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Доцент Д-р Венелин Герганов является автором 180 научных публикаций, соавтор в 30 международных учебниках / монографий.

В 2013г. вышла фундаментальная монография „ Surgery of Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors”, авторами которой являются Доц. Венелин Герганов и Проф. М . Самии.


  • 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 (invited lecture)

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

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

    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 (invited lecture)

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

  • 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 (invited lecture)

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

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

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

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

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

     

     

  • ~~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

    2. Giordano M, Gerganov VM, Metwali H, Fahlbusch R, Samii A, Samii M, Bertalanffy H. Feasibility of cervical intramedullary diffuse glioma resection usingintraoperative 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, 2012 Citations: 6

    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, 2012 Citations: 4

    3. Samii M, Samii A, Gerganov V. Surgery of vestibular schwannomas. Indian J Neurosurg 2012;1:9-13

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

    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. 2012 Mar;19(3):472-3

    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

    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

    11. Gerganov V. The 8th Annual International Neurosurgery Conference. “How do I do it: olfactory groove meningioma” 12.2012

    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

  • 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. 2011 May;114(5):1209-15. Citations: 5

    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). 2011 Mar;153(3):479-87. Citations: 4

    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. 2011 May;18(5):669-73. Citations: 6

    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. 2011 Dec; 11 (6):1087-93. Citations: 8

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

    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. 2011 Jun;113(5):387-92. Citations: 1

    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. 2011 Dec;113(10):880-4. Citations: 8

    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. 2011 Nov;113(9):746-51.

    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), 2011, 173-179. Citations: 8

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

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

    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, 29.09.-01.10.2011, St. Petersburg, Russia, Program and Abstracts, p. 29, 2011(Invited lecture)

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

    14. Gerganov V, Samii A. Chordomas and chondrosarcomas. Congress Con de Sud, Rio de Janeiro, 12-15/04/2011

    15. Gerganov V, Samii A. Intraoperative imaging. Congress Con de Sud, 12-15/04/2011, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Invited lecture)

    16. Gerganov V. Navigation, intraoperative MRI and ultrasound in the management of low grade gliomas. 7th Black Sea Neurosurgical Congress, 17 – 19/11/2011, Sofia, Bulgarien. (Invited lecture)

    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

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

  • 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. 2010 Apr;36(4):422-7. Citations: 7

    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. 2010 Dec;67(2 Suppl Operative):509-15. Citations: 4

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

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

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

    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 21- 25.07.2010, Hannover, Germany

    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

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

  • 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). 2009 Jun;151(6):581-7. Citations: 7

    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. 2009 Sep;111(3):512-9. Citations: 21

    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. 2009 Aug;16(8):1009-12. Citations: 5

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

    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. 2009 Oct;111(4):874-83. Citations: 10

    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. 2009 Sep;65(3):477-82. Citations: 24

    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, 2009, Citations: 1

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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), ons35-42, 2009

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

    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), ons71-82, 2009

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

    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

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

    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. 2008 Apr;108(4):803-7; Citations: 3

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

    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

    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. 2008 Jul;63(1 Suppl 1):ONS38-42. Citations: 15

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

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

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

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

    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

    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

    11. Gerganov VM, Samii A, Samii M. Stellenwert der Neuronavigation bei der Operation von petroclivalen Tumoren. 16. Jahrestagung der DGSB, 20–21/11/2008, Hannover, Germany

    12. Gerganov VM, Pirayesh A, Stieglitz L, Samii A, Samii M. Vestibularis Schwannom - assoziirter Hydrocephalus: Bewertung der derzeitigen Therapieoptionen, 16. Jahrestagung der DGSB, 20–21/11/2008, Hannover, Germany

    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, 20–21/11/2008, Hannover

    14. Gerganov V. Microvascular decompression in trigeminal neuralgia: The Hannover Experience. Winter meeting of the WFNS, 20-23/11/2008, Nagoya, Japan (Invited lecture)

    15. 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

    16. 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

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

    18. 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

    19. 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]:ons318–ons324, 2008

    20. 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

    21. 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

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

    23. 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

    24. 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, 2008, Citations 7

  • 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 MJ, 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 Glasgow, UK, Acta Neurochrurg, p. LXXVI, 2007

    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 Glasgow, UK, Acta Neurochrurg, p. CVI, 2007

    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

    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

    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

    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 

    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

    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, 26-29/04/ 2007 Leipzig, Germany

    13. Gerganov VM, Stieglitz L, Samii A, Samii M. Surgery of giant vestibular schwannomas. First MASCIN International Congress, 11-14/08/ 2007, Castle of Weitenburg, Germany

    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, 11-14/08/ 2007, Castle of Weitenburg, Germany

    15. Klinge P, Gerganov VM. Management of hydrocephalus associated with vestibular schwannomas. INI Master Course on Management of Vestibular Schwannomas. International educational course. 31/10/2007, INI-Hannover – Belgrade Teleconference.

    16. Gerganov V. Clinical data on outcome from our experience. INI Master Course on Management of Vestibular Schwannomas. International educational course. 31/10/2007, INI- Hannover – Belgrade. (Invited lecture)

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

    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

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

    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

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

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

    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

  • 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.

     

  • 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, 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. Gerganov VM, Bussarsky V, Romansky K, Ranguelov C, Nouchev L, Iliev I. Hearing preservation after surgery of acoustic neuromas. Bulgarian Neurology 3: 172-174, 2005 (in bulgarian, authors translation).

    4. Gerganov V, Romansky K, Bussarsky V, Ranguelov Chr, Stoianchev N, Jendov St: Tentorial meningioma surgery- a consecutive series of 42 patients. 13th World Congress of Neurological Surgery 19 -24/06/ 2005 , Marrakech, Morocco

    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, 19 -24/06/ 2005 , Marrakech, Morocco

  • 1. Gerganov VM, Romansky K, Karakostov V, Djendov S. Surgical treatment of trigeminal neuromas. Bulgarian Neurosurgery 2: 79-85, 2004

    2. Ranguelov 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

    3. Pavlov G, Tabakov A, Kondov S, Gabrovsky N, Gerganov V. Characteristics of the combined traumatic head injuries, treated in the neurosurgical clinic. National Neurosurgical Conferenc, Golden sands, Bulgaria, 30.09.- 02.10.2004

    4. Tsekov Chr, Stoianchev N, Mirchev N, Gerganov V, Bussarsky A, Iliev Il, Romansky. Cervical spine tumors. National Neurosurgical Conferenc, Golden Sands, Bulgaria, 30.09.- 02.10.2004

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

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

    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

    4. Romansky K, Gerganov V, Djendov S. Surgical treatment of torticollis spastica. Cerebrovascular Diseases 1: 20- 25, 2003

    5. Gerganov VM, Romansky K, Bussarksy V, Ranguelov C, Djendov S. Cerebellopontine angle meningiomas and vestibular schwannomas – clinical presentation and operative treatment. Bulgarian Neurosurgery 2,3: 67- 72, 2003 (in bulgarian, authors translation).

    6. Gerganov VM, Romansky K, Bussarksy V, Ranguelov C, Iliev I. Complications in the surgery of vestibular schwannomas. Bulgarian Neurosurgery 1-3: 53- 58, 2003 (in bulgarian, authors translation).

    7. Ranguelov C, Romansky K, Bussarsky V, Marinov M, Gerganov V, Tatarchev L. Microsurgical treatment of cranial neuropathies. Bulgarian Neurosurgery 2,3: 49- 54, 2003 (in bulgarian, authors translation).

    8. Romansky K, Bussarsky V, Ranguelov C, Gerganov V, Djendov S. Surgical treatment of pituitary adenomas. Bulgarian Neurosurgery 2,3: 138- 145, 2003 (in bulgarian, authors translation).

    9. 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. 5-7/06/ 2003. Golden Sands, Varna, Bulgaria

    10. Hadjiianev A, Botev Ch, Romansky K, Minchev M, Marinov M, Mirchev N, Nuchev L, Dinev E, Gerganov V, Ranguelov C, Tanova R, Dimitrov N. Application of autologous fibrin glue in neurosurgery. Bulgarian Neurosurgery 2,3: 49- 54, 2003 (in bulgarian, authors translation).

    11. Mirchev N, Bussarsky V, Marinov M, Romansky K, Popov R, Stoianchev N, Karakostov V, Kounin G, Hristov H, Hadjiianev A, Dinev E, Bussarsky A, Gerganov V, Djendov S, Nuchev L. Neuroendoscopic diagnostics and therapy in adult patients. Bulgarian Neurosurgery 1: 47- 50, 2003

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

    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, Bulgaria, 15-19/05/ 2003, Stara Zagora- Zheravna, Bulgaria

    14. Gerganov V, Romansky K, Bussarsky V, Rangelov Chr, Iliev Il. Complications after vestibular schwannoma surgeries. National Neurosurgical Conference, Pamporovo, 10.2003.

  • 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

    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

    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, 19- 23/05/2002, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

     

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

    2. Tabakov Al, Mitev Xr, Gerganov V. Posterior metal stabilization in cases of traumatic injury of the first two vertebrae. Emergency Medicine 2: 24-29, 2001.

    3. Romansky K, Gerganov V, Rangelov Chr: Surgical treatment of vestibular schwannomas, International Interdisciplinary meeting in Otology and Neuro- Otology, 24- 26/05/2001, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.

    4. Filipov R, Romansky K, Bussarsky V, Christov Chr, Popov R, Stoianchev N, Kounin G, Dobrev D, Todorov M, Gerganov V. Operative treatment and outcome in patients with craniospinal traumatic injuries. National Neurosurgical Conference, Elenite, 11- 13.10.2001 Bulgaria

  • 1. Gerganov V, Tabakov Al. Role of neuroendoscopy in emergency neurosurgery. Emergency Medicine 8: 30-35, 2000

    2. Tabakov Al, Atanasov C, Zaharinov M, Ctanishev P, Gerganov V. Traumatic rhinoliquorrhea. Bulgarian Neurosurgery 1-3: 115-119, 2000

    3. Pavlov G, Gerganov V, Popatanasov S, Mitev H. Traumatic spinal injuries: clinical and statistical analysis. 5th National Spine Congress, Ribarica, Bulgaria, 26- 28.05.2000

    4. Pavlov G, Atanasov S, Gerganov V, Zaharinov M, Gabrovsky N, Gergelchev N. Skull base fractures: epidemiological and clinical data. National Neurosurgical Conference, Stara zagora, Bulgaria 27- 29.09.2000.

    5. Dimov V, Tabakov A, Gerganov V, Capkanov D, Madjarov I. Traumatic injury to the facial nerve: management according to the presence or absence of hearing. National Neurosurgical Conference, Stara zagora, Bulgaria 27- 29.09.2000.

    6. Dimov V, Tabakov A, Jelev V, Madjarov I, Gerganov V. National Neurosurgical Conference, Stara zagora, Bulgaria 27- 29.09.2000

    7. Tabakov A, Gerganov V. Cranioplasty following traumatic skull injury. 10th National Plastic surgery Congress, Sofia, 10- 13.09.2000

  • 1. Hinkova N, Gerganov V. Clinical features and EEG findings in commotio cerebri in young children. Proceedings of the National Neurosurgical Conference, pp. 167- 169, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 30.09- 02.20.1999,

  • 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, 25-29/05/ 1998, Ohrid, Macedonia.

    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, 25- 29/05/ 1998, Ohrid, Macedonia.

    3. Pavlov G, Atanasov S, Kondov S, Zaharinov M, Bebecev G, Urukov G, Gerganov V. Traumatic head injury: statistical data. National Neurosurgical Conference, 25-29.10.1998.