Panagopoulos K, Nakamura Y, Gusella JF, Seizinger BR. Loss of distinct regions on the short arm of chromosome l7 associated with tumorigenesis of human astrocytomas. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA. l989;(86):7l86-7l90.
  • Chang AS, Yannas IV, Krarup C, Sethi R, Perutz S, Loree H, Norregaard TV, Zervas NT. Conduction properties in peripheral nerve fibers regenerated by biodegradable polymer matrix. Mat Res Soc Symp Proc. l989;ll0:3-8.
  • McGrail KM, Zervas NT. The empty sella syndrome. In: Youmans JR, ed. Neurological surgery, Third edition. Saunders Company, l990:3505-3513.
  • Peterson JW, Nishizawa S, Hackett JD, Bun T, Teramura A, Zervas NT. Cyclosporine A reduces cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage in dogs. Stroke, l990;21:133-137.
  • El-Azouzi M, Hsu DW, Black PMcL, Jolesz F, Hedley-Whyte ET, Klibanski A, Zervas NT. The importance of dopamine in the pathogenesis of experimental prolactinomas. J Neurosurg. l990;72(2):273-281.
  • Peterson JW, Kwun B-D, Hackett JD, Zervas NT. The role of inflammation in experimental cerebral vasospasm. J Neurosurg. l990;72:767-774.
  • Peterson JW, Roussos L, Kwun B-D, Hackett JD, Owen CJ, Zervas NT. Evidence for the role of hemolysis in experimental cerebral vasospasm J Neurosurg. l990;72:775-781.
  • Maxwell M, Karacostas D, Ellenbogen RG, Brzezinski A, Zervas NT, Black PMcL. Precocious puberty following head injury: Case report. J Neurosurg. l990;73:l23-l29.
  • Alexander JM, Biller BMK, Bikkal H, Zervas NT, Arnold A, Klibanski A. Clinically nonfunctioning pituitary tumors are monoclonal in origin. J Clin Invest. l990;86:336-340.
  • Sakas DE, Charnvises K, Borges LF, Zervas NT. Biologically inert synthetic dural substitutes: Appraisal of a medical-grade aliphatic polyurethane and a polysiloxane-carbonate block copolymer. J Neurosurg. l990;73:936-941.
  • Chang AS, Yannas IV, Perutz S, Loree H, Sethi RR, Krarup C, Norregaard TV, Zervas NT. Electrophysiological study of recovery of peripheral nerves regenerated by a collagen-glycosaminoglycan copolymer matrix. In: Gebelein CG, Dunn RL, eds. Prog Biomed Polymers, New York: Plenum Publishing. 1990:107-120..
  • El-Azouzi M, Panagopoulos KP, Zervas NT, Black PMcL. Transsphenoidal surgery for visual loss in patients with pituitary adenomas. Neurological Research. 1990;12:23-25.
  • Peterson J, Kwun B-D, Nishizawa S, Teramura A, Endoh M, Roussos L, Spanos A, Bun T, Zervas NT. Separate roles for inflammation and hemolysis in cerebral vasospasm. In: Sano K, Takakura K, Kassell NF, Sasaki T, (eds.) Cerebral vasospasm. Tokyo: Tokyo University Press. l990:171-174.
  • Peterson JW, Nishizawa S, Teramura A, Candia G, Spanos A, Zervas NT. Calmodulin-antagonism and immunosuppression in cerebral vasospasm. In: Sano K, Takakura K, Kassell NF, Sasaki T, (eds.) Cerebral vasospasm. Tokyo: Tokyo University Press. l990:375-378.
  • Yannas IV, Chang AS, Perutz S, Krarup C, Norregaard TV, Zervas NT. Requirement for a 1-um pore channel opening during peripheral nerve regeneration through a biodegradable chemical analog of ECM. Proc Am Chem Soc Div Polym Mat. l990;62:583-586.
  • Teramura A, Macfarlane R, Owen C, de la Torre R, Gregory K, Peterson J, Parrish J, Uemura K, Zervas NT. Pulsed dye laser treatment of experimental cerebral vasospasm. In: Sano K, Takakura K, Kassell NF, Sasaki T, (eds.) Cerebral vasospasm. Tokyo: Tokyo University Press. l990:405-406.
  • Klibanski A, Zervas NT. Diagnosis and management of hormone- secreting pituitary adenomas. Seminars in Medicine of the Beth Israel Hospital, Boston. New Engl J Med. l99l;324(12):822-831.
  • Teramura A, Macfarlane R, Owen CJ, de la Torre R, Gregory KW, Birngruber R, Parrish JA, Peterson JW, Zervas NT. Application of the 1 usec pulsed-dye laser to the treatment of experimental cerebral vasospasm. J Neurosurg. l991;75(2):271-276.
  • Macfarlane R, Teramura A, Owen CJ, Chase S, de la Torre R, Gregory KW, Peterson JW, Birngruber R, Parrish JA, Zervas NT. Treatment of vasospasm with a 480-nm pulsed-dye laser. J Neurosurg. l99l;75:613-622.
  • Zervas NT. Cushing's disease. Neurosurgical Consultations. l99l;23:1-6.
  • Klibanski A, Alexander JM, Bikkal HA, Hsu D, Swearingen B, Zervas NT. Somatostatin regulation of glycoprotein hormone and free subunit secretion in clinically nonfunctioning and somatotroph adenomas in vitro. J Endocrinol Clin Metab. l992;73:1248-1255.
  • Hornig GW, Zervas NT. Slit defect of the diaphragma sellae with valve effect: Observation of a "slit valve." Neurosurgery. l992:265-267.
  • Zervas NT, Pile-Spellman J. A 64-year-old woman with the abrupt onset of paraparesis after l0 months of increasing episodic leg weakness. Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Case #12-1992. New Engl J Med. 1992;326(12):816-824.
  • Biller BMK, Alexander JM, Zervas NT, Hedley-Whyte ET, Arnold A, Klibanski A. Clonal origins of adrenocorticotropin-secreting pituitary tissue in Cushing's disease. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1992;75(5):1303-1309.
  • Butler WE, Ogilvy CS, Chapman P, Verhey L, Zervas NT. Stereotactic alignment for Bragg peak radiosurgery. Radiosurgery: baseline and trends. Steiner L, et al (eds), Raven Press, New York, l992:85-91.
  • Klibanski A, Zervas NT. Diagnosis and management of hormone- secreting pituitary adenomas. In: Barrow and Selman, eds. Neuroendocrinology, Williams and Wilkins, l992.
  • Hsu DW, Hakim F, Biller BMK, de la Monte S, Zervas NT, Klibanski A, Hedley-Whyte ET. Significance of proliferating cell nuclear antigen index in predicting pituitary adenoma recurrence. J Neurosurgery. 1993;78(5):753-761.
  • Yamakawa K, Peterson JW, Sibilia R, Kaoutzanis M, Zervas NT. Inactivity of PDGF-receptors in canine basilar artery. In: J M Findlay (ed). Cerebral Vasospasm, Elsevier Science Publishers BV, Amsterdam, 1993:145-147.
  • Kaoutzanis M, Peterson JW, Anderson R, McAuliffe DJ, Sibilia R, Yoota M, Zervas NT. Vasodilation mechanism after the in vitro application of pulsed-dye laser. In: JM Findlay (ed). Cerebral Vasospasm, Elsevier Science Publishers BV, Amsterdam, 1993:405-408.
  • Peterson JW, Sibilia R, Yamakawa K, Kaoutzanis M, Zervas NT. Complement-induced hemolysis of subarachnoid erythrocytes. In: JM Findlay (ed). Cerebral Vasospasm, Elsevier Science Publishers BV, Amsterdam, 1993:443-447.
  • Sakas DE, Crowell RM, Kim K, Korosue K, Zervas NT. The perfluorocarbon fluoromethyloadamantane offers cerebral protection in a model of isovolemic hemodilution in rabbits. Stroke. 1994;25(1):197-201.
  • Chiocca EA, Boviatsis EJ, Westmark RM, Short MP, Richardson EP, Zervas NT. Deep sylvian fissure meningioma without dural attachment in an adult: Case report. Neurosurgery 1994;35(5):944-946.
  • Cai WY, Alexander JM, Hedley-Whyte ET, Scheithauer BW, Jameson JL, Zervas NT, Klibanski A. Ras mutations in human prolactinomas and pituitary carcinomas. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1994;78(1):89-93.
  • Kaoutzanis MC, Peterson JW, Anderson RR, McAuliffe DJ, Sibilia RF, Zervas NT. Basic mechanism of in vitro pulsed-dye laser-induced vasodilation. J Neurosurg. 1995;82(2):256-261.
  • Zervas NT. Pituitary surgery. In: Oxford Textbook of Surgery, Morris PJ,Malt RA (eds). Oxford University Press, l994.
  • Zervas NT and Biller BMK. Endocrine diagnosis in neurosurgery. In: Wilkins RH, Rengachary SS (eds). Neurosurgery (2nd edition). New York: McGraw Hill, 1994.
  • Zervas NT. Management of Cushing's disease. In: Operative Neurosurgical Techniques, 3rd edition. Schmidek and Sweet (eds). W.B. Saunders Co., 1995.
  • Miller GM, Alexander JM, Bikkal HA, Katznelson L, Zervas NT, Klibanski A. Somatostatin receptor subtype gene expression in pituitary adenomas. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 1995.
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