Neurosurgery

Patrick W. Hitchon, MD

Portrait

Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Contact Information

Office: 1826 JPP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Office Phone: 319-356-2775

Email: patrick-hitchon@uiowa.edu
Web: Physician Profile

Education

BS, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
MD, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Intern, Surgery, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Residency, Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Michigan
Residency, Neurosurgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Research, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

FLEX
ECFMG
Iowa Medical License, Iowa Board of Medicine
American Board of Neurological Surgery

Education/Training Program Affiliations

Biosciences Graduate Program

Research Summary

Spinal Cord Injury-pharmacological and surgical intervention. Radiosurgery, Brachytherapy, Movement Disorders. Spasticity-pharmacological and surgical management. Artificial Disc Prosthetics in the Human Lumbar Spine-feasibility of disc implant capable of restoring normal range of motion to the spine. Spinal Cord Blood Flow-morphological changes, role of Nitric Oxide in spinal cord blood flow. Development and implementation of frameless stereotaxy. Thoracolumbar Fractures-surgical and nonsurgical management in vivo and in vitro studies. Surgical treatment of Parkinsonism.

All Publications

Karam Y, Hitchon P, Mhanna N, He W, Noeller J.  Post-traumatic syringomyelia: outcome predictors.  Clin Neurol Neurosurg.  2014 September. 124:44-50.

Viljoen S, Hitchon P, Ahmed R, Kirby P.  Cordectomy for intramedullary spinal cord glioblastoma with a 12-year survival.  Surg Neurol Int.  2014 June 25. 5:101.

Hitchon P, Kumar R, Viljoen S, Dahdaleh N.  Graft inserter for anterior cervical fusion.  J Clin Neurosci.  2014 June 25. 

Elahi F, Hitchon P, Reddy C.  Acute sciatic neuritis following lumbar laminectomy.  Case Rep Med;  2014. 

Dahdaleh N, Smith Z, Hitchon P.  Percutaneous pedicle screw fixation for thoracolumbar fractures.  Neurosurg Clin N Am.  2014 April. 25(2):337-46.
[PubMed]

Grossbach A, Hitchon P.  Surgical management of symptomatic thoracic disc herniaton: Part II - posterior approach.  Contemp Neurosurg.  2014 January 30. 36(2):1-4.

Grossbach A, Hitchon P.  Surgical management of symptomatic thoracic disc herniaton: Part I - anterior approach.  Contemp Neurosurg.  2014 January 15. 36(1):1-6.

Hitchon P, He W, Viljoen S, Dahdaleh N, Kumar R, Noeller J, Torner J.  Predictors of outcome in the non-operative management of thoracolumbar burst fractures.  Br J Neurosurg.  2013 December 30. 
[Link]

Awe O, Hitchon P.  Minimally invasive surgery for lumbar synovial cysts.  Contemp Neurosurg.  2013 September 15. 35(18):1-6.

Sheybani A, Ahmed R, TenNapel M, Pennington E, Hyer D, Anderson K, Menezes A, Hitchon P, Buatti J.  Preliminary experience in treating skull based chordomas with high-dose hyperfractionated stereotactic photon radiation therapy.  J Radiat Oncol.  2013 September 7. 
[Link]

Hitchon P, Grossbach A, Dahdaleh N, Abel T, Woods G, Dlouhy B.  Flexion-distraction injuries of the thoracolumbar spine: open fusion vs. percutaneous pedicle screw fixation.  Neurosurg Focus.  2013 August. 35(2):E2.

Belirgen M, Dlouhy B, Grossbach A, Torner J, Hitchon P.  Surgical options in the treatment of subaxial cervical fractures: a retrospective cohort study.  Clin Neurol Neurosurg.  2013 August. 115(8):1420-8.
[PubMed]

Chen F, He W, Mahaney K, Noeller J, Mhanna N, Viljoen S, Torner J, Hitchon P.  Alternative grafts in anterior cervical fusion.  Clin Neurol Neurosurg.  2013. 115(10):2049-55.
[Link]

Albert G, Wassef S, Dahdaleh N, Lindley T, Bruch L, Hitchon P.  Intracranial glioblastoma with drop metastases to the spine after stereotactic biopsy.  J Neurol Surg A.  2013. 74(Suppl 1):e221-4.

Abode-Iyamah K, Kim S, Grosland N, Kumar R, Muhittin B, Lim T, Torner J, Hitchon P.  Spinal motion and intradiscal pressure measurements before and after lumbar spine instrumentation with titanium and PEEK rods.  J Clin Neurosci.  2013. 

Dahdaleh N, Viljoen S, Grossbach A, Hitchon P.  Surgical stabilization techniques for thoracolumbar fractures.  Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.  2013. 

Hitchon P, Karam Y.  Bilateral locked cervical facets with incomplete myelopathy: open versus closed reduction.  Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.  2012. 2(3rd ed):e2023-8.

Dahdaleh N, Hitchon P.  Classification of thoracolumbar spine fractures.  Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.  2012. 2(3rd ed):593-9.

Hitchon P, Lindley T, Ebersold M.  Primary bony spinal lesions.  Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.  2012. 2(3rd ed):1023-39.

Sato T, Moritani T, Hitchon P.  Occipital intradiploic CSF pseudocyst: an unusual complication of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt malfunction.  AJNR Am J Neuroadiol.  2009 March. 30(3):635-6.
[PubMed]

Graham S, Iseli T, Karnell L, Clinger J, Hitchon P.  Endoscopic approach for pituitary surgery improves rhinologic outcomes.  Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol.  2009. 118(9):630-5.
[PubMed]

Jacob A, Ingalhalikar A, Morgan J, Channon S, Lim T, Torner J, Hitchon P.  Biomechanical comparison of single- and dual-lead pedicle screws in cadaveric spine.  J Neurosurg Spine.  2008 January. 8(1):52-7.
[PubMed]

Walsh B, Beeler S, Hitchon P.  Anterior approach to the cervicothoracic junction.  Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery.  2007. 

Hitchon P, Dahdaleh N, Beeler S, Torner J.  Anterolateral approach in the treatment of thoracolumbar fractures.  2007. 

Hitchon P, Lindley T, Beeler S, Walsh B, Skaf G.  Degenerative disease adjacent to spinal fusion.  New York: Informa Healthcare USA, Inc..  2007. 

Dahdaleh N, Hitchon P, Lindley T, Beeler S.  Degenerative disease adjacent to spinal fusion.  Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery.  2007. 

Hitchon P, Beeler S.  Lumbar microdiscectomy.  Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery.  2007. 

Ingalhalikar A, Hitchon P, Lim T.  Motion preservation instead of spinal fusion.  New York: Informa Healthcare USA, Inc..  2007. 

Stockham A, Reddy C, Hitchon P, Ryken T, Smith M, Buatti J.  Patient assessment of outcome after LINAC radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.  2007. 69(3):S548.

Hitchon P.  Degenerative disease adjacent to spinal fusion.  New York: Taylor & Francis Group LLC.  2006. 

Fenoy A, Greenlee J, Menezes A, Donovan K, Sato Y, Hitchon P, Chaloupka J.  Primary bone tumors of the spine in children.  J Neurosurg (Pediatrics).  2006. 105(4 Suppl):252-60.
[PubMed]

Hitchon P, From A, Peloso P, Sengupta K, Menezes A.  Ankylosing spondylitis and management of spinal complications.  Philadelphia: Sauders Elsevier.  2005. 2(5th Ed):1805-19.

Webb J, Hitchon P, Sengupta K.  Ankylosing sponylitis and related disorders.  Philadelphia: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone.  2005. 1(2nd Ed):703-28.

Hitchon P, Eichholz P, Barry C, Rubenbauer P, Ingalhalikar A, Nakamura S, Follett K, Lim T, Torner J.  Biomechanical studies of an artificial disc implant in the human cadaveric spine.  J Neurosurg Spine.  2005. 2(3):339-43.
[PubMed]

Jani S, Hitchon P.  Brachytherapy for brain tumors.  Madison: American Association of Physicists in Medicine by Medical Physics Publishing.  2005. 

Hitchon P.  Closed reduction.  Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia, PA.  2005. 2(2nd Ed):2069-71.

Guillaume D, Haddad F, Haddad G, Hitchon P.  Diagnostic and management of traumatic intracranial aneurysms.  Philadelphia: Sauders Elsevier.  2005. 1(5th Ed):1224-32.

Hitchon P.  Dorsal decompression and stabilization.  Philadelphia: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone.  2005. 2(2nd Ed):2077-9.

From A, Hitchon P.  Management of thoracolumbar spinal fractures in ankylosing spondylitis.  Marcel Dekker, Inc..  2005. 

Hitchon P, Eichholz K, From A, Torner J.  Management options in thoracolumbar fractures.  Philadelphia: Sauders Elsevier.  2005. 2(5th Ed):2017-27.

Hitchon P, Bilsky M, Ebersold M.  Primary bony spinal lesions.  Philadelphia: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone.  2005. 1(2nd Ed):992-1014.

Hitchon P.  Recumbent management.  Philadelphia: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone.  2005. 2(2nd Ed):2089-91.

Hitchon P, Greensmith J, Cram A.  Spinal wound closure.  Philadelphia: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone.  2005. 2(2nd Ed):1210-120.

From A, Hitchon P, Peloso P, Brenton M.  Ankylosing spondylitis and spinal complications.  New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc..  2004. 

Hitchon P, Brenton M, Black A.  Choice of anterior and posterior thoracolumbar spinal implants.  New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc..  2004. 

Guillaume D, Hitchon P.  Medical and surgical management of intracerebral hemorrhage.  New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc..  2004. 

Lee A, Eggenberger E, Galetta S, Kerrison J, Miller N, Kirby P, Hitchon P, Kardon R.  Neuro-ophthalmic manifestations of hemangiopericytoma.  Semin Ophthalmol.  2004. 19(3-4):95-100.
[PubMed]

From A, Hitchon P, Hasan D.  Retrospective case study of post-traumatic syringomyelia.  Pan Arab J Neurosurg.  2004. 8(2):20-7.

Hitchon P, Brenton M, Black A, From A, Harrod J, Eichholz K, Torner J.  Choice of anterior and posterior thoracolumbar spinal implants.  New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc..  2003. 

Hitchon P, Brenton M, Coppes J, From A, Torner J.  Factors affecting the pullout strength of self-drilling and self-tapping anterior cervical screws.  Spine (Phila Pa 1976).  2003. 28(1):9-13.
[PubMed]

Hitchon P, Brenton M, Black A, From A, Harrod J, Barry C, Serhan H, Torner J.  In vitro biomechanical comparison of pedicle screws, sublaminar hooks and sublaminar cables.  J Neurosurg.  2003. 99(1 Suppl):104-9.
[PubMed]

Guillaume D, Karanjia P, Hitchon P.  Traumatic intracranial aneurysms.  2003. 

Hitchon P, From A, Brenton M, Glaser J, Torner J.  Fractures of the thoracolumbar spine complicating ankylosing sponylitis.  J Neurosurg.  2002. 97(2 Suppl):218-2.
[PubMed]

Hitchon P, Brenton M, Serhan H, Goel V, Torner J.  In vitro biomechanical studies of an anterior thoracolumbar implant.  J Spinal Disord Tech.  2002. 15(5):350-4.
[PubMed]

Weigele J, Chaloupka J, Lesley W, Mangla S, Hitchon P, VanGilder J, Adams H.  Peripheral aneurysms of the lateral posterior choroidal artery: clinical presentation and endovascular treatment: report of two cases.  Neurosurgery.  2002. 50(2):392-6.
[PubMed]

Heth J, Hitchon P, Goel V, Rogge T, Drake J, Torner J.  A biomechanical comparison between anterior and transverse interbody fusion cages.  Spine (Phila PA 1976).  2001. 26(12):E261-7.
[PubMed]

Bracken M, Aldrich E, Gerr D, Hitchon P, Holford T, Marshall L, Nockels R, Pascale V, Shepard M, Sonntag V, Winn H, Young W.  Clinical measurement, statistical analysis, and risk-benefit: controversies from trials of spinal injury.  J Trauma.  2000 March. 48(3).
[PubMed]

Ryken T, Meeks S, Hitchon P, Traynelis V, Bova F, Friedman W, Buatti J.  Frameless stereotactic radiosurgery: intial experience.  Linac Radiosurgery.  2000. 

Hitchon P, Goel V, Rogge T, Torner J, Dooris A, Drake J, Yang S, Totoribe K.  In vitro biomechanical analysis of three anterior thoracolumbar implants.  J Neurosurg.  2000. 93(2 Suppl):252-8.
[PubMed]

Hitchon P, Goel V, Rogge T, Grosland N, Torner J.  Biomechanical studies on two anterior thoracolumbar implants in cadaveric spines.  Spine.  1999. 24(3):213-8.
[PubMed]

Rao S, Tator C, Skaf G, Arnold P, Benzel E, Dickman C, Cuddy B, Green B, Northrup B, Sonntag V, Wagner F, Wilberger J, Fehlings M, Hitchon P.  The optimal radiological method to assess spinal canal compromise and cord compression in patients with cervical spinal cord Injury: Part II: Results of a multi-center study.  Spine (Phila Pa 1976).  1999. 24(6):605-13.

Larson S, Hitchon P.  Bilateral locked cervical facets with incomplete myelopathy.  New York: Churchill Livingstone.  1998. 

Larson S, Hitchon P.  Management of patient with thoracolumbar fracture with complete myelopathy and a 40-degree kyphotic deformity: Operative and recumbent management.  New York: Churchill Livingstone.  1998. 

Shepard M, Holford T, Leo-Summers L, Aldrich E, Faxl M, Fehlings M, Herr D, Bracken M, Hitchon P.  Methylprednisolone or tirilazad mesylate administration after acute spinal cord injury: 1-year follow-up.  J Neurosurg.  1998. 89(5):699-706.
[PubMed]

Garell P, Mirksy R, Noh M, Loftus C, Hitchon P, Grady M, Dacey R, Howard M.  Posterior ventricular catheter burr-hole localizer.  J Neurosurg.  1998. 89(1):157-60.
[PubMed]

Ebersold M, Hitchon P.  Primary spinal bony lesions.  New York: Churchill Livingstone.  1998. 

Garrell P, Noh D, Loftus C, Hitchon P, Howard M.  Single-handed variable stiffness introducer for catheters.  J Clinical Engineering.  1998. 23(1):29-32.

Hitchon P, Cram A.  Spinal closure.  New York: Churchill Livingstone.  1998. 

Hitchon P, Janu T, Wen B.  Central Nervous System Tumors Syllabus Update.  1996 August. 

Hitchon P, Mouw L.  Management of lumbar herniated disks.  New York: McGraw-Hill.  1996. 1:603-8.

Hitchon P, Mouw L.  Management of lumbar herniated disks.  New York: McGraw-Hill.  1996. 1:603-8.

Hitchon P, Mouw L.  Pathogenesis and natural history of degenerative disc and spinal disease.  Maryland: Williams & Wilkins.  1996. 3:2357-65.

Hitchon P, Mouw L, Rogge T, Torner J, Miller A.  Response of spinal cord blood flow to the nitric oxide inhibitor nitroarginine.  Neurosurgery.  1996. 39(4):795-803.
[PubMed]

Hitchon P.  Harrington distraction rods for thoracic and lumbar fractures.  New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc..  1995. 

Hitchon P.  Instability of the thoracic and lumbar spine.  New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc..  1995. 

Hitchon P, Follett K.  Luque instrumentation for the thoracic and lumbar spine.  New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc..  1995. 

Hitchon P, Torner J, Haddad S, Follett K.  Thoracic and lumbar fractures: management analysis.  New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc..  1995. 

Hitchon P, Follett K.  Transpedicular screw fixation of the thoracic and lumbar spine.  New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc..  1995. 

Osenbach R, Hitchon P, Mouw L, Yamada T.  Effects of spinal cord ischemia on evoked potential recovery and post-ischemic regional spinal blood flow.  J Spinal Disord.  1993. 6(2):146-54.
[PubMed]

Ridenour T, Haddad S, Hitchon P, Piper J, Traynelis V, VanGilder J.  Herniated thoracic disks: treatment and outcome.  J Spinal Disord.  1993. 6(3):218-24.
[PubMed]

Hitchon P.  Disorders of the Cervical Spine.  Neurosurgery.  1992. 

Follett K, Hitchon P, Piper J, Kumar V, Clamon G, Jones M.  Response of intractable pain to continuous intrathecal morphine: a retrospective study.  Pain.  1992. 49(1):21-5.
[PubMed]

Haddad S, Hitchon P, Godersky J.  Idiopathic and glucocorticoid-induced spinal epidural lipomatosis.  J Neurosurg.  1991. 74(1):38-42.
[PubMed]

Osenbach R, Hitchon P, Menezes A.  Diagnosis and management of pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis in adults.  Surg Neurol.  1990. 33(4):266-75.
[PubMed]

Machida M, Yamada T, Ross M, Kimura J, Hitchon P.  Effect of spinal cord ischemia on compound muscle action potentials and spinal evoked potentials following spinal cord stimulation in the dog.  J Spinal Disord.  1990. 3(4):345-52.
[PubMed]

Hitchon P.  Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Head Injury.  New York: Elsevier Science Publishing Co., Inc..  1990. 57(Revised Series 13):526.

Sharafuddin M, Hitchon P, El-Khoury G, Dyste G.  Locked facets in the thoracic spine: report of three cases and a review.  J Spinal Disord.  1990. 3(3):225-8.
[PubMed]

Hitchon P.  Lumbar Interbody Fusion. Principals and Techniques in Spine Surgery.  Neurosurgery.  1990. 27(1):165-6.

Traynelis V, Hitchon P, Yuh W, Kaufman H.  Magnetic resonance imaging and posttraumatic Lhermitte's sign.  J Spinal Disord.  1990. 3(4):376-9.
[PubMed]

Hitchon P.  Merrit's Textbook of Neurology, 7th Edition.  Neurosurgery.  1990. 16(1):118.

Hitchon P, Dyste G, Osenbach R, Jensen A.  Response of spinal cord blood flow and motor and sensory evoked potentials to aortic ligation.  Surg Neurol.  1990. 34(5):279-85.
[PubMed]

Wen B, Hussey D, Staples J, Hitchon P, Jani S, Vigliotti A, Doornbos J.  A comparison of the roles of surgery and radiation therapy in the management of carniopharyngiomas.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.  1989. 16(1):17-24.

Osenbach R, Hitchon P.  Correlation of evoked potentials (EP) and regional spinal cord blood flow (rSCBF) during infrarenal aortic occlusion in the rabbit.  J Neurotrauma (Program and Abstracts from the Society of Neurotrauma Symposium).  1989. 6(9):215.

Greene G, Hitchon P, Schelper R, Yuh W, Dyste G.  Diagnostic yield in CT-guided stereotactic biopsy of gliomas.  J Neurosurg.  1989. 71(4):494-7.
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Hitchon P.  Lumbar Spine Stenosis.  New York: Springer-Verlag-Wien.  1989. 

Olson J, Loftus C, Hitchon P.  Metastatic pheochromocytoma of the cervical spine.  1989. 14(3):349-51.
[PubMed]

Marshall M, Hitchon P, Riggs C.  Solitary spinal plasmacytomas: Management and outcome.  J Spinal Disord.  1989. 1(4):295-300.
[PubMed]

Wen B, Hussey D, Hitchon P, Vigliotti A, Doornbos J, VanGilder J.  The role of radiation therapy in the management of ependymomas of the spinal cord.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.  1989. 17:235.

Jani S, Pennington E, Hitchon P, Wen B, Hussey D.  Bone absorption of I125 x-rays during interstitial brain implantation.  Radiology.  1987. 165:69.

McDonnell D, Hitchon P, Todd M.  Craniocerebral trauma.  Emergency Medical Services Learning Resources Center, The University of Iowa.  1987. 

Jani S, Wacha J, Hitchon P, VanGilder J.  Dosimetric comparison between stereotaxic and volumetric brain implants.  Medical Dosimetry.  1987. 12(2):23-6.

Foderaro A, El-Khoury G, Hingtgen W, Hitchon P, Franken Jr. E.  General Case of the Day, Annual Meeting 1986, Case #1.  RadioGraphics.  1987. 7(2):395-9.

Hitchon P, Kumar V, VanGilder J, Barcellos W.  Intrathecal morphine for cancer related pain.  Pain Suppl.  1987. 4:S390.

Jani S, Hitchon P, VanGilder J, Wen B.  Normal brain irradiation during stereotactic brain implants using radioactive lodine-125.  Appl Neurophysiol.  1987. 50(1):310-3.
[PubMed]

Hitchon P.  Spinal Injuries.  Emergency Medical Services Learning Resources Center, The University of Iowa.  1987. 

Hitchon P, Lobosky J, Yamada T, Johnson G, Girton R.  The effect of hemorrhagic shock upon spinal cord blood flow and evoked potentials.  Neurosurgery.  1987. 21(6):849-57.
[PubMed]

Jani S, Hitchon P, VanGilder J, Hussey D.  Clinical and dosimetric comparison between I125 stereotaxic and volume implants for recurrent brain tumors.  28th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology.  1986 November 7. 

Loftus C, Starr J, Bernstein D, Yamada T, Hitchon P.  Somatosensory evoked potentials in a model of cerebral ischemia.  Book of Abstracts of the Joint Section on Spinal Disorders of the American Association of Neurological Surgery and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.  1986 September 19. 

McKay T, Hitchon P, Hansen T, Starr J, Hart M.  Methylprednisolone in spinal cord compression.  Book of Abstracts of the Joint Section on Spinal Disorders of the American Association of Neurological Surgery and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.  1986 February 22. 

Wilkinson T, Hitchon P, Lobosky J, Starr J, Hart M.  Naloxone in spinal cord compression.  Book of Abstracts, Poster Section. Joint Section on Spinal Disorders of American Association of Neurological Surgery and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.  1986 February 22. 

Hitchon P, Hansen T, Starr J, Wilkinson T, McKay T.  Nicardipine in sheep spinal cord injury.  Book of Abstracts of the Joint Section on Spinal Disorders of the American Association of Neurological Surgery and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.  1986 February 22. 

Wilkinson T, Lobosky J, Hitchon P, Starr J, Hart M.  Spinal cord blood flow in graded cord compression.  Book of Abstracts, Poster Section. Joint Section on Spinal Disorders of American Association of Neurological Surgery and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.  1986 February 22. 

Wilkinson T, Hitchon P, Menezes A.  The management of spinal osteomyelitis.  Book of Abstracts of the Joint Section on Spinal Disorders of the American Association of Neurological Surgery and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.  1986 February 22. 

Willis D, Rittenmeyer H, Hitchon P.  Intracranial interstitial radiation.  J Neurosci Nurs.  1986. 18(3):153-6.
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Wilkinson T, Hitchon P, Lobosky J, Schelper R.  Spinal cord blood flow and function after temporary segmental ischemia.  Book of Abstracts, First Meeting of the Joint Section on Spinal Disorders of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.  1985 February 9. 

Hitchon P, Haque A, Olson J, Jacobs S, Olson S.  Sarcoidosis presenting as an intramedullary spinal cord mass.  Neurosurgery.  1984. 15(1):86-90.
[PubMed]

Kassell N, Hitchon P, Gerk M, Sokoll M, Hill T.  High dose barbiturate therapy 1. The effect of sodium thiopental on cerebral blood flow, oxygen metabolism and electrical activity.  J Cerebral Blood Flow Metab.  1981. 1 (1 Suppl):411-2.

Kassell N, Hitchon P, Gerk M, Sokoll M, Hill T.  High dose barbiturate therapy 2. Alterations in cerebral blood flow and metabolism resulting from changes in arterial pCO2.  J Cerebral Blood Flow Metab.  1981. 1 (1 Suppl):413-4.

Hitchon P, Graf C, Turner T, Menezes A, VanGilder J.  Management of tumors of the pineal region.  Neurosurgery.  1981. 9:469.

Kassell N, Hitchon P, Gerk M, Sokoll M, Hill T.  Alterations in cerebral blood flow, oxygen metabolism and electrical conduction produced by high dose sodium thiopental.  Neurosurgery.  1980. 7:286-7.

Traynelis V, Hitchon P.  Lumbar hemilaminectomy for excision of herniated disc.  Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins.  Vol. 2:135-40.

Hitchon P, Dahdaleh N.  Management of a patient with thoracolumbar fracture with complete myelopathy and a 40-degree kyphotic deformity: Operative or recumbent management, Recumbent Management.  Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.  2(3rd ed):2047-50.

Abode-Iyamah K, Kim S, Grosland N, Kumar R, Muhittin B, Lim T, Torner J, Hitchon P.  Spinal motion and intradiscal pressure measurements before and after lumbar spine instrumentation with titanium or PEEK rods.  J Clin Neuroscience.  21.
[PubMed]

Dahdaleh N, Hitchon P.  Thoracic and thoracolumbar spine fractures with ventral mass lesion: Ventral versus dorsal operation, doral decompression and stabilization.  Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.  2(3rd Ed):e2033-8.

Jackson A, Hitchon P.  Timing of decompression surgery for traumatic spinal cord Injury in a patient with an incomplete myelopathy, postural nonoperative management.  Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.  2(3rd Ed):e2175-6.

Hitchon P, Severson M, Cram A.  Wound closure.  Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.  2(3rd ed):1189-96.

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