Neurochirurgie

Portrait Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri

Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri

Chefarzt Klinik für Neurochirurgie
Facharzt für Neurochirurgie

Berufserfahrung

seit 2017
Chefarzt
Klinik für Neurochirurgie, Kantonsspital Winterthur

Universitätsprofessor für Neurochirurgie mit Fachverantwortung
Fach Neurochirurgie
Medizinischen Hochschule Brandenburg Theodor Fonane

2013 – 2017
Chefarzt und Universitätsprofessor
Klinik für Neurochirurgie und Wirbelsäulenchirurgie
Ruppiner Kliniken GmbH, Neuruppin (Deutschland)
Hochschulklinikum der Medizinischen Hochschule Brandenburg

Stellvertretender Vorsitzender
Prüfungsausschusses für die Erlangung des Facharzttitels für Neurochirurgie
Landesärztekammer Brandenburg (Deutschland)

2008 – 2013
Geschäftsführender Oberarzt
Klinik und Poliklinik für Neurochirurgie
Martin-Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Deutschland)

2006 – 2008
Oberarzt
Klinik und Poliklinik für Neurochirurgie
Universitätsklinikum Inselspital, Bern (Schweiz)

2000 – 2006
Ärztlicher Leiter
Abteilung für Neurochirurgie
Regionales Krankenhaus Bozen, Südtirol (Italien)

1996 – 2000
Assistenzarzt
Neurochirurgische Klinik des Universitätsklinikums Verona (Italien)

Ausbildung, Weiterbildung und akademische Laufbahn

2014
Berufung zum Ordentlichen Universitätsprofessor (W3)
Medizinischen Hochschule Brandenburg Theodor Fontane (Deutschland)

2012
Habilitation und Venia Legendi für das Fachgebiet „Neurochirurgie“
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (Deutschland)

2003
Senior Clinical Fellowhip Department of Neurosurgical Surgery
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA.
Fachbereich: Hypophysenadenome
Mentor: Prof. E. Laws
Chairman: Prof. J. Jane Sr.

2001
Facharzt für Neurochirurgie

1996
Promotion

Spezialisierung

  • Mikrochirurgische und minimalinvasive Hirntumorchirurgie
  • Komplexe Wirbelsäulenchirurgie
  • Neuroendoskopie
  • Neurochirurgische Behandlung Schädel- und Wirbelsäulenhirnverletzungen
  • Mikrochirurgie von Hirngefäßmissbildungen und Aneurysmata
  • Kinderneurochirurgie
  • Hypophysenchirurgie

Zusatzqualifikationen

2017
Endoskopische spinale Chirurgie

2015
5-ALA Fluoreszenz-Zertifikat für Gliome

2013
Fachkunde im Strahlenschutz

2008
Transfusionsbeauftragter

2006
Intensivmedizin

2006
International Fellow oft he American Association of Neurological Surgeons (IFAANS)

2005
Fellow of the European Board of Neurological Surgery (FEBNS)

Mitgliedschaften

  • Verbindung Schweizer Ärztinnen und Ärzte (FMH)
  • European Association of Neurological Surgeons (EANS)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurochirurgie (DGNC)
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • European Association of Neurooncology (EANO)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
  • World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)
  • Deutscher Hochschulverband
  • Neurocritical Care Society (NCS)
  • Pediatric Section AANS/CNS
  • Cerebrovascular Section AANS/CNS
  • Gesellschaft für Schädelbasischirurgie (GSB)
  • International Society of Pituitary Surgeons (ISPS)
  • Societá Italiana di Neurochirurgia (SINCH)
  • AO Spine International
  • Prüfungsausschuss Fakultät Medizin der Medizinischen Hochschule Brandenburg
  1. Response to: Comment on „Controversies about Interspinous Process Devices in the Treatment of Degenerative Lumbar Spine Diseases: Past, Present, and Future“.
    Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
    Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:1504316.
  2. Biosurgical Hemostatic Agents in Neurosurgical Intracranial Procedures.
    Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Callovini G, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
    Surg Technol Int. 2017 Feb 7;30:468-476.
  3. Cranioplasty: Review of Materials.
    Zanotti B, Zingaretti N, Verlicchi A, Robiony M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Parodi PC.
    J Craniofac Surg. 2016 Nov;27(8):2061-2072.
  4. Editorial: Peculiarities of unruptured internal carotid artery bifurcation aneurysms.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Török L.
    Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2016 Nov;158(11):2061-2062.
  5. Cranioplasty: Review of Materials.
    Zanotti B, Zingaretti N, Verlicchi A, Robiony M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Parodi PC.
    J Craniofac Surg.
  6. Failure rates and complications of interspinous process decompression devices: a European multicenter study.
    Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Neroni M, Fiore C, Faiola A, Puzzilli F, Callovini G, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
    Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Oct;39(4):E14.
  7. The intermedius nerve as a confounding variable for monitoring of the free-running electromyogram.
    Prell J, Strauss C, Rachinger J, Scheller C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Herfurth K, Rampp S.
    Clin Neurophysiol. 2015 Sep;126(9):1833-9
  8. Use of tissue-glue-coated collagen sponge (TachoSil) to repair minor cerebral dural venous sinus lacerations: technical note.
    Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Fiore C, Callovini G, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
    Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:32-6;
  9. DTI-MRI biomarkers in the search for normal pressure hydrocephalus aetiology: a review.
    Hoza D, Vlasák A, Hořínek D, Sameš M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
    Neurosurg Rev. 2015 Apr;38(2):239-44;
  10. Interspinous spacer decompression (X-STOP) for lumbar spinal stenosis and degenerative disk disease: a multicenter study with a minimum 3-year follow-up.
    Puzzilli F, Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Neroni M, Panagiotopoulos K, Bolognini A, Callovini G, Agrillo U, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2014 Sep;124:166-74
  11. Controversies about interspinous process devices in the treatment of degenerative lumbar spine diseases: past, present, and future.
    Gazzeri R, Galarza M,Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
    Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:975052
  12. Anterior skull base traumas and their management.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C.
    J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2013 Jun;74(3):185-6
  13. Brissaud-Sicard syndrome caused by a diffuse brainstem glioma. A rare differential diagnosis of hemifacial spasm.
    Tacik P, Krasnianski M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Dressler D.
    Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2014 Feb;156(2):429-30.
  14. The relationship between nervus intermedius anatomy, ultrastructure, electrophysiology, and clinical function. Usefulness in cerebellopontine microsurgery.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Rampp S, Strauss C, Fleischhammer J, Rachinger J, Scheller C, Prell J.
    Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2014 Feb;156(2):403-8.
  15. Facial nerve palsy after vestibular schwannoma surgery: dynamic risk-stratification based on continuous EMG-monitoring.
    Prell J, Strauss C, Rachinger J, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Scheller C, Herfurth K, Rampp S.
    Clin Neurophysiol. 2014 Feb;125(2):415-21
  16. Therapeutic anticoagulation after craniotomies: is the risk for secondary hemorrhage overestimated?
    Scheller C, Rachinger J, Strauss C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Prell J, Koman G.
    J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2014 Jan;75(1):2-6
  17. D-dimer plasma level: a reliable marker for venous thromboembolism after elective craniotomy.
    Prell J, Rachinger J, Smaczny R, Taute BM, Rampp S, Illert J, Koman G, Marquart C, Rachinger A, Simmermacher S, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Scheller C, Strauss C.
    J Neurosurg. 2013 Nov;119(5):1340-6
  18. „Triple R“ tonsillar technique for the management of adult Chiari I malformation: surgical note.
    Galarza M, Gazzeri R,Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Martínez-Lage JF.
    Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2013 Jul;155(7):1195-201
  19. Accidental head trauma during care activities in the first year of life: a neurosurgical comparative study.
    Galarza M, Gazzeri R, Barceló C, Mantese B, Arráez C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Cavazzana M, Gandini R, Porcar OP, Martínez-Lage JF.
    Childs Nerv Syst. 2013 Jun;29(6):973-8
  20. Comments on: Let’X-STOP with any „distraction“ from the true problem: scenarios in which minimally invasive surgery is not welcome!
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
    Neurosurg Rev. 2013 Apr;36(2):335.
  21. Distant metastases in meningioma: an underestimated problem.
    Surov A, Gottschling S, Bolz J, Kornhuber M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Holzhausen HJ, Abbas J, Kösling S.
    J Neurooncol. 2013 May;112(3):323-7.
  22. Long-term results after posterior fossa decompression in syringomyelia with adult Chiari Type I malformation.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Pinna G.
    J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 Nov;17(5):381-7.
  23. Safety biocompatibility of gelatin hemostatic matrix (Floseal and Surgiflo) in neurosurgical procedures.
    Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
    Surg Technol Int. 2012 Dec;22:49-54
  24. Eight-and-a-half syndrome combined with an ipsilateral vertical gaze palsy: a pathophysiological explanation.
    Marquart C, Strauss C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Jun;115(6):767-9
  25. Erectile dysfunction as rare side effect in the simultaneous intrathecal application of morphine and clonidine.
    Koman G, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Rachingter J, Strauss C, Scheller C.
    Pain Physician. 2012 Jul-Aug;15(4):E523-6
  26. Paradoxical activity of the masseter muscles due to upper motoneuron involvement. Clin Neurol Neurosurg.
    Tacik P, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Funke AD, Stock K, Kornhuber M.
    2013 Apr;115(4):484-6
  27. How many electromyography channels do we need for facial nerve monitoring?
    Rampp S, Rachinger J, Scheller C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C, Prell J.
    J Clin Neurophysiol. 2012 Jun;29(3):226-9.
  28. The nervus intermedius as a variable landmark and critical structure in cerebellopontine angle surgery: an anatomical study and classification.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Fleischhammer J, Peschke E, Strauss C.
    Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2012 Jul;154(7):1263-8.
  29. Role of lumbar interspinous distraction on the neural elements. 
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Gazzeri R, Prell J, Scheller C, Rachinger J, Strauss C, Schwarz A.
    Neurosurg Rev. 2012 Oct;35(4):477-84; discussion 484.
  30. The woman  of Pritschoena: an example of the German neolithic neurosurgery in Saxony-Anhalt.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C, Meller H, Stoll-Tucker B, Tacik P, Brandt S.
    J Hist Neurosci. 2012;21(2):139-46.
  31. Gasperini’s syndrome: its neuroanatomical basis now and then.
    Tacik P, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Kornhuber M, Dressler D.
    J Hist Neurosci. 2012 Jan;21(1):17-30. doi: 10.1080/0964704X.2011.568045
  32. The central myelin-peripheral myelin transitional zone of the nervus intermedius and its implications for microsurgery in the cerebellopontine angle.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Fleischhammer J, Strauss C, Peschke E.
    Clin Anat. 2012 Oct;25(7):882-8.
  33. The potential of quantified lower cranial nerve EMG for monitoring of anesthetic depth.
    Prell J, Rampp S, Ache J, Laule S, Rachinger J, Scheller C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C.
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2012 Apr;24(2):139-45.
  34. A prospective long-term study of return to work after nontraumatic nonaneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Gazzeri R, Pircher M, Unterhuber V, Schwarz A.
    J Clin Neurosci. 2011 Nov;18(11):1478-80.
  35. Familial occipital neuralgia with sporadic nervus intermedius neuralgia (NIN).
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C.
    J Headache Pain. 2011 Dec;12(6):657
  36. Simple intraoperative technique for minor dural gap repair using fibrin glue and oxidized cellulose.
    Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Neroni M, Roperto R.
    World Neurosurg. 2011 Jul-Aug;76(1-2):173-5.
  37. Tumor origin and hearing preservation in vestibular schwannoma surgery.
    Rachinger J, Rampp S, Prell J, Scheller C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C.
    J Neurosurg. 2011 Nov;115(5):900-5.
  38. Acute diffuse pneumocephalus resulting from chronic intranasal cocaine abuse.
    Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Fiore C.
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2011 Oct;153(10):2101-2.
  39. Anterior expandable cylindrical cage reconstruction after cervical spinal metastasis resection.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Gazzeri R, Neroni M, Fiore C, Galarza M, Esposito S.
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2011 Dec;113(10):914-7
  40. CO(2)-Dependent vasomotor reactivity of cerebral arteries in patients with severe traumatic brain injury: time course and effect of augmentation of cardiac output with dobutamine.
    Haenggi M, Andermatt A, Anthamatten C, Galimanis A, Mono ML, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Fung C, Takala J, Jakob SM.
    J Neurotrauma. 2012 Jun 10;29(9):1779-84.
  41. Midline-craniotomy of the posterior fossa with attached bone flap: experiences in paediatric and adult patients.
    Prell J, Scheller C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Rampp S, Rachinger J.
    Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2011 Mar;153(3):541-5.
  42. Low-back pain as the presenting sign in a patient with a giant, sacral cellular schwannoma: 10-year follow-up.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Campello M, Broger M, Vitale M, Schwarz A.
    J Neurosurg Spine. 2011 Feb;14(2):167-71.
  43. Glue-enhanced excimer laser-assisted nonocclusive anastomosis: a laboratory investigation.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Reinert M.
    Eur Surg Res. 2011;46(1):32-7
  44. Surgical treatment of intracranial Erdheim-Chester disease.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Neroni M.
    J Clin Neurosci. 2010 Dec;17(12):1489-92.
  45. Hemostatic matrix sealant in neurosurgery: a clinical and imaging study.
    Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Neroni M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Giordano M.
    Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2011 Jan;153(1):148-54; discussion 155.
  46. Botulinum toxin for temporary corneal protection after surgery for vestibular schwannoma.
    Prell J, Rampp S, Rachinger J, Scheller C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Marquardt L, Strauss C, Bau V.
    J Neurosurg. 2011 Feb;114(2):426-31
  47. History of the nervus intermedius of Wrisberg.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C, Prell J, Peschke E.
    Ann Anat. 2010 May 20;192(3):139-44.
  48. A real-time monitoring system for the facial nerve.
    Prell J, Rachinger J, Scheller C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C, Rampp S.
    Neurosurgery. 2010 Jun;66(6):1064-73; discussion 1073.
  49. Transparent equine collagen biomatrix as dural repair. A prospective clinical study.
    Gazzeri R, Neroni M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Galarza M, Faiola A, Esposito S, Giordano M.
    Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009 May;151(5):537-43
  50. Minimal craniotomy and matrix hemostatic sealant for the treatment of spontaneous supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage.
    Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Neroni M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Esposito S.
    J Neurosurg. 2009 May;110(5):939-42.
  51. Psychosocial and neurocognitive performance after spontaneous nonaneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage related to the APOE-epsilon4 genotype: a prospective 5-year follow-up study.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Unterhuber V, Pircher M, Schwarz A, Gazzeri R, Reinert M, Widmer
    J Neurosurg. 2008 Dec;109(6):1019-26
  52. Automated end-to-side anastomosis to the middle cerebral artery: a feasibility study.
    Bregy A, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Demertzis S, Mordasini P, Jetzer AK, Kuhlen D, Schaffner T, Dacey R, Steiger HJ, Reinert M.
    J Neurosurg. 2008 Mar;108(3):567-74.
  53. Intradural cervical disc herniation in a Klippel-Feil patient.
    Neroni M, Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Oct 1;32(21):E608-10..
  54. Fulminating septicemia secondary to oxygen-ozone therapy for lumbar disc herniation: case report.
    Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Neroni M, Esposito S, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Feb 1;32(3):E121-3.
  55. Effect of laser soldering irradiation on covalent bonds of pure collagen.
    Constantinescu MA, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Mihalache G, Stuker F, Ducray A, Seiler RW, Frenz M, Reinert M.
    Lasers Med Sci. 2007 Mar;22(1):10-4.
  56. The management of patients with  intradural post-traumatic mass lesions: a multicenter survey of current approaches to surgical management in 729 patients coordinated by the European Brain Injury Consortium.
    Compagnone C, Murray GD, Teasdale GM, Maas AI, Esposito D, Princi P. D’Avella D, Servadei F, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
    Neurosurgery. 2005 Dec;57(6):1183-92
  57. Renal cell carcinoma and intradural spinal metastasis with cauda equina infiltration: case report–part II.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Mazzoleni G, Schwarz A, Campello M, Broger M, Vitale M, Vigl EE.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2005 Jan 15;30(2):260-2.
  58. Renal cell carcinoma and intradural spinal metastasis with cauda equina infiltration: case report.
    Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Mazzoleni G, Schwarz A, Campello M, Broger M, Vitale M, Vigl EE.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2005 Jan 1;30(1):161-3.
  59. Adenosine extracellular levels in human brain gliomas: an intraoperative microdialysis study.
    Neurosci Lett. 2003 Jul 31;346(1-2):93-6.
    Melani A, De Micheli E, Pinna G, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Corte LD, Pedata F.

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  • Curriculum vitae

    Berufserfahrung

    seit 2017
    Chefarzt
    Klinik für Neurochirurgie, Kantonsspital Winterthur

    Universitätsprofessor für Neurochirurgie mit Fachverantwortung
    Fach Neurochirurgie
    Medizinischen Hochschule Brandenburg Theodor Fonane

    2013 – 2017
    Chefarzt und Universitätsprofessor
    Klinik für Neurochirurgie und Wirbelsäulenchirurgie
    Ruppiner Kliniken GmbH, Neuruppin (Deutschland)
    Hochschulklinikum der Medizinischen Hochschule Brandenburg

    Stellvertretender Vorsitzender
    Prüfungsausschusses für die Erlangung des Facharzttitels für Neurochirurgie
    Landesärztekammer Brandenburg (Deutschland)

    2008 – 2013
    Geschäftsführender Oberarzt
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Neurochirurgie
    Martin-Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Deutschland)

    2006 – 2008
    Oberarzt
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Neurochirurgie
    Universitätsklinikum Inselspital, Bern (Schweiz)

    2000 – 2006
    Ärztlicher Leiter
    Abteilung für Neurochirurgie
    Regionales Krankenhaus Bozen, Südtirol (Italien)

    1996 – 2000
    Assistenzarzt
    Neurochirurgische Klinik des Universitätsklinikums Verona (Italien)

    Ausbildung, Weiterbildung und akademische Laufbahn

    2014
    Berufung zum Ordentlichen Universitätsprofessor (W3)
    Medizinischen Hochschule Brandenburg Theodor Fontane (Deutschland)

    2012
    Habilitation und Venia Legendi für das Fachgebiet „Neurochirurgie“
    Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (Deutschland)

    2003
    Senior Clinical Fellowhip Department of Neurosurgical Surgery
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA.
    Fachbereich: Hypophysenadenome
    Mentor: Prof. E. Laws
    Chairman: Prof. J. Jane Sr.

    2001
    Facharzt für Neurochirurgie

    1996
    Promotion

    Spezialisierung

    • Mikrochirurgische und minimalinvasive Hirntumorchirurgie
    • Komplexe Wirbelsäulenchirurgie
    • Neuroendoskopie
    • Neurochirurgische Behandlung Schädel- und Wirbelsäulenhirnverletzungen
    • Mikrochirurgie von Hirngefäßmissbildungen und Aneurysmata
    • Kinderneurochirurgie
    • Hypophysenchirurgie

    Zusatzqualifikationen

    2017
    Endoskopische spinale Chirurgie

    2015
    5-ALA Fluoreszenz-Zertifikat für Gliome

    2013
    Fachkunde im Strahlenschutz

    2008
    Transfusionsbeauftragter

    2006
    Intensivmedizin

    2006
    International Fellow oft he American Association of Neurological Surgeons (IFAANS)

    2005
    Fellow of the European Board of Neurological Surgery (FEBNS)

    Mitgliedschaften

    • Verbindung Schweizer Ärztinnen und Ärzte (FMH)
    • European Association of Neurological Surgeons (EANS)
    • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurochirurgie (DGNC)
    • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
    • European Association of Neurooncology (EANO)
    • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
    • World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)
    • Deutscher Hochschulverband
    • Neurocritical Care Society (NCS)
    • Pediatric Section AANS/CNS
    • Cerebrovascular Section AANS/CNS
    • Gesellschaft für Schädelbasischirurgie (GSB)
    • International Society of Pituitary Surgeons (ISPS)
    • Societá Italiana di Neurochirurgia (SINCH)
    • AO Spine International
    • Prüfungsausschuss Fakultät Medizin der Medizinischen Hochschule Brandenburg
  • Publikationen
    1. Response to: Comment on „Controversies about Interspinous Process Devices in the Treatment of Degenerative Lumbar Spine Diseases: Past, Present, and Future“.
      Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
      Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:1504316.
    2. Biosurgical Hemostatic Agents in Neurosurgical Intracranial Procedures.
      Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Callovini G, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
      Surg Technol Int. 2017 Feb 7;30:468-476.
    3. Cranioplasty: Review of Materials.
      Zanotti B, Zingaretti N, Verlicchi A, Robiony M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Parodi PC.
      J Craniofac Surg. 2016 Nov;27(8):2061-2072.
    4. Editorial: Peculiarities of unruptured internal carotid artery bifurcation aneurysms.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Török L.
      Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2016 Nov;158(11):2061-2062.
    5. Cranioplasty: Review of Materials.
      Zanotti B, Zingaretti N, Verlicchi A, Robiony M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Parodi PC.
      J Craniofac Surg.
    6. Failure rates and complications of interspinous process decompression devices: a European multicenter study.
      Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Neroni M, Fiore C, Faiola A, Puzzilli F, Callovini G, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
      Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Oct;39(4):E14.
    7. The intermedius nerve as a confounding variable for monitoring of the free-running electromyogram.
      Prell J, Strauss C, Rachinger J, Scheller C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Herfurth K, Rampp S.
      Clin Neurophysiol. 2015 Sep;126(9):1833-9
    8. Use of tissue-glue-coated collagen sponge (TachoSil) to repair minor cerebral dural venous sinus lacerations: technical note.
      Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Fiore C, Callovini G, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
      Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:32-6;
    9. DTI-MRI biomarkers in the search for normal pressure hydrocephalus aetiology: a review.
      Hoza D, Vlasák A, Hořínek D, Sameš M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
      Neurosurg Rev. 2015 Apr;38(2):239-44;
    10. Interspinous spacer decompression (X-STOP) for lumbar spinal stenosis and degenerative disk disease: a multicenter study with a minimum 3-year follow-up.
      Puzzilli F, Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Neroni M, Panagiotopoulos K, Bolognini A, Callovini G, Agrillo U, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
      Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2014 Sep;124:166-74
    11. Controversies about interspinous process devices in the treatment of degenerative lumbar spine diseases: past, present, and future.
      Gazzeri R, Galarza M,Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
      Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:975052
    12. Anterior skull base traumas and their management.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C.
      J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2013 Jun;74(3):185-6
    13. Brissaud-Sicard syndrome caused by a diffuse brainstem glioma. A rare differential diagnosis of hemifacial spasm.
      Tacik P, Krasnianski M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Dressler D.
      Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2014 Feb;156(2):429-30.
    14. The relationship between nervus intermedius anatomy, ultrastructure, electrophysiology, and clinical function. Usefulness in cerebellopontine microsurgery.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Rampp S, Strauss C, Fleischhammer J, Rachinger J, Scheller C, Prell J.
      Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2014 Feb;156(2):403-8.
    15. Facial nerve palsy after vestibular schwannoma surgery: dynamic risk-stratification based on continuous EMG-monitoring.
      Prell J, Strauss C, Rachinger J, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Scheller C, Herfurth K, Rampp S.
      Clin Neurophysiol. 2014 Feb;125(2):415-21
    16. Therapeutic anticoagulation after craniotomies: is the risk for secondary hemorrhage overestimated?
      Scheller C, Rachinger J, Strauss C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Prell J, Koman G.
      J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2014 Jan;75(1):2-6
    17. D-dimer plasma level: a reliable marker for venous thromboembolism after elective craniotomy.
      Prell J, Rachinger J, Smaczny R, Taute BM, Rampp S, Illert J, Koman G, Marquart C, Rachinger A, Simmermacher S, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Scheller C, Strauss C.
      J Neurosurg. 2013 Nov;119(5):1340-6
    18. „Triple R“ tonsillar technique for the management of adult Chiari I malformation: surgical note.
      Galarza M, Gazzeri R,Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Martínez-Lage JF.
      Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2013 Jul;155(7):1195-201
    19. Accidental head trauma during care activities in the first year of life: a neurosurgical comparative study.
      Galarza M, Gazzeri R, Barceló C, Mantese B, Arráez C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Cavazzana M, Gandini R, Porcar OP, Martínez-Lage JF.
      Childs Nerv Syst. 2013 Jun;29(6):973-8
    20. Comments on: Let’X-STOP with any „distraction“ from the true problem: scenarios in which minimally invasive surgery is not welcome!
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
      Neurosurg Rev. 2013 Apr;36(2):335.
    21. Distant metastases in meningioma: an underestimated problem.
      Surov A, Gottschling S, Bolz J, Kornhuber M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Holzhausen HJ, Abbas J, Kösling S.
      J Neurooncol. 2013 May;112(3):323-7.
    22. Long-term results after posterior fossa decompression in syringomyelia with adult Chiari Type I malformation.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Pinna G.
      J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 Nov;17(5):381-7.
    23. Safety biocompatibility of gelatin hemostatic matrix (Floseal and Surgiflo) in neurosurgical procedures.
      Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
      Surg Technol Int. 2012 Dec;22:49-54
    24. Eight-and-a-half syndrome combined with an ipsilateral vertical gaze palsy: a pathophysiological explanation.
      Marquart C, Strauss C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
      Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Jun;115(6):767-9
    25. Erectile dysfunction as rare side effect in the simultaneous intrathecal application of morphine and clonidine.
      Koman G, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Rachingter J, Strauss C, Scheller C.
      Pain Physician. 2012 Jul-Aug;15(4):E523-6
    26. Paradoxical activity of the masseter muscles due to upper motoneuron involvement. Clin Neurol Neurosurg.
      Tacik P, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Funke AD, Stock K, Kornhuber M.
      2013 Apr;115(4):484-6
    27. How many electromyography channels do we need for facial nerve monitoring?
      Rampp S, Rachinger J, Scheller C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C, Prell J.
      J Clin Neurophysiol. 2012 Jun;29(3):226-9.
    28. The nervus intermedius as a variable landmark and critical structure in cerebellopontine angle surgery: an anatomical study and classification.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Fleischhammer J, Peschke E, Strauss C.
      Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2012 Jul;154(7):1263-8.
    29. Role of lumbar interspinous distraction on the neural elements. 
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Gazzeri R, Prell J, Scheller C, Rachinger J, Strauss C, Schwarz A.
      Neurosurg Rev. 2012 Oct;35(4):477-84; discussion 484.
    30. The woman  of Pritschoena: an example of the German neolithic neurosurgery in Saxony-Anhalt.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C, Meller H, Stoll-Tucker B, Tacik P, Brandt S.
      J Hist Neurosci. 2012;21(2):139-46.
    31. Gasperini’s syndrome: its neuroanatomical basis now and then.
      Tacik P, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Kornhuber M, Dressler D.
      J Hist Neurosci. 2012 Jan;21(1):17-30. doi: 10.1080/0964704X.2011.568045
    32. The central myelin-peripheral myelin transitional zone of the nervus intermedius and its implications for microsurgery in the cerebellopontine angle.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Fleischhammer J, Strauss C, Peschke E.
      Clin Anat. 2012 Oct;25(7):882-8.
    33. The potential of quantified lower cranial nerve EMG for monitoring of anesthetic depth.
      Prell J, Rampp S, Ache J, Laule S, Rachinger J, Scheller C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C.
      J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2012 Apr;24(2):139-45.
    34. A prospective long-term study of return to work after nontraumatic nonaneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Gazzeri R, Pircher M, Unterhuber V, Schwarz A.
      J Clin Neurosci. 2011 Nov;18(11):1478-80.
    35. Familial occipital neuralgia with sporadic nervus intermedius neuralgia (NIN).
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C.
      J Headache Pain. 2011 Dec;12(6):657
    36. Simple intraoperative technique for minor dural gap repair using fibrin glue and oxidized cellulose.
      Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Neroni M, Roperto R.
      World Neurosurg. 2011 Jul-Aug;76(1-2):173-5.
    37. Tumor origin and hearing preservation in vestibular schwannoma surgery.
      Rachinger J, Rampp S, Prell J, Scheller C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C.
      J Neurosurg. 2011 Nov;115(5):900-5.
    38. Acute diffuse pneumocephalus resulting from chronic intranasal cocaine abuse.
      Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Fiore C.
      Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2011 Oct;153(10):2101-2.
    39. Anterior expandable cylindrical cage reconstruction after cervical spinal metastasis resection.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Gazzeri R, Neroni M, Fiore C, Galarza M, Esposito S.
      Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2011 Dec;113(10):914-7
    40. CO(2)-Dependent vasomotor reactivity of cerebral arteries in patients with severe traumatic brain injury: time course and effect of augmentation of cardiac output with dobutamine.
      Haenggi M, Andermatt A, Anthamatten C, Galimanis A, Mono ML, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Fung C, Takala J, Jakob SM.
      J Neurotrauma. 2012 Jun 10;29(9):1779-84.
    41. Midline-craniotomy of the posterior fossa with attached bone flap: experiences in paediatric and adult patients.
      Prell J, Scheller C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Rampp S, Rachinger J.
      Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2011 Mar;153(3):541-5.
    42. Low-back pain as the presenting sign in a patient with a giant, sacral cellular schwannoma: 10-year follow-up.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Campello M, Broger M, Vitale M, Schwarz A.
      J Neurosurg Spine. 2011 Feb;14(2):167-71.
    43. Glue-enhanced excimer laser-assisted nonocclusive anastomosis: a laboratory investigation.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Reinert M.
      Eur Surg Res. 2011;46(1):32-7
    44. Surgical treatment of intracranial Erdheim-Chester disease.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Neroni M.
      J Clin Neurosci. 2010 Dec;17(12):1489-92.
    45. Hemostatic matrix sealant in neurosurgery: a clinical and imaging study.
      Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Neroni M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Giordano M.
      Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2011 Jan;153(1):148-54; discussion 155.
    46. Botulinum toxin for temporary corneal protection after surgery for vestibular schwannoma.
      Prell J, Rampp S, Rachinger J, Scheller C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Marquardt L, Strauss C, Bau V.
      J Neurosurg. 2011 Feb;114(2):426-31
    47. History of the nervus intermedius of Wrisberg.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C, Prell J, Peschke E.
      Ann Anat. 2010 May 20;192(3):139-44.
    48. A real-time monitoring system for the facial nerve.
      Prell J, Rachinger J, Scheller C, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Strauss C, Rampp S.
      Neurosurgery. 2010 Jun;66(6):1064-73; discussion 1073.
    49. Transparent equine collagen biomatrix as dural repair. A prospective clinical study.
      Gazzeri R, Neroni M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Galarza M, Faiola A, Esposito S, Giordano M.
      Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009 May;151(5):537-43
    50. Minimal craniotomy and matrix hemostatic sealant for the treatment of spontaneous supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage.
      Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Neroni M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Esposito S.
      J Neurosurg. 2009 May;110(5):939-42.
    51. Psychosocial and neurocognitive performance after spontaneous nonaneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage related to the APOE-epsilon4 genotype: a prospective 5-year follow-up study.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Unterhuber V, Pircher M, Schwarz A, Gazzeri R, Reinert M, Widmer
      J Neurosurg. 2008 Dec;109(6):1019-26
    52. Automated end-to-side anastomosis to the middle cerebral artery: a feasibility study.
      Bregy A, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Demertzis S, Mordasini P, Jetzer AK, Kuhlen D, Schaffner T, Dacey R, Steiger HJ, Reinert M.
      J Neurosurg. 2008 Mar;108(3):567-74.
    53. Intradural cervical disc herniation in a Klippel-Feil patient.
      Neroni M, Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
      Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Oct 1;32(21):E608-10..
    54. Fulminating septicemia secondary to oxygen-ozone therapy for lumbar disc herniation: case report.
      Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Neroni M, Esposito S, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
      Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Feb 1;32(3):E121-3.
    55. Effect of laser soldering irradiation on covalent bonds of pure collagen.
      Constantinescu MA, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Mihalache G, Stuker F, Ducray A, Seiler RW, Frenz M, Reinert M.
      Lasers Med Sci. 2007 Mar;22(1):10-4.
    56. The management of patients with  intradural post-traumatic mass lesions: a multicenter survey of current approaches to surgical management in 729 patients coordinated by the European Brain Injury Consortium.
      Compagnone C, Murray GD, Teasdale GM, Maas AI, Esposito D, Princi P. D’Avella D, Servadei F, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri
      Neurosurgery. 2005 Dec;57(6):1183-92
    57. Renal cell carcinoma and intradural spinal metastasis with cauda equina infiltration: case report–part II.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Mazzoleni G, Schwarz A, Campello M, Broger M, Vitale M, Vigl EE.
      Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2005 Jan 15;30(2):260-2.
    58. Renal cell carcinoma and intradural spinal metastasis with cauda equina infiltration: case report.
      Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Mazzoleni G, Schwarz A, Campello M, Broger M, Vitale M, Vigl EE.
      Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2005 Jan 1;30(1):161-3.
    59. Adenosine extracellular levels in human brain gliomas: an intraoperative microdialysis study.
      Neurosci Lett. 2003 Jul 31;346(1-2):93-6.
      Melani A, De Micheli E, Pinna G, Prof. Dr. med. Alex Alfieri, Corte LD, Pedata F.
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