Recent peer-reviewed journal articles


Chen BS, Roberts DS, Lekovic GP. Vestibular Neurectomy for Intractable Vertigo: Case Series and Evaluation of Role of Endoscopic Assistance in Retrolabyrinthine Craniotomy. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2019 Aug;80(4):357-363. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1670685. Epub 2018 Oct 18. PubMed PMID: 31328081; PubMedCentral PMCID: PMC6639113.

Roberts DS, Maurya R, Takemon Y, Vitte J, Gong L, Zhao J, Wong CH, Slattery W, Peng KA, Lekovic G, Schwartz MS, Bulsara K, Ngan CY, Giovannini M, Wei CL. Linked-read Sequencing Analysis Reveals Tumor-specific Genome Variation Landscapes in Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NF2) Patients. Otol Neurotol. 2019 Feb;40(2):e150-e159. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000002096. PubMed PMID: 30624408.


Lekovic GP, Batra A, Barnard ZR, Wilkinson EP, Balena R, Palejwala S, Barkhoudarian G. Growth hormone-secreting pituitary macroadenoma presenting concurrently with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and responding to doxorubicin treatment: case report and review of the literature. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2018 Dec;160(12):2363-2366. doi: 10.1007/s00701-018-3714-6. Epub 2018 Oct 29. PubMed PMID: 30370442.

Peng KA, Chen BS, Lorenz MB, Lekovic GP, Schwartz MS, Slattery WH, Wilkinson EP. Revision Surgery for Vestibular Schwannomas. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2018 Dec;79(6):528-532. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1635256. Epub 2018 Apr 9. PubMed PMID: 30456020; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6239869.

Lekovic GP, Schwartz MS, Hanna G, Go J. Intra-Orbital Meningioma Causing Loss of Vision in Neurofibromatosis Type 2: Case Series and Management Considerations. Front Surg. 2018 Oct 9;5:60. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2018.00060. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30356733; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6189417.

Peng KA, Lekovic GP, Wilkinson EP. Pearls for the middle fossa approach in acoustic neuroma surgery. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Oct;26(5):276-279. doi: 10.1097/MOO.0000000000000479. Review. PubMed PMID:30024419.

Huynh TR, Lu C, Drazin D, Lekovic G. Myxopapillary ependymoma with anaplastic features: A case report with review of the literature. Surg Neurol Int. 2018 Sep 20;9:191. doi: 10.4103/sni.sni_422_17. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30294495; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6169347.

Schwartz MS, Lekovic GP, Miller ME, Slattery WH, Wilkinson EP. Translabyrinthine microsurgical resection of small vestibular schwannomas. J Neurosurg. 2018 Jul;129(1):128-136. doi: 10.3171/2017.2.JNS162287. Epub 2017 Aug 18. PubMed PMID: 28820301.

Yu W, Kavi T, Majic T, Alva K, Moheet A, Lyden P, Schievink W, Lekovic G, Alexander M. Treatment Modality and Quality Benchmarks of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage at a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Front Neurol. 2018 Mar 15;9:152. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00152. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 29599745; PubMedCentral PMCID: PMC5862861.

Master AN, Roberts DS, Wilkinson EP, Slattery WH, Lekovic GP. Endoscope-assisted middle fossa craniotomy for resection of inferior vestibular nerve schwannoma extending lateral to transverse crest. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 Mar;44(3):E7. doi: 10.3171/2017.12.FOCUS17663. PubMed PMID: 29490550.

Schwartz MS, Lekovic GP. Use of a flexible hollow-core carbon dioxide laser for microsurgical resection of vestibular schwannomas. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 Mar;44(3):E6. doi: 10.3171/2017.12.FOCUS17592. PubMed PMID: 29490545. 2017

Roberts DS, Slattery WH, Chen BS, Otto SR, Schwartz MS, Lekovic GP. ‘Compassionate use’ protocol for auditory brainstem implantation in neurofibromatosis type 2: Early House Ear Institute experience. Cochlear Implants Int. 2017 Jan;18(1):57-62. doi: 10.1080/14670100.2016.1258203. Epub 2017 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 28098509.


Lekovic GP, Schwartz MS, Go JL. Multifocal granulocytic sarcoma of the spine mimicking neurofibromatosis Type 2: case report. J Neurosurg Spine. 2016 Oct;25(4):523-527. Epub 2016 May 13. PubMed PMID: 27176110.

Chen BS, Roberts DS, Lekovic GP. Endoscopic-Assisted Middle Fossa Craniotomy for Resection of Vestibular Schwannoma. J Neurol Surg Rep. 2016 Mar;77(1):e001-7. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1564604. Epub 2015 Dec 2. PubMed PMID: 26929894; PubMedCentral PMCID: PMC4726384.

Lekovic G, Drazin D, Mak AC, Schwartz MS. Cyberknife Radiosurgery and Concurrent Intrathecal Chemotherapy for Leptomeningeal Metastases: Case Report of Prolonged Survival of a HER-2+ Breast Cancer Patient Status-Post Craniospinal Irradiation. Cureus. 2016 Jan 7;8(1):e453. doi: 10.7759/cureus.453. PubMed PMID: 26918221; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4744073.

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