Judith Murovic

Professional Education

Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (1992) NY

Fellowship: Univ of California San Francisco (1986) CA

Internship: Northwestern University Medical School (1977) IL

Fellowship: The Hospital for Sick Children (1989) Canada

Residency: University of Miami (1983) FL

Residency: Northwestern University Medical Center (1979) IL

Medical Education: Northwestern University Medical School (1975) IL

Clinical & Research Fellow, Stanford University Medical Ctr., Spine Neurosurgery (2004)

Clinical Fellow, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Neurosurgery (1992)

Clinical Fellow, The Hospital for Sick Children, Pediatric Neurosurgery (1989)

Clinical & Research Fellow, University of CA, San Francisco, Neuro-Oncology (1986)

Research Fellow, Children's Memorial Hospital, Neurosurgery (1977)

MD, Northwestern University (1975)

BA, Northwestern University (1971)

Honors & Awards

Who's Who of American Women, " (2005)

Who's Who of American Women, " (1985-87)

American Cancer Society, Fellowship Award (1983)

Anne Addington Research Award, Northwestern University School of Medicine (1979)

Clinical Trials

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Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

A literature review of key molecular genetic aberrations in meningiomas: a potential role in the determination of radiosurgery outcomes.
Murovic, J. A., & Chang, S. D. (2014). A literature review of key molecular genetic aberrations in meningiomas: a potential role in the determination of radiosurgery outcomes. World neurosurgery, 81(5-6), 714-716.

Lower Extremity Peripheral Nerve Injuries: An LSUHSC LIterature Review with Comparison of the Operative Outcomes of 806 LSUHSC Sciatic, Common Peroneal and Tibial Nerve Lesions 2009;
Murovic, Ja. Lower Extremity Peripheral Nerve Injuries: An LSUHSC LIterature Review with Comparison of the Operative Outcomes of 806 LSUHSC Sciatic, Common Peroneal and Tibial Nerve Lesions 2009;.

A critical analysis of the literature review in "Stereotactic radiosurgery for trigeminal pain secondary to benign skull base tumors" by Tanaka et al. and presentation of an algorithm for management of these tumors.
Murovic, J. A., & Chang, S. D. (2013). A critical analysis of the literature review in "Stereotactic radiosurgery for trigeminal pain secondary to benign skull base tumors" by Tanaka et al. and presentation of an algorithm for management of these tumors. World neurosurgery, 80(3-4), 287-289.

Pituitary stalk Langerhans cell histiocytosis treated with CyberKnife radiosurgery.
Hong, W.-C., Murovic, J. A., Gibbs, I., Vogel, H., & Chang, S. D. (2013). Pituitary stalk Langerhans cell histiocytosis treated with CyberKnife radiosurgery. Clinical neurology and neurosurgery, 115(5), 573-577.

Literature review of various treatment plans and outcomes for brain metastases from colorectal cancer.
Murovic, J. A., & Chang, S. D. (2013). Literature review of various treatment plans and outcomes for brain metastases from colorectal cancer. World neurosurgery, 79(3-4), 435-436.

Lumbar disc rehydration postimplantation of a posterior dynamic stabilization system
Cho, B. Y., Murovic, J., Park, K. W., & Park, J. (2010). Lumbar disc rehydration postimplantation of a posterior dynamic stabilization system. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE, 13(5), 576-580.

Biomechanical comparison of single-level posterior versus transforaminal lumbar interbody fusions with bilateral pedicle screw fixation: segmental stability and the effects on adjacent motion segments Laboratory investigation
Sim, H. B., Murovic, J. A., Cho, B. Y., Lim, T. J., & Park, J. (2010). Biomechanical comparison of single-level posterior versus transforaminal lumbar interbody fusions with bilateral pedicle screw fixation: segmental stability and the effects on adjacent motion segments Laboratory investigation. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE, 12(6), 700-708.

Surgical strategies for managing foraminal nerve sheath tumors: the emerging role of CyberKnife ablation
Murovic, J. A., Cho, S. C., & Park, J. (2010). Surgical strategies for managing foraminal nerve sheath tumors: the emerging role of CyberKnife ablation. EUROPEAN SPINE JOURNAL, 19(2), 242-256.

Imaging correlation of the degree of degenerative L4-5 spondylolisthesis with the corresponding amount of facet fluid
Cho, B. Y., Murovic, J. A., & Park, J. (2009). Imaging correlation of the degree of degenerative L4-5 spondylolisthesis with the corresponding amount of facet fluid. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE, 11(5), 614-619.

UPPER-EXTREMITY PERIPHERAL NERVE INJURIES: A LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER LITERATURE REVIEW WITH COMPARISON OF THE OPERATIVE OUTCOMES OF 1837 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER MEDIAN, RADIAL, AND ULNAR NERVE LESIONS
Murovic, J. A. (2009). UPPER-EXTREMITY PERIPHERAL NERVE INJURIES: A LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER LITERATURE REVIEW WITH COMPARISON OF THE OPERATIVE OUTCOMES OF 1837 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER MEDIAN, RADIAL, AND ULNAR NERVE LESIONS. NEUROSURGERY, 65(4), A11-A17.

LOWER-EXTREMITY PERIPHERAL NERVE INJURIES: A LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER LITERATURE REVIEW WITH COMPARISON OF THE OPERATIVE OUTCOMES OF 806 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER SCIATIC, COMMON PERONEAL, AND TIBIAL NERVE LESIONS
Murovic, J. A. (2009). LOWER-EXTREMITY PERIPHERAL NERVE INJURIES: A LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER LITERATURE REVIEW WITH COMPARISON OF THE OPERATIVE OUTCOMES OF 806 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER SCIATIC, COMMON PERONEAL, AND TIBIAL NERVE LESIONS. NEUROSURGERY, 65(4), A18-A23.

FORAMINAL NERVE SHEATH TUMORS: INTERMEDIATE FOLLOW-UP AFTER CYBERKNIFE RADIOSURGERY
Murovic, J. A., Gibbs, I. C., Chang, S. D., Mobley, B. C., Park, J., & Adler, J. R. (2009). FORAMINAL NERVE SHEATH TUMORS: INTERMEDIATE FOLLOW-UP AFTER CYBERKNIFE RADIOSURGERY. NEUROSURGERY, 64(2), A33-A43.

Thoracic outlet syndrome: Part II. Management and outcomes of 133 operative neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome cases
Murovic, J. A., Kim, D. H., Kim, S.-H., & Kline, D. G. (2007). Thoracic outlet syndrome: Part II. Management and outcomes of 133 operative neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome cases. NEUROSURGERY QUARTERLY, 17(1), 13-18.

Thoracic outlet syndrome: Part I - A review of the recent literature
Murovic, J. A., Kim, D. H., Kim, S.-H., & Kline, D. G. (2007). Thoracic outlet syndrome: Part I - A review of the recent literature. NEUROSURGERY QUARTERLY, 17(1), 1-12.

Surgical treatment and outcomes in 15 patients with anterior interosseous nerve entrapments and injuries
Kim, D. H., Murovic, J. A., Kim, Y. Y., & Kline, D. G. (2006). Surgical treatment and outcomes in 15 patients with anterior interosseous nerve entrapments and injuries. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 104(5), 757-765.

Surgical treatment and outcomes in 45 cases of posterior interosseous nerve entrapments and injuries
Kim, D. H., Murovic, J. A., Kim, Y. Y., & Kline, D. G. (2006). Surgical treatment and outcomes in 45 cases of posterior interosseous nerve entrapments and injuries. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 104(5), 766-777.

Endoscopic harvesting of the sural nerve graft: technical note.
Park, S.-B., Cheshier, S., Michaels, D., Murovic, J. A., & Kim, D. H. (2006). Endoscopic harvesting of the sural nerve graft: technical note. Neurosurgery, 58(1), ONS-E180.

Gunshot wounds involving the brachial plexus: Surgical techniques and outcomes
Kim, D. H., Murovic, J. A., Tiel, R. L., & Kline, D. G. (2006). Gunshot wounds involving the brachial plexus: Surgical techniques and outcomes. JOURNAL OF RECONSTRUCTIVE MICROSURGERY, 22(2), 67-72.

Neurofibromatosis-associated nerve sheath tumors. Case report and review of the literature.
Murovic, J. A., Kim, D. H., & Kline, D. G. (2006). Neurofibromatosis-associated nerve sheath tumors. Case report and review of the literature. Neurosurgical focus, 20(1), E1-?.

Lacerations to the brachial plexus: Surgical techniques and outcomes
Kim, D. H., Murovic, J. A., Tiel, R. L., & Kline, D. G. (2005). Lacerations to the brachial plexus: Surgical techniques and outcomes. JOURNAL OF RECONSTRUCTIVE MICROSURGERY, 21(7), 435-440.

Management and outcomes of 42 surgical suprascapular nerve injuries and entrapments
Kim, D. H., Murovic, J. A., Tiel, R. L., & Kline, D. G. (2005). Management and outcomes of 42 surgical suprascapular nerve injuries and entrapments. NEUROSURGERY, 57(1), 120-126.

Surgical management of 33 ilioinguinal and iliohypogastric neuralgias at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Kim, D. H., Murovic, J. A., Tiel, R. L., & Kline, D. G. (2005). Surgical management of 33 ilioinguinal and iliohypogastric neuralgias at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. NEUROSURGERY, 56(5), 1013-1019.

A series of 397 peripheral neural sheath tumors: 30-year experience at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Kim, D. H., Murovic, J. A., Tiel, R. L., Moes, G., & Kline, D. G. (2005). A series of 397 peripheral neural sheath tumors: 30-year experience at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 102(2), 246-255.

A series of 146 peripheral non-neural sheath nerve tumors: 30-year experience at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Kim, D. H., Murovic, J. A., Tiel, R. L., Moes, G., & Kline, D. G. (2005). A series of 146 peripheral non-neural sheath nerve tumors: 30-year experience at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 102(2), 256-266.

Surgical management of 10 genitofemoral neuralgias at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Murovic, J. A., Kim, D. H., Tiel, R. L., & Kline, D. G. (2005). Surgical management of 10 genitofemoral neuralgias at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. NEUROSURGERY, 56(2), 298-302.

Management and outcomes in 353 surgically treated sciatic nerve lesions
Kim, D. H., Murovic, J. A., Tiel, R., & Kline, D. G. (2004). Management and outcomes in 353 surgically treated sciatic nerve lesions. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 101(1), 8-17.

Intrapelvic and thigh-level femoral nerve lesions: management and outcomes in 119 surgically treated cases
Kim, D. H., Murovic, J. A., Tiel, R. L., & Kline, D. G. (2004). Intrapelvic and thigh-level femoral nerve lesions: management and outcomes in 119 surgically treated cases. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 100(6), 989-996.

Management and outcomes in 318 operative common peroneal nerve lesions at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Kim, D. H., Murovic, J. A., Tiel, R. L., & Kline, D. G. (2004). Management and outcomes in 318 operative common peroneal nerve lesions at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. NEUROSURGERY, 54(6), 1421-1428.

Mechanisms of injury in operative brachial plexus lesions.
Kim, D. H., Murovic, J. A., Tiel, R. L., & Kline, D. G. (2004). Mechanisms of injury in operative brachial plexus lesions. Neurosurgical focus, 16(5), E2-?.

Penetrating injuries due to gunshot wounds involving the brachial plexus.
Kim, D. H., Murovic, J. A., Tiel, R. L., & Kline, D. G. (2004). Penetrating injuries due to gunshot wounds involving the brachial plexus. Neurosurgical focus, 16(5), E3-?.

Infraclavicular brachial plexus stretch injury.
Kim, D. H., Murovic, J. A., Tiel, R. L., & Kline, D. G. (2004). Infraclavicular brachial plexus stretch injury. Neurosurgical focus, 16(5), E4-?.

Operative outcomes of 546 Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center peripheral nerve tumors
Kim, D. H., Murovic, J. A., Tiel, R. L., & Kline, D. G. (2004). Operative outcomes of 546 Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center peripheral nerve tumors. NEUROSURGERY CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 15(2), 177-?.

Brachial Plexus Injury: Mechanisms, Surgical Treatment Outcomes.
Kim DH, Murovic JA, & Kline DG. (2004). Brachial Plexus Injury: Mechanisms, Surgical Treatment Outcomes., 36(3).

Surgical techniques for total sacrectomy and spinopelvic reconstruction.
Zhang, H.-Y., Thongtrangan, I., Balabhadra, R. Sv., Murovic, J. A., & Kim, D. H. (2003). Surgical techniques for total sacrectomy and spinopelvic reconstruction. Neurosurgical focus, 15(2), E5-?.

Surgical outcomes of 654 ulnar nerve lesions
Kim, D. H., Han, K., Tiel, R. L., Murovic, J. A., & Kline, D. G. (2003). Surgical outcomes of 654 ulnar nerve lesions. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 98(5), 993-1004.

NEUROLOGICAL RECOVERY AFTER CRANIOPLASTY
Segal, D. H., Oppenheim, J. S., & Murovic, J. A. (1994). NEUROLOGICAL RECOVERY AFTER CRANIOPLASTY. NEUROSURGERY, 34(4), 729-731.

HYDROCEPHALUS IN APERT SYNDROME - A RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW
Murovic, J. A., Posnick, J. C., Drake, J. M., Humphreys, R. P., Hoffman, H. J., & HENDRICKS, E. B. (1993). HYDROCEPHALUS IN APERT SYNDROME - A RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW. PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY, 19(3), 151-155.

MAGNETIC-RESONANCE IMAGING IN MYELOCYSTOCELES - REPORT OF 2 CASES
Peacock, W. J., & Murovic, J. A. (1989). MAGNETIC-RESONANCE IMAGING IN MYELOCYSTOCELES - REPORT OF 2 CASES. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 70(5), 804-807.

ABSENCE OF CONTRAST ENHANCEMENT ON CT BRAIN-SCANS OF PATIENTS WITH SUPRATENTORIAL MALIGNANT GLIOMAS
Chamberlain, M. C., Murovic, J. A., & Levin, V. A. (1988). ABSENCE OF CONTRAST ENHANCEMENT ON CT BRAIN-SCANS OF PATIENTS WITH SUPRATENTORIAL MALIGNANT GLIOMAS. NEUROLOGY, 38(9), 1371-1374.

PEDIATRIC CENTRAL-NERVOUS-SYSTEM TUMORS - A CELL KINETIC-STUDY WITH BROMODEOXYURIDINE
Murovic, J. A., Nagashima, T., Hoshino, T., Edwards, M. Sb., & Davis, R. L. (1986). PEDIATRIC CENTRAL-NERVOUS-SYSTEM TUMORS - A CELL KINETIC-STUDY WITH BROMODEOXYURIDINE. NEUROSURGERY, 19(6), 900-904.

PREDICTION OF TUMOR DOUBLING TIME IN RECURRENT MENINGIOMAS - CELL-KINETICS STUDIES WITH BROMODEOXYURIDINE LABELING
Cho, K. G., Hoshino, T., Nagashima, T., Murovic, J. A., & Wilson, C. B. (1986). PREDICTION OF TUMOR DOUBLING TIME IN RECURRENT MENINGIOMAS - CELL-KINETICS STUDIES WITH BROMODEOXYURIDINE LABELING. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 65(6), 790-794.

PROLIFERATIVE POTENTIAL OF HUMAN MENINGIOMAS OF THE BRAIN - A CELL-KINETICS STUDY WITH BROMODEOXYURIDINE
Hoshino, T., Nagashima, T., Murovic, J. A., Wilson, C. B., & Davis, R. L. (1986). PROLIFERATIVE POTENTIAL OF HUMAN MENINGIOMAS OF THE BRAIN - A CELL-KINETICS STUDY WITH BROMODEOXYURIDINE. CANCER, 58(7), 1466-1472.

S-PHASE FRACTION OF HUMAN-BRAIN TUMORS INSITU MEASURED BY UPTAKE OF BROMODEOXYURIDINE
Hoshino, T., Nagashima, T., Cho, K. G., Murovic, J. A., Hodes, J. E., & Pitts, L. H. (1986). S-PHASE FRACTION OF HUMAN-BRAIN TUMORS INSITU MEASURED BY UPTAKE OF BROMODEOXYURIDINE. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CANCER, 38(3), 369-374.

CELL-KINETICS ANALYSIS IN A CASE OF TERATOMA OF THE THORACIC SPINE
Murovic, J. A., DeArmond, S., Nagashima, T., Edwards, M. Sb., & Hoshino, T. (1986). CELL-KINETICS ANALYSIS IN A CASE OF TERATOMA OF THE THORACIC SPINE. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 65(3), 331-334.

THE PROLIFERATIVE POTENTIAL OF HUMAN PITUITARY-TUMORS INSITU
Nagashima, T., Murovic, J. A., Hoshino, T., Wilson, C. B., & DeArmond, S. J. (1986). THE PROLIFERATIVE POTENTIAL OF HUMAN PITUITARY-TUMORS INSITU. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 64(4), 588-593.

INSITU CELL-KINETICS STUDIES ON HUMAN NEUROECTODERMAL TUMORS WITH BROMODEOXYURIDINE LABELING
Hoshino, T., Nagashima, T., Murovic, J. A., Wilson, C. B., Edwards, M. Sb., & DeArmond, S. J. (1986). INSITU CELL-KINETICS STUDIES ON HUMAN NEUROECTODERMAL TUMORS WITH BROMODEOXYURIDINE LABELING. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 64(3), 453-459.

IMMUNOCYTOCHEMICAL DEMONSTRATION OF S-PHASE CELLS BY ANTI-BROMODEOXYURIDINE MONOCLONAL-ANTIBODY IN HUMAN-BRAIN TUMOR-TISSUES
Nagashima, T., DeArmond, S. J., Murovic, J., & Hoshino, T. (1985). IMMUNOCYTOCHEMICAL DEMONSTRATION OF S-PHASE CELLS BY ANTI-BROMODEOXYURIDINE MONOCLONAL-ANTIBODY IN HUMAN-BRAIN TUMOR-TISSUES. ACTA NEUROPATHOLOGICA, 67(1-2), 155-159.

MANIFESTATIONS AND THERAPEUTIC CONSIDERATIONS IN PINEAL YOLK-SAC TUMORS - CASE-REPORT
Murovic, J. A., ONGLEY, J. P., Parker, J. C., & Page, L. K. (1981). MANIFESTATIONS AND THERAPEUTIC CONSIDERATIONS IN PINEAL YOLK-SAC TUMORS - CASE-REPORT. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 55(2), 303-307.