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Lorenzo F. Munoz, MD

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  • Neurological Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Neurological Surgery
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Ponce School of Medicine, Puerto Rico
Residency: University of Illinois Medical Center - Neurological Surgery
Fellowship: University of Illinois Medical Center - Critical Care Medicine
  Children's Memorial Hospital - Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Clinical Expertise:
  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Brain aneurysm
  • Brain tumor
  • Chiari malformation
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningioma
  • Metastatic brain cancer
  • Neurosurgery, endoscopic
  • Neurosurgery, pediatric
  • Pituitary tumor
  • Sinus and skull base tumors
  • Spinal tumor
  • Vascular malformations
Languages Spoken:
  • Spanish
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Failure Presenting as Isolated Unilateral Abducens Nerve Palsy.
    Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Munoz LF
    J Emerg Med
    2015 Sep 29
  2. Hyperdense suprasellar mass: An unusual radiological presentation of intracranial dermoid cyst.
    Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Harbhajanka A, Kellogg RG, Arvanitis LD, Munoz LF
    J Clin Neurosci
    2015 Jul
  3. Giant Pontine Capillary Telangiectasia.
    Tan LA, Munoz LF
    Br J Neurosurg
    2015 Feb 25
  4. Relevance of early head CT scans following neurosurgical procedures: an analysis of 892 intracranial procedures at Rush University Medical Center.
    Fontes RB, Smith AP, Muñoz LF, Byrne RW, Traynelis VC
    J. Neurosurg.
    2014 May 30
  5. Recurrent juvenile xanthogranuloma manifesting as diffuse miliary brain lesions.
    Tan LA, Uy BR, Munoz LF
    Br J Neurosurg
    2014 May 14
  6. Ventriculoperitoneal shunt with a rare twist: small-bowel ischemia and necrosis secondary to knotting of peritoneal catheter.
    Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Moftakhar R, Munoz LF
    J Neurosurg Pediatr
    2014 Jul 4
  7. Outcome following intracranial hemorrhage associated with novel oral anticoagulants.
    Kasliwal MK, Panos NG, Munoz LF, Moftakhar R, Lopes DK, Byrne RW
    J Clin Neurosci
    2014 Jul 24
  8. Iatrogenic traumatic intracranial aneurysm after endoscopic sinus surgery.
    Wewel J, Mangubat EZ, Muñoz L
    J Clin Neurosci
    2014 Aug 12
  9. Impact of therapeutic regimen and clinical presentation on overall survival in CNS lymphoma.
    Kellogg RG, Straus DC, Karmali R, Munoz LF, Byrne RW
    Acta Neurochir (Wien)
    2013 Sep 28
  10. Selective excision of cerebral metastases from the precentral gyrus.
    Kellogg RG, Munoz LF.
    Surg Neurol Int. 2013
    2013 May 17
    4:66. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.112189. Print 2013.
  11. Stereotactic radiosurgery boost to the resection cavity for cerebral metastases: Report of overall survival, complications, and corticosteroid protocol.
    Kellogg RG, Straus DC, Choi M, Chaudhry TA, Diaz AZ, Muñoz LF
    Surg Neurol Int
    4(Suppl 6):S436-42.
  12. Selective therapeutic hypothermia: a review of invasive and noninvasive techniques.
    Straus D, Prasad V, Munoz L.
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2011
    2011 Dec
    69(6):981-7. Review.
  13. Surgical treatment of cerebellar metastases.
    Ghods AJ, Munoz L, Byrne R.
    Surg Neurol Int. 2011
    2:159. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.89859. Epub 2011 Nov 14.
  14. Neuro-critical care skills training using a human patient simulator.
    Musacchio MJ Jr, Smith AP, McNeal CA, Munoz L, Rothenberg DM, von Roenn KA, Byrne RW.
    Neurocrit Care. 2010
    2010 Oct
    13(2):169-75. doi: 10.1007/s12028-010-9405-7.
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