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Доц. Д-р Венелин Герганов ДМ е автор на 180 научни публикации  и e съавтор в 30 интернационални  учебници/монографии, сред които и в най-авторитетния Youmans Neurological Surgery.

През 2013 г. Излиза фундаменталната монография Surgery of Cerebellopontine Angle Lesions, автори на която са доц. В. Герганов и проф. М. Самии.

Списък на научните публикации и доклади:


  • 1. Metwali H, Gerganov V, Nery B, Aly A, Avila-Cervantes R, Samii M. Efficiency and Safety of Autologous Fat Grafts in Reconstructing Skull Base Defects After Resection of Skull Base Meningiomas. World Neurosurg. 2018 Feb;110:249-255. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.11.084

    2. Giordano M, Gerganov V, Samii A, Samii M. Evaluation of the olfactory outcome after frontolateral approach for the treatment of suprasellar tumors. World Neurosurgery 2018 (accepted for publication)

    3. Gerganov V. Craniopharyngiomas: intraoperative surgical key points. International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery Course, Cairo, 22-24.02.2018 (invited lecturer)

    4. Gerganov V. Surgical planning and intraoperative aids. International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery Course, Cairo, 22-24.02.2018 (invited lecturer)

  • Gerganov V. Management of large craniopharyngiomas: approach selection. 6th MASSIN Congress, Becici, Montenegro, 26-29.10.2017 (поканен лектор)

    Gerganov V.  Surgical treatment of suprasellar meningiomas. 3rd Congress of the SeENSS, Cluj-Napoka, Romania, 14-16.09.2017 (поканен лектор)

    Gerganov V.  Spinal tumors: operative treatment. BAMO congress, Sofia, 18-21.06.2017 (поканен лектор)

    Gerganov V. Intra-/paraventricular tumors: role of high-field iMRI. 6th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Intraoperative Imaging. Hannover, Germany, 23-26.02.2017 (поканен лектор)

    Gerganov V. Planum/suprasellar meningiomas treatment. International Neurosurgical Course, Malaga, Spain, 05-08.03.2017 (поканен лектор)

  • 1. Samii M, Metwali H, Gerganov V. Efficacy of microsurgical tumor removal for treatment of patients with intracanalicular vestibular schwannoma presenting with disabling vestibular symptoms. J Neurosurg. 2016 Jun 17:1-6.

    2. Samii M, Alimohamadi M, Gerganov V. Endoscope-assisted retrosigmoid infralabyrinthine approach to jugular foramen tumors. J Neurosurg. 2016 Apr;124(4):1061-7.

    3. Samii M, Metwali H, Gerganov V. Microsurgical management of vestibular schwannoma after failed previous surgery. J Neurosurg. 2016 Jan 15:1-6

    4. Alimohamadi M, Hajiabadi M, Gerganov V, Fahlbusch R, Samii M. Erratum to: Combined endonasal and sublabial endoscopic transmaxillary approach to the pterygopalatine fossa and orbital apex. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2016 Jun;158(6):1229

    5. Gerganov V. Transcranial management of craniopharyngiomas. International Neurosurgery Resident course, 2-6 March 2016, Berlin, Germany (поканен лектор)

    6. Gerganov V. The role of endoscopy in acoustic neuroma. International Neurosurgery Resident course, 2-6 March 2016, Berlin, Germany (поканен лектор)

    7. Gerganov V. DTI-based identification of cranial nerves. 5th WFNS Symposium, Tehran 16-25.04.2016 (поканен лектор)

    8. Gerganov V. Management of hydrocephalus in vestibular schwannomas. 5th WFNS Symposium, Tehran 16-25.04.2016 (поканен лектор)

    9. Metwali H, Gerganov V, Fahlbusch R. Optic nerve mobilization to enhance the exposure of the pituitary stalk during craniopharyngioma resection: early experience. J Neurosurg. 2015 Dec 18:1-6. [Epub ahead of print]

    10. Gerganov V. Facial nerve preservation in CPA tumor surgery. WFNS Course, Varna 17-19.05.2016 (поканен лектор)

    11. Gerganov V. Íntraoperative imaging in brain tumor surgery. WFNS Course, Varna 17-19.05.2016 (поканен лектор)

    12. Gerganov V. Cranial nerve preservation and surgery of skull base tumors, Velingrad, National Neurosurgical Conference, 27-29.10.2016 (поканен лектор)

     

     

  • 1. Samii M, Alimohamadi M, Karimi Khouzani R, Rashid MR, Gerganov V: Comparison of direct side to end and end to end hypoglossal-facial anastomosis for facial nerve repair. World Neurosurg 2015 Mar 25

    2. Frisius J, Ebeling M, Karst M, Fahlbusch R, Schedel I, Gerganov V, Samii A, Lüdemann W: Prevention of venous thromboembolic complications with and without intermittent pneumatic compression in neurosurgical cranial procedures using intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging. A retrospective analysis. Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2015 Mar 12

    3. Alimohamadi M, Hajiabadi M, Gerganov V, Fahlbusch R, Samii M: Combined endonasal and sublabial transmaxillary approach to the pterygopalatine fossa and orbital apex. Acta Neuroch (Wien) 2015 Apr 7

    4.  Samii M, Giordano M, Metwali H, Almarzooq O, Samii A, Gerganov V: Prognostic significance of peritumoral edema in patients with vestibular schwannomas. Neurosurgery 2015 April 7

    5. Giordano M, Nabavi A, Gerganov VM, Javadi AS, Samii M, Fahlbusch R, Samii A: Assessement of quantitative corticospinal tract diffusion changes in patients affected by subcortical gliomas using common available navigation software. Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2015, May 27, 136: 1-4

    6. Samii M, Alimohamadi M, Gerganov V: Surgical treatment of jugular foramen schwannomas: surgical treatment based on a new classification. Neurosurgery 2015 Jun 12

    7. Samii M, Alimohamadi M, Metwally H, Gerganov V: Initial experience with the retrosigmoid inframeatal approach in skull base surgery. Arch of Neurosc. 2015 2(3) e: 19807

    8. Gerganov V: Intraoperative MRI and intraventricular tumors. WiN 2015, INI Hannover (invited lecturer)

    9. Gerganov V: DTI-based tractography of cranial nerves. WFNS Interim Meeting Rome 08-12.09.2015 (invited lecturer)

    10. Gerganov V:  Diffusion-tensor imaging based tractography of cranial nerves. Second Congress of SeENS, Sarajevo October 2015 (invited lecturer)

  • 1. Gerganov V, Metwalli H, Samii A, Fahlbusch R, Samii M: Microsurgical resection of extensive craniopharyngiomas using a frontolateral approach: operative technique and outcome. J Neurosurg. Feb;120(2):559-70, 2014

    2. Giordano M, Gerganov VM, Metwali H, Fahlbusch R, Samii A, Samii M, Bertalanffy H. Feasibility of cervical intramedullary diffuse glioma resection using intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging. Neurosurg Rev. 2013 Nov 15

    3. Samii A, Giordano M, Paterno V, Gerganov V, Fahlbusch R, Samii M. Evaluation of intraoperative 1.5T MRI to optimize the extent of resection in low-grade gliomas. 65. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Neurochirurgie, Dresden, 11.-14. Mai 2014

    4. Javadi SA, Giordano M, Gerganov V, Fahlbusch R, Samii M, Samii A. Correlation of intraoperative DTI tractography and direct cortical stimulation of corticospinal tract during glioma resection. 65. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Neurochirurgie, Dresden, 11.-14. Mai 2014

    5. Giordano M, Gerganov V, Fahlbussch R, Samii M, Samii A. Qualitative and quantitative changes of corticospinal tract in glioma patients with preoperative motor deficits: diffusion tensor imaging analysis. 65. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Neurochirurgie, Dresden, 11.-14. Mai 2014

    6. Gerganov VM, Metwalli H, Giordano M, Samii A, Samii M: Peritumorales Ödem bei Akustikusneurinomen: prognostische Signifikanz. 65. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Neurochirurgie, Dresden, 11.-14. Mai 2014

    7. Gerganov V, Giordano M, Elolf E, Al Marzooq O, Samii A, Samii M. Operative management of patients with radiosurgery-related trigeminal neuralgia: Analysis of the surgical morbidity and pain outcome. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2014 Jul; 122: 23-8

    8. Samii M, Alimohamadi M, Gerganov V. Endoscope-assisted retrosigmoid intradural suprameatal approach for surgical treatment of trigeminal schwannomas. Neurosurgery 2014 Dec; 10, Suppl. 4:565-575  

    9. Metwally H, Samii A, Samii M, Gerganov V. The peculiar cystic vestibular schwannoma: a single center experience. World Neurosurgery 2014; Dec 82 (6): 1271-5

  • 1. Samii M, Metwali H, Samii A, Gerganov V: Retrosigmoid Intradural Inframeatal Approach: Indications And Technique. Neurosurgery 2013  [Epub ahead of print].

    2. Bertalanffy H, Gerganov VM: Microsurgical or radiosurgical management of intracranial cavernomas. Acta Neurochir Suppl 2013; 116, 103-6, 2013 Citations 1

    3. Samii A, Gerganov VM: The dedicated endoscopic operating room. World Neurosurgery 2013; 79 (2), S15. e19-S15. e22

    4. Samii M, Gerganov VM, Freund HJ: Comment: Toward restorative neurosurgery at cortical level: the role of injured primitive networks in upsetting perilesional reorganization, Neurosurg Rev 36 (3), 504-504, 2013

    5. Samii M, Gerganov VM: Comment on: Functional outcome and postoperative complications after the microsurgical removal of large vestibular schwannomas via the retrosigmoid approach: a meta-analysis. Neurosurg Rev 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

    6. Samii M, Gerganov VM: Comment on: Surgical resection of large and giant petroclival meningiomas via a modified anterior transpetrous approach, Neurosurg Rev 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

    7. Gerganov VM, Bertalanffy H: Surgical management of brainstem cavernomas in children. 15th WFNS World Congress of Neurosurgery, Seoul, S. Korea, 8.9 - 13.9.2013

    8. Gerganov VM, Giordano M, Metwalli H, Samii A, Samii M: Predictive significance of peritumoral edema in vestibular schwannoma surgery. E poster, 15th WFNS World Congress of Neurosurgery, Seoul, S. Korea, 8.9 - 13.9.2013 г.

  • 1. Gerganov VM, Giordano M, Samii A, Samii M: Surgical management of patients with vestibular schwannomas after failed previous radiosurgery. J Neurosurg. 116(4), 713-20, Citations: 6, 2012 г.

    2. Samii M, Gerganov VM, Freund H-J. Restorative neurosurgery of the cortex : resections of pathologies of the central area can improve preexisting motor deficits. Neurosurg Rev 35(2), 277-86 Citations: 4, 2012 г.

    3. Samii M, Samii A, Gerganov V: Surgery of vestibular schwannomas. Indian J Neurosurg, 9 - 13.01.2012 г.

    4. Giordano M, Gerganov VM, Draf W, Fahlbusch R: Sphenoid sinus pyocele after transsphenoidal approach for pituitary adenoma.   Pituitary. 15(2) Citations 3, 188-92, 2012 г.

    5. Giordano M, Gerganov VM, Samii A, Samii M: Intradural extraneural bilobate ganglion cyst of the atlanto-occipital joint compressing the hypoglossal nerve. J Clin Neurosci. (3): 472-3, 19 март 2012 г.

    6. Gerganov VM, Samii M: Giant Vestibular Schwannomas. World neurosurgery 77 (5), 627 - 628

    7. Gerganov VM, Samii M: Response to: Letters to the Editor: Vestibular schwannoma. Bo Wu, Weidong Liu, Longyi Chen. J Neurosurg, 117(4), 804 - 805, 2012 г.

    8. Gerganov V, Giordano M, Samii M, Samii A: Reliability of the Facial Nerve Diffusion Tensor Imaging-Based Fiber Tracking in Large Vestibular Schwannomas Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base 73 (S 02), A412

    9. Gerganov V, Metwalli H, Fahlbusch R, Samii A, Samii M: Surgical Removal of Giant Craniopharyngiomas via the Frontolateral Approach: Operative Technique and Analysis of the Outcome. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base 73 (S 02), A170

    10. Gerganov V, Bertalanffy H: Mikrochirurgische Behandlung von Hirnstammkavernomen im Kindesalter. 20. Sektionstagung Pädiatrische Neurochirurgie DGNC, Mainz, Germany, 20 - 21.04.2012 г.

    11. Gerganov V. The 8th Annual International Neurosurgery Conference. “How do I do it: olfactory groove meningioma” декември 2012 г.

    12. Gerganov V. Comment to: The Anatomically Intact but Electrically Unresponsive Facial Nerve in Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery, Neurosurgery 71 (6), 1125 - 1130

    13. Samii M, Gerganov V: Comment to: Surgical Results and Technical Refinements in Translabyrinthine Excision of Vestibular Schwannomas: The Gruppo Otologico Experience. Neurosurgery 70 (6), 1491-1491

    14. Samii M, Gerganov V: Comment to: Supraorbital keyhole approach for removal of midline anterior cranial fossa meningiomas: a series of 20 consecutive cases Neurosurg Rev 35 (1), 83-83

    15. Gerganov V, Steiner L: Comment to: Chordomas of the skull base and cervical spine: clinical outcomes associated with a multimodal surgical resection combined with proton-beam radiation in 40 patients, Neurosurg Rev 35(2), 171-82, 2012 г.

  • 1. Gerganov V, Pirayesh A, Nouri M, Hore N, Luedemann W, Oi S, Samii A, Samii M: Hydrocephalus associated with vestibular schwannomas: management options and factors predicting the outcome. J Neurosurg; 114(5):1209-15. Citations: 5, май 2011 г.

    2. Gerganov VM, Samii A, Stieglitz L, Giordano M, Luedemann WO, Samii M: Fahbusch R.  Typical 3-D localization of tumor remnants of WHO grade II hemispheric gliomas--lessons learned from the use of intraoperative high-field MRI control. Acta Neurochir (Wien); 153(3):479-87. Citations: 4, март 2011 г.

    3. Gerganov VM, Samii A, Giordano M, Samii M, Fahlbusch R: Two-dimensional high-end ultrasound imaging compared to intraoperative MRI during resection of low-grade gliomas. J Clin Neurosci; 18(5): 669-73. Citations: 6, май 2011 г.

    4. Gerganov VM, Giordano M, Samii M, Samii A: Diffusion tensor imaging-based fiber tracking for prediction of the position of the facial nerve in relation to large vestibular schwannomas. J Neurosurg; 11 (6):1087-93. Citations: 8, декември 2011 г.

    5. Gerganov V, Samii A, Samii M: Response to the Editorial: Acoustics and hydrocephalus. J Neurosurg 114 (5), pp. 1207 - 1208, 2011 г.

    6. Giordano M, Lüdemann WO, Stieglitz L, Gerganov VM, Columbano L, Samii A, Samii M: Identification of venous variants in the pineal region with three-dimensional preoperative magnetic resonance imaging navigation in patients harbouring tumors in this area: Significance for surgical approach to the lesion. Clin Neurol Neurosurg; 113(5): 387-92. Citations: 1, юни 2011 г.

    7. Wrede KH, Stieglitz LH, Fiferna A, Karst M, Gerganov VM, Samii M, von Gösseln HH, Lüdemann WO: Patient acceptance of awake craniotomy. Clin Neurol Neurosurg; 113(10): 880-4. Citations: 8, декември 2011 г.

    8. Stieglitz LH, Giordano M, Gerganov VM, Samii A, Samii M, Lüdemann WO: How obliteration of petrosal air cells by vestibular schwannoma influences the risk of postoperative CSF fistula. Clin Neurol Neurosurg; 113(9): 746-51, ноември 2011 г.

    9. Samii M, Gerganov VM, Giordano M, Samii A: Two step approach for surgical removal of petroclival meningiomas with large supratentorial extension Neurosurgical review 34 (2), 173-179. Citations: 8, 2011 г.

    10. Fahlbusch R, Gerganov VM: Endonasal versus transcranial resection. Editorial.   Neurosurg Focus; 30(5): E16, Citations: 1, май 2011 г.

    11. Samii M, Gerganov VM: Petroclival meningiomas: quo vadis? World Neurosurg;75(3-4):424. Citations 3, март - април 2011 г.

    12. Bertalanffy H, Gerganov V: No way for gamma knife neurosurgery in the management of intracranial cavernomas. 5th annual meeting of the Asian Gamma Knife Academy, Program and Abstracts, p. 29, 2011(Invited lecture), St. Petersburg, Russia, 29.09 - 01.10.2011 г.

    13. Fahlbusch R, Gerganov V: Frontolateral approach for suprasellar meningiomas: results. 7th Black Sea Neurosurgical Congress, Sofia, Bulgaria, 17 – 19.11.2011 г.

    14. Gerganov V, Samii A: Chordomas and chondrosarcomas. Congress Con de Sud, Rio de Janeiro, 12 -15.04.2011 г.

    15. Gerganov V, Samii A: Intraoperative imaging. Congress Con de Sud, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Invited lecture), 12 - 15.04.2011 г.

    16. Gerganov V: Navigation, intraoperative MRI and ultrasound in the management of low grade gliomas. 7th Black Sea Neurosurgical Congress (Invited lecture), Sofia, Bulgarien 17 – 19.11.2011 г.

    17. Samii M, Gerganov V: Comment to: Cavernous Malformation of the Oculomotor Nerve Mimicking a Partially Thrombosed Posterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm: Report of Two Cases, Neurosurgery 69 (2), E474-E474, 2011 г.

    18. Samii M, Gerganov V: Comment to: Contemporary surgical outcome for skull base meningiomas, Neurosurg Rev 34: 281 – 296, 2011 г.

  • 1. Gerganov VM, Giordano M, Herold C, Samii A, Samii M: An electrophysiological study on the safety of the endoscope-assisted microsurgical removal of vestibular schwannomas. Eur J Surg Oncol; 36(4):422-7. Citations: 7, април 2010 г.

    2. Stieglitz L, Giordano M, Gerganov V, Raabe A, Samii A, Samii M, Lüdemann WO: Petrous bone pneumatization is a risk factor for cerebrospinal fluid fistula following vestibular schwannoma surgery.  Neurosurgery; 36(4):422-7. Citations: 7, декември 2010 г.

    3. Guenter T, Gerganov VM, Samii M, Samii A: Late outcome of surgical treatment of the nonspecific neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome. Neurol Res; 32(4):421-4. Citations: 3, май 2010 г.

    4. Samii M, Gerganov VM, Samii A: Functional outcome after complete surgical removal of giant vestibular schwannomas. J Neurosurg.; 112(4):860-7. Citations: 49, април 2010 г.

    5. Samii M, Gerganov V, Giordano M, Samii A: Two step approach for surgical removal of petroclival meningiomas with large supratentorial extension.  Neurosurg Rev; 34(2):173-9. Citations:1, април 2010 г.

    6. Gerganov VM, Samii A, Samii M, Fahlbusch R: Ultrasound vs. 1.5T iop MRI in Glioma Surgery. International Neurosurgery Congress, 10 years Anniversary INI-Hannover, Hannover, Germany, 21 - 25.07.2010 г.

    7. Samii M, Gerganov V: Comment to: Morbidity of Transcallosal and Transcortical Approaches to Lesions in and Around the Lateral and Third Ventricles: A Single-Institution Experience, Neurosurgery 67 (6), 1496-1496, 2010 г.

    8. Samii M, Gerganov VM: Giant meningiomas of the posterior fossa. J Neurosurg; 112(5):905-6, май 2010 г.

  • 1. Gerganov VM, Klinge PM, Nouri M, Stieglitz L, Samii M, Samii A: Prognostic clinical and radiological parameters for immediate facial nerve function following vestibular schwannoma surgery. Acta Neurochir (Wien); 151(6):581-7. Citations: 7, юни 2009 г.

    2. Gerganov VM, Samii A, Akbarian A, Stieglitz L, Samii M, Fahlbusch R: Reliability of intraoperative high-resolution 2D ultrasound as an alternative to high-field strength MR imaging for tumor resection control: a prospective comparative study. J Neurosurg; 111(3):512-9. Citations: 21, септември 2009 г.

    3. Gerganov VM, Nouri M, Stieglitz LH, Giordano M, Madjid S, Samii A: Radiological factors related to preoperative hearing level in patients with vestibular schwannomas. J Clin Neurosci; 16(8):1009-12. Citations: 5, август 2009 г.

    4. Samii A, Gerganov V, Herold C, Gharabaghi A, Hayashi N, Samii M: Surgical treatment of skull base chondrosarcomas. Neurosurg Rev; 32(1): 67 - 75. Citations: 13, януари 2009 г.

    5. Stieglitz LH, Wrede KH, Gharabaghi A, Gerganov VM, Samii A, Samii M, Luedemann WO: Factors affecting postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leaks after retrosigmoidal craniotomy for vestibular schwannomas. J Neurosurg; 111(4): 874 – 83, Citations: 10, 2009 г.

    6. Günther T, Gerganov VM, Stieglitz L, Ludemann W, Samii A, Samii M: Microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia in the elderly: Long term treatment outcome and comparison with younger patients. Neurosurgery; 65(3): 477 - 82. Citations: 24, септември 2009 г.

    7. Herold C, Giordano M, Naka T, Gerganov V, Samii M, Samii A: Clivus chordoma in continuity with a large pontine cyst. Skull Base 19 (2), 177. Citations: 1, 2009 г.

    8. Gerganov VM, Samii A, Samii M: Giant vestibular schwannomas – outcome after complete tumor removal via the retrosigmoid approach. 9th ESBS Congress Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Skull Base 19, Suppl.1, p.8, 2009 г.

    9. Gerganov VM, Pirayesh A, Columbano L, Samii A, Samii M: Cerebellopontine angle tumor – associated hydrocephalus: treatment options and outcome. 9th ESBS Congress Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Skull Base 19, Suppl.1, p.54, 2009 г.

    10. Gerganov VM, Pirayesh A, Stieglitz L, Samii A, Samii M: Surgical treatment of vestibular schwannomas following failed stereotactic radiosurgery: morbidity and functional outcome 9th ESBS Congress Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Skull Base 19, Suppl.1, p.98, 2009 г.

    11. Gerganov VM, Akbarian A, Stieglitz L, Samii A, Samii M, Fahlbusch R: Intraoperative assessment of the 3-D location of low grade gliomas remnants using a high-field intraoperative MRI. 60. Jahrestagung der DGNC, 24-27.05.2009, Abstracts, p. 25, 2009 г.

    12. Gerganov VM, Günter T, Akbarian A, Samii A, Samii M: Recurrent trigeminal neuralgia after previous microvascular decompression: outcome of surgical treatment. 60. Jahrestagung der DGNC, 24 - 27.05.2009, Münster, Abstracts, p. 182, 2009 г.

    13. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Vestibular schwannoma: surgery or gamma knife radiosurgery? A prospective, nonrandomized study comments, Neurosurgery 64 (4), 661 - 663, Citations 1

    14. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: The Ascending Pharyngeal Artery And Its Relevance For Neurosurgical And Endovascular Procedures, Neurosurgery 65 (6), 120 - 120, 2009 г.

    15. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Transciliary Orbitofrontozygomatic Approach To Lesions Of The Anterior Cranial Fossa, Neurosurgery 64 (5), 329 - 330

    16. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Cavernous Hemangioma Of The Mesencephalon: Tonsillouveal Transaqueductal Approach, Neurosurgery 64 (5), 299 - 300

    17. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Greater Superficial Petrosal Nerve Dissection: Back To Front Or Front To Back? Neurosurgery 64 (5), 258 - 259

    18. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Delayed extrusion of hydroxyapatite cement after transpetrosal reconstruction, Neurosurgery 64 (3), 531 - 532

    19. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Transciliary orbitofrontozygomatic approach to lesions of the anterior cranial fossa. Neurosurgery 64 (5), 324 - 330

    20. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Comparative Analysis of Posterior Approaches To the Medial Temporal Region: Supracerebellar Transtentorial Versus Occipital Transtentorial, Neurosurgery 64 (3 Suppl), ons 35 - 42, 2009 г.

    21. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Postoperative Complications Associated With Dural Substitutes in Suboccipital Craniotomies, Neurosurgery 64 (3 suppl), ons 28 - 34, 2009 г.

    22. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: The Front Door To Meckel's Cave: An Anteromedial Corridor Via Expanded Endoscopic Endonasal Approach- Technical Considerations and Clinical Series, Neurosurgery 64(3 suppl), ons 71 - 82, 2009 г.

    23. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Cavernous malformations of the basalganglia and thalamus, Neurosurgery 65: 7 – 19, 2009 г.

    24. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Intradural clival chordoma and ecchordosis physaliphora: a challenging differential diagnosis: case report, Neurosurgery 64(2): e387 – e388, 2009 г.

    25. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Vestibular schwannoma: surgery or gamma knife radiosurgery? A prospective, nonrandomized study, Neurosurgery 64: 654 – 663, 2009 г.

    26. Samii M, Gerganov V: Comment to: Middle fossa approach: microsurgical anatomy and surgical technique from the neurosurgical perspective. Surg Neurol 71(5), 586 - 596

  • 1. Gerganov VM, Hore N, Herold C, Wrede K, Stan AC, Samii A, Samii M: Bilateral malignant melanoma metastases to the internal auditory canal/ cerebellopontine angle – surgical management and preservation of functions. Case report and review of the literature. J Neurosurg; 108(4):803-7; Citations: 3, April 2008 г.

    2. Gerganov VM, Samii A, Paterno V, Stan A, Samii M: Bilateral osteomas arising from the internal auditory canal. Neurosurgery;62(2):E528-9; Citations: 8, Feb 2008 г.

    3. Gerganov VM, Pirayesh A, Nouri M, Samii A, Samii M: Neurological outcome and morbidity rate after surgical treatment of patients with vestibular schwannoma and associated hydrocephalus. Clinical neurology and neurosurgery 110S, S40, 2008 г.

    4. Lüdemann W, Stieglitz L, Gerganov V, Samii A, Samii M: Fat implant is superior to muscle implant in vestibular schwannoma surgery for the prevention of cerebrospinal fluid fistulae. Neurosurgery; 63(1 Suppl 1):ONS38-42. Citations: 15, July 2008 Г.

    5. Samii M, Gerganov VM: Surgery of extra-axial tumors of the cerebral base. Neurosurgery 62 (6 Suppl 3): 1153-1166; Citations: 35, 2008 г.

    6. Samii M, Gerganov V, Samii A: Microsurgery management of vestibular schwannomas in neurofibromatosis type 2: indications and results. Prog Neurol Surg; 21:169-75; Citations: 16, 2008 г.

    7. Samii M, Gerganov V, Samii A: Hearing preservation after complete microsurgical removal in vestibular schwannomas. Prog Neurol Surg; 21:136-41; Citations: 14, 2008 г.

    8. Samii M, Gerganov V: Neurofibromatosis – neurosurgical treatment and follow up. European Neurological Disease, Vol. II, p.14-16, October 2008 г.

    9. Stieglitz LH, Columbano L, Lüdemann WO, Gerganov VM, Samii A, Samii M: Risk factors, prevention and treatment of CSF fistulas after vestibular schwannoma surgery. Clinical neurology and neurosurgery 110S, S21, 2008 г.

    10. Gerganov VM, Pirayesh A, Nouri M, Samii A, Samii M: Prognostic clinical and radiological parameters for the evolution of hydrocephalus in patients with vestibular schwannomas. Clinical neurology and neurosurgery 110S, S25, 2008 г.

    11. Gerganov VM, Samii A, Samii M: Stellenwert der Neuronavigation bei der Operation von petroclivalen Tumoren. 16. Jahrestagung der DGSB, Hannover, Germany, 20 – 21.11.2008 г.

    12. Gerganov VM, Pirayesh A, Stieglitz L, Samii A, Samii M: Vestibularis Schwannom - assoziirter Hydrocephalus: Bewertung der derzeitigen Therapieoptionen, 16. Jahrestagung der DGSB, Hannover, Germany, 20 – 21.11.2008 г.

    13. Stieglitz LH, Columbano L, Gerganov VM, Samii A, Samii M, Ludemann W: Risk factors, prevention and treatment of CSF fistulas after vestibular schwannoma surgery. 16. Jahrestagung der DGSB, Hannover, Germany, 20 – 21.11.2008 г.

    15. Gerganov VM, Microvascular decompression in trigeminal neuralgia: The Hannover Experience. Winter meeting of the WFNS, Nagoya, Japan (Invited lecture), 20 – 23.11.2008 г.

    16. Gerganov VM, Pirayesh A, Klinge P, Samii A, Samii M: Prognostic clinical and radiological parameters for the evolution of hydrocephalus in patients with vestibular schwannomas. Hydrocephalus Hannover 2008 г.

    17. Gerganov V, Samii M, Comment to: Extent of surgical resection of malignant astrocytomas of the spinal cord: Outcome analysis of 35 patients. Neurosurgery 63 (1), 60 - 61, 2008 г.

    18. Gerganov V, Samii M, Comment to: Ruptured intracranial dermoid cysts: Clinical, radiographic, and surgical features, Neurosurgery 62 (2), 384 - 384, 2008 г.

    19. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Anatomy of the cranial nerves in medieval Persian literature: Esmail Jorjani (AD 1042-1137) and the treasure of the Khwarazm Shah-Comments, Neurosurgery 61 (6), 1330 - 1331, 2008 г.

    20. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment on: Quantitative analysis of exposure of staged orbitozygomatic and retrosigmoid craniotomies for lesions of the clivus with supratentorial extension, Neurosurgery 62[ons suppl 2]: ons 318 – ons 324, 2008 г.

    21. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Cellular schwannoma of the greater superficial petrosal nerve presenting with abducens nerve palsy and xerophthalmia: case report. Neurosurgery 63: e813 – e814, 2008 г.

    22. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Effect of early optic canal unroofing on the outcome of visual functions in surgery for meningiomas of the tuberculum sellae and planum sphenoidale, Neurosurgery 62: 839 – 846, 2008 г.

    23. Gerganov V, Samii M:, Comment to: Posterior fossa meningiomas presenting with ménière’s-like symptoms: case report, Neurosurgery 63: e1001, 2008 г.

    24. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome: successful treatment with repair of the middle fossa floor: technical case report, Neurosurgery 63: e1207 – e1208, 2008 г.

    Samii M, Gerganov V: Comment to: Meningiomas of the falcotentorial junction: selection of the surgical approach according to the tumor type. Surgical neurology 69 (4), 339 - 349, Citations 7, 2008 г.

  • 1. Gerganov VM, Samii A, Koerbel A, Brandes A, Stan A, Samii M: Cystic trochlear nerve schwannoma. Case report. Surg Neur. 2007 Aug; 68 (2):221-5; Citations: 8

    2. Mirzayan M. J, Gerganov VM, Ludemann W, Oi S, Samii M, Samii A: Management of vestibular schwannomas in young patients-comparison of clinical features and outcome with adult patients. Childs Nerv Syst. 2007 Aug;23(8):891-5. Citations:6

    3. Samii A, Gerganov VM, Herold C, Hayashi M, Naka T, Mirzayan M, Ostertag H, Samii M: Chordomas of the skull base- surgical management and outcome. J Neurosurg. 2007 Aug;107(2):319-24. Citations: 50

    4. Gerganov VM, Samii A, Akbarian A, Fahlbusch R, Samii M: Surgical treatment of brain stem cavernomas. 12th European Congress of Neurosurgery, 03 – 07.09.2007 г. Glasgow, UK, Acta Neurochrurg, p. LXXVI, 2007 г.

    5. Gerganov VM, Samii A, Akbarian A, Fahlbusch R, Samii M: Functional outcome after surgical treatment of giant vestibular schwannomas. 12th European Congress of Neurosurgery, 03 – 07.09.2007 г. Glasgow, UK, Acta Neurochrurg, p. CVI, 2007 г.

    6. Gerganov VM, Samii A, Akbarian A, Fahlbusch R, Samii M: Endoscope-assisted microsurgery of posterior skull base tumors: safety and benefits. 12th European Congress of Neurosurgery, 03- 07/09/2007 Glasgow, UK, Acta Neurochrurg, p.CIII, 2007 г.

    7. Samii M, Gerganov VM: Vestibular Schwannomas. Publication of proceedings 5th International Conference on Vestibular Schwannoma and Other CPA Lesions (June 5-9, 2007, Barcelona, Spain). Editor(s): Garcia-Ibanez E, Tran Ba Huy P, Medimondi, 2007 г.

    8. Samii M, Gerganov VM: Vestibular Schwannomas Surgery. The Retrosigmoid Approach. Publication of proceedings 5th International Conference on Vestibular Schwannoma and Other CPA Lesions (June 5-9, 2007, Barcelona, Spain). Editor(s):   Garcia-Ibanez E, Tran Ba Huy P, Medimondi, 2007 г.

    9. Samii M, Gerganov VM: CP Angle Tumors- Technical Refinements. Publication of proceedings, 13th European Congress of Neurosurgery – EANS (September 2-7, 2007, Glasgow, United Kingdom) Medimondi, pp.72-75, 2007 г.

    10. Gerganov V, Samii A, Samii M: Microvascular decompression in trigeminal neuralgia: The Hannover Experience. Winter meeting of the WFNS, 20 - 23.11.2007, Nagoya, Japan; Abstract Book: p. 723

    11. Gerganov VM, Samii A, Akbarian A, Fahlbusch R, Samii M: Endoscope-Assisted Approaches to Tumors of the Posterior Skull Base: Safety, Benefits and Potential Drawbacks. 8th Congress of the European Skull Base Society, Prague, Czech Republic, Skull Base 17, Supppl.1, p.59, 2007 г.

    12. Gerganov V, Samii A, Samii M: Faktoren zur Voraussage der fruehen Funktion des N. Facialis nach operativer Entfernung von Vestibularis Schwannomen. 58. Jahrestagung der DGNC, Leipzig, Germany , 26 – 29.04.2007 г.

    13. Gerganov VM, Stieglitz L, Samii A, Samii M: Surgery of giant vestibular schwannomas. First MASCIN International Congress, Castle of Weitenburg, Germany, 11 – 14.08.2007 г.

    14. Stieglitz L, Ludemann W, Gerganov V, Samii A, Samii M: Nausea and dizziness after vestibular schwannoma surgery: Analysis of the influence of bilateral tumors, recurrence and previous gamma- knife treatment. First MASCIN International Congress, Castle of Weitenburg, Germany, 11 - 14.08. 2007 г.

    15. Klinge P, Gerganov VM: Management of hydrocephalus associated with vestibular schwannomas. INI Master Course on Management of Vestibular Schwannomas. International educational course, INI-Hannover – Belgrade Teleconference. 31.10.2007 г.

    16. Gerganov V. Clinical data on outcome from our experience. INI Master Course on Management of Vestibular Schwannomas. International educational course. INI- Hannover – Belgrade. (Invited lecture) 31.10.2007 г.

    17. Gerganov V. Endoscopy in vestibu,lar schwannoma surgery. INI Master Course on Management of Vestibular Schwannomas. International educational course. INI- Hannover – Belgrade. (Invited lecture), 31/10/2007 г.

    18. Gerganov V, Nouri M, Luedemann W, Samii A, Samii M: Is it possible to predict facial nerve function after vestibular schwannoma surgery? A clinical and radiological analysis. The Third International Neurosurgical Conference (on-line), 15 - 16.12.2007 г.

    19. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Cavernous hemangioma of the third cranial nerve: case report, Neurosurgery 61:E653, 2007 г.

    20. Gerganov V, Samii M, Comment to: Brainstem Corticospinal Tract Diffusion Tensor Imaging In Patients With Primary Posterior Fossa Neoplasms Stratified By Tumor Type: A Study Of Association With Motor Weakness And Outcome, Neurosurgery 61: 1199 – 1208, 2007 г.

    21. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Intraneural Perineurioma Of The Viiith Cranial Nerve: Case Report, Neurosurgery 61:E652, 2007 г.

    22. Gerganov V, Samii M: Comment to: Cranial nerve hemangioblastomas. Report of a rare case and review of literature, Surgical Neurology 67: 640 – 646, 2007 г.

    23. Samii A, Gerganov V: Commentary on: Cranial nerve hemangioblastomas. Report of a rare case and review of literature. Surgical Neurology 67; 640 – 646, 2007 г

  • 1. Samii M, Gerganov V, Samii A: Improved preservation of hearing and facial nerve function in vestibular schwannoma surgery via the retrosigmoid approach in a series of 200 patients. J Neurosurg. 2006 Oct;105(4):527-35. Citations: 166

    2. Romansky K, Gerganov V: Current managemenet of brain metastases. Bulgarian Neurosurgery, 15 - 21, 2006 г.

  • 1. Gerganov VM, Romansky K, Bussarsky V, Noutchev L, Iliev I: Endoscope-assisted microsurgery of large vestibular schwannomas. Minim Invasive Neurosurg 2005 Feb;48(1): 39 - 43. Citations: 21

    2. Koerbel A, Gharabaghi A, Samii A, Gerganov V, Gösseln H, Tatagiba M, Samii M: Trigeminocardiac reflex during skull base surgery: mechanism and management. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2005 Jul;147(7):727-32. Citations: 32

    3. Герганов ВМ, Бусарски ВА, Романски КВ, Рангелов Хр, Нучев Л. Т, Илиев ИН: Съхранение на слуха при оперативното лечение на големи вестибуларни шваноми (невриноми на n. vestibulocochlearis): Българска неврология 3: 172 - 174, 2005 г.

    4. Gerganov V, Romansky K, Bussarsky V, Rangelov Chr, Stoianchev N, Jendov St: Tentorial meningioma surgery- a consecutive series of 42 patients. 13th World Congress of Neurological Surgery, Marrakech, Morocco, 19 - 24.06.2005 г.

    5. Paterno V, di Rocco F, Safavi-Abassi S, Gerganov V, Samii A, Samii M: The frontolateral approach in the surgery of lesions of the anterior cranial fossa and perisellar region. 13th World Congress of Neurological Surgery, Marrakech, Morocco, 19 - 24.06.2005 г.

  • 1. Герганов ВМ, Романски КВ, Каракостов В, Джендов Ст: Хирургично лечение на тригеминалните невриноми. Българска неврохирургия: 79 - 85, 2004 г.

    2. Rangelov Chr, Romansky K, Bussarsky V, Gerganov V, Kounin G: Microsurgical treatment of cranial rhizopathies. 4th International Skull Base Congress, Sydney, Australia, 31 October - 4 November 2004, Abstract Book: p. 93, 2004 г.

    3. Павлов Г, Табаков Ал, Кондов Сл, Габровски Н, Герганов В: Характеристика на съчетаната ЧМТ, лекувана в неврохирургична клиника. Национална конференция по неврохирургия, Златни пясъци 30.09 - 02.10.2004 г.

    4. Цеков Хр, Стоянчев Н, Мирчев Н, Герганов В, Бусарски А, Илиев И, Романски К: Тумори в шийната част на гръбначния стълб. Национална конференция по неврохирургия, Златни пясъци 30.09 - 02.10.2004 г.

  • 1. Gerganov V, Bussarsky V, Romansky K, Popov R, Djendov S, Dimitrov I: Cerebellopontine angle meningiomas. Clinical features and surgical treatment. J Neurosurg Sci; 47(3): 129-35. Citations: 17, септември 2003 г.

    2. Gerganov V, Bussarsky V, Romansky K: Endoscope-assisted microneurosurgery of vestibular schwannomas- preliminary results. Pro Otology 3: 86 - 89, 2003 г.

    3. Gerganov V, Bussarsky V, Romansky K: Endoscope-assisted microsurgery of pathological lesions affecting the posterior cranial fossa- initial experience. Bulgarian Neurosurgery 1, 51 - 56, 2003 г.

    4. Романски К, Герганов В, Джендов С: Хирургично лечение на тортиколис спастика. Мозъчно- съдови заболявания 1: 20 - 25, 2003 г.

    5. Герганов В, Романски К, Бусарски В, Рангелов Хр, Джендов Ст: Понтоцеребеларни менингиоми и вестибуларни шваноми- клинична картина и хирургично лечение. Българска Неврохирургия 2, 3: 67 - 72, 2003 г.

    6. Герганов В, Романски К, Бусарски В, Рангелов Хр, Илиев Ил: Компликации в хирургията на вестибуларните шваноми. Българска неврохирургия 1, 3: 53 - 58, 2003 г.

    7. Рангелов Хр, Романски К, Бусарски В, Маринов М, Герганов В, Татарчев Л: Микроневрохирургично лечение на краниалните ризопатии. Българска Неврохирургия 2, 3: 49 - 54, 2003 г.

    8. Романски К, Бусарски В, Рангелов Хр, Герганов В, Джендов Ст: Хирургично лечение на хипофизарните аденоми. Българска Неврохирургия 2, 3: 138 - 145, 2003 г.

    9. Хаджиянев А, Ботев Ч, Романски К, Минчев М, Маринов М, Мирчев Н, Нучев Л, Динев Е, Герганов В, Рангелов Хр, Танова Р, Димитров Н: Приложение на автоложно фибриново лепило при интервенции в неврохирургията. Българска Неврохирургия 2, 3: 49 - 54, 2003 г.

    10. Мирчев Н, Бусарски В, Маринов М, Романски К, Попов Р, Стоянчев Н, Каракостов В, Кунин Г, Христов Хр, Хаджиянев А, Динев Е, Бусарски А, Герганов В, Джендов Ст, Нучев Л: Невроендоскопска диагноза и лечение при възрастни пациенти. Българска Неврохирургия 1: 47 - 50, 2003 г.

    11. Gerganov V, Bussarsky V, Romansky K: Endoscope- assisted microsurgery of pathological lesions affecting the posterior cranial fossa. Bulgarian-German Symposium for minimally invasive neurosurgery and intraoperative imaging, Golden Sands, Varna, Bulgaria, 5 - 7.06.2003 г.

    12. Gerganov V, Romansky K, Bussarsky V, Rangelov Chr: Surgical treatment of large vestibular schwannomas. 12th European Congress of Neurosurgery, 07 - 12.09.2003 г. Lisbon, Portugal, Abstract Book: p.10, 2003 г.

    13. Gerganov V, Bussarsky V, Romansky K: Endoscope- assisted microneurosurgery of vestibular schwannomas- preliminary results. International Interdisciplinary meeting in Otology and Neuro- Otology, Stara Zagora - Zheravna, Bulgaria, 15 - 19.05.2003 г.

    14. В. Герганов, К. Романски, В. Бусарски, Рангелов Хр, Ил. Илиев: Компликации в хирургията на вестибуларните шваноми. Национална конференция по неврохирургия, Пампорово, октомври 2003 г.

  • 1. Gerganov V, Romansky K, Bussarsky V, Iliev I: Quality of life of the patients after vestibular schwannoma operation, Pro Otology 2: 60 - 65, 2002 г.

    2. Gerganov V, Bussarsky V, Romansky K, Popov R, Djendov S, Genov P: Cerebellopontine angle meningiomas- Clinical presentation and surgical treatment. IVth International Congress on the Meningiomas, June 03- 08, 2002, Istanbul, Turkey, Abstract Book: p. 66, 2002 г.

    3.Gerganov V, Romansky K, Bussarsky V, Iliev I: Quality of life of the patients after vestibular schwannoma operation. International Interdisciplinary meeting in Otology and Neuro- Otology, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, 19 – 23.05.2002 г.

  • 1. Romansky K, Gerganov V, Rangelov Chr: Surgical treatment of vestibular schwannomas, Pro Otology 3: 108 - 113, 2001

    2.Табаков Ал, Митев Хр, Герганов В: Задна метална стабилизация при увреди на първите два шийни прешлена. Спешна медицина 2001 г.

    3. Romansky K, Gerganov V, Rangelov Chr: Surgical treatment of vestibular schwannomas, International Interdisciplinary meeting in Otology and Neuro- Otology, Stara Zagora , Bulgaria, 24 - 26.05.2001 г.

    4. Р. Филипов, К. Романски, В. Бусарски, Хр. Христов, Р. Попов, Н. Стоянчев, Г. Кунин, Д. Добрев, М. Тодоров, В. Герганов: Оперативно лечение и резултати при краниоспинални травми. Национална конференция по неврохирургия, Елените, 11 - 13.10.2001 г.

  • 1. Герганов В, Ал. Табаков: Невро ендо скопия - приложение в спешната неврохирургия, Спешна медицина 8: 30 - 35, 2000 г.

    2. Табаков А, С. Атанасов, М. Захаринов, П. Станишев, В. Герганов: Травмени риноликвореи. Българска неврохирургия 1 - 3: 115- 119, 2000 г.

    3. Павлов Г, В. Герганов, С. Попатанасов, Хр. Митев: Гръбначно-мозъчни травми: клинико-статистически анализ. V-и национален симпозиум по гръбначна хирургия с международно участие, Рибарица, Тетевен, 26 – 28.05.2000 г.

    4. Павлов Г, С. Атанасов, В. Герганов, М. Захаринов, Н. Габровски, Н. Гергелчев: Фрактури на черепната основа: епидемиологични и клинични данни. Национална конференция по неврохирургия, Стара Загора, 27 - 29.09.2000 г.

    5. В. Димов, А. Табаков, В. Герганов, Д. Чапкънов, И. Маджаров: Поведение при травматични увреди на лицевия нерв, при наличие и при липса на слухови увреждания. Национална конференция по неврохирургия, Стара Загора, 27 - 29.09.2000 г.

    6. В. Димов, А.Табаков, В. Желев, И. Маджаров, В. Герганов: Слухови увреждания при фрактури на средна черепна ямка - диагностични и лечебни проблеми. Национална конференция по неврохирургия, Стара Загора, 27 - 29.09.2000 г.

    7. Табаков А, Герганов В:. Пластика на черепа при ЧМТ. X-и конгрес по изгаряния и пластична хирургия, София, 10 - 13.09.2000 г.

  • 1. Хинкова Н, Герганов В: Клинични особености и ЕЕГ находка при комоцио церебри в ранна и предучилищна възраст. Сборник научни трудове, 167- 169, Национална конференция по неврохирургия, Пловдив, 30.09 - 2.10.1999 г.

  • 1. Tabakov A, Pavlov G, Kondov S, Gabrovski N, Gerganov V: Head injuries: Clinical and statistical data on 5000 consecutive cases. First Conference of the Macedonian Neurosurgical Society with International participation, Ohrid, Macedonia , 25 – 29.05.1998 г.

    2. Pavlov G, Gerganov V, Popatanasov C, Mitev H. Spinal injuries: a clinical and statistical analysis. First Conference of the Macedonian Neurosurgical Society with International participation, Ohrid, Macedonia, 25 – 29.05.1998 г.

    3. Павлов Г, С. Атанасов, С. Кондов, М. Захаринов, Г. Бебечев, Г. Юруков, В. Герганов. Черепно-мозъчна травма – статистически данни. Национална неврохирургична конференция, 25 - 29.10.1998 г.